Student Co-Authored Publications

The Summer Research program in natural sciences and mathematics provides students with a unique opportunity to make a significant contribution to original research, sometimes resulting in a coveted co-authorship in a professional peer-reviewed scientific publication. Review the publication archives below.

Publication Archives

Holy Cross Faculty co-authors in bold.

*Student co-authors are asterisked.

*Cronin, J., *Zhang, X., and Kain, B. Rotating dark matter admixed neutron stars. Physical Review D 108, 103016 (2023)

DiGirolamo, G. J., *DiDominica, M., Qadri, M. A. J., Kellman, P. J., Krasne, S., Massey, C., & Rosen, M. P. (2023). Multiple expressions of "expert" abnormality gist in novices following perceptual learning. Cogn Res Princ Implic, 8(1), 1-14.

*Eason, EM, *Reller, W.J., *Fazekas, K. R., Sculimbrene, B.R. Catalyst identification for chemoselective phosphorylation of phenols and aliphatic alcohols. Tetrahedron Lett. 2023, 129, 154680.

*Ford, H. G., *Hastry, E. C., *Choi, J. B., *Terranova, C. J., Quinn, K. J. Expedient Synthesis of the Proposed Structure of Cryptoconcatone H Exploiting Hidden Symmetry. Synlett 2023, 34, 259.

*George, B.C., Kontou, E.-A.,*Przewoznik, P., Turrell, E. An exploration of circumbinary systems using gravitational microlensing. American Journal of Physics, 91, 182–192 (2023).

*Qiang, R. and Ruggieri, E. (2023), Autocorrelation and Parameter Estimation in a Bayesian Change Point Model, Mathematics, 11, 1082.

*Sette-Ducati, J., *Donnelly, R., *Molski, A.J., *Robinson, E.R., *Canning, E.K., *Williams, D.J., Landis, E.C., and Avila-Bront, L.G. Understanding the Two-Dimensional Mixing Behavior of 1-Naphthalenethiol and Octanethiol, J. Phys. Chem. C., 2023, 127, 6531-6542

*Calhoun, K., *Fay, B., and Kain, B. Matter traveling through a wormhole. Physical Review D 106, 104054 (2022)

*Engstrom, AK; *Davis, CD; *Erichsen, JL; Mondoux, MA (2022). Timing of High-glucose Diet in the C. elegans Lifecycle Impacts Fertility Phenotypes. micropublication Biology.

*Floyd, M.D.; *Ryan, L.Y.; *Hendsey, J.L.; *Nicholson, J.M.; *Palaia, A.T.; Isaacs, A.K. Copper-catalyzed three-component synthesis of pyyrole-substituted 1,2-dihydroisoquinolines. Synth. Commun. 2022, 52, 755.

*Gleason, T., *Brown, B. and Kain, B. Dynamical evolution of dark matter admixed neutron stars. Physical Review D 105, 023010 (2022).

*Harris, M., *Wood,E., and Anggoro, F. K. (2022). Mental models of illness during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(11), 6894.

Mruczek REB, *Fanelli M, *Kelly S and Caplovitz GP (2022). The combination of target motion and dynamic changes in context greatly enhance visual size illusions. Frontier in Human Neuroscience, 16.

*Nyhan, J.E. and Kain, B. Dynamical evolution of fermion-boson stars with realistic equations of state. Physical Review D 105 123016 (2022).

*Ramos, K., *Riddell, A., *Tsiagras, H., Hupp, A.M. Evaluation of Biodiesel/Diesel Blends: Does Ultrafast Chromatography provide for similar resolution in less time? Journal of Chromatography A. 1667 (2022) 462903.

*Weston, R. P., *Chen, Y., *Dzwonczyk, T. J., *Veras, J. A., *Sevigny, A. M., Landis, E. C. Electrically Transmissive and Stable Alkyne-Derived Molecular Layers on Nanoporous Gold. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2022, 126, 9673-9682. Invited Article, virtual special issue "Cynthia Friend Festschrift"

*Yalala, V.R., *Lynch, A.K., and Mills, K.V. (2022) Conditional Alternative Protein Splicing Promoted by Inteins from Haloquadratum walsbyi. Biochemistry 61, 294-302.

*Alfaro Castro, W., *Connolly, P, and Roach, T. Long-Range Density Patterns in a Six-Beam Optical Lattice from Polarization Interference. Journal of the Optical Society of America B 38, no. 2 (February 1, 2021): 307.

*Corrigan, A. and Shertzer, J. 1D potential wells of the form Vx<a=-Vo1-xnan. European Journal of Physics 42, 035404 (2021).

*Curley, C. L., *Fedrigoni, T. P., *Flaherty, E. M., *Woodilla, C. J., Hagan, C. L. Bacterial contact-dependent inhibition protein binds near the open lateral gate in BamA prior to toxin translocation. Biochemistry 60, 2956-2965 (2021).

Damiano, D.B. and *Wu, A. Topological Data Analysis in an Economic Context: Property Tax Maps. 2021 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data), Orlando, FL, USA, 2021, pp. 3801-3811.

*Ouellette, E.T., *Lougee, M.G., *Bucknam, A.R., *Endres, P.J., *Kim, J.Y., *Lynch, E.J., *Sisko, E.J., Sculimbrene, B.R. Desymmetrization of Diols by Phosphorylation with a Titanium-BINOLate Catalyst. J. Org. Chem. 2021, 86, 7450-7459.

*Rivard, EL, *Ludwig, AG, Patel, PH, Grandchamp, A, *Arnold, SE, Berger, A, *Scott, EM, *Kelly, BJ, *Mascha, GC, Bornberg-Bauer, E, Findlay, GD. 2021. A putative de novo evolved gene required for spermatid chromatin condensation in Drosophila melanogaster. PLOS Genetics 17: e1009787.

*Wall D.A., *Tarrant S.P., Wang C., Mills K.V. and Lennon C.W. (2021) Intein Inhibitors as Novel Antimicrobials: Protein Splicing in Human Pathogens, Screening Methods, and Off-Target Considerations. Front. Mol. Biosci. 8, 752824, 1-17.

*Williams, J.E., *Jaramillo, M.V., Li, Z., Zhao, J., Wang, C., Li, H., and Mills, K.V. (2021) An alternative domain-swapped structure of the Pyrococcus horikoshii PolII mini-intein. Scientific Reports 11, 11680, 1-12.

Berman, N. C., Hayaki, J., & *Szkutak, A. (2020). Emotion generation and regulation following an intrusion induction: Implications for taboo or autogenous obsessions. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 69, 101593.

Boyle, T. J.; Rimsza, J. M.; Farrell, J.; Robinson, X. J.; Guerrero, F.; Cramer, R.; Perales, D.; *Renehan, P. Synthesis, characterization, and computational modeling of 6,6'-(((2-hydroxyethyl) azanediyl)bis(methylene))bis(2,4-di-tert-butylphenol) modified group 4 metal alkoxides. Journal of Coordination Chemistry, 2020, 73, 1389-1406.

*Chiarolanzio, K.C., *Pusztay, J.M., *Chavez, A., Zhao, J., Xie, J., Wang, C., and Mills, K.V. (2020). Allosteric Influence of Extremophile Hairpin Motif Mutations on the Protein Splicing Activity of a Hyperthermophilic Intein. Biochemistry 59, 2459-2467.

*Gaudreau, C. M., Anggoro, F. K., and Jee, B. D. (2020). Children’s spontaneous gestures reflect verbal understanding of the day/night cycle. Frontiers in Psychology: Developmental Psychology.

*McGeary, MK, Findlay, GD. 2020. Molecular evolution of the sex peptide network in Drosophila. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 33: 629-641.

*Mullin, A.T., *Michelhaugh, S.A., *Fitzgerald, B.R., *Barnes, J.E., *Calcaterra, M.J., and Petty, S.A.; Capped Gly-Gly-Ala Inhibits Beta Sheet Formation and Aggregation in Peptides Associated with Neurodegenerative Disease. Vibrational Spectroscopy, 2020, 111, 103168

*Patel, D. A., *Chevalier, R. B., *Weller, A. M., *Shakespeare, C. C., Soares, E. A., Landis, E. C. Porosity Effects on the Ordering and Stability of Self-Assembled Monolayers on Nanoporous Gold. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2020, 124, 49, 26851-26863

Robinzon, S., *Cawood, A.R., *Ruiz, M.A, Gophna, U., Altman-Price, N., and Mills, K.V. (2020) Protein splicing activity of the Haloferax volcanii PolB-c intein is sensitive to homing endonuclease domain mutations. Biochemistry 59, 3359-3367.

Ruggieri, E., *Yu, M., and *Qiang, R. (2020) Change Point Models: What are They and Why Do We Need Them? Undergraduate Mathematics and Its Applications, 41(1), 61-80.


*Aravinthan, S., *Cummings, M., *Gould IV, J., *Haddadi, H., *Mangiacotti, C., *McCabe, K., *Roy, C., Avila-Bront, L.G., Characterization of binary self-assembled monolayers formed from the sequential deposition of 2-naphthalenethiol and octanethiol, Surface Science, 2019, 679, 117.

Ballantine, C. and *Bielak, R. A Combinatorial proof of an Euler identity type theorem of Andrews. Ann. Comb. 23 (2019), no. 3-4, 511-525.

*Daka, E., *Phan, N.N., and Kain, B. Perturbing the ground state of Dirac stars. Physical Review D 100, 084042 (2019).

Hill AS, Jain P, *Folan NE, Ben-Shahar Y. The Drosophila ERG channel seizure plays a role in the neuronal homeostatic stress response. PLoS Genet, 15(8):e1008288 (2019)

Quinn, K. J.; *Hu, Y.; *Miller, P. J.; *Walsh, R. T.; *Caporello, M. A.; *Maliszewski, M. L.; *Markowski, J. H. Synthesis of the Non-Adjacent Bis(tetrahydrofuran) Core of Squamostanin C by Si-Tethered, Size-Selective Triple Ring-Closing Metathesis. Tetrahedron Lett. 2019, 60, 1773.

Soares, E.J., *Clifford, A.J., *Brown, C.D., *Dean, R.R., Hupp, A.M. Balancing Resolution with Analysis Time for Biodiesel-Diesel Fuel Separations Using GC, PCA, and the Mahalanobis Distance. Separations 6, 28 (2019) 1-13. Invited special issue: Chromatography and Chemometrics

*Yu, M. and Ruggieri, E. (2019), Change Point Analysis of Global Temperature Records. International Journal of Climatology, 39, 3679-3688. doi: 10.1002/joc.604


*Bosse, A.; *Tsougranis, G.; *DeTroia, C.; *Tejidor, F.; Isaacs, A.K. Cu(I)-Catalyzed Synthesis of β,γ-unsaturated Amides. Synlett. 2018, 29, 463.

*Inman, E. M., Chaudoir, S. R., Galvinhill, P., and Sheehy, A. (2018). The effectiveness of Bringing in the BystanderTM program among first-year students at a religiously-affiliated liberal arts college. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 6, 511-525. doi:10.5964/jspp.v6i2.971

Boyle, T. J., Farrell, J. R., Yonemoto, D. T., Sears, J. M., Rimsza, J. M., Sears, J. M., Perales, D., Bell, N. S., Cramer, R. E., Treadwell, L. J., *Renehan, P. R., *Adams, C. J., *Bender, M. T., *Crowley, W. Synthesis, characterization, and nanomaterials generated from 6,6'-(((2-hydroxyethyl) azanediyl)bis(methylene))bis(2,4-di-tert-butylphenol) Modified Group 4 Metal Alkoxides. Inorganic Chemistry, 2018, 57, 11264-11274.

*Mousley, V. L., and Chaudoir, S. R. (2018). Deaf stigma: An analysis of links between anticipated, enacted, and internalized stigma and well-being among deaf emerging adults. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 23, 341-350.

Roberts, G. and *Menezes B. Existence and Stability of Four-Vortex Collinear Relative Equilibria with Three Equal Vorticities., SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems, vol. 17, no. 1, 1023–1051, 2018

Romero, V., Fitzpatrick, P., Roulier*, S., Duncan, A., Richardson, M. J., and Schmidt, R. C. (2018). Evidence of embodied social competence in children with autism. PLoS ONE, 13(3), e0193906.

Singh, A, Buehner, N.A., *Baranowski, K.J., Lin, H., Findlay, G.D., Wolfner, M.F. 2018. Long-term interaction between Drosophila sperm and sex peptide is mediated by other seminal proteins that bind only transiently to sperm. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 102: 43-51.


Caron, R. R., Coey, C., Dhaim*, A. and Schmidt, R. C. (2017). Investigating the social behavioral dynamics and differentiation of skill in a martial arts technique. Human Movement Science, 54, 253-266.

Damiano, D.B. and *McGuirl, M.R. A Topological Analysis of Targeted In-111 Uptake in SPECT Images of Murine Tumors. Journal of Mathematical Biology, DOI 10.1007/s00285-017-1184-8.

DiGirolamo, G. J., Gonzalez, G., Smelson, D., *Guevremont, N., *Andre, M., *Patnaik, P., and *Zaniewski, Z. (2017). Increased Depression and Anxiety Symptoms are Associated with More Breakdowns in Cognitive Control to Cocaine Cues in Veterans with Cocaine Use Disorder. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 13, 298-304

*Fitzgerald, D.M., *Krisanda, E.K., *Szypko, C.G., Avila-Bront, L.G., Ambient STM Study of Sequentially Adsorbed Octanethiol and Biphenylthiol Monolayers on Au(111). Surface Science, 2017, 662, 102.

*Gubala, AM, Schmitz, JF, *Kearns, MJ, *Vinh, TT, Bornberg-Bauer, E, Wolfner, MF, Findlay, GD. 2017. The goddard and saturn genes are essential for Drosophila male fertility and may have arisen de novo. Molecular Biology and Evolution 34: 1066-1082.

Ludden, A. B., *O’Brien, E. M., & Pasch, K. E. (2017). Beliefs, behaviors, and contexts of adolescent caffeine use: A focus group study. Substance Use & Misuse, 52(9), 1196-1207.

*Minteer, C.J., *Siegart, N.M., *Colelli, K.C., Liu, X., Linhardt, R.J., Wang, C., Gomez, A.O., Reitter, J.N., and Mills, K.V. (2017) Intein-promoted cyclization of aspartic acid flanking the intein leads to atypical N-terminal cleavage. Biochemistry 56, 1042-1050.

*Ramsoomair, C.K., *Yakely, A.E., *Urbanski, L.M., *Karanja, K., *Giaccone, Z.T., *Siegart, N.M., Wang, C., Gomez, A.V., Reitter, J.N., and Mills, K.V. (2017) Coordination of the third step of protein splicing in two cyanobacterial inteins. FEBS Letters, 591, 2147-2154.


Ballantine, C. and *Hallahan, W.T. Stability of coefficients in the Kronecker product of a hook and a rectangle. J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 49 (2016), no. 5, 055203 (21pp)

*Bourgeois J, *Jacob J, *Garewal A, *Nadahyo R, Paxson J. The Bioavailability of Soluble Cigarette Smoke Extract is Reduced Through Interactions with Cells and Affects Cellular Response to CSE Exposure. PLoS One. 2016 Sep 20;11(9):e0163182. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0163182. eCollection 2016.PMID: 27649082

DiGirolamo, G. J., *Patel, N., & Blaukopf, C. L. (2016). Arousal facilitates involuntary movements. Experimental Brain Research 234:1967-1976

DiGirolamo G.J., *Sophis E.J., *Daffron J., Gonzalez G., Romero-Gonzalez M., and *Gillespie S. (2016). Breakdowns of eye movement control toward smoking cues in young adult light smokers. Addictive Behaviors 52:98-102

Farrell, J. R., *Kerins, G. J., *Niederhoffer, K. L., Crandall, L. A., Ziegler, C. J. Electron donor-acceptor properties of substituted pyridine ligands on fac-tricarbonylrhenium(I) systems. J. Organometallic Chemistry, 2016, 813, 41-45.

*Flood, M.E., *Connolly, M.P., *Comiskey, M.C., Hupp, A.M. Evaluation of single and multi-feedstock biodiesel-diesel blends using GCMS and chemometric methods. Fuel 186 (2016) 58-67.

Hayaki, J., & *Free, S. (2016). Positive and negative eating expectancies in disordered eating among women and men. Eating Behaviors, 22, 22-26.

*Hendershott, T. R., *Cronin, M. E., Langella, S., *McGuinness, P. S., and Basu, A. C. (2016). Effects of environmental enrichment on anxiety-like behavior, sociability, sensory gating, and spatial learning in male and female C57BL/6J mice. Behavioural Brain Research, 314, 215–225.

*McAlinden, S. and Shertzer, J. Quantum scattering from cylindrical barriers. American Journal of Physics 84, 764 (2016).

Oxley, P. and *Wihbey, J. Precision Atomic Beam Density Characterization by Diode Laser Absorption Spectroscopy. Review of Scientific Instruments 87, 093103 (2016).

Patel, D. A.*, Weller, A. M.*, Chevalier, R. B.*, Karos, C. A.*, Landis, E. C. Ordering and Defects in Self-Assembled Monolayers on Nanoporous Gold. Applied Surface Science, 2016, 387, 503-512.

Reitter, J.N., *Cousin, C.E., *Nicastri, M.C., *Jaramillo, M.V., and Mills, K.V. (2016) Salt-dependent conditional protein splicing of an intein from Halobacterium salinarum. Biochemistry 55, 1279-1282.

Royden, C.S., *Parsons, D. & *Travatello, J. (2016) The effect of monocular depth cues on the detection of moving objects by moving observers. Vision Research 124: 7-14.

Ruggieri, E. and *Antonellis, M. (2016). An exact approach to Bayesian sequential change point detection. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 97, 71-86. doi: 10.1016/j.csda.2015.11.010


*Chen, J.; *Namirembe, S.; *Lauchert, L.; *Tsougranis, G.; Isaacs, A.K. Cu(I)-Catalyzed Synthesis of N-Tosyl-4-Iminoquinolizines. Tet. Lett. 2015, 56, 4105.

*Cormier N, *Yeo A, *Fiorentino E, Paxson J. Optimization of the wound scratch assay to detect changes in murine mesenchymal stromal cell migration after damage by soluble cigarette smoke extract. J Vis Exp. 2015 Dec 3;(106). doi: 10.3791/53414. PMID: 26709527.

Hoffmann, G.R., *Gray, C.L., *Lange, P.B., and *Marando, C.I. 2015. A source of artifact in the lacZ reversion assay in Escherichia coli. Mutat. Res., 784-785: 23-30.

DiGirolamo GJ, *Guevremont N, & Smelson D (2015). Cue-induced craving in patients with cocaine use disorder predicts cognitive control deficits toward cocaine cues. Addictive Behaviors 47:86-90

*Liggett, MR, *Hoy, MJ, *Mastroianni, M, and Mondoux, MA. 2015. High-Glucose Diets have Sex-Specific Effects on Aging in C. elegans: Toxic to Hermaphrodites but Beneficial to Males. Aging 7(6): 383-388.

Mitchell S.G.; *Humphries E.E. Glacial cirques and the relationship between equilibrium line altitudes and mountain range height. Geology (2015) 43 (1): 35–38.

Chevalier, C. L.*, Landis, E. C. Electrochemical attachment of diazonium-generated films on nanoporous gold. Langmuir, 2015, 31, 8633-8641.

Royden, C.S., *Sannicandro, S.E. and *Webber, L.M. (2015) Detection of moving objects using motion- and stereo-tuned operators. Journal of Vision, 15(8): 21, 1- 17, doi:10.1167/15.8.21.

Soares, E.J., *Yalla, G.R., *O'Connor, J.B., Walsh, K.A., Hupp, A.M. Hotelling Trace Criterion as a Figure of Merit for the Optimization of Chromatogram Alignment. Journal of Chemometrics. 29 (2015) 200-212.

Stanton, M.M, *Parrillo, A., Thomas, G.M., McGimpsey, W.G., Wen, Q., Bellin, R.M., Lambert, C.R. (2015) Fibroblast extracellular matrix and adhesion on micro-textured polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) scaffolds. J. Biomed. Mater. Res. Part B Appl Biomater. 103:861-869.

Varlet, M., Bucci*, C., Richardson, M. J., and Schmidt, R. C. (2015). Constraints on spontaneous entrainment. Human Movement Science, 41, 265–281.


*Coppola, K.A., *Testa, J.W., *Allen, E.E., Sculimbrene, B.R. Selective Phosphorylation of Diols with a Lewis Acid Catalyst. Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 4203-4206.

DiGirolamo, G. J., Gonzalez, G., *Zaniewski, Z. & DiGirolamo, J. M. (2014). Brain imaging: Observing ongoing neural activity. In Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (Vol. 3, 426-434). London: Nature Publishing Group.

Farrell, J. R., *Niconchuk, J. A., *Renehan, P. R., *Higham, C. S., *Yoon, E., *Andrews, M. V., Shaw J. L., Cetin, A., Engle, J., Ziegler C. J. New diamino-diheterophenol ligands coordinate iron(III) to make structural and functional models of protocatechuate 3,4-dioxygenase. Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 6610-6613

*Flood, ME, *Goding, JC, *O’Connor, JB, *Ragon, DY, Hupp, AM. Analysis of Biodiesel Feedstock Using GCMS and Unsupervised Chemometric Methods. Journal of the American Oil Chemists Society. 91 (2014) 1443-1452.

*Perry, R. M., and Hayaki, J. (2014). Gender differences in the role of alexithymia and emotional expressivity in disordered eating. Personality and Individual Differences, 71, 60-65.

*Poremba, K.E., *Lee, VA, Sculimbrene, BR. Synthesis of α-chiral-β,γ-unsaturated carboxylic acid derivatives using chiral auxiliaries. Tetrahedron, 2014, 70, 5463-5467.

Quinn, K. J.; *Gage, K. E.; *Stanners, C. M.; *Hayes, C. O.; *Shanley, K. E.; *Couvertier, S. M. Two-Directional Synthesis of the Non-Adjacent Bis(tetrahydrofuran) Core of cis-Sylvaticin. Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 376.

Roberts, G. and O’Brien*, T. Elusive Zeros Under Newton’s Method. Applied Mathematics 5, no. 15, 2393–2407, 2014.

Royden, C.S. and *Holloway, M.A. (2014) Detecting moving objects in an optic flow field using direction- and speed-tuned operators. Vision Research, 98, 14 - 25.

Schmidt, R. C., Nie, L., Franco*, A. & Richardson, M. J. (2014). Bodily synchronization underlying joke telling. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 633. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00633


Fitzpatrick, P. A., Diorio*, R., Richardson, M. J., and Schmidt, R. C. (2013). Dynamical methods for evaluating the time-dependent unfolding of social coordination in children with autism. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 7:12. doi: 10.3389/fnint.2013.00021.

*Goding, JC, *Ragon, DY, *O’Connor, JB, *Boehm, SJ, Hupp, AM. Comparison of GC Stationary Phases for the Separation of Fatty Acid Methyl Esters in Biodiesel Fuels. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 405 (2013) 6087-6094.

Hallahan, M., Borders*, J., and Schmidt, R. C. (2013). Does motor synchrony really create interpersonal cooperation? In T. Davis, P. Passos, M. Dicks & J.A. Weast-Knapp (Eds.), Studies in Perception & Action XII (pp. 24-28). New York, NY: Psychology Press, Taylor & Francis Group.

Hoffmann, G.R., *Moczula, AV, *Laterza, AM, *MacNeil, LK, and *Tartaglione, JP. 2013. Adaptive response to hydrogen peroxide in yeast: Induction, time course, and relationship to dose-response models. Environ. Mol. Mutagen., 54:384-396.

*Nicastri, M.C., *Xega, K., Li, L., Xie, J., Wang, C., Linhardt, R.J., Reitter, J.N., and Mills, K.V. (2013) Internal Disulfide Bond Acts as a Switch for Intein Activity. Biochemistry 52, 5920-5927.


Boyle, TJ, Yoemoto, D, Steele, LAM, Farrell, JR, *Renehan, P, *Huhta, T. Coordination Chemistry of N,N,N¹,N¹-tetrakis-(3,5-substituted benzyl-2-oxide)-2,2'-(ethylenedioxy)diethanamine Modified Group 4 Metal Alkoxides. Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 12023-12031.

*Chamberlin, K., *Colbert, E., Frechette, S., *Hefferman, P., Jones, R., and Orchard, S. Newly reducible iterates in families of quadratic polynomials. Involve 5(4) (2012) 481–495

*Fenton, OS, *Allen, EE, *Pedretty, KP, *Till, SD, *Todaro, JE, Sculimbrene, BR. Catalytic Lewis Acid Phosphorylation with Pyrophosphates. Tetrahedron, 2012, 68, 9023-9028.

Fitzpatrick, P. A., Diorio*, R., Richardson, M. J., and Schmidt, R. C. (2012). Exploring the role of interpersonal motor coordination in the breakdown of shared representations in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 34 (supplement), S20-21.

Royden, C.S. and *Moore, K.D. (2012) Use of speed cues in the detection of moving objects by moving observers. Vision Research, 59, 17 - 24.

Schmidt, R. C., Morr*, S., Fitzpatrick, P. A., & Richardson, M. J. (2012). Measuring the dynamics of interactional synchrony. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 36, 263-279.


*Ata, R., Rojaz, A., Ludden, A. B., and Thompson, J. K. (2011). Factors influencing body image during adolescence (pp. 3221 – 3241). In V. R. Preedy’s (Ed.) Handbook of behavior, food, and nutrition. New York, NY: Springer. (Book chapter in edited volume)

*Bauer, MT, *Gilmore, KA and Petty, SA. Formation of b-sheets in glutamine and alanine tripeptides. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications; 2011, 406, 3, 348-352

Du, Z., Liu, J., Albracht, C.D., Hsu, A., Chen, W., *Marieni, M.D., *Colelli, K.M., *Williams, J.E., Reitter, J.N., Mills, K.V. and Wang, C. (2011) Structural and Mutational Studies of a Hyperthermophilic Intein from DNA Polymerase II of Pyrococcus abyssi. J. Biol. Chem. 286, 38638-38648. (Selected for Nov. 4, 2011 cover.)

*Fenton, OS, Sculimbrene, BR. A Wet Lab Approach to Stereochemistry Using 31P NMR Spectroscopy. J. Chem. Ed. 2011, 88, 662-664.

Hoffmann, G.R., *Laterza,AM, *Sylvia, KE, and *Tartaglione, JP. 2011. Potentiation of the mutagenicity and recombinagenicity of bleomycin in yeast by unconventional intercalating agents. Environ. Mol. Mutagen., 52 (2): 130-144.

Schmidt, R. C., Bucci*, C. & Richardson, M. J. (2011). Constraints on spontaneous entrainment. BIO Web of Conferences, 1, 00081. doi:

Schmidt, R. C., Fitzpatrick, P., Caron, R., & Mergeche*, J. (2011). Understanding social motor coordination. Human Movement Science, 30, 834-845.

Steward, R.L, Cheng, C.M., *Ye, J.D., Bellin, R.M. and P.R. LeDuc (2011) Mechanical Stretch and Shear Flow Induced Reorganization and Recruitment of Fibronectin in Fibroblasts. Nature: Scientific Reports 1:147.


*O’Brien, K.M., *Schufreider, A.K., *McGill, M.A., *O’Brien, K.M., Reitter, J.N. and Mills, K.V. (2010) Mechanism of protein splicing of the Pyrococcus abyssi lon protease intein. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 403, 457-461.

Oxley, P and *Collins, P. Measurement of the Lithium 10p Fine Structure Interval and Absolute Energy Journal of Applied Physics B, 101, pp. 23-31 (2010).

Oxley, P and *Collins, P. Magnetic properties of stainless steels at room and cryogenic temperatures. Physical review A 81, 024501 (2010).

Quinn, K. J.; *Islamaj, L.; *Couvertier, S. M.; *Shanley, K. E.; *Mackinson, B. L. Convergent Total Synthesis of Murisolin. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2010, 5943.

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Hoffmann, G. R., *Gessner, G.S., *Hughes, J.F., *Ronan, M.V., *Sylvia, K.E. and *Willett, C.J. 2007. Modulation of the genotoxicity of bleomycin by amines through noncovalent DNA interactions and alteration of physiological conditions in yeast. Mutat. Res., 623: 41-52.

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Bitran, D. and *Solano, S. M. Termination of pseudopregnancy in the rat alters the response to progesterone, chlordiazepoxide, and MK-801 in the elevated plus-maze. Psychopharmacology, 180: 447-454, 2005.

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Hoffmann, G.R., *Calciano, M.A., *Lawless, B.M., and *Mahoney, K.M. 2003. Frameshift mutations induced by three classes of acridines in the lacZ reversion assay in Escherichia coli: Potency of responses and relationship to slipped mispairing models. Environ. Mol. Mutagen., 42:111-121.

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Carello, C., *LeVasseur, V., and Schmidt, R. C. (2002). Movement sequencing and phonological fluency in (putatively) nonimpaired readers. Psychological Science, 13, 376-380.

Hoffmann, G.R., *Crowley, DJ, and *Theophiles, PJ. 2002. Comparative potencies of induction of point mutations and genetic duplications by the methylating agents methylazoxymethanol and dimethyl sulfate in bacteria. Mutagenesis 17:439-444.


Hoffmann, G.R., *Buccola, J., *Merz, M.S., and Littlefield, L.G. 2001. Structure-activity analysis of the potentiation by aminothiols of the chromosome-damaging effect of bleomycin in G0 human lymphocytes. Environ. Mol. Mutagen., 37:117-127.

*Markowski, M., *Ungerheuer, M., Bitran, D., and Locurto, C. Memory-enhancing effects of DHEAS in aged mice on a win-shift water escape task. Physiology and Behavior, 72: 521-525, 2001.


Bitran, D., *Foley, M., *Audette, D., *Leslie, N., and Frye, C. A. Activation of peripheral mitochondrial benzodiazepine receptors in the hippocampus stimulates allopregnanolone synthesis and produces anxiolytic effects. Psychopharmacology, 151: 64-71, 2000.

Bitran, D., *Klibansky, D. A., and *Martin, G. A. The neurosteroid pregnanolone prevents the anxiogenic effect of inescapable shock. Psychopharmacology, 151: 31-37, 2000.


Bitran, D., *Dugan, M., *Renda, P., *Ellis, R., and *Foley, M. Anxiolytic effects of the neuroactive steroid pregnanolone (3-OH-5-pregnan-20-one) after microinjection in the dorsal hippocampus and lateral septum. Brain Research, 850: 217-224, 1999.

Hoffmann, G.R., *Shorter, R.A., *Quaranta, J.L., and McMaster, P.D. 1999. Two mechanisms of antimutagenicity of the aminothiols cysteamine and WR-1065 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Toxicol. In Vitro, 13:1-9.

Schmidt, R. C., O'Brien, B., and *Sysko, R. (1999). Self-organization in between-person cooperative tasks and possible applications for sport. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 30, 558-579.


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Bitran, D., *Shiekh, M., *Dowd, J.A., *Dugan, M.M., and *Renda, P. Corticosterone is permissive to the anxiolytic effect that results from the blockade of hippocampal mineralocorticoid receptors. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 60: 879-887, 1998.


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Hoffmann, G.R., *Boyle, J.F., and *Freemer, C.S. 1988. Induction of genetic duplications in Salmonella typhimurium by dialkyl sulfates. Environ. Mol. Mutagen. 11:545-551.


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