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Seminars Spring 2006

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.

Thursday, January 19, 2006

Kenneth R. Poeppelmeier, Northwestern University

Discovering New, Effective Oxide Catalysts

Host: Colin Horwitz

Monday, February 13, 2006

3:00 p.m.

Subha Das, University of Chicago

Chemical Dissection of Nucleobase Mediated Catalysis in the Hepatitis Delta Virus Ribozyme

Host: Bruce Armitage

Time change

Friday, February 24, 2006

10:30 a.m.

Anvar Zakhidov, University of Texas at Dallas

Transparent carbon nanotube sheets: preparation, properties and applications to solar cells and OLEDs

Host: Rick McCullough

Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Gregory N. Tew, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Designing Synthetic Macromolecules with Strong Similarities to Biology

Host: Rick McCullough

Friday, March 10, 2006

10:00 a.m.

Hugh W. Hillhouse, Purdue University

A New Class of Electrodes: Controlling Structure at the 5 nm Length Scale

Host: Tomasz Kowalewski

Thursday, March 23, 2006

Daniel Appella, National Institute of Health

Highly Substituted Peptide Nucleic Acids that Improve DNA Detection

Host: Danith Ly

Thursday, March 30, 2006

Elias Towe, Carnegie Mellon, Electrical and Computer Engineering

From Atomic and Molecular Beams to Quantum Structures: A Route to Novel Materials for Infrared Detection and Imaging

Host: Catalina Achim

Tuesday, April 4, 2006

Janet R. Morrow, The State University of New York, Buffalo

Challenges in the design of synthetic nucleases: positioning the metal ion complex at the catalytic site for RNA cleavage

Host: Catalina Achim

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Akira Kawamura, CUNY-Hunter College

Rediscovery of natural products using genomic and proteomic tools

Host: Danith Ly

Thursday, April 20, 2006

Anne Baranger, Wesleyan University

Recognition of single-stranded RNA by proteins and small molecules

Host: Danith Ly

Tuesday, May 2, 2006

Andrew Brodie, Massey University, New Zealand

Towards Metal-Rich Molecular Scaffolds

Host: Terry Collins

Past Seminars

Other seminars in the Mellon College of Science