Chemistry

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Research 2012

(Names with asterisks are student presenters.)

*Casuras, A., Popescu, C.V. “Mossbauer Spectroscopy of Model Complexes for the Active Site of the enzyme [Fe-Fe]-hydrogenase” Philadelphia -  ACS 12th Annual Poster Session, Temple University, February 2012. [Oral Presentation]

*Butch, S., Reig, A. J. Production and Characterization of a Designed Di-iron Carboxylate Protein, 243rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 2012. [Poster]

*Cimerol, S. N., Reig, A. J., Di-iron Proteins: Formation of a Rubrerythrin (Rbr) Replica Protein from a DFsc Model Protein, 243rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 2012. [Poster]

*Soloff, G., *Schaefer, A., *Iro Kalu, K., and Koeppe J.R. “Purification and Characterization of the Lectin-like Domain of Thrombomodulin and Complement Component C3”, 76th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists’ Convention (ISCC), Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, April 2012. [Oral Presentation]

*Butch, S., Reig, A. J. Production and Characterization of a Designed Di-iron Carboxylate Protein, 76th Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg, PA, April 2012. [Oral Presentation]

*Cave E., “Investigation of the Use of Double-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in the Production of Organic Solar Cells”, 76th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemistry Convention, April 14, 2012. [Oral Presentation -won 1st prize in the physical chemistry division]

*Cave E.,*Fronheiser, P., Ellison, M., Investigation of the Use of Double-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Organic Solar Cells, 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA, August 20, 2012. [Poster]

*DiJoseph, K. M., *Chorney, M, Ellison, M., Investigation of Tetracycline-Functionalized Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes as a Drug Delivery Agent, 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA, August 20, 2012. [Poster]

*Galvin, C., Williamsen, E. “Determination of the Thermodynamics of Retention using an Octyl HPLC Stationary Phase under Varying Mobile Phase and Temperature Conditions.” American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 20 August 2012. [Poster]

*Goodwin, C., Ellison, M., Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with the Anti-Viral Drug Acyclovir, 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA, August 20, 2012. [Poster]

*Greco, K., Ellison, M., Investigation of the Use of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes to Deliver an Antifungal Drug to Common Yeast, 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA, August 20, 2012. [Poster]

*Iro Kalu, K., *Schaefer, A., *Soloff, G., and Koeppe, J.R. “Characterization and Interactions of Complement Component C3 and the Lectin-Like Domain of Thrombomodulin.” American Chemical Society Fall Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 2012. [Poster]

*Kanya, C. L. *Butch, S. E., *Cimerol, S. N., Reig, A. J. De novo protein models of binuclear non-heme iron enzymes, 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 2012 [Poster]

*Miller, D., Popescu, C.V., *Birabaharan, J., *Chen, H., Ghiladi, R.A., Dumarieh, R. “Mössbauer Studies of the dehaloperoxidase enzyme from Amphitrite ornate.” American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 20 August 2012. [Poster]

Popescu, C.V,  Hsieh, C.,  Stoian, S.A, *Casuras, A., Darensbourg, M.Y. “Mössbauer Studies of Model Complexes for the H-Cluster in [Fe-Fe]-Hydrogenases: Electronic Structure of Mixed-Valence Complexes Containing Low-Spin Fe(I).” American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 20 August 2012. [Poster]

*Soloff, G., *Schaefer, A., *Iro Kalu, K., and Koeppe, J.R. “Purification and Characterization of the Lectin-like Domain of Thrombomodulin and Complement Component C3.”  American Chemical Society Fall Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 2012. [Poster]

*Galvin, C., Williamsen, E. “Determination of the Thermodynamics of Retention using an Octyl HPLC Stationary Phase under Varying Mobile Phase and Temperature Conditions.” 15th Annual University of Maryland-Baltimore County Undergraduate Research Symposium, 20 October 2012. [Poster]

*Nobiletti, N., *Vazquez, M., *Iro Kalu, K., *Soloff, G., Koeppe. J.R. “Characterization and Interactions of Complement Component C3 and the Lectin-Like Domain of Thrombomodulin.” Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland – Baltimore County, October 2012. [Poster]

*Galvin, C., Williamsen, E. “Determination of the Thermodynamics of Retention using an Octyl HPLC Stationary Phase under Varying Mobile Phase and Temperature Conditions.” 51th Annual Eastern Analytical Symposium, 12 November 2012.