Fall 2019 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
9/04 Benjamin Garcia, UPenn    
“Quantitative proteomics for understanding cancer epigenetics”
9/11 Risheng Wang, Missouri S & T    
“Engineering DNA nanostructures: application from drug delivery to plasmonic metamolecules”
9/18 Mahmoud Ghannoum, Case Western Reserve    
9/25 Coleen Pugh, WSU    
“Synthesis of Amphiphilic Nanoparticles by Step-Wise Crosslinking of Block Copolymers Containing 1-Functionalized Benzyocylobutene Units”
10/02 Ho Ng, KSU    
“Machine Learning for Drug Discovery”
10/09 Mary Anderson, Texas Women’s University    
“Glutathione: Antioxidant Properties, Biosynthesis and Allostery”
10/23 Alla Kostyukova, Washington State University    
“Regulation of actin dynamics at the pointed end”
10/30 Aron Fenton, KUMC    
“Counteracting hyperglycemia by targeting allosteric regulation of liver pyruvate kinase”


Borden Lacey, Vanderbilt University    
“Structures and Functions of the Clostridioides difficile Toxins”
11/13 Piyali Guhathakurta, University of Minnesota    
“Actin-myosin interaction: structure, function and drug discovery”
11/20 Van Doze, University of North Dakota    
“Adrenergic Enhancement of Neurocognitive Functions:  A Novel Therapeutic Strategy”