Chemistry and Biochemistry

Graduate Student Seminars


Seminars are held Fridays at 1:00 pm in Room 451 Benton Hall, unless otherwise indicated.
Fall 2013/Winter 2014
August 23 Cindy Dupureur
Chung Wong
August 30 Eike Bauer
Ben Bythell 
September 6 Mike Nichols
"Applications of Protein Biochemistry and Cell Signaling to Alzheimer's Disease"
Keith Stine
September 13 Wes Harris
Steve Holmes
September 20 Jim Bashkin
September 27 Alexei Demchenko
Chris Spilling
October 4 George Gokel (talk on talks and research)
October 11 Janet Wilking
Zhi Xu
October 18 ACS Midwest Regional Meeting

October 25 James Chickos
James O'Brien

November 1
November 8 FBI (Kendra Perry-Ward)

November 15

November 22
November 29 Fall Break
December 6
January 24 Allan Alla
"Applications of Nanoporous Gold as Substrate in Capture and Release of Lectins and Glycoproteins"
January 31 Edith Fejer
"In vivo and in vitro studies of polyamides that are active antiviral agents against HPV16"
February 7

Philip Ferko                                                                        
"Establishing structure-property relationships in molecule-based magnetic and photoresponsive materials" 

Provost Holden Thorpe, Washington University
"New Inhibitors of Cytochrome P450 Enzymes:  Improved Drugs for Fungal Infections and Prostate Cancer"
Millennium Student Center, SGA Chamber
Hosted by Center for Nanoscience

February 14

Prithika Yasomanee
"Exploring Non-traditional Approaches to Stereocontrolled Glycosylation"

February 21 Ben Martin (exit seminar)
"Synthesis of Analogs of Cyclophostin for Structure Activity Relationship Study with Serine Hydrolases"
February 28 Nichole Curvey "Improved Synthesis of Benzyl Hydraphile Synthetic cation-conducting Channels and Design of a Novel Hydraphile Material"
March 7 Ben Colvin  "Biophysical Properties of Tau Oligomers and The Role of Mitochondria in Aβ-Induced Microglial Activation"
March 14 Shana Terrill-Usery (exit seminar)
March 21
March 28 Spring Break
April 4 Abeera Sharma (exit seminar)
April 11

Paul Gontarz
April 18 Jay Bhattarai (exit seminar)
April 25 Swati Nigudkar
May 2 Undergraduate Research Symposium
May 9 Elena Vasilieva (exit seminar)