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Office: MEYR 243A
Phone: 410-455-2105
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William LaCourse
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Post-Doctoral Iowa State University 1988; Ph.D. Northeastern University 1987; B.S. Charter Oak College 1982
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Lu, Hua; Salimian, Sasan; Gamelin, Emily; Wang, Guoying; Fedorowski, Jennifer; LaCourse, William; Greenberg, Jean, Genetic analysis of acd6-1 reveals complex defense networks and leads to identification of novel defense genes in Arabidopsis, The Plant Journal, 2008, submitted for publication.
S. Ge, H. Lam, S.J. Modi, W.R. LaCourse, G. Rao, and L. Tolosa, Comparing the Performance of the Optical Glucose Assay Based on Glucose Binding Protein with HPAEC-PED: Efforts to Design a Low-Cost-Point-of-Care Glucose Sensor. J. of Diabetes Science and Tech., 2007, 1(6), 864-872.
An improved method to detect ethyl glucuronide in urine using reversed-phase liquid chromatography and pulsed electrochemical detection, R. Kaushik, and W.R. LaCourse, Anal. Chim. Acta,  2007, 576(2), 239-245.

Determination of ethyl glucuronide in urine using reversed-phase HPLC and pulsed electrochemical detection (Part II), Kaushik, R.; LaCourse, W. R.; Levine, B. Anal. Chim. Acta, 2006,  556(2),  267-274. 

A brief review: HPLC methods to directly detect drug glucuronides in biological matrices (Part I).      Kaushik, R.; Levine, B.; LaCourse, W. R. Anal. Chim. Acta, 2006,  556(2),  255-266.

Application of Photoassisted Electrochemical Detection to Explosive-Containing Environmental Samples.      Marple, R. L.; LaCourse, W.R. Anal. Chem., 2005,  77(20),  6709-6714. 

Microelectrode applications of pulsed electrochemical detection. LaCourse, W. R.; Modi, S. J.   Electroanalysis, 2005,  17(13),  1141-1152.

A platform for on-site environmental analysis of explosives using high performance liquid chromatography with UV absorbance and photo-assisted electrochemical detection. Marple, R. L.; LaCourse, W. R. Talanta, 2005,  66(3),  581-590.