Chemistry

All Majors & Minors

Research 2016

(Names with asterisks are student presenters.)

Gambone, C.*, Holt, T.*, Marchese, S.*, Pomante, D.*, DeHelian, D., Palowitch, G., Fritzinger, N., Koeppe, J.R., “Conformational Changes in Complement Component 3 upon Activation or Thrombomodulin Binding”, 60th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, Los Angeles, CA , February 28, 2016. [poster session]

Menges, S.*, Nebel, L.M.*, Ellison, M.D., Strano, M., “Motion of methanol through single-walled carbon nanotube nanopores”, 251st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2016. [poster session]

Force, M.*, “Use of Tetracycline-functionalized Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes to Overcome Tetracycline Resistance in Escherichia coli”, 251st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2016. [poster session]

Fiocca, K.*, Normil, N.*, “Antibiotic Delivery in Resistant Escherichia coli Using PEG-modified Nano-graphene Oxide”, 251st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2016. [poster session]

Philip, C.*, “Characterization of 4-Histidine/2-Carboxylate De Novo Di-Iron Proteins“, 251st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2016. [poster session]

Bell, K.*, Pellegrino, J.*, “Creation and Characterization of Rubrerythrin and Symerythrin Model Proteins“, 251st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2016. [poster session]

O’Shea, K.*, Dorsheimer, J.*, “Structural and Functional Characterization of G4DFsc Variants Containing a 4-His/3-Carboxylate Active Site“, 251st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2016. [poster session]

Phillips, B.*, “Catalytic Transfer Hydrogenation of Nitroalkenes to Primary Amines”, 80th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, April 16, 2016.

Force, M.*, “The use of tetracycline-functionalized single walled carbon nanotubes to overcome tetracycline resistance in Escherichia coli” 80th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, April 16, 2016.

Arinaga, A.*, “A Pyrazine-Modified Cyanoferrate Complex for the Photocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide”, 80th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, April 16, 2016.

Fiocca, K.*, “Antibiotic Delivery in Resistant Escherichia coli using PEG-modified Nano-graphene Oxide”, 80th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, April 16, 2016. [Awarded 2nd place in the Biological Chemistry II Division]

Menges, S.*, “Motion of Methanol through Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes”, 80th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, April 16, 2016. [Awarded 1st place in the Physical/Analytical Division]

Nebel, L.*,”Carbon Nanotubes as Molecular Conduits”, 80th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, April 16, 2016.

Marchese, S.*, “Investigating Interactions between Complement Component 3 and the Lectin-like Domain of Thrombomodulin in Atypical Hemolytic-uremic Syndrome” , 80th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, April 16, 2016.

Fritzinger, N.*, “Protein Protein Interactions Between the Lectin-like Domain of Thrombomodulin and Complement Component 3”, 80th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, April 16, 2016.

Phillips, B.*, Hess, R.E., “Catalytic Transfer Hydrogenation of Nitroalkenes to Primary Amines”, 20th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference in Portland, OR, June 14-16, 2016.

Pellegrino, J.*; Bell, K.*; Polinski, R. Z.*; Cimerol, S. N.*; Jacobs, A.; Solomon, E. I.; Reig, A. J. Biophysical characterization and catalytic reactivity of rubrerythrin and symerythrin model proteins, 252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 2016.

Van Dyke, B ’18*, Reig, A.J., “Copper Binding And Reactivity Of De Novo Designed Due Ferri Single Chain (Dfsc) Protein Variants”, 19th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of MD Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, October 22, 2016.

Pellegrino, J. ’17*, Bell, K. ’18, Polinski, R. Z.’14 , Cimerol, S. N. ’12, Jacobs, A., Solomon, E.I., Reig, A. J., “Creation And Characterization Of Rubrerythrin And Symerythrin Model Proteins”, 19th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of MD Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, October 22, 2016.

Pellegrino, J.* ’17; Bell, K.’18*; Polinski, R. Z. ’14*; Cimerol, S. N.’12*; Jacobs, A.; Solomon, E. I.; Reig, A. J. Creation and Characterization of Rubrerythrin and Symerythrin Model Proteins, 5th Philadelphia Inorganic Colloquium, November 2016.