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Department of Chemistry

Previous Projects

Posters

Publications

  1. Aakeroy, Christer B.; Grommet, Angela B.; Desper, John (2011). Co-crystal screening of diclofenac. Pharmaceutics. 3 601; DOI: 10.3390/pharmaceutics3030601
  2. Culbertson, Christopher T.; Mickleburgh, Tom G.; Stewart-James, Samantha A.; Sellens, Kathleen A.; Pressnall, Melissa (2014). Micro Total Analysis Systems: Fundamental Advances and Biological Applications. Anaytical Chemistry. 86 (1), 95.; DOI:10.1021/ac403688g
  3. Giri, D.; Hanks, C. N.; Collinson, M. M.; Higgins, D. A. (2014). Single Molecule Spectroscopy Studies of Polarity Gradients Prepared by Infusion-Withdrawal Dip-Coating. In preparation. .
  4. Jose, Deepa; Matthiesen, John E.; Parsons, Christopher; Sorensen, Christopher M.; Klabunde, Kenneth J. (2012). Size Focusing of Nanoparticles by Thermodynamic Control through Ligand Interactions. Molecular Clusters Compared with Nanoparticles of Metals. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 3 (7), 1948.; DOI: 10.1021/jz201640e
  5. Matthiesen, John E.; Jose, Deepa; Sorensen, Christopher M.; Klabunde, Kenneth J. (2012). Loss of Hydrogen upon Exposure of Thiol to Gold Clusters at Low Temperature. JACS. 134 (22), 9376.; DOI: 10.1021/ja302339d
  6. Metto, Eve C.; Evans, Karsten; Barney, Patrick; Culbertson, Anne H.; Gunasekara, Dulan B.; Caruso, Giuseppe; Hulvey, Matthew K.; Fracassi da Silva, Jose Alberto; Lunte, Susan M.; Culbertson, Christopher T. (2013). An Integrated Microfluidic Device for Monitoring Changes in Nitric Oxide Production in Single T-Lymphocyte (Jurkat) Cells. Analytical Chemistry. 85 (21), 10188.; DOI:10.1021/ac401665u
  7. Prior, Allan M.; Kim, Yunjeong; Weerasekara, Sahani; Moroze, Meghan; Alliston, Kevin R.; Uy, Roxanne Adeline Z.; Groutas, William C.; Chang, Kyeong-Ok; Hua, Duy H. (2013). Design, synthesis, and bioevaluation of viral 3C and 3C-like protease inhibitors. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 23 (23), 6317; DOI: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2013.09.070
  8. Syed, Lateef U.; Swisher, Luxi Zhang; Huff, Hannah; Rochford, Caitlin; Wang, Fengli; Liu, Jianwei; Wu, Judy; Richter, Mark; Balivada, Sivasai; Troyer, Deryl; Li, Jun (2013). Luminol-labeled gold nanoparticles for ultrasensitive chemiluminescencebased chemical analyses. Analyst. 138 (19), 5600. DOI: 10.1039/c3an01005h
  9. Udukala, D.; Wang, H.; Samarakoon, T.; Maynez, P.; Barriga, J.; Robinson, C.; Riedy, E.; Zhu, G.; Higgins, D. A.; Troyer, D. L.; Bossmann, S. H. (2013). Protease Assays for Early Diagnostics of Lung Cancer. Photochemical Photobiological Sciences. submit
  10. Wang, Hongwang; Shrestha, Tej B.; Basel, Matthew T.; Dani, Raj K.; Seo, Gwi-Moon; Balivada, Sivasai; Pyle, Marla M.; Prock, Heidy; Koper, Olga B.; Thapa, Prem S.; Moore, David; Li, Ping; Chikan, Viktor; Troyer, Deryl L.; Bossmann, Stefan  H. (2012). Magnetic-Fe/Fe3O4-nanoparticle-bound SN38 as carboxylesterase-cleavable prodrug for the delivery to tumors within monocytes/macrophages. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology. 3 2190. ; DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.3.51
  11. Wang, Hongwang; Udukala, Dinusha N.; Samarakoon, Thilani N.; Basel, Matthew T.; Kalita, Mausam; Abayaweera, Gayani; Manawadu, Harshi; Malalasekera, Aruni; Robinson, Colette; Villanueva, David; Maynez, Pamela; Bossmann, Leonie; Riedy, Elizabeth; Barriga, Jenny; Wang, Ni; Li, Ping; Higgins, Daniel A.; Zhu, Gaohong; Troyer, Deryl L.; Bossmann, Stefan H. (2014). Nanoplatforms for highly sensitive fluorescence detection of cancer-related proteases. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences. 13 (2), 231.; DOI: 10.1039/c3pp50260k
  12. Xu, Hao; Minter, Christopher J.; Nagasaka, Shinobu; Ito, Takashi; Higgins, Daniel A. (2014). Elongation, Alignment, and Guided Electrophoretic Migration of ds-DNA in Flow-Aligned Hexagonal F127 Gels. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 118 (15), 4151; DOI: 10.1021/jp501175h

Presentations

  1. Dembowski, Sean K.; Aakeroy, Christer B.; Chopade, Prashant D.; Desper, John (2011). Balancing hydrogen and halogen bonding in co-crystal assembly. Joint 46th Midwest and 39th Great Lakes Regional Meeting of the American Chemical
  2. Olivares, Astrid; Aakeroy, Christer; Desper, John (2012). Changing physical properties of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients through crystal engineering. 47th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Omaha, NE. Status =
  3. Grommet, Angela; Aakeroy, Christer; Desper, John (2010). Co-crystallization: A new approach for improving physical properties of pharmaceutically active compounds. 45th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Wichita, KS.
  4. Grommet, Angela; Aakeroy, Christer; Desper, John (2011). Co-crystallization: A supramolecular tool for tuning the physical properties of diclofenac. Abstracts of Papers, 241st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Anaheim, CA,. Anaheim, CA. Status
  5. Aakeroy, Christer B.; Grommet, Angela B.; Desper, John (2012). Communication between 2-aminopyrimidines and carboxylic acids - steric or electrostatic?. 47th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society,. Omaha, NE.
  6. Jose, Deepa; Matthiesen, John; Parsons, Chris; Sun, Yijun; Sorensen, Chris; Klabunde, Ken (2011). Controlled assembly of nanoparticles to superlattice crystals. Joint 46th Midwest and 39th Great Lakes Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. St. Louis, MO.
  7. Ogden, Saralyn; Dani, Raj K.; Wang, Hongwang; Bossmann, Stefan; Chikan, Viktor (2012). Controlled drug release from magneto-liposomes by pulsed magnetic fields. 243rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition. San Diego, CA.
  8. Grommet, Angela B.; Aakeroy, Christer B.; Desper, John (2011). Deciphering intermolecular communication between 2-aminopyrimidines and carboxylic acids. Joint 46th Midwest and 39th Great Lakes Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. St. Louis, MO.
  9. Metto, Eve C.; Barney, Patrick; Sharma, Amita; Evans, Karsten; Brummer, Gage; Culbertson, Christopher T. (2010). Demonstration of rapid single cell analysis on simple microfluidic devices. 45th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Wichita, KS. Status =
  10. Matthiesen, John E.; Klabunde, Kenneth J.; Jose, Deepa; Kuo, Yen-Ting (2011). Does the reaction of thiol with surface cluster atoms of Au nanoparticles, prepared by the solvated metal atom dispersion (SMAD) method, yield RS-H or RSinteractions?. Joint 46th Midwest and 39th Great Lakes Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. St. Louis, MO.
  11. Xu, Hao; Higgins, Daniel A.; Ito, Takashi; Nagasaka, Shinobu; Minter, Christopher (2013). Elongation, alignment and guided electrophoretic migration of ds-DNA in flow-aligned hexagonal F127 mesophases. 8th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Springfield, MO.
  12. Taw, Matthew; Chikan, Viktor (2014). Faraday rotation of CdSe and gallium doped CdSe quantum dots. 247th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. dallas, TX.
  13. Robb, Kevin; Rayat, Sundeep (2011). Investigating the mechanism of formation of phenanthridine fused quinazoliniminiums from heteroenyne-allenes. Joint 46th Midwest and 39th Great Lakes Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society,. St. Louis, MO.
  14. Samarakoon, Thilani N.; Alfonzo, Edwin; Bossmann, Stefan H. (2014). Photoactive liposomes as drug delivery systems. 247th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. Dallas, TX.
  15. Alfonzo, Edwin; Samarakoon, Thilani; Bossmann, Stefan (2014). Photoactive liposomes: A drug delivery system with future application in cancer treatment. 247th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. Dallas, TX. Status = PUBLISHED;
  16. Podaru, George V.; Dani, Raj K.; Ogden, Saralyn; Baxter, Amanda; Wang, Hongwang; Basel, Matthew T.; Ren, Shenqiang; Bossmann, Stefan H.; Chikan, Viktor (2014). Pulsed magnetic field induced fast drug release from magneto liposomes. 247th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. Dallas, TX.
  17. Yapa, Asanka S.; Wang, Hongwang; Perera, Ayomi; Wendel, Sebastian; Alshetaiwi, Hamad; Bosch, Austin; Dorsey, Joshua D.; Prock, Heidy; Wang, Donghai; Troyer, Deryl L.; Bossmann, Stefan H. (2014). Silica/Silicone coated Fe/Fe3O4 magnetic nanoparticles (MNP) for multiple applications. 247th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. Dallas, TX.
  18. Samarakoon, Thilani N.; Alfonzo, Edwin; Bossmann, Stefan H. (2013). Synthesis and characterization of photoactive liposomes with potential as a drug delivery system. 48th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Springfield, MO.
  19. Kucera, Suzanne M.; Barngrover, Brian M.; Aikens, Christine M. (2013). Theoretical Synthesis of Gold Nanoclusters using Phenyl Thiols. 9th Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Waco, TX.
  20. Barriga, Jenny; Udukala, Dinusha N.; Wang, Hongwang; Samarakoon, Thilani N.; Troyer, Deryl L.; Bossmann, Stefan H. (2014). Toward boundary detection during breast cancer surgery. ACS National Meeting & Exposition,. Dallas, TX.
  21. Udukala, Dinusha N.; Samarakoon, Thilani; Wang, Hongwang; Basel, Matthew T.; Kalita, Mausam; Abayaweera, Gayani; Manawadu, Harshi; Malalasekera, Aruni; Robinson, Colette; Villanueva, David; Maynez, Pamela; Bossmann, Leonie; Riedy, Elizabeth; Barriga, Jenny; Wang, Ni; Li, Ping; Higgins, Daniel A.; Gadbury, Gary; Zhu, Gaohong; Troyer, Deryl L.; Bossmann, Stefan H. (2013). Updates of protease assays in cancer diagnostics. 48th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Springfield, MO.