Boyce E. Collins               Research Scientist CAMSS, ERC
North Carolina A&T State University  Greensboro, NC 27411
Phone: (336) 256-1151 x2016
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill     Chemistry                   BS with Honors, 1992   University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill     Inorganic Chemistry                     PhD, 1998   University of California, San Diego             Bio-Applications of Porous Si         1999-2001
2007-2010            Scientific Consultant       BEC Consulting                   San Diego, CA          2005-2007            Process Engineer            Maxwell Technologies          San Diego, CA          2004-2005            Research Scientist          LRAD Corporation               San Diego, CA          2003-2004            Scientific Consultant       BEC Consulting                   San Diego, CA         2001-2003            Staff Scientist                Molecular Reflections           San Diego, CA
La Jolla Interfaces in Science Post-Doctoral Fellow, 1999-2001                                       Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Fellow, 1996                                                 Teaching Assistant of the Year Award, 1994                                                                     Charles N. Reilly Fellow, 1993
American Chemical Society
1.       "Determining Protein Size Using an Electrochemically Machined Pore Gradient in Silicon" Collins, B. E.; Dancil, K.-P.; Abbi, G.; Sailor, M. J. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2002, 12, 1-5
2.       "Compatibility of Primary Hepatocytes with Oxidized Nanoporous Silicon" Chin, V. I.; Collins, B. E.; Sailor, M. J.; Bhatia, S. N. Adv. Mater. 2001, 13, 1877-1880
3.       "Remodeling of Synaptic Actin Induced by Photoconductive Stimulation" Colicos, M. A.; Collins, B. E.; Sailor, M. J.; Goda, Y. Cell 2001, 107, 605-616
4.       "Analysis of Morphology of Porous Silicon Layers Using Flicker Noise Spectroscopy" Parkhutik, V.; Collins, B.; Sailor, M.; Vstovsky, G.; Timashev, S. Phys. Stat. Sol. (A) 2003, 197, 88-92
5.       "Structures, Bonding, Infrared Spectroscopy, and Two-Electron Reduction Potentials of the Coordinated Metallopnictanes Fe3(CO)9[m3-EMLn]2 (E = P, As, Sb and MLn = CpMn(CO)2, Cr(CO)5)" Collins, B. E.; Koide, Y. K.; Schauer, C. K.; White, P. W. Inorg. Chem. 1997, 27, 6172-6183
6.       U.S. Patent No. 7,312,046 "Method of Screening Compounds Using a Nanoporous Silicon Support Containing Macrowells for Cells" Chin, V. I.; Collins, B. E.; Sailor, M. J.; Bhatia, S. N.
7.       U.S. Patent No. 6,734,000 "Nanoporous Silicon Support Containing Macropores for Use as a Bioreactor" Chin, V. I.; Collins, B. E.; Sailor, M. J.; Bhatia, S. N.
8.       U.S. Patent No. 7,814,652 "Method of Making Through-Hole Vias in an Substrate" Bellew, C.; Collins, B. E.; Liu, K.
9.       WO 2004/082363 "Sensor Assembly and Methods of Making and Using Same" Nerenberg, M.; Richey, J. S.; Nebrigic, D.; Lee, J.; LeClaire, T.; Bellew, C.; Collins, B. E.; Liu, K.