Fall 2018 – SDSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Seminars

date speaker title
Aug 24
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Lance Elliott

SDSU EH&S
"Annual Safety Seminar"
Host: Bill Tong
Aug 31
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Kathie Seley-Radtke
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Baltimore, MD
"Flexibility—not just for yoga anymore!"
Host: Byron Purse
Sep 14
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Partho Ghosh
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of California, San Diego
"Adaptation through massive protein sequence variation"
Host: Tom Huxford
Sep 28
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Ulrich Muller
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of California San Diego
"Ribozymes using Trimetaphosphate to fuel the RNA World"
Host: Greg Holland
Oct 05
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. L. Marcus Wilhelmsson
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Chalmers University
Gothenburg, Sweden
"Nucleic Acid Base Analogue FRET—design, characterization and applications"
Host: Byron Purse
Oct 12
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Filipp Furche
Department of Chemistry
Univesity of California, Irvine
Irvine CA
"New Methods for Computational Photochemistry"
Host: Andy Cooksy
Oct 19
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Michael Groves
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton CA
"Using Machine Learning and Quantum Mechanics to Understand Chemical Reactions on Surfaces"
Host: Andy Cooksy
Oct 26
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Indra McAlpine

Pfizer
San Diego, CA
"Discovery of SAM Competitive Nucleoside Inhibitors of Protein Arginine Methyltransferase 5 (PRMT5)"
Host: John Love
Nov 02
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Katarzyna Slowinska
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, CA
"Collagen Peptides as Carriers in Drug Delivery and Cell Targeting"
Host: Byron Purse
Nov 09
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Fu-Ming Tao
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton CA
"The Chemistry of Atmospheric Smog and Aerosols: Critical Roles of Ammonia"
Host: Andy Cooksy
Nov 16
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Professor David Moffet

Loyola Marymount University.
"TBD"
Host: John Love
Nov 30
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Kim Janda
Department of Chemistry
The Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, CA
"Vaccines for the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders"
Host: Byron Purse
Dec 07
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Daniel O’Leary
Department of Chemistry
Pomona College
Claremont CA
"Isotope Effects as a Probe of Hydrogen Bonding, Chirality, and Conformation"
Host: Jeff Gustafson