Spring 2019 Seminar Schedule

Spring 2019 Seminar Schedule Flyer

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

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W Jan 9
2:30PM
Design of Organic Radicals for Metal-Free Magnetic Materials and Contrast Agents for Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Andrzej Rajca, University of Nebraska |Host: José Gascón
Tu Jan 15
2:30PM
Molecular Engineering of Interfaces to Cultivate Polymeric Nanotechnology and Additive Manufacturing
Mark Dadmun, University of Tennessee, Knoxville | Host: Alfredo Angeles
W Jan 16
2:30PM
CHEM A304
Chemoenzymatic synthesis and functional studies of glycoproteins
Lai-Xi Wang, University of Maryland | Host: Amy Howell
W Jan 23
2:30PM
Transition metals and bacterial virulence: Bioinorganic chemistry meets system biology
José Argüello, Worcester Polytechnic Institute | Host: Alfredo Angeles
F Jan 25
2:30PM
CHEM A304
Exploring the RNA World by Mass Spectrometry, from Building Blocks to Higher-Order Structures
Daniele Fabris, University of Albany | Host: José Gascón
M Jan 28
2:30PM
New Nano Tools for Following Single Live Cells: From Fundamental Discoveries to Biomedical Applications
Nancy Xu, Old Dominion University | Host: Amy Howell
W Jan 30
2:30PM
Methods for Blood Preparation and Analysis at the Point-of-Care Using Proper-Based Devices  From Fundamental Discoveries to Biomedical Applications
Charles Mace, Tufts University | Host: Jim Rusling
W Feb 6
2:30PM
Crystals and 3D Printing Polymers?- A journey of studying polymer networks’ dynamic behaviors
Chenfeng Ke, Dartmouth College | Host: Jie He
Th Feb 14

3:30PM

Chemical-proteomic Methods to Investigate Cysteine Reactivity

Eranthie Weerapana, Boston College | Host: Alfredo Angeles

W Feb 20
2:30PM
Plasmon-Mediated Artificial Photosynthesis, Biosensing and Photodynamic Therapy
Nick Wu, West Virginia University | Host: Amy Howell
W Feb 27
2:30PM
Alcohol and Amine Derivatives Guide Position-Selective C—H Functionalization Reactions
Jennifer Roizen, Duke University | Host: Amy Howell
W Mar 6
2:30PM
Discovery of a Macrocyclic peptide Inhibitor of Programmed Death-Ligand 1 (PD-L1)
Paul Scola, Bristol Myers Squibb | Host: Jim Bobbitt
W Mar 13
2:30PM
Roles of active site and distal residues in Y-family polymerase activity and dynamics
Penny Beuning, Northeastern University | Host: Ashis Basu
W Mar 27
2:30PM
Porous Materials and their Role in Catalysis and Materials Science
Steven Suib, University of Connecticut | Host: Jim Rusling
Th Mar 28
3:30PM
Posner/Newburger Distinguished Lecture
TBD

Stuart Rowan, University of Chicago | Host: Jie He
W April 10
2:30PM
Recent Efforts in the Synthesis of Complex Natural Products
John Wood, Baylor University | Host: Bill Bailey
W April 17
TIME TBD
Randolph T. Major Distinguished Lecture
Supramolecular metal Complex clusters as Pseudo enzymes

Kenneth Raymond, UC Berkeley | Host: Gael Ung
W April 17
TIME TBD
Randolph T. Major Distinguished Lecture
Gadolinium MRI agents: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Kenneth Raymond, UC Berkeley | Host: Gael Ung
W April 24
2:30PM
TBD
Jean-Philippe Pellois, Texas A&M | Host: Alfredo Angeles
W May 1
2:30PM
TBD
Prabir Patra, University of Bridgeport | Host: Challa V. Kumar
Th May 2
3:30PM
Food Ingredients and Nanotechnology: Edible nanoparticles for oral delivery
Yangchao Luo, University of Connecticut Nutritional Science | Host: Challa V. Kumar/Jie He

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