Nicole Iverson

Nicole Iverson.

Assistant Professor,
Biomedical Nanotechnology Specialist
Biological Systems Engineering

260 Morrison Center
Lincoln, NE 68583
(402) 472-0884
  • Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Rutgers University (2009)
  • M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University (2005)
  • B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Minor in Mathematics and Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Institute of Technology (2003)

Research Interests
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Biological sensors
  • Disease development and resistance
  • Reactive oxygen and nitrogen species

  • Iverson NM, Strano MS, Reuel NF, McNicholas TP. Near-infrared Fluorescent Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes as Tissue Localizable Biosensors. 61/878,303 Filing Date: Sept. 16 2013.
  • Uhrich KE, Moghe PV, Sparks S, Hehir S, Gu L, Iverson N, Plourde NP. Polymeric Micelles for Reducing LDL In Vivo. US 20120219598 A1. Publication Date: Aug. 30 2012.
  • Moghe PV, Uhrich KE, Iverson N, Plourde N, Wang JZ. Compositions and Methods for Treating Cardiovascular Conditions. US 20110008396 A1. Publication Date: Jan. 13 2011.

Honors and Awards

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship (2010 – 2013)
  • Listed on CNN’s Top 10 Ideas (2013)
  • Center for Environmental Health Sciences poster competition award (2013)
  • MIT Post Doctorate Association poster competition award (2013)
  • Aspen Cancer Conference, invited participant (2013)
  • MIT Biological Engineering Retreat, invited participant (2013)
  • Articles describing novel in vivo sensor in NanotechWeb, Neue Zuricher Zeitung, MIT News (2013)
  • Incorporation of sensor technology into exhibit, MIT Museum (2013)

Rutgers University

  • American Heart Association Fellowship (2008 – 2009)
  • NIH Biotechnology Fellowship (2005 – 2008)
  • GAANN Fellowship (2004 – 2005)
  • Whitaker Foundation Fellowship (2003 – 2004)

University of Minnesota

  • Lillehei Heart Association Grant (2002 – 2003)
  • National Merit Scholarship (1999 – 2003)
  • Iron Range Scholarship (1999 – 2003)
  • American Heart Association Grant (1999)

Professional Memberships
Selected Publications
  • Iverson NM, Biskar G, Farias E, Ivanov V, Wogan GN, Strano MS, Carbon nanotube sensor encapsulation platform – characterization and optimization. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 2016, 12:1035-1047.
  • Bisker G, Dong J, Park HD, Iverson NM, Ahn J, Nelson JT, Landry MP, Kruss S, Strano MS, Protein-targeted corona phase molecular recognition. Nature Communications, 2016, 7:10241.
  • Giraldo JP, Landry MP, Kwak S, Jain R, Wong MH, Iverson NM, Ben-Naim M, Strano MS, A Ratiometric Sensor Using Single Chirality Near-Infrared Fluorescent Carbon Nanotubes: Application to In Vitro Monitoring. Small, 2015, 11(32):3973-3984./li>
  • Iverson NM, Strano MS, Wogan GN, In Vivo Delivery of Nitric Oxide Sensing Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes. Current Protocols in Chemical Biology, 2015, 7:93-102.
  • Biskar G, Iverson NM, Ahn J, Strano MS, A Pharmacokinetic Model of a Tissue Implantable Insulin Sensor. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2015, 4(1):87-97.
  • Landry MP, Kruss S, Nelson JT, Bisker G, Iverson NM, Reuel NF, Strano MS, Experimental Tools to Study Molecular Recognition within the Nanoparticle Corona. Sensors, 2014, 14(9):16196-16211.
  • Ulissi ZW, Sen F, Gong X, Sen S, Iverson NM, Boghossian A, Godoy L, Wogan GN, Mukhopadhyay, Strano MS, Spatiotemporal Intracellular Nitric Oxide Signaling Captured using Internalized, Near Infrared Fluorescent Carbon Nanotube Nanosensors. Nano Letters, 2014, 14(8):4887-4894.
  • Giraldo JP, Landry MP, Faltermeier S, McNicholas TP, Iverson NM, Boghossian AA, Reuel NF, Hilmer AJ, Sen F, Brew J Strano MS, Plant nanobionics approach to augment photosynthesis and biochemical sensing. Nature Materials, 2014, 13(4):400-408.
  • Iverson NM, Barone PW, Shandell M, Trudell LJ, Sen S, Sen F, Ivanov V, Atolia E, Farias E, McNicholas TP, Reuel N, Parry NMA, Wogan GN, Strano MS, In vivo biosensing via tissue localizable near-infrared fluorescent single walled carbon nanotubes. Nature Nanotechnology, 2013, 8(11):873-880.
  • Iverson NM, Plourde NM, Sparks SM, Wang J, Patel EN, Shah PS, Lewis DR, Zablocki KR, Nackman GB, Uhrich KE, Moghe PV, Dual use of amphiphilic macromolecules as cholesterol efflux triggers and inhibitors of macrophage athero-inflammation. Biomaterials, 2011, 32(32):8319-8327.
  • Iverson NM, Sparks SM, Demirdirek B, Uhrich KE, Moghe PV, Controllable inhibition of cellular uptake of oxidized low density lipoprotein: structure-function relationships for nanoscale amphiphilic polymers. Acta Biomaterials, 2010, 6(8):3081-3091.
  • Iverson N, Plourde N, Chnari E, Nackman G, Moghe PV, Convergence of nanotechnology and cardiovascular medicine: progress and emerging prospects. BioDrugs, 2008, 22(1):1-10.
  • Wang J, Plourde N, Iverson N, Moghe PV, Uhrich KE, Nanoscale amphiphilic macromolecules as lipoprotein inhibitors: the role of charge and architecture. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 2007, 2(4):697-705.
  • Zhang J, Gong G, Ye Y, Guo T, Mansoor A, Hu Q, Ochiai K, Liu J, Wang X, Cheng Y, Iverson N, Lee J, From AH, Ugurbil K, Bache RJ. Nitric oxide regulation of myocardial O2 consumption and HEP metabolism. American Journal of Physiology, Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 2005, 288(1):H310-H316.