Fall 2007

All seminars held on Friday in AYRS 120 at 1:00pm unless otherwise noted

Date
Speaker
Title
Host

September 14

Dr. Jeff Gautschi - Bend Research Inc - Bend, Oregon
"Drug Discovery Periphery: Marine Natural Products, Plasma 'Unnatural' Products, and Expanding Druggable Space"
Don Alger

September 28

Karl Voigtritter - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry - CSU, Chico
Summer Research at UC, Santa Barbara - "Olefin Metathesis using Nonionic Amphophile "PTS"; Just Add Water"
Dave Ball and Randy Miller

Claudia Avalos - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry - CSU, Chico
Summer Research at UC, Santa Cruz - "Developing the therapeutic potential of Psymberin, a potent cytotoxin derived from Psammocina aff. bulbosa "
Dave Ball and Randy Miller

October 5

Tim Dunn - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry - CSU, Chico
Summer Research at UC, Santa Barbara - "Spectroscopic Studies of the Photoinduced Linkage Isomerization of Ru(salen)(ONO)(NO)"
Randy Miller

October 12

Dr. Benjamin Gherman - Department of Chemistry - CSU, Sacramento
"DFT Computational Study of a Biomimetic Model for the Metalloenzyme Peptide Deformylase"
Dan Clark

October 19

Dr. Dave Ball - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry - CSU, Chico
"Pathways to Lyngbyatoxin A"

October 26

Dr. Scott Lokey - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry - UC Santa Cruz
"A Chemical Genetics Approach to Understanding the DNA Damage Checkpoint"
Dan Clark

November 2

Lance Astrella - Astrella and Rice PC Law Firm
"Chemistry, the Law and Environmental Policy"
Don Alger

November 9

Dr. Nancy Gerber - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry - San Francisco State University
"Metabolism of Pesticides by CytoChrome P450s"
Dan Clark

December 14

Dr. Bruce Lipshutz - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry - UC Santa Barbara
"Enabling Technologies Based on the Dietary Supplement Coenzyme Q10. We Make It... & We Take It"
Dave Ball