Susan Schantz



  • 2347 Beckman Institute
  • 405 North Mathews Avenue
  • Urbana, Illinois 61801



  • PhD, University of Wisconsin
  • BA, University of Wisconsin


  • 2016
    • Dunham, S. J. B.; Comi, T. J.; Ko, K.; Li, B.; Baig, N. F.; Morales-Soto, N.; Shrout, J. D.; Bohn, P. W.; Sweedler, J. V., Metal-Assisted Polyatomic Sims and Laser Desorbtion/Ionization for Enhanced Small Monlecule Imaging of Bacterial Biofilms. Biointerphases 2016, 11, 02A325.
    • Lee, C. Y.; Fan, Y.; Rubakhin, S. S.; Yoon, S.; Sweedler, J. V., A Neuron-in-Capillary Platform for Facile Collection and Mass Spectrometric Characterization of a Secreted Neuropeptide. Scientific Reports 2016, 6.
    • Li, B.; Dunham, S. J. B.; Dong, Y. H.; Yoon, S.; Zeng, M. M.; Sweedler, J. V., Analytical Capabilities of Mass Spectrometry Imaging and Its Potential Applications in Food Science. Trends in Food Science & Technology 2016, 47, 50-63.
    • Ong, T. H.; Romanova, E. V.; Roberts-Galbraith, R. H.; Yang, N.; Zimmerman, T. A.; Collins, J. J.; Lee, J. E.; Kelleher, N. L.; Newmark, P. A.; Sweedler, J. V., Mass Spectrometry Imaging and Identification of Peptides Associated with Cephalic Ganglia Regeneration in Schmidtea Mediterranea. Journal of Biological Chemistry 2016, 291, (15), 8109-8120.
    • Pence, B. D.; Gibbons, T. E.; Bhattacharya, T. K.; Mach, H.; Ossyra, J. M.; Petr, G.; Martin, S. A.; Wang, L.; Rubakhin, S. S.; Sweedler, J. V.; McCusker, R. H.; Kelley, K. W.; Rhodes, J. S.; Johnson, R. W.; Woods, J. A., Effects of Exercise and Dietary Epigallocatechin Gallate and Beta-Alanine on Skeletal Muscle in Aged Mice. Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism 2016, 41, (2), 181-190.
    • Si, T.; Zhang, K.; Li, B.; Xu, Y.; Zhao, H.; Sweedler, J. V., Characterization of Bacillus Subtilis Colony Biofilms Via Mass Spectrometry and Fluorescence Imaging. Journal of Proteome Research 2016, 15, 1955-1962.
    • Wu, Q.; Comi, T. J.; Li, B.; Rubakhin, S. S.; Sweedler, J. V., On-Tissue Derivatization Via Electrospray Deposition for Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometry Imaging of Endogenous Fatty Acids in Rat Brain Tissues. Analitical Chemistry 2016, 88, 5988-5995.
    • Yang, C. Y.; Yu, K.; Wang, Y.; Chen, S. A.; Liu, D. D.; Wang, Z. Y.; Su, Y. N.; Yang, S. Z.; Chen, T. T.; Livnat, I.; Vilim, F. S.; Cropper, E. C.; Weiss, K. R.; Sweedler, J. V.; Jing, J., Aplysia Locomotion: Network and Behavioral Actions of Gdffd, a D-Amino Acid-Containing Neuropeptide. Plos One 2016, 11, (1).
  • 2015
    • Baig, N. F.; Dunham, S. J. B.; Morales-Soto, N.; Shrout, J. D.; Sweedler, J. V.; Bohn, P. W., Multimodal Chemical Imaging of Molecular Messengers in Emerging Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Bacterial Communities. Analyst 2015, 140, (19), 6544-6552.
    • Cho, K.; Evans, B. S.; Wood, B. M.; Kumar, R.; Erb, T. J.; Warlick, B. P.; Gerlt, J. A.; Sweedler, J. V., Integration of Untargeted Metabolomics with Transcriptomics Reveals Active Metabolic Pathways. Metabolomics 2015, 11, (3), 503-517.
    • Colombo, M. L.; Sweedler, J. V.; Shen, M., Nanopipet-Based Liquid-Liquid Interface Probes for the Electrochemical Detection of Acetylcholine, Tryptamine, and Serotonin Via Ionic Transfer. Analytical Chemistry 2015, 87, (10), 5095-5100.
    • Erdman, J. W. J.; Smith, J. W.; Kuchan, M. J.; Mohn, E. S.; Johnson, E. J.; Rubakhin, S. S.; Wang, L.; Sweedler, J. V.; Neuringer, M., Lutein and Brain Function. Foods 2015, 4, 547-564.
    • Garty, G.; Ehsan, M. U.; Buonanno, M.; Yang, Z.; Sweedler, J. V.; Brenner, D. J., Microbeam-Coupled Capillary Electrophoresis. Radiation Protection Dosimetry 2015, 166, (1-4), 188-191.
    • Ong, T. H.; Kissick, D. J.; Jansson, E. T.; Comi, T. J.; Romanova, E. V.; Rubakhin, S. S.; Sweedler, J. V., Classification of Large Cellular Populations and Discovery of Rare Cells Using Single Cell Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry 2015, 87, (14), 7036-7042.
    • Ong, T. H.; Tillmaand, E. G.; Makurath, M.; Rubakhin, S. S.; Sweedler, J. V., Mass Spectrometry-Based Characterization of Endogenous Peptides and Metabolites in Small Volume Samples. Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta-Proteins and Proteomics 2015, 1854, (7), 732-740.
    • Romanova, E. V.; Rubakhin, S. S.; Ossyra, J. R.; Zombeck, J. A.; Nosek, M. R.; Sweedler, J. V.; Rhodes, J. S., Differential Peptidomics Assessment of Strain and Age Differences in Mice in Response to Acute Cocaine Administration. Journal of Neurochemistry 2015, 135, (5), 1038-1048.
    • Romanova, E. V.; Sweedler, J. V., Peptidomics for the Discovery and Characterization of Neuropeptides and Hormones. Trends in Pharmacological Sciences 2015, 36, (9), 579-586.
    • Rubakhin, S. S.; Ulanov, A.; Sweedler, J. V., Mass Spectrometry Imaging and Gc-Ms Profiling of the Mammalian Peripheral Sensory-Motor Circuit. Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry 2015, 26, (6), 958-966.
    • Smith, J.; Rogers, R.; Jeon, S.; Rubakhin, S.; Wang, L.; Sweedler, J.; Kuchan, M.; Erdman, J., Production of Uniformly Labeled C-13-Lutein and C-13-Alpha-Tocopherol in Vitro Using Carrot Cell Suspension Culture. Faseb Journal 2015, 29.
    • Tillmaand, E. G.; Yang, N.; Kindt, C. A. C.; Romanova, E. V.; Rubakhin, S. S.; Sweedler, J. V., Peptidomics and Secretomics of the Mammalian Peripheral Sensory-Motor System. Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry 2015, 26, (12), 2051-2061.
    • Yoon, M. S.; Rosenberger, C. L.; Wu, C.; Truong, N.; Sweedler, J. V.; Chen, J., Rapid Mitogenic Regulation of the Mtorc1 Inhibitor, Deptor, by Phosphatidic Acid. Molecular Cell 2015, 58, (3), 549-556.
  • 2014
    • Eubig, P. A.; Noe, T. E.; Floresco, S. B.; Sable, J. J.; Schantz, S. L., Sex Differences in Response to Amphetamine in Adult Long-Evans Rats Performing a Delay-Discounting Task. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior 2014, 118, 1-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.pbb.2013.12.021.

    • Neese, S. L.; Pisani, S. L.; Doerge, D. R.; Helferich, W. G.; Sepehr, E.; Chittiboyina, A. G.; Rotte, S. C. K.; Smillie, T. J.; Khan, I. A.; Korol, D. L.; Schantz, S. L., The Effects of Dietary Treatment with S-Equol on Learning and Memory Processes in Middle-Aged Ovariectomized Rats. Neurotoxicology and Teratology 2014, 41, 80-88, DOI: 10.1016/

    • Sadowski, R. N.; Park, P.; Neese, S. L.; Ferguson, D. C.; Schantz, S. L.; Juraska, J. M., Effects of Perinatal Bisphenol a Exposure During Early Development on Radial Arm Maze Behavior in Adult Male and Female Rats. Neurotoxicology and Teratology 2014, 42, 17-24, DOI: 10.1016/Intt.2014.01.002.

    • Strakovsky, R. S.; Lezmi, S.; Flaws, J. A.; Schantz, S. L.; Pan, Y. X.; Helferich, W. G., Genistein Exposure During the Early Postnatal Period Favors the Development of Obesity in Female, but Not Male Rats. Toxicological Sciences 2014, 138, (1), 161-174, DOI: 10.1093/toxsci/kft331.

  • 2013
    • Poon, E., Monaikul, S., Kostyniak, PJ, Chi, LH, Schantz, SL and Sable, HJ. (2013) Developmental exposure to polychlorinated bihphenyls reduces amphetamine behavioral sensitization in Long Evans Rats. Neurotoxicology and Teratology 38:6-12.

    • Neese, S. L.; Bandara, S. B.; Schantz, S. L., Working Memory in Bisphenol-A Treated Middle-Aged Ovariectomized Rats. Neurotoxicology and Teratology 2013, 35, 46-53.

    • Neese, S. L.; Korol, D. L.; Schantz, S. L., Voluntary Exercise Impairs Initial Delayed Spatial Alternation Performance in Estradiol Treated Ovariectomized Middle-Aged Rats. Hormones and Behavior 2013, 64, (4), 579-588, DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2013.08.008.

    • Turner, R. T.; Iwaniec, U. T.; Andrade, J. E.; Branscum, A. J.; Neese, S. L.; Olson, D. A.; Wagner, L.; Wang, V. C.; Schantz, S. L.; Helferich, W. G., Genistein Administered as a Once-Daily Oral Supplement Had No Beneficial Effect on the Tibia in Rat Models for Postmenopausal Bone Loss. Menopause-the Journal of the North American Menopause Society 2013, 20, (6), 677-686, DOI: 10.1097/GME.0b013e31827d44df.

  • 2012
    • Paule, M.G., Green, L., Myerson, J., Alvarado, M., Bachevalier, J., Schneider, J.S. and Schantz, S.L. (2012) Behavioral toxicology of cognition: Extrapolation from experimental animal models to humans. Neurotoxicology and Teratology; 34:263-73.

    • Pisani, S. L.; Neese, S. L.; Doerge, D. R.; Helferich, W. G.; Schantz, S. L.; Korol, D. L., Acute Genistein Treatment Mimics the Effects of Estradiol by Enhancing Place Learning and Impairing Response Learning in Young Adult Female Rats. Hormones and Behavior 2012, 62, (4), 491-499.

    • Neese, S.L., Bandara, S.B.., Doerge, D.R., Woodling, K.A., Andrade, J.E., Helferich, W.G., Korol, D.L., Schantz, S.L. (2012). Effects of multiple daily genistein doses on executive function in middle-aged rats. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 34, 187-195.

  • 2011
    • Poon E, Powers BE, McAlonan RM, Ferguson DC, and Schantz, SL (2011) Effects of developmental exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and/or polybrominated diphenyl ethers on cochlear function. Toxicological Sciences, 124, 161-168.

  • 2010
    • Eubig, P.A., Aguiar, A. and Schantz, S.L. (2010) Lead and PCBs as risk factors for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Environmental Health Perspectives, 118:1654-67.


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