Dr. Melanie Lesko

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Phone: (409) 740-4517
Email: leskom@tamug.edu

Texas A&M University at Galveston
P.O. Box 1675 
Galveston, Texas 77553

Course Offerings:

Organic Chemistry
Computer Science

Interim Department Head (Marine Sciences)

Instructional Associate Professor

- Ph.D. University of Houston, 1977
- B.S. Lamar University, 1972


Research Interests:

- Chemistry education
- Organic compounds for novel applications


Selected Publications:

A.T. Balaban, R.E. Garfield, M.J. Lesko and W.A. Seitz, "Synthesis and Spectral Data of Some New N-Nitroso-N-Phenylhydroxylamine (Cupferron) Derivatives," in Organic Preparations and Procedures Int., 30(4), 439-446 (1998).

M.J. Lesko, "Stereoisomer Bubbles," in Journal of Chemical Education, 73(5), 429 (1996).

A.T. Balaban, M. Cravey and I. Ghiviriga, "Reaction of Pyrylium Salts with Nucleophiles. Part 24.  Spectral Study of Pyridinium Salts with a Long Linear (para-n-Alkyl)-Phenyl Group", in Heterocyclic Communications,  1, 17 (1994).

M.J. Cravey, "Science Demonstrations" in Partnerships in Chemical Research and Education, ed. J.E. McEvoy, American Chemical Society Symposium Series No. 478, Washington, D.C., 1992.

D.J. Klein, M.J. Cravey and G.E. Hite, "Fractal Benzenoids", Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, 2, 163 (1991).