Erik B. Berda

Phone: (603) 862-1762
Office: Chemistry, Parsons Hall Rm N227, Durham, NH 03824
Erik B. Berda


  • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, University of Florida
  • B.S., Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University

Courses Taught

  • CHEM 547: Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 548: Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 550: Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • CHEM 696: Independent Study
  • CHEM 699: Thesis
  • CHEM 777: Adv Syth and Char
  • CHEM 802: Critical and Creative Thinking
  • INCO 590: Rsrch Exp/Chemistry
  • INCO 790: Rsrch Exp/Chemistry

Selected Publications

Hanlon, A. M., Chen, R., Rodriguez, K. J., Willis, C., Dickinson, J. G., Cashman, M., & Berda, E. B. (2017). Scalable Synthesis of Single-Chain Nanoparticles under Mild Conditions. Macromolecules, 50(7), 2996-3003. doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.7b00497

Cole, J. P., Hanlon, A. M., Rodriguez, K. J., & Berda, E. B. (2017). Protein-like structure and activity in synthetic polymers. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 55(2), 191-206. doi:10.1002/pola.28378

Hanlon, A. M., Martin, I., Bright, E. R., Chouinard, J., Rodriguez, K. J., Patenotte, G. E., & Berda, E. B. (2017). Exploring structural effects in single-chain “folding” mediated by intramolecular thermal Diels–Alder chemistry. Polymer Chemistry, 8(34), 5120-5128. doi:10.1039/C7PY00320J

Yan, Y., Li, F., Hanlon, A. M., Berda, E. B., Liu, X., Wang, C., & Chao, D. (2017). Electrochemical performance of electroactive poly(amic acid)-Cu 2+ composites. Applied Surface Science, 392, 1-7. doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2016.09.012

Cole, J. P., Lessard, J. J., Rodriguez, K. J., Hanlon, A. M., Reville, E. K., Mancinelli, J. P., & Berda, E. B. (2017). Single-chain nanoparticles containing sequence-defined segments: using primary structure control to promote secondary and tertiary structures in synthetic protein mimics. Polymer Chemistry, 8(38), 5829-5835. doi:10.1039/C7PY01133D

Hanlon, A. M., Lyon, C. K., & Berda, E. B. (2016). What Is Next in Single-Chain Nanoparticles?. Macromolecules, 49(1), 2-14. doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.5b01456

Lyon, C. K., Prasher, A., Hanlon, A. M., Tuten, B. T., Tooley, C. A., Frank, P. G., & Berda, E. B. (2015). A brief user's guide to single-chain nanoparticles. Polymer Chemistry, 6(2), 181-197. doi:10.1039/C4PY01217H

Tuten, B. T., Chao, D., Lyon, C. K., & Berda, E. B. (2012). Single-chain polymer nanoparticles via reversible disulfide bridges. Polymer Chemistry, 3(11), 3068. doi:10.1039/c2py20308a

Berda, E. B., Foster, E. J., & Meijer, E. W. (2010). Toward Controlling Folding in Synthetic Polymers: Fabricating and Characterizing Supramolecular Single-Chain Nanoparticles. Macromolecules, 43(3), 1430-1437. doi:10.1021/ma902393h

Foster, E. J., Berda, E. B., & Meijer, E. W. (2009). Metastable Supramolecular Polymer Nanoparticles via Intramolecular Collapse of Single Polymer Chains. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 131(20), 6964-6966. doi:10.1021/ja901687d

Most Cited Publications