Chemistry and Physics Faculty Proceedings, Presentations, Speeches, Lectures

 

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Submissions from 2015

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Equatorial F-region neutral winds and shears near sunset measured with chemical release techniques, Andrew Kiene, M F. Larsen, and E Kudeki

Developing nMOFs for Use as Multi-Modal Imaging Agents, Xiu Mei-Chu and Daniel T. de Lill

Antibiotic Resistance and Game Theory: Convincing Bacteria to Cheat, Louis R. Nemzer

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

Gold Nanoparticles in the Use of Aqueous Trivalent Lanthanide Ions, Alexander Santana and Daniel T. de Lill

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DEER in Native Systems: What Lipids and Detergents Can't Tell Us, Arthur Sikora, Benesh Joseph, Enrica Bordignon, Thomas F. Prisner, and David Cafiso

Using Pulsed EPR to Explore Loop Dynamics of the TonB-Dependent Transporter ButB in Native Membranes, Arthur Sikora, Benesh Joseph, Enrica Bordigton, Thomas F. Prisner, and David Cafiso

Using CW-EPR to Explore Substrate Binding and the Mechanism of TonB-Dependent Transport in BtuB, Arthur Sikora, Benesh Joseph, Thomas F. Prisner, and David Cafiso

Understanding Proton Transfer in and the Vibrational Spectra of Hydrogen-Bonded Systems, Brian L. Van Hoozen Jr., A. M. Stingel, and Poul B. Petersen

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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

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Discovery and Crystallographic Challenges of Diamond-Like Semiconductors with Attractive Physicochemical Properties, Jennifer A. Aitken, Jacilynn A. Brant, Carl D. Brunetta, Kimberly A. Rosmus, and Kasey P. Devlin

Well-Defined Bisphosphonic Acid-Containing Polymers for Treatment of Osteosarcoma, Patricia R. Bachler, Michael D. Schulz, Chelsea A. Sparks, S. Smith, Brent S. Sumerlin, and Kenneth B. Wagener

Hyperbranched Modular Polymers via RAFT Polymerization, Patricia R. Bachler, Chelsea A. Sparks, Brent S. Sumerlin, and Kenneth B. Wagener

Forensic Science: Fingerprint Analysis, Maria Ballester

Developing Nanoscale Metal-Organic Framework Materials for Theranostic Applications Related to Cardiovascular Disease, Donella Beckwith and Daniel T. de Lill

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Elucidating Magnetic Phase Diagrams of Anitferromagnetic Li2Fe-IV-S4 Diamond-Like Semiconductors (DLSs) with Commensurate and Incommensurate Structures, Jacilynn A. Brant, Jinlei Yao, Clarina dela Cruz, Michael Shatruk, and Jennifer A. Aitken

Field-Induced Spin-Flop in Antiferromagnetic Semiconductors with Commensurate and Incommensurate Magnetic Structures: Li2FeGeS4 (LIGS) and Li2FeSnS4 (LITS), Jacilynn Brant, C. dela Cruz, J. L. Yao, M. Sorescu, T. Bakas, M. Shatruk, and J. A. Aitken

Discovery of Multifunctional Li2-II-IV-VI4 Diamond-Like Semiconductors (DLSs), Jacilynn Brant, J. I. Jang, C. dela Cruz, S. W. Martin, and J. A. Aitken

Discovery of New Multifunctional Materials: I2IIIVVI4 Diamond-Like Semiconductors (DLSs), Jacilynn Brant, J. I. Jang, C. dela Cruz, S. W. Martin, and J. A. Aitken

[DO NOT UPLOAD. DOUBLE] Discovery of Multifunctional Li2-II-IV-VI4 Diamond-Like Semiconductors (DLSs), Jacilynn Brant, J. I. Jang, C. dela Cruz, S. W. Martin, and J. A. Aitken

New I2IIIVVI4 Diamond-Like Semiconductors (DLSs) for Potential Applications in Magnetoelectronics, Solid-State Batteries, and Nonlinear Optics, Jacilynn Brant, J. I. Jang, C. dela Cruz, S. W. Martin, and J. A. Aitken

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A P450 Metabolism Experiment for Undergraduate Biochemistry Laboratories, Catherine Chiafair, Dimitri Giarikos, and Reza Razeghifard

Pulsed Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry, Troy J. Comi and Richard H. Perry

Pulsed Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry Imaging, Troy J. Comi and Richard H. Perry

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Polymorphism in Novel Li2-II-IV-S4 Diamond-Like Semiconductors, Kasey P. Devlin, Kimberly R. Daley, Meghann A. Moreau, Jacilynn A. Brant, and Jennifer A. Aitken

Spectroscopic Detection of Metal Cations with a Novel Small Molecule Sensor, A. M. Gagnon and Daniel T. de Lill

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

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Vertical gradients in the zonal wind observed in the equatorial F-region under postsunset conditions, Andrew Kiene, M F. Larsen, and E Kudeki

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Vertical gradients in the zonal wind observed in the equatorial F-region under postsunset conditions, Andrew Kiene, Miguel Larsen, and Erhan Kudeki

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

Pulsed Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry Imaging, Richard Perry

Development of Multistage Reactive Transmission Mode Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry for characterizing complex catalytic reactions, Richard H. Perry, Kevin C. Peters, Troy J. Comi, and Kevin Parker

Fast-Moving Ambient Microdroplets for Studying Reaction Mechanisms in Solution, Richard H. Perry, Kevin C. Peters, Troy J. Comi, and Kevin Parker

Multi-Stage Reactive Transmission Mode Desorption Electrospray Ionization, Richard H. Perry, Kevin C. Peters, Troy J. Comi, and Kevin Parker

Characterizing High-Valent Iron Porphyrin C-H Hydroxylation Reactions by Reactive Transmission Mode Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry, K. C. Peters, K. Parker, and Richard H. Perry

Combining Desorption and Extractive Electrospray Ionization Sources to Intercept Transient High-Valent Iron Oxo Catalytic Intermediates, Kevin C. Peters, Kevin Parker, and Richard H. Perry

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

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

Label-free assay for classifying intact human breast cancer cells using desorption electrospray ionization mass spectrometry, Heather Robison, Troy J. Comi, and Richard H. Perry

Lipidomic Classification of Human Mammary Cancer Cells According to Metastatic Potential and Oncogene Expression by Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry, Heather Robison, Troy J. Comi, Seung Woo Ryu, and Richard H. Perry

Lipidomic Classification of Human Mammary Cancer Cells According to Metastatic Potential and Oncogene Expression by Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry, Heather Robison and Richard Perry

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Lipidomics on Intact Breast Cancer Cell Lines Using Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry, Heather Robison and Richard H. Perry

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Amino-bis-phosphonate-containing polymers via RAFT polymerization, Michael D. Schulz, Brent S. Sumerlin, Kenneth B. Wagener, Chelsea A. Sparks, Christopher D. Batich, Wesley E. Bolch, Shanna M. Smith, Patricia R. Bachler, Rowan J. Milner, Michael Kwan, and Sammy J. Popwell

Exploring the Mechanisms of Outer Membrane Transport through CW-EPR and High Resolution NMR, Arthur Sikora

Exploring the Mechanisms of Outer Membrane Transport Through Reversible Stepwise Denaturation, Arthur Sikora and David Cafiso

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

Discovery of New Multifunctional Li2-II-IV-VI4 Diamond-like Semiconductors (DLSs), Jacilynn Brant, J. I. Jang, C. dela Cruz, J. L. Yao, K. P. Devlin, and J. A. Aitken

Single Crystal Diffraction, Synchrotron X-Ray Powder Diffraction and Neutron Powder Diffraction of a Novel Diamond-Like Semiconductor: Li2FeSnS4, Jacilynn Brant, J. L. Yao, M. Sorescu, and J. A. Aitken

Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Properties of Multi-Cation Diamond-Like Semiconductors: Li2FeGeS4 and Li2FeSnS4, Jacilynn Brant, J. L. Yao, M. Sorescu, and J. A. Aitken

Examining the Antenna Effect Within Lanthanide Coordination Polymers, Daniel T. de Lill

Structure and Luminescence of a Lanthanide Benzophenonedicarboxylate Coordination Polymer, Jeffrey D. Einkauf and Daniel T. de Lill

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

Pulsed Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry Imaging, Richard H. Perry, Troy J. Comi, and Heather Robison

Pulsed Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry Imaging, Richard H. Perry, Troy J. Comi, and Seung Woo Ryu

Isostructural Extended Series of Lanthanide 2-Nitroterephthalates, Ralph A. Zehnder and Daniel T. de Lill

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

Advancements in Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Li2-II-IV-VI4 Diamond-Like Semiconductors, Jacilynn Brant, J. L. Yao, M. Sorescu, and J. A. Aitken

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

Synthesis of Nanoscale Permanent Magnets, David J. Carnevale, Michael Shatruk, and Geoffrey F. Strouse

Synthesis of Nanoscale Permanent Magnets, David J. Carnevale, Michael Shatruk, and Geoffrey F. Strouse

24,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D Promotes the Osteogenic Maturation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells through the Regulation of p63., Kevin M. Curtis, Kristina Aenlle, Ketian Chen, Bernard A. Roos, and Guy A. Howard

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

Human mesenchymal stem cells for repair of the aging skeleton: regulation by isoforms of p63 and p38, Guy A. Howard, Kevin M. Curtis, Kristina Aenlle, Ketian Chen, and Bernard A. Roos

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

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Inertial instability analysis of the equatorial F region zonal neutral jet, Andrew Kiene and M F. Larsen

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

AN-446 a Bi-Functional Codrug of the Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor Valproic Acid Linked to the Antiviral Agent Acyclovir as a Targeted Anti-Cancer Agent, E. Nissim-Bardugo, M. Weitman, S. Sochotnik, G. Berkovitch-Luria, Carmit Alexenberg, N. Tarasenko, P. Boer, A. Rephaeli, and A. Nudelman

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

Sensitive fluorescence detection using a camera from the gaming industry, Brian L. Van Hoozen Jr., J. P. Korterik, K. de Bruin, W. Nagengast, J. L. Herek, and H. L. Offerhaus

Sensitive Fluorescence Detection Using a Camera from the Gaming Industry, Brian L. Van Hoozen Jr., J. P. Korterik, K. de Bruin, W. Nagenghast, J. L. Herek, and H. L. Offerhaus

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

Synthesis and Characterization of Quaternary Diamond-like Semiconductors: Li2-Fe-IV-VI4 (IV = Sn, Ge; VI = S, Se), Jacilynn Brant, E. Karey, B. M. Leverett, J. MacNeil, C. H. Lake, and J. A. Aitken

Synthesis and Characterization of Quaternary Li2-II-IV-VI4 Diamond-like Semiconductors, Jacilynn Brant, E. Karey, B. M. Leverett, J. MacNeil, C. H. Lake, and J. A. Aitken