Fall 2005 – SDSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Graduate Seminars

date speaker title
Aug 10
4:00 PM
GMCS-305
Rebekah McGirk
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Methodologies and Studies of Siderophore Mediated Iron Isotope Fractionation in Yeast"
MS Thesis Defense
Aug 22
3:30 PM
CSL-508A
Shirley Leung
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"The Diels-Alder Approach to Highly Functionalized Octahydroisoindoles"
MS Thesis Defense
Aug 25
11:00 AM
CSL-508A
Raymond Lui
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Computational Study of an Aqueous Mechanism for Vitamin E Regeneration"
MS Thesis Defense
Aug 26
3:30 PM
P-145
Dong Xu
Computational Sciences Research Center
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Vibrational Dynamics on Multidimensional Anharmonic Surfaces of Free Radicals and Floppy Molecules"
PhD Dissertation Proposal
Sep 28
2:00 PM
GMCS-314
Eldem Albayrak
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Study of level of enzymes potentially affecting the sulfate content of glycosaminoglycans in Streptozotocin treated Diabetic Rats"
MS Thesis Proposal
Oct 21
1:00 PM
GMCS-305
Reem Javed
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Characterization of Disulfide Bonds in Human Nucleoside Triphosphate Diphosphohydrolase 3 (NTPDase3): Implications for NTPDase Structural Modeling (Biochemistry 44, 8998-9012 2005)"
biochem
Oct 21
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Ba Tran
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Total Synthesis of Apoptolidin"
synthetic
Oct 28
1:00 PM
GMCS-305
Mario Navarro
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Detecting Protein-Protein Interactions with a Green Fluorescent Protein Fragment Reassembly Trap: Scope and Mechanism (JACS 127, 146-157 2005)"
biochem
Oct 28
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Xi Zeng
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Studies of Rhodium (I) Complexes Containing Imidazolylphosphines"
synthetic
Nov 04
1:00 PM
GMCS-305
John Emberton
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Phosphorylation-independent Internalization and Desensitisation of the humansphingosine-1-phosphate receptor S1P3 (Cellular Signalling 17, 997-1009 2004)"
biochem
Nov 04
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Alex Chang
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Sonochemical Efficiency during Single-Bubble Cavitation in Water"
synthetic
Nov 08
11:00 AM
NSB-3211 UCSD
Robert Anness
Chemistry & Biochemistry
UCSD/SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Chemical Studies Toward the Total Synthesis of Streptogramin Type A Antibiotics"
Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Nov 11
1:00 PM
GMCS-305
Steve Johannsen
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Dual Substrate and Reaction Specificity in Mouse Serine Racemase: Identification of High-Affinity Dicarboxylate Substrate and Inhibitors and Analysis of the beta-Eliminase Activity (Biochemistry 44, 13091-13100 2005)"
biochem
Nov 11
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Joseph Brown
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"The Synthesis of Sansalvamide A Derivatives and Pseudo C-2 Symmetrical HIV Integrase Inhibitors"
synthetic
Nov 18
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Stephen Johannsen
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Substituted Bromopyridines - Comparison of Metal Halogen Exchange Reactions"
synthetic
Nov 23
2:00 PM
CSL-508A
Jennifer Beyer
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
n/a
MS Thesis Defense
Dec 02
1:00 PM
GMCS-305
Reem Javed
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Mutagenesis of Conserved Lysine and Arginine Residues in the Human Ecto-ATPase (NTPDase 2)"
biochem
Dec 02
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
John Emberton
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"The Synthesis of a Potent and Selective Human Beta3 Adrenergic Receptor Agonist"
synthetic