Extraordinary!

Grigoriy A. Sereda


 

Professor
  Organic Chemistry
  University of South Dakota
 

 M.S., 1988, Moscow State University  
 Ph.D., 1992, Moscow State University

  Current address
  414 E. Clark Street
  University of South Dakota,
  Department of Chemistry
  57069 Vermillion, SD          

 

Teaching schedule

 

 



 Research group

 
 
  Phone: (605) 677-6190
  Fax: (605) 677-6397
  e-mail: gsereda@usd.edu

 

  Organic chemistry (CHEM 326 and CHEM 328) learning materials

  UCAN Understand Curved Arrow Notation! Animated Mechanisms of Organic Reactions and Organic chemistry blog (Questions, answers, discussion)

Our dental research   

We are interested in the interdisciplinary areas between organic chemistry, nanotechnology, and photodynamics.
Currently our research is focused on the three following projects:

1. Synthesis, controlled functionalization, and application of nanoparticles for biochemical, medical, catalysis, and industrial polymer applications 

2. Photo sensitized cytotoxicity of quinones as potential PDT agents 

3. Catalysis by carbons and deposited materials (Pd, vanadia, titania. etc.)

     Recent individual awards

2015 USD President's Award for Research Excellence - Innovation and Entrepreneurship category 

2013 Subcontract with the Composite and Nanocomposite Advanced Manufacturing center (CNAM)

2012 Interdisciplinary Research Incentive Grant

2011 Northern Plains Undergraduate Research Center (NPURC) Grant

2010 Northern Plains Undergraduate Research Center (NPURC) Grant

2009 USD Research Excellence Development Grant

     Selected Publications

    1. Forsay, S.; Ngassa, F.; Boquin, J.; Brouet, S.; Chaytor, J.; Domski, G.; Madu, Ch.; Nicholson, Ch.; Ow, F.; Phillips, R.; Sereda, G. Organic Chemistry I & II: A Live Interactive Textbook. 1st ed. Toronto, Ontario: Top Hat 2015

    2. Eichler, B.; Erickson, J.; Keppen, J.; Sykes, A.; Sereda, G. A non-planar crystal polymorph of 1,2-bis(9-anthracenyl)ethyne. Tetrahedron Lett., 2015, 56, 4574-4577.

    3Sereda G., Application of Mesoporous Materials for Drug Delivery, p 151-166, Chapter 8 in the Book "Comprehensive Guide for Mesoporous Materials". Volume 4 (Application and Commercialization) Edited by Mahmood Aliofkhazraei, Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA, 2015, ISBN: 978-1-63482-093-6

    4Sereda, G. Tuning photocatalytic activity of carbon-based assemblies by their morphology and surface functionalization. J Pet Environ Biotechnol.. 2014, 5 (4), 96. 

    5. Beard, J.; Brouet, S.; Ennis, E.; Fleming, S.; Handy, S.; Hayden, T.; Kreke, P.; Morvant, M.; Nikles, J.; Reese, M.; Safarowic, F.; Schore, N.; Sereda, G.; Smith, S,; VanHorn, B. First-Term Organic Chemistry Exam. Form 2014. ACS Division of Chemical Education Examination, 2014.

    6Huber, V.; Sereda, G.; Dale, J.  Rapid and inexpensive assay for evaluation of antibody efficacy with custom-designed fluorescent nanoparticles.  US Patent 2014, Int. Appl., WO 2014145216 A1 20140918. 

    7Rashwan, K.; Brakke, E.;  Sereda, G. Fluorescent labeling of materials using silica nanoparticles. Nanotechnology Reviews. 2014, 3 (6), 591-596. 

    8Klonoski, J., Hurtig, H., Juber, B., Schuneman, M., Bickett, T., Svendsen, J., Burum, B., Penfound, J., Sereda, G., Dale, J., Chaussee, M., Huber, V. Vaccination against the M protein of Streptococcus pyogenes prevents death after influenza virus:S. pyogenes super-infection. Vaccine. 2014, 32, 5241–5249. 

    9Banerjee, S.; Payra, S.; Saha, A.; Sereda, G. ZnO nanoparticles: a green efficient catalyst for the room temperature synthesis of biologically active 2-aryl-1,3-benzothiazole and 1,3-benzoxazole derivatives Tetrahedron Lett., 2014, 55, 5515-5520.

     10. Sereda, G.; Moorthy, R.; Gamarra-Luques, C.; Telleria, C. Facile Synthesis of a Phototoxic Monofunctionalized Tetraarylporphyrin as Scaffold for Porphyrin-Quinone Conjugates Synth. Commun., 2013, 43, 2, 182-190

      11. Peng, R.; Banerjee, S.; Sereda, G.; Koodali, R.T. TiO2-SiO2 mixed oxides: Organic ligand templated controlled deposition of titania and their photocatalytic activities for hydrogen production International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2012, 37, 17009-17018

      12. Sereda, G.; Marshall, C.; Grady, A.; Dreessen, J.; Turner, M.; Libera, J. Effect of Atomic Layer Deposition Support Thickness on Structural Properties and Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Propane on Alumina- and Titania-Supported Vanadia Catal. Lett., 2012, 142, 4, 399-407

      13. Sereda, G.; Moorthy, R.; Basa, P.; Sykes, A.; Purohit, K.; Rajpara, V.; Becht, D. Unexpected Diastereoselective Acetylation of 1,8-Dimethoxyanthracene Adducts with Maleic Anhydride and Dimethyl Maleate Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2012, 4, 810-816

      14. Banerjee, S.; Khatri, H.; Balasanthiran, V.; Koodali, R.T.; Sereda, G. Synthesis of substituted acetylenes, arylealkyl ethers, 2-alkene-4-ynoates and nitriles using heterogeneous mesoporous Pd-MCM-48 as reusable catalyst Tetrahedron, 2011, 67, 5717-5724

      15. Sereda, G.; Rajpara, V. Photoactivated and photopassivated benzylic oxidation catalyzed by pristine and oxidized carbons Catal. Commun., 2011, 12, 669-672

      


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