Publications

34. Kausar, A.; Osman, E. A.; Gadzikwa, T.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M.* “The Presence of a 5’-Abasic Lesion Enhances Discrimination of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms While Inducing an Isothermal Ligase Chain Reaction” Analyst 2016, 141, 4272–4277.

33. Lam, M. K.; Gadzikwa, T.; Nguyen, T.; Kausar, A.; Alladin-Mustan, B. S.; Sikder, M. D.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M.* “Tuning Toehold Length and Temperature to Achieve Rapid, Colorimetric Detection of DNA from the Disassembly of DNA-Gold Nanoparticle Aggregates” Langmuir 2016, 32, 1585–1590.

32. Darlington, A. K.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M. “Bimodal or Trimodal?: The Influence of Starting pH on Site Identity and Distribution at the Low Salt Aqueous/Silica Interface” J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119, 16560–16567.

31. Alladin-Mustan, B. S.;* Mitran, C. J.;* Gibbs-Davis, J. M. “Combining Different Destabilizing Groups to Tune the Temperature in Isothermal Lesion-Induced DNA Amplification” Chem. Commun. 2015, Advanced Article. (*joint first-authors)

30. Li, Z.;* Weeraman, C. N.;* Azam, M. S.; Osman, E.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M. “The Thermal Reorganization of DNA Immobilized at the Silica/Buffer Interface: A Vibrational Sum Frequency Generation Investigation,” PhysChemChemPhys 2015, Advanced Article. (*joint first-authors)

29. Li, Z.; Weeraman, C. N.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M. “Ketone Binding at Amino and Ureido Monolayer/Solvent Interfaces Studied by Nonlinear Optical Techniques,” J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 28662–28670.

28. Li, Z; Weeraman, C. N.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M. “Following the Azide-Alkyne Cycloaddition at the Silica/Solvent Interface with Sum Frequency Generation” ChemPhysChem 2014, 15, 2247–2251.

27. Azam, M. S.; Darlington, A.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M. “Influence of Concentration on Specific Ion Effects at the Silica/Water Interface” J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 2014, 26, 244107.

26. Azam, M. S.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M. “Monitoring DNA Hybridization and Thermal Dissociation at the Silica/Water Interface using Resonantly Enhanced Second Harmonic Generation Spectroscopy,” Anal. Chem. 2013, 85, 8031–8038. (Editor’s Highlight) dx.doi.org/10.1021/ac401009u

25. Diaz, J. A.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M. “Sharpening the Thermal Dissociation of DNA from Gold Nanoparticles: A Sequential Release Strategy” Small, 2013, 9, 2862–2871. (Selected for Front Cover) dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.201202278

24. Azam, M. S.; Weeraman, C. N.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M. “Halide-Induced Cooperative Acid-Base Behavior at a Negatively Charged Interface” J. Phys. Chem. C 2013, 117,8840-8850. dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp401164r

23. Kausar, A.; Mitran, C. J.; Li, Y.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M. “Rapid DNA Self‐Replication Induced by A Destabilizing Lesion” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 10577-10581. (Selected for Back Cover and Hot Article) dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.201303225

22. Azam, M. S.; Weeraman, C.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M. “Specific Cation Effects on the Biomdal Acid-Base Behavior of the Silica/Water Interface” J. Phys. Chem. Lett.2012, 3, 1269-1274. dx.doi.org/10.1021/jz300255x

21. Sikder, M. D.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M. “The Influence of Gap Length on Cooperativity of Association in DNA-Modified Gold Nanoparticle Aggregates” J. Phys. Chem. C2012, 116, 11694-11701. dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp209209x

20. Diaz, J. A.; Grewer, D. M.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M. ” Tuning Ratios, Densities, and Supramolecular Spacing in Multifunctional DNA-Modified Gold Nanoparticles” Small,2012, 8, 873–883. dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.201101922

19. Kausar, A.; McKay, R. D.; Lam, J.; Bhogal, R. S.; Tang, A. Y.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M. “Tuning DNA Stability to Achieve Turnover in Template for an Enzymatic Ligation Reaction” Angew. Chem.2011, 50, 8922-8926. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.201102579

18. Azam, M. S.; Fenwick, S. L.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M. ” Orthogonally Reactive SAMs as a General Platform for Bifunctional Silica Surfaces” Langmuir, 2011, 27, 741-750. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la1041647

From Postdoctoral and Graduate Work

17. Buchbinder, A.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M.; Stokes, G.; Peterson, M.; Weitz, E.; Geiger, F. M. “Method for Evaluating Vibrational Mode Assignments in Surface-Bound Cyclic Hydrocarbons Using Sum Frequency Generation” J. Phys. Chem. C 2011, 115, 18284–18294.

16. Boman, F. C.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M.; L. M. Heckman; Stepp, B. R.; Nguyen, S. T.; Geiger, F. M. “DNA Single and Double Strands at Aqueous/Solid Interfaces and Their Chiral Second Harmonic Generation Activity,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 844-848. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja808007b

15. Lytton-Jean, A. K.;* Gibbs-Davis, J. M.;* Long, H.; Schatz, G. C.; Mirkin, C. A.; Nguyen, S. T. “Highly Cooperative Behavior of Peptide Nucleic Acid-Linked DNA-Modified Gold Nanoparticle and Comb Polymer Aggregates,” Adv. Mater. 2009, 21, 706-709. (*Joint first authors)

14. Gibbs-Davis, J. M.; Kruk, J. K.; Konek, C. T.; Scheidt, K. A.; Geiger, F. M. “Jammed Acid-Base Reactions at Interfaces,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 15444-15447. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja804302s

13. Stokes, G. Y.; Buchbinder, A. M. Gibbs-Davis, J. M.; Scheidt, K. A.; Geiger, F. M. “Chemically Diverse Environmental Interfaces and Their Reactions with Ozone Studied by Vibrational Sum Frequency Generation,” Vibrat. Spectrosc. 2009, 50, 86-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vibspec.2008.08.003

12. Stokes, G. Y.; Buchbinder, A. M. Gibbs-Davis, J. M.; Scheidt, K. A.; Geiger, F. M. “Heterogeneous Ozone Oxidation Reactions of 1-Pentene, 2-Hexene, Cyclopentene, Cyclohexene, and a Menthenol Derivative Studied by Sum Frequency Generation,” J. Phys Chem. A 2008, 112, 11688-11698. (Cover article) http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp803277s

11. Gibbs-Davis, J. M.; Schatz, G. C.; Nguyen, S. T. “Sharp Melting Transitions in DNA Hybrids Without Aggregate Dissolution: Proof of Neighboring-Duplex Cooperativity,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 15535-15540. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja073034g

10. Park, S. Y.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M.; Nguyen, S. T.; Schatz, G. C. “Sharp Melting in DNA-Linked Nanostructure Systems: Thermodynamic Models of DNA-Linked Polymers,” J. Phys. Chem. B. 2007, 111, 8785-8791. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp071985a

9. Hayes, P. L.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M.; Musorrafiti, M. J.; Mifflin, A. L.; Scheidt, K. A.; Geiger, F. M. “Environmental Biogeochemistry Studied by Second-Harmonic Generation: A Look at the Agricultural Antibiotic Oxytetracycline,” J. Phys. Chem. C. 2007, 111, 8796-8804. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp0672149

8. Stokes, G. Y.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M.; Boman, F. C.; Stepp, B. R.; Condie, A.; Nguyen, S. T.; Geiger, F. M. “Making ‘Sense’ of DNA,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 7492-7493. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja071848r

7. Gibbs-Davis, J. M.; Hayes, P. L.; Scheidt, K. A.; Geiger, F. M. “Anion Chelation by Amido Acid Functionalized Fused Quartz/Water Interfaces Studied by Nonlinear Optics,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 7175-7184. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja068117w

6. Kudlay, A.; Gibbs, J. M.; Schatz, G. C.; Nguyen, S. T.; Olvera de la Cruz, M. “Sharp Melting of Polymer-DNA Hybrids: An Associative Phase Separation Approach,” J. Phys. Chem. B. 2007, 111, 1610-1619. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp0664667

5. Voges, A. B.; Stokes, G. Y.; Gibbs-Davis, J. M.; Lettan, R. B., II; Bertin, P. A.; Pike, R. C.; Nguyen, S. T.; Scheidt, K. A.; Geiger, F. M. “Insights into Heterogeneous Atmospheric Oxidation Chemistry: Development of a Tailor-Made Synthetic Model for Studying Tropospheric Surface Chemistry,” J. Phys. Chem. C. (Feature Article), 2007, 111, 1567-1578. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp065277l

4. Bertin, P. A.; Gibbs, J. M.; Shen, C. K.-F.; Thaxton, C. S.; Russin, W.; Mirkin, C. A.; Nguyen, S. T. “Multifunctional Polymeric Nanoparticles from Diverse Bioactive Agents.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 4168-4169. http://dx.doi.org/0.1021/ja056378k

3. Boman, F. C.; Musorrafiti, M. J.; Gibbs, J. M.; Stepp, B. R.; Salazar, A.; Nguyen, S. T.; Geiger, F. M. “DNA Single Strands Tethered to Fused Quartz/Water Interfaces Studied by Second Harmonic Generation.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 15368-15369. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja055468m

2. Gibbs, J. M.; Park, S-J.; Anderson, D. R.; Watson, K. J.; Mirkin, C. A.; Nguyen, S. T. “Polymer-DNA Hybrids as Electrochemical Probes for the Detection of DNA” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 1170-1178. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja046931i

1. Jing, H.; Edulji, S. K.; Gibbs, J. M.; Stern, C. L.; Zhou, H.; Nguyen, S. T. “(Salen)Tin Complexes: Synthesis, Characterization, Crystal Structures, and Catalytic Activity in the Formation of Propylene Carbonate from CO2 and Propylene Oxide” Inorg. Chem. 2004, 43, 4315-4327. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ic034855z