Spring 2011 – SDSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Graduate Seminars

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