Electronic Structure and Bonding in Iron(II) and Iron(I) Complexes Bearing Bisphosphine Ligands of Relevance to Iron-Catalyzed C−C Cross-Coupling

2016 / Inorganic Chemistry

Chelating phosphines are effective additives and supporting ligands for a wide array of iron-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions. While recent studies have …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Spontaneous Resolution of Evans−Showell-Type Polyoxometalates in Constructing Chiral Inorganic−Organic Hybrid Architectures

2016 / Inorganic Chemistry

Six new hybrid compounds based on [Co2Mo10H4O38]6– polyoxoanion, (4-H2pya)6Co2Mo10H4O38·10H2O 1 (4-Hpya =3-(4-pyridyl)acrylic acid) and (4-H2pya)4[M(H2O)6][Co2Mo10H4O38]·5H2O (M = Co 2, Ni 3, Cu 4, Zn 5, Cd 6), were …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Toward Infection-Resistant Surfaces: Achieving High Antimicrobial Peptide Potency by Modulating the Functionality of Polymer Brush and Peptide

2015 / ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces

Bacterial infection associated with indwelling medical devices and implants is a major clinical issue, and the prevention or treatment of …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Improved Doxorubicin Encapsulation and Pharmacokinetics of Ferritin−Fusion Protein Nanocarriers Bearing Proline, Serine, and Alanine Elements

2016 / Biomacromolecules

A novel human ferritin-based nanocarrier, composed of 24 modified monomers able to auto-assemble into a modified protein cage, was produced …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD