The University of Texas at Arlington

Current Seminar Schedule

January 17Professor Amy Walker, The University of Texas at Dallas, Department of Material Science Engineering

Website:  http://www.utdallas.edu/%7eamy.walker/

 

Title: “Towards Molecular Electronics: Using Solution-Based Methods to Deposit Nanoobjects"

Host:  Dr. Krishnan Rajeshwar x2-1283,  rajeshwar@uta.edu

 

January 24.            NO SEMINAR

 

January 31Francis D’Souza, University of North Texas, Department of Chemistry

Website:  http://chemistry.unt.edu/people/francis-dsouza

 

Title:  “Nanocarbon Donor-Acceptor Hybrids for Light Energy Conversion”

Host:  Dr. Krishnan Rajeshwar x2-1283,  rajeshwar@uta.edu

 

February 7Professor Touradj Solouki, Baylor University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Website:  http://www.baylor.edu/chemistry/index.php?id=88336

 

Title:  "Multidimensional Mass and Ion Mobility Spectrometry Beyond m/z Measurements: Structural Characterization of Macromolecules"

Host:  Dr. Kevin Schug, x2-3541, kschug@uta.edu

 

February 14John L. Wood, Baylor University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Website:  http://www.baylor.edu/chemistry/index.php?id=100167

 

Title:  "Recent Efforts in the Synthesis of Complex Natural Products"

Host:  Dr. Alejandro Bugarin, x2-9399, bugarin@uta.edu

 

February 21Huw Davies, Emory University, Department of Chemistry

Website:  http://chemistry.emory.edu/home/people/faculty/davies-huw.html

 

Title:  "Center Approach to C-H Functionalization"

Host:  Dr. Junha Jeon, x2-0262, mailto:jjeon@uta.edu

 

February 28Professor Ralph Deberardinis, UT Southwestern, Director Children’s Research Institute, Genetic and Metabolic Disease Program

Website:  http://profiles.utsouthwestern.edu/profile/99018/ralph-deberardinis.html

 

Title:  “Cancer Metabolism: Basic Biology and Translational Opportunities”

Host:  Dr. Kevin Schug, x2-3541, kschug@uta.edu

 

March 7Professor Richard A. Kemp, University of New Mexico, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Website:  http://chemistry.unm.edu/faculty_bio/rkemp.html

 

Title:  "Conversions of CO2 Facilitated by Earth Abundant Metals"

Host:  Dr. Rasika Dias, x2-3813, dias@uta.edu

 

March 14.            SPRING BREAK

 

March 21Bong-Rae Cho, Korea University, Department of Chemistry

 

Title:  "Two-photon probes for biomedical applications”

Host:   Dr. Sandy Dasgupta, x2-3806, dasgupta@uta.edu

 

March 28Professor Dave Russell, Texas A & M University, Department of Chemistry

Website:  http://www.chem.tamu.edu/rgroup/russell/

 

Title:  "Structural Biology and Mass Spectrometry Correlating Gas- and Solution-Phase Peptide/Protein Conformer Preferences"

Host:  Dr. Saiful Chowdhury, x5439, schowd@uta.edu

 

April 4Dr. Barbara Mahler, U. S. Geological Survey, Texas Water Science Center

Website:  http://profile.usgs.gov/professional/mypage.php?rfs=y&name=bjmahler

 

Title:  “From Barton Springs, Texas, to North America: Unraveling the mystery of PAH contamination and the link to coal-tar-based pavement sealant”

Host: Dr. Tom E. Strom, x 2-5441, tomstrom@juno.com

 

April 11Professor Hyejin Moon, The University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Website:  http://www.uta.edu/mae/index.php?page=faculty/moon.php

 

Title:  “Digital Microfluidics for Chemical and Biological Analysis”

Host:  Dr. Kevin Schug, x2-3541, kschug@uta.edu

 

April 18Professor Rajender S. Varma, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Risk Management Research Laboratory

 

Title:  "Greener Routes to Organics and Nanomaterials: Sustainable Applications of Nano-Catalysts"

Host:  Dr. Frank Foss, x2-5245, ffoss@uta.edu

 

April 25Professor William A. Maio, New Mexico State University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Website: http://chemistry.nmsu.edu/people/faculty/william-a-maio/

 

Title:  "Synthetic Studies en Route to the First Total Synthesis of Taumycin A”

Host:  Dr. Junha Jeon, x2-0262, mailto:jjeon@uta.edu

 

May 2Professor Tej Pandita, UT Southwestern, Department of Radiation Oncology

Website:  http://profiles.utsouthwestern.edu/profile/114854/tej-pandita.html

 

Title:  “DNA damage and repair”

Host:  Dr. Subhra Mandal, x2-3804, smandal@uta.edu

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. Kevin Schug, x2-3541, kschug@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

 

 


 

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