Friday, November 27, 2020

Christopher Marx publishes in IMRN

 New publication for Christopher Marx, Associate Professor of Mathematics, as reported in Web of Science

journal cover for IMRN

Hislop, Peter D., and Christoph A. Marx. "Dependence of the Density of States on the Probability Distribution for Discrete Random Schrodinger Operators." International Mathematics Research Notices 2020.17 (2020): 5279-341. Web.

This Oxford University Press journal is accessible in the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center.

Monday, November 23, 2020

Michael Moore Publishes in Gene, with Collaborators at Hainan Univ, China

 Wang, J., Moore, Michael J., Wang, H., Zhu, Z., & Wang, H. (2021). Plastome evolution and phylogenetic relationships among Malvaceae subfamilies. Gene, 765, 145103. 10.1016/j.gene.2020.145103

From the abstract: "Malvaceae s.l. is the largest family of Malvales, comprising more than 4225 species. Within Malvaceae, the phylogenetic relationships among subfamilies remain controversial. To resolve these relationships and explore plastome evolution in Malvaceae, we assembled a complete plastome data set of 39 Malvales species, including newly reported sequences for 13 Malvaceae and two Dipterocarpaceae species. ...Phylogenetic reconstructions based on 78 protein-coding genes strongly supported nearly all relationships among Malvaceae subfamilies. The diversification of the subfamilies of Malvaceae was dated to the late Cretaceous and early Eocene, during a time of global warmth."

Malvaceae, also known as the mallow family, includes Hibiscus, okra, cotton, and cacao.  More from

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Matthew Elrod publishes in ACS Earth and Space Chemistry

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Matthew Elrod, Robert and Eleanor Biggs Professor of Natural Science and Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, co-authored this paper with three currently enrolled students: senior Erika Aoki, junior Jon Sarrimanolis, and junior Sophie Lyon.

Aoki, E., Sarrimanolis, J. N., Lyon, S. A., & Elrod, M. J. (2020). Determining the relative reactivity of sulfate, bisulfate, and organosulfates with epoxides on secondary organic aerosol. ACS Earth and Space Chemistry, 4(10), 1793-1801. 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.Oc00178

From the abstract: "The relative reactivities (nucleophilic strengths relative to water) of sulfate, bisulfate, and methyl sulfate anion were measured through a series of model epoxide-nucleophile experiments using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy."

This is a relatively new journal from the American Chemical Society.  From an editorial in the first issue, published in 2017:  "The launch of ACS Earth and Space Chemistry presents an opportunity to deepen and expand the conversation about the integral role that chemistry plays in the study of fundamental and applied research in the fields of geology, astronomy, oceanography, and atmospheric science."