Presentations and Publications

Presentations

(* denotes undergraduate coauthors)

“Doing Theory with Undergraduates and Having a Great Time,” Preparing for the Real World: Challenges Faced by Young Investigators Symposium, Cave, R.J. American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, March 2016 (invited talk and panel participant).

“Density Functional Theory Studies of Transition-State Topologies in the Amide-Acetal Claisen Rearrangement,” Kretsch, R.*; Hartley, M.*; Daub, G.W.; Cave, R. American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, March 2016 (talk).

“Expanding the Frontiers of Inorganic Chemistry,” Eppley, J.J.; Nataro, C.; Bentley, A.K.; Jamieson, E.R.; Johnson, A.R.; Reisner, B.A.; Stewart, J.L.; Smith.S.R.; Watson, L.A.; Williams, N.S.B. American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, March 2016 (poster).

“Theoretical Modeling of the Asymmetric Hydroamination-Cyclization of Aminoallenes by Tantalum Amide Alkoxide Complexes,” Phun, G.S.*; Cave, R.J.; Johnson, A.R. American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, March 2016 (poster).

“Mechanistic Investigation of Tantalum Amide-Alkoxide Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydroamination of Aminoallenes,” Kosich, M.*; Johnson, A.R. American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, March 2016 (poster).

“Student-Driven in the Marine Microcosm,” Hawkins, L.N.; Van Ryswyk, H. American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, March 2016 (presentation).

2016 Annual Beckman Symposium. Karukstis, K.K. Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering, Irvine, August 2016 (invited speaker).

“Envisioning the Future of Undergraduate STEM Education: Research and Practice,” Authentic Undergraduate Research, Malachowski, M.; Osborn, J.M.; Karukstis, K.K.; Ambos, E. Washington, D.C., April 2016 (invited speaker).

“Characterizing the Aggregation of Chromonic Dyes in the Isotropic Phase via Prodan, an Extrinsic Fluorophore,” Evans, Z.*; Zhang, A.*, Karukstis, K.K. American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, March 2016 (poster).

“Iterative Suzuki Couplings and Biomimetic Diels-Alder Reactions to Fused and Bridged Tetracycles: Synthetic and Computational Results,” Vosburg, D.A.; Go, E.B.*; Wetzler, S.P.*; Kron, K.J.*; Cave, R.J. American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, March 2016 (talk).

“Green ‘Click’ and Olefin Metathesis Chemistry in Water at Room Temperature Enabled by Biodegradable, Micellar Nanoparticles,” Lipshutz, B.H.; Wenzel, A.G.; Vosburg, D.A. American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, March 2016 (talk).

“Expedient Synthesis of Cryptobeilic/Endiandric Tetracycles,” Wetzler, S.P.*; Kim, L.J.*; Chang, A.Y*; Dea, A.*; Go, E.B.*; Vosburg, D.A. American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, March 2016 (poster).

“Computational Comparisons of Intramolecular Diels-Alder Transition States Leading to Fused and Bridged Tetracycles,” Kron, K.J.*; Cave, R.J.; Vosburg, D.A. American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, March 2016 (poster).

“Concise Synthesis of Endiandric-Type Tetracycles Using Iterative Cross Coupling,” Kim, L.J.*; Wetzler, S.P.*; Chang, A.Y*; Vosburg, D.A. 12th Young Generation Technical and Leadership Conference, Dallas, January 2016 (poster).

“Leadership and Influence,” Vosburg, D.A. InterVarsity Graduate Student Retreat at Palomar Mountain, January 2016 (talk).

Publications

(* denotes undergraduate coauthors)

“Comparison of Relative Activation Energies Obtained by Density Functional Theory and the Random Phase Approximation for Several Claisen Rearrangements,” Hartley, M.K.*, Vine, S.*; Walsh, E*; Avrantinis, S*; Daub, G.W.; Cave, R.J. Phys. Chem. B, 2016, 120, 1486.

“A Simple Quasi-Diabatization Scheme Suitable for Spectroscopic Problems Based on One-Electron Properties of Interacting States,” Cave, R.J.; Stanton, J.F. J. Chem. Phys., 2016, 144, 054100.

“Ultra-High Resolution 3D Imaging of Whole Cells,” Huang, F; Sirinakis, G.; Allgeyer, E.S.; Schroeder, L.K.; Duim, W.C.; Kromann, E.B.; Pham, T.; Rivera-Molina, F.E.; Myers, J.R.; Imov, I. Cell, 2016, 166, 1028-1040.

“Mallard Chemistry in Clouds and Aqueous Aerosol as a Source of Atmospheric Brown Carbon,” Hawkins, L.N.; Lemire, A.N.*; Galloway, M.M., Corrigan, A.L.; Turley, J.; Espelien, B.M.; De Haan, D.O. Environmental Science and Technology, 2016, (under review).

“Meteorological and Aerosol Effects on Marine Cloud Microphysical Properties,” Hawkins, L.N, et al. Journal of Geophysical Research, 2016 (under revision).

“Envisioning the Future of Undergraduates STEM Education; Research and Practice: Institutionalizing Undergraduate Research on a Grand Scale: Helping Systems and Consortia Comprehensively Adopt Undergraduate Research,” Malachowski, M.; Osborn, J.; Karukstis, K.K.; Ambosto, E. National Science Foundation Symposium Report, 2016 (submitted).

“A Fluorescence Characterization of the Aggregation of Chromonic Dyes in the Isotropic Phase,” Karukstis, K.K., Evans, Z.*; Zhang, A.* Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2016 (submitted).

“Testing the Use of Quantum Dots to Determine Binary Aqueous Surfactant Phase Diagrams,” Karukstis, K.K.; Van Hecke, G.R.; Waller, K.* Journal of Fluorescence, 2016 (submitted).

“Determining the Binary Phase Diagrams of Sugar-Base Surfactants in Water Using Fluorescence Spectroscopy,” Karukstis, K.K.; Van Hecke, G.R.; Hines, J.P.*; Audesirk, H.A.*; George, C.M.*; Kossarian, M.M.; Heinselman, K.N.*; Hatch, H.A.M.*; Crompton, J.C.*; Van Burns, E.N.*; Zazueta, C.J.*; Lee, A.R.*; Snyder, C.A.*; Giammanco, C.H.*; Linder, H.M.*; Chellis, K.N.*: Daub, M.B.* Journal of Fluorescence, 2016 (submitted).

“Determination of the Binary Phases Diagram of Lyotropic Phases Formed by Alkyl Maltoside and Galactoside Surfactants in Water,” Audesirk, H.A.*; Kossarian, M.M.*; Karukstis, K.K.; Van Hecke, G.R. Journal of Physical Chemistry, 2016 (submitted).

“Prevalence of Ordered Mesophases of Alkyl Glucosides in Aprotic Ionic Liquids as Detected by Fluorescence,” Karukstis, K.K.; Van Hecke, G.R.; Crompton, J.C.*; Kirkegaard, M.C.* Journal of Physical Chemistry, 2016 (submitted).

“A Fluorescence Approach to Monitoring Aggregation of Chromonic Dyes in the Isotropic Phase,” Karukstis, K.K.; Van Hecke, G.R.; Lee, J.S*; Van Burns, E.N*; May, M.D.*, Johnson, B.E.*, Shill, S.S.; Tay, H.K. Journal of Fluorescence, 2016 (submitted).

“Cobalt ßK Valence-to-Core X-Ray Emission Spectroscopy: A Sensitive Probe of Cobalt-Ligand Coordination,” Schwalenstocker, K.; Paudel, J.; Dong, C.; Yu, T.; Amado, A.; Kohn, A.; Schatz, G.C.; Van Heuvelen, K.M.; Farquhar, E.R.; Li, F. Inorganic Chemistry 2016 (submitted).

“Self-Assembly, Guest Capture, and NMR Spectroscopy of a Metal-Organic Cage in Water,” Go, E.B.*; Srisuknimit, V.*; Cheng, S.L.*; Vosburg, D.A. J. Chem Educ. 2016, 93, 368-371 (Featured on the Feb 2016 cover; http://www.hmc.edu/abouthmc/2016/02/10/harvey-mudd-chemists-capture-journal-cover/)

“Concise, Diastereoconvergent Synthesis of Endiandric-Type Tetracycles by Iterative Cross Coupling,” Go, E.B.*; Wetzler, S.P*; Kim, L.J.*; Chang, A.Y.; Vosburg, D.A. Tetrahedron 2016, published online 23 February 2016.