2017 Poster Titles

Investigation of the Electron withdrawing potential of Polycyanated Isocyanoazulenes
via
Computational,Spectroscopic, and Electrochemical Means
Jacob Arvidson, Nathan Erickson, Jason Applegate and Mikhail Barybin
University of Kansas, Department of Chemistry

Large Scale Arrays of Protein Nanostructures Using Particle Lithography
Ashley Borkowski,1 Sasanka B. Ulapane,2 Nilan J.B.Kamathewatta2 and Cindy Berrie2
1Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville Georgia and 2University of Kansas, Department of Chemistry 

Pincer Ligands as Probes for Studying the Structure and Binding Activity of Phytate
Mark Craven,1 Emranul Haque,2 Jessica Lohrman,2 Victor Day2 and Kristin Bowman-James2
1 Dublin City University, Dublin Ireland and 2University of Kansas, Department of Chemistry

Structural and Functional Characterization of a Yersinia pestis Opine Dehydrogenase Involved
in Metallophore Biosynthesis

Cara Davis, Jeffrey S. McFarlane and Audrey Lamb
University of Kansas, Department of Molecular Biosciences

Synthesis of γ,δ-unsaturated Ketones via Ring Opening of Methyltrimethylsilyl Cyclopropanes
Austin Eades,1 Andrew Edwards2 and Michael Rubin2
1Fort Lewis College, Durango Colorado and 2University of Kansas, Department of Chemistry

Photoluminescence Experiments on 2D Materials
Sarah Gavin, Sam Lane and Hui Zhao
University of Kansas, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Fluorescence Lifetime Studies of Calmodulin-eNOS Complexes
Karina Guadalupe,1 Shelia Bailey2 and Carey Johnson2
1California State University, San Marcos California and 2University of Kansas, Department of Chemistry

Photochromic Switching in the Plasmonic Field of Gold Nanoparticles
Whitney Harmon, Christorpher Otolski and Christopher Elles
University of Kansas, Department of Chemistry

Unexpected Silencing at a Genetically Engineered Locus: Mechanism and Sequences
Mattea Keister, Vaishnavi Nagarajan, David Benson and Lisa Timmons
University of Kansas, Department of Molecular Biosciences

Synthesis of New Glyoxime-Based Electrocatalysts for Small-Molecule Activation
Daniel King,1 Amit Kumar,2 Victor Day2and James Blakemore2
1St.Olaf College, Northfield Minnesota and 2University of Kansas, Department of Chemistry

Toward a Low-valent, Poly-electrochromic Nanocomplex with up to 20-Electron Redox Capacity
David Maldonado-Ruiz,1 Jason C. Applegate2 and Mikhail V. Barybin2
1University of Texas, Permian Basin, Odessa Texas and 2University of Kansas, Department of Chemistry

Increasing the Efficiency of Electrostatic Calculations for Vapor-Liquid Equilibria
Trevor Neal,1 Ezekiel Piskulich2 and Brian Laird2
1Westminister College, Fulton Missouri and 2University of Kansas, Department of Chemistry

Saturation Kinetics of Mn(III)-OH Complexes via Computational Methods
Travis Rivera,1 Derek Rice2 and Timothy Jackson2
1Worcester State University, Worcester Massachusetts and 2University of Kansas, Department of Chemistry

Molecular Dynamics & Quantum Mechanical Simulations of Light-induced Isomerization of Deinococcus
Radiodurans Bacteriophytochrome

Kyler Ross,1 Sijian Ren,2 Alessandro Biancardi,2 Marco Caricato2 and Krzysztof Kuczera2
1Southern Nazarene University, Bethany Oklahoma and 2University of Kansas, Department of Chemistry

Development of Microchip Electrophoresis Based Separation for Analysis of Catecholamines in
Neurodegeneration in Zebrafish Brains

Sonia Schoneich, Shamal M. Gunawardhana and Susan Lunte
University of Kansas, Department of Chemistry

Generation and Characterization of a Manganese (III) Intermediate
Eleanor Stewart-Jones, Allyssa Massie, Melissa Denler and Timothy Jackson
University of Kansas, Department of Chemistry

On Chip Quantitative Measurements of miR-200a Based on Duplex-Specific Nuclease Signal Amplification
Rachel Uhlir,1 Xin Zhou2 and Yong Zeng2
1University of Mary, Bismarck North Dakota and 2University of Kansas, Department of Chemistry

Characterizing the Role of FtnA in Pseudomonas Aeruginosa
Bryan Vasquez, Anabel Soldano, Huili Yao and Mario Rivera
University of Kansas, Department of Chemistry

Measuring Chemotherapy-Induced Dopamine Changes in Zebrafish
Nicole Walker,1 Thomas Field,2 Chase Stucky2 and Michael A. Johnson2
1Western Illinois University, Macomb Illinois and 2University of Kansas, Department of Chemistry

Assessing the Scope & Limitations of a New 13C NMR Approach for Probing Charge Delocalization
in Electron-rich Organometallics Featuring the Isocyanide Junction Unit

Zachary Wood, Mason D. Hart and Mikhail V. Barybin
University of Kansas, Department of Chemistry
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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2017 REU NEWS

Published News: 
On July 24, 2017 - Cameron Liss had his research featured in the ACS Journal of Chemical Theory & Computation.  Cameron served as a 2016 REU Participant under the direction of Professor Marco Caricato.  The article is titled:  "Electronic Coupling for Donor-Bridge-Acceptor Systems with a Bridge-Overlap Approach"  Click to access abstract


► "HEADLINER" - Mark Graven not only makes the new in Ireland, but here at KU:  Click for the story

1992 REU Alumni Joseph Cavaleri
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