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Dr. Hongxia Guan , Ph.D
MW 9:00-11:00, or by appointment
Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 2009
M.S. Enbironmental Toxicology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, 2006
M.S. Analytical Chemistry, Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Science
B.S. Chemical Education, Yanbei Normal College, Shanxi, China, 1999
Chem 551 Forensic analytical chemistry
Chem 580 Graduate seminar
Chem 451 Applications of forensic chemistry
Chem 452 Forensic toxicology and DNA analysis
Chem 440 Elementary forensic techniques
Chem 101 General chemistry
Forensic Chemistry, General Chemistry
Trace evidence analysis
Dr. Guan has wide ranging research interests in forensic, environmental, and analytical chemistry, especially in analytical method development and validation using
chromatography and mass spectrometry. Her recent research has focused on sample preparation and analysis of drugs of abuse, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, gunshot
residue, explosives, food adulterants, and toxins.
Guan, H.; Brewer, W. E.; Morgan, S. L. "Disposable pipette extraction for the analysis of pesticides in fruit and vegetables using gas chromatography/mass spectrometry."
Journal of Chromagraphy A 2010, 1217 (12), 1867-1874.
Guan, H.; Brewer, W. E.; Garris, S. T.; Craft, C.; Morgan, S. L. "Multiresidue Analysis of Pesticides in Fruits and Vegatables Using disposable Pipette Extraction (DPX) and
Micro-Luke Method." Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 2010, 58 (10), 5973-5981.
Guan, H.; Brewer, W. E.; Morgan, S. L. "New Approach to Multiresidue Pesticide Determination in Foods with High Fat Content Using Disposable Pipette Extraction (DPX)
and Gas Chromatography-Mass spectrometry (GC-MS)," Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 2009, 57 (22), 10531-10538.
Afriyie-Gyawu, E.; Wang, Z.; Ankrah, N.-A.; Xu, L.; Johnson, N. M.; Tang, L.; Guan, H,; Phillips, T. D. "Novasil Clay Does not Affect The Concentrations Of Vitamins A And E And
Nutrient Minerals In Serum Samples From Ghanaians At High Risk For Aflatoxicosis," Food Additives and Contaminants 2008, 25 (7), 872-884.
Tang, L,; Guan, H,; Ding, X, Wang, J. S. "Moduation of Aflatoxin Toxicity and Biomarkers by Lycopene in F344 Rats," Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 2007, 219(1),
Billam, M,; Tang, L,; Cai, Q,; Mukhi, S,; Guan, H,; Wang, P,; Wang, Z,; Theodorakis, C. W.; Kendall, R. J.; Wang, J. S. "Seasonal Variations in the concentration of
Microcystin-LR in Two Lakes in Western Texas, USA," Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 2006, 25 (2), 349-55.
Wang, J. S,; Luo, H,; billam, M,; Wang, Z,; Guan, H,; Tang, L,; goldston, T,; Afriyie-Gyawu, E,; Lovett, C,; Griswold, J,; Brattin, B,; Taylor, R. J.; Huebner, H. J.; Phillips, T. D.
"Short-term Safety Evaluation of Processed Calcium Montmorillonite Clay (NovaSil) in Humans," Food Additives and Contaminants 2005, 22(3), 270-279.
Afriyie-Gyawu, E,; Mackie, J,; Dash, B,; Wiles, M,; Taylor, J,; Heubner, H,; Tang, L,; Guan, H,; Wang, J.S.; Philips, T. D. "Cronic Toxicological evaluation of dietary NovaSil clay
in Sprague-Dawley rats," Food Additives and Contaminants 2005, 22(3), 259-269.