Fall 2009 – SDSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Graduate Seminars

date speaker title
Sep 16
2:00 PM
GMCS-217
Isabelle Nevchas
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Bergdahl group
"Chemical Methodologies toward the Total Syntheses of the Virginiamycin M1 and Micromide Natural Products"
Sep 25
12:00 PM
GMCS-305
James Caldwell
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Huxford group
title unavailable
Sep 25
1:00 PM
GMCS-305
Mario Navarro
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Love group
title unavailable
Sep 25
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Brian Abeykoon
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Fabrication and Characterization of Visible-Light-Driven Plasmonic Photocatalyst Ag/AgCl/TiO2 Nanotube Arrays"
Oct 02
12:00 PM
GMCS-305
Markus Ruetsche
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Love lab
title unavailable
Oct 02
1:00 PM
GMCS-305
Arthur Hauenstein
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Huxford lab
title unavailable
Oct 02
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Melissa Marquez
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy: A Method to Identify Pigments in Different Media"
Oct 09
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Mallory Hinks
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Pullman group
"Maneuvering the Surface Plasmon Resonance of Silver Nanostructures through Shape-Controlled Synthesis"
Oct 09
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Maiko Nagura
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Electrokinetic Detection and Characterization of Intact Mictoorganism"
Oct 13
2:00 PM
GMCS-217
Donna Sirenski
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Tong group
"Dual-Channel Nonlinear Laser Wave-Mixing Detection for Cellular Proteins"
Oct 16
12:00 PM
GMCS-305
Benjamin Saylor
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Love group
"Cloning of the Thermostable Cellulase Gene from Newly Isolated Bacillus subtilis and its Expression in Escherichia coli"
Oct 23
12:00 PM
GMCS-305
Colin Lipper
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"A Chimeric Fusion Protein Engineered with Disparate Functionalities-Enzymatic Activity and Self-assembly"
Oct 23
1:00 PM
GMCS-306
Robert Sellers
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
McAlpine group
"Synthesis of peptide and peptidomimetic macrocycles as antitumor agents"
Oct 30
1:00 PM
GMCS-306
Vikki Johnson
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Synthesis and scale up of potent Sansalvamide A derivatives: preparing them for mice models"
Oct 30
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Juan Gonzales
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Kalyuzhny group
"SPASER-Based Nanolaser"
Nov 06
12:00 PM
GMCS-305
Mark Villaluz
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Huxford group
"Tumor necrosis factor-a-induced neutral sphingomyelinase-2 modulates synaptic plasticity by controlling the membrane insertion of NMDA receptors"
Nov 20
12:00 PM
GMCS-305
Jin Joo Kang
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Stumph group
"Mechanism of TBP recruitment to the TATA-less U1 promoter"
Nov 20
1:00 PM
GMCS-306
Vikki Johnson
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Geldanamycin: Preparation of Chemical Analogs and Subsequent Biological Evaluation"
Dec 04
1:00 PM
GMCS-306
Maiko Nagura
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Galanthamine Synthesis"
Dec 04
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Glen Marquez
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"PET/MRI Dual-Modality Tumor Imaging Using RGD-Conjugated Radiolabeled Iron Oxide Nanoparticles"
Dec 04
12:00 PM
GMCS-305
Yoon Soon Kang
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Stumph group
"TBP domain symmetry in basal and activated archaeal transcription"
Dec 10
1:00 PM
CSL-508
Suchitra Ravula
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
McAlpine group
"Design and Synthesis of Sansalvamide A and FR235222 derivatives - Anti-Cancer Agents"
Dec 11
1:00 PM
GMCS-306
Robert Sellers
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
McAlpine group
"Total Synthesis of Hirsutene"
Dec 11
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Koyuki Takenaka
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Chatfield group
"Method Development for Analysis of Testosterone/Epitestosterone in Human Samples Using Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry"
Dec 16
10:00 AM
CSL-508
Swetha Neravetla
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Grotjahn group
"Synthesis and Reactivity of Metal Complexes with Hindered Pyrazole / Imidazole Ligands"