The University of Texas at Arlington

DFW Young Investigator's Symposium
ACS-DFW January Meeting

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
The University of Texas at Arlington
 

Room 114, W. A. Baker Chemistry Research Building (CRB), Arlington, Texas

Saturday, January 25, 2014
8:30 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.

 

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Meet DFW's New Young Investigators and learn about exciting research in the DFW Section. 

This is also an excellent opportunity to network in the local section, meet local academic and industry leaders, and evelop collaborative research projects.

 

 

Organized by:

 

Rasika Dias (UT Arlington)

Patty Wisian-Neilson (Southern Methodist University)

Frank Foss (UT Arlington)

 

 

Schedule:

  • Coffee and Welcome: 8:30 A.M. to 9:00 A.M.
  • Speakers: 9:00 A.M to 12:00 P.M. (includes mid-morning coffee break)
  • Lunch and Postdoctoral Posters: 12:00 P.M. to 2 P.M.
  • Pizza Lunch will be provided

 

SYMPOSIUM SPEAKERS

 

9:00                                     Welcome - Rasika Dias (UT Arlington)

 

9:10-9:30                            Junha Jeon (UT Arlington)

Ligand-controlled, Selective Rhodium-Catalyzed Intramolecular Hydrosilylation

 

9:30-9:50                            Brian Zoltowski (Southern Methodist University)

Chemistry of the Clock

 

9:50-10:10                           Benjamin Janesko (Texas Christian University)

Simulating Chemistry on Surfaces

 

10:10-10:30                          Gomika Udugamasooriya (UT-Southwestern Medical Center)

Peptoid-Combinatorial Strategies for Cancer Therapy-Diagnostic Tool Developments

 

10:30-10:45                          Coffee break

 

10:45-11:05                          Kayla Green (Texas Christian University)    

Elucidating the Electronic Nature of Pyridol Derived N-heterocyclic Amine Ligands

 

11:05-11:25                          Nicolay Tsarevsky (Southern Methodist University)

Functional Branched Polymers: From Synthesis to Applications

 

11:25-11:45                          Kayunta Johnson-Winters (UT Arlington)

Investigation of Two F420-Cofactor Dependent Enzymes: A Kinetic Prelude

 

11:45-12:30                          Lunch

 

 

 

 

POSTER SESSION (12:30-2:00)

 

Posters should fit within a 5 x 3 foot (width x height) space

 

Newest Assistant Professors

 

Alejandro Bugarin (UTA – Organic Methodology and Catalysis)

Saiful Chowdhury (UTA – Analytical Method Development)

Jeremiah Gassensmith (UTD – Organic Chemistry and Biopolymer Materials)

Alexander Lippert (SMU – Organic Chemistry and Imaging Techniques)

Peng Tao (SMU - Computational Methodology and Enzymology)

 

Current Research Associates

 

Suchismita Acharya, Ph.D. 

Shengjie Bian, Ph.D.

 Animesh Das, Ph.D.

Weixiong Huang, Ph.D.

Ebenezer Joseph, Ph.D.

Naveen Kulkarni, Ph.D.

Min Zhang, Ph.D.

 

 

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