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Nadia J. Edwin

Thesis Publications: 
  • Rongjuan, C.; Temyanko, E.; Russo, P.; Edwin, N. J.; Uppu, R. Dynamics of Poly(styrene sulfonate) Sodium Salt in Aqueous Solution. Macromolecules 2006, 39(2), 731-739.
  • Edwin, N. J.; McMasters, M.; McCarley, R.; Russo, P. Fluorescence Photobleaching Recovery and Fluorescence Microscopy Studies of the Interaction of beta-Amyloid Peptide with Lipid Bilayers in preparation for Biomacromolecules.

Proceedings Papers:

  • Edwin, N. J.; Bantchev, G.; Russo, P.; Hammer, R.; McCarley, R. Elucidating the Kinetics of ²-Amyloid Fibril Formation. In New Polymeric Materials; ACS Symposium Series No. 916; Korugic-Karasz, L. S., William J. MacKnight and Ezio Martuscelli, Ed.; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2005; Chapter 9, pp 106-118.

Book Chapters:

  • Russo, P. S.; Qiu, J.; Edwin, N. J.; Choi, Y.-W.; Doucet, G. J.; Sohn, D. Fluorescence Photobleaching Recovery, a Primer, in Soft Matter: Scattering, Imaging and Manipulation, Pecora, R.; Borsali, R., editors; Kluwer.
  • Etienne, M. A.; Edwin, N. J.; Aucoin, J. P.; Russo, P. S.; McCarley, R.; Hammer, R. P. Amyloid beta-Protein Aggregation Inhibition, in Peptide Characterization and Application Protocols, (Gregg B. Fields, Ed.) Humana Press, Clifton, NJ (2006).
Recent Presentations:
  • Use of Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy for Studying Polyelectrolyte-nanoparticle Interaction. Particles 2008 Conference, Orlando, FL, May 10-14, 2008.
  • Use of FCS for Studying Polyelectrolyte-Nanoparticle Interaction in Aqueous Solution, APS, New Orleans, LA, March 10-14, 2008.


NRC Postdoctoral Associate
Polymers Division
Processing Characterization Group

Employment History:

2006-present Polymers Division


  • 2000 B.S. Chemistry, University of the Virgin Islands, St.Thomas, USVI
  • 2006 Ph.D. in Chemistry from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
    • Dissertation: "Characterization of beta-Amyloid Peptide Aggregation and Acceleration with Non-fibrillar forming Peptide-based Mediators"
    • Advisor: Professor Paul S. Russo

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