Faculty Profiles

Kevin D. Welsher
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
2213 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 660-1509
(919) 660-1605



Postdoctoral Associate, Chemistry, Princeton University 2010 - 2015

Ph.D., Stanford University 2010

B.Sc., Emory University 2005

Research Areas:
Physical, Nanoscience and Materials, Analytical

Hou, S, and Welsher, K. "A protocol for real-time 3D single particle tracking." Journal of Visualized Experiments 2018.131 (January 3, 2018). Full Text

Hou, S, Lang, X, and Welsher, K. "Robust real-time 3D single-particle tracking using a dynamically moving laser spot." Optics letters 42.12 (June 2017): 2390-2393. Full Text

Welsher, K, McManus, SA, Hsia, C-H, Yin, S, and Yang, H. "Discovery of protein- and DNA-imperceptible nanoparticle hard coating using gel-based reaction tuning." Journal of the American Chemical Society 137.2 (January 12, 2015): 580-583. Full Text

Welsher, K, and Yang, H. "Three-dimensional target-locking microscopy." Optics Infobase Conference Papers (January 1, 2013).

Welsher, K, and Yang, H. "Model-free analysis of time-dependent single-molecule spectroscopy: Dynamics of biological macromolecules." 2012 9th Ieee International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (Isbi) (May 2012). Full Text

Chen, Z, Hong, G, Wang, H, Welsher, K, Tabakman, SM, Sherlock, SP, Robinson, JT, Liang, Y, and Dai, H. "Graphite-coated magnetic nanoparticle microarray for few-cells enrichment and detection." ACS nano 6.2 (February 2012): 1094-1101. Full Text

Welsher, K, Sherlock, SP, and Dai, H. "Deep-tissue anatomical imaging of mice using carbon nanotube fluorophores in the second near-infrared window." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108.22 (May 16, 2011): 8943-8948. Full Text

Hong, G, Tabakman, SM, Welsher, K, Chen, Z, Robinson, JT, Wang, H, Zhang, B, and Dai, H. "Near-infrared-fluorescence-enhanced molecular imaging of live cells on gold substrates." Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English) 50.20 (May 2011): 4644-4648. Full Text