Chemistry and Biochemistry

Visiting Speaker Seminar Programs

 

Seminars are held on Mondays at 4:00 pm in Room 451 Benton Hall, unless otherwise specified.  Refreshments 15 minutes  prior to seminar time. Seminars are typically attended by faculty, postdocs, and graduate students  from all divisions, as well as undergraduate chemistry majors in their senior  year.

Fall 2004

   
Monday,
August 23
 ACS Meeting  
Monday,
August 30
Zhonghua Peng, University of Missouri-Kansas City Functional Dendrimers and Organic/Inorganic Hybrids  Host:
L. Barton
Monday,
September 6
Holiday  
Monday,
September 13
Thomas Fischer, Florida State University Hydrodynamics and Biomimetics Between Two and Three Dimensions Host:
K. Stine
Monday,
September 20
Joseph Ackerman, Washington University Water Diffusion in Living Systems Quantified by Magnetic Resonance: Remarkable Findings, Easy Questions, Hard Answers Host:
J. O'Brien
Wednesday,
September 22
Sanford A. Asher, 2004 Distinguished Alumni Award recipientPhotonic Crystal Chemical Sensing Devices  
Monday,
September 27
Peng (George)Wang, Ohio State Biosynthesis of Polysaccharides and Glycopharmaceuticals  Host:
A. Demchenko
Monday,
October 4
Michael Henzl, University of Missouri-Columbia Rat Alpha- and Beta-Parvalbumins: Energetics of Divalent Ion Binding Host:
C. Dupureur
Monday,
October 11
Paul Duval, University of Missouri-Columbia New Coordination Environments in Uranyl Chemistry Host:
J. Wilking
Monday,
October 18 
 John H. Enemark, University of Arizona Variable Frequency Pulsed EPR Spectroscopy: A Beacon for Illuminating the Metal Sites of Proteins Host:
J. O'Brien
Monday,
October 25
Cheng-Wei Tom Chang, Utah State University Glycodiversification for the Development of Aminoglycoside Antibiotics Host:
A. Demchenko 
Monday,
November 1
 Jean-Luc Montchamp, Texas Christian University Novel Methods in Phosphorus-Carbon Bond Formation Host:
C. Spilling
Monday,
November 8
Tom Alber, University of California-Berkeley Structural Basis for Ser/Thr Protein Kinase Signaling and Inhibition in M. Tuberculosis Host:
C. Wong
Monday,
November 15
Michael Duncan, University of Georgia, Athens IR Spectroscopy of Transition Metal Carbide and Oxide Clusters: Discovering Stardust in the Lab
Host:
J. O'Brien
Monday,
November 22
Robert F. Field, Massachusetts Institute of Technology The Rydberg Spectrum and Dynamics of CaF  Host:
J. O'Brien
Monday,
November 29
James K. Coward, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor The Design of Potent Inhibitors of ATP-Dependent Ligases: Synthetic and Biochemical Investigations of Organophosphorous Mimics of Tetrahedral Intermediates

Host:
C. Spilling 
Monday,
December 6 
 James Reilly, Indiana University In Pursuit of “Relentless” Proteomics
 Host:
J. O'Brien