Department of Chemistry Seminars - Spring 2012

  All seminars are in Duncan Hall 135 on Tuesdays at 4:30 PM unless otherwise noted.
February 7, 2012

Prof. Peter Palmer

San Francisco State University

"Direct Analysis of Organic Contaminants Using DART-MS"

February 21, 2012

Dr. Brent Dawson

AB Sciex

"Clinical and Forensic Applications of QTRAP Mass Spectrometry"

February 28, 2012

Prof. Christopher Harrison

San Diego State University

“Using Capillary Electrophoresis for Rapid Analysis of Blood Doping in Atheletes”

March 6, 2012

Ms. Harini Sakaran Parsatharathy

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

“Use of Urea Solutions to Study Backbone Hydration in Protein Folding”

March 3, 2012

Prof. Lynette Cegelski

Stanford University

“Structure and Function of Bacterial Biofilms: Lessons from Small Molecules and a Big Magnet.”

March 20, 2012

Prof. Anthony W. Czarnik

University of Nevada, Reno

"Deuterated Drugs (and how to make money from them when Big Pharma doubts it can be done)."

April 3, 2012

Ms. Vivian Tarkul

San Jose State University, Final M.S. Seminar, Advisor: Prof. Marc d'Alarcao

“Design and Synthesis of Electrochemically Degradable Hydrogels.”

April 10, 2012

Ms. Moumita (Dutta) Paul

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

“Investigating the Role of Peptide Backbone Hydration: Use of Guinidinuim Hydrochloride”.

April 17, 2012

Prof. Daryl K. Eggers

San Jose State University

“Inclusion of Desolvation Energy in Governing Equations of Binding Equilibria: The Binding "Constant" isn't Constant”.

April 24, 2012

Mr. Trung Nguyen

San Jose State University, Final M.S. Seminar, Advisor: Dr. Brooke Lustig

“Utilization of Protein Tertiary Contacts to Improve Protein Structure Prediction Using Sequence Homology”

May 1, 2012

Prof. Ihsan Erden

San Francisco State University

"New Chemistry of Fulvene and Fulvene Analogs"

May 8, 2012

Dr. Nathaniel Zuckerman

University of California, Santa Cruz

"Medicinal Chemistry of Small Molecule Drug Lead: Tamoxilog and Electronic Communication Through Ruthenium Nanoparticles: Synthesis of Custom Ligands and Nanoparticles"

May 15, 2012

Prof. Michael Heien

University of Arizona

"Chemical Measurement of Synapse Formation"