biophysical chemistry and spectroscopy group

Hore group

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current members

Dennis Hore
Md Shafiul Azam
postdoctoral fellow
Surface restructuring of polymers
Collin Kielty
postdoctoral fellow
Spectral modeling of drug mixtures
Ashley Larnder
research associate
Development of a real-time drug-checking platform
Abdelhakim Qbaich
research associate
Development of a real-time drug-checking platform
Kavin Bhuvan
research associate
Surface restructuring of polymers
Sean Yang
PhD candidate
Surfactant structure at the oil-steel interface
Charles Cai
PhD candidate
Surface restructuring of polymers
Lea Gozdzialski
PhD candidate
Community-based drug-checking
Derek Robinson
MSc candidate
*with Peggy Storey
(UVic Computer Science)
Development of a real-time drug-checking platform
Erin Moloney
chem & computer science undergrad
Modeling bacteria motion on solid surfaces
Annabel Rowley
chem undergrad
Detetection of benzodiazepnes using SERS
Ava Margolese
biochem undergrad
Optimization of reagent drug tests
Adya Bansal
MITACS intern
Optimization of reagent drug tests

former members

Tasha Jarisz
PhD 2021
Influence of surface composition on biofilm formation
Margo Ramsay
MSc 2021
Community-based drug-checking
Malcolm Ranson
chem undergrad
Surface restructuring of polymer films
Celebi Wan
MSc 2020
algae adhesion on polymer surfaces
Rory Hills
chem & biochem undergrad
Development of a real-time drug-checking platform
Ben MacVicar
math & physics undergrad
modeling cell adhesion
Joshua Berryman
software engineering undergrad
Development of a real-time drug-checking platform
Quang Vuong
chem & math undergrad
Development of a real-time drug-checking platform
Jae Levy
chem undergrad
Development of a real-time drug-checking platform
Julien Millette
chemistry undergrad
representations of polarization ellipse
Harrison Fletcher
Elect Eng undergrad
tracking wheel design and construction
Miriam Sherman
chem undergrad
Development of a real-time drug-checking platform
Yalan Yu
chem & math undergrad
Water structure at silica surfaces
Xinguo Lu
MITACS intern
total internal reflection aqueous fluorescence for studying cell adhesion
Victor Sun
MSc 2019
Design and construction of a multimodal imaging platform
Rakesh Padhan
biology undergrad
nonlinear optical studies of cell adhesion
Jake Rothwell
computer science
development of a drug-checking database
Deepak Kumar
MSc 2019
*with Daniel German
(UVic Computer Science)
development of a drug-checking web portal
Xi Kang
chem undergrad
Surface restructuring of polymer films
Jenna Mehlmann
biochemistry undergrad
Influence of surface composition on biofilm formation
Renyuan Ren
MITACS intern
femtosecond non-collinear difference frequency generation
Chris Hennecker
NSERC USRA
FTIR metabolomics
Bhumika Rathore
MITACS intern
total internal reflection aqueous fluorescence for studying cell adhesion
Sohrab Shirzadi
chem undergrad
online monitoring of gin distillation
Margo Ramsay
chem undergrad
Surface structure of polymer anti-fouling coatings
Lauren Caters
chem undergrad
Adsorption of PAHs onto ocean microplastics
Nick Mateyko
biochem undergrad
online monitoring of gin distillation
Kyle Moodley
biochem undergrad
Enabling combinatorial biofilm growth conditions with liquids-handling robots
Sandra Roy
PhD 2018
Adsorption of biomolecules onto surfaces of varying hydrophobicity.
Nijin John
PhD student
Surface restructuring of polymer films
William FitzGerald
PhD 2018
Mid-infrared Stokes polarimetry of electro-optic materials
Sarah Lane
biology undergrad
Protein and cell adhesion on silica surfaces
Tasem Ramadan
biochem undergrad
Design of a flexible online microarray reader
Clémentine Beutier
MSc 2017
Surface structure of polymer anti-fouling coatings
Lennard Wunsch
MITACS intern
Design and construction of a multimodal imaging platform
Lea Gozdzialski
NSERC USRA
Protein and cell adhesion on silica surfaces
Nic Medgyesi
chemistry
Prototyping a low-cost, compact, open source drug detection platform for pharmacy use
Peter Levett
chemistry
Enabling combinatorial biofilm growth conditions with liquids-handling robots
Fei Chen
MSc 2017
*with Ulrike Stege
(UVic Computer Science)
Linear programming for heterogeneous structural characterization
Katherine Krause
chem undergrad
Role of interfacial water in adsorbed peptide conformation
Sagnik Datta
MSc 2017
*CBS Mumbai
Bacterial adhesion at the oil-metal interface
Nat Jafarova
chem undergrad
Surface influence on growth of bacterial biofilms
Shahed Pervez
PhD student
SFG from the heptane-gold interface
Victoria Emberley
chem undergrad
atmospheric corrections for quantitative ATR-IR spectroscopy
Dezy Manuel
biochem & physics undergrad
Light scattering from planktonic species
Adrianna Thompson
biochem undergrad
Surface influence on growth of bacterial biofilms
Candelaria Ramirez Murillo
MITACS intern
Phase-resolved SFG of polymer nanoparticle mixtures
Roxana Herran Cuspinera
MITACS intern
Spectroscopic probes of cell adhesion at solid-liquid interfaces
Chantelle Chan
High school intern
Design and construction of a Raman microscope
Tony Wu
engineering undergrad
Angle-resolved Mueller matrix measurements to characterize bacterial growth
Kuo-Kai Hung
MSc 2015
*with Ulrike Stege
(UVic Computer Science)
Tools for processing molecular trajectories
Paul Covert
PhD 2015
Nonlinear vibrational studies at solid-liquid interfaces
Olivia Tong
engineering undergrad
Development of thin film coating technologies
Sarah Kowallik
microbiology undergrad
Mapping protein-hydrophobic surface response
Simon Roome
microbiology undergrad
Development of metabolic assays for monitoring bacterial growth
Jesse Spooner
microbiology undergrad
Infrared Stokes polarimetry of chiral thin films
Diego Martelino
chem undergrad
Automated fluorescence background correction techniques
Sanjana Rawat
biochem undergrad
Extracting orientation distributions from vibrational spectra
John Adamowski
earth sciences ugrad
Preparation and characterization of calcite and aragonite surfaces
Daniel Motyka
chem undergrad
ATR-IR spectroscopy of proteins adsorbed at the solid-liquid interface
Saba Shakeri
kinesiology undergrad
Photoelastic modulator-based Stokes polarimetry
Joshua Post
chem undergrad
Multi-wavelength stokes polarimetry
Marin Evergreen
chem undergrad
Protein adsorption at the solid-liquid interface
Meghan Reid
visiting researcher
Generalized orientation distributions and their functions
Rebecca Dixon
chem undergrad
PM-IRRAS experiments at the solid-liquid interface.
Ben Blinn
chem undergrad
Protein adsorption kinetics via Stokes polarimetry
Tsuki Naka
chem undergrad
Adsorption of peptides at the solid-liquid interface
Truman Hirkala-Schaefer
chem undergrad
Quartz crystal microbalance studies of solvent effects in adsorption
Marc-Andre Hoyle
chem undergrad
Development of visualization tools for multi-dimensional data; experimental schemes for Mueller matrix measurement
Shaun Hall
PhD 2011
The development of spectroscopic and computational tools for studying amino acid structure at solid interfaces
Hollis Roth
chem undergrad
Prediction of spectra from molecular simulations.
Greg Webber
engineering undergrad
*with Martin Jun
(UVic Mech Eng)
Polarized reflectance from laser-inscribed metal gratings
Masaya Shinki
MSc 2010
*with Jay Cullen
and Svein Vagle
(UVic SEOS)
Sampling and measurement of dynamic water films
Liam Cross
chem undergrad
Design and construction of an infrared step-scan Mueller matrix ellipsometer
Kailash Jena
postdoctoral fellow
Nonlinear vibrational studies of liquid interfaces
Travis Schwantje
chem undergrad
Optimization of 3-wave mixing beam geometry
Kevin Weinreich
chem undergrad
Simulation of nonlinear optical phase measurement experiments
Travis Trudeau
MSc 2009
Molecular simulation of adsorption at solid-aqueous interfaces
Dennis Zakopcan
physics undergrad
Statistical analysis of ellipsometry data

DK Hore, Department of Chemistry, University of Victoria.