Seminars will be held on Mondays at 4:00 - 4:50 pm in Room 428 Benton Hall our new colloquium room following the remodeling of Benton Hall.  Refreshments 15 minutes prior to seminar time.  Seminars are  attended by faculty, postdocs, and graduate students from all divisions, as well as undergraduate chemistry majors typically in their final semester.

Fall 2018

Date Speaker Host

Monday,
Aug 20

 Dr, Michael R. Nichols (UMSL)
“Inflammatory mechanisms in Alzheimer's disease”


Host:
Dupureur

Monday,
Aug 27

Dr. Benjamin J. Bythell (UMSL)
“Chemistry of useful destrution” 

 Host:
Dupureur

Monday,
Sept 3

Labor Day

Host
N/A

Monday,
Sept 10

Dr  Erhard Bieberich (University of Kentucky-College of Medicine)
“Function and regulation of two ceramide-enriched compartments:  exosomes and cilia in physiology and disease”

Host:
Nichols

Monday,
Sept 17

Dr. Scott Denmark (University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana)
"Transmetallation in the Suszuki-Miyaura cross-coupling reaction: mechanisic insights and preparative implications"

Host:
CSGA

Monday,
Sept 24

Dr. Kirsten Skogerson (Monsanto)
"Wine - a chemist's perspective from glass to grapes"

Host:
Hamper

Monday,
Oct 1

Roger Durst (Bruker-AXS)
“A review of recent developments in X-ray pixel array detector technology"

Host:
Rath

Monday,
Oct 8

Dr. Meredith Jackrel (Washington University in St. Louis)
"Protein disaggregases to counter protein misfolding underpinning neurodegeneration”

Host:
Nichols

Monday,
Oct 15

 Dr. Sarah Luesse ( SIU-Edwarsville)
"Exploration of Ugi-Smiles Coupling Stategies”

Host:
Demchenko
 

Monday,
Oct 22

       

ACS Midwest Regional Meeting, (Ames, IA)

   

N/A
 

Monday,
Oct 29

 Dr. Millie Georgiadis (Indiana University School of Medicine)
"Repurposing of the Hsmar1 transposase in SETMAR, an anthropoid primate-specific chimeric fusion protein"

Host:
Bashkin

Monday,
Nov 5

 Dr. Jonathan Barnes (Washington University in St. Louis)
"Redox-responsive radical polymers as artificial molecular muscles in soft actuators"

Host:
Rath
 

Monday,
Nov 12

 Dr. Donald Hamelberg (Georgia State University)
"Mapping allosteric communication pathways in protein conformational ensembles"

Host:
Wong
 

Monday,
Nov 19

Thanksgiving Break.

 No Seminar

Monday,
Nov 26

"TBA"

Host:

Monday
Dec 3

"TBA"

Host:

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