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Dissertations for Selected Years


Bowers, Mr. Jeremiah

"Gas Phase Analysis Of Biomolecular Ions In A Quadrupole Ion Trap: Protein Analysis And Instrumentation"
(Advisor: McLuckey , 2009-2010 )

Briggs, Ms. Breeze

"Luminescent Properties Of Transition Metal Compounds"
(Advisor: McMillin , 2009-2010 )

Bucks, Ms. Megan E.

"Synthetic And Cellular Methods For Developing Membrane-Permeable Antagonists Of Protein–Protein Interactions"
(Advisor: Savinov , 2009-2010 )

Burkett, Mr. Jeremy R.

"New Insights Into The Structure And Composition Of Cement From The Common Eastern Oyster"
(Advisor: Wilker , 2009-2010 )

Christiansen, Ms. Carrie

"The Atmospheric Oxidation Of Short-Lived Halocarbons: AB Initio Studies"
(Advisor: Francisco , 2009-2010 )

Clark, Ms. Meaghan

"DNA Binding And Photophysical Properties Of Platinum(II) Polypyridines"
(Advisor: McMillin , 2009-2010 )

Colon-Villafane, Ms. Olvia

"Genetic Reporter System For Detection And Characterization Of Site Specific Proteases"
(Advisor: Savinov , 2009-2010 )

Costa, Mr. Anthony

"Theoretical And Statistical Solutions To Problems In Physical Mass Spectrometry"
(Advisor: Cooks , 2009-2010 )

Datta, Ms. Shreya

"Discovery And Development Of Small Molecule Inhibitors Of HDM2–p53 And HDMX–p53 Interactions"
(Advisor: Savinov , 2009-2010 )

De Silva, Ms. M. Aruni

"Chemical Derivatization Of Classes Of Metabolites In Biological Systems For Detection By NMR With Enhanced Sensitivity And Resolution"
(Advisor: Raftery , 2009-2010 )

Dehen, Mr. Christopher

"Discrete Retardance - Nonlinear Optical Ellipsometry And Polarization Analysis Of Macroscopic Assemblies"
(Advisor: Simpson , 2009-2010 )

Epp, Mr. Erik

"An Analysis Of Student Hypermedia Navigation And Learning"
(Advisor: Weaver , 2009-2010 )

Gao, Mr. Liang

"Miniaturization Of The Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer"
(Advisor: Cooks , 2009-2010 )

Geisler, Ms. Iris

"Cationic Amphiphilic Polyproline Helices (CAPHS) For Cell Delivery"
(Advisor: Chmielewski , 2009-2010 )

Greene, Mr. Joseph B.

"The Synthesis Of An Enediynone Prodrug With DNA Cleaving Activity"
(Advisor: Lipton , 2009-2010 )

Grunert, Ms. Megan

"Women’s Career Choices In Chemistry: Motivations, Perceptions, And A Conceptual Model"
(Advisor: Bodner , 2009-2010 )

Habicht, Mr. Steven B.

"Gas-Phase Ion-Molecule Reactions And Laser-Induced Acoustic Desorption Mass Spectrometry For Complex Mixture Analysis And Structural Elucidation"
(Advisor: Kenttämaa , 2009-2010 )

Huang, Mr. Teng-yi

"Implementation Of Ion/Ion Reactions And Tandem Mass Spectrometry For Biomolecule Analysis"
(Advisor: McLuckey , 2009-2010 )

Huff, Mr. T. Brandon

"Ex Vivo And In Vivo Coherent Raman Imaging Of The Peripheral And Central Nervous System"
(Advisor: Cheng , 2009-2010 )

Jackson, Ms. Ayanna U.

"Method Development, Novel Applications And Fundamental Studies Of Ambient Ionization Methods: Desorption Electrospray Ionization(DESI) And Low Temperature Plasma (LTP) Ionization"
(Advisor: Cooks , 2009-2010 )

James, Mr. William

"Single-Conformation Spectroscopy In The Complexity Gap: Synthetic Foldamers"
(Advisor: Zwier , 2009-2010 )

Jin, Mr. Zhicheng

"Laser-Induced Acoustic Desorption Mass Spectrometry In Studying The Reactivity Of Aromatic σ,σ-Biradicals Toward Trinucleoside Diphosphates And In Chemical Ionization Of Nonpolar Lipids"
(Advisor: Kenttämaa , 2009-2010 )

Jung, Mr. Kwanyoung

"A Targeted Glycoproteomics For Breast Cancer Associated Glycoproteins"
(Advisor: Regnier , 2009-2010 )

Kirkpatrick, Ms. Lindsey M.

"Gas-Phase Studies On The Reactivity And Formation Of Para-Benzynes And Carbon-Nitrogen (CN) Ortho-Benzynes In A Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance (FT-ICR) Mass Spectrometer"
(Advisor: Kenttämaa , 2009-2010 )

Knepp, Mr. Travis

"A Multi-Scale Approach To Elucidating The Role Of Ice Surfaces And Synoptic Meteorology In Spring-Time Arctic Tropospheric Ozone Depletion Events"
(Advisor: Shepson , 2009-2010 )

Kothari, Mr. Sameer S.

"Development Of Multiplexed And Miniature Mass Spectrometers"
(Advisor: Cooks , 2009-2010 )

Kularatne, Mr. Sumith

"Targeted Drugs For Cancer And Inflammatory Diseases"
(Advisor: Low , 2009-2010 )

Kulkarni, Mr. Sarang S.

"Enantioselective Synthesis Of Largazole, Development Of Multicomponent Reactions, And Design And Synthesis Of Novel Hiv-1 Protease Inhibitors"
(Advisor: Ghosh , 2009-2010 )

Lee, Ms. Jee Yeon

"Controlling Collagen Triple Helix Formation And Higher Order Assembly"
(Advisor: Chmielewski , 2009-2010 )

Lenington, Mr. Matthew

"Generation Of Radicals In A Flow Reactor; Ions And Neutrals"
(Advisor: Wenthold , 2009-2010 )

Liu, Mr. Jian

"Gas-Phase Ion/Ion Reactions With A Quadrupole/Time-Of-Flight Tandem Mass Spectrometer: Simulations And Applications To Biomolecule Analysis"
(Advisor: McLuckey , 2009-2010 )

Madian, Mr. Ashraf G.

"Investigation Of Effect Of Oxidative Stress On Proteomic Signatures In Diseases"
(Advisor: Regnier , 2009-2010 )

Manicke, Mr. Nicholas

"Development Of Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry (DESI-MS) For Applications In Imaging And Quantitation"
(Advisor: Cooks , 2009-2010 )

Mielke, Mr. Levi

"A Quantitative Study Of Biogenic Volatile Organic Compounds Using Proton Transfer Reaction Linear Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry"
(Advisor: Shepson , 2009-2010 )

Moy, Mr. Winton

"Finite Element Methods For Finite Size Scaling"
(Advisor: Kais , 2009-2010 )

Newby, Mr. Josh J.

"Spectroscopy And Excited State Dynamics Of Aromatic Species Relevant To The Atmosphere Of Titan"
(Advisor: Zwier , 2009-2010 )

Noshi, Mr. Mohammad N.

"Synthetic Studies On Six And Seven-Membered Cyclic Vinl Sulfones: Process Application Towards The Total Synthesis Of Aplyronine A "
(Advisor: Fuchs , 2009-2010 )

Ong, Mr. Quy K.

"Structural And Magnetic Studies Of Core–Shell And Hollow Nanoparticles"
(Advisor: Wei , 2009-2010 )

Perry, Mr. Richard H.

"Ion Dynamics In The Orbitrap Mass Analyzer And Investigations Into The Chiral Amplification Of Serine Upon Sublimation"
(Advisor: Cooks , 2009-2010 )

Przybyla, Mr. David E.

"Designer Metal-Triggered Collagen Peptides"
(Advisor: Chmielewski , 2009-2010 )

Rodriguez-Ramos, Ms. Mildred

"Characterization And Binding Studies Of BPY - DNA"
(Advisor: Wilker , 2009-2010 )

Sanders, Mr. Nathaniel

"Applications And Design Modifications For Portable Mass Spectrometers"
(Advisor: Cooks , 2009-2010 )

Sokol, Ms. Ewa

"Characterization And Optimization Of A Field-Portable Mass Spectrometer For In Situ Analysis"
(Advisor: Cooks , 2009-2010 )

Spray, Mr. Ryan

"Studies On Structure-Property Relationships In Functional Metal Oxide Semiconductor Photoelectrodes And Inorganic-Polymer Composite Materials"
(Advisor: Choi , 2009-2010 )

Stewart, Mr. David

"Kinetic And Energetic Studies Of Ground And Excited State Inorganic Reactions"
(Advisor: McMillin , 2009-2010 )

Sun, Ms. Kai-Hui

"Dissection Of Cyclin-Dependent Kinase 5’s Role In Promoting Neurodegenerative Pathways In Alzheimer’s Disease"
(Advisor: Shah , 2009-2010 )

Sun, Ms. Yanping

"Development Of Anion-Doped Semiconducting Oxides For Solar Hydrogen Conversion"
(Advisor: Raftery , 2009-2010 )

Tomlinson Phillips, Ms. Jill E.

"Exploring The Thermodynamic Signatures Of Water Interactions By Molecular Dynamic Simulations"
(Advisor: Ben-Amotz , 2009-2010 )

Travia, Mr. Nicholas

"Part One. High Valent Oxo Imido Rhenium(VII) Complexes: Mechanisms Of Their Formation From Azide And Their Use In Catalytic Oxidation Of Triethylsilane. Part Two. Single-Site Olefin Polymerization: Kinetics And Mechanistic Insight From Molecular Weight Distribution."
(Advisor: Abu-Omar , 2009-2010 )

Vaitilingam, Mr. Balasubramanian

"Folate Receptor Targeted Imaging Agents For The Differential Diagnosis Of Cancer From Inflammation"
(Advisor: Low , 2009-2010 )

Vinueza, Mr. Nelson

"Reactivity Studies Of Charged σ,σ,σ-Triradicals Using The Distonic Ion Approach And Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometery"
(Advisor: Kenttämaa , 2009-2010 )

Wei, Qi

"Stability Of Atomic And Molecular Systems In Strong External Fields"
(Advisor: Kais , 2009-2010 )

Wijeratne, Ms. Neloni R.

"Spectroscopy And Reactivity Of Nitrene Radical Anions And Nitrenes"
(Advisor: Wenthold , 2009-2010 )

Wischow, Ms. Emily

"Interactions Between Teachers’ Existing Pedagogical Content Knowledge And Novel Subject Matter Knowledge"
(Advisor: Bodner , 2009-2010 )

Wu, Ms. Chunping

"Reactive Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry For In Situ Detection Of Non-Polar Molecules And Its Applications In Chemical Imaging"
(Advisor: Cooks , 2009-2010 )

Xia, Ms. Wei

"Characterization Of Folate Receptor Positive Monocytes/Macrophages And Folate Receptor-Mediated Specific Targeting In Inflammatory Diseases"
(Advisor: Low , 2009-2010 )

Xu, Mr. Chun-Xiao

"Total Syntheses Of Peloruside B, Stereocalpin A And Structure-Based Design And Syntheses Of Novel Polycyclic P2 Ligands For HIV Protease Inhibitors"
(Advisor: Ghosh , 2009-2010 )

Xue, Mr. Yi

"Protein Dynamics: From Unfolded To Crystalline"
(Advisor: Skrynnikov , 2009-2010 )

Yashchuk, Ms. Sofiya

"Asymmetric Synthesis Of Bis-Tetrahydrofuran And Its Conversion To Darunavir And Design Of Novel Hiv-1 Protease Inhibitors Based Upon The ‘Backbone Binding Concept’"
(Advisor: Ghosh , 2009-2010 )

Zhang, Ms. Shucha

"Biomarker Discovery Using NMR and MS-Based Metabolomics: Applications To Diabetes"
(Advisor: Raftery , 2009-2010 )

Ziegler, Ms. Jeanette

"Atom Transfer Reactions Of High-Valent Rhenium And Molybdenum Oxo Catalysts"
(Advisor: Abu-Omar , 2009-2010 )

Burkett, Ms. Jessica

"New Metal Complexes For Small Molecule Activation"
(Advisor: Bart , 2009-2010 )

Chavers, Ms. Angela

"Development Of A Specific CDC2 Inhibitor Peptide Derived From Cyclin B1 And Analysis Of Cytotoxic Effects Of Novel 1,2,4-0xadiazole Compounds"
(Advisor: Shah , 2009-2010 )

Lee, Ms. Young

"The Study Of Covalent Modification Of Peptide Anions In The Gas Phase Via Ion/Ion Reactions In A Mass Spectrometer "
(Advisor: McLuckey , 2009-2010 )

Nikstad, Ms. Laura

"The Impact Of An Authentic Science Module On High School Chemistry Students’ Perceptions And Mental Models Of School Science And Professional Science"
(Advisor: Weaver , 2009-2010 )

Palafox, Mr. Patrick

"Modification Of Conductive Surfaces For Imaging And Detecting Of Biological Activity"
(Advisor: Thompson , 2009-2010 )

Slade, Mr. Jonathan

"Biogenic Aerosol Production In The Great Lakes Region"
(Advisor: Shepson , 2009-2010 )

Tanaudommongkon, Ms. Asama

"Cellular Response Of 1D Silicon Nanowires And The Effect Of Etching Silicon (111) Substrates With Hydrofluoric Acid Prior To Nanowire Growth"
(Advisor: Yang , 2009-2010 )

Tanaudommongkon, Ms. Irin

"Biomolecules And Nanomaterials: Using Dna, Carbon Nanoparticles, And Block Copolymers Toward Developments In Bionanotechnology"
(Advisor: Mao , 2009-2010 )

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