Thursday, October 2, 2008: 3:15 PM-5:15 PM
Salon B and C (The Peabody Little Rock)
Undergraduate Research Symposium - Poster 2
Organizer:William S. Taylor
Part 1 
STUDY of Reactions of MODEL Compounds LEADING to Synthesis of Diazonium Salts of 4-Aminothiophenol
Charlene Warren, E. Ann Nalley
Density Functional Studies on (SAu2)N (n = 1 - 6)
Anushoba Regmi, Kiran Boggavarapu
Computational Docking Investigations of Oxidative Metabolism of 4-Nitroanisole with CYP2E1
Abby Brumley, Marty Perry, Grover P. Miller
Computational Docking Studies of Nitroanisoles and Nitrophenols with CYP2E1
Dax Demaree, Marty Perry, Grover P. Miller
Experimental and Density Functional Theoretical Study of Mono-Nitrated Fluoranthenes: Correlations to Mutagenicity
Kefa K. Onchoke, Assistant Profes, Matthew E. Parks
Development of Synthetic Spectra to Aid in the Analysis of Observed High Resolution Infrared Spectra
Joshua Green, Scott W. Reeve, William A. Burns
White and Tunable Photoluminescence from Trinuclear Au(I) Complexes and Their Adducts with Metal Cations
Roy N. McDougald Jr., Firas Abuzaid, Oussama Elbjeirami*, Mohammad A. Omary*
Dipole Orientation Effects on Reactions of Cu+(3D) with Substituted Methanes
Seth D. Byers, Charles Nichols, Scott R. Musial, William S. Taylor
Various Mixtures of DMSO Viscosity
Alexandra Ruibal, David Norwood, PhD., Artie S. McKim
Solvent Dependent Fluorescence Characterization of Acrylodan
Marco A. Reyes, Troy C. Messina, Jeremy N. C. Pronchik, David S. Talaga
Surface-Enhanced Vibrational Investigation of Adsorbed Aromatic Isomers
Lauren G. Smith, Scott Cordova, Hye-Jin Son, Amanda Gardner, Don A. Perry
Competition Between Intramolecular and Intermolecular Hydrogen Bonding in Cyclic Diols
Adriana Pavia, Morgan L. Baima, Laura Gonzalez, J.D. Lewis
Infrared Evidence for Multiple Conformations in 2,6-Diakylphenols in Cyclohexane
Laura Gonzalez, Adriana Pavia, Morgan L. Baima, Deepthi Chiluvuri, J.D. Lewis
The Effects of Carbon Linker Length of Bisurea Organogelator on Gel Organization and Structure Examined by FT-IR
Sunaina Suhag, Sean Y. McGill, Kelly M. Wiggins, Andrew J. Carr, Karla S. McCain
Spectroscopic Investivagion of Aspirin and Caffeine Interactions with RNA
Courtney Seigler, Joya Johnson, Andi Little, Shawna York
Detection of Viral Antibodies Using Surface Plasmon Resonance Spectroscopy
Mychael B. Hamlin, Student, John Bowen, Professor, Gary Levine, Professor, James O. Meecham, Ph.D
Kinetics of Gel Formation of Bisurea Organogelators Examined by Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) Spectroscopy
Sean Y. McGill, Sunaina Suhag, Andrew J. Carr, Karla S. McCain
Part 2 
Synthesis of Benzylphenones Using Microwave Radiation
Jasia Mahdi, E. R. Biehl
Hypochlorite-Induced IPSO Reactions of An Aromatic Alcohol
Hector Carrillo, Angelica Rodriguez, Jose Melendez, Marylou Oropeza, Megan Ngo, Grace Woods, Robert G. Landolt
Preparation of 2-N-Amino Derivatives of Benzothiophenes
Afsha Rais, Ed Biehl
Synthesis of O-Alkylarylhydroximoyl Azides
Megan Lanier, Jordan Dinser, Richard Rucker, Debra D. Dolliver, Artie S. McKim
Amino Acid Radical Precursors
Cory B. Stogsdill, Daniel G. Fields, K. Nolan Carter
Total Synthesis of Clovanemagnolol, a Sesquiterpene-Neolignan with Neurotrophic Properties
Travis Shaw, Nicole Harzdorf, BS, Dionicio Siegel, PhD
Some Unusual PTC Reactions -- Dichlorocarbene and Alcohols
Kyle Leach, W. Preston Reeves
Efficient Hydroacylation Reaction of Aldehydes and Azodicarboxylates in Water
Erica Parker, Qianying Zhang, Satish Garre, Bukuo Ni, Allan D. Headley
Design and Synthesis of Pyrrolidine Based Chiral Ionic Liquid from Proline Derivative
Kritanjali Dhungana, Jianbin Wu, Bukuo Ni, Allan D. Headley
Synthesis of Butylmethylimidazolium Chloride [C4mim][Cl]
Christopher Crane
Improving the Synthesis of 3,5 Diacetoxybenzonitrile, a Key Organogelator Intermediate
Tyler Batey, Geethu, T. Kalangara, Andrew J. Carr
Synthesis of 2,6-Bis-Pyrazolylpyridine Chiral Ligands
Adam W. Gann, Nathan C. Duncan, Charles M. Garner
The Synthesis and Chiral Anion Recognition Properties of a Chiral Bis-Urea Metalloporphyrin Host
Johnathan Bailey, Anna Vladimirova, Stephen Starnes
Synthesis of Modified Polyamidoamine Dendrimers
Yetunde Olusanya, Antoine Carty
Part 3 
Electrodeposition of Calcium Oxalate Monohydrate
Alan B. Windhausen, Dr. Jay Alan Switzer
Quasi-Living Synthesis of Semiconducting Polymers
Nol M. Lewis
Effect of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles on the Photodegradation of Aloin
Dean Prince, E. Ann Nalley, Chuck Seeny
A One-Pot Photochemical Synthetic Route Size Tunable Silver Nanoparticles in Biocompatible Media
Chris Smith, Sreekar babu Marpu, Elbjeirami Oussama, David Diercks, Mohammad A. Omary
Coupling Water-Soluble Quantum Dots with Porphyrins
Kenley Singleton, Joseph Bradshaw
Solar Cell Capabilities of a Porphyrin Coupled with Fluorescein
Drew Cason, Joseph Bradshaw
Why Bimetallic Pd/cu and Pt/cu Nanoparticles Are Good Catalysts for the Reduction of P-Nitrophenol
Shingmei Chang, Shinji Strain, Wenjie Tang, Keith J. Stevenson, Graeme Henkelman
Electrodeposition of Wear Resistant Films of Refractory Metals from Room Temperature Ionic Liquids
Brian K. Lessig, Sven Eklund
Water-Soluble Ferrimagnetic Carbon Nanotubes
Celeste Cole, Sashi Banappagari, Shawn Bourdo, Jerry Li, Enkeleda Dervishi, Viney Saini, Alex Biris, Tito Viswanathan
Decrease in Cure Time of Polyester-Resin with Increasing Temperature
Kathleen M. Altmiller, Kiley P.H. Miller
Molecular Modeling-Based Assessment of Nanocomposites Electrical Properties
William Ross, Stephen Ellis, Steven Baker, Pedro Derosa
How Do Surface Ligands Change the Structure of Platinum Nanoparticles?
Matthew Welborn, Wenjie Tang, Lauryn McFarland, Daniel Tabor, Valeri Petkov, Anatoly I. Frenkel, Richard M. Crooks, Graeme Henkelman
Part 4 
Direct Synthetic Routes to Unencumbered Single-Scorpionate Nickel Complexes
Adam L. Corken, Brian M. Besel, Richard M. Tarkka, Patrick J. Desrochers
Study of the Effect of Various H2/CO Ratios on Monometallic and Dirhodium Hydroformylation Catalysis
Christina J. Sweeney
The Synthesis and Characterization of a PdN2S2 Complex for the Development of Zn/ Pd Metal Exchange
Candace C. Hayes, Jason Denny, Elky Almaraz, Marcetta Y. Darensbourg
SYNTHESIS of Bismuth Aryloxides
Arunendra Saha Ray
Use of Sulfur Tetrafluoride as a Fluorinating Agent
Stefanie Gardner, Kyle Felling, Tyler Staten
Aerobic Oxidation of Thiols Catalyzed by Cobalt Phthalocyanine Derivatives
Elizabeth Pohlmann, Roshan Patel, Katerra Williams, Phillip D. Voegel
Synthesis and Characterization of Bis-Platinum(II) Complexes Bridged by 4',4''''-(1,4-phenylene)Bis(2,2':6',2''-terpyridine)
Britain C. Bruner, Zacharie J. Seifert, Alexander L. Nichols, Wei-Hsuan Chen, Mohammad A. Omary, Bradley W. Smucker
An Improved Synthesis of Tetrapyrazineplatinum(II) Tetrafluoroborate and Subsequent Reactions with Maleonitriledithiolate Salts
Paul J. Derry, Xiaoping Wang, Bradley W. Smucker
The Development of ZnNxSy (where x = 2; y = 2, 3) Monomeric and Dimeric Complexes for the Application of Zn/pd Transmetallation
Jason Denny, Elky Almaraz, Marcetta Y. Darensbourg

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