Spring 2011 – SDSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Graduate Seminars

date speaker title
Feb 25
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Patrick Staley
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Photocatalytic Reduction of CO2 with H2O on Mesoporous Silica Supported Cu/TiO2 Catalysts"
Mar 04
2:00 PM
GMCS-306
David Marelius
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Hydrogen Storage via Vanadium Hydrazide Materials"
Mar 11
12:00 PM
GMCS-305
Norman Zhu
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Huxford group
"Structural studies of the p50:IkappaBzeta:DNA complex"
Mar 11
2:00 PM
GMCS-306
Jayneil Kamdar
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Grotjahn group
"Conformationally Constrained Macrocyclic Diporphyrin-Fullerene Artificial Photosynthetic Reaction Center"
Mar 18
12:00 PM
GMCS-305
Youly Ly
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Love group
"Assessing the potential correlation between protein stability and function"
Mar 18
1:00 PM
GMCS-305
Benjamin Saylor
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Love group
"Expression and Modification of Outer Membrane Phospholipase A in E. coli"
Mar 25
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Theresa Andres
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Smith group
"On the way to Rechargeable Mg Batteries: The Challenge of New Cathode Materials"
Mar 25
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Shane Haggard
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Reversible Visible-Light Photooxidation of Oxomanganese Water-Oxidation Catalyst on TiO2 Nanoparticles"
Apr 08
2:00 PM
GMCS-306
Farhana Barmare
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Asymmetric Cooperative Catalysis of Strong Bronsted Acid-promoted Reactions Using Chiral Ureas"
Apr 08
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Laurie Clare
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence Detection in Pape-Based Microfluidic Sensors"
Apr 12
10:00 AM
CSL-508
Victoria Johnson
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
McAlpine group
"Design, Synthesis, and Biological Activity of Sansalvamide A derivatives"
Apr 15
2:00 PM
GMCS-306
Aaron Nash
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Bennett group
"A Organometallic Catalyst that Utilizes a Dioxygenase type Mechanism for Alkene Oxidation"
Apr 15
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Patrick Staley
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Concentration and Spectroelectrochemical Study to Test Quinone Reduction Mechanism"
Apr 21
1:00 PM
NSB-1205
Reji Nair
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Grotjahn group
"Development of Bifunctional Phosphines, Metal Complexes and Catalyst for Various Organic Transformation"
Apr 22
1:00 PM
GMCS-305
Gabby Espinoza
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Pullman group
"Aggregation Kinetics of Silver Nanoparticles Induced by Chloride and Fluoride Ions"
Apr 22
2:00 PM
GMCS-306
Farhana Barmare
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Synthesis of hindered imidazolyl phosphine ligands for catalysis and fluorinated dendrimers as MRI agents"
Apr 29
2:00 PM
GMCS-306
David Marelius
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
"Protic N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complex Formation and Reactivity"
May 06
2:00 PM
GMCS-306
Jayneil Kamdar
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Grotjahn group
"Synthesis and Reactivity of Bifunctional Organometallic Complexes Bearing Phosphine and N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands"
May 06
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Theresa Andres
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Smith group
"Electroanalytical Studies of the Reduction of Metronidazole in the Presence of Thiols"
May 20
12:00 PM
GMCS-305
Eric Miller
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Carrano group
"Iron uptake and storage mechanisms in the brown alga Ectocarpus siliculosus"
Jun 23
10:00 AM
CSL-508
Robert Sellers
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
McAlpine group
"Synthesis of Macrocyclic Anticancer Agents: Sansalvamide A Derivatives and Urukthapelstatin A"
Jul 18
1:30 PM
CSL-508A
Mallory Hinks
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Pullman group
"Mechanistic Studies of the Production of Silver Nanoparticles"
Jul 27
1:00 PM
CSL-508A
Abhi Sharma
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Grotjahn group
"Synthesis of Hindered Imidazolylphosphines with -NH Groups and Applications of Alkene Isomerization to Synthesis of Omega-Hydroxyaldehyde Derivatives"
Aug 17
11:00 AM
CSL-508A
Colin Lipper
Dept of Chem & Biochem, SDSU
Love group
"Optimization of a Designed Protein-Protein Interface"