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Alexander Zestos Assoc Professor Department of Chemistry

Degrees
Postdoc University of Michigan,
PhD University of Virginia,
B.S./M.S. College of William and Mary

Bio
Dr. Zestos completed his B.S./M.S. in chemistry from the College of William and Mary, a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Virginia, and was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Michigan. He is an analytical chemist who uses carbon-fiber microelectrodes to detect neurotransmitters and biologically relevant molecules using fast scan cyclic voltammetry. His research interest focuses on constructing superior electrochemical sensors through novel nanomaterials. He also utilizes liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry to detect neurotransmitters with microdialysis. Many applications include neuroscience, pharmacology, and drug abuse studies.
See Also
Zestos Lab
For the Media
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Teaching

Spring 2022

  • CHEM-210 General Chemistry II

  • CHEM-606 Trace Analysis

Fall 2022

  • CHEM-460 Instrumental Analysis

  • CHEM-465 Biochemistry I

  • NEUR-898 Doctoral Continuing Enrollment

Partnerships & Affiliations