Spring 2012 Seminars

Seminars are usually held each Friday at 3:45 PM in 101 Petit Science Center. Refreshments served at 3:30 p.m. prior to the seminar.

Time & Place Speaker Title Host
Fri Jan, 27
3:15 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Suazette Reid Mooring
Emory University School of Medicine
Synthesis and evaluation of a new class of CXCR4 inhibitors GSU Chemistry Department
Fri Feb, 3
3:15 PM
101 PSC
Prof. Aimin Liu
Georgia State Univ.
Iron and Tryptophan Dance Together: Catalysis at a Distance Dr. Ivaylo Ivanov
Fri Feb, 10
3:15 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Michael P. Schmitt
FDA
Analysis of cell surface hemin binding proteins in the bacterial pathogen Corynebacterium diphtheriae Dr. Dabney Dixon
Fri Feb, 17
3:15 PM
101 PSC
Prof. Rigoberto Hernandez
Georgia Institute of Technology
Adaptive steered molecular dynamics: Unfolding of Neuropeptide Y and decaalanine stretching Dr. Ivaylo Ivanov
Fri Feb, 24
3:15 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Jeff Song
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
New Synthetic Method Development for Large-Scale API Synthesis Dr. Hao Xu
Fri Mar, 2
3:15 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Tom Yankeelov
Vanderbilt University
Quantitative MRI (and PET) for Predicting the Response of Tumors to Therapy Dr. Jenny Yang
Fri Mar, 9
3:15 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Takashi Ito
Kansas State University
Block Copolymer-Derived Nanoporous Materials for Chemical Sensing Dr. Gangli Wang
Fri Mar, 16
1:15 PM
441 NSC
Prof. Takashi Hayashi
Osaka University

Special Seminar

Modification of Hemoproteins Using Artificially Created Prosthetic Group Dr. Aimin Liu
Fri Mar, 16
3:15 PM
101 PSC
Prof. Zhihao Zhuang
University of Delaware
Chemistry and Biology of Eukaryotic Translesion Synthesis Dr. Ivaylo Nikolaev Ivanov
Wed Mar, 21
11:00 AM
441 NSC
Professor Ming-Fong Lin
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Special Seminar

Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) mediating Androgen Action in Human Prostate Cancer Progression Dr. Y. George Zheng
Fri Mar, 23
3:15 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Guillermo A. Altenberg
Texas Tech University
Molecular mechanism of ATP-binding cassette (ABC) proteins Dr. Jenny Yang
Mon Mar, 26
3:15 PM
101 PSC
Professor Wendy Kelly
Georgia Institute of Technology

Special Seminar

Biosynthesis and Engineering of Thiostreptons Dr. Hao Xu
Fri Mar, 30
3:15 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Walt Fast
University of Texas, Austin
From Covalent Warheads to Molecular Probes: A Case Study With Dimethylarginine Dimethylaminohydrolase Dr. Y. George Zheng
Thu Apr, 5
12:00 AM
101 PSC
Dr. Jiong Yang
Texas A&M University

Special Seminar

Synthetic studies of bioactive natural products: norzoanthamine and alotaketal A Dr. Hao Xu
Fri Apr, 6
3:15 PM
101 PSC
Dr. John D. Lipscomb
University of Minnesota
Chemistry of O2 Activation by Nonheme Fe(II) Oxygenases: Trapping the Key Intermediates of Catalysis Dr. Aimin Liu
Thu Apr, 12
11:30 AM
101 PSC
Prof. Hans Vogel
University of Calgary

Special Seminar

Calcium regulatory proteins: calmodulin’s IQ-test and variation in the EF-handome Dr. Markus Germann
Fri Apr, 13
3:15 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Matthias Buck
Case Western Reserve University
Fluctuations in Protein-Protein Complexes: The view from NMR Dr. Jenny Yang
Fri Apr, 20
3:15 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Rongchao Jin
Carnegie Mellon University
Controlling Nanoparticles with Atomic Precision: The Case of Gold Dr. Gangli Wang
Tue Apr, 24
12:00 AM
101 PSC
Dr. Weiping Tang
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Special Seminar

To Be Announced Dr. Hao Xu
Fri Apr, 27
3:15 PM
101 PSC
Dr. James Kindt
Emory University
Molecular Simulation Approaches to Lipid Composition Variations in Membranes Dr. Donald Hamelberg