Student Presentations

Underlined = presenter
* undergraduate student
** high school teacher

  1. Wassner, A.J.;* Hurt, J. A.;* Åkerfeldt, K. S. "Synthesis and Molecular Modeling of Alamethicin Ion Channels" Gordon Conference (Bioorganic Chemistry), Proctor Academy, Andover, NH, June 18-23, 2000. Poster Presentation.


  2. Dunetz, J.R.* and Åkerfeldt, K. S. "The de Novo Synthesis of Light Harvesting Peptides" The AAAS Annual Meeting and Science Innovation Exposition, Washington DC, Febr 17-22, 2000. Poster Presentation.


  3. Wassner, A.J.;* Hurt, J. A.;* Åkerfeldt, K. S. "Synthesis and Molecular Modeling of a Heptameric Alamethicin Ion Channel "The AAAS Annual Meeting and Science Innovation Exposition, Washington DC, Febr 17-22, 2000. Poster Presentation.


  4. Connel, K.E.;* Kohli, A.;* Jiji, R.;* Åkerfeldt, K. S. "Chemistry of Synthetic EF-hand Fragments" The AAAS Annual Meeting and Science Innovation Exposition, Washington DC, Febr 17-22, 2000. Poster Presentation.


  5. Barton, K.;* Sadri, N.;* Åkerfeldt, K. S. "The Synthesis of b- and g-hydroxynorvaline and Work Towards Their Insertion into Ion Channel Forming Peptides" The AAAS Annual Meeting and Science Innovation Exposition, Washington DC, Febr 17-22, 2000. Poster Presentation.


  6. Wassner, A.J.* and Åkerfeldt, K. S. "Protein Architecture: a chemical approach" Haverford and Integrated Learning Panel Presentation, Haverford College, PA, Oct. 2, 1999. Speakers.

  7. Hurt, J.* and Åkerfeldt, K. S. "Towards the Synthesis of a Heptameric Alamethicin Channel" 13th Symposium of the Protein Society, Boston, July, 1999. Poster presentation.


  8. Katz, Y. and Åkerfeldt, K. S. "The De NovoDesign of Channel-Forming Peptides Containing b-hydroxynorvaline" Sigma Xi Research Day, Thomas Jefferson University, April 14, 1999. Poster Presentation.


  9. Park, D. H.* and Åkerfeldt, K. S. "g-Hydroxynorvaline in De Novo Designed Channel Forming Peptide Sequences" Sigma Xi Research Day, Thomas Jefferson University, April 14, 1999. Poster Presentation.


  10. McCarthy, S.; Selah, C.; Bergêrd, T.; Thulin, E.; Linse, S. and Åkerfeldt, K. S. "Synthesis and Biophysical Evaluation of EF-Hand Fragments of Calbindin D28k" Sigma Xi Research Day, Thomas Jefferson University, April 14, 1999. Poster Presentation.


  11. Underwood, III, J. P.* and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰Solid-Phase Peptide Synthesis of a Trimer Employing BOC- chemistry,å The 7th Annual Undergraduate Students Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1998. Seminar speaker.


  12. McCarthy, S. L.* and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰The Synthesis and Purification of a Tripeptide Antagonist for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin,å The 7th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1998. Seminar speaker.


  13. Selah, C. A.* and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰An Automated Procedure Using Fmoc-Chemistry to Synthesize EF-Hand Sequences,å The 7th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1998. Seminar speaker.


  14. Dina Radzewsky*, Gifford, L. K.*, Selah, C.*, Thulin, E., Linse, S., Åkerfeldt, K. ‰Studies of Synthetic EF-Hands Derived from Calbindin D28k,å 36th Annual Eastern Analytical Symposium & Exposition, Somerset, NJ, November 1997. Poster presentation.


  15. Lida K. Gifford*, Radzewsky, D.*, Selah, C.*, Åkerfeldt, K., Thulin, E., Linse, S. ‰Calbindin D28k: A Peptide Approach to Determine the Domain Organization. 11th Symposium of the Protein Society, July 1997. Poster presentation.


  16. Lida K. Gifford*, Radzewsky, D.*, Thulin, E., Linse, S., Åkerfeldt, K. ‰A Peptide Approach to Elucidating The Domain Organization of Calbindin D28kå, The 10th International Symposium on Calcium-Binding Proteins and Calcium Function in Health and Disease, Star Hotel, Lund, Sweden, June 1997. Poster presentation.


  17. Lida Gifford*, Linse, S., Thulin, E., Gifford, L.*, Radzewsky, D.*, Selah, C.*, Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰Domain Organization of Calbindin D28k as Assessed by The Association of Synthetic Peptide Fragments,å American Chemical Society: 31st Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY, May 1997. Poster presentation.


  18. Amy Dodd*, Newland, E., West, B., Abraham, G.**, McIlroy, P., Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Antagonists of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin,å American Chemical Society: 31st Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY, May 1997. Poster presentation.


  19. Federico G. Cruz*, Mahaffey, J. M.*, Mehta, S., Regan, K. M.*, Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰Synthesis and Purification of Hydrophobic Peptide Sequences,å American Chemical Society: 31st Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY, May 1997. Poster presentation.


  20. Cruz, F.* and Åkerfeldt, K. ‰Different Strategies Used in the Synthesis of Hydrophobic Peptides,å 61st Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists¬ Convention (competitive), University of Delaware, Newark, DE, April 1997. Seminar speaker.


  21. Radzewsky, D.* and Åkerfeldt, K. ‰Synthetic EF-Hands Derived from Calbindin D28k,å 61st Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists¬ Convention (competitive), University of Delaware, Newark, DE, April 1997. Seminar speaker. Awarded second price (Biochemistry II section).


  22. Bui, T. M.* and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰Solid-Phase Peptide Synthesis of a 7-mer Using Boc-Chemistry,å The 6th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1997.


  23. Seminar speaker.
  24. Mehta, S. R.* and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis of a 21mer,å The 6th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1997. Seminar speaker.


  25. Dodd, A. G.*; and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰Synthesis of a Putative Antagonist for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin,å The 6th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1997.Seminar speaker.


  26. Gifford, L. K.*; and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰Calbindin D28k: Give It a Hand ... or Six!,å The 6th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1997. Seminar speaker.


  27. Selah, C. A.*; and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰HPLC Purification of EF-Hand Peptides,å The 6th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1997. Seminar speaker.


  28. Cruz, F.*; Mahaffey, M. J.*; Regan, K. R.*; Mehta, S.*; Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰ Synthesis and Purification of Putative Ion Channel-Forming Sequenceså 2nd European Symposium of The Protein Society, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, April 1997. Poster presentation.


  29. Cruz, F.*; Mahaffey, M. J.*; Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰HPLC Purification of Hydrophopic Peptide Sequenceså 35th Annual Eastern Analytical Symposium & Exposition, Somerset, NJ, November 1996. Poster presentation.


  30. Radzewsky, D.* and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰The Effects of Temperature on the HPLC Puification of Synthetic Calbindin D28k Peptide Fragmentså 35th Annual Eastern Analytical Symposium & Exposition, Somerset, NJ, November 1996. Poster presentation.


  31. Dina Radzewsky*, Linse, S., Thulin, E., Gifford, L.*, Hagan, J.*, Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰Calbindin D28k: A Study of a Calcium-Binding Protein,å American Chemical Society: 30th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Villanova, PA, May 1996. Poster presentation.


  32. Elena C. Newland*, West, B.*, Regan, K. M.*, Abraham, G.**, Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰Synthetic Procedures Toward Antagonists of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin,å American Chemical Society: 30th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Villanova, PA, May 1996. Poster presentation.


  33. Federico G. Cruz*, Mahaffey, J. M.*, Regan, K. M.*, Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰The Design and Synthesis of Artificial Proton Channels,å American Chemical Society: 30th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Villanova, PA, May 1996. Poster presentation.


  34. Federico G. Cruz*; and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰The Solid-Phase Synthesis of a Hydrophobic 7-Residue Peptide,å The 5th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1996. Seminar speaker.


  35. Michael J. Mahaffey*; and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰The Solid-Phase Synthesis of a Putative Channel-forming 21-Residue Peptide,å The 5th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1996. Seminar speaker.


  36. Kathleen M. Regan*; and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰Semi-Automatic Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis of a Seven Residue Peptide,å The 5th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1996. Seminar speaker.


  37. Lida K. Gifford*; and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰Fully Automatic Solid-Phase Peptide Synthesis of Calbindin D28k EF-Hand Sequences,å The 5th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1996. Seminar speaker.


  38. Dina M. Radzewsky*; and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰HPLC Purification of Calbindin D28k EF-Hand Sequences,å The 5th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1996. Seminar speaker.


  39. Elena C. Newland*; and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰The Solid-Phase Synthesis of Agonists or Antagonists of hCG,å The 5th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1996. Seminar speaker.


  40. Beth A. West*; and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰Synthesis of a Series of Tripeptides as Putative Antagonists of the Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Hormone,å The 5th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1996. Seminar speaker.


  41. Gwendolyn Abraham** and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰Synthesis of a Series of Putative Antagonists of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin,å Research Corporation, Partners in Science Conference, Tuscon, Arizona, January 1996. Poster presentation.


  42. Coyne, A. N.*; Wilk, R. R.; Thulin, E.; Linse, S.; Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰The Synthesis, Isolation, and Characterization of the Putative EF-Hand Peptide Sequences of Calbindin D28k,å Association for Women in Science Poster Competition, Camden, April 1995. Poster presentation. Awarded second price (undergraduate division).


  43. Regan, K. M.*; Newland, E. C.*; McIlroy, P.; Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰Cleaving Methods and Purification of a Series of Solid Phase Peptide Synthesized Antagonists for the Hormone hCG,å The 4th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1995. Seminar speaker.


  44. Ross, K. D.*; Melden, M.*; Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰Synthesis of Ion Channel-Forming Peptides,å The 4th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1995. Seminar speaker.


  45. Melden, M.*; Ross, K. D.*; Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰Synthesis of Proton Channels,å The 4th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1995. Seminar speaker.


  46. Newland, E. C.*; Regan, K.*; McIlroy, P.; Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰The Synthesis of Antagonists for hCG,å The 4th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, April 1995. Seminar speaker.


  47. Coyne, A. N.* and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰The Synthesis and Isolation of Calbindin D28k Peptide Sequences," The 39th Annual Meeting at Monmouth College, April 1994. Seminar speaker.


  48. Coyne, A. N.* and Åkerfeldt, K. S. ‰Calbindin D28k: A Study of a Calcium-Binding Protein,å American Chemical Society: 28th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, May 1994. Poster presentation.


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