Marit Nilsen-Hamilton

Professor
Address
3206 Molecular Biology
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone 515-294-9996
Fax 515-294-0453
Email marit@iastate.edu

Research Interests

  • Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biology

        Project Affiliations:
        Bioinspired Materials

(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Postdoctoral Cell Biology, The Salk Institute, San Diego, 1973-1975
  • Ph.D. Biochemistry, Cornell University, Ithaca, 1973
  • B.Sc. Biochemistry, Cornell University, Ithaca, 1969

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2000 - present Associate Scientist, US DOE Ames Laboratory
  • 1995 - 2000 Chair, Dept Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Iowa State University
  • 1989 - present Professor, Dept Biochemistry and Biophysics, Iowa State University
  • 1988 - 1990 Professor-in-charge, Cell Facility Iowa State University
  • 1986 - 1991 Chair, Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology Program, Iowa State University
  • 1982 - 1989 Associate Professor, Dept Biochemistry and Biophysics, Iowa State University
  • 1976 - 1982 Assistant Professor, The Salk Institute Cell Biology Lab
  • 1975 - 1976 Senior Research Associate, The Salk Institute Molecular Biology Lab

(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards

  • 2007 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 2003 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence
  • 2002 Inventor Incentive Award, Ames Laboratory
  • 2000 Iowa Regents Faculty Citation Award
  • 1972 - 1974 NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 1972 Dupont Award for Teaching
  • 1965 - 1969 New York State Regent's scholarship

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

2007
Prozorov T; Palo P; Wang L; Nilsen-Hamilton M; Jones D; Orr D; Mallapragada S K; Narasimhan B; Canfield P C; Prozorov R . 2007. Cobalt ferrite nanocrystals: Out-performing magnetotactic bacteria. Acs Nano. 1:228-233. abstract
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Prozorov T; Mallapragada S K; Narasimhan B; Wang L J; Palo P; Nilsen-Hamilton M; Williams T J; Bazylinski D A; Prozorov R; Canfield P C . 2007. Protein-mediated synthesis of uniform superparamagnetic magnetite nanocrystals. Advanced Functional Materials. 17:951-957. abstract
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