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Departmental Seminars 2014

Spring 2014

DATE SPEAKER TITLE/Affiliation HOST

Feb. 26 ESLC 046

Sergey Korolev

"What RecFOR are for: Mechanism of Recombination Mediators" - Saint Louis University

Edwin Antony

Mar. 5

Anne Jones

"How do you make a redox enzyme run backwards? Defining the Catalytic Properties of Soluble [NiFe]-Hydrogenazes Using Direct Electrochemistry" - Arizona State University

Lance Seefeldt

Mar. 26

Daniel Ess

"Transition Metals, Main Group Compounds, and Beyond for Covalent Bond Activation and Functionalization" - BYU

Siddhartha Das

Apr. 2

Chris Voigt

"Mapping the Design Space of the Nitrogen Fixation Gene Cluster" - MIT

Lance Seefeldt

Apr. 9

Stephen J Loeb

"Organizing Mechanically Interlocked Molecules to Function Inside Metal-Organic Frameworks" - University of Windsor

Lisa Berreau

Apr. 16

Ken N. Houk

Olsen Seminar - UCLA

Steve Scheiner

Apr. 23

Etsuko Fujita

From COHydrogenation by Solar Produced H2 to Photochemical Water Oxidation" - Brookhaven National Laboratory

Yujie Sun

Apr 17 Ray Trievel "Recent Advances in Protein Lysine Methyltransferases" - University of Michigan, Medical School Joanie Hevel

Fall 2014

DATE SPEAKER TITLE/Affiliation HOST

Sept 17

Greg Dudley

"NEW AVENUES FOR SELECTIVE HEATING OF ORGANIC REACTIONS" - Florida State University

Tom Chang
Sept 23 Matthew Kanan

"Recycling CO2" - Stanford University

Yujie Sun
Oct 1 Patrick J. Hrdlicka

"Recognition of double-stranded DNA using energetically activated duplexes - molecular tools for revealing the genome" - University of Idaho

Alvan Hengge
Oct 8 Gerald J. Meyer

University of North Carolina

Yujie Sun
Oct 15 David Michaelis

"Metal-Metal Interactions in Organic Synthesis and Catalysis: From Heterobimetallic Complexes to Polymer-Supported Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts" - BYU

Yujie Sun
Oct 29 Jeff Boyd

"Cellular respiration as a trigger for multicellular behavior in the human pathogen Staphylococcus aureus." - Rutgers University

Scott Ensign
Nov 5 Patrick Sung

"Promotion of BRCA2-dependent Homologous Recombination by DSS1" - Yale University

Edwin Antony
Nov 12 Melanie Cooper

"Chemistry Education Research and Curriculum Development" - Michigan State University

Lance Seedfelt/Sean Johnson
Nov 21 Chem 4890 Poster Session (second floor, Widtsoe) Joan Hevel
Dec 3 Chem 4890 Undergraduate Seminar Joan Hevel
Dec 5 Chem 4890 Additional Undergraduate Presentations Joan Hevel