Fall Seminar Schedule - 2012
Fridays from 12:10p–12:50p in Phillips 401
Student lunch with the speaker starts at 11:30a
September 21: Dr. Carol Fierke, University of Michigan
"Zinc Biochemistry: Metal Sensors and Cellular Metal Homeostasis"
September 28: Dr. Javier Vela, Iowa State University
"Molecular Level Control of Nanoscale Composition, Morphology and Assembly: Toward Photocatalytic Nanocomposites for Solar-to-Chemical Energy Conversion of Biomass."
October 5: Dr. Katy Splan, Macalester College
October 12: Dr. Qadir Timerghazin, Marquette University
"Computational Studies of S-Nitrosothiols: From Electronic Structure to Biological Function”
October 19: Dr. Samuel Butcher, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"The Remarkable Biochemistry of the Spliceosome, the World's Largest and Most Dynamic Enzyme"
October 26: Dr. David Hanson, Augsburg College, Minnesota
November 2: Dr. Claudio Verani, Wayne State University
“Metal Complexes for Inhibition of the 26S Proteasome in Tumor Cells”
November 9: Dr. Craig Forsyth, Ohio State University
“Chemical Synthesis meets Mysticism: Total Synthesis of Salvinorin A”
November 16: Dr. Muhammet Kose, North Dakota State University
“Synthesis and Application of Low-band Gap Conjugated Materials for Organic Photovoltaics”
November 30: Dr. Chris Douglas, University of Minnesota-Minneapolis
"C-H Bond Activation and Beyond: Building Molecular Complexity by Transition Metal Functionalization of Sigma Bonds to Carbon"
December 7: Dr. John Hoberg, University of Wyoming
"Metal Photocatalysis for Energy Production"