Student Research Presentations / Publications

Publications

Narciso Meirelles, L.; Silva Campos, T.; Rodriguez, Z.; Hernandez, R.; Svec, F.; Zajickova, Z. "Single-pot" approach towards the preparation of alkyl and polyfluoroalkyl organo-silica monolithic capillaries for reversed-phase liquid chromatography. Journal of Separation Science, 2018 – accepted 10.1002/jssc.201800688

Boulos JF, Jakubik J, Boulos JM, Randakova A, Momirov J. "Synthesis of novel and functionally selective non-competitive muscarinic antagonists as chemical probes." Chemical Biology and Drug Design 2018, 91(1), 93-104

Deepa Gharbharan, Denae Britsch, Gabriela Soto, Anna –Marie Weed, Zuzana Zajickova, Frantisek Svec "Tuning preparation conditions towards optimized separation performance of thermally polymerized organo-silica monolithic columns in capillary liquid chromatography" Journal of Chromatography A 2015, 1408, 101-107.

Vasilyeva Daria, Maurizio Giannotti and John Goehl "Comparisony of Different Approaches in Extraction of a Parameter in a Linear Fit" European Journal of Physics 2015, 36, 4, 45011-45018.

Hannah Shy, Paula Mackin, Andrea Orvieto, Deepa Gharbharan, Tamara Hamilton, Geneva Peterson, Nick Bampos "Two-Step Mechanochemical Synthesis of Porphyrins" Faraday Discussions 2014, 170, 59-69.

John Boulos; Jan Jakubik, Alena Randakova, Cristina Avila "Synthesis of N-Substituted Piperidine Salts as Potential Muscarinic Ligands for Alzheimer’s Applications", Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry 2013, 50(6), 1363-1367.

Maurizio Giannotti, Michael Wise, Aaron Mohammed "MESAFace, a graphical interface to analyze the MESA output" Computer Physics Communications 2013, 184, 1333-1338.

Maurizio Giannotti, John Goehl, Renee Forcier "Quantitative investigation of axes-exchange in linear fit analysis" European Journal of Physics 2013, 34, 107.

Presentations

2018

Jeremiah Andrew Paul*, Manuel Miranda Differential expression of glycine receptors in the globus pallidus, thalamus, and striatum, 255th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 18-22, 2018; 10th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 6, 2018

John F. Boulos, Jocelyn Baquier* Synthesis and biological evaluation of novel long acting muscarinic antagonists, 255th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 18-22, 2018; 10th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 6, 2018

Reyes, Michaela*; Henderson, A.; Ruppel, J.; Hamilton, T. D. Mechanochemical synthesis of diphenylporphyrins, 255th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 18-22, 2018; 10th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 6, 2018; Life Sciences South Florida STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium, March 24, 2018

Burkus-Matesevac, A.*; Zajickova, Z. Optimization of surface chemistry of thiol-ene crosslinked organo-silica monolithic columns and their application in capillary liquid chromatography, 255th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 18-22, 2018; 10th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 6, 2018; Life Sciences South Florida STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium, March 24, 2018

Aurora Burkus-Matesevac*, Maurizio Giannotti, Sanja Zivanovic, John Goehl Appropriate linear fit equations for manipulated data, 10th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 6, 2018

Alexandria Roach*, John F. Boulos Design and Synthesis of Selective Muscarinic Receptors for the Treatment of Parkinson’s disease, 10th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 6, 2018

2017

Burkus-Matesevac, A.*; Zajickova, Z. "Preparation of organo-silica monolithic columns for applications in capillary liquid chromatography using thiolene click reaction" 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2-6, 2017; 9th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 12, 2017

Cordero, Diana*; Hamilton, T. D. "Mechanochemical synthesis of porphine and bis-pocket porphyrin" 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2-6, 2017; 9th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 12, 2017

Su, Qiwen*; Hamilton, T. D. "Tetra-meso-substituted porphyrins via mechanochemistry; reaction homology and applications of a porous catalyst" 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2-6, 2017; 9th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 12, 2017

Maxi, Nirva*; Hamilton, T. D. "Tetra-substituted porphyrin with exo-dentate binding groups: Toward catalytic metalloporphyrin assemblies" 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2-6, 2017; 9th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 12, 2017

Everett-Hannah, Shatora*; Hamilton, T. D. "Mechanochemical Oxidation Leading to Porphyrins" 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2-6, 2017; 9th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 12, 2017

Paulus, Eva*; Paulus, Eva*; "Community Outreach with Hands-on Physics for Fifth-graders" 9th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 12, 2017

Momirov, J.*; Boulos, J. "Synthesis of functionally selective M1/M4 antagonist for Parkinson’s disease application" SoFL-ACS Chemical Sciences Symposium; 2017 Feb 26; Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL; 9th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 12, 2017

Su, Q.*; Morgan, A.*; Everett-Hannah, S.* "Improving public science literary to address the disparity affecting inner-city youth" 4th Annual Community Engagement Symposium, Barry University, FL, Mar 29 2017

Gao, M.*; Wallner, A. "Synthesis, NMR characterization and kinetic studies of creatine pyroglutamate" 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2-6, 2017; 9th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 12, 2017

2016

Abdallah, M.*; Silva Campos, T.*; Hernandez, R.*; Zajickova, Z.; Svec, F. Single-pot " approach to preparation of hydrophobic sol-gel monolithic capillary columns for reversed-phase liquid chromatography, 251th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2016; 8th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, March 23, 2016

Kingston, S.*; Hamilton, T. Comparing Four Syntheses of Tetrephenylporphyrin (TPP) using E-factor and EcoScale as Measurements for Evaluating Greenness, 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2016; 8th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 1, 2015

Molina, C.*; Hamilton, T. Towards porphyrin-walled metal-organic polyhedral, 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2016; 8th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University

Su, Q.*; Hamilton, T. Mechanochemical synthesis of a series of meso-tetrasubstituted porphyrins, International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii; 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2016; 8th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 1, 2015

Azaizeh, W.*;Azaizeh, W.*; A proper probability distribution analysis of manipulated variables of nonlinear models, 8th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 1, 2015

Azaizeh, W.*; Giannotti, M. "A Novel Graphical User Interface for Analyzing and Visualizing Astrophysical Simulation Data" 8th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 1, 2015 (honorable mention); Life Sciences South Florida 2016 STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium, Broward College, FL - April 2nd, 2016

Azaizeh, W.*; Giannotti, M. "Efficiency of air conditioning at Barry University" 80th Annual meeting of Florida Academy of Sciences, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, FL - March 18th, 2016; Life Sciences South Florida 2016 STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium, Broward College, FL - April 2nd, 2016

Azaizeh, W.*; Giannotti, M. "MESAPlot : A python graphical interface to study star simulation data" 80th Annual meeting of Florida Academy of Sciences, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, FL - March 18th, 2016

2015

Vasilyeva, D.*; Giannotti, M.; Goehl, J. "Comparison of different approaches in extraction of a parameter in a linear fit" 7th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 1, 2015 – winning poster

Azaizeh, W.*; Vasilyeva, D.*; Wise, M.; Giannotti, M.; Zivanovic, S. "MESAPlot: A python graphical interface to study stellar simulation data" 7th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 1, 2015

Vasilyeva, D.*; Azaizeh, W.* "Quantitative analysis of the induced currents in circuits with variable geometry and magnetic fields" 7th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 1, 2015

Kingston, S.*; Hamilton, T. "Developing an undergraduate chemistry lab involving mechanochemistry and green chemistry" International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii

Cordero, D.*; Hamilton, T. "Mechanochemistry as a greener route to biological porphyrin targets" International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii; 8th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 1, 2015

Hoelscher, V.*; Hamilton, T. "Entrainment sublimation as a green purification method for porphyrins" 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA; 8th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 1, 2015

Hernandez, R.*; Narciso Meirelles, L.*; Svec, F.; Zajickova, Z. "Preparation of hydrophobic thermally polymerized sol-gel monolithic columns for reversed-phase liquid chromatography using "single-pot" approach" 249th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, March 22-26, 2015; 7th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 1, 2015

Sabol, T.*; Rodriguez, Z.*; Soto, G.*; Britsch, D.*; Gharbharan, D.*; Svec, F.; Zajickova, Z. Surface modification of photopolymerized sol-gel monoliths using thiol-ene click chemistry. 249th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, March 22-26, 2015; 7th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 1, 2015 – honorable mention

2014

Comnick, T.*; Gutierrez, R.*; Fisher, G. "D-aspartic acid in oysters" 247th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 16-20, 2014; 6th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 16, 2014 honorable mention

Dao, H.*; Boulos, J.; Jakubik, J. "Synthesis of bitopic muscarinic antagonists and functionally selective agonists for pharmaceutical applications" 247th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 16-20, 2014; 6th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, April 16, 2014 (winning poster); Florida Annual Meeting and Exposition, American Chemical Society, Innisbrook, FL, May 8-10, 2014

Dao, H.*; Soto, G.*; Llaneras, J.*; Rodriguez, E.*; Nwokoye, P.* "Barry Chemistry Club – Providing Energy for the Future" 247th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 16-20, 2014

Hoelscher, V.*; Hamilton, T. "Entrainment sublimation for purification of porphyrins synthesized by mechanochemistry" 247th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 16-20, 2014; 6th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 16, 2014 (winning poster) and Faraday Discussion 170 – Montreal, Canada, May 21-23, 2014

Basden, M.*; Basden, M.*; "Metal-Organic Assemblies of Tetrakis(3-pyridyl)porphyrin" 6th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 16, 2014

Sabol, T.*; Shy, H.*; Hamilton, T. "Greening the Oxidation Step of Porphyrin Synthesis by Mechanochemistry" 6th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 16, 2014

Su, Q.*; Mackin, P.; Gharbharan, Su, Q.*; Mackin, P.; Gharbharan, "Mechanochemical Condensation Leading to a Family of Tetra-substituted Porphyrins" 6th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 16, 2014; Faraday Discussion 170 – Montreal, Canada, May 21-23, 2014

Britsch, D.*; Gharbharan, D., Svec, F.; Zajickova, Z. "Preparation and optimization of thermally polymerized organic-silica hybrid monoliths and characterization by capillary liquid chromatography" 247th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 16-20, 2014; LSSF STEM Undergraduate Symposium, Florida International University, Miami, FL, April 12, 2014 – nominated talk; 6th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 16, 2014 - wining poster; 2014 Florida Annual Meeting and Exposition, American Chemical Society, Innisbrook, FL, May 8-10, 2014

Soto, G.*; Britsch, D.*; Gharbharan, D., Weed, A-M.; Svec, F.; Zajickova, Z. "Pore surface modification of organo-silica hybrid monolithic columns through thiol-ene chemistry for application in micro-flow liquid chromatography" 247th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 16-20, 2014; 6th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 16, 2014; 2014 Florida Annual Meeting and Exposition, American Chemical Society, Innisbrook, FL, May 8-10, 2014

2013

Gharbharan, D.*, Weed, A-M.*; Svec, F.; Zajickova, Z. "Hybrid monolithic columns with thermally grafted octadecyl methacrylate for high performance liquid chromatography of small molecules." 245th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 7-11, 2013; 5th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, March 27, 2013

Weed, A-M.*; Gharbharan, D.*, Svec, F.; Zajickova, Z. "Hydrophobization of pore surface via functionalization of organo-silica monolithic columns with photografted octadecyl methacrylate." 245th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 7-11, 2013; 5th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, March 27, 2013

Llaneras, J.*; Wallner, T. "Synthesis and solubility analysis comparing di-creatine citrate, tri-creatine citrate, and creatine pyruvate to creatine-monohydrate" 245th American Chemical Society National Meeting in New Orleans, LA, April 7-11, 2013

Flores, S.*; Fisher, G.; Erickson, M. "Greening the Diels-Alder Reaction" 5th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, March 27, 2013

Rodriguez, E.*; Comnick, T.*; Gonzalez, N.*; Khomeis, S.*; Fisher, G. "D-Aspartic acid in frog nervous system" 245th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 7-11, 2013; 5th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, March 27, 2013