Chemistry and Biochemistry

Seminar Program

Spring 2014

DateName

Jan 24

Friday

Alex Mantanona (Garrett lab)
Literature seminar
"Reentering the carbon cycle: Carbon dioxide as a feedstock for methanol production"

Mar 21

Friday

Jhauvy Roter (Schrodi lab) 
Literature seminar
"Alkane metathesis: Using synthetic control to meet rising energy demands"

Apr 4

Friday

Steven Ruark (Schrodi lab) 
Literature seminar
"The exploding field of methane activation"

Apr 18

Friday

Xiao Cai (Minehan lab)
Thesis seminar
"Total synthesis of the antitumor natural product Polycarcin V"

Apr 23

Wednesday

Dr. Richard Pederson (Materia, Inc.)
Visiting speaker seminar
Topic: scaling up the commercial applications of olefin metathesis, with an emphasis on the bio-refinery of vegetable oils

Apr 25

Friday

Miran Mavlan (Minehan lab)
Thesis seminar
"Synthesis of 3,3'-di-O-methyl Ardimerin and exploration of its DNA binding properties"

May 9

Friday

Duan Trinh (Hajdu lab)
Literature seminar
"Crizotinib, a new drug targeting c-MET receptor in lung cancer"

All Monday, Wednesday and Friday seminars are held at 3:30 pm in EH 2221, unless otherwise stated.