Faculty Publications

Chemistry faculty strive to publish papers in respected journals with undergraduate and graduate student co-authors. Lists of publications have been compiled here by their year of publication. To find lists of publications by individual faculty, please check faculty websites.

Key: Faculty · Undergraduate Students · Graduate Students




Gramigna, K. M.; Oria, J. V.; Mandell, C. L.; Tiedemann, M. A.; Dougherty, W. G., Jr.; Piro, N. A.; Kassel, S.; Chan, B. C.; Diaconescu, P. L.; Nataro, C. Palladium(II) and Platinum(II) Compounds of 1,1’-Bis(Phosphino)Metallocene (M = Fe, Ru) Ligands with Metal–Metal Interactions. Organometallics 2013, 32, 5966–5979.

DePasquale, J.; Nieto, I.; Reuther, L. E.; Herbst-Gervasoni, C. J.; Paul, Jared J.;Mochalin V.; Zeller, M.; Thomas, C. M.; Addison, A. W.; Papish, E. T.*  . Inorganic Chemistry, 2013, 52, 9175-9183.  This work was chosen for cover art in the August 19, 2013 issue.

Wiedner, E. S.; Roberts, J. A. S.; Dougherty, W. G., Jr.; Kassel, S.; DuBois, D. L.; Bullock, R. M. Synthesis and Electrochemical Studies of Cobalt(III) Monohydride Complexes Containing Pendant Amines. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 9975–9988.

Mock, M. T.; Chen, S.; O’Hagan, M.; Rousseau, R.; Dougherty, W. G., Jr.; Kassel, S.; Bullock, R. M. Dinitrogen Reduction by a Chromium(0) Complex Supported by a 16-Membered Phosphorus Macrocycle. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 11493–11496.

Yang, J. Y.; Smith, S. E.; Liu, T.; Dougherty, W. G., Jr.; Hoffert, W. A.; Kassel, S.; DuBois, M. R.; DuBois, D. L.; Bullock, R. M. Two Pathways for Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Hydrogen by a Nickel Bis(Diphosphine) Complex with Pendant Amines in the Second Coordination Sphere. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 9700–9712.

Heiden, Z. M.; Chen, S.; Mock, M. T.; Dougherty, W. G., Jr.; Kassel, S.; Rousseau, R.; Bullock, R. M. Protonation of Ferrous Dinitrogen Complexes Containing a Diphosphine Ligand with a Pendent Amine. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 4026–4039.

Grannas, A. M.; Marsh, J.; Boschi, V. L.; Sleighter, R. L.; Hatcher, P.G. Characterization of Dissolved Organic Matter from a Greenland Ice Core by Nanospray Ionization Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry. Journal of Glaciology, 2013, in press.

Grannas, A. M.; Bogdal, C.; Hageman, K. J.; Halsall, C.; Harner, T.; Hung, H.; Kallenborn, R.; Klan, P.; Klanova, J.; Macdonald, R. W.; Meyer, T.; Wania, F. The Role of the Global Cryosphere in the Fate of Organic Contaminants. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2013, 13, 1-35.

Wolbers, R.; Norbutus, A.; Lagalante, A. F. "Cleaning of Acrylic Emulsion Paints: Preliminary Extractive Studies with Two Commercial Paint Systems,” New Insights into the Cleaning of Paintings: Proceedings from the Cleaning 2010 International Conference, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia and Museum Conservation Institute, Eds. Marion F. Mecklenburg, A. Elena Charola, and Robert J. Koestler, Smithsonian Contributions to Museum Conservation, no. 3, 2013.

Cannon, K.; Mascavage, L.; Tierney, J.; Kistler, K.; Yennawar, H.; Lagalante, A. F.; Sonnett, P. An Experimental and Theoretical Conformational Study of a Series of Substituted 3-cyclohexyl-2-phenyl-1,3-thiazolidin-4-ones. International Journal of Chemistry, 2013, 3, 1-11.

Silverberg, L. R.; Bear, E. R.; Foose, K. N.; Kirkland, K. A.; McElvaney, R. R.; Cannon,  K.; Tierney, J.;  Lascio, S.; Mesfin, K.; Mitchell, D.; Sharkey, S.; So, L.; Treichel, J.; Waxman, M.; Lagalante, A. F. Predicting the 13C chemical shifts for a series of substituted-2-(4-chlorophenyl)-3-phenyl-1,3-thiazolidin-4-ones. International Journal of Chemistry, 2013, 4.

Kraut, D.A. Slippery substrates impair ATP-dependent protease function by slowing unfolding. Journal of Biological Chemistry. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M113.512533.

Tessema, T.D.; Gassler, F.; Shu, Y.; Jones, S.; Selinsky, B.S. Structure-activity relationships in aminosterol antibiotics: the effect of stereochemistry at the 7-OH group. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2013, 11, 3377-81


American Geophysical Union, National Meeting, San Francisco, CA. "Impacts of natural gas mining on regional methane levels in Pennsylvania." A. Lembeck-Edens, J. Fuentes, D. Martins, A. Grannas. December 2013 (Poster)

American Geophysical Union, National Meeting, San Francisco, CA. “Photochemical degradation of a brominated flame retardant (tetrabromobisphenol A) in ice under field and laboratory conditions.” G. Waligroski, A. Grannas. December 2013 (Poster)

American Geophysical Union, National Meeting, San Francisco, CA. “Characterization of organic material in ice core samples from North America, Greenland, and Antarctica using ultrahigh resolution Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry.” V. Catanzano, A. Grannas, R. Sleighter, P. Hatcher. December 2013 (Poster)

Pericic, D. J.; Dougherty, W. G., Jr.; Nicholas A. Piro, N. A.; and Wm. Scott Kassel “Coordination Chemistry of the Janus-Head Ligand Tris(2-pyridyl)phosphine [P(Py)3] and its Oxide with Late First Row Transition Metal Nitrates” Presented at the 2013 ACS Northeast Regional Meeting, New Haven, CT, October 23-26, 2013.

Benton, E. P.; Coots, C. I.; Webster, R. J.; Cowles, R.; Lagalante, A. F.; Grant, J. F., "Multiple year persistence of single treatments of imidacloprid to manage hemlock woolly adelgid on eastern hemlock," presented at the 61st National Entomological Society of America meeting, Austin, TX, November 10-13, 2013.

Lagalante, A. F.; Wolbers, R. W.;Norbutus, A. J., "Mass Spectrometric Imaging of Acrylic Emulsion Paint Films: Engineering a Microemulsion-Based Cleaning Approach," presented at the 41st National Meeting of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC), Indianapolis, IN, May 29-June 2, 2013.

Lagalante, A. F., "Analysis of Flame Retardants in Automobile Dust. Analytical Methods and Exposure Implications," presented at the Delaware Valley Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, April 8, 2013. (Invited Speaker)

Benton, E. P.; Webster, R. J.; Coots, C. I.; Cowles, R.; Lagalante, A. F. ; Grant, J. F., "Long-term persistence of imidacloprid and olefin in eastern hemlock: Implications for hemlock woolly adelgid suppression in Great Smoky Mountains National Park," presented at the Entomological Society of America 2013 Southeastern Branch Meeting, Baton Rouge, LA, March 3-6, 2013.