VICKI GRASSIAN

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The devil is in the details (or the surface): impact of surface structure and surface energetics on understanding the behavior of nanomaterials in the environment
    Imali A Mudunkotuwa
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    J Environ Monit 13:1135-44. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Commercially manufactured engineered nanomaterials for environmental and health studies: important insights provided by independent characterization
    Heaweon Park
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:715-21. 2010
  3. doi request reprint ATR-FTIR spectroscopy as a tool to probe surface adsorption on nanoparticles at the liquid-solid interface in environmentally and biologically relevant media
    Imali A Mudunkotuwa
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Analyst 139:870-81. 2014
  4. pmc Murine pulmonary responses after sub-chronic exposure to aluminum oxide-based nanowhiskers
    Andrea Adamcakova-Dodd
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Part Fibre Toxicol 9:22. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Raman microspectroscopy and vibrational sum frequency generation spectroscopy as probes of the bulk and surface compositions of size-resolved sea spray aerosol particles
    Andrew P Ault
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 15:6206-14. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Role(s) of adsorbed water in the surface chemistry of environmental interfaces
    Gayan Rubasinghege
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Chem Commun (Camb) 49:3071-94. 2013
  7. pmc Effects of copper nanoparticle exposure on host defense in a murine pulmonary infection model
    Jong Sung Kim
    Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242, USA
    Part Fibre Toxicol 8:29. 2011
  8. pmc Nanosilver induces minimal lung toxicity or inflammation in a subacute murine inhalation model
    Larissa V Stebounova
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Part Fibre Toxicol 8:5. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Chemistry for a sustainable future
    Vick H Grassian
    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Iowa, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:4840-6. 2007
  10. pmc Inhalation exposure study of titanium dioxide nanoparticles with a primary particle size of 2 to 5 nm
    Vicki H Grassian
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:397-402. 2007

Collaborators

  • Peter Thorne
  • Andrea Adamcakova-Dodd
  • John M Pettibone
  • PATRICK T O'SHAUGHNESSY
  • Thomas M Peters
  • Imali A Mudunkotuwa
  • Gayan Rubasinghege
  • Jong Sung Kim
  • Heaweon Park
  • Andrew P Ault
  • Larissa V Stebounova
  • Sherrie Elzey
  • Courtney D Hatch
  • Brenda J Krueger
  • Weiguo Song
  • Hashim A Al-Hosney
  • Alaa Al Minshid
  • Michael J Tauber
  • Kimberly A Prather
  • Defeng Zhao
  • Franz M Geiger
  • Carlena J Ebben
  • Michelle M Scherer
  • Robert W Lentz
  • Gonghu Li
  • Jonas Baltrusaitis
  • Sofia Carlos-Cuellar
  • Sarah C Larsen
  • Jean L Ross

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint The devil is in the details (or the surface): impact of surface structure and surface energetics on understanding the behavior of nanomaterials in the environment
    Imali A Mudunkotuwa
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    J Environ Monit 13:1135-44. 2011
    ..Without this information, it is difficult to develop a conceptual framework for understanding the fate, transport and potential toxicity of nanomaterials. Needed research areas to fill this void are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Commercially manufactured engineered nanomaterials for environmental and health studies: important insights provided by independent characterization
    Heaweon Park
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:715-21. 2010
    ..Thus, the current study demonstrates an important need for independent characterization data in EHS studies of purchased materials...
  3. doi request reprint ATR-FTIR spectroscopy as a tool to probe surface adsorption on nanoparticles at the liquid-solid interface in environmentally and biologically relevant media
    Imali A Mudunkotuwa
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Analyst 139:870-81. 2014
    ..This result has important implications for the interpretation of toxicity data as well as inter-comparisons between toxicity studies. ..
  4. pmc Murine pulmonary responses after sub-chronic exposure to aluminum oxide-based nanowhiskers
    Andrea Adamcakova-Dodd
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Part Fibre Toxicol 9:22. 2012
    ..They are classified as high aspect ratio nanomaterials. Our aim was to assess in vivo toxicity of inhaled AO nanowhisker aerosols...
  5. doi request reprint Raman microspectroscopy and vibrational sum frequency generation spectroscopy as probes of the bulk and surface compositions of size-resolved sea spray aerosol particles
    Andrew P Ault
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 15:6206-14. 2013
    ..It also provides insights into the development of model systems for SSA that may more accurately represent the organic layer at the surface...
  6. doi request reprint Role(s) of adsorbed water in the surface chemistry of environmental interfaces
    Gayan Rubasinghege
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Chem Commun (Camb) 49:3071-94. 2013
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  7. pmc Effects of copper nanoparticle exposure on host defense in a murine pulmonary infection model
    Jong Sung Kim
    Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242, USA
    Part Fibre Toxicol 8:29. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the potential pulmonary effects of inhalation and instillation exposure to copper (Cu) NPs using a model of lung inflammation and host defense...
  8. pmc Nanosilver induces minimal lung toxicity or inflammation in a subacute murine inhalation model
    Larissa V Stebounova
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Part Fibre Toxicol 8:5. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether very small commercially available nanosilver induces pulmonary toxicity in mice following inhalation exposure...
  9. ncbi request reprint Chemistry for a sustainable future
    Vick H Grassian
    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Iowa, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:4840-6. 2007
  10. pmc Inhalation exposure study of titanium dioxide nanoparticles with a primary particle size of 2 to 5 nm
    Vicki H Grassian
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:397-402. 2007
    ..Nanotechnology offers great promise in many industrial applications. However, little is known about the health effects of manufactured nanoparticles, the building blocks of nanomaterials...
  11. doi request reprint Airborne monitoring to distinguish engineered nanomaterials from incidental particles for environmental health and safety
    Thomas M Peters
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52245, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 6:73-81. 2009
    ..The methods presented here are applicable to any occupational or environmental setting in which one needs to distinguish incidental sources from engineered product...
  12. doi request reprint Adsorption of organic acids on TiO2 nanoparticles: effects of pH, nanoparticle size, and nanoparticle aggregation
    John M Pettibone
    Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Langmuir 24:6659-67. 2008
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  13. pmc Simulated atmospheric processing of iron oxyhydroxide minerals at low pH: roles of particle size and acid anion in iron dissolution
    Gayan Rubasinghege
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City IA 52242, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:6628-33. 2010
    ..The current study highlights these important, yet unconsidered, factors in the atmospheric processing of iron-containing mineral dust aerosol...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nanoparticle dissolution from the particle perspective: insights from particle sizing measurements
    Sherrie Elzey
    Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Langmuir 26:12505-8. 2010
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  15. ncbi request reprint 10th Anniversary review: applications of analytical techniques in laboratory studies of the chemical and climatic impacts of mineral dust aerosol in the Earth's atmosphere
    Courtney D Hatch
    Department of Chemistry and the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Environ Monit 10:919-34. 2008
    ..In this mini review article, we discuss examples of current and emerging techniques used in laboratory studies of mineral dust chemistry and climate and potential future directions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneous uptake and reactivity of formic acid on calcium carbonate particles: a Knudsen cell reactor, FTIR and SEM study
    Hashim A Al-Hosney
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52246, USA
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 7:3587-95. 2005
    ..The results presented here show that adsorbed water plays a potentially important role in the surface chemistry of gas-phase organic acids on calcium carbonate particles...
  17. ncbi request reprint Formation of microcrystals, micropuddles, and other spatial inhomogenieties in surface reactions under ambient conditions: an atomic force microscopy study of water and nitric acid adsorption on MgO(100) and CaCO3(104)
    Brenda J Krueger
    Department of Chemistry and the Central Microscopy Research Facility, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242
    Langmuir 21:8793-801. 2005
    ..In addition, instabilities and oscillations in the AFM images provide an indication of liquid formation and the deliquescence (i.e., a solid to liquid-phase transition) of nitrate salts as a function of relative humidity...
  18. ncbi request reprint Development of improved materials for environmental applications: nanocrystalline NaY zeolites
    Weiguo Song
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:1214-20. 2005
    ..Functionalization of nanocrystalline NaY was examined as a method for tailoring the properties of nanocrystalline zeolites for specific environmental applications through the control of zeolite properties, such as hydrophobicity...

Research Grants3

  1. An Integrated Approach Toward Understanding the Toxicity of Inhaled Nanomaterials
    VICKI GRASSIAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies will focus on determining the properties that make some nanoparticles more toxic than others. ..
  2. An Integrated Approach Toward Understanding the Toxicity of Inhaled Nanomaterials
    VICKI GRASSIAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These studies will focus on determining the properties that make some nanoparticles more toxic than others. ..