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Seminars Spring 2010

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 28, 2010

Jim Schnieder, Carnegie Mellon University

Self-Assembled Materials for Rapid Electrophoretic DNA Sequencing and Genomic Analysis

Host: Bruce Armitage

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Ben Van Houten, University of Pittsburgh

Structure-Function Studies of Bacterial Nucleotide Excision Repair Proteins: How Do Protein Machines Detect and Remove Damaged DNA?

Host: Marcel Bruchez

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Jay Siegel, Universität Zürich

Aromatic Architectures: Bowls, Gears and Knots

Host: Stefan Bernhard

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Sanford Leuba, University of Pittsburgh

DNA, Nucleosomes, and Molecular Motors: One-at-a-Time

Host: Subha Das

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Sergei Sheiko, University of North Carolina

Macromolecular Tensile Machines: Breaking Bonds, Activating Reactions, and Changing Color

Host: Kris Matyjaszewski

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Esteban Bornancini, GlaxoSmithKline

Development Challenges of Lipid-based Delivery Systems

Host: Gloria Silva

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Andrew Bocarsly, Princeton University

The Visible Light Driven Conversion of CO2 and H2O to Alcohols Using an Aromatic Amine Catalyst

Host: Stefan Bernhard

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Javid Rzayev, University of Buffalo

Nanostructured Materials From Multicomponent Bottlebrush Copolymers

Host: Kris Matyjaszewski / Alper Nese

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Yoshifumi Kimura, University of Tokyo

Photo-Dissociation and Bimolecular Reaction in Room Temperature Ionic Liquids

Host: Hyung Kim

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

4:30 p.m.

Brian Frezza and D. J. Kleinbaum, Emerald Therapeutics

Liquid Information Processors as Next Generation Nucleic Acid Therapeutics

Host: Bruce Armitage

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Robert B. (Barney) Grubbs, SUNY Stony Brook

Shaping Nanostructures from the Bottom Up with Block Copolymers

Host: Newell Washburn

Thursday, April 8, 2010

David Rueda, Wayne State University

Single Molecule Studies of Spliceosomal RNAs and DNA Polymerase

Host: Linda Peteanu

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Newell Washburn, Carnegie Mellon University

Biomaterials Chemistry: Anti-Inflammatories, Complex Fluids, and Adhesive

Host: Subha Das

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Rinaldo Poli, Université de Toulouse

Interplay of Various One-Electron Processes Involving Transition Metals in Controlled Radical Polymerization

Host: Kris Matyjaszewski

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Kadir Aslan, Morgan State University

Metal Nanostructures and Their Applications in Biotechnology

Host: Bruce Armitage

Friday, May 7, 2010

Dmitri Talapin, University of Chicago

Nanocrystal Solids: A Modular Approach to Materials Design

Host: Rongchao Jin

Past Seminars

Other seminars in the Mellon College of Science