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Mary Kraft

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Associate Professor and Robert W. Schaefer Faculty Scholar
mlkraftatillinois [dot] edu
114 Roger Adams Laboratory
MC 712
600 S. Mathews
Urbana, IL 61801
  • Postdoctorate, Stanford University, 2003-2007
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003
  • B.S., University of Illinois at Chicago, 1998
Research Topics - Biodata
  • Transport, phase-separation and self-assembly in biological membranes
Research Topics - Biodata
  • Transport, phase-separation and self-assembly in biological membranes
Journal Articles
  • C. R. Anderton, P. K. Weber, K. Lou, I. D. Hutcheon, M. L. Kraft, "Correlated AFM and NanoSIMS imaging to probe cholesterol-induced changes in phase behavior and non-ideal mixing in ternary lipid membranes," Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, Biomembranes, 1808, 307-315 (2011).

  • B. Vaezian, C. R. Anderton, M. L. Kraft, "Discriminating and Imaging Different Phosphatidylcholine Species within Phase-separated Model Membranes by Principal Component Analysis of TOF-Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Images," Analytical Chemistry, 82, 10006-10014 (2010).

  • S. G. Boxer, M. L. Kraft, and P. K. Weber, "Advances in secondary ion mass spectrometry applied to biological samples," Annual Review of Biophysics, 38 53-74 (2009).

  • J. S. Moore, and M. L. Kraft, "Synchronized self-assembly," Science, 320, 620-621 (2008).

  • M. L. Kraft, P. K. Weber, M. L. Longo, I. D. Hutcheon, and S. G. Boxer, "Phase separation of lipid membranes analyzed with high-resolution secondary ion mass spectrometry , " Science, 313, 1948-1951 (2006).
    (Perspectives Article in Science 2006, 313, 1901-1902; News of the Week in Chemical and Engineering News 2006, 84, 11; Research Highlights in Nature Nanotechnology 2006, doi:10.1038/nnano.2006.105.)

  • C. Galli Marxer, M. L. Kraft, P. K. Weber, I. D. Hutcheon, and S. G. Boxer, "Supported membrane composition analysis by secondary ion mass spectrometry with high lateral resolution , " Biophysical Journal, 88, 2965-2975 (2005). Cover article.

  • M.L. Kraft and J.S. Moore, "Multitechnique characterization of fatty acid-modified microgels," Langmuir, 20, 1111-1119 (2004).

  • M.L. Kraft and J.S. Moore, "n-Alkyl fatty acid-modified microgels: Ion permeation as a function of chain length," Langmuir, 19, 910-915 (2003).

  • M.L. Kraft and J.S. Moore, "Surfactant-induced lysis of lipid-modified microgels," Journal of the American Chemical Society, 123, 12921-12922 (2001).

  • D. J. Beebe, J. S. Moore, Q. Yu, R. H. Liu, M. L. Kraft, B.-H. Jo, and C. Devadoss, "Microfluidic tectonics: A comprehensive platform for microfluidic systems," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 97, 13488-13493 (2000).

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