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Matthew Hartings Associate Professor Department of Chemistry

Degrees
PhD, Chemistry, Northwestern University BS, Chemistry, Physics, University of Dayton

Bio
Matthew Hartings is striving to develop new uses for metals in biological systems. He currently oversees two research projects—the first entails designing metal-based anti-cancer drugs, and the second involves creating artificial photosynthetic proteins transform harmful greenhouse gases into useful chemicals.
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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Selected Publications

     

·    Hartings, Matthew R.; Fahy, D. Communicating Chemistry for Public Engagement Nature Chemistry 2011, 3, 674-677.

·    Hartings, Matthew R.; Kurnikov, Igor V.; Dunn, Adam R.; Winkler, Jay R.; Gray, Harry B.; Ratner, Mark A. Electron tunneling through sensitizer wires bound to proteins Coordination Chemistry Reviews 2010, 245(3-4), 248-253.

·    Barker, Kylie D.; Eckermann, Amanda L.; Sazinsky, Matthew H.; Hartings, Matthew R.; Abajian, Carnie; Georganopoulou, Dmitra; Ratner, Mark A.; Rosenzweig, Amy C.; Meade, Thomas J. Protein binding and the electronic properties of iron(II) complexes: an electrochemical and optical investigation of outer sphere effects Bioconjugate Chemistry 2009, 20(10), 1930-1939.

·    Hartings, Matthew R., Gray, Harry B.; Winkler, Jay R. Probing melittin helix-coil equilibria in solutions and vesicles. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 2008, 112, 3202-3207.

·    Eckermann, Amanda L.; Barker, Kylie; Hartings, Matthew R; Ratner, Mark A.; Meade, Thomas J. Synthesis and electrochemical characterization of a transition-metal-modified ligand-receptor pair. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2005, 127, 11880-11881.

·    Damsbo; Martin; Kinnear, Brian S.; Hartings, Matthew R., Ruhoff, Peder T.; Jarrold, Martin F.; Ratner, Mark A. Application of evolutionary algorithm methods to polypeptide folding: Comparison with experimental results for unsolvated Ac-(Ala-Gly-Gly)5-Lys+H+. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2004, 101, 7215-7222.

·    Hartings, Matthew R.; Kinnear, Brian S.; Jarrold, Martin F. The energy landscape of unsolvated peptides: the role of context in the stability of alanine/glycine helices. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2003, 125, 3941-3947.

·    Kinnear, Brian S.; Hartings, Matthew R.; Jarrold, Martin F. The energy landscape of unsolvated peptides: helix formation and cold denaturation in Ac-Ala4-Gly7-Ala4+H+. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2002, 124, 4422-4431.

·    Kinnear, Brian S.; Hartings, Matthew R.; Jarrold, Martin F. Helix unfolding in unsolvated peptides. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2001, 123, 5660-5667.

·    Bisson, Scott E.; Armstrong Karla M.; Kulp, Thomas J.; Hartings, Matthew R. Broadly tunable, mode-hop-tuned cw optical parametric oscillator based on periodically poled lithium niobate Applied Optics 2001, 40(33), 6094-6055.

·    Oomens, Jos; Bisson, Scott E.; Hartings, Matthew R .; Kulp, Thomas J.; Harren, Frans J. M. New laser sources for photoacoustic trace gas detection with applications in biomedical science. Proceedings SPIE (Biomedical Optoacoustics) Ed. Oraevsky, AA 2000, 1(10), 295-300.

 

 

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