University of Idaho - I Banner
A student works at a computer


U of I's web-based retention and advising tool provides an efficient way to guide and support students on their road to graduation. Login to VandalStar.

Selected Recent Publications

S. Karmakar, T. Horrocks, B. C. Gibbons, D. C. Guenther, R. Emehiser and P. J. Hrdlicka. Synthesis and biophysical characterization of oligonucleotides modified with O2'-alkylated RNA monomers featuring substituted pyrene moieties. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2019, 17, 609-621.

“The negative temperature coefficient, electrical resistivity, and surface morphology of single carbon coated silica nanospring” Peter M. Wojcik, Negar Rajabi, Haoyu Zhu, David Estrada, Paul Davis, Kari Livingston, Kati M. Yocham, Twinkle Pandhi, I. Francis Cheng, and D. N. McIlroy* Submitted.

“The sp2-sp3 carbon hybridization content of nanocrystalline graphite from pyrolyzed vegetable oil, comparison of electrochemistry and physical properties with other carbon forms and allotropes” Humayun Kabir, Haoyu Zhu, Jeremy May, Kailash Hamal, Yuwei Kan, Thomas Williams, Elena Echeverria, David N. McIlroy, David Estrada, Paul H. Davis, Twinkle Pandhi, Katie Yocham, Kari Higginbotham, Abraham Clearfield, I. Francis Cheng* Carbon, 2019, 144, 831-840

Hamilton JAG, Ozarowski A, Archibong E, Thomas S, Serano-Garcia W, Stoian SA, Weider C, Mateeva N; "Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Polyethylene Oxide – Dinuclear Cu(II) Complex Electrospun Nanofibers Material Letters, 2019, 238, 58-61

Jiao, N.; Zhang, Y.; Liu, L.; Shreeve, J. M.; Zhang, S. “Combinations of IL-oxidizers/IL-fuels as greener hypergols,” New Journal of Chemistry, 2019, 43, 1127 – 1129  DOI: 10.1039/C8NJ04676J 627.

Nwamba, O. C.; Echeverria, E.; McIlroy, D. N.; Austin, A.; Shreeve, J. M.; Aston, D. E. “Thermal Modification of Graphite for Fast Electron Transport and Increased Capacitance,” ACS Applied Nano Materials 2019 2, 228-240.  DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.8b01887.

Zhao, G.; Kumar, D.; Ying, P.; He, C.; Imler, G. H.; Parrish, D. A.; Shreeve, J. M. “Construction of Polynitro Compounds as High Performance Oxidizers via a Two-Step Nitration of Various Functional Groups,” Organic Letters. 2019, 21, 1073-1077. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b0411410.

Liu, Y.; He, C.; Tang, Y.; Imler, G. H.; Parrish, D. A.; Shreeve, J. M. “Polyazole energetic materials resulting from the combination of tetrazolyl and dinitromethyl groups with 1,2,3-triazole,” Dalton Transactions, 2019, 48, 3237 – 3242.  DOI: 10.1039/C8DT05071F

Damase, T.R., and Allen, P.B. (2019). Designed and Evolved Nucleic Acid Nanotechnology: Contrast and Complementarity. Bioconjugate Chem. 30, 2–12. Available at:  

Greer MG, McKay J, Graminga KM, Thomas CT, Stoian SA, Hill S; "Probing Fe–V Bonding in a C3-Symmetric Heterobimetallic Complex ", Inorg. Chem., 2018, 57, 5870-5878

Yousif M, Wannipurage D, Huizenga CD, Washnock-Schmid E, Peraino NJ, Ozarowski A, Stoian SA, Lord RL, Groysman S; "Catalytic Nitrene Homocoupling by an Iron(II) Bis(alkoxide) Complex: Bulking Up the Alkoxide Enables a Wider Range of Substrates and Provides Insight into the Reaction Mechanism ", Inorg. Chem., 2018, 57, 9425-9438

Kaniewska K, Dragulescu-Andrasi A, Ponikiewski L, Pikies J, Stoian SA, Grubba R, "Syntheses, structures and reactivity of terminal phosphido complexes of iron(II) supported by a β‐diketiminato ligand "; Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2018, 38, 4298-4308

 Lengley J, Stoian SA, Dalal N, Shatruk M; "Directed Synthesis and Magnetic Properties of a Hexanuclear Ferric Cluster "; Polyhedron, 2018, 151, 446-451

Brinzari TV, Rajan D, Ferreira CF, Stoian SA, Quintero PA, Meisel MW, Talham DR; "Light-Induced Magnetization Changes in Aggregated and Isolated Cobalt Ferrite Nanoparticles"; J. Appl. Phys., 2018, 124, 103904

Tang, Y.; Imler, G. H.; Parrish, D. A.; Shreeve, J. M. “Oxidative Cyclization Protocol for the Preparation of Energetic 3-Amino-5-R-1,2,4-oxadiazoles,”   Organic Letters, 2018, 20(24), 8039-8042. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b03639.

Hu, L.; Yin, P.; Zhao, G.; He, C.; Imler, G. H.; Parrish, D. A.; Gao, H.; Shreeve, J. M. Conjugated Energetic Salts Based on Fused Rings: Insensitive and Highly Dense Materials,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2018, 140, 15001-15007. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b09519

Yin, P.; Yu, Q.; Dharavath, S.; Shreeve, J. M. “Taming of Tetranitroethane: A Promising Precursor to High Performance Energetic Ingredients,” Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2018, 6, 15815 – 15820. DOI: 10.1039/C8TA05394D

He, C.; Gao, H.; Imler, G. H.; Parrish, D. A.; Shreeve. J. M. “Boosting Energetic Performance by Trimerizing Furoxan,” Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2018, 6, 9391 ̶ 9396.DOI: 10.1039/C8TA02274G

Zhao, G.; He, C.; Ying, P.; Imler, G.; Parrish, D. A.; Shreeve, J. M. “Efficient Construction of Energetic Materials via Carbon-Carbon Cleavage/Oxime-Release-Coupling Reactions”  Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2018, 140, 3560-3563.   DOI:10.1021/jacs.8b01260

Islam, M.M., Loewen, A., and Allen, P.B. (2018). Simple, low-cost fabrication of acrylic based droplet microfluidics and its use to generate DNA-coated particles. Scientific Reports 8, 8763. Available at:  

Damase, T.R., Miura, T.A., Parent, C.E., and Allen, P.B. (2018). Application of the Open qPCR instrument for the in vitro selection of DNA aptamers against Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor and Drosophila C virus. ACS Comb. Sci. Available at:  

P. J. Hrdlicka and S. Karmakar. 25 Years and still going strong: 2′-O-(Pyren-1-yl)methylribonucleotides - Versatile building blocks for applications in molecular biology, diagnostics and materials science. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017, 15, 9760-9774.

S. Karmakar, D. C. Guenther, B. C. Gibbons and P. J. Hrdlicka. Recognition of mixed-sequence DNA using double-stranded probes with interstrand zipper arrangements of O2′-triphenylene- and coronene-functionalized RNA monomers. Org. Biomol<. Chem., 2017, 15, 9362-9371.

“Electrochemical modification of a pyrolytic graphite sheet for improved negative electrode performance in the vanadium redox flow battery” Humayun Kabir, Isaiah O. Gyan and I. Francis Cheng, Journal of Power Sources, 342 (2017) 31-37

I. Francis Cheng “Editorial: Batteries: Recent Advances in Carbon Materials” C-Journal of Carbon Research, 2017, 3, 1; doi:10.3390/c3010001

Yergeshbayeva S, Hrudka JJ, Lengyel J, Erkasov R, Stoian SA, Dragulescu-Andrasi A, Shatruk M; "Heteroleptic Fe(II) Complexes with N4S2 Coordination as a Platform for Designing Spin-Crossover Material "; Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56, 11096-11103

Grubba R, Kaniewska K, Ponikiewski Ł, Cristóvão B, Ferenc W, Dragulescu-Andrasi A, Krzystek J, Stoian SA, Pikies, J; "Synthetic, Structural and Spectroscopic Characterization of a Novel Family of Fe(II)-Phosphanylphosphido Complexes "; Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56, 11030-11042

Stoian SA, Peng YR, Beedle CB, Chung Y-J, Lee G-H, En-Che Y, Hill S; Structural, Spectroscopic and Theoretical Investigation of a T-Shaped [Fe33-O)] Cluster ; Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56, 10861-10874

Zhang, M, Yang T, Wang Z, Ma X-F, Zhang Y, Greer SM, Stoian SA, Ouyang Z-W, Nojiri H, Kurmoo M, Zeng M-H; “Chemical Reaction within a Compact Non-Porous Crystal Containing Molecular Clusters without Lost of Crystallinity”; Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 5356-5361

Brozek CK, Ozarowski A, Stoian SA, Dinca M; “Dynamic Structural Flexibility of Fe-MOF-5 Evidenced by 57Fe Mössbauer Spectroscopy”; Inorg. Chem. Front., 2017, 4, 782-788

Tang, Y.; Kumar, D.; Shreeve, J. M., “Balancing Excellent Performance and High Thermal Stability in a Dinitropyrazole Fused 1,2,3,4-tetrazine,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2017, 139, 13684-13687. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b08789

Yu, Q., Yin, P.; He, C.; Zhang, J.; Imler, G. H.; Parrish, D. A.; Shreeve, J. M. “Pushing the Limits of Oxygen Balance in 1,3,4-oxadiazoles,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2017, 139, 8816-8819. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b05158

Kumar, D.; Imler, G. H.; Parrish, D. A.; Shreeve, J. M. 3,4,5-Trinitro-1-(nitromethyl)-1H-Pyrazole (TNNMP): A Perchlorate Free High Energy Density Oxidizer with High Thermal Stability,” Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2017, 5, 10437 – 10441.  DOI: 10.1039/C7TA02585H

Dharavath, S.; Zhang, J.; Imler, G. H.; Parrish, D. A.; Shreeve, J. M. “5-(Dinitromethyl)-3-(trinitromethyl)-1,2,4-triazole and Its Derivatives: A New Application of Oxidative Nitration Towards Gem-trinitro-based Energetic Materials,” Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2017, 5, 4785 - 4790 DOI: 10.1039/c7ta00730b

Yin, P.; Shreeve, J. M. “Nitrogen-Rich Azoles as High Density Energy Materials: Reviewing the Energetic Footprints of Heterocycles,” In E.F.V. Scriven, and C.A. Ramsden, editors: Heterocyclic Chemistry in the 21st Century: A Tribute to Alan Katritzky, Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry 2017, 121(4), 89-131.  DOI: 10.1016/bs.aihch.2016.04.004

Jung, C., Allen, P.B., and Ellington, A.D. (2017). A Simple, Cleated DNA Walker That Hangs on to Surfaces. ACS Nano.

Damase, T.R., Spencer, A., Samuel, B., and Allen, P.B. (2017). Biomimetic Molecular Signaling using DNA Walkers on Microparticles. Sci Rep 7, 4081.

Damase, T.R., Ellington, A.D., and Allen, P.B. (2017). Purification of single-stranded DNA by co-polymerization with acrylamide and electrophoresis. BioTechniques 62.

M. Kaura and P. J. Hrdlicka. Efficient discrimination of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) using oligonucleotides modified with C5-pyrene-functionalized DNA and flanking Locked Nucleic Acid (LNA) monomers. Chem. Asian J., 2016, 11, 1366-1369.

B. A. Anderson and P. J. Hrdlicka. Merging two strategies for mixed-sequence recognition of double-stranded DNA: Pseudocomplementary Invader probes. J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 3335-3346.

S. Geny, P. M. D Moreno, T. Krzywkowski, N. K. Andersen, A. J. Isse, A. M. El-Madani, C. Lou, Y. V. Pabon, O. Gissberg, B. A. Anderson, E. M. Zaghloul, R. Zain, P. J. Hrdlicka, P. T. Jørgensen, M. Nilsson, K. E. Lundin, E. B. Pedersen, J. Wengel, and C. I. E. Smith. Next generation bis-locked nucleic acids with stacking linker and 2’-glycylamino-LNA show enhanced invasion into supercoiled duplex DNA. Nucleic Acids Res., 2016, 44, 2007-2019.

D. G. Singleton, R. Hussain, G. Siligardi, P. Kumar, P. J. Hrdlicka, N. Berova and E. Stulz. Increased duplex stabilization in porphyrin-LNA zipper arrays with structure dependent excitonic coupling. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2016, 14, 149-157.

Next generation bis-locked nucleic acids with stacking linker and 2´-glycylamino-LNA show enhanced invasion into supercoiled duplex DNA. Geny, S.; Moreno, P. M. D; Krzywkowski, T.; Andersen, N. K.; Isse, A. J.; El-Madani, A. M.; Lou, C.; Pabon, Y. V.; Gissberg, O.; Anderson, B. A.; Zaghloul, E. M.; Zain, R.; Hrdlicka, P. J.; Jørgensen, P. T.; Nilsson, M.; Lundin, K. E.; Pedersen, E. B.; Wengel, J.; Smith, C. I. E.  Nucleic Acids Research, in press. 

Arroyave A, Lennartson A, Dragulescu-Andrasi A, Pedersen KS, Piligkos S, Stoian SA, Greer SM, Hietsoi O, Phan H, Hill S, McKenzie CJ, Shatruk, M; “Spin Crossover in Fe(II) Complexes with N4S2 Coordination”; Inorg. Chem., 2016, 55, 5904-5913

Pascualini ME, Stoian, SA,Ozarowski, A, Abboud, KA, Veige, AS; “Solid State Collapse of a High-Spin Square-Planar Fe(II) Complex, Solution Phase Dynamics, and Electronic Structure Characterization of an Fe(II)2 Dimer”; Inorg. Chem., 2016, 55, 5191-5200

Bellow JA, Stoian SA, Van Tol J, Ozarowski A, Lord RL, Groysman S; “Synthesis and Characterization of A Stable High-Valent Cobalt Carbene Complex”; J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 5531-5534

Latshaw AM, Chance WM, Morrison G, zur Loye KD, Wilkins BO, Smith MD, Whitfield PS, Kirkham MJ, Stoian SA, zur Loye H-C; “Synthesis of a Ferrolite: A Zeolitic All-Iron Framework”; Angew.Chem.Int.Ed., 2016, 55, 13195-13199

Holmberg RJ, Burns T, Greer SG, Kobera L, Stoian SA, Korobkov I, Hill S, Bryce DL; Woo TK, Murugesu M; “Intercalation of Coordinatively Unsaturated FeIII Ion within Interpenetrated MOF-5”; Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 7711-7715

Zhang, J.; Dharavath, S.; Mitchell, L. A.; Parrish, D. A.; Shreeve, J. M. “Energetic Salts Based on 3,5-Bis(dinitromethyl)-1,2,4-triazole Monoanion and Dianion: Resonance-Assisted Hydrogen Bonding Features High Performance,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2016, 138, 7500-7503. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b03819

Dharavath, S.; Mitchell, L. A.; Parrish, D. A.; Shreeve, J. M. “From FOX-7 to H-FOX to Insensitive Energetic Materials and Hypergolic Properties,” Chemical Communications, 2016, 52, 7668 – 7671 DOI: 10.1039/C6CC02669a

Kumar, D.; He, C.; Mitchell, L. A.; Parrish, D. A.; Shreeve, J. M. “Connecting Energetic Nitropyrazole and Aminotetrazole Moieties with N,N’-Ethylene Bridges: A Promising Approach for Fine Tuning Energetic Properties,” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2016, 4, 9220 – 9228. DOI: 10.1039/C6TA02387h

Yin, P.; Zhang, Q.; Shreeve, J. M. “Dancing with Energetic Nitrogen Atoms: Versatile N- Functionalization Strategies for N-Heterocyclic Frameworks in High Energy Density Materials," Accounts of Chemical Research, 2016, 49, 4-16. DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.5b00477

He, C.; Shreeve, J. M. "Potassium 4,5-Bis(dinitromethyl)-furoxanate: Green Primary Explosive with Positive Oxygen Balance," Angewandte Chemie, Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 772-775. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201509209

A Study of the Electrochemical Properties of a New Graphitic Material: GUITAR” Isaiah O. Gyan, Peter Wojcik, D. Eric Aston, David N. McIlroy and I. Francis Cheng, ChemElectroChem, 2015, 2, 700-706.

"Electrochemical Study of Biologically Relevant Molecules at Electrodes Constructed from GUITAR, a New Carbon Allotrope." Isaiah O. Gyan and I. Francis Cheng, accepted Microchemical Journal, 2015, 122, 39-44.

Open source and DIY hardware for DNA nanotechnology labs. Journal of Biological Methods (2015). Tulsi R. Damase, Daniel Stephens, Adam Spencer, P. B. Allen

3D Printing with Nucleic Acid Adhesives. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering (2015) P.B. Allen, Z. Khaing, C.E. Schmidt, A.D. Ellington.

Bulged Invader probes: Activated duplexes for mixed-sequence dsDNA recognition with improved thermodynamic and kinetic profiles.
Guenther, D. C.; Karmakar, S.; Hrdlicka, P. J. Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 15051-15054.

Locked Nucleic Acid (LNA) induced effect on hybridization and fluorescence properties of oligodeoxyribonucleotides modified with nucleobase-functionalized DNA monomers.
Kaura, M.; Hrdlicka, P. J. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2015, 13, 7236-7247.

Recognition of double-stranded DNA using energetically activated duplexes modified with N2′-pyrene-, perylene-, or coronene-functionalized 2′-N-methyl-2′-amino-DNA monomers.
Anderson, B. A.; Onley, J. J.; Hrdlicka, P. J. J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 5395-5406 (Featured Article).

Synthesis and characterization of oligodeoxyribonucleotides modified with 2′-thio-2′-deoxy-2′-S-(pyren-1-yl)methyluridine. 
Anderson, B. A.; Hrdlicka, P. J. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett., 2015, 25, 3999-4004

Invader probes: Harnessing the energy of intercalation to facilitate recognition of chromosomal DNA for diagnostic applications. 
Guenther, D. C.; Anderson, G. H.; Karmakar, S.; Anderson, B. A.; Didion, B. A.; Guo, W.; Verstegen, J. P.; and Hrdlicka, P. J. Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 5006-5015.

Versatile Polyiodopyrazoles: Synthesis and Biocidal Promise
Chand, D.; Shreeve, J. M. Chemical Communications 2015, 15, 3438-3441.

Energetic Salts with π-Stacking and Hydrogen-Bonding Interactions Lead the Way to Future Energetic Materials
Zhang, J.; Zhang, Q.; Vo, T. T.; Parrish, D. A.; Shreeve, J. M. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2015, 137, 1697-1704.

The Many Faces of FOX-7: Precursor to High Performance Energetic Materials
Gao, H.; Shreeve, J. M. Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 6335-6338.

Energetic Multi-functionalized Nitraminopyrazoles and Their Ionic Derivatives: Ternary Hydrogen-bond Induced High Energy Density Materials
Yin, P.; Parrish, D. A.; Shreeve, J. M. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2015, 137, 4778-4786.

Energetic Materials with Promising Properties: Synthesis and Characterization of 4, 4’-Bis(5-nitro-1, 2, 3-2H-triazole) Derivatives
He, C.; Shreeve, J.M. Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 6260-6264.

Curious Cases of 3,6-Dinitropyrazolo[4,3-c]pyrazole-based Energetic Cocrystals with High Nitrogen-content: An Alternative to Salt Formation
Zhang, J.; Parrish, D, A.; Shreeve, J. M. Chemical Communications, 2015, 15, 7337-7340

3D Printing with Nucleic Acid Adhesives
Allen PB, Khaing Z, Schmidt CE, Ellington AD; ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. 2014;1(1):19-26.

Investigating the use of porous, hollow glass microspheres in positive lead acid battery plates
Sorge, Matthew; Bean, Thomas; Woodland, Travis; Canning, John; Cheng, I. Frank; Edwards, Dean B. Journal of Power Sources (2014), 266, 496-511.

C5-Amino acid functionalized LNA: positively poised for antisense applications. Chemical Communications
Guenther, Dale C.; Kumar, Pawan; Anderson, Brooke A.; Hrdlicka, Patrick J. (2014), 50 (64), 9007-9009.

Carbohydrate-Functionalized Locked Nucleic Acids: Oligonucleotides with Extraordinary Binding Affinity, Target Specificity, and Enzymatic Stability. Organic Letters
Kaura, Mamta; Guenther, Dale C.; Hrdlicka, Patrick J. (2014), 16(12), 3308-3311.

C5-Alkynyl-Functionalized α-L-LNA: Synthesis, Thermal Denaturation Experiments and Enzymatic Stability 
Kumar, Pawan; Baral, Bharat; Anderson, Brooke A.; Guenther, Dale C.; Oestergaard, Michael E.; Sharma, Pawan K.; Hrdlicka, Patrick J. Journal of Organic Chemistry (2014), 79(11), 5062-5073.

Synthesis and Biophysical Properties of C5-Functionalized LNA (Locked Nucleic Acid). Journal of Organic Chemistry
Kumar, Pawan; Oestergaard, Michael E.; Baral, Bharat; Anderson, Brooke A.; Guenther, Dale C.; Kaura, Mamta; Raible, Daniel J.; Sharma, Pawan K.; Hrdlicka, Patrick J. (2014), 79(11), 5047-5061.

Insensitive Nitrogen-Rich Materials Incorporating the Nitroguanidyl Functionality
Zhang, Q., He, C.; Yin, P.; Shreeve, J. M. Chemistry – An Asian Journal, 2014, 9, 212-217.

1,2,3-Triazolo[4,5,-e]furazano[3,4,-b]pyrazine 6-oxide - A Fused Heterocycle with a Roving Hydrogen Forms a New Class of Insensitive Energetic MaterialsThottempudi, V.; Yin, P.; Zhang, J.; Parrish, D. A.; Shreeve, J. M. Chemistry – A European Journal, 2014, 20, 542-548.

Energetic MOFs as High Explosives: A New Concept for Energetic Materials
Zhang, Q.; Shreeve, J. M. Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 2540-2542.

Borohydride Ionic Liquids and Borane/Ionic Liquid Solutions as Hypergolic Fuels with Superior Low Ignition Delay Times
Li, S.; Gao, H.; Shreeve, J. M. Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 2969-2972.

Polynitro-substituted Pyrazoles and Triazoles as Potential Energetic Materials and Oxidizers
Yin, P.; Zhang, J.; He, C.; Parrish, D. A.; Shreeve, J. M. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2014, 2, 3200-3208.

3,3'-Dinitroamino-4,4'-azoxyfurazan and Its Derivatives: An Assembly of Diverse N-O Building Blocks for High-performance Energetic Materials
Zhang, J.; Shreeve, J. M. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2014, 136, 4437-4445.

The effects of conformational changes on the native fluorescence of aqueous humic materials
Shaffer, Leah; Von Wandruszka, Ray. American Chemical Science Journal (2014), 4(3), 326-336.

The physico-chemical properties and biostimulative activities of humic substances regenerated from lignite
David, Jan; Smejkalová, Daniela; Hudecová, Sárka; Zmeskal, Oldrich; von Wandruszka, Ray; Gregor, Tomás; Kucerík, Jirí. SpringerPlus, 3 (156), (2014).

Carbonate-H2O2 leaching for sequestering uranium from seawater
Pan, Horng-Bin; Liao, Weisheng; Wai, Chien M.; Oyola, Yatsandra; Janke, Christopher J.; Tian, Guoxin; Rao, Linfeng. Dalton Transactions (2014), 43(28), 10713-10718.

Supercritical fluid extraction and separation of uranium from other actinides
Quach, Donna L.; Mincher, Bruce J.; Wai, Chien M. Journal of Hazardous Materials (2014), 274, 360-366.

Characteristics of an oxa-diamide-HNO3 extractant in the supercritical fluid extraction of uranium
Wang, Joanna S.; Liao, Weisheng; Wai, Chien M.; Yu, JyaJyun; Chiu, KongHwa. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry (2014), 299(3), 1693-170.

Ultrasound-assisted synthesis of PbS quantum dots stabilized by 1,2-benzenedimethanethiol and attachment to single-walled carbon nanotubes
Das, Anirban; Wai, Chien M. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry (2014), 21(2), 892-900.

Synthesis and Characterization of Oligodeoxyribonucleotides Modified with 2'-Amino-alpha-L-LNA Adenine Monomers: High-affinity Targeting of Single-Stranded DNA
N. K. Andersen, B. A. Anderson, J. Wengel and P. J. Hrdlicka, J. Org. Chem., doi: 10.1021/jo4022937 2013

Recognition of mixed-sequence DNA duplexes: Design guidelines for Invaders based on 2'-O-(pyren-1-yl)methyl-RNA monomers
S. Karmakar, D. C. Guenther and P. J. Hrdlicka, J. Org. Chem., doi: 10.1021/jo402085v. 2013

Identification and characterization of 2nd generation Invader LNAs for mixed-sequence recognition of double-stranded DNA
S. P. Sau, A. S. Madsen, P. Podbevsek, N. K. Andersen, T. S. Kumar, S. Andersen, R. L. Rathje, B. A. Anderson, D. C. Guenther, S. Karmakar, P. Kumar, J. Plavec, J. Wengel and P. J. Hrdlicka, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 9560-9570 (“Featured Article”).

Sandwich assay for mixed-sequence recognition of double-stranded DNA: Invader-based detection of targets specific to foodborne pathogens
B. Denn, S. Karmakar, D. C. Guenther and P. J. Hrdlicka, Chem. Commun., 2013 DOI:10.1039/C3CC45705B

Highest Measured Anodic Stability in Aqueous Solutions: Graphenic Electrodes from the Thermolyzed Asphalt Reaction
I. Francis Cheng, Yuqun Xie, Isaiah Owusu Gyan, Nolan R. Nicholas, RSC Advances, 2013, 3(7), 2379-2384.

Invaders: Recognition of Double-Stranded DNA using Duplexes Modified with Interstrand Zippers of 2'-O-(Pyren-1-yl)methylribonucleotides
B. A. Didion, S. Karmakar, D. C. Guenther, S. Sau, J. P. Verstegen and P. J. Hrdlicka*, ChemBioChem, 2013, 14, 1534-1538.

Sulfur as an Important Co-factor in the formation of Multilayer Graphene in the Thermolyzed Asphalt Reaction
Yuqun Xie, Simon D. McAllister, Seth A. Hyde, Jency Pricilla Sundararajan , B. A. Fouetio Kengne, David N. McIlroy, and I. Francis Cheng* Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22, 5723-5729.

DNA Strands with Alternating Incorporations of LNA and 2'-O-(pyren-1-yl)methyluridine: SNP-discriminating RNA Detection Probes
S. Karmakar and P. J. Hrdlicka,Chem . Sci., doi: 10.1039/C3SC50726B (2012)

Fluorescent Intercalator Displacement Replacement (FIDR) Assay: Determination of Relative Thermodynamic and Kinetic Parameters in Triplex Formation - A Case Study using Triplex-forming LNAs
S. P. Sau, P. Kumar, P. K. Sharma and P. J. Hrdlicka, Nucleic Acids Res., 2012, 40, e162.

Synthesis and hybridization properties of oligonucleotides modified with 5-(1-aryl-1,2,3-triazol-4-yl)-2′-deoxyuridines
Mamta Kaura, Pawan Kumar and Patrick J. Hrdlicka. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012

C2’-Pyrene-functionalized Triazole-linked DNA: Universal Hybridization to DNA/RNA
S. P. Sau and P. J. Hrdlicka, J. Org. Chem., 2012, 77, 5-16 (cover article). 

An Experimental Estimate of the Relative Aromaticity of the Cyclooctatetraene Dianion by Fusion to Dimethyldihydropyrene
R. H. Mitchell, P. Zhang, D. J. Berg and R. V. Williams, “Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 8144.

Experimental Verification of the Homoaromaticity of 1,3,5-Cycloheptatriene and the Evaluation of the Aromaticity of Tropone and the Tropylium Cation Using the Dimethyldihydropyrene Probe
R. V. Williams, W. D. Edwards, P. Zhang, D. J. Berg and R. H. Mitchell J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 16742.

Synthesis of graphene paper from pyrolyzed asphalt
I. Francis Cheng, R. Allen Gonzales, Yuqun Xie, Przemysław R. Brejna, Jency Pricilla Sundararajan, B. A. Fouetio Kengne, D. Eric Aston, David N. McIlroy, Jeremy D. Foutch and Peter R. Griffiths Carbon, 2011, 49, 2852-2861.

Department of Chemistry

Physical Address:
Renfrew Hall 116

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr, MS 2343
Moscow, ID 83844-2343

Phone: 208-885-6552

Fax: 208-885-6173


Web: Department of Chemistry