Fall 2010 – SDSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Seminars

date speaker title
Sep 17
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Cindy Larive
Department of Chemistry
UC Riverside
Riverside, CA
"Finding a Needle in a Haystack: Improving Methods for Heparin Characterization"
Host: Tong
Oct 01
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. William Jackson
Department of Chemistry
UC Davis
Davis, CA
"Slice imaging studies of photodissociation single vibronic energy levels of N2 in the extreme ultraviolet region"
Host: Cooksy
Oct 15
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Tom Pettus
Departament of Chemistry and Biochemistry
UCSB
Goleta, CA
"Inhibition of Telomerase with Small Molecules: Efficient Total Syntheses of both β and γ Rubromycin"
Host: McAlpine
Oct 29
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Paul Richardson
Senior Principle Scientist
Pfizer Global Research
La Jolla, CA
"Enhancing the value of the Oncology Research Portfolio through early stage route optimization"
Host: Reji Nair
Nov 05
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Navtej Toor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
UCSD
La Jolla, CA
"Structural Insights into RNA Splicing"
Host: Stumph
Nov 12
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Nathan Gianneschi
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA
"DNA, Peptides and Enzymes as Building Blocks for Polymeric Nanoscale Materials"
Host: Huxford
Nov 19
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Sam D. Sanderson
School of Allied Health Professions
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE
"Conformationally-Biased, Respone-Selective Agonists of Human C5a: SAR Approaches Leading to a New Class of Immune Adjuvants"
Dec 03
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Roland Wolkowicz
Department of Biology
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Making sense of chemical compounds and peptide libraries for the discovery of antivirals"
Host: McAlpine
Dec 10
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Essmaiil Djamali
Center for Hydrothermal Research
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Prediction of Thermodynamic Properties of Aqueous Electrolytes to Extreme Temperatures and Pressures from Data at 298.15 K"