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.

November 23, 2020

Saad Sohail

Saad Sohail

Title: Design and Development of Novel Reactions Utilizing Dienes and Carbene Intermediates

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November 18, 2020

Tamera Jones

Tamera Jones

Title: The Role of Visuo-Spatial Ability for Problem Solving in Chemistry

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November 11, 2020

Symone Alexander

Symone Alexander

Title: Diastereoselective Cyclization of Lactones via Brønsted Acid Catalysis

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November 4, 2020

Tian Li

Tian Li

Title: The Recent Development of Palladium (I) Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions

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October 28, 2020

Luis Cruz

Luis Cruz

Title: Identification of Commensal Bacteria Autoinducing Peptides with Ultrahigh Performance Liquid Chromatography – High Resolution Mass Spectrometry

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October 21, 2020

Hadi Pourhadi

Hadi Pourhadi

Title: Gadolinium-Based MRI Contrast Agents: Development and Future Prospects

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October 14, 2020

Josh Frost

Josh Frost

Title: Synthetic Methodologies for the Formation of P-Stereogenic Molecules

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October 7, 2020

Derick D. Jones, Jr

Derick D. Jones, Jr

Pronouns: they/them

Type of talk: Ph.D. Defense

Dissertation Title: Molecular Insights into Virulence Regulation in MRSA using Mass-Spectrometry Based Metabolomics

Ph.D. Advisor/Committee Chair: Dr. Nadja B. Cech

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September 30, 2020

Fridah Rotich

Fridah Rotich

Title: Barriers and Drivers to STEM Education Reform

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September 23, 2020

Herma Pierre

Herma Pierre

Title: Biotransformations of Novel Stilbenes

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October 30, 2019

Warren S. Vidar

Warren S. Vidar

PhD Literature Seminar 751
Adviser: Dr. Nadja B. Cech
Talk Title: “Understanding the Integrity and Limitations of Metabolomics”

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October 10, 2019

Diana Kao

Diana Kao

Ph.D. Candidate, Medicinal Biochemistry
PhD Dissertation Seminar 752
Adviser: Dr. Nicholas Oberlies
**Talk takes place at 9:30 am in Sullivan Science Building Room 435**
Talk Title: “Steps in the Journey to Advance the Study of Nature’s Chemistry”

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October 9, 2019

Victoria Meadows

Victoria Meadows

PhD Literature Seminar 751
Advisor: Dr. Jason Reddick
Talk Title: “Radical SAM Enzymes in Natural Product Biosynthesis” 

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June 28, 2019

Soumia Amrine

Soumia Amrine

PhD Dissertation Seminar – 752
Title: Studies on Epipolythiodioxopiperazine Alkaloids”
Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Oberlies

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June 13, 2019

Ngoc Vu

Ngoc Vu

PhD Dissertation Seminar – 752 – ***SULLIVAN SCIENCE RM 435 at 9:00AM***
Title: “Identification and Comprehensive Structural Characterization of Serum Lipid markers to Type 1 Diabetes Progression”
Advisor: Dr. Qibin Zhang

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May 1, 2019

Rodell Barrientos

Rodell Barrientos

PhD Defense
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Qibin Zhang
Talk Title: Innovative Methods to Advance the Analysis of Intact Glycolipids by Mass Spectrometry

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April 24, 2019

Brittany Kiel

PhD Defense
Talk Title: Investigating the Biosynthesis of the β-Branch Found in the Polyketide Difficidin Isolated from Bacillus amyloliquefaciens
Advisor: Dr. Jason Reddick

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April 17, 2019

Eni Minerali

Eni Minerali

MS Defense
Advisor: Dr. Kimberly Petersen
Talk Title: Asymmetric Synthesis of Novel Spirocycles via a Chiral Phosphoric Acid Catalyzed Desymmetrization

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April 10, 2019

Victoria Meadows

MS Defense

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April 3, 2019

Abe Ustoyev

Abe Ustoyev

CHE 751 Literature Seminar
Advisor: Dr. Mitch Croatt
Talk Title: Use of the Cryogenic Electron Microscopy (CryoEM) Method for Micro Electron Diffraction (MicroED) for Rapid Structure Determination of Small Molecules

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