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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: Villanova Undergraduates, Villanova Graduate Students, Villanova Faculty



7. Steven T. Goldsmith, Kaila M. Hanley, Garrett J. Waligroski, Eric J. Wagner, Vanessa L. Boschi, Amanda M. Grannas. Triclosan export from low-volume sources in an urban to rural watershed. Science of the Total Environment. 2020 712. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135380.

6. Lagalante, L.A., Lagalante, A.J. and Lagalante, A.F. 3D printed solid-phase extraction sorbents for removal of volatile organic compounds from water. Journal of Water Process Engineering2020, 35, p.101194.

5. Greene, J., Kopplin, N., Roireau, J., Bezpalko, M., Kassel, S., Giuliano, M.W.  and Giuliano, R. Synthesis and crystal structure of (2S, 4aR, 8aR)-6-oxo-2, 4a, 6, 8a-tetrahydropyrano [3, 2-b] pyran-2-carboxamide. Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications2020 76(5), pp.761-764.

4. Guan-Hong Wang, Brittany M. Berdy, Olivia Velasquez, Nikola Jovanovic, Saleh Alkhalifa, Kevin P.C. Minbiole, and Robert M. Brucker*. Changes in Microbiome Confer Multigenerational Host Resistance after Sub-toxic Pesticide Exposure. Cell Host & Microbe2020, 27 (2), 13-224.e7. DOI:

3.  Cassandra L. Schrank, Kevin P. C. Minbiole,* and William M. Wuest*. Are Quaternary Ammonium Compounds, the Workhorse Disinfectants, E!ective against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus-2? ACS Infectious Disease 2020, published online. DOI:

2.  Saleh Alkhalifa, Megan C. Jennings, Daniele Granata, Michael Klein, William M. Wuest*, Kevin P. C. Minbiole*, Vincenzo Carnevale* Analysis of the Destabilization of Bacterial Membranes by Quaternary Ammonium Compounds: A Combined Experimental and Computational Study. 2020ChemBioChem,:  DOI:

1. Austin J. Leitgeb, Javier A. FelicianoHugo Sanchez, Ryan A. Allen, Kelly R. Morrison, Kyle J. Sommers, Robert G. Carden, William M. Wuest,* Kevin P. C. Minbiole*. ChemMedChem2020, 15 (8), 667-670. DOI: