Our Faculty

Elmer Mojica

Assistant Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Location
  • @New York City
    One Pace Plaza W314
  • @Pleasantville
    Dyson Hall 221
Office Hours
New York City
Office Hours
Westchester

Education


PhD , University at Buffalo , Buffalo, NY , 2010
Chemistry

MS , UP Los Banos , College, Laguna, Philippines , 2003
Agricultural Chemistry

BS , UP Los Banos , College, Laguna. Philippines , 1998
Agricultural Chemistry

Publications


Desamero, R., Vedad, J., Maciej, D., Hud, K., Mojica, E. & Profit, A. Conformational consequences, pH effects and structural details of the self-assembly of hIAPP22-29¬. Journal of Physical Chemistry B.

Vedad, J., Mojica, E., Domaradski, M., Profit, A., Chang, E. & Desamero, R. Z. Conformational structure of alpha-cyano-4-hydroxycinnamic acid directs MALDI matrix formation. CHEMPLUSCHEM.

Mojica, E., Vedad, J. & Desamero, R. Z. Vibrational analysis of alpha-cyanohydroxycinnamic acid. Journal of Molecular Structure.

Pace, S. J., Nguyen, E., Baria, M. P. & Mojica, E. E. (2015, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Use of computational modeling in preparation and evaluation of surface imprinted xerogels for binding tetracycline. Microchimica Acta. Vol 182 (Issue 1-2) , pages 69-76.

Layson, R. J., Rodil, M. A., Mojica, E. & Deocaris, C. C. (2014, November). Potential anti-cancer and anti-bacterial activities of Philippine echinoderm extracts. Journal of Topical Life Sciences. Vol 4 (Issue 3) , pages 175-181. http://www.jtrolis.ub.ac.id/index.php/jtrolis/article/viewFile/216/211

Mammadov, O. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Utilization of vibrational spectroscopy to determine expired medications. International Journal of Chemical Science and Technology. Vol 4 (Issue 4) , pages 342-348.

Mojica, E., Nguyen, E., Rozov, M. & Bright, F. V. (2014, June). PH-dependent spectroscopy of tetracycline and its analogs. Journal of Fluorescence. Vol 24 , pages 1183-1198.

Baria, M., Nguyen, E., Pace, S. J., Marvin, R. L. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, June). Spectrochemical behavior of enzymes encapsulated within xerogel. Journal of Physical Chemistry and Biophysics. Vol 4 , pages 137.

Dumancas, G. G., Hikkaduwa Koralege, R., Mojica, E., Murdianti, B. & Pham, P. J. (2014, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 7). Penicillins. Philip Wexler (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Toxicology. Academic Press. Vol 3 (Issue 3rd edition) , pages 768-772.

Mojica, E., , ., , ., , . & , . (2014, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 7). Pyridine. Philip Wexler (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Toxicology. Academic Press. Vol 3 (Issue 3rd edition) , pages 1159-1161.

Dumancas, G. G., Hikkaduwa Koralege, R., Mojica, E., Murdianti, B. & Pham, P. J. (2014, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 7). Sulfur fluoride (Vikane). Philip Wexler (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Toxicology. Academic Press. Vol 4 (Issue 3rd edition) , pages 432-435.

Dumancas, G. G., Hikkaduwa Koralege, R., Mojica, E., Murdianti, B. & Pham, P. J. (2014, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 7). Thiabendazole. Philip Wexler (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Toxicology. Academic Press. Vol 4 (Issue 3rd edition) , pages 533-536.

Dumancas, G. G., Hikkaduwa Koralege, R., Mojica, E., Murdianti, B. & Pham-Bugayong, P. (2013, December). The link between omega-3 fatty acids and rheumatoid arthritis: properties, mechanisms, and therapeutic efficacy.. Wasim Khan (Eds.), Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Chemistry, Dietary Sources and Health Effects. NY, USA: Nova Science Publishers. , pages 20.

Wach, A., Chen, J., Lonie, D., Mojica, E., Aga, D., Autschbach, J. & Zurek, E. (2013, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Determination of the structures of molecularly imprinted polymers and xerogels using an automated stochastic approach.. Analytical Chemistry. Vol 85 , pages 8577-8584.

Mojica, E. (2013, September). Screening of different computational models for the preparation of sol-gel imprinted materials. Journal of Molecular Modeling. Vol 19 , pages 3911-3923. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00894-013-1928-3#page-1

PRESENTATIONS


Kline, R., DiMeglio, G., Mojica, E., Zapata, J. & Birney, L. (2017, April 7). 21st CCSC Northeastern Conference 2017. Visualization of Environmental Data for the Billion Oyster Project. Consortium for Computing Science Colleges, Albany, NY

Symczak, K., Pace, S. J. & Mojica, E. E. (2015, March 23). 249th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting. Chromatographic analysis of bee propolis. American Chemical Society (ACS), Denver, Colorado

Nguyen, E., Hanson, P. M., Batte, T. J. & Mojica, E. E. (2015, March 23). 249th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting. Studies on the interactions of four nanoceramics (metal oxides) with serum albumin and hemoglobin proteins by spectroscopic techniques. American Chemical Society (ACS), Denver, Colorado

Upmacis, R. K., Pace, S. J., Brescia, T. K. & Mojica, E. E. (2015, March 10). Pittcon Conference 2015. Videotaping experiments in Analytical Chemistry course. Pittcon, New Orleans, LA

Mojica, E. E., Vedad, J., Profit, A. & Desamero, R. (2015, March 9). Pittcon Conference 2015. Vibrational spectroscopy of fluorinated derivatives of self-assembling hiAPP22-29 octapeptides. Pittcon, New Orleans, LA

Symczak, K. & Mojica, E. E. (2015, March 8). 34th Annual Meeting of Dyson Society of Fellows. Chromatographic analysis of bee propolis. Pace University, New York

Hanson, P. & Mojica, E. E. (2015, March 8). 34th Annual Meeting of Dyson Society of Fellows. Effect of pH on the spectroscopic properties of several hydroxycinnamic acid derivatives. Pace University, New York

Javornik, A. & Mojica, E. E. (2015, March 8). 34th Annual Meeting of Dyson Society of Fellows. Raman spectroscopy of sulfa drugs. Pace University, New York

Evans, N. & Mojica, E. E. (2015, March 8). 34th Annual Meeting of Dyson Society of Fellows. Solid phase extraction of illicit drugs (amphetamine and methamphetamine). Pace University, New York

Abbas, N. & Mojica, E. E. (2015, March 8). 34th Annual Meeting of Dyson Society of Fellows. Spectroscopic characterization of an ionic liquid (1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium thiocyanate). Pace University, New York

Nguyen, E. & Mojica, E. E. (2015, March 8). 34th Annual Meeting of Dyson Society of Fellows. Toxicity studies of nanomaterials with proteins and enzymes. Pace University, New York

Batte, T. & Mojica, E. E. (2015, March 8). 34th Annual Meeting of Dyson Society of Fellows. Vibrational and electronic properties of chloramphenicol. Pace University, New York

Kuptsow, A. & Mojica, E. E. (2015, March 8). 34th Annual Meeting of Dyson Society of Fellows. Vibrational spectroscopy of fluoroquinolone antibiotics. Pace University, New York

Mojica, E. E., Baria, M. P. & Nguyen, E. (2015, February 27). Best Practices Conference. Mentoring experience: Running and managing a research group. Pace University, White Plains, NY

Bundick, H. & , . (2014, November 8). Environmental Consortium of Colleges and Universities 11th Annual Conference. Emerging contaminants are new threats to the environment. Russell Sage College, Troy, NY

Pace, S., Brescia, T. K., Mojica, E. & Upmacis, R. K. (2014, August). The 2014 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education. Videotaping Experiments in an Analytical Chemistry Course. Grand Valley State University

Mojica, E. (2014, August 6). 2014 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education. CHEMTERTAINMENT: More fun in teaching and learning Chemistry. ACS Chemical Education Division, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI

Mojica, E. (2014, August 6). 2014 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education. Experiences in mentoring undergraduate students in different types of colleges and universities. ACS Chemical Education, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI

Upmacis, R. K., Pace, S. J., Brescia, T. K. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, August 6). 2014 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE). Videotaping experiments in an analytical chemistry course. ACS Chemical Education Division, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI

Bundick, H. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, June 13). AESS 2014 Conference. Emerging contaminants are new threats to the environment. Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences , Pace University, New York, NY

Mojica, E. (2014, June 12). AESS 2014 Conference. Antibiotics: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences , Pace University, New York, NY

Mojica, E. (2014, May 24). PAASE Annual Meeting and Symposium. Effect of alteration of aromatic ring substituents on Phe-23 on the amyloidogenic potential of hIAPP22-29. Philippine-American Academy of Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Mojica, E. (2014, May 14). Pace University 13th Annual Faculty Institute. Mentoring and empowering students to do research. Pace University, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY

Nguyen, E. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, May 3). 62nd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Interaction of catalase with different nanomaterials/nanoceramics. American Chemical Society NYC Local Section, St. John's University, Queens, NY

Pace, S. J. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, May 3). 62nd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Monitoring sol-gel formation by vibrational spectroscopy. American Chemical Society NYC Local Section, St. John's University, Queens, NY

Marvin, R. L. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, May 3). 62nd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Solid phase extraction of amphetamine using different commercially available molecularly imprinted polymer (MIP) sorbents. American Chemical Society NYC Local Section, St. John's University, Queens, NY

Baria, M. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, May 3). 62nd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Spectrochemical behavior of enzymes immobilized in xerogels. American Chemical Society NYC Local Section, St. John's University, Queens, NY

Pace, S. J., Baria, M. P., Mojica, E. E. & Desamero, R. (2014, April 12). 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biological and Chemical Sciences. Application of vibrational spectroscopy in probing sol?gel transition. William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ

Baria, M. P., Marvin, R. L. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, April 12). 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biological and Chemical Sciences. Encapsulation of enzymes using the sol-gel process. William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ

Patel, S., Brescia, T., Pace, S. J. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, April 12). 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biological and Chemical Sciences. Monitoring changes in microorganism's protein content and functional groups upon treatment with a heavy metal. William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ

Dumalsen, A., Bundick, H. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, April 12). 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biological and Chemical Sciences. Oxytetracycline interaction with nanoceramics (silicon oxide and zinc oxide). William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ

Horril, N. A. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, April 12). 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biological and Chemical Sciences. Potential used of bee propolis as an environmentally friendly antimicrobial agent. William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ

Marvin, R. L., Baria, M. P., Nguyen, E. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, April 12). 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biological and Chemical Sciences. Solid phase extraction of amphetamine using different commercially available molecularly imprinted polymer (MIP) sorbents. William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ

Nguyen, E. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, April 5). 68th Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference (ECSC). Antibiotic degradates: More toxic than the parent compound. ECSC, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Horril, N. A. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, April 5). 68th Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference (ECSC). Antimicrobial activity of different bee propolis. ECSC, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Pace, S. J., Baria, M. P., Mojica, E. E. & Desamero, R. Z. (2014, April 5). 68th Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference (ECSC). Application of vibrational spectroscopy in probing sol?gel transition. ECSC, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Nguyen, E., Kim, D. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, April 5). 68th Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference (ECSC). Binding of catalase with different nanomaterials monitored by optical spectroscopy. ECSC, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Mammadov, O. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, April 5). 68th Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference (ECSC). Determining medicine's expiration date the hard way. ECSC, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Baria, M. P., Marvin, R. L. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, April 5). 68th Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference (ECSC). Encapsulation of enzymes using the sol-gel process. ECSC, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Patel, S., Brescia, T. K., Pace, S. J. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, April 5). 68th Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference (ECSC). Monitoring changes in microorganism's protein content and functional groups upon treatment with a heavy metal. ECSC, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Dumalsen, A., Bundick, H. & Mojica, E. E. (2014, April 5). 68th Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference (ECSC). Oxytetracycline interaction with nanoceramics (silicon oxide and zinc oxide). ECSC, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts

Mojica, E. Acquisition of an electrochemical system instrument for the development of sensors..
Verizon Thinkfinity Foundation through Pace Provost's Office , Pace University , $12,922.00 . Funded,

Mojica, E. Drug sensors.
Scholarly Research , Pace University , $2,205.93 . Funded,

Mojica, E. & Dai, Z. Raman spectroscopy as a teaching tool in the Forensic Science and Chemistry courses..
Verizon Thinkfinity Foundation through Pace Provost's Office , Pace University , $14,524.32 . Funded,

Mojica, E. Summer Research Grant.
Dyson College , Pace University , $1,000.00 . Funded,

Mojica, E. Summer Undergraduate Student-Faculty Research Initiative .
Dyson College , Pace University , $2,000.00 . Funded,

Mojica, E., Upmacis, R. K. & Karaalioglu, C. Interactive whiteboards and computerized assistance in Chemistry..
Verizon Thinkfinity Foundation through Pace Provost's Office , Pace University , $11,647.00 . Funded,

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Chemical Society
  • Society of Applied Spectroscopy
  • Council on Undergraduate Research , October 2014

COLLEGE SERVICE

  • DFA Retention Committee [Committee Member]

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

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  • NYFC Building and Grounds Committee [Committee Member]
  • NYFC Student Affairs [Committee Member]
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