SUMMARY OF WFU FACULTY INFORMATION FORMS

for

Reporting Professional Activities

 

Reynolda Campus

2004-2005

 

I.  Publications, Performances, Exhibits

           

II. Papers and Presentations

 

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

 

IV. External Grants Received

 

V. Awards (from “O” of Faculty Information Form)

 

 

I.  Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

 

Alexander, Rebecca

 

Alexander, R.W., and Tamura, K. (2004) Peptide synthesis through evolution. Cell. Mol. Life Sci. 61: 1317-1330.

 

Budiman, M.E., Alexander, R.W., and Bierbach, U. (2004) Unique base-step recognition by a platinum-acridinylthiourea conjugate leads to a DNA damage profile complementary to that of the anticancer drug cisplatin. Biochemistry  43: 8560-8567.

 

Bierbach, Ulrich

 

H. Baruah, M. W. Wright, and U. Bierbach: Solution Structural Study of a DNA Duplex Containing the Guanine-N7 Adduct Formed by a Cytotoxic Platinum-Acridine Hybrid Agent. Biochemistry, 44, 6059-6070 (2005).

 

S. M. Hess, A. M. Mounce, R. C. Sequeira, T. M. Augustus, M. C. Ackley, and U. Bierbach: Platinum-Acridinylthiourea Conjugates Show Cell Line Specific Cytotoxic Enhancement in H460 Lung Carcinoma Cells Compared to Cisplatin. Cancer Chemother. Pharmacol., published online.

 

C. G. Barry, C. S. Day, and U. Bierbach: Duplex Promoted Platination of Adenine-N3 in the Minor Groove of DNA: Challenging a Longstanding Bioinorganic Paradigm. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 1160-1169 (2005).

 

S. M. Hess, J. G. Anderson, and U. Bierbach: A Non-Crosslinking Platinum-Acridine Hybrid Agent Shows Enhanced Cytotoxicity Compared to Clinical BCNU and Cisplatin in Glioblastoma Cells. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 15, 443-446 (2005).

 

H. Baruah, C. G. Barry and U. Bierbach: Platinum-Intercalator Conjugates: From DNA-Targeted Cisplatin Derivatives to Adenine Binding Complexes as Potential Modulators of Gene Regulation. Curr. Topics Med. Chem. 4, 1537-1549 (2004).

 

M. E. Budiman, R. W. Alexander and U. Bierbach: Unique Base-Step Recognition by a Platinum-Acridinylthiourea Conjugate Leads to a DNA Damage Profile Complementary to That of the Anticancer Drug Cisplatin. Biochemistry 43, 8560-8567 (2004).

 

Brown, Bernard

 

Lushnikov A.Y., Brown, B.A., II, Oussatcheva, E.A., Potaman, V.N., Sinden, R.S. and Lyubchenko,Y.L. (2004) “Interaction of the Z domain of human ADAR1 with a negatively supercoiled plasmid visualized by atomic force microscopy.” Nucleic Acids Research 32, 4704–4712. 

 

Chavatte, L., Brown, B.A., II, and Driscoll, D.M. (2005) Ribosomal protein L30 is a component of the UGA/selenocysteine recoding machinery in eukaryotes.  Nature Structural and Molecular Biology 12, 408-416.  (Published online April 10, 2005: DOI: 10.1038/nsmb922 )

 

Sung Chul Ha, Doo-Byoung Oh, Bernard A. Brown II, Seon Min Lee, Hyun-Ju Park, Jin-Hyun Ahn, Kyeong Kyu Kim, Yang-Gyun Kim (2005) Biochemical Characterization and Preliminary X-ray Crystallographic Study of the Domains of the Human DLM-1 Protein Bound to Left-handed Z-DNA. (Submitted to Biochimica et Biophysica Acta)

 

Athanasiadis, A., Placido, D., Maas, S., Brown II, B.A., Lowenhaupt, K, and Rich A. (2005) Crystal Structure of the Zβ domain of the RNA editing enzyme ADAR1. (submitted to Structure)

 

Suryadi, J., Tran, E.J., Maxwell, E.S. and Brown, B.A., II, (2005) Crystal structure of Methanococcus jannaschii L7Ae multi-functional protein indicates an induced-fit interaction with the box C/D RNAs. (Submitted to Biochemistry, 03/29/2005). 

 

Contribution to the Protein Data Base (PDB), 1RA4,    Crystal Structure Of The Methanococcus jannaschii L7Ae Protein, B. A. Brown II, E. J. Tran, E. S. Maxwell, Deposition Date: 31-Oct-2003, Release Date: 16-Nov-2004.

 

Contribution to the Protein Data Base (PDB), 1XBI, High resolution structure of Methanocaldococcus jannaschii L7Ae, Brown II, B.A., Suryadi, J., Lieberman, D.V., Tran, E.J., Maxwell, E.S. , Deposition Date: 30-Aug-2004, Release Date:  Upon publication.

 

Colyer, Christa

 

C.L. Colyer, P.J. Viskari, and J.P. Landers, Electrophoresis in Microfabricated Devices.  In:  J.          Cazes, Editor: Dekker Encyclopedia of Chromatography (2nd Edition). Marcel Dekker, Inc., NY,  pp. 530-542 (2005).

 

Hinze, Willie

 

“Indirect Atomic Absorption Determination of Cocaine via Formation and Liquid – Liquid Extraction of the Iron (III) – Cocaine Complex”, Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society, 51 (#6), 2004, 1297 – 1302.

 

Jones, Bradley

 

J.A. Nobrega, J. Rust, C.P. Calloway, B.T. Jones, “Use of modifiers with metal atomizers in electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry: a short review,” Spectrochimica Acta Part B, 2004, 59, 1337– 1345.

 

J.A. Rust, J.A. Nobrega, C.P. Calloway, Jr., B.T. Jones, “Fraunhofer Effect Atomic Absorption Spectrometry,” Analytical Chemistry, 2005, 77, 1060-1067.

 

J.A. Nobrega, J. Rust, C.P. Calloway, B.T. Jones, “Evaluation of a continuum source tungsten coil atomic absorption spectrometer: A study of Zn behavior,” J. Braz. Chem. Soc., 2005, 16, 639-642.

 

Jones, Paul

 

Brinson, R.G.; Hubbard, S.C.; Zuidema, D.R.; Jones, P.B. “Two New Anthraquinone Photoreactions.” J. Photochem. Photobiol. A.  Chemistry.,  in press.

 

Zuidema, D.R.; Jones, P.B. “Photochemical Relationships in Sacoglossan Polypropionates.” J. Nat. Prod., 2005, 68, 481-486.

 

Brinson, R.G.; Jones, P.B. “Caged trans-4-hydroxy-2-nonenal.” Organic Letters, 2004, 6, 3767-3770.

 

Glenn, A.G.; Jones, P.B. “Thermal Stability of Ionic Liquid BMI(BF4) in the Presence of Nucleophiles.” Tetrahedron Lett, 2004, 45, 6967-6969.

 

King, Angela

 

Research Advances a new monthly feature in the Journal of Chemical Education highlighting recent breakthroughs in research fields related to chemistry deigned to get research accomplishments incorporated into teaching classrooms at the undergraduate and high school level.  The feature debuted in the July 2004 issue and appears monthly.

 

King, S. Bruce

 

King, S. B. “C-Nitroso Compounds, Oximes, N-Hydroxyguanidines and N-Hydroxyureas in  Nitric OxideDonors:  For Pharmaceutical and Biological Application; Wang, P. G., Cai, T. B., Taniguchi, N. Eds, John Wiley and Sons, 2005, Chapter 7.

 

Azizi, F.; Kielbasa, J. E.; Adeyiga, A. M.; Maree, R. D.; Yakubu, M.; Frazier, M.; Shields, H.; King, S. B.; Kim-Shapiro, D. B. “Rates of Nitric Oxide Dissociation from Hemoglobin,” Free Rad. Biol. Med., 2005, in press.

 

Pennington, R. L.; Sha, X.; King, S. B. “N-Hydroxy Sulfonimidamides as New Nitroxyl (HNO) Donors,” Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 2005, 15, 2331-2334.

 

Zeng, B.; Huang, J.; Wright, M. W.; King, S. B. “Nitroxyl (HNO) Release from New Functionalized N-Hydroxyurea Derived Acyl Nitroso-9, 10-Dimethylanthracene Cycloadducts,” Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 2004, 14, 5565-5568.

 

Lockamy, V. L.; Shields, H.; Kim-Shapiro, D. B.; King, S. B. “Iron Nitrosyl Hemoglobin Formation from the Reaction of Hydroxylamine and Hemoglobin under Physiological Conditions,” Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 2004, 1674, 260-267.

 

King, S. B. “Nitric Oxide Production from Hydroxyurea,” Free. Rad. Biol. Med., 2004, 37, 737-744.

 

King, S. B. “Mechanisms and Novel Directions in the Biological Applications of Nitric

Oxide Donors,” Free Rad. Biol. Med., 2004, 37, 735-736.

 

Huang, J.; Kim-Shapiro, D. B.; King, S. B. “Catalase-Mediated Nitric Oxide Formation From Hydroxyurea,” J. Med. Chem., 2004, 47, 3495-3501.

 

Kondepudi, Dilip

 

Asakura, K., Yamamoto, T., Inoue, S., Osanai, S., Kondepudi, D.K., Yamaguchi, T.  A new perspective on the mechanism of asymmetric amplification, Chemical Physics Letters 406 (2005) 312-317.

 

Kouichi Asakura, Yasushi Nagasaka, Shuichi Osanai, and Dilip K. Kondepudi, "Kinetic Model for Chiral Symmetry Breaking Transition in Growth Front of Conglomerate Crystal Phase"  J. Phys. Chem. B, 109 (2005), 1586-1592.

 

Kondepudi, D.K., "Theory of Hierarchical Homochirality" Invited article

"Progress in Biological Chirality", Ed. G. Palyi, C. Zucchi and L. Caglioto (Elsevier, 2004) pp 159-171 (Chapter 13).

 

Kondepudi, D.K., "Spontaneous Generation and Propagation of Chiral Asymmetry", Invited article, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry, 97 (2004) 222-227.

 

"Chiral symmetry-breaking transition in growth front of crystal phase of 1,1-binaphthyl in its supercooled melt" Kouichi Asakura, Yasushi Nagasaka, Masashi Hidaka, Masato Hayashi, Shuichi Osanai, Dilip K. Kondepudi

Chirality 16, (2004) 131-136.

 

Lachgar, Abdou

 

Bangbo Yan, Cynthia S. Day and Abdessadek Lachgar “Octahedral metal clusters as building units in a neutral layered honeycomb network, [Zn(en)]2[Nb6Cl12(CN)6], chem. comm. 2004, 2390-2391.

 

Huajun Zhou, Cynthia S. Day and Abdessadek Lachgar “Assembly of Hybrid Inorganic-Organic Materials from Octahedral Nb6 clusters and metal complexes” Chem. Mater. 2004, 16, 4870-4877.

 

Noflte, Ronald

 

Carboxamides Containing a Pyridine Ring: Structure, Electrochemistry, and Complexation, S. Jarrett Howell, Cynthia S. Day and Ronald E. Noftle, Inorganica Chimica Acta, accepted, April, 2005. Should appear by June 30th.

 

Salam, Akbar

 

A. Salam, “A Simple Route to the Energy Shift Between an Electrically Polarizable Molecule and a Magnetically Susceptible Molecule via the Electromagnetic Energy Density”, Molec. Phys. 102, 797-800 (2004).

 

B. Poirier and A. Salam, “Quantum Dynamics Calculations Using Symmetrized, Orthogonal Weyl-Heisenberg Wavelets with a Phase Space Truncation Scheme: II. Construction and Optimization”, J. Chem. Phys. 121, 1690-1703 (2004).

 

B. Poirier and A. Salam, “Quantum Dynamics Calculations Using Symmetrized, Orthogonal Weyl-Heisenberg Wavelets with a Phase Space Truncation Scheme: III. Representations and Calculations”, J. Chem. Phys. 121, 1704-1724 (2004).

 

A. Salam, “A General Formula for the Rate of Resonant Transfer of Energy Between Two Electric Multipole Moments of Arbitrary Order Using Molecular Quantum Electrodynamics”, J. Chem. Phys. 122, 044112 1-12 (2005).

 

A. Salam, “Resonant Transfer of Excitation Between Two Molecules Using Maxwell Fields”, J. Chem. Phys. 122, 044113 1-7 (2005).

 

S. W Paine, A. J. Kresge, and A. Salam, “An Ab Initio and Density Functional Theory Study of Keto-Enol Equilibria of Hydroxycyclopropenone in Gas and Aqueous Solution Phase”, J. Phys. Chem. A 109, 4149-4153 (2005).

 

Welker, Mark

 

Preparation of 2-BF3-Substituted 1,3-Dienes and Their Diels-Alder/Cross Coupling Reactions.  Subhasis De and Mark E. Welker,* Organic Letters, 2005, accepted for publication.  Will appear in print before June 30.

 

Oxathiolene Oxide Synthesis Via Chelation Controlled Addition of Organometallic Reagents to Alkynols Followed by Addition of Sulfur Electrophiles and Evaluation of Oxathiolene Oxides as Anticarcinogenic Enzyme Inducers.  Marion A. Franks, Edward A. Schrader, E. Christine Pietsch, Daniel R. Pennella, Suzy V. Torti,* and Mark E. Welker,*  Bioorganic and Medicinal Chem., 2005, 13, 2221-2233..

 

Preparation of an (Aquo)Cobaloxime 1,3-Dienyl Complex and Its Diels-Alder Reactions in Water and Organic Solvents.  Carmen J. Tucker, Mark E. Welker,* Cynthia S. Day, and Marcus W. Wright, Organometallics, 2004, 23, 2257-2262.

 

 

 

 


II.   Papers and Presentations Presented at Professional Meetings

 

Alexander, Rebecca

 

Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetases 2004, July 5-9, 2004 Seoul, South Korea

Invited lecture: “Dissecting inter-domain communication in methionyl-tRNA synthetase.”

 

RNA Society of NC Local poster session, December 2, 2004 Research Triangle Park, NC

 Susan Walker and Rebecca Alexander: “Contributions of the tRNA core to methionyl-tRNA synthetase inter-domain communication”

 

RNA Society of NC Local poster session, December 2, 2004 Research Triangle Park, NC Michael E. Budiman, Uli Bierbach, and Rebecca Alexander: “Recognition of platinum-acridine modified TATA box sequence by the TATA box binding protein.“

 

Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS) 

November 10-13 Raleigh, NC, Michael E. Budiman, Uli Bierbach, and Rebecca Alexander: “Recognition of platinum-acridine modified TATA box sequence by the TATA box binding protein.“

 

Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS) 

November 10-13 Raleigh, NC,Andy Lobashevsky and Rebecca Alexander: “Mutational analysis of the E. coli MetRS inter-domain peptide.”

 

Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS) 

November 10-13 Raleigh, NC,Cassidy Brown and Rebecca Alexander: “In vitro production of C. elegans mitochondrial initator tRNA” – won 2nd prize.

 

Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS) 

November 10-13 Raleigh, NC,Anne-Marie Turner, Michael E. Budiman and Rebecca Alexander: “In vitro functional analysis of the cold shock protein CsdA.”

 

Bierbach, Ulrich

 

U. Bierbach, H. Baruah and M. W. Wright: Solution structure a DNA duplex containing the guanine-N7 adduct formed by a cytotoxic platinumacridine hybrid agent: Not a mimic of cisplatin-induced DNA damage.  Gordon Research ConferenceMetals in Biology, Ventura, CA, January 23–28, 2005.

 

H. Baruah, M. W. Wright, and U. Bierbach: Not another cisplatin derivative: NMR solution structure of the major DNA adduct of a platinum-acridine anticancer agent. Presented at the 56th Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC, November 10–13, 2004.

 

M. E. Budiman, U. Bierbach, and R. W. Alexander: Recognition of platinum-acridine modified TATA box sequence by TATA binding protein. Presented at the 56th Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC, November 10–13, 2004.

 

J. Roy Choudhury, M. E. Budiman, M. W. Wright, C. S. Day, R. W. Alexander, and U. Bierbach: Design of bis(acridinylthiourea)platinum(II) complexes as potential modulators of transcription. Presented at the 56th Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC, November 10–13, 2004.

 

R. Guddneppanavar and U. Bierbach: Synthesis and evaluation of acridinylthiourea derivatives designed as DNA-threading intercalators.  Presented at the 56th Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC, November 10–13, 2004.

 

C. G. Barry, C. S. Day, and U. Bierbach: Breaking the paradigm: minor-groove platination at adenine-N3 by a cytotoxic DNA-targeted platinum-acridine hybrid agent. Presented at the 56th Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC, November 10–13, 2004.

 

Y. Ma, C. S. Day, M. W. Wright, and U. Bierbach: Synthesis, crystal structure, and reactivity with biological nucleophiles of sterically overloaded platinum and palladium am(m)ine-carboxylato complexes. Presented at the 56th Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC, November 10–13, 2004.

 

Brown, Bernard

 

Crystal structures of archaeal L7Ae multi-functional proteins indicate induced-fit interactions with the box C/D sRNAs” Molecular Genetics Program Seminar, October 18, 2004.

 

Presiding Chairman, Nucleic Acids: Structural Motifs and Applications (Session III:  General Oral Session), 56th Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC,  November 11, 2004.

 

Crystal structures of archaeal L7Ae multi-functional proteins indicate induced-fit interactions with the box C/D sRNAs –and–  A revised model of archaeal sRNP assembly” RNA Editing and Nucleotide Modification Gordon Research Conference, January 23–28, 2005, Ventura Beach, CA.

 

“Sorting out Structure and Specificity of Archaeal Box C/D sRNPsWFU Center for Structural Biology “Chatters” Monthly Group Meeting, February 11, 2005.

 

“Sorting out Structure and Specificity of Archaeal Box C/D sRNPs Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry,  April 5–6, 2005.

 

Bernard A. Brown II, and Jimmy SuryadiCrystal structures of Methanococcus jannaschii L7Ae alone and complexed with RNAs indicate an induced-fit interaction” (Poster) Presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the RNA Society, June 1–6, 2004, Madison, WI.

 

Jimmy Suryadi, Theodore B. Gupton, and Bernard A. Brown II, “Structural analysis of L7Ae-box C/D RNA interactions” (Poster) Presented at the 56th Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS), November 10–13, 2004, Sheraton Imperial Conference Center, Research Triangle Park, NC.

 

Jimmy Suryadi, Theodore B. Gupton, and Bernard A. Brown II, “Structural analysis of L7Ae-box C/D RNA interactions” (Poster) Presented at the North Carolina RNA Society Fall Meeting, December 2, 2004, North Carolina Biotechnology Center, Research Triangle Park, NC.

 

Jimmy Suryadi, Zhaoli Zhou, and Bernard A. Brown II “TBA” (Poster) To be Presented at the Nucleic Acids Gordon Conference, June 5–10, 2005, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI. 

 

Colyer, Christa

 

A.L. Sloat, C.L. Colyer, G. Lahoud, and A. Bryant-Friedrich, CE-ESI-MS Analysis of Photo-Cleaved DNA at the 3’-Carbon. (Contributed poster) 22nd Triangle Chromatography Discussion Group Symposium, Raleigh, NC (May 2005).

 

K.D. Chichester and C.L. Colyer, A Study of Phycobiliproteins by Capillary Electrophoresis. (Contributed poster) 22nd Triangle Chromatography Discussion Group Symposium, Raleigh, NC (May 2005).

 

C.L. Colyer, The analysis of phycobiliproteins from cyanobacteria. (Invited seminar) High Point University, High Point, NC (Nov. 2004).

 

A. Sloat, H. Nakazumi, S. Yagi, and C.L. Colyer, An asymmetric squarylium dye for protein assays by CE-LIF.  (Contributed poster)  15th Annual Frederick Conference on CE/Proteomics, Frederick, MD (Oct. 2004).

 

W. Yan and C.L. Colyer, Noncovalent protein labeling with the near-infrared dye HITCI for analysis by CE-LIF. (Contributed poster) 15th Annual Frederick Conference on CE/Proteomics, Frederick, MD (Oct. 2004).

 

Hinze, Willie

 

“Separation and Identification of Microbes (Bacteria, Fungi, Etc.) by Capillary Electrophoresis:  A Viable Approach”, with Masatoshi Endo, presented at the 56th Southeast Regional ACS Meeting, Nov. 11, 2004, Research Triangle Park, NC

 

“Separation and Identification of Microbes by Capillary Electrophoresis”,  presented at the 6th International Symposium on Detection Technologies:  New Developments in Identification of Microorganisms & Chemicals,  Dec. 3, 2004, Arlington, VA

 

Microemulsion-Based Organogels and Polymeric Cryogels:  Brief Characterization and Some Chemical Analysis and Separation Science Applications”, with Melissa Stouffer, Julianne Braun, presented at the Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, Feb. 28, 2005, Orlando, FL

 

“Partitioning of Polar Aromatic Compounds to Organogels and Application for their Extractive Removal from Organic Solvents”, with Melissa M. Stouffer, Julianne M. Braun, and Dai Fang, presented at the 79th ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, June 14, 2005, Potsdam, NY

 

“Luminescence in Organized Assemblies”, presented to Department of Chemistry, North Carolina A&T University, Nov. 4, 2004, Greensboro, NC

 

Jones, Bradley

 

Invited lecture at Elon College, The Analytical Methods of Sherlock Holmes, October 14, 2003.

 

Society for Applied Spectroscopy Tour Speaker, March 15, 2005, Chicago IL “A carbon emission detector for HPLC”

 

Jones, Paul

 

Jones, P.B. “Radical reactions and electron transfer in anthraquinone photochemistry.” University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, April 21, 2005.

 

Jones, P.B. “Photochemistry in Unusual Media:  Photodynamic Therapy, Natural and Unnatural.”  University of North Carolina at Charlotte, April 4, 2005.

 

Jones, P.B. “Organic Photochemistry in Unusual Media: Mollusks and Ionic Liquids.” Guilford College, March 1, 2005.

 

Jones, P.B. “Organic Photochemistry in Unusual Media.” University of North Carolina at Wilmington, February 25, 2005

 

Jones, P.B. “Photoinduced Electron Transfer: Applications and Synthesis.” Appalachian State University, September 24,  2004.

 

Brinson, R.G.; Leonard, S.; Jones, P.B. “Progress Towards Releasing Caged Biocides.” 229th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 16, 2005.

 

Jones, P.B.; Lopatka, M.; Czerw, R.; Harrison, B.; Konchady, M.S.;  Pai, D.M. “Ionic Liquid Incorporating Nanomaterials.”  229th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 13, 2005.

 

Zuidema, D.R.; Jones, P.B. “Pyrones as Photosensitizers.” 56th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Raleigh, NC, November 11, 2004.

 

Brinson, R.G.; Jones, P.B. “Progress Toward Photoactivated Caged Biocides.” 56th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Raleigh, NC, November 10, 2004.

 

King, Angela

 

Exciting High School Freshmen about Enrolling in Chemistry, Southeastern Regional Meeting, American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC. November 12, 2004

 

The Science of Art: A Workshop for Middle School Science Teachers, Ellen Hefner and Angela G. King, Southeastern Regional Meeting, American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC. November 12, 2004

 

SCIMAX after-school science clubs: Fostering an interest in science, Daniel Zuidema and Angela G. King,   Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Ames Iowa, July 18, 2004.

 

King, S. Bruce

 

Chemistry Department Seminar, College of William and Mary, April 15, 2005.

 

Chemistry Department Seminar, Western Carolina University, March 18, 2005.

 

Chemistry Department Seminar, Davidson College, February 18, 2005.

 

Medicinal Chemistry Department, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, December 9, 2004.

 

Plenary Speaker, Summer Meeting of the Society of Free Radical Research-Europe, University of Lödz, Poland, July 2-5, 2004

 

Huang, J.; Kim-Shapiro; King, S.B. “Metabolism of Hydroxyurea to Nitric Oxide by Rat Liver,” 11th Annual Meeting of the Society of Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, November 18-21, 2004.

 

Feneran, A.; King, S. B. "Synthesis of a Spontaneous Nitrite Donor," Abstract of Papers, 56th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC, American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C. 2004, CHD 785.

 

Hardison, S. A..; King, S. B. "Synthesis of Carbohydrate Derived Hydroxamic Acids as Potential Anti-Cancer Agents," Abstract of Papers, 56th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC, American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C. 2004, CHD 878.

 

Davis, Tyler; King, S. B. "Synthesis of Novel Nitric Oxide Donors," Abstract of Papers, 56th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC, American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C. 2004, CHD 790.

 

Day, A.E.; Johnson, K. J.; King, S. B.; Poole, L. B. "Determination of Cysteine Thiol pKa’s in E. Coli Thioredoxin Using MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry," Abstract of Papers, 56th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC, American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C. 2004, CHD 846.

 

Zeng, B.; Pennington, R.; Sha, X.; Huang, J.; Wright, M.; King, S.B. “Synthesis and Evaluation of New Donors of Nitroxyl (HNO), a Potential Cardioprotective Agent," American Heart Association 2004 Research Symposium, New Orleans, LA, November 6, 2004.

 

Kondepudi, Dilip

 

ISSOL'05:  14th International Congress on the Origin of Life.  June 19-24, 2005. Bejing, China.

Stable Non-racemic State in Far-from-Equilibrium System as Origins

of Homochirality.

 

ISSOL'05:  14th International Congress on the Origin of Life.  June 19-24, 2005. Bejing, China.

Chiral Symmetry Breaking in Growth Front of Conglomerate Crystal Phase

 

14th Symposium of Nonlinear  Chemical Dynamics in JapanOsaka on 4-5, December, 2004, Chiral Symmetry Breaking Transition in Growth Front of Conglomerate Crystal Phase, Kouichi Asakuraa, Yasushi Nagasaka, Dilip K. Kondepudi.

 

14th Symposium of Nonlinear  Chemical Dynamics in JapanOsaka on 4-5, December, 2004, Analysis for Mechanism of Asymmetric Amplification Reaction, Kouichi Asakura, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Sawako Inoue, Souichi Osanai, Dilip K. Kondepudi, Tomohiko Yamaguchi.

 

Lachgar, Abdou

 

228th ACS National Meeting, Aug 22-26, 2004, Philadelphia. Oral presentation (abstract # 722) “Hybrid organic-inorganic architectures built of octahedral niobium cyanochloride clusters and transition metal complexes Zhihua Yan, Cynthia S. Day, Abdessadek Lachgar.

 

228th ACS National Meeting, Aug 22-26, 2004, Philadelphia. Oral presentation (abstract # 723)Novel 1-D copper cyanide-bridged coordination polymers” Bangbo Yan and Abdessadek Lachgar.

 

56th ACS Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society: SERMACS 2004, Nov 10-13, 2004, Research Triangle Park, Durham. Poster presentation (abstract #521).Octahedral Nb6 azidochloride clusters and transition metal complexes as building units of extended frameworks materials: synthesis and crystal structures of Na3Mn1.5[Nb6Cl12(N3)6](OH)2·3H2O and [Ni(cyclam)][Nb6Cl12(N3)4(H2O)2]·4H2O” Zhihua Yan, Estefania Huitrón, Miguel Á. Muñoz, Abdessadek Lachgar.

 

56th ACS Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society: SERMACS 2004, Nov 10-13, 2004, Research Triangle Park, Durham. Oral presentation (abstract #694). “Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Zinc OrganophosphonatesYue Zhao, Julien Cosqueric, C. S. Day, A. Lachgar.

 

228th ACS National Meeting, Aug 22-26, 2004, Philadelphia. Oral presentation (abstract # 0376) “Octahedral Niobium Clusters as Building Blocks of Hybrid Inorganic-Organic MaterialsZhou, H. J.; Day, C. S.; Lachgar, A.

 

56th ACS Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society: SERMACS 2004, Nov 10-13, 2004, Research Triangle Park, Durham. Oral presentation (abstract #672) “Directed Assembly of Cluster-based Materials through the Use of the Monomer [Mn(7-Me-salen)]+ or its Phenoxo-bridged Dimer [Mn2(7-Me-salen)2]2+ as Building Units”. Zhou, H. J.; Bruno Cloix, Day, C. S.; Lachgar, A.

 

Chair of Symposium on Solid State Chemistry, Structure and Properties Relationships  at Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society: SERMACS, Nov 10-13, 2004, Research Triangle Park, Durham.

 

Gordon Research Conferences, Jul 25-30, 2004, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH. Nanosize Metal Clusters as Building Blocks of Hybrid Inorganic-Organic Materials”

 

Gordon Research Conferences, Jul 25-30, 2004, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH. “Hybrid organic-inorganic architectures built of octahedral niobium cyanochloride clusters and transition metal complexes” Zhihua Yan, Cynthia S. Day, Abdessadek Lachgar

 

Noftle, Ronald

 

Howell, S. J.; Day, C. S.; Noftle, R. E. Abstract of Papers, 56th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC. Nov. 10-13, 2004. Abstract 652.

 

Salam, Akbar

 

A. Salam, “Recent Semi-Classical and Quantum Electrodynamical Studies of Molecular Chirality”, Invited Departmental Seminar at Department of Chemistry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2 July, 2004.

 

A. Salam, “Resonant Transfer of Excitation Between Two Molecules: A General Formula Obtained From Quantum Electrodynamics”. Abstract accepted and poster presented at the 15th Canadian Symposium on Theoretical Chemistry, Sainte Adèle, Québec, Canada, 10-14 July, 2004.

 

A. Salam, “Intermolecular Interactions Using Multipolar Quantum Electrodynamics.” Abstract accepted and poster presented at the 45th Sanibel Symposium on Atomic, Molecular, Biophysical and Condensed Matter Theory, St. Simons Island, Georgia, 5 – 11 March, 2005.

 

Welker, Mark

 

Medicinal Chemistry Seminar, Glaxo Smith Kline Pharmaceuticals, RTP, NC 3/8/05.

 

Departmental Seminar, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 10/01/04.

 


III.  Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies 

 

Bierbach, Ulrich

 

Guest Editor (2004) for Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry (Bentham Science Publishers Ltd.), Editor-in-Chief Allen B. Reitz, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Spring House, PA.  Special Issue: “Metals in Disease and Therapy”.

 

Brown, Bernard

 

Steering Committee Member, N.C. RNA Society

 

Organizing Committee, NC RNA Society Symposium IV; Small RNAs and RNPs, October 21–23, 2005 (Chairman: E. Stuart Maxwell)

 

Invitrogen Corporation, Product Development and Emerging Technologies  05/03/2005 (Danielle Ruis).

 

Hinze, Willie

 

Editorial Board, Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies

 

Editorial Board, Analytical Letters

 

Editorial Board, Talanta

 

Editorial Board, Journal of Undergraduate Chemical Research

 

Editorial Review Board (Analytical Sub-board), American Institute of Chemists

 

Jones, Bradley

 

Editorial Board of Applied Spectroscopy Reviews

 

Editorial Board of Microchemical Journal

 

King, Angela

 

Editorial Board of IMEJ (Interactive Multimedia Electronic Journal)

 

Reviewer, W.H. Freeman Company, ~2 hr.

 

Reviewer, Houghton Mifflin Company, ~5 hr

 

Accuracy consultant, AccuMedia, 2 days

 

King, S, Bruce

 

American Heart Association Mid-Atlantic/Pennsylvania/Delaware Affiliate Study Section, 2004-2008

 

Kondepudi, Dilip

 

Member of the editorial board of the journal, Chirality

 

Swofford, Robert

 

Indiana 21st Century Technology Fund: Study Section/Funding Review Panel, Indianapolis, IN Jul 19-20

 

Welker, Mark

 

Editorial Advisory Board Member for Letters in Organic Chemistry, Bentham Science Publishers, 02-present.

 

NSF  Part time expert consulting used for program officer duties occasionally 1/05-9/05.

 

IV.  External Grants Received 

 

Alexander, Rebecca

 

$615,939         “CAREER: Dissecting inter-domain communication in methionyl-tRNA synthetase.” NSF (MCB/Molecular Biochemistry)

 

Jones, Paul

 

$ 31,000          “Ionic Liquid Lubricants Incorporating Nanomaterials.”  Air Force Office of Sponsored Research.

 

King, S. Bruce

 

$ 200,000        Profling of Redox Sensitive Signaling Proteins,” Co-PI to Dr. Leslie Poole (WFU Biochemistry), NIH.

 

Kondepudi, Dilip

 

1-month         “Support for Visiting Professorship, Univ. Burgundy, France.” CNRS, France.

 

Lachgar, Abdou

 

$405,000         “Design and Self-Assembly of Cluster-Based Materials.” NSF.

 

Welker, Mark

 

$360,000         “Preparation and Tandem Reactions of Main Group Substituted Dienes.”  NSF.

 

$208,705         “New Organosulfur Anticarcinogenic Enzyme Inducers.”  NIH.


V. Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Research, or Professional Activities 

 

Bierbach, Ulrich

 

Wake Forest University Award for Excellence in Research,  February 2005

 

Salam, Akbar

 

Wiley-International Journal of Quantum Chemistry Young Investigator Award 2005