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Student Seminars 2016-2017

Graduate Student Seminars Fall 2016

4:00 pm, Ladd 107 unless otherwise noted





Sept 21
FLC 122

Shannon Anderson
- PhD Defense

Erika Offerdahl

Solving for a process: A mechanistic characterization of student problem solving and  reasoning with proton NMR spectroscopy

Sept 26

Ben LeVahn

Christopher Colbert

Substrate specificity for the biphenyl dioxygenase system

Sept 27
Morrill 103

Akila Iyer
- PhD Defense

Jayaraman Sivaguru

Visible Light Photocatalysis of N-N Bond Based Compounds

Oct 3

Hashini Herath

Alexander Parent

Asymmetric epoxidation using non-heme iron metal catalysts and H2O2

Oct 10

Sunanda Neupane


Effects of nanoparticles in health and environment

Oct 17

Sapna Ahuja

Jayaraman Sivaguru

Photochromic molecular switches in cholesteric liquid crystals

Oct 24

Waidath Bio-Sawe

Mukund Sibi

Artificial metalloenzymes: Proteins as host for enantioselective catalysis

Oct 24
FLC 122

Naveen Dandu
- PhD Defense

Jayaraman Sivaguru


Oct 31

Sujata Birua

John WIlkinson

Regulation of glycosphingolipids glycosyltransferase in breast cancer cells

Nov 7

Levi Lystrom

Svetlana Kilina

Non-adiabatic excited state MD

Nov 14

Krystal Grieger (Kalliokoski)

Mukund Sibi

Synthesis and applications of shape memory polymers

Nov 21

Srinivasulu Dasanna

Sangita Sinha

Structural studies of Vps34 complex

Nov 28

Trevor Baumgartner

Stuart Haring

Rad53 regulation of the cell cycle

Dec 5

Bing-Qing Liu

Wenfang Sun