Wright State University
College of Science and Mathematics

Department of Chemistry

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Ioana E. Pavel Sizemore, Ph.D - publications


Publications:

Selected publications from our group:

Bone, 2013, 53, 421-429
A. C. Stahler,1, J. L. Monahan1, J. M. Dagher1, J. D. Baker1, M. M. Markopoulos1, D. B. Iragena1, B. M. NeJame2, R. Slaughter3, D. Felker3, L. W. Burggraf3, L. A. C. Isaac4, D. Grossie1, Z. E. Gagnon2, and I. P. Sizemore1, "Evaluating the abnormal ossification in tibiotarsi of developing chick embryos exposed to 1.0 ppm doses of platinum group metals by spectroscopic techniques," . 1Department of Chemistry, Wright State University,  2Department of Environmental Science and Policy, Marist College, 3399 North Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, 3Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, 2950 Hobson Way, Dayton, OH 45433, 4Department of Pathology, St. Francis Hospital, Poughkeepsie NY 12601.

Journal of Visualized Experiment, e4167, 2012, 1-9.
"Tangential Flow Ultrafiltration: A “Green” Method for the Size Selection and Concentration of Colloidal Silver Nanoparticles"
C.B. Anders, J. D. Baker, A. C. Stahler, A. Williams, J. N. Sisco, J. C. Trefry, D. P. Wooley, and I. E. Pavel Sizemore

Journal of Chemical Education 89, (2012), 286-290.
"Estimating the Analytical and Surface Enhancement Factors in Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS): A Novel Physical Chemistry and Nanotechnology Laboratory Experiment"
Ioana E. Pavel, Alnajjar S. Khadijeh, Jennifer L. Monahan, Adam Stahler, Nora Hunter, Kent M. Weaver, Joshua Baker, Allie J. Meyerhoefer, and David Dolson

Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine 11, (2011), 172-177.
"Silver nanoparticle exposure: a hematological analysis of the immunological response in avian model"
Zofia Gagnon, Catherine Newkirk, and Ioana Pavel

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132 (2010), 10970-10972.
"Size selection and concentration of silver nanoparticles by tangential flow ultrafiltration for SERS-based biosensors."
J.C. Trefry, J.L. Monahan, K.M. Weaver, A.J. Meyerhoeher, M.M. Markopoulos, Z.S. Arnold, D.P. Wooley, and I.E. Pavel

Conference presentations and invited talks:

67th Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society
9-12 November, 2011, Doubletree Hotel Austin, Austin, TX, U.S.A.

“Defining criteria for nanotoxicology” – oral presentation
Marjorier M. Markopoulos, Thomas Lockwood, Courtney Soulentic, Ioana E. Pavel

“Shut the sash initiative at Wright State University” – oral presentation
Marjorier M. Markopoulos, J. S. Smith, E. Stokey, Ioana E. Pavel

2011 Ohio Inorganic Weekend conference
29 October, 2011, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A.

“Spectroscopic studies on reactions between cyanoferrates and organomercury compounds: ii. Raman spectroscop”– poster presentation
Adam Stahler, Ioana Pavel, and John S. Thayer

Bridging Research Communities conference
22 October, 2011, Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.

“Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for medical diagnostics and biological imaging: A brief retrospective and applications.” – invited talk
Ioana E. Pavel

“Comparative cytotoxicity studies of silver nanoparticles and ionic silver in MLO-Y4 and VERO 76 cells” – poster presentation
Catherine B. Anders, Sesha Lakshmi A. Paluri, Joshua Baker, Adam Stahler, Marjorie M. Markopolous,* Dawn P. Wooley, and Ioana E. Pavel

“Spectroscopic investigations of the bone development in chick embryos exposed to sublethal doses of platinum group metals” – poster presentation
Jessica Dagher, Adam Stahler, Joshua Baker, Jennifer Monahan, Marjorie Markopoulos, Tai Lam, Diane Iragena, Larry Burggraf, Daniel Felker, Zofia Gagnon, and Ioana E. Pavel

“Defining criteria for nanotoxicology” – poster presentation
Marjorier M. Markopoulos, Thomas Lockwood, Courtney Soulentic, Ioana E. Pavel

“Estimating the analytical and surface enhancement factors in SERS: A novel physical chemistry and nanotechnology laboratory experiment” – poster presentation
Joshua D. Baker, Khadijeh S. Alnajjar, Jennifer L. Monahan, Adam Stahler, Nora E. Hunter, Kent M. Weaver, Allie J. Meyerhoefer, David A. Dolson, and Ioana E. Pavel

2011 Annual Meeting of the Ohio Valley of Toxicology
23 September, 2011, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, U.S.A.

“Spectroscopic investigations of the bone development in chick embryos exposed to sublethal doses of platinum group metals” – poster presentation
Adam Stahler, Jennifer Monahan, Marjorie Markopoulos, Jessica Dagher, Joshua Baker, Tai Lam, Diane Iragena, Larry Burggraf, Daniel Felker, Zofia Gagnon, and Ioana Pavel

“Comparative cytotoxicity studies of silver nanoparticles and ionic silver in MLO-Y4 and VERO 76 cells” – poster presentation
Sesha Lakshmi Arathi Paluri, Marjorie M. Markopoulos, Catherine B. Anders, Joshua Baker, Adam Stahler, Dawn P. Wooley, and Ioana E. Pavel

“Defining Criteria for Nanotoxicology” – poster presentation
Marjorie M. Markopoulos, Thomas Lockwood, Courtney Sulentic, Ioana E. Pavel

42nd Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS)
8-10 June, 2011, University Place Conference Center, Indianapolis, IN, U.S.A.

“Estimating the SERS-based sensing capabilities of colloidal silver nanoparticles: A novel physical chemistry and nanotechnology laboratory experiment.” – oral and poster presentation
Joshua D. Baker, Khadijeh S. Alnajjar, Jennifer L. Monahan, Adam C. Stahler, Nora E. Hunter, Kent M. Weaver, Allie J. Meyerhoefer, David A. Dolson, and Ioana E. Pavel

“Micro-Raman imaging of the bone development in chick embryos exposed to 1.0 ppm sublethal doses of platinum group metals.” – oral presentation
Adam Stahler, Ioana E. Pavel

“Fate and Transport of Silver Nano Particles (AgNPs) in Saturated Porous Media.“ – oral presentation
Jessica M. Dagher, Sushil R. Kanel, Jason Flory, Allie Meyerhoefer, Ioana E. Pavel, and Mark N. Goltz

“Cytotoxicity studies of Creighton colloidal silver nanoparticles in Vero 76 monkey kidney and MLO-Y4 osteocytic bone cells.” – oral and poster presentation
Nora E. Hunter, Sesha Lakshmi A. Paluri, Marjorie M. Markopoulos, John C. Trefry, Alice Chang, Zach S. Arnold, Allie Meyerhoefer, Dawn P. Wooley, and Ioana E. Pavel

2011 Posters in the Hall Session of the Department of Chemistry at WSU
3 June, 2011, Oelman Hall, Wright State University, Dayton, OH

“Spectroscopic investigations of sublethal doses of platinum group metals on chick embryo bone development” – poster presentation
Tai Lam, Adam Stahler, Jennifer Monahan, Marjorie Markopoulos, Jessica Dagher, Joshua Baker, Zofia Gagnon, and Ioana Pavel

“Estimating the analytical and surface enhancement factors in SERS: A novel physical chemistry and nanotechnology laboratory experiment” – poster presentation
Allie J. Meyerhoefer, Joshua D. Baker, Khadijeh S. Alnajjar, Jennifer L. Monahan, Adam C. Stahler, Nora E. Hunter, Kent M. Weaver, David A. Dolson, and Ioana E. Pavel

“Comparative cytotoxicity study of ionic silver and silver nanoparticles using an MTT bioassay” – poster presentation
Zach S. Arnold, Alice Chang, Nora E. Hunter, Marjorie M. Markopoulos, Sesha Lakshmi A. Paluri, John C. Trefry, Dawn P. Wooley, and Ioana E. Pavel

2011 Gordon Research Conference
May 29 – June 3rd, 2011, Waterville, NH, U.S.A.

“Fate and Transport of  Silver Nano Particles in Saturated Porous Media” – poster presentation
Sushil R. Kanel, Jessica Dagher, Jason Flory, Ioana E. Pavel, Junqi Huang, and Mark N. Goltz

2011 WSU Celebration for Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities
8 April, 2011, Wright State University

“Estimating the SERS-based sensing capabilities of colloidal silver nanoparticles: A novel physical chemistry and nanotechnology laboratory experiment” – oral and poster presentation
Joshua D. Baker, Khadijeh S. Alnajjar, Jennifer L. Monahan, Adam C. Stahler, Nora E. Hunter, Kent M. Weaver, Allie J. Meyerhoefer, David A. Dolson, and Ioana E. Pavel

Micro-Raman imaging of the bone development in chick embryos exposed to 1.0 ppm sublethal doses of platinum group metals” – oral and poster presentation
Adam Stahler, Tai Lam, Jennifer Monahan, Marjorie Markopoulos, Jessica Dagher, Joshua Baker, Zofia Gagnon, and Ioana Pavel

“Following the bioaccumulation and toxicity of 1.0 ppm sublethal doses of platinum group metals in developing chick embryo tibiotarsi by FAAS, ICP-OES and XRF” – oral presentation
Jessica Dagher, Jennifer Monahan, Marjorie Markopoulos, Joshua Baker, Tai Lam, Robert Slaughter, Larry Burggraf, Zofia Gagnon, and Ioana Pavel

“Defining criteria for nanotoxicology” – oral presentation
Marjorier M. Markopoulos, Thomas Lockwood, Courtney Soulentic, Ioana E. Pavel

“Comparative cytotoxicological study of ionic silver and silver nanoparticles using an MTT bioassay” – oral and poster presentation
Alice Chang, Zach S. Arnold, Nora E. Hunter, Marjorie M. Markopoulos, Sesha Lakshmi A. Paluri, John C. Trefry, Allie Meyerhoefer, Dawn P. Wooley, and Ioana E. Pavel

Department of Chemistry, University of Akron
25 March 2011, Akron, OH, U.S.A.

“Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for medical diagnostics and biological imaging: A brief
retrospective and applications.” – invited talk
Ioana E. Pavel

2011 Annual Meeting of the Dayton Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the Ohio
Valley Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS)
1 March, 2011, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, U.S.A.

“Estimating the analytical and surface enhancement factors in SERS: A novel physical chemistry and nanotechnology laboratory experiment” – poster presentation
Joshua D. Baker, Khadijeh S. Alnajjar, Jennifer L. Monahan, Adam C. Stahler, Nora E. Hunter, Kent M. Weaver, Allie J. Meyerhoefer, David A. Dolson, and Ioana E. Pavel

“Comparative cytotoxicological study of ionic silver and silver nanoparticles using an MTT bioassay” – poster presentation
Nora E. Hunter, Marjorie M. Markopoulos, Sesha Lakshmi A. Paluri, John C. Trefry, Alice Chang, Zach S. Arnold, Allie Meyerhoefer, Dawn P. Wooley, and Ioana E. Pavel

“Spectroscopic investigations of sublethal doses of platinum group metals on chick embryo bone development” – poster presentation
Adam Stahler, Jennifer Monahan, Marjorie Markopoulos, Jessica Dagher, Joshua Baker,
Tai Lam, Zofia Gagnon, and Ioana Pavel
This poster received the SAS Outstanding Poster Presentation Award

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicoloy, Wright State University
9 February 2011, Dayton, OH, U.S.A.

“Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for medical diagnostics and biological imaging: A brief
retrospective and applications.” – invited talk
Ioana E. Pavel

Department of Chemistry, Otterbein University
16 November 2010, Westerville, Ohio, U.S.A. – invited talk

“Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for medical diagnostics and biological imaging: A brief retrospective and applications.”
Ioana E. Pavel

2010 Annual Meeting of the Ohio Valley of Toxicology
24 September, 2010, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

“Toxicity of platinum group metals in chick embryo tibiotarsi” – poster presentation
Marjorie Markopoulos, Jennifer Monahan, Jessica Dagher, Adam Stahler, Tai Lam, Joshua Baker, Britney NeJame, Jacob Cowley, Robert Slaughter, Larry Burggraf, Zofia Gagnon, and Ioana Pavel
This presentation was given the Best Master Student Platform Award.

“Synthesis, characterization and size selection of silver nanoparticles for cytotoxicity studies.” – poster presentation
Sesha L.A. Paluri, Nora Hunter, Marjorie M. Markopoulos, John Trefry, Dawn P. Wooley, and Ioana E. Pavel

2010 Ohio Valley Society of Toxicology Student Gathering
9 July, 2010, Wrigth State University, Dayton, Ohio

“Toxicity of platinum group metals in chick embryo tibiotarsi” – oral presentation
Marjorie Markopoulos, Jennifer Monahan, Jessica Dagher, Tai Lam, Allie Meyerhoefer, Kent Weaver, Britney NeJame, Jacob Cowley, Robert Slaughter, Larry Burggraf, Zofia Gagnon, and Ioana Pavel

42nd Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS)
16-19 June, 2010, Dayton Convention Center and Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dayton, Ohio

“Toxicity of platinum group metals in chick embryo tibiotarsi” – oral and poster presentation
Jennifer Monahan, Jessica Dagher, Tai Lam, Marjorie Markopoulos, Allie Meyerhoefer, Kent Weaver, Britney NeJame, Jacob Cowley, Robert Slaughter, Larry Burggraf, Zofia Gagnon, and Ioana Pavel

“Synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles for SERS-based biosensing.” - poster presentation
Allie Meyerhoefer, Kent Weaver, Zachary Arnold, Jennifer Monahan, Marjorie Markopoulos, and Ioana Pavel –oral presentation

“Size selection and concentration of silver nanoparticles by tangential flow ultrafiltration for SERS-based bionsensors.” – poster presentation
John C. Trefy, Jennifer L. Monahan, Kent M. Weaver, Allie J. Meyerhoefer, Marjorie M. Markopoulos, Zachary S. Arnold, Dawn P. Wooley, and Ioana E. Pavel

2010 Posters in the Hall Session of the Department of Chemistry at WSU
4 June, 2010, Oelman Hall, Wright State University, Dayton, OH


“Toxicity of platinum group metals in chick embryo tibiotarsi by micro-Raman and FAAS spectroscopies” – poster presentation
Jennifer L. Monahan, Marjorie M. Markopoulos, Kent M. Weaver, Britney NeJame, Jacob Cowley, David Reens, Robert Slaughter, Larry Burggraf, Zofia Gagnon, and Ioana Pavel
This work was honored with the Chemistry Department Excellence in Research Award for a Graduate Student

“Size selection and concentration of silver nanoparticles by tangential flow ultrafiltration for SERS-based bionsensors” – poster presentation
Marjorie M. Markopoulos, John C. Trefy, Jennifer L. Monahan, Kent M. Weaver, Allie J. Meyerhoefer, Zachary S. Arnold, Dawn P. Wooley, and Ioana E. Pavel

“Synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles for SERS-based biosensing” – poster presentation
Allie J. Meyerhoefer, Zachary S. Arnold, Kent M. Weaver, Jennifer L. Monahan, Marjorie M. Markopoulos, and Ioana E. Pavel

2010 Biomedical Sciences (BMS) Ph.D. Program Retreat
24 May, 2010, Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH

“Silver nanomaterials: SERS-based biosensors at the single molecule level and their toxicity studies” – invited talk
Ioana E. Pavel

2010 Nano-Network Meeting
24 May, 2010, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

“Size selection and concentration of silver nanoparticles by tangential flow ultrafiltration for SERS-based bionsensors.” – poster presentation
Kent M. Weaver, John C. Trefy, Jennifer L. Monahan, Allie J. Meyerhoefer, Zachary S. Arnold, Marjorie M. Markopoulos, Dawn P. Wooley, and Ioana E. Pavel

“Synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles for SERS-based biosensing” – poster presentation
Allie J. Meyerhoefer, Zachary S. Arnold, Kent M. Weaver, Jennifer L. Monahan, Marjorie M. Markopoulos, and Ioana E. Pavel

64th Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference (ECSC)
24 April, 2010, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY

“Impact of silver nanoparticle exposure on chick embryo development, growth, chemistry, and physiology” – oral and poster presentation
Patrick Ahern, Andrew Foster, Rachel Serafin, Zofia Gagnon, and Ioana Pavel
This project was presented with the Platform Presentation Excellence Award in the Chemistry and Physical Sciences Section (oral presentation) and the ECSC Excellence Award (poster presentation)

11th Mid-Hudson American Chemical Society Undergraduate Chemistry Research Symposium
23 April, Bard College, NY

“Silver nanoparticles – Fowl chemistry? The impact of silver nanoparticle exposure on chick embryo development, chemistry, and physiology” – poster presentation
Laurie Dimisko, Patrick Ahern, Andrew Foster, Zofia Gagnon, and Ioana Pavel
This presentation was honored with the ACS Undergraduate Student Research Award

2010 American Chemical Society National meeting
21-25 March, 2010, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.- oral presentation

"Toxicity of platinum group metals in chick embryo tibiotarsi by micro-Raman spectroscopy"
J. L. Monahan, Kent M. Weaver, B. NeJame, J. Cowley, R. Slaughter, L. Burggraf, Z. Gagnon, and I. E. Pavel

2010 Annual Meeting of the Dayton Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the Ohio Valley Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS)
8 March, 2010, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

“Size selection and concentration of silver nanoparticles by tangential flow ultrafiltration for SERS-based bionsensors” – poster presentation
John C. Trefy, Jennifer L. Monahan, Kent M. Weaver, Allie J. Meyerhoefer, Zachary S. Arnold, Dawn P. Wooley, and Ioana E. Pavel
This poster received the SAS Award for an Outstanding Poster

“Toxicity of platinum group metals in chick embryo tibiotarsi by micro-Raman spectroscopy.” – poster presentation
Jennifer L. Monahan, Kent M. Weaver, Britney NeJame, Jacob Cowley, Robert Slaughter, Larry Burggraf, Zofia Gagnon, and Ioana E. Pavel
This poster was honored with the Best ACS Graduate Student Platform.

176th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Advancement of Science
12-16 February, 2010 San Diego, CA

“Silver nanoparticles: Helpful or harmful?” – oral and poster presentation
Mary C. Newkirk, Catherine Newkirk, Zofia Gagnon, and Ioana Pavel
This work was presented with the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize Regional Award

Department of Chemistry, Youngstown State University
January 15th, 2010, Youngstown, Ohio, U.S.A. - invited talk

“Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for medical diagnostic and biological imaging: a brief retrospective and applications.”
I. Pavel

Department of Chemistry, Wayne State University
November 10th, 2009, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. – invited talk

“Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for medical diagnostic and biological imaging: a brief retrospective and applications.”
I. Pavel

FACSS 2009 – Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies
18-22 October, Louisville, KY – invited talk

“Silver nanoparticles for molecular probing of cells, tissues, and organs by SERS and their toxicological effects”
Ioana E. Pavel, Dawn P. Wooley, Zofia E. Gagnon

2009 Posters in the Hall Session of the Department of Chemistry at WSU
June 5th 2009, Oelman Hall, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, U.S.A. - poster

“Silver nanoparticle for SERS-based biosensing: synthesis, characterization, and applications.”
A. Meyerhoefer, A. Mudireddy, K. Weaver, J. Monahan, M. Markopoulos, J. Trefry, D. Wooley, M. Moskovits, and I. Pavel

2009 Posters in the Hall Session of the Department of Chemistry at WSU
June 5th, 2009, Oelman Hall, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, U.S.A. - poster

“The bioaccumulation and toxicity of silver nanoparticles in animal and plant tissues.”
I. Pavel, J.Monahan, K. Weaver, M. Markopoulos, Z. Gagnon, and B. NeJame*

41st Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (CERMACS)
20-23 May, 2009, Cleveland, Ohio, USA - poster

“The Bioaccumulation and Toxicity of Silver Nanoparticles in Animal and Plant Tissues.”
I. E. Pavel, J. Monahan, K. Weaver, M. Markopoulos, Z. E. Gagnon, and B. NeJame

Posters on the Hill- This research work was selected for presentation in a national competition sponsored by the National Council on Undergraduate Research.
4-5 May, 2009. Washington, DC, U.S.A. – poster

“PGMs turn lethal.”
B. NeJame, J. Cawley, D. Reenes, M. Esolen, Z. Gagnon, and I. Pavel.

63rd Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference
April 25th, 2009, Manhattan College, Staten Island, New York, U.S.A. - poster

“Nanotechnology: The New Environmental Threat”
B. NeJame, A. Fox, Z. Gagnon, C. Newkirk, and I. Pavel

63rd Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference – This work received the Best Platform Presentation Award in the Ecology and Environmental Science Session and the ECSC Manuscript Excellence Award for the submitted conference paper.
April 25th, 2009, Manhattan College, Staten Island, New York, U.S.A. – oral presentation

“PGMs: Luxury or lethal?”
J. Cawley, B. NeJame, D. Reens, Z. Gagnon, and I. Pavel.

10th ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium of the Mid-Hudson Section – This work received the Mid-Hudson ACS Undergraduate Student Research Award.
April 24th, 2009, Mount Saint Mary College, Poughkeepsie, New York, U.S.A. - poster

“Chemistry of silver nanoparticles in biological systems”
B. NeJame, A. Fox, Z. Gagnon, C. Newkirk, and I. Pavel

237th ACS National Meeting & Exposition - Division of Environmental Chemistry
22-26 March, 2009, Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A. - poster

“The Bioaccumulation and Toxicity of Silver Nanoparticles in Animal and Plant Tissues.”
I. E. Pavel, J. Monahan, M. Markopoulos, Z. E. Gagnon, and B. NeJame

Fall 2008 Meeting of the Ohio-Region Section of the American Physical Society (OS/APS)
10-11 October 2008, Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio, U.S.A. – poster

“The Bioaccumulation and Toxicity of Platinum Group Metals in Developing Chick Embryos.”
I. E. Pavel, J. Monahan, M. Markopoulos, Z. E. Gagnon, B. NeJame, J. Cawley, and D. Reens

Wright State University, Physics Department
19 September, 2008, Dayton, Ohio, U.S.A. - invited talk

“Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy, the sleeping giant in structural biology and medicine, awakes.”
I. E. Pavel


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