Chemistry Seminar Schedule
- October 21, 2014
Prof. Wei Qiang, SUNY Binghamton
"Disruption of membrane bilayer induced by the aggregation of beta amyloid peptides in Alzheimer's Disease"
- October 28, 2014
Prof. Kara Bren, University of Rochester
"Engineered Cytochromes for Solar Fuels"
- November 4, 2014
Prof. Brett Fors, Cornell University
"Development and Applications of Photocontrolled Radical Polymerizaiton"
- November 11, 2014
Prof. Daniel Costa, Clarkson University
"Use of Mas Spectrometry for Protein Characterization and Biomarker Discovery"
- November 18, 2014
Prof. Clifford Rossiter, SUNY Potsdam
"Biosensors: Searching for the Needle in the Haystack"
- December 2, 2014
Prof. Xiu Jie Chen, Upstate Medical University
"Mechanism of Mitochondria-Mediated Cellular Degeneration"
- December 9, 2014
Prof. Vladimir Samuilov, Stony Brook
"Carbon Cups, Nanotubes and Composite Graphene for Energy Storage"
- March 4, 2014
Professor Deryn Fogg, Department of Chemistry, University of Ottawa
"Olefin Metathesis: Off the Bench and In Your Life"
- March 18th, 2014
Professor Sami F. Noujaim
"Molecular Cardiology Research Institute Tufts Medical Center Atrial Fibrillation: Mechanisms and Therapeutics"
- April 1, 2014
Professor Farah Hosseinian, Food Science and Nutrition, Department of Chemistry, Carleton University
"Antioxidant and Prebiotic activity of Phenolics and Polysaccharide Conjugates from Bioproducts"
- April 14, 2014
Professor Dan Luo, Dept. of Biological and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University
"DNA-based Bulk Materials"
- April 29, 2014
Professor James Hougland, Department of Chemistry, Syracuse University
"Chemistry and Biology of Protein Lipidation"
- May 6, 2014
Professor Ivan Gitsov, Polymer Research Institute & Department of Chemistry, SUNY ESF
"Green Chemistry Syntheses Facilitated by Linear-Dendritic Macromolecules"
- September 24 ,2013
Professor D. Scott Bohle
Department of Chemistry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
"Malaria Pigment/Antimalarial Drug Interactions"
- September 26, 2013
Professor Diana Aga
Department of Chemistry, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
"Emerging Contaminants and their Metabolites:Analysis, Treatment, and Implications for Public Health"
- October 8, 2013
Professor Roger S. Rowlett
Gordon & Dorothy Kline Professor of Chemistry, Colgate University
"A Structural Biology Potpourri"
- October 22, 2013
Professor Markus M. Hoffmann
The College at Brockport, State University of New York, Brockport, NY 14420
"Ionic Liquids Dissolved in Media of Low Polarity"
- November 5, 2013
Professor Curt Beneman
Department of Chemistry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
"A Fast Tour of Predictive Cheminformatics:From Drug Discovery to Materials Informatics"
- November 12, 2013
Professor Hitomi Mukaibo
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
"Poking Holes Through Plant's Formidable Barrier-Microneedle Arrays for Microalgae Gene Delivery"
- Feb 5, 2013
Yan-Yeung Luk (Feb 5, 2013), Department of Chemistry, Syracuse University
"Water-driven organic reactions and applications in folding random coil proteins into alpha-helices"
- Feb 26, 2013
Maria DeRosa , Department of Chemistry and Institute of Biochemistry, Carleton Univ., Ottawa, ON – Canada
Title: "Development of Aptamer based Biosensors and “Smart” Materials"
- March 5, 2013
Robert Hondal, Department of Chemistry, University of Vermont
"Selenium: Its Chemistry and Biology Among the Elements of Life"
- March 1`2, 2013
William Dichtel, Dept of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University
"Structurally Precise Organic Materials and Interfaces"
- April 9, 2013
Jimmy Wu, Dartmouth College , Department of Chemistry
"Sulfur and Indole: Old Friends, New Methods"
- May 7, 2013
Todd D. Krauss, University of Rochester,Chemistry Department, Materials Science Program
"Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: When Size Matters"
- September 18, 2012
Professor Kestas Bendinskas, Department of Chemistry, SUNY Oswego
"Lead, Mercury, Cortisol, and Inflammatory Proteins in Adolescents"
- September 25, 2012
Professor Peng Chen
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
"Single-Molecule Dynamics of Nanocatalysis and Bioinorganic Chemistry"
- October 23, 2012
Professor Patrick Holland
Department of Chemistry
University of Rochester
"The Global Nitrogen Cycle and Nitrogen Fixation by Iron Complexes"
- October 30, 2012
Professor Xin Jie Chen
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
"The Mechanism of Mitochondrial Degeneration in Aging Cells"
- April 27, 2012
Dr. Randy Mitchell, D.M.D., SUNY Potsdam Class of 1977
"Lifting the Veil on Forensic Dentistry - How Dentistry Works in the Legal System" (PDF)
- October 4, 2011
Erin Pelkey, Hobart & William Smith Colleges
"Synthesis of Biologically Active Aryl-Substituted Pyrrole Heterocycles" (PDF)
- October 25, 2011
Christof Grewer, Binghamton University
"Solute Transport Across Biological Membranes" (PDF)
- November 1, 2011
Benjamin Miller, University of Rochester
"RNA Recognition as a 'Grand Challenge' for Bioorganic Chemistry" (PDF)
- November 8, 2011
Mark Dumont, University of Rochester Medical Center
"Combining Biophysical and Genetic Approaches for Understanding Membrane Proteins" (PDF)
- November 15, 2011
Mark Spaller, Dartmouth Medical School
"Using Bacterial Viruses for Peptide-Based Drug Discovery" (PDF)
- November 29, 2011
Martin Walker, SUNY Potsdam
"Chemical structure representation using the International Chemical Identifier (InChI)" (PDF)
- December 6, 2011
Vinay Likhite, Baroda Cancer Research Center (Plattsburgh, NY)
"Of Mice, Women and Breast Cancer: The Uncertain Chemist" (PDF)
- October 05, 2010
Joseph Chaiken, Syracuse University
"Noninvasive in vivo Blood and Tissue Analysis by Tissue Modulated Raman Spectroscopy of Human Skin" (PDF)
- October 19, 2010
Troy Wood, SUNY Buffalo
"Development and Application of Mass Spectrometry in Biomedicine" (PDF)
- October 26, 2010
Rory Waterman, University of Vermont
"Zirconium-Mediated Bond Formation: Stripping off Hydrogen to make sigma- and pi-Bonds" (PDF)
- November 2, 2010
Artem Melman, Clarkson University
"A double edged sword of iron chelation" (PDF)
- November 9, 2010
Kara Bren, University of Rochester
"Studying protein folding one molecule at a time" (PDF)
- November 16, 2010
William Bowers, Rochester Medical Center
"Inflammatory mechanisms underlying early Alzheimer's disease" (PDF)
- November 30, 2010
Ernie Nolen, Colgate University
"Synthesis of α and β-C- Glycosyl Amino Acids Using Olefin Metatheses" (PDF)
- December 7, 2010
Stewart Loh, Upstate Medical School
"Designing protein-based molecular switches" (PDF)
- March 16
Professor Matthew Maye, Syracuse University
“Nanoparticle Nanotechnology & Biomimetic Self-Assembly”
- May 4
Dr. Matthew Hudson, Syracuse Univ.
“Investigating hydrogen bonding in the solid-state: combining spectroscopy with quantum computational methods”
- May 11
Professor Sarbajit Banerjee, SUNY Buffalo
“Building from the Bottom Up: Towards Metal Oxide Nanomaterials for the Next Generation of Batteries and Computer Chips”
- September 29
Professor Brian Gibney-Brooklyn College, CUNY
"Zinc Protein Folding: Lessons from Synthetic Peptides" (PDF Flyer)
- October 6
Professor Janet Morrow-SUNY Buffalo
“Lanthanide Complexes as Responsive Agents for Luminescence and Magnetic Resonance Imaging” (PDF Flyer)
- October 20
Kanna Ito-SUNY Albany
“Arsenic Speciation in Whole Blood by HPLC-ICP-MS” (PDF Flyer)
- November 3
Professor Youngjae You-South Dakota State University
“Photodynamic Therapy, Treating Cancers with Low Energy Light, and the Roles of Chemists” (PDF Flyer)
- November 10
Professor Edward Moczydlowski-Clarkson University
“The Importance of Suppressing Excitability Insights into Molecular Physiology of K+ Channel Proteins” (PDF Flyer)
- November 17
Professor Robert Mach (SUNY Potsdam alumnus)-Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
“The Sigma-2 Receptor: a Biomarker for Imaging the Proliferative Status of Solid Tumors with Positron Emission Tomography” (PDF Flyer)
- December 1
Professor Mark Schmitt-SUNY Upstate Medical University
“RNA as an Enzyme” (PDF Flyer)
- December 8
Professor Silvana Andreescu-Clarkson University
“Nanomaterials for Advanced Biological Sensors. From Basic Research to Practical Applications” (PDF Flyer)