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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 2012

Monday,
Aug 20
ACS National Meeting
Monday,
Aug 27
Chancellor Tom George, UMSL
Professor Renat Letfullin, Department Physics & Optical Engineering
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
“Nanoparticle Enhanced X-ray Therapy"
Host:
Gokel
Monday,
Sep 3
Labor Day Holiday
Monday,
Sep 10
Gal Bitan
David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California-Los Angeles
"Structure-guided Development of Small-molecule Inhibitors for Amyloid-related Diseases"
Host:
Nichols
Monday,
Sep 17
Mark Peczuh 
University of Connecticut
"Expanding on a Good Idea:  Synthesis and Investigation of Molecules Inspired by Nature"
Host:
Demchenko
Monday,
Sep 24
Scott McIndoe
University of Victoria-Canada
"Catalytic Mechanisms from Mass Spectrometry"
Host:
Bauer
Monday,
Oct 1
Al Sattelberger
Los Alamos National Laboratory
"Energy Research at Argonne National Laboratory"
Host:
Majzoub
Monday,
Oct 8
John Tanner
University of Missouri-Columbia
"Structural Studies of Proline Catabolic Enzymes"
Host:
Wong
Monday,
Oct 15
Joel Miller
University of Utah
"Organic-based Magnets:  New Chemistry and New Materials for this Millenium"

Host:
Holmes 
Monday,
Oct 22
Bruce Hinds
University of Kentucky
"Dramatic nano-fluidic propeties of carbon nanotube membranes as a platform for protein channel mimetic chemical separations"
 Host:
Holmes
Monday,
Oct 29
David Crich
Wayne State University
"Methodology Development and Physical Organic Chemistry:  A Powerful Combination for the Advancement of Glycochemistry"
Host:
Demchenko
Monday,
Nov 5
Gabriela Perez-Alvarado
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
"Mechnisms of Molecular Assembly by the Adaptor Protein LM07"
Host:
Dupureur
Monday,
Nov 12
Paul Smith
Kansas State University
"Preferential Interactions in Chemistry and Biochemistry"
Host:
Wong
Monday,
Nov 19
Fall Break


Monday,
Nov 26
Valerie Pierre
University of Minnesota
“Imaging metal-induced oxidative stress - lanthanides to the rescue"
Host:
Gokel
Monday,
Dec 3
Nan Zheng
University of Arkansas
"A Photo Touch on Amines:  New Synthetic Adventures of Nitrogen Radical Cations"
Host:
Spilling
Friday,     Dec 14 Harry W. Orf, Senior Vice President for Research, Massachusetts General Hospital
"Seizing Serendipity and Preparing for Opportunity Knocks"
Host:
Barton
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