This collection represents a sample of faculty work from the Chemistry Department. The expertise of the chemistry faculty covers all five major chemical sub-disciplines: analytical chemistry, biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, and physical chemistry. In addition to core courses in these major areas, faculty members teach upper-level courses on a variety of special topics including atmospheric chemistry, computational chemistry, materials chemistry, and natural products chemistry.

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Submissions from 2014

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Sewage-Based Drug Epidemiology, Dan Burgard

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Working Upstream: How Far Can You Go With Sewage-based Drug Epidemiology?, Daniel A. Burgard, Caleb Banta-Green, and Jennifer A. Field

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Psychostimulant Use Among College Students During Periods Of High And Low Stress: An Interdisciplinary Approach Utilizing Both Self-report And Unobtrusive Chemical Sample Data, David R. Moore, Daniel A. Burgard, Ramsey G. Larson, and Mikael Ferm

Submissions from 2013

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Short-chain Fatty Acids Stimulate Angiopoietin-like 4 Synthesis In Human Colon Adenocarcinoma Cells By Activating Peroxisome Proliferator-activated Receptor Gamma, Sheril Alex, Katja Lange, Tom Amolo, Jeffrey S. Grinstead, Anders K. Haakonsson, Ewa Szalowska, Arjen Koppen, Karin Mudde, Danielle Haenen, Sa'ad Al-Lahham, Han Roelofsen, Rene Houtman, Bart Van Der Burg, Susanne Mandrup, Alexandre M. J. J. Bonvin, Eric Kalkhoven, Michael Muller, Guido J. Hooiveld, and Sander Kersten

Determination Of Lachesin As A Cell Surface Receptor Protein For Flock House Virus Using Gateway Cloning In Saccharomyce Cerevisiae, Jason Blanks and Amy Odegard

Trends In Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adhd) Drug Use On A College Campus As Evidenced Through Wastewater Analysis, Daniel A. Burgard, Rick Fuller, Brian Becker, Rebecca Ferrell, and M. J. Dinglasan-Panlilio

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Potential Trends in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Drug Use on a College Campus: Wastewater Analysis of Amphetamine and Ritalinic Acid, Danile A. Burgard, Rick Fuller, Brian Becker, Rebecca Ferrell, and M. J. Dinglasan-Panlilio

Synthesis And Analysis Of Hydrazide-based Low Molecular Weight Metallogelators, Johanna L. Crane and Craig Van Bruggen

Determination Of Stimulant Use By Commercial Truck Drivers: Wastewater Analysis By Lc-ms/ms, Rebecca L. Ferrell and Daniel A. Burgard

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Short-Chain Fatty Acids Stimulate Angiopoietin-Like 4 Synthesis in Human Colon Adenocarcinoma Cells by Activating Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor ?, Jeffrey S. Grinstead, Sheril Alex, Katja Lange, Tom Amolo, Anders K. Haakonsson, Ewa Szalowska, Arjen Koppen, Karin Mudde, Daniëlle Haenen, Sa'ad Al-Lahham, Han Roelofsen, René Houtman, Bart van der Burg, Susanne Mandrup, Alexandre M. J. J. Bonvin, Eric Kalkhoven, Michael Müller, Guido J. Hooiveld, and Sander Kersten

Information-driven Fully Flexible Haddocking: Performance On A Benchmark Of Protein-ligand Complexes, Jeffrey S. Grinstead, Tracy L. Wormwood, Aurelien Thureau, Rolf Boelens, and Alexandre M. J. J. Bonvin

Towards A Low Temperature Biaxial Nematic Phase: Synthesis And Phase Behavior Of Oxazole Based Liquid Crystals, Katie M. Gulliford, Eric A. Scharrer, and Mary Packard

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Chapter 5: NMR Spectroscopy in Nondeuterated Solvents (No-D NMR): Applications in the Undergraduate Organic Laboratory, John Hanson

Investigation Of Environmental Interfaces Using Scanning And High-resolution Broadband Sum-frequency Generation Spectroscopic Techniques, Amanda L. Mifflin

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How Not to Become Road Kill, Steven Neshyba

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It’s a Flipping Revolution, Steven Neshyba

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Roughness metrics of prismatic facets of ice, Steven Neshyba, Becca Lowen, Mitch Benning, Ariel Lawson, and Penny Rowe

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Radiative consequences of low-temperature infrared refractive indices for supercooled water clouds, Steven Neshyba, P. M. Rowe, and V. P. Walden

Effects Of Lateral Halogens And Alterations In Alkyl Chain Length On The Phase Behavior Of Oxadiazole Based Liquid Crystals, Jason H. Nguyen and Eric A. Scharrer

Synthesis And Analysis Of Brominated Oxazole Based Liquid Crystals, Mary Packard and Eric A. Scharrer

Evaluating Haddock's Ability To Use Experimental Data In Docking A Protein-ligand Complex, Tracy L. Wormwood and Jeffrey S. Grinstead

Submissions from 2012

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Reactions of late transition metal complexes with molecular oxygen, Luc Boisvert and Karen I. Goldberg

Siderophore Interaction With Hematite-water Interfaces Investigated Using Second Harmonic Generation And Atr-ir Spectroscopy, Alexander C. Elder and Amanda L. Mifflin

Arrhenius Analysis Of Anisotropic Surface Self-diffusion On The Prismatic Facet Of Ice, Ivan Gladich, William Pfalzgraff, Ondrej Marsalek, Pavel Jungwirth, Martina Roeselova, and Steven P. Neshyba

Exploration Of The Substrate Specificity Of Mala From Bdellovibrio Bacteriovorus, Christine R. Isabella, Jared Trecker, Mark O. Martin, Jeff Grinstead, and John E. Hanson

Surface Interactions Of Metal Contaminants With Iron Oxides And Microbially Produced Organic Ligands Studied By Second Harmonic Generation And Atr-ir Spectroscopy, Amanda L. Mifflin

Synthesis And Phase Behavior Of Oxadiazole Based Liquid Crystals With Lateral Halogen Substituents, Jason H. Nguyen, William R. Wonderly, and Eric A. Scharrer

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Low nematic onset temperatures and room temperature cybotactic behavior in 1,3,4-oxadiazole-based bent-core mesogens possessing lateral methyl groups, Eric Scharrer, Frank Speetjens, Jane Lindborg, Tatum Tauscher, Nikki LaFemina, Jason Nguyen, Edward T. Samulski, Francesco Vita, and Oriano Francescangeli

Synthesis And Analysis Of Potential Low Molecular Mass Gelators, Craig Van Bruggen, Eric A. Scharrer, and Johanna L. Crane

Submissions from 2011

Synthesis And Characterization Of Lanthanide Complexes, Wilson D. Bailey and Johanna L. Crane

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Remote Sensing of Emissions from In-Use Small Engine Marine Vessels, Daniel A. Burgard, Carmen R.M. Bria, and Jacob A. Berenbeim

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Arrhenius Analysis Of Anisotropic Surface Self-diffusion On The Prismatic Facet Of Ice, Ivan Gladich, William Pfalzgraff, Ondrej Marsalek, Pavel Jungwirth, Martina Roeselova, and Steven P. Neshyba

Heterotropic Cooperativity In Cytochrome P450 Eryf, Kerry A. Guyer, Dmitri R. Davydov, and Jeffrey S. Grinstead

Nmr Paramagnetic Relaxation Enhancement Study Of The Binding Of Ligands To Cytochrome P450 Eryf, Kerry Guyer, Zac Peeler, Dmitri R. Davydov, and Jeffrey S. Grinstead

On-road Measurement Of The Effects Of New Heavy-duty Diesel Truck Emission Standards, Drew B. Horsley and Daniel A. Burgard

His-tag Protein Purification Of The Mala Enzyme From Bacterial Predator Bdellovibrio Bacteriovorus, Greg Kirkpatrick, Jordan Carelli, Mark O. Martin, and John E. Hanson

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Arrhenius analysis of anisotropic surface diffusion on the prismatic facet of ice, Steven Neshyba, Ivan Gladich, William Pfalzgraff, Ond?ej Maršálek, Pavel Jungwirth, and Martina Roeselová

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Comparative molecular dynamics study of vaporexposed basal, prismatic, and pyramidal surfaces of ice, Steven Neshyba, William Pfalzgraff, and Martina Roeselova

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A responsitivity-based criterion for accurate calibration of FTIR spectra: theoretical development and bandwidth estimation, Steven Neshyba, Penny M. Rowe, and Von P. Walden

Synthesis Of Potential T4 Lysozyme Substrate, Jamie Nguyen and John E. Hanson

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Comparative Molecular Dynamics Study Of Vapor-exposed Basal, Prismatic, And Pyramidal Surfaces Of Ice, William Pfalzgraff, Steven P. Neshyba, and Martina Roeselova

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A Responsivity-based Criterion for Accurate Calibration of FTIR Emission Spectra: Identification of In-band Low-responsivity Wavenumbers, Penny M. Rowe, Steven P. Neshyba, Christopher J. Cox, and Von P. Walden

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Responsivity-based Criterion For Accurate Calibration Of Ftir Emission Spectra: Theoretical Development And Bandwidth Estimation, Penny M. Rowe, Steven P. Neshyba, and Von P. Walden

Submissions from 2010

NMR spectroscopy in nondeuterated solvents (No-D NMR): Appplications in the undergraduate organic laboratory, John Hanson

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Exploring The Stereochemistry Of The Wittig Reaction: The Unexpected Influence Of A Nominal Spectator Ion, John Hanson, B. Dasher, Eric Scharrer, and T. Hoyt

Determination By Thin Layer Chromatography Of The Specificity Of An A (1-> 4) Glucosidase From The Bacterial Predator Bdellovibrio, Greg Kirkpatrick, Mark O. Martin, and John E. Hanson

New Oxadiazole Containing Liquid Crystals: Phase Behavior And An Improved Synthetic Route, Jane Lindborg, Eric A. Scharrer, Edward T. Samulski, and Frank Speetjens

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Scanning electron microscopy and molecular dynamics of surfaces of growing and ablating hexagonal ice crystals, Steven Neshyba, Pavel Jungwirth, Martina Roeselova, and Erin Nugent

Scanning electron microscopy and molecular dynamics of ice: What is the origin of trans-prismatic strands, Steven Neshyba, William Pfalzgraff, and Martina Roeselova

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Flock House Virus: A Model System for Understanding Non-enveloped Virus Entry and Membrane Penetration, Amy L. Odegard, Manidipa Banerjee, and John E. Johnson

New Oxadiazole Containing Liquid Crystals: Efforts To Reduce The Onset Temperature Of The Biaxial Nematic Phase, Eric A. Scharrer, Jane Lindborg, Frank Speetjens, Tatum Tauscher, Nikki Lafemina, and Edward T. Samulski

Effects Of Structural Modifications On The Phase Transition Temperatures Of New Oxiadiazole Containing Liquid Crystals, Tatum Tauscher, Frank Speetjens, Jane Lindborg, Eric A. Scharrer, and Edward T. Samulski

Submissions from 2009

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Insertion of molecular oxygen into a palladium(II) methyl bond: A radical chain mechanism involving Pd(III) intermediates, Luc Boisvert, Melanie C. Denney, Susan Kloek Hanson, and Karen I. Goldberg

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Synthesis of 3-aryl substituted benzo[1,2,5]triazepin-4-ones via intramolecular imine formation, Luc Boisvert, Miros?aw J. Tomaszewski, and Shujuan Jin

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On-Road, In-Use Gaseous Emission Measurements by Remote Sensing of School Buses equipped with Diesel Oxidation Catalysts and Diesel Particulate Filters, Daniel A. Burgard and Melissa Provinsal

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On-road, In-use Gaseous Emission Measurements By Remote Sensing Of School Buses Equipped With Diesel Oxidation Catalysts And Diesel Particulate Filters, Daniel A. Burgard and Melissa N. Provinsal

Preparation and Use of a Chiral (salen)CoIII Catalyst: Hydrolytic Kinetic Resolution of Epoxides in the Introductory Organic Laboratory, John Hanson

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Molecular Dynamics study of ice-vapor interactions via the quasi-liquid layer, Steven Neshyba, Erin Nugent, Martina Roeselová, and Pavel Jungwirth

Ice-Vapor Interactions Via the Quasi-Liquid Layer Studied by Molecular Dynamics, Steven Neshyba, Martina Roeselova, Pavel Jungwirth, and Erin Nugent

Molecular dynamics studies of dirty ice-vapor interfaces, Steven Neshyba, Martina Roeselova, Pavel Jungwirth, and William Pfalzgraff

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Dissecting the Functional Domains of a Nonenveloped Virus Membrane Penetration Peptide, Amy L. Odegard, Manidipa Banerjee, Reza Khayat, Hanna E. Walukiewicz, Anette Schneemann, and John E. Johnson

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Low Endocytic pH and Capsid Protein Autocleavage are Critical Components of Flock House Virus Cell Entry, Amy L. Odegard, Maggie H. Kwan, Hanna E. Walukiewicz, Manidipa Banerjee, Anette Schneemann, and John E. Johnson

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Towards Room Temperature Biaxial Nematics, Eric Scharrer, Lori L. Cooper, and Edward T. Samulski

Submissions from 2008

Ched 561-optimization Of The Methodology For The Synthesis Of Phosphinate Esters, Megan Elizabeth Barter and John E. Hanson

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Novel benzimidazole derivatives as selective CB2 agonists, Luc Boisvert, Daniel Pagé, Elise Balaux, Ziping Liu, Claire Milburn, Maxime Tremblay, Zhongyong Wei, Simon Woo, Xuehong Luo, Yun-Xing Cheng, Hua Yang, Sanjay Srivastava, Fei Zhou, William Brown, Miroslaw Tomaszewski, Christopher Walpole, Leila Hodzic, Stéphane St-Onge, Claude Godbout, Dominic Salois, and Keymal Payza

Ched 491-synthesis Of Nucleoside Monomers: Precursors For The Preparation Of Phosphinate Dna, Shane P. Drew and John E. Hanson

Ched 719-synthesis And Phase Behavior Of New Liquid Crystalline Oxadiazole Derivatives, Jane Lindborg, Edward T. Samulski, and Eric A. Scharrer

How do cirrus ice crystals grow? Using Molecular Dynamics to study the ice-vapor interface, Steven Neshyba

Molecular dynamics simulations of cirrus-like ice crystal growth and sublimation, Steven Neshyba, Martina Roeselova, Pavel Jungwirth, and Erin Nugent

Molecular Dynamics Study of Nonequilibrium Ice-vapor Interactions via the Quasiliquid Layer, Steven Neshyba, Martina Roeselova, Pavel Jungwirth, and Erin Nugent

Ched 510-total Synthesis And Evaluation Of T4 Lysozyme Activity Of Two N-acetylmuramic Acid Derivatives, Kelsey N. Pobanz and John E. Hanson

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Synthesis of New Liquid Crystalline Oxadiazole Derivatives: An Effort to Access the Biaxial Nematic Phase at Low Temperatures, Eric Scharrer, Nicholas A. Zafiropoulos, Jane Lindborg, Martin Whittle, Lori Cooper, and Edward T. Samulski

Ched 709-incorporation Of Lateral Methyl Groups Into Liquid Crystalline Compounds: Effects Of Structural Modifications On Phase Behavior, Martin Whittle, Edward T. Samulski, and Eric A. Scharrer

Poly 150-synthesis Of New Liquid Crystalline Oxadiazole Derivatives: An Effort To Access The Biaxial Nematic Phase At Low Temperatures, Nicholas A. Zafiropoulos, Jane Lindborg, Martin Whittle, Lori Cooper, Edward T. Samulski, and Eric A. Scharrer

Submissions from 2007

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Evidence for a concerted [4+1]-cycloaddition between electron-rich carbenes and electron-deficient dienes, Luc Boisvert, Francis Beaumier, and Claude Spino

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Self-broadening of water vapor transitions via the complex Robert-Bonamy theory, Steven Neshyba, Bobby K. Antony, and Robert R. Gamache

Submissions from 2006

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A chiral auxiliary cleavable by ring-closing alkene metathesis - Efficient synthesis of chiral nonracemic cycloalkenes, Luc Boisvert, Francis Beaumier, and Claude Spino

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Chemiluminescent Reactions of Nickel, Iron, and Cobalt Carbonyls with Ozone, Dan Burgard, Juno Abraham, April Allen, Jacqueline Craft, Wynter Foley, Ja'Terrica Robinson, Breian Wells, Chenxu Xu, and Donald H. Stedman

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In-Use Emission Measurements of Snowmobile and Snowcoaches in Yellowstone National Park, Dan Burgard, Gary A. Bishop, Thomas R. Dalton, and David H. Stedman

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On-Road Remote Sensing of Automobile Emissions in the Chicago Area: Year 6, September 2004, Dan Burgard, Gary A. Bishop, and Donald H. Stedman

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Remote Sensing of Ammonia and Sulfur Dioxide from On-Road Light Duty Vehicles, Dan Burgard, Gary A. Bishop, and Donald H. Stedman

On-Road Remote Sensing of Automobile Emissions in the Phoenix Area: Year 5, November 2004, Dan Burgard, Gary A. Bishop, and Donald H. Stedman

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Winter Motor Vehicle Emissions in Yellowstone National Park, Dan Burgard, Gary A. Bishop, Donald H. Stedman, Thomas R. Dalton, and John D. Ray

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Remote Sensing of in Use Heavy Duty Diesel Vehicles, Dan Burgard, Gary A. Bishop, Donald H. Stedman, Viktoria H. Gessner, and Christian Daeschlein

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Spectroscopy Applied to Mobile Source Emissions, Dan Burgard, Gary A. Bishop, Donald H. Stedman, Ryan S. Stadtmuller, and Thomas R. Dalton

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A Nitrogen Dioxide, Sulfur Dioxide, and Ammonia Detector for Remote Sensing of Vehicle Emissions, Dan Burgard, Thomas R. Dalton, Gary A. Bishop, John R. Starkey, and Donald H. Stedman

Submissions from 2005

An Introduction to the General Chemistry Laboratory that Makes a Lasting Impression Concerning Laboratory Safety, Dan Burgard

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Representation Of A Nonspherical Ice Particle By A Collection Of Independent Spheres For Scattering And Absorption Of Radiation: 3. Hollow Columns And Plates, Tc Grenfell, Steven P. Neshyba, and Sg Warren

Structure-property Studies On A Series Of Alkyne Containing Liquid Crystals., Em Leonard and Eric A. Scharrer

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Representation of a nonspherical ice particle by a collection of independent spheres for scattering and absorption of radiation: III. Hollow columns and plates, Steven P. Neshyba, Thomas C. Grenfell, and Stephen G. Warren

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Putative Autocleavage of Reovirus ?1 Protein in Concert with Outer-capsid Disassembly and Activation for Membrane Permeabilization, Amy L. Odegard, Max L. Nibert, Melina A. Agosto, Kartik Chandran, and Leslie A. Schiff

Submissions from 2004

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p-Menthane-3-carboxaldehyde: a useful chiral auxiliary for the synthesis of chiral quaternary carbons of high enantiomeric purity, Luc Boisvert, Claude Spino, Cédrickx Godbout, Christian Beaulieu, Magali Harter, and Topwe M. Mwene-Mbeja

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On-Road Remote Sensing of Automobile Emissions in the La Brea Area: Year 3, October 2003, Dan Burgard, Gary A. Bishop, and Donald H. Stedman

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Putative Autocleavage of Outer Capsid Protein 1, Allowing Release of Myristoylated Peptide 1 During Particle Uncoating, is Critical for Cell Entry by Reovirus, Amy L. Odegard, Kartik Chandran, Xing Zhang, John S. L. Parker, Timothy S. Baker, and Max L. Nibert

Dicobalt Hexacarbonyl Complexes Of Alkyne Containing Liquid Crystals: A New Class Of Metallomesogens., Eric A. Scharrer and D. Young

Co2(CO)6 Complexes of Alkyne Containing Liquid Crystals: A New Class of Metallomesogens, Eric Scharrer and Douglas D. Young

Submissions from 2003

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On-Road Remote Sensing of Automobile Emissions in the Denver Area: Year 4, January 2003, Dan Burgard, Gary A. Bishop, and Donald H. Stedman

On-Road Remote Sensing of Automobile Emissions in the Chicago Area: Year 5, September 2002, Dan Burgard, Gary A. Bishop, Donald H. Stedman, and M. J. Williams

On-Road Remote Sensing of Automobile Emissions in the Phoenix Area: Year 4, November 2002, Dan Burgard, Gary A. Bishop, Donald H. Stedman, and M. J. Williams

Thermal Analysis Across The Undergraduate Chemistry Curriculum., Johanna L. Crane, Eric A. Scharrer, Ke Anderson, and J. O'dea