Oral presentations, performances, and demonstrations

  • Session I: 9 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

      Patrick Lecture Hall, TSC 126

      Research in Chemistry
      Moderator: TJ Banisaukas

      Jack Felmly
      Electron Spin Resonance Investigation of Matrix Isolated CH6+
      H. Rhodes Hambrick
      Emission Quenching of Cr(III) complexes by Ferrocene: An Investigation into the Chemical Nature and the Molecularity of the Interaction
      Vikram Samant
      Characterization of Polycatonic Biocides Utilizing Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography and Quadrupole Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry
      Clarisse Quandt
      Utilizing heat capacity to understand the competition between netropsin and A/T hook for DNA
      Andrew Kantor
      Investigation of Photoinduced DNA Damage by Cr(III) Complexes as Assessed by PCR, Capillary Gel Electrophoresis, and UPLC-MS
  • Session II: 10:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

      Patrick Lecture Hall, TSC 126

      Research in Chemistry
      Moderator: Brian Goess

      Elyse Marder
      Separation and Detection of 19 Neurochemically Significant Biogenic Amines and Acids in Non-Mammalian Systems
      Will Netterville
      Quantifying and Characterizing the Binding of Cr(III) Diimine Coplexes with DNA Using Viscosity Titration, Spectrophotometric Titration, ITC, and Equilibrium Dialysis
      Nigel McCourry
      Characterization of an Alcohol Dehydrogenase Deoxyribozyme
      David Nicholson
      Silver Clusters and DNA Assembly
      Dena Rhinehart
      Synthesis and Biological Activity of Hibiscone C

Posters and exhibits

  • Session I: 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
      (CHM-1) Christina Dorismond
      Determining the Limit of Detection, Limit of Injection, and Limit of Sampling of Biogenic Amines Using High-Performance Liquid Chromatography
      (CHM-2) Emily Nyers
      Liposomes uncorked!: Triggered drug release from liposomes
      (CHM-3) Michael Evans & Danielle Ebzery
      Fluorescent liposome-based multiplexing biosensor system
      (CHM-4) Levan Khulordava
      Corners of linear assemblies: Synthetic control of the cis/trans geometry transition metal alkynyl complexes
      (CHM-5) Sarah Beth Steagall
      Optimization of the Separation of Biogenic Amines with Electrochemical Detection.
  • Session II: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
      (CHM-6) Leah Pendelton
      Surface-Anchored Zwitterion Oglimers as Anti-Biofouling Coatings
      (CHM-7) Peter D. Crapps
      Synthetic Approaches to New Emissive Transition Metal Alkynyl Complexes
      (CHM-8) Xing Wei
      Characterization and Uptake Studies of Polycationic Biocides in Multipurpose Contact Lens Solution Using Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry
      (CHM-9) Cameron Hallman
      Detection of Neurotransmitters for Non-Mammalian Systems
  • Session III: 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
      (CHM-10) Ian Miller
      Fluorinated Molecules Encapsulated in Polydiacetylene Liposomes
      (CHM-11) Fred David
      Investigation of the DNA Interaction of Novel Photoactive Diimine Complexes of Cr(III) Using LC-MS
      (CHM-12) Yasmin Alvarez-Garcia
      Analysis of Cr(III)–Based DNA Photocleavage Agents Using CGE, PCR and Gel Electrophoresis
      (CHM-13) Chris Stachurski
      Developing Separations of Cr(III) Diimine Complexes Using Chiral Capillary Electrophoresis
      (CHM-14) Abby Boyd
      Total synthesis of Hibiscone C.
      (CHM-15) David Vogt
      Developing strategies for the preparation of rationally designed analogs of the furanosteroid family of natural products.
  • Session IV: 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
      (CHM-16) Trent Pannell
      Synthesis of Alginate/Conducting Polymer Composites for Fabrication of Tissue Scaffolds
      (CHM-17) Andrew Kropilak
      Synthesis of Halogen Bond Donors for Iodine Transport in Iodine-Rich Electrolytes
      (CHM-18) Catherine Burton
      Electron Spin Resonance Investigation of Matrix Isolated C2H6+
      (CHM-19) Chelsea Jasper
      Investigation of Metal-to-Metal Charge Transfer in Cobalt(III) Ethynylferrocene Complexes
      (CHM-20) Jessica Efird
      Investigating TCR repertoire diversity within the condensin II complex mutation
      (CHM-21) Margaret Caulkins
      Investigating the DNA Binding Behavior of Cr(III) Diimine Systems Capable of Inducing DNA Photooxidation
      (CHM-22) Hudson Tryon
      Oxidation of Hibiscone C towards synthesis of recently discovered Natural Products.
      (CHM-23) Mackenzie Cuthbert
      Development of alternative synthetic routes for the production of resveratrol.

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