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<H4>Fall Seminar 2010

CHEMISTRY SEMINAR SERIES
Fall 2011

Seminars are on Fridays from 11:00 AM to 11:50 AM in Diamond 122 except when noted otherwise.

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September 9

 

Organizational Meeting

September 16
 

Zac Helm, University of Maine

"Determining oceanic iron concentrations using a bio-based sensor"


September 23
 

Special 1:00 pm start time, Olin 1

Professor Glen Lawson, Bates College

"The Ubiquitin System and Picornavirus Replication"

 

September 30

 

Dr. Nicholas Bizier, Colby College

"Hops 101: An Introduction to Hops and Beer Chemistry"


October 7
 

Special Chemistry-Biology Joint Seminar:
1:00 pm, Olin 1

Professor Craig Townsend, Johns Hopkins University

"Chemistry at the Interface of Biology and Medicine. How Inhibition of Fatty Acid Synthesis has led to Therapeutic Approaches to Tuberculosis, Cancer, and Obesity "

 

October 13
 

Special THURSDAY IBM Lecture sponsored by Environmental Studies:
7:00 pm, Ostrove Auditorium, Diamond 142

Dr. Bruce Blumberg, UC-Irvine Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

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Dr. Jerrold Heindel, National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences

"Do endocrine-disrupting chemicals cause obesity? The role of stem cell programming"


 

October 21

 

Professor Anthony Chianese, Colgate University

"Alkane Dehydrogenation Catalyzed by CCC-Pincer Complexes of Iridium"


 

October 28

  

Special 3:00 pm start time, Keyes 105  

Professor Patricia O'Hara, Amherst College

"The Chemistry of Oleo Europa - The Olive: How does one fit one extra virgin, two warring gods, and three fatty acid esters into a chemistry talk for family weekend?"


November 4

 

Professor D. Whitney King, Colby College

"The Great Belt Cruise - 36 days, 6000 miles, and 120 sampling stations: Measuring everything from Humpback Whales to reactive oxygen species"


November 11

 

  

Special 3:00 pm start time, Keyes 105  

Professor Christine Thomas, Brandeis University

"Multielectron Redox Transformations & Small Molecule Activation Facilitated by Early/Late Heterobimetallics"


 November 18

 

Senior Presentations:

Lindsay Dale, Michael Verschoor-Kirss, and Vanesa Silvestri


 December 2

 Senior Presentations:

Josie Thiele, Erin Powers, and Emily Kaye


 December 9

 Senior Presentations:

Catherine Gallagher, Alex Hymanson, and Kristina Blazanovic