Fall 2017 – SDSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Seminars

date speaker title
Sep 01
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Lance Elliott
EH&S
SDSU
"Annual EH&S Safety Seminar"
Host: Bill Tong
Sep 08
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Floyd Romesberg
Department of Chemistry
The Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, CA
"A Semi-synthetic organism that stores and retrieves increased genetic information"
Host: Byron Purse
Sep 15
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Jamie Schiffer
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of California San Diego
" Integrating Computational and Experimental Approaches for Understanding Protein-Protein Interactions"
Host: Huxford
Sep 22
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Professor Roland Wolkowicz
Department of Biology
Director, SDSU Flow Cytometry Facility
San Diego
" "Why chemists need flow cytometry""
Host: Tom Huxford
Sep 29
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Tracy M. Handel
Department of Pharmacology
UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
La Jolla CA
"Chemokine receptor structure, activation and inhibition"
Host: Tom Huxford
Oct 06
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. William Farrell
Pfizer Global R&D La Jolla
Pfizer Global R&D La Jolla
La Jolla
"Pharmaceutical Applications using Supercritical Fluid Chromatography"
Host: Bill Tong
Oct 13
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. J. Guy Breitenbucher
Senior Director of Discovery Chemistry
Dart Neuroscience
San Diego, CA
"Inhibitors of Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase (FAAH): Taking Academic Science to the Clinic"
Host: Byron Purse
Oct 20
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Jessica K. Bell
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of San Diego
"Getting SIKEd - the many misadventures of defining structure and function"
Host: Tom Huxford
Oct 27
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Shane Ardo
Department of Chemistry
UC Irvine
"Light-to-ionic energy conversion using photoacid-modified ion-selective polymers: En route to direct solar desalination of salt water"
Host: Jing Gu
Nov 03
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Kambiz Hamadani
Chemistry & Biochemistry
CSU San Marcos
"Labeling ribosome-bound nascent polypeptides for co-translational single molecule protein folding/engineering studies: an impossible dream turned reality"
Nov 17
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
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Dec 01
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
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Dec 08
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
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Dec 15
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
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Dec 22
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
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