Lisa Hoferkamp

Associate Professor

University of Alaska Southeast
11120 Glacier Highway
Anderson Building Room 313
Juneau, Alaska 99801
●Chemistry    ● Natural/Environmental Sciences
   (IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence)
University of Alaska Southeast
   College of Natural Science
● Heavy metal and organic pollutants
● Organic chemicals in Arctic environment
● B.S. 1985 Chemistry
    University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
● M.Sc. 1988 Inorganic Chemistry
    Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
● Ph.D. 1995 Inorganic Chemistry
    University of Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland
Research Overview
Study of the natural environment from a chemical viewpoint offers fascinating research topics ranging from basic research on poorly understood natural processes to applied research investigating the effects of human activities on various ecosystems and remediation efforts. The pristine system of forests and waterways proximate to the University of Alaska Southeast are ideal natural laboratories for these types of studies.
Current Research Projects
● Congener-Specific Trophic Magnification, Synergistic Toxicity and Biotransformation
Peer Reviewed Publications (in chronological order)
1.    J.A. Blaho, L.A. Hoferkamp, K.A. Goldsby, Oxidation of Nickel(II) Bis(Salicylaldimine) Complexes: Sovlent Control of Ultimate Redox Site Polyhedron, 1989, 8, 113.
2.   L.A. Hoferkamp, K.A. Goldsby, Surface Modified Electrodes Based on Nickel(II) and Copper(II) Bis(salicylaldimine) Complexes Chem.Matl., 1989, 1, 348.
3.   K.J.L. Paciorek, S.R.Masuda, L.A. Hoferkamp, J.G. Nakahara, R.H.Kratzer, Novel Trimethylsilyl-Substituted Aminoboranes Inorg. Chem., 1991, 30(3), 577.
4.   K.J.L. Paciorek, J.H. Nakahara, L.A. Hoferkamp, C. George, J.L. Flippen-Anderson, R. Gilardi, W.R. Schmidt, Reactions of Tris[bis(trimethylsilyl)amino]aluminum with Ammonia and Pyrolysis Studies Chem. Matl., 1991, 3, 82.
5.   G. Süss-Fink, U. Bodensieck, L. Hoferkamp, G. Rheinwald, H. Stoeckli-Evans, Multicenter Ligand Transformations of Thioureas on Ruthenium Clusters J. Cluster Sci., 1992, 4, 469
6.   L. Hoferkamp, G. Rheinwald, H. Stoeckli-Evans, G. Süss-Fink, Fixation of 1,3,5-Trithiane to a Trinuclear Ruthenium Framework: Synthesis, Structure, and Fluxionality of [Ru3(CO)6( m -CO)3{ m 3, h 3-C3S3H6}] Helv.Chim. Acta, 1992, 75, 2227.
7.   G. Laurenczy, A.E. Merbach, B. Moullet, R. Roulet, L. Hoferkamp, G. Süss-Fink, Intramolecular Site Exchange of Carbonyl Ligands in the Cluster Compounds Nonacarbonyl { m 3-[ m 3-(1,3,5-trithiane)]}triruthenium ([Ru3(CO)9{ m 3-( h 3-C3H6S3)}]) and (tert-Butyl Isocyanide)octacarbonyl{ m 3-[ m 3-(1,3,5-trithiane)]} triruthenium ([Ru3(t-BuNC)(CO)8{ m 3-( m 3-C3H6S3)}]) Helv. Chim. Acta, 1993, 76, 2936.
8.   Core U. Bodensieck, L. Hoferkamp, H. Stoeckli-Evans, G. Süss-Fink, Novel Hexanuclear Ruthenium Clusters with Unusual Metal Framework Geometries: ‘Boat’ and ‘Sofa’ Configurations of the Ru6 J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 1993, 127
9.   L. Hoferkamp, G. Rheinwald, H. Stoeckli-Evans, G. Süss-Fink, Structural Variations in Hexanuclear Ruthenium Clusters with Thioureato Ligands: Synthesis and Molecular Structure of Ru6(CO)14( m -CO)2( m 4-S)(SCNHPhNPh)( m 3, h 2-PhCNHPh) and ( m 2-H)6Ru6(CO)14( m 3, h 2-SCNHPhNPh)2 Inorg. Chem., 1995, 34, 5786.
10. L. Hoferkamp, G. Rheinwald, H. Stoeckli-Evans, G. Süss-Fink, Reactions of the Trinuclear Cluster ( m 2-H)Ru3(CO)9( m 3, h 2-SCNHPhNPh): Molecular Structure of Ru3(CO)6(PPh3)( m 2-PPh2)( m 2, h 2-C6H5)( m 3-S), a Complex Containing a Phenyl Ligand with a Rare m / h Coordination Mode Organometallics, 1996, 15, 704.
11. L. Hoferkamp, G. Rheinwald, H. Stoeckli-Evans, G. Süss-Fink, Cluster Chemistry with Sulfur-Containing Ligands: Reactions of the Hexanuclear Cluster ( m 2-H)Ru6(CO)16( m 5-S)( m 3, h 2-SCNHPhNPh) Organometallics, 1996, 15, 1122.
12. E.J. Weber; J.F. Kenneke, L.A. Hoferkamp;  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Exposure Research Laboratory, Athens, Georgia USA; Groundwater Quality: Natural and Enhanced Restoration of Groundwater Pollution (Proceedings of the Groundwater Quality 2001 Conference, Sheffield, UK, June 2001).Reactivity of Chemical Reductants as a Function of Redox Zonation IAHS Publ. no 275, 2002, pp.113-118.
13. L.A. Hoferkamp, E.J. Weber, Correlations of Nitroaromatic Reduction Kenetics and the Dominant Terminal Electron Acceptor Process in Natural Sediments 2006, Environ. Sci. Technol. 40(7), 2206-12 [PMID: 1664654]
14. J. P. Bower, E. A. Hood, L. A. Hoferkamp, Major solutes, metals, and alkylated aromatic compounds in high-latitude maritime snowpacks near the trans-Alaska pipeline terminal, Valdez, Alaska, Environmental Research Letters, 2008, 3(4), pp. 045010. 
15. D. T. Tallmon, L. A. Hoferkamp, Long-Term Changes in Imposex Frequency in File Dogwinkles, Nucella lima G. and Tributyltin Concentrations in Bay Mussels, Mytilus trossulus G Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 2009, 83(2), 235-8 [PMID: 19421700]
16. L. Hoferkamp, M. H. Hermanson, and D. C. G. Muir, Current Use Pesticides in Arctic Media: 2000-2007 Science of the Total Environment,  2010; 408(15): 2985-94 [PMID: 20022079]