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Seminar Schedule 2013-2014

Spring 2014

DATE DIVISON SPEAKER TITLE Location
January
Jan. 16 Bioc. Dr. Gabriel Cook, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Univ. of California, San Diego Closing in on the Target: Using NMR to Study the Hepatitus C Viral Membrane Protein p7 Bil 335; 4:30pm
Jan. 22 Org. Zhe Zhou, Robert Lewis Selenium Dioxide-Mediated Syntheses of Isotetronic Acids; TBA Bil 150; 4:30pm
Jan. 23 Bioc. Dr. Ryan Coleman, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Univ. of California, San Francisco Discovering New Ligands with Zero, One, or Many Protein Structures: Comparing Theory to Experiment Bil 335; 4:30pm
Jan. 27 Inorg. Dr. Julio M. D’Arcy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Interfacial Chemistry of Conducting Polymer Nanostructures for Optoelectronics and Pseudocapacitors Bil 335; 4:30pm
Jan. 30 Bioc. Dr. Terry Takahashi, Dept. of Chemistry, Univ. of Southern California Can a Peptide be Better Than an Antibody? Protein and Peptide Engineering for Therapeutics and Diagnostics Bil 150; 4:30pm
February
Feb. 05 Org. TBA Bil 150; 4:30pm
Feb. 06 Bioc. Dr. M. Sloan Siegrist, Dept. of Chemistry, Univ. of California, Berkeley Tear Down This Wall! Peptidoglycan Dynamics During Infection Webster 104; 4:30pm
Feb. 10 Bioc. Johnsen Djajamuliadi Characterizations of Alanine Residues in Elastin by Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy Bil 242; 12:30pm
Feb. 12 Org. Thanh Ho, David Gilles Synthesis of a 2, 2-Disubstituted Azetidine Hexahydrocannabinoid; Progress Toward the Advanced Tricyclic Cannabinoid Bil 150; 4:30pm
Feb. 19 Org. Kelli Ogawa, University of Washington Integration of Organocatalysis and Electrosynthesis for the Direct Conversion of Aldehydes to Carboxylic Acid Derivatives Bil 150; 4:30pm
Feb. 20 Phys. Michal Drahus, Caltech The Mega Outburst of Comet Holmes PSYSCI 211; 3:00pm
Feb. 24 Bioc. Samson Souza Bil 242; 12:30pm
Feb. 24 Phys. Professor Simon North, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University Roaming in the Dark: Solving the Complex Atmospheric Photochemistry of the Nitrate Radical PSYSCI 211; 3:00pm
Feb. 25 Org. Prof. Takashi Takahashi, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan Synthesis of Biologically Important Oligosaccharides Bil 242; 4:30pm
March
Mar. 03 Bioc. John Ewalt Antifreeze Proteins Bil 242; 12:30pm
Mar. 05 Org. Ram Neupane, Michael Wisthoff Bil 150; 4:30pm
Mar. 10 Bioc. Don Tran Effects of Arrhythmic Endothelial Shear Stress in Atherosclerosis Research Bil 242; 12:30pm
Mar. 10 Phys. Dr. Jeffrey J. Gillis-Davis, HIGP, Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa Explaining the Sulfur Depletion on Eros and Why S-type asteroids Space Weather More Like Mercury than V-type asteroids Phys 227; 3:00pm
Mar. 12 Bioc. Prof. Yoshimitsu Kakuta, Kyushu University, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto, Japan Crystal Structure of Human Tyrosylprotein Sulfotransferase: Insights into Substrate-Binding and Catalysis of Post-Translational Protein Tyrosine Sulfation Bil 150; 4:30pm
Mar. 12 Org. Prof. Alexandros Makriyannis, The Center for Drug Discovery, Northeastern University The Endocannabinoid System as a Therapeutic Target Bil 150; 4:30pm
Mar. 17 Bioc. Allison Kagawa Structural Investigation of Reticulon-Like Protein in E. coli Bil 150; 4:30pm
Mar. 19 Org. J. Grissmerson, Stephen Parrish Bil 150; 4:30pm
Mar. 24-28 Spring Break
Mar. 31 Bioc. David Shinsato Elastin-Based Scaffolds for Cell Culture Bil 242; 12:30pm
April
Apr. 2 Org. Mian Huang Bil 150; 4:30pm
Apr. 7 Bioc. Chester Dabalos Bil 242; 12:30pm
Apr. 9 Org. Jonathan Congmon Bil 150; 4:30pm
Apr. 14 Bioc. Dr. Marla J. Berry, Dept of Cell & Molecular Biology, JABSOM, Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa Selenoprotein – unusual mechanism of biosynthesis, and functions in health and disease Bil 242; 12:30pm
Apr. 16 Org. Prof. Roger Linington, University of California Santa Cruz Chemotypes to Phenotypes: Development of High-Content Profiling Technologies for Natural Products Discovery Bil 150; 4:30pm
Apr. 21 Bioc. Jennifer Morris Recharacterization of Diaminopelargonic Acid Aminotransferase from the B. subtilis Biotin Biosynthetic Pathway Bil 242; 12:30pm
Apr. 23 Org. Joshua Gurr Bil 150; 4:30pm
Apr. 28 Bioc. TBA Bil 242; 12:30pm
Apr. 30 Org. Christopher Chock Bil 150; 4:30pm
May
May 7 Org. TBA Bil 150; 4:30pm

Fall 2014

DATE DIVISON SPEAKER TITLE Location
August

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