Fall 2018 Chemistry Colloquium Series

The Chemistry Colloquia Series is presented Wednesday afternoons at 3:30 p.m. in room 224 McKinley Hall (unless otherwise noted) during the Fall and Spring semesters. Refreshments are provided.

Date Seminar Speaker, Title
8/22 Graduate Student Orientation
8/29 No meeting
9/5 Minae Mure, Department of Chemistry, University of Kansas
“Post-translational modifications of lysyl oxidase-like 2”
9/12 Gisuk Hwang, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State        
“Tailored Thermal Transport Phenomena in Gas-Filled Heterogeneous Nanostructures for Nano Thermal Diode and Switch”
9/19 Brad St. Croix, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute
“Bolstering Cancer Therapy through Antibody-Drug Conjugate (ADC) Targeting of Tumor-Associated Stroma”
9/26 Randy Morgenstein, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Oklahoma State University
“The cytoskeleton and cell shape: how small proteins control large-scale phenomena”
10/3 Martin Conda-Sheridan, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center
"Design, synthesis, and evaluation of amphiphilic peptides as new antimicrobial agents"
10/10 Christian Bleiholder, Department of Chemistry, Florida State University
10/17 speaker postponed until Spring
10/24 ACS Midwest Regional  Ames Iowa
10/31 Steven Firestine, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Wayne State University
“Purines and Spores: Adventures in Antimicrobial Drug Discovery”
11/7 Carey Johnson, Department of Chemistry, University of Kansas
“Single-Molecule and Time-Resolved Fluorescence:  Windows onto Protein Conformations and Dynamics”
11/14 Monica Kinde, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
“Unlocking Anesthesia: Characterizing Anesthetic Binding in Large Membrane Proteins with 19F NMR”
11/21 Thanksgiving Recess
11/28 Tendai Gadzikwa, Department of Chemistry, Kansas State University    
“Enzyme-Inspired Multifunctionalized Metal-Organic Framework (MOF) Materials”
12/5 Graduate Student Presentations