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Seminar Schedule, Fall Semester 2010


Sep 1

Wednesday

Unearthing the Molecular Libraries of the Sterol Metabolome.
Dr. W. David Nes, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Sep 8

Wednesday

Integrated Cell Culture, Separations and Analysis in Microfluidic Devices.
Dr. Dimitri Pappas, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Sep 15

Wednesday

Isotope Effects: Theoretical, Experimental, and Geochemical Studies
Dr. Juske Hortia, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Sep 22

Wednesday

Aptamers:  A New Tool in Combating Bacterial Antibiotic Resistance.
Dr. Robert Shaw, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Sep 29

Wednesday

Mass Spectrometry Studies of Collisions of Biological Ions with Surfaces. Fragmentation, and Soft and Reactive Landing.
Dr. Julia Laskin, Chemical Structure and Dynamics Group, Fundamental Science Directorate, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Oct 6

Wednesday

Reactions of Early/Late Heterobimetallic Complexes Featuring Metal-Metal Multiple Bonds: Small Molecule Activation and Catalytic Applications.
Dr. Christine Thomas, Department of Chemistry, Brandeis University
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Oct 13

Wednesday

Building Bifunctionality on the Calixarene Rim.
Dr. Tracy Hanna, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Christian University
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Oct 20

Wednesday

Deltahedral Zintl Ions: Synthesis, Structure, and Functionalization.
Dr. Slavi Sevov, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Oct 27

Wednesday

The Explosive Threat.
Dr. Jimmie Oxley, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Rhode Island
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Nov 3

Wednesday

Vibrational Dynamics Around Conical Intersections.
Dr. Edwin Sibert, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Nov 10

Wednesday

Mimicking alpha-helices for biomedical research.
Dr. Jung-Mo Ahn, University of Texas, Dallas
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Nov 15

Monday

Shine Lectureship Series - Technical Lecture
The Ubiquitin Proteolytic System: from Basic Mechanisms Thru Human Diseases and onto Drug Development.
Dr. Aaron Ciechanover, Tumor and Vascular Biology Research Center, The Rappaport Faculty of Medicine and Research Institute, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Room 113, 1:00 pm
 

Nov 15

Monday

Shine Lectureship Series - General Audience Lecture
Why Our Proteins Have To Die
So We Shall Live.
Dr. Aaron Ciechanover, Tumor and Vascular Biology Research Center, The Rappaport Faculty of Medicine and Research Institute, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Room 107, 7:30 pm
 

Nov 17

Wednesday

New Frontiers in Chemistry: Graduate Training at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Uttam K. Tambar, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Dec 2

Thursday

Studies in Asymmetric Catalysis: From Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Diels-Alder and 1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions to Iridium-Catalyzed Allylic Substitution.
Dr. Levi Stanley, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Dec 6

Monday

Organic EO and OE Materials for Faster Internet, Efficient Data Centers and Renewable Energy.
Dr. Cheng Zhang, Department of Chemistry, Norfolk State University
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Dec 8

Wednesday

GTL1 regulates drought tolerance and water use efficiency by controlling stomatal density through trans-repression of SDD1.
Dr. Paul M. Hasegawa, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

 

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