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Seminars for November 2011


Thursday, November 3, 2011

Student Seminar Series


Assistant Professor Christine Aikens     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Kansas State University, Manhattan KS

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Unraveling Nanoparticle Properties Using Density Functional Theory

Abstract           Host: Makenzie Provorse



Monday, November 7, 2011

Kolthoff Lecture Series


Professor John Yates III     (web page)
Department of Chemistry Physiology
Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla CA

Time:   3:45 PM
Room: 100 Smith Hall

Lecture #1: Using Mass Spectrometry to Understand Protein Misfolding Diseases

Abstract           Host: Edgar Arriaga & Christy Haynes



Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Kolthoff Lecture Series


Professor John Yates III     (web page)
Department of Chemical Physiology
Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla CA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Lecture #2: Interpreting Mass Spectrometry Bar Codes—The Horse That Pulls The Cart

Abstract           Host: Edgar Arriaga & Christy Haynes



Thursday, November 10, 2011

Kolthoff Lecture Series


Professor John Yates III     (web page)
Department of Chemical Physiology
Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla CA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Lecture #3: Going Big Time—Large Scale in vivo Proteomics to Study Disease

Abstract           Host: Edgar Arriaga & Christy Haynes



Tuesday, November 15, 2011

iPrime Seminar


Professor Christine Luscomb     (web page)
Materials Science and Engineering Department
University of Washington, Seattle WA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Creating Ordered Structures for Organic Photovoltaic Devices

Host: Marc Hillmyer



Thursday, November 17, 2011

Student Seminar Series


Professor/Nobel laureate Richard Schrock     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

The Unique Reactivity of Mo or W MonoAlkoxidePyrrolide (MAP) Olefin Metathesis Catalysts

Abstract           Host: Darren Ceckanowicz & Ryan Hue



Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Special Seminar


Assistant Professor Andrew Moran     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill North Carolina

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Probing Ultrafast Dynamics in Photosynthesis and DNA Photoprotection With Nonlinear Spectroscopy

Abstract           Host: Aaron Massari



Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Aldrich Chemicals Seminar in Synthetic Organic Chemistry


Associate Professor Sergey Kozmin     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Chicago, Chicago Ill

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Natural Product Synthesis and Beyond: Getting Energy Metabolism under Small-Molecule Control

Abstract           Host: Andrew Harned