Dr. Igor I. Slowing

Associate Scientist
Address
2756 Gilman Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone 515-294-1959
Email islowing@iastate.edu

Research Interests

Synthesis and development of mesoporous nanoparticles for catalysis, energy transduction, and in situ refinery of biocommodities.  Coupling biocatalysis with thermo and photocatalysis.Studies of interactions between nanoparticles and cells.


        Project Affiliations:
        Nanorefinery

(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • 2003-2008 Ph.D. Iowa State University
  • 1988-1995 Licenciate in Chemistry, San Carlos University, Guatemala

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2009-present Staff Scientist, Ames Laboratory
  • 2005-2008 Research assistant, Iowa State University
  • 2000-2003 Lecturer, Del Valle University, Guatemala
  • 1996-2003 Lecturer, San Carlos University, Guatemala

(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards

  • Inventor Incentive Award, Ames Laboratory, 2009
  • Cotton-Uphaus Award for early achievements in research, Iowa State University, 2006

(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory

2011
Sun X X; Zhao Y N; Lin V S Y; Slowing I I; Trewyn B G . 2011. Luciferase and Luciferin Co-immobilized Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticle Materials for Intracellular Biocatalysis. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 133:18554-18557. abstract
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Tsai C H; Vivero-Escoto J L; Slowing I I; Fang I J; Trewyn B G; Lin V S Y . 2011. Surfactant-assisted controlled release of hydrophobic drugs using anionic surfactant templated mesoporous silica nanoparticles. Biomaterials. 32:6234-6244. abstract
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Nedd S; Kobayashi T; Tsai C H; Slowing I I; Pruski M; Gordon M S . 2011. Using a Reactive Force Field To Correlate Mobilities Obtained from Solid-State (13)C NMR on Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticle Systems. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 115:16333-16339. abstract
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Liu D J; Wang J; Ackerman D M; Slowing I I; Pruski M; Chen H T; Lin V S Y; Evans J W . 2011. Interplay between Anomalous Transport and Catalytic Reaction Kinetics in Single-File Nanoporous Systems. ACS Catalysis. 1:751-763. abstract
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Slowing I I; Vivero-Escoto J L; Zhao Y; Kandel K; Peeraphatdit C; Trewyn B G; Lin V S Y . 2011. Exocytosis of Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles from Mammalian Cells: From Asymmetric Cell-to-Cell Transfer to Protein Harvesting. Small. 7:1526-1532. abstract
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Zhao Y N; Sun X X; Zhang G N; Trewyn B G; Slowing I I; Lin V S Y . 2011. Interaction of Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles with Human Red Blood Cell Membranes: Size and Surface Effects. ACS Nano. 5:1366-1375. abstract
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Kim T W; Slowing I I; Chung P W; Lin V S Y . 2011. Ordered Mesoporous Polymer-Silica Hybrid Nanoparticles as Vehicles for the Intracellular Controlled Release of Macromolecules. ACS Nano. 5:360-366. abstract
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2010
Slowing I I; Vivero-Escoto J L; Trewyn B G; Lin V S Y . 2010. Mesoporous silica nanoparticles: structural design and applications. Journal of Materials Chemistry. 20:7924-7937. abstract
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Vivero-Escoto J L; Slowing I I; Trewyn B G; Lin V S Y . 2010. Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Intracellular Controlled Drug Delivery. Small. 6:1952-1967. abstract
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Zhao Y N; Vivero-Escoto J L; Slowing I I; Trewyn B C; Lin V S Y . 2010. Capped mesoporous silica nanoparticles as stimuli-responsive controlled release systems for intracellular drug/gene delivery. Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery. 7:1013-1029. abstract
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