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Seminars Fall 2008

All the seminars are at 4:45 pm in the Mellon Institute Conference Room, unless otherwise noted. Refreshments are served 15 minutes before the seminar begins.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

11:00 a.m.

Christian Griesinger, Max Plank Institute in Göttingen, Germany

Drug-like Small molecules: Configuration and their interactions with proteins studied by NMR

Host: Roberto Gil

abstract (17K pdf file)

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Douglass Mitchell, University of California, San Diego

Streptolysin S-like Bacterial Toxins: Biosynthesis, Structure, and Attenuation

Host: Terry Collins

Thursday, September 11, 2008

David Beratan, Duke University

Electron Transfer in Fluctuating Environments

Host: Catalina Achim

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Doug Turner, University of Rochester

Microarray and NMR Constraints for Facilitating Secondary Structure Prediction of a Retrotransposon RNA

Host: Bruce Armitage

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Clemens Burda, Case Western Reserve University

Nanostructures for Solar Energy Conversion

Host: Linda Peteanu

Thursday, October 9, 2008

José S. Duca, Schering-Plough Institute

Computational Methods in Drug Discovery: Thinking Out of the Box

Host: Roberto Gil

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Tim Lian, Emory University

Ultrafast Charge Transfer from Quantum Dots — Towards Multi-Exciton Dissociation

Host: Linda Peteanu

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Larry Que, University of Minnesota

'Snapshots' of the Nonheme Oxoiron(IV) Landscape

Host: Eckard Munck

Friday, November 14, 2008

1:30 p.m.

The First Stephanie Kwolek Lecture in Materials Chemistry

Klaus Müllen, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research Mainz, Germany

The Chemistsí Approach to Carbon Materials

Hosts: Rick McCullough, Kris Matyjaszewski, and Tomek Kowalewski

Location: Mellon Institute Auditorium

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Koichi Iwata, University of Tokyo

Tracing "Loose Electrons"— New Physical Chemistry with Femtosecond Time-resolved Near-infrared Spectroscopy

Host: Hyung Kim

Past Seminars

Other seminars in the Mellon College of Science