Our Faculty

Jaimelee Rizzo

Professor

Dyson College of Arts & Sciences

Chemistry and Physical Sciences - NYC

Location
  • @New York City
    One Pace Plaza W332
Office Hours
New York City

Education


BA , Queens College - CUNY

MA , Queens College - CUNY

MPhil , CUNY Graduate School and University Center

PhD , CUNY Graduate School and University Center

Awards and Honors

  • Pace University, April 2013 - Scholarly Research Award
  • American Chemical Society, NY Section, March 2013 - Outreach Volunteer of the Year
  • American Chemical Society, January 15, 2011 - Salute to Excellence
  • Pace University, May 2009 - Summer Research Award
  • Pace University, April 2009 - Faculty Excellence in Scholarship
  • Pace University, January 2009 - Kenan Award
  • Pace Univeristy, March 2008 - Scholarly Research Award
  • Pace University, February 2007 - Presidential Award for Released Time
  • Minority Access, Inc., September 2006 - National Role Model Award
  • Pace University, April 2006 - Eugene Lang Award

Publications


Rizzo, J. I. (2015, August). Organic Chemistry. , pages ~2000.

Rizzo, J. I. & Dabel, A. Prophylactic Antiviral Surfaces. Journal of Visualized Experiments.

Dabel, A. & Rizzo, J. I. Synthesis and Physical Characterization of Naturally Derived Surfaces Bearing Antimicrobial Activity. Transactions. , pages 10.

PRESENTATIONS


Rizzo, J. I. & Dabel, A. (2015, May 9). 63rd Annual NY ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium. Synthesis and Physical Characterization of Naturally Derived Surfaces Bearing Antimicrobial Activity. NY Section of the ACS, Bayside, NY

Rizzo, J. I. & Dabel, A. (2015, May 9). KEYNOTE ADDRESS: 63rd Annual NY ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium. Constructing Killer Surfaces. NY Section of the ACS, Bayside, NY

Rizzo, J. I. & Dabel, A. (2015, April 22). 3rd Annual Pace-wide Research Day . Prophylactic Antiviral Surfaces. Pace University, NYC Campus

Rizzo, J. I. & Dabel, A. (2015, April 22). 3rd Annual Pace-wide Research Day . Synthesis and Physical Characterization of Naturally Derived Surfaces Bearing Antimicrobial Activity. Pace University, NYC Campus

Dabel, A. & Rizzo, J. I. (2015, March 8). 34th Annual Meeting of the Society of Fellows. Synthesis and Physical Characterization of Naturally Derived Surfaces Bearing Antimicrobial Activity. Pace University, NY Campus

Chen, C. (2014, May). 62nd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Development of a New Antimicrobial Surface Based on Hemp. American Chemical Society, St. John's University

Jue, C. (2014, May). 62nd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Maple Syrup as Potassium Ion Channel Modulators. American Chemical Society, St. John's University

Chen, C. (2014, March). Society of Fellows Annual Meeting. Development of a New Antimicrobial Surface Based on Hemp. Pace University, Pace University

Jue, C. (2014, March). Society of Fellows Annual Meeting. Maple Syrup as Potassium Ion Channel Modulators. Pace Universtiy, Pace University

Miotto, S. (2013, October). Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM). Synthesis of Novel Therapeutic Drugs to Combat. ACS, Yale University

Rizzo, J. I. (2013, May). First Annual Pace Research Day. Synthesis of Novel Compounds to Treat Neuromuscular Disorders. Pace University, Pace University

Rizzo, J. I. (2013, May). First Annual Pace Research Day. The Synthesis of a New Surface Based on the Natural Product, Hemp Oil. Pace University, Pace University

Miotto, S. (2013, May). Pace Student-Faculty Research Initiative Showcase. Synthesis of Novel Therapeutic Drugs to Combat. Pace University, Pace University

RESEARCH INTEREST


Synthesis of Antimicrobial Surfaces

Grants, Contracts and Sponsored Research

Rizzo, J. I. Antibacterial Membranes.
ICET Inc. , Pace University , $1,000.00 . Funded,

Rizzo, J. I. Antimicrobial Wound Dressings.
Johnson & Johnson Wound Management Division , Pace University , $35,000.00 . Funded,

Rizzo, J. I. Antimicrobial Wound Dressings.
Johnson & Johnson Wound Management Division , Pace University , $48,000.00 . Funded,

Rizzo, J. I. Study of Antimicrobial Action of DABCO Polymers Against Spore Contaminants.
Batelle, U.S. Army , Other , $29,000.00 . Funded,

Rizzo, J. I. Synthesis of Phosphorus Analogues for Detection of Chemical Degradation.
U.S. Army , Pace University , $12,000.00 . Funded,

Intellectual Property


  • Patent: Antimicrobial Polymers [Non-Provisional]
    Patent Cooperation Treaty
  • Patent: Antimicrobial Polyurethane Foams [Non-Provisional]
    Patent Cooperation Treaty
  • Patent: Antimicrobial Surfaces [Non-Provisional]
    United States
  • Patent: Antimicrobial Surfaces [Non-Provisional]
    United States
  • Patent: Antiviral Compounds [Non-Provisional]
    United States
  • : Methods for Modulating Ion Channels [Non-Provisional]
    Patent Cooperation Treaty
  • Patent: Antiviral Compounds [Provisional]
    United States
  • Patent: Embedding Antibiotic Compounds in Solid Polymers [Provisional]
    United States
  • Patent: Antimicrobial Compositions [Provisional]
    Patent Cooperation Treaty

MEDIA CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Fabric Directory [Internet], 2006
    “Household-Use Curtain Fabric Sustainable Fashion Canvas Fabric”
  • Textile World [Internet], August 2006
    “Microbial Elimination: Crude and Simple”
  • Home Textiles Today [Internet], August 25 2006
    "Bio Shield Fabrics Combat Germs”
  • NTI, Global Security Newswire [Internet], March 3 2005
    “Plants, Fabric Involved in Anti-Anthrax Research”
  • Osgood File (CBS News Radio) [Radio], April 2004
    “Sharp Clothes”
  • Kronen Zeitung (Autrian News) [Magazine], February 15 2004
    “Anthrax-Bakterien am Spieb”
  • ACFNEWSOURCES [Internet], January 2004
    "Sharp Clothes"
  • American Society of Microbiology News [Magazine], 2003
    “Novel Surface Acting Reagents Bust Microbes”
  • Apotheken Umschau [Magazine], September 2003
    “Heilende Kleidung”
  • Popular Science [Magazine], July 2003
    "Socks That Never Smell"
  • New Scientist [Internet], April 2003
    “New Clothes Stab Bugs with Molecular Daggers”
  • SonntagsZeitung.ch (Swiss Science) [Magazine], April 2003
    “Dolchformige Molekule, die In die Fasern eingebracht werden, werden Bakterien und Pilzsporen ab”
  • Chemical & Engineering News [Magazine], December 16 2002
    “2002 Chemistry Highlights in Carbohydrate Research”
  • Chemical & Engineering News [Newspaper], June 10 2002
    “Surfaces Designed to Kill Bacteria”

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Chemical Society
  • New York Section of the American Chemical Society [Project Leader] , October 2008
  • New York Section of the American Chemical Society [Chair-Elect] , September 2010
  • New York Section of the ACS [Co-Chair, Undergraduate Research Symposium] , May 2005

COLLEGE SERVICE

  • Professions in Health Advisorty Team [Other]
    Desc: Revamping the "Pre-Professions Health Committee".
  • Chemistry Club [Faculty Advisor]
    Desc: Assist and advise the Chem Club in all aspects of group functions/activities.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: The Chem Club was awarded "2013 Honorable Mention" with the American Chemical Society.

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Professions in Health Advisory Team [Program Coordinator]
    Desc: Oversee all pre-health students. Meet with each one to prepare their portfolio in preparation for applying to med/dental/optometry/vet schools.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Developed a Facebook Website which is open to all. All documents, upcoming seminars, internship opportunities, etc are posted here. Held our first seminars - med school recruiter and ND Physician.
  • Society of Fellows [Executive Board Member]
  • Scholarly Research [Committee Member]
  • Public Relations Committee [Chairperson]
  • Goldwater Scholarship [Committee Chair]
  • Kenan [Committee Member]
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