Department ofChemistry and Biochemistry

Grace Stokes

Grace Stokes

Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor

Degree Information

B.S. Chemistry, Stanford University
Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, Northwestern University

Research:

Monitoring adsorption of pharmaceuticals to lipids, transmembrane peptides, and protein-coated surfaces using laser-based spectroscopy methods

Award:

Cottrell Scholar Award, Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement, 2018-2021

Courses
  • General Chemistry (Chem 11, 11L)
  • Spectroscopy (Chem 151)
  • Chemical Thermodynamics (Chem 152)
Publications

Stokes, G.Y.; DiCicco, E.N.*; Moore, T. J.*; Cheng, V.C.; Wheeler, K.Y.; Soghigian, J.; Barber, R.P.; Edgerly, J.S. “Structural and Wetting Properties of Nature’s Finest Silks (Order Embioptera),” Royal Society Open Science, 2018, 5: 180893; doi: 10.1098/rsos.180893.

Fearon, A.D.;* Stokes, G.Y. “Thermodynamics of Indomethacin Adsorption to Phospholipid Membranes” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2017, 121, 10508-10518.

Calkins A. L.; Rangel, J. L.; Yin, Jennifer; Landry, M. R.; Fuller, A. A.; Stokes, G. Y. “A Thermodynamic Description of the Adsorption of Simple Water-Soluble Peptoids to Silica” Langmuir 2016, ASAP.

Osborn, PTM; Addison, JB; Jordan, JS; Yarger, JL; Damle VG; Rykaczewski, K; Chang, SL, Stokes, GY; Edgerly, JS “Surface and Wetting Properties of Embiopteran (Webspinner) Nanofiber Silk” Langmuir 2016, 32, 4681.

Stokes, G.Y.  and Conboy, J. C. "Measuring Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator (SERM)- Membrane Interactions with Second Harmonic Generation"  J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2014, 136, 1409-1417

Buchbinder, A.M., Gibbs-Davis, J.M., Stokes, G.Y,  Peterson, M.D., 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.

Stokes, G.Y., Chem, E.H., Buchbinder, A.M. Paxton, W.F., Keely, A., Geiger, F.M. "Atmospheric heterogeneous stereochemistry"  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 13733-13737.