INVITED LECTURES

Titles of invited lectures are given followed by the name of the host, the hosting institution and the date of the presentation or by the name, locations and date of the conference event. All invited lectures were regularly scheduled and publically announced colloquia.

69. Theoretical Studies of DNA Base Deamination.
34th Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference, Supercomputing Institute for Digital Simulation an Advanced Computation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 5-6, 2001.

68. Theoretical Studies of DNA Deamination. Pyrimidine Ring-Opening and Recyclizations in the Nitrosative Deaminations of Guanine, Cytosine and Adenine.
Rainer Glaser, Sundeep Rayat, Michael Lewis, Thomas Carl, and Brian Hodgen
Division of Computers in Chemistry, Symposium on "Computational Studies of Reaction Mechanisms and Enzyme Modes of Action", Tim Clark, Organizer, 221th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society,
San Diego, California, April 1-5, 2001.

67. Nitrosative Deamination of the DNA Bases.
Prof. Christopher Hadad, Department of Chemistry, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, January 25, 2001.

66. Nitrosative Deamination of the DNA Bases.
Prof. Michael Novak, Department of Chemistry, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, January 24, 2001.

65. Design and Realization of Highly Anisotropic Organic Materials.
Prof. Scott McKay, Department of Chemistry, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri, November 15, 1999.

64. Design and Realization of Highly Anisotropic Organic Materials.
Prof. Piotr Kaszynski, Colloquium, Organic Materials Research Group, Department of Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, September 20, 1999.

63. Design and Realization of Highly Anisotropic Organic Materials.
Prof. Griesinger, Seminar fuer Organische Chemie, Institute fuer Organische Chemie, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitaet Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany, April 16, 1999.

62. Theoretical Studies of DNA Base Deamination. The Structure of "Guaninediazonium Ion" in Its Aggregate with Cytosine.
Rainer Glaser, Michael Lewis, and Sundeep Rayat
Symposium on "Applications of Computational Chemistry to Toxicology and the Development of Agricultural Chemicals," Prof. William E. White, Organizer, Divisions of Computers in Chemistry, Chemical Toxicology, and Agro Chemicals. 217th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, California, March 21-25, 1999.

61. Combination of Physical-Organic and Theoretical Methods in Electronic Structure Analysis of Biologically Relevant Electrophiles.
Rainer Glaser, Michael Lewis, Sarah Meyer, Stephanie Nelson, Rhonda Walsh, and Sundeep Rayat
Symposium on "Practical Applications of Quantum Mechanics," Prof. Andrew Holder, Organizer, Physical Chemistry Division, 33rd Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Wichita, Kansas, November 4-6, 1998.

60. California Tour 1998: Design and Realization of Highly Anisotropic Organic Materials.
Prof. Paula Bruice, Organic Chemistry Seminar, Department of Chemistry, University of California-Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, October 29, 1998.

59. California Tour 1998: Cation-Dinitrogen Interactions. From Studies of Dative Bonding to Problems in Chemical Toxicology.
Prof. Kendall Houk, Houk Group Seminar, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California-Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, October 27, 1998.

58. California Tour 1998: Design and Realization of Highly Anisotropic Organic Materials.
Prof. Kendall Houk, The UCLA Organic Colloquium, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California-Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, October 26, 1998.

57. From Dative Bonding Theory to Chemical Toxicology.
Prof. Sunjun Su, Departmental Colloquium, Department of Chemistry, Southwest Missouri State University (SMSU), Springfield, Missouri, October 12, 1998.

56. Mid-Atlantic Tour 1998: Design and Realization of Highly Anisotropic Organic Materials.
Prof. Andrew Evans, Organic Chemistry Seminar, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, September 29, 1998.

55. Mid-Atlantic Tour 1998: Design and Realization of Highly Anisotropic Organic Materials.
Prof. Debra L. Mohler, Chemistry Colloquium, Department of Chemistry, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, September 28, 1998.

54. Mid-Atlantic Tour 1998: Cation-Dinitrogen Interactions. From Studies of Dative Bonding to Problems in Chemical Toxicology.
Prof. Larry Romsted, Chemistry Colloquium, Department of Chemistry, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick (Piscataway), New Jersey, September 25, 1998.

53. Mid-Atlantic Tour 1998: Design and Realization of Highly Anisotropic Organic Materials.
Prof. Daniel E. Falvey, Organic Chemistry Seminar, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, September 24, 1998.

52. Mid-Atlantic Tour 1998: Cation-Dinitrogen Interactions. From Studies of Dative Bonding to Problems in Chemical Toxicology.
Prof. Thomas Lectka, Chemistry Colloquium, Department of Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, September 22, 1998.

51. Cation-Dinitrogen Interactions: Vom Studium der Dativen Bindung zu Problemen in der Chemischen Toxikologie.
Prof. Ulrich Groth, Organic Chemistry Seminar, Institut fuer Organische Chemie, University Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany, August 6, 1998. Vortragsankuendigung

50. Biologically Relevant Diazonium Ions. Deamination of Aromatic Amines Including the Nucleic Acid Bases.
Rainer Glaser, Stephanie Nelson and Michael Lewis
Lecture in the symposium on "Electrophilic DNA-Damage," Organic Chemistry Division, 215th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Dallas, Texas, March 29 - April 2, 1998.

49. Ferroelectric Crystalline Organic Materials.
Prof. Olaf Wiest, Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Colloquium, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, February 12, 1998. Schedule

48. Dielectric Crystalline Organic Materials.
Prof. Clifford E. Dykstra, Department of Chemistry, IUPUI, Indianapolis, Indiana, February 11, 1998. Schedule

47. alpha-Heteroatom-Substituted Carbenium Ions.
Hansjoerg Gruetzmacher, Grace S. Chen, Christina Marchand, Rainer Glaser, Christian Widauer, and Gernot Frenking
Symposium on "Moving Toward the Second Century of Carbocation Chemistry". The 5th Chemical Congress of North America, Cancun, Mexico, November 14, 1997.

46. Dipole-Alignment in Crystalline Organic Materials for Nonlinear Optics.
Rainer Glaser, Michael Lewis, Grace S. Chen, and Charles Barnes
Nonlinear Optics Symposium, 32nd ACS Midwest Regional Meeting, Tan-Tar-A Resort, Lake of the Ozarks, Osage Beach, Missouri, October 30, 1997.

45. Highly-Dipole Parallel-Aligned Crystalline Molecular Organic Materials. Design and Realization of Prototypes.
Prof. Nicholas Leventis, Department of Chemistry, University of Missouri-Rolla, September 22, 1997.
Sponsored by the South Central Missouri Section of the American Chemical Society. Schedule

44. Highly-Dipole Parallel-Aligned Crystalline Molecular Organic Materials. Design and Realization of Prototypes.
Prof. Steve Scheiner, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, August 29, 1997. Schedule

43. JSPS Sponsored Japan Tour 1997: Topological Electron Density Analysis of Electron-Poor Bismuth Clusters.
Prof. Noro, Faculty of Sciences, University of Hokkaido, Sapporo 060, Japan, July 24, 1997.

42. JSPS Sponsored Japan Tour 1997: Highly Dipole Aligned Organic Molecular Crystalline Materials for Nonlinear Optics.
Prof. Kazuhiko Ichikawa, Graduate School for Environmental Earth Studies, University of Hokkaido and The Japan Chemical Society, Sapporo 060, Japan, July 23, 1997.

41. JSPS Sponsored Japan Tour 1997: The Cation-Dinitrogen Interaction. From Dative Bonding Theory to Problems in Chemical Toxicology.
Prof. Suehiro Iwata, Institute for Molecular Science, Myodaiji, Okazaki 444, Japan, July 18, 1997.

40. JSPS Sponsored Japan Tour 1997: The Cation-Dinitrogen Interaction. From Dative Bonding Theory to Problems in Chemical Toxicology.
Prof. Hiroshi Kashiwagi, Department of Biochemical Engineering and Science, Faculty of Computer Science and Systems Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Kwazu 680-4, Iizuka 820, Japan, July 11, 1997.

39. JSPS Sponsored Japan Tour 1997: DNA Chemistry Related to Environmental Chemistry.
Prof. Kazuhiko Ichikawa, Graduate School for Environmental Earth Studies, University of Hokkaido, Division of Material Science, Sapporo 060, Japan, July 8, 1997.

38. Dipole Aligned Crystalline Molecular Organic Materials for Nonlinear Optics. Theoretical Considerations and Prototype Realization.
Symposium on "Structural and Mechanistic Organic Chemistry. A Tribute to Norman L. Allinger," sponsored jointly by the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Sciences and the World Association of Theoretically Oriented Chemists (WATOC), University of Georgia, Athens, GA, June 4-7, 1997. Pictorial.

37. Fruitful Interplay Between Theory and Experiment.
Prof. Charles Greenlief, Sr., Department of Chemistry, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS, March 31, 1997.

36. Chemie Anisotroper Elektrostatischer Medien.
Prof. Hopf, Institut fuer Organische Chemie, Technische Universitaet Carolo-Wilhelmina Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany, December 18, 1996.

35. Design and Realization of Highly Dipole-Aligned Molecular Crystals for Nonlinear Optics.
Prof. Andrew Holder, Chemistry Colloquium, Department of Chemistry, University of Missouri-Kansas City, September 5, 1996.

34. The Cation-Dinitrogen Interaction. From Dative Bonding Theory to Problems in Chemical Toxicology.
Presented at the symposium on "Elucidation of Organic Reaction Mechanisms by Ab Initio Methods," Computers in Chemistry Division, 212th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Orlando, Florida, August 27, 1996.

33. England-Germany-Switzerland Tour 1995: Design und Realisation Neuer Organischer Nichtlinearer Optischer Materialien.
Prof. Schmutzler and Prof. Grahn, Materialwissenschaftliches Kolloquium, Institute für Organische und Anorganische Chemie, Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany, December 21, 1995.

32. England-Germany-Switzerland Tour 1995: Design und Realisation Neuer Organischer Nichtlinearer Optischer Materialien.
Prof. Nesper, Anorganische Chemie Kolloquium, Laboratorium für Anorganische Chemie, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Switzerland, December 19, 1995.

31. England-Germany-Switzerland Tour 1995: Design und Realisation Neuer Organischer Nichtlinearer Optischer Materialien.
Prof. Retey, Organisch-Chemisches Kolloquium, Institut für Organische Chemie und Biochemie, Universität Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany, December 18, 1995.

30. England-Germany-Switzerland Tour 1995: Intra- und Intermolecular Nicht-Synergistische Bindung.
Prof. Manfred Regitz, Organisch-Chemisches Kolloquium, Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany, December 15, 1995.

29. England-Germany-Switzerland Tour 1995: Design und Realisation Neuer Organischer Nichtlinearer Optischer Materialien.
Prof. Kessler, Organisch-Chemisches Kolloquium, Institut für Organische Chemie, Technische Universität München, München, Germany, December 14, 1995.

28. England-Germany-Switzerland Tour 1995: Design und Realisation Neuer Organischer Nichtlinearer Optischer Materialien.
Prof. Gerhard Maas, Organisch-Chemisches Kolloquium, Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Ulm, Ulm, Germany, December 13, 1995.

27. England-Germany-Switzerland Tour 1995: Design and Realisation of Novel Organic Materials for Nonlinear Optics.
Prof. Lickess, Inorganic Chemistry Colloquium, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College of Science and Technology, South Kensington, London, UK, December 8, 1995.

26. England-Germany-Switzerland Tour 1995: Intra- and Intermolecular Non-Synergistic Bonding.
Prof. Paul Popelier, Theory Colloquium, Department of Chemistry, University Chemistry Laboratory, Cambridge, UK, December 7, 1995.

25. The Shortest Route to The New Is A Determined Attempt to Understand What Is Known: Diazonium Ions and Their Phosphorus Analogues.
Prof. Laird, Kansas University, Laurence, Kansas, October 10, 1995.

24. Intra- and Intermolecular Non-Synergistic Bonding.
Prof. Buszek, Kansas State University, Manhatten, Kansas, April 11, 1995.

23. Intra- and Intermolecular Non-Synergistic Bonding.
Prof. Berkowitz, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, April 10, 1995.

22. Spin Polarization versus Spin Delocalization.
Departmental Dynamite Seminar, University of Missouri-Columbia, November 22, 1994.

21. Fragmentübertragungsenergien und Nicht-Synergetische Wasserstoffbrückenbindung in Watson-Crick DNA Basenpaaren.
Prof. Steglich, Universität München, May 6, 1994.

20. Some Thoughts on Chemical Bonding.
Organic Chemistry Day, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, April 24, 1994.

19. A New Bonding Model for Diazonium Ions. Topological Electron Density Analysis, Experimental Tests, and Predictions.
Prof. J. Fishbein, Wake Forest University, Salem, North Carolina, March 1994.

18. Fragmentübertragungsenergien und Nicht-Synergetische Wasserstoffbrückenbindung in Watson-Crick DNA Basenpaaren.
Prof. Paul von Rague-Schleyer, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Computational Chemistry Center, February 18, 1994.

17. Fragmentübertragungsenergien und Nicht-Synergetische Wasserstoffbrückenbindung in Watson-Crick DNA Basenpaaren.
Prof. Wamhoff, Universität Bonn, February 16, 1994.

16. Deaminierungschemie und Deren Rolle in der Alkylierung von DNA.
Prof. Frohn, Universität Duisburg, February 15, 1994.

15. Fragment Transfer Energies and Non-Synergistic Bonding in Watson Crick Model Nucleic Acid Pairing.
Prof. Talaty, Wichita State University, January 26, 1994.

14. Germany Summer Tour 1993: Elektronendichteanalyse der Bindungsverhältnisse in den Phosphor-Analogen von Aromatischen und Aliphatischen Diazonium Ionen.
Prof. Herbert W. Roesky, Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Universität Göttingen, June 9, 1993.

13. Germany Summer Tour 1993: Neue Entwicklungen in der Topologischen Analyse von Elektronendichte und Spindichte Verteilungen. Radikale, Quasi-Aromatic Organometallische Komplexe, und Nicht-Synergetische Bindung in Nucleinsäure Dimeren.
Prof. R. Gleiter, Universität Heidelberg, June 7, 1993.

12. Germany Summer Tour 1993: Highlights neuerer Entwicklungen und Anwendungen Topologischer Elektronendichte und Spindichte Analysen.
Prof. Gernot Frenking, Universität Marburg, June 1, 1993.

11. Germany Summer Tour 1993: Neue Entwicklungen in der Topologischen Analyse von Elektronendichte und Spindichte Verteilungen. Radikale, Organometallische Komplexe, und Nicht-Synergetische Bindung in Nucleinsäure Dimeren.
Prof. Wilhelm Maier, Max-Planck Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany, May 27, 1993.

10. Intra- und Intermolekulare Nicht-Synergistische Bindung.
Prof. G. Bringmann, Universität Würzburg, February 5, 1993.

9. Intra- and Intermolecular Non-Synergistic Bonding.
Departmental Dynamite Seminar, University of Missouri-Columbia, December 8, 1992.

8. Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Deamination Reactions.
University of Missouri-St. Louis, October 26, 1992.

7. A New Bonding Model for Diazonium Ions: Theory and Experiment.
Washington University, St. Louis, September 24, 1992.

6. Neue Experimentelle und Theoretische Untersuchungen an aliphatischen Diazonium Ionen und den Phosphor Analogen.
Prof. U. Siehl, Universität Tübingen, Germany, July 1, 1992.

5. Recent Studies in Topological Electron Density Analysis.
Physics Colloquium, University of Missouri-Columbia, September 11, 1991.

4. Theoretical Studies of Deamination Reactions.
The St. Louis Gathering on Computer-Aided Molecular Design and Computational Chemistry, May 17, 1991.

3. Population Analysis. A Comparative Analysis between Basis Set Partitioning Techniques and Density Integration Methods.
University of Missouri-Kansas City, January 23, 1990.

2. Theoretical Study of the Stereochemistry of Metalated Oximes.
Organic Chemistry Colloquium, University of California, Berkeley, April 16, 1987.

1. The Unimolecular Dediazoniation of Ethynyldiazonium Ion.
Prof. M. Hanack, Universität Tübingen, Germany, June 21, 1986.


CONTRIBUTED RESEARCH LECTURES


Lectures are numbered chronologically and listed in reverse chronological order. Of the papers listed, many were presented at meetings of the American Chemical Society and the presentations were made in a variety of divisions including Organic Chemistry (29), Physical Chemistry (3), Computers in Chemistry (2), Inorganic Chemistry (1), and Biological Chemistry (1). The other half of the lectures were presented at regional, national and international non-ACS conferences.

76. Benzene Quadrupolarity and Arene-Arene Interactions.
Rainer Glaser and Zhengyu Wu
Division of Computers in Chemistry, 221th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, California, April 1 - 5, 2001.

75. Cytosine to Uracil Mutation Revisited. Theoretical and Experimental Mechanistic Studies of the Nitrosative Cytosine Deamination.
Rainer Glaser and Sundeep Rayat
Division of Organic Chemistry, 221th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, California, April 1 - 5, 2001.

74. Benzene Quadrupolarity. A Study Of Theoretical Level Dependencies.
Zhengyu Wu and Rainer Glaser
Division of Physical Chemistry, 35th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, St. Louis, Missouri, October 25 - 28, 2000.

73. Experimental Realization Of Dipole Parallel-Aligned Crystals. An Improved Design Based On Triple TÜContacts.
Michael Lewis and Rainer Glaser
Division of Organic Chemistry, 35th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, St. Louis, Missouri, October 25 - 28, 2000.

72. Bonding In Azarynes: The Cyclic Nitrilium Ion Structure.
Sundeep Rayat and Rainer Glaser
Division of Organic Chemistry, 35th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, St. Louis, Missouri, October 25 - 28, 2000.

71. Parallel Dipole Alignment in the Absence of External Electric Fields: The Azine Functional Group As A 'Conjugation Stopper.'
Michael Lewis and Rainer Glaser
CSC2000, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 25 - 31, 2000. Online Abstract

70. Hetarynes, Phenyl Cations or Cyclic Nitrilum Ions? An Ab Initio Study.
Sundeep Rayat and Rainer Glaser
33rd Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, May 25-27, 2000.

69. Electrostatic Bonding In The System N2...OH-. A Higher Level Ab Initio Quantum-Mechanical Study.
Rainer Glaser
Division of Physical Chemistry, 34th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Quincy, Illinois, October 27-29, 1999.

68. Ab Initio Study Of Cations Formally Derived By Dediazoniation Of Guaninediazonium Ion Without Pyrimidine Ring Opening.
Rainer Glaser
Division of Organic Chemistry, 34th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Quincy, Illinois, October 27-29, 1999.

67. Ab Initio Theoretical Studies Of Deglycosylation Associated With Nitrosative Guanine Deamination.
Sundeep Rayat and Rainer Glaser
Division of Organic Chemistry, 34th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Quincy, Illinois, October 27-29, 1999.

66. An Ab Initio Study Of Oxanosine Formation In The Course Of Guanine Deamination.
Rainer Glaser, Thomas Carl, and Michael Lewis
Division of Organic Chemistry, 34th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Quincy, Illinois, October 27-29, 1999.

65. Mechanism Of Dediazoniation Of Guaninediazonium Ion: Effects Of Aggregation With Cytosine.
Michael Lewis and Rainer Glaser
Division of Organic Chemistry, 34th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Quincy, Illinois, October 27-29, 1999.

64. The Azine Functional Group As A Conjugation Stopper: Evidence From NMR Spectroscopy And Ab Initio Theory.
Michael Lewis and Rainer Glaser
Division of Organic Chemistry, 34th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Quincy, Illinois, October 27-29, 1999.

63. Substituted Benzaldehydes: An ab Initio Study of "Push-Pull" and "Pull-Pull" Interactions.
Somnath Sarkar (a) and Rainer Glaser (b)
(a) Department of Chemistry, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO 64093, (b) Department of Chemistry, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211
Division of Organic Chemistry, 34th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Quincy, Illinois, October 27-29, 1999.

62. Single- and Double-Proton-Transfer in Aggregates Between Cytosine and Guaninediazonium Ion.
Michael Lewis and Rainer Glaser
Division of Organic Chemistry, 128rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 22-26, 1999.

61. Stereochemistry of Dimers Formed by Asymmetrized Twisted-Spacer Connected Arene Systems.
Rainer Glaser, Grace Chen, and Michael Lewis
Division of Organic Chemistry, 33rd Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Wichita, Kansas, November 4-6, 1998.

60. Double-T-Contacts: Employing Intermolecular Quadrupole-Quadrupole Interactions in the Design of Organic Crystals.
Michael Lewis and Rainer Glaser
Division of Organic Chemistry, 33rd Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Wichita, Kansas, November 4-6, 1998.

59. Synergism of Catalysis and Reaction Center Rehybridization in the Hyudrolysis of Carbon Dioxide.
Michael Lewis and Rainer Glaser
Division of Physical Chemistry, 33rd Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Wichita, Kansas, November 4-6, 1998.

58. Electronic Excitations in Homopolyatomic Bismuth Cations. An ab Initio CI-Singles and CASSCF Study.
Graeme Day (a), Rainer Glaser* (a), Noriyuki Shimomura (b), Atsushi Takamuku (b), and Kazuhiko Ichikawa* (b)
(a) Department of Chemistry, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, (b) Division of Material Science, Graduate School of Environmental Earth Sciences, University of Hokkaido, Sapporo 060, Japan
Division of Physical Chemistry, 33rd Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Wichita, Kansas, November 4-6, 1998.

57. Molecular Crystalline Organic Ferroelectric NLO Materials: The Crystal Structures of the Highly Dipole Parallel-Aligned Materials 4-Chloro- and 4-Bromo-4'-Methoxyacetophenone Azine.
Michael Lewis and Rainer Glaser
IXth Midwest Organic Solid State Chemistry Symposium, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, June 12 - 13, 1998.

56. Crystalline Molecular Non-Linear Optical Materials. Asymmetrization of Azines and Butadienes.
Sarah A. Meyer and Rainer Glaser
1998 Missouri Academy of Sciences Collegiate Meeting, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, Missouri, April 17, 1998.

55. SN2 Preference Energies in the Gas-Phase Identity Reactions of Dinitrogen with Diazonium Ions.
Rhonda M. Walsh and Rainer Glaser
1998 Missouri Academy of Sciences Collegiate Meeting, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, Missouri, April 17, 1998.

54. Molecular Crystalline Organic Ferroelectric NLO Materials. The Crystal Structures of Two Phases of the Highly Dipole Parallel Aligned Material 4-Methoxy-4'-Chloroacetophenone Azine.
Michael Lewis, Charles L. Barnes, and Rainer Glaser*
Division of Organic Chemistry, Symposium on "Dendrimers, Materials, Optics, and Photochemistry", 215th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Dallas, Texas, April 1, 1998.

53. Cation-Dinitrogen Interactions. SN2 Preference Energies in the Gas-Phase Identity Reactions of N2 with Diazonium Ions.
Rhonda Walsh and Rainer Glaser*
Division of Organic Chemistry, Symposium on "Theory, Isotope Effects, Physical Organic Chemistry", 215th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Dallas, Texas, March 31, 1998.

52. Crystalline Molecular NLO Materials. Asymmetrization of Azines and Butadienes.
Sarah Meyer and Rainer Glaser*
Eighth Annual Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Science, Engineering and Mathematics, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, November 7-8, 1997.

51. Nucleophilic Substitution of Diazonium Ions. The Identity Reactions of N2 with Methyl- and Benzenediazonium Ions.
Rhonda Walsh and Rainer Glaser*
Division of Organic Chemistry (#236), 32nd ACS Midwest Meeting, Tan-Tar-A Resort, Lake of the Ozarks, Osage Beach, Missouri, October 31, 1997.

50. A Quadratic CI Study of the "Water Catalyzed" Hydrolyses of Carbodiimide, HN=C=NH, and Methyleneimine, HN=CH2.
Michael Lewis and Rainer Glaser*
Division of Physical Chemistry (#251), 32th ACS Midwest Meeting, Tan-Tar-A Resort, Lake of the Ozarks, Osage Beach, Missouri, October 30, 1997.

49. Combination of Physical-Organic and Theoretical Methods in Electronic Structure Analysis. Opposing Sign Reaction Constants in Dual Substituent Parameter (DSP) Relations.
Rainer Glaser (a), Stephanie Nelson (a), Michael Lewis (a), Christopher Horan (a), and Heinrich Zollinger (b)
(a) Department of Chemistry, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, (b) Technisch-Chemisches Laboratorium, Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule, CH-8092 Zuerich, Switzerland.
Lecture at the 30th Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, May 22-24, 1997.

48. Dinitrogen Catalysis of the Rotational Automerization of Benzyl Cation in the Gas Phase.
Rainer Glaser
Division of Physical Chemistry (#88), 31th ACS Midwest Meeting, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, November 6 - 8, 1996.

47. Pyrimidine Ring-Opening in the Unimolecular Dediazoniation of Guanine Diazonium Ion. An ab Initio Theoretiocal Study of the Mechanism of Nitrosative Guanosine Deamination.
Rainer Glaser
Division of Organic Chemistry (#76), 31th ACS Midwest Meeting, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, November 6 - 8, 1996.

46. Counterintuitive Dipole Moment Direction and Electron Density Distributions in the Electronic Structures of the Nonlinear Optical Materials NPO and POM.
Rainer Glaser and Grace S. Chen
Division of Organic Chemistry (#438), 212th ACS National Meeting, Orlando, Florida, August 29, 1996.

45. A Simple and Accurate Method to Determine the Molecular Hyperpolarizability By Relative EFISH Measurements.
ChangSheng Liu, John F. Kauffman, Grace S. Chen, and Rainer Glaser
Division of Analytical Chemistry (#080), 211th ACS Nat. Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 1996.

44. Novel Selenium and Tellurium Stabilized Mono-, Di-, and Trications. An ab initio Study of [C(XH)3n+ (n = 1 - 3).
Grace S. Chen and Rainer Glaser (University of Missouri-Columbia), Christina Marchand and Hansjörg Grützmacher (University of Freiburg, Germany)
28th Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, May 13, 1995.

43. Complexes Between Lewis Acids and Broensted Acids. Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Structures and Acidities of (X3SbO)2RCOOH.
Rainer Glaser and Grace S. Chen
28th Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, May 12, 1995.

42. Effects of Ortho Substitution on Phenylacetic Acid Enolization.
Mitchell Anthamatten and Rainer Glaser
Missouri Academy of Science Collegiate Paper Competition, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri, April 21, 1995.

41. Complexes between Lewis Acids and Bronsted Acids. On the Structures and Acidities of (SbCl3O)2·RCOOH.
Grace S. Chen and Rainer Glaser
Division of Org. Chem. (#224), 209th ACS Nat. Meeting, Anaheim, CA, April 5, 1995.

38. Nitrogen Electric Field Gradients, 14N Line Width, and Chemical Shift Variations in Amines. An Ab Initio Study.
Jeremy C. Lowe, Rainer Glaser, and Tuck C. Wong
Argonne Symposium for Undergraduate Research, November 4, 1994.

39. An Initio Studies of Phenylacetic Acid Enolization and Effects of Ortho-Diazonium Substitution.
Mitchell Anthamatten and Rainer Glaser.
Argonne Symposium for Undergraduate Research, November 4, 1994.

38. Optical Properties of Azines. A UV/Vis-Spectroscopic Study of Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Para-Substituted Acetophenone Azines.
Aaron J. Bernabo, Grace S. Chen, and Rainer Glaser
Argonne Symposium for Undergraduate Research, November 4, 1994.

37. Synthesis, Stereochemistry, and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Asymmetrical Azines.
Jason Wilbur, Grace S. Chen, and Rainer Glaser.
Argonne Symposium for Undergraduate Research, November 4, 1994.

36. New Radical Polycations. Is the [C(SR)3]2+ Radical Dication Distonic and Cyclic? An ab Initio Study of HC(SH)3, [C(SH)3]+, and [C(SH)3]2+.
Rainer Glaser, Grace Shiahuy Chen, Godwin Sik-Cheung Choy, Hansjörg Grützmacher
Division of Computers in Chemistry (#194), 208th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 25, 1994.

35. Spin Polarization Versus Spin Delocalization. Electron and Spin Density Analysis of the Rotational Automerization of Allyl Radical Including Electron Correlation Effects."
Rainer Glaser and Godwin Sik-Cheung Choy
Division of Computers in Chemistry (#183), 208th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 25, 1994.

34. Stereochemistry of para-Substituted Acetophenone Azines in the Solid State, in Solution, and in the Gas Phase.
Grace Shiahuy Chen, Mitchell Anthamatten, Jason Wilbur, and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#147), 208th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 22, 1994.

33. On the Consistency Between The Electron Density Based Bonding Model for Diazonium Ions and Experimental Properties. A Study of [Ph-E]+ with E = N2, He, Ne, and Ar.
Christopher J. Horan and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#146), 208th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 22, 1994.

32. Spin Polarization Versus Spin Delocalization. Electron and Spin Density Analysis of the Rotational Automerization of Allyl Radical Including Electron Correlation Effects.
Godwin Sik-Cheung Choy and Rainer Glaser
XXVII Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference, Columbia, MO, May 21, 1994.

31. Thymine Dimerization. An ab Initio Study of Stereochemical Preferences in Thymine Dimers and of Dimerization Energies.
Till Kühn and Rainer Glaser
XXVII Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference, Columbia, MO, May 20, 1994.

30. Synthesis, Stereochemistry, and Non-Linear Optical Properties of Asymmetrical Azines.
Jason Wilbur, Grace S. Chen, and Rainer Glaser
Missouri Academy of Science, Cape Girardeau, MO, April 29, 1994. 2nd Place Honors.

29. Anisotropic Electron Correlation Effects on the Spin Polarizations of Radicals. Spin Populations versus Spin Density Difference Functions.
Godwin Sik-Cheung Choy and Rainer Glaser
Physical Chemistry Division (#239), 207th ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 1994.

28. Perturbational and Variational Correlation Effects on Electron and Spin Densities of Radicals.
Godwin Sik-Cheung Choy and Rainer Glaser
Physical Chemistry Division (# 213), ACS Regional Meeting, Columbia, MO, November 12, 1993.

27. Transition Metal Complexes of Diazonium Ions. A Study of the Equatorial CO/PhN2+ Exchange Reaction in Trans-Fe(CO)3(PPh3)2 Using Ab Initio Theory and X-Ray Crystallography.
Grace Shiahuy Chen, Young-Hee Yoo, and Rainer Glaser
Inorganic Chemistry Division (#113), ACS Regional Meeting, Columbia, MO, November 11, 1993.

26. Do Bridged Diphosphonium Cations Exist? Potential Energy Surfaces, Charge Transfer Energies and Electronic Relaxation of the Phosphorus Analogues of Phenyldiazonium Ions.
Christopher J. Horan and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#150), ACS Regional Meeting, Columbia, MO, November 11, 1993.

25. Origin and Consequences of Non-Synergistic Hydrogen Bonding in the Watson Crick Models ADENINE-THYMINE and GUANINE-CYTOSINE.
Rainer Glaser and Benjamin Harris
Biological Chemistry Division (#52), ACS Regional Meeting Columbia, MO, November 11, 1993.

24. Stereochemistry of Para-Substituted Acetophenone Azines in the Solid State, in Solution, and in the Gas Phase.
Mitch Anthamatten, Grace Shiahuy Chen, and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#169), ACS Regional Meeting, Columbia, MO, November 12, 1993.

23. Charge Transfer Energies and Electronic Relaxation Associated with the Formation of the Phosphorus Analogues of Aromatic Diazonium Ions.
Christopher J. Horan and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#398), 206th ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, Aug. 26, 1993.

22. Benzoylformate Azines. Formation and Stereochemistry in the Solid State, in Solution, and in the Gas Phase.
Grace Shiahuy Chen and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#133), 206th ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, Aug. 23, 1993.

21. Non-Synergistic Hydrogen Bonding in the Watson Crick Models ADENINE-THYMINE and GUANINE-CYTOSINE. An ab Initio Study.
Rainer Glaser and Benjamin L. Harris
Organic Chemistry Division (#319), 205th ACS National Meeting, Denver, CO, March 31, 1993.

20. Electron and Spin Density Analysis of Spin-Projected Unrestricted Hartree Fock Density Matrices of Radicals.
Rainer Glaser and Godwin Sik-Cheung Choy,
Organic Chemistry Division (#100), 205th ACS National Meeting, Denver, CO, March 29, 1993.

19. Potential Energy Surface and Electron Density Analysis of Phosphorus Analogues of Aromatic and Aliphatic Diazonium Ions.
Rainer Glaser, Christopher J. Horan, Godwin Sik-Cheung Choy, Benjamin L. Harris
XIIth International Conference on Phosphorus Chemistry, Toulouse, France, July 6-10, 1992.

18. First Crystal Structure of an Aliphatic Diazonium Ion. Theory, Spectrocopy, and Crystallography of a Vinyl Diazonium Ion: ß,ß-Diethoxyvinyldiazonium Hexachloroantimonate.
Rainer Glaser, Grace S. Chen, and Charles L. Barnes
Organic Chemistry Division (#221), 203rd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 8, 1992.

17. Higher Level ab Initio Studies of the Phosphorus Analogues of Diazonium Ions. Lewis Notations versus Charge Distributions.
Rainer Glaser, Christopher J. Horan, Godwin Sik-Cheung Choy, and Benjamin L Harris.
Organic Chemistry Division (#147), 26th ACS Midwest Meeting, Omaha, NE, Nov. 8, 1991.

16. Synthesis, Theory, and Crystal Structure of (SbCl3O)2.ClH2C-COOH. Lewis Acid Adduct of ClH2C-COOH or [(Cl3Sb(OH)(O)SbCl3]+.ClH2C-CO2-?
Rainer Glaser, Grace Shiahuy Chen, and Charles Barnes.
Organic Chemistry Division (#145), 26th ACS Midwest Meeting, Omaha, NE, Nov. 8, 1991.

15. Neighboring Group Interactions in Aromatic 2-Carboxyl Diazonium Ions. Experiment and Theory in Concert."
Rainer Glaser, Paul A. Haney, Christopher J. Horan, and Charles Barnes
Organic Chemistry Division (#112), 26th ACS Midwest Meeting, Omaha, NE, Nov. 7, 1991.

14. Toward Rigorous Electronic Structure Analysis of Polymers. Methodology.
Rainer Glaser and Benjamin L. Harris
Organic Chemistry Division (#109), 26th ACS Midwest Meeting, Omaha, NE, Nov. 7, 1991.

13. Analysis of Neighboring Group Interactions in b-Carboxyvinyldiazonium Ions.
Rainer Glaser, Christopher J. Horan, and Eric D. Nelson
Organic Chemistry Division (#320), 201st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, April 18, 1991.

12. A New and Highly Efficient Method for the Determination of Integrated Atomic Properties via Subsets of Selected Localized Molecular Orbitals.
Rainer Glaser and Banjamin L. Harris
Organic Chemistry Division (#319), 201st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, April 18, 1991.

11. The Nitrosoaziridinium Ions Isomerization: Theory and Experiment.
Richard N. Loeppky, Aloka Srinivasen, and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#114), 25th ACS Midwest Meeting, Manhatten, KS, Nov. 8, 1990.

10. Nitrogen Inversion in Methyldiazohydroxide. An ab Initio Study.
M. Kirk Hall and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#145), 25th ACS Midwest Meeting, Manhatten, KS, Nov. 8, 1990.

9. Incipient Nucleophilic Attack as a Probe for the Electronic Structures of Diazonium Ions.
Christopher Horan, Eric D. Nelson, and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#147), 25th ACS Midwest Meeting, Manhatten, KS, Nov. 8, 1990.

8. Methyldiazohydroxide. Stereochemistry and Electronic Structure of a Simple Nitrogen-Separated Ion Pair.
Organic Chemistry Division (#344), 200th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 30, 1990.

7. NN-Cis/Trans-Isomerization in Methyldiazohydroxide via Chiral, Non-Least Motion Pathways?
M. Kirk Hall and Rainer Glaser
Undergraduate Research Symposium of the ACS, University of Missouri-Rolla, April 14, 1990.
Winner Best Presentation Award

6. NN-Cis/Trans-Isomerization in Methyldiazohydroxide via Chiral, Non-Least Motion Paths?
M. Kirk Hall and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Day, University of Missouri-Columbia, April 7, 1990.

5. Effects of Electronegativity on Bonding and Stability of Aliphatic Diazonium Ions. An ab Initio Study.
Godwin Sik-Cheung Choy and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Day, University of Missouri-Columbia, April 7, 1990.

4. Diazetate-N-Oxides and Azoxyalkenes from Aziridine Nitrosation.
R. N. Loeppky, Q. Feng, A. Lahiri, R. Glaser, and P. Sharp
Organic Chemistry Division (#437), 198th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MS, April 1990.

3. Pathways to Enantiomerization, Automerization, and Isomerization of Diaminovinyl Cation, and Analysis of the Bonding.
Rainer Glaser and Kenneth B. Wiberg
Organic Chemistry Division (#351), 196th ACS National Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, September 29, 1988.

2. Structure, Bonding, and Stability of Diazonium and Diphosphonium Cations.
Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#424), Third Chemical Congress of North America and 195th ACS National Meeting, Toronto, Canada, June 9, 1988.

1. Theoretical Study of Metalated Aldimines. Monomeric Ion Pairs Do Not Account for the Observed Stereochemistry.
Rainer Glaser and Andrew Streitwieser, Jr.
Organic Chemistry Division (#208), Third Chemical Congress of North America and 195th ACS National Meeting, Toronto, Canada, June 7, 1988.