The Corn Research Group at UC Irvine
Prof. Robert M. Corn
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Irvine
We do surface chemistry, surface spectroscopy, biosensing and nanomaterials research.
Our current research project areas include: Single Nanoparticle SPR Imaging, Nanostructured Mesoscale Optical Materials, Diffraction-Based Biosensing and Robust Attachment Chemistries for Surfaces and Nanoparticles.
20 March 2020
Like all of the labs at UC Irvine, we are temporarily closed and working at home until May 1.
22 November 2019
Congratulations to Kellen (now Dr. Kartub!) for a successful
Ph. D. defense!
09 August 2019
Congratulations to Hiroshi and Brandon on their paper just published in Biosensors and Bioelectronics on "MicroRNA detection on microsensor arrays by SPR imaging measurements with enzymatic signal enhancement"!
15 July 2019
Dr. Yunshan Fan (email@example.com) joins our research group as a Postodoctoral Scientist! Yunshan received her Ph. D. from the University of Washington in the labs of Prof. Bo Zhang.
08 July 2019
Esther and Kellen run a 2019 AAUW Tech Trek Camp session in our labs on Nanoparticle Chemistry!
17 June 2019
Thao and Nguyen graduate from UCI with B. S. Chemistry degrees. Congratulations Thao and Nguyen!!
31 May 2019
Brandon successfully defends and earns his Ph. D. Congratulations, Brandon!
04 April 2019
Millie completes her Ph. D. work and is off to Seattle. Farewell, Millie!
01 March 2019
Esther Hessong has joined our group. Esther got her B.S. from Berkeley. Welcome Esther!
22 February 2019
Congratulations to Brandon Matthews, Adam Maley and Kellen Kartub on their paper just accepted to J. Phys. Chem. C!
"Characterizing the Incorporation of DNA into Single NIPAm Hydrogel Nanoparticles with Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging Measurements," Brandon M. Matthews, Adam M. Maley, Kellen M. Kartub, and Robert M. Corn, J. Phys. Chem. C., 123 6090-6096 (2019). ACS link>
17 January 2019
Congratulations to Millie Fung, Kellen Kartub and Seulgi So on their paper that is now officially published in J. Phys. Chem. C!
H. W. M. Fung, S. So, K. Kartub and R. M. Corn, "Quantitative Characterization of Optical Coupling in Nanoporous ZnO-WO3 and ZnO-PEDOT Composite Electrodeposited Gratings using Electrodiffraction Measurements" J. Phys. Chem. C., 123 762-769 (2019). ACS link>
We are working from home for a bit. Be Safe, Everyone!
2019 AAUW Tech Trek Camp Chemistry Session in our Labs on Nanoparticle Chemistry.