Fall 2011 – SDSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Seminars

date speaker title
Sep 16
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Ting Guo
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
UC Davis
Davis, CA
"X-ray Enabled Nanochemistry"
Host: Cooksy
Sep 23
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. David Hecht
Department of Physical Science
Southwestern College
San Diego, CA
"Building Predictive Structure-Based Models of Malaria Resistance"
Host: Cooksy
Sep 30
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Professor Adam Urbach
Department of Chemistry
Trinity University
San Antonio, TX
"Site-Specific Recognition of Peptides and Proteins with Synthetic Receptors"
Host: Love
Oct 07
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Javier Vela
Department of Chemistry
Iowa State University and US DOE Ames Laboratory
Ames, Iowa
"Research at the Interface between Molecular Inorganic Chemistry and Nanotechnology: From Axially Anisotropic Nanorods to Photocatalytic Biomass Conversion"
Host: Kalyuzhny
Nov 04
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Brad J. Nolen
Department of Chemistry and Institute of Molecular Biology
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR
"How small molecule inhibitors and regulatory proteins control actin filament nucleation mediated by Arp2/3 complex"
Host: Huxford
Nov 18
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Michael Tauber
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
UCSD
La Jolla, CA
"Exciton fission in molecular aggregates: spectroscopy and relevance for solar energy conversion"
Joint Chemistry/Physics/Astronomy seminar
Dec 02
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Scott B. Hansen
Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology & Biophysics
Rockefeller University
New York, NY
" A crystal clear picture for PIP2 activation of the inward rectifying potassium channel Kir"
Host: Huxford
Dec 09
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Mike Greig
Associate Research Fellow
Pfizer Global Research
La Jolla, CA
" Biological Mass Spectrometry in Support of Drug Discovery"