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Spring 2014

All seminars will be held in MGH 111 on Wednesdays at 2:30 PM unless otherwise noted.

 

 

Speaker name

Affiliation

Host

Title

1

1/15

No Seminar

-

-

-

2

1/22

Joshua Telser

Roosevelt University in Chicago

Chris Ziegler

Spectroscopic Studies on Paramagnetic Scorpionate Complexes

3

1/29

Jordan Renna

University of Akron Biology

Adam Smith

Melanopsin ganglion cells:  key players in visual system development

4

2/5

Douglas Weibel

University of Wisconsin

Michael Konopka

 

5

2/12

 

 

 

 

6

2/19

Xuewu Zhang

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Adam Smith

7

2/26

Blanton S. Tolbert

Case Western Reserve University, Chemistry

Tom Leeper

 Rules of engagement: how viruses use RNA structures to usurp host proteins

8

3/5

Jennifer McDonough

Kent State

Leah Shriver

 

9

3/12

Marta Filizola

Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Adam Smith

 

10

3/19

ACS Meeting

ACS Meeting

ACS Meeting

ACS Meeting

11

3/26

Jorge Rodriguez

Purdue University

Chris Ziegler

 

12

4/2

Arnd Pralle

Physics, Biophysics and Physiology

University at Buffalo

Adam Smith

 

13

4/9

Lukas Tamm

University of Virginia

Adam Smith

 

14

4/16

Tucker Carrington

Queens University in Canada

David Perry

 

15

4/23

Sunil K. Saxena

University of Pittsburgh

ACS Akron Crano Lecturer

 

16

4/30

Anne Kenworthy

Vanderbilt University

Adam Smith

 

 17

June 3/4

Joel Harris

University of Utah

Adam Smith
Pittcon Lecturer

 

Spring 2013

All seminars will be held in MGH 111 on Tuesdays at 2:30 PM unless otherwise noted.

 Speaker name

Affiliation

 Host

 Title

 1/30

 Woo Kyung Lee


Dr. Sergei

 2/6

 Alex Stakleff

 UA

 Dr. Tessier

 Safety Issues

 2/13

 Nick Polfer

 Florida State University

 Dr. Wesdemiotis

 2/20

 Daniel K. Schwartz

 University of Colorado Boulder

 Dr. Smith

  Single Molecule Tracking at Wet Interfaces

 2/27

 Nolan Holland

 CSU

 Dr. Parachuri

 

 3/6

 Beata Jastrzebska

 Case Western Reserve

 Dr. Smith

 3/13

 Marcel Bruchez

 Carnegie Mellon

 Dr. Smith

 3/20

 Kevin Kubarych

 University of Michigan

 Dr. Smith

 3/27

 SPRING BREAK

 

 4/2 & 4/3

  Anthony Arduengo

 University of Alabama

 Knight Lecture

 4/10

  Mahdi Abu-Omar

 Purdue University

 Dr. Hank Stevens, Crano Lecture

 Catalyst Design via Understanding the Kinetics of Olefin Polymerization

 4/17

 4/27  Paul Carey  Case Western Reserve  Dr. Dudipala

Fall 2012

All seminars will be held in MGH 111 on Tuesdays at 3:20 PM unless otherwise noted.

 

Speaker name

Affiliation

Host

Title

8/28

Faculty presentations

Wiley Youngs

 

 

9/4

Faculty presentations

Chris Ziegler &

Sailaja Paruchuri

 

 

9/11

Faculty presentations

Leah Shriver &

Adam Smith

 

 

9/18

Andy Jorgensen

University of Toledo

Donovan

Global Climate Change: What Is It? How Will It Affect Us? Can We Reduce the Impact By Our Actions?

NOTE: Seminar in SI 111 not MGH 111

9/25

Dr. Liliya Yatsunyk

Swarthmore College

Paruchuri

 

10/2

Hanbin, Mao

Kent State

Paruchuri

10/9

Paul Carey

CWRU

Dudipala

Using Raman microscopy to follow reactions in enzyme single crystals in real time

10/16

Peter, Lu

Bowling Green State University

 

Paruchuri

Probing Single-Molecule Protein Conformational Dynamics in Enzymatic Reactions and Protein-Protein Interactions

10/23

Steve Berry

University of Minnesota Duluth

Ziegler

Protein based models of copper nitrite reductase and peptidylglycine alpha-hydroxylating monooxygenase

11/1 or 11/2

Knight Lecture

Mark Davis

Caltech

Youngs

 

11/6

Frieder Jaekle

Rutgers University

Stevens

 Akron Section ACS speaker

11/13

Abraham Joy

UA

Paruchuri

 

11/20

Mike Harris

CWRU 

Leeper

Mechanisms of enzymatic and non-enzymatic RNA strand cleavage by 2'-O-transphosphorylation from theory and experiment

11/27

Nic Leipzig

UA

Paruchuri

Engineered Environments for Nervous System Regeneration

12/4

 Woo Kyng Lee

Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Washington

Sergei F Lyuksyutov

 

 

Spring 2012

All seminars will be held in MGH 111 on Tuesdays at 2:30 PM unless otherwise noted.

2/1

Greg Robinson

University of Georgia

Tessier

Stabilization of Highly Reactive Molecules

2/15

Brandon Ruotolo

University of Michigan

Wesdemiotis

Ion Mobility-Mass Spectrometry for Structural Proteomics

2/22

 

 

 

 

2/29

Nicolai Lehnert

University of Michigan

Ziegler

The many Faces of the Coordination Chemistry of Nitric Oxide

and its Biological Significance

3/7

Gavin Reid

Michigan State University

Wesdemiotis

Solution-Phase Derivatization and Gas-Phase Dissociation as Synergistic Partners for the Characterization of Post Translational Protein Modifications

3/14

Spring Break

 

 

 

3/21

Melanie Sanford

University of Michigan

Stevens

C-H Bond Functionalizationin Organic Synthesis

Crano lecture

3/28

Rebecca Kuntz-Willits

UA, Biomedical Engineering

Wesdemiotis

Polymer Microgels for Bottom-Up Design of 3D Scaffolds

4/4

Matthias Buck

Case Western Reserve University

Leeper

Fluctuations in protein complexes by NMR and Molecular Dynamics

4/11

Joshua Figueroa

UC San Diego

Tessier

 

4/18

Mark Mason

University of Toledo

Tessier

The Search for New Transformations in Organoaluminum Chemistry

4/25

Minghui Chai

Central Michigan University

Rinaldi

Drugtrees: a New Platform for Drug Delivery

Fall 2011

All seminars will be held in MGH 111 on Tuesdays at 3:20 PM unless otherwise noted.

 

Speaker name

Affiliation

Host

Title of Talk

8/23

Ryan Brickman

UA

Dept

Safety talk

8/30

Leeper, Youngs

UA

Dept

Present research

9/6

Paruchuri, Tessier, Rinaldi

UA

Dept

Present research

9/13

Newkome, Ziegler

UA

Dept

Present research

9/20

Jun Qin

Case Western RU

Leeper

TBA

9/27

Nick Stallone

UA

Dept

Building Emergency Action Plan Seminar Training

10/4

 

Ali Dhinojwala

UA

Perry

TBA

10/11

Ann-Marie Broome

Case Western

Youngs

 

10/18

Melissa Schultz

College Wooster

Wesdemiotis

 

10/25

Kristina Hakansson

Univ Michigan

Wesdemiotis

 

11/1

Daniel King

Drexel University

Donovan

 

11/8

Michael Fricke

Ben Venue Laboratories

Akron ACS

Investigations towards the arsenic metallome

11/15

Matthew Becker

UA – polymer science

Wesdemiotis

Using Peptides as Building Blocks for Functional Biomaterials

11/22

TBD

 

 

 

11/29

Teri Odom

Northwestern

ACS Akron Section Award

Trapping Light in Strongly Coupled Nanoparticle Arrays by Dark Plasmons

 

2010 Akron Section ACS Award Lecture

2011 Crano Lecture

2011 Knight Lecture

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