Sandra J. Rosenthal, Ph.D.


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Faculty Appointments
Professor of Chemistry Jack and Pamela Egan ChairProfessor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor of Materials Science & EngineeringProfessor of Pharmacology
Ph.D., Chemistry, Physical, University of Chicago, Chicago, IllinoisB.S., Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana
Office Address
VU Station B 351822
7332 Stevenson Ctr
Nashville, TN 37240
Tomlinson ID, Mason JN, Blakely RD, Rosenthal SJ. Inhibitors of the serotonin transporter protein (SERT): the design and synthesis of biotinylated derivatives of 3-(1,2,3,6-tetrahydro-pyridin-4-yl)-1H-indoles. High-affinity serotonergic ligands for conjugation with quantum dots. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett [print-electronic]. 2005 Dec 12/1/2005; 15(23): 5307-10. PMID: 16183285, PII: S0960-894X(05)01060-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2005.08.030, ISSN: 0960-894X.

Bowers MJ, McBride JR, Rosenthal SJ. White-light emission from magic-sized cadmium selenide nanocrystals. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005 Nov 11/9/2005; 127(44): 15378-9. PMID: 16262395, DOI: 10.1021/ja055470d, ISSN: 0002-7863.

Bentzen EL, Tomlinson ID, Mason J, Gresch P, Warnement MR, Wright D, Sanders-Bush E, Blakely R, Rosenthal SJ. Surface modification to reduce nonspecific binding of quantum dots in live cell assays. Bioconjug. Chem. 2005 Nov; 16(6): 1488-94. PMID: 16287246, DOI: 10.1021/bc0502006, ISSN: 1043-1802.

Mason JN, Farmer H, Tomlinson ID, Schwartz JW, Savchenko V, DeFelice LJ, Rosenthal SJ, Blakely RD. Novel fluorescence-based approaches for the study of biogenic amine transporter localization, activity, and regulation. J. Neurosci. Methods [print-electronic]. 2005 Apr 4/15/2005; 143(1): 3-25. PMID: 15763132, PII: S0165-0270(04)00349-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2004.09.028, ISSN: 0165-0270.

Tomlinson ID, Mason JN, Blakely RD, Rosenthal SJ. Peptide-conjugated quantum dots: imaging the angiotensin type 1 receptor in living cells. Methods Mol. Biol. 2005; 303: 51-60. PMID: 15923674, PII: 1-59259-901-X:051, DOI: 10.1385/1-59259-901-X:051, ISSN: 1064-3745.

Mason JN, Tomlinson ID, Rosenthal SJ, Blakely RD. Labeling cell-surface proteins via antibody quantum dot streptavidin conjugates. Methods Mol. Biol. 2005; 303: 35-50. PMID: 15923673, PII: 1-59259-901-X:035, DOI: 10.1385/1-59259-901-X:035, ISSN: 1064-3745.

Rosenthal SJ, Tomlinson I, Adkins EM, Schroeter S, Adams S, Swafford L, McBride J, Wang Y, DeFelice LJ, Blakely RD. Targeting cell surface receptors with ligand-conjugated nanocrystals. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002 May 5/1/2002; 124(17): 4586-94. PMID: 11971705, PII: ja003486s, ISSN: 0002-7863.

Ian D. Tomlinson and Sandra J. Rosenthal. A synthesis of 6-(2,5-dimethoxy-4-(2-aminopropyl)phenyl)hexylthiol. A ligand for conjugation with fluorescent cadmium selenide/zinc sulfide core shell nanocrystals and biological imaging. Molecules. 2002; 7: 777-90.

Sandra J. Rosenthal, Ian Tomlinson, Erika M. Adkins, Sally Schroeter, Scott Adams, Laura Swafford, James McBride, Yongqiang Wang, Louis J. DeFelice, and Randy D. Blakely. Targeting Cell Surface Receptors with Ligand-Conjugated Nanocrystals. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002; 124: 4586.

Tadd Kippeny, Laura Swafford, and Sandra J. Rosenthal. Semiconducting Nanocrystals: A Powerful Visual Aid for Introducing the Particle-in-a-Box. J. Chem. Ed. 2002; 79: 1094.

A. V. Kadavanich, T. Kippeny, M. Erwin, S. J. Pennycook, and S. J. Rosenthal. Sublattice Resolution Structural and Chemical Analysis of Individual CdSe Nanocrystals Using Atomic Number Contrast Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy and Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy. J. Phys. Chem. B. 2001; 105: 361-9.

David F. Underwood, Tadd Kippeny, and Sandra J. Rosenthal. Ultrafast Carrier Dynamics in CdSe Nanocrystals Determined by Femtosecond Fluorescence Upconversion Spectroscopy. J.Phys. Chem. B. 2001; 105: 436-43.

S. J. Rosenthal. Bar-coding Biomolecules with Fluorescent Nanocrystals. Nature Biotechnology. 2001; 19: 621.

Meg Erwin, James McBride, Andreas Kadavanich, Tadd Kippeny, Stephen Pennycook, and Sandra J. Rosenthal. Materials Characaterization of Nanocrystal Based Photovoltaics. Eur. Phys. J. 2001; 16: 275-7.

David F. Underwood, Tadd Kippeny, and Sandra J. Rosenthal. Charge Carrier Dynamics in CdSe Nanocrystals: Implications for the Use of Quantum Dots in Novel Photovoltaics. Eur. Phys. J. 2001; 16: 241.

Jason Taylor, Tadd Kippeny, and Sandra J. Rosenthal. Surface Stoichiometry of CdSe Nanocrystals Determined by Rutherford Backscattering Spectroscopy. J. Cluster Sci. 2001; 12: 571.

DF Underwood, T Kippeny, R Ward, AV Kadavanich, J Taylor, Sj Rosenthal. Size and surface dependence on the ultrafast carrier dynamics in CdSe quantum dots determined by fluorescence upconversion spectroscopy. Springer Series in Chemical Physics. 2001; 66: 375-7.

A. Kadavanich, T. Kippeny, M. Erwin, S. J. Rosenthal, S. J. Pennycook. Nanocrystal Thickness Information from Z-STEM: 3D Imaging in One Shot. Proceedings of the Materials Research Society, Vol 589, Advances in Materials Problem Solving with the Electron Microscope. 2000; Vol 589.