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January

Graduate Seminar on Friday, January 13th at 11am

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Venue:PG5-153 at MMC, MSB-105 via Polycom at BBC

Dr. John Stanton, member of the Quantum Theory Project as well as William R. Kenan Professor of Chemistry. of University of Florida will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "My long- term relationship with a difficult molecule." Everyone is invited.

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Venue:PG5-153 at MMC, MSB-105 via Polycom at BBC

Dr. Carlos Cabrera will visit FIU to present a seminar to graduate students enrolled in CHM6935 entitled, "Electrochemical Interfaces: From Fuels Cells to DNA Biosensors"

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Venue:PG5-153 at MMC, MSB-105 via Polycom at BBC

Dr. David Kadko, of FIU-ARC, will present a seminar to graduate students enrolled in CHM6935 entitled, "A novel tracer to quantify the atmospheric flux of trace elements to remote ocean regions".

February

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Venue:PG5-153 at MMC, MSB-105 via Polycom at BBC

Dr. Wei Yang, NIH Distinguished Investigator, Section Chief, Mechanism of DNA Repair, Replication, and Recombination Section, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD will present a seminar entitled: Different Mechanisms for Lesion Bypass by Translesion DNA Polymerases. All are welcome

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Venue:PG5-153 at MMC, MSB-105 via Polycom at BBC

Dr. Chang Ryu, of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Large-scale separation and purification of block copolymers via selective and competitive adsorption on silica"

Seminar - Dr. Ilia Popovs

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Venue:AHC4-202, MMC Campus

On Thursday, Feb 16, Dr. Ilia Popovs of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will present a seminar entitled, "From Small Molecule Carbon—Hydrogen Bond Activation to the Development of Selective Adsorbent Materials for Environmental Applications and Uranium Recovery from Sea Water"

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Venue:PG5-153 at MMC, MSB-105 via Polycom at BBC

Dr. Daniel de Lill, of FAU, will visit FIU to present a seminar to entitled, "Synthesis, luminescence, and applications of lanthanide coordination polymers and metal-organic frameworks"

Seminar - Dr. Hassan Beyzavi

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Venue:PG5- 134

On Monday, 2/20/17 Dr. Hassan Beyzavi, of Harvard University, will present a seminar entitled, "Transition Metal-Mediated Reactions for Positron Emission Tomography and Macrocyclic Functional Materials"

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Venue:PG5-153 at MMC, MSB-105 via Polycom at BBC

Dr. Kaelin Cawley of University of Colorado, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "The National Ecological Observatory Network: Linking remote sensing data to environmental chemistry"

March

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Venue:ACH4-402

Join us for a talk on “Blocking Mitochondrial Fission as Potential Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease” featuring Professor Kim Tieu. Recent studies suggest that manipulating the processes of mitochondrial fission and fusion has considerable potential for treating human diseases.

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Venue:PG5-153 at MMC, MSB-105 via Polycom at BBC

Dr. Melanie Beazley, of UCF, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "The dynamics of phosphorus cycling and controls on internal loading in Central Florida lake sediments"

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Venue:AHC4 302

Dr. Howard L. Hall of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Radiochemistry Center of Excellence: Expanding the Horizons of Nuclear Forensics Analysis". This event is open to the public.

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Venue:PG5-153 at MMC, MSB-105 via Polycom at BBC

Catherine Freudenreich of Tufts University, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Mechanisms of R-loop Dependent CAG Repeat Fragility and Instability"

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Venue:ACH4-402

BSI SEMINAR: Dr. Heinz Arnheiter - How Genotypes Shape Phenotypes: Insights from the Transcription Factor MITF

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Venue:PG5-153 at MMC, MSB-105 via Polycom at BBC

On Friday, March 31st, Dr. Sourav Saha, Clemson University will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Stimuli-Responsive Functional Materials".

April

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Venue:PG5-153 at MMC, MSB-105 via Polycom at BBC

Dr. Slava Bryanstev, of ORNL, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Using theory to guide ligand design for chemical separations of f-block metal ions: Extraction of uranium from seawater, partitioning of minor actinides from high-level waste, and separation of adjacent lanthanides."

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Venue:PG5-153 at MMC, MSB-105 via Polycom at BBC

Dr. Catherine Costello, of Boston University, will visit FIU to present a seminar to graduate students enrolled in CHM6935, entitled, "Divide and Conquer Strategies for Glycan Structural Determinations"

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Venue:PG5-153 at MMC, MSB-105 via Polycom at BBC

Dr. Facundo Fernandez, of Georgia Tech, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "New Developments in Mass Spectrometry-based Metabolomics."

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Venue:Wolf Student Center, 2nd Floor Ballroom

Dr. Dorothy Phillips, ACS Board of Director, will be the Keynote Speaker. She will present a talk on "Paths to Becoming a Leader"

May

Commencement Exercises

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Venue:Golden Panther Arena

Its Graduation day for Golden Panthers. Commencement Exercises for the School of Integrated Science and Humanity will be held at 3 pm on May 2nd. Congratulations to all of our graduates.

August

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Venue:AHC4-402

Join us for a talk on “Alternative Careers in Science” with FIU’s Licensing Manager, Elizabeth Garami on Thursday, August 31th, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in AHC4-402. Elizabeth will discuss intellectual property protection, commercialization and potential careers that relate to these activities. Bring your questions for an interactive and active group discussion! Pizza and Refreshments will be served! See you there!

September

Professor Fenfei Leng will present a talk

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Venue:ACH3-205 and MSB - 105

Discovery of novel anticancer and anti-metastasis drugs targeting the mammalian high mobility group protein AT-hook 2

Professor David Chatfied will speak on....

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Venue:ACH3- 205 and MSB- 105

Tuning enzymatic reactivity: Insights from computations on heme-thiolate enzymes

Yan-Yan Hu of Florida State University will present a talk on ...

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Venue:ACH3- 205 and MSB 105

Fast Ion Conductors for Solid-State Batteries

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Venue:SIPA 100 and MSB 362

The title of the talk is "Tuning enzymatic reactivity: Insights from computations on heme-thiolate enzymes"

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Venue:ACH3- 205 and MSB- 105

Joel A. Olson (Florida Institute of Technology) will present a talk entitled "Sub-Molecular QSAR: Using Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Simulations for Rational Drug Design"

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Venue:ACH3-205 and MSB 105

Troy Moore (Kailos Genetics) will present a seminar entitled: "DNA Radar: Revelation of Surnames from DNA Samples with Next Generation Sequencing"

October

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Venue:ACH3- 205 and MSB 105

Robert Crabtree (Yale University) will deliver a seminar entitled: "Oxidation Catalysts for Green and Energy Problems"

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Venue:AHC3- 205 and MSB- 105

Catherine M. Grgicak (Henry Rutgers Chair in Chemistry and Associate Professor, Rutgers University - Camden) will present a talk entitled: "Production of High-Fidelity Electropherograms Results in Improved and Consistent Match-Statistics: Standardizing Forensic Validation by Coupling Laboratory Specific Experimental Data with an In Silico DNA Pipeline"

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Venue:ACH3- 205 and MSB 105

Robert Hondal (University of Vermont) "Why Nature uses Selenium in Enzymes and tRNA."

Graduate Seminar, Friday

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Venue:ACH3-205 and MSB - 105

John K. Gibson (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) "New and Fundamental Actinide Chemistry Revealed in the Gas Phase"

November

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Venue:ACH3- 205 and MSB 105

Bruce Mincher (Idaho National Laboratory) "The effects of radiation chemistry on radiochemistry; when unpaired electrons defy great expectations"

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Venue:ACH3- 205 and MSB 105

Ryan White (University of Cincinnati) "Developing Specific Electrochemical Sensing and Imaging Platforms Inspired by Biology"

December

Graduate Seminar, Friday

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Venue:AHC3-205, MSB-105

Suzan Wallace (University of Vermont) will present a seminar entitled"Hide and seek: How do DNA glycosylases locate oxidatively damaged DNA bases amidst a sea of undamaged bases?"