MARC D PORTER portrait
  • Professor, Chemical Engineering
  • Director of Nano Institute of Utah
  • Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering
  • Adjunct Professor, Pathology
  • Professor, Chemistry

Presentations

  • “New Stuff From the Nanoscale: what new levels of biomarker detection are telling us about human health diagnostics,” Chemical Engineering and Graduate Seminar, University of Utah. Contributed Talk, Presented, 12/07/2016.
  • “Nanotechnology Strategies for Low-Level Detection in Disease Diagnostics,” Department of Surgery, University of Utah. Contributed Talk, Presented, 11/17/2016.
  • Marc D. Porter, “Challenges in Standardized Immunoassays Based on Nanoparticle Labeling and Readout” National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Blood Diagnostics Working Group, September 22-23, 2016. Presentation, Presented, 09/22/2016.
  • Alexis C. Crawford, Alexsander Skuratovsky, Colin C. Young, Marc D. Porter, “What Are We Measuring Anyway?” FACSS (SciX) 2016, Minneapolis, MN. September 9, 2016. Presentation, Presented, 09/09/2016.
  • “Nanoscience Strategies for the Design and Ultra Sensitive Readout of Dense Immunodiagnostic Platforms,” Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, College of Pharmacy, Ohio state University. Contributed Talk, Presented, 05/03/2016.
  • “Detection of the Tuberculosis Antigenic Markers by Gold Nanoparticle Labeling and Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS),” Department of Chemistry, Ohio State University,. Contributed Talk, Presented, 05/02/2016.
  • “Nanomaterials and Disease Diagnostics,” ARUP Laboratories, Institute for Learning. Contributed Talk, Presented, 03/21/2016.
  • Lars Laurentius, Alexis Crawford, Ryan Robinson, Nicholas Owens, Jennifer Granger, Delphi Chatterjee, Marc Porter, “Diagnostic Challenge in Blood Tests for Tuberculosis: Importance of sample pretreatment in overcoming analyte complexation.” 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2016. Presentation, Presented, 03/13/2016.
  • Nicholas Owens, Alexis Crawford, Lars Laurentius, Nicholas Schlotter, Aleksander Skuratovsky, Marc Porter, “All Solid-phase Immunoassays Are Not Created Equal: A closer look at what determins signal generation,” 251st ACS Nationatl Metting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2016. Presentation, Presented, 03/13/2016.
  • “Nanoscience Strategies for Infectious Disease Diagnostics,” Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada. Contributed Talk, Presented, 02/26/2016.
  • "Improving serum and urine LAM immunoassays by disruption of LAM-protein interations," Conference on LAM as a Diagnostic Marker of Tuberculosis, BIll and Melinda Gates FOundation, Seattle, WA, 01/19/2016. Presentation, Presented, 01/19/2016.
  • Marc D. Porter, “Immunoanalysis: Applications and Trends for Environmental Monitoring and Human Health,” Pacifichem 2015, Honolulu, HI, December 16, 2015. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 12/16/2015.
  • Marc D. Porter, “Chip-scale magnetoresistive platforms for human health diagnostics,” Pacifichem 2015, Honolulu, HI, December 15, 2015. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 12/15/2015.
  • Marc D. Porter, “Approaches to Infectious Disease Detection: It’s All About Sample Preparation,” Extreme Biosensing-International Conference on Nanoscale Biotechnology and Ultrasensative Biosensing, Maui, HI, December 13, 2015. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 12/13/2015.
  • Marc D. Porter, “Head-to-Head Comparison of the Performance of SERS and ELISA Diagnostic Tests for Infectious Disease,” SCIX/FACSS 2015, Providence, RI, September 29, 2015. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/29/2015.
  • Marc D. Porter, “Nanoparticle labeling strategies as tools for the early diagnosis of infectious disease,” 250th ACS National Meeting, Boston MA, August 16-20, 2015. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/19/2015.
  • Marc. D Porter, "Detection of the Tuberculosis Antigenic Marker Lipoarabinomannan in Infected Patient Sera by Gold Nanoparticle Labeling and Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering, 2015 Northwest Regional Meeting, June 21, Pocatello, ID, Plenary Lecture. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/21/2015.
  • Marc D. Porter, "Contributions of Plasmonic Interactions in Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Immunoassay Based on Labeled Gold Nanoparticles and Gold Capture Substrates", SCiX 2014, Reno NV. Contributed Talk, Presented, 10/01/2014.
  • Marc D. Porter, "Nanoparticle Detection as a Tool for Early Diagnosis of Infectious Disease", SCiX 2014, Reno NV. Contributed Talk, Presented, 09/29/2014.
  • Marc D. Porter, "Nanoparticle Detection as a Tool for Early Diagnosis of Infectious Disease", Drug Discovery Summit 2014. Contributed Talk, Presented, 05/23/2014.
  • Marc D. Porter, "Nanoparticle Labeling Strategies as Tools for the Early Diagnosis of Infectious Disease", 2014 PittCon Conference and Expo, Chicago Illinois. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/04/2014.
  • Jennifer H. Granger, Marc D. Porter, "Surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS): New pathways for rapid, parallel, and low-level analyte detection", Eastern Analytical Symposium, Somerset, NJ, November 19, 2013. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2013.
  • Alexis c. Crawford, Jennifer H. Granger, Marc D. Porter, Kimberly E. Hanson, Delphi Chatterjee, Frederick D. Quinn, "Surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS): New pathways for rapid, parallel, and low-level pathogen detection", NanoTechnology for Defense Conference, Tucson, AZ, November 6, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/2013.
  • Marc D. Porter, Sean J. Mulvihill, "Surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS)-based multiplexed panel for early-stage cancer diagnosis", 14th Annual NCI-IMAT Investigators' Meeting, Bethesda, MD, November 22, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/2013.
  • Matthew L. Smith, Jennifer H. Granger, Jill E. Shea, Michael C. Granger, Courtney L. Scaife, Marc D. Porter, "Development of an inexpensive, portable, easy-to-use lateral flow platform for screening underserved patient populations for heart disease using a single “pin prick” blood sample", 10th Annual nanoUtah Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, October 18, 2013. Other, Presented, 10/18/2013.
  • Marc Porter, China Lim, Nicholas Owens, Jennifer Granger, "Role of plasmonic interactions and other factors in nanoparticle-based immunoassays", SciX 2013 FACSS Conference, October 3, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2013.
  • Marc D. Porter, "Ultrasensitive, multiplexed detection of infectious disease markers using a surface-enhanced Raman scattering immunoassay platform", 4th International Conference and Exhibition on Analytical & Bioanalytical Techniques, Las Vegas, NV, October 17, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2013.
  • Jooneon Park, Michael C. Granger, Marc D. Porter, "Synthesis, characterization and mechanistic aspects of nodular zinc ferrite nanocubes, 10th Annual nanoUtah, Salt Lake City, UT, October 18, 2013. Other, Presented, 10/2013.
  • Aleksander Skuratovsky, China Lim, Jason G. Beck, Jennifer H. Granger, Michael C. Granger, Gayatri Khanderao, Matthew A. Firpo, Sean J. Mulvihill, Marc D. Porter, "Computational simulation of internal calibrating immunoassay", 10th Annual nanoUtah Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, October 18, 2013. Other, Presented, 10/2013.
  • Colin C. Young, Nicholas A. Owens, Michael C. Granger, Joely A. Straseski, Marc D. Porter, "Sample treatment techniques for the detection of luteinizing hormone", 10th Annual nanoUtah Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, October 18, 2013. Other, Presented, 10/2013.
  • China Y. Lim, Nicholas A. Owens, Ronald D. Wampler, Marc D. Porter, Makota Takahashi, Katsuaki Shimazu, "Competing reactions of succinimidyl monolayers and applications in biosensor development", 10th Annual nanoUtah Conference, Salt Lake City, October 18, 2013. Other, Presented, 10/2013.
  • Nicholas Owens, Michael Granger, Marc Porter, "Detection of luteinizing hormone using a surface-enhanced Raman scattering-based immunoassay", 10th Annual nanoUtah Conference, October 18, 2013. Other, Presented, 10/2013.
  • Marc D. Porter, China Lim, Nicholas Owens, Ronald D. Wampler, "Protein immobilization: Competing reactions in the formation of amide linkages via succinimidyl ester chemistry", 246th ACS National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, September 11, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2013.
  • Marc D. Porter, "Today's diagnostic test gold standards", 246th ACS National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, September 12, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2013.
  • Marc D. Porter, "Nanoparticle labeling strategies as tools for the early diagnosis of infectious disease: Toward a test for tuberculosis (TB)", BYU Idaho, Rexburg, ID, September 26, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2013.
  • Jason Beck, "Magnetoresistive sensor platform for parallel cancer marker detection", NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer 2013 Annual PI Meeting, Bethesda, MD, September 2013. AWARD FOR #1 BEST POSTER AT MEETING. Other, Presented, 09/2013.
  • China Y. Lim, Jason Beck, Benjamin W. Blackley, Jooneon Park, Colin C. Young, Aleksander Skuratovsky, Gayatri Khanderao, Jennifer H. Granger, Kenneth M. Boucher, Michael C. Granger, Matthew A. Firpo, Sean J. Mulvihill, Marc D. Porter, "Magnetoresistive sensor platform for parallel cancer marker detection", NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer Contractor's Meeting, Bethesda, MD, September 17-19, 2013. Other, Presented, 09/2013.
  • Marc D. Porter, "Magnetoresistive sensor platform for parallel cancer marker detection", NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer, 2013 Annual PI Meeting, Bethesda, MD, September 17-19, 2013. Other, Presented, 09/2013.
  • Matthew L. Smith, Jennifer H. Granger, Jill E. Shea, Michael C. Granger, Courtney L. Scaife, Marc D. Porter, "Development of an inexpensive, portable, easy-to-use lateral flow platform for screening underserved patient populations for heart disease using a single “pin prick” blood sample", 9th Annual Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, September 7, 2013. Other, Presented, 09/2013.
  • Matthew L. Smith, Jennifer H. Granger, Jill E. Shea, Michael C. Granger, Courtney L. Scaife, Marc D. Porter, "Development of an inexpensive, portable, easy-to-use lateral flow platform for screening underserved patient populations for heart disease using a single “pin prick” blood sample", 9th Annual Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, September 7, 2013. Other, Presented, 09/2013.
  • Yiqiang Chen, Lorraine M. Siperko, Peng Zhao, Marc D. Porter, Jane M. Schuh, Scott A. Hoselton, Kimberly E. Hanson, E. Susan Slechta, "Detection of Aspergillus antigen galactomannan (GM) in serum by surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS)-based nanobiosensor", 245th Annual ACS Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2013. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2013.
  • Alexis C. Crawford, Jennifer A. Granger, Marc D. Porter, Kimberly E. Hanson, Delphi Chatterjee, Frederick D. Quinn, "Multiplexed detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigens using a surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) immunoassay platform", 245th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 11, 2013. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2013.
  • Nicholas Owens, Michael Granger, Marc Porter, "Detection of luteinizing hormone using a surface-enhanced Raman scattering-based immunoassay", 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 11, 2013. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2013.
  • Peng Zang, Ronald D. Wampler, Yiqiang Chen, Lorraine M. Siperko, Marc D. Porter, "Probing surface chemical heterogeneity of gold nanorods by 'turn-on' fluorescence", 245th National ACS Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 9, 2013. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2013.
  • China Y. Lim, Yixin Ying, Ronald D. Wampler, Nicholas Ownes, Marc D. Porter, Makoto Takahashi, Katsuaki Shimazu, "Competing reactions on monolayers: Formation of amide linkages via succinimidyl ester chemistry," 245th Annual ACS Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 11, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2013.
  • M.D. Porter, "Nanotechnology based concepts for the rapid, massively-parallel and ultralow level detection of pathogens - a research and development update," Dugway Proving Ground, January 2013. Other, Presented, 03/2013.
  • Marc D. Porter, "Research team overview for USTAR Governing Authority", Salt Lake City, UT, February 7, 2013. Other, Presented, 02/2013.
  • M.D. Porter, "Challenges in Moving SERS-based Diagnostics from the Analytical Chemistry Laboratory to the Clinic," 39th Annual Meeting of FACSS, Kansas City, October 2012. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2012.
  • M.D. Porter, "Nanomaterial Strategies for Immunodetection," Society of Analytical Chemists of Pittsburg, Pittsburg, PA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/01/2011.
  • M.D. Porter, "Nanomaterials, Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering, and Immunodiagnostics," Symposium on Nanomaterials for Plasmonics, FACSS, Reno, NV. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/05/2011.
  • M.D. Porter, "Gold Nanoparticles, Antibodies, and Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering” Integrated Tools for Early Disease Detection, Symposium on Functional Nanoparticles for Bioanalysis and Bioelectronic Devices, 243nd National Meeting of the ACS, Denver, CO. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/30/2011.
  • M.D. Porter, “Detection of Biomolecules by Colorimetric-Solid Phase Extraction,” Distinguished Service Award Symposium Celebrating Ted Kuwana’s Half-Century of Service to the Analytical Sciences, 243nd National Meeting of the ACS, Denver, CO, August 30, 2011. Other, Presented, 08/30/2011.
  • M.D. Porter, "Detection of Biomolecules by Colorimetric-Solid Phase Extraction, Distinguished Service Award Symposium Celebrating Ted Kuwana’s Half-Century of Service to the Analytical Sciences", 243nd National Meeting of the ACS, Denver, CO. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/03/2011.
  • M.D. Porter, “Gold Nanoparticles, Antibodies, and Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering” Integrated Tools for Early Disease Detection,” Symposium on Nanotechnology and Infectious Disease, PITTCON 2011, Atlanta, GA, March 16, 2011. Invited. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/16/2011.
  • M.D. Porter, Simultaneous Detection of Multiplexed IgG Proteins using Giant Magnetoresistive Sensors,” PITTCON 2011, Atlanta, GA. Presentation, Presented, 03/15/2011.
  • M.D. Porter, “Strategies for the Design and Ultra Sensitive Readout of Disease Immunodiagnostic Platforms,” Oak Ridge Conference, San Jose, CA, April 22nd and 23rd, 2010 . Conference Paper, Presented, 04/2010.
  • M.D. Porter, “Strategies for the Design of Immunodiagnostic Constructs,” Pittcon Conference and Expo Orlando, FL February 28 – March 3rd, 2010. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/2010.
  • M.D. Porter, “Modification of Gold Nanoparticle Constructs as Labels in Immunodiagnostics,” Pittcon Conference and Expo Orlando, FL February 28 – March 3rd, 2010 . Conference Paper, Presented, 03/2010.
  • R. J. Lipert, A. A. Hill, M. D. Porter, L. M. Siperko, D. B. Gazda, J. A. Rutz, J. T. Alverson, J. E. Straub, J. R. Schultz, and J. T. McCoy “Microgravity Evaluation of Colorimetric-Solid Phase Extraction for the Measurement of Total I in Spacecraft Drinking Water," Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Rome, Italy, SAE Technical Paper #2008-01-2199, 2008. Conference Paper, Other, 2008.
  • M. D. Porter, L. M. Siperko, J. Nordling, A. A. Hill, C.-J. Shih, R. J. Lipert, and J. S. Fritz, “Colorimetric-Solid Phase Extraction Technology for Water Quality Monitoring: Evaluation of C-SPE and Debubbling Methods in Microgravity," Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Rome, Italy, SAE Technical Paper #2008-01-2201, 2008. Conference Paper, Other, 2008.

Research Groups

  • Anton Klimenko, Graduate Student. 08/22/2016 - present.
  • Ryan Robinson, Graduate Student. BioEngineering. 06/01/2014 - present.
  • Lars Laurentius, Postdoc. Nano Institute . 09/01/2013 - present.
  • Colin Young, Graduate Student. Chemical Engineering . 12/01/2012 - present.
  • Benjamin Blackley , Graduate Student. Chemical Engineering . 12/01/2012 - 06/30/2014.
  • Matthew Smith, Graduate Student. Chemical Engineering. 08/15/2012 - 05/31/2014.
  • Nicholas Owens, Graduate Student. Chemistry. 05/01/2011 - present.
  • Yiqiang Chen, Postdoc. Nano Institute . 04/15/2011 - 09/30/2013.
  • Peng Zhao, Graduate Student. Chemistry. 03/01/2010 - 08/30/2014.
  • Rostislav Bukasov, Postdoc. Nano Institute . 11/01/2009 - 06/30/2012.
  • Mohan Vattipalli, Postdoc. Chemistry. 09/15/2009 - 09/15/2010.
  • Yixin Ying, Undergraduate Student. Chemistry. 05/15/2009 - 05/07/2010.
  • Christina Demke, Graduate Student. Chemistry. 01/01/2009 - 07/31/2010.
  • Brian Ehlert, Graduate Student. Chemistry. 06/15/2008 - 05/06/2010.
  • Heeyon Wampler, Postdoc. Chemistry. 06/01/2008 - 02/28/2011.
  • Ronald Wampler, Postdoc. Nano Institute. 06/01/2008 - 06/30/2012.
  • Anatoly Andreyko, Graduate Student. Chemistry. 01/01/2008 - 12/31/2010.
  • Gloria Pimienta, Graduate Student. Chemistry. 01/01/2008 - 07/31/2010.
  • Melissa Bradley, Graduate Student. Chemistry. 01/01/2008 - 07/31/2010.
  • Jennifer Williams, Graduate Student. Chemistry. 01/01/2008 - 12/31/2010.
  • Alexis Crawford, Graduate Student. Chemistry. 01/01/2008 - 12/31/2015.
  • Beverly Warner, Other. Nano Institute of Utah. 10/01/2007 - present.
  • Grace Mutaaga, Postdoc. Nano Institute . 10/01/2007 - 07/31/2009.
  • Eric Dufek, Postdoc. Chemistry. 10/01/2007 - 07/31/2010.
  • Jennifer Granger, Other. Nano Institute of Utah. 09/01/2007 - present.
  • Michael Granger, Other. Nano Institute of Utah. 09/01/2007 - 10/07/2016.
  • Lorraine Siperko, Other. Nano Institute of Utah. 09/01/2007 - 07/01/2016.
  • Radha Narayanan, Postdoc. Nano Institute. 08/01/2007 - 05/31/2008.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • PORTER GROUP - CANCER MARKER D. PI: PORTER,MARC D. NIH NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE, 08/01/2014 - 07/31/2015. Total project budget to date: $219,855.00
  • CAT A PATHOGENS - BIODEFENSE. PI: PORTER,MARC D. NIH NATL INST ALLERGY & INFECT, 06/01/2014 - 05/31/2019. Total project budget to date: $918,238.00
  • GATES/UNIV COLORADO TB. PI: PORTER,MARC D. UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOUL, 10/01/2013 - 03/31/2016. Total project budget to date: $487,125.00
  • PORTER GROUP - CANCER MARKER D. PI: PORTER,MARC D. NIH NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE, 08/01/2013 - 07/31/2014. Total project budget to date: $217,741.00
  • MULVIHILL GROUP - CANCER MARKE. PI: PORTER,MARC D. NIH NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE, 08/01/2013 - 07/31/2014. Total project budget to date: $138,345.00
  • Internal Calibration. PI: PORTER,MARC D. NIH NATL INST BIOMEDICL IMAGIN, 04/01/2013 - 03/31/2016. Total project budget to date: $404,351.00
  • 02 MULTIPLEXED BIOMARKER PLATF. PI: PORTER,MARC D. NIH NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE, 09/21/2011 - 08/31/2014. Total project budget to date: $416,283.00
  • 01 MULTIPLEXED BIOMARKER PLATF. PI: PORTER,MARC D. NIH NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE, 09/21/2011 - 08/31/2014. Total project budget to date: $259,009.00
  • TRANSALLIANCE - CANCER MARKER. PI: PORTER,MARC D. NIH NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE, 08/01/2011 - 07/31/2012. Total project budget to date: $53,781.00
  • INVASIVE ASPERGILLOSIS. PI: PORTER,MARC D. NIH NATL INST ALLERGY & INFECT, 12/14/2010 - 11/30/2013. Total project budget to date: $413,383.00
  • IGERT NANOBIOSENSORS-STIPEND. PI: PORTER,MARC D. NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, 08/01/2009 - 07/31/2014. Total project budget to date: $1,769,040.00
  • IGERT NANOBIOSENSORS-BASE. PI: PORTER,MARC D. NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, 08/01/2009 - 07/31/2014. Total project budget to date: $456,520.00
  • IGERT NANOBIOSENSORS-COST OF E. PI: PORTER,MARC D. NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, 08/01/2009 - 07/31/2014. Total project budget to date: $567,000.00

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Japan
    Entered into an educational and research partnership between the University of Utah and Hokkaido University: Academic Exchange Agreement between the Nano Institute of Utah and the Graduate School of Environmental Science, Hokkaido University.

Publications