Seminar Program

*All Seminars are scheduled for 1 PM, Patricia A. Sullivan Science Building, 301 McIver Street, Rm 201, unless otherwise stated.

Spring 2014

Jan 17, 2014:

Dr. Paul Spearing
Senior Scientist, GlaxoSmithKline

"PPAR gamma Partial Agonists for Treatment in Type 2 Diabetes"

Jan 24, 2014:

Dr. Pablo Sobrado
Virginia Tech

"Mechanism of hydroxylation and substrate selectivity in N-hydroxylating flavin-dependent monooxygenases"


Jan 31, 2014:

Dr. V. Jo Davisson
Purdue University

“Excursions into Small-molecule-Protein Interactions”

Feb 7, 2014:

Dr. Nadja Cech

"Anti-Virulence Compounds from Nature: Outsmarting the Superbugs"

Feb 14, 2014:

Dr. David Muddiman  
North Carolina State University

"Innovative Chemical and Instrumental Approaches Directed at Unraveling Complex Biological Systems"


Feb 21, 2014:

Dr. Benjamin Garcia
University of Pennsylvania

“Quantitative Proteomics for Understanding the Histone Code”

Feb 28, 2014:

Dr. Klaus Gawrisch
National Institutes of Health

“Lipid dependence of GPCR structure and function, a study by nuclear magnetic resonance”

March 7, 2014:

Dr. Matheos Koffas
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

"Engineering static and dynamic control of metabolic fluxes in microorganisms"

March 14, 2014:

Spring Break

March 21, 2014:

Dr. Squire Booker
Penn State University

"A Radical Reaction Leading to Antibiotic Resistance"

March 28, 2014:

Dr. Jonathan Lindsey
North Carolina State University

“Capturing Sunlight with Synthetic Tetrapyrrole Macrocycles”

April 4, 2014:

Panel Discussion: Job Applications and Interview Processes

April 11, 2014:

Dr. Marinella Sandros
Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering

"Engineered NanoBiosensors for Biomarker Detection"


April 18, 2014:

Spring Holiday

April 25, 2014:

Nadja Cech

"Celebration of Undergraduate Research in Chemistry & Biochemistry"