Spring 2014 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, 17
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Yong Zhang
California Institute for Biomedical Research
From Enzymatic Transition States to Unconventional Antibodies: Investigating and Engineering Novel Biomolecules for Drug Discovery Department of Chemistry
Fri Jan, 24
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Benjamin Stokes
The University of Utah
“Transition Metal-Catalyzed C-H Amination Reactions and Relay Suzuki Reactions” Department of Chemistry
Fri Feb, 7
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Greg Fu
Caltech
“Metal-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions of Alkyl Electrophiles” Department of Chemistry
Fri Feb, 14
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Xiangqun Zeng
Oakland University
New Approaches for Reliable Smart Sensors Utilizing Ionic Liquid Electrochemistry to Biointerface Design Dr. Peng Wang
Fri Feb, 21
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Sherry Chemler
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Leveraging the Dual Polar/Radical Ractivity in Copper(II)-Catalyzed Alkene Difunctionalization Reactions. Dr. Hao Xu
Fri Feb, 28
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Stephen Creager
Clemson University
Carbon nanomaterials for electrochemical energy conversion Department of Chemistry
Fri Mar, 7
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Mark Hixon
Takeda San Diego Inc.
The role of enzymology in drug discovery Dr. Giovanni Gadda
Tue Mar, 11
10:45 AM
441 NSC
Prof. R. David Britt
University of California, DavisSpecial seminar. Location: NSC 441
Assembling the H- Cluster of [FeFe] Hydrogenase Dr. Aimin Liu
Fri Mar, 14
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Stephen W. Ragsdale
University of Michigan
TBA Dr. Aimin Liu
Fri Mar, 21
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Matthew Shair
Harvard University
TBA Dr. Hao Xu
Fri Mar, 28
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Ilya Finkelstein
ICMB, University of Texas at Austin
SHARING THE ROAD: A MECHANISTIC DESCRIPTION OF PROTEIN-PROTEIN COLLISIONS ON DNA Dr. Ivaylo Ivanov
Fri Apr, 4
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Patrick Walsh
University of Pennsylvania
Arylation of Weakly Acidic C–H’s Dr. Peng Wang
Fri Apr, 11
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Mario Rivera
University of Kansas
Dynamics and protein-protein interactions regulate iron release from bacterioferritin Dr. Dabney Dixon
Fri Apr, 18
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Shanta Dhar
University of Georgia
Mitochondria-targeted Delivery Systems To Be Announced
Fri Apr, 25
3:45 PM
101 PSC
John Montgomery
University of Michigan
Discovery and Development of Regioselective Catalytic Processes Peng Wang, Ph.D.
Mon Apr, 28
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Steve Buchwald
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyPSC 124
Palladium and Copper-Catalyzed Methodology of use in Organic Synthesis: From Fundamentals to Applications Department of Chemistry