Student Research Presentations / Publications

Publications

Quiwen Su and Tamara Hamilton "Extending mechanochemical porphyrin synthesis to bulkier aromatics: tetramesitylporphyrin." Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry 2019, 15, 1149-1153.

Journal of Separation Science, 41, 3669-3676, 201.

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

2019

Lilyveth Mesa, John F. Boulos “Synthesis of novel functionally selective and long-acting muscarinic antagonists” 257th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 31-April 4, 2019; 11th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 5, 2019 – winning poster

Sidney Vest, Zuzana Zajickova “Determination of catechins in green tea extracts using high performance liquid chromatography coupled with photodiode array and electrospray ionization mass spectrometry” 257th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 31- April 4, 2019; 11th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 5, 2019; Chemical Sciences Symposium, South Florida American Chemical Society, April 12-13, 2019 – 2nd place poster winner

Michaela Reyes, Austen Henderson, Joshua Ruppel, Tamara D. Hamilton “Mechanochemistry leads to a series of diarylporphyrins” 257th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 31-April 4, 2019; 11th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 5, 2019 – honorable mention

Emily Londono, Chelsea Martin, John Boulos “Synthesis of potent and functionally selective dualistic muscarinic antagonists as therapeutic agents for the treatment of neurological and peripheral disease states” 11th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 5, 2019

Samantha Britz, Maurizio Giannotti, Llona Kavege, Lilyveth Mesa, Tracey Presume, Brittney Reynolds, Kerri Richardson and Sanja Zivanovic “Teaching electric circuits and fractals to children. New approaches and ideas” 11th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 5, 2019

Audreena Ingham “The effects of cross-linkers on the separation of organo-silica monoliths” 11th Annual STEM Research Symposium, Barry University, FL, April 5, 2019

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