Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry & Biochemistry Colloquium 2015-2016

Colloquia are held at 4:00 p.m. in WO1205 unless otherwise noted.

Fall 2016                                             SPEAKER
August 24 (Wed)

TBD

August 29 (Mon)

Dr. Eli Chapman, University of Arizona
Title: Changing the Drug Discovery Perspective
Host: Steve Sucheck

August 31 (Wed)

Hosein Tafazolian - Public Dissertation Seminar
Advisor: Joe Schmidt

September 5 (Mon)

Labor Day - no classes

September 7 (Wed)

Faculty Research

September 9 (Fri)

Faculty Research

September 12 (Mon)

Faculty Research

September 14 (Wed)

Faculty Research

September 19 (Mon)

Faculty Research

September 21 (Wed)

 TBD

September 26 (Mon)

Dr. Vaidehi Nagarajan, City of Hope
Title: Role of Dynamics and Allostery in Drug Design for G-Protein-Coupled Receptors
Host: Ajith Karunarathne

September 28 (Wed)

Dr. Judith Giordan, VP and Managing Director of ecosVC, Co-Founder of the Chemical Angel Network
Title: The Convergence of University Research, Technology Commercialization & Career Development: A New 21st Century Contact Sport
Host: Mark Mason

October 3 (Mon)

Fall Break

October 5 (Wed)

TBD

October 10 (Mon)

TBD

October 12 (Wed)

Spartan Chemicals
Green Chemistry, Safer Choices Webinar (3-4 pm, to register, click here)

October 17 (Mon)

TBD

October 19 (Wed)

Dr. Qiu Wang, Duke University
Title: Leveraging Chemistry for Biology and Therapy: New amination strategies to access biologically important molecules
Host: Wei Li

October 21 (Fri)

Dr. Wei Shi, University of Arkansas - Michigan Tour
Title: Chemistry and Biology of Ipomoeassin Natural Products
Host: Peter Andreana

October 24 (Mon)

TBD

October 26 (Wed)

TBD

October 31 (Mon)

Dr. Massimo Olivucci, Bowling Green State University
Title: "On the Molecular Basis of Light Sensitivity"
Host: Ajith Karunarathne

November 2 (Wed)

TBD

November 7 (Mon)

Dr. Claudio Verani, Department of Chemistry, Wayne State University
Title: Molecular Diodes, Corrosion Inhibitors, and Water-splitting Catalysts Inspired by the 5-coordinate Iron of Tyrosine Hydroxylase
Host: Peter Andreana

November 9 (Wed)

TBD

November 14 (Mon)

Dr. Joseph J Barchi Jr, NIH/NCI
Title: The Many Faces and Functions of the Thomsen Friedenreich Tumor-Associated Carbohydrate Antigen
Host: Peter Andreana

November 16 (Wed)

Dr. Hening Lin, Cornell University
Host: Don Ronning

November 18 (Fri)

Yeakub Zaker - Public Defense
Advisor: Terry Bigioni

November 21 (Mon)

Dr. Benjamin Swarts, Central Michigan University
Host: Steve Sucheck

November 23 (Wed)

Thanksgiving Break

November 28 (Mon)

Brian Conn - Public Dissertation Seminar
Advisor: Terry Bigioni

November 30 (Wed)

Hai Nguyen - Public Dissertation Seminar
Advisor: Jianglong Zhu

December 5 (Mon)

TBD

December 7 (Wed)

TBD

 

Schedules

Last Updated: 11/16/16