Presentations

  • J. Tasca, C. Smith, E.A. Burzynski, B. Sundberg, A.F. Lagalante, T. Livshultz and K.P. Minbiole, “LC-MS detection of pyrrolizidine alkaloids and their N-oxides in herbarium specimens dating back to 1840″ presented at the 256th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, August 19-23, 2018.
  • A.F. Lagalante and R.C. Wolbers, “Particle-Based Silicone Cleaning Emulsions. Studies in Model Paint Systems for the Cleaning of Water Sensitive Artworks” presented at GELS in Conservation, Emmanuel Center, London, UK, October 16-18, 2017.
  • A.F. Lagalante (Invited Speaker), “Reversible Aqueous Coatings for Outdoor Painted Surfaces” presented at 2016 Eastern Analytical Symposium, Somerset, NJ, November 14-16, 2016.
  • A.F. Lagalante (Invited Speaker by the Younger Chemists Committee), “Collaborations in Cultural Heritage Science” presented at 252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 21-25, 2016.
  • A.F. Lagalante (Invited Speaker) and R.C. Wolbers, “The Cleaning of Acrylic Paintings. New Particle-Based Water-in-Oil Emulsifiers” presented at VII Congresso Internazionale Colore e Conservazione (CESMAR7), Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy, November 13-14, 2015.
  • A.F. Lagalante (Invited Speaker), “Battling a Giant. Technical Analysis of The Triumph of David During Restoration” presented at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Section of the American Chemical Society, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA, November 5, 2015.
  • A.J. Norbutus, A.F. Lagalante and R.C. Wolbers, “Moisture Vapor Transmission Rates of Layered Architectural Materials Used as a Tool for Aqueous Coating Development” presented at the 43rd National Meeting of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC), Miami, FL, May 13-16, 2015.
  • K. Teeter, A. Rabent, K. deGhetaldi, A.F. Lagalante and B.P. Thorstensen, “In-Situ X-Radiography of a Monumental Oil Painting: Deconstructing a Giant” presented at the 43rd National Meeting of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC), Miami, FL, May 13-16, 2015.
  • A.F. Lagalante and R.C. Wolbers, “Environmental variables influencing surfactant mobility and soiling on artist’s acrylic dispersion paints” presented at the 249th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, March 22-26, 2015.
  • E.P. Benton, R.J. Webster, C.I. Coots, R. Cowles, A.F. Lagalante and J.F. Grant, “Imidacloprid Treatments to Combat Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: A Metabolite Enhances Long-Term Persistence and Efficacy” presented at the Entomological Society of America 2015 Southeastern Branch Meeting, Biloxi, MS, March 15-18, 2015.
  • K. Watts and A.F. Lagalante, “DESI-MS Imaging of Binding Materials in Painting Cross-Sections” presented at Pittcon 2015, New Orleans, LA, March 8-12, 2015.
  • R.C. Wolbers and A.F. Lagalante, “Surfactant Mobility and Monitoring on Artist’s Acrylic Dispersion Paints Using 2D DESI Sampling Techniques” presented at Pittcon 2015, New Orleans, LA, March 8-12, 2015.
  • A.F. Lagalante (Invited Speaker), “Conservation of Modern Art” presented at Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, February 20, 2015.
  • E.P. Benton, R.J. Webster, C.I. Coots, R. Cowles, A.F. Lagalante and J.F. Grant, “Variation in olefin concentrations among different size hemlock trees: implications for management of hemlock woolly adelgid” presented at the 62nd National Entomological Society of America meeting, Portland, OR, November 16-19, 2014.
  • K. Watts, A. Norbutus, K. deGhetaldi and A.F. Lagalante, “Scientific Analysis  of Pietro da Cortona’s The Triumph of David (ca. 1640)” presented at the Eastern Analytical Symposium, Sommerset, NJ, November 17-19, 2014.
  • K. Watts, A. Norbutus, K. deGhetaldi, T. McCall, R. Godat and A.F. Lagalante (Invited Speaker), “Role of portable X-ray fluorescence in the restoration and attribution of Pietro da Cortona’s The Triumph of David (ca. 1640)” presented at the 248th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August 10-14, 2014.
  • K. Watts, E. Wroczynski, M. Bearden, K. deGhetaldi and A.F. Lagalante, “Conservation of a 17th Century Baroque Oil Painting as a Collaborative Research and Instructional Tool” presented at the 42nd National Meeting of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC), San Francisco, CA, May 28-31, 2014.
  • E.P. Benton, C.I. Coots, R. Cowles, R.J. Webster, A.F. Lagalante and J.F. Grant, “Persistence of imidacloprid and olefin in eastern hemlock: Seven years of suppression of hemlock woolly adelgid” presented at the 2014 Southeastern Branch Meeting of the National Entomological Society of America, Greenville, SC, March 2-5, 2014.
  • E.P. Benton, C.I. Coots, R.J. Webster, R. Cowles, A.F. Lagalante and J.F. Grant, “Multiple year persistence of single treatments of imidacloprid to manage hemlock woolly adelgid on eastern hemlock” presented at the 61st National Entomological Society of America meeting, Austin, TX, November 10-13, 2013.
  • A.F. Lagalante, R.W. Wolbers, A.J. Norbutus, “Mass Spectrometric Imaging of Acrylic Emulsion Paint Films: Engineering a Microemulsion-Based Cleaning Approach” presented at the 41st National Meeting of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC), Indianapolis, IN, May 29-June 2, 2013.
  • A.F. Lagalante (Invited Speaker), “Analysis of Flame Retardants in Automobile Dust. Analytical Methods and Exposure Implications” presented at the Delaware Valley Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, April 8, 2013.
  • E.P. Benton, R.J. Webster, C.I. Coots, R. Cowles, A.F. Lagalante and J.F. Grant, “Long-term persistence of imidacloprid and olefin in eastern hemlock: Implications for hemlock woolly adelgid suppression in Great Smoky Mountains National Park” presented at the Entomological Society of America 2013 Southeastern Branch Meeting, Baton Rouge, LA, March 3-6, 2013.
  • A.F. Lagalante (Invited speaker), “Flame Retardants; a Heated Debate” presented at the Royal Society of Chemistry USA, Princeton Club, New York, NY, November 17, 2012.
  • E.P. Benton, R.J. Webster, C.I. Coots, R. Cowles, A.F. Lagalante and J.F. Grant, “Residual activity of imidacloprid and its metabolites in eastern hemlock multiple years after treatment” presented at the 60th National Entomological Society of America meeting, Knoxville, TN, November 11-14, 2012.
  • (Invited Talk) A. F. Lagalante and R.C. Wolbers, “Two Dimensional EPR Imaging of Mixed Oxidation States in Iron Gall Ink Containing Papers: Towards a Treatment Evaluation Methodology” presented at New Research on Iron Gall Ink, Library of Congress, Washington DC, October 11-12, 2012.
  • A.F. Lagalante (Invited Speaker), “Interdisciplinary Applications of Chemistry” presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of MAALACT (Middle Atlantic Association of Liberal Arts Chemistry Teachers), Albright College, Reading PA, September 29, 2012.
  • A.J. Norbutus, A.F. Lagalante, R.C. Wolbers, and A. Rahman “Conservation science and the preservation of outdoor public murals: A multi-analytical investigation via terahertz reflectometry” presented at the 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 19-23, 2012.
  • A.F. Lagalante (Invited Speaker) “Highlighting Cultural Heritage Science in Undergraduate and Graduate Science Curricula” presented at Pittcon 2012, Orlando, FL, March 10-15, 2012.
  • A.J. Norbutus, R.C. Wolbers, A.F. Lagalante “Analysis of Coatings for the Preservation of Outdoor Public Murals” Eastern Analytical Symposium, Somerset, NJ, November 14-17, 2011.
  • C. Shedden, P.W. Greenbacker, and A.F. Lagalante “Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in automobile dust: Photochemical and exposure studies” presented at the 242nd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, August 28-September 1, 2011.
  • C. Dillon, A.F. Lagalante  “Analytical perspectives on the cleaning of modern art surfaces” presented at the 242nd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, August 28-September 1, 2011.
  • P.S. Hill, D.M. Simon, E.S. Uffelman, A.J. Norbutus, N.W. Bower, and A.F. Lagalante “Chemistry in Art in Undergraduate Science Education: Emphasizing Critical Thinking, Ethics, and a Community of Scholars” presented at the 39th American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, Philadelphia, PA, May 31-June 3, 2011.
  • N.W. Bower, P.S. Hill, A.F. Lagalante, and A.J. Norbutus “Impact of the Advanced Chemistry and Art workshop: Results from the first year” presented at the 21st Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, August 1-5, 2010.
  • Wolbers, A. Norbutus, A.F. Lagalante “Cleaning of acrylic emulsion paints: preliminary extractive studies with two commercial acrylic paint systems using confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM) and liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)” presented at CLEANING 2010, Valencia, Spain, May 26-28, 2010.
  • A.F. Lagalante, T.D. Oswald, P.W. Greenbacker, C. Shedden “Analysis of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) by Liquid Chromatography with Negative-Ion Atmospheric Pressure Photoionization Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/NI-APPI/MS/MS) and Gas Chromatography Electron Capture Negative Ionization Mass Spectrometry (GC/ECNI-MS). Method Validation and Application to Automobile Dust” presented at Pittcon 2010, Orlando, FL, February 28-March 5, 2010.
  • A.F. Lagalante “Analysis of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) in Indoor Environments” presented at the Shimadzu Workshop on Emerging Applications in Mass Spectrometry, Villanova, PA, March 4, 2009.
  • R.S. Cowles and A.F. Lagalante “Activity And Persistence of Systemic Insecticides for Managing Hemlock Woolly Adelgids” presented at the 20th USDA Interagency Research Forum on Gypsy Moth and Other Invasive Species, Annapolis, MD, January 16-19, 2009.
  • A.F. Lagalante, T.D. Oswald, F.C. Calvosa “Analysis of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) by Liquid Chromatography with Negative-Ion Atmospheric Pressure Photoionization Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/NI-APPI/MS/MS).  Method Validation and Application to Automobile Dust” presented at the SETAC North America 29th Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL,  November 16-20, 2008.
  • A.F. Lagalante (Invited Talk) “New Techniques to Evaluate Imidacloprid Metabolites” presented at the 4th Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Symposium, Hartford, CT, February 12-14, 2008.
  • A.F. Lagalante (Invited Talk) “Evaluating Hemlock Terpenoids” presented at the 4th Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Symposium, Hartford, CT, February 12-14, 2008.
  • F.C. Calvosa and A.F. Lagalante “Determination of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in dust by SFE-GC-EI/MS/MS and GC-NCI/MS” presented at 28th Annual Meeting of SETAC North America, Milwaukee, WI, November 11-14, 2007.
  • K.L. Hess, M. Papalaskari, R. Weinstein, R. Styer, T. Way and A.F. Lagalante “Creation of the Milwaukee School of Magic” Frontiers in Education Conference, Session S1F, Milwaukee, WI, October 10-13, 2007.
  • Papalaskari, K.L. Hess, A.F. Lagalante, N. Nadi, R. Styer, T. Way and R. Weinstein “Work in Progress – Engineering the Magic School Creativity and Innovation in Context” Frontiers in Education Conference, Session S2B, Milwaukee, WI, October 10-13, 2007.
  • A.F. Lagalante (Invited Talk) “Cross-Curriculum implementation of art in chemistry at Villanova University” presented at Division of Chemical Education for the 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 19-23, 2007.
  • Oswald and A.F. Lagalante “Novel approaches to sampling and detection of PBDEs in dust using SPME and APPI-LC-MS-MS” presented at Division of Analytical Chemistry for the 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting,  Boston, MA, August 19-23, 2007.
  • Norbutus and A.F. Lagalante “Spectroscopic examination of a Dutch genre oil painting” presented at Division of Analytical Chemistry for the 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 19-23, 2007.
  • F.C. Calvosa and A.F. Lagalante “Determination of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in dust by SFE-GC-MS-MS” presented at Division of Analytical Chemistry for the 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 19-23, 2007.
  • Cook and A.F. Lagalante “LC-MS-MS analysis of imidacloprid and metabolites in hemlock trees” presented at Division of Agrochemicals for the 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 19-23, 2007.
  • Tierney and A.F. Lagalante “The mass spectra and fragmentation patterns for some 4-thiazolidinones” presented at the American Chemical Society Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, May 16 – 18, 2007.
  • Grannas and A.F. Lagalante “So these numbers really mean something?: A role-playing, collaborative approach to the instrumental analysis laboratory” presented in the  Recent Advances in Teaching Analytical Chemistry Session at the 231st American Chemical Society National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 26-30, 2006
  • F.C. Calvosa, M.N. Mirzabeigi, A.F. Lagalante, M.E. Montgomery and K.S. Shields, “Multivariate Statistical Analysis of Hemlock (Tsuga) Volatiles by SPME/GC/MS: Insights into the Phytochemistry of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (Adelges tsugae Annand)” presented at The Eighth International Symposium on Advances in Extraction Techniques (ExTech), York, GB, February 5-8, 2006.
  • Greenbacker, J. Jones, A.F. Lagalante, R. Turcotte and B. Onken, “Measurement of Imidacloprid in Xylem Fluid from Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) by Derivatization/GC/MS and ELISA”, presented at The Eighth International Symposium on Advances in Extraction Techniques (ExTech), York, GB, February 5-8, 2006.
  • F.C. Calvosa, M.N. Mirzabeigi, A.F. Lagalante, M.E. Montgomery and K.S. Shields, “Multivariate Statistical Analysis of Hemlock (Tsuga) Volatiles by SPME/GC/MS: Insights into the Phytochemistry of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (Adelges tsugae Annand)” presented at the 17th USDA Interagency Research Forum on Gypsy Moth and Other Invasive Species, Annapolis, MD, January 10-14, 2006.
  • Greenbacker, J. Jones, A.F. Lagalante, R. Turcotte and B. Onken, “Measurement of Imidacloprid in Xylem Fluid from Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) by Derivatization/GC/MS and ELISA”, presented at the 17th USDA Interagency Research Forum on Gypsy Moth and Other Invasive Species, Annapolis, MD, January 10-14, 2006.
  • Michael E. Montgomery, Anthony F. Lagalante, and Kathleen S. Shields, “Resistance of Hemlock to Adelges tsugae: Promising New Developments” presented at the Third Symposium on Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Eastern United States, Renaissance Asheville Hotel, February 1-3, 2005.
  • A.F. Lagalante, N.M. Lewis, M.E. Montgomery and K.S. Shields, “Role of Terpenoids in Hemlock Resistance to HWA” presented at the 15th USDA Interagency Research Forum on Gypsy Moth and Other Invasive Species, Annapolis, MD, January 13-16, 2004.
  • A.F. Lagalante, and M.A. Felter, “Analysis of Acrylamide by SPME/GC/MS” presented at the 36th American Chemical Society Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM), Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, June 8-11, 2003.
  • Ryals, D. Hokien-Carey, A.F. Lagalante, and B. Whitmann, “Phytoremediation of Methyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether (MTBE) in River Birch Saplings” presented at the 36th American Chemical Society Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM), Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, June 8-11, 2003.
  • A.F. Lagalante and M.E. Montgomery “Analysis of Hemlock (Tsuga) Volatiles by SPME/GC/MS” The Pittsburgh Conference, Orlando, FL, March 9-14, 2003.
  • M.E. Montgomery, A.F. Lagalante, C. Sclar, and B.K. Maynard, “Comparative Resistance of Hemlock Species to Adelges tsugae (Homoptera: Adelgidae)” National Entomological Society Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, November 17-22, 2002.
  • W.C. Andersen, R.E. Sievers, A.F Lagalante and T.J. Bruno “Solubilities and Extraction of Iron(III), Cerium(IV) And Terbium(III) β-Diketonates In Supercritical Carbon Dioxide” 44th Rocky Mountain Conference on Analytical Chemistry, Denver, CO, July 28-August 1, 2002.
  • A.F. Lagalante and T.J Bruno “Solvatochromic Parameters of Alternative Refrigerants” presented at the” Symposium in Honor of Professor Daniel E. Martire, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, May 4-5, 2001.
  • A.F Lagalante, A. Abdulagatov and T.J. Bruno “Thermosolvatochromic Parameters of Fluorinated Ethers” 14th Symposium on Thermophysical Properties, Boulder, CO, June 25-30, 2000.
  • Spadi, A.F Lagalante and T.J. Bruno “Solution “Thermodynamics of Propylene Glycol Phenyl Ether Determined by Gas-Liquid Chromatography” presented at the 14th Symposium on Thermophysical Properties, Boulder, CO, June 25-30, 2000.
  • A.F Lagalante and T.J. Bruno “Kamlet-Taft “Parameters and Predictive Models for the Design and Selection of Alternative Supercritical Solvents” presented at the 14th Symposium on Thermophysical Properties, Boulder, CO, June 25-30, 2000.
  • W.C. Andersen, R.E. Sievers, A.F Lagalante and T.J. Bruno “Solubilities and Modeling of Iron(III), Cerium(IV) And Terbium(III) β-Diketonates In Supercritical Carbon Dioxide” presented at the 14th Symposium on Thermophysical Properties, Boulder, CO, June 25-30, 2000.
  • B.F. Graham, J.M. Harrowfield, R.D. Trengove, A.F. Lagalante, T.J. Bruno “Solubility of pt-butylcalix[n]arenes in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide and their Correlation with Pseudo Solubilities from Supercritical Fluid Extraction” presented at the 13th Symposium on Thermophysical Properties, Boulder, CO, June 1997.
  • A.F Lagalante and T.J. Bruno “The Kamlet-Taft Parameters of the Fluorinated Ethane Solvents and their use in Linear Solvation Energy Relationships to Model Water-Supercritical Fluid Partitioning” presented at the 8th International Symposium of Supercritical Fluid Chromatography and Extraction, St. Louis, MO, July 12-16, 1998.
  • A.F Lagalante and T.J. Bruno “A Chemical Approach to Phase Equilibrium: Determination of the Kamlet-Taft Parameters for Alternative Supercritical Fluid Solvents” presented at the AIChE National Meeting, Chicago, IL, November 1996.
  • A.F Lagalante, B.M. Hyberson and R.E. Sievers “Pulmonary Supercritical Fluid Drug Delivery of Vitamin E” presented at the 37th Rocky Mountain Conference on Analytical Chemistry, Denver, CO, July 1995.