Our faculty are active scholars who publish collaboratively with undergraduates. In the last five years the chemistry department at the University of Richmond has been responsible for more than 60 peer-reviewed publications and our faculty have edited or contributed articles and chapters to more than 10 books.

Chemistry Department Faculty, Staff and Student Peer-Reviewed Publications

(undergraduates are highlighted with an *)


Ruggiero A, Dattelbaum JD, Staiano M, Berisio R, D'Auria S, and Vitagliano L., "A loose domain swapping organization confers a remarkable stability to the dimeric structure of the Arginine Binding Protein from Thermotoga maritima", PLoS One, in press.

M. Hillyer,* A. Cerel,* L. Finch,* J. Dattelbaum, and M.C. Leopold, " Multi-Technique Quantitative Analysis and Socioeconomic Considerations of Lead, Cadmium, and Arsenic in Children’s Toys and Toy Jewelry", Chemosphere, in press.

*Deacon LJ, *Billones H, Galyean AA, Donaldson T, Pennacchio A, Iozzino L, D’Auria S, Dattelbaum JD. " Tryptophan-scanning mutagenesis of the ligand binding pocket in Thermotoga maritima arginine-binding protein". Biochemie, 99: 208-214, 2014.


Marion JD, Roberts CF, Call RJ, Forbes JL, Nelson KT, Bell JE, Bell JK., "Mechanism of endogenous regulation of the type I interferon response by Suppressor of
IKKε (SIKE), a novel substrate of TANK binding kinase 1 (TBK1)", J Biol Chem. 2013 May 6.

Mattos C, Johnson M, White H, Sears D, Bailey C, Bell E. "Promoting concept driven teaching strategies in biochemistry and molecular biology.", Biochem Mol Biol Educ. 2013 Sep;41(5):287-8.

White HB, Benore MA, Sumter TF, Caldwell BD, Bell E. "What skills should students of undergraduate biochemistry and molecular biology programs have upon graduation?" Biochem Mol Biol Educ. 2013 Sep;41(5):297-301.

Tansey JT, Baird T Jr, Cox MM, Fox KM, Knight J, Sears D, Bell E. "Foundational concepts and underlying theories for majors in "biochemistry and molecular biology"." Biochem Mol Biol Educ. 2013 Sep;41(5):289-96.

Wright A, Provost J, Roecklein-Canfield JA, Bell E. "Essential concepts and underlying theories from physics, chemistry, and mathematics for "biochemistry and molecular biology" majors." Biochem Mol Biol Educ. 2013 Sep;41(5):302-8.

Singh AJ, Dattelbaum JD, Field JJ, Smart Z, Woolly EF, Barber JM, Heathcott R, Miller JH, Northcote PT., "Structurally diverse hamigerans from the New Zealand marine sponge Hamigera tarangaensis: NMR-directed isolation, structure elucidation and antifungal activity". Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 11: 8041-8051, 2013.

Ausilia A., Pennacchioa A., Staianoa M., Dattelbaum J.D., Fessasc D., A. Schiraldic, D'Auria S. Amino acid transport in thermophiles: characterization of an arginine binding protein from Thermotoga maritima. 3. Conformational dynamics and stability. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 2013, 118: 66–73.

Alessio Ausili, Maria Staiano, Jonathan Dattelbaum, Antonio Varriale, Alessandro Capo and Sabato D'Auria. Periplasmic Binding Proteins in Thermophiles: Characterization and Potential Application of an Arginine-Binding Protein from Thermotoga maritima: A Brief Thermo-Story. Life 2013, 3(1):149-160; doi:10.3390/life3010149

Osorio, E., Vasquez, A., Florez, E., Mondragon, F., Donald, K. J., & Tiznado. W., “Theoretical Design of Stable Small Aluminium–Magnesium Binary Clusters” Phys.Chem. Chem. Phys., 15, 2222 - 2229 (2013).

Contreras, M., Osorio, E., Ferraro, F., Puga, G., Donald, K. J., Harrison, J. G., Merino, G., and Tiznado W., “Isomerization Energy Decomposition Analysis for Highly Ionic Systems: Case Study of Starlike E5Li7 Clusters” Chemistry – A Euro. J., 19, 2305-2310 (2013).

C. Wade Downey, Carolyn M. Dombrowski,* Erin N. Maxwell,* Chelsea L. Safran,* Odamea A. Akomah,* "One-Pot Enol Silane Formation-Mukaiyama–Mannich Addition of Ketones, Amides, and Thioesters to Nitrones in the Presence of Trialkylsilyl Trifluoromethanesulfonates" European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2013, 5716-5720.

C. Da, S. Mooberry, J. Gupton and G. Kellogg, “How to Deal with Low Resolution Target Structures: Using SAR, Ensemble Docking, Hydropathic Analysis and 3D-QSAR to Definitively Map the αβ-Tubulin Colchicine Site”, J. Med. Chem., 56,7382-7395 (2013).

J. Biggers, T. Nguyen, X. Di, J. Gupton, S. Henderson, S. Emery, M. Alotaibi, R. Brown, K. White, J. Almenera, and D. Gewirtz, "Autophagic Cell Death and Sustained Senescence Arrest in B16/F10 Melanoma Cells and HCT 116 Colon Carcinoma Cells in Response to the Novel Microtubule Poison, JG-03-14", Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology, 71, 441-455 (2013).

Chenxiao Da, Nakul Telang, Kayleigh Hall,* Emily Kluball,* Peter Barelli,* Kara Finzel,* Xin Jia,* John T. Gupton, Susan L. Mooberry and Glen E. Kellogg, "Developing novel C-4 analogues of pyrrole-based antitubulin agents: weak but critical hydrogen bonding in the colchicine site", Med. Chem. Commun., 4, 417-421 (2013).

J. Gupton, N. Telang, D. Gazzo*, P. Barelli*, K. Lescalleet*, J. Fagan*, B. Mills*, K. Finzel*, R. Kanters, K. Crocker*, S. Dudek*, C. Lariviere*, S. Smith, K. Keetrikar, C. Warme and W. Zhong., "Preparation of Indole Containing Building Blocks for the Regiospecific Construction of Indole Appended Pyrazoles and Pyrroles", Tetrahedron, 69, 5829-5840 (2013).

A.R. Schmidt,* N.D.T. Nguyen,* and M.C. Leopold, "Nanoparticle Film Assemblies as Platforms for Electrochemical Biosensing – Factors Affecting Amperometric Signal Enhancement of Hydrogen Peroxide," Langmuir 2013, 29(14), 4574-4583.

M.H. Freeman,* J.R. Hall,* and M.C. Leopold, "Monolayer-Protected Nanoparticle Doped Xerogels as Functional Components of Amperometric Glucose Biosensors," Analytical Chemistry 2013, 85(8), 4057-4065.

J.A. Pienkos, V.E. Zottig, D.A. Iovan*, M. Li*, D.P. Harrison, M. Sabat, L.J. Strausberg, V.A. Teran, W.H. Myers, and W.D. Harman "Friedel–Crafts Ring-Coupling Reactions Promoted by Tungsten Dearomatization Agent" Organometallics, 2013, 32, 691-703.

L.J. Strausberg, M. Li, D.P. Harrison, W.H. Myers, M. Sabat, and W.D. Harman "Exploiting the o-Quinodimethane Nature of Naphthalene: Cycloaddition Reactions with Dihapto-coordinated Tungsten Naphthalene Complexes" Organometallics, 2013, 32, 915-925.

B. Quillian, E.E. Joslin, T.B. Gunnoe, M. Sabat, W.H. Myers "2,2,2-Tris(pyrazolyl)ethoxide (EpOX) Ruthenium (II) Complexes, (EpOX)RuCl(L)(L'): Synthesis, Structure and Reactivity" Inorganic Chemistry, 2013, 52, 1113-1121.

A. E. Garst*, A. D. Badiceanu*, K. A. Nolin, "Synthesis of β-sulfanyl ketones via a tandem rearrangement-conjugate addition reaction catalyzed by a Re(V)-oxo complex." Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 459‐461.

Braun,C. M.*, Shema, A. M.*, Dulin, C. C.*, Nolin, K. A. "The homologous conjugate addition of thiols to electron-deficient cyclopropanes catalyzed by a calcium(II) complex" Tetrahedron Lett., 2013, 54(44), 5589-5891.

Jeffrey I. Seeman, "Having Fun with The Nozoe Autograph Books. A Bit of Exploration and an Unintended Learning Experience," The Chemical Record, 13, 146-160 (2013).


Abdel-Rahman Soliman, Ahmed Hamid, Paul Momoh, M. Samy El-Shall, Danielle Taylor*, Lauren Gallagher*, and Samuel Abrash, “Formation of Complex Organics in the Gas Phase by Sequential Reactions of Acetylene with the Phenylium Ion”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 2012, 116, 8925-8933

J. Ellis Bell, "Implementing ‘Vision and Change’: Developing and using assessment tools to promote student-centered teaching", ASBMB Today, September 2012.

Edison Osorio, Valeria Villalobos, Juan C. Santos, Kelling J. Donald, Gabriel Merino, William Tiznado "Structure and stability of the Si4Lin (n = 1-7) binary clusters", Chem. Phys. Lett., 2012, 522, 67-71.

Chad Crigger,* Bernard Wittmaack,* Marina Tawfik,* Gabriel Merino and K. J. Donald, "Plane and Simple: Planar Tetracoordinate Carbon Centers in Small Molecules", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2012, 14, 14775-14783.

Donald K. J., & Kovac J. "The Scientist’s Education and A Civic Conscience." Science and Engineering Ethics, DOI:10.1007/s11948-012-9407-2 (October 2012).

Abril C. Castro, Gerardo Martínez-Guajardo, Thomas Johnson, Jesus M. Ugalde, Yan-bo Wu, José M. Mercero, Thomas Heine, Kelling J. Donald, and Gabriel Merino "Planar Pentacoordinate Carbon in Heptaatomic Clusters." Phys. Chem. Chem. 2012,14, 14764-14768, Phys.: DOI: 10.1039/C2CP40839B

C. Wade Downey, Smaranda Craciun,* Ana M. Neferu,* Christina A. Vivelo,* Carly J. Mueller,* Brian C. Southall,* Stephanie Corsi,* Eric W. Etchill,* Ryan J. Sault*, "One-Pot Synthesis of (Z)-β-Sulfonyl Enoates from Ethyl Propiolate", Tetrahedron Letters, 53, 5763-5765 (2012).

C. Wade Downey, Smaranda Craciun,* Christina A. Vivelo,* Ana M. Neferu,* Carly J. Mueller,* Stephanie Corsi*, "One-Pot Three-Step Thioconjugate Addition-Oxidation-Diels–Alder Reactions of Ethyl Propiolate", Tetrahedron Letters, 53, 5766-5768 (2012).

Chenxiao Da, Nakul Telang, Peter Barelli*, Xin Jia*, John T. Gupton, Susan L. Mooberry, and Glen Kellogg, "Pyrrole-Based Antitubulin Agents: Two Distinct Binding Modalities are Predicted for C-2 Analogs in the Colchicine Site", ACS Med. Chem. Lett., 3, 53-57 (2012).

Hamm, M.L.; Crowley, K.A.*; Ghio, M.*; Lindell, M.A.M.*; McFadden, E.J.*; Silberg, J.S.L.*; Weaver, A.M.* Biochemical Investigations into the Mutagenic Potential of 8-Oxo-2’-deoxyguanosine using Nucleotide Analogues. Chem. Res. Toxicol. (2012) 25, 2577-2588.

T. T. Doan,* R.W. Day,* and M.C. Leopold, “Optical and Electrochemical Properties of Multi-layer Polyelectrolyte Thin Films Incorporating Spherical, Gold Colloid Nanomaterials,” J. Materials Science 2012, 47, 108-120.

M.J. Pouy, S.A. Delp, J. Uddin, V.M. Ramdeen, N.A. Cochrane, G.C. Fortman, T.B. Gunnoe, T.R. Cundari, M. Sabat, and W.H. Myers "Intramolecular Hydroalkoxylation and Hydroamination of Alkynes Catalyzed by Cu(I) Complexes Supported by N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands" ACS Catalysis, 2012, 2, 2182–2193.

E.E. Joslin, C.L. McMullin, T.B. Gunnoe, T.R. Cundari, M. Sabat, W.H. Myers "Catalytic Hydroarylation of Ethylene Using TpRu(L)(NCMe)Ph (L = 2,6,7-Trioxa-1-phosphabicyclo[2,2,1]heptane): Comparison to TpRu(L')(NCMe)Ph Systems [L' = CO, PMe3, P(pyr)3 or P(OCH2)3CEt)]" Organometallics 2012, 31, 6851–6860.

Joslin, E., McMullin, C., Gunnoe, T.B., Cundari, T., Sabat, M., Myers, W.H. "Coordination Chemistry of 4-methyl-2,6,7-trioxa-1-phosphabicyclo[2,2,1]heptane: Preparation and Characterization of Ru(II) Complexes", Inorganic Chemistry, 2012, 51, 4791–4801.

Peng, A.; Rosenblatt, R.; Nolin, K. “Conjugate addition of unactivated thiols to α,β-unsaturated ketones catalyzed by a bifunctional rhenium(V)-oxo complex.” Tetrahedron Lett. 2012, 53, 2712-2714.

Anna J. Parker*, John Stewart*, K. J. Donald, Carol A. Parish "Halogen Bonding in DNA Base Pairs" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134(11), 5165-5172.

Sally Q. Fisher*, Meredith Weck*, Jenna E. Landers*, Jeffrey Emrich*, Shana A. Middleton*, Jordan Cox*, Lisa N. Gentile and Carol A. Parish, “Evidence that the kinesin light chain contains tetratricopeptide repeat units.” Journal of Structural Biology, 2012, 177, 602-612.

Gentile, L.; Caudhill, L.; Fetea, M.; Hill, A.; Hoke, K.; Lawson, B.; Lipan, O.; Kerckhove, M.; Parish, C.; Stenger, K.; Szajda, D., “Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries in the First-Year: A New Introductory Integrated Science Course for STEM Majors”, Journal of College Science Teaching, 2012, 41(5), 24-30. Jeffrey I. Seeman, "Albert Padwa: A Renaissance Man of Great Passion and Grit," Heterocycles, 84, 63-73 (2012).

E. Roemer, M. K. Schorp, J.-J. Piade, D. E. Leyden, J. I. Seeman and H.-J. Haussmann , "Scientific Assessment of the Use of Sugars as Cigarette Tobacco Ingredients – a Review of Published and Other Publicly Available Studies,"Critical Reviews in Toxicology, 42, 244-278 (2012).

Jeffrey I. Seeman, "Gilbert Stork: In his Own Words and in the Musings of his Friends," Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 51, 3012-3023 (2012).

Jeffrey I. Seeman, "Bonding Beyond Borders. The Nozoe Autograph Books and Other Collections," The Chemical Record, 12, 517-531 (2012).

Jeffrey I. Seeman, "Guest Editorial: Estate Planning,"Chemical & Engineering News, 90, (December 3), 3 (2012).


Abdel-Rahman Soliman, Ahmed M. Hamid, Samuel A. Abrash and M. Samy El-Shall, "Unconventional ionic hydrogen bonds: CH+---π (CC) binding energies and structures of benzene+•(acetylene)1-4 clusters", Chem. Phys. Lett. 2011, 523, 25-33.

Paul O. Momoh, Ahmed M. Hamid, Abdel-Rahman Soliman, Samuel A. Abrash, and M. Samy El-Shall, "Structure of the C8H8•+ Radical Cation Formed by Electron Impact Ionization of Acetylene Clusters. Evidence for a (Benzene•+ 3 Acetylene) Complex", J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2011, 2, 2412-2419.

Paul O. Momoh, Ahmed M. Hamid, Samuel A. Abrash, and M. Samy El-Shall, "Structure and hydration of the C4H4•+ ion formed by electron impact ionization of acetylene clusters", J. Chem Phys, 2011, 134, 204315.

Jaclyn Bailey, Lakeila Powell, Leander Sinanan*, Jacob Neal*, Ming Li, Thomas Smith and Ellis Bell “A novel mechanism of V-type zinc inhibition of glutamatedehydrogenase results from disruption of subunit interactions necessary for efficient catalysis” FEBS J. 2011 Sep;278(17):3140-51. doi: 10.1111/j.1742-4658.2011.08240.x. Epub 2011 Aug 11.

Ellis Bell, " Using Research to Teach Introductory Science" Biochem Mol Biol Educ. 2011 Jan-Feb;39(1):10-6. doi: 10.1002/bmb.20441

McGown, L.B and Case, W.S. “Guanosine Gels for DNA Separations” Chapter 10 in Interfaces and Interphases in Analytical Chemistry. ACS Publications: Washington, D.C., 2011.

Ruggiero A, Dattelbaum JD, Pennacchio A, Iozzino L, Staiano M, Luchansky MS*, Der BS,* Berisio R, D'Auria S, Vitagliano L." Crystallization and preliminary X-ray crystallographic analysis of ligand-free and arginine-bound forms of Thermotoga maritima arginine-binding protein." (2011) Acta Crystallographica Section F Structural Biology and Crystallization Communications, Nov 1;67 (Pt 11).

Dattelbaum, J.D. “Studying Science. Serving Others.” ASBMB Today (Sept 2011).

Robert B. Miller, William S. Case, "Radial Chromatography for the Separation of Nitroaniline Isomers," Journal of Chemical Education, 88, 1328-1330 (2011).

Kelling J. Donald, Matthew Bober*,"Predicting the Relative Stability of Simple vs. Ansa-Sandwich Systems Across Groups: Structure, Bonding, and (In)stability in Tris(sandwich)benzene Complexes," Chemistry - A European Journal, 17(6), 1936-1945 (2011).

Nancy Perez-Peralta, Maryel Contreras, William Tiznado, John Stewart*, K. J. Donald, Gabriel Merino "Stabilizing Carbon-Lithium Stars." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2011, 13, 12975-12980.

Bernard K Wittmaack*, Chad Crigger*, Matthew Guarino*, and K. J. Donald "Charge Saturation and Neutral Substitutions in Halomethanes and their Group 14 Analogues", J. Phys. Chem. A. 2011, 115(31), 8743-8753.

Kelling J. Donald Book Review: Alan J. Heeger, N. Serdar Sariciftci, Ebinazar B. Namdas: Semiconducting and Metallic Polymers, Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials: Volume 21, Issue 2 (2011), p. 391-393.

C. Wade Downey, Alan S. Fleisher,* James T. Rague,* Chelsea L. Safran,* Megan E. Venable,* Robert D. Pike, "Synthesis of N-Acyl-N,O-Acetals from N-Aryl Amides and Acetals in the Presence of TMSOTf," Tetrahedron Letters , 52, 4756-4759 (2011).

Gentile, L.N.; and Hoke, K. “Using Global Problems as a Basis for an Integrated STEM Course for First-Year Students.  AAC&U Diversity & Democracy, 2011, 14, 2, 15.

Hamm, M.L.; Crowley, K.A.*; Ghio, M.; Del Giorno, L.*; Gustafson, M.A.*; Ligon, C.W.*; Kindler, K.E.*; Lindell, M.A.M.*; McFadden, E.J.*; Siekavizza-Robles, C.*; Summers, M.R.* Importance of the C2, N7, and C8 Positions to the Mutagenic Potential of 8-Oxo-2′-deoxyguanosine with Two A Family Polymerases. Biochemistry (2011) 50, 10713-10723.

H. Weinberg, A. Galyean, and M.C. Leopold, "Evaluating Engineered Nanoparticles in Natural Waters," Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 30(1), 72-83 (2011).

D. Campbell-Rance, T. Doan,* and M.C. Leopold, “Sweep, Step, Pulse, and Frequency-Based Techniques Applied to Protein Monolayer Electrochemistry at Nanoparticle Interfaces,” J. Electroanalytical Chemistry 2011, 662(2), 343-354.

T.T. Doan,* M. Freeman,* A. Schmidt,* N. Nguyen,* and M.C. Leopold, “Synthesis, Assembly, and Characterization of Monolayer-Protected Gold Nanoparticle Films for Protein Monolayer Electrochemistry,” J. of Visualized Experiments 2011, 56, e3441, [DOI: 10.3791/3441], [URL:]

Miller, Robert B.; Organic Chemistry 205 Laboratory Manual, 4th Ed,  Academx Publishing Co, Virginia, 2011.

Miller, Robert B.; Organic Chemistry 206 Laboratory Manual, 4th Ed,  Academx Publishing Co, Virginia, 2011.

D.P. Harrison, D.A. Iovan*, W.H. Myers, M. Sabat, S. Wang, V.E. Zottig, W.D. Harman "[4+2] Cyclocondensation Reactions with Tungsten Dihydropyridine Complexes and the Generation of Tri- and Tetrasubstituted Piperidines", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133, 18378–18387, (2011).

D.P. Harrison, A.C. Nichols-Nielander*, V.E. Zottig, L.J. Strausberg, R.J. Salomon, C.O. Trindle, M. Sabat, T.B. Gunnoe, D.A. Iovan*, W.H. Myers, and W.D. Harman "Hyper-Distorted Tungsten Allyl Complexes and their Stereoselective Deprotonation to Form Dihapto-Coordinated Dienes", Organometallics, 30, 2587–2597, (2011).

J.P. Burke, M. Sabat, W.H. Myers, J.J. Chruma, "Unexpected exo selectivity for an intramolecular Diels-Alder reaction involving a doubly-activated δ-pentenolide dienophile", Tetrahedron:Asymmetry, 22, 31-35, (2011).

Xinli Song and Carol Parish, “A Mechanistic Study of the 2-Thienylmethyl + HO2 Radical Recombination Reaction,” Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2011, 115, 14546-14557

Kumaresh Ghosh,* Tanushree Sen, Amarnedra Patra, John S. Mancini*, Justin M. Cook* and Carol A. Parish, “(rac)- 1,1’-Binaphthyl-based simple receptors designed for fluorometric discrimination of maleic and fumaric acids,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2011, 115, 8597-8608.

Xinli Song and Carol Parish, “Pyrolysis Mechanisms of Thiophene and Methylthiophene in Asphaltenes,” Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2011, 115, 2882-2891.

Jeffrey I. Seeman and Tom Lawrence, J., "Students Inspiring Students. An On-line Tool for Science Fair Participants," The Science Teacher, 78. 39-43 (2011).

Jeffrey I. Seeman, "Rewards Beyond the Ribbons. Reflections on Student Science Fair Experiences," The Science Teacher, 78, 43 (2011).

Jeffrey I. Seeman and Mark C. House, "Responsible Conduct of Research in Chemistry in Academic Chemistry in the United States, Authorship Issues,” in “Chemistry:  History, Philosophy, and Education," A. S. Martinez, ed., International Year of Chemistry Symposium, Bogota, Colombia (2011).


James D. Marion, Jessica K. Bell and J. Ellis Bell, " Measuring the effect of ligand binding on the stability of multimeric proteins using dynamic light scattering"-Anal Biochem. 2010 Dec 15;407(2):278-80.

J Ellis Bell, & Jessica Bell, "Allosteric Proteins and Drug Discovery" in Burger’s Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery 7th Edition, pub Wiley & Sons, 2010.

Ellis Bell, "JBC in the Classroom: Using JBC Articles in an Upper Level Biophysics Course" Enzymatic, volume  7, 2010 pages 8-11.

J. Ellis Bell  "Teaching “From Proposal to Publication” ASBMB Today, 2010, March p27-29.

Sarah A. Wacker, Michael J. Bradley, Jimmy Marion, and Ellis Bell "Ligand Induced Changes in the Conformational Stability and Flexibility of Glutamate Dehydrogenase and Their Role in Catalysis and Regulation” Protein Sci. 2010 Oct;19(10):1820-9.

Scirè, A., Marabotti, A., Staiano, M., Iozzino, L, Luchansky, M.S.*, Der, B.S*., Dattelbaum, J.D., Tanfani, F., and D’Auria, S." Amino acid transport in thermophiles: characterization of an arginine-binding protein in Thermotoga maritima. 2. Molecular organization and structural stability", Molecular Biosystems, 6, 687-698 (2010).

Dattelbaum, J.D., Sieg, D.*, *Manieri, C.M.*, Thomson, G.*, and Hill, M. "Plasticity of acquiredsecondary metabolites in Clathria prolifera: Photoprotective role of carotenoids in a temperate intertidal sponge." The Open Marine Biology Journal, 87-95, (2010). DOI: 10.2174/1874450801004010087.

M.S. Luchansky*, B.S. Der, S. D'Auria, G. Pocsfalvi, L. Iozzino, D, Marasco, and J.D. Dattelbaum. "Amino acid transport in thermophiles: characterization of an arginine-binding protein in Thermotoga maritima," Molecular BioSystems, 6, 132-141 (2010), DOI: 10.1039/B908412F.

Gerardo Martinez-Guajardo, Kelling J. Donald, Bernard K. Wittmaack*, Miguel Angel Vazquez, and Gabriel Merino, "Shorter Still: Compressing C-C Single Bonds," Organic Letters, 12(18), 4058-4061 (2010).

Kelling J. Donald, Bernard K. Wittmaack,* Chad Crigger*, "Tuning σ-holes: Charge Redistribution in the Heavy (Group 14) Analogues of Simple and Mixed Halomethanes Can Impose Strong Propensities for Halogen Bonding," Phys. Chem. A, 114 (26), pp 7213-7222 (2010). DOI: 10.1021/jp102856v (Web): 6/10/2010

C. Wade Downey, Miles W. Johnson*, Daniel H. Lawrence*, Alan S. Fleisher* and Kathryn J. Tracy*, "Acetic Acid Aldol Reactions in the Presence of Trimethylsilyl Trifluoromethanesulfonate", Journal of Organic Chemistry, 75, 5351-5354 (2010).

J. Gupton, N. Telang, X. Jia*, B. Giglio*, J. Eaton*, P. Barelli*, M. Hovaizi*, K. Hall*, S. Welden*, M. Keough*, E. Worrall*, K. Finzel*, E. Kluball*, R. Kanters, S. Smith, S. Nunes*, M. Wright* and J. Birnstihl, "Further Studies on Vinamidinium Salt Amine Exchange Reactions, Borohydride Reductions and Subsequent Transformations", Tetrahedron, 66, 8485-8493 (2010).

J. Gupton, N. Telang, E.Banner, E. Kluball*, K. Hall*, K. Finzel*, X. Jia*, S. Bates*, S. Welden*, B. Giglio*, J. Eaton*, P. Barelli*, L. Firich*, J. Stafford*, M. Coppock*, E. Worrall*, R. Kanters, K. Keertikar and R. Osterman, "The Application of (Z)-Haloenoic Acids to the Synthesis of (Z)-5-Benzylidene-4-arylpyrrol-2(5H)-ones", Tetrahedron, 66, 9133-9122 (2010).

Michelle L. Hamm, Anna J. Parker*, Jennifer L. Carman*, Tyler W. E. Steele*, and Carol A. Parish*, "Oligonucleotide Incorporation and Base Pair Stability of 9-deaza-2'-deoxyguanosine," Journal of Organic Chemistry, 75, 5661-5669 (2010).

K. Kilk, N. Savest, A. Yanchilin, D. Kellogg, V. Oja, "Solvent swelling of Dictyonema oil shale: Low temperature heat-treatment caused changes in swelling extent", Journal Of Analytical And Applied Pyrolysis 89: 261-264 (2010).

C.E. Dowdy* and M.C. Leopold, "Enhanced Electrochemistry of Nanoparticle-Embedded Polyelectrolyte Films: Interfacial Electronic Coupling and Distance Dependence," Thin Solid Films, 519, 790-796 (2010).

T.T. Doan,* M.L. Vargo,* J.K. Gerig,* C.P. Gulka,* M.L. Trawick, J.D. Dattelbaum and M.C. Leopold, "Electrochemical Investigation of Azurin Thermodynamic and Adsorption Properties at Monolayer-Protected Cluster Film Assemblies-Evidence for a More Homogeneous Adsorption Interface," J. of Colloid and Interface Science, 352, 50-58 (2010).

M.L. Vargo*, C.P. Gulka*, J.K. Gerig*, C.M. Manieri*, J.D. Dattelbaum, C. Marks, N.T. Lawrence*, M.L. Trawick, and M.C. Leopold, "Distance Dependence of Electron Transfer Kinetics for Azurin Protein Adsorbed to Monolayer Protected Nanoparticle Film Assemblies," Langmuir, 26, 560-569 (2010), DOI: 10.1021/la9020367.

D.P. Harrison, M. Sabat, W.H. Myers, W.D. Harman, "Polarization of the Pyridine Ring: Highly Functionalized Piperidines from Tungsten-Pyridine Complex", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132, 17282-17295, (2010).

J.A. Marshall, C.A. Griot, H.R. Chobanian, W.H. Myers, "Synthesis of a Lactone Diastereomeric of the Cembranolide Uprolide D", Organic Letters, 12, 4328-4331, (2010).

J.P. Burke, M. Sabat, D.A. Iovan*, W.H. Myers and J.J. Chruma, "Exploring the Original Proposed Biosynthesis of (+)-Symbioimine: Remote Exocyclic Stereocontrol in a Type I IMDA Reaction", Organic Letters, 12, 3192-3195, (2010).

D.P. Harrison, G.W. Kosturko, V.M. Ramdeen, A.C. Nichols-Nielander*, M. Sabat, W.H. Myers, W.D. Harman, "Tungsten-Promoted Pyridine Ring Scission: The Selective Formation of η2-Cyanine and η2-Merocyanine Complexes and their derivatives" Organometallics, 29, 1909-1915 (2010).

V.E. Zottig, M.A. Todd, A.C. Nichols-Neilander*, D.P. Harrison, M. Sabat, W.H. Myers, W.D. Harman, "Epoxidation, Cyclopropanation, and Electrophilic Addition Reactions at the meta-position of Phenol and meta-Cresol", Organometallics, 29, 4793-4803, (2010).

R.J. Salomon, M.A. Todd, M. Sabat, W.H. Myers, W.D. Harman, "Single and Double Electrophilic Addition Reactions to the Aniline Ring Promoted by a Tungsten π-Base", Organometallics, 29, 707-709, (2010).

Nolin, K. A.; Ahn, R. W.; Kobayashi, Y.; Kennedy-Smith, J. J.; Toste, F. D “Enantioselective Reduction of Ketones and Imines Catalyzed by (CN-Box)Re(V)-Oxo Complexes” , Chem. Eur. J., 16, 9555-9562, (2010).

Kumaresh Ghosh, Indrajit Saha, Goutam Masanta, Evan B. Wang* and Carol A. Parish, "Triphenylamine-Based Receptors for Selective Recognition of Dicarboxylates," Tetrahedron Letters, 51, 343-347 (2010).

Evan B. Wang* and Carol A. Parish, "Conformational Analysis of a Model for the trans-fused FGH Ether Rings in Brevetoxin A," Journal of Organic Chemistry, 75, 1582-1588 (2010).

J. I. Seeman, "A Debt Repaid. Ernest L. Eliel’s Life Made Possible by Five Years in Latin America," Journal of the Mexican Chemical Society, 53, 78-92 (2010).

J. I. Seeman and M. C. House, "Influences on Authorship Issues. An Evaluation of Giving Credit," Accountability in Research, 17, 146-169 (2010).

J. I. Seeman and M. C. House, "Influences on Authorship Issues. An Evaluation of Receiving, Not Receiving, and Rejecting Credit," Accountability in Research, 17, 176-197 (2010).

Mark C. House and Jeffrey I. Seeman, "Credit and Authorship Practices. Educational and Environmental Influences," Accountability in Research, 17, 223-256 (2010).

A. S. Abd-El-Aziz, C. E. Carraher Jr., P. D. Harvey, C. U. Pittman, M. Zeldin "Macromolecules Containing Metal and Metal-Like Elements, Volume 10, Photophysics and Photochemistry of Metal-Containing Polymers", J. Wiley and Sons, Hoboken, NJ, May 2010.


McCleary, V. A., Bell, J.E., Hosford, C., Matz, J., Ruit, K. G, and Sukalski, K.A..  (2009) Writing The Test Question Isn’t Enough!  www.APS  American Physiological Society Archive of Teaching.

A.M. Dattelbaum, G.A. Baker, J.M. Fox*, and J.D. Dattelbaum, "Pegylation of a maltose biosensor promotes enhanced signal response when immobilized in a polymeric matrix," Bioconjugate Chemistry, 30, 2381-2384, DOI: 10.1021/bc900341s (2009).

Olga A. Pinchuk, Steven R. Aubuchon, Carolyn Marks, Raymond Dominey, Furakn Dundar, Omer R. Deniz, Ali Ata, Kenneth J. Wynne, “Thermally Pretreated 46% Pt/Vulcan XC72: Characterization by TGA/DSC/TEM and Cyclic Voltammetry”, Fuel Cells, 2009, 9, 554-561.

Smaranda Craciun*, Kelling J. Donald, "Radical Bonding: Structure and Stability of Bis(Phenalenyl) Complexes of Divalent Metals from across the Periodic Table." Inorganic Chemistry, 48(13), 5810-5819 (2009).

E. Cerpa, A. Krapp, R. Flores-Moreno, K. J. Donald, G. Merino, "Influence of Endohedral Confinement on the Electronic Interaction between He atoms: A He2@C20H20 Case Study.", Chemistry – A Euro. J., 15(8), 1985-1990 (2009).

C. Wade Downey, Brian D. Mahoney,* Vincent R. Lipari* "Trimethylsilyl Trifluoromethanesulfonate-Accelerated Addition of Catalytically Generated Zinc Acetylides to Aldehydes," Journal of Organic Chemistry, 74, 5351-5354 (2009).

J. Gupton, B. Giglio*, J. Eaton*, E. Rieck*, K. Smith*, M. Keough*, P. Barelli*, L. Firich*, J. Hempel*,T. Smith and R. Kanters, "The Application of Vinylogous Iminium Salt Derivatives to Efficient Formal Syntheses of the Marine Alkaloids Lamellarin G trimethylether and Ningalin B," Tetrahedron, 65, 4283-4292 (2009).

N. Dalyot-Herman, F. Delgado-Lopez, D. Gewirtz, J. Gupton and E. Schwartz, "Interference with Endothelial Cell Function by JG-03-14, an Agent That Binds to the Colchicine Site on Microtubules," Biochemical Pharmacology, 78(#9), 1167-1177 (2009).

A.A. Galyean,* R.W. Day,* J. Malinowski,* K.W. Kittredge, and M.C. Leopold, “Polyelectrolyte-Linked Film Assemblies of Nanoparticles and Nanoshells : Growth, Stability, and Optical Properties,” J. of Colloid and Interface Science 2009, 331, 532-542.

K.D. Welch, D.P. Harrison, M. Sabat, E.Z. Hejazi*, B.T. Parr*, M.G. Fanelli*, N.A. Gianfrancesco*, D.S. Nagra*, W.H. Myers and W.D. Harman, "Michael-Aldol Ring Closures with Dihapto-Coordinated Pyrrole Complexes and the Synthesis of Tetrahydroindole Cores," Organometallics, 28, 5960-5967 (2009).

D.P. Harrison, V.E. Zottig, G.W. Kosturko, K.D. Welch, W.H. Myers and W.D. Harman, "Stereo- and Regioselective Nucleophilic Addition to Dihapto-Coordinated Pyridine Complexes," Organometallics, 28, 5682-5690 (2009).

R. J. Salomon, E.C. Lis, M.U. Kasbekar*, K.C. Bassett, W.H. Myers, C.O. Trindle, M. Sabat and W.D. Harman, "Stereoelectronic Effects in Dihapto-coordinated Complexes of TpW(NO)(PMe3) and their Manifestation in Diels-Alder Cycloaddition of Arenes," Organometallics, 28, 4724-4734 (2009).

G.W. Kosturko, D.P. Harrison, M. Sabat, W.H. Myers and W.D. Harman, "Selectfluor™ Mediated Dialkoxylation of Tungsten η2-pyridinium Complexes," Organometallics, 28, 387-389 (2009).

Sarah Remmert*, Heather Hollis* and Carol Parish, "Conformational Analysis of Trimeric Maleimide Substituted 1,5,9-triazacyclododecane HIV Fusion Scaffolds," Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, 17, 1251-1258 (2009).

Sarah Remmert* and Carol Parish, "Energetic Analysis of Chair and Boat Conformations of Maleimide Substituted Cyclohexane Derivatives,"Journal of Computational Chemistry, 30, 992-998 (2009).


Paul O. Momoh, Enli Xie, Samuel A. Abrash, Michael Meot-Ner (Mautner), and M. Samy El-Shall, "Gas Phase Reactions between Acetylene Radical Cation and Water. Energies, Structures and Formation Mechanism of C2H3O+ and C2H4O+· Ions", J. Phys. Chem. A., 112, 6066-6073 (2008).

Case, W., Myers, W. and Goldman. E." Chemistry 141 Laboratory Manual", 2008, Academx Publishing.

B.S. Der* and J.D. Dattlebaum, "Construction of a Reagentless Glucose Biosensor using Molecular Exciton Luminescence", Analytical Biochemistry, 375, 132-140 (2008).

E. Cerpa, F. J. Tenorio, M. Contreras, M. Villanueva, H. I. Beltrán, T. Heine, K. J. Donald, and G. Merino, "Pentadienyl Complexes of Alkali Metals: Structure and Bonding", Organometallics, 27, 827-833 (2008).

C. Wade Downey, Miles W. Johnson*, Kathryn J. Tracy* "One-Pot Enol Silane Formation-Mukaiyama Aldol-Type Addition to Dimethyl Acetals Mediated by TMSOTf" Journal of Organic Chemistry, 73, 3299-3302 (2008).

R. Raabe*, and L.N. Gentile, "Antidepressant interactions with the NMDA NR-1b subunit", Journal of Biophysics, Article ID 474205, 8, doi: 10.1155/2008/474205 (2008).

K. Hoke and L.N. Gentile, "Early involvement in undergraduate research at the University of Richmond," CUR Quarterly, 29,1,18 (2008).

*R. Raabe and L.N. Gentile, "Thermal and chemical denaturation of Bacillus circulans xylanase: a biophysical chemistry laboratory module," Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 36, 6, 428 (2008).

Gentile, L.N. “Working with high school students and teachers.” ASBMB Today, April 2008, 20-21.

A. Tripathi, M. Fornabaio, G. Kellogg, J. Gupton, D. Gewirtz, W. Yeudall, N. Vega and S. Mooberry, "Docking and Hydropathic Scoring of Polysubstituted Pyrrole Compounds with Anti-Tubulin Activity", Biorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, 16, #5, 2235-2242 (2008).

J. Gupton, E. Banner, M. Sartin*, M. Coppock*, J. Hempel*, A. Kharlamova*, D. Fisher*, B. Giglio*, K. Smith*, M. Keough*, T. Smith, R. Kanters, R. Dominey and J. Sikorski, "Application of Vinylogous Iminium Salt Derivatives and Microwave Accelerated Vilsmeier-Haack Reactions to Efficient Relay Syntheses of the Polycitone and Storniamide Natural Products", Tetrahedron, 64, 5246-5243 (2008).

A.F. Loftus,* K.P. Reighard,* S.A. Kapourales,* and M.C. Leopold, "Monolayer-Protected Nanoparticle Film Assemblies as Platforms for Controlling Interfacial and Adsorption Properties in Protein Monolayer Electrochemistry," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 130, 1649-1661 (2008).

D.P. Harrison, K.D. Welch, M. Sabat, W.H. Myers and W.D. Harman, "An Efficient Synthesis of an η2-Pyridine Complex and a Preliminary Investigation of the Bound Heterocycle's Reactivity" Journal of the American Chemical Society, 130, 16844–16845, (2008).

E. Lis, R. Salomon, M. Sabat, W.H. Myers and W.D. Harman, "Synthesis of 1-Oxadecalins from Anisole Promoted by Tungsten" Journal of the American Chemical Society, 130, 12472-12476, (2008).

G.W. Kosturko, P.M. Graham, W.H. Myers, T.M. Smith, M. Sabat, and W.D. Harman, "Tungsten-Promoted Diels-Alder Cycloaddition of Pyridines: Dearomatization of 2,6-Dimethoxypyridine Generates a Potent 2-Azadiene Synthon" Organometallics, 27, 4513-4522, (2008).

M.A. Todd, M. Sabat, W.H. Myers, T.M. Smith, W.D. Harman, "Stereoselective Umpolung Tandem Addition of Heteroatoms to Phenol", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 130, 6906-6907, (2008).

Matthew M. Lauer*, James W. Leslie*, Ashley Mynar*, Shelly A. Stamper*, Anthony D. Martinez*, Adrian J. Bray*, Senai Negassi*, Kevin McDonald*, Eric Ferraris*, Aaron Muzny*, Shawn McAvoy*, Keith Walters, Keith C. Russell, Evan Wang*, Betsy Nuez* and Carol Parish, "Synthesis, Spectroscopy and Theoretical Calculations for a Series of Push-Pull [14]-pyridoannulenes", Journal of Organic Chemistry, 73, 474-484 (2008).

Evan Wang*, Carol Parish and Hans Lischka "An Extended Multireference Study of the Electronic States of para-benzyne," Journal of Chemical Physics, 129, 44306:1-44306:8 (2008).


Samuel A. Abrash, "Modern Developments in the Physical Chemistry Laboratory". In Advances in Teaching Physical Chemistry; Ellison, M., Schoolcraft, T., Eds.; ACS Symposium Series 973; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2007.

W.S Case, K.D. Glinert, Sam LeBarge, and L.B. McGown, "Guanosine gel for sequence-dependent separation of polymorphic ssDNA", Electrophoresis, 28, 3008-3016 (2007).

N.C. Vercillo*, K.J. Herald*, J.F. Fox*, B.S. Der*, and J.D. Dattelbaum, "Analysis of Ligand Binding to a Ribose Biosensor using Site-directed Mutagenesis and Fluorescence Spectroscopy", Protein Science,16, 362-368 (2007).

R.N. Dominey, R.P.F. Kanters and E.W. Goldman, "C-MoR: Computer Modules That Assist in Teaching NMR Theory and Interpretation", in "Modern Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in Undergraduate Education”, ACS Symposium Series, Editor: D. Rovnyak, Co-Editor: R. A. Stockland, Jr., Oxford University Press, (2007).

Goldman, Emma W. and Dominey, Raymond N., “Anasazi FT-NMRs  in a Nonmajors' General Education Course”, in "Modern Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in Undergraduate Education”, ACS Symposium Series, Editor: D. Rovnyak, Co-Editor: R. A. Stockland, Jr., Oxford University Press, (2007).

M.A. Todd, W.H. Myers, M. Sabat, W.D. Harman, "[2+2] Cycloaddition Reactions with a Tungsten-Stabilized 2H-Phenol", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 129, 11010-11011 (2007).

W. Liu, K. Welch, C.O. Trindle, M. Sabat, W.H. Myers and W.D. Harman, "Facile Intermolecular Aryl-F Bond Cleavage in the Presence of Aryl C-H bonds: Is the 2-Arene Intermediate Bypassed?" Organometallics, 26, 2589-2597 (2007).

C. Wade Downey, Miles W. Johnson*, "A Tandem Enol Silane Formation-Mukaiyama Aldol Reaction Mediated by TMSOTf", Tetrahedron Lett., 48, 3359-3362 (2007).

L. Stoll*, J. Hall*, N. Van Buren*, A. Hall*, L. Knight*, A. Morgan*, S. Zuger*, H. Van Deusen* and L. Gentile, "Differential regulation of ionotropic glutamate receptors", Biophysical Journal, 92, 1343 (2007).

B. Jeppesen*, L. Costello*, A. Fung*, E. Stanley*, J. McDonald*, A. Lambert*, B. Johnson* and L.N. Gentile, "Structure nor stability of the transmembrane spanning 6/7 domain of Presenilin I correlates with pathogenicity", Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 355, 820 (2007).

L. Stoll*, S. Seguin*, and L.N. Gentile, "Tricyclic antidepressants, but not the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor fluoxetine, bind to the S1S2 domain of ionotropic glutamate receptors", Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 458, 213 (2007).

E.W. Goldman and R.N. Dominey, "Teaching NMR Spectroscopy in a General Education Course for Nonmajors" in "Modern Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in Undergraduate Education", ACS Symposium Series, Editor: D. Rovnyak, Co-Editor: R. A. Stockland, Jr., Oxford University Press, (2007).

C. Arthur, J. Gupton, G. Kellog, A. Yeudall and D. Gewirtz, "Autophagic Cell Death, Polyploidy and Senescence Induced in Breast Tumor Cells by the Substituted Pyrrole JG-03-14, a Novel Microtubule Poison", Biochemical Pharmacology, 74, 981-991 (2007).

S. Mooberry, K. Wiederhold, S. Dakshanamurthy, E. Hamel, E. Banner, A. Kharlamova*, J. Hempel*, J. Gupton and M. Brown, "Identification and Characterization of a New Tubulin-Binding Tetrasubstituted Brominated Pyrrole", Molecular Pharmacology, 72 (1), 132-140 (2007) web version available, April 24, 2007.

M.L. Hamm, T.J. Gill*, S.C. Nicolson* and M.R. Summers*, "Substrate Specificity of Fpg (MutM) and hOGG1, Two Repair Glycosylases", J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 129, 7724-7725 (2007).

L.E. Russell*, R.R. Pompano*, K.W. Kittredge and M.C. Leopold, "Assembled Nanoparticle Films with Crown Ether-Metal Ion 'Sandwiches' as Sensing Mechanisms for Metal Ions", Journal of Materials Science, v. 42, no. 17, 7100-7108 (2007).

L.E. Russell,* A.A. Galyean,* S.M. Notte,* and M.C. Leopold, "Stable Aqueous Nanoparticle Film Assemblies with Covalent and Charged Polymer Linking Networks," Langmuir, 23(14), 7446-7471 (2007).

K.W. Kittredge, L.E. Russell,* and M.C. Leopold, "A Series of Vertically Integrated Nanotechnology Experiments for the Undergraduate Curriculum," Chemical Educator, 12(3), 155-158 (2007).

M.A. Todd, M. Sabat, W.H. Myers, W.D. Harman "[2+2] Cycloaddition Reactions with a Tungsten-Stabilized 2H-Phenol" Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2007, 129, 11010-11011.

D.A. Delafuente, G.W. Kosturko, P.M. Graham, W.H. Harman, W.H. Myers, Y. Surendranath*, R.C. Klet*, C.O. Trindle, M. Sabat and W.D. Harman "Isomerization Dynamics and Control of the η²/N Equilibrium for Pyridine Complexes", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 129, 406-416 (2007).

K.D. Welch, E.C. Lis, Jr., W. Liu, D.P. Harrison, R.J. Salomon, W.H. Myers and W. Dean Harman "Large-Scale Syntheses of Several Synthons to the Dearomatization Agent {TpW(NO)(PMe3)} and Convenient Spectroscopic Tools for Product Analysis", Organometallics, 26, 2791-2794 (2007).

W. Liu, K. Welch, C.O. Trindle, M. Sabat, W.H. Myers and W.D. Harman, "Facile Intermolecular Aryl-F Bond Cleavage in the presence of Aryl C-H bonds", Organometallics, 26, 2589-2597 (2007).

A. Szczepanska, J. L. Espartero, A. J. Moreno-Vargas, A. T. Carmona, I. Robina, Sarah Remmert* and Carol Parish, "Synthesis and Conformational Analysis of Novel Trimeric Maleimide Cross-Linking Reagents", Journal of Organic Chemistry, 72, 6776-6785 DOI:.10.1021/jo0709293, (2007).

Edyta M. Brzostowska, Roald Hoffmann and Carol Parish, "Tuning the Bergman Cyclization by Introduction of Metal Fragments at Various Positions of the Enediyne. MetallaBergman Cyclizations", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 129, 4401-4409 (2007).


Paul C. Momoh, Sam Abrash and M. Samy El-Shall, "Polymerization of Ionized Acetylene Clusters into Covalent Bonded Ions. Evidence for the Formation of Benzene Radical Cation." Journal of the American Chemical Society, 128, 12408-12409 (2006).

Zhou, Z.; Dominey, R.N.; Rolland, J.P.; Maynor, B.W.; Pandya, A.A.; DeSimone, J.M. “Molded, High Surface Area, Highly Conductive Fuel Cell Membranes From “Liquid Nafion”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2006, 128, 12963-12972.

Adjemaian, K.T.; Dominey, R.N.; Krishnan, L.; Ota, H.; Majsztrik, P.; Zhang, T.; Mann, J.; Kirby, B.; Gatto, L.; Velo-Simpson, M.; Leahy, J.; Srinivasant, S.; Benzinger, J.B.; Bocarsly, A.B. “Function and Characterization of Metal Oxide-Nafion Composite Membranes for Elevated-Temperature H2/O2 PEM Fuel Cells”, Chemistry of Materials 2006, 18, 2238-2248.

S. Russo and L.N. Gentile, "Preparation, purification, and secondary structure determination of Bacillus circulans xylanase: a laboratory module incorporating aspects of molecular biology, biochemistry, and biophysical chemistry", Journal of Chemical Education, 83, 1850 (2006).

L.N. Gentile, N.S. Mills and K.K. Karukstis, "Faculty mentoring faculty:lending support within the undergraduate research community", Journal of Chemical Education, 83, 1584 (2006).

J. Gupton, "Pyrrole Natural Products with Antitumor Properties", Chapter. 2, pp 53-92 in "Heterocyclic Antitumor Antibiotics: Topics in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Vol.2", Ed. by M. Lee, Springer-Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg, 2006: ISBN # 3-540-30982-9.

J. Gupton, E. Banner, A. Scharf*, B. Norwood, R. Kanters, R. Dominey, J. Hempel*, A. Kharlamova*, I. Bluhn-Chertudi*, C. Hickenboth*, B. Little*, M. Coppock*, K. Krumpe, B. Burnham, H. Holt., K. Du, K. Keertikar, A. Diebes, S. Ghassemi and J. Sikorski, "The Application of Vinylogous Iminium Salt Derivatives to an Efficient Synthesis of the Pyrrole Containing Alkaloids Rigidin and Rigidin E", Tetrahedron, 62, 8243-8255 (2006).

S. Arimitsu, T. Konno, T. Ishihara, H. Yamanaka and J. Gupton, "Synthetic Application of Fluorinated Vinamidinium Salts: Synthesis of Fluorinated 1,3-butadienylphosphonates by the Reaction With Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons Reagents", J. of Fluorine Chem., 127, 1235-1241 (2006).

M.L. Hamm and K. Billig*, "Oligonucleotide Incorporation and Base Pair Stability of 7-Methyl-8-oxo-2'-deoxyguanosine", Org. Biomol. Chem., 4, 4068-4070 (2006).

R.R. Pompano*, P.G. Wortley*, L.M. Moatz*, DJ Tognarelli*, K.W. Kittredge and M.C. Leopold, "Crown Ether-Metal 'Sandwiches' As Linking Mechanisms in Assembled Nanoparticle Films", Thin Solid Films, 510, 311-319 (2006).

Y. Surendranath*, W.H. Myers and W.D. Harman, "Tungsten Promoted Dearomatization of Heterocycles: Uncovering the Latent 2-Azadiene Character of Pyrimidines", Organometallics, 25, 5852-5853 (2006).

K.D. Welch, P.L. Smith, A.P. Keller*, W.H. Myers, M. Sabat andW.D. Harman,"Osmium(II)-, Rhenium(I)-, and Tungsten(0)-Promoted Dipolar Cycloaddition Reactions with Pyrroles: Exploiting the Azomethine Ylide Character of this Heterocycle", Organometallics, 25, 5067-5075 (2006).

E. Lis, W. Liu, M.A. Todd, W.H. Myers, D.A. Delafuente, Y. Lin, M. Sabat, C. Mocella and W.D. Harman "The Uncommon Reactivity of Dihapto-Coordinated Nitrile, Ketone, and Alkene Ligands when Bound to a Powerful π-Base", Organometallics, 25, 5051-5058 (2006).

M.A. Todd, M. Grachen*, W.H. Myers and W.D. Harman "Common Electrophilic Addition Reactions at the Phenol Ring: the Chemistry of TpW(NO)(PMe3)(η²-phenol)", Organometallics, 25, 3948-3954 (2006).

K.C. Bassett, F. You, P.M. Graham, W.H. Myers, M. Sabat and W. Dean Harman "Furan [3+2] Dipolar Cycloadditions Promoted by a π-Basic Tungsten Metal Fragment", Organometallics, 25, 435-439 (2006).

A.S. Abd-El-Aziz, C.E. Carraher Jr., C.U. Pittman Jr., J. Sheats and M. Zeldin, (Eds.) "Macromolecules Containing Metal and Metal-Like Elements: Nanoscale Interactions of Metal-Containing Polymers", Wiley-VCH Publishers, Volumes 7, 2006.

K.J. Donald, "Electronic Compressibility and Polarizability: Origins of a Correlation", Journal of Physical Chemistry A., 110(6), 2283-2289 (2006).

K.J. Donald and R. Hoffman, "Solid Memory: Structural Preferences in Group 2 Dihalide Monomers, Dimers, and Solids", Journal of American Chem. Soc., 128(34), 11236-11249 (2006).


Cox B, Chit MM, Weaver T, Gietl C, Bailey J, Bell E, Banaszak L "Organelle and translocatable forms of glyoxysomal malate dehydrogenase. The effect of the N-terminal presequence." FEBS J. 2005 Feb;272(3):643-54

J.D. Dattelbaum, L.L. Looger, D.E. Benson, K.M. Sali, R.B. Thompson and H.W. Hellinga, "Analysis of Allosteric Signal Transduction Mechanisms in an Engineered Fluorescent Maltose Biosensor", Protein Science, 14, 284-291 (2005).

Zhilian Zhou, Raymond Dominey, Joseph M. DeSimone; “New Super Proton-Conductive, High Acid-Containing Fluoropolymer PEMs from Cured Liquid Precursors”; Preprints of Symposia-American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry, 2005, 50(2), 647.

Jennifer Y. Kelly, Raymond N. Dominey, Paul R. Resnick, Joseph M. DeSimone; “New Functionalized Liquids for Proton Exchange Membranes in Fuel Cells”; Preprints of Symposia-American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry, 2005, 50(2), 575-576.

A. Suárez, C.W. Downey and G.C. Fu, "Resolutions of Azomethine Imines via Cu-Catalyzed [3+2] Cycloadditions", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127, 11244-11245 (2005).

L. Stoll*, L.N. Gentile, "Linking tricyclic antidepressants to ionotropic glutamate receptors", Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 333, 622 (2005).

S.C. Clough and E.W. Goldman, "Thermal Degradation and Identification of Heat Sensitive Polymers: An Application of Pyrolysis/Distillation and Instrumental Methods of Analysis", J. Chem. Educ., 83, 1378 (2005).

J. Gupton, R. Miller, S. Clough, K. Krumpe, E. Banner, R. Kanters, K. Du, K. Keertikar, N. Lauerman*, J. Solano*, B. Adams*, D. Callahan*, B. Little*, A. Scharf* and J. Sikorski, "The Application of Vinylogous Iminium Salt Derivatives to an Efficient Relay Synthesis of the Pyrrole Containing Alkaloids Polycitone A and B", Tetrahedron, 61, 1845-1854 (2005).

S. Clough, J. Gupton, A. Ligali*, M. Roberts*, D. Driscoll*, S. Annet*, A. Hewitt*, M. Hudson*, E. Jackson*, R. Miller, B. Norwood, R. Kanters, H. Wyre* and H. Petruzzi*, "Reactions of (Z)-3-Aryl-3-chloropropenals with Nucleophiles: Stereoselective Formation of (E)-Vinylogous Esters, (E)-Vinylogous Amides and Vinamidinium Salts", Tetrahedron, 61, 7554-7561 (2005).

M.L. Hamm, S. Rajguru*, A.M. Downs* and R. Cholera*, "Base Pair Stability of 8-Chloro and 8-Iodo-2'-deoxyguanosine Opposite 2'-Deoxycytidine: Implications regarding the Bioactivity of 8-Oxo-2'-deoxyguanosine", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127, 12220-12221 (2005).

D.J. Tognarelli*, R.B. Miller, R.R. Pompano*, A.F. Loftus*, D.J. Sheibley* and M.C. Leopold, "Covalently Networked Monolayer Protected Nanoparticle Films," Langmuir, 21(24), 11119-11127 (2005).

D. Sheibley*, D.J. Tognarelli*, R. Szymanik* and M.C. Leopold, "Ultra-fast Formation and Characterization of Stable Nanoparticle Film Assemblies," J. Mater. Chem., 15, 491-498 (2005).

W.H. Myers, K.D. Welch, P.M. Graham, A.P. Keller*, M. Sabat and W.D. Harman "Tungsten(0) and Rhenium(I) η²-Pyrrole Complexes: Dearomatization of Pyrroles and their Facile Isomerizations, Protonations, and Reductions", Organometallics, 24, 5267-5279 (2005).

P.M. Graham, D.A. Delafuente, W. Liu, W.H. Myers, M. Sabat and W.D. Harman "Facile Diels-Alder Reactions with Pyridines Promoted by Tungsten", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127, 10568-10572 (2005).

D.A. Delafuente, W.H. Myers, M. Sabat and W.D. Harman "Tungsten(0) η²-Thiophene Complexes: Dearomatization of Thiophene and Its Facile Oxidation, Protonation, and Hydrogenation", Organometallics, 24, 1876-1885 (2005).

Sean Hillson*, Emelyn Smith*, Martel Zeldin and Carol Parish, "Cages, Baskets, Ladders and Tubes; Conformational Studies of Polyoligomeric Silsesquioxanes", Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 109, 8371-8378 (2005).

A. S. Abd-El-Aziz, C. E. Carraher Jr., C. U. Pittman Jr., J. Sheats and M. Zeldin, (Eds.) "Macromolecules Containing Metal and Metal-Like Elements: Coordination Polymers", Wiley-VCH Publishers, Volumes 5, 2005.

A. S. Abd-El-Aziz, C. E. Carraher Jr., C. U. Pittman Jr., J. Sheats and M. Zeldin, (Eds.) "Macromolecules Containing Metal and Metal-Like Elements: Transition Metal Polymers", Wiley-VCH Publishers, Volumes 6, 2005.


K.J. Donald, W.H. Mulder, and L.V. Szenpály, "Valence-State Atoms in Molecules 7: Influence of Polarization and Bond-Charge on Spectroscopic Constants of Diatomic Molecules", Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 108(4), 595-606, (2004).

T. E. Smith, M. Djang*, A. J. Velander*, C. W. Downey, K. A. Carroll* and S. van Alphen* "Versatile Asymmetric Synthesis of Kavalactones: First Synthesis of (+)-Kavain", Organic Letters, 6, 2317-2320 (2004).

V. Spivak*, A. Lin*, P. Beebe*, L. Stoll* and L.N. Gentile, "Identification of a neurosteroid binding site contained within the GluR2-S1S2 domain", Lipids, 39, 811 (2004).

C. Mackereth, M. Scharpf, L. Gentile, S. MacIntosh, C. Slupsky and L. McIntosh "Diversity in structure and function of the Ets family PNT domains", J. Mol. Biol., 342, 1249 (2004).

L.N. Gentile "Making time to mentor undergraduate research in the chemistry department at Western Washington University", CURQuarterly, 24, 4, 180 (2004).

P.J.A. Erbel, R. Seidel, S.E. Macintosh, L.N. Gentile, J.C. Amor, R.A. Kahn, J.H. Prestegard, L.P. McIntosh and K.H. Gardner, "Cyclic enterobacterial common antigen: Potential contaminant of bacterially expressed protein preparations", J. Biomolecular NMR, 29, 199 (2004).

S. Clough, R. Kanters and E. Goldman, "Chem 111: A General Education Course in Organic Structure Determination", J. Chem. Educ., 81, 834-836 (2004).

J. Holub, K. O'Toole-Colin, A. Getzel, A. Argenti, M. Evans, D. Smith, G. Dalglish, S.Rifat, D. Wilson, B. Taylor, U. Miott, J. Glersaye, K. Lam, B. McCranor, J. Berkowitz, R. Miller, J. Lukens*, K. Krumpe, J. Gupton and B. Burnham, "Lipid-Lowering Effects of Ethyl 2-Phenacyl-3-aryl-1H-pyrrole-4-carboxylates in Rodents", Molecules, 9, 134-157 (2004).

S. Clough, J. Gupton, K. Griffin*, D. Driscoll*, A. Hewitt*, M. Hudson*, A. Ligali*, S. Mulcahey*, M. Roberts*, R. Miller T. Belachew*, I. Kamenova*, R. Kanters and B. Norwood, "Extension of β-Chloroenals to Ethyl 5-Chloro-2,4-pentadienoates Using Wadsworth-Emmons Reactions: Subsequent Conversions to 5-Aryl-5-chloro-2,4-pentadienoic Acids and 5-Aryl-2-penten-4-ynoic Acids", Tetrahedron, 60, 10165-10169 (2004).

M.L. Hamm, R. Cholera*, C.L. Hoey* and T.J. Gill*, "Oligonucleotide Incorporation of 8-Thio-2'-deoxyguanosine", Org. Lett., 6, 3817-3820 (2004).

Y. Alecseyev, M.L. Hamm and J.M. Essigmann, "Aflatoxin B1 Formamidopyrimidine Adducts are Preferentially Repaired by the Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathway in vivo", Carcinogenesis 25, 1045-1051 (2004).

M.C. Leopold, R.L. Donkers, D. Georganopoulou, M. Fisher*, F.P. Zamborini, and R.W. Murray, "Growth, Conductivity, and Vapor Response Properties of Metal Ion-Carboxylate Linked Nanoparticle Films", Faraday Discuss., 125, 63-76 (2004).

H. Castillo*, M. Yarger*, M. Rappleye* and C. Parish, "A Comparison of the AMBER*, OPLSAA and HF Potential Energy Surfaces for a Series of Diastereomeric Cyclic Urea HIV-1 Inhibitors", Journal of Molecular Structure (THEOCHEM), 710, 73-76 (2004).

Maximilian Macaluso*, Carol Parish, Roald Hoffmann and Larry Scott, "A Theoretical Study of Dicyclobuta[de,ij]naphthalene and Dicyclopenta[cd,gh]pentalene", Journal of Organic Chemistry, 69, 8093-8100 (2004).

C. Parish, M. Yarger*, K. Sinclair*, A. Goldberg* and M. Dure*, "Comparing the Conformational Behavior of a Series of Diastereomeric Cyclic Urea HIV-1 Inhibitors Using the Low Mode: Monte Carlo Conformational Search Method", Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 47, 4838-4850 (2004).

Carol Parish, “Undergraduate Research Symposia: A Review of the MERCURY Conference for Undergraduate Computational Chemistry.” Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly, 2004 24(3), 140-141.

A.S. Abd-El-Aziz, C.E. Carraher Jr., C.U. Pittman Jr., J. Sheats and M. Zeldin, (Eds.) "Macromolecules Containing Metal and Metal-Like Elements: Group IVA Polymers", Wiley-VCH Publishers, Volumes 4, 2004.


J.D. Dattelbaum, V. Lockatell, D. Johnson, and H.L.T. Mobley, "UreR, the transcriptional activator for the Proteus mirabilis urease gene cluster, is required for urease activity and virulence in experimental urinary tract infection", Infect. Immun., 171-1026-1030 (2003).

D.A. Evans, D. Seidel, M. Rueping, H.W. Lam, J.T. Shaw and C.W. Downey, "A New Copper Acetate-Bis(oxazoline) Catalyzed, Enantioselective Henry Reaction", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 125, 12692-12693 (2003).

D.A. Evans, C.W. Downey and J.L. Hubbs, "Ni(II) Bis(oxazoline)-Catalyzed Enantioselective Syn Aldol Reactions of N Propionylthiazolidinethiones in the Presence of Silyl Triflates", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 125, 8706-8707 (2003).

J. Kosmrlj, L.O. Weigel, D.A. Evans, C.W. Downey and J. Wu "Unfunctionalized, α-Epimerizable Non-Racemic Ketones and Aldehydes Can Be Accessed by Crystallization-Induced Dynamic Resolution of Imines", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 125, 3208-3209 (2003).

J. Gupton, S. Clough, R. Miller, J. Lukens*, C. Henry*, R. Kanters and J. Sikorski, "The Application of Vinylogous Iminium Salt Derivatives to the Synthesis of Ningalin B Hexamethyl Ether", Tetrahedron, 59, 207-215 (2003).

H. Yamanaka, K. Kase, M. Katayama, T. Ishihara, T. Konno and J. Gupton, "Reaction of β-Trifluoroethoxy Vinamidinium Salts with Carbon Nucleophiles", J. of Fluorine Chem., 120, 33-39 (2003).

B. Burnham, M. Evans, D. Smith, J. Holub, A. Argenti, M. Hoff, G. Daglish, D. Wilson, B. Taylor, J. Berkowitz, K. Krumpe, J. Gupton, T. Scarlett, R. Durham and I. Hall, "Synthesis and Cytotoxicity of Substituted Ethyl 2-Phenacyl-3-phenylpyrrole-4-carboxylates", Arch. Pharm. Pharm. Med. Chem., 336, 181-190 (2003).

V.L. Jimenz, M.C. Leopold, C. Mazzitelli*, J.W. Jorgenson and R.W. Murray, "Reversed-Phase HPLC Separation of Monolayer Protected Gold Nanoclusters", Anal. Chem., 75(2), 199-206 (2003).

D.T. Miles, M.C. Leopold and R.W. Murray, "Simulations of Quantized Double Layer Charging Voltammetry of Poly-Disperse and Mono-Disperse Monolayer Protected Clusters", J. Electroanal. Chem., 554-555, 87-97 (2003).

F.P. Zamborini, L.A. Smart*, M.C. Leopold, and R.W. Murray, "Distance-Dependent Electron Hopping Conductivity and Nanoscale Lithography of Chemically-Linked Gold Monolayer-Protected Cluster Films", Analytica Chimica Acta, 496, 3-16 (2003).

C. Parish, M. Zeldin, J.Pratt* and S. Hillson*, "Conformational Analysis of Siloxane-Based Enzyme-Mimic Precursors", Macromolecular Symposia, Wiley and Sons, 196, 327-336 (2003).

I.B. Gornushkin, C.L. Stevenson, G. Galbacs, B.W. Smith, J.D. Winefordner, “Measurement and Modeling of Ozone and Nitrogen Oxides Producted by Laser Breakdown in Oxygen-Nitrogen Atmospheres,” Applied Spectroscopy, 2003, 57, 1442-1450.

A.S. Abd-El-Aziz, C.E. Carraher Jr., C.U. Pittman Jr., J. Sheats and M. Zeldin, "Macromolecules Containing Metal and Metal-Like Elements: A Half Century of Metal- and Metalloid-Containing Polymers", Wiley-VCH Publishers, Volumes 1, 2003.

A.S. Abd-El-Aziz, C.E. Carraher Jr., C.U. Pittman Jr., J. Sheats and M. Zeldin, (Eds.) "Macromolecules Containing Metal and Metal-Like Elements: Organoiron Polymers", Wiley-VCH Publishers, Volumes 2, 2003.

A.S. Abd-El-Aziz, C.E. Carraher Jr., C.U. Pittman Jr., J. Sheats and M. Zeldin, (Eds.) "Macromolecules Containing Metal and Metal-Like Elements: Ferrocene Polymers", Wiley-VCH Publishers, Volumes 3, 2003.

Zeldin, Inorganic and organometallic polymers, in 2003 Yearbook of Science & Technology, McGraw-Hill, Inc., 2003.


Jessica K Bell, Paul J Pease, J Ellis Bell, Gregory A Grant & Leonard J Banaszak "Deregulation of D-3-Phosphoglycerate Dehydrogenase by Domain Removal" Eur. J Biochem 269 4176-4184, 2002.

D.A. Evans, C.W. Downey, J.T. Shaw and J.S. Tedrow, "Magnesium Halide-Catalyzed Diastereoselective anti-Aldol Reactions of Chiral N Acylthiazolidinethiones", Organic Letters, 4, 1127-1130 (2002).

D.A. Evans, J.S. Tedrow, J.T. Shaw and C.W. Downey, "Diastereoselective Magnesium Halide-Catalyzed anti-Aldol Reactions of Chiral N Acyloxazolidinones", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 124, 392-393 (2002).

C.D. Mackereth, Manuela, L.N. Gentile, L.P. McIntosh, "Letter to the Editor: Chemical shift and secondary structure conservation of the PNT/SAM domains from the Ets family of transcription factors", J. Biomolecular NMR, 24, 71 (2002).

J. Gupton, S. Clough, R.B. Miller, B.K. Norwood, C. Hickenboth*, I. Bluhn Chertudi*, S. Cutro*, S. Petrich, F. Hicks, D. Wilkinson and J. Sikorski, "The Application of Vinylogous Iminium Salt Derivatives to the Regiocontrolled Preparation of Heterocyclic Appended Pyrazoles", Tetrahedron, 58, 5467-5474 (2002).

M.E. Smela, M.L. Hamm, P.T. Henderson, C.M. Harris, T.M. Harris and J.M. Essigmann, "The Aflatoxin B1 Formamidopyrimidine Adduct Plays a Major Role in Causing the Types of Mutations Observed in Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 99, 6655-6660 (2002).

T.S. Fisher, B.E. Waymack, M.R. Hajaligol, D.S. Kellogg, "Pyrolysis Behavior And Kinetics Of Biomass Derived Materials", Journal Of Analytical And Applied Pyrolysis 62: 331-349 (2002).

R.L. Donkers, M.C. Leopold and R.W. Murray, "Growth and Conductivity of Monolayer-Protected Cluster Films - New Strategies", Proceedings of the 201st Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Organic and Biological Electrochemistry Society, (2002).

F.P. Zamborini, M.C. Leopold, J.F. Hicks, P.J. Kulesza, M.A. Malik and R.W. Murray, "Electron Hopping Conductivity and Vapor Sensing Properties of Flexible Network Films of Metal Nanoparticles", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 124(30), 8958-8964 (2002).

M.C. Leopold, J.A. Black* and E.F. Bowden, "Influence of Gold Topography on Carboxylic Acid Terminated Self-Assembled Monolayers", Langmuir, 18, 978-980 (2002).

M.C. Leopold and E.F. Bowden, "The Influence of Gold Substrate Topography on the Voltammetry of Cytochrome c Adsorbed on Carboxylic Acid Terminated Self- Assembled Monolayers", Langmuir, 18(6), 2239-2245 (2002).

A. El Kasmi, M.C. Leopold, R. Galligan*, R.T. Robertson, S.S. Saavedra, K. El Kacemi and E.F. Bowden, "Adsorption Immobilization of Cytochrome c on Indium/Tin Oxide (ITO): Electrochemical Evidence for Electron Transfer Induced Conformational Changes", Electrochemistry Communications, 4, 177-181 (2002).

M.T. Valohovic, W.H. Myers and W.D. Harman,"Discrimination of Enantiofaces and Stereoselective Electrophilic Addition Reactions of η²-Pyrrole Complexes of Pentaammineosmium(II)", Organometallics, 21, 4581-4589 (2002).

C. Parish, M. Zeldin and J. Pratt*, "Conformational Analysis and Modeling Studies of Synthetic 4-Dialkylaminopyridine-Siloxane Oligomers with Selective Esterase Activity", Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers, 12(1-2), 31-47 (2002).

C. Parish, R. Lombardi*, K. Sinclair*, E. Smith*, A. Goldberg*, M. Rappleye* and M. Dure*, "A Comparison of the Low Mode and Monte Carlo Conformational Search Methods", Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modeling, 21(2) 129-150 (2002).

M. Zeldin, "Polymers, Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers", in Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology, Third Edition, Academic Press-Harcourt Science & Technology, Volume 12, pp. 1-21, 2002.