Spring 2016 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
Friday, January 15th, 2016
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Clinton Webb
Augusta University
“Mitochondria-derived peptides:  Novel mediators of vasodilatation” Dr. Binghe Wang

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

3:45 PM
101 PSC

Cancelled due to inclement weather **CANCELLED**
Friday, January 29th, 2016
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Rachel Chen
Georgia Institute of Technology
“Metabolic Engineering and Omics Analysis of Agrobacterium sp. ATCC31749 for Oligo- and Poly- saccharide Synthesis” Dr. George Wang
Friday, February 5th, 2016
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Emily Weinert
Emory University
“Elucidating the Mechanism of O2-Dependent Globin Coupled Sensor Signaling”  Dr. Dabney Dixon
Friday, February 12th, 2016
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Hang Lu
Georgia Institute of Technology
Deep Phenotyping Enabled by Microfluidics and High-Throughput Quantitative Microscopy Dr. Gangli Wang
Friday, February 19th, 2016 48th Annual ACS Southeast Undergraduate Research Conference SURC Dr. Maged Henary

SPECIAL

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
2:00 PM
124 PSC

Dr. Ryan White
University of Maryland Baltimore County
“Designer Biosensors – Developing Fundamental Guidelines Driven by Bioanalytical Applications”  Dr. Gangli Wang
Friday, February 26th, 2016
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Alexei Demchenko
University of Missouri
“From stereocontrolled glycosylation to automated oligosaccharide synthesis” Dr. George Wang
Friday, March 4th, 2016
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Jeffrey Johnson
University of North Carolina
“Stereoconvergent Reactions: Recent Case Studies” Dr. Hao Xu

SPECIAL

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
2:30 PM
124 PSC

 

Dr. Lara Mahal
New York University
“Cracking the Glycocode: Molecular Insights from Systems Approaches” Dr. George Wang
Friday, March 11th, 2016
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Michael Niederweis
University of Alabama
 “Iron Acquisition by Mycobacterium Tuberculosis” Dr. Dabney Dixon
Friday, March 18th, 2016
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Mingji Dai
Purdue University

Divergent and Efficient Synthesis of Complex Biofunctional Natural Products”

 

Dr. Jun Yin & Dr. Hao Xu

SPECIAL

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016
1:30 PM

362 PSC

Dr. Michael Pluth
University of Oregon
“Chemical Tools for Investigating Biological Hydrogen Sulfide” Dr. Binghe Wang
Friday, March 25th, 2016 Chemistry Research Symposium Chemistry Graduate Students Association  CGSA
Friday, April 1st, 2016
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Jianmin Gao
Boston College 
“Covalent Recognition of Biomolecules via Iminoboronate Chemistry” Dr. Binghe Wang
Friday, April 8th, 2016
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Sheng Dai
University of Tennessee

“Tailoring mesoporous carbons and related materials for energy applications”

 

Dr.’s Ning Fang & Gangli Wang

Friday, April 15th, 2016
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Xuefei Huang
Michigan State University
“Fighting cancer with a sweet bullet: the development of carbohydrate based anticancer vaccines” Dr. Hao Xu
Friday, April 22nd, 2016
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. James Bashkin
University of Missouri–St. Louis
 “Design and Serendipity in Antiviral Compounds for High-Risk Human Papillomavirus: High Activity, Low Toxicity, and a New Biological Mechanism for Polyamides” Dr. Gregory Poon
Friday, April 29th, 2016
3:45 PM
101 PSC
Dr. Kenneth Knappenberger, Jr.
Florida State University
“Structural photonics examined through the lens of ultrafast spectroscopy” Dr. Gangli Wang

Friday,

May 6th, 2016
3:45 PM
101 PSC

Dr. Yi Sheng
York University

“Dissecting p53 Ubiquitination Pathway: a Structural-based Approach”

Dr. Jun Yin