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Student Seminars 2017-2018

Graduate Student Seminars Fall 2017

4:00 pm, Ladd 209 unless otherwise noted





Oct 9

Quinlyn Waulters
- 2md 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

March 9

Morrill 103

11:00 AM

Tim Wilson
PhD Defense

Stuart Haring TBA

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

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