Job Title
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Jayson Vedad
Office Location
Integrated Science and Engineering Complex
B.S., University of the Philippines
Ph.D., City University of New York

Research interests

Peptide Chemistry, Vibrational Spectroscopy, Amyloid Formation


CHM 101 Introductory Chemistry I Lab
CHM 340 Chemical Instrumentation Lab

Representative Publications

“Quantitative Analysis of Xylene Mixtures Using Handheld Raman Spectrometer” J. Vedad, L. Reilly, R. Z. B. Desamero, and E. R. E. Mojica. In Engaging Undergraduates with Raman Spectroscopy, ACS Books, 2018. (in-press)

“Solvent Sensitivity of the CN group: A Raman Spectroscopic Study” E. R. E. Mojica, N. Abbas, L. O. Wyan, J. Vedad, and R. Z. B. Desamero. In Engaging Undergraduates with Raman Spectroscopy, ACS Books, 2018. (in-press)

“Structural, Vibrational and pKa Determination of Carboxylic Acids Using DFT Calculations and Raman Spectroscopy: An Instrumental Analysis Laboratory” G. A. Dela Rosa, L. C. Zheng, J. Vedad and R. Z. B. Desamero. In Engaging Undergraduates with Raman Spectroscopy, ACS Books, 2018. (in-press)

“Analysis of Over-the-Counter Drugs Using Raman Spectroscopy” E. R. E. Mojica, J. Zapata, J. Vedad, R. Z. B. Desamero, and Z. Dai. In Engaging Undergraduates with Raman Spectroscopy, ACS Books, 2018. (in-press)

“Molecular dynamics Simulations on the Bioactive Molecule of hIAPP22-29 (NFGAILSS) and Rational Drug Design” P. Lagarias, Y. Elkhou, J. Vedad, A. Kostantinidi, A. Profit, T. F. Kellici, R. Z. B. Desamero  and T. Mavromoustakos. In Rational Drug Design, Humana Press, 2018.

“Raman Spectroscopic Discrimination of Estrogens.” J. Vedad, E. R. E. Mojica and R. Z. B. Desamero, Vibrational Spectroscopy, 2018, 96, 93-100.

“Difference FTIR Studies of Substrate Distribution in Triosephosphate Isomerase.” H. Deng, J. Vedad, R. Desamero and R. Callender, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2017, 121, 10036-10045.

“Conformational Differentiation of α-Cyanohydroxycinnamic Acid Isomers: A Raman Spectroscopic Study.” J. Vedad, M. Domaradzki, E. R. E. Mojica, E. J. Chang, A. A. Profit and R. Z. B. Desamero, Journal or Raman Spectroscopy, 2017, 48, 1282-1288.

“Peptide Conjugates of Benzene Carboxylic Acids as Agonists and Antagonists of Amylin Aggregation.” A. A. Profit, J. Vedad, R. Z. B. Desamero,Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2016, 28, 666-677.

“Vibrational Analysis of α-Cyanohydroxycinnamic acid.” E. R. E. Mojica, J. Vedad, R. Z. B. Desamero, Journal of Molecular Structure, 2015, 1094, 203-209.

“Aromaticity and Amyloid Formation: Effect of pi-Electron Distribution and Aryl Substituent Geometry on the Self-assembly of Peptides Derived from hIAPP­22-29.” A. A. Profit, J. Vedad, M. Saleh, R. Z. B. Desamero, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 2015, 576, 46-58.

“Determination of Chromium and Manganese in Steel Using Digital Photometry.” J. Vedad, J. L. Solivas, J. H. Santos, E. J. Del Rosario, Philippine Journal of Science, 2015, 144, 117-127.