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All the seminars are at 4:45 pm in the Mellon Institute Conference Room, unless otherwise noted.

CANCELLED Thursday, September 13, 2001
Professor Jeffrey Moore,
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Synthetic Polymers That Fold
Hosts: Rick McCullough/Bruce Armitage

Friday, September 21, 2001
Professor Rod Ruoff, Northwestern University
Mechanics of Individual Carbon Nanotubes – the Role of Chemical Bonding
Host: Tomek Kowalewski

Tuesday, September 25, 2001
Professor Milan Mrksich, University of Chicago
Electroactive Substrates for Controlling and Studying Cell Adhesion
Host: Bruce Armitage

The Pittsburgh Symposium on Frontiers in Condensed Matter Science
Co-sponsored with the CMU Physics Department and the University of Pittsburgh Chemistry and Physics Departments

Monday, October 1, 2001 at 4:00 pm*
Fraser Stoddart, UCLA
The Nature of the Mechanical Bond

*Seminar at University of Pittsburgh
Chevron Science Center
219 Parkman Avenue, Room 12B

Tuesday, October 2, 2001
Fraser Stoddart, UCLA
An Integrated Systems Approach to Molecular Electronics
Host: Bruce Armitage

Seminar to take place in MI Auditorium (2nd floor)

Thursday, October 4, 2001
Professor Michael Maroney, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Structure and Function in Metalloenzymes: A Nickel Tour
Host: Mike Hendrich

Merck Distinguished Seminar Series in Computational Biology and Chemistry
Thursday, October 11, 2001
Professor Roberto Car, Princeton University
Host: David Yaron

Tuesday, October 16, 2001
Professor F. Ann Walker, University of Arizona
Novel No-Releasing Heme Proteins From The Saliva Of Blood-Sucking Insects
Host: Mike Hendrich

Tuesday, October 23, 2001
Professor Carolyn Bertozzi, University of California at Berkeley
Modulating Cell Surface Architecture by Metabolic Interference
Host: Women in Science Seminar

CANCELLED Friday, November 2, 2001
Professor Larry Que, Jr.,
University of Minnesota

Tuesday, November 6, 2001
Professor Istvan Hargittai, Budapest University of Technology
The Road to Stockholm: Nobel Prizes, Science and Scientists
Host: Stuart Staley

Thursday, November 8, 2001
Professor Herbert Mayr, University of Munich
A General Concept of Polar Organic Reactions
Host: Kris Matyjaszewski

Monday, November 12, 2001
Larry Lewis, General Electric
From Sand to Silicones
Host: Kris Matyjaszewski

Tuesday, November 27, 2001
Alan Waggoner, Carnegie Mellon University
Cyanine Dyes as Fluorescent Probes for Biomedical Research, Drug Discovery and Diagnostics
Host: Bruce Armitage

Merck Distinguished Seminar Series in Computational Biology and Chemistry
Thursday, November 29, 2001
Professor Barry Honig,
Columbia University
Combining Biophysics and Bioinformatics to Understand Protein Structure and Function
Host: David Yaron
Time: 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 6, 2001
John Koh, University of Delaware
Ligand-Receptor Engineering of Nuclear Hormone Receptors: New Transcriptional Regulators and New Approaches to Complementing Genetic Mutations
Hosts: Danith Ly/Bruce Armitage

Past Seminars
Spring 2001
Fall 2000
Spring 2000
Fall 1999

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