2017 Colloquium Schedule

August 25, 2017 Host: Dr. Elyssia Gallagher
Prof. Eric Dodds, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Talk Title: “Novel Gas-Phase Ion Chemistries of Carbohydrates and their Potential for Rapid Discrimination of Isomers”

September 1, 2017 Host: Dr. Caleb Martin

Prof. Paul Chirik, Princeton University
Talk Title: “Catalysis with Earth Abundant Transition Metals”

September 6, 2017 Host: Dr. John Wood

Prof. Brian McNaughton, Colorado State University
Talk Title: “Strategies & Tactics for Biologics Discovery”

September 8, 2017 Host: Dr. Sung-Joon Kim

Prof. Marco Pires, Lehigh University
Talk Title: “Remodeling of Bacterial Cell Walls via Synthetic Precursors”

September 15, 2017 Host: Dr. Caleb Martin

Prof. Alex Spokoyny, Univ. of California, Los Angeles
Talk Title: “Boron Cluster Chromophores and Photosensitizers”

September 22, 2017 Host: Dept. of Chemistry

Prof. Michael Trakselis, Baylor University
Talk Title: "Dynamic Events that Contribute to Efficient DNA Replication and Repair"

September 29, 2017 Host: Dr. Sung-Joon Kim

Prof. Kendra Frederick, UT Southwestern
Talk Title: “Putting Prions in Context: Towards in vivo Structural Biology”

October 6, 2017 Host: Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Prof. Sung Joon Kim, Baylor University
Talk Title: “How Mosquitoes and Algae Get Fat”

October 13, 2017


(TUESDAY) October 17, 2017 Host: Dr. John Wood/Dr. Pat Farmer

Nominee: Prof. Neil Garg, CHERRY AWARD LECTURE; Rm. B-110 @ 5:30-7 p.m.
Talk Title: TBD

October 18, 2017 (WED) Host: Dr. John Wood

Prof. Aaron Beeler, Boston University
Talk Title: “Enabling Medicinal Chemistry with Synthesis and Technology”

October 20, 2017 Host: Dr. Caleb Martin

Prof. Paul Rupar, Univ. of Alabama
Talk Title: “Controlled Polymerizations of Aziridines and Azetidines”

October 27, 2017 Host: Dr. Daniel Romo

Prof. Steve Miller, Univ. of Florida
Talk Title: "Programming the Properties and Degradation of Sustainable Polymers"

November 3, 2017 Host: Dr. Sung-Joon Kim

Prof. Jennifer Herman, Texas A&M University
Talk Title: “Regulation in the 3D Landscape of a Cell”

November 10-11, 2017 Host: Dr. Bob Kane


November 10, 2017 Host: Dr. ???????

Prof. Brandt Eichman, Vanderbilt University
Talk Title: “New Structural Mechanisms for DNA Repair of Bulky Lesions and Interstrand Crosslinks”

November 17, 2017 Host: Dr. ???????

Prof. Nancy Horton, Univ. of Arizona
Talk Title: “Run-on Oligomerization: A Novel Strategy to Control Enzyme Activity and Specificity”

November 23-24, 2017


December 6, 2017 (WED) Host: Dr John Wood/Dr. Daniel Romo

Prof. Glenn Micalizio, Dartmouth University
Talk Title: “Metallacycle-Mediated Cross-Coupling: Reaction Development and Application”

December 13, 2017 Host: Dr. John Wood/Dr. Daniel Romo

December 4, 2017


December 16, 2017 (Sat)