Seminar Schedule

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Unless otherwise stated (*), seminars are at 11:30 a.m., with a reception starting at 11 a.m. in Lederle GRT Room 1634.
Contact the host indicated for further information.

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Fall 2014
September 4
Professor Matthew A. Holden
UMass Amherst
Department of Chemistry
"Caught in the Act: Direct Measurement of Protein Translocation Across Membranes"
September 11

Professor James Chambers
UMass Amherst
Department of Chemistry
"Novel Small Molecules to Interrogate and Manipulate Neuronal Receptors";

September 18 Professor Mikhail Zamkov
Bowling Green State University
Department of Physics and Astronomy
"Engineering of Semiconductor Nanocrystals and Nanocrystal Solids for Renewable Energy Applications"
Hosted by: Kevin Kittilstved
September 25
Professor Bryan A. Krantz
University of California, Berkeley
Department of Chemistry
*The Molecular Basis of Translocation-coupled Unfolding by Anthrax Toxin*
Hosted by: Matt Holden
October 2
Professor David A. Tirrell
California Institute of Technology
Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
"Reinterpreting the Genetic Code: From Polymers to Proteomics"
October 9
Professor Zev Gartner
University of California
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
"Building Tissues to Understand How Tissues Build Themselves"
Hosted by: Michelle Farkas
October 16
Professor Sarah L. Stoll
Georgetown University
Department of Chemistry
"Magnetic Nanostructures"
Hosted by: Kevin Kittilstved & Scott Auerbach
October 23
Professor Fran├žisco M. Raymo
Photochemical Strategies to Activate Fluorescence
University of Miami
Department of Chemistry
"Photochemical Strategies to Activate Fluorescence"
Hosted by: Sankaran "Thai" Thayumanavan
October 30
Professor Robert J. Linhardt
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
"Bioengineered and Chemoenzymatically Synthesized Heparins"
Hosted by: Igor Kaltashov
November 6
Professor Paramjit Arora
New York University
Department of Chemistry
"Plucking the High Hanging Fruit: A Systematic Approach for Targeting Protein-Protein Interactions"
Hosted by: Michelle Farkas
Professor Paul Alivisatos
University of California, Berkeley
Department of Chemistry
"Design and Synthesis of Multi-component Colloidal Nanocrystals for Catalysis and Solar Energy Harvesting"
November 20 Professor Abraham Joy
University of Akron
Department of Polymer Science
"A Library of Polyesters and Polyurethanes with 'Peptide-like' Pendant Functional Groups: A New Family of Polymers for Biomedical Applications"
Hosted by: Sankaran "Thai" Thayumanavan