Chemistry and Biochemistry

Fall 2010

All seminars held on Friday at 1 p.m. in AYRS 120 unless indicated otherwise. Refreshments served just prior to the presentation.

September 3

Dr. Mike Bartl - Department of Chemistry - University of Utah
"Bioinspiration in Materials Chemistry"

September 17

Sam Allen - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry - CSU, Chico
"Summer Research at NIST: Prediction and Standardization of Fire Debris Evaporation Patterns with the Advanced Distillation Curve” 

Nina McCulley - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry - CSU, Chico
"Summer Research in the REU at Humboldt State University: A Computational Investigation into Phallotoxins and the Organic Conductor TCNQ"

September 17

4:00pm in HOLT 170
College of Natural Sciences Convocation

October 8

Dr. Vincent Remcho -  Department of Chemistry - Oregon State University
"Expanding the microfluidic toolkit: biological and environmental analysis"

October 15

Dr. J.P. Lumb - Department of Chemistry - Stanford University 
"Exploiting Isomerizations: Biomimetic and Atom Economic Synthesis" 

October 22

Dr. Andrew Fisher - Department of Chemistry - UC Davis 
"Radical structures reveal water dynamics in the bilin reductase mechanism" 

November 5

Dr. Ben King - Department of Chemistry - Univ of Nevada, Reno
"New Circulenes: Quadrannulene to Septulene"

Thursday, December 2

6–8 p.m. in BMU 210: NorCal ACS Subsection Meeting

6 p.m. Dinner

7 p.m. Presentation by Dr. Jim Postma - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry - CSU, Chico
"The Electric Car; Murder Victim, Suicide, or Still a Gleam in Its Parents' Eyes"

December 3

Lukas Kennedy - Red Bluff High School
"Who, What, Where, When and Why I Became a High School Science Teacher"