Spring 2007 – SDSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Graduate Seminars

date speaker title
Jan 09
10:00 AM
CSL-508
Yonglian Zhang
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Asymmetric Conjugate Additions of Silylzincates and its Application in Total Synthesis. Hydrolytic Degradation of Organophosphate Compounds with New Water-Soluble Metal Complexes"
M.S. thesis defense
Feb 23
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Angelina Thayer
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Discovery of Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase Inhibitors for the Treatment of Neuropathic Pain - Post Herpetic Neuralgia"
synthetic
Mar 02
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Isabelle Nevchas
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Total Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Helipeptins A and D and Analogues"
synthetic
Mar 02
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Donna Sirenski
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
n/a
physical
Mar 09
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Marcel Hetu
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Synthesis, structures and hydrolytic properties of copper(II) complexes of asymmetrically N-functionalised 1,4,7-triazacyclononane ligands"
synthetic
Mar 09
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Sophie Hartle
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
n/a
physical
Mar 09
2:30 PM
1205 Natural Scienc
Nora H. Barakat
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Combining in Vivo and in Silico Screening for Protein Stability"
Ph.D. dissertation defense
Mar 14
9:00 AM
GMCS-305
Chris Uranga
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Characterization of Spectrometers for Infrared Laser Spectroscopy of Free Radicals"
M.S. thesis defense
Mar 16
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Stephanie Lapera
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Brefeldin A Derivatives: Synthesis and Anticancer Activity"
synthetic
Mar 23
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Isabelle Nevchas
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
" Chemical Studies Toward the Total Synthesis of Virginiamycin M1 An Efficient Synthetic Route of the Crucial Oxazole-Dehydroproline Fragment"
synthetic
Apr 06
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Casey Larsen
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Scope and Mechanism of the Intermolecular Addition of Aromatic Aldehydes to Olefins Catalyzed by Rh(I) Olefin Complexes"
synthetic
Apr 06
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Lei Zhang
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
n/a
physical
Apr 13
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Jessica Lamonte
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Iridium Bis(phosphinite) p-XPCP Pincer Complexes: Highly Active Catalysts for the Transfer Dehydrogenation of Alkanes"
synthetic
Apr 20
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Gulin Erdogan
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Bifunctional Catalysis of Alkene Deuteration/ Isomerization"
synthetic
Apr 20
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Robinaire Ruiz
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
n/a
physical
Apr 27
2:00 PM
GMCS-305
Swetha Neravetla
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Seminar Title: Synthesis and Reactivity of Metal Complexes with Hindered Pyrazole / Imidazole Ligands"
synthetic
Apr 27
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Ba Tran
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
n/a
physical
May 04
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Yukiko Uchida
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
n/a
physical
Jun 01
4:00 PM
4501 Pacific Hall U
Amer El-Batta
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Part I: Copper(I) Iodide Dimethyl Sulfide Catalyzed 1,4-Addition of Alkenyl Groups From Alkenylzirconium and Alkenylzinc Reagents and Their Application Toward the Total Synthesis of Azaspirene. Part II: Aqueous Wittig Chemistry Employing S"
Ph.D. dissertation defense