Student research from the Chemistry Department at Gettysburg College.




(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


Immune Checkpoints in Cancer Treatment, Matthew A. Cherubino

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


Pediatric Cancers: Development and Treatment Methods, MaKayla M. Walker


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


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


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