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Ryan Coppage
Director of Introductory Laboratories
Ryan Coppage is drawn to the Venn overlap between science and art that is not often characterized or fully explored. From an art perspective, materials chemistry is a perfect platform from which to examine and explain color, surface texture, crazing, and desirable ceramic surface effects. He currently works on research projects that are frequently split between the University of Richmond and the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, developing low metal loading color alternatives for ceramic surfaces.
Coppage, R. Reduction Misnomer. Techno File. Ceramics Monthly. 2016, March 1. 58-59.
 Originally published in March 2016 issue of Ceramics Monthly, pages (58-59). .

Coppage, R.; Slocik, J.M; Ramezani-Dakhel, H.; Bedford, N.M.; Heinz, H.; Naik, R.R.; Knecht, M.R. Exploiting Localized Surface Binding Effects to Enhance the Catalytic Reactivity of Peptide-Capped Nanoparticles. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 11048-11054.

Coppage, R.; Slocik, J.M.; Briggs, B.D.; Frenkel, A.I.; Naik, R.R.; Knecht, M.R. Determining Peptide Sequence Effects that Control the Size, Structure, and Function of Nanoparticles. ACS Nano, 2012, 1625-1636.

Bhandari, R.; Coppage, R.; Knecht, M. Mimicking Nature's Strategies for the Design of Nanocatalysts. Catal. Sci. Technol. 2012, 2, 256-266. (Published as a HOT Article; featured on the inside front cover of the February 2012 issue.)

Stolarczyk, E. I.; Reiling, C. J.; Pickin, K. A.; Coppage, R.; Knecht, M. R.; Paumi, C. M. Casein kinase 2α regulates multidrug resistance-associated protein 1 function via phosphorylation of Thr249. Mol Pharmacol. 2012, 82(3):488-99.

Coppage, R.; Slocik, J.M.; Briggs, B.D.; Frenkel, A.I.; Heinz, H.; Naik, R.R.; Knecht, M.R.; Crystallographic Recognition Controls Peptide Binding for Bio-based Nanomaterials. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 12346-12349.


Coppage, R.; Slocik, J.M.; Sethi, M.; Pacardo, D.B.; Naik, R.R.; Knecht, M.R. Elucidation of Peptide Effects that Control the Activity of Nanoparticles. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 3767-3770

Coppage, R.; Knecht, M. R. Bio-Inspired Nanocatalysis. BioInspired Nanotechnology. Springer New York. 2014, 1, 173 – 219.

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