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Department ofChemistry and Biochemistry


Faculty News 2017

2016 has been a very busy year and productive year for the faculty.  Below is the full list of faculty publications. Highlighted are faculty members’ names.  Student co-authors’ names are underlined.


  1. Mongersun, A.; Smeenk, I.; Pratx ,G.; Asuri, ; Abbyad, P. “Droplet Microfluidic Platform for the Determination of Single-Cell Lactate Release” Analytical Chemistry, 2016, 88(6):3257–3263.

  2. Freitas, D.N.; Martinolich, A.J.; Amaris, Z.N.; K.E. "Beyond the passive interactions at the Nano-Bio interface: Evidence of Cu metalloprotein driven oxidative dissolution of silver nanoparticles" Journal of Nanobiotechnology2016, 14:7. DOI 10.1186/s12951-016-0160-6.

  3. McFadden, B.; Arce, M.M.; Abrusezze, J.; Herman, J.; Carnicom, E.M.; Tillman, E.S.”Radical Trap-Assisted Atom Transfer Radical Coupling of Diblock Copolymers as a Method of Forming Triblock Copolymers” Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics2016 DOI:  100/macp.201600317

  4. Brunauer, L.S. “Purification and Electrophoretic Characterization of Lactate Dehydrogenase from Mammalian Blood:  A Different Twist On a Classic Experiment” Journal of Chemical Education 2016, 93, 1108.

  5. Tro, M.; Sarabia, A.; Bandaccari, K.J.; Oparko, D; Giammona, M.J.; Isaac, J; Tajalli, P.; Chesmore, G.E.; Adalsteinsson, T; Barber, R.P.; McNelis; B.J. “Structure Function Relationships of Fullerene Esters in Polymer Solar Cells: Unexpected Structural Effects on Lifetime and Efficiency” International Journal of Energy Research 2016, 40, 507.

  6. Fuller, A.A. “Combinatorial Sold-Phase Synthesis of Aromatic Oligoamides: A Research-Based Laboratory Module for Undergraduate Organic Chemistry” Journal of Chemical Education 2016, 93, 953.

  7. Brunauer, L.S.; Chen, J.Y.; Koontz, M.Z.; Davis, K.K.; O’Brien, L.E.; Wright, E.M.; Huestis, W.H. “Extraction of Phospholipids from Human Erythrocyte Membranes by Hemoglobin Oxidation Products” Journal of Membrane Biology 2016, 249, 305.

  8. Osborn, P.T.M.; Addison, J.B.; Jordan, J.S.; Yarger, J.L.; Damle V.G.; Rykaczewski, K.; Chang, S.L., Stokes, G.Y.; Edgerly, J.S. “Surface and Wetting Properties of Embiopteran (Webspinner) Nanofiber Silk” Langmuir 2016, 32, 4681.

  9. Calkins A. L.; Rangel, J. L.; Yin, Jennifer; Landry, M. R.; Fuller, A. A.; Stokes, G. Y. “A Thermodynamic Description of the Adsorption of Simple Water-Soluble Peptoids to Silica” Langmuir 2016, ASAP.

  10. Arce, M.M.; Pan, C.W.; Thursby, M.M.; Wu, J.P.*; Carnicom, E.M.*; Tillman, E.S.“Influence of Solvent on Radical Trap-Assisted Dimerization and Cyclization of Polystyrene Radicals” Macromolecules201649, 7804-7813. DOI: 1021/acs.macromol.6b01794