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Dr. John Ford

  • Associate Professor

    Office: 235A Weyandt Hall
    Phone: (724) 357-5702   

    Office Hours

    T: 1:00–2:00 p.m.
    W: 2:00–4:00 p.m.
    R: 2:00–4:00 p.m.
    Or by appointment


    BS – University of Cincinnati
    PhD – Northeastern University
    Postdoctoral Fellowship – Harvard University        


    Analytical Chemistry  


    CHEM 102 — College Chemistry II
    SCI 107/117 — Chemistry for Everyone

    Research Interests

    Bioanalytical purifications and separations, particularly of proteins; the expression, purification, and characterization of recombinant proteins; chromatographic theory and the mechanism of reversed-phase liquid chromatography.                                

    Select Publications

    J. Ko and J. C. Ford,  Comparison of selected retention models in reversed-phase liquid chromatography, Journal of Chromatography A, 913, 3 (2001).

    J. Ko, J. Chilenski, T. Rodgers, and J. C. Ford,  Modeling the effect of solvation on solute retention in reversed-phase liquid chromatography, Journal of Chromatography A, 913, 15 (2001).

    Igor Quinones, John C. Ford, and Georges Guiochon, Multisolute Adsorption Equilibria in a Reversed-Phase Liquid Chromatography System, Chemical Engineering Science, 55, 909 (2000).

    Igor Quiones, John C. Ford and Georges Guiochon, High-concentration band profiles and system peaks in a ternary solute system, Analytical Chemistry, 72, 1495-1502 (2000).  

    W.J. Dress, S. J. Newell, A.J. Nastase, J. C. Ford, Analysis of amino acids in nectar from pitchers of Sarracenia pupurea (Sarraceniaceae).  American Journal of Botany, 84, 1701 (1997).