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Seminar Schedule, Spring Semester, 2007

Jan 22
Monday

ACS Tour Speaker -Molecular Wires as Chemosensors and New Materials for Electronic Packaging.
Dr. Wayne E. Jones, Department of Chemistry, SUNY Binghamton
Room 113, 7:30 pm


Jan 24

Wednesday

Organocatalytic, Enantioselective Approach to Medicinally Interesting Chiral Molecules.
Dr. Wei Wang, Department of Chemistry, University of New Mexico
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Jan 31

Wednesday

Functional characterization of genes involved in plant cell death and stress signaling using yeast and Arabidopsis genetic system.
Dr. Dae-Jin Yun, Division of Applied Life Science (BK21 program) & Environmental Biotechnology National Core Research Center, Gyeongsang National University
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Feb 7

Wednesday

The Role of Lattice Reconstruction in Molecule-Surface Reactions: Methane Dissociation on Nickel, and Hydrogen Reactions with Graphite.
Dr. Bret Jackson, Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Feb 14

Wednesday

Barriers and Pathways to Quantitative Modeling.
Dr. Angela Wilson, Department of Chemistry, University of North Texas, Denton
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Feb 21

Wednesday

TBA.
Dr. Rajesh Khare,
Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas Tech University
Room 113, noon



Feb 28

Wednesday

Biosynthesis of the iron-molybdenum cofactor of nitrogenase.
Dr. Luis Rubio, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley
Room 113, noon


Mar 7

Wednesday

Modeling Molecular Interactions in MALDI Mass Spectrometry.
Dr. Dennis Marynick
, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas at Arlington
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Mar 22

Thursday

ROBINSON LECTURE SERIES
-Landscapes of the Sciences.
Dr. Peter Wolynes
, University of California, San Diego
Room 107, 7:30 pm



Mar 23

Friday

ROBINSON LECTURE SERIES - Energy Landscapes and Solved Protein Folding Problems.
Dr. Peter Wolynes, University of California, San Diego
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Apr 4

Wednesday

The Schizophrenic Effect of Fluorine Substitution on the Kinetic Stabilities of Hydrocarbons Containing Small Rings.
Dr. Wes Borden, Department of Chemistry, University of North Texas
Room 113, noon


Apr 11

Wednesday

Carbocation Cascades in the Biosynthesis of Polycyclic Natural Products,
Dr. Dean J. Tantillo, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis
Room 113, noon


Apr 25

Wednesday

A new look at the fundamental F+H2 reaction.
Dr. Millard Alexander, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland
Room 113, noon

 

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