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Department of Chemistry Seminars Spring Semester 2016

  • January 08, 2016
The Department of Chemistry's Spring 2016 seminars will be held in CHEM 101, 901 14th Street South, at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise noted.
The Department of Chemistry's Spring 2016 seminars will be held in CHEM 101, 901 14th Street South, at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, January 12
Thomas Leeper, PhD, Department of Chemistry, University of Akron
Molecular recognition of mRNA processing and IncRNA suppression signals by RRM domain proteins

Thursday, January 21
Krisztina Varga, Department of Chemistry, University of Wyoming
A Biophysical Study of Protein Structure and Function

Tuesday, January 26
Jun Zhang, PhD, Laboratory of Structural Biology, Natl Inst of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Triangle Park, NC
Structural and dynamic insights into RNA binding proteins: Stories of Nop9 and histone mRNA stem-loop binding protein

Thursday, January 28
David S. Libich, PhD, Laboratory of Chemical Physics, Natl Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD
The Dark State of GroEL: Direct Demonstration of Intrinsic Foldase/Unfoldase Activity by Solution NMR

Tuesday, February 16
Aaron Alford, Chemistry Graduate Student, UAB
Coordination polymers: modern molecular recognition chemistry with roots in the 18th century

Thursday, February 18
David M. Lynn, PhD, Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Design of Soft Material Interfaces: From 'Conventional' to 'Covalent' Assembly

Tuesday, February 23 
Miranda Trentle, Chemistry Graduate Student, UAB
Self-healing polymeric materials based on Diels-Alder reactions

Thursday, February 25
David Crich, PhD, Department of Chemistry, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Stereocontrolled glycosidic bond formation: A challenge and an inspiration for organic chemists

Tuesday, March 1
Shahriar Habib, Chemistry Graduate Student, UAB
TBA

Thursday, March 17 
Martin P. Edwards, VP, Oncology, Worldwide Medicinal Chemistry, Pfizer, Inc.
Latest Advances in Medicinal Chemistry in Cancer Drug Discovery

Thursday, March 31
Ilya Zharov, PhD, Department of Chemistry, University of Utah
Functional nanoporous materials by self-assembly of polymer brush nanoparticles

Thursday, April 7 
Tania Betancourt, PhD, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas State University
Stimuli-Controlled Nanoparticles and Hydrogels: Integration of Synthetic Polymers, Polypeptides, and Oligonucleotides for the Detection and Treatment of Disease

Thursday, April 14 
Jeffrey L. Urbauer, Department of Chemistry, University of Georgia
Adjusting calmodulin structure and function by methionine oxidation