Alyssa Marsico, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor

Forensic Science Department
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2017
B.S., University of New Haven, 2011

Recently Published Book Chapters and Articles

Elci, S.G., Marsico, A. L. M., Xing, Y., Yan, B., Vachet, R. W. Mass Spectrometric Methods for Investigating the Influence of Surface Chemistry on the Fate of Core-Shell Nanoparticles in Biological and Environmental Samples. In: Engineered Nanoparticles and the Environment: Biophysical Processes and Toxicity, Xing, B. (Ed.), Vecitis, C. (Ed.), and Senesi, N. (Ed.), Wiley. 2016.

Marsico, A. L. M., Elci, S. G., Moyano, D., Yesilbag Tonga, G., Duncan, B., Landis, R., Rotello, V.M. and Vachet, R. W. Enhanced LDI-MS Detection of Gold Nanoparticles in Biological Samples Using the Synergy Between Added Matrix and the Gold Core. Anal. Chem. 2015, 26, 1931-1937. 

Marsico, A. L. M., Creran, B., Duncan, B., Elci, S. G., Jiang, Y., Onasch, T., Wormhoudt, J., Rotello, V. M. and Vachet, R. W. Inkjet Printed Gold Nanoparticle Surfaces for the Detection of Low Molecular Weight Biomolecules by Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometry. J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 2015, 87, 12145-12150.

Research Interests

Dr. Marsico’s research interests focus on the instrumental analysis of forensic evidence. More specifically, Dr. Marsico is interested in mass spectrometry and its use for the forensic analysis of both trace and biological evidence.