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John Gorden
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Associate Professor

Research Areas: General Chemistry

Office: 363 Chemistry Bldg.

Address:
179 Chemistry Bldg.
Auburn, AL 36849

Phone: (334) 844-7750
Fax: (334) 844-6959
E-Mail: gordejd@auburn.edu


Education

Ph.D., The University of Texas Austin
2001
B.S., The University of Texas Arlington
1995


Professional Employment

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Auburn University
2014 - present
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Auburn University
2012 - 2014
Instructor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Auburn University
2007 - 2012
Assistant Research Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Auburn University
2005 - 2007
Post-Doctoral Associate, University of California
2003 - 2005
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Texas Austin
1999 - 2001


Honors and Awards

Auburn University Honors College Professor of the Year
2012
Auburn University College of Sciences and Mathematics Advisor of the Year
2011
Auburn University Honors College Professor of the Year
2010


Professional Activities

American Chemistry Society, 1991 - present
Auburn Section, Chairman Younger Chemists Committee, 2006 - 2007
Vice President ACS Student Affilate, University of Texas at Arlington, 1993
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, 1998 - present
Alpha Chi Sigma, Chemistry Fraternity, 1996 - present


Selected Publications

  1. Yu‡, M. ; Ambrose†, S. L.; Whaley†, Z. L.; Fan‡, S. J.; Gorden, J. D; Beyers, R. J.; Schwartz, D. D.; Goldsmith*, C. R. “A Mononuclear Manganese (II) Complex Demonstrates a Strategy to Simultaneously Image and Treat Oxidative Stress” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 12836.
  2. Zhang‡, Q.; Gorden, J. D.; Goldsmith*, C. R. "C-H Oxidation by H2O2 and O2 by a Non-Heme Iron Coplex with a Sterically Encumbered Tetradentate N-Donor Ligand" Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 13546.
  3. Wenchan‡, J.; Gorden, J. D.; Goldsmith*, C. R. ”Catalysis of Alkene Epoxidation by a Series of Gallium (III) Complexes with Neutral N-Donor Ligands.” Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 5814-5823. 
  4. M. Yu; R. J. Beyers; J. D. Gorden; J. N. Cross; C. R. Goldsmith. “A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Contrast Agent Capable of Detecting Hydrogen Peroxide.” Inorg. Chem., 2012, 9153-9155.
  5. Y. He; J. D. Gorden; C. R. Goldsmith. “Steric Modifications Tune the Regioselectivity of the Alkane Oxidation Catalyzed by Non-Heme Iron Complexes”, [Erratum to document cited in CA155:683209] Inorg. Chem., 2012, 7431.






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