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 Faculty · Villanova Undergraduate Students · Villanova Graduate Students



1. Abdalrahman, M. A.; Abebe, F.; Briggs, J.; Kassel, W. S.; Burdette, S. C.; Seitz, W. R.; Planalp, R. P. A bifunctional 2,2 ':6 ',2 ''-terpyridine-based ligand for ratiometric Cu(II) sensing. Journal of Coordination Chemistry 2017, 70, 1123-1136.

2. Al-Khalifa, S. E.; Jennings, M. C.; Wuest, W. M.; Minbiole, K. P. C. The Development of Next-Generation Pyridinium-Based multiQAC Antiseptics. Chemmedchem 2017, 12, 280-283.

3. Allen, R. A.; Jennings, M. C.; Mitchell, M. A.; Al-Khalifa, S. E.; Wuest, W. M.; Minbiole, K. P. C. Ester- and amide-containing multiQACs: Exploring multicationic soft antimicrobial agents. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2017, 27, 2107-2112.

4. Antony, R.; Willoughby, A. S.; Grannas, A. M.; Catanzano, V.; Sleighter, R. L.; Thamban, M.; Hatcher, P. G.; Nair, S. Molecular Insights on Dissolved Organic Matter Transformation by Supraglacial Microbial Communities. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51, 4328-4337.

5. Barnhart, K.; Forman, M. E.; Umile, T. P.; Kueneman, J.; McKenzie, V.; Salinas, I.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Woodhams, D. C. Identification of Bufadienolides from the Boreal Toad, Anaxyrus boreas, Active Against a Fungal Pathogen. Microb. Ecol. 2017, 74, 990-1000.

6. Bhattacharya, P.; Heiden, Z. M.; Wiedner, E. S.; Raugei, S.; Piro, N. A.; Kassel, W. S.; Bullock, R. M.; Mock, M. T. Ammonia Oxidation by Abstraction of Three Hydrogen Atoms from a Mo-NH3 Complex. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 2916-2919.

7. Cabrera, K. D.; Rowland, A. T.; Szarko, J. M.; Diaconescu, P. L.; Bezpalko, M. W.; Kassel, W. S.; Nataro, C. Monodentate phosphine substitution in [Pd(kappa(3)-dppf)(PR3)][BF4](2) (dppf=1,1 '-bis(diphenyl-phosphino)ferrocene) compounds. Dalton Transactions 2017, 46, 5702-5710.

8. Eichman, H. J., Jr.; Eck, B. J.; Lagalante, A. F. A comparison of electrospray ionization, atmospheric pressure chemical ionization, and atmospheric pressure photoionization for the liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometric analysis of bisphenols. Application to bisphenols in thermal paper receipts and US currency notes. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 2017, 31, 1773-1778.

9. Hartlaub, S. F.; Lauricella, N. K.; Ryczek, C. N.; Furneaux, A. G.; Melton, J. D.; Piro, N. A.; Kassel, W. S.; Nataro, C. Late Transition Metal Compounds with 1,1-Bis(phosphino)ferrocene Ligands. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2017, 424-432.

10. Hosseinpour, S.; Hosseini-Yazdi, S. A.; White, J.; Kassel, W. S.; Piro, N. A. X-ray crystal structural and spectral studies of copper(II) and nickel(II) complexes of two asymmetric bis(thiosemicarbazone) ligands and the investigation of relationship between the N(4)-substituent and the electrochemical behavior. Polyhedron 2017, 121, 236-244.

11. Jennings, M. C.; Forman, M. E.; Duggan, S. M.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Wuest, W. M. Efflux Pumps Might Not Be the Major Drivers of QAC Resistance in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Chembiochem 2017, 18, 1573-1577.

12. Medina, D.; Hughey, M. C.; Becker, M. H.; Walke, J. B.; Umile, T. P.; Burzynski, E. A.; Iannetta, A.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Belden, L. K. Variation in Metabolite Profiles of Amphibian Skin Bacterial Communities Across Elevations in the Neotropics. Microb. Ecol. 2017, 74, 227-238.

13. Prokopchuk, D. E.; Wiedner, E. S.; Walter, E. D.; Popescu, C. V.; Piro, N. A.; Kassel, W. S.; Bullock, R. M.; Mock, M. T. Catalytic N-2 Reduction to Silylamines and Thermodynamics of N-2 Binding at Square Planar Fe. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 9291-9301.

14. Qu, F.; Park, S.; Martinez, K.; Gray, J. L.; Thowfeik, F. S.; Lundeen, J. A.; Kuhn, A. E.; Charboneau, D. J.; Gerlach, D. L.; Lockart, M. M.; Law, J. A.; Jernigan, K. L.; Chambers, N.; Zeller, M.; Piro, N. A.; Kassel, W. S.; Schmehl, R. H.; Paul, J. J.; Merino, E. J.; Kim, Y.; Papish, E. T. Ruthenium Complexes are pH-Activated Metallo Prodrugs (pHAMPs) with Light-Triggered Selective Toxicity Toward Cancer Cells. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 7519-7532.

15. Schallenhammer, S. A.; Duggan, S. M.; Morrison, K. R.; Bentley, B. S.; Wuest, W. M.; Minbiole, K. P. C. Hybrid BisQACs: Potent Biscationic Quaternary Ammonium Compounds Merging the Structures of Two Commercial Antiseptics. Chemmedchem 2017, 12, 1931-1934.

16. Turcotte, R. M.; Lagalante, A.; Jones, J.; Cook, F.; Elliott, T.; Billings, A. A.; Park, Y. Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Imidacloprid Within the Crown of Eastern Hemlock. J. Insect Sci. 2017, 17, 22.

17. Zubris, D. L.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Wuest, W. M. Polymeric Quaternary Ammonium Compounds: Versatile Antimicrobial Materials. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry 2017, 17, 305-318.