Department of Chemistry

Dr. Jonathan Rhoad

Associate Professor

A.B., William Jewell
M.S. and Ph.D., The Ohio State University

816-271-4389
Agenstein Hall, 332
jrhoad1@missouriwestern.edu

Research Interests:

Conformational preferences of furanoside carbohydrate derivatives using NMR and computation
Stereoselectivity in carbohydrate analogs
New labs that incorporate carbohydrate derivatives and analogs into the organic chemistry course
New labs that incorporate computational chemistry into many steps of the lab sequence for a chemistry degree
Publications
Rhoad, J. (2011). Determination of Relative Stereochemistry of an Unknown Carbohydrate: Application of Two-dimensional NMR and the Karplus Relationship. The Chemical Educator, 16(DOI 10.1007/s00897102398a), 304-306. chemeducator.org/bibs/0016001/16100304.htm

Rhoad, J., Cagg, B. A., Carver, P. W. (2010). Scanning the Potential Energy Surface of Furanosyl Oxocarbenium Ions: Models for Reactive Intermediates in Glycosylation Reactions. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 114(15), 5180-5186.

Rhoad, J., Lowary, T. L., Ferguson, M. J. (2004). ³4,8-anhydro-1,2,3,5-tetradeoxy-D-allo-non-1-enitol². Acta Crystallographica E, E60, o1942-o1944.

Rhoad, J., Lowary, T. L., Ferguson, M. J. (2004). ³5,6,7,9-Tetra-O-acetyl-4,8-anhydro-1,2,3-trideoxy-D-glycero-D-gulo-non-1-enitol. Acta Crystallographica E, E60, o1939-o1941.
Funding and Awards
Compass Award, Alpha Chi Honor Society. (December 2013)

Honorable Mention, Critical Thinking Award, Dean's Council. (April 2008).

Outstanding Instructor, Disability Services. (May 2007).

Presentations
Rhoad, J. (Author Only), Freeman, D. (Presenter & Author), Cassity, A. (Author Only), Spring 2013 National Convention, "A Comparison Between Computational Conformational Populations and NMR J-value Coupling in Permethylated Pentafuranosides," American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA. (April 8, 2013).

Rhoad, J. (Author Only), Freeman, D. (Author Only), Cassity, A. (Presenter & Author), Spring 2013 National Convention, "Improved Understanding of Conformational Preferences of Permethylated Furanosides," American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA. (April 8, 2013). Rhoad, J. (Author Only), Edlin, M. (Presenter & Author), Spring 2013 National Convention, "Multiple Step Synthesis of 2-deoxy-glycero-tetrose for Organic Chemistry Labs: Applications in Carbohydrate Stereochemistry," American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA. (April 8, 2013).

Rhoad, J. (Presenter & Author), Spring 2013 National Convention, "Evaluating the evidence: Determining the course of a Diels-Alder reaction using visible spectroscopy," American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA. (April 7, 2013).

Rhoad, J. (Author Only), Dow, B. (Presenter & Author), Ruark, C. (Author Only), Spring 2011 National Convention, "A New Method for Scanning Furanose Potential Energy Surfaces: Applications in Carbohydrate Chemistry," American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA. (March 28, 2011).

Rhoad, J. (Presenter & Author), Dow, B. (Author Only), Ruark, C. (Author Only), Spring 2011 National Convention, "A New Method for Scanning Furanose Potential Energy Surfaces: Applications in Carbohydrate Chemistry," American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA. (March 28, 2011).

Rhoad, J. (Author Only), Edlin, M. (Presenter & Author), Spring 2011 National Convention, "New multistep synthesis for organic chemistry labs:," American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA. (March 28, 2011).

Rhoad, J. (Author Only), Cagg, B. A. (Presenter & Author), Carver, P. W. (Author Only), ACS Spring National Convention, "“Scanning the Potential Energy Surface of Furanosyl Oxocarbenium Ions: Models for Reactive Intermediates in Carbohydrate Reactions”," American Chemical Society, Salt Lake City, UT. (2009).

Rhoad, J. (Presenter & Author), Cagg, B. A. (Author Only), Carver, P. W. (Author Only), ACS Fall National Convention, "“Scanning the Potential Energy Surface of Furanosyl Oxocarbenium Ions: Models for Reactive Intermediates in Carbohydrate Reactions”," American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA. (2008).

Rhoad, J. (Presenter & Author), Cagg, B. A. (Author Only), Carver, P. W. (Author Only), ACS Spring National Convention, "“Scanning the Potential Energy Surface of Furanosyl Oxocarbenium Ions: Models for Reactive Intermediates in Carbohydrate Reactions”," American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA. (2008).

Rhoad, J. (Author Only), Cagg, B. A. (Presenter & Author), Carver, P. W. (Author Only), ACS Midwest Regional Meeting, "“Scanning the Potential Energy Surface of Furanosyl Oxocarbenium Ions: Models for Reactive Intermediates in Carbohydrate Reactions”," American Chemical Society, Kansas City, MO. (2007).

Rhoad, J. (Presenter & Author), Cagg, B. A. (Author Only), Carver, P. W. (Author Only), ACS Midwest Regional Meeting, "“Scanning the Potential Energy Surface of Furanosyl Oxocarbenium Ions: Models for Reactive Intermediates in Carbohydrate Reactions”," American Chemical Society, Kansas City, MO. (2007).

Houseknecht, J. B. (Author Only), Rhoad, J. (Author Only), Tao, P. (Author Only), DeMatteo, M. P. (Author Only), Sunoj, R. B. (Author Only), McCarren, P. R. (Author Only), Callam, C. S. (Author Only), Hada, C. M. (Author Only), Lowary, T. L. (Presenter & Author), ACS National Convention, ""Conformational Investigations of Arabinofuranosyl Oligosaccharides from Mycobacteria"," American Chemical Society. (2004).

Rhoad, J. (Presenter & Author), Turro, C. (Author Only), Lowary, T. L. (Author Only), Alberta Ingenuity Center Carbohydrate Conference, ""Synthesis of Saccharides for the Binding of Dirhodium to DNA"," Alberta Ingenuity Center, Banff, Alberta, Canada. (2003).

Rhoad, J. (Presenter & Author), Turro, C. (Author Only), Lowary, T. L. (Author Only), Gordon Conference on Carbohydrate Chemistry, ""Synthesis of Saccharides for the Binding of Dirhodium to DNA"," Gordon Conferences, New Hampshire. (June 2003).

Rhoad, J. (Presenter & Author), Turro, C. (Author Only), Lowary, T. L. (Author Only), ACS Spring National Convention, ""Synthesis of Saccharides for the Binding of Dirhodium to DNA"," American Chemical Society. (2001).