Fall 2011 – SDSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Graduate Seminars

date speaker title
Aug 17
11:00 AM
CSL-508A
Colin Lipper
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Optimization of a Designed Protein-Protein Interface"
MS thesis defense
Sep 23
12:00 PM
GMCS-305
Mario Navarro
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Biophysical and Biochemical Effects of N-terminal Mono-Ubiquitination on Small Proteins"
biochem
Sep 30
12:00 PM
GMCS-305
James Caldwell
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Transgenic expression and purification of myosin isoforms using the Drosophila melanogaster indirect flight muscle system"
biochem
Oct 07
12:00 PM
GMCS-305
Markus Reutshe
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Aggregation of Micro Algae"
biochem
Oct 14
12:00 PM
GMCS-305
Arthur Hauenstein
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Structural and Biochemical Studies of the Inhibitor of kappaB Kinase 2 (IKK2):? Potential Role of autoTyr phosphorylation on activation and substrate specificity"
biochem
Oct 14
2:00 PM
GMCS-306
Scott Burley
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Multicomponent Click Synthesis of 1,2,3-Triazoles from Epoxides in Water Catalyzed by Copper Nanoparticles on Activated Carbon"
synthetic
Oct 21
12:00 PM
GMCS-305
Yoon Soon Kang
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Structural Arrangement of the DmSNAP190 Myb repeats on U1 and U6 snRNA Gene Promoter Sequences"
biochem
Oct 21
2:00 PM
GMCS-306
Timothy Montgomery
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"A Homogeneous, Recyclable Polymer Support for Rh(I)-Catalyzed C-C Bond Formation"
synthetic
Nov 04
12:00 PM
GMCS-305
Ryan Barker
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"New Protein Purification System Using Gold-Magnetic Beads and a Novel Peptide Tag, 'the Methionine Tag'"
biochem
Nov 04
2:00 PM
GMCS-306
Adria Lombardo
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Synthesis and Characterization of the Arylomycin Lipoglycopeptide Antibiotics and the Crystallographic Analysis of Their Complex with Signal Peptidase"
synthetic
Nov 18
12:00 PM
GMCS-305
Andrej Hartnett
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Copper-Uptake Kinetics of Coastal and Oceanic Diatoms"
biochem
Nov 18
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Ashley Morris
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Detection and Quantification of Ricin in Beverages of Ricin in Beverages Using Isotope Dilution Tandem Mass Spectrometry"
physical
Nov 18
2:00 PM
GMCS-306
Timothy Montgomery
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Copper(I) Iodide Dimethyl Sulfide Catalyzed 1,4-Addition of Alkenyl Groups from Alkenylzinc Reagents and Their Application Towards the Total Synthesis of Azaspirene"
synthetic
Dec 02
12:00 PM
GMCS-325
Savannah DeLorenzo
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Studies of magnetic properties and HFEPR of octanuclear manganese single-molecule magnets"
physical
Dec 09
2:00 PM
GMCS-306
Scott Burley
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"A Library-Optimized Route to Ergolines"
synthetic
Dec 09
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Laurie Clare
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Cyclic Voltammetry and Spectroelectrochemical Studies on the Roles of Hydrogen Bonding and Proton Transfer in the Non-aqueous Electrochemistry of p-Phenylenediamine"
physical
Dec 13
1:00 PM
GMCS-405
Jeremiah Savage
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Development and application of mutli-compound clustering for docking Sansalvamide A to Hsp90"
MS thesis defense