Chemistry Department Colloquium, Fall 2018
Coordinated by Prof. Joseph Knee, Professor of Chemistry

Seminars are held in Hall Atwater HA, 84 at 3:30 p.m.

Coffee is served outside room before the seminar.

Light refreshments will be served afterwards in the Chemistry Lounge at HA, 6.

Date

Speaker

Affiliation

Title

Host

September 7 Dr. James Hofrichter The National Institutes of Health Sickle Cell Disease, a Lot of History and a Little Hope: Towards a High-throughput Drug Screen Prof. Stewart Novick
September 14 Prof. M. Belen Cassera University of Georgia Targeting isoprenoid biosynthesis for antimalarial drug discovery Prof. Erika Taylor
September 21 Prof. Nikolai Skrynnikov Purdue University When Molecular Dynamics Met NMR Experiments Prof. Colin Smith
Thursday, September 27 Dr. Angel E. Garcia Director of the Center for Non Linear Studies (CNLS) at Los Alamos National Laboratory Biophysical Retreat
October 5 Prof. Mark Johnson  Yale University Chemical adventures with cryogenic ion spectroscopy: A new secondary analysis platform for mass spectrometry Prof. Joe Knee
October 12 Prof. Peter Prevelige University Alabama, Birmingham  Mass Spectrometry as a Tool for Structural Virology Prof. Alison O'Neil
October 19 Fall Break -- -- --
October 26 Prof. Danielle Dube Bowdoin College Chemical tools to discover and target glycoproteins on pathogenic bacteria. Prof. Erika Taylor
November 2 Charles Jaffé West Virginia University Recent developments in the theory of transitions states. Prof. David Beveridge
November 9 Prof. Jessica Rouge University of Connecticut Using enzymes to control the role of hydrophobic DNA: from nanoscale self-assembly to intracellular gene regulation. Prof. Michelle Personick
November 16 José Gascón University of Connecticut Spectral and Structural Relationships in a Light Harvesting Antenna: A Supramolecular QM/MM approach. Prof. Carlos Jimenez-Hoyos
November 23 Thanksgiving Break -- -- --
November 30 Dr. Christopher Nasveschuk C4 Therapeutics Advances in the Medicinal Chemistry of Targeted Protein Degradation Prof Brian Northrop
December 7 Prof. Steven Wofsy Harvard University Sources and sinks of CO, CH4 and CO2 at large scales from atmospheric observations Prof. Stewart Novick