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Dissertations for Selected Years


Alvarado, Ms. Leiddy

"Metabolite Profiling Of Breast Cancer And Its Association With Obesity By Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry"
(Advisor: Raftery , 2012-2013 )

Archibold, Ms. Enada

"Gas-Phase Reactivity Of Aromatic Carbon-Centered σ-Type Mono- And Biradicals Towards Simple Organic Substrates And Aliphatic Amino Acids Using Ion Trap Mass Spectrometers "
(Advisor: Kenttämaa , 2012-2013 )

Barrios, Mr. Francis

"Chemoselective Modification Of Natural Products: The Use Of Aluminum-Amides Complexes As A Reagent For The Transient In Situ Masking Of Reactive Carbonyl Groups"
(Advisor: Colby , 2012-2013 )

Birdsall, Mr. Robert

"Silica Colloidal Crystals As A Gel Media Replacement"
(Advisor: Wirth , 2012-2013 )

Bork, Mr. Matthew

"Synthesis And Luminescent Studies Of Ruthenium(II) Polypyridines And Palladium(II) Porphyrins"
(Advisor: McMillin , 2012-2013 )

Campbell, Ms. Dahlia

"High Spatial Resolution Chemical Imaging And Accelerated Bimolecular Reactions Using Ambient Ionization Mass Spectrometry: Desorption Electrospray Ionization (DESI) And Low Temperature Plasma (LTP) Ionization"
(Advisor: Cooks , 2012-2013 )

Chanda, Mr. Prem

"Diastereo- And Enantioselective Boron-Mediated Aldol Reaction Of Phenylacetates"
(Advisor: Ramachandran , 2012-2013 )

Cotton, Mr. C. Eric

"High Level Ab Initio Structural And Spectroscopic Studies Of Interstellar Ion-Molecule Complexes And Interstellar Triatomic Molecules"
(Advisor: Francisco , 2012-2013 )

Cruz-Ramírez de Arellano, Mr. Daniel

"Students’ Understanding Of Alkyl Halide Reactions In Undergraduate Organic Chemistry"
(Advisor: Towns , 2012-2013 )

Dalgleish, Jon

"Developing And Characterizing Improved Low-Temperature Plasma Probes For Ambient Ionization Mass Spectrometry"
(Advisor: Cooks , 2012-2013 )

Davis, Ms. Joel

"Spectroscopic Investigations Of Water-Mediated Interactions"
(Advisor: Ben-Amotz , 2012-2013 )

Emmert, Mr. Frank

"Electronic Structure, Cycloaromatization And Effective Fragment Potential"
(Advisor: Slipchenko , 2012-2013 )

Forrest, Mr. William

"Redox And Photoactive Metallyne Sigma-Alkynyl Complexes With Cross-Conjugated Ligands"
(Advisor: Ren , 2012-2013 )

Gallardo, Ms. Vanessa

"Reactivity Studies Of Di- And Tridehydropyridine Radical Cations And Analysis Of Biofuel And Petroleum By Using Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance And Linear Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry "
(Advisor: Kenttamaa , 2012-2013 )

Giger, Ms. Katie

"Characterization Of Erythrocyte Cytoskeletal Regulation By Monitoring Membrane-Spanning Protein Diffusion"
(Advisor: Low , 2012-2013 )

González Bonet, Mr. Andrés

"Fusogenic Liposomes For Bladder Tumor Therapy"
(Advisor: Thompson , 2012-2013 )

Hahne, Mr. Kalub

"Characterization Of The Hydrophobic Binding Site Of Isoprenylcysteine Carboxyl Methyltransferase"
(Advisor: Hrycyna , 2012-2013 )

Hansen, Mr. Michael

"Folate Receptor Positive Adipose Tissue Macrophages And EC0746, A Folate Conjugated Anti-Inflammatory Drug"
(Advisor: Low , 2012-2013 )

Hight, Ms. Lauren

"The Effects Of Intra- And Inter-Molecular Interactions On The Photophysics Of Platinum(II) Complexes"
(Advisor: McMillin , 2012-2013 )

Hill, Mr. James

"Synthesis And Characterization Of W-Based And Bi-Based Photoelectrodes For Solar Energy Conversion"
(Advisor: Choi , 2012-2013 )

Jones, Ms. Mary

"Group IV Metals In Multi-Electron Reactions And Kinetics Of 1-Hexene Polymerization "
(Advisor: Abu-Omar , 2012-2013 )

Kass, Mr. Jorden

"Development Of Highly Diastereoselective Aldol-Type Synthetic Methodologies And The Total Synthesis Of (-)-Viridiofungin A"
(Advisor: Ghosh , 2012-2013 )

Kim, Mr. Eurick

"Part One. Factors Influencing Furan Formation From Monosaccharides Using Maleic Acid Part Two. Silyl Group Migration Studies"
(Advisor: Abu-Omar , 2012-2013 )

Kulkarni, Mr. Aditya

"Development Of Cyclodextrin Based Materials For Gene Delivery"
(Advisor: Thompson , 2012-2013 )

Logue, Ms. Amanda

"Characterization Of The S-Adenosyl-L-Methionine (SAM) Binding Domain Of The Yeast Isoprenylcysteine Carboxyl Methyltransferase, STE14P"
(Advisor: Hrycyna , 2012-2013 )

Lopez-Perez, Ms. Daneli

"Design And Synthesis Of Novel Antibacterials"
(Advisor: Lipton , 2012-2013 )

Martyr, Mr. Cuthbert

"Design And Synthesis Of Highly Potent Hiv-1 Protease Inhibitors And The Development Of Synthetic Methods For Benzofused Oxabicyclooctanes And Nonanes"
(Advisor: Ghosh , 2012-2013 )

Matson, Ms. Ellen

"Synthesis And Characterization Of Low-Valent Uranium Alkyl Complexes: Exploring The Reactivity Of Uranium-Carbon Bonds For Small Molecule Activation"
(Advisor: Bart , 2012-2013 )

Nicponski, Mr. Daniel

"Development Of Synthetic Methodologies: The Aldol Reactions Of 1,3-Dienolborinates, And The Development And Mechanistic Study Of Aminolactonization "
(Advisor: Ramachandran , 2012-2013 )

Oradu, Ms. Sheran

"Direct Analysis Of Plant Materials Using Ambient Ionization Mass Spectrometry "
(Advisor: Cooks , 2012-2013 )

Owen, Mr. Benjamin

"Linear Quadrupole Ion Trap (LQIT) And Laser-Incuded Acoustic Desorption (LIAD) Instrumentation And Methods Development For Direct Structural Elucidation Of Components In Complex Mixtures"
(Advisor: Kenttämaa , 2012-2013 )

Parham, Mr. Garth

"Design And Synthesis Of Novel HIV-1 Protease Inhibitors"
(Advisor: Ghosh , 2012-2013 )

Prentice, Mr. Boone

"Mass Spectrometry Instrumentation And Ion/Ion Reaction Method Development For The Fundamental Analysis Of Gas Phase Biomolecules"
(Advisor: McLuckey , 2012-2013 )

Rau, Mr. Nathan

"Polarization Effects On The Electronic Structures Of Organic Reactive Intermediates"
(Advisor: Wenthold , 2012-2013 )

Rogers, Mr. Benjamin

"Slip Flow In Protein Chromatography"
(Advisor: Wirth , 2012-2013 )

Ronau, Ms. Judith

"Crystallographic And Mutational Evaluation Of Substrate Binding In Phenylalanine Hydroxylase From Chromobacterium Violaceum"
(Advisor: Abu-Omar , 2012-2013 )

Rubert Peréz, Mr. Charles

"Development Of Collagen Peptide-Based Biomaterials And Synthesis Of Small Molecules Targeted Against Anthrax Protective Antigen"
(Advisor: Chmielewski , 2012-2013 )

Shen, Mr. Jiayin

"Folate Receptor Beta: A New Surface Molecule For Selective Targeting Of Activated Macrophages In Inflammatory Diseases And Cancer"
(Advisor: Low , 2012-2013 )

Shurrush, Mr. Khriesto

"Asymmetric Synthesis Of Anti-Aldol Segments Via A Non Aldol Route: Synthetic Applications To Statins And (-)-Tetrahydrolipstatin And Enantioselective Total Synthesis Of Macrolide (+)-Neopeltolide"
(Advisor: Ghosh , 2012-2013 )

Stephens, Chelsea

"Studies On Tropospheric Halogen Radical Chemistry During Ozone And Mercury Depletion Events In The Arctic"
(Advisor: Shepson , 2012-2013 )

Szteinberg, Ms. Gabriela

"Long-Term Effects Of Course-Embedded Undergraduate Research: The Caspie Longitudinal Study"
(Advisor: Weaver , 2012-2013 )

Thompson, Mr. Michael

"How Does The Implementation Of Discipline-Based Service-Learning Impact High School And College Students?"
(Advisor: Bodner , 2012-2013 )

Thornton, Mr. Jason

"Characterization And Evaluation Of Cadmium Indate Photocatalysts For Solar Hydrogen Conversion"
(Advisor: Raftery , 2012-2013 )

Wayua, Ms. Charity

"Development Of Targeted Imaging And Therapeutic Agents For Cholecystokinin 2 Receptor Expressing Tumors"
(Advisor: Low , 2012-2013 )

Webb, Mr. Ian

"Ion/Ion Reactions And Collisional Activation Of Biomolecules In A Linear Ion Trap Time Of Flight Mass Spectrometer"
(Advisor: McLuckey , 2012-2013 )

Wei, Mr. Siwei

"Advanced NMR And MS Based Metabolomics In Cancer Biomarker Discovery"
(Advisor: Raftery , 2012-2013 )

Wilcox, Mr. David

"Application Of Multivariate Statistics To Hyperspectral Imaging And Raman Hydration Shell Spectroscopy"
(Advisor: Ben-Amotz , 2012-2013 )

Campbell, Ms. Ruth

"Synthesis Of Thioester Peptides For Traditional Native Chemical Ligation Of The SYK Protein And For Auxiliary-Mediated Native Chemical Ligation"
(Advisor: Lipton , 2012-2013 )

Hillman, Mr. Dustin

"Through The Looking Glass Of A Chemistry Video Game: Evaluating The Effects Of Different MLEs Presenting Identical Content Material"
(Advisor: Weaver , 2012-2013 )

Kamali, Ms. Elaheh

"GC/MS Based Metabolic Profiling Of Lung Cancer And Treatment In Mice"
(Advisor: Raftery , 2012-2013 )

Kaverman, Mr. Steven

"Conceptions Of The Nature Of Engineering Held By Graduate Students In An Interdisciplinary Research Training Program"
(Advisor: Bodner , 2012-2013 )

Narra, Ms. Padmaja

"Development Of A Novel Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization (APCI) Method Using Palladium Chloride For Identification Of Lignin Degradation Products Containing 3-Phenylallyl Alcohol"
(Advisor: Kenttämaa , 2012-2013 )

Waters, Ms. Essene

"Thin Layer Chromatography Using Silica Colloidal Crystals For The Separation Of Proteins"
(Advisor: Wirth , 2012-2013 )

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