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2013 Seminars

Dec. 6

11am - 12pm, CBC155 College of Business Complex

On Friday, December 6th at 11am, Dr. Takushi Kaneko, of TB Alliance, will present a seminar to graduate students and faculty. Title to be announced.

Nov. 22

11am - 12pm, CBC155 College of Business Complex

On Friday, November 22nd at 11 am, Dr. Richard Houghten of TPIMS, will present a seminar to graduate students and faculty entitled, “Accelerating and enhancing the drug discovery process."

Nov. 15

11am - 12pm, CBC155 College of Business Complex

On Friday, November 15 at 11am, Dr. Xiaoyuan (Shawn) Chen of NIH- LOMIN, will present a seminar to graduate students and faculty. Title to be announced.

Nov. 8

11am - 12pm, CBC155 College of Business Complex

On Friday, November 8th at 11am, Dr. Bruce Moyer of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will present a seminar to graduate students and faculty entitled, "Application of molecular recognition principles to the selective separation of ions from aqueous solution."

Nov. 1

11am - 12pm, CBC155 College of Business Complex

On Friday, November 1st at 11am, Dr. Panayotis Kyritsis of NKU in athens, Greece, will present a seminar to graduate students and faculty entitled, “Different letters stand for significant differences among all sub-regions based on non-parametric significance tests."

Oct. 25

11am - 12pm, CBC155 College of Business Complex

On Friday, October 25 at 11am, Dr. Arturo Hernandez-Maldonado of UPR-Mayaguez, will present a seminar to graduate students and faculty entitled, “Superior Rigid and Flexible Nanoporous Materials for Adsorption Based Applications."

Oct. 18

11am - 12pm, CBC155 College of Business Complex

On Friday, October 18th at 11am, Dr. Tony Prieto of UPR, will present a seminar to graduate students and faculty entitled, "Non-aldol Approach for Polypropionate Construction: A Second-Generation Epoxide-based Methodology."

Oct. 11 - TBA

11am - 12pm, CBC155 College of Business Complex

Graduate Seminar on October 11th is TBA

Oct. 4 - CANCELLED

11am - 12pm, CBC155 College of Business Complex

Graduate Seminar for Friday, October 4th, 2013 at 11 am has been cancelled.

Sept. 20

11am - 12pm, CBC155 College of Business Complex

On Friday, September 20 at 11 am, Dr. Dev Arya, of Clemson, will present a seminar to graduate students and faculty entitled, "Targeting Nucleic Acids with Benzimidazoles."

Sept. 13

11am - 12pm, CBC155 College of Business Complex

On Friday, September 13 at 11am, Dr. Steven Burner, of UF, will present a seminar to graduate students entitled, "Structure and chemistry of nonribosomal peptide natural product biosynthesis."

Sept. 6

11am - 12pm, GL-100A

On Friday, September 6th at 11:00 am , Dr. Suzanne Bell of WVU, will present a seminar to graduate students and faculty entitled, “Chemometric Analysis of Gunshot Residue by IMS."

Apr. 19

11am - 11:50am, AHC3-205, Marine Sciences Building Room 105 (MSB-105) – BBC (via polycom)

Dr. Channa de Silva, of Western Carolina University, will present a seminar entitled, Lanthanide-based Nanomaterials with Improved Luminescence Properties for Potential Biomedical Applications."

Torki Zughaibi - Dissertation Proposal Defense - Apr. 17

3pm - 3:30pm, ECS 451

Dissertation Proposal Defense Speaker; Torki Zughaibi Title; Movement of the Volatile Organic Compoounds (VOCs) of drugs using Direct Analysis in Real Time (DART) coupled to accurate mass Time-of-Flight mass spectrometer. April 17 @ 3:00 PM.

Garrett English - Dissertation Proposal Defense - Apr. 16

4pm - 4:30pm, CP101

Dissertation Proposal Defense Speaker; Garrett English Title; Detection and remediation of PCR inhibition in forensic casework. April 16 @ 4:00- 4:30, CP-101.

Phillip Davis - Dissertation Proposal Defense - Apr. 16

3:30pm - 4pm, CP101

Dissertation Proposal Defense Speaker; Phillip Davis April 16 @ 3:30 - 4:00, CP-101 Title; Investigation of the human scent profile of epileptic patients and determination of a volatile biomarker for epileptic seizures.

Apr. 12

11am - 11:50am, AHC3-205, Marine Sciences Building Room 105 (MSB-105) – BBC (via polycom)

Dr. Vibha Tandon, of University of Delhi,India, will present a seminar entitled, Coactivation of AKT/NFkB triggered by DMA, a Bis-Benzimidazole, provides Protection against Ionizing Radiation-induced Apoptosis."

Biochemistry P.h.D. Program Seminar - Apr. 5

12pm - 1pm, AHC2-170, Academic Health Center 2

Dr. Cynthia McMurray, of Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory, will present a seminar to the Biochemistry Ph.D. program entitled, Cause and effects of DNA instablility in human disease."

Apr. 5

11am - 11:50am, AHC3-205, Marine Sciences Building Room 105 (MSB-105) – BBC (via polycom)

Dr. Ljiljana Pasa-Tolic of Pacific Northwest National Lab, will present a seminar entitled, “Overview of Capabilities at the EMSL User Facility for the Study of Complex Biological Systems."

Tosin Jonah - Dissertation Proposal Defense - Apr. 2

2pm - 2:30pm, GC275A

Dissertation Proposal Defense April 2 @ 2:00 PM, Location GC275A Speaker; Tosin Jonah Title; Selective sensing of ion pairs of environmental and forensic significance, based on anion and catiion complexation and co-extraction.

Mar. 29

11am - 11:50am, AHC3-205

Dr. Gabriel Bowen, Associate Professor, Geology & Geophysics Department, University of Utah, will present a seminar entitled, “Geospatial forensics with stable isotopes."

Mar. 22

11am - 12pm, AHC3-205

Dr. Jeremy W. Chambers of the Dept. of Cellular Biology and Pharmacology, in the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University, will present a seminar entitled, "JNKing Mitochondria: Establishing Roles for Mitochondrial Scaffold Proteins in Physiology and Pathology."

Mar. 8

11am - 11:50am, AHC3-205 MMC (Live) , Marine Sciences Building Room 105 (MSB-105) – BBC (via polycom)

Dr. Lisa McElwee-White, of University of Florida, will present a seminar entitled, “Mechanism-Based Design of Precursors for the Deposition of Inorganic Films and Nanoparticles."

Feb. 22

11am - 12pm, AHC3-205

Dr. David Dunlap, of Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, will present a seminar of Friday, February 22 at 11:00am entitled, Topological and Functional Domains in DNA and Chromatin.

Feb. 15

11am - 12pm, AHC3-205

Dr. Lee Woodcock, of USF, will present a seminar on Friday, February 15 at 11am entitled, Unlocking binding and reaction mechanisms via multiscale modeling."

Feb. 8

11am - 12pm, AHC3-205

Dr. Zhaohui (Sunny) Zhou , of Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis,Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts,will present a seminar on Friday, February 8th at 11am entitled, “Chemistry, Analysis and Biology of Protein Modifications: Methylation and Isoaspartic Acid."

Feb. 1

11am - 12pm, AHC3-205

D. Virender Sharma, of Florida Institute of Technology, will present a seminar entitled, "Ferrates(VI, V, and IV): Fundamentals and Applications in Water and Wastewater Treatment."

Jan. 25

11am - 12pm, AHC3-205

Dr. Tingting Wu, of University of Miami, will present a seminar entitled, "Ambient Net-zero Water Treatment and Mineralization."

Jan. 18

11am - 12pm, AHC3-205

Dr. Ines Triay, of the Applied Research Center at FIU, will present a seminar entitled, “The Science and Technology of the Cold War Legacy."