SUMMARY OF WFU FACULTY INFORMATION FORMS

 

Reynolda Campus

2006-2007

 

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

 

I.     Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II.    Papers and Presentations Presented at Professional Meetings

III   Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV.   External Grants Received

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

 

 

 

I.  PUBLICATIONS, PERFORMANCES, EXHIBITS

 

Alexander, Rebecca W.

 

Turner, A.W., Love, C., Alexander, R.W., and Jones, P.G.  “Mutational analysis of E. coli DEAD-box protein CsdA.”  Journal of Bacteriology 189:2769-2776 (2007).

 

Bierbach, Ulrich

 

Smith, A.L., Day, C.S., Que, L., Zhou, Y.M., and Bierbach, U. “Unexpected assembly of a novel triply bridged diiron(II) core by a bidentate Schiff base ligand,”  Inorganica Chimica Acta 360 (8): 2824-2828 (2007).

 

Guddneppanavar, R, Choudhury, J.R., Kheradi, A.R., Steen,B.D., Saluta, G., Kucera, G.L., Day, C.S., and Bierbach, U. “Effect of the diamine nonleaving group in platinum-acridinylthiourea conjugates on DNA damage and cytotoxicity,” Journal Of Medicinal Chemistry 50 (9): 2259-2263 (2007).

 

Guddneppanavar,R., Saluta, G., Kucera, G.L., and Bierbach, U. “Synthesis, biological activity, and DNA-damage profile of platinum-threading intercalator conjugates designed to target adenine,” Journal Of Medicinal Chemistry 49 (11): 3204-3214 (2006).

 

Brown, Bernard A.

 

Zhang, X.X., Champion, E.A., Tran, E.J., Brown, B.A., Baserga, S.J., and Maxwell, E.S.

“The coiled-coil domain of the Nop56/58 core protein is dispensable for sRNP assembly but is critical for archaeal box C/D sRNP-guided nucleotide methylation,” RNA - A Publication Of The RNA Society 12 (6): 1092-1103 (2006).

 

Colyer, Christa L.

 
Yan, W., and Colyer, C.L. ”Investigating Noncovalent Squarylium Dye—Protein Interactions by Capillary Electrophoresis – Frontal Analysis,” Journal of Chromatography A 1135: 115-121 (2006).

 

Jones, Bradley T.

 

Davis, A.C., Calloway, C.P., Jr., and Jones, B.T. “Direct determination of cadmium in urine by tungsten-coil inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectrometry using palladium as a permanent modifier,” Talanta  71: 1144–1149 (2007).

 

Elzer, M.,  Elwood, S.A.,  Jones, B.T., and Simeonsson, J.B. “Evaluation of a tungsten coil atomization laser induced fluorescence detection approach for trace elemental analysis,” Analytica Chimica Acta 571: 136-141 (2006).

 

Davis, A.C., Calloway, C.P., Jr., and Jones, B.T. “Chelation of urinary cadmium with ammonium pyrrolidine dithio-carbamate prior to determination by tungsten-coil inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectrometry,” Microchemical Journal 84: 31-37 (2006).

 

Jones, Paul B.

 

Zuidema, D.R., and Jones, P.B. “Triplet Photosensitization in Cyercene A and Related Pyrones.” Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology  83: 137-145 (2006).

 

King, Angela G.

 

King, A.G., and Wright, M.W.  “Rudolph Diesel Meets the Soybean: "Greasing" the Wheels of Chemical Education,” Journal of Chemical Education 84: 202-206 (2007).

 

King, A.G. “Research advances,” Journal Of Chemical Education 83 (10): 1418-1422 (2006).

 

King, S. Bruce

 

Gorczynski, M. J., Huang, J., Lee, H., and King, S. B. “Evaluation of Nitroalkenes as NO Donors,” Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 17: 2013-2017 (2007).
 
Chakrapani, H., Gorczynski, M. J., and King, S. B. “Allylic Nitro Compounds as Nitrite Donors,” Journal of the American Chemical Society. 128: 16332-16337 (2006).
 

Chen, W., Day, C. S., and King, S. B. “Grignard Reagent-Mediated Conversion of an Acyl Nitroso-Anthracene Cycloadduct to a Nitrone,” Journal of Organic Chemistry 71: 9221-9224 (2006).

 
Donzelli, S., Switzer, C. H., Thomas, D. D., Ridnour, L. A., Espey, M. G., Isenberg, J. S., Tocchetti, C. G., King, S. B., Lazzarino, G., Miranda, K. M., Roberts, D. D., Feelisch, M., and Wink, D. A. “The Activation of Metabolites of Nitric Oxide Synthase by Metals is Both Redox and Oxygen Dependent:  A New Feature of Nitrogen Oxide Signaling,” Antioxidants and Redox Signaling  8: 1363-1371 (2006).
 
Sha, X., Isbell, S., Patel, R. P. P., Day, C. S., and King, S. B. “Hydrolysis of Acyl Nitroso Compounds Yields Nitroxyl (HNO),” Journal of the American Chemical Society 128: 9687-9692 (2006).
 
Alexander, R. L., Bates, D. J. P., Wright, M. W., King, S. B., and Morrow, C. S. “Modulation of Nitrated Lipid Signaling by Multidrug Resistance Protein 1 (MRP1):  Glutathione Conjugation and MRP1-Mediated Efflux Inhibits Nitrolinoleic Acid-Induced PPAR-Dependent Transcription Activation,” Biochemistry  45: 7889-7896 (2006).
 
Gorczynski, M. J., Huang, J., and King, S. B.Regio- and Stereospecific Syntheses and Nitric Oxide Donor Properties of (E)-9 and (E)-10-Nitrooctadec-9-enoic Acids,” Organic Letters 8: 2305-2308 (2006).

 

Kondepudi, Dilip K.

 

Baras, F., and Kondepudi, D.K. “A multilayer model for self-propagating high-temperature synthesis of intermetallic compounds,”  Journal of Physical Chemistry B,  ASAP Web Release Date: 18-May-2007; (Article) DOI: 10.1021/jp066776p.

 

Kondepudi, D.K.  “Thermodynamics, Symmetry and Chirality,” Symmetry: Culture and Science 16: 351-364 (2006).

 

Asakura, K., Plasson, R., and Kondepudi, D.K. “Experimental evidence and theoretical analysis for chiral symmetry breaking in growth front of conglomerate crystal phase of 1,1'-binaphthyl,” Chaos 16: 037116-1 to 037116-7 (2006).

 

Kondepudi, D.K. “Chiral Asymmetry in Nature,” in Chiral Analysis (chapter 2)  Eds.  Kenneth W. Busch and Mariana A. Busch, Elsevier (2006).

 

 Lachgar, Abdessadek

 

Anokhina, E. V., and Lachgar A. “Titanium Niobium Oxychlorides: Ligand Combination Strategy for the preparation of low-dimensional Metal Cluster Materials”, in:  Inorganic Chemistry in Focus III, Gerd Meyer (Editor), Wiley, pp. 79-104 (2006).

 

Zhou, H., Day, C. S., and Lachgar. A. “Supramolecular Assemblies Built of [Nb6Cl12(CN)6]4- Octahedral Metal Clusters and [Mn(acacen)]+ complexes,” Crystal Growth Des.  6(10): 2384-2391 (2006).

 

Zhang, J.; Lachgar, A. “Superexpanded Prussian-Blue Analogue with [Fe(CN)6]4-, [Nb6Cl12(CN)6]4-, and [Mn(salen)]+ as Building Units,” Journal of American Chemical Society 129(2): 250-251 (2007).

 

Zhou, H., and Lachgar, A. “Octahedral Metal Clusters [Nb6Cl12(CN)6]4– as Molecular Building Blocks: From Supramolecular Assemblies to Coordination Polymers,” European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry,  8: 1053–1066 (2007).

 

Zhang, J.J., Zhou, H.J., and Lachgar, A. “Directed Assembly of Cluster-Based Supramolecules into One-Dimensional Coordination Polymers,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 46: 1–5 (2007).

 

Noftle, Ronald E.

 

Howell, S.J., Day, C.S., and Noftle, R.E. “Metal complexes of 3-thiophene carboxamides containing a pyridine ring,” Inorganica Chimica Acta 360 (8): 2669-2680 (2007).

 

Salam, Akbar

 

Ma, Y., and Salam, A. “On Chiral Selectivity of Enantiomers Using a Circularly Polarized Pulsed Laser Under Resonant and Off-resonant Conditions”, Chemical Physics 324: 367-375 (2006).

 

Ma, Y., and Salam, A. “Calculation of Electronic Circular Dichroism Spectra by Rotating Wave Approximation”, Chemical Physics 324: 622-630 (2006).

 

Salam, A. “A General Formula Obtained From Induced Moments for the Retarded van der Waals Dispersion Energy Shift Between Two Molecules With Arbitrary Electric Multipole Polarizabilities: I. Ground State Interactions”, Journal of Physics B: Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics (Special issue on Quantum Electrodynamics) 39: S651-S661 (2006).

 

Salam, A. “A General Formula Obtained From Induced Moments for the Retarded van der Waals Dispersion Energy Shift Between Two Molecules With Arbitrary Electric Multipole Polarizabilities: II. Excited State Interactions”, Journal of Physics B: Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics (Special issue on Quantum Electrodynamics)  39: S663-S669 (2006).

 

Ma, Y., and Salam, A. “Controlling State Populations of Enantiomers of Real Chiral Molecules by Using a Circularly Polarized Pulsed Laser”, Chemical Physics Letters 431: 247-252 (2006).

 

Paine, S.W., and Salam, A. “Computational Study of Keto-Enol Equilibria of Tropolone in Gas and Aqueous Solution Phase”, Chemical Physics 331: 61-66 (2006).

 

Alligood, B.W., and Salam, A. “On the Application of State Sequence Diagrams to the Calculation of the Casimir-Polder Potential”, Molecular Physics 105: 395-404 (2007).

 

Welker, Mark E.

Pidaparthi, R.R., Welker, M.E., and Day, C.S., “Preparation of 2-Trialkylsiloxy Substituted 1,3-Dienes and Their Diels-Alder/Cross Coupling Reactions,”  Organic Letters 9: 1623-1626 (2007).

 

Welker, M.E., and Cox, A.R., “A Report on Research Activities at Research Universities,” Research Management Review 15: 1-11 (2006).

 

Pidaparthi, R.R., Welker, M.E., and Day, C.S., “[6 + 4] and [4 + 2] Cycloaddition Reactions of Cobaloxime 1,3-Dienyl Complexes and Tropones,”  Organometallics 25: 974-981 (2006).

 

 

II.   PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS PRESENTED AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS  (presenter’s name underlined)

 

Alexander, Rebecca W.

 

Budiman, M.E., Knaggs, M.H., Fetrow, J.S., and Alexander, R.W.  “Using molecular dynamics to predict communication networks in methionyl-tRNA synthetase.” (Poster)   International Conference of Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetases, San Diego, CA. October 1-6, 2006.

 

Colyer, Christa L.

 

Colyer, C.L., Yan, W., Sloat, A., Gerardi, A., and Lubbeck, J. “Understanding the Utility of Fluorescent Dyes as Noncovalent Labels for Protein Assays by CE-LIF.” (Contributed seminar) 33rd Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies Meeting, Orlando, FL (Sept. 2006).

 

Colyer, C.L. “Using CE-LIF as a Tool for Protein Analysis and Noncovalent Protein Labeling.” (Invited seminar) University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC (Apr. 2007).

 

Weaver, T., Anderson, J., Erikson, K. and Colyer, C.L., “Using Capillary Electrophoresis with Laser-Induced Fluorescence Detection to Measure Neurotransmitters as Markers of Manganese Toxicity.” (Contributed poster) 24th Triangle Chromatography Discussion Group Symposium & Instrument Exhibit, Raleigh, NC (May 2007).

 

Chichester, K., Sebastian, M., Ammerman, J., and Colyer, C.L., “Analysis of microbial ectoenzyme activities by CE-LIF.”   (Contributed poster) 24th Triangle Chromatography Discussion Group Symposium & Instrument Exhibit, Raleigh, NC (May 2007).

 

Gerardi, A.R., Lubbeck, J., and Colyer, C.L., “Dimethylditetradecylammonium Bromide (2C14DAB) as a Self-Assembled Surfactant Coating for Capillary Electrophoresis with Laser Induced Fluorescence (CE-LIF) Detection of Protein-Dye Complexes.”   (Contributed poster) 24th Triangle Chromatography Discussion Group Symposium & Instrument Exhibit, Raleigh, NC (May 2007).

Weaver, T., Anderson, J., Erikson, K.,  and Colyer, C.L., “Using Capillary Electrophoresis with Laser-Induced Fluorescence Detection to Measure Neurotransmitters as Markers of Manganese Toxicity.” (Contributed poster) Pittcon 2007, Chicago, IL (Feb. 2007).

 

Chichester, K., Silcott, D.B., and Colyer, C.L., “Detection of Microbes Utilizing Capillary Electrophoresis with Laser Induced Fluorescence.”  (Contributed poster) Pittcon 2007, Chicago, IL (Feb. 2007).

 

Jones, Paul B.

 

Oates, R.P., and Jones, P.B. "Photoactivated Glycosyl Donors." 40th National Organic Symposium, Duke University, NC, June 3-7, 2007.

 

Saurav, S., and Jones, P.B. "Photoinduced Electron Transfer in 1-Substituted-9,10-Anthraquinones." 40th National Organic Symposium, Duke University, NC, June 3-7, 2007.

 

Oshige, E.S., and Jones, P.B. “Photorelease of caged alcohols from metal complexes.” Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Augusta, GA, November 1, 2006.

                                  

Jones, P.B.  “Anthraquinone Photochemistry and Caged Biocides.”  17th Winter Meeting of the Inter American Photochemical Society, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, June 12, 2006.

 

Oshige, E.S., and Jones, P.B. “The synthesis and investigation of photoactivated artificial metalloproteases.” National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Atlanta, GA, March 26 and 27, 2006.

 

King, Angela G.

 

King, A.G., and Wright, M.W.  “Fuel from the fryer,” Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Purdue University, July 31, 2006.

 

King, S. Bruce

 

King, S.B.  “Organic Compounds as New Sources of Nitric Oxide (NO),” (invited speaker),  19th Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Tucson, AZ, American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C. 2006.

 

King, S.B.  (Plenary Speaker) Fourth International Conference on the Biology, Chemistry, and Therapeutic Applications of Nitric Oxide, Monterrey, California,  June 25-29, 2006.

 

Lubbeck, J. L., and King, S.B.  “Synthesis and evaluation of nitroxyl releasing compounds,” 233rd  National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Chicago, IL, American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., 2007.

 

Feneran, A., and King, S. Bruce,  “Synthesis of a Spontaneous Nitrite Donor,”  233rd  National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Chicago, IL, American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., 2007.

 

Klomsiri, C., Nelson, K. J., Knaggs, S. A., King, S. B., and Poole, L. B. “Methods to Monitor Cysteine Sulfenic Acid Formation in Peroxide Responsive Protein,” Nitric Oxide Gordon Research Conference, Ventura, California, February, 2007.

 

Chakripani, H., and King, S. B. “Allylic Nitro Compounds as Sources of Nitrite,” Fourth International Conference on the Biology, Chemistry, and Therapeutic Applications of Nitric Oxide, Monterrey, California, June 25-29, 2006.

 

Huang, J., Shields, H., Maree, R., Kim-Shapiro, D. B., and King, S. B. “NO Donor Properties of Ferrous Catalase-NO Complex,” Fourth International Conference on the Biology, Chemistry, and Therapeutic Applications of Nitric Oxide, Monterrey, California,  June 25-29, 2006.

 

Gorczynski, M. J., Huang, J., and King, S. B. “Regio-and stereospecific Syntheses and Nitric Oxide Donor Properties of (E)-9 and (E)-10-nitrooctadec-9-enoic acids,” Fourth International Conference on the Biology, Chemistry, and Therapeutic Applications of Nitric Oxide, Monterrey, California,  June 25-29, 2006.

 

Kondepudi, Dilip K.

 

Kondepudi, D.K. " Conglomerate Crystallization in the Presence of Impurities," (Invited Talk), Symposium on Chirality and Enantio-selectivity at Surfaces, 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, Sept 10-14, 2006.

 

Kondepudi, D.K.  "Kinetics of conglomerate crystallization in the presence of chiral impurities,"  (Invited Talk), Symposium on Implications and Applications of Chirality in Physical Chemistry, Division of Physical Chemistry. 233rd ACS meeting, Chicago, IL. March 25-29, 2007.

 

Lachgar, Abdessadek

 

Zhang, J.-J. , Brown, K.J., and Lachgar, A. “One-dimensional cluster-based coordination polymers: The use of nitrogen based ditopic ligands as spacers,” Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS), Augusta, GA. November 1-4, 2006.

 

Langhorne, M.,  Brown, K.J.,  Zhou, H –J.,  Zhang, J –J., and Lachgar, A. “Octahedral Metal Clusters as Building Blocks of Hybrid Materials,” Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS),  Augusta, GA, November 1-4, 2006.

 

Brown, K.J., Zhang, J –J., and Lachgar, A. “The syntheses and structural characterization of polymetallic coordination polymers based on the octahedral metal cluster anion [Nb6Cl12(CN)6]4-, Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS), Augusta, GA, November 1-4, 2006.

 

Gamboa, S.A., and Lachgar, A. “New supramolecular assemblies formed by copper amine complexes and hexanuclear niobium cluster,” 2007 North American Solid-State Chemistry Conference, Texas A&M University , May 17-19, 2007.

 

Zhang, J.-J., and Lachgar, A. “Solvent-mediated structural transformation of coordination polymers built of octahedral Niobium clusters and manganese complexes as nodes,” 2007 North American Solid-State Chemistry Conference, Texas A&M University, May 17-19, 2007.

 

Lachgar, A., “Crystal Engineering of Nanostructured Materials” (Invited seminar) Institut Gallilee, University of Paris, Paris, France. June 22, 2006.

 

Lachgar, A. “Directed Assembly of Cluster-based Materials” (Invited seminar) Rutgers University, Rutgers, NJ, October 31, 2006.

 

Lachgar, A. “Metal-ligand Assisted Assembly of Cluster-based nanostructured Materials,” (Invited seminar) University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). February 28, 2007.

 

Lachgar, A. “Octahedral nanomolecules as building blocks of hybrid materials,” (Invited seminar) University of California at Riverside (UCR). March 2, 2007.

 

Salam, Akbar

 

Salam, A. “Rotating Wave Approximation Calculation of Circular Dichroism”, Contributed Talk,  35th South East Theoretical Chemistry Association Meeting, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 20 May, 2006.

 

Salam, A. “Field-Modified Intermolecular Energy Shifts via the Method of Induced Moments”, Poster, 47th Sanibel Symposium on Atomic, Molecular, Biophysical and Condensed Matter Theory, St. Simons Island, Georgia, 22 – 27 February, 2007.

 

Salam, A. “Recent Molecular Quantum Electrodynamical Studies of Interparticle Interactions”, Invited Seminar, Joint Atomic and Molecular Physics Division, Institute for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (ITAMP), Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 10 April, 2007.

 

Salam, A. “Interparticle Interactions: A Molecular Quantum Electrodynamical Approach”, Invited Seminar, Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 11 April, 2007.

 

Salam, A. “Molecular Quantum Electrodynamical Theory of Chiroptical Phenomena”, Invited Seminar, Rowland Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 19 April, 2007.

 

Salam, A.  “On the Interaction of Circularly Polarized Light with Chiral Molecules: Semi-Classical Theory”, Invited Seminar, Chiroptical Spectroscopy and Chiral Discrimination Group, Rowland Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 19 April, 2007.

 

 

III.  EDITORSHIPS, OFFICES, AND CONSULTANCIES

 

Alexander, Rebecca W.

 

Steering committee, North Carolina RNA Society.

 

Meeting Chair, 2006 International Conference on Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetases.

 

Scientific committee, 2008 International Conference on Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetases.

 

Panelist for American Cancer Society “Genetic Mechanisms of Cancer”, Atlanta, GA. June 26-27, 2007.

 

Colyer, Christa L.

 

Consultant, Addison-Wesley/Benjamin Cumming Publishers, textbook review (Nov. 2006).

 

Hinze, Willie L.

 

Consultant (external reviewer), Program Evaluation of the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Texas at Arlington, Texas (2006).

 

Jones, Bradley T.

 

Editorial Board member, Applied Spectroscopy Reviews

 

Editorial Board member, Microchemical Journal

 

Panelist,  EPA Small Business Technology Transfer - Phase I Grant Review Panel, Washington, DC, October 2006.

 

Panelist, EPA Small Business Technology Transfer - Phase II Grant Review Panel, Washington, DC, December 2006.

 

Panelist, EPA STAR Graduate Student Fellowship Program Grant Review Panel, Washington, DC, January 2007.

 

King, Angela G.

 

Editorial Board member,  IMEJ (Interactive Multimedia Electronic Journal)

 

Reviewer, W.H. Freeman Company

 

Reviewer, Houghton Mifflin Company

 

Author Advisory Panel, Prentice Hall

 

King, S. Bruce

 

Consultant, Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals, Towson, MD,  January 28, 2007.

 

 

Kondepudi, Dilip K.

 

Editorial board member, of the journal Chirality

 

Noftle, Ronald E.

 

Visiting Associate, Committee on Professional Training, American Chemical Society

 

Member, Inorganic Examinations Committee, American Chemical Society

 

Welker, Mark E.

 

Editorial board member, Letters in Organic Chemistry, Bentham Science Publishers

 

Editorial board member, Open Organic Chemistry Journal, Bentham Science Publishers

 

Organizer, Cope Scholar Award symposium: Catalysis in Organic Chemistry, SE Regional ACS Meeting, 11/1/06.

 

Organizer, Cope Scholar Award symposium: Organometallic Chemistry, SE Regional ACS Meeting, 10/27/07.

 

 

IV.  EXTERNAL GRANTS RECEIVED

 

Colyer, Christa L.

 

$ 5,000            “A Collaborative Exploration:  Using CE to Quantify PE Pigment Concentrations.”  NASA.

 

Jones, Bradley T.

 

$ 75,000          “Inductively Coupled Plasam Atomic Emission Spectrometry in the near-IR and far UV.”  Teledyne Leeman Labs.

 

King, S. Bruce

 

Renewal of (R21 CA112145), “Profiling of Redox Sensitive Signaling Proteins,” National Institutes of Health

 

Kondepudi, Dilip K.

 

€4,500.            “Support for Visiting Professor position at the University of Burgundy,” French of Burgundy and the French National Foundation.

 

Tobey, Suzanne

 

$ 250,000.       “Enantioselective synthesis of α-amino phosphonate,” Herman Frasch Foundation ACS

 

V. AWARDS FOR DISTINGUISHED TEACHING, RESEARCH, OR PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES 

 

Kondepudi, Dilip K.

 

Visiting professor, University of Burgundy, May-June, 2007

             

Salam, Akbar

 

Visiting Fellow, Institute for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (ITAMP), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138. Mar-Apr, 2007.