Contact Information
Education and Experience
Research Interests
Group Members
Department of Chemistry
Susquehanna University




(* Susquehanna University undergraduate authors, ** Bryn Mawr College undergraduate authors)

  • Alexander A. Rhodes*, Brandi L. Swartz*, Erik R. Hosler*, Deanna L. Snyder*, Kristen M. Benitez*, Balwant S. Chohan and Swarna Basu, Static quenching of tryptophan fluorescence in proteins by a dioxomolybdenum(VI) thiolate complex, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A 293, 81 (2014).
  • Joseph W. Lafferty*, James R. Strande*, Peter M. Kerns*, Nathan A. Fox* and Swarna Basu, The Interaction of Photoactivators with Proteins during Microfabrication, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A 275, 81 (2014).
  • Heather F. Crouse*, Alex Doudt*, Cassie Zerbe* and Swarna Basu, Detection and Stabilization of Quadruplex DNA by Gold Nanoparticles, J Analyt Meth Chem 327603 (2012).
  • Heather F. Crouse*, Julianne Potoma*, Farhat Nejrabi, Deanna L. Snyder*, Balwant S. Chohan and Swarna Basu, Quenching of Tryptophan Fluorescence in Various Proteins by a Series of Small Nickel Complexes, Dalton Trans. 41, 2720 (2012).
  • Heather F. Crouse*, Elyse M. Petrunak*, Ashley M. Donovan**, Anna C. Merkle**, Brandi L. Swartz* and Swarna Basu, Static and Dynamic Quenching of Bovine and Human Serum Albumin by a Chromium (III) Complex, Spec. Lett. 44, 369 (2011).
  • Crystal M. Schneck*, Adam J. Poncheri*, John T. Jennings*, Deanna L. Snyder*, Jill L. Worlinsky* and Swarna Basu, Competition between solvent-quenching and indole-quenching of fluorenones investigated using steady-state fluorescence spectroscopy , Spectrochim. Acta 75, 624 (2010).
  • Gregory M. Trout* and Swarna Basu, Design and Implementation of a Cost-Effective Microscope for Fabrication and Imaging, Meas. Sci. Tech. 20, 127001 (2009).
  • Jill L. Worlinsky* and Swarna Basu, Detection of Quadruplex DNA using Lanthanide Ions and Chelates, J. Phys. Chem. B. 113, 865 (2009).
  • Quanli Gu, Swarna Basu and J.L. Knee, Tryptophol Cation Conformations Studied with ZEKE Spectroscopy, J. Phys. Chem. A 111, 1808 (2007).
  • Swarna Basu, Lawrence P. Cunningham, George D. Pins, Katie A. Bush, Rosa Taboada, Amy R. Howell, Jun Wang and Paul J. Campagnola, Multi-photon Excited Microfabrication of Collagen Matrixes Cross-linked by a Modified Benzophenone Dimer: Bioactivity and Enzymatic Degradation, Biomacromolecules 6, 1465 (2005).
  • Swarna Basu, Mark Terasaki, Vladimir Rodionov and Paul J. Campagnola, Multi-photon Excited Microfabrication in Live Cells via Rose Bengal Cross-linking of Cytoplasmic Proteins, Optics Letters 30, 1 (2005).
  • Swarna Basu, Charles Wolgemuth and Paul J. Campagnola, Measurement of Normal and Anomalous Diffusion of Dyes within Protein Structures via Multi-photon Excitation using Fluorescence Recovery after Photobleaching, Biomacromolecules 5, 2347 (2004).
  • Swarna Basu and Paul J. Campagnola, Properties of Cross-linked Protein Matrices for Tissue Engineering Applications Synthesized by Multi-photon Excitation, J. Biomed. Mat. Res. 71A, 359 (2004).
  • Swarna Basu and Paul J. Campagnola, Enzymatic Activity of Alkaline Phosphatase inside Protein and Polymer Structures Fabricated via Multi-photon Excitation, Biomacromolecules 5, 572 (2004).
  • Swarna Basu and J.L. Knee, Vibrational Dynamics of 9-Fluorenemethanol and its Hydrogen-Bonded Clusters, J. Chem. Phys. 120, 5631 (2004).
  • Mallika Sridhar, Swarna Basu, and Paul J. Campagnola, Construction of a Laser-Scanning Microscope for Multi-photon Excited Optical Fabrication, Rev. Sci. Instr. 74, 3474 (2003).
  • Swarna Basu and J.L. Knee, Conformational Analysis and Dynamics of 9-Propylfluorene and 9-Ethylfluorene, J. Phys. Chem. 105, 5842 (2001).
  • Swarna Basu and J.L. Knee, Conformational Studies of the Neutral and Cation of Several Substituted Fluorenes, J. Elec. Spec. Rel. Phen. 112, 209 (2000).
  • Jonathan D. Pitts, Swarna Basu and J.L. Knee, 3-Ethylindole Electronic Spectroscopy: S1 and Cation Torsional Potential Surfaces, J. Chem. Phys. 113, 1857 (2000).
  • Haribabu Arthanari, Swarna Basu, Thomas L. Kawano and P.H. Bolton, Fluorescent Dyes Specific for Quadruplex DNA, Nucleic Acids Research 26, 3724 (1998).
  • Richard D. Beger, Haribabu Arthanari, Swarna Basu and P.H. Bolton, Interresidue Quiet NOEs for DNA Structural Studies, J. Magnetic Resonance 132, 34 (1998).





Back to main page

Last reviewed by Dr. Swarna Basu

Susquehanna University assumes no responsibility for the content of this personal website. Please read the disclaimer.