Recent Presentations of Research at Professional Conferences and Symposia

2014

Fadi Bou-Abdallah

  • Guillaume Bassil, Marian Haburcak, Matthew Mehlenbacher*, Peng Zhang, Bo Wang, Wendy Baur, Fadi Bou Abdallah, Sami F. Noujaim. Two Mechanisms of Drug Mediated Acetylcholine Activated Inward Rectifier Postassium Current (IKACh) Reduction: Direct Channel Blockade and Decreased Surface Expression of Kir3.1/3.4. The 35th Annual Scientific Heart Rhythm Conference – May 7-10, 2014, San Fransisco, CA (Poster presentation)
  • Thomas Giffune*, Robert Doyle, and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. Interaction of the Anti-Malarial Drug "Atovaquone" with Human Serum Albumin. 5th Annual Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry and Biology Research Symposium (ACS), April 26, 2014 SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY. (Oral talk).
  • Matthew Mehlenbacher*, Brian Huta, Robert Doyle, and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. The Antimalarial Drug "Atovaquone" and CoQ10 Bind Equally Well to Saposin B. The 22nd CSTEP Statewide Student Conference, April 11-13, 2014, The Sagamore on Lake George ~ Bolton Landing, New York. (Poster presentation)
  • Matthew Mehlenbacher*, Brian Huta, Robert Doyle, and Fadi Bou-Abdallah."The Antimalarial Drug "Atovaquone" and CoQ10 Bind Equally Well to Saposin BB(ACS), April 26, 2014 SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY.(Poster presentation)
  • Sam Sprague*, Matthew Mehlenbacher* and and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. "DSC as a Clinical Diagnostic Tool for Disease Detection".5th Annual Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry and Biology Research Symposium (ACS), April 26, 2014 SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY.(Poster presentation)
  • Thomas Giffune*, Matthew Mehlenbacher*, Robert Doyle, and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. "Interaction of the Anti-Malarial Drug "Atovaquone" with Human Serum Albumin". 5th Annual Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry and Biology Research Symposium(ACS), April 26, 2014 SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY. (Poster presentation)

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Maria Hepel

  • Maria Hepel, Ondrey Kubesa, Samantha Matthews* and Kathleen Morrissey*:"Biosensors for Determination of Phenolic Compounds using Catalyst-Loaded Reduced Graphene Oxide Substrates:15th Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry "Interfacial Electrochemistry at Atomic, Molecular and Nanoscale Domain" 27-30 April, 2014, Niagara Falls, Canada
  • Samantha Matthews &, Kathleen Morrissey* Christopher Li,* Ondrey Kubesa and Maria Hepel: "Novel Biosensors for the Determination of Hydrogen Peroxide"5th Annual Undergraduate & Graduate Chemistry & Biology Research Symposium, Northern New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society, April 26, 2014, Plattsburgh, NY
  • Maria Hepel, (invited talk) "Exfoliated Graphene/Metal Oxide Supercapacitors"SUNY Network of Excellence in Materials & Advanced Manufacturing, SUNY ESF, Syracuse, NYMarch 27, 2014

Anthony Molinero

  • Anthony A. Molinero.Forensic Science Workshop, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, June 17th – 22nd.

Clifford Rossiter

  • Christopher Crecco and Clifford Rossiter, "Enzyme Based Bio-sensors"5th Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry Research Symposium of the Northern New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society, Plattsburg, NY, April 2014

Martin Walker

  • John C Welch, Mihael A. Gerkman, David J. Merced, Kelly L. French, Martin A. Walker: "A Safer Synthesis of Vinyl Sulfides and their Derivatives."Poster presented at the 5th Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry Research Symposium of the Northern NY Local Section of the American Chemical Society, Plattsburgh, NY, April 26, 2014.
  • Matthew Muller, Martin A. Walker, James B. Hendrickson: "Reaction Signatures: Classifying Reactions with a Computer."Poster presented at the 5th Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry Research Symposium of the Northern NY Local Section of the American Chemical Society, Plattsburgh, NY, April 26, 2014.
  • Martin Walker: "Using wikis for online learning and collaborative projects." Short oral presentation at the Conference on Instructional Technologies(CIT 2014), Ithaca, NY, May 29th, 2014.

 

2013

Fadi Bou-Abdallah

  • Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Isothermal Titration Calorimetry: A tool to Study Binding Energetics of Biomolecules.” Bâtiment 222, salle des séminaires, Centre de Recherche INRA, 78350 Jouy en Josas, Paris, France, June 8, 2012 (invited talk)
  • Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “New Insights Into the Binding of Ferrous Ions to Ferritin, Transferrin to Transferrin Receptor as Revealed by Isothermal Titration Calorimetry.” University Paris 7- Denis Diderot, Paris, France, June 12, 2012 (invited talk) 
  • Galina Melman Fadi Bou-Abdallah and Artem Melman.  Gordon conference "Metals in medicine", June 24-29, 2012, Andover NH - Role of Flavin Nucleotides in the Release of Iron Cations From Ferritin (poster presentation)
  • Elise Abi Khalil, Diego Segond, Fadi Bou Abdallah, Mireille Kallassy Awad, Christina Nielsen-LeRoux, Didier Lereclus - Investigation of an Iron Regulated Leucine Rich Repeat Surface Protein (IlsA) from Bacillus cereus in iron uptake from ferritin and hemoproteins. Biometals 2012, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, July 15-19, 2013 (poster presentation)
  • Deneen Cole, Paolo Arosio, Sonia Levi, Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Characterization of Iron Deposition in Recombinant Heteropolymer Ferritins.” American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)-Anchorage, Alaska,November 1-3, 2012. (poster presentation) 
  • Sean T.Atkinson, Justin R. McNally, Paolo Arosio, Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Characterization of heteropolymer ferritins responsible for a hereditary ferritinopathy disorder.” - 2012 ACS Northeast Regional Meeting, NERM 2012, September 30 - October 3, 2012, Rochester, NY. (poster presentation)
  • Sean T. Atkinson, Elise Abi Khalil, Diego segond, Mireille Kallassy Awad, Christina Nielsen LeRoux, Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Role of the Iron Regulated Leucine Rich Surface Protein (IlsA) in Iron.” Uptake and Release in Bacillus cereus - 2012 ACS Northeast Regional Meeting, NERM 2012, September 30-October 3, 2012, Rochester, NY. (poster presentation) 
  • Matthew Mehlenbacher, Tyson Terpstra, Justin McNally, Shaina Byrne, Anne B. Mason, and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Fe(II) and Zn(II) Binding to Transferrin and its Interaction with the Transferrin Receptor.” - 2012 ACS Northeast Regional Meeting, NERM 2012, September 30 - October 3, 2012, Rochester, NY. (poster presentation)
  • Matthew Mehlenbacher and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. An ITC Study of Iron(II) and Zn(II) Interaction With Transferrin. 4th local CSTEP programs-17th Annual Career Exploration Symposium, St Lawrence University, Canton, NY, February 2, 2013 (poster presentation)
  • Matthew Mehlenbacher and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. Structure-Function Relationship of two Heteropolymer Human Ferritins. 21st Annual CSTEP Statewide Student Conference, The Sagamore, Bolton Landing, NY, April 12-14, 2013 (poster presentation)
  • Deneen Cole and Fadi Bou-Abdallah.  Binding Studies of Hemin to Ferritin. 21st Annual CSTEP Statewide Student Conference, The Sagamore, Bolton Landing, NY, April 12-14, 2013 (poster presentation)
  • Matthew Mehlenbacher, Paolo Arosio and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. Structure-Function Relationship of Heteropolymer Human Ferritins. 4th Annual Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry and Biology Research Symposium. St Lawrence Univ., Canton, NY, April 20, 2013 (poster presentation)
  • Sean Atkinson, Justin R McNally, Paolo Arosio, and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. Examining Ferritin L-Subunit Mutations as a Cause for Neuroferritinopathy. 4th Annual Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry and Biology Research Symposium. St Lawrence Univ., Canton, NY, April 20, 2013 (poster presentation)
  • Deneen Cole, Paolo Santambrogio, Sonia Levi and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. Binding Studies of Hemin to Ferritin. 4th Annual Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry and Biology Research Symposium. St Lawrence Univ., Canton, NY, April 20, 2013 (poster presentation)
  • Matthew Mehlenbacher and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. Iron Oxidation and Deposition in Heteropolymer Human Ferritins. 4th Annual Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry and Biology Research Symposium. St Lawrence Univ., Canton, NY, April 20, 2013 (oral presentation)
  • Matthew Mehlenbacher*, Poli Maura, Paolo Arosio, and Fadi Bou-Abdallah.Characterization of Iron Oxidation and Mineral Core Formation in Recombinant Heteropolymer Ferritins. Gordon Conference (Cell Biology of Metals) – July 28 - August 2, 2013, Newport, RI. (Poster presentation)


David Gingrich

  • David Gingrich, David Gingrich, Jan Trybula, “The Development of Biochemistry Laboratories Centered on Hemoglobin”, invited poster presented at the 2013 TUES/CCLI PI Conference, Washington, D.C., January 23-25, 2013.

Maria Hepel       

  • *Maria Hepel, “Raman Spectroscopy Implemented into Undergraduate Science Courses”  Invited talk presented at the Symposium “Innovations in the Undergraduate Curriculum Fostered by the National Science Foundation”, organized at the 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Aug. 19-23, 2012, Philadelphia, PA
  • Maria Hepel and Janet Peachey, “Antioxidant Intervention in Preventing DNA Damage” The 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Aug. 19-23, 2012, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Henrique Schembry and Maria Hepel, “Nanostructured Transition-Metal Oxide Semiconductor Photoanodes”.  The 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Aug. 19-23, 2012, Philadelphia, PA
  • Janet Peachey, Jeremiah Miller and Maria Hepel,  “Catechol-Induced DNA Damage in the Presence of Cu(II) Ions’, The 38th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, NERM 12, Sept. 30th-Oct. 3, 2012, Rochester, NY.
  • Megan Malone, Mitchell Mayville, and Maria Hepel.  “Raman Spectroscopy in Science, Technology and Nanomedicine”. The 38th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, NERM 12, Sept. 30th-Oct. 3, 2012, Rochester, NY.
  • John Proetta, Christopher Li, Dustin Blake, Karel Lacina and Maria Hepel.  “Reduced Graphene Oxide Biosensors Studied with Raman Spectroscopy”, The 38th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, NERM 12, Sept. 30th-Oct. 3, 2012, Rochester, NY.
  • Dustin Blake, Matthew McCabe and Maria Hepel.  “Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles Induced by Metal Ions” The 38th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, NERM 12, Sept. 30th-Oct. 3, 2012, Rochester, NY.
  • Chris Li, John Proetta, Dustin Bland and Maria Hepel, “Synthesis of Exfoliated Graphene Flakes” The 4th Annual Symposium and Undergraduate & Graduate Research.  The Northern New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society April 20, 2103, St. Laurence University, Canton, NY.

Anthony Molinero

  • Matthew M. Cerda and Anthony A. Molinero:  “Studies Toward the Synthesis of (+)-Carotol”.  The 39th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society NERM 2012, September 30- October 3, Rochester, NY. (Poster presentation)
  • Brittany Steimle and Anthony A. Molinero: “Analysis of Traditional Herbal Remedies”  The 39th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society NERM 2012, September 30- October 3, Rochester, NY. (Poster presentation)

Clifford Rossiter

  • Christopher Crecco and Clifford Rossiter, Enzyme Based Bio-sensors 4rd Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry Research Symposium of the Northern New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society, Canton, NY, April 20, 2013


Martin Walker

  • Martin Walker: “Wikis for chemical educators”  Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, State College, PA, July 30, 2012. (Invited three hour workshop, with Prof. Robert Belford, U-AK)
  • Martin Walker: “Sharing educational resources through the LearnChemistry wiki.”  Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, State College, PA, August 1, 2012.  (Invited oral presentation)  
  • Martin Walker: “Data-rich chemistry inside Wikipedia and other wikis”, part of the Herman Skolnik Award Symposium at the 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelophia, PA August 21, 2012.  (Oral presentation, by invitation from the award winner.)
  • Brandon Finnie, John Welch:  “A Safer Synthesis of Vinyl Sulfides.”  Poster presented at the 3rd Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry Research Symposium of the Northern NY Local Section of the American Chemical Society, Canton, NY, April 20, 2013.
  • Kassandra Rosado, Laurene Tuider, Amy Smith:  “Use of Copper in Coupling Organic Compounds.” Poster presented at the 3rd Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry Research Symposium of the Northern NY Local Section of the American Chemical Society, Canton, NY, April 20, 2013
  • Matthew Muller: “Computer Classification of Organic Reactions.”  Poster presented at the 3rd Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry Research Symposium of the Northern NY Local Section of the American Chemical Society, Canton, NY, April 20, 2013


2012

Dr. Fadi Bou-Abdallah

  • Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Isothermal Titration Calorimetry: A tool to Study Binding Energetics of Biomolecules.” Bâtiment 222, salle des séminaires, Centre de Recherche INRA, 78350 Jouy en Josas, Paris, France, June 8, 2012 (Invited talk)
  • Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “New Insights Into the Binding of Ferrous Ions to Ferritin, Transferrin to Transferrin Receptor as Revealed by Isothermal Titration Calorimetry.” University Paris 7- Denis Diderot, Paris, France, June 12, 2012 (Invited talk)
  • Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Thermodynamic Characterization of Iron Transport and Iron Storage Proteins.” Invited Talk presented at the TA Instruments 2012 Users Meeting & Symposium, New Orleans, LA, April 29-May 2, 2012 (Invited talk)
  • Deneen Cole, Paolo Arosio, Sonia Levi, Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Characterization of Iron Deposition in Recombinant Heteropolymer Ferritins.” American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)- Anchorage, Alaska- November 1-3, 2012. (poster presentation)
  • Tyson Terpstra, Shaina Byrne, Anne B. Mason and Fadi Bou-Abdallah.  “Fe(II) and Zn(II) Binding to Transferrin and Interaction of Iron-Loaded Transferrin with the Transferrin Receptor.”  Presented at the TA Instruments 2012 Users Meeting & Symposium, New Orleans, LA, April 29-May 2, 2012. (poster presentation)
  • Tyson Terpstra, Justin McNally, Elise Abi Khalil and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Thermodynamic Characterization of Several Iron-Containing Proteins with IlsA and Isd, Two Surface Proteins from Bacillus Cereu’s.” Presented at the TA Instruments 2012 Users Meeting & Symposium, New Orleans, LA, April 29-May 2, 2012. (poster presentation)
  • Justin McNally, Polao Arosio, Sonia Levi and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Stability and Functionality of H/L Heteropolymer Ferritins Responsible for Hereditary Ferritinopathy Disorder.”  Presented at the TA Instruments 2012 Users Meeting & Symposium, New Orleans, LA, April 29-May 2, 2012. (poster presentation)
  • Justin McNally, Polao Arosio, Sonia Levi and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Stability and Functionality of H/L Heteropolymer Ferritins Responsible for Hereditary Ferritinopathy Disorder.”  Presented at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting (ASBMB), April 21-25, 2012, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA (poster presentation)
  • Justin McNally, Brenna Cooper, Paolo Arosio and Fadi Bou-Abdallah; “Characterization of Several L-Ferritin Mutants that Cause Neuroferritinopathy.” Presented at the SUNY Day 2012 in the Legislative Office Building (in the "Well"), Albany, NY, February 6, 2012. (poster presentation)
  • Sean T.Atkinson, Justin R. McNally, Paolo Arosio, Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Characterization of heteropolymer ferritins responsible for a hereditary ferritinopathy disorder.” - 2012 ACS Northeast Regional Meeting, NERM 2012, September 30 - October 3, 2012, Rochester, NY. (poster presentation)
  • Sean T. Atkinson, Elise Abi Khalil, Diego segond, Mireille Kallassy Awad, Christina Nielsen LeRoux, Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Role of the Iron Regulated Leucine Rich Surface Protein (IlsA) in Iron.” Uptake and Release in Bacillus cereus - 2012 ACS Northeast Regional Meeting, NERM 2012, September 30 - October 3, 2012, Rochester, NY. (poster presentation)
  • Matthew Mehlenbacher, Tyson Terpstra, Justin McNally, Shaina Byrne, Anne B. Mason, and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Fe(II) and Zn(II) Binding to Transferrin and its Interaction with the Transferrin Receptor.” - 2012 ACS Northeast Regional Meeting, NERM 2012, September 30 - October 3, 2012, Rochester, NY. (poster presentation)
  • Sean Atkinson, Justin McNally, Mariama Diallo, Xing Xin Liu, Artem Melman, and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Iron Release from Human Ferritin by a Novel Iron Chelate from the Triazine Family: A Comparison with Desferal and Deferasirox.”  Presented at the 20th Annual CSTEP State Wide Student Conference at the Sagamore on Lake George, Bolton Landing, NY, April 13-15, 2012. (poster presentation)
  • Tepstra, Deneen Cole, Anne Mason, Ashley Steere and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Characterization of Ferrous and Zinc Ions Binding to Human Serum Transferrin and its Interactions with the Transferrin Receptor- An Isothermal Titration Calorimetry Study.” Presented at the 20th Annual CSTEP State Wide Student Conference at the Sagamore on Lake George, Bolton Landing, NY, April 13-15, 2012 (poster presentation)
  • Matthew Mehlenbacher, Tyson Terpstra, Justin McNally and Fadi Bou-Abdallah: “Isothermal titration calorimetry of zinc and ferrous ions binding to transferrin.”  The Northeast Regional Meeting, (NERM) of the American Chemical Society, Oct., 1-3, 2012 Rochester, NY (poster presentation)


Dr. Maria Hepel

  • Maria Hepel:  “Raman Spectroscopy Implemented into Undergraduate Science Education.”  Presented at the Symposium NSF Catalyzed Innovations in the Undergraduate Curriculum at the 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Aug. 19-24, 2012, Philadelphia, PA (invited talk)
  • Janet Peachey and Maria Hepel:  “Antioxidant intervention in preventing DNA damage.”  The 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Aug., 19-24, 2012, Philadelphia, PA(poster presentation)
  • Henrique Schembry and Maria Hepel:  “Nanostructured transition – metal oxide semiconductor photoanodes.”  The 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Aug., 19-24, 2012, Philadelphia(poster presentation)
  • Janet Peachey and Maria Hepel:  “Catechol-induced DNA damage in the presence of Cu(II) ions.” The Northeast Regional Meeting, (NERM) of the American Chemical Society, Oct., 1-3, 2012 Rochester, NY (poster presentation)
  • Megan Malone, Mitchel Mayville and Maria Hepel: “Raman spectroscopy in science, technology and nanomedicine.”  The Northeast Regional Meeting, (NERM) of the American Chemical Society, Oct., 1-3, 2012 Rochester, NY (poster presentation)
  • Dustin Blake, Matthew McCabe and Maria Hepel:  “Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles Induced by Metal Ions.”  The Northeast Regional Meeting, (NERM) of the American Chemical Society, Oct., 1-3, 2012 Rochester, NY (poster presentation)


Dr. Anthony Molinero

  • Brittany Steimle, M.C. Steels and Anthony Molinero: “Analysis of Herbal Medicines for Heavy Metals Nd Adulterants.”  The Northeast Regional Meeting, (NERM) of the American Chemical Society, Oct., 1-3, 2012 Rochester, NY (poster presentation)
  • M. Cerda and Anthony Molinero:  “Synthetic Studies toward the Preparation of Carotanes.”  The Northeast Regional Meeting, (NERM) of the American Chemical Society, Oct., 1-3, 2012 Rochester, NY (poster presentation)


Dr. Martin Walker

  • Martin Walker: " Using wikis for teaching." First Annual Technologies in Education, Albany, NY, May 17-18, 2012 (Oral presentation)
  • Martin Walker, Robert Belford: “Wikis for chemical educators”  Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, State College, PA, July 30, 2012. (Invited three hour workshop)
  • Martin Walker: Sharing educational resources through the Learn Chemistry wiki.”  Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, State College, PA, August 1, 2012.  (Invited oral presentation) 
  • Martin Walker: “Data-rich chemistry inside Wikipedia and other wikis”, part of the Herman Skolnik Award Symposium at the 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelophia, PA August 21, 2012.  (Oral presentation, by invitation from the award winner)
  • Martin Walker: “Mining data from Wikipedia and elsewhere” Digital Humanities Roundtable, SUNY Potsdam LTEC, November 9, 2012. (Panel presentation with other faculty). 


2011

Dr. Fadi Bou-Abdallah

  • Justin McNally and Fadi Bou-Abdallah; “Characterization of Several L-Ferritin Mutants that Cause Neuroferritinopathy”. Presented at the National Council on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), Ithaca College, NY, April 2, 2011 (NCUR Booklet, P. 108, Sat 9:10-9:30 a.m.) (Oral presentation)
  • Tyson Terpstra and Fadi Bou-Abdallah; “Iron Binding and Oxidation at the Trinuclear Ferroxidase Center of E. coli Bacterial Ferritin (EcFtnA)”, 2nd Annual Chemistry Research Symposium, Northern New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society, April 16, 2011, SUNY Potsdam (Oral presentation)
  • Tyson Terpstra and Fadi Bou-Abdallah; “Human Serum Transferrin Interaction with the Soluble Portion of the Receptor: An Isothermal Titration Calorimetry” Study. Presented at the National Council on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), Ithaca College, NY, March 31, 2011 (NCUR Booklet, P. 130, Tripod 18A) (Poster presentation)
  • Tyson Terpstra; SUNY Potsdam; “New Insights into the Odd Iron Oxidation Stoichiometry and the Role of the C-Site in E. Coli Bacterial Ferritin (EcFtnA)”. Presented at the National Council on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), Ithaca College, NY, March 31, 2011 (NCUR Booklet, P. 127, Tripod 20C) (Poster presentation)
  • Justin McNally and Fadi Bou-Abdallah; “Rapid Release of Iron from Ferritin by BHT Chelate Ligands”. Presented at the National Council on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), Ithaca College, NY, March 31, 2011 (NCUR Booklet, P. 131, Tripod 22A) (Poster presentation)
  • Brenna Cooper and Fadi Bou-Abdallah; “Characterization of Iron Oxidation and Mineral Core Formation in Recombinant Heteropolymer Ferritins”. Presented at the National Council on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), Ithaca College, NY, April 1, 2011 (NCUR Booklet, P. 156, Tripod 15C) (Poster presentation)
  • Fadi Bou-Abdallah “Moving Away from a Teacher-Centered Paradigm” The 19th Annual Teaching Effectiveness Conference, Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley. Eben Holden Conference Center, St Lawrence University, Canton, NY, Saturday, November 6th, 2010

Dr. David Gingrich

  • David Gingrich, Jan Trybula: “The Development of Biochemistry Laboratories Centered on Hemoglobin”, 2011 CCLI-TUES PIs Conference, Washington, D.C., January 26-28, 2011 (Poster presentation)
  • David Gingrich: “Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology (EB) 2011” American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) 2011, Washington DC, April 9-13, 2011 (Poster presentation)
  • David Gingrich: “Promoting Concept Driven Teaching Strategies in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology through Concept Assessments” Northeast Regional ASBMB-UAN Leader’s Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Concept Workshop (RCN-UBE, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, January 29, 2011 (Poster presentation)
  • David Gingrich: ASBMB Northeast UAN Region advisors meeting, ASBMB meeting, Washington, DC, April 24, 2011 
  • David Gingrich: 37th Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM 2010) of the American Chemical Society, SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY, June 2-5, 2010 (Poster presentation)

Dr. Maria Hepel

*Invited Talks

  • *Maria Hepel: (Invited talk) “Resonance Elastic Light Scattering (RELS) Spectroscopy for Monitoring Biomolecule Induced Gold Nanoparticle Assembly”  The 37th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society NERM 2010, June 2-5 Potsdam, NY. (Oral presentation)
  • *Maria Hepel: (Invited talk)  “DNA Unwinding and Oxidative Damage Caused by Toxicants”  The 37th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society NERM 2010, June 2-5 Potsdam, NY. (Oral presentation)
  • Jeffrey Deeb, Magdalena Stobiecka and Maria Hepel:  “Studies of homocysteine interactions with fluorosurfactant-capped gold nanoparticles”.  The 37th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society NERM 2010, June 2-5 Potsdam, NY. (Poster presentation)
  • Sara Cutler, Magdalena Stobiecka, and Maria Hepel: “Prooxidant and antioxidant roles of quercetin in DNA interactions”  The 37th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society NERM 2010, June 2-5 Potsdam, NY. (Poster presentation)
  • Kaitlin Coopersmith, Magdalena Stobiecka and Maria Hepel:  “Nanomaterial surface energy transfer (NSET) between multiple fluorescent dyes and gold nanoparticles”  The 37th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society NERM 2010, June 2-5 Potsdam, NY. (Poster )presentation
  • Zachary Reed, Justine Barcomb, Magdalena Stoiecka and Maria Hepel:  “Flow-cell nanogravimetric immunosensing for the detection of glutathione”  The 37th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society NERM 2010, June 2-5 Potsdam, NY. (Poster presentation)
  • Amanda Prance, Kaitlin Coopersmith, Magdalena Stobiecka and Maria Hepel:  “DNA sensors for the assessment of DNA damage by atrazine”  The 37th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society NERM 2010, June 2-5 Potsdam, NY. (Poster presentation)
  • Nicole Trombley, Magdalena Stobiecka and Maria Hepel:  “Novel detection methods for nitryrosine based on plasmonic coupling and FRET”  The 37th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society NERM 2010, June 2-5 Potsdam, NY. (Poster presentation)
  • Hui Xu, Robert Wallace and Maria Hepel:  “Interaction between Brilliant Yellow dye and bovine serum albumin”  The 37th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society NERM 2010, June 2-5 Potsdam, NY.( Poster presentation)
  • Indee Dela and Maria Hepel:  “Nucleation and growth of semiconducting WO3 films studied by AFM”  The 37th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society NERM 2010, June 2-5 Potsdam, NY. (Poster presentation)
  • Zachary Reed and Maria Hepel:  “Novel Ligand-Exchange Technique for rapid functionalization of monolayer-protected gold nanoparticles”  The 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, August 22-26, 2010, Boston, MA. (Poster presentation)
  • Zachary Reed, Magdalena Stobiecka and Maria Hepel:  “Novel Antibody-Bases Nanostructured Biosensors for glutathione oxidative-stress biomarker”  The 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, August 22-26, 2010, Boston, MA. Poster presentation
  • Amanda Prance, Kaitlin Coopersmith and Maria Hepel:  “DNA Interacolation biosensors for studies of interactions of herbicides and pesticides with DNA”  The 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, August 22-26, 2010, Boston, MA. (Poster presentation)
  • Sara Cutler, Magdalena Stobiecka and Maria Hepel:  “Electrochemical reactivity and interactions of quercetin with DNA in the presence of Ca(ii) ions:  The 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, August 22-26, 2010, Boston, MA. (Poster presentation)
  • Robert Wallace (faculty advisor); Maria Hepel:  “Interactions between phenol red dye and BSA”  National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), March 31-April 2 2011 Ithaca, NY (Poster presentation)
  • Amanda Prance, Kaitlin Coopersmith  (faculty advisor) Maria Hepel:  “DNA sensors for the assessment of DNA damage by atrazine”  National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), March 31-April 2 2011 Ithaca, NY (Poster presentation)
  • Kaitlin Coopersmith, Janet Peachey (faculty advisor) Maria Hepel:  “Paraquat and Cateched-Mediated DNA damage”  National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), March 31-April 2 2011 Ithaca, NY( Poster presentation)
  • Robert Wallace and Maria Hepel:  “Interactions of the bovine serum albumin with organic dye molecules”  2nd Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry & Biology Research Symposium of the Northern NY section of the American Chemical Society, April 16, 2011, SUNY Potsdam, NY.  Robert’s poster received 3rd prize for the best research poster presented at this meeting.
  • Kaitlin Coopersmith, Magdalena Stobiecka and Maria Hepel:  “Monitoring of the interactions of biomarker of the oxidative stress-glutathione with gold nanoparticles using elastic light scattering”  2nd Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry & Biology Research Symposium of the Northern NY section of the American Chemical Society, April 16, 2011, SUNY Potsdam, NY (Poster presentation)
  • *Maria Hepel and Magdalena Stobiecka: (Invited talk)  “Microsensor arrays for determination of biomarkers of oxidative stress”  The Electrochemical Society Meeting, Montreal, Canada  May 1-6, 2011  (Oral presentation)

Dr. Anthony Molinero

  • Amanda Dickson and Anthony A. Molinero:  “Synthesis of Derivatives of DW2282”.  The 37th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society NERM 2010, June 2-5 Potsdam, NY. (Poster presentation)
  • Anthony A. Molinero and Jered Federman: “Forensic Science at SUNY Potsdam”  The 37th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society NERM 2010, June 2-5 Potsdam, NY. (Poster presentation)
  • Amanda Dickson and Anthony A. Molinero: “Synthesis of Derivatives of DW2282”  2nd Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry & Biology Research Symposium of the Northern NY section of the American Chemical Society, April 16, 2011, SUNY Potsdam, NY.

Dr. Clifford Rossiter

  • Matthew McCabe and Clifford Rossiter: “Development of site-selective metal ion prochelators for investigation of metal ion homeostasis in bacteria”  Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (NERM2010) (Poster presentation) 
  • Melanie Hadden, Julie Haynes, Brittney Mathieu and Clifford Rossiter:  “ Development of Novel Antibiotics with a New Mechanism of Action”  American Chemical Society, The 2nd Annual Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry and Biology Research Symposium  (Poster presentation)
  • Clifford Rossiter:  (Invited Chemistry Seminar)“Development of site-selective metal ion prochelators for investigation of metal ion homeostasis in bacteria”, Ithaca College, NY October 2011 (Oral presentation)

Dr. Martin Walker

  • Martin Walker: "Green Chemistry in the High School Laboratory." The 37th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society NERM 2010, June 2-5 Potsdam, NY. (Oral presentation)
  • Martin Walker:  Organizer of a day long symposium to honor my PhD adviser: "James B. Hendrickson: Fifty Years of Computers in Organic Chemistry".  235th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA
  • Martin Walker: "Wiki Resources for Chemical Education" 235th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA (Oral presentation)
  • Martin Walker:  "Wikis in Education" First Annual Technologies in Education, Albany, NY, May 17, 2011 (Oral presentation)
  • Martin Walker: Two presentations: "Getting the Most Out of MediaWiki." (Three hour workshop) and "Wiki-based Resources in Education." (Oral presentation)  21st Conference on Instruction & Technology, Oneonta, NY, May 24-27, 2011


2010


Dr. Fadi Bou-Abdallah

  • Justin McNally, Huidong Yang, Mohan Rajasekaran, Kim Watson, Simon Andrews, and Fadi Bou-Abdallah.  “Characterization of Metal Binding to EfeO, an Iron Transport Protein from Escherichia coli”  Poster presented at NERM2010, SUNY Potsdam, June 2-5, 2010
  • Adeola Awomolo, Huidong Yang, Mark Woodhall, Simon C. Andrews, N. Dennis Chasteen, and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Iron Oxidation and Mineral Core Formation in the Non-Heme Escherichia coli Ferritin, EcFtnA”.  Poster presented at NERM2010, SUNY Potsdam, June 2-5, 2010
  • Banu Kandemir, Ashley N. Steere, Anne B. Mason, N. Dennis Chasteen, and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Interaction of the Human Serum Transferrin with its Receptor.”  Poster presented at NERM2010, SUNY Potsdam, June 2-5, 2010
  • Brenna Cooper, Paolo Santambrogio, Sonia Levi, N. Dennis Chasteen, and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “The Iron Oxidation Mechanism in Recombinant Heteropolymer Ferritins.”  Poster presented at NERM2010, SUNY Potsdam, June 2-5, 2010
  • Justin McNally, Xing Xin Liu, Artem Melman, and Fadi Bou-Abdallah. “Oxygen Catalyzed Mobilization of Iron from Ferritin by Chelate Ligands.”  Poster presented at NERM2010, SUNY Potsdam, June 2-5, 2010
    • Justin McNally and Fadi Bou-Abdallah.  A look Into Our Iron Reserves: The Story of Ferritin and the Mechanism of Iron Uptake and Release.  Poster presented at the Legislative Office Building in Albany New York, April 13, 2010.

      Justin McNally was one of two students who represented SUNY Potsdam at the “SUNY Undergraduates Shaping New York’s Future: A Showcase of Scholarly Posters” conference in Albany, NY.

Dr. David Gingrinch

  • Huidong Yang and David Gingrich “Cloning a Histidine-rich Loop of the CrMTP1 Protein of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii”, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) 2010 Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, April 23-27, 2010.

Dr. Maria Hepel

  • Z. Reed, N. Trombley, R. Wallace, Magdalena Stobiecka and M. Hepel
    “Novel Antibody-based Nanostructured Biosensors for Glutathione Oxidative-stress Biomarker”
    National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Boston, MA, August 22-26, 2010
  • K. Coopersmith, M. Stobiecka and M. Hepel
    “Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer between Functionalized Coumarin Dyes and Gold Nanoparticles” National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Boston, MA, August 22-26, 2010
  • S. Cutler, M. Stobiecka and M. Hepel
    “Electrochemical Reactivity and Interactions of Quercetin with DNA in the Presence of Cu(II) ions”
    National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Boston, MA, August 22-26, 2010 
  • K. Coopersmith, A. Prance, M. Stobiecka and M. Hepel
    “DNA Intercalation Biosensors for Studies of Interactions of Herbicides and Pesticides with DNA”
    National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Boston, MA, August 22-26, 2010 
  • M. Hepel
    “Resonance Elastic Light Scattering (RELS) Spectroscopy for Monitoring Biomolecule-Induced Gold Nanoparticle Assembly” The Northeast Regional American Chemical Society Meeting (NERM), SUNY Potsdam, NY, June 2-5, 2010 
  • M. Hepel
    “DNA Unwinding and Oxidative Damage Caused by Toxicants” The Northeast Regional American Chemical Society Meeting (NERM), SUNY Potsdam, NY, June 2-5, 2010 
  • Indee Dela and M. Hepel
    “Nucleation and Growth of Semiconducting WO3 Films Studied by AFM” The Northeast Regional American Chemical Society Meeting (NERM), SUNY Potsdam, NY, June 2-5, 2010 
  • S. Cutler, M. Stobiecka and M. Hepel
    “Prooxidant and Antioxidant Roles of Quercetin in DNA Interactions” The Northeast Regional American Chemical Society Meeting (NERM), SUNY Potsdam, NY, June 2-5, 2010 
  • K. Coopersmith, M. Stobiecka and M. Hepel
    “Nanomaterial Surface Energy Transfer (NSET) between Multiple Fluorescent Dyes and Gold Nanoparticles” The Northeast Regional American Chemical Society Meeting (NERM), SUNY Potsdam, NY, June 2-5, 2010 
  • J. Deeb, M. Stobiecka and M. Hepel
    “Studies of Homocysteine Interactions with Fluorosurfactant-capped Gold Nanoparticles”
    The Northeast Regional American Chemical Society Meeting (NERM), SUNY Potsdam, NY, June 2-5, 2010 
  • Zachary Reed, J. Barcomb, M. Stobiecka and M. Hepel
    “Flow-cell Nanogravimetric Immunosensing for the Detection of Glutathione” The Northeast Regional American Chemical Society Meeting (NERM), SUNY Potsdam, NY, June 2-5, 2010 
  • A. Prance, K. Coopersmith, M. Stobiecka and M. Hepel
    "DNA Sensors for the Assessment of SNA Damage by Atrazine” The Northeast Regional American Chemical Society Meeting (NERM), SUNY Potsdam, NY, June 2-5, 2010 
  • N. Trombly, M. Stobiecka and M. Hepel
    “Novel Detection Methods for Nitrotyrosine Based on Plasmonic Coupling and FRET” The Northeast Regional American Chemical Society Meeting (NERM), SUNY Potsdam, NY, June 2-5, 2010 
  • R. Wallace, Hui Xu and M. Hepel
    “Interaction Between Brilliant Yellow Dye and Bovine Serum” The Northeast Regional American Chemical Society Meeting (NERM), SUNY Potsdam, NY, June 2-5, 2010
  • Magdalena Stobiecka, Jeffrey Deeb and Maria Hepel
    “Resonance Elastic Light Scattering Assays Based on Selectively-Cross-linked Gold Nanoparticle Network Assemble”  The Pittcon Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy”,Orlando, FL.,  February 28-March 4, 2010
  • Anna Nowicka, Agata Kowalczyk, Zbigiew Stojek and Maria Hepel
    “Quartz Crystal Nanobalance and Voltammetric Approaches for DNA Hybridization Detection.  Influence of Cv(VI), pesticides and herbicides on DNA Biosensor Response” The Pittcon Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy”,Orlando, FL., February 28-March 4, 2010
  • Kaitlin Coopersmith, Magdalena Stobiecka and Maria Hepel
    “Resonance Energy Transfer in a Multi-component Fluorescent Dye System Influenced by Gold Nanorod Quadrupole Surface Plasmon Coupling”  The Pittcon Conference on Analytical Chemistry & Applied Spectroscopy, Orlando, FL, February 28-March 4, 2010

Dr. Martin Walker

  • 234th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Boston, August 22-26, 2010.
    1. "Green chemistry in the high school laboratory"
    2. "Developments in Chemistry Resources on Wikipedia"
  • "Wikimania 2010", Gdansk, Poland, July 9-11.
    1. Workshop: "Creating offline versions of Wiki content"
    2. Talks + workshop: "Wikipedia Offline"
  • John Montgomery
    "Cleavage of ketones in the presence of a hydrated lanthanide triflate" The Northeast Regional American Chemical Society Meeting (NERM), SUNY Potsdam, NY, June 2-5, 2010
  • Jeffrey Snyder
    "Esterification of carboxylic acids using alkoxysilanes in the presence of dysprosium(III) triflate"
    The Northeast Regional American Chemical Society Meeting (NERM), SUNY Potsdam, NY, June 2-5, 201

2009


Dr. Maria Hepel
 

  • Maria Hepel and Magdalena Stobiecka“Resonance Elastic Light Scattering Assays for Oxidative Stress Based on Selectively-Cross-linked Gold Nanoparticle Network Assembly”
  • 4th International Conference on Oxidative/Nitrosative Stress and Disease
    The New York Academy of Sciences, New York City,
    October 28-30, 2009
  • Magdalena Stobiecka, Kaitlin Coopersmith and Maria Hepel
    “Study of Resonance Elastic Light Scattering and Fluorescence Energy Transfer in Rhodamine B Modified Spherical Au Nanoparticles and Nanorods”
    The Materials Research Society, Boston, MA,
    November 30-December 4, 2009
  • 11th International Fischer Symposium on "Microscopy in Electrochemistry", Center for Environment and Culture, Benediktbeuern, Germany, July 26-31, 2009.
  • ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City, March 22-26, 2009      
  • 19th Annual Great Lakes Consortium Conference, Syracuse, NY, March 13-14, 2009.      
  • ACS Northern New York Section, Graduate/Undergraduate Symposium, Potsdam, NY, April 4, 2009.      


2008