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Student-Faculty Presentations (2010-2011)


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2010


(* UWEC student co-authors)

  1. Stromich, J.J.*; Weber, A.K.*; Mirzaei, Y.R.; Caldwell, M.D.; Lewis, D.E.  "New synergistic adjuvants of warfarin anticoagulant activity." 239th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 21-25, 2010; MEDI 141.

  2. Mirzaei, Y.R.; Lewis, D.E.  "Limitations on acceleration of the Morita-Baylis-Hillman reaction by alcohols." 239th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 21-25, 2010; ORGN 721.

  3. Lewis, D.E.  "The protocenter concept:  A tool for teaching stereochemistry." 239th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 21-25, 2010; CHED 1558.

  4. Lewis, D.E.  "Aleksandr Mikhailovich Zaitsev (1841-1910): His lasting contributions a century after his death." 239th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 21-25, 2010; HIST 001.

  5. Lewis, D.E.; Caldwell, M.D.  "New adjuvants of anticoagulant activity of Warfarin." Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium, UW-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI, July 22-23, 2010.

  6. Stromich, J.J.*; Weber, A.K.*; Mirzaei, Y.R.; Caldwell, M.D.; Lewis, D.E.  "New synergistic adjuvants of warfarin anticoagulant activity."  Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium 2010, UW-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI, July 22-23, 2010.

  7. Tsogtbaatar, E.*; Doyle, P.M.*; Meulemans, D.R.*; McKenney, R.K.*; Harder, J.W.*; Klemm, B.J.*; Lewis, D.E.  "Synthesis and Reactions of Bridged Vitamin K Analogues: An Exercise in Frustration."  Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium 2010, UW-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI, July 22-23, 2010.

  8. Klemm, B.J.*; Tsogtbaatar, E.*; Doyle, P.M.*; Lewis, D.E.  "Synthesis and reactions of vitamin K analogues." 240th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, Aug. 22-26, 2010;  ORGN 1099.

  9. Lewis, D.E. "Oxidation of vitamin K:  A free radical mechanism." 240th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, Aug. 22-26, 2010; ORGN 685.

  10. Cao, B.V.*; Meitzner, K.J.*; Tschudy, M.J.*; Musier-Forsyth, K.; Bhattacharyya, S.; Hati, S.; “Role of protein electrostatics on the post-transfer editing function of Escherichia coli prolyl-tRNA synthetase”; 239th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, 23 March 2010.

  11. Greene, A.J.*; Meitzner, K.J.*, Bhattacharyya, S.; Hati; S.; “Dynamically and evolutionarily coupled residue clusters mediate allosteric communication in methionyl-tRNA synthetase”; 239th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, 23 March 2010.

  12. North, M. A.*; Bhattacharyya, S.; “Effect of aromatic interactions on flavin's redox potential: A theoretical study”; 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, March 23, 2010.

  13. Heather M. Helminiak,* Robin R. Knauf,* and James A. Phillips; “Condensed-phase Effects on the Structural Properties of Friedel-Crafts Intermediates: RF’–BF3”; 239th American Chemical Society National Meeting; San Francisco, CA; March, 2010.

  14. John P. Wrass* and James A. Phillips; “Structural Properties of the Acetonitrile – Boron Trichloride Complex via Low Temperature IR Spectroscopy and Computations”; 239th American Chemical Society National Meeting; San Francisco, CA; March, 2010.

On Campus Presentations

  1. Cao, B.V.*; Meitzner, K.J.*; Tschudy, M.J.*; Musier-Forsyth, K.; Bhattacharyya, S.; Hati, S.; “Role of protein electrostatics on the post-transfer editing function of Escherichia coli prolyl-tRNA synthetase”; Research Day, University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, April 2010.

  2. Greene, A.J.*; Meitzner, K.J.*, Bhattacharyya, S.; Hati; “Dynamically and evolutionarily coupled residue clusters mediate allosteric communication in methionyl-tRNA synthetase”;Research Day, University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, April 2010.

  3. Jones, Thomas L.*; Bender, Shilo A.*; Carney, Michael J.; Halfen, Jason A.; Small, Brooke L.; Sydora, Orson L.; “Synthesis, Structures and Ethylene Oligomerization Reactivity of Transition Metal Complexes Supported by Multidentate Amidine-Based Ligands,” Research Day, University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, April 2010.

  4. Flesch, K.B.*; Wiegel, K.N.; Morales. C.M.; “Computational Study of Structure and Stability in Supramolecular Liquid Crystals”; 18th Annual UWEC Student Research Day, 26-28 April 2010.


2011


  1. Klemm, B.P.*; Lewis, D.E.  "Structural and mechanistic models of VKORC1" 242nd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 2011; MEDI 143.

  2. Doyle, P.M.*; Tsogtbaatar, E.*; Meulemans, D.R.*; Lewis, D.E.; (with contributions from Anderson, M.K.*; Harder, J.W.*)  "Synthesis and reactions of vitamin K analogues." 242nd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, August 28-Sept. 1, 2011; ORGN 692.

  3. McKenney, R.M.*; Laskowski, R.L.*; Dunkle, K.L.*; Lewis, D.E.  "Unexpected reactions and reactivity of 4-amino-1,8-naphthalimide derivatives." 242nd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, August28-Sept. 1, 2011, ORGN 169.

  4. Lewis, D.E.; Caldwell, M.D.  "VKOR: A target for anticoagulation."  Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium, July 28-29, 2011, UW-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI.

  5. McKenney, R.M.*; Lewis, D.E.  "Reactions of naphthalimide dyes: a method for the interconversion of fluorescent probes."  Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium, July 28-29, 2011, UW-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI.

  6. Tsogtbaatar, E.*; Anderson, K.M.*; Doyle, P.M.*; Harder, J.W.*; Lewis, D.E.  "Synthesis and reactions of vitamin K analogues."  Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium, July 28-29, 2011, UW-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI.

  7. Michael J. Carney, Shilo A. Bender*, Thomas C. Jones*, Anthony T. Buerger*, Alex J. Nett*, Jason A. Halfen, Orson L. Sydora and Brooke L. Small “Transition metal complexes incorporating amidine-based ligands for selective ethylene oligomerization.”  241st American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 26-31, 2011.

  8. Stephen Drucker;"High-Sensitivity Spectroscopic Measurements of Triplet Excited States";
    Gustavus Adolphus College Chemistry Seminar, April 8, 2011.

  9. Xu, Y.*, Baumgartner, L.D.*, Phillips, J.A., Boulter, J.E. “Experimental and Computational Explorations of Uncommon Oxygen Species in Microwave-Frequency, Discharge-Activated Oxygen” 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA, 28 March 2011, Abstract CHED1083.

  10. Johnson, J.M.*; Lehman, B.P.*; Zirbes, A.M.*; Tadayon, S.N.*; Cao, B.V.*; Mueller, R.M.*; Bhattacharyya, S.; and Hati, S.; “Molecular dynamics and mutational studies to explore the role of coupled-dynamics in the function of prokaryotic-like prolyl-tRNA synthetases”; International Symposium on Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetases, Snowbird, Salt Lake City, 28 September, 2011.

  11. Mueller, R.M.*; Johnson, J.M.*; Lehman, B.P.*; Bhattacharyya, S.; Hati, S.; “Fast method to identify allosteric communication pathways in multidomain proteins”; 241st American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim, 29 March, 2011.

  12. Hoopes, J.*; North, M.*; Hartsel, S.; Bhattacharyya, S.; “Computational study of the electron transfer reaction in copper-bound methanobactin using density functional theory” 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA, March 29, 2011.

  13. North, M. A.*; Hati, S.; Bhattacharyya, S.; “Geometry and energetics of flavin-aromatic complexes: A theoretical study with improved density functionals” 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA, March 29, 2011.

  14. Mueller, R. M. *; Bhattacharyya, S.; Hati, S.; oral and poster presentation; “Role of coupled-dynamics in the function of prokaryotic-like prolyl-tRNA synthetases” Molecular Education and Research Consortium in Undergraduate computational chemistry, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, July 29, 2011.

  15. Bartholow, T. G.*; North, M. A.*; Bhattacharyya, S.; oral and poster presentation; “Computing the redox potential of copper-bound methanobactin using quantum mechanical/molecular mechanical simulations”Molecular Education and Research Consortium in Undergraduate computational chemistry, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, July 29, 2011.

  16. Yang, Y.*;Bartholow, T. G.*; Hati, S.; Bhattacharyya, S.; oral and poster presentation; “Quantum mechanical/molecular mechanical simulations of hydride transfer reactions in quinone reductase”Molecular Education and Research Consortium in Undergraduate computational chemistry, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, July 29, 2011.

  17. Benjamin Krentz*, Jeremy D. Semrau, Alan A. DiSpirito, Scott C. Hartsel, Nathan Bandow, Marcus T. McEllistrem, Scott C. Hartsel, and Warren H. Gallagher; “The Structure of Methanobactin SB2 Helps Define a New Class of Peptide-derived Metal-binding Molecules” 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 27-31, 2011.

  18. Hammers, M.D.*; Wichman, J.J.; Wiegel, K.N.; "Hydrogen-bonded liquid crystals: Distonic mesogenic acceptors with increasing flexibility" 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim CA., March 27-31, 2011

  19. Lasure, K.K.*; Wiegel, K.N.; "Hydrogen-bonded liquid crystals: Polymeric networks utilizing rigid tetrafunctional netpoints" 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim CA., March 27-31, 2011

  20. Zenner, M.D.*; Tessner J.D.;Wiegel K.N.; "Hydrogen-bonded liquid crystals: Competitive mesogen formation" 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim CA., March 27-31, 2011

  21. Morales, C.M., Weinhold, F.A.; “Using Natural Bond Orbital localization to generate a configuration-specific initial guess density”; 241st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Anaheim, CA, 30 March 2011.

  22. Deckers, T.J*; Morales, C.M.; “A Computational Study of Ligand Effects on M-H Bonds in First Row Transition Metal Hydrides”; 2011 Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference, South Bend, IN, 9 June 2011.

On Campus Presentations

  1. Krentz, B. D.*; Kujawa*, G.; (Warren H. Gallagher, mentor); “Methanobactins Present an Elegant Solution to a Biological Dilemma”; 1st Annual Provosts Honors Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, May 6, 2011.

  2. Heather Helminiak*; (James A. Phillips, mentor); "Structure and bonding of acetonitrile-metallohalide complexes (CH3CN-MX4)"; 1st Annual UWEC Provost's Honors Research Symposium, May 6, 2011.

  3. Robin Knauf*; (James A. Phillips, mentor); *"Structural properties of Freidel-Crafts Intermediates: RF-BF3"; 1st Annual UWEC Provost's Honors Research Symposium, May 6, 2011.

  4. Mueller, R. M.*; North, M.A.*; (Hati, S. and Bhattacharyya, S., mentor) ;“Interplay of Flavin's Redox Transition and Protein Dynamics in Quinone Reductase 2”; 1st Annual Provosts Honors Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, May 6, 2011

  5. Carney, Michael J.; Bender, Shilo A.*; Jones, Thomas C.*; Buerger, Anthony T.*; Nett, Alex J.*; Halfen, Jason A.; Sydora, Orson L. and Smal, Brooke L.l “Transition metal complexes incorporating amidine-based ligands for selective ethylene oligomerization.” Research Day, University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, April 2011.

  6. Cao, B.V.*; Mueller, R.M.*; Shane, B.L., Bhattacharyya, S.; Musier-Forsyth, K.; Hati, S.; “Role of coupled-dynamics in the catalytic activity of bacterial prolyl-tRNA synthetases” Research Day, University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, April 2011.

  7. Mueller, I.C.*, Tschudy, M.J.*; Meitzner, K.J.*; Cao, B.V.*; Bhattacharyya, S.; Hati, S.; “Probing the role of highly conserved lysine residue in the post-transfer editing active site of bacterial prolyl-tRNA synthetases” Research Day, University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, April 2011.

  8. Johnson, J.M.*; Lehman, B.P.*; Cao, B.V.*; Mueller, R.M.*; Bhattacharyya, S.; Hati, S.; “Statistical Thermal Coupling Analysis Method for Identifying Allosteric Communication Pathways in Proteins”Research Day, University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, April 2011.

  9. Deckers, T.J*; Morales, C.M.; “A Computational Study of Ligand Effects on First Row Transition Metal-Hydrides”;19th Annual UdC Student Research Day, 2-4 May 2011.

  10. Van Galen, A.*; Krentz, B. D.*; Gallagher, W. H.; “Isolation and Characterization of a New Form of Methanobactin Isolated from Methylocystis Strain SB2” 19th Annual UWEC Student Research Day, 2-4 May 2011.

  11. Kujawa, G. C.*; Gallagher, W. H.; “Copper Binding Analysis of Chemically Modified Methanobactin Harvested From Methylosinus trichosporium OB3b” 19th Annual UW-Eau Claire Student Research Day, 2-4 May 2011.

  12. Carlson, E.*; Riel, A.*; Dahl B. J;. "The Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of "Smart" Donor-Acceptor Biaryls" 19th Annual UWEC Student Research Day, Eau Claire, WI May 2-4, 2011

  13. Dahl, B.J.; "Flat to Fun: Making Molecules with Shapes that Influence Function" UWEC Faculty Forum Series, Eau Claire, WI, November 16, 2011

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