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Fall Seminar 2008

Fall 2008

Seminars are on Fridays from 11:00 AM to 11:50 AM in Lovejoy 215 except when noted otherwise.

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September 5 Organizational Meeting
September 12 Eric Roy '04

University of Maine

"Cutting edge analytical methods to make ultratrace metal measurements in seawater: An interdisciplinary problem solving approach"
September 19

Professor Roger Rowlett

Colgate University Presidential Scholar

"The Two Faces of E: Revealing the Dual Personality of a Bacterial beta-Carbonic Anhydrase."

September 26

Professor Christopher Cummins

Massachussetts Institute of Technology

"Early-Metal Mediated Chemistry of the Elements N, P, and As"

October 3

Professor Clara Kielkopf

University of Rochester

"Structural and thermodynamic splice site signals in human pre-mRNAs"

October 10

Professor Larry T. Scott

Louise and Jim Vanderslice and Family Chair in Chemistry, Boston College

October 16


October 17

IBM Lecture I at 7:00 pm in Olin 1

"The Problems in Living with Technology"

IBM Lecture II at 3:00 pm in Keyes 105

"A Brief History of Elemental Carbon"

Nobel Laureate Robert F. Curl

Kenneth S. Pitzer-Schlumberger Professor of Natural Sciences Emeritus
Rice University

October 24

Student Presentations

Chris Lapointe, Whitney Miller, John Hall, Chris Buros and Tom Sisto

October 31

Student Presentations

Delia Massey, Zac Helm, Joe Meyer, Andrew Young and Jordanne Dunn

November 7

Professor Elsa Yan

"Photoactivation Mechanism of G Protein-Coupled Receptor Rhoodpsin"

Yale University

November 14

Professor Laurie Butler

"From Quantum Mechanics to Atmospheric Chemistry: Probing
Radical Intermediates of Bimolecular Reactions"

University of Chicago

November 21

Student Presentations (Double Header)
11 AM (Lovejoy 215)
Emily Berghoff, Jon Guerrette, Shehan Don Talagala, Zheng Cao and Tatenda Mahlokozera

3 PM (Keyes 105)
Kristen Hitchcox, Steve Carlin, Thora Maltais, Brett Guenther and Abbie Frederick

November 28

Thanksgiving Break


December 5

Student Presentations

Becky Thorburn, Brian Wadugu, Kristina Langenborg, Rebecca Kamins and Nichole Schmidt

Seminar program coordinated by Das Thamattoor

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