Fall 2016 – SDSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Seminars

date speaker title
Aug 26
4:00 PM
GMCS-333
Mr. Lance Elliott
EH&S
SDSU
"Annual EH&S Safety Seminar"
Host: Bill Tong
Sep 02
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Russ Algar
Department of Chemistry
University of British Columbia
"Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: New Ways to Use Energy Transfer for Bioanalysis and Imaging Through Non-Traditional Luminescent Materials"
Host: Chris Harrison
Sep 09
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Chris Vanderwal
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA
"Strategies for the Syntheses of Complex Bioactive Natural Products"
Host: Byron Purse
Sep 16
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. D. Michael Heinekey
Department of Chemistry
University of Washington
Seattle WA
"Dihydrogen Complexes in Catalysis"
Host: Doug Grotjahn
Sep 23
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Louis Noodleman
Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology
Scripps Research Institute
San Diego
"Linking redox chemistry to proton pumping in a bacterial cytochrome c oxidase"
Host: Andy Cooksy
Sep 30
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Joel Yuen
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
UC San Diego
La Jolla CA
"Exotic phases and spectroscopy in organic molecular crystals"
Host: Andy Cooksy
Oct 07
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Wei Xiong
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of California San Diego
La Jolla, CA
"Ultrafast nonlinear spectroscopy to reveal molecular structure and dynamics at interfaces"
Host: Jing Gu
Oct 14
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Gregory Weiss
Chemistry
UC Irvine
"Revving and Listening to Enzymes"
Host: Chris Harrison
Oct 21
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. James Paulson
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
The Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, CA
"Treating immune responses with a little bit of sugar"
Host: Byron Purse
Oct 28
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Mohit Jain
Department of Medicine & Pharmacology
UC San Diego
San Diego, CA
"Understanding Chemical Diversity and Its Role in Human Disease"
Host: Christal Sohl
Nov 04
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Joseph Provost
Chemistry
U of San Diego
San Diego, CA
"Sodium Hydrogen Exchanger 1: More Than Just pH Homeostasis. A Novel Anti-Cancer Target"
Host: John Love
Nov 18
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Christina Waters
President/CEO/Founder
RARE Science, Inc.
Encinitas, CA
"Innovation and International Collaboration can Accelerate Finding Cures for Rare Disease: ADCY5 Leads the Way"
Host: Byron Purse
Dec 02
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Ramanarayanan Krishnamurthy
Department of Chemistry
The Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, CA
"Alternatives in the Search for the Chemistry of Life’s Origin - Rethinking the RNA world"
Host: Byron Purse
Dec 09
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Jair Lage de Siqueira-Neto
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
UC San Diego
San Diego, CA
"Drug Discovery for Tropical Diseases in Academia"
Host: Christal Sohl