Monday Colloquium Series – 2006

Spring
Feb 27
Professor Stuart Licht
Department of Chemistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(Host: Sean Elliott)
The Effects of Nanometer-Scale Architecture on Acetylcholine Receptor Function and Pharmacology
Mar 13
Professor Squire Booker
Department of Chemistry
Pennsylvania State University
(Host: Sean Elliott)
The biosynthesis of the lipoyl cofactor: Understanding sulfur insertion into unactivated alkyl chains
Mar 20
2006 Novartis Lecture in Organic Chemistry
Professor Philip Baran
The Scripps Research Institute
(Host: John Porco)
The Catalytic Cycle of Discovery in Total Synthesis
Mar 27
2006 Lambert Lecture in Organic Chemistry
Professor E. J. Corey
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Harvard University
(Host: James Panek)
Chiral Cations as Catalysts for Enantioselective Synthesis: Pathways and Applications
Apr 3
Andrew Combs
Senior Director in Discovery Chemistry
Incyte
(Host: Scott Schaus)
Utilizing the Latest Medicinal Chemistry Technologies Available to Discover and Optimize Novel Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase 1B Inhibitors.
Apr 10
Professor Kara L. Bren
Department of Chemistry
University of Rochester
(Host: Sean Elliott)
Apr 24
Professor JoAnne Stubbe
Department of Chemistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(Host: Sean Elliott)
Fall
Sep 18
Martin Kirk
Department of Chemistry
University of New Mexico
(Host: Sean Elliott)
Electronic Structure Contributions to Catalysis in Pyranopterin Molybdenum Enzymes
Sep 25
Paulo Cezar Vieira
Professor of Chemistry
Federal University of São Carlos
(Host: John Snyder)
Strategies for the isolation of antiparasitic natural products from Brazilian plants
Oct 16
Mukund Sibi
Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology
North Dakota State University
(Host: John Porco)
A New Dimension to Enantioselective Catalysis: Templates Come to the Rescue
Oct 23
Richard C. Holz
Department of Chemistry
Loyola University-Chicago
(Host: John Caradonna)
Design and Development of Biomotor Power Units
Oct 30
Jeffrey W. Bode
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of California, Santa Barbara
(Host: Scott Schaus)
Organic Redox Reactions: A Strategy for Chemoselective Ligations and Catalytic Annulations
Nov 6
Matthew B. Francis
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Berkeley
(Host: Scott Schaus)
New Synthetic Strategies to Build Protein-Based Nanomaterials
Nov 20
Jinquan Yu
Department of Chemistry
Brandeis University
(Host: Scott Schaus)
Formation of C-Heteroatom and C-C Bonds from Unactivated C-H Bonds
Nov 27
David Benson
Department of Chemistry
Wayne State University
(Host: Sean Elliott)
Measuring Small Molecule Concentrations Using Charge Transport Processes in Biopolymer Tethered Nanoparticles