Carnegie Mellon University Department of Chemistry

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Past Chemistry Seminars

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Seminars Fall 2016

Refreshments are served 15 minutes before the seminar begins.

Thursday, September 8, 2016
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Fu-Sen Liang, University of New Mexico

Mammalian Cell Engineering via Chemical Reactivity Induced Protein Proximity

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Danith Ly

Abstract and Bio

Thursday, September 15, 2016
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Yi Lu, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Design and Selection of Metalloenzymes and their Applications as Biocatalysts in Alternative Energies and as Biosensors in Environmental Monitoring, Medical Diagnostics and Imaging

Location: Mellon Institute Social Room

Host: Alex Guo

Abstract and Bio

Thursday, September 22, 2016
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Jay Schneekloth, Jr., National Cancer Institute

Targeting Functionally and Structurally Diverse RNAs with Druglike Small Molecules

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Bruce Armitage

Abstract and Bio

Thursday, September 29, 2016
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

O. Anatole von Lilienfeld, University of Basel

Quantum Mechanics, Chemical Space, and Machine Learning

Location: Mellon Institute Social Room

Host: David Yaron

Abstract

Thursday, October 13, 2016
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Gregory S. Walker, Pfizer

The Role of NMR in Discovery Drug Metabolism: Where Are We Now and What Is the Future

Location: Mellon Institute Social Room

Host: Roberto Gil

Abstract

Thursday, October 20, 2016
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Melissa A. Pasquinelli, North Carolina State University

Sustainable Polymer Science: Tuning the Characteristics of Polymer Systems via Molecular Simulations

Location: Mellon Institute Social Room

Host: Catalina Achim and Dave Yaron

Abstract

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Jing Zhao, University of Connecticut

Enhanced Biexciton Emission from Quantum Dots near Plasmonic Nanostructures

Location: Mellon Institute Social Room

Host: Linda Peteanu

Thursday, October 27, 2016
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Agostino Pietrangelo, Rutgers University

Polyene-Inspired π-Conjugated Macromolecules: Design, Synthesis, and Application

Location: Mellon Institute Social Room

Host: Kevin Noonan

Thursday, November 3, 2016
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Kent Kirshenbaum, New York University

Foldamer Chemistry

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Subha R. Das

Thursday, November 10, 2016
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Scott C. Blanchard, Weill Cornell Medical College

Imaging Functional Dynamics within Individual Integral Membrane Proteins Using Single-Molecule FRET

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Marcel Bruchez

Bio

Thursday, November 17, 2016
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Shannon Stahl, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Selective Oxidation of Organic Molecules with Copper/Organic-Radical Catalysis

Location: Mellon Institute Social Room

Host: Stefan Bernard

Bio

Thursday, December 1, 2016
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Noa Marom, Carnegie Mellon University

Effect of Crystal Packing on the Electronic Properties of Molecular Crystals

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Linda Peteanu

Thursday, December 8, 2016
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Miriam Freedman, Pennsylvania State University

Surfaces and Interfaces in Atmospheric Chemistry

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Ryan Sullivan

Abstract and Bio