Department of Chemistry Seminars: Spring 2013


  All seminars are in Duncan Hall 135 on Tuesdays at 4:30 PM unless otherwise noted.
February 5, 2013

Prof. Shohreh Nafisi

Department of Chemistry,
Azad University, Tehhran, Iran

“Structural Aspects of Drug Complexes with DNA, RNA, and Proteins”

February 12, 2013

Prof. Zev Gartner

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
UC San Francisco

"Total synthesis of the human mammary gland"

February 19, 2013

Ms. Mallory Kato

San Jose State University,
Final M.S. Seminar
Advisor: Prof. Elaine Collins

"Detection of the ligand bound state of the human Vitamin D Receptor: Analyzing the split green fluorescent protein as a highly sensitive biosensor"

February 26, 2013

Dr. Kiel S. Holliday

Lawrence Livermore National Lab

"Time Resolved Laser Fluorescence Spectroscopy of the Lanthanides and Actinides to Understand Radionuclide Migration"

March 5, 2013

Mr. Ahmed Moussa

Sigma Aldrich

"TBA"

March 12, 2013

Prof. Glenn Millhauser

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry,
UC Santa Cruz

"Chemical Insights into Why We All Have the Mad Cow Prion Protein"

March 19, 2013

Mr. Saul Perez

San Jose State University,
Final M.S. Seminar
Advisor: Prof. Annalise Van Wyngarden

"Formation of organic films on aerosols in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere"

 April 2, 2013

Prof. Korin Wheeler

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry,
Santa Clara University

"TBA"

April 9, 2013

Prof. Joel S. Miller

Department of Chemistry,
University of Utah

"Long 2-Electron - 4-Center (2e-/4c) 2.9-Å Carbon-Carbon Bonds  - What is a Chemical Bond?"

April 16, 2013

MR. Chris Hoff

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

April 23, 2013

MR. Steven Rocha

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

April 30, 2013

Prof. David Goodin

Department of Chemistry,
UC Davis

"An old friend opens up: Conformational change in cytochrome P450"

May 7, 2013

Prof. Hemamala Karunadasa

Department of Chemistry,
Stanford

"TBA"