Spring 2014 – SDSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Seminars

date speaker title
Jan 24
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Tim Clark
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA
"Substrate-Directed Arene C-H Borylation Reactions"
Host: Graduate Students
Jan 31
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Peter Jordan

Scripps Institute for Oceanography
La Jolla, CA
"Chasing biosynthetic platypuses: Strategies for the study of aberrant natural product biosynthetic pathways"
Host: Gustafson
Feb 07
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. David Millar
Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology
Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, CA
"Single-Molecule Studies of Receptors and Enzymes"
Host: Purse
Feb 14
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Daniel Belanger
Department of Chemistry
University of Quebec - Montreal
Montreal, Quebec, CANADA
"Electrochemical and Chemical Modification of Surfaces: Fundamentals and Applications"
Host: Smith
Feb 21
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Richard Hooley
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA
"Biomimicry with Synthetic Receptors: Self-Assembly and Molecular Recognition"
Host: Purse
Mar 14
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Bog Stec

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
San Diego, CA
"Trapping and visualization of catalytic intermediates"
Host: Huxford
Apr 11
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. David Rabuka
President, Chief Scientific Officer and Founder
Redwood Bioscience
Emeryville, CA
"A Novel Chemoenzymatic Approach to Site Specific Bioconjugation"
Host: Purse
Apr 18
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Travis Williams
Department of Chemistry
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
"Dual Site Catalysts for Hydride Manipulation"
Host: Grotjahn
Apr 25
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Thomas Hermann
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA
"Functional conservation in ligand responsive RNA switches"
Host: Purse
May 02
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Hairong Guan
Department of Chemistry
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
"Homogeneous Catalysis with Nickel and Iron Pincer Complexes"
Host: Grad Students
May 05
4:00 PM
TBD
Dr. Gregory Holland
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ
"Spider Silk Structure, Dynamics and Assembly: New Insights from NMR"
Host: Analytical Search