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with REU Students as Co-authors

2017

Sharma, M.; Ticho, A.; Samankumara, L.; Zeller, M.; Brückner, C. ‘Conformational Landscapes of M(II) Porphyrinato, Chlorinato, and Morpholinochlorinato Complexes’ Inorg. Chem. 2017, accepted for publication.

Lalisse, R.; Guberman-Pfeffer, M.; Gascon, J.; Bruekner, C. DFT Analysis if various porpholactone isomers. Abstracts of Papers 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA, United States, April 2-6, 2017, CHED-903.

Ripplinger, T.; Zhao, J. ;Thota, S. Aspect ratio dependent growth mechanism revealed in gold nanorod synthesis, Abstracts of Papers 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA, United States, April 2-6, 2017, PROF-45.

Hatfield, B.; Puglia; Kumar, C. Green graphene-in-a-blender: Facile and simple method for the production of high quality 2-dimensional materials. Abstracts of Papers 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA, United States, April 2-6, 2017, CHED-1654.

2016

Hyland, M. A.; Hewage, N.; Panther, K.; Nimthong-Roldán, A.; Zeller, M.; Samaraweera, M.; Gascón, J. A.; Brückner, C. ‘Chromene-annulated Bacteriochlorins’ J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 3603–3618.

Archambault, C. M. ; Leadbeater, N. E. A benchtop NMR spectrometer as a tool for monitoring mesoscale continuous-flow organic synthesis: equipment interface and assessment in four organic transformations, RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 101171-101177.

Shin, H.; Rutledge, K. M.; Lawrence, J. M.; Peczuh, M. W. Synthesis of a new alpha-substituted [13]macrodilactone. POSTER 429 at the 44th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, June 11, 2016, Mt. St. Vincent College, Riverdale, NY.

Alexander, K. A.; Paulhus, E. A.; Lazarus, G. M. L.; Leadbeater, N. E. Exploring the reactivity of a ruthenium complex in the metathesis of biorenewable feedstocks to generate value-added chemicals, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2016, 812, 74-80

Liu, B.; Yao, H.; Daniels, R.; Song, W.; Zheng, H.; Jin, L.; Suib, S. L., He, J. A facile synthesis of Fe3C@mesoporous carbon nitride nanospheres with superior electrocatalytic activity, Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 5441-5445

Villaseñor, A.; Samaraweera, M.; Jolin, W.; Vasudevan, D.; MacKay, A.;  Gascón, J. A. Use on Implicit Solvation in the Prediction of Sorption Free Energies of Cationic Aromatic Amines on Montmorillonite: A Linear Interaction Energy Method. Poster presentation at ACS 2016 Spring National Meeting, San Diego, CA, Marh 13-15, 2016.

Guberman-Pfeffer, M. J.; Ulcickas, J.; Gascón, J. A. Connectivity-Based Biocompatible Force Field for Thiolated Gold Nanoclusters. J. Phys. Chem. C 2015 119:27804–27812.

Chamberland, A.; Chennamadhavuni, D.; Howell, A. R. Efforts Towards the Formal Synthesis of Laureatin. Poster presentation at ACS 2016 Spring National Meeting, San Diego, CA, Marh 13-15, 2016.

2015

Knopf, K.; Leadbeater, N. E. Preparation of Silver Nanoparticles under Continuous Flow Conditions, Application Note 40, Vapourtec Ltd, 2015

Pattammattel, A.; Williams, C. L.; Pande, P.; Tsui, W. G. ; Basu, A. K. ; Kumar, C. V. Biological relevance of oxidative debris present in as-prepared graphene oxide, RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 59364-59372

Wax, T. , Dey, S. , Chen, S. , Salamon, S., and Zhao, J. The Effect of Varying Excitation Wavelength on the Exciton-Plasmon Interactions in Gold/Silica/Quantum Dot Nanostructures. Poster presentation at MRS 2015 Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov 29-Dec 4, 2015.

Miller, J.; Dey, S.; Zhao, J. “Synthesis and Characterization of CdSSe Alloyed Quantum Dots and Silica Shell Coating” Presentation at Youngstown State University QUEST Conference, April 7, 2015.

Miller, J.; Dey, S.; Zhao, J. “Synthesis and Characterization of CdSSe Alloyed Quantum Dots and Silica Shell Coating” Presentation at ACS Penn-Ohio Border Section Regional Conference*, April 17, 2015. * Best presentation of the conference.

Bakshi, S.; Satterwhite, J.; Phadke, G.; Rusling, J. F. “A Microfluidic Immunosensor for Online Capture and Detection of Protein Cancer Biomarker CD-62L” Poster at the Northeastern Regional Meeting of the ACS (NERM), June 2015, Ithaca, NY.

Bishop, G. W. ; Satterwhite, J. E.; Bhakta, S.; Kadimisetty, K;  Gillette K. M.; Chen, E.; Rusling, J. F. 3D-Printed Fluidic Devices for Nanoparticle Preparation and Flow-Injection Amperometry using Integrated Prussian Blue Nanoparticle-Modified Electrodes, Anal. Chem. 2015, 87, 5437–5443.

2014

Ma, J.; Vannam, R.; Terwilliger, D. T.; Peczuh, M. W. ‘Synthesis, structure and reactivity of a macrocyclic imine: aza-[13]-macrodiolides’ Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, ASAP DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tetlet.2014.05.081.

Svetlana, G.; Gascon, J. A. ‘Molecular simulations of intermolecular hydrogen bond arrangements in [Au25(Aib)18]-1 clusters’ Poster 21006, Student Chapter Poster Session. 247th ACS National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 17-21, 2014.

Planas-Fontánez, T. M.; Ng’ang’a, J.; Samanamu, C. ; Mullick, K.; Angeles-Boza, A. ‘Rhenium (I) complexes for CO2 reduction’ Poster CHED 856, 247th ACS National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 16-20, 2014.

 

2013

Dailey, M.; Banerjee, S.; Gascon, J. A. ‘Force field development for thiolated gold nanoclusters’. Poster 313, Comp. Division. 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 7-11, 2013.

4Osambo, J.; Seitz , W. R.; Kennedy, D. P.; Planalp, R. P.; Jones, A.M.; Jackson, R. K.; Burdette, S. ‘Fluorescent Ratiometric Indicators Based on Cu(II)-Induced Changes in Poly(NIPAM) Microparticle Volume’ Sensors 2013, 13, 1341-1352.

McGarry, K.; Stromer, B.; Yang,Y.; Lin,Y.; Kumar, C. V. ‘Photocleavage of Cyclic Calmodulin Protein Using N-(l-Phenylalanine)-4-(1-pyrene) butyramide’ Poster BIOL 15197, 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 7-11, 2013.

Santiago, A. A.; Hire, C. H.; Adamson, D. H. ‘Synthesis of silica tubes using electrospun fibers of polymer mimic of silicatein-α’ Poster CHED 1331, 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 7-11, 2013.

Santiago, A. A.; Hire, C. H.; Adamson, D. H. ‘Synthesis of silicatein-α mimic for the formation of silica’ Poster CHED 1330, 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 7-11, 2013.

Tandjigora, K.; Peczuh, M. W. ‘Can natural enzymes use septanoses as substrates?’ Poster CARB 10234, 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 7-11, 2013.

Melchor, M.; Pahalagedara, L.; Suib, S. L. ‘Fly ash based heterogeneous catalysis: Degradation of dye from waste water’ Poster INOR 11756, 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 7-11, 2013.

 

2012

Yao, S.; Jones, A. M.; Du J.; Jackson, R. K.; Massing, J. O.; Kennedy, D.K.; Bencivenga N.E.; Planalp, R.P.; Burdette, S.C.; Seitz, W.R. ‘Intermolecular Approach to Metal Iion Indicators Based on Polymer Phase Transitions Coupled to Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer’ Analyst, 2012, 137, 4734-4741.

Gwizdala, C.; Signh, C. V.; Friss, T. R.; MacDonald, J. C.; Burdette, S. ‘Quantifying Factors that Influence Metal Ion Release in Photocaged Complexes using ZinCast Derivatives’ Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 8162–8174.

Samankumara, L. P.; Wells, S.; Zeller, M.; Acuña, A. M.; Röder, B.; Brückner, C. ‘Expanded Bacteriochlorins’ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 5757–5760.

Ticho, A.; Samankumara, L.; Zeller, M.; Brückner, C. ‘Metallomorpholino-chlorins: Mapping the Conformational Space of Morpholinochlorins’ Poster CHED 804, 243th ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 25-29, 2012

Samankumara, L.; Wells, S.; Zeller, M.; Brückner, C. ‘Expanded Bacterio-chlorins’ Poster ORGN 850, 243th ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 25-29, 2012.

Metz, J. N.; Jin, L.; Kuo, C.; Suib, S. L. ‘Novel Solid Nano-particles for Low Temperature Selective Synthesis of Methyl Levulinate from Carbohydrates and Biomass Resources’ Poster CHED 778, 243th ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 25-29, 2012.

 

2011

5Akhigbe, J.; Peters, M. G.; Zeller, M.; Brückner, C., ‘Unexpected Ring-closure Reactions of meso-Tetraphenylsecochlorin Bisaldehyde and Hydroxylamine’ Org. Biolmol. Chem. 2011, 9, 2306–2313.

Green, J.; Deshmukh, Zhou, Y.; Ahn, S.-k.; Kasi. R. M. ‘An Overview of Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization with Liquid Crystalline Side-Chain Monomers’ Poster 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 27-31, 2011.

Bento, J.; Hire, C.; Adamson, D. ‘Directed Ceramic Condensation via Silicatein-inspired Block Copolymers’ Poster 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 27-31, 2011.

Hire, C. C.; Bento, J.; Macek, G; Adamson, D.H. ‘Low Temperature and Neutral pH Templated Condensation of Ceramics by a Biomimetic Non-peptide Block Copolymers’ 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 27-31, 2011 (PMSE-16)

Hire, C.C.; Bento, J.; Huang, H.; Adamson, D. H. ‘Silicatein alpha-Inspired Block Copolymer for Condensation of Ceramics’ 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 27-31, 2011 (PMSE-94).

 

2010

LaFountain, A.; Kaligotla, S.; Cawley, S.; Riedl, K.; Schwartz, S.; Frank, H. A.; Prum, R. ‘ Novel Methoxy-carotenoids from the Burgundy Colored Plumage of the Pompdador Cotinga Xipholena punicea‘ Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 2010, 504(1), 142-153.

Kaligotla, S., Doyle, S.; Niedzwiedzki, D. M.; Hasegawa, S.; Kajikawa, T.; Katsumara, S.; Frank, H. A. ‘Triplet State Spectra and Dynamics of Peridinin Analogues Having Different Extents of π-Electron Conjugation’ Photosyn. Res. 2010, 103, 167-174.

Magpusao, A. N.; Desmond, R. T.; Billings, K. J.; Fenteany, G; Peczuh, M. W. ‘Synthesis and Evaluation of Antimigratory and Antiproliferative Activities of Lipid-linked [13]-Macrodilactones’ Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2010, 20(18), 5472-5476.

Bandara, H. M. D.; Friss, T. R.; Enriquez, M. M.; Isley, W.; Incarvito, C.; Frank, H. A.; Gascon, J.; Burdette, S. C “Proof for the Concerted Inversion Mechanism in the trans→cis Isomerization of Azobenzene Using Hydrogen Bonding To Induce Isomer Locking” J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 4817–4827.

Khalil, G. E.; Daddario, P.; Lau, K. S. F.; Imtiaz, S.; King, M.; Gouterman, M.; Sidelev, A.; Ghandehari, M.; Brückner, C. ‘Oxazolochlorin. 3. meso-Tetraarylporpholactones as High pH Sensors’ Analyst 2010, 135, 2125–2131.

DeBlase, C.; Leadbeater, N. E. “Ligand-free CuI-catalyzed cyanation of aryl halides using K4[Fe(CN)6] as cyanide source and water as solvent” Tetrahedron, 2010, 66, 1098-1101.

Khalili, M.; Howell, A. R.; Camara, K. ‘Total Synthesis of a Series of Carbohydrate-modified Analogues of KRN7000’ Oral Presentation NERM-68, 37th Northeast Regional Meeting of the ACS, Potsdam, NY, June 2-5, 2010.

Peters, G. M.; Akhigbe, J.; Brückner, C. ‘Synthesis of meso-Tetraphenyloxadiazepinonochlorins and its Metal Complexes: Chlorin-like Chromophores Containing a Seven-membered Ring’, Poster (CHED #1087.5), 239th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 21-25, 2010.

Rizzuto, A. M.; Espinal, A. E.; King’ondu, C.; Suib, S. L. “Preparation and Testing of Spinel-type Materials as Heterogeneous Catalysts for Biodiesel Production” Poster (CHED #1087.5), 239th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 21-25, 2010.

DeBlase, C.; Leadbeater, N. E. “Ligand-free CuI-catalyzed Cyanation of Aryl Halides Using K4[Fe(CN)6] as Cyanide Source and Water as Solvent” Poster (ORG #1064), 239th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 21-25, 2010.

DeBlase, C.; Leadbeater, N. E. “Ligand-free CuI-catalyzed Cyanation of Aryl Halides Using K4[Fe(CN)6] as Cyanide Source and Water as Solvent” Poster, Mid-Hudson Regional ACS Meeting, Spring 2010.

Fata H. Kuodoro was acknowledged in: Diego, P. A.; Bajrami, B.; Jiang, H.; Gascon, J. A.; Yao, X. “Site-Preferential Dissociation of Peptides with Active Chemical Modification for Improving Fragment Ion Detection” Anal. Chem. 2010, 82, 23-27.

 

2009

3Asandei, A. D.; Yu, H. S; Adebolu, O.; Simpson, C. P.; Duong, O. “Effect of Halide Initiator Structure on Cp2TiCl Controlled Radical Isoprene Polymerizations” Polym. Mater.: Sci. Eng. 2009, 100, 366-367.

Ryppa, C.; Niedzwiedzki, D.; Morozowich, N. L.; Srikanth, R.; Zeller, M.; Frank, H. A.; Brückner, C. “Stepwise Conversion of Two Pyrrole Moieties of Octaethylporphyrin to Pyridin-3-ones: Synthesis and Mass Spectral and Photophysical Properties of Mono and Bis(oxypyri)porphyrins” Chem.—Eur. J.2009, 15(23), 5749-5762.

Colis, L. C.; Chakraborti, D.; Hilario, P.; McCarty, C.; Basu, A. K. “Synthesis of Oligonucleotides Containing 2′-Deoxyguanosine Adducts of Nitropyrenes”Nucleosides Nucleotides & Nucleic Acids 2009, 28, 67-77.

Avery, K. B.; Devine, W. G.; Kormos, C. M.; Leadbeater, N. E. “Use of a silicon carbide multi-well plate in conjunction with microwave heating for rapid ligand synthesis, formation of palladium complexes and catalyst screening in a Suzuki coupling” Tetrahedron Lett., 2009, 50(24), 2851-2853.

Camara, K.; Khalili, M.; Howell, A. R. “Synthesis of a carbohydrate-modified analog of KRN7000” Poster (CHED-884), 237th ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, United States, March 22-26, 2009.

Blakeley, B. D.; Duff, M.; Kumar, C. V. “Biocatalysts in Hollow Microspheres”, Poster (CHED-689), 237th ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, United States, March 22-26, 2009.

Frazier, K.; Schmink, J. R.; Leadbeater, N. E “Development of Raman Spectroscopy as a Tool for Monitoring Organic Reactions”. Poster (CHED-752), 237th ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, United States, March 22-26, 2009.

Kumar, C. V.; Deshapriya, Inoka; Duff, Michael, Jr.; Mudhivarthi, Vamsi; Blakeley, Brett “Synthesis, Characterization and Features of Novel Enzyme-Metal Phosphate Nanoparticles” Oral Presentation, (NERM-108), 36th Northeast Regional Meeting of the ACS, Hartford, CT, United States, October 7-10, 2009.

Clarke, K. T.; Russ, M.; Howell, A. R.; Liang, Y. “The Cross Metathesis of α-Methylene-β-lactams” Oral Presentation at Beta Kappa Chi and National Institute of Science Joint Annual Meeting in Spring 2009 (Krystle won a first place prize in the Undergrad Oral Presentation Chemistry Section).

 

2008

Cataldo, V.; Vaze, A.; Rusling, J. F. “Improved Detection Limit and Stability of Amperometric Carbon Nanotube-based Immunosensors by Crosslinking Antibodies with Polylysine” Electroanalysis 2008, 20(2), 115-122.

Frazier, K. M.; Schmink, J. R.; Leadbeater, N. E. “Development of Raman Spectroscopy as a Tool for Monitoring Organic Reactions” Oral Presentation and Poster, PSLSAMP (Peach State Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation) National Symposium and Research Conference
Savannah, GA, Nov. 13-15, 2008. (won 1st place in Chemistry oral competition and 2nd place in Chemistry poster competition)

Frazier, K. M.; Schmink, J. R.; Leadbeater, N. E. “Development of Raman Spectroscopy as a Tool for Monitoring Organic Reactions” Poster, ABRCMS (Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students) National Research Conference, Orlando, FL, Nov. 5-8, 2008. (won most outstanding presentation in Chemical Sciences poster competition)

Frazier, K. M.; Schmink, J. R.; Leadbeater, N. E. “Development of Raman Spectroscopy as a Tool for Monitoring Organic Reactions” Oral Presentation, HBCU-UP (Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program) National Research Conference, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 23-26, 2008. (won 1st place in Chemistry and Chemical Sciences oral competition)

Clarke, K. T.; Russ, M.; Howell, A. R.; Liang, Y. “The Cross Metathesis of α-Methylene-β-lactams” Poster (SWRM-361), 64th Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Little Rock, AR, United States, October 1-4 (2008).

 

2007

2Castro, S.; Cherney, E. C.; Peczuh, M. W. “Synthesis of Substituted Septanosyl 1,2,3-Triazoles” Carbohydrate Res., 2007, 342, 1366-1372.

Amore, K. M.; Leadbeater, N. E. “Microwave-promoted esterification reactions: optimization and scale-up” Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2007, 28(4), 473-477.

Raju, R.; Allen, L. J.; Le, T.; Taylor, C. D.; Howell, A. R. “Cross Metathesis of alpha-Methylene Lactones II: gamma- and delta-Lactones” Org. Lett. 2007, 9(9), 1699-1701.

Zarate, G.; Akhigbe, J.; Lei, Y.; Brückner, C. ‘Differentiation of Nitroaromatics by a Library of Porphyrinoids Towards an Electronic Nose’ Poster, Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Austin, TX, U.S.A., Nov. 7-10.

Zarate, G.; Akhigbe, J.; Lei, Y.; Brückner, C. ‘Differentiation of Nitroaromatics by a Library of Porphyrinoids Towards an Electronic Nose’ Poster, SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science) National Conference, Kansas, MO, U.S.A., Oct. 11-14, 2007.

Osambo, J. O.; Seitz, R. W.; Burdette, Shawn; Planalp, R.; Kennedy, D.; Atkinson, A. “Fluorescent ratiometric indicators for transition metal ions: A general approach” Poster (ANYL-141), 234th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, U.S.A., Aug. 19-23, 2007.

Planalp, R. P.; Kennedy, D. P.; Osambo, J. O.; Seitz, W. R.; Atkinson, A.; Burdette, S. C. “Synthesis of weakly-chelating monomers and copolymerization with N-isopropylacrylamide to provide ratiometric metal ion sensing polymers” Oral Presentation (ANYL-438), 234th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, U.S.A., Aug. 19-23, 2007.

Raju, R.; Thakur, M.; Howell, A. R.; “Olefin Cross Metathesis of Enones Catalyzed by Ruthenium Complexes”, Poster (CHED #630), 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, U.S.A., Mar. 25-29, 2007.

Morozowich, N.; Ryppa, C.; Brückner, C. “Conversion of Free Base Octaethylporphyrins to Oxypyriporphyrins” Poster (CHED #545), 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, U.S.A., Mar. 25-29, 2007.

Amore, K. M.; Leadbeater, N. E. “Microwave-promoted esterification reactions: Optimization and scale-up” Poster (CHED #614), 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, U.S.A., Mar. 25-29, 2007.

King, M.; Crundwell, G.; Brückner, C. “Relative Basicity of Porpholactones” Poster (CHED #1236), 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, U.S.A., Mar. 25-29, 2007.

Cherney, E.; Peczuh, M. W. “Inhibition of beta-N-Acetylglucosaminidase by Substituted Septanose Triazoles” Poster (CHED #1338), 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, U.S.A., Mar. 25-29, 2007.

Ly, M.; Balram, S.; Palermo, T.; Cleveland, D.; Michel, R. G. “Quantification of Zinc in Metallothionein Standards Using High Pressure Exclusion Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry’ Poster (CHED #356), 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, U.S.A., Mar. 25-29, 2007.

Pehratovic, H.; Bhambhani, A.; Kumar, C. V. “Surface Plasmon Resonance Studies: A Step Toward Understanding Protein-Solid Interactions” Poster (CHED #1246), 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, U.S.A., Mar. 25-29, 2007.

Allen, L. J.; Raju, R.; Thakur, M.; Howell, A. R.; “Olefin Cross Metathesis of Enones Catalyzed by Ruthenium Complexes”, Poster (CHED #630), 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, U.S.A., Mar. 25-29, 2007.

Mitchell, R. R.; Suib, S. L.; Crundwell, G. “Continuous Process for the Microwave Synthesis of Manganese Oxides” Poster (CHED #1193), 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, U.S.A., Mar. 25-29, 2007.

 

2006

Schiaffo, C. (Advisor Mark Peczuh) “Improving Oxepine:Glycal Selectivity in the Ring Closing Metathesis Route to Carbohydrate” Journal of Young Investigators 2006, 15(5), October 2006.

Jankolovits, J. (Advisor Xudong Yao) “Studying pH Dependence of a Peptide Modification with an N-Hydroxysuccinimide Ester Using Mass Spectrometry” Journal of Young Investigators 2006, 15(5), October 2006.

Brückner, C., Foss, P. C. D.; Sullivan, J. O.; Pelto, R.; Zeller, M.; Birge, R. R.; Crundwell, G.; “Origin of the Bathochromically Shifted Optical Spectra of meso-Tetrakis-2- and 3-thienylporphyrins as Compared to meso-Tetrakisphenylporphyrin” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2006, 8(20), 2402 – 2412.

Giudici, R., K.Utzat, E. Trosell, R. K. Bohn, “The rotational spectrum and heavy-atom-planar structure of propargyl benzene (3-phenyl-1-propyne)” J. Mol. Struct. 2006, 786, 65-67.

Maeda, A., F. C. De Lucia, E. Herbst, E. Trosell, J. Riccobono, R. K. Bohn, “The millimeter- and submillimeter-wave spectrum of the Gt conformer of n-propanol” Astrophys. J., Supp. Series 2006, 162(2), 428-435.

Hudspeth, E.D., Cleveland, D., Batchler, K.L., Nguyen, P.A., Feaser, T.L., Quattrochi, L.E., Morenz, J., Balram, S. A., Michel, R. G. “Teaching Raman spectroscopy in both the undergraduate classroom and the laboratory with a portable Raman instrument”Spectrosc. Lett. 2006, 39(1), 99-115.

Cantalupo, S.A., Salvati, H., McBurney, B., Raju, R., Glagovich, N. M., Crundwell, G. “Crystal structures and packing motifs of 2,3-diphenylquinoxaline and 2,3-diphenylbenzo[g]quinoxaline” J. Chem. Cryst. 2006, 36(1), 17-24.

Chanthavong, F., Leadbeater, N. E. “The application of organic bases in microwave-promoted Suzuki coupling reactions in water” Tetrahedron Lett., 2006, 47, 1909.

Amore, K. M., Leadbeater N.E., Miller, T.A., Schmink, J. R. Amore, K. M., Leadbeater N.E., Miller, T.A., Schmink, J. R. “Fast, easy, solvent-free, microwave-promoted Michael addition of anilines to alpha-beta-unsaturated alkenes: Synthesis of N-aryl functionalized beta-amino esters and acids” Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 8583-8586.

Ilagan, R. P., Chapp, T. W., Hiller, R. G., Sharples, F. P., Polívka, T., Frank, H. A. “Light-harvesting by pigment-reconstituted peridinin-chlorophyll proteins” Photosyn. Res. 2006, 90, 5-15.

In addition, the campus REU programs have submitted contributions to the Journal of Young Investigators (http://www.jyi.org) that were published in 2006, Volume 15, Issue 5 as part of a special UConn REU section of this online journal.

Churchill, G., Yeager, J., Bohn, R. “Conformations of Substituted Acetylenes” EUCMOS XXVIII (EUropean Conference on MOlecular Spectroscopy) Istanbul, Turkey, September, 2006.

Stull, J. A., Niedzwiedzki, D., Frank, H.A. “Mechanism of short term adaptation of plants to high light stress: Steady state and time-resolved transient absorption spectroscopy of spinach thylakoids having different xanthophyll pigment composition” 231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March, 2006.

Bobbitt, J.M., Bartelson, A. “Oxoammonium Salts: Ene-Like Addition to Alkenes and Other Novel Chemistry” 232nd National Meeting, American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, September 2006.

 

2005

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAYang, Z., Colis, L.C., Basu, A.K., and Zou, Y. “Recognition and incision of gamma-radiation-induced cross-linked guanine-thymine tandem lesion G[8,5-Me]T by UvrABC nuclease” Chem. Res. Toxicol. 2005, 18, 1339-1346.

Ilagan, R. P., Christensen, R. L., Chapp, T. W., Gibson, G. N., Pascher, T., Polívka, T., Frank, H. A. “Femtosecond time-resolved absorption spectroscopy of astaxanthin in solution and in alpha-crustacyanin.” J. Phys. Chem. A 2005, 109, 3120-3127.

Arvela, R. K., Leadbeater, N. E.; Sangi, M. S., Williams, V. A., Granados, P., Singer, R. D. “A reassessment of the transition-metal free Suzuki-type coupling methodology” J. Org. Chem., 2005, 70, 1786.

Lara, K. K.; Rinaldo, C. R.; Brückner, C. “Synthesis of meso-Tetraaryl-2,3-diol-dithiachlorins their Pyrrole-modified Derivatives: A Spectroscopic Comparison to their All-aza-analogues’ ” Tetrahedron 2005, 61(9), 2529-2539.

Chanthavong, F., Leadbeater, N. E. “The application of organic bases in microwave-promoted Suzuki coupling reactions in water” North Eastern Regional Meeting (NERM) of the ACS, Fairfield, CT, August, 2005.

McGeigan, K., Kumar, C. V. “SPR Spectroscopy of Proteins Bound to Solids” North Eastern Regional Meeting (NERM) of the ACS, Fairfield, CT, August, 2005.

Bobbitt, J.M., Bartelson, A. “Oxoammonium Salts: Tandem Reactions and Novel Chemistry” 6th Tetrahedron Symposium, Bordeau, France, June 2005.

Ilagan, R. P., Chapp, T. W., Hiller, R. G., Sharples, F. P., Polivka, T., Frank, H. A. “Spectroscopic studies of the Pigment-Reconstituted Constructs of Peridinin-Chlorophyll ?-Protein from Amphidium carterae” Eastern Regional Photosynthesis Meeting, Woods Hole, MA, 2005.

Ilagan, R.P., Chapp, T. W., Hiller, R. G., Sharples, F. P., Polivka, T., Frank, H. A. “Spectroscopic Studies of the Native and Recombinant Pigment-Reconstituted Constructs of Peridinin-Chlorophyll ?-Protein from Amphidinium carterae” R. T. Major Symposium Storrs, CT, April, 2005.

Ilagan, R. P., Chapp, T. W.; Sharples, F. P., Polivka, T., Frank, H. A.”Spectroscopic studies of native and recombinant pigment-reconstituted constructs of peridinin-chlorophyll ?-protein from Amphidinium carterae” Biophysical Society Meeting, Long Beach, CA, 2005.

Frank, H. A., Ilagan, R. P., Christensen, R. L., Chapp, T., Gibson, G. N., Pascher, T., Polivka, T. “Femtosecond absorption spectroscopy of astaxanthin and ?-crustacyanin” Fourteenth International Symposium on Carotenoids, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 2005.

 

2004

C. V. Kumar, C.V., Bhambhani, A., Hnatiuk. N. “Zr(IV)Phosphates/Phosphonates. Handbook of Layered Materials”, Eds. K. Carrado, P. Dutta, and S. Auerbach, Marcel Dekker: New York (2004).

Belizzi, M.; Foss, P. C. D.; Pelto, R.; Crundwell, G.; Brückner, C.; Updegraff III, J. B.; Zeller, M.; Hunter, A. D. “Crystal Structure of 5,10,15,20-Tetrakis(5’-methylthien-2’-yl)porphyrin, C40H30N4S4 ” Z. Kristallogr. NCS 2004, 219, 129-131.

Ilagan, R. P., Van Dyke, A. R., Gibson, G. N., Lin, S., Katilius, E., Frank, H.A. “Femtosecond Time-resolved absorption spectroscopic studies of excitation energy transfer from the carotenoid to the primary donor in bacterial reaction centers” Eastern Regional Photosynthesis Meeting, Woods Hole, MA, 2004.

 

2003

Shima, S., Ilagan, R. P., Gillespie, N., Sommer, B. J., Hiller R. G., Sharples, F. P., Frank, H. A., Birge, R. R. “Two-photon and fluorescence spectroscopy and the effect of environment on the photochemical properties of peridinin in solution and in the peridinin-chlorophyll-protein from Amphidinium carterae.” J. Phys. Chem. A 2003, 107, 8052-8066.

Brückner, C. , McCarthy, J. R., Daniell, H. W., Pendon, Z. D., Ilagan, R. P., Francis, T. M., Ren, L. , Birge, R. R. Frank, H. A. “A spectroscopic and computational study of the singlet and triplet excited states of synthetic ß-functionalized chlorins.” Chem. Phys. 2003, 294, 285–303.

Lara, K.; Rinaldo, C. K.; Brückner, C. “meso-Tetraaryl-7,8-dihydroxydithiachlorins: First Examples of Heterochlorins” Tetrahedron Lett. 2003, 44(42), 7793-7797.

Martínez, I; Andrews, A. E.; Emch, J. D.; Ndakala, A. J.;Wang, J. “Unusual, Strained Heterocyles: 3-Alkylidene-2-methyleneoxetanes from Morita-Baylis-Hillman-type Adducts,”Org. Lett. 2003, 5(4), 399-402.

Daniell, H. W.; Williams, S.; Jenkins, H. A.; Brückner, C. “Oxidation of meso-Tetraphenyl-2,3-dihydroxy-2,3-chlorin: Simplified Synthesis of ß,ß’-Dioxochlorin” Tetrahedron Lett.2003, 44, 4045-4049.

Brückner, C.; Barta, C. A.; Briñas R.P.; Krause Bauer, J.A. “Synthesis and Structure of [meso-Tetraarylcorrolato]Ag(III)” Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42(5), 1673-1680.

Schuster, J.; Lim, N.C.; Brückner, C.; Yao, L.; Freake, H.C. “Fluorescent Sensors for Intracellular Zinc” Poster Presentation (INOR #160), 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, U.S.A., Mar. 27-23, 2003.

 

2002

Stchur, P.; Cleveland, D.; Zhou, J.; Michel, R.G. “A Review of Recent Applications of Near Infrared Spectroscopy, and of the Characteristics of a Novel PbS CCD Array-Based Near-Infrared Spectrometer” Appl. Spectrosc. Rev. 2002, 37(4), 383-428.

Smith, M.B.; Guo, L.; Okeyo, S.; Stenzel, J.; Yanella, J.; LaChapelle, E.”Regioselectiove One-Pot Bromination of Aromatic Amines” Org. Lett. 2002, 4, 2321-2324.

Kumar, C.V.; Bhambhani, A.; Hnatiuk, N. “Zr(IV)Phosphates/Phosphonates: Catalytic applications” in Handbook of Layered Materials, Eds. K. Carrado, P. Dutta, and S. Auerbach, Marcel Dekker: New York (2002).

Brückner, C.; Barta, C.A.; Kite, B.J.; Briñas, R.P. “Synthesis and Spectroscopy of Cu(III) and Ag(III) meso-Triarylcorrolato Complexes” Oral Presentation (INOR #654), 224th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, U.S.A., Aug. 18-22, 2002.

Brückner, C.; Barta, C.A.; Briñas, R.P. “Synthesis and Properties of [meso-Triarylcorrolato]Ag(III)” Poster (P-268) 2nd International Conference on Porphyrins and Phtalocyanines (ICPP-2), Kyoto, Japan, June 30-July 5, 2002.

Cleveland, D.M.; Stchur, P.; Zhou, J.; Michel, R.G. “Applications of a Novel PbS-based Near Infrared Array Spectrometer System” Poster (CHED #203), 223rd ACS National Meeting, Orlando, FL, U.S.A., April 7-11, 2002.

Barta, C.A.; Briñas, R.P.; Brückner, C. “[meso-Triarylcorrolato]Ag(III): Synthesis of a Stable Ag(III) Complex” Poster (CHED #586, selected for SciMix), 223rd ACS National Meeting, Orlando, FL, U.S.A., March 7-11, 2002.

 

2001

JasonBailey, W. F.; Reed, D. P.; Kapur, G.N. “Remote Diastereocontrol in Grignard Reactions of 4-Substituted-2-Keto-1,3-Dioxanes” Org. Lett. 2001, 3, 1865-1868.

Shen, Q.; Wells, C.; Traetteberg, M.; Willis, A.; Bohn, R.K.; Knee, J.L. “The Molecular Structure and Conformation of Cyclopropylbenzene as Determined by Ab InitioMolecular Orbital Calculations, Pulsed-Jet Fourier Transform Microwave Spectroscopy, and Gas-Phase Electron Diffraction Investigations”, J. Org. Chem. 2001, 66, 5840-5845.

Dolan, P.M.; Miller, D.; Cogdell, R.G.; Birge, R.R.; Frank, H.A. “Linear Dichroism and the Transition Dipole Moment Orientation of the Carotenoid in the LH2 Antenna Complex in Membranes of Rhodopseudomonas acidophila Strain 10050″ J. Phys. Chem. B 2001,105(48), 12134-12142.

Kite, B.J.; Briñas, R.P.; Barta, C.A.; Brückner, C. “Synthesis of [meso-Triarylcorrolato]Ag(III) and Cu(III) – High-Oxidation State Complexes of Silver and Copper” Poster, Randolph T. Major Memorial Lecture Series, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, U.S.A., Oct. 12-13, 2001.

Barta, C.A.; Briñas, R.P.; Brückner, C. “Synthesis of [meso-Tetraarylcorrolato]Ag(III) &endash; A Stable Silver(III) Complex” Poster at the 36th ACS Midwest Regional Meeting (MWRM 2001), University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, U.S.A., October 10-13, 2001.

 

Until 2000

Bailey, W. F.; England, M.; Mealy, M. J.; Thongsornkleeb, C.; Teng, L. “Facile O-Deallylation of Allyl Ethers via SN2′ Reaction with tert-Butyllithium” Org. Lett. 2000, 2, 489-491.

Willis, A.; Bohn, R.K.; Knee, J., “The Stable Conformation and Torsional Potential Function of Cyclopropyl Benzene” Oral Presentation at New England Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (NERM 2000), June 16-18, 2000, Storrs, CT.

Reed, D.P.; Kapur, G.N.; Bailey, W.F. “Remote Diastereocontrol in Grignard Reactions of 4-Substituted-2-Keto-1,3-Dioxanes” Abstract #202, 2000 Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (NERM 2000), Storrs, CT, June 18 – 21, 2000.

Reed, D.P.; Kapur, G.N.; Bailey, W.F. “Stereocontrolled Diastereoselectivity in Grignard Reactions of 4-Substituted-2-keto-1,3-dioxanes” Randolph T. Major Lecture Series, University Connecticut, April 19, 2000.

Reed, D.P.; Kapur, G.N.; Bailey, W.F. “Stereocontrolled Diastereoselectivity in Grignard Reactions of 4-Substituted-2-keto-1,3-dioxanes” Abstracts, 219th National Meeting, American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, March 26 – 30, 2000, ORGN 710.

Wang, J.; Montville, D.; Gonsalves, K. E.. “Synthesis of polycarbonate-co-poly(p-ethylphenol) and CdS nanocomposites.” J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 1999, 72(14), 1851-1868.

England, M.; Bailey, W.F. “Facile O-Deallylation of Allyl Ethers via SN2′ Reaction with t-Butyllithium” Presented at the Pfizer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program, October 8, 1999.

Terranova, K.; Martinez, I.; Howell, A. R. “Studies toward the Total Synthesis of the Antibiotic (-)-HON RI-331” Talk at LaSalle University, Philadelphia, September, 1999.

Leblanc, L. M.; Martinez, I.; Gray, K.; Howell, A. R. “An Investigation of the Synthesis and Reactivity of 2-Methyleneazetidines” Poster at the Randolph T. Major Lecture Symposium, University of Connecticut, October, 1998.

Leblanc, L. M.; Martinez, I.; Gray, K.; Howell, A. R. “An Investigation of the Synthesis and Reactivity of 2-Methyleneazetidines” Poster at the Pfizer Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Poster Session, Groton, Connecticut, October, 1998.

Wanner, C.; Basu, A. “The Synthesis of Nitroreductive Products of Dinitropyrene and Oxidative Products of 1-Nitropyrene” Poster Presentation at the National ACS Meeting, Boston 1998.

McGrath, D.V.; Junge, D.M.; Cheng, A.; D’Ambruoso, G. “Dendrimers Containing Multiple Photochromic Units” Materials Research Society, Fall 1998, Boston, MA, invited lecture in symposium on Organics with Supramolecular Structure and Function.

McGrath, D.V.; Junge, D.M.; Cheng, A.; D’Ambruoso, G. “Effect of Covalently Incorporated Azobenzenes on Dendrimers” Materials Research Society, Fall 1998, Boston, MA, invited lecture in symposium on Small Confining Systems.

 

Presentations Featuring the UConn Chemistry REU Program

Brückner, C.; Peczuh, M. W. “NSF-REU Site in Chemistry at the University of Connecticut”Poster at the REU Leadership Group Meeting, San Antonio, TX, July 8-10, 2009.

Brückner, C.; Howell, A. R. “NSF-REU Site in Chemistry at the University of Connecticut” Abstracts of Papers, Poster CHED-135, 223rd ACS National Meeting, Orlando, FL, U.S.A., Apr. 7-11, 2002.

Brückner, C. “The UConn Chemistry REU Program” Oral Presentation, 29th ACS Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM 2000), University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, U.S.A., June 18-21, 2000.