College of Arts & Sciences Chemistry

Grigoriy Sereda

Grigoriy Sereda
Associate Professor
Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences
UCL Churchill-Haines Labs 108
Phone: 605-677-6190
Bio:
I have earned my Ph.D. in Chemistry from Moscow State University in 1992 and worked in the fields of research and education in Russia and Wisconsin until 2002 when I joined the USD Faculty. In 2007, I was promoted to Associate Professor.
Teaching Interests:
Organic chemistry at all levels, including laboratory courses.
Research Interests:
Organic synthesis, catalysis, surface chemistry, nanotechnology.
Education:
  • Ph D, Organic Chemistry, Moscow State University, 1992
  • MS, Chemistry, Moscow State University , 1988
Publications:
  • Klonoski, J., Hurtig, H., Juber, B., Schuneman, M., Bickett, T., Svendsen, J., Burum, B., Penfound, J., Sereda, G., Dale, J., Chaussee, M., Huber, V., , (2014), Vaccination against the M protein of Streptococcus pyogenes prevents death after influenza virus:S. pyogenes super-infection, Vaccine, vol. 32, p. 5241–5249.
  • Sereda, G., Moorphy, R., Gamarra-Luques, C., Telleria, C., (2013), Facile Synthesis of a Phototoxic Monofunctionalized Tetraarylporphyrin as Scaffold for Porphyrin-Quinone Conjugates, Synthetic Communications, vol. 43, iss. 2, pp. 182-190.
  • Peng, R., Banerjee, S., Sereda, G., Koodali, R., (2012), TiO2-SiO2 mixed oxides: Organic ligand templated controlled deposition of titania and their photocatalytic activities for hydrogen production, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy , vol. 37, pp. 17009-17018.
  • Sereda, G., Marshall, C., Grady, A., Dreessen, J., Turner, M., Libera, J., (2012), Effect of Atomic Layer Deposition Support Thickness on , Catalysis Letters, vol. 142, pp. 399-407.
  • Sereda, G., Moorthy, R., Basa, P., Sykes, A., Purohit, K., Rajpara, V., Becht, D., (2012), Unexpected Diastereoselective Acetylation of 1,8-Dimethoxyanthracene Adducts with Maleic Anhydride and Dimethyl Maleate, European Journal of Organic Chemistry, pp. 810-816.
  • Sereda, G., Horn, A., Rajpara, V., Koodali, R., Urness, M., Kruse, A., Stewart, M., Schloss, J., Rodriguez, A., Amundson, M., Stegmair, A., Zimmerman, A., Woodring, R., McInerney, K., (2011), BENZYLIC PHOTOOXIDATION CATALYZED BY CARBON-SUPPORTED IRON OXIDES, Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research, vol. 10, iss. 3, pp. 81-84.
  • Sereda, G., Kim, T., Aubrey, J., Khatri, H., Marshall, C., Subramanian, H., Koodali, R., (2011), Phthalocyanine- and Calixarene-Templating Effect on the Catalytic Performance of Solid Supported Vanadates , Catalysis Letters, vol. 141, iss. 8, pp. 1086-1096.
  • Banerjee, S., Khatri, H., Balasanthiran, V., Koodali, R., Sereda, G., (2011), Synthesis of substituted acetylenes, arylealkyl ethers, 2-alkene-4-ynoates and nitriles using heterogeneous mesoporous Pd-MCM-48 as reusable catalyst , Tetrahedron, vol. 67, pp. 5717-5724.
  • Sereda, G., Rajpara, V., (2011), Selective and Clean Cyclohexene-Promoted Oxidation and Photooxidation by Air, Green and Sustainable Chemistry, vol. 1, iss. 2, pp. 26-30.
  • Sereda, G., Horn, A., Khatri, H., Banerjee, S., (2011), A green one-pot multicomponent synthesis of 4H-pyrans and polysubstituted aniline derivatives of biological, pharmacological, and optical applications using silica nanoparticles as reusable catalyst, Tetrahedron Letters / Elsevier Ltd., vol. 52, pp. 1878-1881.
  • Sereda, G., Rajpara, V., (2011), Photoactivated and Photopassivated Benzylic Oxidation Catalyzed by Pristine and Oxidized Carbons, Catalysis Communications / Elsevier, vol. 12, pp. 669-672.
  • Sereda, G., (2010), Exploration of Solid-Supported Reactions with Gold Nanoparticles, J. Chem. Educ., vol. 87, iss. 9, pp. 978-980.
  • Rajpara, V., Banerjee, S., Sereda, G., (2010), Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Grown on Carboxy-Functionalized Graphite: An Efficient Reusable Catalyst for Alkylation of Arenes, Synthesis, vol. 16, pp. 2835-2840.
  • Banerjee, S., Balasanthiran, V., Koodali, R., Sereda, G., (2010), Pd-MCM-48: A Novel Recyclable Heterogeneous Catalyst for Chemo- and Regioselective Hydrogenation of Olefins and Coupling Reactions, Org. Biomol. Chem. / Royal Society of Chemistry, vol. 8, pp. 4316-4321.
  • Sereda, G., Pothula, S., Dreessen, J., (2010), Sodium Borohydride-Mediated Transesterification, Synthetic Communications, vol. 40, iss. 9, pp. 1312-1321.
  • Dickes, E., Turgeon, A., Sereda, G., (2009), SYNTHESIS OF THE ADDUCT OF 1,8-DIMETHOXYANTHRACENE AND MALEIC ANHYDRIDE AS A CONVENIENT INTERMEDIATE TOWARD NEW BICYCLIC DIQUINONES , Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research / Virginia Military Institute, vol. 8, iss. 2, pp. 49-51.
  • Sereda, G., (2009), Using natural bond orbitals in teaching advanced organic chemistry, Aust. J. Ed. Chem., vol. 69, pp. 17-22.
  • Sereda, G., (2009), Organic solvent-free synthesis of Cy39 iodide, Tetrahedron Letters / Elsevier, vol. 50, pp. 973-974.
  • Banerjee, S., Sereda, G., (2009), One-step, three-component synthesis of highly substituted pyridines using silica, Tetrahedron Letters 50 (2009) 6959–6962, vol. 50, pp. 6959-6962.
  • Boote, B., Cartmill, L., Meier, E., Parker, N., Pinkelman, R., Pudenz, M., Weber, A., Sereda, G., (2007), EXPLORATION OF GRAPHITE-CATALYZED ALKYLATION AND ACYLATION AT AN REU WORKSHOP, Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research / Virginia Military Institute, iss. 1, pp. 7-9.
  • Cartmill, L., Rajpara, V., Sereda, G., (2007), FLUORESCENT SENSING OF NITRO AROMATIC COMPOUNDS IN SOLUTION BY 2,5-DIMETHYLPHENYL-(4-SUBSTITUTED PHENYL)-METHANES, Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research / Virginia Military Institute, vol. 6, iss. 2, pp. 95-97.
  • Sereda, G., Rajpara, V., Slaba, R., (2007), The synthetic potential of graphite-catalyzed alkylation, Tetrahedron / Elsevier, vol. 63, pp. 8351-8357.
  • Sereda, G., Rajpara, V., (2007), A Green Alternative to Aluminum Chloride Alkylation of Xylene, Journal of Chemical Education / American Chemical Society, vol. 84, iss. 4, pp. 692-693.
  • Sereda, G., Rajpara, V., (2007), Benzylic oxidation and photooxidation by air in the presence of graphite and cyclohexene, Tetrahedron Letters / Elsevier, vol. 48, pp. 3417-3421.
  • Sereda, G., Van Heukelom,, J., Koppang, M., Ramreddy, S., Collins, N., (2006), Effect of transannular interaction on the redox-potentials in a series of bicyclic quinones, Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, No. 26. / Beilstein Institute, vol. 2.
  • Sereda, G., (2006), A Sequence of Linked Experiments, Suitable for Practical Courses of Inorganic, Organic, Computational Chemistry, and NMR Spectroscopy, Journal of Chemical Education / American Chemical Society, vol. 83, iss. 6, pp. 931-933.
  • Sereda, G., Van Heukelom, J., Ramreddy, S., (2006), Synthesis of bicyclic quinones via 1,4-diacetoxyanthracene, Tetrahedron Letters / Elsevier, vol. 47, pp. 8901-8903.
  • Sereda, G., (2005), A Simple and Easy-To-Learn Chart of the Main Classes of Inorganic Compounds and Their Acid–Base Reactions, Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 82, iss. 11, pp. 1645-1648.
  • Sereda, G., (2005), Comparative Methylation of 1,8-Dihydroxy-9,10-anthraquinone: Chemoselectivity in the Organic Chemistry Laboratory, Journal of Chemical Education / American Chemical Society, vol. 82, iss. 12, pp. 1839-1840.
  • Akhvlediani, D., Sereda, G., (2005), HIGH SELECTIVITY OF MONOMETHYLATION OF 1,8-DIHYDROXY-9,10-ANTHRAQUINONE VERSUS ITS 1,5-DIHYDROXY-CONTERPART, Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research, 2005 / Virginia Military Institute, vol. 1, pp. 19-22.
  • Sereda, G., (2005), Saving Money for Undergraduate Laboratories: How to Resurrect a Disposable Flash Chromatography Column, Chem. Educator / Boise State University, vol. 10, pp. 306-307.
  • Sereda, G., (2005), Teaching Organic Chemistry to Students with Diverse Academic Backgrounds, Chem. Educator / Boise State University, vol. 10, pp. 46-49.
  • Nipe, M., Sereda, G., (2004), AN EXAMPLE OF SELECTIVE IODOCHLORINATION BY POTASSIUM DICHLOROIODATE (I), Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research / Virginia Military Institute, vol. 4, pp. 167-169.
  • Sereda, G., (2004), NBO-Analysis of peri-dihydroxy-9,10-anthraquinones and their deprotonated forms, JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL RESEARCH / Science reviews, iss. 11, pp. 775-777.
  • Sereda, G., (2004), Alkylation on graphite in the absence of Lewis acids, Tetrahedron Letters / Elsevier, vol. 45, pp. 7265-7267.
  • Sereda, G., Akhvlediani, D., (2003), Methylation of 1,8-dihydroxy-9,10-anthraquinone with and without use of solvent-free technique, Tetrahedron Letters / Elsevier, vol. 44, pp. 9125-9126.
  • Zimmerman, H., Sereda, G., (2003), Solution and Crystal Lattice Effects on the Photochemistry of 6-Substituted Cyclohexenones, J. Org. Chem. / American Chemical Society, vol. 68, pp. 283-292.
  • Fetisov, V., Maslov, A., Brel, V., Sereda, G., Zefirov, N., (2000), 9-Substituted triptycenes and 1-chloro-3-trichloromethylbicyclopentane - Two new types of inhibitors of GABA-dependent capture of Cl-36(-) anion by synaptoneurosome of brain in rats., DOKLADY AKADEMII NAUK / Russian Academy of Sciences, vol. 371, iss. 2, pp. 194-195.
  • Zimmerman, H., Lapin, Y., Nesterov, E., Sereda, G., (2000), Rodlike Molecules and Singlet Energy Transfer, J. Org. Chem. / American Chemical Society, vol. 65, pp. 7740-7746.
  • Zyk, N., Sereda, G., Sosonyuk, S., Zefirov, N., (1997), New electrophilie iodoehlorinating systems based on iodine (+1), RUSSIAN CHEMICAL BULLETIN / Russian Federation, vol. 46, iss. 4, pp. 843-844.
  • Sereda, G., Zyk, N., Bulanov, M., Skadchenko, B., Volkov, V., Zefirov, N., (1996), Mechanoactivation of solid-phase iodochlorination of olefins with potassium dichloroiodate(I)., RUSSIAN CHEMICAL BULLETIN / Russian Academy of Sciences, vol. 45, iss. 9, pp. 2239-2240.
  • Zefirov, N., Sereda, G., Volkov, V., Tkachenko, S., Zyk, N., (1996), Solid-phase synthesis of 1,2-benzophenazine and some annelated imidazole derivatives, Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds / Plenum Publishing Corporation, vol. 32, iss. 5, pp. 577-579.
  • Sereda, G., Alabugin, I., Abramkin, E., Brel, V., Zyk, N., Zefirov, N., (1996), Synthesis of heterocyclic and acyclic derivatives of 1,2-alkadienylphosphonic acids using potassium dichloroiodate(I), Russian Journal of Organic Chemistry / Interperiodica Publishing, vol. 32, iss. 9, pp. 1353-1356.
  • Alabugin, I., Sereda, G., Abramkin, E., Brel, V., Zyk, N., Zefirov, N., (1995), Interaction of Potassium Dichloroiodate (I) with 1,2-alkadienylphosphonic acids derivatives, Doklady Akademii Nauk / Russian Academy of Sciences, vol. 345, iss. 4, pp. 487-489.
  • Sereda, G., Zefirov, N., Sosonuk, S., Zyk, N., Likhomanova, T., (1995), Versatile Iodination of Olefins by Potassium Dichloroiodate(I), Synthesis / Thieme, iss. 11, pp. 1359-1361.
  • Sereda, G., Lapteva, V., Skvarchenko, V., (1994), Triformyltriptycene, Russian Journal of Organic Chemistry / Plenum Publishing Corporation, vol. 30, iss. 7, pp. 1137-1138.
  • Sereda, G., Zelentsov, S., Skvarchenko, V., (1994), TRIVINYLTRIPTYCENES / Plenum Publishing Corporation, Russian Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol. 30, iss. 3, pp. 445-446.
  • Sereda, G., Skvarchenko, V., (1994), THE REGULATING EFFECT OF HYDROGEN-CHLORIDE ON ACETYLATION AND FORMYLATION OF TRIPTYCENE AND ACYLTRIPTYCENES, Russian Journal of Organic Chemistry / Plenum Publishing Corporation, vol. 30, iss. 3, pp. 442-444.
  • Sereda, G., Skvarchenko, V., (1993), Tris-tert-butyltriptycenes prepared through triptycene, Russian Journal of Organic Chemistry / Plenum Publishing Corporation, vol. 29, iss. 3, pp. 543-544.
  • Sereda, G., Lapteva, V., Skvarchenko, V., (1992), EFFECT OF CERTAIN FACTORS ON ACETYLATION AND FORMYLATION OF SUBSTITUTED TRIPTYCENE, Journal of Organic Chemistry of the USSR / Plenum Publishing Corporation, vol. 28, iss. 10, pp. 1698-1702.
  • Sereda, G., Teinor, F., Lapteva, V., Skvarchenko, V., (1992), Formylation of Triptycene and its Derivatives, Journal of Organic Chemistry of the USSR / Plenum Publishing Corporation, vol. 28, iss. 6, pp. 997-1000.
  • Sereda, G., Borisenko, A., Lapteva, V., Skvarchenko, V., (1992), STUDY OF SUBSTITUENTS EFFECT ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRON DENSITY IN MONOSUBSTITUTED AND DISUBSTITUTED TRIPTYCENES MOLECULES BY THE H-1 AND C-13 NMR-SPECTROSCOPY, Journal of Organic Chemistry of the USSR / Plenum Publishing Corporation, vol. 28, iss. 6, pp. 863-873.
  • Sereda, G., Lapteva, V., Skvarchenko, V., (1991), Divinyltriptycene and Various Tris-substituted Triptycene Derivatives, Journal of Organic Chemistry of the USSR, vol. 27, iss. 9, pp. 1743-1746.
  • Sereda, G., Lapteva, V., Skvarchenko, V., (1991), Acylation of Triptycene and Ethyltriptycene , Journal of Organic Chemistry of the USSR / Plenum Publishing Corporation, vol. 27, iss. 9, pp. 1747-1750.
  • Andrienko, I., Sereda, G., Muraveva, I., Martynenko, L., Spitsyn, V., (1988), SOLID-PHASE SYNTHESIS AND STUDY OF COMPLEXES OF RARE-EARTH ELEMENT CHLORIDES WITH ACETYLACETONE IMINE, BULLETIN OF THE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE USSR DIVISION OF CHEMICAL SCIENCE / Russian Academy of Sciences, vol. 37, iss. 2, pp. 196-199.
Presentations:
  • Dayton, V., Sereda, G., Kilin, D. (2014, May). Molecular and Electron Dynamics of Novel Porphyrin-Quinone Conjugates. Presented at the Gordon Research Conference, Lucca, Italy, May 4-9, 2014.
  • Sereda, G., Telleria, C., Kilin, D. (2014, May). The role of intramolecular energy flow in phototoxicity of porphyrin-quinone conjugates: Experimental and TDDFT computational study. Presented at the Gordon Research Conference, Lucca, Italy, May 4-9, 2014.
  • Sereda, G., Koodali, R., Marshall, C., Peng, R., Banerjee, S., Kim, T., Thirumeni, S., Jones, A., Khatri, H. (2013, September). 149 - Deposition of vanadia- and titania-catalysts on solid supports using macrocyclic organic templates. Presented at the 246th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Bickett, T., Klonoski, J., Mottishaw, W., Dale, J., Chaussee, M., Sereda, G., Huber, V. (2013, June). Contribution of vaccine-induced antibodies toward protection against influenza virus:Streptococcus pyogenes super-infection. Presented at the It’s All About Science Festival, Sioux Falls, SD.
  • Bickett, T., Klonoski, J., Mottishaw, W., Dale, J., Chaussee, M., Sereda, G., Huber, V. (2013, May). Contribution of vaccine-induced antibodies toward protection against influenza virus:Streptococcus pyogenes super-infection. Presented at the Sanford/USD Research Symposium, Sioux Falls, SD.
  • Bickett, T., Klonoski, J., Mottishaw, W., Dale, J., Chaussee, M., Sereda, G., Huber, V. (2013, May). Contribution of vaccine-induced antibodies toward protection against influenza virus:Streptococcus pyogenes super-infection. Presented at the Biomaterials Day, Sioux Falls, SD.
  • Bickett, T., Klonoski, J., Mottishaw, W., Dale, J., Chaussee, M., Sereda, G., Huber, V. (2013, April). Contribution of vaccine-induced antibodies toward protection against influenza virus:Streptococcus pyogenes super-infection. Presented at the Ideafest, Vermillion, SD.
  • Kramer, J., Dawson, J., Mottishaw, W., Mahran, K., Sereda, G., Koppang, M., (2012, October). Electrochemical analysis of hydroquinone functionalized silica nanoparticles MWRM-231. Presented at the 47th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Omaha, NE.
  • Mottishaw, W., Sereda, G., (2012, October). Synthesis and characterization of functionalized silica nanoparticles MWRM-224 . Presented at the 47th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Omaha, NE.
  • Bickett, T., Klonoski, J., Mottishaw, W., Dale, J., Chaussee, M., Sereda, G., Huber, V. (2012, August). Contribution of vaccine-induced antibodies toward protection against influenza virus:Streptococcus pyogenes super-infection. Presented at the USD Undergraduate Research Poster Presentation, Vermillion, SD.
  • Horn, A., Sereda, G. (2012, April). Affinity of Functionalized Nanoparticles for Human Tooth Enamel 12-04. Presented at the 97th Annual Meeting of the South Dakota Academy of Science, Vermillion, SD.
  • Hoefelmeyer, J., Shende, R., Smirnova, A., Puszynski, J., Fong, H., Ahrenkiel, P., Koodali, R., Sereda, G., Kilin, D., Sun, H., Wang, Z., He, H. (2012, April). South Dakota Catalysis Group 12-80. Presented at the 97th Annual Meeting of the South Dakota Academy of Science, Vermillion, SD.
  • Benerjee, S., Sereda, G., Koodali, R. (2012, January). Tuning of the Catalytic Activity and Selectivity in Organic Reactions Using Cubic Mesoporous Pd-MCM-48. Presented at the National Conference on “Recent Trends in Chemistry (RTC-2012), Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Majitar, Rangpo, East Sikkim –737136, India.
  • Banerjee, S., Balasanthiran, V., Sereda, G., Koodali, R. (2011, March). 411 - Pd-MCM-48: An efficient and versatile heterogeneous catalyst for chemo- and regioselective hydrogenation and coupling reactions . Presented at the 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA.
  • Banerjee, S., Rajpara, V., Sereda, G., Rohwer, H., Hoefelmeyer, J. (2011, March). 35 - Controlled functionalization of quantum dots and titania nanorods with trityl resin as a solid support . Presented at the 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA.
  • Sereda, G., Jones, A., Khatri, H., Marshall, C. (2010, October). Macrocyclic Compounds for the Controlled Deposition of Vanadia on Metal Oxide Supports. Presented at the 45th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Wichita, KS, Unites States.
  • Vikul, R., Sereda, G. (2010, August). Photoactivation and photopassivation of pristine and modified carbonaceous materials as catalysts for benzylic oxidation . Presented at the 240th ACS National Meeting, ORGN-1066, Boston, MA, United States.
  • Banerjee, S., Sereda, G., Rajpara, V. (2010, March). Catalysis of ionic organic reactions by oxide nanoparticles: Effect of the graphite support on their catalytic activity . Presented at the 239th ACS National Meeting, CATL-106. , San Francisco, CA, United States.
  • Sereda, G. (2009, October). Synthesis of Carboxy-Functionalized Calixarenes as Templates for Catalyst Deposition and Ligands for Quantum Dots . Presented at the 44th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, MWRM-558, Iowa City, IA, United States.
  • Sereda, G. (2008, August). Using natural bond orbitals in teaching advanced organic chemistry . Presented at the 236th ACS National Meeting, CHED-131., Philadelphia, PA, United States of America.
  • Sereda, G. (2007, March). Fluorescent properties of substituted 1,4-dimethylbenzenes . Presented at the 233rd ACS National Meeting, CHED-576., Chicago, IL, United States.
  • Sereda, G. (2004, August). Implementation of modern technology into teaching undergraduate organic chemistry laboratory courses at the University of South Dakota . Presented at the 228th ACS National Meeting, CHED-225., Philadelphia, PA, United States.
  • Sereda, G. (1998, June). Solid-phase synthesis of 1,2-benzophenazine and some fused imidazole derivatives . Presented at the Electronic Conference on Heterocyclic Chemistry, 406-408, Internet.
  • Sereda, G. (1998, June). Potassium dichloroiodate(I) as a reagent for synthesis of iodinated oxaphospholenes . Presented at the From ECHET98: Electronic Conference on Heterocyclic Chemistry, 409-413. , Internet.