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Department Faculty Publications (Since 2002)

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  • J. Kua; A. A. Rodriguez; L. Marucci; M. M. Galloway; D. O. De Haan, “Free energy map for the co-oligomerization of formaldehyde and ammonia,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 2015, 119, 2122-2131.
  • Tan, J. K. Y.; Choi, J. L.; Wei, H.; Schellinger, J. G.; Pun, S. H., "Reducible, dibromomaleimide-linked polymers for gene delivery," Biomater. Sci., 2015, 3, 112-120.
  • Naleway, Steven E.; Yu, Christopher F.; Porter, Michael M.; Sengupta, Arijit; Iovine, Peter M.; Meyers, Marc A.; McKittrick, Joanna, “Bioinspired Composites from Freeze Casting with Clathrate Hydrates,” Materials & Design, 2015, 71, 62-67.
  • M. Benz, L. Benz, S. V. Patel, “High Temperature Mass Detection Using a Carbon Nanotube Bilayer Modified Quartz Crystal Microbalance as a GC Detector,” Analytical Chemistry, 2015, 87(5), 2779.
  • Hale, L. V. A.; McGarry, K. A.; Ringgold, M. A.; Clark, T. B., “Role of Hemilabile Diamine Ligands in the Amine-Directed C–H Borylation of Arenes,” Organometallics, 2015, 34, 51–55.
  • Hale, L. V. A.; Emmerson, D. G.; Ling, E. F.; Roering, A. J.; Ringgold, M. A.; Clark, T. B., “An ortho-Directed C–H Borylation/Suzuki Coupling Sequence in the Formation of Biphenylbenzylic Amines,” Org. Chem. Frontiers, 2015, 2, 661-664. doi: 10.1039/C4QO00348A.


  • H.K. Wayment-Steele; L.E. Johnson; F. Tian; M.C. Dixon; L. Benz; and M.S. Johal, “Monitoring N3 dye adsorption and desorption on TiO2 surfaces: A combined QCM-D and XPS study,” Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2014, 6(12), 9093.
  • F. Tian; A. M. Cerro; A. M. Mosier; H. K. Wayment-Steele; R. S. Shine; A. Park; E. R. Webster; L. E. Johnson; M.S. Johal; L. Benz , “Surface and stability characterization of a nanoporous ZIF-8 thin film,” J. Phys. Chem. C., 2014, 118, 14449.
  • Wallert M.A.; Provost J.J., "Integrating standard operating procedures and industry notebook standards to evaluate students in laboratory courses," Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2014, 42(1), 41–49.
  • L. N. Hawkins; M. J. Baril; N. Sedehi; M. M. Galloway; D. O. De Haan; G. P. Schill; M. A. Tolbert, "Formation of semi-solid, oligomerized aqueous SOA: cloud and aerosol lab simulations," Environ. Sci. Technol., 2014, 48 (4), 2273-2280. doi: 10.1021/es4049626.
  • G. P. Schill; D. O. De Haan; M. A. Tolbert, “Heterogeneous ice nucleation on simulated secondary organic aerosol,” Environ. Sci. Technol., 2014, 48 (3), 1675-1682. doi: 10.1021/es4046428 (ACS Editor's Choice).
  • M. H. Powelson; B. M. Espelien; L. N. Hawkins; M. M. Galloway; D. O. De Haan, “Brown carbon formation by aqueous-phase aldehyde reactions with amines and ammonium sulfate,” Environ. Sci. Technol, 2014, 48 (2), 985-993. doi: 10.1021/es4038325.
  • M. M. Galloway; M. H. Powelson; N. Sedehi; S. E. Wood; K. D. Millage; J. A. Kononenko; A. D. Rynaski; D. O. De Haan, "Secondary organic aerosol formation during evaporation of droplets containing atmospheric aldehydes, amines, and ammonium sulfate," Environ. Sci. Technol., 2014, 48 (24), 14417-14425. doi: 10.1021/es5044479.
  • Accurso, Adrian A.; Delaney, Mac; O’Brien, Jeff; Hyonny, Kim; Iovine, Peter M.; Diaz, David; Finn, M. G., “Improved Metal-Adhesive Polymers from Cu(I)-Catalyzed Azide-Alkyne Cycloaddition,” Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20, 1-11.
  • Ryno, Lisa M.; Reese, Cassandra; Tolan, McKenzie; O’Brien, Jeffrey; Short, Gabriel; Sorriano, Gerardo; Nettleton, Jason; Fulton, Kayleen; Iovine, Peter M., “Amphiphilic Graft Copolymers from End-Functionalized Starches: Synthesis, Characterization, Thin Film Preparation, and Small Molecule Loading,”  Biomacromolecules, 2014, 15, 2944-2951.
  • Ryno, Lisa M.; Levine, Yael; Iovine, Peter M., “Synthesis, Characterization, and Comparative Analysis of Amylose-Guest Complexes Prepared by Microwave Irradiation” Carbohydrate Research, 2014, 383, 82-88.
  • Moore, C. M.; Medina, C. R.; Cannamela, P. C.; McIntosh, M. L.; Ferber, C. J.; Roering, A. J.; Clark, T. B., “Facile Formation of b-Hydroxyboronate Esters by a Cu-Catalyzed Diboration/Matteson Homologation Sequence” Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 6056–6059.
  • Guan, W.; Michael, A. K.; Koren-Selfridge, L.; McIntosh, M. L.; Scott, J. P.; Clark, T. B., “Stereoselective Formation of Trisubstituted Vinyl Boronate Esters by the Acid-Mediated Elimination of a-Hydroxyboronate Esters,” J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 7199–7204.
  • Crawford, K. M.; Ramseyer, T. R.; Daley, C. J. A.; Clark, T. B., “Phosphine-Directed C–H Borylation Reactions: Facile and Selective Access to Phosphine-Substituted Arylboronate Esters,” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 7589–7593.
  • Tan, J. K. Y.; Choi, J. L.; Wei, H.; Schellinger, J. G.; Pun, S. H., "Reducible, dibromomaleimide-linked polymers for gene delivery," Biomater. Sci. 2014, 3, 112-120.


  • Medina, C.; Carter, K. P.; Miller, M.; Clark, T. B.; O’Neil, G. W., “Stereocontrolled Synthesis of 1,3-Diols from Enones: Cooperative Lewis Base-Mediated Intramolecular Carbonyl Hydrosilylations,” J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 9093–9101.
  • Roeklein-Canfield, J.; Wright, A.W.; Provost J.J.; Bell, E.B., "Essential Concepts & Underlying Theories from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics for the Molecular Life Sciences," BAMBED, 2013, 41(5), 302-308.
  • Kua, J.; Avila, J. E.; Lee, C. J.; Smith, W. D. J., "Mapping the Kinetic and Thermodynamic Energy Landscape of Formaldehyde Oligomerization under Neutral Conditions," Phys. Chem. A, 2013, 117, 12658-12667.
  • T. Ngo; C. Lambert; L. Benz; M. Chau, “Improving the compostability of natural fiber-reinforced thermoset composites with a tertiary oil phase,” Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 2013, 52(7), 710.
  • E.R. Webster; A. ParkM. B. Stratton; V. C. Park; A. M. Mosier; R. S. Shine; L. Benz, "Adsorption of dibenzothiophene and fluorene on TiO2(110) and supported Ag clusters," Energy and Fuels, 2013, 27(11), 6575.
  • Mitchell R. Malachowski, “Connecting Undergraduate Research to an Institution’s Core Mission,” chapter in, “How to Get Started in STEM Research with Undergraduates,” Ed.; Merle Schuh, Council on Undergraduate Research, 2013.
  • Gregory D. Severn and James P. Bolender, “A Note on the Gyromagnetic Properties of Hydrogens," American Journal of Physics, 2013, 81, 873.
  • N. Sedehi; H. Takano;  V. A. Blasic; K. A. Sullivan; D. O. De Haan, “Temperature- and pH-dependent aqueous-phase kinetics of the reactions of glyoxal and methylglyoxal with atmospheric amines and ammonium sulfate,” Atmos. Environ., 2013, 77, 656-663.
  • J. Kua; M. M. Galloway; K. D. Millage; J. Avila; D. O. De Haan, “Glycolaldehyde Monomer and Oligomer Equilibria in Aqueous Solution: Comparing Computational Chemistry and NMR Data," J. Phys. Chem. A, 2013, 117 (14), 2997–3008.


  • Phillips, S.; Brammer, A.E.; Rodriguez, L.; Lim, H-H.; Stary-Weinzinger, A.; Matulef, K., “Surprises from an Unusual CLC Homolog," Biophysical Journal, 2012, 103, L44-L46.
  • Mitchell R. Malachowski, “Living in Parallel Universes: The Great Faculty Divide between Product-Oriented and Process-Oriented Scholarship,” chapter in “Faculty Support and Undergraduate Research: Innovations in Faculty Role Definition, Workload, and Reward,” Ed. Nancy Hensel and Elizabeth Paul, Jossey-Bass, 2012.
  • Benz, Lauren; Park, Aileen; Corey, Jenelle R.; Mezher, Michelle P.; Park, Victoria, “A Fundamental Investigation of the Interaction of Petroleum-Relevant Organosulfur Compounds with TiO2(110)," Langmuir, 2012, 28, 10209.
  • Roering, A.J.; Hale, L.V.; Squier, P.A.; Ringgold, M.A.; Wiederspan, E.R.; Clark, T.B, “Iridium-Catalyzed, Substrate-Directed C–H Borylation Reactions of Benzylic Amines,” Organic Letters, 2012, 14, 3558-3561.
  • Mills, Stephen A.; Brown, Doreen E.; Dang, Kaitlyn; Sommer, Dayn; Bitsimis, Alexandra; Nguyen, Jennifer; Dooley, David M., “Cobalt substitution supports an inner-sphere electron transfer mechanism for oxygen reduction in pea seedling amine oxidase,” Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, 2012, 17(4), 507-515.
  • Korich, Andrew L.; Fleming, Andrew B.; Walker, Amanda R.; Wang, Jifu; Tang, Chuanbing; Iovine, Peter M., "Chemical modification of organosolv lignin using boronic acid-containing reagents," Polymer, 201253(1), 87-93.
  • Connelly, Brandon Michael; De Haan, David O.; Tolbert, Margaret A., "Heterogeneous Glyoxal Oxidation: A Potential Source of Secondary Organic Aerosol," The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2012. doi:10.1021/jp211502e.
  • Zarzana, Kyle J.; De Haan, David O.; Freedman, Miriam A.; Hasenkopf, Christa A.; Tolbert, Margaret A., "Optical Properties of the Products of α-Dicarbonyl and Amine Reactions in Simulated Cloud Droplets," Environmental Science & Technology, 201246(9), 4845-4851.
  • Benz, Lauren; Cesafsky, Karen E.; Le, Tran; Park, Aileen; Malicky, David, "Employing Magnetic Levitation To Monitor Reaction Kinetics and Measure Activation Energy," Journal of Chemical Education, 201289(6), 776-779.  
  • Betz, K.; Malyshev, D.A.; Lavergne, T.; Welte, W.; Diederichs, K.; Dwyer, T.J.; Ordoukhanian, P.; Romesberg, F.E.; Marx, A., "Klentaq polymerase replicates unnatural base pairs by inducing a Watson-Crick geometry," Nature Chemical Biology, 2012, 8, 612–614.
  • Betz, K.; Malyshev, D. A.; Lavergne, T.; Welte, W.; Diederichs, K.; Dwyer, T.J.; Ordoukhanian, P.; Romesberg, F.E.; Marx, A., “Replication Without H-Bonds: The Structure of a DNA Polymerase Replicating an Expanded Genetic Alphabet," Nature Chemical Biology, pending final acceptance for publication.
  • Mitchell R. Malachowski; Jordan M. Thomas; Stephanie Kishbaugh; Arnold L. Rheingold; Curtis E. Moore, “Synthesis and Characterization of Divalent Metal Complexes formed from Tetradentate Biphenyl-based Ligands," submitted to the Journal of the Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions.


  • D. O. De Haan; L. N. Hawkins; J. A. Kononenko; J. J. Turley; A. L. Corrigan; M. A. Tolbert; J. L. Jimenez, “Formation of nitrogen-containing oligomers by methylglyoxal and amines in simulated evaporating cloud droplets,” Environ. Sci. Technol.,2011, 45 (3), 984-991.
  • Kua, Jeremy; Bada, Jeffrey L., "Primordial Ocean Chemistry and its Compatibility with the RNA World," 2011, 41(6), 553-558.
  • Angelosante, Jennifer K.; Schopp, Lauren M.; Lewis, Breia J.; Vitalo, Amber D.; Titus, Dustin T.; Swanson, Rebecca A.; Stanley, April N.; Frome, Michelle J.; Cooper, Lisa E., "Synthesis and characterization of an unsymmetrical cobalt(III) active site analogue of nitrile hydratase," From JBIC, Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, 2011, 16(6), 937-947.
  • Kua, Jeremy; Krizner, Hadley E.; De Haan, David O., "Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Imidazole Formation from Glyoxal, Methylamine, and Formaldehyde: A Computational Study," From Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2011, 115(9), 1667-1675.
  • Query, I. P.; Squier, P. A.; Larson, E. M.; Isley, N. A.; Clark, T. B., “Alkoxide-Catalyzed Reduction of Ketones with Pinacolborane," J. Org. Chem., 2011, 76, 6452-6456.
  • Specht, Z.; Cortes-Llamas, S.; Tran, H.; Van Niekerk, C.; Rancudo, K.; Golen, J.; Moore, C.; Rheingold, A.; Dwyer, T.J.; Grotjahn, D., “Enabling Bifunctionality and Hemilability of N-Heteroaryl NHC Complexes,” Chemistry - A European Journal, 2011, 17, 6606-6609.
  • Wang, Jifu; Yao, Kejian; Korich, Andrew L.; Li, Shigeng; Ma, Shuguo; Ploehn, Harry J.; Iovine, Peter M.; Wang, Chunpeng; Chu, Fuxiang; Tang, Chuanbing, “Combining Renewable Gum Rosin and Lignin: Towards Hydrophobic Polymer Composites by Controlled,Polymerization," J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 2011, 49 (17), 3728-3738. doi: 10.1002/pola.24809.
  • Kang, Youn K.; Iovine, Peter M.; Therien, Michael J., “Electron Transfer Reactions of Rigid, Cofacially Compressed, π-Stacked Porphyrin-Bridge-Quinone Systems“ Coord. Chem. Rev., 2011, 255 (7-8), 804-824.


  • Tong, Xiao; Benz, Lauren; Chretien, Steeve; Metiu, Horia; Bowers, Michael T.; Buratto, Steven K., “Direct Visualization of Water-Induced Relocation of Au Atoms from Oxygen Vacancies on a TiO2(110),” Surface Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2010, 114(9), 3987-3990.
  • Haubrich, Jan; Quiller, Ryan G.; Benz, Lauren; Liu, Zhi; Friend, Cynthia M., “In Situ Ambient Pressure Studies of the Chemistry of NO2 and Water on Rutile TiO2(110)," Langmuir, 2010, 26(4), 2445-2451.
  • Cryder, Jessica L.; Killgore, Andrew J.; Moore, Curtis; Golen, James A.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; Daley, Christopher J. A., “Novel metal complexes containing a chiral trinitrogen isoindoline-based pincer ligand: in situ synthesis and structural characterization,” Dalton Transactions, 201039(44), 10671-10677. 
  • Malyshev, Denis A.; Pfaff, Danielle A.; Ippoliti, Shannon I.; Hwang, Gil Tae; Dwyer, Tammy J.; Romesberg, Floyd E., “Solution Structure, Mechanism of Replication, and Optimization of an Unnatural Base Pair,” Chemistry--A European Journal, 2010, 16(42), 12650-12659, S12650/1-S12650/28.
  • Kahn, James; Dutnall, Robert N.; Matulef, Kimberly; Plesniak, Leigh A., “Measurement of kon without a rapid-mixing device," Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2010, 38(4), 238-241.
  • Anderson, Megan; Huh, Joon H.; Ngo, Thien; Lee, Alice; Hernandez, Genaro; Pang, Joy; Perkins, Jennifer; Dutnall, Robert N., “Co-expression as a convenient method for the production and purification of core histones in bacteria,” Protein Expression & Purification, 2010, 72(2), 194-204.
  • Malachowski, Mitchell R.; Grau, Michelle F.; Thomas, Jordan M.; Rheingold, Arnold L.; Moore, Curtis E., “Heterometallic complexes derived from ruthenocene-functionalized dipyrromethenes,” Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2010, 364(1), 132-137.
  • Korich, Andrew L.; Iovine, Peter M., “Boroxine Chemistry and Applications: A Perspective,” Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 1423-1431.
  • Korich, Andrew L.; Walker, Amanda; Stevens, Caitlin; Hincke, Christopher; Iovine, Peter M., “Synthesis, Characterization, and Star Polymer Formation of Boronic Acid End-Functionalized Polycaprolactone”J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2010, 48 (24), 5767-5774.
  • Malachowski, Mitchell R., “Is CUR Helping Diminish the Importance of Teaching at Predominately Undergraduate Institutions?” Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly, 2010, 31, 32-36.
  • J. L. Axson; K. Takahashi; D. O. De Haan; V. Vaida, “Gas-Phase Water Mediated Equilibrium Study Between Methylglyoxal and its Geminal Diol,” Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 2010, 107 (15), 6687-6692. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0912121107.
  • De Haan, D. O.; Hawkins, L. N.; Kononenko, J. A.; Turley, J. J.; Corrigan, A. L.; Tolbert, M. A.; Jimenez, J. L., Formation of nitrogen-containing oligomers by methylglyoxal and amines in simulated evaporating cloud droplets," Environ. Sci. Technol., 2010, in press.
  • Cravens, Shannen L.; Navapanich, Alyssa C.; Geierstanger, Bernhard H.; Tahmassebi, Deborah C.; Dwyer, Tammy J., “NMR Solution Structure of a DNA-Actinomycin D Complex Containing a Non-Hydrogen-Bonding Pair in the Binding Site,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010132(49), 17588-17598.
  • Malyshev, D. A.; Pfaff, D. A.; Ippoliti, S. L.; Hwang, G. T.; Dwyer, T. J.; Romesberg, F. E., “Solution Structure, Mechanism of Replication, and Optimization of an Unnatural Base Pair," Chemistry – A European Journal, 2010, 16(42), 12650–12659.


  • Kua, J.; Daly, R. C.; Tomlin, K. M.; van Duin, A. C. T.; Brill, T. B.; Beal, R. W.; Rheingold, A. L., "Self-assembly of SbCl3 and 1,4-dioxane: A cubic structure connected by very weak bonds," J. Phys. Chem. A, 2009, 113, 11443-11453.
  • David O. De Haan; Ashley L. Corrigan; Margaret A. Tolbert; Jose L. Jimenez; Stephanie E. Wood; Jacob J. Turley, “Secondary organic aerosol formation by self-reactions of methylglyoxal and glyoxal in evaporating droplets,” Environ. Sci. Technol., 2009, 43 (21), 8184-8190. doi: 10.1021/es902152t.
  • S. J. Anders; D. O. De Haan; N. Silva-Send; S. Tanaka; L. Tyner, "Applying California╒s AB 32 targets to the regional level: a study of San Diego County greenhouse gases and reduction strategies," Energy Policy, 2009. doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2009.03.009.
  • D. O. De Haan; A. L. Corrigan; K. W. Smith; D. R. Stroik; J. J. Turley; F. E. Lee; M. A. Tolbert; J. L. Jimenez; K. E. Cordova; G. R. Ferrell, "Secondary organic aerosol-forming reactions of glyoxal with amino acids," Environ. Sci. Technol., 2009, 43 (8), 2818-2824. doi:10.1021/es803534f.
  • D. O. De Haan; M. A. Tolbert; J. L. Jimenez, “Atmospheric condensed-phase reactions of glyoxal with methylamine.” Geophys. Res. Lett., 2009, 36, L12201. doi:10.1029/2009GL037441.
  • Korich, Andrew; Clarke, Kristine; Wallace, David; Iovine, Peter M., “Chemical Modification of a Lignin Model Polymer via Arylboronte Ester Formation Under Mild Reaction Conditions,” Macromolecules, 2009, 42(16), 5906-5908.
  • H. E. Krizner; D. O. De Haan; J. Kua, “Thermodynamics and kinetics of methylglyoxal dimer formation: a computational study,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 2009, 113 (25), 6994-7001. doi:10.1021/jp903213.
  • Wesemann, J. Eds, "Broadening Participation in Undergraduate Research: Fostering Excellence and Enhancing the Impact," Council on Undergraduate Research; Anticipated publication date: February 2009.
  • Porterfield, W.; Tahmassebi, D., "Synthesis of a Fluorescent 2'3'-Dideoxycytosine Analog, tCdd," Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 2009, 19, 111-113.
  • Mitchell R. Malachowski; Ashraf S. Kasto; Mark E. Adams; Arnold L. Rheingold; Lev N. Zakharov; Lawrence D. Margerum; Matthew Greaney, "Copper(II) Complexes of a Biphenyl-based Ligand: Tuning the Needs of the Metal with those of the Ligand," Polyhedron, 2009, 28, 393-397.
  • Mitchell R. Malachowski; Mark E. Adams; Daniel Murray; Ryan White; Nadia Elia; Arnold L. Rheingold; Lev. N. Zakharov; Richard S. Kelly, "Copper(II) Complexes of Bidentate Ligands Containing Nitrogen and Sulfur Donors," Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2009, 362, 1247-1252.


  • Kua, J.; Gyselbrecht, C. R.; "Favoring heterotrimeric boroxine formation using an internal Lewis base: A computational stud,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 2008, 112, 9128-9133.
  • Wallace, D.M.; Brauner, N.; Niceswanger, W.; Iovine, P. M., "Improved Synthesis and Chemical Modification of a ?-O-4 Type Artificial Lignin Polymer,” Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry), 2008, 49(2), 725-726.
  • Iovine, P. M.; Gyselbrecht, C. R.; Perrtu, E. K.; Klick, C.; Neuwelt, A.; Loera, J.; DiPasquale, A. G.; Rheingold, A. L.; Kua, J., "Hetero-arylboroxines: The first rational synthesis, x-ray crystallographic and computational analysis," J. Dalton Trans., 2008, 3791-3794.
  • Kua, J.; Hanley, S. W.; De Haan, D. O.; "Thermodynamics and kinetics of glyoxal formation: A computational study," J. Phys. Chem. A, 2008, 112, 66-72.
  • Pfaff, D.; Clarke, K.; Geierstanger, B.H.; Parr, T.; Cole, J.; Tahmassebi, D.C.; Dwyer, T.J., “Solution Structure of a DNA Duplex Containing a Guanine-Difluorotoluene Pair: A Wobble Pair Without Hydrogen Bonding?" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 30 (14), 4869-4878.
  • Corrigan, A.L.; Hanley, S.W.; De Haan, D.O., “Uptake of glyoxal by organic and inorganic aerosol,” Environ. Sci. Technol., 2008, 42 (12), 4428-4433.
  • Pearson, W.H.; Lin, S.; Iovine, P.M., “3-Pyridyl-tri(4-fluorophenyl)boroxine,” Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online, 2008, E64, o235-o235.
  • Harned, T.; Kalous, O.; Neuwelt, A.; Loera, J.; Neuwelt, E.; Iovine, P.M.; Reynolds, “Sodium Thiosulfate (STS) Administered Six Hours After Cisplatin Does Not Compromise Anti-Neuroblastoma Activity," C.Clin Cancer Res, 2008, 14, 533-540.


  • Grant, C. V.; Sit, S. L.; De Angelis, A. A.; Khuong, K. S.; Plesniak, L. A.; Opella, S. J., "An efficient 1H/31P double- resonance solid-state NMR probe that utilizes a scroll coil”, J. Magn. Reson., 2007, 188, 279-284.
  • Herrinton, T. R., J. Chem.  Ed., 2007, 84(9) ,1427.
  • Matsuda, S.; Fillo, J. D.; Henry, A. A.; Wilkens, S. J.; Dwyer, T. J.; Wemmer, D. E.; Spraggon, G.; Geierstanger, B. H.; Schultz, P. G.;   Romesberg, F. E., "Unnatural Base Pair Structure-Activity Relationships,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 10466-10473. 
  • Tahmassebi, D. C.; Williamson, J., "Balancing teaching and research in obtaining a faculty position at a predominantly undergraduate   institution," Chemical Biology, 2007, 2(8), 521-524.
  • Chen, J.; Russo, R.; Chao, W.; Margerum, L. D.; Malachowski, M. R.; White, R.; Thawley, Z.; Thayer, A.; Rheingold, A. L.; Zakharov, L. N., "Synthesis, Structure, Redox Properties and Azide Binding for a Series of Biphenyl-Based Cu(II) Complexes,"J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 2007, 2571.
  • Kua, J.; Gyselbrecht, C.R., "Thermodynamics and kinetics of nethylboroxine-amine adduct formation: A computational  study," J. Phys. Chem. A, 2007, 111, 4759- 4766. 
  • Harned, T.; Kalous, O.; Neuwelt, A.; Loera, J.; Neuwelt, E.; Iovine P. M.; Reynolds, C. P., “Sodium Thiosulfate (STS) Administered Six Hours After Cisplatin Does Not Compromise Anti-Neuroblastoma  Activity,” Proc. Amer. Assoc. Cancer Res., 2007, 48, 1172.
  • Tracy A. Mitchell, Finocchio, D.; Kua, J., "Predicting the stability of hypervalent molecules," J. Chem. Educ., 2007, 84, 629-634


  • Kua, J.; Keaton Tomlin, "Computational study of multiple- decker sandwich and rice-ball structures of neutral titanium-benzene clusters," J. Phys. Chem. A, 2006, 110, 11988-11994.
  • Kirsten W. Loeffler; Charles A. Koehler; Nichole M. Paul; De Haan, D., "Oligomer Formation in Evaporating Aqueous Glyoxal and Methyl   Glyoxal Solutions," Environ. Sci. Technol., 2006, 40(20), 6318-6323.
  • Cristina M. Sandoval; Bernhard H. Geierstanger; Satoshi Fujimura; Calvin Balatbat; Taylor Williams; Julio de Unamuno; Jennifer A. Whiles-Lillig; Lisa M. Ellerby; H. Michael Ellerby; Patricia Jennings; Plesniak, L., "Structural Evaluation of a Novel Pro-apoptotic Peptide Coupled to CNGRC Tumor Homing Sequence by NMR," Chemical Biology and Drug Design, 2006, 67(6), 383-450. 
  • Iovine, P.; Matthew N. Fletcher; Shirley Lin, "Condensation of Arylboroxine Structures on Lewis Basic Copolymers as a Noncovalent Strategy toward Polymer Functionalization," Macromolecules, 2006, 39(19), 6324-6326.
  • Kua, J.; Fletcher, M. N.; Iovine, P. M., “Effect of para-substituents and solvent polarity on the formation of triphenylboroxine-amine adducts,”  J. Phys. Chem. A, 2006, 110, 8158-8166. 
  • Dwyer, T.J.; Fillo, J.D., “Assaying alpha-Dicarbonyl Compounds in Wine using a Complementary GC-MS, HPLC and Visible Spectrophotometric Analysis,” J. Chem. Ed., 2006, 83(2), 273-276.


  • Wong, C. F.; Kua, J.; Zhang, Y.; Straatsma, T.; McCammon, J. A., “Molecular docking of balanol to snapshots of Protein Kinase A” Protens: Structure, Function, Bioinformatics, 2005, 61, 850-858.
  • W. P. Hastings, C. A. Koehler, E. L. Bailey; De Haan, D., “Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation by Glyoxal Hydration and Oligomer Formation: Humidity Effects and Equilibrium Shifts during Analysis,” Environ. Sci. Technol., 2005, 39 (22), 8728-8735.
  • D.L Murphy; Malachowski, M.R.; C.F. Campana; S.M. Cohen, "A Chiral, heterometallic metal-organic framework derived from a tris(chelate) coordination compound," Chem. Comm., 2005, 5506-5508. 
  • Perttu, Emily K; Arnold, Matthew; Iovine, P.M., "The Synthesis and Characterization of Phenylacetylene Tripodal Compounds Containing Boroxine Cores" Tetrahedron Lett., 2005, 46 (50), 8753-8756.
  • Kua, J.; Iovine, P. M., “Formation of para-substituted triphenylboroxines: A computational study,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 2005, 109, 8939-8943.


  • C. A. Koehler; J. D. Fillo; K. A. Ries; J. T. Sanchez; De Haan, D., “Formation of secondary organic aerosol by reactive condensation of furandiones, aldehydes, and water vapor ontoinorganic aerosol seed particles,” Environ. Sci. Technol., 2004, 37, (19) 5064-5072. doi: 10.1021 es034672b. 
  • Zhang, Q.; Dwyer, T. J.; Tsui, V.; Case, D. A.; Cho, J.; Dervan, P. B.; Wemmer, D. E., NMR Structure of a Cyclic Polyamide-DNA Complex," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 25, 7958-7966.
  • Sara R. Halper; Malachowski, M. R.; Heather M. Delaney; Seth M. Cohen, “Heteroleptic Copper Dipyrromethene Complexes: Synthesis, Structures, and Coordination Polymers,” Inorganic Chemistry, 2004, 43, 1242. 
  • Plesniak, L.; Jonathan I. Parducho; Angie Ziebart; Bernhard H. Geierstanger; Jennifer Whiles; Guiseppe Melacini; Patricia A. Jennings,  "Orientation and Helical Conformation of a Tissue Specific Hunter-KillePeptide in Micelles," Protein Science, 2004, 13, 1988-96.


  • Bolender, J.; Richardson, F., “Chirality-Dependent Interactions between Molecular Propeller Structures in Solution.  Chiral Recognition and Discrimination Processes Modulated by Temperature and Incremental Changes in Structural Chiralit,” Biophysical Chemistry, 2003, 105, 293 - 322. 
  • J. D. Fillo; C. A. Koehler; T. P. Nguyen; De Haan, D.; B. A. Gilbert; K. P. Flinn,  “Simulating secondary organic aerosol activation by condensation of multiple organics on seed particles,” Environ. Sci. Technol., 2003, 37 (20), 4672-4677.  doi# 10.1021 es034110s.
  • Lowery, L.; Plesniak, L., Some Like It Cold:  A Computer- Based Laboratory Introduction to Sequence and Tertiary Structure Comparison of  Cold- Adapted Lactate Dehydrogenases using Bioinformatics Tools," Journal of Chemical Education, 2003, 80, 1300-1302
  • Plesniak, L.; Ellis Bell, Teaching Proteomics, 2003, 31:127- 30.
  • Aguirre, G.; Somanathan, R.; Hellberg, L. H.; Dwyer, T. J.; North, R., "N-Alkenyl Amide Rotational Barriers by 2D EXSY NMR," Magn. Reson. Chem., 2003, 41, 131.
  • Kua, J.; Zhang, Y.; Eslami, A. C.; Butler, J. R.; McCammon, J. A., “Studying the roles of W86, E202, Y337 in binding of acetylcholine to acetylcholinesterase using a combined molecular dynamics and multiple docking approach,” Prot. Sci., 2003, 12, 2675-2684. 
  • Malachowski, M., “A Day in the Life of CUR,” President’s Column, Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly, 2003, 23, 106.
  • Malachowski, M., “A Research Across the Discipline Movement,” chapter in “Undergraduate Research,” edited by Marilyn Kinkead, Jossey-Bass series on higher education, 2003.
  • Malachowski, M., “Research Across the Curriculum,” President’s Column, Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly, 2003, 23, 152.


  • James P. Bolender; Michel A. Boudrias, “Field Research at the Core of an Interdisciplinary Science Course.” Council for Undergraduate Research – Quarterly, 2002, 22, 180-185. 
  • James P. Bolender; Andrew Meyers; Joseph Cordaro; Ryan S. Ries, "Chiral Recognition Phenomena Probed by Steady-State Luminescence Measurements: Stern-Volmer Analysis of Chiral Discriminatory Behavior," Chirality, 2002, 14, 456-464.
  • Martha.L. Medina; Barbara S. Chapman; James P. Bolender; Leigh A. Plesniak, " Transient Vesicle Leakage Initiated by a Synthetic Apoptotic Peptide Derived from the Death Domain of Neurotrophin Receptor, p75NTR," Journal of Peptide Research, 2002, 59(4), 149-158.  
  • Leigh A. Plesniak; Yuki Horiuchi; Daniel Sem; David Meinenger; Linda Stiles; Jennifer Shaffer; Patricia A. Jennings; Joseph A. Adams, Probing the Nucleotide Binding Domain of Osmoregulator EnvZ Using Fluorescent Nucleotide Derivatives," Biochemistry, 2002, 41, 876-82.
  • Gao, J.; Strassler, C.; Tahmassebi, D.; Kool, E.T., Libraries of Composite Polyfluors Built from Fluorescent Deoxyribosides,”  J.  Am. Chem. Soc (Communication), 2002, 124(39), 11590-11591.
  • O’Neill, B.M.; Ratto, J.E.; Good, K.L.; Tahmassebi, D.C.; Helquist, S.A.; Morales, J.C.; Kool, E.T., “A Highly Effective Nonpolar Isostere of Deoxyguanosine: Synthesis, Structure, Stacking, and Base Pairing,” J. Org. Chem., 2002, 67, 5869-5875.