Faculty Profiles

Farrell Ray Kersey
Instructor of Chemistry
124 Science Dr., 1225 Ffsc, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1615
(919) 660-1605



Postdoctoral Research Associate, Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2012 - 2014

Ph.D., Duke University 2007

Roode, LE, Brighton, H, Bo, T, Perry, JL, Parrott, MC, Kersey, F, Luft, JC, Bear, JE, DeSimone, JM, and Davis, IJ. "Subtumoral analysis of PRINT nanoparticle distribution reveals targeting variation based on cellular and particle properties." Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine 12.4 (May 2016): 1053-1062. Full Text

Liu, Y, Yuan, H, Kersey, FR, Register, JK, Parrott, MC, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Plasmonic gold nanostars for multi-modality sensing and diagnostics." Sensors (Basel, Switzerland) 15.2 (January 2015): 3706-3720. (Review) Full Text

Kersey, FR, Merkel, TJ, Perry, JL, Napier, ME, and DeSimone, JM. "Effect of Aspect Ratio and Deformability on Nanoparticle Extravasation through Nanopores." Langmuir 28.23 (June 12, 2012): 8773-8781. Full Text

Kersey, FR, Zhang, G, Palmer, GM, Dewhirst, MW, and Fraser, CL. "Stereocomplexed poly(lactic acid)-poly(ethylene glycol) nanoparticles with dual-emissive boron dyes for tumor accumulation." Acs Nano 4.9 (September 2010): 4989-4996. Full Text Open Access Copy

Serpe, MJ, Kersey, FR, Whitehead, JR, Wilson, SM, Clark, RL, and Craig, SL. "A Simple and Practical Spreadsheet-Based Method to Extract Single-Molecule Dissociation Kinetics from Variable Loading-Rate Force Spectroscopy Data." The Journal of Physical Chemistry. C, Nanomaterials and Interfaces 112.49 (December 2008): 19163-19167. Full Text

Serpe, MJ, Rivera, M, Kersey, FR, Clark, RL, and Craig, SL. "Time and distance dependence of reversible polymer bridging followed by single-molecule force spectroscopy." Langmuir : the Acs Journal of Surfaces and Colloids 24.9 (May 2008): 4738-4742. Full Text

Kersey, FR, Loveless, DM, and Craig, SL. "A hybrid polymer gel with controlled rates of cross-link rupture and self-repair." Journal of the Royal Society, Interface 4.13 (April 2007): 373-380. Full Text

Kersey, FR, Yount, WC, and Craig, SL. "Single-molecule force spectroscopy of bimolecular reactions: system homology in the mechanical activation of ligand substitution reactions." Journal of the American Chemical Society 128.12 (March 2006): 3886-3887. Full Text

Kersey, FR, Lee, G, Marszalek, P, and Craig, SL. "Surface-to-surface bridges formed by reversibly assembled polymers." J Am Chem Soc 126.10 (March 17, 2004): 3038-3039. Full Text

Loveless, DM, Kersey, FR, and Craig, SL. "Supramolecular Control of Mechanical Properties in Single Molecules, Interfaces, and Macroscopic Materials." Molecular Recognition and Polymers: Control of Polymer Structure and Self-Assembly. February 25, 2008. 37-62. Full Text

Craig, SL, Xu, J, Loveless, DM, and Kersey, FR. "ORGN 395-Interfaces as bridges between organic chemistry and material science." September 10, 2006.

Kim, J, Kersey, FR, Loveless, DM, and Craig, SL. "Supramolecular polymers at interfaces." July 10, 2006.

Kersey, FR, Keith, JA, and Craig, SL. "Single-molecule studies of self-repairing polymer bridges." March 13, 2005.