Department of Chemistry Seminars - Fall 2012

  All seminars are in Duncan Hall 135 on Tuesdays at 4:30 PM unless otherwise noted.
September 11, 2012

Prof. Louis J. De Felice

Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Virginia Commonwealth University

"Synthetic Cathinones: A New Class of Illicit Drugs Affecting Dopamine and Serotonin Transporters"

September 18, 2012

Faculty Research Seminars

Department of Chemistry, San Jose State University

Prof. Lionel Cheruzel
"Light-driven biocatalysts for the selective oxidation of organic substrates"

Prof. Daryl Eggers
"Incorporating the Energy of Bulk Water in Biothermodynamics"

Prof. Roger Terrill

Prof. Annalise Van Wyngarden
"Organic chemistry in atmospheric particles: Implications for climate"

September 25, 2012

Dr. Melody Esfandiari

San Jose State University

"Lights… Camera… Chemistry! Single-Molecule Imaging Tools for Studying Reaction Mechanisms One Molecule at a Time"

October 2, 2012

Dr. Katharine Watts

IRACDA Fellow, San Jose State University and Stanford  University


October 9, 2012

Dr. James Chang

Thermo Scientific Corporation

"High Resolution LC/MS/MS and its Application on Food Safety Analysis"

October 16, 2012

Prof. Kenneth Wharton

Department of Physics
San Jose State University

"Is Quantum Entanglement Real?"

October 23, 2012

Prof. Jon Fukuto

Department of Chemistry, Sonoma State University

"The Chemical Biology of Nitric Oxide (NO) and Nitroxyl (NHO)"

 November 13, 2012

Prof. Joy J. Goto

Department of Chemistry, California State University, Fresno

"Locomotor and Electrophysiological Effects of an Environmental Neurotoxin on a Fruit Fly Model of ALS-PDC"

November 20, 2012

Prof. Andrew deMello

Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH
and Department of Chemistry, San Jose State University

"Simple Microfluidics: Applications in High-Throughput Biology and Diagnostics"

November 27, 2012

Ms. Reecha Nepal

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

"Novel Application of Query-Based Qualitative Predictors for Characterization of Solvent Accessible Residues in Conjunction with Protein Sequence Homology"

December 4, 2012 

Prof. Shohreh Nafisi

Department of Chemistry, Azad University, Tehhran, Iran

"Structural Aspects of Drug Complexes with DNA, RNA, and Proteins"