Department of Chemistry Seminars

Spring 2019

All seminars are in Duncan Hall 250 on Tuesdays at 4:30 PM, unless otherwise noted.

**Refreshments provided by SAACS/Chemistry Club**

Jan. 29, 2019

Graduate Student Welcome Reception

Feb. 5, 2019

"Controlling Polymer Morphology through the Primary Structure"

Dr. Chet Simocko

San Jose State University

Feb. 12, 2019

"Innovations in Drug Delivery by Supramolecular Design"

Dr. Eric Appel

Stanford University

 Feb. 19, 2019 "Organic Chemistry in Atmospheric Aerosol Particles: Implications for Climate"

Dr. Annalise Van Wyngarden

San Jose State University

Feb. 26, 2019

"Kinetic Studies of Lipid and Hydrocarbon Peroxidation"

Dr. Hubert Muchalski

California State University, Fresno

March 5, 2019

"Reversal of Adenosine-Mediated Immunosuppression: Small Molecule Inhibitors of CD73"

Dr. Brandon Rosen

Arcus Biosciences

March 12, 2019

"Watching Metalloenzymes at Work"

Dr. Amie Boal

Penn State University

March 19, 2019

"Light Activation of P450 Enzymes Using Ru(II)-Diimine Complexes"

Marya Melkie

San Jose State University

March 26, 2019

"Protein Structure and Function in the Dynamic Cellular Environment"

Dr. Shahar Sukenik

UC Merced

April 9, 2019

"Understanding Polymer Brush Thermal Stability"

Alexis Sarabia

San Jose State University

April 16, 2019

"Incorporating Iridium Pincer Complexes in Polymeric Scaffolds for Site-Isolated Catalytic Alkane Dehydrogenation"

Jacob Hickey

San Jose State University

April 23, 2019

"New Functional Groups for SADMET Polymerization"

Hasaan Rauf

San Jose State University

April 30, 2019

"Masked Alcohols and Amines Guide Position-Selective C–H
Functionalization Reactions"

Dr. Jennifer Roizen

Duke University


May 2, 2019

"Functionalization of Inert C-H Bond via Activation – An
Emerging Green Concept"

Dr. Brindaban Ranu

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

May 7, 2019

"Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Silica Hydride-based Stationary Phases for Bioanalytical Applications"

Seiichiro Watanabe

San Jose State University