J. Ricky Cox/Cox Lab




Copeland, K. L., Pellock, S. J., Cox, J. R., Cafiero, M. L. and Tschumper, G. S. “Examination of Tyrosine/Adenine Stacking Interactions in Protein Complexes” J. Phys. Chem. B 2013, 117, 14001-14008.

Copeland, K. L., Anderson, J. A., Farley, A. R., Cox, J. R., Tschumper, G. S. “Probing Phenylalanine/Adenine pi-Stacking Interactions in Protein Complexes with Explicitly Correlated and CCSD(T) Computations” J. Phys. Chem. B, 2008, 112, 14291-14295.

Boehr, D. D., Farley, A. R., LaRonde, F., Murdock, T. R., Wright, G. D. and Cox, J. R. “Establishing the Principles of Recognition in the Adenine-Binding Region of an Aminoglycoside Antibiotic Kinase (APH(3')-IIIa)”.  Biochemistry 2005, 44, 12445-12453.

Harper, S. A., Cox, J. R. and Wright, S. N. “Modeling of Benzocaine Analog Interactions with the D4S6 Segment of Nav4.1 Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels” Biophys. Chem. 2005, 113, 1-7.

Yeiser, A. J., Cox, J. R. and Wright, S. N. “Voltage-Dependent Inhibition of Rat Skeleton Muscle Sodium Channels by Aminoglycoside Antibiotics”.  Eur. J. Physiol. 2004, 448, 204-213.

Whittemore, N. A., Welch, K. T., Cox, J. R., Dougall, D. K. and Baker, D. C. “A Quenched Molecular Dynamics-Rotating Frame Overhauser Spectroscopy Study of a Series of Semi- biosynthetically Monoacylated Anthocyanins” J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 1663-1669.

Carpenter, R. A., Farley, A. R., Cox, J. R., Dobson, A. J. and Whitlock, C. W. “Synthesis and Structural Characterization of a Novel Tris-Indolyl Amine”  J. Under. Chem. Res2004, 1, 11-14.

Boehr, D. D., Farley, A. R., Wright, G. D. and Cox, J. R. “Analysis of the π−π Stacking Interactions Between the Aminoglycoside Antibiotic Kinase APH(3')-IIIa and Its Nucleotide Ligands”. Chemistry & Biology 2002, 9, 1209-1217.

Johnston, T. C. and Cox, J. R. “Divergence of the Proteins for Bacterial Bioluminescence Was Driven by GC Ratio Requirements for Bacterial Genomes. In Bioluminescence and Chemiluminescence 2000. Case, J. F., Herring, P. J., Robison, B. H., Haddock, S. H. D., Kricka, L. J., and Stanley, P. E., Eds.; World Scientific:  London, 2001, 83-86.

Cox, J. R., Ekman, D. R., DiGiammarino, E. L., Akal‑Strader, A., and Serpersu, E. H. "Aminoglycoside Antibiotics Bound to Aminoglycoside‑Detoxifying Enzymes and RNA Adopt Similar Conformations" Cell Biochem. Biophys. 2000, 33, 297-308. 

Serpersu, E. H., Cox, J. R., DiGiammarino, E. L., Mohler, M.L., Ekman, D. R., Akal‑Strader, A., and Owston, M.  "Conformations of Antibiotics in the Active Sites of Aminoglycoside‑Detoxifying Enzymes" Cell Biochem. Biophys. 2000, 33, 309-321.

Mohler, M., Cox, J. R. and Serpersu, E. H. “Aminoglycoside Phosphotransferase (3')-IIIa (APH(3')-IIIa)-Bound Conformation of the Aminoglycoside Lividomycin A Characterized by NMR” Carbohydr. Lett. 1998, 3, 17-24. 

Cox, J. R. and Serpersu, E. H. “Biologically Important Conformations of Aminoglycoside Antibiotics Bound to an Aminoglycoside 3'-Phosphotransferase as Determined by Transferred Nuclear Overhauser Effect Spectroscopy” Biochemistry 1997, 36, 2353-2359. 

Cox, J. R., McKay, G. A., Wright, G. D., and Serpersu, E. H. “Arrangement of Substrates at the Active Site of An Aminoglycoside Antibiotic 3'-Phosphotransferase As Determined by NMR” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1996, 118, 1295-1301. 

Cox, J. R. and Serpersu, E. H. “The Complete 1H NMR Assignments of Aminoglycoside Antibiotics and Conformational Studies of Butirosin A Through the Use of 2D NMR Spectroscopy” Carbohydr. Res. 1995, 271, 55-63.






































Whittington, C., Pellock, S. J., Cunningham, R. and Cox, J. R. “Combining Content and Elements of Communication into an Upper-Level Biochemistry Course” Biochem. Mol. Biol. Educ. 2014, 42, 136-141.

Mittendorf, I. and Cox, J. R. “Around the Beta-Turn: An Activity To Improve the Communication and Listening Skills of Biochemistry Students” J. Chem. Educ. 2013, 90, 1476-1478.

 Cox, J. R. and Yearwood, D. N. “In Defense of Teaching” The Teaching Professor 2013, 27(1), page 4.

Jones, B. W. and Cox, J. R. “External Representations in the Teaching and Learning of Introductory Chemistry” Creative Education 2011, 2(5), 461-465.

Cox, J. R. “Lessons from Room 10” The Teaching Professor 2011, 25(5), page 6.

Cox, J. R. “Enhancing Student Interactions with the Instructor and Content Using Pen-Based Technology, YouTube Videos, and Virtual Conferencing”. Biochem. Mol. Biol. Educ. 2011, 39, 4-9.

Derting, T. and Cox, J. R. “Using a Tablet PC to Enhance Student Engagement and Learning in an Introductory Organic Chemistry Course” J. Chem. Educ. 2008, 85, 1638-1643.

Cox, J. R. “Is it Live or is it Professor X” The Teaching Professor. 2008, 22(9), 2.

Rogers, J. W. and Cox, J. R. “Integrating a Single Tablet PC in Chemistry, Engineering and Physics Courses” J. Coll. Sci. Teach. 2008, 37, 34-39.

Lyles, H., Robertson, B., Mangino, M. and Cox, J. R. “Audio Podcasting in a Tablet PC-Enhanced Biochemistry Course” Biochem. Mol. Biol. Educ. 2007, 35, 456-461.

Kohorst, K. and Cox, J. R. “Virtual Office Hours Using a Tablet PC:  E-lluminating Biochemistry in an Online Environment” Biochem. Mol. Biol. Educ. 2007, 35, 193-197.

Cox, J. R. “Developing an Alternate Assessment Exercise for an Introductory Chemistry Course” The Teaching Professor. 2006, 20(9), 5.

Cox, J. R. “Screen Capture on the Fly:  Combining Molecular Visualization and a Tablet PC in the Biochemistry Classroom” Biochem. Mol. Biol. Educ. 2006, 34, 12-16.

Cox, J. R. and Rogers, J. W. “Tablet PCs: Are They the Next Technopedagogical Fad? J. Coll. Sci. Teach. 2005, 34(6), 7.

Cox, J. R. and Rogers, J. W. “Enter: The (Well-Designed) Lecture” The Teaching Professor. 2005, 19(5), 1/6.

Cox, J. R. “Protein Data Bank Education Corner:  Using Visualization Tools”, Spring 2004 (No. 22), Protein Data Bank Newsletter, p. 6-7 (Invited Article).

Keller, H. and Cox, J. R. “The Proteomics Stock Market Project:  A Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration in Biochemistry and Business Education”.  J. Chem. Educ. 2004, 81, 519-522.

Honey, D. W. and Cox J. R. “Lesson Plan for Protein Exploration in a Large Biochemistry Class” Biochem. Mol. Biol. Educ. 2003, 31, 356-362.

Cox, A. L. and Cox, J. R. “Determining Oxidation-Reduction on a Simple Number Line”. J. Chem. Educ. 2002, 79, 965-967.

Canning, D. R. and Cox, J. R. “Teaching the Structural Nature of Biological Molecules: Molecular Visualization in the Classroom and in the Hands of Students” Chem. Educ. Res. Prac. 2001, 2, 109-122. (Invited Paper)

Peterson, R. R. and Cox, J. R. “Integrating Computational Chemistry into a Project-Oriented Biochemistry Laboratory Experience: A New Twist on the Lysozyme Experiment” J. Chem. Educ. 2001, 78, 1551-1555.

Cox, J. R. “Teaching Noncovalent Interactions in the Biochemistry Curriculum Through Molecular Visualization: The Search for π Interactions” J. Chem. Educ. 2000, 77, 1424-1428. (Cover Image)


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