Welcome to the Anderson Research Group!
Research within the Anderson Group focuses on all areas of separation science and sample preparation. We are specifically interested in employing and understanding the role that ionic liquids (ILs), polymeric ionic liquids (PILs), and magnetic ionic liquids (MILs) play in chromatographic separations and sample preparation, particularly microextraction-based techniques. In addition, we develop new synthetic approaches of these compounds for targeted applications within the fields of analytical and bioanalytical chemistry. The Anderson Group collaborates with a number of academic research groups in Europe, South America, North America, and Asia. We also work closely with numerous industrial collaborators as we develop separation/sample preparation methodologies that solve challenging industrial problems.
Recently Published Papers
6/4/19 Our group welcomes the following summer researchers to the group: Shelbie Weihs, Derek Eitzmann, and Andrew Holen! Shelbie is an undergraduate at ISU; Derek will enter graduate school this fall at ISU, and Andrew is an undergraduate student at Concordia University in Moorhead, MN.
5/17/19 Congratulations to Marcelino for the acceptance of his manuscript "Visual Detection of Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms Using Molecular Beacon Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification with Rapid, Centrifuge-free DNA Extraction" in Analytical Chemistry!
4/19/19 Congratulations to Kevin and Chenghui for the acceptance of their manuscript "Maximizing Ion-tagged Oligonucleotide Loading on Magnetic Ionic Liquid Supports for the Sequence-Selective Extraction of Nucleic Acids" in Analytical Chemistry!
4/17/19 Congratulations to Miranda, Marcelino, and He for winning The Frank J. Moore and Thoreen Beth Moore Fellowship, David N. and Minnie I. Wall Graduate Fellowship, and Alpha Chi Sigma Award!
4/12/19 A supplemental issue on "Recent Developments in Sample Preparation" edited by Prof. Anderson appears in the April issue of LCGC North America.