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Divisional Seminar Schedule, Spring Semester 2017

January 24
Tuesday
5:00 PM
CHEM 025
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Organizational Meeting
Prof. Michael F. Mayer, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
February 3
Friday
12:00 PM
CHEM 101
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Molding the Future: An Overview of Gene Editing
Zachary Boswell, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
February 10
Friday
12:00 PM
CHEM 101
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Programmable RNA Recognition and Cleavage by CRISPR/Cas9
Collin Borcik, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
February 22
Wednesday
3:00 PM
CHEM 101
INORGANIC CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Activation of Pyridine through Iron Complexes with Redox-Active Ligands
Jinchun Qiu, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
February 24
Friday
12:00 PM
CHEM 101
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR
High-Fidelity CRISPR-Cas9 Nucleases with no Detectable Genome-Wide Off-Target Effects
Navneet Kaur, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
March 3
Friday
12:00 PM
CHEM 101
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Inhibition of CRISPR-Cas9 with Bacteriophage Proteins
Emily Hardy, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
March 8
Wednesday
3:00 PM
CHEM 101
INORGANIC CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Coordination Chemistry of Beryllium, The Shy Member of Group IIA
Shiva Moaven, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
March 10
Friday
12:00 PM
CHEM 101
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR
CDK7-Dependent Transcriptional Addiction in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Qingya Zou, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
March 10
Friday
1:00 PM
ESB 120
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Bio-inspired Nanostructures for Solar Energy Conversion Study
Prof. Nurxat Nuraje, Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas Tech University
March 22
Wednesday
3:00 PM
CHEM 101
INORGANIC CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Role of Redox Active Bis(imino)pyridine Ligands in Catalysis Using Iron and Aluminium as Base Metals
Amandeep Kaur Brar, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
March 24
Friday
12:00 PM
CHEM 101
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Highly Efficient Targeted Mutagenesis of Drosophila with the CRISPR/Cas9 System
Samiur Rahman, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
March 24
Friday
1:00 PM
ESB 120
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
ATP Synthase - the World's Smallest Rotary Motor
Prof. Achim Weber, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
March 29
Wednesday
3:00 PM
CHEM 101
INORGANIC CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Reduction of CO₂ to CO Using Rhenium Bipyridyl Complexes
Shipra, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
March 31
Friday
12:00 PM
CHEM 101
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR
CRISPR/Cas9-Mediated Efficient and Heritable Targeted Mutagenesis in Tomato Plants in the First and Later Generations
Neill Kim, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
March 31
Friday
1:00 PM
ESB 120
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Chemical Dynamics Simulations of the Thermal and CID Fragmentation of the Doubly Protonated Tripeptide TIK(H+)₂
Zahra Homayoon, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
April 3
Monday
12:00 PM
CHEM 101
ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy
Xinyue (Vanessa) Liang, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
April 4
Tuesday
5:00 PM
CHEM 025
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Catalytic Formation of Carbon-Sulfur Bonds
George T. Page, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
April 5
Wednesday
3:00 PM
CHEM 101
INORGANIC CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Catalytic Hydrogen Evolution by Mimics of [Fe-Fe] Hydrogenase
Chamila Manankandayalage, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
April 7
Friday
12:00 PM
CHEM 101
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Functional Repair of CFTR by CRISPR/Cas9 in Intestinal Stem Cell Organoids of Cystic Fibrosis Patients
Kyle Glockzin, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
April 10
Monday
12:00 PM
CHEM 101
ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Analytical Application of Nano-material Sensors
Aiying Yu, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
April 14
Friday
12:00 PM
CHEM 101
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Indirect DNA Sequence Recognition and its Impact on Nuclease Cleavage Activity
Elahe Masoumzadeh, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
April 14
Friday
1:00 PM
ESB 120
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
The Strange World of Non-Adiabatic Tunneling: Influence of the Geometric Phase and Diagonal Born-Oppenheimer Correction
Prof. Hua Guo, Department of Chemistry, University of New Mexico
April 19
Wednesday
3:00 PM
CHEM 101
INORGANIC CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Synthesis, Reactivity, and Applications of Cyclometalated Gold(III) Complexes
Babak Tahmouresilerd, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
April 21
Friday
1:00 PM
ESB 120
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Chemical Dynamics Simulations of the Atomistic Mechanisms and Product Energy Partitioning for the F• + CH3CN → HF + •CH2CN Reaction
Dr. Subha Pratihar, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
April 25
Tuesday
5:00 PM
CHEM 025
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Applications of Photoredox Catalysis in Cycloaddition Reactions
Yangxue Liu, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
April 28
Friday
12:00 PM
CHEM 101
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR
CRISPR-Mediated Targeting of HER2 Inhibits Cell Proliferation Through a Dominant Negative Mutation
Sakshi Gautam, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
April 28
Friday
1:00 PM
ESB 120
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Membrane-Based Separation of Alcohol-Water Mixtures: Role of Hydrogen Bonding Interactions
Prof. Rajesh Khare, Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas Tech University
May 3
Wednesday
3:00 PM
CHEM 101
INORGANIC CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Preparation of Ruthenium Polypyridyl Complexes and their Photoreactive Behavior Study
Shahidul Islam, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
May 5
Friday
12:00 PM
CHEM 101
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR
CRISPR-Mediated Direct Mutation of Cancer Genes in the Mouse Liver
Yihui Yuan, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
May 5
Friday
1:00 PM
ESB 120
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
Soft-Landing of Mass-Selected Ions for Studies in Materials Synthesis, Energy Storage, and Catalysis
Dr. Julia Laskin, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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