Monday Graduate Colloquium Schedule

Fall 2002

When indicated by (*) the seminars are funded in part by the NIU Graduate Colloquium Committee. They are held on Mondays at 16:00 in Faraday West 201. Some seminars are also on Thursdays. Those are in FW 300.

Tentative Schedule

Date Speaker Topic
August 19
10 a.m.
Professor Emeritus Heinz Nöth
Institut für Anorganische Chemie
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
News from Boron-Nitrogen Chemistry: The Metallation of Aminoboranes and Borazines
September 30 Assistant Professor Robert E. Maleczka, Jr. (*)
Department of Chemistry
Michigan State University
Telescoping Organometallic Reaction Sequences. Syntheses of Complex Natural Products to 'Simple' Phenols
October 7 Professor Vicki Grassian
Department of Chemistry
University of Iowa
Surface Chemical Processes of Atmospheric Particulates
October 28 Assistant Professor Richard Vachet (*)
Department of Chemistry
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Ligand Fishing: Using Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry to Characterize Metal Complexes in Marine Environments
November 4   Johan Ferreira
Acros Chemicals
From the mundane to the exotic: A supplier's perspective
November 7 Ilya Zharov
Beckman Institute of Advanced Science
I. Preparation and study of group 14 cations in non-polar media.
II. Synthetic hosts by monomolecular imprinting inside dendrimers.
November 11 Ishaque Khan
Illinois Institute of Technology
Fabrication of monodisperse nanostructural solids: Potential environmental decontamination catalysts.
November 14 Gayle Nicoll University of Nebraska Concept maps: A method of representing how students link together chemistry
November 18 Scott Burr - Emory University Furans in the synthesis of alkaloid natural products
November 21 Martin Thompson - University of Michigan Novel biosensors of protein interactions: A tool to screen for oncogenic growth signal inhibitors.
December 2 Wei Wang Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation Novel strategies for development of peptide and peptidomimetic-based drugs.
December 5 Victoria-Codrina Popescu Fluorescence studies of the component interactions in methane monooxygenase.
December 9 Xi Chen - Neose Technologies, Inc. Glycoscience: An integration of biochemistry, organic chemistry and biotechnology
December 12 Xiaotang Wang - Jackson State University Probing the structure-activity relationship of metalloproteins in solution

Other speakers may be added later.

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