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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 2006

Monday,
August 21
Alexei Demchenko, University of Missouri-St. Louis 
New Methods and Strategies forConvergent Oligosaccharide Synthesis 
Host:  C. Spilling
Monday,
August 28
Zhi Xu, University of Missouri-St. Louis 
From Fundamental Research to Cutting Edge Technology
Host:  C. Spilling
Monday, 
September 4
Holiday
Monday, September 11 ACS National Meeting
Monday,
September 18
T. Joseph Kappock, Washington University 
Life on Acid
Host:  C. Dupureur
Monday,
September 25
Gary Meints, Missouri State University 
Using Solid-State NMR to Explore the Role of Dynamics in DNA Repair
Host: M. Nichols
Friday,
September 29  1:00 pm
Olga V. Shulga, UMSL
Electrochemical Detection of Cholinesterase Inhibitors
 
Monday, October 2  Cleopas Samudzi, Northwest Missouri State University, Missouri Academy 
Supporting STEM Education
Host:
N. Rath
Monday,
October 9
Barrett Eichler, Northwest Missouri State University 
Acetylenes and Siloles:  What is the Connection?
Host:
J. Wilking
Monday,
October 16
Michael P. Jennings, University of Alabama 
Natural Products As Targeted Cancer Therapeutics:  Total Synthesis of Cytotoxic β-C-Glycoside and Furanoside Targets
Host:
C. Spilling  
Monday,
October 23
David W. Schwenke, NASA Ames Research Center 
Bringing Theoretical Spectroscopy into the Twenty first Century
Host:
J. O'Brien  
Monday,
October 30
D. Chris Benner, College of William and Mary 
Accurate Measurement of Carbon Dioxide Spectra    
Host:
J. O'Brien 
Monday,
November 6
Ned Bowden, University of Iowa 
Synthesis and Self-assembly of Comb Block Copolymer:  New Photonic Materials From Old Polymers
Host:
K. Stine  
Monday,
November 13
Dev Arya, Clemson University 
Recognition of A and B form nucleic acids
Host: A. Demchenko
Monday,
November 27
Tom Ellenberger, Washington University
School of Medicine   
Structural Enzymology of DNA End Joining
Host: G. Gokel
Monday,
December 4
Jean Chmielewski, Purdue University  
Next Generation Therapeutic Targets: Protein-Protein Interactions and Multidrug Resistance ***CANCELED*** 
Host: M. Nichols