The University of Texas at Arlington

Current Seminar Schedule

Fall 2016

September 2

Professor Kayunta Johnson-Winters
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Texas at Arlington

“Investigation of Two F420-Cofactor Dependent Enzymes: A Kinetic Analysis”                                                      
Host: Dr. Rasika Dias
 
September 9

Professor Michael Rose
Department of Chemistry
University of Texas at Austin

"Moving Hydrides with Iron, and Electrons through Metal Oxides: Molecules and Materials for Hydrogen Related Transformations"
 Host: Dr. Brad Pierce

September 16

Professor Brian Stoltz
Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
California Institute of Technology

"Complex Natural Products as a Driving Force for Discovery in Organic Chemistry"
Host: Dr. Alejandro Bugarin
 
September 23

Professor Jennifer Brodbelt
Department of Chemistry
University of Texas at Austin

“Development of Ultraviolet Photodissociation Mass Spectrometry for Biological Applications”
Host: Dr. Saiful Chowdhury             
 
September 30

Professor Junha Jeon
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Texas at Arlington

"Catalytic Silylation Reactions: Organosilanes and Organosilanols –Environmentally Benign, Versatile Synthetic Building Blocks and Synthetic Targets”
Host: Dr. Fred MacDonnell
 
 
October 3 (Monday)

Professor Loi H. Do
Department of Chemistry
University of Houston

“Biocatalysts: From Flask to Cells”
Host: Dr. Junha Jeon
 
October 7

Professor Norbert Pienta
Department of Chemistry
University of Georgia

“Studying Student Problem Solving in General and Organic Chemistry”
Host: Dr. Fred MacDonnell


October 14  

Professor David  Nygren
Department of Physics
University of Texas at Arlington

"Ultimate Analytical Chemistry: Neutrinos, Nuclear Physics and Cosmology Meet Single Molecule Fluorescence Imaging"
Host: Dr. Rasika Dias


October 21

Professor Dr. Olivier Gourdon
Associate Director, Research and  Development
ZS Pharma, Inc. - Coppell, Texas

“Study of Structure-Propriety Relationship in Novel Inorganic Compounds with Disorder and/or Long Range Order”
Host: Dr. Robin Macaluso
                                 
October 28

Professor Saewung Kim
School of Physical Science
University of California, Irvine

“Natural and Anthropogenic Impacts on Tropospheric Oxidation Capacity and Reactivity - A Brief Diagnosis for Future Projections in Air Quality and Climate Change”
Host: Dr. Robin Macaluso
 
 
November 4

Professor Raphael Raptis
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Florida International University

“Redox-Active Iron-Oxo Complexes Containing Fe4O4-Cubanes; The Search for a Needle in a Haystack, or an Electron in a Multinuclear Cluster”                              
Host: Dr. Rasika Dias
 
November 11

Professor Carole Mendelson
Dept. of Biochemistry, Obstetrics and Gynecology
UT Southwestern Medical Center

"Fetal-to-Maternal Signaling in the Timing of Birth"                               
Host: Dr. Subhra Mandal
 
November 18

Professor Wei Wang
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
University of New Mexico

“Privileged' Structures Directed Organocatalytic Cascade Diversity ad Complexity Synthesis”
Host: Dr. Junha Jeon
 
November 25

Thanksgiving
                           
 
December 2

Professor Marc Anderson
College of Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison

“Building a Better Environment by Doing Things ‘Porely’”

 Host: Dr. Krishnan Rajeshwar





     



All seminars are at 3:00 pm on Fridays in W. A. Baker Chemistry Research Building, room 114.  Refreshments will be served in CRB room 112 at 2:45 pm.

Coordinator:  Dr. Alex Bugarin, x2-9399, bugarin@uta.edu

 

About the Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar program

We have a very active and a popular seminar program and have had a number of Chemistry Nobel Laureates visit the department and present talks as listed below:

 

Roald Hoffmann – One full week in May, 1981

William Lipscomb – November 10, 1983 and March 4, 1996

Richard Smalley – September 9, 1988

John Pople – October 15, 1991

Sir Derek Barton – February 9, 1996

Johann Deisenhofer – April 16, 1999

Ilya Prigogine – October 8, 1999

Robert Curl – January 28, 2000

 

 


 

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The University of Texas at Arlington · Arlington, Texas 76019-0065 USA

Phone: 817-272-3171 | Fax: 817-272-3808

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