Student/Faculty Research

Asterisks Indicate Undergraduate Students; Presenters Listed First.

  1. Stephanie M. Velardo* and Marc A. Harris, Ruthenium tris-bypyridine oligimers as host systems for alkali and alkaline earth guests. Presented at the 15th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, Oct 20, 2012. Presentation was judged as a first place winner in chemistry division.
  2. Travis S. Bicher* and Walter A. Patton,  Production and characterization of the dimerization domain of E. coli GMP synthetase. Presented at the 15th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, Oct 20, 2012. Presentation was judged as a first place winner in biochemistry division.
  3. Alyssa D. Mitchell*, Ashley M. McDaniel and Matthew P Shores Exploring non-innocent ligand behavior in Zn (II) diimine complexes.  Presented at the 15th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, Oct 20, 2012. Alyssa performed her research at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO during summer 2012 when she was a summer researcher in Colorado State’s National Science Foundation-sponsored Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program.
  4. Anderson L. Marsh, Development of a Nanoscience Research Program at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution, Presented at the 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA, August 2012. Invited talk as part of the Nanomaterials in Undergraduate Education and Research Symposium.
  5. Beall*, Edward J. and Marsh, Anderson L., Comparison of Pt and Pd Foil Surfaces for the Deep Oxidation of Nitromethane, Presented at the 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA, August 2012. Part of the Division of Physical Chemistry Undergraduate Workshop.
  6. Justin M. Kontra*, Nicholas C. Boaz*, Samantha J. Bowen*, Timothy J. Peelen , Organocatalyzed reactions for the asymmetric synthesis of Fmoc-protected Beta2-amino acids , Presented at the 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA, August 2012.
  7. Gross*, Kyle M. and Marsh, Anderson L., Effect of Capping Agent Molecular Weight on Catalytic Activity and Selectivity of Nanoscale Palladium Catalysts for Aqueous Phase Hydrogenations, Presented at the 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA, August 2012.
  8. Allison M. Putt* and Marc Harris, Complexation Studies of Ru(II) and Re(I) Pendant Polyamine Host Complexes, Presented at the 243rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 2012.
  9. Carey*, M. C.; Manbeck*, K. A.; Musselwhite*, N. E.; Carl*, L. M.; Gross*, K. M.; and Marsh, A. L., Quantification of Active Surface Sites on Platinum Nanocatalysts Dispersed in Aqueous Solution by Attenuated Total Reflectance Infrared Spectroscopy, Presented at the 243rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 2012.
  10. Carl*, L. M.; Carey*, M. C.; Kalnoski*, C. E.; and Marsh, A. L. Factors Affecting Catalytic Activity for Nitrophenol Hydrogenation on Colloidal Platinum Nanocatalysts , Presented at the 243rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 2012.
  11. Wagner*, S. B.; Carl*, L. M.; Straka*, C. J.; Schmidt*, M. P.; Berg*, C. M.; and Marsh, A. L. Singlet Oxygen Production using Zinc Sulfide Semiconductor Nanocrystals , Presented at the 243rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 2012.
  12. Marsh, A.L., Kulp*, A. K.; Jenkins*, A. L.; Carl*, L. M.; Straka*, C. J., and Urban, R. A. Effect of Capping Agent on Interactions of Zinc Sulfide Nanocrystals with an Aquatic Plant Species, Presented at the 243rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 2012.
  13. Walter A. Patton and Katalyn L. Funk* "Investigations into the Stability of the ATPP Domain of E. coli GMP Synthetase." Presented at the Eastern Regional Meeting of the Biophysical Society, Penn State Medical College, Hershey, PA, November 11, 2011.
  14. Kimberly L. Holt* and Walter A. Patton “Synthesis and characterization of peptide-capped ZnS nanoparticles.” Presented at the 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, Oct 22, 2011  Awarded second place in biochemistry division.
  15. Halley R. Washburn*, Colleen L. Delaney* and Walter A. Patton “Approaches to the MALDI-TOF mass spectral analysis of a membrane-bound protein.” Presented at the 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, Oct 22, 2011.
  16. Katalyn R. Funk*, Lindsey N. Irvin* and Walter A. Patton “Investigations into the stability of the ATPP domain of E coli GMPS.” Presented at the 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, Oct 22, 2011.  
  17. Monica C. Carey*, Kyle M. Gross*, Edward Beall*, Nate E. Musselwhite* and Anderson L. Marsh, “Enhancement of chemoselectivity in cinnamaldeyde hydrogenation using silica-supported platinum nanocatalysts,” Presented at the 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, Oct 22, 2011.
  18. Michael Schmidt*, Christopher Berg* and Anderson Marsh, “Synthesis of biocompatible zinc sulfide nanocrystals and their application to phototherapeutic reactions.” Presented at the 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA, Mar 27-31, 2011.
  19. Kimberly L. Holt* and Walter A. Patton “Synthesis and characterization of peptide-capped ZnS nanoparticles.” Presented at the 46th Midwest, 39th Great Lakes, Joint Regional ACS Meeting, Saint Louis, MO, Oct 20, 2011.  
  20. Allison M. Putt* and Marc Harris “Complexation studies of Ru(II) and Re(I) pendant polyamine host complexes.” Presented at the 46th Midwest, 39th Great Lakes, Joint Regional ACS Meeting, Saint Louis, MO, Oct 20, 2011.
  21. Lindsay M. Carl*, Collin J. Straka*, Michael P. Schmidt*, Christopher M. Berg* and Anderson Marsh “Synthesis of biocompatible zinc sulfide nanocrystals and their use in photodegradations.” Presented at the 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, Oct 22, 2011. Awarded second place in chemistry division.
  22. Alyssa Kulp*, Amanda Jenkins*, Anderson L. Marsh and Rebecca A. Urban “The effect of zinc sulfide nanopartiles on spirodela polyrhiza.” Presented at the 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, Oct 22, 2011.
  23. Peelen, Timothy J.; Boaz*, Nicholas C.; Bowen*, Samantha J. “Organocatalyzed Reactions for the Asymmetric Synthesis of Unnatural, Fmoc-protected Amino Acids.” Presented at the 42nd National Organic Symposium: Princeton, NJ, June, 2011.
  24. Randall*, Kristopher W.; Parks*, Brandon W.; Peelen, Timothy J. “Ru(bpy)3Cl2 Photocatalyzed Reductive Cyclization of Enones.” Presented at the 42nd National Organic Symposium: Princeton, NJ, June, 2011.
  25. Kontra*, Justin M.; Parks*, Brandon W.; Peelen, Timothy J. “Development of an Undergraduate, Project-Based Laboratory to Introduce Students to Drug Discovery.” Presented at the 42nd National Organic Symposium: Princeton, NJ, June, 2011.
  26. Kontra*, Justin M.; Parks*, Brandon W.; Peelen, Timothy J. “ Development of a Project-based Laboratory Involving LC-MS to Introduce Students to Drug Discovery.” Student Award Symposium for Separation Science at the 42nd Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting of the ACS: College Park, MD, May, 2011.
  27. Hibshman, Kim,* Miller, Kenneth, and Dahlberg, Donald  "Effect of Flavanoid Structure on the Rate of Reduction of Nitrite Ion," 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA, March 2011. Awarded First Place in Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry Undergraduate Research Session.
  28. Carl, L. M.; Howard, H. R.; Marsh, A. L. “Reactions of Water and Acetonitrile in the Investigation of Amino Acid in Space.” 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA, March 2011
  29. Musselwhite, N. E.; Gross, K. M.; Straka, C. J.; Marsh, A. L. “Investigation of the Chemoselective Hydrogenation of Cinnamaldehyde Utilizing a Variety of Platinum Based Catalysts.” 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA, March 2011
  30. Wagner, S. B.; Musselwhite, N. E.; Gross, K. M.; Straka, C. J.; Marsh, A. L. “ Aqueous-Phase Chemoselective Hydrogenation of Cyclohexenone Using Platinum Nanocataysts.” 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA, March 2011
  31. Schmidt, M. P.; Berg, C. M.; Marsh, A. L. “ Synthesis of Biocompatible Zinc Sulfide Nanocrystals and Their Application to Phototherapeutic Reactions.” 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA, March 2011
  32. Bowen*, Samantha J.; Boaz*, Nicholas C.; Peelen, Timothy J. “ Organocatalyzed Reactions of Amino Aldehydes For The Asymmetric Synthesis of Unnatural, FMOC-Protected,β2 Amino Acids.” Presented at the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 2010. Awarded Second Place in Chemistry Division. 
  33. Wagner*, Sarah B.; Musselwhite*, Nathan E.; Gross*, Kyle M.; Stratka*, Collin J.; Marsh, Anderson L. “Aqueous-Phase Chemoselective Hydrogenation of Cyclohexenone Using Platinum Nanocataysts.” Presented at the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 2010.
  34. Randall*, Kristopher W.; Parks*, Brandon W.; Peelen, Timothy J. “Ru(bpy)3Cl2 Photocatalyzed Reductive Cyclization of Enones.” Presented at the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 2010.
  35. Kontra*, Justin M.; Parks*, Brandon W.; Peelen, Timothy J. “Development of an Undergraduate, Project-Based Laboratory to Introduce Students to Drug Discovery.” Presented at the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 2010. Awarded Second Place in Chemistry Division.
  36. Velardo*, Stephanie; McMahon*, Lindsey; Harris, Marc. “Complexation Studies of Ethylene-Oxide Bridged Ruthenium Oligomers.” Presented at the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 2010. Awarded First Place in Chemistry Division.
  37. Carl*, Lindsay; Howard*, Heather; Marsh, Anderson. “Reactions of Water and Acetonitrile in the Investigation of Amino Acid in Space.” Presented at the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 2010.
  38. Musselwhite*, Nathan E.; Gross*, Kyle M.; Stratka*, Collin J.; Wagner*, Sarah; Marsh, Anderson L. “Investigation of the Chemoselective Hydrogenation of Cinnamaldehyde Utilizing a Variety of Platinum Based Catalysts.” Presented at the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 2010.
  39. Schmidt*, Michael P.; Berg*, Christopher M.; Marsh, Anderson L. “Synthesis of Biocompatible Zinc Sulfide Nanocrystals and Their Application to Phototherapeutic Reactions.” Presented at the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 2010.
  40. Adams*, Ellen M.; Howard*, Heather R.; Wagner*, Sarah B.; Marsh, Anderson L. “ Temperature-Programmed Desorption Studies of Nitrile Photoreactions in the Synthesis of Amino Acids in the Interstellar Medium.” Presented at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2010.
  41. Musselwhite*, N. E.; Carl*, Lindsay M.; Marsh, Anderson L. “Employment of colloidal platinum nanocatalysts in aqueous-phase chemoselective ketone hydrogenation.” Presented at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2010.
  42. Howard*, Heather R.; Hodyss, Robert; Johnson, Paul; Kanik, Isik “ Photolytic Reactions in Ices Relevant to Triton.” Presented at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2010. (One of eight selected as best poster in Division of Physical Chemistry).
  43. Manbeck*, Kimberly A.; Carl*, Lindsay M.; Marsh, Anderson L. “Effect of reactant structure on activity and selectivity in hydrogenations using ‘green’ colloidal Pt nanocatalysts.” Presented at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2010.
  44. Schmidt*, Michael P.; Chehata*, V. J.; Domeier*, Philip P.; Lappas, Courtney M.; Marsh, Anderson L. “Use of Biocompatible Zinc Sulfide Nanocrystals in Phototherapeutic Applications.” Presented at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2010.
  45. Boaz*, Nicholas C.; Bair*, Nathaniel C.; Peelen, Timothy J., Leaving Group Effects in Acyl Iminium Chemistry: Opportunities For Novel Reactivity, 10th Annual Graduate and 5th Annual Undergraduate Student Poster Session at Temple University sponsored by the Philadelphia Section of the ACS, January 2010. (One of four selected as best undergraduate poster).
  46. Kartzman*, Matthew J.; Peelen, Timothy J., Alumina-Mediated Hydrolysis of Acetates, 10th Annual Graduate and 5th Annual Undergraduate Student Poster Session at Temple University sponsored by the Philadelphia Section of the ACS, January 2010.
  47. Musselwhite*, Nathan E.; Lyons*, Oliver D.; Marsh, Anderson L., Colloidal Platinum Nanocatalysts as a Means for Aqueous-Phase Chemoselective Ketone Hydrogenation, Presented at the 12th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2009. Awarded 1st Place in Chemistry Division.
  48. Howard*, Heather R.; Hodyss, R. ; Johnson, P.; Kanik, Isik, Photolytic Reactions in Ices Relevant To Triton, Presented at the 12th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2009. Awarded 2nd Place in Chemistry Division.
  49. Boaz*, Nicholas C.; Bair*, Nathaniel C.; Peelen, Timothy J., Leaving Group Effects in Acyl Iminium Chemistry: Opportunities For Novel Reactivity, Presented at the 12th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2009. Awarded 1st Place in Chemistry Division.
  50. O’Neill*, Colleen; Peelen, Timothy J.; Pollack, Sidney, Antimicrobial Effects of Juglone, Juglone Derivatives, and Quinones on Several Bacterial Strains Presented at the 12th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2009.
  51. Parks*, Brandon; Peelen, Timothy J., An Exercise in Drug Discover: Parallel Synthesis of Lidocaine Derivatives and Analysis of Their Metabolic Stability Using LC-MS-MS, Presented at the 12th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2009.
  52. Sanders*, Allix; Yeager*, Matthew; Harris, Marc, Complexation and Selectivity Studies of Multi-Receptor Bipyridine Oligomeric Host Systems and Their Metallated Cu(II), Ag(I), Pt(II), And Ru(II) Analogues by Liquid-Liquid Extraction, Mass Spectrometry, and Spectroscopic Analyses, Presented at the 12th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2009. Awarded 1st Place in Chemistry Division.
  53. Thomas*, Mark D.; Shipe*, Adam, Peelen, Timothy J., Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Reactions of a-Substituted Glycine Esters: Toward The Asymmetric Sythesis of Unnatural Amino Acids, Presented at the 12th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2009.
  54. Carr*, Richard; Lam*.Gary; Wier*, Greg; Patton, Walter, A Dual Approach to Assessing Domain Interaction in a Dimeric Bi-Functional Protein, Presented at the 12th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2009. Awarded 2nd Place in Biochemistry Division.
  55. Marsh, A. L.; Manbeck*, K. A.; Musselwhite*, N. E.; Lyons*, O. D.; Carl*, L. M. Platinum Nanocatalysts for ‘Greener’ Chemoselective Ketone Hydrogenation, Presented at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 2009.
  56. Harris, M., Sanders, A., and M. Yeager*, Pseudo-Macrocyclic and Macrocyclic Bipyridine Architectures that Function as Multireceptor Hosts for the Encapsulation of Simple Cationic Guests: The Search for an Efficient and Selective Cesium Ion Extractor, Presented at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 2009.
  57. Adams*, E. M.; Wagner*, S. B.; Porambo*, M. W.; Howard*, H. R.; Marsh, A. L. Temperature-programmed Desorption Studies of Interstellar Surface Photoreactions for the Synthesis of Amino Acids, Presented at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 2009.
  58. Sanders, A., Yeager*, M., and M. Harris Characterization and Complexation Studies of Novel Bipyridine Oligomeric Host Systems and Their Cu(II), Ag(I), and Pt(II) Metallomacrocyclic Analogs by Liquid-Liquid Extraction and ESI Mass Spectral Analysis. , Presented at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 2009.
  59. Musselwhite*, N. E.; Lyons*, O. D.; Marsh, A. L. Colloidal Platinum Nanocatalysts as a Means for Aqueous-Phase Chemoselective Ketone Hydrogenation, Presented at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 2009.
  60. Boaz*, Nicholas C.; Bair*, Nathaniel C.; Peelen, Timothy J., Leaving group effects in acyl iminium chemistry: Opportunities for novel reactivity. Presented at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 2009.
  61. Parks*, Brandon W.; Peelen, Timothy J., An Exercise in Drug Discovery: Parallel Synthesis of Lidocaine Derivatives and Analysis of Their Metabolic Stability Using LC-MS-MS. Presented at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 2009.
  62. Thomas*, Mark D.; Potter II*, Kenneth F.; Wier*, Adam D.; Peelen, Timothy J., Lewis acid-catalyzed reactions of a-substituted glycine esters: Toward the asymmetric synthesis of unnatural amino acids. Presented at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 2009.
  63. Manbeck, K. A., Carl, L. M., Marsh, A. L. Mechanisms of ‘green’ ketone hydrogenations using colloidal platinum nanocatalysts, Presented at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 2009.
  64. Schmidt*, M. P., Berg*, C. M., and Marsh, A. L. Synthesis of biocompatible zinc sulfide nanocrystals and their application to phototherapeutic reactions, Presented at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 2009.
  65. Parks*, Brandon W.; Peelen, Timothy J., An Exercise in Drug Discovery: Parallel Synthesis of Lidocaine Derivatives and Analysis of Their Metabolic Stability Using LC-MS-MS. Presented at the 41st National Organic Symposium, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, June 2009.
  66. Porambo, M. W. Amino Acids…In…Space! Development of Temperature Programmed Desorption Instrumentation and Preliminary Surface Chemistry Experiments, Presented at the 73rd Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, April 2009.
  67. Boaz*, Nicholas C.; Bair*, Nathaniel C.; Peelen, Timothy J., Activation of Fmoc-protected N,O-Acetals Using Trimethylsilyl Halides: Mechanistic and Synthetic Studies. Presented at the 73rd Intercollegiate Student Chemistry Convention at Franklin & Marshall College, April 2009. Awarded 1st Place in Organic Chemistry Division
  68. Parks*, Brandon W.; Peelen, Timothy J., An Exercise in Drug Discovery: Parallel Synthesis of Lidocaine Derivatives and Analysis of Their Metabolic Stability Using LC-MS-MS. Presented at the 73rd Intercollegiate Student Chemistry Convention at Franklin & Marshall College, April 2009.
  69. Marsh, A. L.; Porambo, M. W.; Berg, C. M.; Howard, H. R. Synthesis of zinc sulfide nanocrystals and their application to environmentally and biologically relevant photoreactions, Presented at the 237th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 2009.
  70. Bair*, Nathaniel C.; Peelen, Timothy J., Leaving Group Effects in Acyl Iminium Chemistry: Opportunities for Novel Reactivity. Presented at the 9th Annual Graduate and 4th Annual Undergraduate Student Poster Session at Temple University sponsored by the Philadelphia Section of the ACS, January 2009. One of three selected as best undergraduate poster.
  71. Potter*, Kenneth F.; Wier*, Adam D.; Peelen, Timothy J., Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Reactions of a-Acetoxy Glycine Esters: Toward the Asymmetric Synthesis of Unnatural Amino Acids. Presented at the 9th Annual Graduate and 4th Annual Undergraduate Student Poster Session at Temple University sponsored by the Philadelphia Section of the ACS, January 2009. One of three selected as best undergraduate poster.
  72. Wier*, Adam D.; Schwanger*, Sara E.; Peelen, Timothy J., Diastereomeric Interactions in Esterifications of Chiral Trifluoromethyl Alcohols. Presented at the 9th Annual Graduate and 4th Annual Undergraduate Student Poster Session at Temple University sponsored by the Philadelphia Section of the ACS, January 2009.
  73. Schwanger*, Sara E.; Peelen, Timothy J., Diastereomeric Interactions of Trifluoromethyl Containing Compounds: A Window into the Origins of Homochirality. Presented at the 9th Annual Graduate and 4th Annual Undergraduate Student Poster Session at Temple University sponsored by the Philadelphia Section of the ACS, January 2009.
  74. Parks*, Brandon W.; Peelen, Timothy J., An Exercise in Drug Discovery: Parallel Synthesis of Lidocaine Derivatives and Analysis of Their Metabolic Stability Using LC-MS-MS. Presented at the 9th Annual Graduate and 4th Annual Undergraduate Student Poster Session at Temple University sponsored by the Philadelphia Section of the ACS, January 2009.
  75. Schwanger, Sara*; Peelen, Timothy J. Diastereomeric Interactions of Trifluoromethyl Containing Compounds: A Window into the Origins of Homochirality. 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 11, 2008. Awarded first place in chemistry division.
  76. Sanders, Allix*; Yeager, Matt*; Harris, Marc. Cu(II), Ag (I), and Pt(II) Bipyridine Oligomer Metallomacrocycles that Function as Efficient Host Complexes for the Encapsulation of Alkali Ion Guests. 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 11, 2008.
  77. Thomas, Mark*; Lengle, Benjamin*; Peelen, Timothy J. Nucleophile-Catalyzed Ireland-Claisen Rearrangements of Allylic Acrylate Esters. 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 11, 2008.
  78. Schmidt, Charles, R.*; Parks, Brandon W.*; Patton, Walter A. Ruthenium Bipyridine Compounds as SDS-PAGE- and MALDI-Compatible Protein Labels. 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 11, 2008. Awarded second place in biochemistry division.
  79. Wier, Adam*; Schwanger, Sara*; Peelen, Timothy J. Diastereomeric Interactions in Esterifications of Chiral Trifluoromethyl Alcohols. 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 11, 2008.
  80. Wier, Greg*; Lam, Gary*; Patton, Walter A. Investigating Domain Interactions in E. coli GMP Synthetase through Use of Peptide Phage Display. 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 11, 2008.
  81. Wier, Eric*; Patton, Walter A. Enhancing the Analysis of Oligonucleotides by MALDI-TOF MS. 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 11, 2008.
  82. Manbeck, Kimberly A.*; Musselwhite, Nathan*; Kauffman, Carrie A*.; Lyons, Oliver D.*; Marsh, Anderson L. A “Green” Approach to Ketone Hydrogenations using Colloidal Platinum Nanocatalysts. 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 11, 2008.
  83. Burkey, Samantha*; Garrett, Timothy*; Harris, Marc. Investigating Host-Guest Interactions between Bipyridine Azacrown-Ether Macrocycles and Alkylai Ion Guests. 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 11, 2008. Awarded first place in chemistry division.
  84. Porambo, Michael W.*; Howard, Heather R.*; Navin, Jason K.*; Marsh, Anderson L. Development of a User-Friendly Software Program for Temperature-Programmed Desorption Studies of Interstellar Chemistry. 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 11, 2008. Awarded second place in chemistry division.
  85. Potter, Kenneth F.*; Peelen, Timothy J. Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Reactions of alpha-Acetoxy Glycine Esters: Toward the Asymmetric Synthesis of Unnatural Amino Acids. 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 11, 2008.
  86. Parks, Brandon W.*; Peelen, Timothy J. An Exercise in Drug Discovery: Parallel Synthesis of Lidocaine Derivatives and Analysis of Their Metabolic Stability Using LC-MS-MS. 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 11, 2008. Awarded second place in chemistry division.
  87. Carr, Richard*; Patton, Walter A. Functional Domain Interactions in E. coli GMP Synthetase. 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 11, 2008.
  88. Bair, Nathaniel*; Peelen, Timothy J. Leaving Group Effects in Acyl Iminium Chemistry: Opportunities for Novel Reactivity. 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 11, 2008. Judged first place in chemistry division.
  89. Boaz, Nicholas*; Bauer, James; Siedlecki, Christopher. The effect of Protein Adsorption Competition on FXIa Generation in Material-Induced Blook Plasma Coagulation. 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 11, 2008. Judged first place in biochemistry division.
  90. Bair*, Nathaniel; Peelen, Timothy J. Mechanistic Studies in Enamine Organocatalysis: A Simple Assay For Identifying Kinetically Controlled Organocatalysis. 72nd Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Elizabethtown College, April 19, 2008.
  91. Berg*, Christopher M.; Marsh, Anderson L. Kinetic Study of the Photocatalytic Activity of Zinc Sulfide Nanocrystals Capped by Amino Acids. 72nd Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Elizabethtown College, April 19, 2008.
  92. Garrett*, Timothy; Harris, Marc. Nosyl As An Efficient Protecting Group for the Synthesis of Bipyridine Aza-Crown Ether Macrocycles; An Ion Encapsulation Study of Macrocyclic Amines. 72nd Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Elizabethtown College, April 19, 2008. Judged first place in Inorganic Chemistry division.
  93. Houser*, Kenneth; Harris, Marc. Cu(II), AG(I) and Pt(II) Bipyridine Oligomer Metallomacrocycles that Function as Efficient Host Complexes for the Encapsulation of Alkali Ion Guests. 72nd Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Elizabethtown College, April 19, 2008.
  94. Kauffman*, Carrie; Marsh, Anderson L. Hydrogenation of Cyclohexanone By Colloidal Platinum Nanocatalysts. 72nd Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Elizabethtown College, April 19, 2008.   Judged second place in Physical Chemistry division.
  95. Lengle*, Benjamin; Peelen, Timothy J. Nucleophile-catalyzed Ireland-Claisen Rearrangements of Allylic Acrylate Esters. 72nd Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Elizabethtown College, April 19, 2008.
  96. Parks*, Brandon; Harris, Marc.; Patton, Walter A. Cation-Exchange Chromatography as a Purification Step in the Preparaton of Ruthenium (II) Tris-Bipyridine Complexes. 72nd Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Elizabethtown College, April 19, 2008.
  97. Porambo*, Michael; Marsh, Anderson L. Photocatalytic Degradation of 2-Chlorophenol by Undoped and Doped Zinc Sulfide Nanocrystals Capped with Poly(vinylpyrrolidone). 72nd Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Elizabethtown College, April 19, 2008.   Judged first place in Physical Chemistry division.
  98. Potter*, Kenneth; Peelen, Timothy J. Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Reactions of Allyl Silanes with N,)-Acetals: Toward the Asymmetric Synthesis of Unnatural Amino Acids. 72nd Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Elizabethtown College, April 19, 2008.
  99. Schmidt*, Charles; Harris, Marc.; Patton, Walter A. Ruthenium Bipyridine Compounds as SDS-PAGE-and MALDI-Compatible Protein Labels. 72nd Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Elizabethtown College, April 19, 2008.
  100. Peelen, Timothy J.; Hartman*, Alison E.; Brophy*, Cheryl L.; Cupp*, Julia A.; Hodge*, Daniel K.; Potter*, Kenneth F.; Wier*, Adam D. Direct synthesis of Fmoc-protected amines and amino acids using Fmoc-protected iminium ions. Abstracts of Papers, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-10, 2008.
  101. Marsh, Anderson L.; Navin*, Jason K.; Kauffman*, Carrie A.; Manbeck*, Kimberly A.; Porambo*, Michael W. Aqueous-phase hydrogenation of ketones using colloidal platinum nanocatalysts. Abstracts of Papers, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-10, 2008.
  102. Berg*, Christopher M.; Marsh, Anderson L. Synthesis, characterization, and photocatalytic activity of zinc sulfide nanocrystals capped by amino acids. Abstracts of Papers, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-10, 2008.
  103. Porambo*, Michael W.; Marsh, Anderson L. Photocatalytic degradation of 2-chlorophenol by undoped and doped colloidal zinc sulfide nanocrystals. Abstracts of Papers, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-10, 2008.
  104. Navin*, Jason K.; Marsh, Anderson L. Mechanistic insights into ketone hydrogenation from studies using model platinum nanocatalysts. Abstracts of Papers, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-10, 2008.
  105. Kauffman*, Carrie A.; Marsh, Anderson L. Chemoselective hydrogenation of cyclic ketones by colloidal platinum nanocatalysts. Abstracts of Papers, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-10, 2008.
  106. Sanders*, Allix; Houser*, Kenneth; Harris, Marc A. Synthesis and characterization of novel oligomeric host systems and their complexation abilities. Abstracts of Papers, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-10, 2008.
  107. Manbeck*, Kimberly A.; Kauffman*, Carrie A.; Navin*, Jason K.; Marsh, Anderson L. Effect of capping agent on cyclohexanone hydrogenation using colloidal Pt nanocatalysts. Abstracts of Papers, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-10, 2008.
  108. Bair*, Nathaniel C.; Peelen, Timothy J. Mechanistic studies in enamine organocatalysis: A simple assay for identifying kinetically controlled organocatalysis. Abstracts of Papers, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-10, 2008.
  109. Potter*, Kenneth F.; Wier*, Adam D.; Peelen, Timothy J. Lewis acid-catalyzed reactions of allyl silanes with N,O-acetals: Toward the asymmetric synthesis of unnatural amino acids. Abstracts of Papers, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-10, 2008.
  110. Garrett*, Timothy; Harris, Marc. Nosyl as an efficient protecting group for the synthesis of bipyridine aza-crown ether macrocycles; an ion encapsulation study of macrocyclic amines. 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2007.  Judged first place in chemistry division.
  111. Wier*, Adam; Potter, Kenneth; Peelen, Timothy. Lewis acid-catalyzed reactions of allyl silanes with alpha-acetoxy glycine esters: toward the asymmetric synthesis of unnatural amino acids. 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2007.
  112. Houser*, Kenneth; Harris, Marc. Cu(II), Ag(I), and Pt(II) bipyridine oligomer metallomacrocycles that function as efficient host complexes for the encapsulation of alkali ion guests. 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2007. Judged first place in chemistry division.
  113. Berg*, Christopher; Marsh, Anderson. Synthesis, characterization, and photocatalytic activity of zinc sulfide nanocrystals capped by amino acids. 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2007.
  114. Schmidt*, Charles; Harris, Marc; Patton, Walter. Ruthenium bipyridine compounds as SDS-PAGE- and MALDI-compatible protein labels. 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2007.  Judged first place in chemistry division.
  115. Bair*, Nathaniel; Peelen, Timothy. Mechanistic studies in enamine organocatalysis: a simple assay for identifying kinetically controlled organocatalysts. 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2007.  Judged second place in chemistry division.
  116. Porambo*, Michael; Marsh, Anderson. Photochemical degradation of 2-chlorophenol by undoped and doped zinc sulfide nanocrystals capped with poly(vinylpyrrolidone). 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2007.
  117. Hodge*, Daniel; Peelen, Timothy. The development of reactions of enamines with Fmoc-protected N,O-acetals. 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2007.  Judged second place in chemistry division.
  118. Martin*, Carrie; Marsh, Anderson. Hydrogenation of cyclohexanone by colloidal platinum nanocatalysts. 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2007.
  119. Lam*, Gary; Patton, Walter. The use of a peptide phage display library to probe domain interactions in E. coli GMP synthetase. 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2007.  Judged second place in biochemistry division.
  120. Harris, Marc A.; Houser*, Kenneth; Garrett*, Timothy. Ethoxy-bridged bipyridine oligomers as selective host ligands for cationic guests. Abstracts of Papers, 234th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 19-23, 2007.
  121. Patton, Walter A. Identification of bacteria using MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry: An undergraduate laboratory exercise. Abstracts of Papers, 234th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 19-23, 2007.
  122. Marsh, Anderson L. Nanotechnology as a topic for teaching freshman writing. Abstracts of Papers, 234th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 19-23, 2007.
  123. Lam*, G. and Patton W.A.  Structure-function relationships in a potential chemotherapeutic target.  Innoventure, Hershey, PA, Poster #146, May 4 (2007).
  124. Patton, Walter A.; Harris Marc A.; Callan*, P.E.  The application of ruthenium tris-bipyridine compounds as labels for peptide chains.  National Meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Washington, DC, Poster #796.7, April 28 - May 2, 2007.
  125. Lam*, G. and Patton W.A.  The effects of removing the GAT domain from E. coli GMP synthetase.  National Meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Washington, DC, Poster #511.13, April 28 - May 2, 2007.
  126. Cupp*, Julia A.; Peelen, Timothy J. The development of reactions of silyl enol ethers with Fmoc-protected acyl imines. 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 14,  2006.
  127. Hartman*, Alison E.; Peelen, Timothy J. Development of novel C-C bond-forming reactions for the efficient synthesis of Fmoc-protected amines. 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 14, 2006.  Juudged first place in chemistry division.
  128. Navin*, Jason K.; Marsh, Anderson L. Hydrogenation of cyclohexanone by colloidal platinum nanocatalysts. 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 14, 2006.
  129. Gordon*, Thomas R. ; Marsh, Anderson L. Role of the dissolution of iron species in the aqueous phase oxidation of 2-Chlorophenol by goethite. 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 14, 2006.  Judged second place in chemistry division.
  130. Garrett*, Timothy; Harris, Marc. Preparation and deprotection of nosyl-protected aza-crown-ether macrocycles, an ion encapsulation study of protected vs. free macrocyclic amines. 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 14, 2006.  Judged second place in chemistry division.
  131. Porambo*, Michael W.; Marsh, Anderson L. Synthesis and photobluminescent properties of doped ZNS nanocrystals capped by poly(vinylpyrrolidone).  9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 14, 2006.
  132. Houser*, Kenneth; Harris, Marc. Novel ethoxy-bridged bipyridine oligomers that function as host molecules for the encapsulation of small alkali ion guests, a liquid-liquid ion transport study. 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 14, 2006.  Judged first place in chemistry division.
  133. Callan*, Paige E.; Patton, Walter A.; Harris, Marc. Application of ruthenium and osmium tris-bipyridine frameworks as mass markers in MALDI-TOF experiments involving covalently labeled peptide chains. 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 14,  2006.
  134. Garrett*, Timothy; Harris, Marc. Preparation and deprotection of nosyl-protected aza-crown-ether macrocycles, an ion encapsulation study of protected vs. free macrocyclic amines. 35th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Binghamton, NY, October 5-7, 2006.
  135. Houser*, Kenneth; Harris, Marc. Novel ethoxy-bridged bipyridine oligomers that function as host molecules for the encapsulation of small alkali ion guests, a liquid-liquid ion transport study. Abstracts, 35th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Binghamton, NY, United States, October 5-7, 2006.
  136. Cupp*, Julia A.; Peelen, Timothy J. The development of reactions of silyl enol ethers with Fmoc-protected acyl imines. Abstracts, 35th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Binghamton, NY, United States, October 5-7, 2006.
  137. Nkurunziza*, Eric; Peelen, Timothy J. Mechanistic studies in organocatalysis: additions to aldehydes and ketones catalyzed by 2-substituted pyrrolidines. Abstracts, 35th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Binghamton, NY, October 5-7, 2006.
  138. Hartman*, Alison E.; Peelen, Timothy J. Development of novel C-C bond-forming reactions for the efficient synthesis of Fmoc-protected amines. Abstracts, 35th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Binghamton, NY, October 5-7,  2006.
  139. Porambo*, Michael W.; Marsh, Anderson L. Synthesis and Photoluminescent Properties of Doped ZnS Nanocrystals Capped by Poly(vinylpyrrolidone). Abstracts, 35th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Binghamton, NY, October 5-7,  2006.
  140. Peelen, Timothy J.; Brophy*, Cheryl L.; Hartman*, Alison E. Development of Fmoc-protected acyl imines for C-C bond-forming reactions: The direct synthesis of Fmoc-protected amines. Abstracts of Papers, 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, United States, Sept. 10-14, 2006.
  141. Marsh, Anderson L.; Navin*, Jason K. Size characterization of colloidal metal catalyst nanoparticles by matrix assisted laser desorption ionization mass spectrometry. Abstracts of Papers, 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Sept. 10-14, 2006.
  142. Gordon*, Thomas R.; Marsh, Anderson L. Temperature dependence of the oxidation of 2-chlorophenol at the water-goethite interface. Abstracts of Papers, 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Sept. 10-14, 2006.
  143. Hartman*, Alison E.; Brophy*, Cheryl L.; Peelen, Timothy J. Development of novel C-C bond-forming reactions for the efficient synthesis of Fmoc-protected amines. Abstracts of Papers, 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Sept. 10-14, 2006.
  144. Navin*, Jason K.; Marsh, Anderson L. Determination of the size of polymer-coated metallic nanoparticles by MALDI-MS. Abstracts of Papers, 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, United States, Sept. 10-14, 2006.
  145. Callan*, Paige E.; Patton, Walter A.; Harris, Marc. Application of ruthenium and osmium tris-bipyridine frameworks as mass markers in MALDI-TOF experiments involving covalently labeled peptide chains. Abstracts of Papers, 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, United States, Sept. 10-14, 2006.
  146. Weigand*, Aubrei J.; Moe, Owen A. Effect of ligands on the conformative response in E. coli GMP synthetase. Abstracts of Papers, 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Sept. 10-14, 2006.
  147. Peelen, Timothy J.; Brophy, Cheryl L.; Hartman, Alison E. The development of Fmoc-protected acyl imines for C-C bond-forming reactions: the direct synthesis of Fmoc-protected amines. Abstracts, 38th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Hershey, PA, June 4-7, 2006.
  148. Gordon*, Thomas R.; Marsh, Anderson L. Temperature Dependence of the Aqueous Phase Oxidation of 2-Chlorophenol by Goethite. Abstracts, 38th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Hershey, PA, June 4-7, 2006.
  149. Navin*, Jason K.; Marsh, Anderson L. Determination of the Size of Polymer Encapsulated Metal Nanoparticles by Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Mass Spectrometry. Abstracts, 38th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Hershey, PA, June 4-7, 2006.
  150. Nkurunziza*, Eric; Peelen, Timothy J. A colorimetric assay for monitoring the kinetics of proline-catalyzed additions of azodicarboxylates to aldehydes. Abstracts, 38th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Hershey, PA, June 4-7, 2006.
  151. Hartman*, Alison E.; Brophy*, Cheryl L.; Peelen, Timothy J. Development of novel C-C bond-forming reactions for the efficient synthesis of Fmoc-protected amines. Abstracts, 38th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Hershey, PA, June 4-7, 2006.
  152. Smith*, Daniel J.; Peelen, Timothy J. Mechanistic studies in organocatalysis: additions to aldehydes catalyzed by 2-substituted pyrrolidines. Abstracts, 38th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Hershey, PA, United States, June 4-7, 2006.
  153. AuBrei Weigand* and Owen A. Moe. Interdomain Communication in E. coli GMP Synthetase. 70th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, April 22, 2006.
  154. Alison Hartman* and Timothy J. Peelen. Preparation of a Novel Fmoc-Protected N,O-Acetal Reagent for the Direct Synthesis of Fmoc-Protected Amines. 70th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, April 22, 2006.
  155. Thomas Gordon* and Anderson L. Marsh. Temperature Dependence of the Aqueous Phase Oxidation of 2-Chlorophenol by Goethite. 70th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, April 22, 2006.
  156. Cheryl Brophy* and Timothy J. Peelen. Development and Optimization of C-C Bond Forming Reactions for the Green Synthesis of Fmoc-Protected Amines. 70th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, April 22, 2006.
  157. Jessica L. Abbott*, Danielle T. Loughlin* and Walter A Patton. The effects of removing the ammonia-generating GAT domain from E. coli GMP synthetase. Merck Scholar’s Poster Presentations, American Association for the Advancement of Science National Meeting, St. Louis, MO, February 16, 2006.
  158. Thomas R. Gordon* and Anderson L. Marsh.  Temperature Dependence of the Aqueous Phase Oxidation of 2-Chlorophenol by Goethite. 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2005, judged first place in chemistry division.
  159. Jason Navin* and Anderson L. Marsh.  Determination of the Size of Polymer-Coated Metallic Nanoparticles by MALDI-MS.  8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2005, judged second place in chemistry division.
  160. Jeremy Umbenhauer* and Marc Harris.  Synthesis of Bipyridine Containing Aza-Crown-Ether Macrocycles using the Template Effect Provided by Bulky Sulfonamide Protecting Groups. 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2005, judged first place in chemistry division.
  161. Jo Scarino* and Marc Harris.  Synthesis of Metallomacrocycle Nano-Devices Through the Coordination of Platinum (II), Rhodium (I), or Copper (I) Metal Centers to Ethoxy-Bridged Bipyridine Oligomers. 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2005.
  162. Daniel J. Smith* and Timothy J. Peelen.  Mechanistic Studies in Organocatalysis: Additions to Aldehydes Catalyzed by 2-Substituted Pyrrolidines. 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2005, judged first place in chemistry division.
  163. Cheryl L. Brophy*, Alison E. Hartman* and Timothy J. Peelen.  Development of Novel C-C Bond Forming Reactions for the Efficient Synthesis of Fmoc-Protected Amines.  8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2005, judged second place in chemistry division.
  164. Eric Nkurunziza* and Timothy J. Peelen.  A Colorimetric Assay for Monitoring the Kinetics of Proline-Catalyzed Additions of Azodicarboxylates to Aldehydes. 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2005.
  165. AuBrei Weigand*, Angela Petiak*, and Owen A. Moe.  Interdomain Communication in E. coli GMP Synthetase. 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2005.
  166. Derek M. Hinds* and Walter A. Patton.  Properties of the Individual Domains of E. coli GMP Synthetase. 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, October 15, 2005, judged first place in Biochemistry division.
  167. Danielle T. Loughlin*, Derek M. Hinds*, Jordan M. Newell*, Mary E. Olanich* and Walter A. Patton.  Properties of the Individual Domains of E. coli GMP Synthetase.  American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 28, 2005.
  168. Melanie A. Weller*, Jessica L. Abbott* J.L., Sidney Pollack and Walter A. Patton.  Functional Characteristics of the ATPP domain of E. coli GMP Synthetase. American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 28, 2005.
  169. Johanna Scarino* and Marc Harris.  Oligobipyridine Nanodevices That Function as Reversible Molecular Switches Through the Encapsulation of Guest Alkali Ions. 230th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington DC, August 28-31 2005.
  170. Jeremy Umbenhauer* and Marc Harris.  Crown-Ether Bipyridine Macrocycles that Sense Cation Encapsulation Through Peripheral d8-d8 Platinum Stacking Interactions. 230th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington DC, August 28-31 2005.
  171. Paige Callan*, Marc Harris, and Walter Patton.  Ruthenium and Osmium Polybipyridine Complexes that Function as Fluorescent Tags and Mass Markers in Protein Labeling Studies.  230th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington DC, August 28-31 2005.
  172. Johanna Scarino* and Marc Harris.  Oligobipyridine Nanodevices that Function as Reversible Molecular Switches through the Encapsulation of Guest Alkali Ions.  9th Annual Posters On the Hill Symposium, Hosted by Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR), Capital Hill, Washington DC, April 19th 2005. (Paper was 1 of only 59 papers accepted nationally and 1 of 2 accepted from the state of Pennsylvania) Abstract published in the CUR Quarterly, volume 25, number 4, June 2005.
  173. Jordan M. Newell* and Walter A. Patton.  Structure-Function Relationships in a Potential Chemotherapeutic Target.  Innoventure (Hershey, PA) April 15, 2005.
  174. Yun K. Kwon*, Amy Gindhart*, and Owen A. Moe.  The Conformative Response in E. coli GMP Synthetase. National Meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, San Diego, CA, April 3-4, 2005, judged first place in national undergraduate research competition
  175. Jordan M. Newell*, Danielle T. Loughlin*, Mary E. Olanich* and Walter A. Patton.  Structural Organization in E. coli GMP Synthetase. National Meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, San Diego, CA, April 3-4, 2005, judged first place in national undergraduate research competition.
  176. Jessica L. Abbott*, Melanie A. Weller*, Mary E. Olanich*, Sidney Pollack and Walter A. Patton.  The Effects of Removing the Ammonia-Generating GAT Domain from E. coli GMP Synthetase.  7th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, October 16, 2004, judged first place in Biochemistry division.
  177. Jordan M. Newell*, Danielle T. Loughlin* and Walter A. Patton.  Structural Organization in E. coli GMP Synthetase. 7th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, October 16, 2004, judged first place in Biochemistry division.
  178. Amanda Goulden*, Marc Harris and Walter A. Patton.  Fluorescent Ruthenium Polypyridine Tags for Detection and Localization of Proteins.  7th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, October 16, 2004.
  179. Jeremy Umbenhauer*, Brandon Arndt* and Marc Harris.  Synthesis of Bipyridine Oligomers that when Metalled may Function as Alkali ion Sponges through the Reversible Encapsulation of Guest Ions. 7th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, October 16, 2004.
  180. Johanna M. Scarino* and Carl T. Wigal.  Regioselectivity of Organozinc-Bromoquinone Alkylations.  7th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, October 16, 2004, judged second place in Chemistry division.
  181. Yun K. Kwon* and Owen A. Moe.  Using a New Glutamine Amidotransferase Assay to Study the Conformative Response in E. coli GMP Synthetase.  7th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, October 16, 2004, judged second place in Biochemistry division.
  182. Walter A. Patton, Jordan Newell*, Danielle T. Loughlin*, Melanie A. Weller*, and Sidney Pollack "Properties of the Individual Domains of E. coli GMP Synthetase," American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 25, 2004.
  183. Yun K. Kwon* and Owen A. Moe “HPLC Assay for Glutamine Amidotransferase Domains in Complex Enzyme Systems,” Student Awards Symposium, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 24, 2004.
  184. Brandon J. Arndt* and Marc A. Harris “Synthesis and Metallation of Flexible Bipyridine Oligomers that Promote Intra- and Intermolecular d8-d8 Metal-Metal Interactions Promoted by a Guest-Host Interaction," American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 23, 2004.
  185. Jeremy Umbenhauer* and Marc A. Harris “Synthesis of Bipyridine Containing Aza-Crown Ether Sensory Molecules for the Detection of Cationic Guests," American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 23, 2004.
  186. Amanda Goulden,* Marc A. Harris, and Walter A. Patton “Fluorescent Ruthenium Polypyridine Tags for Detection and Localization of Proteins," American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 23, 2004.
  187. Christine Burgess,* Paige Callan*, and Carl T. Wigal "Synthesis of a Novel Organometallic Clock," American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 23, 2004.
  188. Derek Hinds*, Andrew Yeagley*, Carl T. Wigal, and Ashley Kerstetter* “Substituent Effects on the Reduction Potential of Substituted Isatins,” American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 23, 2004.
  189. Johanna Scarino*, Amanda Kutney*, Christine Burgess*, and Carl T. Wigal "Regioselectivity of Organozinc-Bromoquinone Alkylations," American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 23, 2004.
  190. Jordan Newell* and Walter A. Patton "Recombinant Proteins for the Analysis of Domain Interactions in E. coli GMP Synthetase," American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology National Meeting, Boston, MA, June 12, 2004.
  191. Walter A. Patton, Abby L. Shumaker*, Jessica L. Abbott* and Mary E. Olanich* "Production of Intein-tagged GMP Synthetase Mutant Proteins," 81st Annual Meeting of the PA Academy of Science, Pittsburgh, PA, March 27, 2004.
  192. Mariko Furukawa*, Amy Smith*, and Marc A. Harris “Fluorescent Ruthenium Polypyridine Tags for Immunolocalization of Proteins," Merck Scholar’s Poster Presentations, American Association for the Advancement of Science National Meeting, Seattle, WA, February 12, 2004.
  193. Scott Wallace*, Gary Romberger*, Amy Smith*, and Marc Harris, “Design and Synthesis of Bipyridine Containing Aza-crown-ether Sensory Molecules” 6th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, November 1, 2003. judged first place in Chemistry Division.
  194. Christine Lightcap*, Jordan Newell*, Sid Pollack, and Walter Patton,“Generation of Recombinant Proteins to Examine the Dimeric Organization of E. coli GMP Synthetase”, 6th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, November 1, 2003. judged second place in Biochemistry Division.
  195. Scott Wallace*, Gary Romberger*, and Marc Harris, “Synthesis of Bipyridine Architectures that Promote Intra- and Inter-Molecular d8-d8 Metal-Metal Interactions Through Host Guest Interactions” 35th Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Pittsburgh, PA, October 19-22, 2003.
  196. Amy Smith*, Scott Wallace*, and Marc Harris, “Design and Synthesis of Bipyridine Containing Aza-Crown-Ether Sensory Molecules” 35th Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Pittsburgh, PA, October 19-22, 2003.
  197. Johanna Scarino*, Christine Burgess*, Amanda Kutney*, and Carl T. Wigal, “Synthesis of Quinone Natural Products”226th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New York City, NY, September 7-11, 2003.
  198. Christine Burgess*, Amanda Kutney*, William Pitcock Jr.*, Johanna Scarino*, and Carl T. Wigal, “Mechanistic Aspects of Organocadmium-Quinone Alkylations”226th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New York City, NY, September 7-11, 2003.
  199. Christine M. Lightcap*, Jordan M. Newell* , Sidney Pollack, and Walter A. Patton ,“Domain Organization in the E. coli GMP Synthetase Dimer”226th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New York City, NY, September 7-11, 2003.
  200. Jared Bushey* and Kathleen A. Kolbet, “Numerical Study of Counterion Interactions in Associating Polymers Melts”226th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New York City, NY, September 7-11, 2003.
  201. Marc Harris, Mariko Furukawa*, and Amy Smith*,“Flourescent Ruthenium Polypyridine Tags for Immunolocalization of Proteins” 226th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New York City, NY, September 7-11, 2003.
  202. Marc Harris, Amy Smith*, and Scott Wallace*,“Design and Synthesis of Bipyridine Containing Aza-Crown Ether Sensory Molecules”226th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New York City, NY, September 7-11, 2003.
  203. Barbara J. Nealon and Walter A. Patton, “Does A Typical High School Curriculum Prepare Students for Understanding the Chemistry of Everyday Situations?”226th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New York City, NY, September 7-11, 2003.
  204. Chrisandra M. Bright*, Mollie G. Kedney*, Yun K. Kwon*, and Owen A. Moe,“Effect of Urea On The GAT and ATP Pyrophosphatase Domains of Escherichia coli GMP Synthetase”226th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New York City, NY, September 7-11, 2003.
  205. Marc Harris, Scott Wallace*, and Gary Romberger*, “Synthesis of Bipyridine Architectures that Promote Intra- And Inter-Molecular d8-d8 Metal-Metal Interactions Through Host-Guest Interactions” 226th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New York City, NY, September 7-11, 2003.
  206. Aby Shumaker*, Mollie Kedney*, Mark Prinzivalli*, Walter Patton, and Owen Moe “Effect of Sodium Chloride and Urea on GAT and ATP-Pyrophosphatase Domains of E. coli GMPS Synthetase” Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Charleston, SC, November 13, 2002.
  207. Mollie Kedney*, Aby Shumaker*, Mark Prinzivalli*,Walter Patton, and Owen Moe “Ammonia Transfer Between GAT and ATP-Pyrophosphatase Domains in E. coli GMPS Synthetase” Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Charleston, SC, November 13, 2002.
  208. Abby L. Shumaker*, Mollie G. Kedney*, Mark L. Prinzivalli*, Walter A. Patton, Owen A. Moe “Effect of Urea on GAT and ATP Pyrophosphatase Domains of E. coli GMP Synthetase,” Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Maryland Baltimore, October 19, 2002, judged as top paper in biochemistry division.
  209. Craig Menges*, Derek Fisher*, Walter Patton, and Owen Moe “Elucidation of Active-Site Residues in E. coli Guanosine-5'-monophosphate Synthetase” Insights into Signal Transduction: An NHLBI symposium in honor of Martha Vaughan, March 8-9, 2001.
  210. Ryan S. Buzdygon* and Carl T. Wigal "Oxygen Alkylation Reactions Involving Boron Trifluoride Complexes," 65th Intercollegiate Chemists Conference, Goucher College, Towson, MD, April 21, 2001.
  211. Robert Tomko*, Jr. and Carl T. Wigal "Alkylations Using Organocadmium Reagents," 65th Intercollegiate Chemists Conference, Goucher College, Towson, MD, April 21, 2001.
  212. Derek J. Fisher* and Owen A. Moe "Using Kinetics and Molecular Modeling to Probe the Active Site of Rat-Liver Quinone Reductase," 65th Intercollegiate Chemists Conference, Goucher College, Towson, MD, April 21, 2001, judged first place in biochemistry division.
  213. Tony K. Huynh* and Kathleen K. Kolbet "Structure and Clustering of Associating Polymers in Solution," 65th Intercollegiate Chemists Conference, Goucher College, Towson, MD, April 21, 2001.
  214. Karen L. Hendricks* and Owen A. Moe "HPLC Analysis of Peptides that may be Linked to Autism," 34th ACS Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Student Awards Symposium, Baltimore, MD, May 30, 2001.
  215. Craig Menges*, Derek Fisher*, Owen A. Moe, and Walter A. Patton "Elucidation of Active Site Residues in E. coli Guanosine-5'-Phosphate Synthetase," American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology National Meeting, March 31, 2001, judged first place in national undergraduate research competition.
  216. Michael C. Myers*, Aleem N. Fazal*, and C.T. Wigal "Regioselective Alkylations of Bromoquinones," Annual 220th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 20-24, 2000.
  217. Ryan S. Buzdygon*, and C.T. Wigal "Implications of the Fries Rearrangement of Hydroquinone Diesters in Boron Triflouride Complexes," 220th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 20-24, 2000.
  218. Brian Patson*, Derek Fisher*, O.A. Moe and C.T. Wigal "Using Molecular Modeling to Elucidate Steric Aspects of the Binding of Quinones to Rat-liver Quinone Reductase," 220th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 20-24, 2000.
  219. Brian Patson*, Jared Spidel*, Jodi L. Greenfield*, Aleem N. Fazal*, C.T. Wigal, and Owen A. Moe "Role of Substituents in the Binding and Reactivity of Quinone Substrates of Rat-liver Quinone Reductase,"13th National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Rochester, NY, April 8-10, 1999.
  220. Jessica Boyer*, and C.T. Wigal "An Improved Synthesis of Acetylquinone Derivatives," 13th National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Rochester, NY, April 8-10, 1999.
  221. Aleem Fazal*, and C.T. Wigal "Selective Quinone Alkylations Using Dialkylcadmium Reagents," 13th National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Rochester, NY, April 8-10 1999.
  222. Jared L. Spidel*, Brian Patson*, Jodi Greenfield*, Aleem N. Fazal*, Carl T. Wigal, and Owen A. Moe "Binding and Reactivity of Quinone Substrates of Rat-Liver Quinone Reductase ," 50th Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society Research Triangle Park NC, November 4-7; 1998.
  223. Aleem N. Fazal*, Jessica L. Boyer*, Jodie E. Krum*, and Carl T. Wigal,"Regioselective Quinone Alkylations Using Organocadmium Reagents ," 50th Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society Research Triangle Park NC, November 4-7; 1998.
  224. Fei Liu*, An Do*, Jared Spidel*, Jodi Greenfield*, and O.A. Moe "Inactivation of E. coli GMP Synthetase by Reactive Analogs of GMP and ATP," Annual Meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Washington DC, May 15-19, 1998, judged first place in national undergraduate research competition.
  225. J. L. Greenfield, A. Do, F. Liu, J. L. Spidel, and O. A. Moe "Affinity Labeling of the Nucleotide Binding Sites of E. coli GMP Synthetase," 12th National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Salisbury, MD, April 23, 1998.
  226. A. Aponick* and C.T. Wigal, "Selective Quinone Alkylation Using Organocadmium Reagents," Intercollegiate Student Chemist Convention, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, April 4, 1998, judged first place in organic chemistry division.
  227. Steve Iwanowski* and C.T. Wigal, "Dehydration Mechanism of Alkylcyclohexanols," Intercollegiate Student Chemist Convention, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, April 4, 1998.
  228. J. Spidel*, A. Do*, F. Liu*, J. Greenfield*, O.A. Moe, "Inactivation of E. Coli GMP Synthetase by a Reactive Analog of GMP,"Intercollegiate Student Chemist Convention, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, April 4, 1998, judged second place in biochemistry division.
  229. C.T. Wigal, R.D. Cornelius, and J.C. Raber, "Integration of Molecular Modeling into the Chemistry Laboratory Curriculum" 214th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Las Vegas, NV, September 7-12, 1997.
  230. A. Aponick and C.T. Wigal, "New Methology for Quinol Synthesis" 214th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Las Vegas, NV, September 7-12, 1997.
  231. Aaron Aponick*, Jeffrey C. Raber*, and Carl T. Wigal, "Reactions of Dialkylcadmium Reagents with Quinones: An Effective Synthesis of Quinols," Southeastern Pennsylvania Section of the American Chemical Society, April 17, 1997.
  232. Geoff Gowan, Lance Westerhoff* and Thomas G. Owens, "Computer Simulation of Excited State Dynamics and Nonphotochemical Quenching in Photosystem II," Presented at the 14th Eastern Regional Photosynthesis Conference, Woods Hole, MA, March, 1997.
  233. Lance M. Westerhoff*, Tara L. Fickert*, and Stephen E. Williams, "Modeled Effect of the Spinach CYS172-CYS192 Disulfide Bond on the RUBISCO Active Site," 61st Annual Meeting Northeast Section of American Society of Plant Physiologists, Cornell University, April 19-20, 1997.
  234. E. Brignole*, D. Dahlberg, "Chemometric Analysis of Raw Whole Cocoa Beans using AromaScan," Hershey Foods Corporation, Hershey, PA, December 13, 1996.
  235. D. J. Porter*, C.T. Wigal, "Reactions of Organometallic Reagents with Quinones ," Intercollegiate Student Chemist Convention, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, April 13, 1996.
  236. Jason McKinley*, C.T. Wigal, "Substituent Effects in the Dehydration of Dienediols," Intercollegiate Student Chemist Convention, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, April 13, 1996; judged second place in the Organic Division.
  237. Janell E. Heffner*, O.A. Moe, C.T. Wigal, "Solvent Effects on the Reduction of Substituted Benzo- and Naphthoquinones ," Intercollegiate Student Chemist Convention, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, April 13, 1996; judged first place in physical chemistry division.
  238. Trent Snider*, Don Dahlberg, "Analysis of Substituted and Adultered Olive Oils Using Raman Spectroscopy ," Intercollegiate Student Chemist Convention, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, April 13, 1996, judged second place in analytical chemistry division.
  239. Lance M. Westerhoff*, Jeffrey C. Raber*, Stephen E. Williams, "A Phylogeny of Photosynthetic Bacteria and Chloroplast Based on Parsimony Analysis of Type I Ribulose-1, 5-Bisphosphate Carboxylase/Oxygenase (RuBisCo)," 72nd Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, Penn State University, April 12-14, 1996.
  240. Lance M. Westerhoff*, Stephen E. Williams, "Matrixor: A New Program for Alignment of Nucleotide Sequences that Code for Protein," 72nd Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, Penn State University, April 12-14, 1996.
  241. Melissa A. Vargo*, Paul E. Richardson*, Cart T. Wigal, "The Distribution of 5-Hydroxy-1,4 Naphthoquinone (Juglone) in the Juglandaceae with Emphasis on the Genus Carya (Hickory)," 72nd Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, Penn State University, April 12-14, 1996.
  242. Jeffrey C. Raber*, Lance M. Westerhoff*, Owen A. Moe, "A Model of the Evolution of Type I Ribulose-1,5-Biphosphate Carboxylase/Oxygenase from the Common Ancestor of the Spinach Chloroplast and Synechococcus," 72nd Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, Penn State University, April 12-14, 1996.
  243. Paul E. Richardson*, Melissa A. Vargo*, Stephen E. Williams, "A Claistic Analysis of the Genus Carya (Hickory)," 72nd Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, Penn State University, April 12-14, 1996.
  244. Tatjana Cuic*, Allan Wolfe, "A light, SEM, and TEM study of the esophageal-midgut junction of Artemia franciscana (Criustacea: Branchiopoda)," 72nd Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, Penn State University, April 12-14, 1996.
  245. Richard D. Cornelius, Carl T. Wigal, and Jeffrey C. Raber*, "A Web Site for the Chemistry Department at Lebanon Valley College: Information on Students, Chemistry Programs, and Molecular Modeling," 211th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA, March 25, 1996.
  246. C. Walters, A. Keeney, C. Wigal, and R. Cornelius, "Two Experiments Bringing Relevance to Introductory Chemistry: Making Sparklers and Measuring SPF Values of Sunscreens ," Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Washington, D.C., May 26, 1995.
  247. D.J. Porter and C.T. Wigal, "Markovnikov Addition in the Organic Laboratory: Synthesis of 2-Bromo-1-Methylcyclohexanol," 208th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 21-26, 1994.
  248. D. E. Lehman and C.T. Wigal, "Acid Catalyzed Reactions of Substituted Quindiols," 208th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society,Washington, DC, August 21-26, 1994.
  249. D. R. Neyer, T. Snider, C.T. Wigal, and O. A. Moe, "Redox Chemistry of Substituted Benzoquinones," 208th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 21-26, 1994.
  250. Owen A. Moe, Amy M. Bonser* and Daniel R. Neyer,* "Modular, Instrument-Based Projects for Upper-Level Laboratory Courses," Symposium on NSF-Catalyzed Innovations in the Undergraduate Laboratory, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 26, 1993.
  251. Amy M. Bonser* and Owen A. Moe "Gradient HPLC Separation of Platinum-Labeled Adducts of Cytochrome c," Nineteenth Annual Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies, Philadelphia, PA, September 23, 1992.
  252. Shawnee Lee* and Donald Dahlberg "FTIR and Chemometric Analysis of Edible Oils," Intercollegiate Student Chemist Convention, Franklin and Marshall College, PA, April 11, 1992; judged first place in the Analytical Division.
  253. Lance Dieter*, Patricia A. Haeusler*, Karla J. Rittle*, Laura Shepler*, and O.A. Moe, Jr., "Determination of the Catalytic Properties of E. Coli Polyphosphate Kinase," Intercollegiate Student Chemists' Conference, Bloomsburg University, PA, April 20, 1991.
  254. Owen A. Moe, Jr., Christian S. Hamann*, and David P. Myers*, "Amino Acid Analysis by Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry," Symposium on NSF-Catalyzed Innovations in the Undergraduate Laboratory, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Miami Beach, FL, September 12, 1989.
  255. David P. Myers*, Christian S. Hamann*, and O. A. Moe, Jr., "Amino Acid Composition Using Gas Chromatography / Mass Spectrometry," Student Awards Symposium, Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM) of the American Chemical Society, Cherry Hill, NJ, May 25, 1989.
  256. Lissa Jennings* and R. D. Cornelius "Reaction Between Cobalt(III) Complexes and Ascorbic Acid," Intercollegiate Student Chemist Convention, Juniata College, PA, April 16, 1988.
  257. Christian Hamann* and Owen A. Moe, Jr., "Amino Acid Composition Using Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry," Intercollegiate Student Chemist Convention, Juniata College, PA, April 16, 1988; judged first place in the Biochemistry Division.
  258. Ramona S. Taylor* and Donald B. Dahlberg, "Design of a Linear- Simulated Staircase Cyclic Voltammeter," Intercollegiate Student Chemists' Convention, Juniata College, PA, April 16, 1988; judged first place in the Analytical Chemistry Division
  259. Joan M. Hevel* and Owen A. Moe, Jr., "Purification of Polyphosphate Kinase for Use in ATP Regeneration," Intercollegiate Student Chemist Convention, Juniata College, PA, April 16, 1988; judged second place in the Biochemistry Division.
  260. Mary Beth Seasholtz* and Owen A. Moe, Jr., "A Spectrophotometric Method for Determining Protein Diffusion Coefficients," Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Stockton State College, Pomona, NJ, May 20, 1987; awarded first prize (Jean Duranna Award) as best paper in the Undergraduate Student Research Symposium.
  261. Ross Hoffman*, Pamela L. Wyman*, Lynne E. Smith* and Owen A. Moe, Jr., "An Immobilized ATP Regeneration System Based on Polyphosphate Kinase," Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Stockton State College, Pomona, NJ, May 20, 1987; judged as second place paper in the Undergraduate Student Research Symposium.
  262. George Reiner* and Owen A. Moe, Jr., "Spectrophotometric Method for Measuring Protein Diffusion Coefficients," ACS National Meeting, New York City, April 14, 1986.