2018 Colloquium Schedule
January 12, 2018 Host: Kevin Shuford
Prof. Greg Tschumper Ole Miss
Talk Title: "Adventures in Hydrogen Bonding and Halogen Bonding with Computational Quantum Chemistry"
January 19, 2018 Host: Kim Sung-Joon
Prof. Kwanho Nam UT Arlington
Talk Title: “Multiscale Simulation Studies of Catalytic and Regulatory Mechanisms of Protein Tyrosine Kinases”
January 26, 2018 Host: Bryan Shaw
Prof. Jeff Agar Northeastern
Talk Title: “A New Crosslinking Chemistry and Pharmacological Chaperone Inspired by Protein Post-translational Modification”
February 7, 2018 Host: Caleb Martin
Prof. Dan Mindiola Penn
Talk Title: “Titanium Carbon Bonds and Multiple Bonds and Their Role in Carbon-Hydrogen Activation, Alkane Dehydrogenation and Methane Dehydrocoupling”
February 9, 2018 Host: Bob Kane
Prof. Dan Siegwart UT Southwestern
Talk Title: “Chemical design of carriers for delivery of short and long RNAs: From miRNA replacement therapy to CRISPR/Cas gene editing”
February 16, 2018 Host: Caleb Martin
Prof. Gregory Robinson UGA
Talk Title: "Carbene-stabilization of Highly Reactive Molecules: I An Example of Counterintuitive Chemistry"
February 23, 2018 Host:
Graduate Recruiting Weekend
March 2, 2018 Host:
March 14, 2018 Host: Daniel Romo
Prof. Jeffrey Gustafson San Diego State
Talk Title: "Exploiting Atropisomerism as a way to Modulate the Selectivity of Kinase Inhibitors and as Inspiration for New Chemistry"
March 16, 2018 Host:
Prof. Zucai Suo Ohio State
Talk Title: "Mechanistic and medical insights of DNA polymerases"
March 23, 2018 Host:
Prof. Keith Woerpel New York U
Talk Title: "Stereoelectronic Effects, Reactivity, and Stereoselectivity of Reactions of Carbon Electrophiles"
April 4, 2018 Host: Bob Kane
Prof. Jon Fokuto Sonoma State U
Talk Title: "The Chemical Biology of Hydropersulfides (RSSH) and Related Species"
April 13, 2018 Host:
Dr. Lars Konermann U Western Ontario
Talk Title: "Adventures in Protein Mass Spectrometry: Enzyme Mechanisms,MD Simulations, and "Supercharged" Ions"
April 20, 2018 Host:
Prof. Heather Desaire KU
Talk Title: "Analysis of proteins for HIV vaccine design: What happens when you find bad news?"
April 27, 2018 Host: Kane/Wood
Prof. Tom Maimone UC Berkeley
Talk Title: "Synthesis of Complex Terpenes From Simple Precursors"
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