Department Chair

  • Daniel Moriarty
    Associate Professor Chemistry
    Morrell Science Center 219
    (518) 783-2472

Dr. John LaGraff


Educational Background

B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1985, Chemical Engineering, Syracuse University, Syracuse NY

Graduate Education

M.S., Ceramic Science, 1988, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred Univeristy, Alfred NY

Ph.D., Ceramic Science, 1992, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinios

Courses Taught

  • General Chemistry I
    • CHEM 110 and associated lab
  • General Chemistry II
    • CHEM 120 and associated lab
  • Concepts of Environmental Chemistry
    • CHEM 025
  • Environmental Chemistry
    • CHEM 230 lab

Research Interests

  1. Nanobiotechnology
  2. Electronic Materials
  3. Microfabrication
  4. Surface Chemistry

Recent Publications

  1. "Scanning Force Microscopy and Flourescent Microscopy of Microcontact Printed Antibodies and Antibody Fragments," J.R. LaGraff, Q. Chu-Lagraff, Langmuir22, 4685 (2006)
  2. "Inorganic Materials Chemistry: Desk Reference, Second Edition," D. Sangeeta, J.R. LaGraff, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL (2005)
  3. "Fabrication and Imaging of Protein Crossover Structures," J.R. LaGraff, Y.P. Zhao, D.J. Graber, D. Rainville,* G.C. Wang, T.M. Lu, Q. Chu-LaGraff, D. Szarowski, W. Shain, J.N. Turner, in: Bio-inspired Nanoscale Hybrid Systems, Eds. G. Schmid, U. Simon, S.J. Stranick, S.M. Arrivo, S. Hong, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc.735, 33 (2003).
  4. "Si ion implantation of SrTiO3passivated YBa2Cu3O6+xfilms for multilayer processing of electronic circuits," J.R. LaGraff, G.Z. Pan, K.N. Tu, PhysicaC338, 269 (2000).

US Patent

  1. High throughput screening method, array assembly and system (US patent number 6,605,258).
  2. High throughput screening method, array assembly and system (US patent number 6,420,178).
  3. Method for removing a coating from a substrate, and related compositions (US patent number 6,833,328)
  4. Method for partially stripping a coating from the surface of a substrate, and related articles (US patent number 6,969,457).
  5. "An Implant-Patterned Superconductive Device and a Method for Indirect Ion Implantation of Superconductive Films (US patent number 6,335,108)
  6. "Using Ion Implantation to Create Normal Layers in Superconducting-Normal-Superconducting Josephson Junctions, (US patent number 6,188,919).
  7. "Method for indirect Ion implantation of oxide superconductors, (US patent number 6,147,032).
  8. "Fluorescent Labeling Method and Substrate,  (US patent number 6,607,918).