Presentations and Publications

Presentations

(Bold denotes undergraduate coauthors; italics denotes presenters)

“Theoretical Analysis of Transition States of Pericyclic Reactions,” Hartley, M.; Cave, R.; Daub, G.W. American Chemical Society, Denver. March 2015. (Poster)

“Diabatic States of Delta Function Model,” Middlemas, T.; Cave, R. American Chemical Society, Denver.  March 2015. (Poster)

“Sensor circuit for streamlining E. coli cell phased determination,” Stork, D.; Haushalter, K. American Chemical Society, Denver. March 2015. (Poster)

“Gene control using tRNAshRNA chimeras: knockdown by shRNA and degradation of tRNA,” Zazeuta, C.J.; Stork, D.; Haushalter, K.A. Experimental Biology 2014 – American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, San Diego. April 2014. (Poster)

“The effect of cassette order on gene expression knockdown by triple tRNA‐shRNA constructs designed for anti‐HIV gene therapy,” May, M.D.; Lin, F-C.; Haushalter, K.A. Experimental Biology 2014 – American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, San Diego. April 2014. (Poster)

“Inhibiting HIV‐1 with chimeric tRNA‐miRNA mimics,” Gao E.; Haushalter, K.A. Experimental Biology 2014 – American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, San Diego.  April 2014. (Poster)

“Transformation of Brown Carbon Aerosol during Simulated Atmospheric Processing,” Lemire, A.N.; Hawkins, L. American Chemical Society, Denver. March 2015. (Poster)

“Quantitative Analysis of Atmospheric Aerosol with Atomic Force Microscopy,” Kong, W.S.; Hawkins, L. American Chemical Society, Denver. March 2015. (Poster)

“Tracking Changes in Absorptivity, Stiffness, and Organic Chemical Composition in Laboratory Generated HULIS aerosol using Atomic Force Microscopy and X-ray Microscopy.” Hawkins, L; Kong, W.S.; Lemire, A.N. American Geophysical Union. Fall 2014. (Poster/Conference session co-convener)

“Connecting the Optical Properties and Chemical Composition of Po Valley fog water,” Hawkins, L.; Jahl, L. American Chemical Society. San Francisco. Fall 2014. (Presentation)

“Prevalence of ordered mesophases of alkyl glucosides in aprotic ionic liquids as detected by fluorescence,” Van Hecke, G.R., Karukstis, K.K., Crompton, J.C.; Kirkegaard M.K. International Liquid Crystal Conference, Dublin. 2015. (Poster)

“Coupling of a Homogeneous Series of Porphyrin Dyes to Zinc Oxide Nanorod and Nanotube Photoanodes in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.” Shah, S.V.; Ross, E.M.; Patterson, A.L.; Zhao, M.; Van Burns, E.; Sauer, G.; Konsza, A.; Fisher, S.L.; Collins, L.K.; Giammanco, C.H.; Hendricks, M.P.; Kim.H.S.; O’Neil, D.S.; McQueen, T.; Eisenmenger, N.; Pakula, R.; Van Ryswyk, H. Hybrid and Organic Photovoltaics Conference, Rome. May 2015. (Poster)

“Coupling of a Homogeneous Series of Porphyrin Dyes to Zinc Oxide Nanorod and Nanotube Photoanodes in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.” Shah, S.V.; Ross, E.M; Patterson, A.L.; Zhao M.; Sauer, G.; Konsza, A.; Fisher, S.L.; Collins, L.K.; Giammanco, C.H.; Hendricks, M.P.; Kim H.S.; O’Neil, D.S.; McQueen, T.; Eisenmenger, N.; Pakula, R.; Van Ryswyk, H Materials Research Society, San Francisco. April 2014. (Poster)
(Note: Shah & Patterson jointly won best poster award for the work cited above in Symposium B, Organic and Inorganic Materials for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.)

“Organocatalytic and protecting-group-free synthesis of (+)-artemone,” Wetzler, S.P.; Fielder, B.C.; Vosburg, D.A. American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver. March 2015. (Talk)

“Four-step, biomimetic synthesis of artemone,” Fielder, B.C.; Wetzler, S.P.; Vosburg, D.A. American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas, March 2014. (Poster)

“Towards a total synthesis of erythrophloin C and analogues,” Go, E.B.; Chiappini, N.D.; Keim, J.H.; Vosburg, D.A. American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas. March 2014. (Poster).

“Towards a total synthesis of endiandramide A,” Okada, B.K.; Lee, J.S.; Patterson, A.L.; Vosburg, D.A. National Organic Symposium, Seattle. June 2013. (Poster)

“A modular, biomimetic approach to tetracyclic Beilschmiedia natural products,” Lee, J.S.; Vosburg, D.A. American Chemical Society Southern California Undergraduate Research Conference in Chemistry and Biochemistry, Claremont. April 2013. (Talk)

“Tandem cross-coupling/electrocyclization cascades: a modular strategy,” Hilleke, K.P.; Vosburg, D.A. American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans. April 2013. (Talk)

“A four-step, stereoselective synthesis of artemone,” Fielder, B.C.; Vosburg, D.A. American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans. April 2013. (Talk).

“Stereoselective syntheses of antifungal davanoids,” Evans-Klock, C.D.; Fielder, B.C.; Wan, K.K.; Vosburg, D.A., American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans. April 2013. (Poster).

“Towards a total synthesis of beilschmiedic acid C,” Hilleke, K.P.; Patterson, A.L.; Yu, W.M.; Vosburg, D.A., American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans. April 2013. (Poster).

“Towards a total synthesis of erythrophloin C,” Nakashige, M.L.; Gao, E.; Evans- Klock, C.D.; Vosburg, D.A. American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans. April 2013. (Poster).

“Towards a total synthesis of endiandramide A,” Okada, B.K.; Lee, J.S.; Patterson, A.L.; Vosburg, D.A. American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans. April 2013. (Poster)

Publications

(Bold denotes undergraduate coauthors)

“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. Preparation: Journal of Physical Chemistry.

“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.; Low, R.R.; Lee, J.S.; May, D.; Johnson, B.E.; Shill, S.S.; Tay, H.K.  Preparation: Journal of Fluorescence.

“Determining the Binary Phase Diagrams of Sugar-Based 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.L.; Snyder, C.A.; Giammanco, C.H.; Linder, H.M.; Chellis, K.N.; Daub, M.B. Preparation: Journal of Fluorescence.

“Deriving binary phase diagrams for chromonic materials in water mixtures via fluorescence spectroscopy: cromolyn and water,” Van Hecke, G.R.; Karukstis, K.K.; Rayermann, S. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2015, 17(2), 1047-1052.

“Determination of the binary phase 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. Draft: Journal of Physical Chemistry.

“Direct, biomimetic synthesis of (+)-artemone via a stereoselective, organocatalytic cyclization,” Nacsa, E.D.; Fielder, B.C.; Wetzler, S.P.; Srisuknimit, V.; Litz, J.P.; Van Vleet, M.J.; Quach, K.; Vosburg, D.A. Submitted: Synthesis.

“Radicinin from Cochliobolus sp. inhibits Xylella fastidiosa, the causal agent of Pierce’s disease of grapevine,” Aldrich, T.J.; Rolshausen, P.E.; Roper, C.; Reader, J.M.; Steinhaus, M.J.; Rapicavoli, J.; Vosburg, D.A.; Maloney, K.N. Submitted: Phytochemistry.

“Green ‘click’ and olefin metathesis chemistry in water at room temperature enabled by biodegradable micelles,” Lipshutz, B.H.; Bošković, Z.; Crowe, C.S.; Davis, V.K.; Whittemore, H.C.; Vosburg, D.A.; Wenzel, A.G. J. Chem. Educ. 2013, 90, 1514-1517.

“Solvent-free synthesis and fluorescence of a thiol-reactive sensor for undergraduate organic laboratories,” Patterson, A.L.; May, M.D.; Visser, B.J.; Kislukhin, A.A.; Vosburg, D.A. J. Chem. Educ. 2013, 90, 1685-1687.