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



  1. M. Rotella, A. Briegel, J. Hull, A. Lagalante and R. Giuliano Synthesis and antibacterial activity of antibiotic-functionalized graphite nanofibers. Journal of Nanomaterials, 2015, 1-10.
  2. K. Cannon, D. Gandla, S. Lauro, L. Mascavage, L. Silverberg, J. Tierney and A. Lagalante Selective Synthesis of Ortho-substituted 3-Cyclohexyl-2-phenyl-1,3-thiazolidin-4-one Sulfoxides and Sulfones by S-Oxidation with Oxone. International Journal of Chemistry, 2015, 7(2), 73-84.
  3. L.J. Silverberg, C.N. Pacheco, A. Lagalante, K.C. Cannon, J.T. Bachert, Y. Xie, L. Baker and J.A. Bayliff Synthesis and Spectroscopic Properties of 2,3-Diphenyl-1,3-thiaza-4-one Heterocycles International Journal of Chemistry2015, 7(2), 150-162.
  4. E.P. Benton, J.F. Grant, R.J. Webster, R.J. Nichols, R.S. Cowles,  A.F. Lagalante and  C.I. Coots Assessment of Imidacloprid and Its Metabolites in Foliage of Eastern Hemlock Multiple Years Following Treatment for Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, Adelges tsugae, in Forested Conditions. Journal of Economic Entomology, 2015, 108(6), 2672-2682.
  5. Kemmerer ZA, Ader NR, Mulroy SS, Eggler AL. Comparison of human Nrf2 antibodies: A tale of two proteins. Toxicol Lett. 2015, 238(2), 83-9.
  6. Fede, A  and Grannas, AM.  Photochemical Production of Singlet Oxygen from Dissolved Organic Matter in Ice., Environmental Science and Technology, 2015, 49(21), 12808-12815.
  7. Skaf, D; Grannas AM; Weinstein, R; Greeley, R. Photocatalytic Oxidation of Dimethyl Methylphosphonate in Aqueous Suspensions of TiO2Journal of Chemical Engineering and Process Technology, 2015, 6(3), doi:10.4172/2157-7048.1000235.
  8. Lisa K. Belden, Myra C. Hughey, Eria A. Rebollar, Thomas P. Umile, Stephen C. Loftus, Elizabeth A. Burzynski, Kevin P.C. Minbiole, Leanna L. House, Roderick V. Jensen, Matthew H. Becker, Jenifer B. Walke, Daniel Medina, Roberto Ibanez, Reid N. Harris.  Panamanian frog species host unique skin bacterial communities. Frontiers in Microbiology, 2015, 6(1171).
  9. Jenifer B. Walke, Matthew H. Becker, Stephen C. Loftus, Leanna L. House, Thais L. Teotonio, Kevin P. C. Minbiole, Lisa K. Belden.  Community Structure and Function of Amphibian Skin Microbes: An Experiment with Bullfrogs Exposed to a Chytrid Fungus. PLOS One, 2015, 0139848.
  10. Myles A. Mitchell, Anthony A. Iannetta, Megan C. Jennings, Madison H. Fletcher, William M. Wuest and Kevin P. C. Minbiole. Scaffold-hopping of Multicationic Amphiphiles Yields Three New Classes of Antimicrobials. ChemBioChem, 2015, 2299–2303.
  11. 28. Megan C. Jennings, Bettina A. Buttaro, Kevin P.C. Minbiole, William M. Wuest. Bioorganic Investigation of Multicationic Antimicrobials to Combat QAC-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.  ACS Infectious Diseases, 2015, 304-308.
  12. Megan C. Jennings, Kevin P.C. Minbiole, William M. Wuest. Quaternary Ammonium Compounds: An Antimicrobial Mainstay and Platform for Innovation to Address Bacterial Resistance.  ACS Infectious Diseases, 2015, 289-303.
  13. Matthew H. Becker, Jenifer B. Walke, Lindsey Murrill, Douglas C. Woodhams, Laura K. Reinert, Louise A. Rollins-Smith, Elizabeth A. Burzynski, Thomas P. Umile, Kevin P. C. Minbiole, Lisa K. Belden.  Phylogenetic distribution of symbiotic bacteria from Panamanian amphibians that inhibit growth of the lethal fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis.  Molecular Ecology, 2015, 1628–1641.
  14. Matthew H. Becker, Jenifer B. Walke, Shawna Cikanek, Anna E. Savage, Nichole Mattheus, Celina N. Santiago, Kevin P.C. Minbiole, Reid N. Harris, Lisa K. Belden, Brian Gratwicke.  Composition of symbiotic bacteria predicts survival in Panamanian golden frogs infected with a lethal fungus.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B2015. 282:20142881.
  15. Elizabeth A. Burzynski, Tatyana Livshultz, Kevin P.C. Minbiole.  New sources of lycopsamine-type pyrrolizidine alkaloids and their distribution in Apocynaceae. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 2015, 331-339.
  16. Jeremy P. Ramsey, Albert Mercurio, Jessica A. Holland, Reid N. Harris, Kevin P.C. Minbiole.  The Cutaneous Bacterium Janthinobacterium lividum Inhibits the Growth of Trichophyton rubrum In Vitro.  International Journal of Dermatology, 2015, 156-159.