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Aric Opdahl

Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Specialty area(s)

Surface and Analytical Chemistry


B.S. , Chemistry and Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, University of California-Berkeley


Professional history

National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 2003-2005

Research and publishing

Recent Publications: (* denotes UW-L undergraduate co-author)

Petty, T.J.*; Wagner, C.E.*; Opdahl, A. Influence of Attachment Strategy on the Thermal Stability of Hybridized DNA on Gold Surfaces, Langmuir 2014, 30 (50) 15277-15284.

Schreiner, S.M.*; Hatch, A.L.*; Shudy, D. F.*; Howard, D.R.; Howell, C., Zhao, J.; Koelsch, P.; Zharnikov, M.; Petrovykh, D.Y.; Opdahl, A., Impact of DNA-Surface Interactions on the Stability of DNA Hybrids Analytical Chemistry 2011, 83, (11) 4288- 4295.

Schreiner, S. M.*; Shudy, D. F.*; Hatch, A. L.*; Opdahl, A.; Whitman, L. J.; Petrovykh, D. Y., Controlled and Efficient Hybridization Achieved with DNA Probes Immobilized Solely through Preferential DNA-Substrate Interactions. Analytical Chemistry 2010, 82, (7), 2803–2810.