Spring 2008 – SDSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Graduate Seminars

date speaker title
Feb 22
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Caline Abadjian
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Click Chemistry: Applications of Copper(I)-Catalyzed 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition in Making Antiviral Agents"
synthetic
Feb 22
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Rosana Pedroza
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Improving CO2 Solubility in Ionic Liquids"
physical
Feb 29
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Stephanie Lapera
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"2-Aroylindoles and 2-Aroylbenzofurans with N-hydroxyacrylamide Substructures as a Novel Series of Rationally Designed Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors"
synthetic
Feb 29
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Bill Mcgowan
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"129Xenon NMR Studies of Metal-Organic Frameworks"
physical
Mar 07
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Navdeep Bilon
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Synthesis, Crystal Structure, Nuclease and in vitro Antitumor Activities of a New Mononuclear Copper(II) Complex Containing a Tripodal N3O Ligand"
synthetic
Mar 07
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Sophie Hartle
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Review of Micro Total Analysis Systems"
physical
Mar 14
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Hai Tran
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"H/D Exchange Reactions"
synthetic
Mar 14
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Sukhjinder Singh
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Phosphine Oxide Polymer For Water-Soluble Nanoparticles"
physical
Mar 21
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Melinda Davis
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Design and Synthesis of Sansalvamide A and di-Sansalvamide A Anti-Cancer Agents"
synthetic
Mar 21
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Koyuki Takenaka
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Turn-On Fluorescent Sensors for Measuring Cu and Hg"
physical
Mar 28
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Reza Savari
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Catalytic Enantioselective Fluorination of Aldehydes"
synthetic
Mar 28
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Rosana Pedroza
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Review of Electrochemical Sensors"
physical
Apr 11
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Jessica Lamonte
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Selective Iron Catalyzed C-H Oxidation Reactions"
synthetic
Apr 11
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Robinair Ruis
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Rosana Pedroza"
physical
Apr 18
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Marcel Hetu
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Synthesis and Reactivity of New Transition Metal Complexes in Phosphodiester Hydrolysis"
synthetic
Apr 18
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Navdeep Bilon
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Highly Active Water-Soluble Olefin Metathesis Catalyst"
physical
Apr 25
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Reza Savari
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Novel Mixed Organoboranes for Reductive Alkylation of Quinones"
synthetic
Apr 25
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Robinair Ruis
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Research Seminar"
physical
May 13
9:30 AM
CSL-508
Koyuki Takenaka
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Fragmentation pathways in a series of CH3COX molecules in the strong field regime"
May 13
10:00 AM
CSL-508
Maiko Nagura
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Development of ascorbyl palmitate nanocrystals applying the nano suspension technology"
May 13
10:30 AM
CSL-508
William Disman
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"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
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Symmetry breaking and the molecular structure of NO3+"
May 14
4:30 PM
CSL-508
Francisco Trujillo
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Alkylation of Monosubstituted p-Benzoquinones Using Symmetrical Trialkylboranes: A Regioselectivity Study"
MS thesis defense
May 22
11:30 AM
4500 Pacific Hall U
Wei-chieh (Jerry) Chiang
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Regulation of the human NTPDase 2 activity by its transmembrane domains"
Ph.D. dissertation defense
Jun 30
12:00 PM
3211 Natural Sci. U
Po-Shen Pan
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Synthesis of Macrocycles and Their Biological Evaluation as Antitumor and Antibacterial Agents"