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by Brant Kedrowski last modified Feb 07, 2017 12:48 PM

Brant Kedrowski

Department of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI  54901       

                

(920) 424-3488 (office)
(920) 424-2042 (fax)
kedrowsk@uwosh.edu
http://www.uwosh.edu/facstaff/kedrowsk       

Professional Experience and Education

2013-present


   

Professor, Department of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

2008-2013

 

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

2002-2008

 

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

2000-2002

 

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Chemistry
University of California – Berkeley
Research Adviser: Clayton H. Heathcock

1994-2000

 

Ph.D., Organic Chemistry
University of Minnesota – Minneapolis
Research Adviser: Wayland E. Noland

1991-1994

 

Chemical Industrial Experience
3M Company – Dental Products Division (Tech-Aide)

1990-1994

 

B.S. summa cum laude, Chemistry
University of Minnesota – Minneapolis

Publications

(undergraduate coauthors are underlined)

Kedrowski, B. L.; Wacholtz, W. F. “Thematic Use of Ribavirin as an Example to Illustrate NMR Principles and Techniques” In NMR Spectroscopy in the Undergraduate Curriculum: Upper-Level Courses and Across the Curriculum Volume 3; ACS Symposium Series 1225; Soulsby, D., Anna, L. J., Wallner, A. S., Eds. American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2016.

Wang, X. -N.; Yeom, H. -S; Fang, L. -C.; He, S.; Ma, Z. -X.; Kedrowski, B. L.; Hsung, R. P. “Ynamides in Ring Forming Transformations” Accounts of Chemical Research, 2014, 47, 560-578.

Kedrowski, B. L.; Gutow, J. H.; Stock, G.; Smith, M.; Jordan, C.; Masterson, D. S. “Glutathione Reductase Activity With an Oxidized Methylated Glutathione Analog” Journal of Enzyme Inhibition and Medicinal Chemistry, 2014, 29(4), 491-494. 

Crass B. A.; Kedrowski B. L.; Baus, J.; Behm, J. A. “Residue Analysis of Bone Fueled Pleistocene Hearths” In: From The Yenisei To The Yukon: Interpreting Lithic Assemblage Variability In Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene Beringia; Goebel, T., Buvit, I., Eds.; Texas A&M University Press: College Station, Texas, 2011; p 192.   

Masterson, D. S.; Kedrowski, B. L.; Blair, A. “An Improved Protocol for the Preparation of Protected (R)-2-Methylcysteine and its Use in Solution Phase Synthesis of a Glutathione Analogue” Synlett, 2010, 19, 2941-2943.

Kedrowski, B. L.; Crass, B. A.; Behm, J. A.;  Luetke, J. C.; Nichols, A. L.; Moreck, A. M.; Holmes, C. E. “GC-MS Analysis of Fatty Acids From Ancient Hearth Residues at the Swan Point Archaeological Site” Archaeometry, 2009, 51, 110-122.

Kedrowski, B. L.; Hoppe, R. “A Concise Synthesis of (±)-Cacalol” Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2008, 73, 5177-5179.

Kedrowski, B. L. "Synthesis of Orthogonally Protected (R)- and (S)-2-Methylcysteine via an Enzymatic Desymmetrization and Curtius Rearrangement" Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2003, 68, 5403-5406.

Noland, W. E.; Kedrowski, B. L. “Reactivity of Nitrovinylquinones With Cyclic and Acyclic Enol Ethers” Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2002, 67, 8366-8373.

Kedrowski, B. L.; Heathcock, C. H. "Thiazoline Ring Formation From 2-Methylcysteines and 2-Halomethylalanines" Heterocycles, 2002, 58, 601-634.

Noland, W. E.; Kedrowski, B. L. “Quinone Approaches toward the Synthesis of Aflatoxin B2Organic Letters, 2000, 2, 2109-2111.

Tantbirojn, D.; Rozzi, S. M.; Mitra, S. B.; Kedrowski, B. L.; Douglas, W. H. “In Vitro Inhibition of Enamel Demineralization by a Polymerizable Amphiphilic Film” European Journal of Oral Sciences, 2000, 108, 564-568.

Noland, W. E.; Kedrowski, B. L. “Synthesis of Angular Quinoid Heterocycles from 2-(2-Nitrovinyl)-1,4-benzoquinone” Journal of Organic Chemistry, 1999, 64, 596-603.

Mitra, S. B. and Kedrowski, B. L. “Long-term Mechanical Properties of Glass Ionomers” Dental Materials, 1994, 10, 78-82.

 

Patents

1999  “Optionally Crosslinkable Coatings, Compositions and Methods of Use”  S. B. Mitra; C. E. Shelburne; S. M. Rozzi; B. L. Kedrowski, U.S. Patent 5,866,630, 3M Company

1997 “Hydrocarbyl Containing Coatings, Compositions and Methods of Use”  S. B. Mitra; S. M. Rozzi; B. L. Kedrowski; C. E. Shelburne, U.S. Patent 5,607,663, 3M Company

1997  “Fluorocarbon Containing Coatings, Compositions and Methods of Use”, S. B. Mitra; S. M. Rozzi; B. L. Kedrowski; C. E. Shelburne, U.S. Patent 5,662,887, 3M Company

 

Funded Grants

2016   "MRI: Acquisition of a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer" (instrumentation with W. Wacholtz and S. Lense), NSF MRI grant –funded at $355,244

2015Skin whitening agent(s) from fruit and vegetable seed extracts” WiSys Wisconsin Small Company Advancement Program Grant, with Botanic Innovations – funded at $23,339

2013  “In Vivo Dose Finding Study and POC Study of Cranberry Extract Against Influenza Virus” WiSys WiTAG grant, awarded 6/2013 for $21,549

2012  “Exploration of Bioactive Compounds from Cranberries for Antiviral Nutraceutical Potential” WiSys WiTAG grant, with T. Shors, awarded 2/2012 for $29,308.87

2012  "Synthesis of Allenamides" sabbatical proposal – funded for spring 2013

2012  "From Harvest to Health in Wisconsin" WiSYS Applied Research Grant (ARG), with T. Shors – funded at $34,421

2012  "Exploration of Bioactive Compounds from Cranberries for Antiviral Nutraceutical Potential" UW Oshkosh External Grants Expansion Program, with T. Shors – funded at $15,000

2010  "Exploration of Bioactive Compounds from Cranberries for Antiviral Nutraceutical Potential" WiSys Wisconsin Small Company Advancement Program Grant, with T. Shors, Semba Biosciences, Botanic Innovations – funded at $81,277

2010  "Isolation of Antiviral Compounds from Cranberries Using a Novel Separation Process" Wisconsin Agricultural Development & Diversification Grant, with T. Shors and Semba Biosciences – funded at $50K

2010  "Bioorganic Research at USM" NSF ROA, with D. Masterson – funded at $12K

2009  "Exploration of Bioactive Compounds from Wisconsin Cranberries and Grapes for Antiviral Nutraceutical Potential" UW System WiSys ARG grant – funded at $22K over 2 years

2009  "Isolation, Identification, and Activities of Antiviral Agents in Commercial Juices" UW Oshkosh Faculty Development Grant – funded at 7.5% continuing academic salary for one year

2007  "Collaborative Research in Chemistry and Biology" Merck-AAAS Undergraduate Science Research Program – funded at $60K over 3 years

2006  "Development of Methodology for Synthesis of Pterocarpans by Desymmetrization of C2-Symmetric Stilbene-2,2'-diols"  UW Oshkosh Faculty Development Grant – funded at 15% continuing academic salary for one year

2005  "Synthesis of the Snake Anti-Venom Cabenegrin A-II" UW Oshkosh Faculty Development Grant – funded at 15% continuing academic salary for one year

2004  "Determination of the Occurrence of SSRI Antidepressants In Local Water Systems" UW Oshkosh Faculty Development Grant – funded at 15% continuing academic salary for one year +$250 expenses

2003  "Exploration of Quinones as Precursors For Benzofurans in Organic Synthesis" Petroleum Research Fund Type GB Grant - Funded at $35K over two years

2003 “Synthesis of The Natural Product Radermachol" UW Oshkosh Faculty Development Grant - Funded at 15% continuing academic salary for one year + $2435 expenses

 

National Research Presentations 2002-Present 

(student coauthors are underlined, the presenting author(s) is/are starred*)

“Thematic Use of Ribavirin as an Example to Illustrate NMR Principles and Techniques” Kedrowski, B. L.*; Wacholtz, W. F. Poster presentation at the 2014 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Allendale, MI, August 5th, 2014.

“Synthetic Utilization and Exploration of Gallium” A. J. Landreth*; Strom, K.; Snyder, J.; Kedrowski, B. L. Poster presentation at the 247th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Dallas, TX, March 17th, 2014.

“Thematic Use of Ribavirin as an Example to Illustrate NMR Principles and Techniques” Kedrowski, B. L.*; Wacholtz, W. F. Oral presentation at the 245th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 7th, 2013.

“An Advanced NMR-Centered Undergraduate Interpretive Spectroscopy Course” Wacholtz, W. F.*; Kedrowski, B. L.* Poster presentation at the 245th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 7th, 2013.

“Synthesis of the Electron Transport Inhibitor NQNO via a Modified, Microwave-promoted Camps Cyclization” Landreth, A. J.*; Kedrowski, B. L. Poster presentation at the 245th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 7th, 2013.

“An Improved Protocol for the Preparation of Protected (R)-2-Methylcysteine and its Use in Solution Phase Synthesis of a Glutathione Analogue” Masterson, D. S.; Kedrowski, B. L.*; Blair, A. Presented at the 42nd National Organic Symposium, Princeton, NJ, June 5-9, 2011.

“A Synthesis Precursor, 4(1H)-Quinolone, of the Cytochrome bf Quinone Reductase Site Inhibitor NQNO is an Effective Inhibitor of the Quinol-Oxidase Site”, S. Zuleger*, A. Ott*, D. Rivera, B. L. Kedrowski, T. Kallas, presented at the 35th Annual Midwest/Southeast Photosynthesis Meeting, Turkey Run, IN, November 13-15, 2009.

“Synthesis of Benzofuran Natural Products Cacalol and Radermachol”, B. L. Kedrowski* University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, August 28, 2009 (Invited seminar).

“Synthesis of Benzofuran Natural Products Cacalol and Radermachol”, B. L. Kedrowski* invited seminar at Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI, October 26, 2007 (Invited seminar).

“Paleolithic Hearths as Viewed from Swan Point.” B. A. Crass* and B. L. Kedrowski, Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Alaska Anthropological Association.  Fairbanks, AK March 14-17, 2007.

Studies Toward the Synthesis of the Natural Product Radermachol" B. L. Kedrowski*, Presented at the 39th National Organic Chemistry Symposium, Sponsored by the American Chemical Society, at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, June 12-16, 2005.

“Synthesis of Orthogonally Protected (R)- and (S)-2-Methylcysteine via an Enzymatic Desymmeterization and Curtius Rearrangement” B. L. Kedrowski*, Presented a paper at the 38th National Organic Chemistry Symposium, Sponsored by the ACS, University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN, June 8-12, 2003.

 

Local/Regional Research Presentations, 2002-Present 

(student coauthors are underlined, the presenting author(s) is/are starred*)

Tyrosinase inhibitors from seed meal extracts: potential applications for skin whitening and skin tone evening agents” B. L. Kedrowski*; Poster presentation at the 2016 UW System Chemistry Faculties Meeting, Stevens Point, WI, October 28-29, 2016.

“Commercial Applications of Seed Meal Extracts” B. L. Kedrowski*; Poster presentation at the 2016 Wisconsin Science and Technology Meeting, Oshkosh, WI, August 2-3, 2016.

“Commercial Applications of Seed Meal Extracts” B. L. Kedrowski*; Invited presentation at WiSys Technology Foundation board meeting, Oshkosh, WI, October 13th, 2015.

“An Advanced NMR-Centered Undergraduate Interpretive Spectroscopy Course” Wacholtz, W. F.*; Kedrowski, B. L.* Poster presentation at the 40th UW System Chemistry Faculties Meeting, River Falls, WI, October 25-26, 2013.

“Organic Research at UW Oshkosh, A Series of Short Stories” B. L. Kedrowski*; Invited seminar at UW Madison School of Pharmacy, Madison, WI, May 3rd, 2013.

“Isolation of Powdered Fruit Juice Pigments Using a Method of Simulated Continuous Solid Phase Extraction” Kedrowski, B. L.*; Aretz, C.; Maciolek, J. Poster presentation at the 39th UW System Chemistry Faculties Meeting, Whitewater, WI, October 12-13, 2012. 

“Exploring the Antiviral Potential of Wisconsin Cranberries” B. L. Kedrowski*; T. Shors Presented at the fourth annual Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium, Whitewater, WI, July 28-29, 2011.

"Isolation & Characterization of Antiviral Compounds From Cranberry Juice" B. L. Kedrowski* Presented at the 3rd Annual Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium, Green Bay, WI, July 22-23, 2010.

“An Improved Protocol for the Preparation of Protected (R)-2-Methylcysteine and its Use in Solution Phase Synthesis of a Glutathione Analogue” D. S. Masterson, A. Blair, and B. L. Kedrowski* 38th UW System Chemistry Faculties Meeting, UW Parkside, October 22-23, 2010.

“Isolation of Organic Compounds from Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry Juice)” Z. McCluskey*, D. Sanders*, UW Oshkosh Research and Scholarship Day, April 26, 2010.

“Inhibition of Vaccinia Virus by Cranberry Compounds” R. Mesko*, P. Fischer, M. Verma, D. Sanders, Z. McCulskey, UW Oshkosh Research and Scholarship Day, April 26, 2010.

“Vaccinium Macrocarpon as a Viral Inhibitor” T. Shors, P. Fisher, Z. McCluskey, B. L. Kedrowski, R. Mesko*, presented at the American Society for Microbiology North Central Branch Conference, UW-La Crosse, October 9, 2009.

“The Antiviral Properties of Flavonols in Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) Powder” P. Fischer*, R. Mesko, A. Petersen, J. Curless, Z. McCluskey*, T. Shors, B. L. Kedrowski, Wisconsin Public Health Association –WALHDAB Annual Conference, Appleton, WI, July 7-9, 2009. 

“GC/MS Analaysis of fatty Acids From Ancient Hearth Resdiues at the Swan Point Archaeological Site” B. L. Kedrowski*, B. A. Crass, J. A. Behm, J. C. Luetke, A. L. Nichols, A. M. Moreck, and C. E. Holmes, Presented at the 2008 Annual UW System Chemistry Faculties Meeting, UW Eau Claire, Eau Claire WI, October 10-11, 2008

“NMR-based Identity Assay for Bacterial Polysaccharides” A. L. M. Haffa*, W. K. Kovac, B. L. Kedrowski, Presented at the 2008 Annual UW System Chemistry Faculties Meeting, UW Eau Claire, Eau Claire WI, October 10-11, 2008

“Isolation and Characterization of Antiviral Agents Present in Commercial Cranberry Juices” B. L. Kedrowski*, T. Shors, and P. Fischer, Presented at the Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium, UW Stout, July 17-18, 2008.

“Synthesis of The Natural Product Cacalol”, B. L. Kedrowski*, UW River Falls, River Falls, WI, January 30, 2008 (Invited seminar).

“A Concise Synthesis of Cacalol" B. L. Kedrowski* and R. Hoppe, Presented at the 2007 UW System Chemistry Faculties Meeting, Green Bay, WI, October 19, 2007.

“Studies Toward the Synthesis of the Natural Product Radermachol" B. L. Kedrowski*, H. Adams, and A. L. Nichols, Presented at the 2006 UW System Chemistry Faculties Meeting, Oshkosh, WI, October 20, 2006.

“Synthesis of Phosphonic Acids with Long Double Alkane Tails" B. Koshel, J. Seefeldt, B. L. Kedrowski, and J. H. Gutow*, Presented at the 2006 UW System Chemistry Faculties Meeting, Oshkosh, WI, October 20, 2006.

“Synthesis of the Natural Product Radermachol as an Example of Benzofurans From Quinines” B. L. Kedrowski and H. Adams*, Presented at the spring Celebration of Scholarship meeting, UW Oshkosh, April 27, 2004.

“Chemical Recipes From Nature’s Kitchen: An Introduction To Natural Products and Their Synthesis” B. L. Kedrowski*, Presented at the fall meeting of Sigma Xi, UW Oshkosh chapter, November 18, 2003 (Invited seminar).

“Synthesis of the Natural Product Aflatoxin B2” B. L. Kedrowski*, Presented at a local ACS meeting UW Green Bay in Green Bay, WI, on April 1, 2003 (Invited seminar).

“A Brief Introduction To Natural Products and Their Synthesis”  B. L. Kedrowski*, Presented at the UW Oshkosh Chemistry Department’s weekly seminar, October 18, 2002.

 

Awards and Honors

2016  Edward M. Penson Faculty Award, UW Oshkosh

2014  Rosebush Professorship recipient, UW Oshkosh

2009  Edward M. Penson Distinguished Teaching Award, UW Oshkosh

1999  Lee Irvin Smith Silver Beaker Award, University of Minnesota

 
 

 

 

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