Student Presentations

Presenting author(s) underlined.  Undergraduates indicated with an asterisk.

13th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, October 30, 2010:

49)  Samantha J. Bowen*, Nicholas C. Boaz*, Timothy J. Peelen. Organocatalyzed Reactions of Amino Aldehydes For The Asymmetric Synthesis of Unnatural, Fmoc-Protected β2 Amino Acids. Judged Second Place in Chemistry Division. 

48)  Justin M. Kontra*, Brandon W. Parks*, Timothy J. Peelen. Development of an Undergraduate, Project-Based Laboratory to Introduce Students to Drug Discovery. Judged Second Place in Chemistry Division.

47)  Kristopher W. Randall*, Brandon W. Parks*, Timothy J. Peelen. Ru(bpy)3Cl2 Photocatalyzed Reductive Cyclization of Enones.

74rd Intercollegiate Student Chemistry convention at University of Delaware, April 24, 2010:

46) Brandon W. Parks*, Timothy J. Peelen.  Ru(bpy)3Cl2 Photocatalyzed Reductive Cyclization of Enones.

10th Annual Graduate and 5th Annual Undergraduate Student Poster Session at Temple University sponsored by the Philadelphia Section of the ACS, January 21, 2010:

45) Nicholas C. Boaz*, Nathaniel C. Bair*, Timothy J. Peelen. Leaving Group Effects in Acyl Iminium Chemistry: Opportunities for Novel Reactivity. (One of four selected as best undergraduate poster).

44) Matthew J. Kartzman*, Timothy J. Peelen. Alumina-Mediated Hydrolysis of Acetates.

12th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, October 10, 2009:

43) Nicholas C. Boaz*, Nathaniel C. Bair*, Timothy J. Peelen. Leaving Group Effects in Acyl Iminium Chemistry: Opportunities for Novel Reactivity. Judged 1st Place in Chemistry Division.

42) Colleen E. O’Neill* Timothy J. Peelen, Sidney Pollack. Antimicrobial Effects of Juglone, Juglone Derivatives, and Quinones on Several Bacterial Strains..

41) Brandon W Parks*, Timothy J. Peelen. An Exercise in Drug Discover: Parallel Synthesis of Lidocaine Derivatives and Analysis of Their Metabolic Stability Using LC-MS-MS,

40)  Mark D. Thomas*, Adam M. Shipe*, Timothy J. Peelen. Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Reactions of a-Substituted Glycine Esters: Toward the Asymmetric Synthesis of Unnatural Amino Acids,

238th ACS national meeting, Washington, DC, August 17, 2009:

39) Nicholas C. Boaz*, Nathaniel C. Bair*, Timothy J. Peelen. Leaving group effects in acyl iminium chemistry: Opportunities for Novel Reactivity.

38)  Brandon W Parks*, Timothy J. Peelen. An Exercise in Drug Discovery: Parallel Synthesis of Lidocaine Derivatives and Analysis of Their Metabolic Stability Using LC-MS-MS.

37) Mark D. Thomas*, Kenneth F. Potter II*, Adam D. Wier*, Timothy J. Peelen. Lewis Acid-catalyzed Reactions of a-Substituted Glycine Esters: Toward the Asymmetric Synthesis of Unnatural Amino Acids.

41st National Organic Symposium, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, June 10, 2009:

36)  Brandon W Parks*, Timothy J. Peelen. An Exercise in Drug Discovery: Parallel Synthesis of Lidocaine Derivatives and Analysis of Their Metabolic Stability Using LC-MS-MS.

73rd Intercollegiate Student Chemistry convention at Franklin & Marshall College, April 18, 2009:

35) Nicholas C. Boaz*, Nathaniel C. Bair*, Timothy J. Peelen. Activation of Fmoc-protected N,O-Acetals Using Trimethylsilyl Halides: Mechanistic and Synthetic Studies.  First Place Award in Organic Chemistry Division.

34)  Brandon W. Parks*, Timothy J. Peelen.  An Exercise in Drug Discovery: Parallel Synthesis of Lidocaine Derivatives and Analysis of Their Metabolic Stability Using LC-MS-MS.

9th Annual Graduate and 4th Annual Undergraduate Student Poster Session at Temple University sponsored by the Philadelphia Section of the ACS, January 22, 2009:

33)  Nathaniel C. Bair*, Timothy J. Peelen. Leaving Group Effects in Acyl Iminium Chemistry: Opportunities for Novel Reactivity.  One of three selected as best undergraduate poster.

32) Kenneth F. Potter II*, Timothy J. Peelen. Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Reactions of a-Acetoxy Glycine Esters: Toward the Asymmetric Synthesis of Unnatural Amino Acids. One of three selected as best undergraduate poster.

31) Adam D. Wier*, Sara E. Schwanger*, Timothy J. Peelen. Diastereomeric Interactions in Esterifications of Chiral Trifluoromethyl Alcohols.

30) Sara E. Schwanger*, Timothy J. Peelen. Diastereomeric Interactions of Trifluoromethyl Containing Compounds: A Window into the Origins of Homochirality.

29)  Brandon W. Parks*, Timothy J. Peelen. An Exercise in Drug Discovery: Parallel Synthesis of Lidocaine Derivatives and Analysis of Their Metabolic Stability Using LC-MS-MS.

11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 11, 2008:

28) Sara E. Schwanger*, Timothy J. Peelen. Diastereomeric Interactions of Trifluoromethyl Containing Compounds: A Window into the Origins of Homochirality. Judged first place in chemistry division.

27)  Nathaniel C. Bair*, Timothy J. Peelen. Leaving Group Effects in Acyl Iminium Chemistry: Opportunities for Novel Reactivity.  Judged first place in chemistry division.

26)  Brandon W Parks*, Timothy J. Peelen. An Exercise in Drug Discovery: Parallel Synthesis of Lidocaine Derivatives and Analysis of Their Metabolic Stability Using LC-MS-MS. Judged second place in chemistry division

25)  Mark D. Thomas*, Benjamin J. Lengle*, Timothy J. Peelen. Nucleophile-Catalyzed Ireland-Claisen Rearrangements of Allylic Acrylate Esters.

24) Adam D. Wier*, Sara E. Schwanger*, Timothy J. Peelen. Diastereomeric Interactions in Esterifications of Chiral Trifluoromethyl Alcohols.

23) Kenneth F. Potter II*, Timothy J. Peelen. Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Reactions of a-Acetoxy Glycine Esters: Toward the Asymmetric Synthesis of Unnatural Amino Acids.

72nd Intercollegiate Student Chemistry convention at Elizabethtown College, April 19, 2008:

22)  Nathaniel C. Bair*, Timothy J. Peelen. Mechanistic Studies in Enamine Organocatalysis: A Simple Assay for Identifying Kinetically Controlled Organocatalysts.

21)  Benjamin J. Lengle*, Timothy J. Peelen. Nucleophile-catalyzed Ireland-Claisen Rearrangements of Allylic Acrylate Esters.

20)  Kenneth F. Potter II*, Timothy J. Peelen. Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Reactions of Allyl Silanes with N,O-acetals: Toward the Asymmetric Synthesis of Unnatural Amino Acids.

235th ACS national meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 7, 2008:

19) Kenneth F. Potter*, Adam D. Wier*, Timothy J. Peelen. Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Reactions of Allyl Silanes with N,O-acetals: Toward the Asymmetric Synthesis of Unnatural Amino Acids.

18)  Nathaniel C. Bair*, Timothy J. Peelen. Mechanistic Studies in Enamine Organocatalysis: A Simple Assay for Identifying Kinetically Controlled Organocatalysts.

10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 13, 2007:

17)  Nathaniel C. Bair*, Timothy J. Peelen.  Mechanistic Studies in Enamine Organocatalysis: A Simple Assay for Identifying Kinetically Controlled Organocatalysts. Awarded second place in chemistry division.

16)  Daniel K. Hodge*, Timothy J. Peelen.  The development of reactions of enamines with Fmoc-protected N,O-acetals.  Awarded second place in chemistry division.

15)  Adam D. Wier*, Kenneth F. Potter II*, Timothy J. Peelen.  Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Reactions of a-Acetoxy Glycine Esters: Toward the Asymmetric Synthesis of Unnatural Amino Acids.

70th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemist Convention at Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA. April 22, 2006:

14)  Alison E. Hartman*, Timothy J. Peelen.  Preparation of a Novel Fmoc-Protected N,O-Acetal Reagent for the Direct Synthesis of Fmoc-Protected Amines.

13)  Cheryl L. Brophy*, Timothy J. Peelen.  Development and Optimization of C-C Bond Forming Reactions for the Green Synthesis of Fmoc-Protected Amines.

9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. October 14, 2006:

12)  Alison E. Hartman*, Timothy J. Peelen. Development of Novel C-C Bond Forming Reactions for the Efficient Synthesis of Fmoc-Protected Amines.  Awarded 1st place in chemistry division.

11)  Julia A. Cupp*, Timothy J. Peelen. The Development of Reactions of Silyl Enol Ethers with Fmoc-protected Acyl Imines.

Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Binghamton, NY, October 6, 2006:

10)  Alison E. Hartman*, Timothy J. Peelen.  Development of Novel C-C Bond Forming Reactions for the Efficient Synthesis of Fmoc-Protected Amines. 

9)    Julia A. Cupp *, Timothy J. Peelen. The Development of Reactions of Silyl Enol Ethers with Fmoc-protected Acyl Imines.

8)    Eric Nkurunziza*, Timothy J. Peelen. Mechanistic Studies in Organocatalysis: Additions to Aldehydes and Ketones Catalyzed by 2-Substituted Pyrrolidines.

232nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Francisco, CA. September 11, 2006:

7)    Alison E. Hartman*, Cheryl L. Brophy*, Timothy J. Peelen.  Development of novel C-C bond-forming reactions for the efficient synthesis of Fmoc-protected amines.

38th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Hershey, PA.  June 4, 2006:

6)   Alison E. Hartman*, Cheryl L. Brophy*, Timothy J. Peelen.  Development of Novel C-C Bond Forming Reactions for the Efficient Synthesis of Fmoc-Protected Amines. 

5)   Daniel J. Smith*, Timothy J. Peelen.  Mechanistic Studies in Organocatalysis: Additions to Aldehydes Catalyzed by 2-Substituted Pyrrolidines.

4) Eric Nkurunziza*, Timothy J. Peelen. A Colorimetric Assay for Monitoring the Kinetics of Proline-Catalyzed Additions of Azodicarboxylates to Aldehydes.

8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. October 15, 2005:

3) Daniel J. Smith*, Timothy J. Peelen.  Mechanistic Studies in Organocatalysis: Additions to Aldehydes Catalyzed by 2-Substituted Pyrrolidines.  (awarded 1st place in chemical sciences)

2) Alison E. Hartman*, Cheryl L. Brophy*, Timothy J. Peelen.  Development of Novel C-C Bond Forming Reactions for the Efficient Synthesis of Fmoc-Protected Amines.  (awarded 2nd place in chemical sciences)

1) Eric Nkurunziza*, Timothy J. Peelen. A Colorimetric Assay for Monitoring the Kinetics of Proline-Catalyzed Additions of Azodicarboxylates to Aldehydes.

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