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Otonye Braide-Moncoeur

Otonye Braide-Moncoeur

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

B.S. Chemistry, Lincoln University
M.S. Chemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry, University of Florida

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Otonye received her B.A. in Chemistry, with a minor in Pure and Applied Mathematics, at Lincoln University; her M.S. in Chemistry from Georgia Institute of Technology; and more recently, she received her Ph. D. in Chemistry from the University of Florida. During her dissertation work, she developed an interest in the fundamental chemical and physical characteristics that govern molecular interactions in biomembrane dependent pathways. Aside from academics, she enjoys traveling, loves mountains and various bodies of water, singing, mentoring and getting to know people.


Braide, Otonye; Yi, Michelle; Long, Joanna R.; Fanucci, Gail E. “Selective modification of lipid bilayers dynamics and fluidity by a pulmonary surfactant protein mimic,” in preparation.

Turner, Austin L.; Braide, Otonye; Mills, Frank D.; Fanucci, Gail E.; Long, Joanna R. “Residue specific partitioning of KL4 into phospholipid bilayers,” Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) – Biomembranes, 2014, submitted.

Kohli, Punit; Wharton, John E.; Braide, Otonye; Martin, Charles R. “Template synthesis of gold nanotubes in an anodic alumina membrane,” Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2004, 4, 6, 605-610.