Chemistry and Physics Faculty Proceedings, Presentations, Speeches, Lectures

 

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Submissions from 2017

Differential Roles of GRK2 and GRK5 in Cardiac Aldosterone Signaling, Jennifer Maning, Katie Anne McCrink, Ava Brill, Victoria Desimine, Beatrix Aukszi, and Anastasios Lymperopoulos

Submissions from 2016

Fingerprinting in Forensics, Maria Ballester

Forensic Science: Fingerprint Analysis, Maria Ballester

Spectral Observations of Superthin Galaxies, Dmitry V. Bizyaev, Stefan Kautsch, Natalia Ya. Sotnikova, Aleksander V. Mosenkov, and Vladimir P. Reshetnikov

Galaxy Classification: Citizen Scientists versus Experts, Stefan Kautsch, Richard Vazquez, Chau Phung, Michael VanHilst, Victor Castro, and Dmitry V. Bizyaev

Submissions from 2015

Experiments: The Iodine Clock Reaction, Dry Ice Crystal Ball Bbubble (Carbon Dioxide), Seven Layers (Density), Maria Ballester

Nutrition and Chemistry, Maria Ballester

Limiting Short-Lived Climate Pollutants in Curbing Climate Change: An Atmospheric Chemistry Synopsis, Song Gao

Long-Range Transport and in-situ Transformation of Atmospheric Aerosols: Tales from African Dust and Shanghai Smog, Song Gao

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Abstract: T48.00008 : A Stochastic Cooperative Agent Model of Band-Pass Antibiotic Resistance, Louis R. Nemzer and Robert P. Smith

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Sequence and topological specificity in the binding of tetra(N-methylpyridyl)porphines to DNAs, Stephen A. Winkle, Anthony Llodra, Jennifer Barretta, Maria Ballester, Raul Castillo, and Diane Edgar

Submissions from 2014

Atmospheric Aerosols, Global Climate Change and Mega-City Air Pollution – Research Towards Environmental Sustainability, Song Gao

Atmospheric Particulate Matter: Climate Change, Air Pollution, Analytical Chemistry Challenges, Song Gao

Understanding Mechanisms of Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation: from laboratory study to field sampling, Song Gao

Climate Change: From Global to Local, Weaving Science, Law, and Policy, Song Gao and Richard Grosso

A Collection of Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry Experiments that Promote Student Learning Through Computational Analysis and Modern Chemical and Instrumentation Techniques, Dimitri Giarikos

Exploring the Formation of Novel Nitrogen-Containing Compounds in the Urban Atmosphere by Laboratory Experiments, Dimitri Giarikos, Melanie Campbell, and Song Gao

Complete Synthesis of Carbonyl-Containing Compounds: A Guided Inquiry Approach, Amelia Hartzell and Beatrix Aukszi

A Visual Galaxy Classification Interface and its Classroom Application, Stefan Kautsch, Chau Phung, Michael Van Hilst, and Victor Castro

Guided Inquiry: Synthetic Investigation of Aromatic Systems, Christopher W. Lynch and Beatrix Aukszi

Unraveling Chemical Identities and Formation Mechanisms of Atmospheric Aerosols via Laboratory and Field Studies, Siobhan Ming, Melanie Campbell, Dimitri Giarikos, and Song Gao

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Enzyme Entrapment in Polyaniline Biosensors Observed via Fluorescence Anisotropy and Antiquenching, Louis R. Nemzer

Patently Non-Obvious: A Scientist Observes the US Patent System, Louis R. Nemzer

The Physics of the Olympics, Louis R. Nemzer

Particular Matter as a Driver of Antibiotic Resistance, Divya A. Pandya, P. Doty, A. Patel, Song Gao, and R. Smith

Particulate Matter as a Driver of Antibiotic Resistance, Divya A. Pandya, P. Doty, A. Patel, Song Gao, and R. Smith

Evaluating Particular Matter’s roles as a Driver of Antibiotic Resistance, Divya A. Pandya, A. Patel, R. Smith, and Song Gao

Assessing Drinking Water Quality and Local Marine Water Chemistry in South Florida, Roshni Patel, K. Malinares, and Song Gao

Evaluating Impact of Pollution Sources on the Air Quality in South Florida – combining Chemistry, Statistics and meteorology, A. Rajagopal and Song Gao

A P450 Metabolism Experiment for Undergraduate Biochemistry Laboratories, Reza Razeghifard

Biofuels: The Benefits and Disadvantages as an Energy Source, Reza Razeghifard

1. Using Restriction Endonuclease Activity Assays to Reveal Details of the Binding of Small Molecules to DNA, Stephen A. Winkle, J. Barretta, Maria Ballester, D. Edgar, J. Millar, and C. Winkle

Submissions from 2013

Atmospheric Aerosols: Unraveling the Chemical Composition and Transformation Pathways via Laboratory and Field Studies, Song Gao

Global Climate Change – the Scientific Understanding, Song Gao

State of the Climate: A Brief Introduction, Song Gao

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Abstract: T33.00008 : Charge Transport in Trehalose-Derived Sugar Glasses, Louis R. Nemzer, Mahantesh S. Navati, Joel M. Friedman, and Arthur J. Epstein

Submissions from 2012

Calculation of Energy Barriers for the Tautomerization in H2(5-NO2OEP, H25NO2ETIOI), and H2(5, 10, 15-triNO2OEP) Using Variable-Temperature Proton NMR Spectroscopy, Maria Ballester

Chemistry for Elementary School Students: Acid-base chemistry, Maria Ballester

Forensic Science: Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, Maria Ballester

Forensic Science: Fingerprint Analysis, Maria Ballester

Forensic Science: Fingerprint Analysis, Maria Ballester

What is CO2, Maria Ballester

Exploring human scent with instruments and canines, Jessica S. Brown and Kenneth G. Furton

The use of canine field testing to optimize the operating parameters of a non-contact collection device for human scent, Jessica S. Brown and Kenneth G. Furton

African Dust, Shanghai Smog, Florida Red Tides, Song Gao

Analyzing the effect of microgravity and temperature on the crystal growth of tin using a scanning electron microscope, Dimitri Giarikos

The Catalog of Edge-on Disk Galaxies Found in SDSS, Stefan Kautsch, Dmitry V. Bizyaev, Aleksander V. Mosenkov, Natalia Ya. Sotnikova, Vladimir P. Reshetnikov, R. W. Hillyer, and N. V. Yablokova

The Catalog of Edge-on Disk Galaxies Found in SDSS, Stefan Kautsch, D. V. Bizyaev, A. V. Mosenkov, N. Ya. Sotnikova, V. P. Reshetnikov, R. W. Hillyer, and N. V. Yablokova

Lasers, Proteins, and Alzheimer's, Louis R. Nemzer

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Abstract: H40.00004 : Lysozyme Aggregation and Fibrillation Monitored by Dynamic Light Scattering, Louis R. Nemzer, Bret Flanders, Jeremy D. Schmit, and Christopher M. Sorensen

Complete Protection and Glycosylation of 5-Hydroxy-DL-Lysine, Lindsey Nowland and Beatrix Aukszi

Total Synthesis of Functionalized Acenes, Reena Parikh, Beatrix Aukszi, and Donald Baird

Submissions from 2011

Japan Nuclear Accident: Scientific Basis, Engineering Design, and Policy Implications, Maria Ballester, Dimitri Giarikos, Victor Castro, Song Gao, and Bryan K. Armentrout

Analysis of hand odor utilizing various extraction techniques to provide a comprehensive assessment of volatile components, Jessica S. Brown and Kenneth G. Furton

Comparison of the instrumental and canine evaluations of the chemical composition of biological specimens for human scent discrimination, Jessica S. Brown and Kenneth G. Furton

Up in the Air, Song Gao

A Survey Of Edge-on Disk Galaxies In The SDSS DR7 And Their Intrinsic Shape, Stefan Kautsch, R. W. Hillyer, and N. McMahon

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Abstract: T40.00002 : Applied Electric Fields and the Aggregation of Highly Charged Proteins, Louis R. Nemzer, Bret Flanders, and Christopher M. Sorensen

Submissions from 2010

Porous Materials for Application in Drug Transfer and Gas Storage, Donald M. Baird, James Brandes, and Phillip E. Fanwick

An evaluation of volatile organic compounds from biological specimens over time, Jessica S. Brown and Kenneth G. Furton

Assessment of human scent volatiles for the discrimination of individuals, Jessica S. Brown and Kenneth G. Furton

The evaluation of volatile organic compounds from novel biological specimens by non-destructive analytical techniques for the potential use in forensic identifications, Jessica S. Brown and Kenneth G. Furton

Atmospheric Aerosols – Impact on Global Climate, Air Quality and Water Quality, Song Gao

Atmospheric Aerosols – Towards a Better Understanding of Global Climate, Song Gao

Organic Compounds in Atmospheric Aerosols – Identity, Origin, Evolution, Song Gao

An Effective Pedagogical Approach to Using Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry for the Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Organic Chemistry Lab Experiments, Dimitri Giarikos

Exploring the Formation of Novel Nitrogen-Containing Compounds in the Urban Atmosphere by Laboratory Experiments, Dimitri Giarikos

Synthesis and Incorportaion of Photoactive Chlorin-Heme Dimers into Proteins, Dimitri Giarikos

Salt-Induced Precipitation of Polyaniline for Real-Time Analyte Monitoring, Louis R. Nemzer

Submissions from 2009

The optimization and evaluation of the headspace analysis of head hair samples for the application as a human scent source, Jessica S. Brown, Allison M. Curran, and Kenneth G. Furton

The potential utilization of human hair for scent discrimination, Jessica S. Brown, Allison M. Curran, and Kenneth G. Furton

The Stellar Mass Functions of Early and Late-Type Galaxies in Groups at Intermediate Redshifts, Stefan Kautsch and Anthony H. Gonzalez

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Abstract: W18.00010 : An Optical Biosensing Platform using Reprecipitated Polyaniline Microparticles, Louis R. Nemzer and Arthur J. Epstein

Submissions from 2008

Preparation and Comparative Evaluation of Glycosylated and Non-Glycosylated α2β1 and α3β1 Intergrin-Specific Triple Helical Ligands on Metastatic Potential of Melanoma, Beatrix Aukszi, M. Cudic, J. Lauer-Fields, and G. B. Fields

Building Blocks Made from Derivatives of Bis(arylimino)isoindoline for the Construction of Porous Materials, Donald M. Baird, Richard Wheeler, Phillip E. Fanwick, and Nadia Rampersaud

Flat Rectangular Building Blocks Made From Derivatives of Bis(pyridylimino)isoindoline for the Construction of Porous Materials, Donald M. Baird, Richard Wheeler, Phillip E. Fanwick, and Nadia Rampersaud

Flat Rectangular Building Blocks Made From Derivatives of Bis(pyridylimino)isoindoline for the Construction of Porous Materials, Donald M. Baird, Richard Wheeler, Phillip E. Fanwick, and Nadia Rampersaud

New Approaches to the Synthesis of Porous Hybrid Metal-Organic Framework Based Materials, Donald M. Baird, Richard Wheeler, Phillip E. Fanwick, and Nadia Rampersaud

Physicochemical Characterization of Mine Tailing Dusts in the US Southwest, Eric A. Betterton, Brian Barbaris, W. Conant, Janae Csavina, Song Gao, L. Lund, P. Rheinheimer, A. Eduardo Saez, and A. Wonaschutz

Evaluation of fiber composition of human scent collection materials and their effect on collected human hand odor, Jessica S. Brown, Paola A. Prada, and Kenneth G. Furton

Synthesis of new porphyrin dendrimer and its potential use as gadolinium MRI agent, Dimitri Giarikos

Synthesis of new Ruthenium (II) complex, [Ru(bipyCN)2]2+ and its interactions with DNA, Dimitri Giarikos

Formation of Early-Type Galaxies Prior to Cluster Assembly, Stefan Kautsch and Anthony H. Gonzalez

Electronic and Magnetic Polymers, Louis R. Nemzer

[AA8.8] A Polymer-Based Optical Biosensor for Continuous Glucose Monitoring, Louis R. Nemzer and Arthur J. Epstein

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How Do Galaxies Grow? Assembling the Most Massive Galaxies in the Universe, Kim-Vy H. Tran, John Moustakas, Anthony H. Gonzalez, Stefan Kautsch, Lei Bai, and Dennis Zaritsky

Submissions from 2007

NGC 4151 X-Ray Spectrum Variability: 2000-2007, Bryan Armentrout

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Creating and Presenting a Poster at the Undergraduate Student Symposium, Beatrix Aukszi, Christopher A. Blanar, and Weylin Sternglanz

Effects of Glycosylation on Melanoma Receptors Behavior, Beatrix Aukszi, M. Cudic, J. Lauer-Fields, and G. B. Fields

Derivatives of Bis(pyridylimino)isoindoline for the Construction of Porous Materials, Donald M. Baird, Richard Wheeler, Nadia Rampersaud, and Phillip E. Fanwick

Catalytic Destruction of Chlorinated Organic Contaminants in Ground Water and Soils – from the Laboratory to the Field, Song Gao

Catalytic Destruction of Gas-Phase TCE and PCE in Ground Water and Soils – Laboratory Study and Field Investigation, Song Gao

The Morphologies of Supergroup Galaxies, Stefan Kautsch and Anthony H. Gonzalez

The Morphologies of Group Galaxies Before Cluster Assembly, Stefan Kautsch, Anthony H. Gonzalez, Christian A. Soto, John Moustakas, Kim-Vy H. Tran, and Dennis Zaritsky

Disk Galaxies and Their Environment, Stefan Kautsch, E. K. Grebel, and J. S. Gallagher

Submissions from 2006

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Soft X-Ray Analysis of NGC 4151, Bryan Armentrout, S. B. Kraemer, and T. J. Turner

The CCN Activity of Water-Soluble Secondary Organic Aerosols Generated from the Ozonolysis of Alkenes, A. Asa-Awuku, Athanasios Nenes, Song Gao, Richard C. Flagan, and John H. Seinfeld

Droplet Growth Kinetics of CCN From Biomass Burning and Secondary Organic Aerosol, A. Asa-Awuku, Athanasios Nenes, A. Sullivan, C. Hennigan, R. Weber, Song Gao, Armin Sorooshian, Richard C. Flagan, and John H. Seinfeld

Catalytic destruction of chlorinated organic contaminants in groundwater and soils – laboratory study and field investigation, Song Gao

Identity, Origin and Evolution of Polar Organic Compounds in Fine Aerosols in the Southeasern United States, Song Gao