Student Seminars

Student Seminars Archive

*All Seminars are scheduled for 1 PM, Patricia A. Sullivan Science Building, 301 McIver Street, Rm 201, unless otherwise stated.

April 25, 2018

Olalekan Oyekunle

Olalekan Oyekunle

MS Thesis Defense – CHE 602
Talk Title: Growth media studies approach to enhanced production of the bioactive fungal metabolite Viridicatumtoxin A
Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Oberlies

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April 25, 2018

Faith Howell

Faith Howell

MS Thesis Defense – CHE 602
Talk Title: Mass Spectrometric Detection of Cortisol in Hair Samples
Advisor: Dr. Norman Chiu

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April 18, 2018

Osbin Perdomo

Osbin Perdomo

MS Thesis Defense – CHE 602
Title: Measuring Distances Between Nucleotides Using CW-EPR and Dual Site-Directed Spin Labels to Distinquish Parallel Quadruplexes from B-DNA
Advisor: Dr. Ethan W. Taylor

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April 18, 2018

Matt Wright

Matt Wright

MS Thesis Defense – CHE 602
Title: Rapid and Improved Assay of Surfactins from Bacillus subtilis, 203R via LC-ESI-MS.
Advisor: Dr. Nadja Cech

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April 11, 2018

Patricia Boyd

Patricia Boyd

MS Thesis Defense – CHE 602
Title: “Computational Modeling of Small Non-Coding RNA Intramolecular Structure and the Determination of Their Collisional Cross Sections”
Advisor: Dr. Norman Chiu

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April 4, 2018

Joseph Mwangi

Joseph Mwangi

PhD Dissertation Seminar CHE 752
Title: “Ion mobility mass spectrometry of isomeric RNA biomarkers.”
Advisor: Dr. Norman Chiu

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March 28, 2018

Jennifer Doyle

Jennifer Doyle

MS Thesis Defense – CHE 602
Title: “Towards the Stereoselective Syntheses of 2-Methylcitrate and 2-Methylisocitrate and Their Use in Studying the Methylcitrtic Acid Cycle in Bacillus subtilis.”
Advisor: Dr. Jason Reddick

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March 21, 2018

Tyler Wilson

Tyler Wilson

MS Thesis Defense – CHE 602
Title: “Investigation into the Mechanism of Catalysis for the Kinetic Resolution of α,α-Disubstituted γ-Hydroxy Esters”
Advisor: Dr. Kimberly Petersen

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March 14, 2018

Emily Britton

Emily Britton

Ph.D. Dissertation Seminar – 752
Title: “New Strategies to Identify Bioactive Compounds from Complex Matrices to Combat Drug-resistant Bacterial Infections”
Advisor: Dr. Nadja Cech

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February 28, 2018

Rufaida M. Al Zoubi

Rufaida M. Al Zoubi

Ph.D. Dissertation Seminar – 752
Title: “Molecular Level Studies on The Cannabinoid Receptor Type 1 (CB1): Biased Signaling and MD Simulations”
Advisor: Dr. Patricia H. Reggio

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February 21, 2018

Israa Isawi

Israa Isawi

Ph.D. Literature Seminar – 751
Title: “Molecular insight into LSD’s psychoactive action”
Advisor: Dr. Patricia H. Reggio

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February 14, 2018

Cassandra Naphen

Cassandra Naphen

Ph.D. Literature Seminar – 751
Title: “Natural Products Advancements and Incorporation of Metabolomics and Genomics Data for Novel Drug Discovery”
Advisor: Dr. Nadja Cech

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October 25, 2017

Sonja Knowles

Sonja Knowles

Ph.D. Literature Seminar – 751
Title: “The fundamentals of epigenetics: Directed modification of gene expression.”

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October 18, 2017

John Roque

John Roque

Ph.D. Literature Seminar – 751
Title: “Overview of the photophysics and photochemistry of Ru(II) coordination complexes”

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April 26, 2017

Sydney Adams

MS Thesis – 602
Title: “Investigation and Comparison of Stereoisomer Products of 2-Methylcitrate Synthase and 2-Methylcitrate Dehydratase in Escherichia coli strain K12 and Bacillus subtilis strain 168″

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April 19, 2017

Agbo-oma Uwakweh

MS Thesis – 602

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April 12, 2017

Rima Goswami

MS Thesis – 602
Title: “M.S. Initial Studies on Exploring the Use of Messenger RNA as Biomarkers for Monitoring the Activities of Human Gut Microbiome”

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April 5, 2017

Franklin Turner

MS Thesis – 602
Title: “Isolation of Fungal Secondary Metabolites: Leporin B, Benzoisoquinoline and Related Compounds.”

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March 29, 2017

Kyla Stingley

MS Thesis – 602
Title: “Formation of Bicycles and Spirocycles via Desymmetrization.”

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March 22, 2017

Noemi Paguigan

Ph.D. Thesis Defense – 752
Title: Investigating the Chemical Diversity of Secondary Metabolites from Filamentous Fungi

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