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Seminars Fall 2004

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

Thursday, September 16, 2004

Adrian E. Roitberg, University of Florida, Gainesville

New Methods for Quantum/Classical Modelling of Enzymatic Reactions

Joint seminar with University of Pittsburgh, Department of Chemistry

Host: Maria Kurnikova

Friday, September 17, 2004

2:30 PM

Nobuhiro Ohta, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, Japan

Electric Field Effects on Emission and Photofunction of Materials

Host: Linda Peteanu

Tuesday, September 28, 2004

Leslie Dutton, University of Pennsylvania

Synthetic Metalloprotein Designs: Folding in Function and Structure

Host: Eckard Münck

Thursday, September 30, 2004

David Waldeck, University of Pittsburgh

Fundamental Studies into Electron Tunneling in Molecules and Molecular Assemblies

Host: Catalina Achim

Thursday, October 14, 2004

Nicholas Hud, Georgia Institute of Technology

Nucleic Acid Intercalation and the RNA World

Host: Bruce Armitage

Tuesday, October 19, 2004

Victoria DeRose, Texas A&M University

The Influence of Metal Ions on RNA Catalysis

Host: Catalina Achim

Wednesday, October 20, 2004

Piotr Piotrowiak, Rutgers University

Host-Guest Complexes: Excitation Transfer and Photoredox Chemistry with Proteins and Nanoparticles

Host: Linda Peteanu

Mellon Institute Room 355

Thursday, October 21, 2004

Vincent Huynh, Emory University

Site Specific Chemistry at a Unique Iron Site of the [4Fe-4S] Cluster in Ferredoxin: Thioredoxin Reductase

Host: Eckard Münck

Tuesday, November 9, 2004

Michael D. Barnes, University of Massachusetts

Nantennae: Oriented Nanostructures from Single Molecules of Conjugated Polymers

Host: Linda Peteanu

Tuesday, November 11, 2004

Sanford Asher, University of Pittsburgh

Intelligent Polymerized Crystalline Colloidal Array Photonic Materials for Chemical Sensing and for Controlling Light Transmission

Host: Hyung Kim

Tuesday, November 16, 2004

Dmitry Matyushov, Arizona State University

Polar Solvation: Born Vs. Onsager Picture

Host: Hyung Kim

Thursday, November 18, 2004

Caroline Harris, PPG Industries, Inc.

Superhydrophilic TiO2 Thin Films and Applications to Glass Technology

Host: Catalina Achim

Past Seminars

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