Postdoctoral Position

We are seeking a PhD chemist, chemical or materials engineer as a postdoctoral fellow on a joint project with Prof. Rusling and Prof. Jie He at University of Connecticut, chemistry department. This position requires experience in electrochemistry, preferably coupled with enzyme bioelectrocatalytic or electro-organic synthesis. Experience in modern chromatography and mass spectrometry will be an advantage. Salary is competitive according to NIH standards. The goal of the project is C-H Bond Electroactivation of Nonpolar Organic Substrates using Enzyme-Mediated Reaction Pathways in Microemulsions. Email inquiries to Qualified applicants only please.


Breast Cancer Diagnostic Device

NIH’s Office of Research on Women’s Health recently published Women’s Health in Focus at NIH, Volume 4, Issue 1, that features a recent breast cancer diagnostic device developed by our research group in collaboration with Prof. Colleen Krause (Uconn Ph.D., 2015) at Hartford University

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UConn Today talks Ultra-thin Supercapacitors with Rusling Lab

UConn Today turns a spotlight on Islam Mosa’s research on ultra-thin supercapacitors. This is a first step towards building cardiac pacemakers which harness the patient’s own power. This research was a collaboration between Rusling lab (Islam, Dr. Karteek, Dr. Gregory Bishop, Dr. Jim), Kumar lab (Dr. Ajith Pattammattel, Dr. CV Kumar), and Basu lab (Dr. Paritosh Pande, Dr. Ashis Basu) from Uconn Chemistry, Dr. Marc Novak from UConn Molecular and Cell Biology, and Kaner lab (Dr. Maher F. El-Kady, Dr. Richard Kaner) from UCLA.

Innovative Device Could Offer New Hope for Heart Patients