Department of Chemistry Seminars - Fall 2013


All seminars are in Duncan Hall 250 on Tuesdays at 4:30 PM unless otherwise noted. Please note that this is a new room!

 September 10, 2013

Prof. Alberto A. Rascon, Jr.

Department of Chemistry
San José State University

"Targeting Aedes aegypti Midgut Proteases as a Mosquito Control Strategy"

September 17, 2013 

Prof. Kristie Boering

Department of Chemistry and of Earth and Planetary Science
University of California, Berkeley

"Ozone, Carbon Dioxide, and Unusual Kinetic Isotope Effects: From the Stratosphere to the Laboratory and Back Again"

 September 24 ,2013

Prof. Bethany Buck-Koehntop

Department of Chemistry
University of Utah

"Deciphering the Role of Methyl-CpG Binding Proteins in Cancer"

 October 1, 2013

SJSU Chemistry Faculty Research Overviews

Prof. Lionel Cheruzel
"Efficient light-driven P450 biocatalysts"

Prof. Marc d’Alarcao
"Organic Chemistry in the Service of Biology and Medicine"

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

Prof. Roger Terrill
"Nanoscale Chemical Sensors"

Prof. Joseph Pesek
"Development of materials and methods for the analysis of biologically and pharmaceutically related compounds by HPLC and HPLC-MS"

 October 8, 2013

Prof. Bruce Manning

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
San Francisco State University

"Reactions of Inorganic Anions with Iron-based Groundwater Remediation Materials"

 October 22, 2013

Mr. Matthew Berry

Chemistry and Chemical Biology
University of California, Merced

"Abnormal Carbenes as New Organocatalysts"

October 29, 2013

Prof. Paul Abbyad

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Santa Clara University

"Sickling of Red Blood Cells in a Microdroplet Array"

 November 5, 2013

Dr. Elizabeth Pollom

San José State University & Stanford University

"The structural architecture of NeST long non-coding RNA"

November 12, 2013  

Dr. Robert Osborne


"Protein Engineering at Codexis and its Application for Developing a Cytochrome P450 BM3 Panel"

 November 19, 2013

Dr. Jessica Koehne

Center for Nanotechnology
NASA Ames Research Center

"Carbon nanofiber nanoelectrode arrays for biosensing applications"

November 26, 2013

Ms. Katrina Donovan

San José State University,
Final M.S. Seminar
Advisor: Prof. Bradley Stone

"Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling of Two Dimensional and Three Dimensional Segmented Flow in Microfluidic Chips"

December 3, 2013

Dr. Laura Iraci

Atmospheric Science Branch
NASA Ames Research Center

"Airborne Studies of Wild Fire Plumes and Air Pollution: The Alpha Jet Atmospheric Experiment (AJAX)"