Faculty publications from the Chemistry Department at Gettysburg College.




The Primarily Undergraduate Nanomaterials Cooperative: A New Model for Supporting Collaborative Research at Small Institutions on a National Scale, Steven M. Huges, Mark P. Hendricks, Katherine M. Mullaugh, Mary E. Anderson, Anne K. Bently, Justin G. Clar, Clyde A. Daly Jr., Mark D. Ellison, Z. Vivian Feng, Natalia I. Gonzalex-Pech, Leslie S. Hamachi, Christine L. Heinecke, Joseph D. Keene, Adam M. Maley, Andrea M. Munro, Peter N. Njoki, Jacob H. Olshansky, Katherine E. Plass, Kathryn R. Riley, Matthew D. Sonntag, Sarah K. St. Angelo, Lucas B. Thompson, Emily J. Tollefson, Lauren E. Toote, and Korin E. Wheeler



(Cyclopentadienone)iron-Catalyzed Transfer Dehydrogenation of Symmetrical and Unsymmetrical Diols to Lactones, Yidan Tang, Rowan I.L. Meador, Casina T. Malinchak, Emily E. Harrison, Kimberly A. McCaskey, Melanie C. Hempel, and Timothy W. Funk



Sphingomyelin and GM1 Influence Huntingtin Binding to, Disruption of, and Aggregation on Lipid Membranes, Maxmore Chaibva, Xiang Gao, Pranav Jain, Warren A. Campbell, Shelli L. Frey, and Justin Legleiter

Lateral Phase Behavior of Human Skin Lipids, Michael J. Counihan and Shelli L. Frey


Synthesis and Catalytic Activity of (3,4-Diphenylcyclopentadienone)Iron Tricarbonyl Compounds in Transfer Hydrogenations and Dehydrogenations, Timothy W. Funk, Andrew R. Mahoney, Rebecca A. Sponenburg, Kathryn P. Zimmerman, Daniel K. Kim, and Emily E. Harrison

Enhanced Ordering in Monolayers Containing Glycosphingolipids: Impact of Carbohydrate Structure, Erik B. Watkins, Shelli L. Frey, Eva Y. Chi, Kathleen D. Cao, Tadeuesz Pacuszka, Jaroslaw Majewski, and Ka Yee C. Lee



Differential Uptake of Gold Nanoparticles by 2 Species of Tadpole, the Wood Frog (Lithobates Sylvaticus) and the Bullfrog (Lithobates Catesbeianus), Lucas B. Thompson, Gerardo L.F. Carfagno, Kurt Andresen, Andrea J. Sitton, Taylor B. Bury, Laura L. Lee, Kevin T. Lerner, and Peter P. Fong


Long-term Exposure to Gold Nanoparticles Accelerates Larval Metamorphosis Without Affecting Mass in Wood Frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus) at Environmentally Relevant Concentrations, Peter P. Fong, Lucas B. Thompson, Gerardo L.F. Carfagno, and Andrea J. Sitton

Cholesterol Modifies Huntingtin Binding to, Disruption of, and Aggregation on Lipid Membranes, Xiang Gao, Warren A. Campbell, Maxmore Chaibva, Pranav Jain, Ashley E. Leslie, Shelli L. Frey, and Justin Legleiter


A Mutation in LTBP2 Causes Congenital Glaucoma in Domestic Cats (Felis Catus), Markus H. Kuehn, Koren A. Lipsett, Marilyn Menotti-Raymond, S. Scott Whitmore, Todd E. Scheetz, Victor A. David, Stephen J. O'Brien, Zhongyuan Zhao, Jackie K. Jens, Elizabeth M. Snella, N. Matthew Ellinwood, and Gillian J. McLellan


Phase Transfer of Citrate Stabilized Gold Nanoparticles Using Nonspecifically Adsorbed Polymers, Alaaldin M. Alkilany, Aidan C. Caravana, Majd A. Hamaly, Kevin T. Lerner, and Lucas B. Thompson

A Non-Foaming Proteosurfactant Engineered from Ranaspumin-2, Shelli L. Frey, Jacob Todd, Elizabeth Wurtzler, Carly R. Strelez, and David Wendell


Homing Peptide-Conjugated Gold Nanorods: The Effect of Amino Acid Sequence Display on Nanorod Uptake and Cellular Proliferation, Alaaldin M. Alkilany, Stefano P. Boulos, Samuel E. Lohse, Lucas B. Thompson, and Catherine J. Murphy

Reaction of Boronic Acids with Tetrafluoroborate? It Depends on the Acidity, Paul F. Smith, Jenna M. Korsan, Theodore R. Grimm, and Joseph J. Grzybowski



The Interaction of Polyglutamine Peptides with Lipid Membranes Is Regulated by Flanking Sequences Associated with Huntingtin, Kathleen A. Burke, Karlina J. Kauffman, Samuel Umbaugh, Shelli L. Frey, and Justin Legleiter


Number of Sialic Acid Residues in Ganglioside Headgroup Affects Interactions with Neighboring Lipids, Shelli L. Frey and Ka Yee C. Lee

Quantitative Reflection Imaging of Fixed Aplysia californica Pedal Ganglion Neurons on Nanostructured Plasmonic Crystals, An-Phong Le, Somi Kang, Lucas B. Thompson, Stanislav S. Rubakhin, Jonathon V. Sweedler, John A. Rogers, and Ralph G. Nuzzo

Cats: A Gold Mine for Ophthalmology, Kristina Narfström, Koren A. Lipsett, and Marilyn Menotti-Raymond


Air-Stable, Nitrile-Ligated (Cyclopentadienone)iron Dicarbonyl Compounds as Transfer Reduction and Oxidation Catalysts, Taylor N. Plank, Jessica L. Drake, Daniel K. Kim, and Timothy W. Funk