All seminars held on Friday in AYRS 120 at 1:00pm unless otherwise noted
February 4 (Monday)
5:00pm - PHSC 301
Chris Larson - Material Sciences Institute - University of Oregon
"Opportunities for Chemistry and Physics majors in the University of Oregon Master's Internship Program"
*PIZZA provided for students
Randy Miller and Chris Gaffney
March 1 (Saturday)
*BMU 210- 6:00pm Dinner; 7:15pm Presentation
Dr. Sam Clegg - Team Leader of the Advanced Diagnostics and Instrumentation Group - Chemistry Division - Los Alamos National Lab
Northern California ACS Subsection Dinner
"Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy: From Terrestrial Carbon Sequestration to Roving Mars"
The abstract can be viewed here.
Dr. Pierre Kennepohl - Department of Chemistry - University of British Columbia - Vancouver, BC
"Bonding in Organometallic Chemistry: New Insights from X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy"
Daisy Bustos - Quality Control in Process (QCIP) - Genentech - South San Francisco
"Introduction to Biotech and Pharmaceutical Quality Control"
Dr. Peter Stoimenov - Gas Reactions Technology, Inc
"A New Chemical Process Platform for Methane Conversion to Gasoline and Chemicals"
Dr. Derek McPhee - Director of Chemistry - Amyris Biotechnologies - Emeryville, CA
"The Artemisinin Project"
Dr. Mike Cleary and Dr. Phil Chou - E&J Gallo Winery
"Aroma, Color, Mouthfeel, and Taste Chemistry in Grapes and Wine"
*Immediately following the seminar Dr. Cleary and Dr. Chou would like to meet with students interested in internship possibilities at Gallo.
Claudia Avalos - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry - CSU, Chico
CHEM 499H: Honors Research Presentation entitled "X-ray spectroscopy exploring the electronic structure and bonding behavior of Ni and Cu salen complexes"
Dr. Robert Wilhelm - Roche Palo Alto LLC
"Medicinal Chemistry in Pharma: A Case Study"
Dr. Jeff Allen - The Dow Chemical Company - San Diego, CA
"A New Microbial Platform for the Low Cost High-Quality Production of Protein Biopharmaceuticals"