Chemistry and Biochemistry

Seminar Program

 

Fall 2014 

Aug 29

Friday

Joseph Larkai (Oh lab)
Literature seminar
"Total synthesis of Baccatin III and Taxol"

Sept 3

Wednesday

Short faculty research talks 
Drs. Fischhaber (Biochemistry), Garrett (Analytical), Kelson (Inorganic / Analytical) and Medh (Biochemistry)

Sept 10

Wednesday

Short faculty research talks 
Drs. Andersen (Atmospheric chemistry), Melikyan (Organic), Minehan (Organic) and Ogawa (Organic / Materials)

Sept 26

Friday

Shayla Brooks (Crowhurst lab) 
Literature seminar
"Semi-synthetic artemisinin: A success story for synthetic biology" 

Oct 8

Wednesday

Dr Raymond Fernando (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo) 
Visiting speaker
Presentation about the MS degree in Polymers and Coatings Science at Cal Poly SLO

Nov 14

Friday

Jordan Carter (Schrodi lab)
Literature seminar
"Rotaxane-based molecular shuttles: Analysis and applications"

Dec 1

Monday

Candidate for Chemical Education faculty position
Visiting speaker
"Study of effective teaching practices in general chemistry: What makes effective instruction effective from the students’ perspective?"

Dec 8

Monday

Candidate for Chemical Education faculty position
Visiting speaker
"A new method for the analysis of problem solving performance: COSINE (Coding System for Investigating Subproblems and the Network)"
 

Dec 9

Tuesday, 4:00pm,

CR 5123

Candidate for Theoretical Chemistry faculty position
Visiting speaker
"New theoretical approaches to simulate electron transfer, charge separation and proton reduction"
 

Dec 10

Wednesday

Candidate for Chemical Education faculty position
Visiting speaker
"Developing and assessing the performance of tools used for measuring chemistry student’s knowledge"
 

Dec 12

Friday, 4:00pm

Candidate for Theoretical Chemistry faculty position
Visiting speaker
"Physicochemical trends in organic molecular crystals: A high-throughput DFT investigation"
 

Dec 15

Monday, 4:00pm

Candidate for Theoretical Chemistry faculty position
Visiting speaker
"Simulate to discover: From new chemistry to novel materials"

All Monday, Wednesday and Friday seminars are held at 3:30 pm in EH 2227, unless otherwise stated.