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 2011
Monday,
January 17
Holiday
Monday,
January 24
Brent Znosko, Saint Louis University "Predicting RNA secondary and tertiary structure from sequence"

Host:
M. Nichols
K. Stine

Monday,
January 31

Matthew Holden, University of Massachusetts-Amherst "Building Biology Drop by Drop"

 

Host:
G. Gokel
Monday,
February 7

James Janetka, Washington University "Structure-Based Design and Synthesis of Biaryl Mannosides as Anti-Virulence Therapeutics"

Host:
C. Spilling
Monday,
February 14
Wenbin Lin, University of North Carolina "New Functional Materials via Crystal- and Nano-engineering" Host:
S. Holmes
Monday,
February 21

Qun (Treen) Huo, University of Central Florida "A New Platform Technology for Biomolecule Detection and Analysis Using Gold Nanoparticles Coupled with Dynamic Light Scattering"
Co-sponsored by the Center for Nanoscience

Host:
G. Gokel
Monday,
February 28
Xiaoqin Zou, University of Missouri-Columbia "Chemistry and Physics in Protein Interactions and Rational Drug Design" Host:
C. Wong
Monday,
March 7
Brian Pagenkopf, The University of Western Ontario "Synthesis of Functional Organic Molecules, from Natural Products to Materials" Host:
J. Wilking

Monday,
March 14

John-Stephen Taylor, Washington University "Towards Nucleic Acid-based Diagnostic and Therapeutic Agents and Delivery Systems"
Co-sponsored by the Center for Nanoscience
Host:
J. Liu
G. Gokel
Monday,
March 21
Jonathan B. Chaires, University of Louisville "Structure and Stability of Human Telomeric G-quadruplex DNA"
Host:
C. Dupureur
Monday,
March 28
Spring Break
Monday,
April 4

14th Annual Robert W. Murray Lecture
Steven V. Ley, BP Professor of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge
"New Tools for Molecule Makers"

Host:
L. Barton
Monday,
April 11
Aaron Sadow, Iowa State University "Oxazolinylborate Compounds for Catalytic C-N, Si-N, and Si-O Bond Formations" Host:
J. Braddock-Wilking
Monday,
April 18

Michael Summers, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Maryland "New insights into the mechanism of HIV-1 genome packaging and virus assembly"

NOTE NEW TIME 2:45 - 3:45 pm

Host:
C. Spilling
Monday,
April 25
John P. Selegue, University of Kentucky "Cyclopentadienyl-Fused Heterocycle and Polyacene Complexes of Transition Metals" Host:
E. Bauer
Monday,
May 2

24th Distinguished Alumni Lecture
Elizabeth Amin, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota "Chemistry and Homeland Security"

Host:
L. Barton

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