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Recent Presentations

RECENT STUDENT-FACULTY PRESENTATIONS AT NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS (since 2007)

(*HWS Undergraduates)

2013

“Kitchen as laboratory: two courses at very different levels.” American Chemical Society, 245th Meeting, New Orleans, April 2013. With J. Miller and C. Forbes.

“Solvent effects on the kinetics of Indium Mediated Allylations.” American Chemical Society, 245th Meeting, New Orleans, April 2013. Presented by *A. Hill.

*Schneider, S. and Slade, K.  Effects of macromolecular crowding on the kinetics of yeast alcohol dehydrogenase. Annual meeting of the Biophysical Society, Philadelphia, PA. January 2013. (Poster)

*van Loon, A.A.; *Holton, M.K.; *Rolph, C.E.; *Downey, C.R.; *White, T.M.; *Bruening, S.R.; *Li, G.; Pelkey, E.T.  Synthesis of Dibenzo[e.g]isoindol-1-ones via Oxidative Cyclization of 3,4-Diaryl-3-Pyrrolin-ones.  43rd National Organic Symposium (American Chemical Society-Division of Organic Chemistry), Seattle, WA, June 2013 (Poster).

*Holton, M.K.; *van Loon, A.A.; *Rolph, C.E.; *Downey, C.R.; *White, T.M.; Pelkey, E.T.  Regiocontrolled Synthesis of 3,4-Diaryl-3-pyrrolin-2-ones.  43rd National Organic Symposium (American Chemical Society-Division of Organic Chemistry), Seattle, WA, June 2013 (Poster).

G. B. Shelkey, W. S. Perkins, X. Zang, L. Peraro, S. L. Cramer, J. N. Garofalo, T. R. Blum, and J. S. Miller.  “Cyclic, cysteine-containing depsipeptide synthesis via latent thioester key intermediates.”  43rd ACS National Organic Chemistry Symposium, Seattle, WA, Jun 23-27, 2013.

L. Peraro and J. S. Miller.  “Incorporating original research into the organic teaching laboratory: The HDACi Cancer Therapeutic Laboratory Project.”  Abstracts of Papers, 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Apr 7-11, 2013, CHED-1614. (oral)

X. Zang, L. Peraro, H. K. Shah, G. B. Shelkey, M. A. Mahajan, and J. S. Miller.  “Solid-phase synthesis of depsipeptidic potential anticancer compounds using latent thioesters.”  Abstracts of Papers, 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Apr 7-11, 2013, ORGN-204.

2012

“Measurement of heterogeneous rate constants using photomicroscopy.” 32nd Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies, Kansas City, October 2012. With *K. Delaney, *G. Mylod, *T. Sullivan, *A. Hill.

K.M. Delaney; A.N. Hill; K. Kiesow; Y. Xun; W.J. Bowyer, “Rate measurements of kinetically controlled indium mediated allylations,” Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry, Orlando, March 2012.

W.S. Perkins; X. Zang; L. Peraro; H.K. Shah; N.M. Zanghi; J.S. Miller.  “Solid-Phase Synthesis of Depsipeptidic Anticancer Natural Products and Analogs via Improved Latent Thioester Mediated Solid-Phase Methodology.”  Abstracts of Papers, 243rd ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, Mar 25-29, 2012, ORGN-610.

2011

*J.G. Greger, J.G., *N.R. Bechtold, *S.A. Flewelling, *C.R. Downey, *S.J.P. Yoon-Miller, *E.T. Pelkey, Novel Synthesis of Bis-Indole Heterocycles Including Staurosporinone.  43rd National Organic Symposium (Americal Chemical Society-Division of Organic Chemistry), Princeton, NJ, June 2011.

*S.A. Forte, *C.E. Lukas, *R.E. Langenbacher, and W.J. Bowyer, “Measurement of rates of indium mediated allylation at indium spheres.”  Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry, Atlanta, March 2011.

*D.M. Wholly, *W.S. Perkins, *H.K. Shah, and J.S. Miller.  “Solid-phase synthesis of depsipeptidic anticancer natural products and analogs.”  Abstracts of Papers, 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, Mar 27-31, 2011, ORGN-163.

*J.G. Greger, E.T. Pelkey, “Novel Synthesis of 3,4-Diaryl-3-pyrrolin-2-ones Including Staurosporinone Analogs.”  2011 National Conference on Undergraduation Research, Ithaca, NY, March 2011.

2010

C. R. de Denus, *K. Kush, and *A. Brooks. “Metal-containing molecular wire candidates: Synthesis and characterization”, 240th American Chemical Society, Boston, MA, August 2010.

*T.R. Blum, *H.K. Shah, *X. Zang, *W.S. Perkins, *A.R. Korn, *D.M. Wholly, and J.S. Miller, “Solution- and Solid-Phase Synthesis of Potential Anticancer HDAC Inhibitors.”  Abstracts of Papers, 240th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 2010, ORGN-937.

A.E. van Giessen, “Direct determination of the Tolman length from the bulk pressures of liquid drops via molecular dynamics simulations,” 240th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 2010.

*S.W. Zavaleta, *R.O. Young, *W.A. Bacon, *R.E. Langenbacher, and W.J. Bowyer.  “Mechanism and kinetics of the first step of indium mediated allylations.” American Chemical Society, 239th Meeting, San Francisco, March 2010.

*W.A. Bacon, *S.A. Forte, and W.J. Bowyer.  “Measurement of heterogeneous reaction rate, stoichiometry, and mechanism of Indium Mediated Allylations.”   Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry, Orlando, March 2010.

*R.O. Young, *R.E. Langenbacher, and W.J. Bowyer.  “Effects of the geometry of the system and solvent on rates of heterogeneous reactions.”    Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry, Orlando, March 2010.

2009

*R.E. Langenbacher and W.J. Bowyer.  “Measurements of heterogeneous reaction rates: indium mediated allylations.”  29th Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies, Louisville, October 2009.

*S.W. Zavaleta, *R.O. Young, *W.A. Bacon, *R.E. Langenbacher, and W.J. Boywer.  "Heterogeneous reaction rates of indium mediated allylation."  American Chemical Society, 238th Meeting, Washington DC, August 2009..

*D. W. Wholly, *T. B. Blum, *J. A. Walkley, *K. A. Hlavac, and J. S. Miller.  “Total Synthesis of Cysteine-Containing, Depsipeptidic Natural Products in Solution and on the Solid Phase via Chemoselective Macrocyclization Using Latent Thioester Solid-Phase Linkers.”  Abstracts of Papers, 238th ACS National Meeting, Washington, D.C., Aug 16-20, 2009, ORGN-785.

*Greger, J.G.; *Yoon-Miller, S.J.P.; *MacDonald, J.P.; Pelkey, E.T.  Synthesis of Unsymmetrical and Symmetrical 3,4-Diaryl-3-pyrrolin-2-ones Utilizing Pyrrole Weinreb Amides.  41st National Organic Symposium (Americal Chemical Society-Division of Organic Chemistry), Boulder, CO, June 2009.

Moore, C.A.; Pelkey, E.T.; *Ohman, B.F.; *Degan, D.M.  Stereoselective Synthesis of 3-Arylidene Isobenzofuran-1-ones and Approach to the Aristolactam Alkaloids.  41st National Organic Symposium (Americal Chemical Society-Division of Organic Chemistry), Boulder, CO, June 2009.

*I.A. Olson and W.J. Bowyer.  “Measuring rates of reaction of indium mediated allylation.”  American Chemical Society, 237th Meeting, Salt Lake City, March 2009. 

*A.M. Sessler and W.J. Bowyer.  “Mechanism of indium mediated allylations and the structure of the organoindium intermediate.”  American Chemical Society, 237th Meeting, Salt Lake City, March 2009.

*A.M. Sessler and W.J. Bowyer.  “NMR spectroscopy for indirect evidence on the unstable intermediates during reactions at indium surfaces.”  Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry, Chicago, March 2009.

*I.A. Olson and W.J. Boywer.  “Measuring rates of reactions of organic molecules at metal surfaces using photomicrography.”  Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry, Chicago, March 2009.

2008

*I.A. Olson and W.J. Boywer.  “Determination of cation binding capacities in wood to understand the contribution of volcanic eruptions to tree ring chemistry.”  American Chemical Society, 236th Meeting, Philadelphia, August 2008.

*S.W. Zavaleta, *I.A. Olson, *A.M. Sessler, and W.J. Bowyer.  “Rates of reactions of allyl halides at indium surfaces: Diffusion vs. kinetic control.” American Chemical Society, 236th Meeting, Philadelphia, August 2008. 

*A.M. Sessler and W.J. Bowyer.  “Stoichiometry of Reactions of Allyl Halides at Indium surfaces: Implications for the Structure of Unstable Intermediates.” American Chemical Society, 236th Meeting, Philadelphia, August 2008.

*K. A. Perri, *N. A. Calandra, *D. M. Wholly, and J. S. Miller.  “Key intermediate en route to the cyclic, cysteine-containing natural products Spiruchostatin A and B using a thioester equivalent ester functionality.”  Abstracts of Papers, 236th ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Aug 17-21, 2008, ORGN-467.

C. R. de Denus, *P. Myers, *C. Hurley, and *J. Walkley. “The preparation of molecular wire candidates containing ferrocene,” 236th ACS national meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 2008.

*Yoon-Miller, S.J.P.; *Dorward, K.M.; *White, K.P.; *Opalka, S.M.; Pelkey, E.T.  Developing New Synthetic Methodology for the Synthesis of Biologically Active Heterocycles.  Council of Undergraduate Research Posters on the Hill, Washington, D.C., April 2008.

*A.M. Sessler, *I.A. Olson, *E. Giordano, *Y. Baez Sosa, and W.J. Bowyer.  “Rate of Formation and Structure of Organometallic Transients in Indium- Mediated-Allylations”  Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry, New Orleans, March 2008. 

2007

*E. Giordano, *Y. Baez Sosa, *A.M. Sessler, *I.A. Olson, and W.J. Bowyer.  “Measurement of Heterogeneous Rate Constants: Reaction of Allyl Bromide at Indium Surfaces.”  27th Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies, Memphis, October 2007.

*E. Giordano, *Y. Baez Sosa, *A.M. Sessler, *I.A. Olson, and W.J. Bowyer.  “Measuring Heterogeneous Rate Constants: Reactions at Indium Surfaces.”  American Chemical Society, 234th Meeting, Boston, August 2007. 

*N. D. Valente, *K. A. Kocak, *Y.-L. Cheng, and J. S. Miller.  “Toward the Fmoc Solid-Phase Synthesis of Native Chemical Ligation Precursors using Thioester Equivalent Ester Linkers.”  Abstracts of Papers, 234th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, Aug 19-23, 2007, ORGN-904.

*K. A. Kocak, *K. A. Perri, *Y.-L. Cheng, and J. S. Miller.  “Efficient Synthetic Route Toward the Cyclic, Cysteine-Containing Natural Products FK228 and the Spiruchostatins.”  Abstracts of Papers, 234th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, Aug 19-23, 2007, ORGN-840.

*Yoon-Miller, S.J.P.; *Dorward, K.M.; Pelkey, E.T.  Synthesis and Reactions of 3,4-Diaryl-3-pyrrolin-2-ones.  Abstracts of Papers, 234th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA; American Chemical Society: Washington, D.C., August 2007; ORGN 787.

*Voellinger, K.B.; *Moore, C.A.; *Ohman, B.F.; Pelkey, E.T.  Exploring the Stereochemical Outcome (E/Z) of Tandem Metal-mediated Reactions leading to 3-Arylidene Isobenzofuran-1-ones. Abstracts of Papers, 234th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA; American Chemical Society: Washington, D.C., August 2007; ORGN 535.

*White, K.P.; *Yoon-Miller, S.J.P.; Pelkey, E.T.  Synthesis and Reactions of 4-Aryl-3-pyrrolin-2-ones.  Abstracts of Papers, 234th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA; American Chemical Society: Washington, D.C., August 2007; CHED 329.

*M.A. Guglielmo, *J.L. Connell, and W.J. Bowyer.  “Measurement of Heterogeneous Rate Constants during the Reaction of Allyl Bromide at Indium Surfaces.”  Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry, Chicago, March 2007.

C. R. de Denus and *D. Evers. “Synthesis and electrochemical studies of homo- and hetero-leptic terpyridine complexes," 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 2007.

C. R. de Denus and *S. Czajkowski. “Ferrocene based molecular wire candidates: Synthesis and characterization," 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 2007.