The Department of Chemistry

Foster Chemistry Colloquium

(Held in the FALL and SPRING semesters)

Spring Semester 2014

Fridays at 4:00 PM (unless stated otherwise)

(Refreshments will be served @ 3:30 PM prior to seminar)


Semester Schedule (PDF)

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 (4:00 PM in NSC 201)

Professor Frank McCormick, PhD, FRS
Director, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center; Associate Dean, UCSF School of Medicine

"New Functions for KRAS"

**No refreshments**

Friday, February 7, 2014 (in NSC 205)

Professor David L. Tierney
Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Miami University of Ohio

"Integrated Paramagnetic Resonance and the Dynamics of High Spin Co(II)"

Friday, February 14, 2014 (in NSC 205)

Professor Prasad L. Polavarapu
Dept. of Chemistry, Vanderbilt University
"Recent Developments in Chiroptical Spectroscopy"

Friday, March 7, 2014 (in NSC 205)

Professor Chieu D. Tran
Dept. of Chemistry, Marquette University
"Polysaccharide Supramolecular Composite Materials: Recyclable Synthesis and Applications"

Friday, March 28, 2014 (in NSC 205)

Professor Hung-wen (Ben) Liu

Dept. of Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin
"Hijacking Sulfur-carrier Proteins from Primary Metabolism for 2-Thiosugar Biosynthesis"

Friday, April 4, 2014 (in NSC 205)

Professor Floyd E. Romesberg
Dept. of Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA
"Expansion of the Genetic Alphabet"

6th Annual Howard Tieckelmann Lecture Series

Friday, April 11, 2014

4:00 PM in Knox Hall, Room 104

Guest Lecturer: Professor Thomas J. Meyer

Dept. of Chemistry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"Finding the Way to Solar Fuels"

Friday, April 18, 2014 (in NSC 205)

Professor Krista S. Walton

School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
"Porous Metal-Organic Frameworks for Adsorption Applications" (Abstract)

Friday, April 25, 2014 (in NSC 205)


Professor Matthew S. Sigman

Dept. of Chemistry, The University of Utah
"Controlling and Analyzing Selectivity in Asymmetric Catalysis"

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