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Monika Konaklieva Associate Professor Chemistry

PhD, Organic Chemistry, State University of New York at Buffalo
MS, Chemistry, Institute of Organic Chemistry, Sofia, Bulgaria
MS, Pharmacy, State University Medical Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria

Dr. Konaklieva’s research is in the area of exploring different approaches for delaying of microbial resistance. Current projects include computer-aided design and synthesis of novel beta-lactams as well as development of synthetic methodology for preparation of
other “non-conventional” candidates as beta-lactamase and Human Leukocyte Elastase inhibitors.
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Spring 2021

  • CHEM-320 Organic Chemistry II

  • CHEM-322 Organic Chemistry II Lab

Fall 2021

  • CHEM-310 Organic Chemistry I

  • CHEM-424 Spectroscopy in Medicinal Chem

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

  • NIST-Sponsored Undergraduate Student Summer Fellowship (2003)
  • NIST-Sponsored Undergraduate Student Summer Fellowship (2002)
  • The Research Corporation, Beta-Lactamase activated NO-containing beta-lactams (2002)

Selected Publications

  • Monika I. Konaklieva and Balbina J. Plotkin, “Bioisosters of Beta-Lactams as Anti-Infectives" Current Medicinal Chemistry Anti-Infective Agents, 2,4 (2003)
  • Timothy E. Long; Edward Turos; Monika I. Konaklieva; Allison L. Blum; Amal Amry;Ejae A. Baker; Lita S. Suwandi; Melodie D. McCain; Miti F. Rahman; Sonja Dickey;Daniel V. Lim, “Effect of Aryl Ring Fluorination on the Antibacterial Properties of C4 Aryl- Substituted N-Methylthio beta- Lactams” Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 11,1859, (2003)
  • Jeffrey R. Deschamps., Lita Suwandi, and Monika Konaklieva, “3,3-Bis(methylthio)-2-oxo-N-phenylpropanamide”Acta Crystallographica Section E, Structure Reports, E59, 1,(2003)