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2021 Ph.D. and M.S. Defenses

October 15
Friday
11:30 AM
Chem 102
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Spectroscopic Studies and Computational Modelling of Sb(III) Anion Recognition Receptors Utilizing Secondary Bonding Interactions, and Evaluation of Solution Binding Constants of Other Host-Guest Systems Involving Hydrogen and Halogen Bonding.
Jinchun Qui, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
October 14
Thursday
11:00 AM
Virtual
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Development of methods facilitating sensitive identification and quantification of glycan and glycopeptide isomers by LC-MS/MS
Yifan Huang, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
October 5
Tuesday
11:00 AM
CHEM 305
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Isolation of Tumor and Leukemia Cells from Liquid Biopsies Using the Human Transferring Receptor
Bhagya Wickramaratne, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
August 18
Wednesday
3:00 PM
ESB2 102A
Ph.D. DEFENSE
The Functional Coaction of a Transmembrane Potassium Channel and its Regulatory Lipids Interrogated by Solid-State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Collin G. Borcik, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
June 26
Saturday
10:00 AM
Virtual
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Ultrasound-assisted hetergeneous Lewis acid-catalyzed transesterification of Lesquerella triglycerides for biodiesel synthesis
Islam Mohammed Shahidul, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
June 24
Thursday
1:00 PM
Virtual
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Application of New Methodologies Using Principles of Green Chemistry in Organic Synthesis
Mingxiang Zhou, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
June 23
Wednesday
12:00 PM
Virtual
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Novel Lewis Acids and Intramolecular "Inverse" Frustrated Lewis Pairs (FLPs) for Small Molecule Activation
Chamila Priyadarshani, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
June 23
Wednesday
11:00 AM
Virtual
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Development of Glyco Analytical Methods for Sensitive Characterization of Glycans Derived from Biological Samples Using LC-MS/MS
Andrew Cho, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
June 22
Tuesday
9:00 AM
Virtual
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Design and Synthesis of Abundant Lewis Acid Catalysts for Reductive Etherifications, Hydrogenation of Imines and Cycloaddition Reactions
Shipra Garg, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
June 21
Monday
9:00 AM
Virtual
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Metal Catalyzed Hydroboration of Unsaturated Bonds and Water Remediation
Deepika Bedi, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
March 30
Tuesday
9:00 AM
Virtual
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Mre11 mutants affect the activity of Mre11-Rad50-(Xrs2) complex and the DNA repair pathways
Samiur Rahman, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
March 26
Friday
2:00 PM
Virtual
Ph.D. DEFENSE
Structure and Dynamics of CstF-64 RNA Recognition Motif Drive Cleavage and Polyadenylation
Elahe Masoumzadeh, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University

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