Department of Chemistry Seminars - Spring 2014


 February 11, 2014

Mr. Tuyen Vo

AkwaMag and AC Research Labs
SJSU Chemistry Alumnus


February 18, 2014

Dr.Maria Matyska-Pesek

Department of Chemistry
San José State University


 February 25, 2014

Professor Steven Lee

Director of Forensics Science
San José State University

"New Strategies for Overcoming Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Inhibition" 

 March 11, 2014

Dr. Michael Tempesta

President and Founder
Natural Products Consulting Services

"From University Lab to Market: the Discovery and Development of SP-303 (Crofelemer/Fulyzaq), a Novel Polyphenol Isolated from Croton lecheri"

 March 18, 2014

Professor J. Brandon White

Department of Biological Sciences
San José State University

"The good, the bad, and the ugly of polyphenols: in vino sanitas"

April 1, 2014

Professor Chul Kim

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
California State University, East Bay

"Exploring Conformational Characteristics of Viral RNA Motifs Using NMR"

 April 8, 2014

Professor Mitch Croatt

Department of Chemistry
University of North Carolina, Greensboro

"Significance of New Approaches: How Umpolung Translated Triazoles into Cyanocarbenes"

April 15, 2014  

ProfessorTaro Amagata

Department of Chemistry
San Francisco State University

"Exploring Sirtuin Inhibitors from Marine-Derived Actinomycetes"

 April 22, 2014

ProfessorBenjamin Hawkins

Department of Biomedical, Chemical and Materials Engineering
San José State University

"Microfluidics and Electrokinetics for Cell and Biofilm Studies"

April 29, 2014

Mr. Erik Johnson

San José State University

Final M.S. Seminar
Advisor: Professor David Brook

"Synthesis of a Ditopic Verdazyl Ligand and Investigation of its Coordination to Metals"

May 6, 2014

Ms. Sudi Sabet

San José State University

Final M.S. Seminar
Advisor: Professor Marc d'Alarcao

"Synthesis of hybrid inositol glycan analogues" 

May 13, 2014

Ms. Jamie Lunkley

San José State University

Final M.S. Seminar
Advisor: Professor Gilles Muller

"Theories on the Molecular Mechanism of the Pfeiffer Effect"