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Seminars Spring 2005

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

Tuesday, February 8, 2005

Dave Bergbreiter, Texas A&M University

Thermomorphic Polymer/Solvent Mixtures

Host: Krzysztof Matyjaszewski

Joint seminar with University of Pittsburgh (Department of Chemistry) and PPG

Tuesday, February 15, 2005

4:30 p.m.

Ludwik Leibler, Matière Molle et Chimie, CNRS

From Nanostructured Plastics to Green Supramolecular Rubbers: Joys of Self-Assembling

Host: Krzysztof Matyjaszewski


Thursday, February 17, 2005

Kenneth Poeppelmeier, Northwestern University

n/p-type Transparent Conductors

Host: Colin Horwitz

Thursday, March 3, 2005

4:00 PM

Joan Shea, University of California, Santa Barbara

Simulations of Chaperonin-Mediated Protein Folding

Host: Maria Kurnikova

Joint seminar with University of Pittsburgh, Department of Chemistry

Location: Chevron Science Center 12B

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Andreja Bakac, Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University

Oxygen Activation by Transition Metal Complexes

Host: Eckard Münck

Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Gregory Robinson, University of Georgia

The Counter-Intuitive Nature of Organometallic Chemistry of the Heavier Main Group Elements

Host: Terrence J. Collins

Thursday, April 7, 2005

Thomas Brunold, University of Wisconsin

Spectroscopic and Computational Insights into the Biosynthesis and Reactivity of Adenosylcobalamin

Host: Eckard Münck

Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Jason Matthews, Howard University

Ligand Encapsulation for Vapor Pressure Enhancement of Chemical Vapor Deposition Precursors

Host: Danith Ly

Thursday, April 14, 2005

Phillip Messersmith, Northwestern University

Mussel Adhesive Protein Mimetics: Adhesive Mechanisms and Synthetic Polymer Mimics for Control of Biointerfaces

Host: Newell Washburn

Thursday, April 21, 2005

2:30 PM

Greg Tawa, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals

Conformational Consensus as a Method to Distinguish G-Protein Coupled Receptor Agonists from Antagonists: Identification of Selective Conformations, Pharmacophore Model Generation, and Activity Prediction

Host: Mark Bier

Tuesday, April 26, 2005

3:30 PM

John Lavigne, University of South Carolina

Dynamic Polymer Assemblies: Self-Assembling Materials and Sensors

Host: Richard D. McCullough

Thursday, April 28, 2005

2:30 PM

Christoph Weder, Case Western Reserve University

Functional Polymer Design: Creating Polymer Materials with Tailored Opto/Electronic Properties

Host: Linda Peteanu

Past Seminars

Other seminars in the Mellon College of Science