Dan Engebretson

Dan Engebretson, PhD

Chair, Biomedical Engineering Program | Director, GEAR Center
University of South Dakota
Biomedical Engineering & cGMP
(605) 367-7762

Dr. Engebretson has extensive experience both in academia and industry. His major research interests are the development of Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)-based sensors for in vitro diagnostics and targeted drug delivery.

Areas of expertise:
FRET, biomaterials

Selected publications:
Engebretson, D. S., Zaleski, J. M., Leroi, G. E., & Nocera, D. G. (1994). Direct spectroscopic detection of a zwitterionic excited state. Science, 265(5173), 759-762.

Rudzinski, C. M., Engebretson, D. S., Hartmann, W. K., & Nocera, D. G. (1998). Mechanism for the sensitized luminescence of a lanthanide ion macrocycle appended to a cyclodextrin. The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 102(38), 7442-7446.

Engebretson, D. S., Graj, E. M., Leroi, G. E., & Nocera, D. G. (1999). Two Photon Excitation Spectrum of a Twisted Quadruple Bond Metal− Metal Complex. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 121(4), 868-869.

Hsu, T. L. C., Engebretson, D. S., Helvoigt, S. A., & Nocera, D. G. (1995). Charge transfer photochemistry of quadruply bonded ditungsten halophosphine complexes. Inorganica chimica acta, 240(1-2), 551-557.

Baride, A., Engebretson, D., Berry, M. T., & May, P. S. (2013). Quenching of coumarin emission by CdSe and CdSe/ZnS quantum dots: Implications for fluorescence reporting. Journal of Luminescence, 141, 99-105.

Anderson J, Lamichhane S, Vierhout T, Sherman A, Engebretson D, Pohlson K, Remund T, Kelly P. “In vitro particulate and in vivo drug retention study of a novel polyethylene oxide formulation for drug-coated balloons”. Journal of Vascular Surgery [in press]. 2017


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