Lee E. Korshoj, PhD

Department Affiliations
Postdoctoral Trainee, Kielian Lab

Education and Training
BS (with Highest Distinction), Chemical Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2014 
PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, 2020

Honors and Awards
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2017–2020
Graduate School Travel Grant Award, University of Colorado Boulder, 2018–2019
Top Presentation Award, Soft Materials Research Center (SMRC) Science Slam, University of Colorado Boulder, 2017
GAANN Biomaterials Fellowship, U.S. DoEd, University of Colorado Boulder, 2016
Ford Foundation Fellowship Honorable Mention, The National Academies of Sciences-Engineering-Medicine, 2016
Dean’s Graduate Assistantship, University of Colorado Boulder, 2015
Dept. of Chemical and Biological Eng. ChBE Doctoral Fellowship, University of Colorado Boulder, 2015
Chancellor’s Scholar (4.00 GPA over entire undergraduate career), University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 2014
1st Place E-Week Chemical and Biomolecular Eng. Process Design Project, 2014
Amgen Scholar, UC Berkeley, 2014
Chemical and Biomolecular Eng. Superior Academic Achievement Award, 2010 – 2014

Notable Publications
L. E.; Nagpal, P. Diagnostic Optical Sequencing. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2019, 11 (39), 35587–35596. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b12568. [Impact Factor: 8.46]

Korshoj, L. E.; Nagpal, P. BOCS: DNA k-mer content and scoring for rapid genetic biomarker identification at low coverage. Computers in Biology and Medicine 2019, 110, 196–206. DOI: 10.1016/j.compbiomed.2019.05.022. [Impact Factor: 2.29]

Abel, Jr., G. R.; Korshoj, L. E.; Otoupal, P. B.; Khan, S.; Chatterjee, A.; Nagpal, P. Nucleotide and structural label identification in single RNA molecules with quantum tunneling spectroscopy. Chemical Science 2019, 10 (4), 1052–1063. DOI: 10.1039/c8sc03354d. [Impact Factor: 9.56]

Sagar, D. M.*; Korshoj, L. E.*; Hanson, K. B.; Chowdhury, P. P.; Otoupal, P. B.; Chatterjee, A.; Nagpal, P. High-Throughput Block Optical DNA Sequence Identification. Small 2018, 14 (4), 1703165. DOI: 10.1002/smll.201703165. [Impact Factor: 10.86]  Press feature in CU Boulder Today

Korshoj, L. E.; Afsari, S.; Chatterjee, A.; Nagpal, P. Conformational Smear Characterization and Binning of Single-Molecule Conductance Measurements for Enhanced Molecular Recognition. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2017, 139 (43), 15420–15428. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b08246. [Impact Factor: 14.70]
Press feature in CU Boulder Today

Afsari, S.; Korshoj, L. E.; Abel, Jr., G. R.; Khan, S.; Chatterjee, A.; Nagpal, P. Quantum Point Contact Single-Nucleotide Conductance for DNA and RNA Sequence Identification. ACS Nano 2017, 11 (11), 11169–11181. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b05500. [Impact Factor: 13.90] Press feature in CU Boulder Today

Korshoj, L. E.; Afsari, S.; Khan, S.; Chatterjee, A.; Nagpal, P. Single Nucleobase Identification Using Biophysical Signatures from Nanoelectronic Quantum Tunneling. Small 2017, 13 (11), 1603033. DOI: 10.1002/smll.201603033. [Impact Factor: 10.86]

Korshoj, L. E.; Zaitouna, A. J.; Lai, R. Y. Methylene Blue-Mediated Electrocatalytic Detection of Hexavalent Chromium. Analytical Chemistry 2015, 87 (5), 2560–2564. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b00197. [Impact Factor: 6.35]

Single-Molecule Optical Sequence Identification of Nucleic Acids and Amino Acids for Combined Single-Cell Omics and Block Optical Content Scoring (BOCS): DNA k-mer Content and Scoring for Rapid Genetic Biomarker Identification at Low Coverage.  Application No.: 16/705,112  Date filed: 12/05/2019  Inventors: Prashant Nagpal; Lee E. Korshoj; Gary R. Abel, Jr.; Ameya G. Prabhune

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