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Department of Chemistry Amy Nielsen

Nielsen, Amy

Clinical Assistant Professor

Fulmer 468
Pullman, WA 99164-4630

(509) 335-1923
amy.nielsen@wsu.edu

Education

Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, 2014
University of California, Los Angeles
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Miguel A. Garcia-Garibay

 

M.S., Organic Chemistry, 2010
University of California, Los Angeles
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Miguel A. Garcia-Garibay

 

B.S., Chemistry and Botany, 2007
Iowa State University, Ames IA
Department of Chemistry
Research Advisors: Dr. Nicola L. Pohl and Dr. Walt Trahanovsky

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Publications

[7] Burt, A.; Hantho, J. D. Nielsen, A. E.; Mancini, R. J.; “An Enzyme-Directed Imidazoquinoline Activated by Drug Resistance” ASAP, ACS Biochemistry.

[Impact Factor: 2.938]

 

[6] Nielsen, A. E.; Hantho, J. D.; Mancini, R. J. “Synthetic Agonists of NOD-Like, RIG-I-Like, and C-Type Lectin Receptors for Probing the Inflammatory Immune Response” Future Medicinal Chemistry, 2017, 9 (12), pp 1345-1360.

[Impact Factor: 3.556]

      *Highlighted by Macchiarulo, A. “Immunotherapy… a Pursuit Race to Tomorrow’s Medicines” Future Medicinal Chemistry, 2017, 9 (12) pp 1297-1299.

 

[5] Hantho, J. D.; Strayer, T. S.; Mancini, R. J.; Nielsen, A. E. “An Enzyme-Directed Imidazoquinoline for Cancer Immunotherapy” ChemMedChem, 2016, 11 (22), 2496-2500.

[Impact Factor: 3.225]

     *Featured on cover of the journal

 

[4] Nielsen, A. E.; Rice, R.; Finnegan, M. “Chemistry 102: Chemistry Related to Life Sciences Lab Manual”, Washington State University, Star Publishing, 2015.

(Project Roles: Found and edited new labs, rewrote and revised pre-exisiting labs)

 

[3] Nielsen, A. E.; Hughs, M.; Ayitou, A.; Garcia-Garibay, M. A. “Studies on the Solid State Photocyclization of Sterically Congested a-o-Tolyl and Mesityl Ketones with “poor” Hydrogen Abstraction Geometry” manuscript in preparation.

 

[2] Nielsen, A. E.; Stopin, A. P.; Garcia-Garibay, M. A. “Photo-Induced and Thermal Decarbonylation of Crystalline Biaryl Cyclopropenones with Bulky Substituents: Insights into Solid-to-Solid Transformations with Reactions that Challenge the Topochemical Postulate” manuscript in preparation.

 

[1] Nielsen, A. E.; Kuzmanich, G. K.; Garcia-Garibay, M. A. “Quantum Chain Reaction of Tethered Diarylcyclopropenones in the Solid State and Their Distance-Dependence in Solution Reveal a Dexter S2-S2 Energy Transfer Mechanism” J. Phys. Chem. A., 2014, 118 (10), pp 1858-1863.

[Impact Factor: 2.847]

 

Patents

[1] Mancini, R. J; Nielsen A. E.; Hantho, J. D. “Enzyme-Directed Pro-Immunostimulant and uses thereof” United States Patent Application, US/15722018, October 2, 2017.