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Seminar Schedule, Spring Semester, 2005


Jan 19

Wednesday

A Systematic Statistical Evaluation Of Remedial Education In The Chemistry Curriculum. 
Dr. Gregory I. Gellene, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Jan 26

Wednesday

A Tour De Force Microscopy – From Energetic Materials To High Resolution Lithography.
Dr. Brandon Weeks, Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas Tech University
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Feb 2

Wednesday

Structures of fungal and bacterial sulfate activating enzymes: Insights into how enzymes evolve into different physiological roles.  
Dr. Andrew J. Fisher, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Feb 9

Wednesday

Structural Basis for Redox Regulation of Yap1 Transcription Factor Localization.
Dr. Matthew Wood, National Institutes of Health,
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Feb 16

Wednesday

Pharmaceutical Process Development. 

Dr. Apuba Bhattacharya, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University-Kingsville,
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Feb 23

Wednesday   

Supermolecular Stereochemistry in Liquid Crystals -- the Story of the Discovery of the First Liquid Conglomerate.
Dr. David M. Walba, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Mar 2

Wednesday

Use of Spectroscopy and Microscopy Techniques to Determine the Metal Uptake, Reduction, and Nanoparticle Formation by Plants. 
Dr. Jorge Gardea-Torresdey, Department of Chemistry, University of Texas at El Paso
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Mar 9

Wednesday

Relaxation A Little Too Far From Equilibrium.
Dr. Richard Stratt, Department of Chemistry, Brown University
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Mar 23

Monday

The Ozone Isotope Effect - Answers And Questions. 
Dr. Reinhard Schinke, Max-Planck-Institut für Strömungsforschung, Germany
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Mar 30

Tuesday

Molecular Building Blocks for Electroactive and   Photoactive Materials.
Dr. Françisco M. Raymo, Department of Chemistry, University of Miami
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Apr 13

Wednesday

New Palladium-Mediated Reactions for Asymmetric Organic Synthesis.  
Dr. Helena Malinakova, Department of Chemistry, University of Kansas
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Apr 20

Wednesday

Dynamics of Energy Exchange and Reaction Mechanisms in Gas-Surface Collisions.
Dr. John Morris, Department of Chemistry, Virginia Tech
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Apr 27

Wednesday

ROBINSON LECTURE SERIES -Using the Initial Value Representation of Semiclassical Theory to Include Quantum Effects in Classical Molecular Dynamics Simulations. 
Dr. William H. Miller, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
Room 113, 12:00 pm


Apr 27

Wednesday

ROBINSON LECTURE SERIES -The Remarkable Confluence of Theoretical Chemistry.  
Dr. William H. Miller, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
Room 107, 7:30 pm



May 2

Monday

A Brief History Of Analytical Chemistry:  From The Beginnings To Modern Analytical Science.
Dr. Gary Christian, Department of Chemistry, University of Washington
Room 113, 12:00 noon


 

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