Dr. Igor I. Slowing

Associate Scientist
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.

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(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

Slowing I I; Trewyn B G; Lin V S Y . 2007. Mesoporous silica nanoparticles for intracellular delivery of membrane-impermeable proteins. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 129:8845-8849. abstract
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