Monday Colloquium Series – 2008

Spring
Professor David GinJan 7
Professor David Gin
Molecular Pharmacology & Chemistry
Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
(Host: John Proco)
Synthesis of Carbohydrate Immunostimulants and Bioactive Alkaloids
(Abstract)
Professor Mohammad MovassaghiFeb 11
Professor Mohammad Movassaghi

Department of Chemistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(Host: Scott Schaus)
Cascade Reactions in Complex Alkaloid Synthesis

Professor Jeffrey JohnsonFeb 25
Professor Jeffrey Johnson

Department of Chemistry
UNC Chapel Hill
(Host: Corey Stephenson)
Strategies in Carbonyl Polarity Reversal: Recent Case Studies
(Abstract)

Professor David CraneMar 3
Professor David Crane

Department of Chemistry
Brown University
(Host: Pinghua Liu)
Polyketide Antibiotic Biosynthesis: Mechanistic and Structural Basis of the Programming of Multistep Biosynthetic Pathways
(Abstract)

Professor Ann ValentineMar 17
Professor Ann Valentine
Department of Chemistry
Yale University
(Host: Sean Elliott)
Bioinorganic Chemistry of Titanium in Medicine and the Environment
(Abstract)
Dr. Jennifer HollingsworthMar 24
BUWIC Speaker
Dr. Jennifer Hollingsworth
Los Alamos National Laboratory
(Host: Boston University Women in Chemistry)
Nanocrystal Quantum Dot Flourophores: Fine-Tuning Optical Properties Through Chemistry
(Abstract)
Professor  Jeffrey A. CinaMar 31
Professor Jeffrey A. Cina
Department of Chemistry
University of Oregon
(Host: Larry Ziegler)
Wave-Packet Interference in Vibrational Dynamics, State Reconstruction, and the Control of Excitation Transfer
(Abstract)
Professor  James M. MayerApr 7
Professor James M. Mayer
Department of Chemistry
University of Washington
(Host: Sean Elliott)
Oxidations of C–H and O–H bonds: From hydrogen atom transfer to proton-coupled electron transfer
(Abstract)
Professor Anne-Frances MillerApr 28
Professor Anne-Frances Miller
Department of Chemistry
University of Kentucky
(Host: Linda Doerrer)
How proteins control electrons: Protons !
Professor David EvansMay 1 (Thurs)
BUYCC Speaker
Professor David Evans
Department of Chemistry
Harvard University
(Host: Boston University Younger Chemists Committee)
Studies in Natural Product Synthesis