Dr. John Ford

  • Associate Professor

    Office: 235A Weyandt Hall
    Phone: 724-357-5702   
    Email: jford@iup.edu

    Office Hours

    M:  2:00–4:00 p.m.
    M/T/W/R 7:00 a.m.–9:00 a.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).