Spring 2012 – SDSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Graduate Seminars

date speaker title
Mar 23
1:00 PM
GMCS-305
Aaron G. Nash
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Biophysical and Biochemical Effects of N-terminal Mono-Ubiquitination on Small Proteins"
synthetic
Apr 05
2:00 PM
GMCS-306
David Catrone
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Kinetic Effects of Increased Proton-Transfer Distance on Proton-Coupled Oxidations of Phenol-Amines"
synthetic
Apr 13
2:00 PM
GMCS-306
Maulen Uteuliyev
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Highly Selective Asymmetric Rh-Catalyzed Hydroformylation of Heterocyclic Olefins"
synthetic
Apr 20
12:00 PM
GMCS-305
Andrej Hartnett
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"A Multidisciplinary Study of Iron Transport and Storage in the marine green alga Tetraselmis suecica"
biochem
Apr 20
1:00 PM
GMCS-306
Savannah DeLorenzo
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Toward Transition-Metal Nitride Clusters: Potential Single Molecule Magnets"
synthetic
Apr 25
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Giang Tran
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Application of Paper Spray Mass Spectrometry for Determination of Nicotine Metabolites in Environmental Samples"
physical
Apr 27
1:00 PM
GMCS-306
David Catrone
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Investigation of Transfer Hydrogenation Mechanism in N-Heterocyclic Carbene Catalysts"
synthetic
Apr 27
2:00 PM
GMCS-306
Adria Lombardo
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Design and Synthesis of Fluorinated Dendrimers for 19F MRI"
synthetic
May 03
11:00 AM
CSL-508
Gabby Espinoza
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Kinetics of the Decomposition and Aggregation of Silver Nanoparticles Induced by Halide Ions"
MS Thesis Defense
May 04
1:00 PM
GMCS-306
Maulen Uteuliyev
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Synthesis and application of bifunctional N-heterocyclic carbene pyrazole complexes"
synthetic
May 04
3:00 PM
GMCS-305
Ashley Morris
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Effecting Electroosmotic Flow with Buffer Additives and Modified Rinse Cycles"
physical
May 24
11:00 AM
UCSD Natural Scienc
Gulin Erdogan
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"A novel bifunctional catalyst for alkene isomerization: development, scope and limitations, and application in organic transformations"
PhD defense
May 29
2:00 PM
UCSD Pacific Hall 4
Casey Larsen
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"A novel bifunctional catalyst for alkene isomerization: development, scope and limitations, and application in organic transformations"
PhD defense
Jun 15
11:00 AM
UCSD Natural Scienc
Leslie Alexander
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Design, synthesis, and mechanistic studies of Sansalvamide A derivatives as anti-cancer agents"
PhD defense
Jun 19
1:00 PM
UCSD Natural Scienc
Erin Singh
Chemistry & Biochemistry
SDSU
San Diego, CA
"Design and synthesis of bioactive macrocyclic natural products"
PhD defense