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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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!

2016 Ritter Lecture

Dr. Sabeeha Merchant with Dr. Carole Dabney-Smith

The Department was pleased to host Dr. Sabeeha Merchant from UCLA as the 2016 Ritter Lecturer. Dr. Merchant gave two wonderful talks on March 28 and 29, 2016.

Our 15 Most-Recent Publications

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

"Scorpionate-like" complexes that are held together by hydrogen bonds: Crystallographic and spectroscopic studies of (3-NH(t-butyl)-5-methyl-pyrazole)(n)MX2 (M = Zn, Ni, Co, Mn; n=3, 4; X = Cl, Br)
Serpas, Lee; Baum, Robert R.; McGhee, Alyssa; Nieto, Ismael; Jernigan, Katherine L.; Zeller, Matthias; Ferrence, Gregory M.; Tierney, David L.; Papish, Elizabeth T.
POLYHEDRON, 2016, 114, 62-71

Biochemical and spectroscopic characterization of the catalytic domain of MMP16 (cdMMP16)
Meng, Fan; Yang, Hao; Aitha, Mahesh; George, Sam; Tierney, David L.; Crowder, Michael W.
JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL INORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 2016, 21, 523-535

Cyanoscorpionate Ligands: Agostic Interactions in a Series of Metal Complexes Containing the Tris(4-cyano-3-phenylpyrazolyl)borate and Bis(4-cyano-3-phenylpyrazolyl)borate Ligands
Kadel, Lava R.; Bullinger, John R.; Baum, Robert R.; Moore, Curtis E.; Tierney, David L.; Eichhorn, David M.
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 2016, 2543-2551

The Original Co(II) Heteroscorpionates Revisited: On the EPR of Pseudotetrahedral Co(II)
Baum, Robert R.; Myers, William K.; Greer, Samuel M.; Breece, Robert M.; Tierney, David L.
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 2016, 2641-2647

Visualizing Molecular Chirality in the Organic Chemistry Laboratory Using Cholesteric Liquid Crystals
Popova, Maia; Bretz, Stacey Lowery; Hartley, C. Scott
JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL EDUCATION, 2016, 93, 1096-1099

Benzoporphyrins bearing pyridine or pyridine-N-oxide anchoring groups as sensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cell
Schmitz, Benjamin; Li, Bihong; Jinadasa, R. G. Waruna; Lalvani, Shashi B.; Kerr, Lei L.; Wang, Hong
JOURNAL OF PORPHYRINS AND PHTHALOCYANINES, 2016, 20, 542-555

Environmental aging alters Al(OH)(3) coating of TiO2 nanoparticles enhancing their photocatalytic and phototoxic activities
Al-Abed, Souhail R.; Virkutyte, Jurate; Ortenzio, Jayna N. R.; McCarrick, Robert M.; Degn, Laura L.; Zucker, Robert; Coates, Najwa Haykal; Childs, Kristin; Ma, Hongbo; Diamond, Steve; Dreher, Kevin; Boyes, William K.
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE-NANO, 2016, 3, 593-601

Deposition and characterization of a CoHCF nanorod array in a templated ormosil film on an electrode and application to electrocatalysis
Ciabocco, Michela; Berrettoni, Mario; Zamponi, Silvia; Cox, James A.
JOURNAL OF SOLID STATE ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 3123, 20, 1323-1329

The Opposing Actions of Arabidopsis CHROMOSOME TRANSMISSION FIDELITY7 and WINGS APART-LIKE1 and 2 Differ in Mitotic and Meiotic Cells
De, Kuntal; Bolanos-Villegas, Pablo; Mitra, Sayantan; Yang, Xiaohui; Homan, Garret; Jauh, Guang-Yuh; Makaroff, Christopher A.
PLANT CELL, 2016, 28, 521-536

Folding of ortho-Phenylenes
Hartley, C. Scott
ACCOUNTS OF CHEMICAL RESEARCH, 2016, 49, 646-654

Polyphenol-Aluminum Complex Formation: Implications for Aluminum Tolerance in Plants
Zhang, Liangliang; Liu, Ruiqiang; Gung, Benjamin W.; Tindall, Steven; Gonzalez, Javier M.; Halvorson, Jonathan J.; Hagerman, Ann E.
JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD CHEMISTRY, 2016, 64, 3025-3033

Ion chromatography for the separation of heparin and structurally related glycoaminoglycans: A review
Fasciano, Jennifer M.; Danielson, Neil D.
JOURNAL OF SEPARATION SCIENCE, 2016, 39, 1118-1129