Spring 2017 Seminar Schedule

Spring 2017 Seminar Schedule Flyer

*Seminars are generally held in Chemistry A-203 unless noted otherwise

For all Chemistry Department events, please see our Events Calendar!

Chemistry Colloquium
Wed, Jan 18, 2017
4:15: Refreshments
4:30: Seminar

The Intersection of Computation and Experiment: What Can Computational Chemistry Do For You?
Angelo R. Rossi, UConn Chemistry | Host: Christian Brückner

Graduate Student Seminar
Thurs, Jan 19, 2017
4:30: Refreshments
4:45: Seminar

Assessing L-Selectin as Potential Biomarker for Metastasis in Bladder Cancer Patients using a Microfluidic Modified ELISA Assay
Gayatri Phadke, Rusling Group, UConn

Chemistry Colloquium
Wed, Jan 25, 2017
4:15: Refreshments
4:30: Seminar

Elasticity from a Molecular Perspective
Jeremiah A. Johnson, MIT | Host: Jie He

Graduate Student Seminar
Thurs, Jan 26, 2017
4:30: Refreshments
4:45: Seminar

Mesoporous Sulfated Zirconi (UCT - 47): An Efficient Catalyst for Biodiesel Production
Saiful Seraji, Suib Group, UConn

Chemistry Colloquium
Wed, Feb 1, 2017
4:15: Refreshments
4:30: Seminar

Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystal Photocatalysts
Todd Krauss, University of Rochester | Host: Jing Zhao

Graduate Student Seminar
Thurs, Feb 2, 2017
4:30: Refreshments
4:45: Seminar

Antibody-like Biorecognition Sites for Proteins from Surface Imprinting on Nanoparticles
Snehasis Bhakta, Rusling Group, UConn

Chemistry Colloquium
Wed, Feb 8, 2017
4:15: Refreshments
4:30: Seminar

Thermodynamics of Electron Transfer by Metalloproteins from Calorimetric Measurements of Metal Binding
Dean Wilcox, Dartmouth College | Host: Alfredo Angeles

Chemistry Colloquium
Wed, Feb 15, 2017
4:15: Refreshments
4:30: Seminar

Teaching Oligonucleotides New Tricks – A Macromolecular Approach
Ke Zhang, Northeastern University | Host: Yao Lin

Graduate Student Seminar
Thurs, Feb 16, 2017
4:30: Refreshments
4:45: Seminar

Derivatizaiton with cost-effective Fmoc-amino acid-Osu reagents for peptide fragmentation mechanism study
Yuanyuan Shen, Yao Group, UConn

Electrochemiluminescent Array to Detect Oxidative Damage in ds-DNA Using [Os(bpy)2(phen-benz-COOH)]2+/Nafion/Graphene Films
Itti Bist, Rusling Group, UConn

Chemistry Colloquium
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
4:15: Refreshments
4:30: Seminar

Reliable and Reversible Molecular Linkages for Chemical Biology
M.G. Finn, Georgia Institute of Technology | Host: Yao Lin

Graduate Student Seminar
Thurs, Feb 23, 2017
4:30: Refreshments
4:45: Seminar

Fullerene-Assisted Photoinduced Charge Transfer of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes through a Flavin-Helix
Erandika Karunaratne, Papadim. Group, UConn

Chemistry Colloquium
Wed, Mar 1, 2017
4:15: Refreshments
4:30: Seminar

Protein Glycosylation Pathways and Processes
Barbara Imperiali, MIT | Host: PLU

Graduate Student Seminar
Thurs, Mar 2, 2017
4:30: Refreshments
4:45: Seminar

Synthesis of Sulfatides and Examination of their Role in Immunomodulation and Synthesis of Palmostatin M Derivatives
Kevin Luvaga, Howell Group, UConn

Chemistry Colloquium
Wed, Mar 8, 2017
4:15: Refreshments
4:30: Seminar

TBD
William Dolbier, University of Florida | Host: Alexandru Asandei

Graduate Student Seminar
Thurs, Mar 9, 2017
4:30: Refreshments
4:45: Seminar

Synthesis of Novel Hydrobenzazaphospholes and its Applications
Kendricks Lao, Howell Group, UConn

Chemistry Colloquium
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
4:15: Refreshments
4:30: Seminar
 

Ultrasensitive Biosensing Techniques with Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging
Robert Corn, University of California, Irvine | Host: Jing Zhao

Graduate Student Seminar
Thurs, Mar 23, 2017
4:30: Refreshments
4:45: Seminar
 

Transition Metal (TM) Doped ZnO and its Electrocatalytic Activities
Md Shakil, Suib Group, UConn

Kinetic Study on Depolymerization of Model Cellulose by Fungal Cellulases
Murali Anuganti, Lin Group, UConn

Chemistry Colloquium
Wed, Mar 29, 2017
4:15: Refreshments
4:30: Seminar
 

Metalloradical Catalysis: Development of Stereoselective Radical Reactions
Peter Zhang, Boston University | Host: Christian Brückner

Graduate Student Seminar
Thurs, Mar 30, 2017
4:30: Refreshments
4:45: Seminar
 

A polymer hydrogel modified lateral flow sensing platform
Julie Jenkins, Zhao Group, UConn

Chemistry Colloquium
Wed, Apr 5, 2017
4:15: Refreshments
4:30: Seminar
 

The Advanced Electrochemistry at the Individual Metal Clusters
Jiyeon Kim, University of Rhode Island | Host: James Rusling/Jie He

Graduate Student Seminar
Thurs, Apr 6, 2017
4:30: Refreshments
4:45: Seminar
 

Mechanism of Photocatalytic Reduction of CO2 by Re(bpy)(CO)3Cl from Differences in Carbon Isotope Discrimination
Taylor Schneider, Angeles Group, UConn

Chemistry Colloquium
Wed, Apr 12, 2017
4:15: Refreshments
4:30: Seminar
 

Development and Applications of a Bioconjugation Tool Kit
Craig Ogle, University of North Carolina, Charlotte | Host: William Bailey

Chemistry Colloquium
Thurs, Apr 13, 2017
4:30: Refreshments
4:45: Seminar
 

Hot carrier generation in quantum-sized metal nanocrystals
Yugang Sun, Temple University | Host: Jie He

Chemistry Colloquium
Tues, Apr 18, 2017
4:30: Refreshments
4:45: Seminar
  

Diversity and Design: New Chemical Probes for Biology and Medicine
Derek Tan, Sloan Kettering Cancer Center | Host: Mark Peczuh

Graduate Student Seminar
Thurs, Apr 20, 2017
4:30: Refreshments
4:45: Seminar
  

Reduced Graphene Oxide Supported Nickel–Manganese–Cobalt Spinel Ternary Oxide Nanocomposites and Their Chemically Converted Sulfide Nanocomposites as Efficient Electrocatalysts for Alkaline Water Splitting
Ran Miao, Suib Group, UConn

Chemistry Colloquium
Wed, Apr 26, 2017
4:15: Refreshments
4:30: Seminar
 

TBD
Prashant Kamat, University of Notre Dame | Host: Challa V. Kumar

Graduate Student Seminar
Thurs, Apr 27, 2017
4:30: Refreshments
4:45: Seminar
   

Mesoporous manganese oxides for NO2 assisted catalytic soot oxidation
Niluka Wasalathanthri, Suib Group, UConn