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Details of Dr. Bettye L. Smith Maddux   


Gender female
Job title Managing Director
Department Chemistry
Oregon State University (
220 Nash Hall Corvallis 97331
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel 001 541 737 7304
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Website http://www.greennano.org/, http://sustainablematerialschemistry.org
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Degree PhD
Job type Research , Institutional Management
Research Area(s) Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products
Research Activities I study the the unique biosynthetic machinery of living diatom algae to make novel and valuable products.
Skills/Expertise Molecular biology, biochemistry, atomic force microscopy, policy, program management, project management, biophysics
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Bettye MADDUX)

Rorrer, G. L.; Torres, J. A.; Durst, R.; Kelly, C.; Gale, D. K.; Maddux, B. L.; Ozkan, A., The Potential of a Diatom-Based Photosynthetic Biorefinery for Biofuels and Valued Co-Products. Current Biotechnology 2016, 5 (in press)
Stacey L Harper, Jason Lee Carriere, John M Miller, James Evan Hutchison, Bettye LS Maddux, Robert L Tanguay [2011] Systematic evaluation of nanomaterial toxicity: utility of standardized materials and rapid assays. ACS Nano 5: 4688 http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn200546k
S. L. Harper, J.A. Dahl, B.L.S. Maddux, R. L. Tanguay, J. E. Hutchison. [2008] Proactively designing nanomaterials to enhance performance and minimise hazard. Int. J. Nanotechnology 5, 124-142.
S. Harper, C. Usenko, J.E. Hutchison, B.L.S. Maddux, R.L. Tanguay [2008] In vivo biodistribution and toxicity depends on nanomaterial composition, size, surface functionalisation and route of exposure. J. Exp Nanoscience, 3, 195?206
J.A. Dahl, Bettye L. S. Maddux, James E. Hutchison. [2007] Toward Greener Nanosynthesis. Chem Rev, 107, 2228-2269 http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/cr050943k
Bettye L. Smith, George T. Paloczi, Paul K. Hansma, R. Paul Levine [2000] Discerning nature's mechanism for making complex biocomposite crystals. J. of Crystal Growth 211, 116-121
James B. Thompson, George T. Paloczi, Johannes H. Kindt, Martina Michenfelder, Bettye L. Smith, Galen Stucky, Daniel E. Morse, Paul K. Hansma [2000]. Direct Observation of the Transition from Calcite to Aragonite Growth as Induced by Abalone Shell Proteins. Biophys. J. 79, 3307?3312
N. Almqvist, N.H, Thomson, B.L. Smith, G.D. Stucky, D. E. Morse, and P.K. Hansma. [1999] Methods for fabricating and characterizing a new generation of biomimetic materials, Materials Science and Engineering C 7, 37-43.
B. L. Smith, T. E. Schäffer, M. Viani, J. B. Thompson, N. Frederick, J. Kindt, A. Belcher, G. D. Stucky, D. E. Morse, and P. K. Hansma. [1999] Molecular mechanistic origin of the toughness of natural adhesives, fibres, and composites. Nature 399, 761-763
G.T. Palozci, B.L. Smith, P.K. Hansma, and D.A. Walters. [1998] Direct measurement of the critical step length in calcite crystal growth using fast tapping AFM with small cantilevers. Appl. Phys. Lett 73, 1-3.
B. L. Smith. Studying shells [1998] A growth industry. Chem. and Ind.16, 649-653.
D.A. Walters, B.L. Smith, A.M. Belcher, G. Hetzron, G.D. Stucky, D.L. Morse, P.K. Hansma. [1997] Modification of calcite crystal growth by abalone shell proteins: an atomic force study. Biophysical J., (1997) 72, 1425-1433.
T. Schäffer, C. Ionescu-Zanetti, R. Proksch, M. Fritz, D.A. Walters, N. Almqvist, C.M. Zaremba, A. M. Belcher, B.L. Smith, G.D. Stucky, D.E. Morse, P.K. Hansma. [1997] Does Abalone Nacre form by hetero-epitaxial nucleation or by growth through mineral bridges? Chem. Materials 9: 1731-1740.
S.L. Harper, J. A. Dahl, B.L.S. Maddux, R.L. Tanguay, J. E. Hutchison. Proactively designing nanomaterials to enhance performance and minimise hazard. Int. J. Nanotechnology, 5, 124-142.

Created: 1999-11-19 Last Updated: 2016-06-16