University of California, Riverside

Analytical Chemistry Instrumentation Facility



Staff


ACIF Staff Listing


Jie Zhou - Mass Spec FacilityJie Zhou
Academic Coordinator
Phone: 951-827-5287   Jie.Zhou@ucr.edu

B.S., 1982, Physics, Anhui University, China
M.S., 1985, Analytical Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Ph.D. 1994, Physics, University of Manitoba, Canada

Lecturer, 1985-1988, Dept. of Chemistry, Univ. of Science and Technology of China. Post Doc/Senior Research Associate, 1994-1997, City of Hope National Medical Center. Research Scientist, 1997-2006, Beckman Institute, California Institute of Technology. Director, 2006-2016, Protein and Peptide Microanalytical Lab, Beckman Institute. Academic Coordinator, 2016-present, Dept. of Chemistry, Univ. of California, Riverside

Research interests include electrospray and MALDI mass spectrometry analyses of small molecules, large biomolecules and protein post-translational modifications, and the development of ion-exchange based techniques for protein purification and phosphorylated peptide enrichment.

Dan Borchardt - Manager, NMR and Optical FacilitiesDan Borchardt
Academic Coordinator
Phone: 951-827-3628   dan.borchardt@ucr.edu

B.S., 1979,Chemistry, Northern Arizona University
Ph.D., 1985, Inorganic Chemistry, Washington State University
Research Associate, 1985-1989, Cornell University
Staff Research Associate, 1989-1991, University of California, Riverside
Spectroscopist, 1991-1995, University of California, Riverside
Academic Coordinator, 1995-present, University of California, Riverside

Research interests include development of NMR and optical spectroscopic techniques for the determination of the solution structure of biomolecules, kinetic studies of small molecules in the gas phase, and solvent effects on the electron-transfer rates of transition metal complexes.


Fook Tham - X-Ray Facility ManagerFook Tham
Spectroscopist
Phone: 951-827-4645   fook.tham@ucr.edu

B.S., 1982, Chemistry-Mathematics, Elmira College
M.S., 1984, Analytical Chemistry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ph.D, 1987, Analytical Chemistry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
X-Ray Crystallographer, 1987-1998 , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
X-Ray Crystallographer, 1998-1999, Bruker AXS Inc.
Spectroscopist, 1999-present, University of California, Riverside

Research interests include solving non-routine crystal structures of small molecules; such as twin, triplet and incommensurate crystal structures. Developing better techniques for handling air/moisture/oxygen sensitive samples and highly reactive materials.

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Analytical Chemistry Instrumentation Facility
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Director: (951) 827-3565 acif@ucr.edu
Mass Spec: (951) 827-5287 Jie.Zhou@ucr.edu
NMR: (951) 827-3628 danb@ucr.edu
Optical: (951) 827-3628 danb@ucr.edu
X-ray: (951) 827-4645 thamf@ucr.edu
Fax: (951) 827-4713

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