UM Chemistry/Seminar - Spring 2013

Except as noted below, seminars are held on Friday afternoon at 1:30 PM in Smith Chemistry Building, room 102, preceded by refreshments (starting at 1:00 PM). Contact Xiaohua Huang (678-1728) for more information.

If you would like to receive e-mail announcements of upcoming seminars, send an e-mail to Dr. Zhao.

Date Speaker Institution Title
January 11 Dr. Anang Shelat St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Multi-scale Modeling of Biological and Chemical Data
January 18 Dr. Stephen White St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Structure-assisted Design of Novel Infectious Disease Therapeutics
January 25 Dr. Ngee Chong Middle Tennessee State University Development of Chromatographic, Spectroscopic, and Microscopic Methods for Environmental Analysis and Materials Characterization;
February 1 Dr. Ming Zheng The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) DNA-Carbon Nanotube Hybrids: Fundamentals and Applications
February 8 Dr. Janet Macdonald Vanderbilt University Nanoparticle Properties and Applications for Solar Energy
February 15 Dr. Jeffrey North St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Design, Synthesis and Structure Activity Relationships of Adamantyl Ureas as Anti-tuberculosis Agents
February 22 Dr. Craig Barnes University of Tennessee, Knoxville New Ways of Making Single Site Heterogeneous Catalysts: The Marriage of Synthetic Chemistry, Materials Science and Chemical Engineering
March 1 Dr. Kattesh V. Katti University of Missouri Design and Development of Tumor Specific Gold Nanoparticles For Molecular Imaging and Therapy
March 8 Dr. Patrick Frantom University of Alabama Mechanisms of Functional and Regulatory Diversity in an Enzyme Superfamily
March 15 Spring Break!
March 22 Dr. Daruka Mahadevan Uiversity of Tennessee Health Science Center Structure-based Drug Discovery of Novel Kinase Inhibitors for Human Malignancies
March 29 Dr. Charles Garner Baylor University New Nitrogen and Phosphorus Ligands: Pyrazolylpyridines and the First C2-Chiral Phosphinine
April 5 Dr. Harry Frank University of Connecticut Structure and Function of Carotenoid Pigments: Nature’s Ubiquitous Solar Energy Collectors
April 12 Dr. Hang Lu Georgia Institute of Technology Microfluidic Technologies for High-Throughput High-Content Developmental Biology and Neurogenetics
April 19 Dr. Leaf Huang University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Nanoparticle Delivery of Genes and siRNA to Hepatocytes in vivo
April 26 Dr. Morris Bullock Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Design and Development of Molecular Electrocatalysts for the Production and Oxidation of Hydrogen: Shoving Protons Around With Proton Relays;
May 3 Jacob McMillan University of Memphis Student Seminar

  Department of Chemistry, The University of Memphis | 213 Smith Chemistry Bldg, Memphis, Tennessee  38152-3550
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