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Laura Van Dorn

Member of the Graduate Faculty,
Assistant Professor of Practice,

Chemistry & Biochemistry - Sci
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Laura Van Dorn experts in inorganic chemistry, bioinformatics, organometallic chemistry, computational biology, organometallics, condensed matter physics, chemistry, physics, materials science, molecular evolution, organic chemistry
Chemistry for Allied & Public Health 
Lectures in General Chemistry 
General Chemistry I 
General Chemistry II 
2013UA Alumni Fundraising to Support Women Writers 
2010Campus Events to Discourage ‘Fat Talk’ 
2010Marching to End Sexual Assault 
2003Chemists Discover New Molecules That Excel at Shedding Electrons 
2003Worried About Asteroid-Ocean Impacts? Don't Sweat the Small Stuff 
Publications (14)
2015From gas-phase ionization energies to solution oxidation potentials: Dimolybdenum tetraformamidinate paddlewheel complexes 
2011Evolutionary bridges to new protein folds: design of C-terminal Cro protein chameleon sequences 
2006Relationship between sequence determinants of stability for two natural homologous proteins with different folds 
2006Facilitating access to the most easily ionized molecule: an improved synthesis of the key intermediate, W-2(hpp)(4)Cl-2, and related compounds 
2006Photoelectron Spectroscopy and DFT Calculations of Easily Ionized Quadruply Bonded Mo24+ Compounds and Their Bicyclic Guanidinate Precursors 
2006Photoelectron spectroscopy and DFT calculations of easily ionized quadruply bonded Mo-2(4+) compounds and their bicyclic guanidinate precursors 
2006A Trade between Similar but Nonequivalent Intrasubunit and Intersubunit Contacts in Cro Dimer Evolution, 
2006Facilitating Access to the Most Easily Ionized Molecule: an Improved Synthesis of the Key Intermediate, W2(hpp)4Cl2, and Related Compounds 
2004Guanidinates: A new class of ligands for dimetal units with multiple metal-metal bonds. 
2004Ligand electronic effects in dimetal complexes: Developments toward low ionization energies and correlations with solution properties 
2003" The big easy": A molecule that ionizes more readily than cesium 
2002Closed-shell molecules that ionize more readily than cesium 
2002Synthesis and Characterization of Novel para- and meta-Phenylenevinylene Derivatives: Fine Tuning of the Electronic and Optical Properties of Conjugated … 
2001Photoelectron spectroscopy of substituted Rh-2(form)(4) complexes: Electronic influences upon gas-phase ionizations.