CHEDMonday, August 17, 2009

2:30 PM-4:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center -- Hall D, Poster
Undergraduate Research Poster Session: Organic Chemistry
Organizer:Nancy Bakowski
1H and 13C NMR assignments and conformational studies on 3H-1-benzazepines
Ngai Hin Lo, Hema Bhramdat, Sasan Karimi, Gopal Subramaniam, Keith Ramig
Application of the accelerated Leuckart reaction to substituted benzaldehydes
Steven Lewis, Mikhail M. Bobylev
Bicephalic (double-headed) amphiphiles
David C. Warnock, Kaitlin L. Simmons, Kristina M. Hamill, Kevin L. Caran
Binding affinities of folic acid and related photodecomposition products with biological macromolecules in aqueous media
Michael Soniat, Christopher B. Martin
Bipyrroles bearing amphiphilic sidechains
Neil A. Hawbaker, Leah R. Eller
Bromomethylation of bis-alkylthio benzene derivatives under phase transfer catalysis conditions
Heriberto Juarez, Sara A. Alvarado, Mariana Ocampo, Jose J. Gutierrez
Computational and experimental studies of the Bergman cyclization
Jordan Verdis, Ti Ya Chang, Panayiotis Meleties
Computational investigations of organic reaction mechanisms
Jordan Verdis, Sahar Refua
Cyclization vs. rearrangement of N-alkoxyimidoyl azides: The effect of the electrophile and solvent
Megan L. Lanier, Jordan A. Dinser, Rebecca J. Weber, Debra D. Dolliver, Thomas Sommerfeld, Artie S. McKim
Density functional theory study on the relative energies of neutral and anionic pterin tautomers in aqueous media
Michael Soniat, Christopher B. Martin
Design and preparations of novel bis-anthrapyrazoles
Jennifer Pitzen, Frank Guziec Jr.
Developing a redox enzyme active site for Lewis acid catalysis
Rayane F. Moreira, Nathan R Sick, Cameron Peebles, Danielle M Nalband
Developing beta-salicylhydrazones as effective catalysis for enantioselective addition of diethylzinc to aldehydes: Asymmetric synthesis of NPS-R-568
Brad Smith, Shawn R. Hitchcock
Dimerization kinetics and thermodynamics of cyclopentadiene by NMR
Michael A. Washington, Susan M. Yochum
Developing methodology for synthesis of substituted cyclohex–2–en–1–ols
Wendu Ding, John J. Esteb
Efforts toward the synthesis of the anti-epilepsy drug leveteracitam
Shawn R. Hitchcock, Gregory G. Griffin
Electrocyclic reactions: Ab initio studies of the Bergman cyclization
Jordan Verdis, Ti Ya Chang
Enantioselective reduction of prochiral α-halogenated aryl ketones for the synthesis of nonracemic oxetanes
Margarita Ortiz-Marciales, Miriam Padilla, Javier O. Rivera
Exploring the regiochemistry of carbon insertion: Sc(III)-catalyzed homologation of α-substituted cyclobutanones with trimethylsilyldiazomethane
Anne F. Kornahrens, Jennifer A. Dabrowski
Green synthesis of bipyrroles bearing long alkyl chains
Shane B. Johnson, Leah R. Eller
In situ preparation of N-benzyl aziridines from benzyl halides
Michael Nardone, Lynn M. Bradley, David A Hunt
Introduction of green chemistry in the undergraduate organic laboratory using the Diels–Alder reaction
Victor L. Schultz, Mark S. Erickson
Investigation of microwave-mediated oxidation of benzylic substrates with sodium perborate
Melissa B. Cichowicz, Daniel A. Bamper, Timothy R. Beyer
Kinetic control during the synthesis of 2,5-dibromo-3-hexylthiophene
Carlos T. Ramos, Jose J. Gutierrez
Leaving group effects in acyl iminium chemistry: Opportunities for novel reactivity
Nicholas C. Boaz, Nathaniel C. Bair, Timothy J. Peelen
Lewis acid-catalyzed reactions of α-acetoxy glycine esters: Toward the asymmetric synthesis of unnatural amino acids
Mark D. Thomas, Kenneth F. Potter II, Adam D. Wier, Timothy J. Peelen
Mechanistic investigation of the palladium-catalyzed homocoupling of arenediazonium salts: Insight from Hammett studies
Joshua L. McClellan, James M. Hanna Jr.
Novel site directed affinity reagent for crosslinking human hemoglobin: A tetra-aldehyde crosslinking reagent
Jessica Michaels, Ramachandra S. Hosmane
Novel synthesis of 2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-1H-pyrrolo[1,2-c][1,3]diazepine scaffolds after a spontaneous retro-Mannich domino reaction
Mary Liang, Chiara Pizzo, Peter Wipf
Pd/C-catalyzed cross-coupling of arenediazonium salts and potassium aryltrifluoroborates: Scope and limitations
Lee S. Varnedoe, James M. Hanna Jr.
Reactivity of tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphite (TMSP) with haloformates and halothionoformates
Luis Vargas, Tresa J Ambooken
Reactivity of tris(trismethylsilyl)phosphite (TMSP): Reactions with haloformates and halothionoformates containing electron withdrawing groups
Luis Vargas, Mousume R Shaha
Reactivity of thiolate, hydroxide, and phenolate ions toward O2-arylated diazeniumdiolate prodrugs
Jackie Ta, Matthew Ning, Ramtin Ghods, Keith Davies
Self-assembly behavior of oligopyridines at the liquid-solid interface
Daniel Caterbow, Michael Mavros, Ulrich Ziener
Small molecule gelators of nonpolar liquids
Misha A. Salim, Scott D. Hopkins, Paris L. Hamilton, Marilise A. Hyacinth, Lin Pu, Michal Sabat, Kevin L. Caran
Studies and applications of the rearrangement reactions of silyl ketones
Dominque Sauro, Lynn M. Bradley, David A Hunt
Sulfenylation chemistry using polymer-supported sulfides
David C. Forbes, Sampada V. Bettigeri, Nahla N. Al-Azzeh, Brian P. Finnigan, Joseph A. Kundukulam
Synthesis and characterization of benzyl amine and imine dendrons
Meghan K. Kirrane, Sarah C. Tomas, Amy M. Balija
Synthesis and characterization of co-crystals of theophylline as strategy to improve physical properties
Nicole L. Morozowich, Marcos Marti, Heba Abourahma
Synthesis and photochemistry of 3(2H)-furanones
Abraham L. Yousef, Laura E. Hanold, Sarah McLemore, Jessica Ungermann, Casey Pacheco, Megan Combs, Jessica Soler, Robin L. Davies
Synthesis and photoreactivity of 1,2-bis(naphthalene-1-ylethynyl)benzene: A combined experimental and computational investigation
Nadezhda Korovina, Benjamin F. Gherman, John D. Spence
Synthesis and ring contraction of 1-benzazepines
Prakash Prasad, Sasan Karimi, Gopal Subramaniam, Keith Ramig
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Synthesis of a fluorophore-bridging polyphenyl ligand
Luis D. Rodriguez Jr., Kenneth S. Yamaguchi
Synthesis of a lanthanide helicate for anion binding
Christopher G. Gulgas, Jonathon E. Sheldon
Synthesis of a series of 4-(2-substituted rhodamine) ligands
Adrienne Conklin, Kenneth Yamaguchi
Synthesis of bis-alkylthiobenzene derivatives via tandem diazotization and nucleophilic displacement
Regina Armas, Christine Hortillosa, Jose J. Gutierrez
Synthesis of heterocyclic amines from 1,4-hydroxypyridine
Alicia Phelps, John J. Esteb
Synthesis of optically pure N-methylbenzylamines via the asymmetric reduction of E-oxime benzyl ethers with spiroborate ester derived from diphenyl valinol
Héctor J. Meléndez-González, Silvia M. Farré
Synthesis of potential inhibitors of thymidylate synthase based on quinazoline structural skeleton
Nicholas K Pinkin, Ravi K. Ujjinamatada, William Motel, Ramachandra S. Hosmane
Synthesis of trifluoromethyl ketones and solvolysis of beta-deuterium labeled trifluoromethyl sulfonates
Leon J. Tilley, Michael A. Mercadante, Devon A. Heath
Synthesis of precursors for redox-active imino ligands
William Green, Andreas Baur
Synthetic approach to Seleno-Dapsone
Natalie Sanders, Lynn J. Guziec
Tellurium-triggered reactions of α-chloroacyl derivatives of Evans' chiral auxiliaries
Kin S. Yang, Donald C. Dittmer
Utilization of the gamma-silyl effect for the synthesis of strained hydrocarbon systems: A potential route to tetrahedranes?
Leon J. Tilley, Christopher B. Kelly, Lily N. E. Dubois, Brad D. Constant, Allison M. Colthart
Use of the Sandmeyer reaction to demonstrate the nitrogen and chlorine mass spectral rules
Andrew E. Coukouma, Ray A. Gross Jr.

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The 238th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 16-20, 2009