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Dissertations for Selected Years

2011-2012

Alberch, Ms. Laura

"I. Stereoelectronic Factors In The Stereoselective Epoxidation Of Glycals And 4-Deoxypentenosides II. Stereoselective Glycosylations Using Glycosyl Dithiocarbamates "
(Advisor: Wei , 2011-2012 )

Amundson, Mr. Lucas

"Structural Elucidation Of Organic Molecules Directly In Complex Mixtures By Laser-Induced Acoustic Desorption And Collision-Activated Dissociation Mass Spectrometry"
(Advisor: Kenttämaa , 2011-2012 )

Badu-Tawiah, Mr. Abraham

"Ion Generation, Ion Collection And Ionic Reactions Outside The Mass Spectrometer "
(Advisor: Cooks , 2011-2012 )

Becker, Ms. Nicole

"Social Aspects Of Classroom Learning: Results Of A Discourse Analysis In An Inquiry-Oriented Physical Chemistry Class "
(Advisor: Towns , 2011-2012 )

Borton, Mr. David

"Mass Spectrometric Studies Of Asphaltenes’ Molecular Structures And The Development Of Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization Laser-Induced Acoustic Desorption "
(Advisor: Kenttämaa , 2011-2012 )

Boudreaux, Mr. David

"Structural And Biochemical Studies On The Regulation Of The Ubiquitin C-Terminal Hydrolase Family Of Deubiquitinating Enzymes "
(Advisor: Das , 2011-2012 )

Cebeci, Ms. Derya

"Multivariate Hyperspectral Raman And CCD-Based Raman Spectroscopy Applications For Pharmaceutical Analysis"
(Advisor: Ben-Amotz , 2011-2012 )

Chuan, Ms. Kuei-Hua

"Unraveling CDK5-Mediated Signaling In Alzheimer’s Disease Pathogenesis"
(Advisor: Shah , 2011-2012 )

Costa, Ms. Allyson W.

"Coupling Between The Carbon And Nitrogen Cycles In A Forested Environment "
(Advisor: Shepson , 2011-2012 )

Cummings, Mr. Steven

"Modifying The Axial Ligand Of Diruthenium Compounds To Be Purposed For Silicon Surface Chemistry "
(Advisor: Ren , 2011-2012 )

Dawson, Mr. Zachary

"Synthesis And Biological Evaluation Of Jasplakinolide Analogs And Studies Toward A Total Synthesis Of Neopeltolide"
(Advisor: Ghosh , 2011-2012 )

Diaz-Maldonado, Ms. Naomi

"Recognition Of Disease Associated Posttranslationaly Modified Proteins Through Proteomics And Bioinformatics Methods"
(Advisor: Regnier , 2011-2012 )

Eberlin, Ms. Livia

"Developments In Ambient Mass Spectrometry Imaging And Its Applications In Biomedical Research And Cancer Diagnosis "
(Advisor: Cooks , 2011-2012 )

Ebrahimian, Mr. Gholam Reza

"Application Of The Contiguous Chiral Carbon Catalog, Approaches To The Synthesis Of (+)-Pretazettine, Isotamiflu And Discodermolide Analogs "
(Advisor: Fuchs , 2011-2012 )

Ernenwein, Ms. Dawn

"Collagen Peptide-Based Biomaterials For Protein Delivery And Peptide-Promoted Self-Assembly Of Gold Nanoparticles"
(Advisor: Chmielewski , 2011-2012 )

Gaier, Ms. Abby

"Synthesis And DNA Interactions Of Sterically-Friendly Copper(II) Porphyrins"
(Advisor: McMillin , 2011-2012 )

Gao, Mr. Jinshan

"Gas-Phase Studies On The Reactivity Of Charged, Aromatic Polyradicals By Using Distonic Ion Approach And Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance (FT-ICR) Mass Spectrometry, And Development Of LIAD/APCI And HPLC/APCI For Ionization Of Hydrocarbons"
(Advisor: Kenttämaa , 2011-2012 )

Gunasekera, Mr. Dinara

"Studies Towards The Synthesis Of Neuraminidase Inhibitors And Stereoselectivem Synthesis Of The C21-C34 Subunit Of Aplyronines "
(Advisor: Fuchs , 2011-2012 )

Hall, Ms. Victoria

"Second Harmonic Generation As A Method For Probing Order In Crystalline Systems "
(Advisor: Simpson , 2011-2012 )

Harle, Ms. Marissa

"Students’ Understanding Of External Representations Of The Potassium Ion Channel Protein "
(Advisor: Towns , 2011-2012 )

Haupert, Mr. Levi

"Predicting Second Harmonic Generation From Crystals"
(Advisor: Simpson , 2011-2012 )

Hong, Mr. Wan Pyo

"Reagent-Directed Allylic Quadraselection And Synthesis Of The C1-C27 Segment Of Aplyronine A "
(Advisor: Fuchs , 2011-2012 )

Hotopp, Ms. Kelly

"Applications Of Broadband Chirped-Pulse Fourier Transform Microwave Spectroscopy "
(Advisor: Dian , 2011-2012 )

Kharlamova, Ms. Anastasia

"Electrospray Droplet Manipulation Via Reagent Vapor Introduction"
(Advisor: McLuckey , 2011-2012 )

Kissick, Mr. David

"Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Imaging Of Chiral Crystals: Instrumentation And Application To Protein Crystalization"
(Advisor: Simpson , 2011-2012 )

Koshel, Ms. Brooke

"Isoelectric Focusing Of Proteins In Silica Packed Capillaries And Channels"
(Advisor: Wirth , 2011-2012 )

Kraft, Mr. Steven

"Low Valent Uranium Complexes Containing Redox-Active Ligands For Small Molecule Activation And Organometallic Transformations"
(Advisor: Bart , 2011-2012 )

Lazzaro, Mr. Daniel

"Synthesis, Tuning, Photochemical, And Photophysical Studies Of Platinum(II) Polyimine Complexes"
(Advisor: McMillin , 2011-2012 )

Lewis, Ms. Amy Micklos

"Chemistry And Students With Blindness: The Hurdles Are Not What You Think "
(Advisor: Bodner , 2011-2012 )

Li, Mr. Guangtao

"Applications Of Mass Spectrometry In C-C Activation And Analysis Of Hydrocarbons, Process Chemistry And Ion-Surface Interactions"
(Advisor: Cooks , 2011-2012 )

Madden, Mr. Jeremy

"Multiphoton Instrumentation And Applications For Protein Crystal Detection "
(Advisor: Simpson , 2011-2012 )

McDonald, Mr. Kenneth

"Studies On The Electrochemical Synthesis And Modification Of Semiconductor Photoanodes For Improved Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting"
(Advisor: Choi , 2011-2012 )

McShane, Ms. Colleen

"Electrochemical Fabrication Of Cu2O Electrodes For Photoelectrochemical And Photovoltaic Applications"
(Advisor: Choi , 2011-2012 )

Mentinova, Ms. Marija

"Gas-Phase Ion/Ion Reactions In A Triple Quadrupole Linear Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer: The Roles Of Ion Type And Dissociation Methods In Biomolecule Analysis"
(Advisor: McLuckey , 2011-2012 )

Namanja, Ms. Hilda

"Development Of Dimeric Prodrug Inhibitors Of P-Glycoprotein And ABCG2 To Enhance Brain Penetration Of Antiretroviral Agents "
(Advisor: Chmielewski , 2011-2012 )

Owusu-Sarfo, Mr. Kwadwo

"Bioanalytical Techniques For Metabolite Profiling In Pancreatic Cancer "
(Advisor: Raftery , 2011-2012 )

Padungros, Mr. Panuwat

"Glycal Assembly By In Situ Generation Of Glycosyl Dithiocarbamates And A Diversity-Oriented Approach Towards The Synthesis Of Heparin And Heparan Sulfate Oligosaccharides"
(Advisor: Wei , 2011-2012 )

Poh, Mr. Scott Y.T.

"Comparison Of Nanoparticle Uptake By Cancer Versus Sites Of Inflammation"
(Advisor: Low , 2011-2012 )

Rivera-Burgos, Dinelia

"Advances In Protein Proteolysis Relating To Proteomics"
(Advisor: Regnier , 2011-2012 )

Rochelle, Ms. Nishi

"Proteomic Differentiation Between Disease-Induced Changes In Expression And Post-Translational Modifications"
(Advisor: Regnier , 2011-2012 )

Sanguatrakun, Ms. Nawaporn

"Synthesis Of Small Molecule Anthrax Inhibitors And Cysteine Free Native Chemical Ligation "
(Advisor: Lipton , 2011-2012 )

Schilling, Mr. Brett

"The Biophysical Analysis Of The Oligomerization States Of Isoprenyl Carboxylmethyltransferase, STE14p, From Saccharomyces Cerevisiae And The Design And Development Of Biosensor Architectures For The Characterization Of Membrane Proteins"
(Advisor: Hrycyna , 2011-2012 )

Seabold, Mr. Jason

"Development Of Novel Synthesis Routes, Architectures, And Catalyst Modifications Toward The Improvement Of Multicomponent Photoelectrodes For Solar Energy Conversion "
(Advisor: Choi , 2011-2012 )

Shirar, Ms. Amanda

"Determination Of Discharge Products Using Chirped-Pulse Fourier Transform Microwave Spectroscopy "
(Advisor: Dian , 2011-2012 )

Sikervar, Mr. Vikas

"Total Synthesis Of Vitamin D3 And Its Analogs Via Vinyl Sulfone Chemistry"
(Advisor: Fuchs , 2011-2012 )

Smith, Ms. Erin

"Part One. Catalytic Activation Of Organosilicon And Organohalide Compounds With Dinuclear Nickel Hydride Part Two. Mechanistic Study And Kinetic Modeling Of Single-Site Catalytic Olefin Polymerization With Zirconium Salan "
(Advisor: Abu-Omar , 2011-2012 )

Soparawalla, Mr. Santosh

"In Situ Mass Spectrometry"
(Advisor: Cooks , 2011-2012 )

Wei, Mr. Bingchuan

"Silica Colloidal Crystals For Ultra-Efficient Protein Separations"
(Advisor: Wirth , 2011-2012 )

Wei, Mr. Qingshan

"Dynamic Contrast In Optical Imaging Using Stimuli-Responsive Agents"
(Advisor: Wei , 2011-2012 )

Widjaja, Ms. Fanny

"Gas-Phase Reactivity Of Aromatic Carbon-Centered σ,σ-Type Biradicals Toward Oligonucleotides Of Differing Lengths And Comparison Of The Reactivity Of Charged Phenyl Radicals In Solution And In The Gas Phase "
(Advisor: Kenttämaa , 2011-2012 )

Williams, Ms. Jamelle K. P.

"Thermochemical Properties Of Fluorinated Alanes And Boranes"
(Advisor: Wenthold , 2011-2012 )

Xu, Ms. Shengfeng

"Characterization Of Prelamin A Tail Cleavage Activity Of ZMPSTE24"
(Advisor: Hrycyna , 2011-2012 )

Yuan, Mr. Hao

"Total Synthesis Of Microtubule Stabilizing Agent Laulimalide And Total Syntheses Of Proposed Structure Of Cytotoxic Macrolide Iriomoteolide-1A And -1B "
(Advisor: Ghosh , 2011-2012 )

Zhang, Mr. Jian

"Metabolomics-Based Methods For Cancer Biomarker Discovery: Application To Esophageal And Bladder Cancers"
(Advisor: Raftery , 2011-2012 )

Zhang, Mr. Zhaorui

"Sub-Micron Silica Particles Coated With Polyacrylamide Brush Layer For Protein Analysis"
(Advisor: Wirth , 2011-2012 )

Zhang, Ms. Jingyao

"Novel In Situ Mass Spectrometric Analysis For Biological Applications Using Ambient Ionization Methods "
(Advisor: Cooks , 2011-2012 )

Zhu, Mr. Jing

"Quantum Population And Entanglement Evolution In Photosynthetic Process"
(Advisor: Kais , 2011-2012 )

Cladis, Mr. Dennis

"Multielectron Chemistry With A Redox Active Uranium Complex "
(Advisor: Bart , 2011-2012 )

Evans, Mr. Andrew

"The Scope And Limitations Of The Diol-To-Alkene Reaction Catalyzed By MTO And Its Corresponding Mechanism "
(Advisor: Abu-Omar , 2011-2012 )

Favors, Mr. Ryan

"Vibrational Spectroscopy Studies Of External Standards And CO2 Sorption Onto Coal Seams "
(Advisor: Ben-Amotz , 2011-2012 )

Hands, Mr. Michael

"Investigation Of Intermolecular Interactions In Aqueous Solutions Using The Effective Fragment Potential"
(Advisor: Slipchenko , 2011-2012 )

Ivers, Ms. Jenna

"Synthesis And Characterization Of Reversible Mometasone Furoate Dimers As P-Glycoprotein Inhibitors "
(Advisor: Hrycyna , 2011-2012 )

Johnson, Mr. Ryan

"Methodology With Applications For Native Chemical Ligation, Diazoalkane Generation, And Toward The Total Synthesis Of Callipeltin A "
(Advisor: Lipton , 2011-2012 )

Jones, Ms. Jade

"Investigations Of Acetic Acid And Its Quantitative Effects On The Quasi-Liquid Layer Through 1H And 13C NMR Analysis"
(Advisor: Shepson , 2011-2012 )

Kadam, Mr. Ulhas

"Probing The Methyl Donor, S-Adenosyl-L-Methionine, Binding Site Of The STE14P Isoprenylcysteine Carboxyl Methyltransferase Using Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR) Spectroscopy"
(Advisor: Hrycyna , 2011-2012 )

Kalafut, Ms. Deanna

"BIOTINYLATED CATIONIC AMPHIPHILIC POLYPROLINE HELICES: A NON-COVALENT DELIVERY STRATEGY "
(Advisor: Chmielewski , 2011-2012 )

Kingery, Ms. Kim S.

"Gender Differences In High School Students’ Confidence In Lab And Content Knowledge: Investigating The Impacts Of An Authentic Science Curriculum "
(Advisor: Weaver , 2011-2012 )

Lockhart, Ms. Jill

"Applications Of Mass Spectrometry In C-C Activation And Analysis Of Hydrocarbons, Process Chemistry And Ion-Surface Interactions"
(Advisor: Bart , 2011-2012 )

Mack, Mr. Michael

"Strong-Field Time-Dependent Density-Functional Theory: Harmonic Generation In Molecular Nitrogen "
(Advisor: Wasserman , 2011-2012 )

Ohaeri, Ms. Emmanuela

"Towards Reversal Of Transporter Mediated Drug Efflux"
(Advisor: Chmielewski , 2011-2012 )

Peng, Ms. Lizhen

"Controlled Nucleation Of His-Tag Protein Assemblies Using Rigid Symmetric Multivalent Nitrilotriacetic Acid Chelating Ligands "
(Advisor: Thompson , 2011-2012 )

Tang, Mr. Rougang

"The Character Of Partition Theory"
(Advisor: Wasserman , 2011-2012 )

Veselkam Mr. Nicholas

"Freshwater Lakes: Evaluation Of A Method For Fatty Acid Analysis Of Surface Water"
(Advisor: Shepson , 2011-2012 )

Zhuang, Ms. Shuyi

"LC-MS/MS Based Metabolic Profiling Of Breast Cancer Cells"
(Advisor: Raftery , 2011-2012 )

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