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Robert Latour, Ph.D.

Robert Latour McQueen-Quattlebaum Professor
Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania 1989

Research Interests
Protein adsorption to biomaterial surfaces
Blood-biomaterial interactions
Biosensors for at-home monitoring of physiological status

Office 501-2 Rhodes Engineering Research Center
Phone 864-656-5552

Latour Labs

Molecular Basis: Protein-Surface Interactions

Molecular Simulation Methods for Biomaterials
Force-field parameterization for protein adsorption simulation
Advanced sampling methods for large molecular systems
Biomaterials design at the atomic level

Molecular Structure of Adsorbed Proteins
Experimental methods to measure adsorbed protein structure

Biomaterials Design to Control Cellular Response
Blood contact materials
Platelet adhesion and thrombogenicity