Spring 2009 – SDSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Seminars

date speaker title
Jan 23
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Floyd Romesberg

Scripps Research Institute
San Diego, CA
"The Evolution of Biomolecular Function"
Host: McAlpine
Jan 30
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Daniel L. Reger
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC
"Metal Complexes with Unusual Structures/Properties formed from Designed Poly(pyrazolyl)methane Ligands"
Host: Carrano
Feb 06
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Frithjof Kuepper
Microbial and Molecular Biology Department
Scottish Association for Marine Science
Oban, Scotland, UK
"Iodine in Kelp: An inorganic antioxidant in life impacting atmospheric chemistry"
Host: Carrano
Feb 20
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Scott Rychnovsky
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA
" Ring-Forming Reactions with Cations and Anions"
Host: McAlpine
Feb 27
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Faik Tezcan
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
UCSD
La Jolla, CA
"Inorganic Control of Biological Self-Assembly"
Host: Carrano
Mar 06
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Russ Hille
Department of Biochemistry
UC Riverside
Riverside, CA
"Molybdenum in biology: The reaction mechanism of xanthine oxidase"
Host: Carrano
Mar 27
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Sergey Nizkorodov
Department of Chemistry
UC Irvine
Irvine, CA
"Unraveling the Composition of Organic Aerosols with High Resolution Mass Spectrometry"
Host: Kalyuzhny
Apr 10
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Mike Burkart
Department of Chemistry
UCSD
La Jolla, CA
" Natural Product Modular Synthases and Coenzyme A"
Host: McAlpine
Apr 17
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Josh Figueroa
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
UCSD
La Jolla, CA
"m-Terphenyl Isocyanides: Building a New Class of Reactive Transition Metal Fragments"
Host: Grad Students
Apr 24
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Phil Dawson
Departments of Cell Biology & Chemistry
Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, CA
"Synthetic protein engineering using chemoselective ligation"
Host: Moss
May 08
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Barry McQuillan

General Atomics
San Diego, CA
"Driving on Algae"
Host: Love