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Matthew Brier

matt brier

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About Me

I joined RPI in the Fall of 2009 to pursue to my undergraduate studies in Chemical Engineering and Applied Mathematics.  Upon completing my undergraduate studies, I choose to pursue my doctoral studies in Chemical and Biological Engineering at RPI.

Former Education

B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, May 2013
B.S. in Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, May 2013

Research

I am advised by Prof. Jonathan Dordick.  The primary focus of my Ph.D. studies will be on explore how magnetic nanoparticles to can be used to induce cell response noninvasively.

Publications & Presentations

Patke, S.; Boggara, M.; Maheshwari, R.; Srivastava, S.K.; Arha, M.; Douaisi, M.; Martin, J.T.; Harvey, I.B.; Brier, M.; Rosen, T.; Mogridge, J.; Kane, R.S. Design of Monodisperse and Well-Defined Polypeptide-Based Polyvalent Inhibitors of Anthrax Toxin. Angew. Chem. 2014, 126, 8172-8778.

Patke, S.; Boggara, M.; Maheshwari, R.; Srivastava, S.K.; Arha, M.; Douaisi, M.; Martin, J.T.; Harvey, I.B.; Brier, M.; Rosen, T.; Mogridge, J.; Kane, R.S. Design of Monodisperse and Well-Defined Polypeptide-Based Polyvalent Inhibitors of Anthrax Toxin. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 8037-8040.

Patke, S.; Maheshwari, R.; Boggara, M.; Srivastava, S.; Arha, M.; Martin, J.T.; Brier, M.; Harvey, I.B.; Kane, R. Design of monodisperse polypeptide-based polyvalent inhibitors of anthrax toxin. Presented at the 245th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, April 7-11, 2013; Paper BIOT 52.

Awards & Honors

  • Isermann Fellowship, 2013
  • Omega Chi Epsilon, 2012
  • Tau Beta Pi, 2011
  • Rensselaer Medal, 2009

Hobbies & Activities

I am an avid reader.  I enjoy getting engrossed in nature, science, and history books as well as the occasional science fiction and fantasy novels.  I am also a table top miniatures gamer, building and painting models which I use in competitive strategy games such as Warmachine & Hordes.