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Recent External Presentations by Skidmore Chemistry Students and Faculty

(Faculty in bold, Skidmore undergraduates underlined)

2019
  1. Ball, K. Aurelia; Chan, L. M.; Stanley, D. J; Tierney, E.; Thapa, S.; Ta, H. M.; Burton, L.,; Binning, J. M.; Jacobson, M. P.; Gross, J. D. Structural Biology Related to HIV/AIDS, "Conformational flexibility of the HIV Vif protein complex," National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, United States. (June 27, 2019).
  2. Kennerly, W.; Sheppard, K.; Frederick, K. ACS Northeastern Regional Meeting, "One-semester general chemistry at Skidmore College: Design, implementation, and assessment," Saratoga Springs, NY, United States. (June 26, 2019).
  3. Leonardi, A.; Tavera- Montañez, C.; Xiao, Y., Shellaina, J.V., Navea, J. G., and Padilla-Benavides, T. ACS Northeast Regional Meeting, “Copper and MTF1: New roles for a classic metal sensing transcription factor in myogenesis.”  Saratoga Springs, NY (June 2019). 

  4. Roca, M. ACS Northeastern Regional Meeting, "Nanocomposite films of various colors from shape-tuned and size-tuned silver nanoparticles," Saratoga Springs, NY, United States. (June 24, 2019).
  5. Ballot, J.; Danischewski, J.; Madloch, A.; Frederick, K. PittCon, "Lost Treasure: Analytical Analysis of North and South by George Henry Hall," The Pittsburgh Society of Analytical Chemists, Philadelphia, PA, United States. (May 15, 2019).
  6. Frey, S.Hands, A. T.; Ballot, J. G. ENY-ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, "Manganese (II) complexes with tripodal, quinoline-containing ligands that mimic the activity of superoxide dismutase enzymes," Siena College, Loudonville, NY, United States. (April 17, 2019).
  7. Frey, S.Hale, J.; Ramirez, H.; Frey, I. T.; Frey, S. J.; Jasinski, J. P.; Kaur, M. ENY-ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, "Manganese(II) complexes with tripodal ligands as superoxide dismutase mimics: The effect of varying oxygen and nitrogen donor atoms," Siena College, Loudonville, NY, United States. (April 17, 2019).
  8. Swenson, L.; Sheppard, K. 11th Annual ENY ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, "Characterization of putative ancestral and mutant aspartyl-tRNA synthetases," ENY ACS, Loundonville, NY, United States. (April 17, 2019).
  9. Islam, M.; Sheppard, K. 11th Annual ENY ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, "Direct pathway for tRNA asparaginylation in Bacilli," ENY ACS, Loundonville, NY, United States. (April 17, 2019).
  10. Madloch, A.; Sheppard, K. 11th Annual ENY ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, "Purification of Bacillus subtilis transamidosome components," ENY ACS, Loundonville, NY, United States. (April 17, 2019).
  11. Raththagala, M. American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, "Substrate Binding, Kinetics and Regulation of Glucan Phosphatase Starch EXcess4," American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Orlando, FL, United States. (April 5, 2019).
  12. Jab, C.; Roca, M. 257th ACS National Meeting, "Identifying critical parameters of silica coating of silver nanoparticles using ruggedness test," Orlando, FL, United States. (April 1, 2019).
  13. Donelson, D.; Roca, M. 257th ACS National Meeting, "Preserving silver nanoparticle color in solutions and films using silica coating," Orlando, FL, United States. (April 1, 2019).
  14. Danischewski, J.; Roca, M.257th ACS National Meeting, "Validating Raman spectroscopy for the detection of surface molecules on silver nanoparticles," Skidmore College, Orlando, FL, United States. (April 1, 2019).
  15. Martinez, R.; Frederick, K. American Chemical Society Spring National Meeting, "Development of Paper Microfluidic Device for Detection of Nitrite in Water and Soil? Spring," American Chemical Society, Orlando, FL, United States. (April 1, 2019).
  16. Williams, E.; Sheppard, K. 6th Annual Sigma-Aldrich Symposium on RNA Science and its Applications, "B. anthracis RNA-dependent asparagine biosynthesis," RNA Institute, Albany, NY, United States. (March 21, 2019).
  17. Yu, H.; Sepulveda, J.; Sheppard, K. 6th Annual Sigma-Aldrich Symposium on RNA Science and its Applications, "Expanding the genetic code with pyroglutamate," RNA Insitute, Albany, NY, United States. (March 21, 2019).
  18. “Spectroscopic and gravimetric evaluation of water adsorption isotherms on combustion particles.” Richmond, E. and Navea J. G., 257th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. Orlando, FL (March 2019).
  19. “Vibrational spectroscopy study of O(3P) reactions with adsorbed organic compounds.”  Bennett-Caso, C.; Cang, C.; Leonardi, A.; Spagnoletti, J.; Navea, J. G., 257th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. Orlando, FL, (March 2019).
  20. Gerlach, G.; Huang, H.; Stix, R.; Stollar, E. J.; Ball, K. Aurelia. Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, "Characterization of AbpSH3 Binding to ArkA12," Biophyisical Society, Baltimore, MD, United States. (March 5, 2019).
  21. Ball, K. Aurelia; Chan, L. M.; Stanley, D. J; Tierney, E.; Thapa, S.; Ta, H. M.; Burton, L.,; Binning, J. M.; Jacobson, M. P.; Gross, J. D. Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, "Conformational flexibility of the HIV Vif protein complex," Biophysical Society, Baltimore, MD, United States. (March 3, 2019).
  22. Frederick, K. American Chemical Society Spring National Meeting, "Partnering with Art Museums as a Model for Course Based Undergraduate Research”," American Chemical Society, Orlando, FL, United States. (March 1, 2019).
  23. Raththagala, M. Union College Chemistry Weekly Seminar, "Carbohydrate Phosphorylation Links Neurodegeneration with PlantStarch Metabolism​," Union College, Schenactady, NY, United States. (February 28, 2019).
2018
  1. Karchere-Sun, A. Leonardi, D. Kim, and J. Navea. (September 2018) “Heterogeneous Photochemistry on Tropospheric Aerosols as an Alternative Pathway for HONO and NOx formation.” 14thiCACGP Quadrennial Symposium and 15thIGAC Science Conference. Kagawa, Japan.
  2. Y. Xiao, D. Kim, E. Richmond, and J. Navea. (September 2018) “Atmospheric fate of anthropogenic aerosols: Iron mobility, nitrite formation, and water uptake from fly ash particles.” 14thiCACGP Quadrennial Symposium and 15thIGAC Science Conference. Kagawa, Japan.
  3. T. Padilla-Benavides, C. Tavera-Montañez, S. Hainer, Y. Xiao, P. Reyes-Gutierrez, A. Imbalzano, J. Navea, and, T. Fazzio. (September 2018) “Copper and MTF1: New roles for a classic metal sensing transcription factor in myogenesis.” Copper 2018: 11thInternational Copper Meeting:Bridging Clinical and Fundamental Research in Copper Biology. Sorrento, Italy.
  4. E. Celebuski and W. Kennerly,  8th NY6 Undergraduate Research Conference, "Hückel molecular orbital theory is connected to graph theory via data mining," St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY. (September 15, 2018).

  5. Acadia Connor and K. Aurelia Ball. (July 19 to 21, 2018) “Local conformations of vcbc complex with v25-a mutation.” 17thAnnual MERCURY Conference for Undergraduate Computational Chemistry. Furman University, Greenville, SC, United States.

  6. Colin McClure, Kristina Foley, Ben Lantz, Elliott J. Stollar and K. Aurelia Ball. (July 19 to 21, 2018) “Conformational effects of salt environment and gs linker on abp1-arka17 complex.” 17thAnnual MERCURY Conference for Undergraduate Computational Chemistry. Furman University, Greenville, SC, United States.
  7. Henry Huang, Gabriella Gerlach, Robyn Stix, Elliott K. Stollar and K. Aurelia Ball. (July 19 to 21, 2018) “Characterization of arka segment 1 binding to Abp1-SH3 using markov state models,” 17thAnnual MERCURY Conference for Undergraduate Computational Chemistry. Furman University, Greenville, SC, United States.
  8. Kate Johnson, Elise Tierney, Sampriti Thapa, Lieza Chan, Acadia Connor, Juan Alcantara and K. Aurelia Ball. (July 19 to 21, 2018) “Conformational flexibility of hiv-vif/apobec3f binding region in hijacked ubiquitination complex.” 17th Annual MERCURY Conference for Undergraduate Computational Chemistry. Furman University, Greenville, SC, United States.
  9. Lieza Chan and K. Aurelia Ball. (July 19 to 21, 2018) “Conformational flexibility of hiv-1 vif in complex with host cell proteins.” 17thAnnual MERCURY Conference for Undergraduate Computational Chemistry. Furman University, Greenville, SC, United States.
  10. J. Spagnoletti, A. Leonardi, C. Cang, and J. G. Navea. (July 19 to 21, 2018) “Quantum Chemical Calculations Combined with Vibrational Spectroscopy to Investigate Reactions of Organic Coatings with O(3P).” 17thAnnual MERCURY Conference on Undergraduate Computational Chemistry. Furman University, Greenville, SC, United States.
  11. K. A. Frederick, J. J. Fernandez, G. C. Shields, and R. M. Jones. (July 2018) “What Next?Evaluating Career Options for Faculty Advancement.” CUR Biennial Meeting. Washington, DC.
  12. R. Bachman, K. A. Frederick, and N. Snyder. (July 2018) “International Collaborative Research Experiences and Sabbaticals.” CUR Biennial Meeting. Washington, DC.
  13. Tiffany Henao and Madushi Raththagala. (July 2018) “Understanding the kinetics and regulation of glucan phosphatases.” Protein Society Meeting, Boston, MA.
  14. Claudia Mak and Madushi Raththagala. (July 2018) “Insights into substrate specificity of starch excess4.” Protein Society Meeting, Boston, MA.
  15. Madushi Raththagala, Craig Vander Kooi, and Matthew Gentry. (July 2018) “Structural and Functional Characterization of Glucan Phosphatase SEX4. Protein Society Meeting, Boston, MA.
  16. K. Aurelia Ball, Lieza Chan, Elise Tierney, Sampriti Thapa, David Stanley, and John Gross. (July 4, 2018). "Conformational flexibility of the HIV Vif protein Complex." Intrinsically Disordered Proteins Gordon Research Conference. Les Diablerets, Switzerland.
  17. C. Ostaszewski, N. Stuart, and J. G. Navea. (June 2018) “Symmetry breaking effects on the vibrational spectroscopy of surface nitrates.” Foundations of Nonlinear Optics (FoNLO). 5thmeeting on molecular nonlinear optics. Saratoga Springs, NY.
  18. C. Schroeder and K. Sheppard. (April 22, 2018) "Characterization of the Dual Pathways for B. haloduransAsparaginyl-tRNA Formation."Experimental Biology 2018-ASBMB. San Diego, CA, United States.
  19. K. Shi, K. Rasmussen, and K. Sheppard. (April 22, 2018) "Anticodon-Binding Domain Mutations of the Bacillus subtilis Non-discriminating Aspartyl-tRNA Synthetase to Increase tRNA Specificity."Experimental Biology 2018-ASBMB.San Diego, CA, United States.
  20. R. Wales, E. Williams, and K. Sheppard. (April 22, 2018) "Direct Route for Asparaginyl-tRNA Formation in B. subtilis"Experimental Biology 2018-ASBMB.San Diego, CA, United States.
  21. K. Aurelia Ball. (April 2018) "Using Computational Biophysics to Reveal Hidden Structure: Understanding how HIV hijacks cellular functions." Physics department seminar. Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, United States.
  22. Hannah Knaul, Jordan Alvarez, Laura Hynes, and Madushi Raththagala. (April 2018) “Structural Insights into Starch Degradation by Starch Excess4.” Annual ACS Eastern New York Undergraduate Research Symposium. Siena College, Loudonville, NY.
  23. Jordan Alvarez, Hannah Knaul, Laura Hynes, and Madushi Raththagala. (April 2018) “Structural and Functional Characterization of Starch Excess4 Bound to Branched Maltoheptaose.” Annual ACS Eastern New York Undergraduate Research Symposium. Siena College, Loudonville, NY.
  24. Keenan Bartlett, Hannah Knaul, Madushi U. Raththagala, Craig W. Vander Kooi, and Matthew S. Gentry. (April 2018) “Elucidating the Structural Basis of Glucan Water Dikinases using Small Angle X-ray Scattering.” Annual ACS Eastern New York Undergraduate Research Symposium. Siena College, Loudonville, NY.
  25. Laura Hynes, Keenan Bartlett, Madushi U. Raththagala, Craig W. Vander Kooi, and Matthew S. Gentry. (April 2018) “Structural Insights of Starch Excess4 Substrate Binding using Hydrogen/Deuterium Exchange Mass Spectrometry.” Annual ACS Eastern New York Undergraduate Research Symposium. Siena College, Loudonville, NY.
  26. W. Kennerly, K. Sheppard, and K. Frederick. 255th national meeting of the American Chemical Society, "One-semester general chemistry at Skidmore College: design, implementation and assessment," New Orleans, LA. (March 19, 2018).
  27. Lieza Chan, Sampriti Thapa, Elise Tierney, John Gross, and K. Aurelia Ball. (February 20, 2018) “Effect of Elongin-B C-terminus on Correlated Motions in HIV Vif Complex.” Biophysical Society Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA, United States.
  28. Kristina Foley, Gabriella Gerlach, Robyn Stix, Elliott J. Stollar, and K. Aurelia Ball. (February 18, 2018) “Conformational changes and flexibility for ArkA binding to ABP1-SH3.” Biophysical Society Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA, United States.
  29. Robyn Stix, Kristina Foley, Gabriella Gerlach, Elliott J. Stollar, and K. Aurelia Ball. (February 18, 2018) “Conformational Changes of ArkA12.” Biophysical Society Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA, United States.
  30. Gaby Gerlach, Robyn Stix, Kristina Foley, K. Aurelia Ball, and Elliott J. Stollar. (February 18, 2018) “Characterization of Encounter Complex Between ArkA and Abp1SH3.” Biophysical Society Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA, United States.
  31. K. A. Frederick. (February, 2018) “Development of Portable, Inexpensive, Environmental Testing Technologies for Water and Soil.” Australian-American Fulbright Gala. Canberra, ACT, Australia.
2017
  1. H. A. Ramirez, J. P. Jasinski, M. Kauer, and S. Frey.(November, 2017) "Synthesis and Characterization of a Manganese (II) Compound with the Tripodal Ligand TMPA as a Superoxide Dismutase Mimetic."Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students. Phoenix, AZ.
  2. R. Martinez, K. Johnson, and K.A. Frederick. (November, 2017) “Development of a Paper Microfluidic Test for D-Lactate:A Diagnostic Test for Malaria.” SACNAS National Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT.
  3. B. Chavez, T. Gyaltsen, and K.A. Frederick (November, 2017) “Developing Portable Testing Devices Using Open-Source Hardware.” SACNAS National Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT.
  4. Lieza Chan, Sampriti Thapa, Elise Tierney, John Gross, and K. Aurelia Ball. (September 23, 2017) “Effect of Elongin-B C-terminus on Correlated Motions in HIV Vif Complex.” NY6 Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, United States.
  5. Sampriti Thapa, Lieza Chan, Elise Tierney, and K. Aurelia Ball. (September 23, 2017) “Effect of Cullin-5 Protein on Conformational Flexibility of HIV-1 Complex.” NY6 Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, United States.
  6. Kristina Foley, Robyn Stix, Gabriella Gerlach, Elliott J. Stollar, and K. Aurelia Ball. (September 23, 2017) “Conformational changes and flexibility for ArkA binding to Abp1-SH3.” NY6 Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, United States.
  7. Gaby Gerlach, Robyn Stix, Kristina Foley, K. Aurelia Ball, and Elliott J. Stollar. (September 23, 2017) “Role of Segments 1 and 2 in the ArkA12 Structural Ensemble.” NY6 Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, United States.
  8. Robyn Stix, Gabriella Gerlach, Kristina Foley, Elliott J. Stollar, and K. Aurelia Ball. (September 23, 2017) “Conformational Changes of ArkA12.” NY6 Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, United States.
  9. V. Hernandez and K. Sheppard. (September, 2017)"Direct Pathway for Bacillus anthracistRNA Asparaginylation." NY6 Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, United States.
  10. R. Wales and K. Sheppard. (September, 2017)"Direct Route for Asparaginyl-tRNA Formation in B. subtilis." NY6 Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, United States.
  11. H. Yu, H. Forman and K. Sheppard.(September, 2017)"Expanding the genetic code with pyroglutamate." NY6 Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, United States.
  12. E. Williams, Y. Li, and K. Sheppard. (September, 2017)"B. anthracisIndirect Pathway of Asparaginyl-tRNA Formation." NY6 Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, United States.
  13. C. Schroeder and K. Sheppard(September, 2017)"Characterization of the Dual Pathways for B. halodurans Asparaginyl-tRNA Formation." NY6 Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, United States.
  14. V. Mierzejewski and K. Sheppard. (September, 2017)"Design and Development of a Novel Antibiotic: a GatCAB Inhibitor." NY6 Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, United States.
  15. C. Bennett-Caso, C. J. Ostaszewski, N. Stuart, and J. G. Navea. (September, 2017) “Non-Thermal Plasma for the Heterogeneous Chemistry of Chemisorbed Volatile Compounds with Free-Radicals.” NY6 Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, United States.
  16. S. Gowan and J. G. Navea. (September, 2017) “Atmospheric Particle Aging: Daytime Chemistry in the Ocean/Atmosphere Interface.” NY6 Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, United States.
  17. N. Stuart, C. J. Ostaszewski, and J. G. Navea. (September, 2017) “Computational Calculations of the Effects of Surface Water on the Photocatalysis of HNO3on TiO2.” NY6 Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, United States.
  18. Y. Xiao, D. Kim, and J. G. Navea. (September, 2017) “Daytime and Nighttime Atmospheric processing of US Fly Ash.”NY6 Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, United States.
  19. K. J. Maas, D. Kim, and J. G. Navea. (September, 2017) “Daytime Chemistry of Sea Spray Aerosol: Alternative Pathway of HONO Formation.” NY6 Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, United States.
  20. Lieza Chan, Elise Tierney, Sampriti Thapa, K. Aurelia Ball, and John Gross. (August 26, 2017). "Conformational Flexibility of the HIV Vif Complex." Conformational Ensembles from Experimental Data and Computer Simulations Thematic Meeting, Biophysical Society. Berlin, Germany.
  21. J. G. Navea. (August 2017) “Atmospheric fate of fly ash: from heterogeneous photochemistry of nitric acid to particle weathering.” 254thACS National Meeting & Exposition, Washington, DC.
  22. Elise Tierney, Lieza Chan, Sampriti Thapa, and K. Aurelia Ball. (July, 2017) “Conformational Flexibility of HIV-1 Vif Protein in Complex.” Protein Society Annual Symposium. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  23. Lieza Chan, Sampriti Thapa, Elise Tierney, John Gross, and K. Aurelia Ball. (July, 2017) “Effect of Elongin-B C-terminus on Correlated Motions in HIV Vif Complex.” Protein Society Annual Symposium. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  24. D. Lesko, D. Kim, K. Maas, V.H. Grassian, and J.G. Navea. (July 2017) “Heterogeneous Photochemistry of Nitrates as an Alternative Pathway for HONO Formation.” Gordon Research Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry. Newry, ME.
  25. N. M. Stuart, C. J. Ostaszewski, and J. G. Navea. (July 20 to 22, 2017) “Computational Calculations of the Effects of Surface Water on the Photocatalysis of HNO3on TiO2.” 16thAnnual Mercury Conference on Undergraduate Computational Chemistry. Furman University, Greenville, SC, United States
  26. C. J. Ostaszewski, N. M. Stuart, and J. G. Navea. (July 20 to 22, 2017) “Quantum Mechanical Calculations of Radical Oxygen Reactions with Cyclohexene Chemisorbed onto Al2O3.” 16thAnnual Mercury Conference on Undergraduate Computational Chemistry. Furman University, Greenville, SC, United States
  27. Kristina Foley, Gabriella Gerlach, Robyn Stix, Elliott J. Stollar, and K. Aurelia Ball. (July, 2017) “Conformational changes and flexibility for ArkA binding to ABP1-SH3.” Protein Society Annual Symposium. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  28. Judy Halstead, Kurt Smemo, Tess Wendel, Nathan Van Meter, and Devon McLane. (June 25, 2017) Water “Chemistry of Lake Lonely and tributaries.”Lake Lonely Improvement Association, Saratoga Springs , NY.
  29. J. G. Navea. (June 2017)” Symmetry Breaking and Photocatalysis of Nitrate on TiO2: Effect of Coadsorbed Water.” Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM). Hershey, PA.
  30. Brito, K.; Jordan, R.; Wollocko, B. M.; Soong, L. Y.; Miller, W. P.; Bales, K. C. 9th Annual ACS Eastern New York Undergraduate Research Symposium, "Development of an improved synthesis of 3-penten-2-one," Siena College, Loudonville, NY. (April 19, 2017)
  31. Wollocko, B. M.; Bales, K. C. 9th Annual ACS Eastern New York Undergraduate Research Symposium, "Synthetic investigation into a class of highly substituted cyclohexene compounds," Siena College, Loudonville, NY. (April 19, 2017).
  32. O'Sullivan, J. J.; Bales, K. C. 9th Annual ACS Eastern New York Undergraduate Research Symposium, "Synthetic investigation of a highly substituted cyclohexene compound," Siena College, Loudonville, NY. (April 19, 2017).
  33. Ball, K. Aurelia;  Jacobson, M.; Gross, J. Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, "Conformational Flexibility of HIV Vif in Complex with Host Proteins," Biophysical Society, New Orleans, LA, United States. (February 12, 2017).
  34. Ismail, A.; Swenson, L.;  Henao, T.; Frederick, K. PittCon, "Detection of Hydrofracking Water Infiltration in Surface Waters," Chicago, IL, United States. (March 8, 2017).
  35. Martinez, R.; O'Connor, E.; Rehmeyer, N.; Frederick, K. PittCon, "Development of a Paper Microfluidic Test for D-Lactate," Chicago, IL, United States. (March 8, 2017).
  36. Douglass, J. E.; Frey, S.. ENY ACS Undergraduate Research Conference, "A Manganese (II) Complex with a Tripodal, Quinoline- Containing Ligand that Mimics the Structure and Reactivity of Superoxide Dismutase Enzymes," Siena College, Loudonville, NY, United States. (April 19, 2017).
  37. Ramirez, H. A.,  Kauer, M.; Jasinski, J. P.;  Frey, S.,  ENY-ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, "Synthesis and Characterization of a Manganese(II) Compound with the Tripodal Ligand TMPA as a Superoxide Dismutase Mimetic," Siena College, Loudonville, NY, United States. (April 19, 2017).
  38. Loizides, A. E.; Frey, S., ENY ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, "Synthesis and Reactivity of a Manganese (II) Complex with a Tripodal, Quinoline-Containing Ligand that Mimics Superoxide Dismutase Enzymes," Siena College, Loudonville, NY, United States. (April 19, 2017).
  39. Nakagawa, Y.;  Frey, S., ENY ACS Undergraduate Research Conference, "Synthesis and Reactivity of Manganese (II) Complex with a Tripodal Pyridine-Containing Ligand that Mimics the Structure and Function of Superoxide Dismutase Enzymes," Siena College, Loudonville, NY, United States. (April 19, 2017).
  40. Gerard, J.Kennerly, W. 253rd national meeting of the American Chemical Society, "Absorption and fluorescence of indole and tryptophan by TD-DFT," American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, United States. (April 3, 2017).
  41. Vorwerk, K. M., Kennerly, W. 253rd national meeting of the American Chemical Society, "TD-DFT Potential Energy Surfaces and Nonadiabatic dynamics of indole by surface hopping with Newton-X," American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, United States. (April 3, 2017).
  42. Bennett-Caso, C.; Borgatta, J. R., . 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, "Non-Thermal Plasma for the Heterogeneous Chemistry of Chemisorbed Volatile Compounds with Free-Radicals," ACS, San Francisco, CA, United States. (March 2017).
  43. Ostaszewski, C. J.; Stuart, N.,  253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, "Quantum Mechanical Calculations of the Effects of Humidity on HNO3 Chemisorbed onto TiO2," ACS, San Francisco, CA, United States. (March 2017).
  44. Roca, M.; Skipper, H.. 253rd ACS National meeting and exposition, "Single vs. Mixed Approaches to Form Green Nanoparticle Films", San Francisco, CA, United States. (March 13, 2017).
  45. Schapiro, H.; Sheppard, K. 9th Annual ENY ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, "Expanding the genetic code with pyroglutamate," Loudonville, NY, United States. (April 19, 2017).
  46. Sweezy, D.; Sheppard, K. 9th Annual ENY ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium Submissions, "Purification of the indirect pathway for asparginyl-tRNA formation of Bacillus subtilis," Loundonville, NY, United States. (April 19, 2017).
  47. Sheppard, K. 4th Yale Graduate Biomedical Career Fair, New Haven, CT, United States. (March 28, 2017).

 

2016
  1. Ball, K. Aurelia, Presenting author, Skidmore College. Symposium on Intrinsically Disordered Proteins: Structure, Function & Interactions, "IDP Influence on Folded Protein Conformation," American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA, United States. (August 25, 2016).
  2. Bedulskij, M.; Frederick, K. NY Six Undergraduate Research, "Developing Portable Testing Devices Using Open-Source Hardware," St. Lawrence, Canton, NY, United States. (September 17, 2016).

     

  3. Sood, C.; Frederick, K.; Kennerly, W. Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, "Discovery meets inquiry: Getting students to discover principles and then design their own procedures to inquire deeply," American Chemical Society, Division of Chemical Education, Greeley, CO, United States. (August 1, 2016).

  4. Cassell, A. J.; Kennerly, W. 15th MERCURY conference, "Absorption and emission properties of aqueous tryptophan from TD-DFT calculations," Molecular Education and Research Consortium in Undergraduate computational chemistRY (MERCURY), Lewisburg, PA, United States. (July 22, 2016).

  5. Gerard, J.; Kennerly, W. 15th MERCURY conference, "Absorption and emission properties of indole by TD-DFT: what’s the right functional to use?," Molecular Education and Research Consortium in Undergraduate computational chemistRY (MERCURY), Lewisburg, PA, United States. (July 22, 2016). 

  6.  T. StortiniJ. GreenspanJ.G. Navea. Study of water adsorption/ desorption isotherms on several fly ash sources.251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, March 2016.

  7. D. KimJ.G. Navea. Effect of simulated solar radiation on the leach of iron from fly ash from various source regions. 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, March 2016. 

  8. K.C. ShiJ.G. Navea.  Quantum chemical calculations and vibrational spectroscopy of nitrate chemisorbed to SiO2. 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, March 2016. 

  9. Fly ash size and particle defects: A morphological study on proton-promoted iron leach from fly ash. J.R. BorgattaD. KimA. PaskavitzJ.G. Navea. 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, March 2016. 

  10. Synthetic investigation of highly substituted cyclohexene compounds_via Diels-Alder reactions. L. Soong,_J. O’SullivanK. Cetto Bales. 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, March 2016. 

  11. Synthesis of silver nanoparticle films: The search for the green color. H.E. SkipperM. Roca. 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, March 2016.

  12. Stabilizing enzymes in microfluidic paper analytical devices (_PAD) for diagnostic assays. S. WangM. Debela,_N. RehmeyerK. Frederick. 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, March 2016. 

  13. Chiral separations in CE using cationic cyclodextrins as a buffer additive. S. MarkiewiczJ. Greenspan, T.J. Wenzel, K. Frederick. 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, March 2016. 

  14. Turning the analytical lab into a research method development service. K. Frederick, L. Quimby. 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, March 2016.

  15. E. Kofke and W. Kennerly, 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition, "MD/QM excited-state approach to predicting tryptophan fluorescence in proteins," San Diego, CA, United States. (March 14, 2016).

  16. K. M. Vorwerk and W. Kennerly, 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition, "Quantum excited-state structure of indole fluorescence," American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, United States. (March 14, 2016).

  17. Navea, J., "Photochemistry of Nitric Acid on Components of Tropospheric Particulate Matter," Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, United States. (October 2016).

  18. Mah, E. J.; Upstate NY Undergraduate Research Conference, "Heterogeneous Photochemistry in the Marine Boundary Layer," NY6, Clinton, NY, United States. (September 2016).

  19. Bennett-Caso, C., Upstate NY Undergraduate Research Conference, "Oxidation of Chemisorbed Hydrocarbons by Non-Thermal Plasmas," NY6, Clinton, NY, United States. (September 2016).

  20. Ostaszewski, C. J.; Lueckheide, M.,  Upstate NY Undergraduate Research Conference, "Quantum Mechanical Calculations of HNO3 Chemisorbed onto TiO2 and the Effects of Humidity," NY6, Clinton, NY, United States. (September 2016).

  21. Ostaszewski, C. J.; Lueckheide, M., 15th Annual Mercury Conference on Undergraduate Computational Chemistry, "Quantum Mechanical Calculations of Nitric Acid Chemisorbed on the Crystalline Structure of TiO2," NSF, Lewisburgh, PA, United States. (July 21, 2016).

  22. Rasmussen, K.; Sheppard, K. Sixth Annual New York Six Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference, "Characterization Of Dual Pathways Of Asparaginyl-tRNA Formation In B. subtilis And B. anthracis," Clinton, NY, United States. (September 17, 2016).

  23. Williams, E.; Mierzejewski, V.; Sheppard, K. NY6 Undegraduate Research Conference, "The Role Of The Bacillus subtilis Asparginyl-tRNA Synthetase," Clinton, NY, United States. (September 17, 2016). 

2015
  1.  “Environmental fate of iron: study of the effect of the chelating and reductive properties of humic acids”. Borgatta, J. and Navea, J. G. Abstracts of Papers, 250th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, Massachusetts, August 2015, ENVR 470.
  2. “Fate of Aqueous Iron Leached from Tropospheric Aerosols during Atmospheric Acidic Processing: Study of the Effect of Humic-Like Substances” Borgatta, J. and Navea, J. G. XXIII WIT International Conference on Air Pollution, Valencia, Spain. AIR150131. June 2015
  3. Mola ARRuel TMDVoigt TBJoyce GEBirdsall SLda Silva IJIslam MTLemieux REMiller WPNair NKHoward RJ (June 2015) Physicochemical determinants of alcohol modulation in a model ligand-gated ion channel binding site. Poster, 38th Annual Research Society on Alcoholism Scientific Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
  4. Joyce GEAtalan-Helicke N, Howard RJ (March 2015) Exploring the evolution of ethanol: Development of teaching tools and new experiments on ethyl alcohol. Poster, Experimental Biology 2015, Boston, MA.
  5. Schneider TRManson DEVoigt TBStater EPFacey J-AMHyde MJVenner LCHoward RJ (March 2015) Role of pore-lining residues in ethanol modulation of ligand-gated ion channels. Oral presentation and poster, Experimental Biology 2015, Boston, MA.
  6. M. Calzini, S. Zhen, and K. Sheppard(March 2015) eYFP reporter system for pyroglutamate incorporation, Experimental Biology 2015-ASBMB, Boston, MA (poster).
  7. I. Da Silva and K. Sheppard(March 2015) Expanding the genetic code with pyroglutamate, Experimental Biology 2015-ASBMB, Boston, MA (poster).
  8. M. Islam and K. Sheppard(March 2015) Discriminating nature of the aspartyl-tRNA synthetases from three human pathogens, Experimental Biology 2015-ASBMB, Boston, MA (poster).
  9. H. Raff and K. Sheppard(March 2015) Dual routes for B. subtilis asparaginyl-tRNA formation, Experimental Biology 2015-ASBMB, Boston, MA (poster).
  10. N. Nair and K. Sheppard(March 2015) Two distinct routes for asparaginyl-tRNA formation in B. halodurans, Experimental Biology 2015-ASBMB, Boston, MA (poster). 
  11. J. Erskine and K. Sheppard(March 2015) Discriminating nature of the B. anthracis aspartyl-tRNA synthetases, Experimental Biology 2015-ASBMB, Boston, MA (poster).
  12. Synthesis and reactivity of manganese(III) complexes with tetradentate ligands that mimic superoxide dismutase enzymes. ST Frey, CirkaGalloppP Moses. 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, Colorado, March 2015. 
  13. “Heterogeneous photochemistry of nitrate chemisorbed on TiO2 as a function of relative humidity.” Lesko, D. M. B.Swomley, H. D., and Navea, J. G. Abstracts of Papers, 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, Colorado, March 2015, ENVR 394. 
  14. “Colorimetric evaluation of the cation exchange of aluminum with iron in humic acids.” Borgatta, J. and Navea, J. G. Abstracts of Papers, 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, Colorado, March 2015, ENVR 423. 
  15. “Comparative evaluation of the dissolution of fly ash from different source regions under atmospherically relevant conditions.” Borgatta, J.Paskavitz, A., and Navea, J. G. Abstracts of Papers, 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, Colorado, March 2015, ENVR 422.
  16. “Quantum mechanical calculations of nitric acid chemisorbed on several crystalline structures of TiO2 anatase.” Lueckheide, M. and Navea, J. G. Abstracts of Papers, 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, Colorado, March 2015, ENVR 415.
  17. Miller, W. P.O'Sullivan, J. J.Bales, K. C. “Synthetic investigation and application of a substituted 4,6-dimethyl-3-cyclohexene compound.” 249th ACS National Meeting, Oral presentation, Denver, CO, March 22, 2015.
  18. Soong, L. Y.Bales, K. C. “Synthetic investigation of Diels-Alder reactions with a-b unsaturated ketones.” 249th ACS National Meeting, Poster presentation, Denver, CO, March 23, 2015. 
2014
  1.  Voigt TBBraun HAHorani SJoyce GEFacey J-AMPlante AEStater EPTrudell JR, Harris RA, Howard RJ (November 2014) Modularity of alcohol binding sites in pentameric ligand-gated ion channels. Poster, Society for Neuroscience 45th Annual Meeting, Washington,DC.
  2. L. MartinA.J. NewellR. Pontes, and K.A. Frederick, "Development of an automated microfluidic platform for analysis of organic pollutants in water", ACS National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 2014.
  3. S. WangR. AhernA. WinchellA. Osherand K.A. Frederick, "Development of a microfluidic assay for analysis of d-lactate in urine: A diagnostic test for malaria" ACS National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 2014. 
  4. J. Harfmann, Halstead, J.A.(March 2014) Analysis of Sediment-bound Heavy Metals in Relation to Particle Size and Geographic Site Distribution in the KayaderosserasCreek Watershed, 247th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Dallas, TX. 
  5. Plante AEStater EPVoigt TBRuel TMDFacey J-AMHoward RJ (February 2014) Extracellular contributions to alcohol modulation of pentameric ligand-gated ion channels. Poster, 58th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, San Francisco, CA.
  6. Riederer EAYoluk O, Trudell JR, Lindahl E, Harris RA, Howard RJ (February 2014) Alcohol modulation of a eukaryotic ligand-gated ion channel of known structure. Poster, 58th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, San Francisco, CA.
  7. Facey J-AMSchneider TRVoigt TBHyde MJVenner LCPouya I, Lindahl E, Howard RJ (April 2014) Polar substitutions in the ion-conducting pore of GLIC alter gating and alcohol modulation. Poster, Experimental Biology 2014, San Diego, CA. 
  8. A. Alperstein and K. Sheppard(Jan. 2014) Dual routes for Bdellovibrio asparaginyl-tRNA formation, The 1st Annual Sigma-Aldrich Symposium on RNA Science and its Applications, RNA Institute, Albany, NY (poster). 
  9. FeenM. IslamD. Garofalo, and K. Sheppard(Jan. 2014) Discriminating nature of the aspartyl-tRNA synthetase from three human pathogens. The 1st Annual Sigma-Aldrich Symposium on RNA Science and its Applications, RNA Institute, Albany, NY (poster). 
  10. S Mladenova and K. Sheppard (Jan. 2014) Dual routes for S. aureus asparaginyl-tRNAThe 1st Annual Sigma-Aldrich Symposium on RNA Science and its Applications, RNA Institute, Albany, NY (poster).
  11. N. Nair and K. Sheppard(Jan. 2014) Dual routes for B. halodurans asparaginyl-tRNA synthesis, The 1st Annual Sigma-Aldrich Symposium on RNA Science and its Applications, RNA Institute, Albany, NY (poster).

  12. K. FrederickC. Sood and L. Christenson, "Flipping the Lab: Using a Lab First Approach for Teaching General Chemistry" ACS National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 2014. 
  13.  Miller, W. P.; Geraghty, B. E.Bales, K. C. “Synthesis of 3-penten-2-one: Use in the Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratory.” 247th ACS National Meeting, Poster presentation, Dallas, TX, March 16-20, 2014.
2013
  1. Miller, W. P.; Geraghty, B. E.Bales, K. C. “Synthesis of 3-penten-2-one: Use in the Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratory.” ACS Northeast Regional Meeting, Poster presentation, New Haven, CT, October 23-26, 2013.
  2. Hyde M, Lee US, Venner LC, Harris RA, Howard RJ (June 2013) Structural determinants of alcohol binding to a prokaryotic ligand-gated ion channel. Poster, 36th Annual Research Society on Alcoholism Scientific Meeting, Orlando, FL.
  3. Riederer EAYoluk O, Trudell JR, Harris RA, Lindahl E, Howard RJ (June 2013) Alcohol modulation of a eukaryotic ligand-gated ion channel of known structure. Poster, 36th Annual Research Society on Alcoholism Scientific Meeting, Orlando, FL. 
  4. Howard RJ (April 2013) Structural sites of alcohol modulation in ligand-gated ion channels. Invited talk (travel compensated), Gage Conference on Ion Channels and Transporters, Canberra, Australia.
  5. A. Alperstein and K. Sheppard(April 2013) Dual routes for Bacteriovorus bdellovibrio asparaginyl- tRNA formation, Experimental Biology 2013-ASBMB, Boston, MA (poster). 
  6. M. Benhaim and K. Sheppard (April 2013) eYFP reporter system for pyroglutamate incorporation, Experimental Biology 2013-ASBMB, Boston, MA (poster). 
  7. S. Mladenova and K. Sheppard (April 2013) Dual routes for S. aureus asparaginyl-tRNA formation, Experimental Biology 2013-ASBMB, Boston, MA (poster). 
  8. N. Nair and K. Sheppard(April 2013) Dual routes for Bacillus halodurans asparaginyl-tRNA formation, Experimental Biology 2013-ASBMB, Boston, MA (poster). 
  9. M. Walsh and K. Sheppard(April 2013) Expanding the genetic code with pyroglutamate, Experimental Biology 2013-ASBMB, Boston, MA (poster). 
  10. K.A. Frederick, "Using Research on Maya Murals to Teach FTIR and Chemometrics in an Instrumental Analysis Course", The Pittsburgh Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 2013.
  11. K. PufferK. Ellis, and K.A. Frederick, "Development of a Chip-Based Assay for Diagnosis of Malaria Infection" The Pittsburgh Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 2013.
  12. R. PontesL. Martinand K.A. Frederick, "Development of Magnetic Bead-Based Pre-concentration for Water Analysis on Chip" The Pittsburgh Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 2013.
  13. Howard RJSauguet L, Brömstrup T, Murail S, Lee US, Horani S, Trudell JR, Corringer P-J, Lindahl E, Delarue M, Harris RA (February 2013) Alcohol and anesthetic binding to pentameric ligand-gated ion channels revealed in a prokaryotic model system. Poster, Biophysical Society 57th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
  14. K.A. FrederickC. Sood and L. Christenson “Development and Implementation of an Inquiry-Based, Laboratory-Driven, General Chemistry Sequence”, Transforming Undergraduate Education in STEM, PI’s Conference, January, 2013. 
  15. Howard RJ (September 2012) Simple structural models for alcohol modulation of ligand- gated ion channels. Invited talk, Albany Medical College Center for Neuropharmacology and Neuroscience Seminar Series, Albany, NY.
  16. Howard RJMurail S, Horani S, Lee US, Ondricek KE, Brömstrup T, Bertaccini EJ, Trudell JR, Lindahl E, Corringer P-J, Harris RA (September 2012) Modeling alcohol modulation of brain targets using homologous proteins from lower organisms. Symposium talk, 16th World Congress on Biomedical Research, Sapporo, Japan.