Spring 2013 – SDSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Seminars

date speaker title
Feb 08
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Phil Dawson
Department of Chemistry
The Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, CA
"Chemoselective approaches for the synthesis of proteins and assembly of nanoparticles"
Host: Huxford
Mar 01
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Ognjen Miljanic
Department of Chemistry
University of Houston
Houston, TX
"Regulated Equilibria and Compartmentalization in Synthetic Chemistry: Unusual Routes to New Molecules and Materials"
Host: Grotjahn
Mar 08
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Ana Lazic, PhD

NanoTemper Technologies
San Bruno, CA
"Some like it hot ? Biomolecule Analytics Microscale Thermophoresis"
Host: Love
Mar 15
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Pingyun Feng
Department of Chemistry
UC Riverside
Riverside, CA
"Crystalline Semiconducting and Porous Materials: Synthesis, Properties and Applications"
Host: Bennett
Apr 12
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Shahab Derakhshan
Department of Chemistry
CSU Long Beach
Long Beaxch, CA
"Geometric Magnetic Frustration vs. Low Dimensional Magnetism in Group VIII Transition Metal Oxides"
Host: Bennett
Apr 19
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Dale Shellhamer
Department of Chemistry
Point Loma Nazarene University
San Diego, CA
"Stepwise vs. concerted pathways for reaction of chlorosulfonyl isocyanate with hydrocarbon alkenes and monofluoroalkenes. Evidence of a Single Electron Transfer intermediate before the slow step."
Host: Metzger
Apr 26
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Dong Wang
Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Science
UCSD
La Jolla, CA
"Molecular basis of RNA polymerase II transcription"
Host: Beauvais
May 03
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Ulrich Müller
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of California San Diego
La Jolla, CA
"A new ribozyme for the RNA world"
Host: Huxford
May 10
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Lei Wang
The Jack H. Skirball Center for Chemical Biology & Proteomics
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, CA
"Genetically Encoding Unnatural Amino Acids to Study Signaling Proteins"
Host: Huxford
May 17
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Peter Willis

NASA/JPL
Pasadena, CA
TBA
Host: Harrison