Department of Chemistry

College of Letters & Science
Mensch AC, Melby ES, Laudadio ED, Foreman-Ortiz IU, Zhang YQ, Dohnalkova A, et al.. Preferential interactions of primary amine-terminated quantum dots with membrane domain boundaries and lipid rafts revealed with nanometer resolution. Environmental Science-Nano. 2020;7:149-161.
Caudill ER, Hernandez RT, Johnson KP, O'Rourke JT, Zhu LC, Haynes CL, et al.. Wall teichoic acids govern cationic gold nanoparticle interaction with Gram-positive bacterial cell walls. Chemical Science. 2020;11:4106-4118.
Daly CA, Allen C, Rozanov N, Chong G, Melby ES, Kuech TR, et al.. Surface Coating Structure and Its Interaction with Cytochrome c in EG(6)-Coated Nanoparticles Varies with Surface Curvature. Langmuir. 2020;36:5030-5039.
Liang DY, Dahal U, Zhang YQ, Lochbaum C, Ray D, Hamers RJ, et al.. Interfacial water and ion distribution determine zeta potential and binding affinity of nanoparticles to biomolecules. Nanoscale. 2020;12:18106-18123.
Henke AH, Saunders TP, Pedersen JA, Hamers RJ. Enhancing Electrochemical Efficiency of Hydroxyl Radical Formation on Diamond Electrodes by Functionalization with Hydrophobic Monolayers. Langmuir. 2019;35:2153-2163.
Sheavly JK, Pedersen JA, Van Lehn RC. Curvature-driven adsorption of cationic nanoparticles to phase boundaries in multicomponent lipid bilayers. Nanoscale. 2019;11:2767-2778.
Nason SL, Miller EL, Karthikeyan KG, Pedersen JA. Effects of Binary Mixtures and Transpiration on Accumulation of Pharmaceuticals by Spinach. Environmental Science & Technology. 2019;53:4850-4859.
Chong G, Foreman-Ortiz IU, Wu M, Bautista A, Murphy CJ, Pedersen JA, et al.. Defects in Self-Assembled Monolayers on Nanoparticles Prompt Phospholipid Extraction and Bilayer-Curvature-Dependent Deformations. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2019;123:27951-27958.
Ruiz M, Yang Y, Lochbaum CA, Delafield DG, Pignatello JJ, Li LJ, et al.. Peroxymonosulfate Oxidizes Amino Acids in Water without Activation. Environmental Science & Technology. 2019;53:10845-10854.
McGeachy AC, Dalchand N, Caudill ER, Li T, Dogangun M, Olenick LL, et al.. Interfacial electrostatics of poly( vinylamine hydrochloride), poly( diallyldimethylammonium chloride), poly-L-lysine, and poly-L-arginine interacting with lipid bilayers. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2018;20:10846-10856.
Nason SL, Miller EL, Karthikeyan KG, Pedersen JA. Plant-Induced Changes to Rhizosphere pH Impact Leaf Accumulation of Lamotrigine but Not Carbamazepine. Environmental Science & Technology Letters. 2018;5:377-381.
Ehrl BN, Mogusu EO, Kim K, Hofstetter H, Pedersen JA, Elsner M. High Permeation Rates in Liposome Systems Explain Rapid Glyphosate Biodegradation Associated with Strong Isotope Fractionation. Environmental Science & Technology. 2018;52:7259-7268.
Melby ES, Allen C, Foreman-Ortiz IU, Caudill ER, Kuech TR, Vartanian AM, et al.. Peripheral Membrane Proteins Facilitate Nanoparticle Binding at Lipid Bilayer Interfaces. Langmuir. 2018;34:10793-10805.
Mensch AC, Buchman JT, Haynes CL, Pedersen JA, Hamers RJ. Quaternary Amine-Terminated Quantum Dots Induce Structural Changes to Supported Lipid Bilayers. Langmuir. 2018;34:12369-12378.
Olenick LL, Troiano JM, Vartanian A, Melby ES, Mensch AC, Zhang LL, et al.. Lipid Corona Formation from Nanoparticle Interactions with Bilayers. Chem. 2018;4:2709-2723.
McGeachy AC, Caudill ER, Liang DY, Cui Q, Pedersen JA, Geiger FM. Counting charges on membrane-bound peptides. Chemical Science. 2018;9:4285-4298.
Plummer IH, Johnson CJ, Chesney AR, Pedersen JA, Samuel MD. Mineral licks as environmental reservoirs of chronic wasting disease prions. PLoS One. 2018;13.
McGeachy AC, Olenick LL, Troiano JM, Lankone RS, Melby ES, Kuech TR, et al.. Resonantly Enhanced Nonlinear Optical Probes of Oxidized Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes at Supported Lipid Bilayers. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 2017;121:1321-1329.
Hong JW, Hamers RJ, Pedersen JA, Cui Q. A Hybrid Molecular Dynamics/Multiconformer Continuum Electrostatics (MD/MCCE) Approach for the Determination of Surface Charge of Nanomaterials. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2017;121:3584-3596.
Troiano JM, McGeachy AC, Olenick LL, Fang D, Liang DY, Hong JW, et al.. Quantifying the Electrostatics of Polycation-Lipid Bilayer Interactions. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2017;139:5808-5816.
H. Ian P, D. Scott W, J. Chad J, Pedersen JA, D. Michael S. Temporal patterns of chronic wasting disease prion excretion in three cervid species. Journal of General Virology. 2017;98:1932-1942.
Mensch AC, Hernandez RT, Kuether JE, Torelli MD, Feng ZV, Hamers RJ, et al.. Natural Organic Matter Concentration Impacts the Interaction of Functionalized Diamond Nanoparticles with Model and Actual Bacterial Membranes. Environmental Science & Technology. 2017;51:11075-11084.
Zhang YQ, Fry CG, Pedersen JA, Hamers RJ. Dynamics and Morphology of Nanoparticle-Linked Polymers Elucidated by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. Analytical Chemistry. 2017;89:12399-12407.
Melby ES, Lohse SE, Park JE, Vartanian AM, Putans RA, Abbott HB, et al.. Cascading Effects of Nanoparticle Coatings: Surface Functionalization Dictates the Assemblage of Complexed Proteins and Subsequent Interaction with Model Cell Membranes. ACS Nano. 2017;11:5489-5499.
Miller EL, Nason SL, Karthikeyan KG, Pedersen JA. Root Uptake of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Product Ingredients. Environmental Science & Technology. 2016;50:525-541.
Hang MN, Gunsolus IL, Wayland H, Melby ES, Mensch AC, Hurley KR, et al.. Impact of Nanoscale Lithium Nickel Manganese Cobalt Oxide (NMC) on the Bacterium Shewanella oneidensis MR-1. Chemistry of Materials. 2016;28:1092-1100.
Melby ES, Mensch AC, Lohse SE, Hu DH, Orr G, Murphy CJ, et al.. Formation of supported lipid bilayers containing phase-segregated domains and their interaction with gold nanoparticles. Environmental Science-Nano. 2016;3:45-55.
Chesney AR, Booth CJ, Lietz CB, Li LJ, Pedersen JA. Peroxymonosulfate Rapidly Inactivates the Disease-Associated Prion Protein. Environmental Science & Technology. 2016;50:7095-7105.
Cui Q, Hernandez R, Mason SE, Frauenheim T, Pedersen JA, Geiger F. Sustainable Nanotechnology: Opportunities and Challenges for Theoretical/Computational Studies. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 2016;120:7297-7306.
Troiano JM, Kuech TR, Vartanian AM, Torelli MD, Sen A, Jacob LM, et al.. On Electronic and Charge Interference in Second Harmonic Generation Responses from Gold Metal Nanoparticles at Supported Lipid Bilayers. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2016;120:20659-20667.
Hudson-Smith NV, Clement PL, Brown RP, Krause MOP, Pedersen JA, Haynes CL. Research highlights: speciation and transformations of silver released from Ag NPs in three species. Environmental Science-Nano. 2016;3:1236-1240.
Pedersen JA, Kane A. Focus on fundamental materials properties. Chemical Research in Toxicology. 2016;29:1083-1084.
Christl I, Ruiz M, Schmidt JR, Pedersen JA. Clarithromycin and Tetracycline Binding to Soil Humic Acid in the Absence and Presence of Calcium. Environmental Science & Technology. 2016;50:9933-9942.
Carlson CM, Schneider JR, Pedersen JA, Heisey DM, Johnson CJ. Experimental infection of meadow voles (Microtus pennsylvanicus) with sheep scrapie. Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research-Revue Canadienne De Recherche Veterinaire. 2015;79:68-73.
Dogangun M, Hang MN, Troiano JM, McGeachy AC, Melby ES, Pedersen JA, et al.. Alteration of Membrane Compositional Asymmetry by LiCoO2 Nanosheets. Acs Nano. 2015;9:8755-8765.
Troiano JM, Olenick LL, Kuech TR, Melby ES, Hu DH, Lohse SE, et al.. Direct Probes of 4 nm Diameter Gold Nanoparticles Interacting with Supported Lipid Bilayers. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2015;119:534-546.
Jacobson KH, Gunsolus IL, Kuech TR, Troiano JM, Melby ES, Lohse SE, et al.. Lipopolysaccharide Density and Structure Govern the Extent and Distance of Nanoparticle Interaction with Actual and Model Bacterial Outer Membranes. Environmental Science & Technology. 2015;49:10642-10650.
Geiger F, Pedersen JA. How open is open access?. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 2015;6:1246-1248.
Murphy CJ, Vartanian AM, Geiger FM, Hamers RJ, Pedersen JA, Cui Q, et al.. Biological responses to engineered nanomaterials: Needs for the next decade. ACS Central Science. 2015;1:117-123.
Kim MS, Louis KM, Pedersen JA, Hamers RJ, Peterson RE, Heideman W. Using citrate-functionalized TiO2 nanoparticles to study the effect of particle size on zebrafish embryo toxicity. Analyst. 2014;139:964-972.
Smith CB, Booth CJ, Wadzinski TJ, Legname G, Chappell R, Johnson CJ, et al.. Humic substances interfere with detection of pathogenic prion protein. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 2014;68:309-316.
Mori T, Hamers RJ, Pedersen JA, Cui Q. Integrated Hamiltonian Sampling: A Simple and Versatile Method for Free Energy Simulations and Conformational Sampling. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 2014;118:8210-8220.
Bishop LM, Tillman AS, Geiger FM, Haynes CL, Klaper RD, Murphy CJ, et al.. Enhancing Graduate Student Communication to General Audiences through Blogging about Nanotechnology and Sustainability. Journal of Chemical Education. 2014;91:1600-1605.
Greiner E, Kumar K, Sumit M, Giuffre A, Zhao W, Pedersen JA, et al.. Adsorption of l-glutamic acid and l-aspartic acid to γ-Al2O3. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2014;133:142-155.
Yang SP, Bar-Ilan O, Peterson RE, Heideman W, Hamers RJ, Pedersen JA. Influence of Humic Acid on Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticle Toxicity to Developing Zebrafish. Environmental Science & Technology. 2013;47:4718-4725.
Mori T, Hamers RJ, Pedersen JA, Cui Q. An Explicit Consideration of Desolvation is Critical to Binding Free Energy Calculations of Charged Molecules at Ionic Surfaces. Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation. 2013;9:5059-5069.
Booth CJ, Johnson CJ, Pedersen JA. Microbial and enzymatic inactivation of prions in soil environments. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 2013;59:1-15.
Wiecinski PN, Metz KM, Heiden TCK, Louis KM, Mangham AN, Hamers RJ, et al.. Toxicity of Oxidatively Degraded Quantum Dots to Developing Zebrafish (Danio rerio). Environmental Science & Technology. 2013;47:9132-9139.
Bar-Ilan O, Chuang CC, Schwahn DJ, Yang S, Joshi S, Pedersen JA, et al.. TiO2 Nanoparticle Exposure and Illumination during Zebrafish Development: Mortality at Parts per Billion Concentrations. Environmental Science & Technology. 2013;47:4726-4733.
Jacobson KH, Kuech TR, Pedersen JA. Attachment of Pathogenic Prion Protein to Model Oxide Surfaces. Environmental Science & Technology. 2013;47:6925-6934.
Johnson CJ, Gilbert PUPA, Abrecht M, Baldwin KL, Russell RE, Pedersen JA, et al.. Low Copper and High Manganese Levels in Prion Protein Plaques. Viruses-Basel. 2013;5:654-662.
Bar-Ilan O, Louis KM, Yang SP, Pedersen JA, Hamers RJ, Peterson RE, et al.. Titanium dioxide nanoparticles produce phototoxicity in the developing zebrafish. Nanotoxicology. 2012;6:670-679.
Walters RH, Jacobson KH, Pedersen JA, Murphy RM. Elongation Kinetics of Polyglutamine Peptide Fibrils: A Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation Study. Journal of Molecular Biology. 2012;421:329-347.
Tomaszewski JE, Madliger M, Pedersen JA, Schwarzenbach RP, Sander M. Adsorption of Insecticidal Cry1Ab Protein to Humic Substances. 2. Influence of Humic and Fulvic Acid Charge and Polarity Characteristics. Environmental Science & Technology. 2012;46:9932-9940.
Johnson CJ, Aiken JM, McKenzie D, Samuel MD, Pedersen JA. Highly Efficient Amplification of Chronic Wasting Disease Agent by Protein Misfolding Cyclic Amplification with Beads (PMCAb). Plos One. 2012;7:7.
Gao J, Hedman C, Liu C, Guo T, Pedersen JA. Transformation of Sulfamethazine by Manganese Oxide in Aqueous Solution. Environmental Science & Technology. 2012;46:2642-2651.
Sturm R, Sheynkman G, Booth C, Smith LM, Pedersen JA, Li LJ. Absolute Quantification of Prion Protein (90-231) Using Stable Isotope-Labeled Chymotryptic Peptide Standards in a LC-MRM AQUA Workflow. Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry. 2012;23:1522-1533.
Bishop LM, Yeager JC, Chen X, Wheeler JN, Torelli MD, Benson MC, et al.. A Citric Acid-Derived Ligand for Modular Functionalization of Metal Oxide Surfaces via "Click" Chemistry. Langmuir. 2012;28:1322-1329.
Smith CB, Booth CJ, Pedersen JA. Fate of Prions in Soil: A Review. Journal of Environmental Quality. 2011;40:449-461.
Sibley SD, Goldberg TL, Pedersen JA. Detection of Known and Novel Adenoviruses in Cattle Wastes via Broad-Spectrum Primers. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2011;77:5001-5008.
Johnson CJ, McKenzie D, Pedersen JA, Aiken JM. Meat and bone meal and mineral feed additives may increase the risk of oral prion disease transmission. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health - Part A: Current Issues. 2011;74:161-166.
Pedersen JA, Simpson MA, Bockheim JG, Kumar K. Characterization of soil organic carbon in drained thaw-lake basins of Arctic Alaska using NMR and FTIR photoacoustic spectroscopy. Organic Geochemistry. 2011;42:947-954.
Oleson TA, Sahai N, Pedersen JA. Electrostatic effects on deposition of multiple phospholipid bilayers at oxide surfaces. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 2010;352:327-336.
Jacobson KH, Lee S, Somerville RA, McKenzie D, Benson CH, Pedersen JA. Transport of the Pathogenic Prion Protein through Soils. Journal of Environmental Quality. 2010;39:1145-1152.
Gao J, Pedersen JA. Sorption of Sulfonamide Antimicrobial Agents to Humic Acid-Clay Complexes. Journal of Environmental Quality. 2010;39:228-235.
Seyfried EE, Newton RJ, Iv KFRubert, Pedersen JA, McMahon KD. Occurrence of tetracycline resistance genes in aquaculture facilities with varying use of oxytetracycline. Microbial Ecology. 2010;59:799-807.
Lowry GV, Hotze EM, Bernhardt ES, Dionysiou DD, Pedersen JA, Wiesner MR, et al.. Environmental occurrences, behavior, fate, and ecological effects of nanomaterials: An introduction to the special series. Journal of Environmental Quality. 2010;39:1867-1874.
Adkin A, Matthews D, Hope J, Maddison BC, Somerville RA, Pedersen JA. Risk of escape of prions in gaseous emissions from on-farm digestion vessels. Veterinary Record. 2010;167:28-29.
Wiecinski PN, Metz KM, Mangham AN, Jacobson KH, Hamers RJ, Pedersen JA. Gastrointestinal biodurability of engineered nanoparticles: Development of an in vitro assay. Nanotoxicology. 2009;3:202-U66.
Wiecinski PN, Heiden TCK, Metz KM, Mangham AN, Hamers RJ, Heideman W, et al.. Developmental toxicity of oxidatively degraded quantum dots. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2009;73:A1437-A1437.
Metz KM, Mangham AN, Bierman MJ, Jin S, Hamers RJ, Pedersen JA. Engineered Nanomaterial Transformation under Oxidative Environmental Conditions: Development of an in vitro Biomimetic Assay. Environmental Science & Technology. 2009;43:1598-1604.
King-Heiden TC, Wiecinski PN, Mangham AN, Metz KM, Nesbit D, Pedersen JA, et al.. Quantum Dot Nanotoxicity Assessment Using the Zebrafish Embryo. Environmental Science & Technology. 2009;43:1605-1611.
Jacobson KH, Lee S, McKenzie D, Benson CH, Pedersen JA. Transport of the pathogenic prion protein through landfill materials. Environmental Science and Technology. 2009;43:2022-2028.
Russo F, Johnson CJ, Johnson CJ, McKenzie D, Aiken JM, Pedersen JA. Pathogenic prion protein is degraded by a manganese oxide mineral found in soils. Journal of General Virology. 2009;90:275-280.
Liang C, Pedersen JA, Balser TC. Aminoglycoside antibiotics may interfere with microbial amino sugar analysis. Journal of Chromatography A. 2009;1216:5296-5301.
Johnson CJ, Gilbert PUPA, McKenzie D, Pedersen JA, Aiken JM. Ultraviolet-ozone treatment reduces levels of disease-associated prion protein and prion infectivity. BMC Res. Notes. 2009;2:No pp given.
Sibley SD, Pedersen JA. Interaction of the macrolide antimicrobial clarithromycin with dissolved humic acid. Environmental Science & Technology. 2008;42:422-428.
Bialk HM, Pedersen JA. NMR investigation of enzymatic coupling of sulfonamide antimicrobials with humic substances. Environmental Science & Technology. 2008;42:106-112.
Hinckley GT, Johnson CJ, Jacobson KH, Bartholomay C, McMahon KD, McKenzie D, et al.. Persistence of pathogenic prion protein during simulated wastewater treatment processes. Environmental Science and Technology. 2008;42:5254-5259.
Soliman MA, Pedersen JA, Park H, Castaneda-Jimenez A, Stenstrom MK, Suffet IH. Human pharmaceuticals, antioxidants, and plasticizers in wastewater treatment plant and water reclamation plant effluents. Water Environment Research. 2007;79:156-167.
Gu C, Karthikeyan KG, Sibley SD, Pedersen JA. Complexation of the antibiotic tetracycline with humic acid. Chemosphere. 2007;66:1494-1501.
Bialk HM, Hedman C, Castillo A, Pedersen JA. Laccase-mediated michael addition of N-15-sulfapyridine to a model humic constituent. Environmental Science & Technology. 2007;41:3593-3600.
Johnson CJ, Pedersen JA, Chappell RJ, McKenzie D, Aiken JM. Oral transmissibility of prion disease is enhanced by binding to soil particles. Plos Pathogens. 2007;3:874-881.
Ma X, Benson CH, McKenzie D, Aiken JM, Pedersen JA. Adsorption of pathogenic prion protein to quartz sand. Environmental Science and Technology. 2007;41:2324-2330.
Johnson CJ, Phillips KE, Schramm PT, McKenzie D, Aiken JM, Pedersen JA. Prions adhere to soil minerals and remain infectious. Plos Pathogens. 2006;2:296-302.
Pedersen JA, Yeager MA, Suffet IH. Organophosphorus insecticides in agricultural and residential runoff: Field observations and implications for total maximum daily load development. Environmental Science and Technology. 2006;40:2120-2127.
Pedersen JA, McMahon KD, Benson CH. Prions: Novel pathogens of environmental concern?. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 2006;132:967-969.
Schramm PT, Johnson CJ, Mathews NE, McKenzie D, Aiken JM, Pedersen JA. Potential role of soil in the transmission of prion disease. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry. 2006;64:135-152.
Iv KFRubert, Pedersen JA. Kinetics of oxytetracycline reaction with a hydrous manganese oxide. Environmental Science and Technology. 2006;40:7216-7221.
Gao JA, Pedersen JA. Adsorption of sulfonamide antimicrobial agents to clay minerals. Environmental Science & Technology. 2005;39:9509-9516.
Bialk HM, Simpson AJ, Pedersen JA. Cross-coupling of sulfonamide antimicrobial agents with model humic constituents. Environmental Science & Technology. 2005;39:4463-4473.
Rose PE, Pedersen JA. Fate of oxytetracycline in streams receiving aquaculture discharges: Model simulations. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 2005;24:40-50.
Pedersen JA, Soliman M, Suffet IH. Human pharmaceuticals, hormones, and personal care product ingredients in runoff from agricultural fields irrigated with treated wastewater. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 2005;53:1625-1632.
Soliman MA, Pedersen JA, Suffet IH. Rapid gas chromatography-mass spectrometry screening method for human pharmaceuticals, hormones, antioxidants and plasticizers in water. Journal of Chromatography A. 2004;1029:223-237.
Pedersen JA, Yeager MA, Suffet IH. Xenobiotic organic compounds in runoff from fields irrigated with treated wastewater. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 2003;51:1360-1372.
Lin CHM, Pedersen JA, Suffet IH. Influence of aeration on hydrophobic organic contaminant distribution and diffusive flux in estuarine sediments. Environmental Science and Technology. 2003;37:3547-3554.
Mishra NN, Pedersen JA, Rogers KR. Highly sensitive assay for anticholinesterase compounds using 96 well plate format. ACS Symposium Series. 2002;806:289-305.
Pedersen JA, Schweitzer LE, Lin CHM, Suffet IH. Effect of oxic state on nonpolar organic contaminant distribution, mobility, and bioavailability in estuarine sediments. Israel Journal of Chemistry. 2002;42:109-118.
Pedersen JA, Suffet IH. Transport and transformation processes affecting organophosphorus insecticide loads in surface runoff. ACS Symposium Series. 2002;806:164-185.
Pedersen JA, Gabelich CJ, Lin CH, Suffet IH. Aeration effects on the partitioning of a PCB to anoxic estuarine sediment pore water dissolved organic matter. Environmental Science and Technology. 1999;33:1388-1397.
Pedersen JA, Gabelich CJ, Lin CH, Suffet IH. Effects of aeration on the structure and composition of anoxic sediment pore water dissolved organic matter and the partitioning of 2,2′,4,4′-tetrachlorobiphenyl. ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry, Preprints. 1997;37:197-198.