Summer 2007

Chemistry Summer Research Institute (CSRI) 2007

All seminars held at 9:00am on Fridays in PHSC 301

June 8

Dr. Randy Miller
"Summer Research Orientation"

June 15

Dr. David Ball
"Asymmetric Organocatalysis"

June 22

Dr. Dan Edwards
"Aromatic Phenyltransferases - Exploring Nature's Chemical Toolbox"

Dr. Chris Nichols
"Analysis of Hydrosols"

June 29

Dr. Dan Clark
"Development of a Quantitative LC-MS/MS Assay for Coenzyme M in Biological Matrices"

July 6

Open

July 13

Dr. Larry Kirk
"Comparison of Organically Grown versus Conventionally Grown Oranges"

July 20

Mr. Brian Pierce of Advanced Light Technologies and researchers: Brandon Fragoso, Joe Gran, Garrett Parker, Jillian Hostetter
"Research at the Speed of Light"

July 27

Dr. Jinsong Zhang
"Ortho-quinone methide Diels Alder cycloaddition reactions"

August 3

Madison McCrea-Hendrick
"Progress towards the synthesis of the piperidine ring of Corydendramine A & B"

Tiffani Gruber
"Progress towards the synthesis of the polyene tail for the Model Compound of Corydendramine A"

Sandy Blair
"A Short Study of Aza-Claisen Rearrangements/Applications for the Synthesis of Lyngbyatoxin A"

August 10

Deepika Nayyar
"Synthesis of Enamines for o-Quinone hetero-Diel-Alder Reaction"

Jason Philips
"Progress towards the synthesis of polymer bound IBX"

Mimi Brown
"Study of Enzyme Kinetics of Prenylation of (-)-iodolactam valine"

August 17

Stephanie Mendes
"Development of Methods for Comparing Organically vs Conventionally Grown Oranges"

Brandon Russell
"Metabolic Pathway Engineering of E.coli to Produce Coenzyme M"

Matt Elston
"Investigations of Arginine Site-Directed Mutants of the Reverse Prenyltransferase LtxC"