Carnegie Mellon University Department of Chemistry

Past Seminars

Graduate Program

Graduate Seminar (09-911) Schedule

Candidates for the Ph.D. in Chemistry must present a formal seminar during the third semester of residence.

All the seminars are at 12:30 p.m. in the Mellon Institute Conference Room, unless otherwise noted.
Refreshments will be served at 12:15 p.m.

Thursday, October 14, 2010
12:30 p.m.

Andrea Elsen

Proton Exchange Membranes: Requirements, Synthesis,and Applications

Chairperson: Emily Daniels

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
12:30 p.m.

Kurt Sweely

Molecular Robots Guided by Prescriptive Landscapes

Chairperson: Saumya Saurabh

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Thursday, October 21, 2010
12:30 p.m.

Saadyah Averick

Antibody Drug Conjugates

Chairperson: Yaozhong Zhang

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Tuesday, October 26, 2010
12:30 p.m.

Ha Pham

RNA interference (RNAi) Gene Therapy: ‘From the bench to the beside’

Chairperson: Benjamin Hui

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
12:30 p.m.

Benjamin Hui

Designs, Materials, Applications and the Future for Fuel Cell Technologies

Chairperson: Andrea Elsen

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Thursday, November 4, 2010
12:30 p.m.

Emily Daniels

Porous Materials for Carbon Dioxide Storage

Chairperson: Saadyah Averick

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Tuesday, November 9, 2010
12:30 p.m.

Penglin Ye

Proton Exchange Membranes (PEMs) with Polymer System

Chairperson: Lea Veras

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Thursday, November 11, 2010
12:30 p.m.

Yaozhong Zhang

Mechanical Manipulation of Hybrid Hydrogels

Chairperson: Penglin Ye

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Thursday, November 16, 2010
12:30 p.m.

Lea Veras

Ion Recognition and Permeation in Glutamate Receptor Ion Channel Proteins

Chairperson: Kurt Sweely

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Thursday, November 18, 2010
12:30 p.m.

Saumya Saurabh

Detection of HIV-1 Virus Antigen Using a Single Molecule Immunosorbent Assay

Chairperson: Ha Pham

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room