Research Director, Chemical and Biological Programs, National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI)
Co-Director, Biological Defense and Health Security sub-plan, Office of Graduate Studies, Medical Sciences Interdepartmental Area (MSIA), University of Nebraska Medical Center
Aerosol transmission of disease; detection, measurement and characterization of bioaerosols; atmospheric chemistry of bioaerosols; and bacteriophage for therapeutic and industrial uses.
Education and Training
BS, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM, 1997
MS, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2001
PhD, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2005
Siegrist, CM, Kinahan, SM, Settecerri, T, Greene, AC, Santarpia, JL (2020). CRISPR/Cas9 as an antiviral against Orthopoxviruses using an AAV vector. Sci Rep 10, 19307 (2020).
JL Santarpia, et al. Among authors: St. P. Reid, (2020) The Infectious Nature of Patient-Generated SARS-CoV-2 Aerosol. medRxiv 2020.07.13.20041632; In Review.
Santarpia, JL, Li, RJ, Collins, DR (2004). Direct measurement of the hydration state of ambient aerosol populations. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 109(D18), 16.
Hill, SC, Pan, YL, Williamson, C, Santarpia, JL, Hill, HH. (2013). Fluorescence of bioaerosols: mathematical model including primary fluorescing and absorbing molecules in bacteria. Optics Express, 21(19), 22285-22313.
Pan, YL, Wang, CJ, Hill, SC, Coleman, M, Beresnev, LA, Santarpia, JL, (2014). Trapping of individual airborne absorbing particles using a counterflow nozzle and photophoretic trap for continuous sampling and analysis. Applied Physics Letters, 104(11), 4.
Santarpia, JL, et al. (2012). Changes in fluorescence spectra of bioaerosols exposed to ozone in a laboratory reaction chamber to simulate atmospheric aging. Optics Express, 20(28), 29867-29881.
Santarpia, JL, (2016). Bioaerosols in the Environment: Populations, Measurement and Processes Aerobiology (pp. 219-247).
Huffman, J, Santarpia, J, (2017). Online Techniques for Quantification and Characterization of Biological Aerosols. Microbiology of Aerosols, 83-114.
Gibbs, SG, et al. Among authors: Santarpia, JL. Review of Literature for Air Medical Evacuation High-Level Containment Transport. 2019 Air medical journal 38 (5), 359-365.