SUMMARY OF WFU FACULTY INFORMATION FORMS

for

Reporting Professional Activities

 

Reynolda Campus

2005-2006

 

-INSTRUCTIONS-

 

 

 

 

 I.  Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received

V. Awards

 

 

I.  Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

Alexander, Rebecca

 

Budiman, M.E., Bierbach, U., and Alexander, R.W. (2005) DNA minor groove adducts formed by a platinum-acridine conjugate inhibit association of TATA-binding protein with its cognate sequence. Biochemistry 44:11262-11268.

 

Bierbach, Ulrich

 

Guddneppanavar R., Saluta G., Kucera G.L., Bierbach U.: Synthesis, Biological Activity, and DNA-Damage Profile of Platinum-Threading Intercalator Conjugates Designed To Target Adenine. J. Med. Chem. 2006, 49, 3204.

 

Guddneppanavar R., Wright M. W., Tomsey A. K. and Bierbach U.: Guanine binding of a cytotoxic platinum-acridin-9-ylthiourea conjugate monitored by 1-D 1H and 2-D [1H, 15N] NMR spectroscopy: hydrolysis is not the rate-determining step. J. Inorg. Biochem. 2006, 100, 972.

 

Roy Choudhury J.; Bierbach U.: Characterization of the bisintercalative DNA binding mode of a bifunctional platinum-acridine agent. Nucleic Acids Res. 2005, 33, 5622.

 

Ma, Y.; Day, C. S.; Bierbach, U., Synthesis, structure, and reactivity of monofunctional platinum(II) and palladium(II) complexes containing the sterically hindered ligand 6-(methylpyridin-2-yl)acetate. J. Inorg. Biochem. 2005, 99, 2013.

 

Budiman, M. E.; Bierbach, U.; Alexander, R. W., Minor groove adducts formed by a platinum-acridine conjugate inhibit association of TATA-binding protein with its cognate sequence. Biochemistry 2005, 44, 11262.

 

Brown, Bernard

 

Pallan, P.S., Marshall, W.S., Harp, J., Jewett III, F.C., Wawrzak,, Z., Brown II, B.A., Rich, A. and Egli M. (2005) Crystal structure of a luteoviral RNA pseudoknot and model for a minimal ribosomal frameshifting motif. Biochemistry 44, 11315–11322.

 

Buchmueller, Karen

 

Buchmueller KL, Taherbhai Z, Howard CM, Bailey SL, Nguyen B, O'Hare C, Hochhauser D, Hartley JA, Wilson WD, Lee M.  Design of a hairpin polyamide, ZT65B, for targeting the inverted CCAAT box (ICB) site in the multidrug resistant (MDR1) gene. Chembiochem. 6:2305-11 (2006).

 

Colyer, Christa

 

W.Yan, A.L. Sloat, S. Yagi, H. Nakazumi, and C.L. Colyer, Protein labeling with red squarylium dyes for analysis by capillary electrophoresis with laser-induced fluorescence detection, Electrophoresis 27: 1347-1354 (Apr. 2006).

 

H. Nakazumi, T. Ohta, H. Etoh, C.L. Colyer, Y. Hyodo and S. Yagi, Near-infrared luminscent bis-squaraine dyes linked by a thiophene or pyrene spacer for noncovalent protein labeling.  Synthetic Metals 153: 33-36 (Sept.  2005).

 

W.Yan and C.L. Colyer, Fluorimetric studies and noncovalent labeling of protein with the near-infrared dye HITCI for analysis by CE-LIF.  Journal of Separation Science, 28: 1409-1415 ( Aug. 2005).

 

Jones, Bradley

 

A.C. Davis, B.W. Alligood, C.P. Calloway, Jr., B.T. Jones, “Direct determination of cadmium in urine by ETV-ICP analysis using a tungsten coil atomizer,” Appl. Spectrosc., 2005, 59, 1300-1303.

 

J.A. Rust, J.A. Nobrega, C.P. Calloway, Jr., B.T. Jones, “Analytical characteristics of a continuum source tungsten coil atomic absorption spectrometer,” Anal. Sci., 2005, 21, 1009-1013.

 

A.C. Davis, P. Wu, X. Zhang, X. Hou, B.T. Jones, “Determination of cadmium in biological samples,” Appl. Spectrosc. Rev., 2006, 41, 35-75.

 

J.A. Rust, J.A. Nobrega, C.P. Calloway, Jr., B.T. Jones, “Tungsten coil atomic emission spectrometry,” Spectrochim. Acta Part B, 2006, 61, 225-229.

 

Jones, Paul

 

Zuidema, D.R.; Jones, P.B. “Triplet Photosensitization in Cyercene A and Related Pyrones.” J. Photochem.Photobiol. B: Biology 2006 83  137-145.

 

Zuidema, D.R.; Miller, A.K.; Trauner, D.; Jones, P.B. “Photosensitized Conversion of 9,10-Deoxytridachione to Photodeoxytridachione.  Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 4959-4962.

 

Brinson, R.G.; Hubbard, S.C.*; Zuidema, D.R.; Jones, P.B. “Two New Anthraquinone Photoreactions.” J. Photochem. Photobiol. A.  Chemistry. 2005, 175, 118-128.

 

Hubbard, S.C.*; Jones, P.B. “Ionic-Liquid Soluble Photosensitizers.  Tetrahedron 2005, 61, 7425-7430.

 

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.

 

Media Review, The Chemical Educator, 01/00/06

 

King, S. Bruce

 

Huang, J.; Yakubu, M.; Kim-Shapiro, D. B.; King, S. B. “Rat Liver-Mediated Metabolism of Hydroxyurea to Nitric Oxide,” Free Rad. Biol. Med., 2006, 40, 1675-1681.

 

Donzelli, S.; Espey, M. G.; Thomas, D. D.; Mancardi, D.; Tocchetti, C. G.; Ridnour, L. A.; Paolocci, N.; King, S. B.; Miranda, K. M.; Lazzarino, G.; Fukuto, J.; Wink, D. A. “Discriminating HNO Formation from Other Reactive Nitrogen Oxide Species,” Free Rad. Biol. Med., 2006, 40, 1056-1066.

 

Parrish, D. A.; Allen, C. L.; Day, C. S.; Zhou, Z.; King, S. B. “A Convenient Method for the Synthesis of N-Hydroxyureas,” Tetrahedron Lett. 2005, 46, 8841-8843.

 

Poole, L. B.; Zeng, B.; Knaggs, S. A.; Yakubu, M.; King, S. B. “Synthesis of Chemical Probes to Map Sulfenic Acid Modifications in Proteins,” Bioconj. Chem. 2005, 16, 1624-1628.

 

King, S. B. “N-Hydroxyurea and Acyl Nitroso Compounds as Nitroxyl (HNO) and
Nitric Oxide (NO) Donors,” Curr.
Top. Med. Chem. 2005, 5, 665-673, invited review.

 

Kondepudi, Dilip

 

Kondepudi, D.K., and Crook, K.  Theory of Conglomerate Crystallization in the Presence of Chiral Impurities, Crystal Growth and Design 5 (2005) 2173-2179.

 

Plasson, R., Kondepudi, D.K., and Asakura, K. Three-Dimensional Description of the Spontaneous Onset of Homochirality on the Surface of a Conglomerate Crystal Phase, J. Phys. Chem. B 110 (2006) 8481-8487.

 

Lachgar, Abdou

 

Ekatherina Anokhina and Abdessadek Lachgar, “Titanium Niobium Oxychlorides: Ligand Combination Strategy for the Preparation of Low-dimensional Metal Cluster Materials” Inorganic Chemistry in Focus III, pp. 79-104 Meyer, G.; Naumann, D.; Wesemann, L. (eds.) Wiley 2006.

 

Purohit, Ram Dayal; Chesnaud, Anthony; Lachgar, Abdessadek; Joubert, Olivier; Caldes, Maria Teresa; Piffard, Yves; Brohan, Luc.  “Development of New Oxygen Ion Conductors Based on Nd4GeO8 and Nd3GaO6Chem. of Mater.;  2005; 17(17); 4479-4485.

 

Yan, Zhihua; Day, Cynthia S.; Lachgar, Abdessadek. “The First Coordination Polymers and Hydrogen Bonded Networks Containing Octahedral Nb6 Clusters and Alkaline Earth Metal Complexes” Inorg. Chem.; 2005,  44(13),  4499-4505.

 

Zhihua Yan, Abdessadek Lachgar “The First Hybrid Inorganic-Organic Compounds Based on octahedral Nb6 cyanochloride cluster and alkaline earth metal complexes” Inorg. Chem. 2005 ; 44(13); 4499-4505.

 

Bangbo Yan, Vladimir O. Golub and Abdessadek Lachgar “Syntheses, structures, and properties of novel one dimensional copper cyanide coordination polymers” Inorg. Chimi. Acta. 2005, 359(1), 118-126.

 

Salam, Akbar

 

A. Salam, “Recent Quantum Electrodynamical Studies of Intermolecular Interactions”,    In The Power of QED, Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol, UK, pp. 8 – 9, 2005.

 

A. Salam, “Generalized Expressions for Resonant Excitation Transfer and Retarded

Dispersion Energy Shifts Obtained Using Multipolar Quantum Electrodynamics”, Int. 

J. Quantum Chem. 105, 762-766 (2005).

 

A. Salam, “On the Effect of a Radiation Field in Modifying the Intermolecular Interaction Between Two Chiral Molecules”, J. Chem. Phys. 124, 014302 1-6 (2006).

 

A. Salam, “Intermolecular Interactions in a Radiation Field via the Method of Induced Moments”, Phys. Rev. A 73, 013406 1-8 (2006).  Article selected for publication in the February, 2006 issue of the Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science 5(2) (2006) by the Editor, Professor P. H. Bucksbaum.

 

Tobey, Suzanne

 

Houk, Ronald J. T.; Tobey, Suzanne L.; Anslyn, Eric V.   Abiotic guanidinium receptors for anion molecular recognition and sensing.   Topics in Current Chemistry (2005), 255(Anion Sensing),  199-229.

 

Welker, Mark

 

A Report on Research Activities at Research Universities.  Mark E. Welker and Alan R. Cox, Research Management Review, 2006, 15, 1-11.

 

[6 + 4] and [4 + 2] Cycloaddition Reactions of Cobaloxime 1,3-Dienyl Complexes and Tropones.  Ramakrishna R. Pidaparthi, Mark E. Welker,* and Cynthia S. Day, Organometallics, 2006, 25, 974-981.

 


II.   Papers and Presentations Presented at Professional Meetings

 

Alexander, Rebecca

 

Nucleic Acids Gordon Conference (June 1-6, 2005; Newport, RI)  Susan A. Walker & Rebecca W. Alexander: An engineered cystine inhibits the chemical step of tRNAMet aminoacylation.

 

Nucleic Acids Gordon Conference (June 1-6, 2005; Newport, RI) Michael E. Budiman, Uli Bierbach, & Rebecca W. Alexander: Recognition of platinum-acridine modified TATA-box sequences by TATA binding protein.

 

Symposium on RNA Biology VI: RNA Tool and Target

(October 21-22, 2005; Research Triangle Park, NC)  Susan A. Walker and Rebecca W. Alexander: An engineered disulfide in E. coli MetRS inhibits tRNAMet aminoacylation.

 

21st tRNA Workshop (December 2-7, 2005; Bangalore, India)  Susan A. Walker, Michael E. Budiman, and Rebecca W. Alexander: Dissecting interdomain communication in E. coli methionyl-tRNA synthetase.

 

Bierbach, Ulrich

 

U. Bierbach: Adenine Recognition by Minor-Groove Targeted Platinum−Intercalator Conjugates: A New Technology with Applications in Chemotherapy and Gene Regulation.  Presented at the 12th International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry, Ann Arbor, MI, July 31-August 5, 2005 (invited talk).

 

M. E. Budiman, R. W. Alexander, and U. Bierbach: DNA Minor Groove Adducts Formed by a Platinum-Acridine Conjugate Inhibit Association of TATA-Binding Protein with Its Cognate Sequence. Presented at the 12th International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry, Ann Arbor, MI, July 31-August 5, 2005.

 

R. Guddneppanavar, G. Saluta, G. L. Kucera, and U. Bierbach: Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of Adenine-Targeted Platinum–Acridinylthiourea Derivatives: A Structure–Activity Relationship Study.  Presented at the 12th International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry, Ann Arbor, MI, July 31-August 5, 2005.

 

J. Roy Choudhury, M. E. Budiman, R. W. Alexander, and U. Bierbach: DNA Sequence and Groove Recognition by Platinum–Acridine Conjugates. Presented at the 12th International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry, Ann Arbor, MI, July 31-August 5, 2005.

 

Z. Ma, C. S. Day, and U. Bierbach: Synthesis and Characterization of DNA-Targeted Acridinylguanidines. Presented at the 57th Southeast/61st Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Memphis, TN, November 1-4, 2005.

 

Brown, Bernard

 

Bernard A. Brown II, Jimmy Suryadi, Zhaoli Zhou, Elizabeth J. Tran and E. Stuart Maxwell “Sorting out structure and specificity in archaeal sRNP complexes” (Poster) Presented at the Nucleic Acids Gordon Conference, June 5–10, 2005, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI. 

 

Jimmy Suryadi and Bernard A. Brown II “Contributions of L7Ae loop 9 residues to RNA-binding specificity” (Poster) Presented at the Nucleic Acids Gordon Conference, June 5–10, 2005, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI. 

 

Evan Ritter, Daniel Kramer, Jimmy Suryadi and Bernard A. Brown II “Contributions of L7Ae loop 9 residues to RNA-binding specificity” (Poster) Presented at the WFU Chemistry Department Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, August 5, 2005, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC.

 

Jimmy Suryadi Daniel J. Kramer, Evan M. Ritter, and Bernard A. Brown II “Contributions of L7Ae Residues to RNA-binding specificity” (Poster) Presented at the Symposium on RNA Biology VI: RNA, Tool and Target, October 21–24, 2005, North Carolina Biotechnology Center, Research Triangle Park, NC. 

 

Zhaoli Zhou and Bernard A. Brown II “Structural Analyses of Archaeal Box C/D sRNP Components” (Poster) Presented at the Symposium on RNA Biology VI: RNA, Tool and Target, October 21–24, 2005, North Carolina Biotechnology Center, Research Triangle Park, NC.    

 

Buchmueller, Karen

 

57th Southeast / 61st Southwest ACS Regional Meeting, Memphis, TN; November 2005 "Physical Basis for the Strong Interactions Between the Polyamide, f-ImPyIm, and its Cognate DNA, ACGCGT."

           

231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, Ga; March 2006 "Molecular recognition of polyamides with DNA: A study on the strong binding of f-ImPyIm to its Cognate DNA, ACGCGT."

 

57th Southeast / 61st Southwest ACS Regional Meeting, Memphis, TN; November 2005

"Synthesis and evaluation of LVF-I-141: An intercalator-polyamide hairpin designed to

target the inverted CCAAT box 2 in the topoisomerase II alpha promoter."

 

57th Southeast / 61st Southwest ACS Regional Meeting, Memphis, TN; November 2005

"Synthesis and biophysical evaluation of minor-groove binding C-terminus modified

polyamide derivatives of distamycin."

 

57th Southeast / 61st Southwest ACS Regional Meeting, Memphis, TN; November 2005

"Molecular dynamics simulation of a polyamide minor groove binder of DNA."

 

231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, Ga; March 2006 "Biophysical Studies of Pyrrole/Imidazole Tetraamides Utilizing an Ethidium Bromide Displacement Assay."

 

 

Colyer, Christa

 

C.L. Colyer, The Analysis of Phycobiliproteins from Cyanobacteria (and Other CE-LIF Stories).  23rd Annual Triangle Chromatography Discussion Group Symposium, Raleigh, NC (May 18, 2006).

 

C.L. Colyer, Using CE as a Tool in Oceanography, Biochemistry, and Homeland Security.  Davidson College, Davidson, NC (Feb. 10, 2006).

 

C.L. Colyer and W. Yan, Towards an Understanding of squarylium dye-protein interactions by capillary electrophoresis frontal analysis.  SERMACS, Memphis, TN (Nov. 02-05, 2005).

 

A. Sloat, G. Lahoud, A. Bryant-Friedrich, and C.L. Colyer, Analysis of Oligonucleotide Strand Scission with CE-ESI-MS, Pittcon 2006, Orlando, FL (Mar. 13-17, 2006).

 

A. Gerardi, J.L. Lubbeck, and C.L. Colyer, Increased Separation Efficiency in CE-LIF Analysis of Protein-Dye Complexes Using Surfactant Coated Columns, 23rd Annual Triangle Chromatography Discussion Group Symposium, Raleigh, NC (May 18, 2006).

 

K. Chichester, D.B. Silcott, and C.L. Colyer, Analysis of Bg Spores by Capillary Electrophoresis, 23rd Annual Triangle Chromatography Discussion Group Symposium, Raleigh, NC (May 18, 2006).

 

A. Sloat, G. Lahoud, A. Bryant-Friedrich, and C.L. Colyer, Analysis of Oligonucleotide Strand Scission with CE-ESI-MS, 23rd Annual Triangle Chromatography Discussion Group Symposium, Raleigh, NC (May 18, 2006).

 

T. Weaver,  J. Anderson, K. Erikson, and C.L. Colyer, Using Capillary Electrophoresis with Laser-Induced Fluorescence Detection to Measure Neurotransmitters as Markers of Manganese Toxicity, 23rd Annual Triangle Chromatography Discussion Group Symposium, Raleigh, NC (May 18, 2006).

 

J. L. Lubbeck and C.L. Colyer, Determining the Utility of Surfactant-Based Capillary Coatings for the Separation of Protein-Dye Complexes by Capillary Electrophoresis, ACC Undergraduate Research Symposium, Clemson, SC (Apr. 23-25, 2006).

 

A. Sloat, G. Lahoud, A. Bryant-Friedrich, and C.L. Colyer, Analysis of Oligonucleotide Strand Scission with CE-ESI-MS, ACS Poster Vendor Night, Greensboro, NC (Apr. 04, 2006).

 

K. Chichester, D.B. Silcott, and C.L. Colyer, Analysis of Bg Spores by Capillary Electrophoresis, ACS Poster Vendor Night, Greensboro, NC (Apr. 04, 2006).

 

K. Chichester, D.B. Silcott, and C.L. Colyer, Analysis of Bg Spores by Capillary Electrophoresis, Pittcon 2006, Orlando, FL (Mar. 13-17, 2006).

 

Hinze, Willie

 

“Utilization of Reversed Micelles and Microemulsion Based Organogels in Chemical Analysis and Separation Science”, Dept. Chem., East Carolina University, April 21, 2006.

 

Jones, Bradley

 

B.T. Jones,  Advances in Tungsten Coil Spectrometry,” Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA) – Sao Carlos, Brazil September 19, 2005.

 

B.T. Jones,  Advances in Tungsten Coil Spectrometry,” University of CampinasBrazil, September 20, 2005.

 

B.T. Jones,  Advances in Tungsten Coil Spectrometry,” University of Sao PauloBrazil, September 21, 2005.

 

B.T. Jones,  Advances in Tungsten Coil Spectrometry,” Brazilian Center for Nuclear Energy and Agriculture (CENA) – Piracicaba, Brazil September 22, 2005.

 

B.T. Jones,  Advances in Tungsten Coil Spectrometry,” Federal University of Sao CarlosBrazil, September 23, 2005.

 

B.T. Jones,  Advances in Tungsten Coil Spectrometry,” UNC-G, Greensboro, NC, January 27, 2006.

 

B.T. Jones,  Advances in Tungsten Coil Spectrometry,” ENQA – International meeting for analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy (Encontro Nacional de Química Analítica; and Congresso Ibero-Americano de Química Analítica), Niteroi, Brazil, September 15, 2005.

 

Jones, Paul

 

Jones, P.B. “Photosensitizers and photosensitization tailored to ionic liquids.”  Pacifichem 2005, Honolulu, HI, December 19, 2005.

 

Jones, P.B. “New chemistry for oxygen-independent photodynamic therapy strategies.  Pacifichem 2005, Honolulu, HI, December 15, 2005.

 

Harrison, B.S.; Konchady, M.S.; Pai, D.M.; Jones, P.B.; Czerw, R. “Ionic Liquids Containing Nanomaterials for Lubrication.  230th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C. August 28, 2005.

 

Brinson, R.G.; Leonard, S.L.*; Jones, P.B. “The Development of Photoactivated Caged Biocides.” 230th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C. August 28, 2005.

 

Jones, P.B.; Brinson, R.G.; Hubbard, S.C.*; Leonard, S.L.* “New Photoreactions in Multiply Substituted Anthraquinones.  Gordon Research Conference, Photochemistry. Bryant University, Smithfield, RI.  July 13/14, 2005.

 

King, Angela

 

Teaching electrochemistry by discussing batteries and fuel cells, Albert B. Rives, Angela G. King, American Chemical Society national Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 26, 2006.

 

King, S. Bruce

 

Wake Forest University Hypertension and Vascular Disease Center Seminar Series, April 28, 2006.

 

Cancer Redox Biology Workshop, National Institutes of Health, April 25, 2006

 

Sha, X.; King, S. Bruce,  “Synthesis and evaluation of α-Acetoxy Nitroso compounds as new nitroxyl donors,” Abstract of Papers, 231st  National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Atlanta, GA, American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., 2006, MED 28.

 

Huang, J.; Basu, S.; Huang, Z.; Hill, J.; Shields, H.; Azarov, I.; Huang, K. T.; Hogg, N.; King, S. B.; Gladwin, M. T.; Kim-Shapiro, D. B. “Nitrosothiol Formation in the Reaction of Nitrite and Hemoglobin,” 12th Annual Meeting of the Society of Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine, Austin, TX, November 16-20, 2005.

 

Sha, X.; King, S. B. “Synthesis and Evaluation of New Nitroxyl Donors,” 12th Annual Meeting of the Society of Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine, Austin, TX, November 16-20, 2005.

 

Pennington, R. L., Sha, X.; Huang, J.; Skolimowski, J.; King, S. B. “Synthesis and Evaluation of New Donors of Nitroxyl (HNO),” Nitric Oxide Gordon Research Conference, Il Ciocco, Italy, May, 2005.

 

Kondepudi, Dilip

 

VIII International Symposium on Self-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis, June 21-24, 2005. Cagliari, Italy, Thermodynamics and Reaction Kinetics of Small Particles in SHS Processes F. Baras and D.K. Kondepudi.

 

Lachgar, Abdou

 

Gordon Research Conferences, June 5-10, 2005 Ciocco Barga, Italy, “Interactions between Cyanochloride Metal Clusters and metal complexes.

 

2005 American Crystallographic Association Annual Meeting, May 28 - June 2, Orlando, Florida “Assembly of Cluster-based Inorganic-Organic Architectures Built of Octahedral Niobium Cyanochloride Clusters and Transition Metal Complexes Organic Materials” Abdessadek Lachgar, Zhihua Yan.

 

2005 American Crystallographic Association Annual Meeting, May 28 - June 2, Orlando, Florida. “Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Indium 1,10-phenanthroline  OrganophosphonatesAbdessadek Lachgar and Zhao Yue.

 

3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE AFRICAN MATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY, Marrakech, Morocco, Dec-6-10, 1006. Directed Assembly of Cluster-based Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Materials” A. Lachgar and H. Zhou.

 

231st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Atlanta, GA, March 26-30, 2006. “Hybrid Inorganic-organic Frameworks Built of Octahedral Metal clusters [Nb6Cl12(CN)6]4- and Manganese Schiff-Base Complexes” H. Zhou, B. Clois and A. Lachgar.

 

231st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Atlanta, GA, March 26-30, 2006. Assembly of A Neutral cluster-based supramolecular nano-rod {[Mn(salen)](4,4’-bpe)[Mn(salen)(H2O)]}2(Nb6Cl12(CN)6).8H2O” J-J. Zhang and A. Lachgar.

 

231st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Atlanta, GA, March 26-30, 2006.Structural Complexity and Dimensional Flexibility in Template Controlled Molecular Assembly of Metal Dialkylphosphonate Polymers” Y. Zhao, B. Davis, C.S. Day and A. Lachgar.

 

231st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Atlanta, GA, March 26-30, 2006. “Directed assembly of cluster-based polymeric materials” A. Lachgar, H. Zhou, J-J. Zhang, Invited Symposium Talk.

 

Noftle, Ronald

 

Invited Research Lecture: Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA.  3/6/06

Synthesis and characterization of 3-fluoroalkyl-thiophenes, 3-(thienyl)carboxamides, and 3-(thienyl)alkyl imides.

 

Salam, Akbar

 

A. Salam, “On Higher Multipole Contributions to Retarded Intermolecular Interactions”, Contributed Talk at 34th South East Theoretical Chemistry Association Meeting, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, 17 - 19 June, 2005.

 

A. Salam, “Recent Quantum Electrodynamical Studies of Intermolecular Interactions”, Invited Lecture at The Power of QED – A Scientific Meeting in Memory of Edwin Albert Power, Department of Chemistry, University College London, London, UK, 12 September, 2005.

 

A. Salam, “On Alternate Physical Viewpoints for the Calculation of Intermolecular

Interactions Using Quantum Electrodynamics”, Invited Lecture at Department of 

Micro-engineering, Graduate School of Engineering Physics and Mechanics, Kyoto

University, Kyoto, Japan, 12 December, 2005.

 

A. Salam, “On the Interaction of Circularly Polarized Light With Chiral Molecules: A 

Rotating-Wave Approximation Study”, Invited Lecture at Department of Applied   

Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, 26 December, 2005.

 

Welker, Mark

 

Research Presentations, 13th OMCOS Symposium, Geneva, Switzerland, 7/17-7/21/2005.

 


III.  Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies 

 

Alexander, Rebecca

 

Chair, 2006 International Conference on Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetases.

 

Brown, Bernard

 

Steering Committee Member, N.C. RNA Society

 

Hinze, Willie

 

Editorial Board, Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies

 

Editorial Board, Analytical Letters

 

Editorial Board, Talanta

 

Editorial Board, Journal of Undergraduate Chemical Research

 

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

 

Author Advisory Panel, Prentice Hall, ~5 hr

 

King, S, Bruce

 

Member, Site Visit Panel for the Review of the National Cancer Institues Laboratory of Comparitve Carcinogenesis, May, 2006.

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

 

Kondepudi, Dilip

 

Member of the editorial board of the journal, Chirality

 

Noftle, Ronald

 

Visiting Associate, Committee on Professional Education, American Chemical Society.

 

Member, American Chemical Society Examinations Committee (to write 2008 National Exam in Inorganic Chemistry)

 

Welker, Mark

 

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

 

 

IV.  External Grants Received 

 

Alexander, Rebecca

 

$100,000         “Structural and mechanistic studies of methionyl-tRNA synthetase.” National Foundation for Cancer Research.

 

Brown, Bernard

 

$18,000           “Biochemistry through Biotechnology: Undergraduate Laboratory Enhancement.” North Carolina Biotechnology Center.

 

$700,000         “Structural & functional analysis of archaeal sRNPs.” National Institutes of Health.

 

Buchmueller, Karen

 

$100,000         “Faculty Recrutiment Award.  North Carolina Biotechnology Center.

 

Colyer, Christa

 

$80,000           “Real-time bioaerosol sensor with airborne taggant applicator (Phase I).” Department of Homeland Security.

 

Jones, Paul

 

$233,700         Anthraquinone Photochemistry.  National Science Foundation.

 

King, S. Bruce

 

$ 200,000        “The Nitric Oxide Producing Reactions of Hydroxyurea.” National Institutes of Health.

 

Lachgar, Abdou

 

$33,000           “Inter-American Materials Collaboration: Hybrid Inorganic-Organic Materials.” National Science Foundation.

 

$16,000           “Supplemental Request  “Design and Self-Assembly of Cluster-based Materials.  National Science Foundation.

 

Salam, Akbar

 

$5,000             “New Developments of the QED Theory of Functionality Materials.” 21st Century Centre of Excellence Program of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology of Japan.

 


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

 

Alexander, Rebecca

 

WFU ACE (Academic and Community Engagement) Fellow

 

Colyer, Christa

 

Z. Smith Reynolds Faculty Fellow

 

Salam, Akbar

 

21st Century Centre of Excellence Guest Scholar, Kyoto University, Japan 8 Dec., 2005 – 8 Jan., 2006

 

Swofford, Robert

 

2005 WFU Freshman Advising Award