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2019 Ph.D. and M.S. Defenses

October 16
Wednesday
10:00 AM
CHEM 305
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Sensitive Analysis of Proteins and Glycoproteins Derived From Biological Samples: Quantitative Proteomics and Glycoproteomics by LC-MS/MS
Jingfu Zhao, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
October 15
Tuesday
8:00 AM
CHEM 305
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Catalysis in Metal Organic Frameworks Using Pendant and Linker Hydroxyl Sites
Patrick Larson, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
October 4
Friday
2:00 PM
CHEM 305
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Vibrational Spectroscopy in the Study of Ionomer Material Properties
Ying Liang, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
August 2
Friday
9:00 AM
CHEM 305
Ph.D. DEFENSE
A Theoretical Study of Molecular Electronic Properties and Inter-Molecular Interactions
Jayani Silva, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
July 22
Monday
9:00 AM
CHEM 305
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Computational and Spectroscopic Investigations of Molecular Switches, their Effects on Pendant Groups, and their Abilities to Form and Affect Measurable Changes in Supramolecular Assemblies
Miranda Andrews, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
June 27
Thursday
2:00 PM
CHEM 102
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Anthony Bui- Structure and Function Studies of B. cereus Metallo-β- lactamase 5/B/6 and Synaptotagmin I C2 Domain AD3 Mutants
Anthony Bui, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
June 24
Monday
9:30 AM
CHEM 305
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Development of micro-dielectric barrier discharge mass spectrometry for fast surface analysis of solid samples and insights into its underlying mechanisms via optical emission spectroscopy
Songyue She, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
June 21
Friday
2:00 PM
CHEM 101
M.S. DEFENSE
The Influence of Hairy Root Cultures on the Biosynthesis of Granatane Alkaloids in Punica granatum (Pomegranate)
Kyle Glockzin, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
June 21
Friday
9:30 AM
CHEM 101
M.S. DEFENSE
Elucidation of novel n-methyltransferases in tropane and granatane alkaloid biosynthesis
Kayla Anderson, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
March 29
Friday
10:00 AM
CHEM 011B
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Chemical Dynamics Simulations of Intermolecular Energy Transfer using a Unified Bath Model for Studying Liquid and Gas Phase Dynamics
Hyunsik Kim, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
March 29
Friday
2:00 PM
CHEM 305
Ph.D. DEFENSE
A Theoretical Study of Carbon-Based Functionalized Materials
Reed Nieman, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
March 25
Monday
8:00 AM
CHEM 102
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Safety Culture in Academia: A national study
Megan Gonzalez, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
March 6
Wednesday
2:00 PM
CHEM 305
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Regulation of PUT3, a Plasma Membrane Polyamine Uptake Transporter in Arabidopsis Thaliana, by SOS1 and SOS2
Haoxi Chai, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University

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