Chemistry Department

Departmental Events

SEMINARS BEGIN AT 2:45 PM AND WILL BE IN ROOM 130 OF THE CHEMISTRY BUILDING (except where noted) - Refreshments are served at 2:30 PM.

** Titles will be posted as they become available 

Date Speaker Topic/Title
September 13, 2013 FLC STUDENTS  Undergraduate Summer 2013 Research and Intern Experiences
 September 20, 2013  Dr. Trisha Andrew - University of Wisconsin - Madison Organic Chromophores for Optoelectronic and Spintronic Devices 
September 27, 2013  Dr. Jeffrey Kieft - University of Colorado School of Medicine  Molecular trickery: How a viral RNA can manipulate a cellular machine 
 October 11, 2013 FLC Student How form affects function: Crystal polymorphism in CL-20 
 October 18, 2013 Dr. Erik Alexanian - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  New Strategies for Hydrocarbon Functionalization 
 October 25, 2013 Dr. Michael Findlater - Texas Tech University  p-Xylene: A Case Study in Organometallic Catalysis
November 8, 2013  Dr. Carla Mattos - Northeastern University Ras GTPase in the cell signaling world: Chemistry, Regulation and Cancer 
 November 15, 2013  Dr. Chris Ackerson - Colorado State University Three Vignettes on the Structure and
Reactivity of Ligated
Magic Number Gold Clusters  
December 6, 2013  Dr. Schuyler van Engelenburg - National Institute of Health  Fooling Abbe: How Superresolution
Imaging Bypasses the Diffraction Limit
Using Chemical Tools 
 January 24, 2014, 2:45 p.m. FLC Student 

Myobacterium tuberculosis, A Microbial Killer: Mechanistic Detail of Multidrug and Extremely Drug Resistant M. tuberculosis Demonstrating Necessary Development of Novel Antibiotics 

 January 24, 2014, 4:00 p.m.  FLC Student

Bone Augmentation Materials used in Orthopedics with Implementation of Newer Bone Cements 

 January 31, 2014, 2:45 p.m.  FLC Student Calcium Overload Surrounding Aβ Plaques May Be an Aberrant Promoter for Progressive Dementia in Alzheimer Disease
 January 31, 2014, 4:00 p.m.  FLC Student Accelerator Production of Alpha Radionuclides
 February 7, 2014, 2:45 p.m.  FLC Student

Innovative New Genetic Therapy Methods Involving Viral Vectors for the
Treatment of Type I Diabetes

 February 7, 2014, 4:00 p.m.  FLC Student

A Manifestation of the Law of Moore: Integrating Organic Switches into Molecular Electronics 

February 14, 2014, 2:45 p.m.   FLC Student Highly Ordered Silica Polymer Synthesis
Through Enzymatic Catalysis 
February 14, 2014, 4:00 p.m.   FLC Student Optimizing Metal Organic Frameworks
for Carbon Dioxide Adsorption 
February 21, 2014, 2:45 p.m.   FLC Student

The Magical Science of Artificial Muscles 

 February 21, 2014, 4:00 p.m.  FLC Student Metamaterials Synthesized via
DNA-Programmed Self-Assembly 
February 28, 2014, 2:45 p.m.   FLC Student A Non-amyloid Based Approach to Treat Alzheimer's Disease Utilizing
Phosphodiesterase Inhibition
 February 28, 2014, 4:00 p.m.  FLC Student The Unique Thermophysical Surface Properties of Nanodiamond Particles and Their Role in the Development of Cancer Drug Delivery Systems 
 March 7, 2014, 2:45 p.m.  FLC Student Complexation-Ultrafiltration - The Removal of Heavy Metals from Water 
 March 7, 2014, 4:00 p.m.  FLC Student Trichloroethylene Induces Parkinson Disease 
March 14, 2014, 2:45 p.m.   FLC Student Roundup: A Safe or Poisonous Herbicide?  
March 14, 2014, 4:00 p.m.   FLC Student Propofol: Early Mechanism Theories Lay the Foundation for the Discovery of the Binding Site on Mammalian GABAA Receptors by Photolabeling 
March 21, 2014   No Seminar  
March 28, 2014   No Seminar  
 April 4, 2014 FLC Student

Ionizing Radiation and You: 
Ionizing Radiation Induced Pathways that Cause DNA and RNA Strand Breaks 

April 11, 2014   FLC Student Advanced Fuel Cells:
Metal-Organic Frameworks 

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