David E. Cliffel, Ph.D.



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Faculty Appointments
Chair, Department of Chemistry Professor of Chemistry Cornelius Vanderbilt ChairAssociate Professor of Pediatrics
Ph.D., Chemistry, Analytical, University of Texas, Austin, TexasB.S., University of Dayton, Dayton, OhioB.E.E., University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
Office Address
VU Station B 351822
7332 Stevenson Center
Nashville, TN 37235-1822
Wilburn JP, Wright DW, Cliffel DE. Imaging of voltage-gated alamethicin pores in a reconstituted bilayer lipid membrane via scanning electrochemical microscopy. Analyst [print-electronic]. 2006 Feb; 131(2): 311-6. PMID: 16440098, DOI: 10.1039/b510649d, ISSN: 0003-2654.

Gerdon AE, Wright DW, Cliffel DE. Epitope mapping of the protective antigen of B. anthracis by using nanoclusters presenting conformational peptide epitopes. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 2006 Jan 1/16/2006; 45(4): 594-8. PMID: 16355420, DOI: 10.1002/anie.200503328, ISSN: 1433-7851.

Gerdon AE, Wright DW, Cliffel DE. Hemagglutinin linear epitope presentation on monolayer-protected clusters elicits strong antibody binding. Biomacromolecules. 2005 Nov; 6(6): 3419-24. PMID: 16283774, DOI: 10.1021/bm050475o, ISSN: 1525-7797.

Peterson RR, Cliffel DE. Continuous free-flow electrophoresis of water-soluble monolayer-protected clusters. Anal. Chem. 2005 Jul 7/15/2005; 77(14): 4348-53. PMID: 16013845, DOI: 10.1021/ac0502495, ISSN: 0003-2700.

Ciobanu M, Kincaid HA, Jennings GK, Cliffel DE. Photosystem I patterning imaged by scanning electrochemical microscopy. Langmuir. 2005 Jan 1/18/2005; 21(2): 692-8. PMID: 15641841, DOI: 10.1021/la048075u, ISSN: 0743-7463.

Eklund SE, Kozlov E, Taylor DE, Baudenbacher F, Cliffel DE. Real-time cell dynamics with a multianalyte physiometer. Methods Mol. Biol. 2005; 303: 209-23. PMID: 15923686, PII: 1-59259-901-X:209, DOI: 10.1385/1-59259-901-X:209, ISSN: 1064-3745.

Gerdon AE, Wright DW, Cliffel DE. Quartz crystal microbalance detection of glutathione-protected nanoclusters using antibody recognition. Anal. Chem. 2005 Jan 1/1/2005; 77(1): 304-10. PMID: 15623309, DOI: 10.1021/ac048953t, ISSN: 0003-2700.

Eklund SE, Cliffel DE. Synthesis and catalytic properties of soluble platinum nanoparticles protected by a thiol monolayer. Langmuir. 2004 Jul 7/6/2004; 20(14): 6012-8. PMID: 16459624, ISSN: 0743-7463.

Eklund SE, Taylor D, Kozlov E, Prokop A, Cliffel DE. A microphysiometer for simultaneous measurement of changes in extracellular glucose, lactate, oxygen, and acidification rate. Anal. Chem. 2004 Feb 2/1/2004; 76(3): 519-27. PMID: 14750842, DOI: 10.1021/ac034641z, ISSN: 0003-2700.

Sven E. Eklund, David E. Cliffel, Eugene Kozlov, Ales Prokop, John Wikswo, Franz Baudenbacher. "Modification of the CytosensorTM Microphysiometer to Simultaneously Measure Extracellular Acidification and Oxygen Consumption Rates". Analytica Chimica Acta. 2003; April: In Press.

David E. Cliffel, Jocelyn F. Hicks, Allen C. Templeton, and Royce W. Murray. "The Electrochemistry of Monolayer Protected Gold Clusters". In: Metal Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Characteriztion, and Applications. D. Feldheim, and C. Foss eds. 2002; Marcel Dekker, NewYork: 297-317.

Rachel R. Peterson, and David E. Cliffel. "Monolayer Protected Clusters as Universal Mediators for Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy Imaging". Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2002; Submitted: August.

Sven E. Eklund, and David E. Cliffel. "Synthesis and Catalytic Properties of Soluble Platinum Nanoparticles Protected by a Thiol Monolayer". Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 2002; Submitted: October.

E.S. Steigerwalt, G. Deluga, D.E. Cliffel, and C.M. Lukehart. A Pt-Ru/Graphitic Carbon Nanofiber Nanocomposite Exhibiting High Relative Performance as a Direct-Methanol Fuel Cell Anode Catalyst. J. Phys. Chem. B. 2001; 105((34)): 8097-101.

W.P. Wuelfing, S.J. Green, J.J. Pietron, D.E. Cliffel, and R.W. Murray. Electronic Conductivity of Solid State, Mixed Valent Monolayer Protected Au Clusters. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000; 122: 11465-72.

D.E. Cliffel, F.P. Zamborini, S. Gross, and R.W. Murray. Mercaptoammonium Monolayer-Protected, Water-Soluble Gold, Silver, and Palladium Clusters. Langmuir. 2000; 16: 9699-702.

A.C. Templeton, D.E. Cliffel, and R.W. Murray. Redox and Fluorophore Functionalization of Water-Soluble, Tiopronin-Protected Gold Clusters. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999; 121: 7081-9.

D.E. Cliffel and A.J. Bard. Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy. 36. A Combined Scanning Electrochemical Microscope-Quartz Crystal Microbalance Instrument for Studying Thin Films. Analytical Chemistry. 1998; 70: 1993-8.

Fu-Ren F. Fan, David Cliffel, and Allen J. Bard. Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy. 37. Light Emission by Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence at SECM Tips and Their Application to Scanning Optical Microscopy. Analytical Chemistry. 1998; 70((14)): 2941-8.

D.E. Cliffel, A.J. Bard, and S. Shinkai. Electrochemistry of tert-Butylcalix[8]arene-C60 Films Using a Scanning Electrochemical Microscope-Quartz Crystal Microbalance. Analytical Chemistry. 1998; 70((19)): 4146-51.