Department of Chemistry Seminars

Fall 2017

All seminars are in Duncan Hall 250 on Tuesdays at 4:30 PM unless otherwise noted.

Aug. 29th, 2017

Graduate Student Reception

Sept. 5th, 2017 

"Investigating signal-dependent changes in ribosome activity across the proteome"

Prof. John C. Price

Brigham Young University

 Sept. 12th, 2017

 

Faculty Tapas Talks

 

 Sept. 19th, 2017

"Glowing mice: Chemistry of mRNA delivery into live animals"

Prof. Robert Waymouth

Stanford University

 Sept. 26th, 2017

"Making drugs for superbugs and recruiting superheroes to help combat antibiotic resistant bacteria"

Dr. Kim Burson

Senior Director of Quality Assurance, Achaogen, Inc.

Oct. 3rd, 2017 

"Biotech start-up stories"

Dr. DJ Kleinbaum

Co-founder & Co-CEO, Emerald Therapeutics Inc.

 Oct. 10th. 2017

"Biophysical approaches for studying desolvation energy in a model DNA:DNA binding system"

Ms. Caroline Harmon

San Jose State University
M.S. Final Seminar
Research Advisor: Prof.Eggers

Oct. 17th, 2017 

"Thermodynamics of drug-lipid interactions studied by nonlinear optical methods"

Prof. Grace Stokes

Santa Clara University

Oct. 24th, 2017 

"The crosstalk between dietary natural products and prostate cancer therapeutic agents"

Prof. Qiao-Hong Chen

CSU Fresno

 Oct. 31st, 2017

Ms. Allisa Clemens

San Jose State University
M.S. Final Seminar
Research Advisor: Prof. Brook

Nov. 7th, 2017 

"Surface modification of nanoscale diamond and biolabeling with the nitrogen vacancy center"


Prof. Abraham Wolcott

San Jose State University 

Nov. 14th, 2017 

"Lighting up the single-cell biology of chemical signals in bacteria"

Prof. Ming Hammond

UC Berkeley

Nov. 21st, 2017 

"Preparation and characterization of a ferrocene containing main-chain PEG-CNTs phase for hybrid supercapacitor application"

Ms. Shalaka Rahangdale

San Jose State University
M.S. Final Seminar
Research Advisor: Prof. Terrill

 Nov. 28th, 2017

"Preparation and characterization of a (viologen) containing main chain PEG-Carbon nanotubes phase for hybrid supercapacitor application"

Ms. Kanishka Rana

San Jose State University
M.S. Final Seminar
Research Advisor: Prof.Terrill

 Dec. 5th, 2017

"The Molecular Mystique of Nature's Poisons"

Prof. Justin Du Bois

Stanford University