18 of the Last 9

Jessica Gephart

Congratulations to alumnus Jessica Gephart '11, who was named one of Miami's "18 of the Last 9"! Jessica was an undergraduate researcher in the Bretz group.

Miami Students Visit Moonshine U

Moonshine University

During the Winter Term, 14 Miami students visited Moonshine University as part of the Fermentation course. They were instructed by industry leaders on a variety of topics within the distillation industry.

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Yasmin Jessa & Meredith Erb

Yasmin JessaMeredith Erb

Congratulations to faculty members Yasmin Jessa and Meredith Erb, both of whom have been promoted to Senior Lecturer!

Our 15 Most-Recent Publications

Grafting challenging monomers from proteins using aqueous ICAR ATRP under bio-relevant conditions
Cohen-Karni, Devora; Kovaliov, Marina; Ramelot, Theresa; Konkolewicz, Dominik; Graner, Scott; Averick, Saadyah
POLYMER CHEMISTRY, 2017, 8, 3992-3998

Probing the interaction of the potassium channel modulating KCNE1 in lipid bilayers via solid-state NMR spectroscopy
Zhang, Rongfu; Sahu, Indra D.; Comer, Raven G.; Maltsev, Sergey; Dabney-Smith, Carole; Lorigan, Gary A.
MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN CHEMISTRY, 2017, 55, 754-758

Activation of a Pt-based alloy by a Keggin-type cesium salt of heteropolytungstate towards electrochemical oxidation of ethylene glycol in acidic medium
Adamczyk, Lidia; Cox, James A.; Miecznikowski, Krzysztof
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, 2017, 42, 5035-5046

Comparing the impact of ultrafine particles from petrodiesel and biodiesel combustion to bacterial metabolism by targeted HPLC-MS/MS metabolic profiling
Zhong, Fanyi; Xu, Mengyang; Schelli, Katie; Rutowski, Joshua; Holmen, Britt A.; Zhu, Jiangjiang
ECOTOXICOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY, 2017, 142, 164-170

Discovery of 1-Hydroxypyridine-2(1H)-thione-6-carboxylic Acid as a First-in-Class Low-Cytotoxic Nanomolar Metallo β-Lactamase Inhibitor
Shin, Woo Shik; Bergstrom, Alexander; Bonomo, Robert A.; Crowder, Michael W.; Muthyala, Ramaiah; Sham, Yuk Yin
CHEMMEDCHEM, 2017, 12, 845-849

Characterization of KCNE1 inside Lipodisq Nanoparticles for EPR Spectroscopic Studies of Membrane Proteins
Sahu, Indra D.; Zhang, Rongfu; Dunagan, Megan M.; Craig, Andrew F.; Lorigan, Gary A.
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B, 2017, 121, 5312-5321

Solidification of floating organic droplet in dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction as a green analytical tool
Mansour, Fotouh R.; Danielson, Neil D.
TALANTA, 2017, 170, 22-35

Effect of Polymer Network Architecture, Enhancing Soft Materials Using Orthogonal Dynamic Bonds in an Interpenetrating Network
Foster, Elizabeth M.; Lensmeyer, Erin E.; Zhang, Borui; Chakma, Progyateg; Flum, Jacob A.; Via, Jeremy J.; Sparks, Jessica L.; Konkolewicz, Dominik
ACS MACRO LETTERS, 2017, 6, 495-499

In Favor of Establishment: Regulation of Chromatid Cohesion in Plants
Bolanos-Villegas, Pablo; De, Kuntal; Pradillo, Monica; Liu, Desheng; Makaroff, Christopher A.
FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCE, 2017, 8, 846

NMR Analysis of Amide Hydrogen Exchange Rates in a Pentapeptide-Repeat Protein from A. thaliana
Xu, Shenyuan; Ni, Shuisong; Kennedy, Michael A.
BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 2017, 112, 2075-2088

3D printing of an interpenetrating network hydrogel material with tunable viscoelastic properties
Bootsma, Katherine; Fitzgerald, Martha M.; Free, Brandon; Dimbath, Elizabeth; Conjerti, Joe; Reese, Greg; Konkolewicz, Dominik; Berberich, Jason A.; Sparks, Jessica L.
JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS, 2017, 70, 84-94

Kinetic sorption of contaminants of emerging concern by a palygorskite-montmorillonite filter medium
Berhane, Tedros M.; Levy, Jonathan; Krekeler, Mark P. S.; Danielson, Neil D.
CHEMOSPHERE, 2017, 176, 231-242

Utilizing Electron Spin Echo Envelope Modulation To Distinguish between the Local Secondary Structures of an alpha-Helix and an Amphipathic 3(10)-Helical Peptide
Bottorf, Lauren; Rafferty, Sophia; Sahu, Indra D.; McCarrick, Robert M.; Lorigan, Gary A.
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B, 2017, 121, 2961-2967

Solution NMR structure of RHE_CH02687 from Rhizobium etli: A novel flavonoid-binding protein
Liang, Chunjie; Zhu, Jiang; Hu, Rui; Ramelot, Theresa A.; Kennedy, Michael A.; Liu, Maili; Yang, Yunhuang
PROTEINS-STRUCTURE FUNCTION AND BIOINFORMATICS, 2017, 85, 951-956

Solution NMR structure of zinc finger 4 and 5 from human INSM1, an essential regulator of neuroendocrine differentiation
Zhu, Jiang; Wang, Huapu; Ramelot, Theresa A.; Kennedy, Michael A.; Hu, Rui; Yue, Xiali; Liu, Maili; Yang, Yunhuang
PROTEINS-STRUCTURE FUNCTION AND BIOINFORMATICS, 2017, 85, 957-962

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