Dr Quinn Besford

  • Room: Level: 01 Room: 115
  • Building: Chemical Engineering #1
  • Campus: Parkville

Research interests

  • Dispersion Forces
  • Glycogen
  • Hydrophobic Effects and Hofmeister Effects
  • Modelling
  • Molecular Dynamics
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Small Angle X-Ray Scattering
  • Statistical Mechanics

Recent publications

  1. Besford Q, Wojnilowicz M, Suma T, Bertleff-Zieschang N, Caruso F, Cavalieri F. Lactosylated Glycogen Nanoparticles for Targeting Prostate Cancer Cells. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. American Chemical Society. 2017, Vol. 9, Issue 20.
  2. Rahim MA, Bjornmalm A, Bertleff-Zieschang N, Besford Q, Mettu S, Suma T, Faria M, Caruso F. Rust-Mediated Continuous Assembly of Metal–Phenolic Networks. Advanced Materials. Wiley-VCH. 2017, Vol. 29, Issue 22.
  3. Besford Q, Zeng X-Y, Ye J-M, Gray-Weale A. Liver glycogen in type 2 diabetic mice is randomly branched as enlarged aggregates with blunted glucose release. GLYCOCONJUGATE JOURNAL. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 2016, Vol. 33, Issue 1.
  4. Besford Q, Liu M, Gray-Weale A. Pair correlations that link the hydrophobic and Hofmeister effects. PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS. Royal Society of Chemistry. 2016, Vol. 18, Issue 22.
  5. Chen X, Cui J, Ping Y, Suma T, Cavalieri F, Besford Q, Chen G, Braunger J, Caruso F. Probing cell internalisation mechanics with polymer capsules. NANOSCALE. Royal Society of Chemistry. 2016, Vol. 8, Issue 39.
  6. Besford Q, Liu M, Beattie JK, Gray-Weale A. The Coalescence of Polystyrene in Correlated Binary Solvents. JOURNAL OF POLYMER SCIENCE PART B-POLYMER PHYSICS. Wiley - John Wiley & Sons. 2016, Vol. 54, Issue 10.
  7. Liu M, Besford Q, Mulvaney T, Gray-Weale A. Order and correlation contributions to the entropy of hydrophobic solvation. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS. American Institute of Physics. 2015, Vol. 142, Issue 11.
  8. Besford Q, Sullivan MA, Zheng L, Gilbert RG, Stapleton D, Gray-Weale A. The structure of cardiac glycogen in healthy mice. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. Elsevier Science. 2012, Vol. 51, Issue 5.