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Melissa Ely, Ph.D.

Teaching Assistant Professor


Ph.D., West Virginia University

Teaching Fields

General Chemistry

Courses Offered

  • CHEM 110
  • CHEM 115 


Bell S, Gayton-Ely M, Nida C, “Bioassays for bomb-makers: proof of concept.” Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 2009, 395(2): 401-409.

Gayton-Ely M, Shakleya DM, Bell SC, “Application of a Pyroprobe to Simulate Smoking and Metabolic Degradation of Abused Drugs through Analytical Pyrolysis.” Journal of Forensic Science 2007, 52(2):473-8.

Quaranta J, Fulton J, Bell S, McDonald L, Gayton-Ely M, Aylor A, Oldfield L, Borsa C, “Environmental Forensics for Characterization of Unexploded Ordnance at the Dolly Sods Wilderness Area Final Report (Ne-23).” Report submitted to the National Environmental Education and Training Center, Inc. in February 2008.

Gayton-Ely M, Pappas TJ, Holland LA, “Probing Affinity via Capillary Electrophoresis: Advances in 2003-2004.” Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 2005, 382: 570-580.

Pappas TJ, Gayton-Ely M, Holland LA, “Recent Advances in MEKC.” Electrophoresis 2005, 26:719-734.

Hanson KM, Gayton-Ely M, Holland LA, Zehr P, Söderberg BCG, “Rapid Assessment of Β-asarone Content of Acorus calamus by Micellar Electrokinetic Chromatography.”Electrophoresis 2005, 26: 943-946.