The Department of Chemistry

Foster Chemistry Colloquium

(Held in the FALL and SPRING semesters)


Fall Semester 2014

Fridays at 4:00 PM

in Talbert Hall, Room 115

(Refreshments will be served @ 3:30 PM)


Semester Schedule (PDF)

Friday, September 19, 2014

Professor Elizabeth C. Theil, Sr. Scientist and Prof. (Adj. and Emeritus) CHORI & Dept. of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry North Carolina State University

"Ferrous Ions Control Ferritin: The mRNA Activity, Protein Biosynthesis and Protein Nanocage Function"

Friday, October 3, 2014

Professor Howard C. Hang, Laboratory of Chemical Biology and Microbial Pathogenesis, The Rockefeller University

"Chemical Reporters for Exploring Protein Fatty-acylation in Biology"

Friday, October 10, 2014

Professor Joseph A. Gardella, Jr., Department of Chemistry, SUNY University at Buffalo

"The Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Partnership with Buffalo Public Schools"

Friday, October 24, 2014 (in Talbert 115)

Dr. Russell J. Hemley, Senior Staff Scientist, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington

"New Views of Structure and Bonding in Extreme Environments" (Abstract)

Friday, October 31, 2014 (in Talbert 115)

Professor Joseph A. Loo, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA

"Can Mass Spectrometry Probing of Gas Phase Proteins Yield Information Relevant to Structural Biology?"

Friday, November 7, 2014 (in Talbert 115)

Professor Olafs Daugulis, Department of Chemistry, University of Houston

"New Methods for Carbon-Hydrogen Bond Functionalization"

Friday, November 14, 2014 (in Talbert 115)

Professor Michael R. Detty, Chair, Department of Chemistry, SUNY University at Buffalo

"Heavy Chalcogen Analogues of the Rhodamine and Pyrylium Dyes: Design of Chemical and Photophysical Properties"

Friday, November 21, 2014 (in Talbert 115)

Professor Joel A. Pedersen, Department of Soil Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison

"Interaction of Engineered Nanoparticles with Model Biological Membranes"

Friday, December 5, 2014 (in Talbert 115)

Professor Charlie Sykes, Department of Chemistry Tufts University

"Electron Emission from Atomically Precise Two-Dimensional Radioactive Films" (Abstract)

The Department of Chemistry