Publications

Lazzara, N.; Rosano, R.; Vagadia, P.; Giovine, M.; Bezpalko, M.; Piro, N.; Kassel, W.; Boyko, W.; Zubris, D.; Schrader, K.; Wedge, D. E.; Duke, S.; Giuliano, R.* Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of 6-[(1R)-1-hydroxyethyl]-2,4a(R),6(S),8a(R)-tetrahydropyrano-[3,2-b]-pyran-2-one and Structural Analogs of the Putative Structure of Diplopyrone. J. Org. Chem. 2019, 84, 666-678.  link

Lovett, D. M.; Thierer, L. M.; Santos, E. E. P.; Hardie, R. L.; Dougherty, W. G.; Piro, N. A.; Kassel, W. S.; Cromer, B. M.; Coughlin, E. B.; Zubris, D. L.* Structural analysis of imino- and amino-pyridine ligands for Ni(II): Precatalysts for the polymerization of ethylene. J. Organomet. Chem. 2018, 863, 44-53.  PDF file

Rotella, M.; Bezpalko, M.; Piro, N.; Lazzara, N.; Kassel, W. S.; Zubris, D.; Giuliano, R.* Synthesis, x-ray crystallographic and computational analysis of 2,3-dideoxy-α/β-D-erythro-hexopyranosyl cyanides. Anomeric effect of the cyano group. Stereochemistry and Global Connectivity: The Legacy of Ernest L. Eliel Volume 1 (pp. 155-170), 2017Abstract

Zubris, D. L.;* Minbiole, K. P. C.;* Wuest, W. M.* Polymeric Quaternary Ammonium Compounds: Versatile Antimicrobial Materials. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, 2017, 17, 305-318. Invited review article.  PDF file

Vagadia, P. P.; Brown, S. P.; Zubris, D. L.; Piro, N. A.; Boyko, W. J.; Kassel, W. S.; Giuliano, R. M.* Stereoselective Synthesis of 7-Deoxy-1,2;3,4-Di-O-Isopropylidene-D-glycero-α-D- galacto-Heptopyranose. Carbohydrate Chemistry: Proven Synthetic Methods, Volume 3, Chapter 31, 2015. PDF file

Dudley, T. J.; Beck, J. E.; Santos, E. E. P.; Johnston, K. A.; Kassel, W. S.; Dougherty, W. G.; Boyko, W. J.; Zubris, D. L.*  Conformational analysis via calculations and NMR spectroscopy for isomers of the mono(imino)pyridine ligand, 2-{(2,6-Me2-C6H3)NC(i-Pr)}C5H4N.  RSC Adv., 2012, 2, 6237-6244.  PDF file

Steves, J. E.; Kennedy, M. D.; Chiang, K. P.; Kassel, W. S.; Dougherty, W. G.; Dudley, T. J.; Zubris, D. L.* Synthesis of a bulky bis(imino)pyridine ligand:  A methodology for systematic variation of steric bulk and energetic implications for metallation.  Dalton Trans., 2009, 1214-1222.  PDF file

 Axtell, J. A.; Thai, S. D.; Morton, L. A.; Kassel, W. S.; Dougherty, W. G.; Zubris, D. L.* Syntheses of rac/meso-{PhP(3-t-Bu-C5H3)2}-Zr{RN(CH2)3NR}, structural analyses of rac-{PhP(3-t-Bu-C5H3)2}Zr{RN(CH2)3NR} (where R is SiMe3 or Ph), and meso to rac isomerization.  J. Organomet. Chem.200825, 3741-3750PDF file

 Zubris, D. L.* Doubly Bridged Metallocenes for Stereoselective Propylene Polymerization. In Stereoselective Polymerization with Single-Site Catalysts, Baugh, L. S., Canich J. M., Eds.; Taylor & Francis: Boca Raton, FL, 2008, pp. 101-134.  Invited book chapter.

Chirik, P. J.; Zubris, D. L.; Ackerman, L. J.; Henling, L. M.; Bercaw, J. E. Preparation of ansa-Niobocene and ansa-Tantalocene Olefin Hydride Complexes as Transition State Analogs in Metallocene-Catalyzed Olefin Polymerization. Organometallics 200322, 172-187. PDF file

Perthuisot, C.; Edelbach, B. L.; Zubris, D. L.; Simhai, N.; Iverson, C. N.; Muller, C.; Satoh, T.; Jones, W. D. Cleavage of the Carbon-Carbon Bond in Biphenylene using Transition Metals. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2002189, 157-168. PDF file

Zubris, D. L.; Veghini, D.; Herzog, T. A.; Bercaw, J. E. Reactivity and Mechanistic Studies of Stereocontrol for Ziegler-Natta Polymerization Utilizing Doubly-Silylene Bridged Group 3 and Group 4 Metallocenes. In Olefin Polymerization: Emerging Frontiers; Arjunan. P., McGrath, J. E., Hanlon, T. L., Eds.; ACS Symposium Series 749; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2000; pp 2-14.

Millar, S. P.; Zubris, D. L.; Bercaw, J. E.; Eisenberg, R. On the Mechanism of Dihydrogen Addition to Tantalocene Complexes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998120, 5329-5330. PDF file

Perthuisot, C.; Edelbach, B. L.; Zubris, D. L.; Jones, W. D. C-C Activation in Biphenylene. Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity of (C5Me5)2M2(2,2'-biphenyl) (M = Rh, Co). Organometallics 199716, 2016-2023. PDF file

Herzog, T. A.; Zubris, D. L.; Bercaw, J. E. A New Class of Zirconocene Catalysts for the Syndiospecific Polymerization of Propylene and its Modification for Varying Polypropylene from Isotactic to Syndiotactic. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1996118, 11988-11989. PDF file