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MaoGen Zhang
Research Assistant Professor

Office: FLN 2.01.22
Office Phone: (210) 458-5463
Email: maogen.zhang@utsa.edu


Areas of Specialization
• Polymer-enzyme-nanomaterial-based electrochemical (bio)sensors
• Synthesis of metal-based nanomaterials
• Polymer syntheses and modifications






Research Interests


Electrochemical (bio)sensors based on polymers, enzymes and nanomaterials with covalent molecule immobilization.





Selected Publications


Maogen Zhang, Sushma Karra, and Waldemar Gorski. Electrochemical Coupled-Enzyme Assays at Carbon Nanotubes, Anal. Chem., 2014, 86 (18), pp 93309334.

Marilyn Wooten, Sushma Karra, Maogen Zhang, and Waldemar Gorski. On the Direct Electron Transfer, Sensing, and Enzyme Activity in the Glucose Oxidase/Carbon Nanotubes System, Anal. Chem., 2014, 86, 752-757.

Karra, S.; Zhang, M.; Gorski, W. Electrochemistry and Current Control in Surface Films based on Silica-Azure Redox Particles, Carbon Nanotubes, Enzymes and Polyelectrolytes. Analytical Chemistry 2013, 85, 1208-1214.

Zhang, M.; Karra, S.; Gorski, W. Rapid Electrochemical Enzyme Assay with Enzyme-Free Calibration. Analytical Chemistry 2013, 85, 6026-6032.

Yasmin, Z.; Zhang, M.; Gorski, W.; Maswadi, S.; Glickman, R,; Nash, K.L. Rare Earth Nanocomposites Based on Chitosan Platforms for Biological Applications. MRS Online Proceedings Library, 2012, 1471, mrss12-1471-yy08-14.

Zhang, M.; Karra, S.; Gorski, W. Amperometric Ethanol Biosensors Based on Chitosan-NAD+-Alcohol Dehydrogenase Films. Electroanalysis 2011, 23, 1856-1862.

Sardar, D.K.; Chandra, S; Gruber, J.B.; Gorski, W.; Zhang, M.; Shim J.-H. Preparation and Spectroscopic Characterization of Nd3+:Y2O3 Nanocrystals Suspended in Polymethylmethacrylate. J. Appl. Phys. 2009, 105, 093105/1-8.

Gruber, J. B.; Sardar, D. K.; Nash, K. L.; Yow, R. M.; Zhang, M.; Gorski, W., Spectral Analysis of Synthesized Nanocrystalline Aggregates of Er3+:Y2O3. J. Appl. Phys. 2007, 101, 113116/1-6.

Zhang, M.; Mullens, C.; Gorski, W. Co-Immobilization of Dehydrogenases and Their Cofactors for Electrochemical Sensing. Analytical Chemistry 2007, 79, 2446-2450.

Zhang, M.; Mullens, C.; Gorski, W. Amperometric Glutamate Biosensor Based on Chitosan Enzyme Film. Electrochimica Acta 2006, 51, 4528-4532.

Zhang, M.; Gorski, W. Electrochemical Sensing Platform Based on the Carbon Nanotubes-Redox Mediator-Biopolymer System. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2005, 127, 2058-2059.

Zhang, M; Mullens, C.; Gorski, W. Insulin Oxidation and Determination at Carbon Electrodes. Analytical Chemistry 2005, 77, 6396-6401.

Zhang, M.; Gorski, W. Electrochemical Sensing Based on Redox Mediation at Carbon Nanotubes. Analytical Chemistry 2005, 77, 3960-3965.

Zhang, M.; Mullens, C.; Gorski, W. Chitosan-Glutamate Oxidase Gels: Synthesis, Characterization, and Glutamate Determination. Electroanalysis 2005, 17, 2114-2120.

Zhang, M.; Smith, A.; Gorski, W. Carbon Nanotube-Chitosan System for Electrochemical Sensing Based on Dehydrogenase Enzymes. Analytical Chemistry, 2004, 76, 5045-5050.

Xin, W.; Zhang, M.; Gorski, W. Coupling the Lactate Oxidase to Electrodes by Ionotropic Gelation of Biopolymer. Analytical Chemistry, 2003, 75, 2060-2064.



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