Chemistry and Biochemistry

Seminar Program

 

Fall 2016 

 

Sept 14
Wednesday

Short faculty talks
Speakers: Drs. Abrol (biochemistry / computational), Crowhurst (biochemistry) and Tamae (biochemistry)

Sept 21
Wednesday

Short faculty talks
Speakers: Drs. Garrett (analytical), Hammer (polymers / organic) and Miao (physical / computational)

Sept 23
Friday

Film screening
"Naturally Obsessed - the making of a scientist"
60 minute film, recommended viewing for both undergraduate and graduate students

Oct 7
Friday

Liliana Gonzalez (Vey lab)
Literature seminar
"A promising therapeutic target in the quorum-sensing cascade of Vibrio cholerae to regulate its pathogenicity"

Oct 21
Friday

Benjamin Azmon (Minehan lab)
Literature seminar
"Progress in the catalytic C-H activation in C-C bond forming reactions"

Oct 28
Friday

Bryan Christian (Medh lab)
Literature seminar
"Inhibition of DprE1 for the treatment of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection"

Nov 4
Friday

Julie Jimenez (Crowhurst lab)
Literature seminar
"Investigating protein-protein interactions of the mammalian circadian clock"

Nov 16
Wednesday

Dr Douglas Rees, Caltech
Visiting speaker seminar
"Nitrogenase and biological nitrogen fixation"

Nov 28
Monday

Ligia Zelaya (Hajdu / Minehan lab)
Thesis seminar
"Synthesis of fluorogenic phosphatidylcholine derivatives for kinetic studies of Phospholipase A2 enzymes"

Dec 2
Friday

Linette Nalbandyan (Fischhaber lab)
Thesis seminar
"Role of Saw1 and Msh2 in single-strand annealing in Saccharomyces cerevisiae"

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