Spring 2008 – SDSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Graduate Seminars

date speaker title
Feb 22
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Caline Abadjian
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Click Chemistry: Applications of Copper(I)-Catalyzed 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition in Making Antiviral Agents"
Feb 22
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Rosana Pedroza
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Improving CO2 Solubility in Ionic Liquids"
Feb 29
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Stephanie Lapera
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
McAlpine group
"2-Aroylindoles and 2-Aroylbenzofurans with N-hydroxyacrylamide Substructures as a Novel Series of Rationally Designed Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors"
Feb 29
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Bill Mcgowan
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"129Xenon NMR Studies of Metal-Organic Frameworks"
Mar 07
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Navdeep Bilon
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Liang group
"Synthesis, Crystal Structure, Nuclease and in vitro Antitumor Activities of a New Mononuclear Copper(II) Complex Containing a Tripodal N3O Ligand"
Mar 07
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Sophie Hartle
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Review of Micro Total Analysis Systems"
Mar 14
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Hai Tran
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"H/D Exchange Reactions"
Mar 14
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Sukhjinder Singh
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Carrano group
"Phosphine Oxide Polymer For Water-Soluble Nanoparticles"
Mar 21
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Melinda Davis
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
McAlpine group
"Design and Synthesis of Sansalvamide A and di-Sansalvamide A Anti-Cancer Agents"
Mar 21
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Koyuki Takenaka
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Turn-On Fluorescent Sensors for Measuring Cu and Hg"
Mar 28
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Reza Savari
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Catalytic Enantioselective Fluorination of Aldehydes"
Mar 28
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Rosana Pedroza
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Review of Electrochemical Sensors"
Apr 11
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Jessica Lamonte
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Grotjahn group
"Selective Iron Catalyzed C-H Oxidation Reactions"
Apr 11
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Robinair Ruis
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Tong group
"Rosana Pedroza"
Apr 18
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Marcel Hetu
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Liang group
"Synthesis and Reactivity of New Transition Metal Complexes in Phosphodiester Hydrolysis"
Apr 18
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Navdeep Bilon
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Liang group
"Highly Active Water-Soluble Olefin Metathesis Catalyst"
Apr 25
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Reza Savari
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Novel Mixed Organoboranes for Reductive Alkylation of Quinones"
Apr 25
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Robinair Ruis
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Tong group
"Research Seminar"
May 13
9:30 AM
CSL-508
Koyuki Takenaka
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Chem 510 seminar
"Fragmentation pathways in a series of CH3COX molecules in the strong field regime"
May 13
10:00 AM
CSL-508
Maiko Nagura
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Chem 510 seminar
"Development of ascorbyl palmitate nanocrystals applying the nano suspension technology"
May 13
10:30 AM
CSL-508
William Disman
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Chem 510 seminar
"Relative strength of cation-pi vs salt-bridge interactions: the gt-alpha(340-350) peptide/rhodopsin system"
May 13
11:00 AM
CSL-508
Derek Brown
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Chem 510 seminar
"Symmetry breaking and the molecular structure of NO3+"
May 14
4:30 PM
CSL-508
Francisco Trujillo
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Cole group
"Alkylation of Monosubstituted p-Benzoquinones Using Symmetrical Trialkylboranes: A Regioselectivity Study"
May 22
11:30 AM
4500 Pacific Hall U
Wei-chieh (Jerry) Chiang
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Knowles group
"Regulation of the human NTPDase 2 activity by its transmembrane domains"
Jun 30
12:00 PM
3211 Natural Sci. U
Po-Shen Pan
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
McAlpine group
"Synthesis of Macrocycles and Their Biological Evaluation as Antitumor and Antibacterial Agents"
Jul 02
3:30 PM
NLS 101
Ghazal Farhang
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Huxford group
"Assaying Transcriptional activation by NF-kappaB p50 homodimer/IkappaBzeta complexes on kappaB DNA"
Jul 18
1:00 PM
room TBA
Jessica Woods
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Smith group
"Oxidation-Based Redox-Dependent Hydrogen Bonding Utilizing Phenylenediamine Derivatives"