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., Dept. of Chemistry, SUNY University at Buffalo

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

Friday, October 24, 2014

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

Professor Joseph A. Loo, Dept. Chemistry & Biochemistry, UCLA

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

Friday, November 7, 2014

Professor Olafs Daugulis, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Houston

"New Methods for Carbon-Hydrogen Bond Functionalization"

Friday, November 14, 2014

Professor Michael R. Detty, Chair, Dept. 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

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

"Interaction of Engineered Nanoparticles with Model Biological Membranes"

Friday, December 5, 2014

Professor Charlie Sykes, Dept. of Chemistry, Tufts University

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

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