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Student Seminars 2017-2018

Graduate Student Seminars Fall 2017

4:00 pm, Ladd 209 unless otherwise noted

Date

Speaker

Advisor

Title

Oct 9

Quinlyn Waulters
2nd year seminar

Mukund Sibi

Peptide Stapling: Overview of Evolution and Synthesis

Oct 16 Russell Hofmann
2nd year seminar
Mukund Sibi Peptidomimetic Foldamers

Oct 19
11:00 am
Dunbar 152

Catherine Sutton
maxi proposal

Mukund Sibi

Decreasing NOx Emissions through the Implementation of Amide Additives to Biodiesel/diesel Fuel Blends

Oct 24
12:30 pm
FDLC 122
Eric Uzelac
PhD Defense
Seth Rasmussen Thiazole vs. thiophene: Heterocycle effects on the properties of fused-ring conjugated materials.
Nov 6
2:00 PM
Brendan Gifford
PhD Defense
Svetlana Kilina Strategic Functionalization of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes to Manipulate Their Electronic and Optical Properties
Nov 6 Elizabeth Bueno
2nd year seminar
Sangita Sinha The Conformational Effects of Antidepressants on the Dopamine Transporter
Nov 3 Beau Jernberg
2nd year seminar
Chris Colbert A Structural Analysis of C-Terminal Processing Proteases
Nov 17 Bingqing Liu
Maxi Proposal
Wenfang Sun  Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence Materials Based on Terpyridine Derivatives
Nov 20 Anthony Clay
PhD Defense
Jayaraman Sivaguru  Interactions of Light with Organic Chromophores: A Photochemical and Photophysical Investigation
Dec 1 Sunande Neupane
Maxi Proposal
Zhongyu Yang  Elucidating the Structural Basis of Protein Stabilization by Cyclodextrin using EPR Spectroscopy
Dec 8
1 pm
Morrill 103
Hashini Herath
Maxi Proposal
Alex Parent “Click” –Extended Nitrogen Rich Graphene Based Network for CO2 Capture and as a Catalyst for CO2 Conversion
Dec 12
9 am
FLC 124
Sujata Birua
Maxi Proposal
John Wilkinson MicroRNA: A novel therapeutic approach for ER-stress induced pathophysiology in pancreatic cancer
Dec 13
9 am
Ladd 209
Kristine Konkol
Maxi Proposal
Seth Rasmussen Using Colorimetric Probes to Selectively Detect and Protect Against Nerve Agents
Dec 13 Shreya Mukhopadhyay
Maxi Proposal
Sangita Sinha Elucidating the mechanism of DAT interaction with Syntaxin1A and the impact of multi-site DAT phosphorylation on this interaction

Graduate Student Seminars Spring 2018

4:00 pm, Ladd 209 unless otherwise noted

Jan 16

Morrill 105

8:00 AM

Trevor Baumgartner
Maxi Proposal
Stuart Haring Characterization of miRNA-122 and NEDD4L roles during cytokinesis and ploidy regulation

Feb 14

FLC 122

2:00 PM

Nilushni Sivapragasam
PhD Defense
Uwe Burghaus Adsorption kinetics and dynamics of small molecules on graphene and graphene oxide

March 9

Morrill 103

11:00 AM

Tim Wilson
PhD Defense

Stuart Haring

Elucidating the Function of the Rfa2 N-terminus During the DNA Damage Response and Checkpoint Adaptation

May 14

Ladd 209

12:00 PM

Waidath Bio-Sawe
Maxi Proposal

Mukund Sibi

Understanding the immune system evasion of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: A bioorthogonal chemistry approach to study the interaction between Fibronectin and CR3 receptors

June 26

Ladd 209

1:00 PM

Karen Glover
PhD Defense

Sangita Sinha

TBA

June 27

Morrill 105

12:30 PM

Angela Adsero
Maxi Proposal

Stuart Haring

TBA

July 25

Ladd 209

9:00 AM

Jesse Joyce
MS Defense

Mukund Sibi

TBA