Snapshot of J Palkendo

Dr. Julie A. Palkendo
Assistant Professor
Environmental Chemistry
Department of Physical Sciences

***This site is a work in progress.



Courses Taught by Dr.Palkendo

Research Interests


  1. Lloyd, J.A.; Harron, A.F.; McEwen, C.N. Combination Atmospheric Pressure Solids Analysis Probe and Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry Ion Source, Anal. Chem., 2009, 81(21), 9158-9162.

  2. Spraggins, J.M.; Lloyd, J.A.; Johnston, M.V.; Laskin, J.; Ridge, D.P. Fragmentation Mechanisms of Oxidized Peptides Elucidated by SID, RRKM Modeling and Molecular Dynamics, J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom., 2009, 20(9), 1579-1592.

  3. Lloyd, J.A.; Heaton, K.J.; Johnston, M.V. Reactive Uptake of Trimethylamine into Ammonium Nitrate Particles, J. Phys. Chem. A, 2009, 113(17), 4840-4843.

  4. Lloyd, J.A.; Johnston, M.V. An IT-TOF Mass Spectrometer for the Analysis of Organic Aerosol, Int. J. Mass Spectrom., 2009, 281 (1-2), 8-14.

  5. Walker, N.R.; Linman, M.J.; Timmers, M.M.; Dean, S.L.; Burkett, C.M.; Lloyd, J.A.; Keelor, J.D.; Baughman, B.M.; Edmiston, P.L. Selective detection of gas-phase TNT by intergrated optical waveguide spectrometry using molecularly imprinted sol-gel sensing films, Anal. Chim. Acta 2007, 593, 82-91.

  6. Lloyd, J.A.; Spraggins, J.M., Laskin, J.; Johnston, M.V. Peptide Ozonolysis: Product Structures and Relative Reactivities for Oxidation of Tyrosine and Histidine Residues, J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 2006, 17, 1289-1298.

  7. Carlson, C.A.; Lloyd, J.A.; Dean, S.L.; Walker, N.R.; Edmiston, P.L. Sensor for Fluorene Based on the Incorporation of an Environmentally Sensitive Fluorophore Proximal to a Molecularly Imprinted Binding Site, Anal. Chem. 2006, 78, 3537-3542.

  8. Lloyd, J.A.; Edmiston, P.L. Preferential extraction of hydrocarbons from fire debris samples by solid phase microextraction.  J. Forensic Sci. 2003, 48(1), 130-134.

Selected Presentations

  1. Lloyd, J.A., Heaton, K.J., Johnston, M.V. "Reactive Uptake of Trimethylamine into Ammonium Nitrate Particles using an IT-TOF Aerosol Mass Spectrometer", presented at the 57th American Society of Mass Spectrometry Conference, Philadelphia, PA, May 31-June 4, 2009.

  2. Lloyd, J.A., Moore, C. “Academic Job Market Preparation: Discussing Effective Job Search and Interviewing Strategies”, presented at the Lilly-East Conference on College and University Teaching, April 2009.

  3. Lloyd, J.A., Johnston, M.V. “Development of a Versatile IT-TOF Mass Spectrometer”, presented at the 27th Annual American Associaton for Aerosol Research (AAAR) Conference, Orlando, FL, Oct. 20-24, 2008.

  4. Lloyd, J.A., Moore, C. “Facilitator vs. Knowledge Dispenser: Active Learning Strategies to Guide Student Learning”, presented at the University of Delaware TA Conference, August 27, 2008.

  5. Lloyd, J.A., Brennan, B.A., Wingrave, J.A. “Collaborative Introductory Laboratory Activities: An active way to start general chemistry labs”, presented at the Lilly-East Conference on College and University Teaching, April 2007.

Useful Links

Professional Societies
    American Chemical Society (ACS)  -  Interested in becoming a student member?  Contact me!
    The American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS)

    American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR)   

Environmental Websites
    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

    Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protections (PA DEP)
    Pennsylvania Institute of Children's Environmental Health (PICEH) - Berks County Air Monitoring Network
My Alma Maters
    University of Delaware    Murray Johnston's Research Group
    College of Wooster - Chemistry Department

Chemistry Program at KU  •  Environmental Science Program at KU  •  Dept of Physical Sciences  •  Kutztown University 

Created by J. Palkendo, August 2010