PUBLICATIONS

 

  • Kevin R. Tucker and Jonathan V. Sweedler. Molecular Identity and Location Directly from Tissue via Mass Spectrometry Imaging. American Pharmaceutical Review, November 5, 2012.
  • Kevin R. Tucker, Zhen Li, Stanislav S. Rubakhin, and Jonathan V. Sweedler. Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Imaging of Molecular Distributions in Cultured Neurons and Their Processes: Comparative Analysis of Sample Preparation. Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 2012, 23(11), 1931-1938.
  • Kevin R. Tucker, Eric J. Lanni, Leonid A. Serebryannyy*, Stanislav S. Rubakhin, and Jonathan V. Sweedler. Stretched Tissue Mounting for MALDI Mass Spectrometry Imaging. Analytical Chemistry, 2011, 83(23), 9181-9185.
  • Kevin R. Tucker, Leonid A. Serebryannyy*, Tyler A. Zimmerman, Stanislav S. Rubakhin, and Jonathan V. Sweedler. The modified-bead stretched sample method: Development and application to MALDI-MS imaging of protein localization in the spinal cord. Chemical Science, 2011, 2(4), 785 – 795.
  • Tyler A. Zimmerman, Stanislav S. Rubakhin, Elena V. Romanova, Kevin R. Tucker, and Jonathan V. Sweedler. MALDI Mass Spectrometric Imaging using the Stretched Sample Method to Reveal Neuropeptide Distributions in Aplysia Nervous Tissue. Analytical Chemistry, 2009, 81(22): 9402–9409.
  • Tyler A. Zimmerman, Eric B. Monroe, Kevin R. Tucker, Stanislav S. Rubakhin, and Jonathan V. Sweedler. Chapter 13: Imaging of cells and tissues with mass spectrometry: adding chemical information to imaging. Methods of Cellular Biology, 2008, 89:361-90.

      *Mentored undergraduate student

 

PRESENTATIONS

           

Oral Presentations

  • Paisley Harper, Michael Lohman, Rachel Davis, John Little, Hannah Lupton, Jessica Rutledge, Sarah Bilskey, Adam Brimberry, Danielle Goetter, Clayton Donald, Nicholas Grunloh and Kevin R. Tucker. From Waste to Organismal Uptake. Emerging Contaminants in the Aquatic Environment Conference, Champaign, IL (2017).
  • Paisley Harper, Michael Lohman, Rachel Davis, John Little, Hannah Lupton, Jessica Rutledge, Sarah Bilskey, Adam Brimberry, Danielle Goetter, Clayton Donald, Nicholas Grunloh and Kevin R. Tucker. From Waste to Organismal Uptake. SIUE/SIUC Environmental Science Program Retreat Edwardsville, IL (2017)
  • Paisley Harper, Lauren Zimmer, John Little, Cameron Eischens, Rachel Davis, Michael Lohman, Hannah Lupton and Kevin R. Tucker. PPCP Detection in Southwest Illinois. MUACC, Champaign, IL (2016).
  • Kevin R. Tucker, Eric B. Monroe, Tyler A. Zimmerman, and Jonathan V. Sweedler. In situ Digest by Enzyme Modified Glass Spheres of Single Cell-Sized Samples, PittCon, Chicago, IL (2009).
  • Kevin R. Tucker and Paul B. Kelter. Evaluation of the Effects of Calculators on General Chemistry Students, Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemistry Society, Convington, KY (2007).
  • Kevin R. Tucker and Paul B. Kelter. Evaluation of the Effects of Calculators on General Chemistry Students, International Center of Undergraduate Chemistry – FYI Conference, University of Colorado at Boulder (2007).

 

Poster Presentations

  • Sarah Bilskey, Yanhong Zhang, and Kevin Tucker. Identification and Quantitation of Nutritional Compounds in Corn-to-Ethanol Fermentation Products by LC/MS/MS, ASMS, San Diego, CA (2018).
  • Qianqian Zhang, Clayton Donald, Jillian Rhomberg, and Kevin Tucker. Detection and Evaluation of Antibiotics in Seven Wastewater Treatment Plants in Southwest Illinois, ASMS, San Diego, CA (2018).
  • Kevin R. Tucker, Qianqian Zhang, Roya AminiTabrizi, Sarah Bilskey and Rachel Davis. Antibiotics in Wastewater and Effluent-Affected Streams and Their Effect on Aquatic Organisms, PittCon, Orlando, FL (2018).
  • Paisley Harper, Michael Lohman, Rachel Davis, John Little, Hannah Lupton and Kevin R. Tucker. PPCPs Correlation between Soils and Waterways of Southwest Illinois and St. Louis, PittCon, Chicago, IL (2017).
  • Kevin R. Tucker, Eric J. Lanni, Leonid A. Serebryannyy, Stanislav S. Tubakhin, and Jonathan V. Sweedler. Stretching the Limits of Mass Spectrometry Imaging, Midwestern Universities Analytical Chemistry Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN (2010).
  • Kevin R. Tucker, Leonid A. Serebryannyy*, and Jonathan V. Sweedler. Chemically Selective Imaging using Mass Spectrometry: The Modified-Bead Stretched Sample Method, American Society of Mass Spectrometry Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, Salt Lake City, UT (2010).
  • Kevin R. Tucker, Tyler A. Zimmerman, Leonid A. Serebryannyy*, Stanislav S. Rubakhin, Elena V. Romanova, and Jonathan V. Sweedler. Stretching the Limits of Imaging Mass Spectrometry: A Massively Parallel Single Cell Preparation, BioEngineering Workshop, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2010).
  • Kevin R. Tucker, Zhen Li, Stanislav S. Rubakin, and Jonathan V. Sweedler. Subcellular Imaging of Lipids and Lipophillic Species in Cells Cultured on Silicon using Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry, Turkey Run Analytical Chemistry Conference, Turkey Run, IN (2009).
  • Kevin R. Tucker, Zhen Li, Stanislav S. Rubakin, and Jonathan V. Sweedler. Subcellular Imaging of Lipids and Lipophillic Species in Cells Cultured on Silicon using Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry, Imaging at Illinois Workshop, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2009).
  • Kevin R. Tucker, Zhen Li, Ann Knolhoff, Stanislav Rubakin, and Jonathan Sweedler. Subcellular Imaging of Lipids and Lipophillic Species in Cells Cultured on Silicon using Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry, American Society of Mass Spectrometry Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics Conference on Mass Spectrometry, Philadelphia, PA (2009).
  • Kevin R. Tucker, Eric Monroe, Zhen Li, and Jonathan Sweedler. Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometric Analysis of Surface Modified Glass Spheres for In Situ Tissue Digestion, Turkey Run Analytical Chemistry Conference, Turkey Run, IN (2008).
  • Kevin R. Tucker, Jamie Hogan, and Paul Stephenson. Investigation of Hydrolytic Enzymes Present in the Pitcher Fluid of Nepenthes burkei, National Conference for Undergraduate Research, Salt Lake City, UT (2003).

 

      *Mentored undergraduate student

 

Presentations by Mentored Students:

  • Clayton Donald, Qianqian Zhang, Jillian Rhomberg, and Kevin R. Tucker. Antibiotic Concentration in Wastewater and Effluent Affected Streams in Southwest Illinois. Illinois State Academy of Science Annual Meeting (Talk), Decatur, IL (2018).
  • Hannah Lupton, Sarah Bilskey, Adam Brimberry, Nicholas Grunloh and Kevin Tucker. Method Development for Antibiotic Extraction from Soil. Illinois State Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Decatur, IL (2018).
  • Nicholas Grunloh, Sarah Bilskey, Kaitlin Lasseigne, Yanhong Zhang, and Kevin R. Tucker. Identification of Sugar Components from Corn-to-Ethanol Fermentation by HPLC/MS/MS. Illinois State Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Decatur, IL (2018).
  • Samantha Olendorff, Rachel Davis, Jessica Rutledge, Bobbi Potter, and Kevin R. Tucker. Quantitation and Localization of Endocrine Disruptor Compounds: Accumulation in Flathead Minnows by Complementary Mass Spectrometry Analyses. Illinois State Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Decatur, IL (2018).
  • Qianqian Zhang, Clayton Donald, Jillian Rhomberg, and Kevin Tucker. Antibiotic Concentration in Wastewater and Effluent Affected Streams in Southwest Illinois. Sci-Mix of the 255th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA. (2018).
  • Qianqian Zhang, Clayton Donald, Jillian Rhomberg, and Kevin Tucker. Antibiotic Concentration in Wastewater and Effluent Affected Streams in Southwest Illinois. The 255th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA. (2018).
  • Roya AminiTabrizi and Kevin Tucker. Analysis of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Accumulation in Brown Planaria. 255th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA (2018).
  • Rachel Davis, Jessica Rutledge, Bobbi Potter, Amanda Markovich, Nicholas Grunloh, and Kevin R. Tucker. Quantitation and Localization of Endocrine Disruptor Compounds Accumulation in Flathead Minnows by Complementary Mass Spectrometry Analyses, PittCon, Orlando, FL (2018).
  • Dalia Hassan, Roya AminiTabrizi, Kevin R. Tucker. "Analysis of Endocrine Disrupting Compounds Accumulation in Brown Planaria and its Effects on Regeneration." LSAMP, Chicago, IL (2018).
  • Jayda Hatten, Qianqian Zhang, Clayton Donald, Jillian Rhomberg, and Kevin Tucker. Antibiotic Concentration in Wastewater and Effluent Affected Streams in Southwest Illinois. LSAMP, Chicago, IL (2018).
  • Jillian Rhomberg, Clayton Donald, Qianqian Zhang, and Kevin Tucker. Antibiotic Concentration in Wastewater and Effluent Affected Streams in Southwest Illinois. American Chemical Society St. Louis Section Undergraduate Research Symposium, Edwardsville, IL (2017).
  • Bobbi Potter, Rachel Davis, Jessica Rutledge, Amanda Markovich, and Kevin Tucker. Accumulation of EDCs in and the Effect of Varying Concentrations on Fathead Minnows. American Chemical Society St. Louis Section Undergraduate Research Symposium, Edwardsville, IL (2017).
  • Hannah Lupton, Sarah Bilskey, Adam Brimberry, Nicholas Grunloh and Kevin Tucker. Method Development for Antibiotic Extraction from Soil. American Chemical Society St. Louis Section Undergraduate Research Symposium, Edwardsville, IL (2017).
  • Krystal Harms, Danielle Goetter, Alayna Stephens, Hannah Frerker, Jonathan Adams, Payton Stewart, Darrell Ilers and Kevin Tucker. Survey of Antibiotics in Groundwater in Southwest Illinois. American Chemical Society St. Louis Section Undergraduate Research Symposium, Edwardsville, IL (2017).
  • Clayton Donald, Qianqian Zhang, and Kevin Tucker. Antibiotic Concentration in Wastewater and Effluent Affected Streams in Southwest Illinois. East Central Illinois American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Conference, Champaign, IL (2017).
  • Rachel Davis, Roya AminiTabrizi, Jessica Rutledge, and Kevin Tucker. Modeling Endocrine Disruptor Uptake in Aquatic Invertebrates. East Central Illinois American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Conference, Champaign, IL (2017).
  • Amanda Markovich, Rachel Davis, Jessica Rutledge, Bobbi Potter, and Kevin Tucker. Accumulation of EDCs in and the Effect of Varying Concentrations on Fathead Minnows.  East Central Illinois American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Conference, Champaign, IL (2017).
  • Danielle Goetter, Paisley Harper, Michael Lohman, Clayton Donald, and Kevin Tucker. Effects of Wastewater Effluent on the Levels of Antibiotics in Freshwater Streams. Emerging Contaminants in the Aquatic Environment Conference, Champaign, IL (2017).
  • Rachel Davis, Jessica Rutledge, Nicholas Grunloh and Kevin Tucker. Modeling Endocrine Disruptor Uptake in Aquatic Invertebrates. Emerging Contaminants in the Aquatic Environment Conference, Champaign, IL (2017).
  • Paisley Harper, Michael Lohman, Clayton Donald, Hannah Lupton, Danielle Goetter and Kevin Tucker. Relationship between Antibiotics Found in Wastewater and Receiving Streams. Illinois State Academy of Science Annual Conference, Chicago, IL (2017)
  • Michael Lohman, Paisley Harper, Clayton Donald, Hannah Lupton, Danielle Goetter and Kevin Tucker. Mapping Antibiotics in Southwest Illinois from Wastewater Treatment Plants. Illinois State Academy of Science Annual Conference, Chicago, IL (2017)
  • John Little, Sarah Bilskey, Adam Brimberry, Nicholas Grunloh and Kevin Tucker. Method Development for Antibiotic Extraction from Soil. Louis Stokes Midwest Center of Excellence Annual Conference, Chicago, IL (2017).
  • Paisley Harper, Michael Lohman and Kevin Tucker. Solid Phase Extraction Efficiencies for Wastewater Analysis Comparing Supelclean™ ENVI™-18 and Supel™-Select HLB Cartridges. American Chemical Society St. Louis Section Undergraduate Research Symposium, Edwardsville, IL (2016).  
  • Michael Lohman, Paisley Harper and Kevin Tucker. Identification of Pharmacologic Medications in Spiked Waste Water. American Chemical Society St. Louis Section Undergraduate Research Symposium, Edwardsville, IL (2016).  
  • Leonid A. Serebryannyy, Kevin R. Tucker, Stanislav S. Rhubakhin, and Jonathan Sweedler. Stretching the Limits: Developing Methods for In Situ Digestion of Single Cell-Sized Samples by Enzyme-Modified Glass Spheres for MALDI MS Analysis, Women Chemists Committee Undergraduate Research Symposium, Champaign, IL (2010).
  • Leonid A. Serebryannyy, Kevin R. Tucker, Tyler A. Zimmermen, and Jonathan Sweedler. In Situ Digest by Enzyme-Modified Glass Spheres of Single Cell-Sized Samples, Women Chemists Committee Undergraduate Research Symposium, Champaign, IL (2009).

 

FUNDING

 

External Funded

1.       Lu, Y., Tucker, K. R., Eilers, J. E., Competitive Grant, “Isotopically Different Tunneling-Ready-State Structures in Hydride-Transfer Reactions in Solution”, NSF, Federal, $320,000. (Submitted: September 30, 2017, Funded)

2.       Dixon, R.P., Breckenridge, C.N., Pearson, R.S., Frey-Spurlock, C.D., and Zuercher, J.L. Tucker, K.R. (Key Person: Faculty Mentor and Researcher). “Fueling Growth: An Integrated, Capacity-Building Grant for Experiential Learning, Extension, and Economic Development in Rural America”, USDA, Federal, $675,000. (Submitted: May 25, 2018, Funded)

 

Internal Funded

1.       Tucker, K.R. (Principal), Competitive Grant, "Shimadzu GCMS for Chemistry", Research Equipment and Tools, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, $71,227. (Start Date of Funding: Feb 1, 2018, End Date of Funding: June 30, 2018).

2.       Zhang, Y., Tucker, K. R., Breckenridge, C. N., Competitive Grant, “Shimadzu Nexera XR UHPLC with RID for use with a Shimadzu TQ 8050”, Research Equipment and Tools, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, $51,889.60. (Start Date of Funding March 1, 2018, End Date of Funding June 30, 2018).

3.       Zhang, Y., Tucker, K. R., Breckenridge, C. N., Ettling, M., Nastasia, D. J., Competitive Grant, “Connecting Credentials: “e” Badges for Critical Technical Competencies”, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, $18,950. (Submitted October 13, 2017, Funded)

4.       Tucker, K. R. (Principal), Competitive Grant, "Exploration of Antibiotics in Soil: Method Development and Site Study", SIUE, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, $15,669.74. (Submitted: October 4, 2017, Funded)

5.       Greenfield, B., Ragsdale, C., Lin, Z., Tucker, K. R., Martinez, A., Competitive Grant, "Handheld X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (XRF) analyzer", Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, $29,162.00. (Start Date of Funding: June 2017, End Date of Funding: June 30, 2017).

6.       Tucker, K. R. (Principal), Shaw, M. J. (Supporting), Competitive Grant, "Agilent Atmospheric Pressure Photoionization Source for MS", Research Equipment and Tools, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, $4,564.00. (Start Date of Funding: May 1, 2017, End Date of Funding: June 30, 2017).

7.       Tucker, K. R. (Principal), “Quantitative Analytical Chemistry Modification with Specification Grading”, Targeted Funding Initiative for Instructional Innovation, College of Arts and Sciences, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. 2016, $7,700. (Submitted: December 6, 2016, Funded)

 

External Not Funded

1.       Tucker, K.R. (Principal), Dixon, R.P., Maas, M.R., Frey-Spurlock, C.D., Breckenridge, C.N., Competitive Grant, “From the Ground Up: Increasing Water Security through Public Awareness, Knowledge, and Professional Development”, EPA, $99,957. (Submitted April 30, 2018, Not Funded)

2.       Rieth, M, Tucker, K. R., Sumita, M. “Analysis of small molecules, toxins and proteins using MALDI-TOF MS for the enhancement of more robust processes central to agricultural, biomedical, pharmaceutical and biotechnological applications”, NSF, Federal, $396,230.65. (Submitted 2/5/2018, Not Funded)

3.       Breckenridge, C. N., Nastasia, D. J., Zhang, Y., Tucker, K. R., Competitive Grant, “The Center for Bioeconomy Research Education and Workforce (C-BREW) at SIUE: An Integrative, Immersive Approach to Growing the Next Generation of Agriculture Leaders”, USDA, Federal, $299,767.26. (Submitted September 15, 2017, Not Funded)

4.       Tucker, K. R. (Principal), “Environmental Analysis of Emerging Contaminants by CE-LIF/UV/Vis-APPI-MS.” Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburg Starter Grant Award, $40,000. (Submitted: March 6, 2017, Not Funded)

5.       Tucker, K. R. (Co-Principal), Driskell, E. (Principal), Lipka, A. (Co-Principal), “A canine ex-vivo respiratory tissue model for human influenza A virus pathogenesis and innate immunity in the respiratory tract. (Total Award $388,650)”. National Institutes of Health, $63,109. (Submitted: February 15, 2017, Not Funded)

6.       Tucker, K. R. (Co-Principal), Driskell, E. (Principal), Lipka, A. (Co-Principal), "A canine ex-vivo respiratory tissue model for human influenza A virus pathogenesis and innate immunity in the respiratory tract. (Total Award $272,103)", Dept. of the Army -- USAMRAA, Federal, $63,109.00. (Submitted: July 15, 2016, Not Funded)

 

Internal Not Funded

1.       Tucker, K. R. (Principal), Rieth, M., Competitive Grant, "Shimadzu HPLC with DAD and RID", Research Equipment and Tools, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, $53,978. (Not Funded).

2.       Tucker, K. R. (Principal), “What’s REALLY in our watershed?”, Meridian Society Award, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Foundation. 2017, $4,400. (Submitted: February 1, 2017, Not Funded)

3.       Tucker, K. R. (Principal), Sumita, M. (Co-Principal), DiSalvo, S. (Co-Principal), Wei, C.-C. (Co-Principal), De Meo, C. (Co-Principal), Miller, L. A. (Supporting), "MRI Pre-proposal: Acquisition of a Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometer for Interdisciplinary Scholarly Activities", SIUE, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, $370,000.00. (Submitted: November 4, 2016, Not Funded)

4.       Tucker, K. R. (Principal), Competitive Grant, "Analysis of Antibiotics in Soil and Correlation to Concentrations in Water", SIUE, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, $15,562.00. (Submitted: October 5, 2016, Not Funded)