Publications with Undergraduate Co-Authors

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2017

Boston University Undergrad Researcher Publications

Snyder Group

            Anna Impastato (Class 2015, Chemistry Major), Jaime A. Duque (REU 2015, Snyder) Strom, K. R.; Impastato, A. C; Duque, J. A.; Snyder, J. K. “Halocyclizations and Cycloisomerizations of Bisaryl 1,6-diynes” Heterocycles, 2017, ASAP.

Doerrer Group

  Amanda Arnoff (Class 2017): “On the way to a Trisanionic {Cu3O2} Core for Oxidase Catalysis: Evidence of an Asymmetric Trinuclear Precursor Stabilised by Perfluoropinacolate Ligands”
Hannigan, S. F, Arnoff, A. I., Neville, S. E., Lum, J. S., Golen, J. A., Rheingold, A. L.,  Nicole Orth, N., Ivanović-Burmazović, I., Liebhäuser, P., Rösener, T., Stanek, J., Hoffmann, A., Herres-Pawlis, S., Doerrer, L. H.
Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 23, in press,
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/chem.201605926/full

2016

Boston University Undergrad Researcher Publications

Allen Group

           Steven E. Cohen (Class 2015, KHC/BMB Major, Allen Group) Zhu, Wen; Easthon, Lindsey M.; Reinhardt, Laurie A.; Tu, Chingkuang; Cohen, Steven E.; Silverman, David N.; Allen, Karen N.; Richards, Nigel G. J. “Substrate Binding Mode and Molecular Basis of a Specificity Switch in Oxalate Decarboxylase” Biochemistry 2016, 55 (14), 2163-2173.

Beeler Group

            Tracy Snyder (Class 2012, Chemistry Major, Beeler Group) Ingham, Oscar J.; Paranal, Ronald M.; Smith, William B.; Escobar, Randolph A.; Yueh, Han; Snyder, Tracy; Porco, John A.; Bradner, James E.; Beeler, Aaron B. “Development of a Potent and Selective HDAC8 Inhibitor” Med. Chem. Lett. 2016, 7 (10), 929-932.

            Jesse Zhen (Class 2015, Chemistry Major, Beeler Group) Imberdis, Thibaut; Heeres, James T.; Yueh, Han,; Fang, Cheng; Zhen, Jessie; Rich, Celeste B.; Glicksman, Marcie; Beeler, A. B.; Harris, David A. “Identification of Anti-prion Compounds using a Novel Cellular Assay” J. Biol. Chem. 2016, 291, 26164-26176.

Doerrer Group

            Peter Chen (Class 2012, Chemistry Major), Evan Gardner (Class 2015, Chemistry major) Chen, P. E.; McNeeley, J.; Lum, J. S.; Gardner, E. J.; Phillips, V.; Golen, J. A.; Rheingold, A. L.; Doerrer, L. H. “LCu(m-X)2CuL Compounds: An Induced Cuprophilic Interaction” Polyhedron 2016, 116, 204-215.

Peter Chen (Class of 2012): “LCu(μ-X)2CuL compounds: An induced cuprophilic interaction”
Chen, P. E., McNeely, J., Lum, J. S., Gardner, E. J., Phillips, V., Golen, J. A. Rheingold, A. L., Doerrer, L. H.
Polyhedron, 2016, 116, 204-215
Grinstaff Group

            Jiazuo Henry Feng (Class 2011, BMB Major) Trudeau, Kyle M.; Colby, Aaron H.; Zeng, Jialiu; Feng, Jiazuo H.: Grinstaff, M. W.; Shirihai, Orian S. “Lysosome Acidification by Photoactivated Nanoparticles Restores Autophagy Under Lipotoxicity” J. Cell Biol. 2016, 214, 25-34.

Smith Group

            Bethany Lamoureux (Class 2016, Chemistry Major) B. Lamoureux, V.R. Singh, V. Jovic, J. Kuyyalil, T.-Y. Su, K.E. Smith. “Structural and Electronic Properties of Thermally Evaporated V2O5 Epitaxial Thin Films” Thin Solid Films 2016, 615, 409.

 

Conference Presentations by Students

Abrams Group

            Anna Booras (Class 2016, Chemistry Major, Abrams Group) Booras, A.; Abrams, B. “Effects of Exohelical Functionalization on Structure of Water-Soluble Meta-Poly(phenylene ethynylene) Foldamers” Oral presentation by Anna Booras. Abstracts of Papers, 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, United States, March 13-17, 2016 (2016), POLY-416.

Beeler Group

           Rachel Rosen (Class 2016, Chemistry Major, Beeler Group) Rosen, R.; Courtney, A.; Beeler, A.B. “Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry of Cyathane Diterpenoid Inspired Scaffolds.” 250th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, United States, August 16-20, 2015, MEDI-441.

           Rachel Rosen (Class 2016, Chemistry Major, Beeler Group) Rosen, R.; Courtney, A.; Beeler, A.B. “Buchner ring expansion with diazoalkanes in flow.” 250th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, United States, August 16-20, 2015, CHED-339.

           Diaz, Diana (REU 2016), Diaz, D.; Alfonzo, E. Beeler, A. B. “Generation of Carbonyl Ylides through Photoredox Catalysis” Abstracts of Papers, 72nd Southwest Regional Meeting, ACS, Galveston, TX, Nov. 10-13, 2016. SWRM-337.

Elliott Group

           Eduardo Estrada (REU 2016) Eduardo Estrada, Lindsey Walker, Jennifer Mcgarry, A. Andrew Pacheco, Sean J. Elliott “Electrochemical Characterization of Tetraheme Cytochrome c554 Variants” SACNAS Annual Conference – Long Beach, CA Oct 9-12. Poster Presentation by Eduardo Estrada

Whitty Group

           Tamia Potter (REU 2016) Tamia Potter, Rob Shaffer, Adrian Whitty* “Protein-Protein Interactions: The Binding of IκBα to NEMO’s Zinc Finger”. ABCRMS 2016 Annual Meeting – Tampa, GFL Nov 9-12, 2016. Poster presentation by Tamia Potter.

Ziegler Group

            Zhe Mei (REU 2015, Ziegler): Mei, Z., Ziegler, L.D., “Body Fluid Study by Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy for Medical and Forensic Application”AAAS 2016 Annual Meeting – Washington, DC, Feb. 14, 2016. Poster presentation by Zhe Mei. Winner of “2016 AAS Student Poster Competition”.

 

Conference Presentation with Student Co-authors

Doerrer Group

Jacob Henebry (Class 2018), Chen Sun (Class 2016): “Mn(III) in an all O-donor ligand environment with fluorinated alkoxides”
Kotyk, C. M., Henebry, J. E., Sun, C., Steele, J. L. Chen, Y., Oswald, V. F., Bacon, J. W., Rheingold, A. L., Doerrer, L. H.
253rd ACS San Francisco, CA                                                           April 2-6, 2017
Jeremy Weber (Class 2016): “Fluorinated Alkoxide Complexes of Ln(III) ions and their Luminescence Behavior”
Weber, J. E., Kotyk, C. M., Royappa, T. A., Rheingold, A. L., Doerrer, L. H.
253rd ACS San Francisco, CA                                                           April 2-6, 2017

 Amanda Arnoff (Class 2017): “Catalytic Oxidation by Trinuclear {Cu3O2} Moieties with Fluorinated Alkoxide Ligands”
Hannigan, S. F. Arnoff, A. I. Hemmer, D. G. Liebhaeuser, P. Stanek, J.; Roesener, T. Hoffmann, A.; Herres-Pawlis, S. Doerrer, L. H.
252nd ACS Philadelphia, PA,                                                            August 21-25, 2016

Amanda Arnoff (Class 2017, Chemistry Major): Hannigan, Steven F.; Arnoff, Amanda; Hemmer, David G.; Liebhaeuser, Patricia; Stanek, Julia; Roesener, Thomas; Hoffmann, Alexander; Herres-Pawlis, Sonja; Doerrer, Linda “Catalytic by Trinuclear {Cu3O2} Moieties with Fluorinated Alkoxide Ligands”. Abstracts of Papers, 252nd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Philadelphia, PA, United States, August 21-25, 2016 (2016), INOR-56.

 

Grinstaff Group

            John Ernandez (Class 2018, BMB Major): Ernandez, John; Supplee, Julianna; Grinstaff, Mark “Development of Novel Contrast Agent for Enhanced Dual-Energy Computerized Tomography (eDECT)” From Abstracts of Papers, 252nd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Philadelphia, PA, United States, August 21-25, 2016 (2016), BIOL-53.

 

 

2015

Peer-Reviewed Journals – 2015

Abrams Group

           Samuel Rubin (Class 2013: SMED) “Teaching Fundamental Skills in Microsoft Excel to Freshmen in Quantitative Analysis” Rubin, S.; Abrams, B.  J. Chem. Ed. 2015, 92, 1840-1845.

Allen Group

           Miyuki Aono (Class 2013, BMB, Karen Allen Group) “Panoramic view of a superfamily of phosphatases through substrate profiling” Huang, H., Pandya, C., Liu, C., Al-Obaidi, N. F., Wang, M., Zheng, L., Toews Keating, S., Aono, M., Love, J. D., Evans, B., Seidel, R. D., Hillerich, B. S., Garforth, S. J., Almo, S. C., Mariano, P. S., Dunaway-Mariano, D., Allen, K. N., Farelli, J. D. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2015 Apr 21;112(16):E1974-83.

           Florencia Rago (Class 2010, BMB Major, Karen Allen Group) Enzyme Substrate Specificity Conferred by Distinct Conformational Pathways” Rago, F.; Saltzberg, D.; Allen, K. N.; Tolan, D. R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137 (43), 13876-13886.

Beeler Group

           Tessa Lynch-Colameta (Class 2016, Chemistry Major, Aaron Beeler Group) “[2 + 2] Photocycloaddition of Cinnamates in Flow and Development of a Thiourea Catalyst”. Reem Telmasani, Sung Hi Park Tessa Lynch-Colameta, Aaron Beeler Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54 (39), 11521-11525.

Keyes Group

           Maxim Secor (Class 2015, Chemistry Major) “Isobaric Molecular Dynamics Version of the Generalized Replica Exchange Method (gREM): Liquid-Vapor Equilibrium” Małolepsza, Edyta; Secor, Maxim; Keyes, Tom J. Phys. Chem. B 2015, 119 (42), 13379-13384.

Liu Group
            Ampon Sae Her (Class 2014, Chemistry Major), Nathchar Naowarojna (Class 2015, Chemistry Major), and Shu Wang (Class 2016, BMB Major) “Endoperoxide Formation by an α-Ketoglutarate-dependent Mononuclear Non-heme Iron Enzyme” Wupeng Yan, Heng Song, Fuhang Song, Yisong Guo, Cheng-Hsuan Wu, Ampon Sae Her, Yi Pu, Shu Wang, Nathchar Naowarojna, Andrew Weitz, Michael P. Hendrich, Catherine E. Costello, Lixin Zhang, Pinghua Liu, and Yan Jessie Zhang Nature 2015, 527, 539 – 543.

Perlstein Group

           Grace J. Thole (Class, 2014, BMB, BA/MA) “The Yeast Nbp35-Cfd1 Cytosolic Iron-Sulfur Cluster Scaffold Is an ATPase” Camire, Eric J.; Grossman, John D.; Thole, Grace J.; Fleischman, Nicholas M.; Perlstein, Deborah L. J. Biol. Chem2015, 290 (39), 23793-23802.

Porco Group

           Steve Stone (Class 2014, Chemistry Major, John Porco Group) “Biomimetic Chiral Resolution: Highly Enantio- and Diastereoselective Transfer Hydrogenation of Aglain Ketones to Access Flavagline Natural Products” Stone, Steven D.; Lajkiewicz, Neil J.; Whitesell, Luke; Hilmy, Ahmed; Porco, John A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015137(1), 525-530.

Reinhard Group

           Ethan Edmonds (REU Summer 2013, Bjoern Group) “Quantifying Liipid Contents in Enveloped Virus Particles with Plasmonic Nanoparticles” Feizpour, Amin; Yu, Xinwei; Akiyama, Hisashi; Miller, Caitlin M.; Edmans, Ethan; Gummuluru, Suryaram; Reinhard, Bjoern M. Small 201511(13), 1592-1602.

Smith Group

           Bethany Lamoureaux (Class 2016, Chemistry Major) “Soft X-day Spectroscopic Stidues of the Electronic Structure in M-BiVO4 (M = Mo or W) Single Crystals”  V. Jovic, J. Laverock, A. J.E. Rettie, J. Zhou, C. B. Mullins, V. Singh, B. Lamoureux, T.-Y. Su, D. Wilson, T. Branislav, K. E. Smith, J. Mater. Chem. A. 2015, 3, 23743-23753.

Snyder Group

           Adrian Landreth (REU Summer 2013, John Snyder Group), Anna Impastato (Class 2015, Chemistry Major, John Snyder Group), Kenneth Moy (MET College, John Snyder Group) “Gallium(III) Promoted Halocyclizations of 1,6-Diynes.” Strom, K. R.; Impastato, A. C.; Moy, K. J.; Landreth, A. J.; Snyder, J. K. Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 2126-2129.

Whitty Group

            Simone Rauch (Class 2015, Chemistry Major, Adrian Whitty Group): “Quantitative Analysis of Receptor Tyrosine Kinase‐Effector Coupling at Functionally Relevant Stimulus Levels”, Li, S.; Bhave, D.; Chow, J. M.; Riera, T. V.; Schlee, S.; Rauch, S.; Atanasova, M.; Cate, R. L.; Whitty, A. J. Biol. Chem. 2015, 290(16), 10018-10036.

Presentations – 2015

Conference Presentations by Students

Abrams Group

           Anna Booras (Class 2016, Chemistry Major) “Simulations of water-soluble, helical meta-poly(phenylene ethynylene) foldamers: Parameterization, structure, and function” Anna Booras, Binyomin Abrams. Abstracts of Papers, 250th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, United States, August 16 – 20, 2015, COMP-223.

Goldfarb Group (ENG)

                  Longjiaxin Zhong (Class 2017) “Eutectic Behavior of Binary Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) Mixtures” Longjiaxin Zhong, Erica Gunn, Jillian L. Goldfarb. Abstracts of Papers, 250th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, United States, August 16 – 20, 2015, CHED-349

Reinhard Group

           Crystal Wong (Class 2016, Chemistry Major) “Quantification of Viral Surface Lipids Using Plasmon-Coupling Based UV-Vis Spectrophotometry” Crystal Wong, Amin Feizpour, Hisashi Akiyama, Suryaram Gummuluru, Bjoern Reinhard. Abstracts of Papers, 250th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, United States, August 16 – 20, 2015, COLL-107.

Hirshi Somayaji (Clas 2016, Chemistry Major) “Determining the Quantitative Properties of Photocatalytic Plasmonic Materials” Hrishikesh Somayaji, Sarah Lerch, Bjoern Reinhard. Abstracts of Papers, 250th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, United States, August 16 – 20, 2015, CHED-348.

Smith Group

           Bethany Lamoureux (Class 2016, Chemistry Major) “A Fundamental Study of the Metal Insulator Transitions Dependency on Morphology via Vandium Pentoxide Thin Films Grown by Sol-Gel and Thermal Evaporation” B. Lamoureux, V. Singh, T.Y. Su, , J. Kuyalil, K.E. Smith Abstracts of Papers, 250th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, United States, August 16 – 20, 2015, PHYS-497.

Snyder Group

           May Young (Class 2016, Chemistry Major) “Synthesis of Small Molecule Inhibitors Against Hepatitis C Virus” May Young, Mark Busch, John K. Snyder. Abstracts of Papers, 250th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, United States, August 16 – 20, 2015, CHED-315.

Whitty Group

            Mikayla Huestis (Class 2016, BMB) “RET Signaling from Receptor to Protein”. Mikayla Huestis, Jennifer Chow, Simone Rauch, Adrian Whitty Presented at 2015 Northeast Undergraduate Research and Development (NURDS) conference, University of New England, Biddeford, ME.

            Mikayla Huestis (Class 2016, BMB) “Development of a Reporter Gene Assay to Study the Dynamics of Artemin-Induced RET Signaling. Jennifer M. Chow, Mikayla Huestis , Simone Rauch, Carl Co, and Adrian Whitty Presented at 2015 Gordon Research Conference on Bioorganic Chemistry, Andover, NH.

Presentations with Students Listed as Co-Author (Presenting Author Underlined)

Caradonna Group

            Shanika Kingston (REU, Summer 2014): “Dioxygen Activation by Mononuclear Non-Heme Iron Oxygenases and the Corresponding Model Complexes” Kingston, Shanika; Cunningham, Laura; Caradonna, John P. Abstracts of Papers, 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO, United States, March 22-26, 2015 (2015), CHED-577.

Reinhard Group

           Camille Silva (Class 2015, Chemistry Major): “Probing GM3 and GM1 Contents of HIV-1 and Ebola Virus-like Particles through Plasmon Coupling” Amin Feizpour, Camille Silva, Hisashi Akiyama, Caitlin M.Miller, Suraram GUmmumluru, Bjoern M. Reinhard, Abstracts of Papers, 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO, United States, March 22 – 26, 2015 (2015), PHYS-154.

Whitty Group

           Tadafumi Clark Ikezu (Class 2017, BME) 
”Activation and Decay Kinetics of the RET Receptor Tyrosine Kinase”. S Li, T. Ikezu, and A Whitty*. 2015. Presented at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). Abstract published in The FASEB Journal 29 (1 Supplement), 724.22.

           Simone Rauch (Class 2015, Chemistry Major)”Development of a Luciferase Reporter Gene Assay for Artemin-induced RET Signaling”. J Chow, S Rauch, M Huestis, A Whitty*. 2015. Presented at the 2015 American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) annual meeting. Abstract published in the FASEB Journal 29 (1 Supplement), 724.24.

           Carmine Ballarano (Class 2014, BMB)”Mediated Stabilization of the IκB Kinase Binding Domain of NF-kB Essential Modulator (NEMO)”. L Zhou, A Yeo, C Ballarano, U Weber, K Allen, T Gilmore, A Whitty. Presented at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). Disulfide- Abstract published in the FASEB Journal 29 (1 Supplement), 712.21.

           Simone Rauch (Class 2015, Chemistry Major), Mikayla Huestis (Class 2016, BMB) “Development of a Reporter Gene Assay to Study the Dynamics of Artemin-Induced RET Signaling”. Jennifer M. Chow, Simone Rauch, Mikayla Huestis, Carl Co, and Adrian Whitty, Presented at 2015 Gordon Research Conference on on Neurotrophic Factors, Newport, RI.

           Melesilika Finau (Class 2017, BMB) “The Role of the Highly-Conserved Intervening Domain of NEMO in High-Affinity Binding to IKKβ”. Robert Shaffer, Dan Petrescu, Melesilika Finau, Shaun Cote, Karen N. Allen*, and Adrian Whitty*. Presented at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).

           Tadafumi Clark Ikezu (Class 2017, BME) “Activation and Decay Kinetics of the RET Receptor Tyrosine Kinase”. Simin Li, T. Clark Ikezu, Jennifer M. Chow and Adrian Whitty Presented at 2015 Gordon Research Conference on Neurotrophic Factors, Newport, RI.

 

2014

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Allen Group

               Megan Garland (Chem:Biochem Major), Miyuki Aono and Olivia Hallet (BMB majors): “Structure of the trehalose-6-phosphate phosphatase from Brugia malayi reveals key design principles for anthelmintic drugsJeremiah D. Farelli Brendan D. Galvin, Zhiru Li, Chunliang Liu, Miyuki Aono, Megan Garland, Olivia E. Hallett, Thomas B. Causey, Alana Ali-Reynolds, Daniel J. Saltzberg, Clotilde K. S. Carlow, Debra Dunaway-Mariano, and Karen N. Allen.* .” PLoS Pathogens, 2014, 10 (7): e1004245.

Beeler Group

                Anatasia Voevodin: Yueh, H.; Voevodin, A.; Beeler, A. B. “Development of a Photolabile Amine Protecting Group Suitable for Multistep Flow Synthesis” J. Flow Chem 2014, 4, ASAP.

Liu Group

               Ampon Sae Her and Fiona Raso (BME): “Cysteine Oxidation Reactions Catalyzed by a Mononuclear Non-heme Iron Enzyme (OvoA) in Ovothiol Biosynthesis” Heng Song, Ampon Sae Her, Fiona Raso, Zhibin Zhen, Yuda     Huo, and Pinghua Liu. Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 2122-2125.

               Nathchar Naowarojna and Ampon Sae Her: “Bioinformatic and Biochemical Characterizations of C–S Bond Formation and Cleavage Enzymes in the Fungus Neurospora crassa Ergothioneine Biosynthetic Pathway” Wen Hu, Heng Song, Ampon Sae Her, Daniel W. Bak, Nathchar Naowarojna, Sean J. Elliott, Li Qin, Xiaoping Chen, and Pinghua Liu. Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 5382-5385

Snyder Group     

                Megan A, Audet:N,N-Bond formation in Intramolecular Cobalt-Catalyzed [2 + 2 + 2] Cyclizations of Alkynyl-Linked Bisnitriles, and the Preparation of Annulated Pyridazines.” Audet, M. A.; Cai, C.; Snyder, J. K. Heterocycles 2014, 88, 179-186.

Whitty Group

               Alan Yeo (BMB), Carmine Ballarano (MET), and Urs Weber (BMB): “Disulfide-Mediated Stabilization of the IKB Kinase Binding Domain of NF-KB Essential Modulator (NEMO)” Zhou, Li; Yeo, Alan T.; Ballarano, Carmine; Weber, Urs; Allen, Karen N.; Gilmore, Thomas D.; Whitty, Adrian Biochemistry 2014, 53(50), 7929-7944.

Ziegler Group

               Paul Lemler: “NIR Raman spectra of whole human blood: effects of laser-induced and in vitro hemoglobin denaturation”, P. Lemler, W. R. Premasiri, A. DelMonaco and L. D. Ziegler, Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 406 (2014) 193-200, DOI 10.1007/s00216-013-7427-7

               Yoseph Gebregziabher (PROSTARS participant from Roxbury Community College) and Paul Lemler: “SERS analysis of bacteria, human blood and cancer cells:  A metabolomic and diagnostic tool”, W. R. Premasiri, P. Lemler, Y. Chen, Y. Gebregziabher and L. D. Ziegler in Frontiers of Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering: Single-Nanoparticles and Single Cells, (Eds. Yukihiro Ozaki, Katrin Kneipp, and Ricardo Aroca) from John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK, 255 – 282 (2014).

 

Conference Presentations by Students

Megan A. Audet (Snyder Group) N,N-Bond Formation through the Intramolecular Cobalt-Catalyzed [2 + 2 + 2] Cyclizations of Alkynyl-Linked Bisnitriles in the Preparation of Annulated Pyridazines”.  Audet, Megan A.; Cai, Cuifang; Snyder, John K. From Abstracts of Papers, 247th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Dallas, TX, United States, March 16-20, 2014 (2014), CHED-1109.

Sarah Specht and Josh Nelson (Doerrer Group) “Chemistry of Old and New Perfluoropinacolate Complexes”  Specht, Sarah E.; Tahsini, Laleh; Nelson, Joshua J.; Long, Alexandra F.; Hajare, Holly; Doerrer, Linda H. From Abstracts of Papers, 247th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Dallas, TX, United States, March 16-20, 2014 (2014), INOR-805.

Margaret Tiedemann (REU 2014, Doerrer Group) “Oxygen Donor Ligands and Oxidation States”. Laleh Tahsini, Margaret Tiedemann, Linda H. Doerrer. From Abstracts of Papers, 247th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Dallas, TX, United States, March 16-20, 2014 (2014), INOR-421.

 

2013

Steve Wooseok Ahn (John Straub Group)

                “Strange Kinetics in the Temperature Dependence of Methionine Ligand Rebinding Dynamics in Cytochrome C,” P. Zhang, S. W. Ahn, J. S. Straub, J. Phys. Chem. B 2013, 117, 7190-7202.

Zachary Ziegler (John Straub Group, High School summer student)

“Probing the Structure and Dynamics of Confined Water in AOT Reverse Micelles,” A. V. Martinez, L. Dominguez, E. Malolepsza, A. Moser, Z. Ziegler, J. E. Straub, J. Phys. Chem. B 2013, 117, 7345-7351.

Maureen Leninger (Liu Group)

“Regioselectivity of the Oxidative C-S Bond Formation in Ergothioneine and Ovothiol Biosynthesis” Heng Song, Maureen Leninger, Norman Lee, and Pinghua Liu. Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 4854-4857.

Peter E. Chen (Linda Doerrer Group)

“Zinc(II) Complexes with Fluorinated Monodentate Aryloxide and Alkoxide Ligands” Lum, J.S., Chen, P.E., Rheingold, A. L., Doerrer, L. H. Polyhedron, 2013, 58, 218-228. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2013.03.014

V. Petersen, A. H. Iqbal (Linda Doerrer Group, Barnard Undergraduates)

“Fluorinated Phenolates in Monomeric and Dimeric Co(II) Compounds” Petersen, M. V., Iqbal, A. H., Zakharov, L. N., Rheingold, A. L., Doerrer, L. Polyhedron, 2013, 52, 276-283.

Sarah Specht and Josh Nelson (Doerrer Group)

 “Structural and Electronic Properties of Old and New A2[M(pinF)2] Complexes” Tahsini, L., Specht, S. E., Lum, J. S., Nelson, J. J. M., Long, Alexandra F. Golen, J.A., Rheingold, A. L., Doerrer, L. H. Inorg. Chem.  2013, 52, 14050-14063.

Dharati Joshi (Koji Nakanishi, PI – Columbia, Summer internship):

“Synthesis of Antioxidants for Prevention of Age-Related Maular Degeneration” Dharati Joshi, James Field, John Murphy, Mohammed Abdelrahim, Heike Schoenferr, Janet R. Sparrow, George Ellestad, Koji Nakanishi, Arie Zask J. Nat. Prod. 2013, 76, ASAP.

Mitchell I. Antalek (John Porco Group, with Corey Stephenson)

“Tandem Dienone Photorearrangement-Cycloaddition for the Rapid Generation of Molecular Complexity.” Pieter H. Bos, Mitchell T. Antalek, John A. Porco, Corey R. J. Stephenson. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 17978-17982..

James E. Park (Corey Stephenson Group)

“Photocatalytic initiation of thiol-ene reactions: synthesis of thiomorpholin-3-ones.” Mitchell H. Keylor, James E. Park, Carl-Johan Wallentin, Corey R. J Stephenson. Tetrahedron 2013, 70, 4264-4269.

Barbara Reis (Corey Stephenson Group, Exchange student from Karlsruhe, Germany):

 “Batch to Flow Deoxygenation Using Visible Light Photoredox Catalysis.” John D.   Nguyen, Barbara Reiss, Chunhui Dai and Corey R. J. Stephenson* Chem.       Commun. 201349, 4352. DOI: 10.1039/C2CC37206A

Urs Weber (BMB, KHC, Whitty Group), Rishitha Bollam, (SMED, Whitty Group) Kim Glover (Gilmore Group)

Mutation of Non-Essential Cysteines Shows that NF-κB Essential Modulator Forms a Constitutive Noncovalent Dimer that Binds IκB Kinase-β with High Affinity.”  S.M. Cote, T.D. Gilmore, R. Shaffer, U. Weber, R. Bollam, M.S. Golden, K. Glover, M. Herscovitch, T. Ennis, K.N. Allen and A. Whitty*. Biochemistry 52, 9141-54 (2013).

Brad Cushman (Bjoern Reinhard Group)

“Tailoring Plasmon Coupling in Self-Assembled One-Dimensional Au Nanoparticle Chains through Simultaneous Control of Size and Gap Separation”, T. Chen, M. Pourmand, A. Feizpour, B. Cushman, B.M. Reinhard, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 4, 2147 (2013).

Presentations

Howard Szeto (Snyder Group)

            “Synthesis of Unnatural Alkaloid-Type Compounds from Terpenoid Natural Products by Nitrogen Insertion via Aminocyclization” Howard Szeto, Cody M. Schwarzer, Zachary Gale-Day, John K. Snyder. Poster: 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA. April, 2013.

Grace Thole (Perlstein Group)

            “Ironing Out the Details: Elucidating the Role of ATP Hydrolysis in Iron Sulfur Cluster Biosynthesis” Oral presentation, New England Biolabs Undergraduate Research Symposium, 8/5/2013.

Grace Thole (Perlstein Group)

“In Vitro Characterization of the Nbp35-Cfd1 Complex for Iron Sulfur Cluster Biosynthesis”, G. Thole, X. Sun, E. Camire, H. Griffin, D. L. Perlstein Protein Society Meeting, Boston, July 20-23, 2013.

Perlstein Group

“Iron Sulfur Cluster Biosynthesis and Regulation”, X. Sun, E. Camire, G. Thole. H. Griffin, I. Branda, D. L. Perlstein 7th Annual Conference on Iron Sulfur Cluster Biosynthesis and Regulation, Columbia, SC, May 20 – 24, 2013. Poster (Perlstein presented).

Porco/Whitty/Gilmore Groups (Weber BMB, Bollam – SMED)

            Engineering of highly soluble and active NEMO and progress towards identification of inhibitors
Presented by Shaun Cote at the Gordon Research Conference on Bioorganic Chemistry, Plymouth NH, June 2013

S.M. Cote, Spandan Chennamadhavuni, R. Shaffer, U. Weber, R. Bollam, Robert Shaffer, M. Herscovitch, T. Ennis, J. A. Porco Jr., K.N. Allen, T.D. Gilmore and A. Whitty

Gilmore/Whitty Group (Bollam – SMED)

            Mutation of Non-Essential Cysteines Leads to Highly Soluble and Active Recombinant Full-Length NEMO
Shaun M. Cote, Rishitha Bollam, Melanie Herscovitch, Robert Prenovitz, Thomas Ennis, Thomas D. Gilmore and Adrian Whitty.
Presented by Shaun Cote at the ASBMB national meeting, Boston MA, April 2013

2012

Karen Allen Group:

: Tailoring encodable lanthanide-binding tags as MRI contrast agents.” Daughtry KD, Martin LJ, Sarraju A, Imperiali B, Allen KN. Chembiochem. 2012 13 (17), 2567-74.

Karen Allen/Pinghua Liu Groups:

Quaternary ammonium oxidative demethylation: X-ray crystallographic, resonance Raman, and UV-visible spectroscopic analysis of a Rieske-type demethylase.” Daughtry     KD, Xiao Y, Stoner-Ma D, Cho E, Orville AM, Liu P, Allen KN. J Am Chem Soc. 2012 134, 2823-2834.

Linda Doerrer Group:

Antiferromagnetic Coupling Across a Tetrametallic Unit Through Noncovalent Interactions E. W. Dahl, F. G. Baddour, W. A. Hoffert, S. R. Fiedler, M. P. Shores, G. T. Yee, J.-P. Djukic, J. W. Bacon, A. L. Rheingold and L. H. Doerrer Chem. Sci., 2012, 3, 602-609.

“Stability of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles at Different pH Values: Experimental and Theoretical Analysis” Park, Y., Whitaker, R. D., Nap, R. J., Paulsen, J., Mathiyazhagan, V., Doerrer, L. H., Song, Y.-Q., Hurlimann, M. , Szleifer, I., Wong, J. Y. Langmuir, 2012, 28, 6245-6255.

Sean Elliott Group:

            Pulcu, G.S.; Frato, K.E.; Gupta, R.; Hsu H-R.; Levine, G.A.; Hendrich, M.P.; Elliott, S.J. “The Diheme Cytochrome c Peroxidase from Shewanella oneidensis Requires Reductive Activation”, Biochemistry, 2012DOI: 10.1021/bi201135s (ASAP)

Hamill MJ, Jost M, Wong C, Bene NC*, Drennan CL, Elliott SJ. “Electrochemical characterization of Escherichia coli adaptive response protein AidB”, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2012, 13(12), 16899-16915. (Bene – Sargent)

Bewley KD, Firer-Sherwood MA, Mock JY*, Ando N, Drennan CL, Elliott SJ. “Mind the gap: diversity and reactivity of multiheme cytochromes of the MtrA/DmsE family,” Transactions of the Biochemical Society, 2012, 40(6), 1268-1273. (Mock – BMB)

John Snyder Group:

            Benson, S. C.; Lee, L.; Wei, W.; Ni, F.; Janna Olmos, J. D.; Strom, K.; Beeler, A. B.; Snyder, J. K.; Cheng, K. C.-C.; Inglese, J.; Yuan, J.; Su, X.-z.; Kota, S.; Takahashi, V.; Strosberg, A. D.; Connor, J. H.; Bushkin, G. G. “Truncated Aspidosperma Alkaloid-Like Scaffolds: Unique Structures for the Discovery of New, Bioactive Compounds.” Heterocycles 2012, 84, 135-155.

Ma, Z.; Ni, F.; Woo, G. H. C.; Lo, S.-M.; Roveto, P. M.; Schaus, S. E.; Snyder, J. K. “An Intramolecular Inverse Electron Demand Diels-Alder Approach to Annulated -Carbolines.” Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2012. 8, 829-840.

Corey Stephenson Group:

“Visible Light-Mediated Atom Transfer Radical Addition via Oxidative and Reductive Quenching of Photocatalysts.” Wallentin, C.-J.; Nguyen, J. D.; Finkbeiner, P.; Stephenson, C. R. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 8875. (DAAD-supported undergraduate from Germany)

“Engaging Unactivated Alkyl, Alkenyl and Aryl iodides in Visible-Light Mediated Free Radical Reactions.” Nguyen, J. D.; D’Amato, E. M.; Narayanam, J. M. R.; Stephenson, C. R. J. Nature Chem. 2012, 4, 854.

 

Undergrad Researcher Presentations – 2012

Corey Stephenson Group:

Erica D’Amato (Professor Corey Stephenson, CAS – Chemistry)EM D’Amato & C Stephenson 2012. Mechanistic insight into photoredox-catalyzed reductive deiodination. American Chemical Society Fall National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 2012. Poster presentation by Erica D’Amato.

JD Nguyen, JM Narayanam, JW Tucker, EM D’Amato, MD Konieczynska, C-J Wallenting, CR Stephenson. 2012. Utilizing visible light active photocatalysts to perform atom transfer radical addition and reductive dehalogenation. American Chemical Society Fall National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 2012. Oral presentation by John Nguyen

2011

Karen Allen Group:

       “Homo sapiens dullard protein phosphatase shows a preference for the insulin    dependent phosphorylation site of lipin1” Wu R, Garland M, Dunaway-Mariano D, Allen        KN. Biochemistry. 2011 Apr 19;50(15):3045-7.

Daughtry K.D., Xiao Y., Stoner-Ma D., Cho E.*, Orville A.M., Liu P., Allen K.N. (2011) Quaternary Ammonium Oxidative Demethylation: X-ray Crystallographic, Resonance Raman, and UV-Visible Spectroscopic Analysis of a Rieske-Type Demethylase. J Am Chem Soc. 134, 2823-34.

Linda Doerrer Group:

“Synthesis with Structural and Electronic Characterization of Homoleptic Fe(II) and Fe(III) Fluorinated Phenolate Complexes” S. A. Cantalupo, H. E. Ferreira, E. Bataineh, A. J. King, M. V. Petersen, T. Wojtasiewicz, A. G. DiPasquale, A. L. Rheingold and L. H. Doerrer Inorg. Chem., 2011, 50, 6584-6596.

Sean Elliott Group:

“Tools for resolving complexity in the electron transfer networks of multiheme cytochromes c,” M.A. Firer-Sherwood, K.D. Bewley, J.-Y. Mock and S. J. Elliott, Metallomics, 2011, 3, 344-348. (BMB Major)

Mark Grinstaff Group:

           Jiazuo Henry Wang, Mark Grinstaff, “Synthesis and Characterization of Functional Polymeric Nanoparticles” NESACS journal Feb 2011. (NESACS summer fellowship award article).

Pinghua Liu Group:

  1. Youli Xiao, Debra Rooker, Quincy Young, Caren L. Freel Meyers, Pinghua Liu*. “Position isotope exchange at methylerytheritol cyclic pyrophosphate catalyzed by IspG of the DXP pathway” ChemBiochem, 2011, 12, 527-530.

Scott Schaus Group:
Yi Luan, Huan Sun, Scott E. Schaus. “Iron-Catalyzed Rearrangements and Cycloaddition Reactions of 2H-Chromenes” Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 6480-6483.

John Snyder/John Porco CMLD:

Bradley R. Balthaser, Meghan C. Maloney, Aaron B. Beeler, John A. Porco, Jr., John K. Snyder “Remodelling of the natural product fumagillol employing a reaction discovery approach.” Nature: Chem. 2011, 3, 969-973.

Corey Stephenson Group:

  1. “Oxidative Photoredox Catalysis: Mild and Selective Deprotection of PMB Ethers Mediated by Visible Light.” Tucker, J. W.; Narayanam, J. M. R.; Shah, P.; Stephenson, C. R. J. Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 5040.
  1. “Intercepting Wacker Intermediates With Arenes: C–H Functionalization and Dearomatization.” Matsuura, B. S.; Condie, A. G.; Buff, R. C.; Karahalis, G. J.; Stephenson, C. R. J. Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 6320.

Larry Ziegler Group:

  1. “On the difference between SERS spectra of cell growth media and whole bacterial cells”, W. R. Premasiri, Y. Gebregziabher and L. D. Ziegler, Appl. Spectrosc., 2011, 65, 493-499. (PROSTARS summer student from MassBay CC)

2010

Aaron Beeler/John Porco CMLD:

  1. “Multidimensional Screening and Methodology Development for Condensations Involving Complex 1,2-Diketones”, Goodell, John R.; Leng, Bo; Snyder, Tracy K.; Beeler, A. B; Porco, J. A., Jr Synthesis2010, 2254.
  2. Tandem Processes Identified from Reaction Screening: Nucleophilic Addition to Aryl N-Phosphinylimines Employing La(III)-TFAA Activation”, Kinoshita, Hidenori; Ingham, Oscar J.; Ong, Winnie W.; Porco, J. A., Jr.; Beeler, A. B;  Org. Chem.2010, 6412

Linda Doerrer Group:

  1. Phillips, V., Willard, K. J., Golen, J. A., Moore, C. J. Rheingold, A. L., Doerrer, L. H. “Electronic influences on metallophilic interactions in [Pt(tpy)X][Au(C6F5)2] double salts”” Chem., 2010, 49, 9265-9274.
  2. DeMasi, A., Cho, S. W., Piper, L. F. J., Preston, A. R. H., Smith, K. E., Allenbaugh, R. J., Barksdale, W. A., Doerrer, L. H. “Electronic structure of N,N’-ethylene-bis(1,1,1-trifluoropentane-2,4-dioneiminato)-copper(II) (Cu-TFAC), from soft X-ray spectroscopies and density functional theory calculations” Chem. Chem. Phys., 2010, 3171-3177. (REU 2007).

Rosina Georgiadis Group:

  1. Mary S. Golden, Andrew C. Bjonnes and Rosina M. Georgiadis
Distance- and Wavelength-Dependent Dielectric Function of Au nanoparticles by Angle-Resolved Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2010, 114 (19), pp 8837-8843
DOI: 10.1021/jp101850d

John Porco/Aaron Beeler/Scott Schaus CMLD:

  1. “Enantioselective Synthesis of 3,4-Chromanediones via Asymmetric Rearrangement of 3-Allyloxyflavones”, Marie, J.C.; Xiong, Y.; Min, G. K.; Yeager, A.R.; Taniguchi, T.; Berova, N.; Schaus, S.E.; Porco, J. A., Jr. J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75 ,4584–4590.

Corey Stephenson Group:

  1. “Electron Transfer Photoredox Catalysis: Intramolecular Radical Additions to Indoles and Pyrroles.” Tucker, J. W.; Narayanam, J. M. R.; Krabbe, S. W.; Stephenson, C. R. J. Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 368. (REU 2009)
  2. “Tin–Free Radical Cyclization Reactions Initiated by Visible Light Photoredox Catalysis.” Tucker, J. W.; Nguyen, J. D.; Narayanam, J. M. R.; Krabbe, S. W.; Stephenson, C. R. J. Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 4985. (REU 2009)
  3. “Visible Light-Mediated Intermolecular C−H Functionalization of Electron-Rich Heterocycles with Malonates.” Furst, L.; Matsuura, B. S.; Narayanam, J. M. R.; Tucker, J. W.; Stephenson, C. R. J. Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 3104.