Publications, Patents and Presentations

Publications
undergraduate coauthors underlined

Published or in press:

11. Gallagher, T. M.; Marafino, J. N.; Wimbish, B. K.; Volkers, B.; Fitzgerald, G.; McKenna, K.; Floyd, J.; Minahan, J. T.; Walsh, B.; Thompson, K. Bruno, D.; Paneru, M.; Djikeng, S.; Masters, S.; Haji, S.; Seifert, K.; Caran. K. L. “Hydra Amphiphiles: Using Three Heads and One Tail to Influence Aggregate Formation and to Kill Pathogenic Bacteria.” Colloids Surf. B. 2017, 157, 440-448. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfb.2017.06.010

 

10.  Minbiole, K. P. C.; Jennings, M. C.; Ator, L. E.; Black, J. W.; Grenier, M. C.; LaDow, J. E.; Caran, K. L.; Seifert, K.; Wuest, W. M. "From antimicrobial activity to mechanism of resistance: the multifaceted role of simple quaternary ammonium compounds in bacterial eradication" Tetrahedron, 2016, 72(25), 3559-3566. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tet.2016.01.014

 

9.   Heerschap, S.; Marafino,  J. N.; McKenna, K.; Caran,  K. L.; Feitosa, K. “Foams Stabilized by Tricationic Amphiphilic Surfactants” Colloids Surf. A 2015, 487, 190-197. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfa.2015.09.025

 

8.   Marafino, J. N.; Gallagher. T. M.; Barragan, J.; Volkers, B. L.; LaDow, J. E.; Bonifer, K.; Fitzgerald, G.; Floyd, J. L.; McKenna, K.; Minahan, N. T.; Walsh, B.; Seifert, K.; Caran, K. L. "Colloidal and Antibacterial Properties of Novel Triple-Headed, Double-Tailed Amphiphiles: Exploring Structure-Activity Relationships and Synergistic Mixtures" Bioorg. Med. Chem. 2015, 23, 3566-3573. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0968089615003181

 

7.       Caran, K. L.; Lee, D. C.; Weiss, R. G. “Molecular Gels and their Fibrillar Networks” In: Soft Fibrillar Materials: Fabrication and Applications, Liu, X. Y. (ed.); Li, J. L. (Ed.); Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, 2013, 1-75. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/9783527648047

6.       Grenier, M. C.; Davis, R. W.; Wilson-Henjum, K. L.; LaDow, J. E.; Black, J. W.; Caran, K. L.; Seifert, K.; Minbiole, K. P. C. "The Antibacterial Activity of 4,4'-Bipyridinium Amphiphiles with Conventional, Bicephalic and Gemini Architectures" Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2012, 22(12), 4055-4058. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bmcl.2012.04.079

 

5.      LaDow, J. E.; Warnock, D. C.; Hamill, K. M.; Simmons, K. L.; Davis, R. W.; Schwantes, C. R.; Flaherty, D. C.; Willcox, J. A. L.; Wilson-Henjum, K.; Caran, K. L.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Seifert, K. "Bicephalic Amphiphile Architecture Affects Antibacterial Activity" Eur. J. Med. Chem. 2011, 46(9), 4219-4226. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejmech.2011.06.026

4.      Augustine, B. H.; Caran, K. L.; Reisner, B. A. “An Evolutionary Approach to Nanoscience in the Undergraduate Chemistry Curriculum at James Madison University” Book chapter in Nanotechnology in Undergraduate Education (ACS Symposium Series), K. A. Pacheco, R. Schwenz, W. Jones  ed, American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., Feb 9, 2010, Oxford University Press; ISBN-10: 0841269688; ISBN-13: 978-0841269682. [link]

3.      Roszak, K. Z.; Torcivia, S. L.; Hamill, K. M.; Hill, A. R.; Radloff, K. R.; Crizer, D. M.; Middleton, A. M.; Caran, K. L. “Biscationic Bicephalic (Double-Headed) Amphiphiles with an Aromatic Spacer and a Single Hydrophobic Tail” J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2009, 331, 560-564. [link]

2.      Borges, A. R.; Hyacinth, M.; Lum, M.; Dingle, C. M.; Hamilton, P. L.; Chruszcz, M.; Pu, L.; Sabat, M.; Caran, K. L. “Self-Assembled Thermoreversible Gels of Non-Polar Liquids by Racemic Propargylic Alcohols with Fluorinated and Non-Fluorinated Aromatic Rings” Langmuir 2008, 24, 7421-7431. [link]

1.      Augustine, B. H.; Reisner, B. A.; Caran, K. L. “The Nanoscience Undergraduate Education (NUE) program at James Madison University” Mat. Res. Soc. symp. proc. 2006, 931, 13-18.

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Patents & Patent Applications 

1.      United Stated Patent No. US 8,980,925 B2 “Antimicrobial Amphiphiles and Methods for their Use.” Inventors: Dr. Kevin P. C. Minbiole, Dr. Kevin L. Caran, Dr. Kyle Seifert. Date of patent: March 17, 2015.

2.      United States Patent No. US 9,556,109 "Triscationic amphiphile derivative compounds having a pendent alcohol group, compositions thereof, and methods for making same.” Inventors: Dr. Kevin L. Caran, Dr. Kyle Seifert. Date of patent: January 31, 2017.

 

3.      Provisional Patent Application "Novel Triscationic Amphiphile Compounds, Compositions, and Methods for Making Same." Inventors: Dr. Kevin L. Caran, Dr. Kyle Seifert. Application filed on October 24, 2014.

 

Presentations
undergraduate coauthors underlined, presenting author(s) in bold

83.        Marafino, J.; Ali, S.; Caran, K. L. “Synthesis, colloidal properties, and antibacterial activity of cationic tricephalic amphiphilesFirst Year Graduate Student Seminar, James Madison University Department of Biology, oral presentation, April 5, 2013.

82.        Fitzgerald, G.; Barragan, J.; Kim, J.; Moon, D.; LaDow, J. E.; Bonifer, K.; Minahan, N.; Floyd, J.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Seifert, K.; Caran, K. L. “Modifications of Mesitylene and m-Xylylene Based Amphiphilic Architectures and the Effects on Colloidal and Antibacterial Activity” 38th Annual Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium, James Madison University, oral presentation, March 21-22, 2013.

81.        Barragan, J.; Fitzgerald, G.; Kim, J.; Moon, D.; LaDow, J. E.; Bonifer, K.; Minahan, N.; Floyd, J.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Seifert, K.; Caran, K. L. “The Synthesis and Study of Novel Polycephalic and Gemini Amphiphilic Derivitives of Mesitylene38th Annual Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium, James Madison University, oral presentation, March 21-22, 2013.

80.        Rogers, C. E.; Caran, K. L. "ChemDemo Website and Workshop: Catalysts for Science Educators" 2012 Virginia Association of Science Teachers (VAST) Professional Development Institute (PDI) – Designing Your Way Through Science, Williamsburg Hotel & Conference Center, Williamsburg, VA, oral presentation, November 8-10, 2012.

79.        Caran, K. L.; Rogers, C. E. “Using WordPress to Develop the ChemDemo Resource” 9th Annual Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, Center for Instructional Technology, James Madison Univeristy, Harrisonburg, VA, oral presentation, October 22, 2012. [http://sites.jmu.edu/tlt2012/]

78.        Rogers, C. E.; Caran, K. L. “JMU ChemDemo: Lowering the activation energy to do chemistry demonstrations” 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA, oral presentation, August 19-23, 2012. [link]

77.        Rogers, C. E.; Caran, K. L.; Downey, D. M.; MacDonald, G.; Havey, D. K.; Hughey, C. A. DeVore, T. C. “Week-long interactive science experience for deaf students” 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA, oral presentation, August 19-23, 2012. [link]

 

76.    LaDow, J. E.; Barragan, J. A; Moon, D. J.; Caran, K. L.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Seifert, K. "Synthesis, Antibacterial Activity, and Structure-Function Analysis of a Novel Series of Multi-Headed Amphiphiles" General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, San Francisco, CA, poster presentation, June 16-19, 2012.[link]
 

75.    Salim, M.; Liapin, I.; Sabat, M.; Caran, K. L. "Gelation of Ethanol-Water Mixtures by a Novel Propargylic Alcohol" American Chemical Society, Virginia Section Meeting, Undergraduate Research Poster Session, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, poster presentation, April 20, 2012.[link]

 

74.    Rogers, C.; Caran, K. L. "Developing an Infrastructure for Chemical Demonstration Outreach" 37th Annual Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium, James Madison University, oral presentation, March 22-23, 2012.

 

73.    Moon, D.; Barragan, J.; Caran, K. L.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Seifert, K. "Polycationic Polycephalic (and other) Amphiphiles" 37th Annual Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium, James Madison University, poster presentation, March 22-23, 2012.

 

72.    Liapin, I.; Salim, M.; Sabat, M.; Caran, K. L. "Gelation of Ethanol-Water Mixtures by a Novel Propargylic Alcohol" 37th Annual Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium, James Madison University, poster presentation, March 22-23, 2012.

 

71.    Barragan, J.; Caran, K. L. "The Synthesis of Novel Polycephalic and Gemini Amphiphilic Derivitives of Mesitylene" 37th Annual Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium, James Madison University, oral presentation, March 22-23, 2012.

 

70.    Rogers, C. E.; Caran, K. L. "Lowering the Activation Energy to do Chemical Demonstrations" 2011 Virginia Association of Science Teachers (VAST) Professional Development Institute (PDI) - The New Face of Science Education, Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, Roanoke, VA, November 17-19, 2011. [link]
 

69.    Rogers, C. E.; Caran, K. L. "Chemical demonstrations at James Madison University" 242nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Denver, CO, August 28 - September 1, 2011. [link]
 

68.    Caran, K. L.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Seifert, K. "Cationic Amphiphiles: Novel Double-Headed Antibacterial Agents" Techstorm Technology Transfer Conference, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, oral presentation, June 2, 2011.
 

67.    LaDow, J. E.; Warnock, D. C.; Hamill, K. M.; Simmons, K. L.; Davis, R. W.; Schwantes, C. R.; Flaherty, D. C.; Willcox, J. A. L.; Wilson-Henjum, K.; Lainiotis, I.; Caran, K. L.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Seifert, K. "Bicephalic Amphiphile Architecture Affects Antimicrobial Activity" University of Virginia Biotechnology Training Program Biosymposium, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, poster presentation, May 5, 2011.
 

66.    Byrne, R. M.; Salim, M. A.; Sabat, M.; Caran, K. L.“Dimeric Propargylic Alcohols and Palladium(II)Acetate: A Novel Metallogelator System” Colonial Academic Alliance Undergraduate Research Conference, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, poster presentation, April 8-10, 2011.[link]
 

65.    Rogers, C.; Caran, K. L. “Demonstrations at JMU” American Chemical Society, Virginia Section Meeting, Undergraduate Research Poster Session, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, poster presentation, April 8, 2011.
 

64.    Salim, M. A.; Byrne, R. M.; Sabat, M.; Caran, K. L.“Dimeric Propargylic Alcohols and Palladium(II)Acetate: A Novel Metallogelator System” 36th Annual Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium, James Madison University, oral presentation, March 24-25, 2011.
 

63.    Warnock, D. C.; Willcox, J. A. L.; Irby, J.; Davis, R.; John-Rajkumar, S.; Rabinovich, D.; Caran, K. L.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Seifert, K. “Synthesis, Colloidal, and Antimicrobial Studies on Bicephalic (Double-headed) Amphiphiles36th Annual Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium, James Madison University, oral presentation, March 24-25, 2011.
 

62.    Rogers, C.; Caran, K. L. “Demonstrations at JMU” 36th Annual Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium, James Madison University, poster presentation, March 24-25, 2011.
 

61.    Caran, K. L., Salim, M. A.; Hamilton, P. L.; Byrne, R.; Boayue, Y. W.; Sabat, M.; Pu, L. "Propargylic Alcohol and Bis-Propargylic Alcohol Organogels" Indio-US Conference/workshop on Self-Assembled Fibrillar Gels, invited plenary lecture, Trivandrum, Kerala, India, January 5-8, 2011.
 

60.    Salim, M. A.; Byrne, R. M.; Sabat, M.; Caran, K. L. "Dimeric Propargylic Alcohols and Palladium(II) Acetate: A Novel Metallogelator System" 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland – Baltimore County (UMBC), poster presentation, Baltimore, MD, October 30, 2010. *Misha and Ryan won second prize in their section for their presentation of this poster.
 

59.    Warnock, D. C.; Simmons, K. L.; Schwantes, C. R.; Flaherty, D. C.; Willcox, J. A. L.; Davis, R. W.; Irby, J. E.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Seifert, K.; Caran, K. L. "Synthesis, colloidal, and anti-microbial studies on bicephalic (double-headed) amphiphiles" 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, poster presentation, Boston, MA, August 22-26, 2010.
 

58.    Davis, R.; Flaherty, D.; Irby, J. E.; Schwantes, C.; Simmons, K. L.;  Warnock, D. C.; Caran, K.; Minbiole, K.; Seifert, K. "Polycephalic (Multi-Headed) Cationic Amphiphiles as Novel Surfactants and Antimicrobial Agents" JMU All-Faculty Research Symposium, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, May 12, 2010.
 

57.    Davis, R.; Schwantes, C.; Flaherty, D.; Caran, K.; Minbiole, K.; Seifert, K. "Polycephalic (Multi-Headed) Cationic Amphiphiles as Novel Surfactants and Antimicrobial Agents"  Virginia Academy of Science - 2010 Annual Meeting, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, May 22, 2010.
 

56.    Salim, M. A.; Boayue, Y. W.; Hamilton, P. L.; Pu, L.; Sabat, M.; Caran, K. L. “Dimeric Propargyilc Alcohols” ACS Chemistry Undergraduate Research Poster Session at the Virginia Section Meeting of the American Chemical Society , University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, poster presentation, April 23, 2010.
 

55.    Rogers, C.; Caran, K. L. “Chemistry Demonstrations at JMU” 35th Annual Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium, James Madison University, poster presentation, April 8-9, 2010.[link]
 

54.    Warnock, D., Simmons, K. L.; Hamill, K.; Caran, K. L. “Bicephalic (Double-Headed) Amphiphiles35th Annual Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium, James Madison University, oral presentation, April 8-9, 2010.[link]
 

53.    Salim, M. A.; Boayue, Y. W.; Hamilton, P. L.; Pu, L.; Sabat, M.; Caran, K. L. “Dimeric Propargyilc Alcohols” 35th Annual Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium, James Madison University, poster presentation, April 8-9, 2010.[link]
 

52.    Salim, M.; Boayue, Y.; Hamilton, P.; Caran, K. L. “Supramolecular Polymers” 12th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland – Baltimore County (UMBC), Baltimore, MD, October 10, 2009.
 

51.    Caran, K. L. “Gels, micelles and supramolecular polymers – Designing small molecules to self-assemble” Maryland Symposium on Chemical Research at Undergraduate Institutuions, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, invited feature lecture, October 9, 2009. [link]
 

50.    Salim, M. A.; Boayue, Y. W.; Hopkins, S. D.; Hamilton, P. L.; Hyacinth, M. A.; Pu, L.; Sabat, M.; Caran, K. L. "Small molecule gelators of nonpolar liquids" 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Wachington DC, poster presentation, April 16-20, 2009. [link]
 

49.    Warnock, D. C.; Simmons, K. L.; Hamill, K. M.; Caran, K. L. "Bicephalic (double-headed) amphiphiles" 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Wachington DC, poster presentation, April 16-20, 2009.[link]
 

48.    Caran, K. L.; Hamill, K. M.; Hamilton, P. L.; Warnock, D. C.; Simmons, K. L.; Salim, M. A.; Hopkins, S. D.; Hyacinth. M. A.; Pu, L.; Sabat, M. "Self-assembly of small molecular in polar and nonpolar media" 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Wachington DC, oral presentation, April 16-20, 2009[link]
 

47.    Warnock, D. C.; Simmons, K. L.; Caran, K. L. "Bicephalic (double-headed) amphiphiles" 2009 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, July 30, 2009. [link]
 

46.    Salim, M. A.; Boayue, Y. W.; Hamilton, P. L.; Pu, L.; Sabat, M.; Caran, K. L. "Dimeric Propargylic Alcohols" 2009 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, July 30, 2009. [link]
 

45.    Hamill, K. M.; Caran, K. L. “Synthesis and Colloidal Propertied of Novel Biscationic Bicephalic (Double Headed) AmphiphilesACS Chemistry Undergraduate Research Poster Session at the Virginia Section Meeting of the American Chemical Society , University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, poster presentation, April 24, 2009.
 

44.    Hamilton, P. L.; Hyacinth, M.; Pu, L.; Sabat, M.; Caran, K. L. “The Effect of Structure Modification on Low-Molecular-Weight OrganogelatorsACS Chemistry Undergraduate Research Poster Session at the Virginia Section Meeting of the American Chemical Society , University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, poster presentation, April 24, 2009.
 

43.    Hamill, K. M.; Caran, K. L. “Synthesis and Colloidal Propertied of Novel Biscationic Bicephalic (Double Headed) Amphiphiles23rd National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, poster presentation, April 16-18, 2009. [link]
 

42.    Hamilton, P. L.; Hyacinth, M.; Pu, L.; Sabat, M.; Caran, K. L. “The Effect of Structure Modification on Low-Molecular-Weight Organogelators23rd National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, oral presentation, April 16-18, 2009. [link] 

 

41.    Hamilton, P. L.; Caran, K. L. “The Effect of Structure Modification on Low-Molecular-Weight Organogelators11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, poster presentation, October 11, 2008. *Paris won second prize in his section for his presentation of this poster. 

 

40.    Hamill, K. M.; Caran, K. L. “Synthesis and Colloidal Propertied of Novel Biscationic Bicephalic (Double Headed) Amphiphiles11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, poster presentation, October 11, 2008. *Kristina won first prize in her section for her presentation of this poster. 

 

39.    Hyacinth, M. A.; Pu, L.; Caran, K. L.; Sabat, M. “Functional Organic Materials – Design and Applications” departmental seminar, Department of Physics, Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA, April 10, 2008.
 

38.    Caran, K. L.; Sabat, M.; Pu, L.; Borges, A. R.; Hyacinth, M. A.; Lum, M.; Dingle, C. M.; Chruszcz, M.; Hamilton, P. L.Thermoreversible organogels via self-assembly of propargylic alcohols” 235th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA, oral presentation, April 6-10, 2008.
 

37.    Torcivia, S. L., Caran, K. L. “Synthesis and colloidal study of cationic gemini surfactants: A series of experiments to introduce nanoscience into introductory, organic, physical and upper-level chemistry laboratories” 235th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA, poster presentation, April 6-10, 2008
 

36.    Caran, K. L.; Reisner, B. A.; Augustine, B. H.; Torcivia, S. L. “Science of the small: A new upper-division undergraduate nanoscience course at James Madison University” 235th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA, poster presentation, April 6-10, 2008
 

35.    Reisner, B. A.; Augustine, B. H.; Caran, K. L.; Paulson, S. A. “Using nanoscience as a focus for science outreach activities” 235th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA, poster presentation, April 6-10, 2008
 

34.    Reisner, B. A.; Amenta, D. S.; Caran, K. L.; Gilje, J.; Lewis, S. B.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Mohler, D. L. “Research experience in the sophomore level laboratory sequence: A bridge to undergraduate research” 235th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA, oral presentation, April 6-10, 2008
 

33.    Torcivia, S. L., Caran, K. L. “Synthesis and colloidal study of cationic gemini surfactants: A series of experiments to introduce nanoscience into introductory, organic, physical and upper-level chemistry laboratories” 6th Annual Colonial Academic Alliance (CAA) Undergraduate Research Conference, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, poster presentation, April 4-5, 2008
 

32.    Caran, K. L., Borges, A. R.; Dingle, C. M.; Henrich, N. P.; Middleton, A. M.; Roszak, K. Z.; Hyacinth, M.; Sabat, M.; Pu, L. “Design and Synthesis of Supramolecular Fibers” Virginia Academy of Sciences (VAS) Meeting, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, May 24, 2007
 

31.    Caran, K. L. “Design and Synthesis of Supramolecular Fibers” Special Seminar, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invited seminar, April 23, 2007. 
 

30.    Roszak, K. Z.; Crizer, D. M.; Donnelly, K.; Caran, K. L. “Biscationic single chained amphiphiles with chiral and achiral counterions5th Annual Colonial Academic Alliance Undergraduate Research Conference, University of North Carolina – Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, poster presentation, April 20-21, 2007
 

29.    Augustine, B. H.; Caran, K. L.; Reisner, B. A.; Torcivia, S. L. “Seeding nanoscience throughout the undergraduate chemistry curriculum at James Madison University” 233rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Chicago, IL, poster presentation, March 25-29, 2007
 

28.    Middleton, A. M.; Henrich, N. P.; Benson-Adjei, C. K.; Crizer, D. M.; Caran, K. L. “Amphilphilic [2]catenanes synthesis” 233rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Chicago, IL, poster presentation, March 25-29, 2007. 
 

27.    Middleton, A. M.; Caran, K. L. “Amphilphilic catenane synthesis” 9th Annual UMBC Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, poster presentation, October 14, 2006
 

26.    Roszak, K. Z.; Crizer, D. M.; Donnelly, K.; Caran, K. L. “Biscationic single chained amphiphiles with chiral and achiral counterions9th Annual UMBC Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, poster presentation, October 14, 2006
 

25.    Torcivia, S. L.; Caran, K. L. “Development of colloid chemistry experiments for organic and nanoscience laboratory courses” 9th Annual UMBC Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, poster presentation, October 14, 2006. *Stephanie won first prize in her section for her presentation of this poster.  
 

24.    Caran, K. L.; Benson-Adjei, C. K.; Borges, A. R.; Crizer, D. M.; Donnelly, K. R.; Henrich, N. P.; Middleton, A. M.; Roszak, K. Z. “Supramolecular Organization of Novel Amphiphiles Seminar,  Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA, oral presentation, September 12, 2006. 
 

23.    Roszak, K. Z.; Caran, K. L. Biscationic Single Chained Amphiphiles with Chiral and Achiral Couterions232nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society,  San Francisco, CA, poster presentation, September 10-14, 2006
 

22.    Borges, A. R.; Caran, K. L.; Hyacinth, M. A.; Sabat, M.; Pu, L.Synthesis and Characterization of Supramolecular Propargylic Alcohols Modified with Aliphatic Chains” 232nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society,  San Francisco, CA, poster presentation, September 10-14, 2006
 

21.    Caran, K. L.; Reisner, B. A.; Augustine, B. H.; Torcivia, S.; Turner, P.; Winward, S. “Designing Laboratory Activities for an Evolutionary Approach to Undergraduate Nanoscience Education” 232nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society,  San Francisco, CA, poster presentation, September 10-14, 2006. 
 

20.    Caran, K. L.; Benson-Adjei, C. K.; Borges, A. R.; Crizer, D. M.; Donnelly, K. R.; Henrich, N. P.; Middleton, A. M.; Roszak, K. Z. “Supramolecular Organization of Novel Amphiphiles 232nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society,  San Francisco, CA, oral presentation, September 10-14, 2006. 
 

19.    Roszak, K. Z.; Borges, A. R.; Zeigler, C. D.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Caran, K. L. “Synthetic progress towards a synthetic assisted synthetic protein” 20th National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), Ashville, NC, March April 6-8, 2006.  
 

18.    Borges, A. R.; Roszak, K. Z.; Zeigler, C. D.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Caran, K. L. “Synthesis of a molecular scaffold as a core for novel amphiphilesColonial Academic Alliance Undergraduate Research Conference, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, March 31-April 1, 2006.  
 

17.    Caran, K. L., Amenta, D. S.; Gilje, J.; Lewis, S. B.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Reisner, B. A. “A sophomore level inorganic/organic research experience for an immersive undergraduate research experience” 231st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Atlanta, GA, March 26-30, 2006
 

16.    Donnelly, K. R.; Crizer, D. M., Benson-Adjei, C. K.; Caran, K. L.; Borges, A. R.; Roszak, K. Z. “Synthesis and examination of a novel biscationic amphiphile231st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Atlanta, GA, March 26-30, 2006
 

15.    Benson-Adjei, C.; Crizer, D. M.; Caran, K. L. “Amphiphilic [2]Catenanes” Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Atlanta, GA, November 2-5, 2005
 

14.    Borges, A. R.; Roszak, K. Z.; Zeigler, C. D.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Caran, K. L. “Synthetic Progress Toward a New Molecular Scaffold” 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, poster presentation, October 15, 2005
 

13.    Benson-Adjei, C.; Crizer, D. M.; Caran, K. L. “Amphiphilic [2]Catenanes8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, poster presentation, October 15, 2005
 

12.    Donnelly, K. R.; Crizer, D. M.; Caran, K. L. “Synthesis and Examination of a Novel Biscationic Amphiphile8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, poster presentation, October 15, 2005.  
 

11.    Caran, K. L. “A nanotechnology course for undergraduate non-science majors at James Madison University” 230th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington DC, oral presentation, August 28-September 1, 2005
 

10.    Caran, K. L.; Benson-Adjei, C.;  Borges, A. R. Crizer, D. M.; Roszak. K. Z. “Molecular scaffolds and interlocking rings” 230th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington DC, oral presentation, August 28-September 1, 2005
 

9.      Borges, A. R.; Roszak, K. Z.Zeigler, C. D.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Caran. K. L. “Synthesis of a new molecular scaffold” 230th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington DC, poster presentation, August 28-September 1, 2005.  

 

8.      Crizer, D. M.; Benson-Adjei, C.; Caran, K. L. “Amphiphilic [2]catenanes230th Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington DC, poster presentation, August 28-September 1, 2005

 

7.      Caran, K. L.; Zeigler, C. D.; Crizer, D. M.; Fitzgerald, D. K., “Synthesis of Novel Organic Platforms Including Rigid Scaffolds and Amphiphilic Catenanes” 83rd Annual Meeting of the Virginia Academy of Science, Harrisonburg, VA, oral presentation, May 17-20, 2005.  

 

6.      Crizer, D. M., Caran, K. L. “Novel Amphiphilic [2]CatenanesNational Conference on Undergraduate Research, Lexington, VA, oral presentation, April 21-23, 2005

 

5.      Crizer, D. M.; Caran, K. L.  “Novel Amphiphilic [2]Catenanes 229th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, oral presentation , March 13-17, 2005.  

 

4.      Zeigler, C. D.; Caran, K. L. "Synthetic progress towards a novel molecular scaffold" 229th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, oral presentation, March 13-17, 2005. 

 

3.      Crizer, D. M.; Caran, K. L. “Synthesis Towards a Novel Amphiphilic [2]Catenane Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC, poster presentation, November 10-13, 2004.  

 

2.      Crizer, D. M.; Caran, K. L. “NMR Characterization of a [2]Catenane Undergraduate Research Symposium at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, poster presentation, October 16, 2004.  

 

1.      Caran, K. L. “Molecular Scaffolds and Interlocking Rings” VA Nanotechnology Initiative meeting with Lisa Friedersdorf, Harrisonburg, VA, oral presentation, July 21, 2004.

See below for links and pictures for some of our older presentations.
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Authors

Title (click for abstract)

Conference

Format

Date

Photos

Benson-Adjei, C.; Crizer, D. M.; Caran, K. L.

Amphiphilic [2]Catenanes

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Atlanta, GA

poster

November 2-5, 2005

 

Borges, A. R.; Roszak, K. Z.; Zeigler, C. D.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Caran, K. L.

Synthetic Progress Towards a New Molecular Scaffold

8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD

poster

October 15, 2005



Benson-Adjei, C.; Crizer, D. M.; Caran, K. L.

Amphiphilic [2]Catenanes

8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD

poster

October 15, 2005


Donnelly, K. R.; Crizer, D. M.; Caran, K. L.

Synthesis and Examination of a Novel Biscationic Amphiphile

8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD

poster

October 15, 2005


Borges, A. R.; Roszak, K. Z.Zeigler, C. D.; Minbiole, K. P. C.; Caran. K. L.

Synthesis of a new molecular scaffold

230th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington DC

poster

August 28-September 1, 2005


Caran, K. L.

A nanotechnology course for undergraduate non-science majors at James Madison University

230th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington DC

oral

August 28-September 1, 2005

 

Crizer, D. M.; Benson-Adjei, C.; Caran, K. L.

Amphiphilic [2]catenanes

230th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington DC

poster

August 28-September 1, 2005

Caran, K. L. ; Benson-Adjei, C.Borges, A. R. Crizer, D. M.; Roszak. K. Z.

Molecular scaffolds and interlocking rings

230th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington DC

oral

August 28-September 1, 2005

 

Caran, K. L.; Zeigler, C. D.; Crizer, D. M.; Fitzgerald, D. K.

Synthesis of Novel Organic Platforms Including Rigid Scaffolds and Amphiphilic Catenanes

83rd Annual Meeting of the Virginia Academy of Science, Harrisonburg, VA

oral

May 17-20, 2005

 

Zeigler, C. D.; Caran, K. L.

Synthetic progress towards a novel molecular scaffold

James Madison University Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium,   Harrisonburg, VA

oral

April 7-8, 2005


Crizer, D. M.; Caran, K. L.

 Amphiphilic

 [2]Catenanes

James Madison University Spring Undergraduate Research SymposiumHarrisonburg, VA

oral

April 7-8, 2005



Crizer, D. M.; Caran, K. L.

 Novel Amphiphilic [2]Catenanes

229th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA

oral

March 13-17, 2005

Zeigler, C. D.; Caran, K. L.

Synthetic progress towards a novel molecular scaffold

229th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA

oral

March 13-17, 2005

 

Crizer, D. M.; Caran, K. L.

Synthesis Towards a Novel Amphiphilic [2]Catenane

Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC

poster

November 10-13, 2004

 

Crizer, D. M.; Caran, K. L.

NMR Characterization of a [2]Catenane

7th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD

poster

October 16, 2004

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Zeigler, C. D.; Caran, K. L.

Synthesis of Molecular Scaffolds for Use as Biomimetics

James Madison University Summer Research Symposium, Harrisonburg, VA

oral

August 4-5, 2004

 

Crizer, D. M.; Caran, K. L.

Synthesis and Characterization of a [2]Catenane

James Madison University Summer Research Symposium, Harrisonburg, VA

oral

August 4-5, 2004

 

     


 

 

 

 

 

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