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Fresno State RISE Program

Publications

Peer-reviewed publications

  • Chen Q.H.; Krishnan V.V. Identification of ligand binding sites in intrinsically disordered proteins with a differential binding score. Sci Rep. 2021 Nov 19;11(1):22583. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-00869-4. PMID: 34799573; PMCID: PMC8604960.
  • Munoz E.; Chen G.; Hossain A.; Wu S.; Nava E.O.; Hang J.; Lee T.; Zhang Q.; Wang G.; Chen Q.H. Synthesis and biological evaluation of niclosamide PROTACs. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 2022;72:128870. doi: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2022.128870.
  • Rajaram, P.; Rivera, A.; Muthima, K.; Olveda, N.; Muchalski, H.; Chen, Q. Second-Generation Androgen Receptor Antagonists as Hormonal Therapeutics for Three Forms of Prostate Cancer. Molecules 2020, 25, 2448. doi: 10.3390
  • Uchida M.; Manzo E.; Echeveria D.; Jiménez S.; Lovell L. Harnessing physicochemical properties of virus capsids for designing enzyme confined nanocompartments. Curr Opin Virol. 2022 Feb;52:250-257. doi: 10.1016/j.coviro.2021.12.012. Epub 2021 Dec 30. PMID: 34974380; PMCID: PMC8939255.

Presentations

  • Cardenas A.; Kaur A, Fajardo J, Winchell C, Waselkov K. Population Genetics of Two California Species of Checker Lily (Fritillaria) Poster presentation at UCLA CSU Symposium; 2022 August 8; Los Angeles, CA.
  • Chavez L.C.; Gill W.; Oswald K. Best practices for learning new information: Testing across time intervals. Virtual poster session presented at 2020 College of Science and Mathematics Research Showcase; 2020 May 8-15; Virtual. 
  • Chavez L.C.; Gill W.; Oswald K. Best practices for learning new information: Testing across time intervals. Virtual poster session presented at 2020 Western Psychological Association Virtual Convention; 2020 October 28-31; Virtual. 
  • Cooksey K.; Chen Q.; Sorensen E. Synthesis of a Suzuki coupling precursor for bis-piperidine alkaloids as potential therapeutics for cancer. Oral presentation at The Leadership Alliance National Symposium; 2022 July 30; Hartford, CT.
  • Cooksey K.; Chen Q.; Sorensen E. Synthesis of a Suzuki coupling precursor for bis-piperidine alkaloids as potential therapeutics for cancer. Poster presentation at Princeton Chemistry Summer Research Symposium; 2022 July 28; Princeton, NJ. 
  • Flores-Mondragon S.; Price P. Effect of group size on judgments of average attractiveness: Mixed vs. blocked group sizes. Virtual poster session presented at 2020 College of Science and Mathematics Research Showcase; 2020 May 8-15; Virtual. 
  • Hang J.; Chen Q.; Sorensen E. Synthesis of key intermediate iodoenamine for tetracyclic bis-piperidine alkaloids for anticancer agents. Oral presentation at The Leadership Alliance National Symposium; 2022 July 30; Hartford, CT.
  • Hang J.; Chen Q.; Sorensen E. Iodoenamine: Precursor for bis-piperidine alkaloids for cancer treatment. Poster presentation at Princeton Chemistry Summer Research Symposium; 2022 July 28; Princeton, NJ. 
  • Herrera S.; Toro R. Achievement guilt and well-being among Latinx college students: Does familism influence this relationship? Poster presentation at UCLA CSU Symposium; 2022 August 8; Los Angeles, CA. 
  • Jiménez S; Xiong D; Tapia P; Calderon-Urrea A. Effects of chalcones on the life span of several C. elegans strains. Virtual poster session presented at 33rd CSU Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students; 2020 November 9-13; Virtual. 
  • Keobounnam A.; Lenert-Mondou C.; Hawker M. The Extent of Hydrophobic Recovery on Nitrogen and Water Vapor Plasma Treated Silk Films. Poster presentation at UCLA CSU Symposium; 2022 August 8; Los Angeles, CA. 
  • Lucatero D.; Flores-Mondragon S.; Chavez L.C.; Price P. Do feelings of power affect attentional flexibility? Virtual poster session presented at 2020 College of Science and Mathematics Research Showcase; 2020 May 8-15; Virtual. 
  • Lucatero D.; Flores-Mondragon S.; Chavez L.C.; Price P. Do feelings of power affect attentional flexibility? Virtual poster session presented at 2020 Western Psychological Association Virtual Convention; 2020 October 28-31; Virtual.
  • Olveda N.; Chen Q. Luteolin derivatives selectively suppress androgen receptor-positive LNCaP prostate cancer cell proliferation. Virtual oral session presented at 2020 College of Science and Mathematics Research Showcase; 2020 May 8-15; Virtual. 
  • Rojas A.; Dhindsa S.; Muchalski M. Gold(I)-Bronsted Acid Co-Catalyzed Synthesis of Substituted Isocoumarins. Virtual poster session presented at 2020 SACNAS-Virtual Conference; 2020 October 22-24; Virtual. 
  • Sano L.; Ramos E.; Goto J. Investigating SOD1 abrogation with L-serine and BMAA in fruit flies. Virtual poster session presented at 2020 College of Science and Mathematics Research Showcase; 2020 May 8-15; Virtual.
  • Xiong D; Tapia P; Jiménez S; Calderon-Urrea A. Caenorhabditis Elegans Strains Respond Differently to Various Nematicidal Chalcones. Virtual poster session presented at 32nd Annual CSU Annual Biotechnology Symposium; 2020 January 16-19; Virtual.
  • Xiong D; Tapia P; Jiménez S; Calderon-Urrea A. Caenorhabditis Elegans Strains Respond Differently to Various Nematicidal Chalcones. Virtual poster session presented at 2020 SACNAS-Virtual Conference; 2020 October 22-24; Virtual.

In the news...

  • RISE Fellow Sophie Jimenez was featured in an article titled "Good Chemistry: Growing research activity leads to major boost in Fresno State’s classification" in Fresno State Magazine by Chuck Radke. Click here to read about Sophie's journey. Summer 2022.
  • RISE Fellows Jasmine Hang and Khamyl Cooksey were feature in an article titled "Inaugural Program Spurs "Unforgettable Summer of Research" in Princeton University News by Wendy Plump. Click here to read about Jasmine and Khamyl's experience at Princeton. Aug 2, 2022.