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Seminar Program

 

Fall 2017 

 

Sept 8
Friday

Andrea Hernandez (Oh lab)
Literature seminar
"Synthesis of (-)-Batrachotoxin and Derivatives" 

Sept 13
Wednesday

Short faculty talks (part 1)
Speakers: Drs.  Joseph Teprovich (Analytical), Mads Andersen (Analytical / Physical) and Maosheng Miao (Computational / Physical)

Sept 20
Wednesday

Short faculty talks (part 2)
Speakers: Drs. Li Ye (Chemical Education), Karin Crowhurst (Biochemistry) and Eric Kelson (Inorganic / Analytical)

Sept 29
Friday

Eddie Surinarintr (Crowhurst lab)
Thesis seminar
"Investigation of internal motions in TrkB provides insight into molecular recognition and allostery"

Oct 6
Friday

Chris Sobbi (Garrett lab)
Literature seminar
"Quantification of glucose using bio-sensors integrated in micro total analysis systems"

Oct 18
Wednesday

Dr Travis Williams, University of Southern California
Visiting speaker seminar
"Applications and mechanism in hydrogen transfer catalysis"

Oct 20
Friday

Nicolas Cena (Schrodi lab)
Literature seminar
"Homogeneous catalytic activation of carbon monoxide towards the production of C-H and C-C bonds"

Oct 27
Friday

Juan Camberos (Fischhaber lab)
Literature seminar
"Cellular reprogramming by Oct4, Klf4, Sox2 and c-Myc modulates the molecular hallmarks of aging"

Nov 6
Monday

Dr. Daniel H. Ess, Brigham Young University
Visiting speaker seminar
"Computational molecular catalyst designs and mechanistic studies"

Nov 13
Monday

Casper Wong (Vey lab)
Thesis seminar
"Battling antibiotic resistance by investigation of Acinetobacter baumannii enoyl-acyl carrier protein reductase"

Nov 17
Friday

Aaron Miller (Fischhaber lab)
Thesis seminar
"Polymerase Delta is required for the removal of short non-homologous DNA flaps during Single-Strand Annealing repair"

Nov 20
Monday

Liliana Gonzalez-Osorio (Vey lab)
Thesis seminar
"Initial biochemical characterization of Dibenzothiophene monooxygenase by steady state and transient state kinetics"

Dec 1
Friday

Dr Jevgenij Raskatov, UC Santa Cruz
Visiting speaker seminar
"Chirality, Alzheimer's disease and amyloid beta"

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