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CHEMISTRY SEMINAR SERIES
Fall 2007

Seminars are on Fridays from 11:00 AM to 11:50 AM in Miller 14 except when noted otherwise.

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September 7

Organizational Meeting


September 14

Prof. Carl Tripp

University of Maine Department of Chemistry

"Materials and Sampling Methods for Semiconducting Metal Oxide and Infrared Based Sensors"


September 21

Prof. Scott Ulrich

Ithaca College Department of Chemistry

"Chemical inhibition of bacterial quorum sensing"


September 28

Dr. Erin Pusateri

Novartis Institute of BioMedical Research

"Inhibitors of Beta-Secretase as a Potential Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease"


October 5

Prof. George Shields

Hamilton College Department of Chemistry

"Using Computational Chemistry to Design a Small Peptide that Inhibits Breast Cancer"


October 12


Prof. Oleg Ozerov

Brandeis University Department of Chemistry

"Ligands, Bond Breaking, and Catalysis"



October 19

Special Chemistry / Biology Joint Seminar - Keyes 105, 1 PM

Prof. Jason Sello

Brown University Department of Chemistry

"Antibiotic Production and Resistance in Streptomyces bacteria"


October 26

Prof. Nicholas Leadbeater

University of Connecticut Department of Chemistry

"Clean, fast organic chemistry: Using microwave heating as a tool for preparative chemistry"


November 2



Prof. Steven Baldwin

"The Use of Nitrones in the Synthesis of Unusual alpha-Amino Acids"

Duke University Department of Chemistry



November 9



Prof. Victor Batista

"Water Splitting: Computational Insights into Natural and Artificial Photosynthesis"

Yale University Department of Chemistry


November 16

Student Presentations

11 AM (Miller 14)
   Erin McGowan
   Katie Harris
   Kim Graves


3 PM (Keyes 105)
   Nolan Gagne
   Christian Crannel
   Aynara Chavez-Munoz
   Tyler Schleicher



November 23
Thanksgiving Break

NO SEMINAR THIS WEEK

November 30

Student Presentations

11 AM (Miller 14)
   Danny Herrick
   Michael Finnerty
   Michael Collins


3 PM (Keyes 105)
   Cassie Newall
   Chantal Balesdent
   Erin Bast
   Leanne Powers
   Matt Stein



December 7



Student Presentations

11 AM (Miller 14)
   Jenn Bushee
   Doug Rooke
   Danny Lin

3 PM (Keyes 105)

Dr. Oliver Graudejus

"Stretchable Microelectrode Arrays for Biomedical Applications"

Princeton University



Seminar program coordinated by Kevin Rice and Das Thamattoor

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