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 2005

   
Monday,
August 22
Harold Harris, University of MO-St. Louis Science Education From Here to There: Innovation in the Teaching of Chemistry Locally and Nationally
Host:
C. Spilling
Monday,
August 29
ACS National Meeting  
Monday, 
September 5 
Holiday  
Monday,
September 12
Tony Mannino, Mallinckrodt What's in a Pill Host:
C. Spilling
Monday,
September 19
Matt McIntosh, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville Progress toward the Synthesis of the Eunicellin Diterpenes Host:
C. Spilling
Monday,
September 26
Shuqun Zhang, University of MO-Columbia MAP Kinases in Plant Signaling: biochemistry meets genetics Host:
C. Wong
Monday,
October 3
David Lewis, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Fiat Lux: One Role of a Synthetic Organic Chemist in Molecular Biology Host:
C. Spilling
Monday,
October 10
Bijan Khazai , Manager of Technologies,Sentor Technologies Inc. Materials in Perspective: From Big Bang to Designed Intelligence Host:
L. Barton
Monday,
October 17
Carl Lovely, University of Texas-Arlington New Methods in Heterocycle Synthesis-Approaches to the Oroidin Family of Marine Alkaloids Host:
C. Spilling
Monday,
October 24 
Carol Post, Purdue University Structural Plasticity in Signaling from NMR and Computational Studies Host:
C. Wong
Monday,
October 31
Christopher Hamaker, Illinois State Synthesis and Coordination Chemistry of New Sulfur-Containing Mixed-Donor Ligands Host:
J. Wilking
Monday,
November 7
Vladimir Birman, Washington University Design, Development and Applications of a New Class of Enantioselective Acyl Transfer Catalysts Host:
C. Spilling
Monday,
November 14
Honggao Yan, Michigan State University Role of Conformational Dynamics in
Enzymatic Catalysis - A Tale of 6-Hydroxymethyl-7,8-dihydropterin Pyrophosphokinase
Host:
C. Dupureur
Monday,
November 21
Fall Break  
Monday,
November 28
David Mootoo, City University of New York Carbohydrates:  Templates for the Discovery of New Synthetic Methodologies Host:
A. Demchenko
Monday,
December 5
Shelley Minteer, St. Louis University Designing Enzyme Immobilization Architectures for Electrodes Using Micellar Polymers Host:
K. Stine