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2016 Seminars

Dec. 2

11am - 12pm, GL-100 at MMC; MSB-105 at BBC via polycom

On Friday Decemebr 2, Dr. Leyla Soleymani will visit FIU to present a seminar to graduate students enrolled in CHM6935 as part of the Graduate Seminar Series, entitled "Rapid Prototyping of Multi-lengthscale Materials for Biosensing Applications."

Nov. 18

11am - 12pm, GL100 at MMC / MSB-105 at BBC via polycom

Professor Jenifer C. Braley, of Colorado School of Mines, will visit FIU to present a seminar to graduate students enrolled in CHM6935 as part of the Graduate Seminar Series.

Nov. 4

11am - 12pm, GL-100

Dr. Karen Vasquez, James T. Doluisio Regents Professor and Head, Division of Pharmacology & Toxicology University of Texas at Austin, will present a seminar entitled "Novel Mechanisms of Genetic Instability."

Oct. 28

11am - 12pm, GL 100

Professor Kenneth Fischbeck, M.D. NIH Distinguished Investigator, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), NIH, Bethesda, MD. All are invited.

Oct. 24

3pm - 4pm, WC130

Dr. Penny Beuning from Northeastern University, Boston, MA will host a lecture.

Oct. 21

11am -12pm, GL-100 at MMC; MSB-105 at BBC via polycom

Mark Muller, TopoGen Inc., Orlando, will visit FIU to present a seminar to graduate students as part of the Graduate Seminar Series entitled, "Epigenetic Reprogramming Due to DNA Repair: A New Mechanism for Permanent Variations in Gene Expression in Animal Cells."

Oct. 14

11am -12pm, GL-100

Skin cancer detection using Raman spectroscopy. Dr. Andrew Terentis, Department of Chemistry, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL.

Nobel Laureate Richard Schrock - Oct. 7

3:30pm - 4:30pm, Wilder Auditorium, Knight Physics Bldg, UM

Nobel Laureate Richard Schrock will be speaking at the Chemistry Department of the UM Friday, October 7, 2016 at the Wilder Auditorium, Knight Physics Building Room 112. 3:30pm-4:30pm.

Oct. 7

11am - 12pm, GL-100 at MMC; MSB-105 at BBC via polycom

Joel Olsen, Florida Institute of Technology, will visit FIU to present a seminar to graduate students enrolled in CHM6935 as part of the Graduate Seminar series entitled, "Sub-Molecular QSAR: Using Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Simulations for Rational Drug Design."

Sept. 30

11am - 12pm, GL-100 at MMC; MSB-105 at BBC via polycom

On Friday, September 30th from 11-12pm, Dr. Dianqing Sun, of University of Hawaii, will present a seminar to graduate students enrolled in CHM6935-U01, as part of the Graduate Seminar Series entitled, " Natural Product-Inspired New Antibacterial Agents."

Sept. 28

2pm - 4pm, MMC CP107

“Nuclear Forensics Expertise Development: Transferring Knowledge to the Next Generation” Mansie Iyer Ph.D. Research opportunities within nuclear forensics for undergraduate & graduate students, and faculty.

Sept. 26

4:15pm - 5:15pm, WC 130

Dr. Robert G. M. Spencer, Florida State University.

Sept. 23

11am - 12pm, GL-100 at MMC; MSB-105 at BBC via polycom

On Friday, September 23rd from 11-12pm, Dr. Kristina Hakansson, of University of Michigan, will present a seminar to graduate students enrolled in CHM6935-U01, as part of the Graduate Seminar Series entitled, "Gas-Phase Ion-Electron and Ion-Photon Reactions for Biomolecular Structural Determination and Discovery."

Sept. 16

11am - 12pm, GL-100 at MMC; MSB-105 at BBC via polycom

On Friday, September 16 from 11-12pm, Dr. Yossi Weizmann of the University of Chicago, will present a seminar to graduate students enrolled in CHM6935-U01, as part of the Graduate Seminar Series, entitled, "Programmable Complex Nucleic Acids Topologies and Colloidal LEGO Nanoparticles for Biological and Plasmonic Applications."

Sept. 9

11am - 12pm, GL100 at MMC / MSB-105 at BBC via polycom

On Friday, September 9th, Dr. Yi Xiao of FIU's Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, will present a seminar to graduate students enrolled in CHM6935-U01, as part of the Graduate Seminar Series entitled, "Bringing Biosensors to the Bedside."

Sept. 6

3:30pm - 4:30pm, ACH4-402

Please join us for a special presentation by Dr. Philip Arlen, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, “Adventures in Academic Drug Discovery."

Sept. 2

11am - 12pm, GL-100 at MMC and MSB-105 at BBC via polycom

On Friday, September 2, from 11-12pm, Dr. Francisco Fernandez-Lima, of FIU Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, will present a seminar to graduate students enrolled in CHM6935-U01, as part of the Graduate Seminar Series entitled, "From single cells to biomolecule structure and dynamics. What can we learn using mass spectrometry based tools?"

Jun. 16

11am - 1pm, AHC4-402

The Biomolecular Sciences Institute will host a lecture by Dr. Alesandro Marangon of Novartis.

Apr. 29

11am - 12pm, MMC: PG5-153, BBC: MSB-105

On Friday, April 29th, 2016 Dr. Suhail Al-Abed of the US Environmental Protection Agency, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Fate and Transport of Engineered Nanomaterials in the Environment: A problem or a Solution or Both."

Apr. 22

11am - 12pm, MMC: PG5-153, BBC: MSB-105

On Friday, April 22nd, 2016 Dr. Jose Rivera of the University of Puerto Rico, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Supramolecular particles made from small-molecules for the in vitro and in vivo delivery of therapeutic agents."

Apr. 15

11am - 12pm, MMC: PG5-153, BBC: MSB-105

On Friday, April 15th, 2016 Dr. Gary Glish of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "The New Tandem MS: Ion Mobility Spectrometry/Mass Spectrometry."

Apr. 8

11am - 12pm, MMC: PG5-153, BBC: MSB-105

On Friday, April 18th, 2016 Dr. Amy Lane of the University of North Florida, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Harnessing the biosynthetic capabilities of marine bacteria."

Apr. 1

11am - 12pm, MMC: PG5-153, BBC: MSB-105

On Friday, April 1st, 2016 Dr. Robert Ramotowski of the U.S. Secret Service, DHS, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Forensic Science Research at the United States Secret Service."

Mar. 25

11am - 12pm, MMC: PG5-153, BBC: MSB-105

On Friday, March 25th, 2016 Dr. Adam Braunschweig of the University of Miami, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "On the quantitative determination of binding constants: Implications for surface science, health, and energy harvesting."

Mar. 4

11am - 12pm, MMC: PG5-153, BBC: MSB-105

On Friday, March 4th, 2016 Dr. Stephen Klippenstein of Argonne National Laboratory, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "From Theoretical Reaction Dynamics to Combustion Modeling."

Feb. 26

11am - 12pm, MMC: PG5-153, BBC: MSB-105

On Friday, February 26th, 2016 Dr. Robert Sobol of the University of South Alabama, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Base excision repair, ADP-ribosylation and NAD metabolism converge for genome maintenance."

Feb. 19

11am - 12pm, MMC: PG5-153, BBC: MSB-105

On Friday, February 19th, 2016 Dr. Huimin Zhao of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Building a Biological Foundry for Next-generation Synthetic Biology."

Feb. 12

11am - 12pm, MMC: PG5-153, BBC: MSB-105

On Friday, February 12th, 2016 Dr. Rob Spencer of Florida State University, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "From the Arctic to the Equator: Reexamining Organic Carbon at the Land-Ocean Interface."

Applied Research Center Lecture Series - Feb. 5

3pm - 4pm, FIU Engineering Campus Room 2300

Mr. Joseph Sinicrope, Research Scientist, Applied Research Center (ARC) will present a talk entitled:“Insights into the Culture of the Department of Defense and Its Impact on Applied Research Requirements."

Feb. 5

11am - 12pm, MMC: AHC3-205, BBC: MSB-105

On Friday, February 5th, 2016 Dr. Evan Williams of the University of California, Berkeley, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "New insights into molecular structure and ion solvation from mass spectrometry."

Jan. 29

11am - 12pm, MMC: AHC3-205, BBC: MSB-105

On Friday, January 29th, 2016 Dr. Keith Pannell of the University of Texas at El Paso, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "SILOXYMETHYLAMINES: masked methylamine transfer reagents leading to new Ligands and Complexes."

Jan. 22

11am - 12pm, MMC: AHC3-205, BBC: MSB-105

On Friday, January 22nd, 2016 Dr. Janusz Pawliszyn of the University of Waterloo, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Needle Trap, a New Sampling/Sample Preparation, Too."

Seminar Sponsored by BSI, SISH, and Biochemistry Ph.D. Program - Jan. 15

12pm - 1pm, WC-130

We look forward to seeing you for a talk on “tRNA Methylation: A Mechanism of Regulation of Gene Expression” with Dr. Ya-Ming Hou on Friday, January 15, 2016, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., Room WC-130. Pizza and refreshments will be served.

Jan. 15

11am - 12pm, MMC: AHC3-205, BBC: MSB-105

On Friday, January 15, 2016 Dr. Sarah Rutan of Virginia Commonwealth University, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Comprehensive 2D Liquid Chromatography -- Promises and Challenges."