Spring 2013 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 Feb, 1
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Chuo Chen
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
The Inspirations, Challenges and Lessons from Natural Product Synthesis. Dr. Hao Xu
Fri Feb, 8
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Sam Pazicni
Univ. of New Hampshire
The Forgotten R’s of Chemistry Education. Drs. Dabney Dixon & Suazette Mooring
Fri Feb, 15
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Qisheng Zhang
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Chemical tools to monitor and regulate lipid signaling network. Dr. Hao Xu
Fri Feb, 22
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Joseph Piccirilli
University of Chicago
RNA Crystallization Using Antibody Chaperones Dr. Zhen Huang
Fri Mar, 1
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Norbert Pienta
University of Georgia
Using Browser-based Tools and Eye Tracking to Unravel Students’ Approaches to Word Problems and Visual Representations Dr. Suazette Mooring
Fri Mar, 8
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Sunny Z. Zhou
Northeast University
Chemistry, Analysis & Biology of Protein Modifications: Methylation and Isoaspartic Acid Dr. George Zheng and Dr. George Wang
Fri Mar, 15
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Bo Zhang
University of Washington, Seattle
Fluorescence-enabled electrochemistry and single-cell imaging. Dr. Gangli Wang
Fri Mar, 22
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Hideki Aihara
University of Minnesota
Structural studies of tyrosyl-DNA phosphodiesterase 2 (Tdp2) Dr. Ivaylo Ivanov
Fri Mar, 29
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Alemayehu Gorfe
UTHSC-Medical School
A tale of Ras dynamics and membrane organization: clues for targeting an elusive foe Dr. Donald Hamelberg
Fri Apr, 5
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Prof. Mostafa El-Sayed
Georgia Institute of TechnologyThis is a Special Seminar supported by Shimadzu Scientific.
Plasmonic nanoparticles reveals cancer cells properties in life and in death Dr. Maged Henary
Fri Apr, 12
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Gary A. Sulikowski
Vanderbilt University
Chemistry and Biology of Natural Products Dr. Hao Xu
Fri Apr, 19
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Nianqiang Wu
West Virginia University
Plasmon-Enhanced Fluorescence and Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Biosensing Dr. Zhen Huang
Fri Apr, 26
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Jun O. Liu
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Exploration of Existing Drug Space for Novel Chemical Probes and Drug Leads Dr. George Zheng