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Waldemar Gorski
Professor and Department Chair

Office Phone: (210) 458-4961
Office: BSE 1.104M
E-Mail: waldemar.gorski@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization
• Electrochemical Enzyme Assays

• Electrochemical (Bio)sensors and Modified Electrodes

• Electrode Films





Research Interests


Dr. Gorski’s research focuses on the following topics:


•Electrochemical Enzyme Assays
Development of internally calibrated electrochemical continuous enzyme assays (ICECEA)


•Electrochemical (Bio)sensors and Modified Electrodes
Development of biocompatible approaches to the integration of enzymatic reactions and electrodes


•Electrode Films
Design, formation, and characterization of selective films for the amplification of electrode current




 

 

 




Selected Publications

 

Electrochemical Coupled-Enzyme Assays at Carbon Nanotubes
Zhang, M.; Karra, S.; Gorski, W.
Analytical Chemistry, 2014, 86, 9330-9334

 

 

 

On the Direct Electron Transfer, Sensing, and Enzyme Activity in the Glucose Oxidase/Carbon Nanotubes System
Wooten, M.; Karra, S.; Zhang, M.; Gorski, W.
Analytical Chemistry, 2014, 86, 752-757

 

 

 

Signal Amplification in Enzyme-Based Amperometric Biosensors
Karra, S.; Gorski, W.
Analytical Chemistry, 2013, 85, 10573-10580

 

 

 

Rapid Electrochemical Enzyme Assay with Enzyme-Free Calibration
Zhang, M.; Karra, S.; Gorski, W.
Analytical Chemistry 2013, 85, 6026-6032

 

 

 

Electrochemistry and Current Control in Surface Films based on Silica-Azure Redox Particles, Carbon Nanotubes, Enzymes and Polyelectrolytes
Karra, S.; Zhang, M.; Gorski, W.
Analytical Chemistry 2013, 85, 1208-1214

 

 

 

Rare Earth Nanocomposites Based on Chitosan Platforms for Biological Applications
Yasmin, Z.; Zhang, M.; Gorski, W.; Maswadi, S.; Glickman, R,; Nash, K. L.
MRS Online Proceedings Library, 2012, 1471, mrss12-1471-yy08-14 doi:10.1557/opl.2012.1076

 

 

 

Amperometric Ethanol Biosensors Based on Chitosan-NAD+-Alcohol Dehydrogenase Films

Zhang, M.; Gorski, W.
Electroanalysis 2011, 23, 1856-1862

 

 

 

Modified Silica-containing Matrices towards the MALDI-TOF-MS Detection of Small Molecules
Mullens, C. P.; Anugu, S. R.; Gorski, W.; Bach, S. B. H.
International Journal of Mass Spectrometry 2011, 308, 311-315

 

 

 

Nanomolar Detection of Glutamate at a Biosensor Based on Screen-Printed Electrodes Modified with Carbon Nanotubes
Khan, R.; Gorski, W.; Garcia, C. D.
Electroanalysis 2011, 23, 2357-2363


 

 

Amperometric Determination of Glucose at Conventional vs. Nanostructured Gold Electrodes in Neutral Solutions
Wooten, M.; Shim, J. H.; Gorski, W.
Electroanalysis 2010, 22, 1275-1277

 

 

 

Facilitation of NADH Electro-oxidation at Treated Carbon Nanotubes
Wooten, M.; Gorski, W.
Analytical Chemistry 2010, 82, 1299-1304


 

Preparation and Spectroscopic Characterization of Nd3+:Y2O3 Nanocrystals Suspended in Polymethylmethacrylate
Sardar, D. K.; Chandra, S; Gruber, J. B.; Gorski, W.; Zhang, M.; Shim J.-H.
J. Appl. Phys. 2009, 105, 093105/1-8

 

 

 

Spectral Analysis of Synthesized Nanocrystalline Aggregates of Er3+:Y2O3
Gruber, J. B.; Sardar, D. K.; Nash, K. L.; Yow, R. M.; Zhang, M.; Gorski, W.,

J. Appl. Phys. 2007, 101, 113116/1-6

 

 

 

Co-Immobilization of Dehydrogenases and Their Cofactors for Electrochemical Sensing
Zhang, M.; Mullens, C.; Gorski, W.
Analytical Chemistry 2007, 79, 2446-2450

 

 

 

Study of Factors Affecting Molecular Behavior in Phenothiazine-Mediated Biosensing by Electrochemical and Spectroscopic Methods
Sorunmu, Y. E.; Nguyen, M.; Sapp, J. B.; Gorski, W.; Phan, T. D.; Wei, X.
Electroanalysis 2006, 18, 2375-2380

 

 

 

Amperometric Glutamate Biosensor Based on Chitosan Enzyme Film
Zhang, M.; Mullens, C.; Gorski, W.
Electrochimica Acta 2006, 51, 4528-4532

 

 

 

Synthesis, Structures, and Electrochemistry of Au(III)-ethylenediamine Complexes and Their Interaction with Guaniosine 5’-Monophosphate
Zhu, S.; Gorski, W.; Powell, D. R.; Walmsley, J. A.
Inorganic Chemistry 2006, 45, 2688-2694

 

 

 

Electrochemical Sensing Platform Based on the Carbon Nanotubes-Redox Mediator-Biopolymer System
Zhang, M.; Gorski, W.
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2005, 127, 2058-2059

 

 

 

Insulin Oxidation and Determination at Carbon Electrodes
Zhang, M; Mullens, C.; Gorski, W.
Analytical Chemistry 2005, 77, 6396-6401

 

 

 

Electrochemical Sensing Based on Redox Mediation at Carbon Nanotubes
Zhang, M.; Gorski, W.
Analytical Chemistry 2005, 77, 3960-3965

 

 

 

Chitosan-Glutamate Oxidase Gels: Synthesis, Characterization, and Glutamate Determination
Zhang, M.; Mullens, C.; Gorski, W.
Electroanalysis 2005, 17, 2114-2120


 

Facilitation of NADH Electro-oxidation at Treated Carbon Nanotubes
Wooten, M.; Gorski, W.
Analytical Chemistry 2010, 82, 1299-1304


 

 

 

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