FACULTY POSITION IN ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

Miami University – Oxford Campus, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applicants with a Ph.D. degree and postdoctoral experience in chemistry or related areas for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting August 2017.

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FACULTY POSITION IN NMR STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY

Miami University – Oxford Campus, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applicants with a Ph.D. degree and postdoctoral experience in chemistry, biochemistry or related areas for a tenure-track Assistant  Professor position starting August 2017.

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Summer REU Program

The department is currently accepting applications for our Research Experiences for Undergraduates program funded by the National Science Foundation. The program is open to students enrolled at any US college or university and will be held May 31–August 4, 2017.

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Rick Page

Congratulations to Rick Page, who has been named Robert H. and Nancy J. Blayney Assistant Professor in Chemistry! This endowed professorship is a three year appointment granted to a Miami University tenure-track faculty member who has exhibited outstanding performance during the probationary period and has advanced the mission of Miami University.

Ellen Yezierski

Congratulations to Ellen Yezierski, who has been named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society!

Our 15 Most-Recent Publications

Beyond academic tracking: using cluster analysis and self-organizing maps to investigate secondary students' chemistry self-concept
Nielsen, Sara E.; Yezierski, Ellen J.
CHEMISTRY EDUCATION RESEARCH AND PRACTICE, 2016, 17, 711-722

Organic chemistry students' fragmented ideas about the structure and function of nucleophiles and electrophiles: a concept map analysis
Anzovino, Mary E.; Bretz, Stacey Lowery
CHEMISTRY EDUCATION RESEARCH AND PRACTICE, 2016, 17, 1019-1029

The PHD Finger Protein MMD1/DUET Ensures the Progression of Male Meiotic Chromosome Condensation and Directly Regulates the Expression of the Condensin Gene CAP-D3
Wang, Jun; Niu, Baixiao; Huang, Jiyue; Wang, Hongkuan; Yang, Xiaohui; Dong, Aiwu; Makaroff, Christopher; Ma, Hong; Wang, Yingxiang
PLANT CELL, 2016, 28, 1894-1909

Ionic self-assembly reactions of a porphyrin octacation
Frigerio, Christian; Santos, Joao P. G.; Quaresma, Pedro; Rebelo, Susana L. H.; Gomes, Ana; Eaton, Peter; Pereira, Eulalia; Carvalho, Patricia A.; Shelnutt, John A.; Jiang, Lin; Wang, Hong; Medforth, Craig J.
TETRAHEDRON, 2016, 72, 6988-6995

Adsorption of bisphenol A and ciprofloxacin by palygorskite-montmorillonite: Effect of granule size, solution chemistry and temperature
Berhane, Tedros M.; Levy, Jonathan; Krekeler, Mark P. S.; Danielson, Neil D.
APPLIED CLAY SCIENCE, 2016, 132, 518-527

Tuning the size of styrene-maleic acid copolymer-lipid nanoparticles (SMALPs) using RAFT polymerization for biophysical studies
Craig, Andrew F.; Clark, Emily E.; Sahu, Indra D.; Zhang, Rongfu; Frantz, Nick D.; Al-Abdul-Wahid, M. Sameer; Dabney-Smith, Carole; Konkolewicz, Dominik; Lorigan, Gary A.
BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-BIOMEMBRANES, 2016, 1858, 2931-2939

Glycan Specificity of P[19] Rotavirus and Comparison with Those of Related P Genotypes
Liu, Yang; Ramelot, Theresa A.; Huang, Pengwei; Liu, Yan; Li, Zhen; Feizi, Ten; Zhong, Weiming; Wu, Fang-Tzy; Tan, Ming; Kennedy, Michael A.
JOURNAL OF VIROLOGY, 2016, 90, 9983-9996

Ion-Exclusion High-Performance Liquid Chromatography of Aliphatic Organic Acids Using a Surfactant-Modified C18 Column
Fasciano, Jennifer M.; Mansour, Fotouh R.; Danielson, Neil D.
JOURNAL OF CHROMATOGRAPHIC SCIENCE, 2016, 54, 958-970

Dynamic Thiol-Michael Chemistry for Thermoresponsive Rehealable and Malleable Networks
Zhang, Borui; Digby, Zachary A.; Flum, Jacob A.; Chakma, Progyateg; Saul, Justin M.; Sparks, Jessica L.; Konkolewicz, Dominik
MACROMOLECULES, 2016, 49, 6871-6878

Analysis of Counterfeit Coated Tablets and Multi-Layer Packaging Materials Using Infrared Microspectroscopic Imaging
Winner, Taryn L.; Lanzarotta, Adam; Sommer, Andre J.
MICROSCOPY AND MICROANALYSIS, 2016, 22, 649-655

Two- and Three-Tiered Stacked Architectures by Covalent Assembly
Ren, Fengfeng; Day, Kody J.; Hartley, C. Scott
ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, 2016, 55, 8620-8623

Monobenzoporphyrins as Sensitizers for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: Observation of Significant Spacer-Group Effect
Jinadasa, R. G. Waruna; Li, Bihong; Schmitz, Benjamin; Kumar, Siddhartha; Hu, Yi; Kerr, Lei; Wang, Hong
CHEMSUSCHEM, 2016, 9, 2239-2249

Structure-enantioselectivity correlation in NHC-Au(I) catalysis for 1,6-enynecyclizations
Gung, Benjamin W.; Holmes, Michael R.; Jones, Caleb A.; Ma, Ruoyu; Barnes, Charles L.
TETRAHEDRON LETTERS, 2016, 57, 3912-3915

Tool trouble: Challenges with using self-report data to evaluate long-term chemistry teacher professional development
Herrington, Deborah G.; Yezierski, Ellen J.; Bancroft, Senetta F.
JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN SCIENCE TEACHING, 2016, 53, 1055-1081

Anion Effects in Oxidative Aliphatic Carbon-Carbon Bond Cleavage Reactions of Cu(II) Chlorodiketonate Complexes
Saraf, Sushma L.; Milaczewska, Anna; Borowski, Tomasz; James, Christopher D.; Tierney, David L.; Popova, Marina; Arif, Atta M.; Berreau, Lisa M.
INORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 2016, 55, 6916-6928