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Books

Nontraditional Careers for Chemists: New Formulas for Chemistry Careers, Lisa M. Balbes, published by Oxford University Press, October 2006.

The Role of Conformation and Residues 35-46 in the Binding of Prothrombin to Phospholipid Membranes, Ph.D. Dissertation, UNC-CH, October 1989.

"The Spirit Within," history of the Greater St Louis Area Council from 1976-2012, published May 2014, by Tim O'Donnell and a team of dedicated Scout leaders.

Career Development for Scientists Articles

InChemistry

Chemical and Engineering News Comments

ACS Careers Tips, published in Chemical & Engineering News

American Chemical Society Careers Blog

Philanthropic Gesture Leads to International Friendship, The Nucleus, Summer 2007, pages 15, 24, 26.

Career Profiles of Chemists, series of 12 articles, American Chemical Society, December 2006.

What a Chemist should consider before becoming a Consultant, published by the American Chemical Society, July 2004.

Careers in Chemical Information, published 03 December 2001 in ACS's JobSpectrum.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Faraldos, J.A.; Giner, J-L.; Smith, D.; Wilson, M.; Ronhovde, K.; Wilson, E.; Clevette, D.; Holmes, A.; Rouhier, K. “Enzymatic Resolution of 1-Phenylethanol and Formation of a Diastereomer: An Undergraduate 1H NMR Experiment to Introduce Chiral Chemistry” J. Chem. Educ. (2011) 88(3): 334-336. Editor, not author.

Strength in Numbers: The St Louis Area AMWA/Society for Technical Communication Freelances' Luncheons, Joanne M McAndrews, PhD, and Lisa M. Balbes, PhD., AMWA Journal, 2009, Vol 24, No 1, pages 45-46.

International Reach of the American Chemical Society, The Nucleus, Nov. 2008, pages 9, 10, 11 and 15.

Alcance internacional de la American Chemical Society. Daniel J. Eustace, y Lisa M. Balbes, (2007) Revista Industria y Química, 356, pp 41-45. (article in Spanish)

Career Options Beyond the Bench, inChemistry, November/December 2007, pages 15-16.

Raman Chemical Imaging for Ingredient-specific Particle Size Characterization of Aqueous Suspension Nasal Spray Formulations: A Progress Report
Doub, William H., Adams, Wallace P., Spencer, John A, Buhse, Lucinda F., Nelson, Matthew P. and Treado, Patrick J. Pharmaceutical Research, (May 2007) Vol. 24, No. 5, 934 - 945.

Stability, Dose Uniformity, and Palatability of Three Counterterrorism Drugs - Human Subject and Electronic Tongue Studies. Nakissa Sadrieh, James Brower, Lawrence Yu, William Doub, Arthur Straughn, Stella Machado, Frank Pelsor, Emmanuelle Saint Martin, Terry Moore, John Reepmeyer, Duckhee Toler, Agnes Nguyenpho, Rosemary Roberts, Donald J. Schuirmann, Moheb Nasr, and Lucinda Buhse, Pharmaceutical Research (2005), 22(10), 1747-1756.

Quality assessment of internet pharmaceutical products using traditional and non-traditional analytical techniques, Benjamin J. Westenberger, Christopher D. Ellison, Andrew S. Fussner, Susan Jenney, Richard E. Kolinski, Terra G. Lipe, Robbe C. Lyon, Terry W. Moore, Larry K. Revelle, Anjanette P. Smith et al., International Journal of Pharmceutics, (2005),306, 56-70.

Predicted Secondary Structure of Bovine Prothrombin Fragment 1 and Related Proteins in Different Environments by Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy, Lisa M. Balbes, Lee G. Pedersen and Richard G. Hiskey, International Journal of Peptide and Protein Research, (1992), 40, 127-133.

Modeling and Dynamics of Human Synovial Fluid Phospholipase A2, Lisa M. Balbes and F. Ivy Carroll, Med. Chem. Res. (1991) 1, 283 - 288.

Molecular Modeling of PLA2, Lisa M. Balbes and F. Ivy Carroll, NCSC Flyer, March/April 1991, Volume 3, Number 2, pages 1,7.

The Influence of Type A and B Behavior Patterns on the Perceived Quality of Dating Relationships, Lisa M. Rosenberger (Balbes) and Michael J. Strube, J. Appl. Soc. Psychol., (1986) 16, 277. Summary published in Psychology Today magazine.

Trade Publications

The Whole is Greater than the Sum of the Parts, STC Intercom, June 2013, pages 19-20.

Strength in Numbers: The St Louis Area AMWA/Society for Technical Communications Freelancer's Luncheons, by Joanne McAndrews and Lisa M Balbes, AMWA Journal, 2009, Volume 24(1), 45-46.

"St Louis: Over 100 Years of Chemistry", by Lisa M. Balbes and Lucinda F. Buhse, Chemical Bond, October 2007, pages 8 - 11. Archived by the Academy of Science of St Louis.

Speeding Drug Discovery by Predicting Pharmacokinetic Properties in Silico, to be published in Drug Discovery and Development.

"High Throughput Screening: Speeding up a Crucial Process" published in British magazine sp2, April 2002.

"Combinatorial Chemistry: Managing the Information Flood", published in Specialty Chemicals Magazine, September 2001, pages 16-17.

"Application of Protein Modeling in the Elucidation of Enzymatic Catalysis", published in September/October 2001 issue of American Genomic/Proteomic Technologies.

From Target to Drug in the Virtual Discovery Lab, by Lisa M. Balbes, Malcolm Cline, and Denise D. Beusen, Drug Discovery and Development, April 2001.

Drug Discovery Tutorial: Protein Sequence to Lead Compounds, by Lisa M. Balbes, Malcolm Cline, and Denise Beusen, Genetic Engineering News, Volume 21, Number 6, March 15, 2001.

Managing Chemical Structure and Property Data in Oracle for Scientific Computing and Instrumentation, March 2001.

 

Book Chapters

A Perspective of Modern Methods in Computer-Aided Drug Design, Lisa M. Balbes, S. Wayne Mascarella and D. B. Boyd, invited chapter in Reviews in Computational Chemistry, Vol. 5, K. B. Lipkowitz and D. B. Boyd, Eds., VCH Publishers, New York, 1994, Chapter 7, pp. 337-380.

Bovine Prothrombin Fragment 1: Conformational Studies and the Role of Residues 35-46. Lisa M. Balbes, Lee G. Pedersen and Richard G. Hiskey, in Peptides: Synthesis, Structure and Function, J. Rivier, G. R. Marshall, Editors, Escom Press, 590-591 (1990).

Online Publications

Careers in Perspective: Chemists Can Do Anything, published in ScienceCareers.org, 2008May08.

Book review of "Introduction to Chemoinformatics", to be published in the Alchemist.

Profile of Theodore Gray, published in the Alchemist, September 2003.

World's Largest Water Clock, published in Alchemist, 03 October 2001.

Symbolic Logic and Artificial Intelligence, published in Alchemist, 5 October 2001.

Chemistry of Glass, published in November, 2001 issue of Chemistry.

Four Steps in One: Synthesis, Separation, Screening and Analysis of Combinatorial Libraries on a Single Media, published in the Alchemist, 7 April 2000.

Charleston Conference Travel Awards , published by Network Science, March 2000.

New Technique Simplifies Analysis, published in The Alchemist, 23 Sept 1999.

Travel Award Winners Reap Many Benefits, a profile of the winners of the first annual Charleston Conference Travel Awards, published in Network Science, March 1999.

So You Want a Web Site....What Now?, published in Chemical Web Marketing and Technology, September 1998.

How to Work with Children Around, published in Career Magazine, June 1997. Reprinted in West County Kids.

Analyzing Website Traffic, first published in Chemical Web Marketing and Technology, Volume 1, Issue 3, April 1997. Reprinted in Web Developer's Journal in May 1997.

Repetitive Stress Injuries - Personal Stories
Published in Network Science, the WWW Journal of Science and Technology, December 1995. Followup article was published in the February 1997 issue.

How to Get Free Home Office Equipment
The Next Best Thing
Dealing with the IRS
Commisioned three part series published in January and February 1995, on Global Network Navigator, a WWW magazine published by O'Reilly & Associates.
Entire series reprinted in Columbus Computer Society News, April-June 1995; The Younger Chemists Committee Newsletter, Spring, 1996; The Secretary, 1995, and Career Magazine in 1996.

My own world famous Guide to Rational (Computer-Aided) Drug Design, first published on the Computational Chemistry Discussion list in February 1992.

Book Reviews for the Alchemist

An Introduction to Chemoinformatics, by Andrew Leach and Valerie J. Gillet, review published 16 March 2004.

Careers with the Pharmaceutical Industry, second edition, Peter D. Stonier, Editor, review published 10 Dec 2003.

Modern Methods in Drug Disovery, Edited By: Hillisch and Hilgenfeld, review published 2 Dec 2003.

Handbook of Combinatorial Chemistry: Drugs, Catalysts, Materials, edited by K. C. Nicolaou, R. Hanko, W. Hartwig, 2 volumes, review published December 2002.

Combinatorial Library Design and Evaluation: Principles, Software, Tools, and Appplications in Drug Discovery, edited by Arup K. Ghose & Vellarkad N. Viswanadhan, review published July 2002.

Job$ in the Drug Industry by Richard Friary, review published 15 December 2000.

Career Management for Scientists and Engineers by John K. Borchardt, review published 8 September 2000.

Pharmacophore Perception, Development and Use in Drug Design, edited by Osman F. Guner, review published 28 July 2000.

Miscellaneous

"Teaching chemistry outdoors: The BSA National Jamboree 2010"
Rein U Kirss, Lisa M Balbes, Arlene Garrison, Matt Lasater, Barry Streusand, Michael J Verschoor-Kirss. Oral Presentation at the ACS National Meeting in Denver, CO, 2011 Sept 01.

"Mountmellick Work: The embroidery that saved a town -- twice." by Lisa M. Balbes, Ph.D. published in Needle Pointers, Vol. XXIX, Number 5 -- September 2001, pages 9 - 13.

"Mission Accomplished", By Lisa M. Balbes, Ph.D., published in Needle Pointers, Vol. XXIX, Number 3-- May 2001, pages 24 - 30.

Molecular Modeling of PLA2, Lisa M. Balbes and F. Ivy Carroll, NCSC Flyer, March/April 1991, Volume 3, Number 2, pages 1,7.


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