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Seminar Schedule, Fall Semester, 2003


Sep 3

Wednesday

Migration Tendency.  A Quantitative Method to Compare and Predict the Ability of Substituents to Migrate in Carbonium Ion Rearrangement Reactions.
Dr. John Marx, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Sep 17

Wednesday

A Combinatorial Chemistry Approach to Bacterial Antibiotic Resistance. 
Dr. Robert Shaw, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Sep 24

Wednesday

Studies on the APS Reductase From Sulfate Assimilating Organisms. 
Dr. Tom Leustek, Department of Plant Science, Biotechnology Center for Agriculture and the Environment, Rutgers University
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Oct 6

Monday

HENRY J. SHINE LECTURE SERIES - An Introduction to Fluorous Synthesis: From Separating Mixtures to Making Mixtures.  
Dr. Dennis Curran, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh
Room 107, 7:00 pm


Oct 8

Wednesday

StereospecificAdditions of Organosulfur Cation Radicals to Alkenes. 
Dr. Henry Shine, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Oct 15

Wednesday

Metathesis Strategies to P-Heterocyclic Building Blocks and Functional Oligomers in Organic Synthesis and Combinatorial Chemistry.
Dr Paul R. Hanson, Department of Chemistry, University of Kansas
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Oct 24

Tuesday

Dynamics in Viscous Liquids: Fluctuations in Space and Time.  
Dr. Ranko Richert, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Oct 28

Tuesday

National Security in the Global Age: Infectious Disease and Bioterrorism. Public Health with a Scientific Approach.
Dr. Anil T. Mangla, Director, Global Health, United Nations Association (Minnesota)
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Nov 5

Wednesday

Data-driven Chemical Education Research:  Background, Participation and Sex Affect Student Performance in General Chemistry Courses. 
Dr. Robert Blake, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Nov 7

Friday

Theoretical Studies of the Addition of H or D to Acetylene. 
Dr. Albert F. Wagner, Argonne National Laboratories
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Nov 13

Thursday

The Wonderful World of Molecular Anions. 
Dr. Jack P. Simons, Department of Chemistry, University of Utah,
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Nov 19

Wednesday

Innovations in Organochromium Chemistry.
Dr. J. R. Falck, Robert A. Welch Distinguished Chair in Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center,
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Dec 3

Wednesday

Assembly and Functions of Biological Iron-Sulfur Clusters. 
Dr. Michael K. Johnson, Center for Metalloenzyme Studies, Department of Chemistry, University of Georgia
Room 113, 12:00 noon


 

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