Spring 2016 – SDSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Seminars

date speaker title
Jan 22
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Jacob Durrant
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of California San Diego
San Diego, CA
"Computer-aided drug design: From basic science to clinical applications"
Host: Tom Huxford
Feb 05
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. James McKerrow
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA
"Developing Drugs for Neglected Tropical Diseases"
Host: Tom Huxford
Feb 19
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Corey Dambacher
Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology
The Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, CA
"Electron microscopy analysis of the proteasome deubiquitinases from low to atomic resolution"
Host: Tom Huxford
Mar 18
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Staci Simonich
Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology and Department of Chemistry
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR
"Recent Advances in Tracking Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Metabolites and Degradation Products in Humans and the Environment"
Host: Greg Holland
Mar 25
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Indra McAlpine


TBA
Host: John Love
Apr 01
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Moorthy Palanki
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
California State University San Marcos
San Marcos, CA
TBA
Host: Jeff Gustafson
Apr 08
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Dr. Gary D. Waer, President

FARMco, LLC
Solvang, CA
"From Chemist to Entrepreneur: The Challenges & Opportunities of Starting Your Own Company"
Host: Bill Tong
Apr 22
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Brian Stoltz
Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA
"Complex Natural Products as a Driving Force for Discovery in Organic Chemistry"
Host: Jeff Gustafson
Apr 29
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Prof. Elizabeth Villa
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla CA
"Opening Windows into the Cell: Cryo-electron Tomography of Intact Cells for Structural Cell Biology"
Host: Andy Cooksy
May 27
4:00 PM
GMCS-301
Larissa M. Podust
Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of California, San Diego
San Diego CA
"Structure-aided drug discovery targeting Chagas Disease."
Host: Manal Swairjo