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.

Winter/Spring 2006

   
Monday,
January 16
Holiday
 
Monday,
January 23
Michael Lewis, St. Louis University Cation-and Anion-Binding of Aromatic Rings

Host: 

J. Chickos

Monday, 
January 30  
Organic Chemistry Faculty Candidate

Host: 

 

Monday,

February 6

Maria Nagan, Truman State University Computational Studies to Understand RNA Recognition

Host: 

C. Wong

Monday,
February 13
Raven Huang, University of Illinois Molecular Recognition and Mechanisms of RNA Modifications That Require Breakage of Glycosidic Bonds

Host: 

C. Dupureur

Monday,
February 20
Lawrence Barton, University of Missouri-St. Louis Boranes and Metallaboranes and their Reactions with Phosphenes

Host:

M. Nichols

Monday,
February 27
Paul Sharp, University of Missouri-Columbia Organometallic Chemistry at the Edge of Polycyclic Aromatic Carbon Compounds Host:
L. Barton
Monday,
March 6
The Ninth Annual Robert W. Murray Lecture, Fredric M. Menger, Emory University An Alternative View of Enzyme Action Host:
L. Barton
Monday,
March 13
Robert Stockland Jr., Bucknell University New Targets for the Estrogen Receptor Hormone Binding Domain

Host:

L. Barton

Monday,
March 20
Dabney Dixon, Georgia State University Medical Applications of Porphyrins:  HIV and Cancer

Host

C. Dupureur

Monday,
March 27
Spring Break
Monday,
April 3
George O'Doherty, West Virginia University De Novo Synthesis in Carbohydrate Chemistry

Host:

A. Demchenko

Monday,
April 10
Gary Landreth, Case Western Reserve University, School of MedicineInflammatory mechanisms in Alzheimer's disease: How microglia clear amyloid from the brain    

Host:

M. Nichols 

Monday,
April 17
Zhongwu Guo, Wayne State University Synthesis of complex glycoconjugates and carbohydrate-based cancer vaccines

Host:

A. Demchenko

Monday,
April 24
Mark Fink, Tulane University Silyl Complexes of Palladium:  Potential Models for Si-H and Si-Si Activation Host:
J. Wilking
Monday,
May 1
The 19th Annual Distinguished Alumni Lecture, Alicia M. Beatty, Mississippi State University From "Dimethyl Tar" to Clay Mimics: a Sticky Path to Crystal Engineering

Host:

L. Barton