Seminar Series

Spring 2016

Tuesday, January 26th 
“Exploration, Generation, and Exploitation of Fungal Genetic Diversity” 
2:00 pm; PSC 101; Seminar by Dr. William Alexander, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Wednesday, January 27th 
“Molecular Recognition of mRNA Processing and IncRNA Suppression Signals by RRM Domain Proteins” 
10:30 am; PSC 101; Seminar by Dr. Thomas Leeper, University of Akron 

Monday, February 1st 
"Multifunctional HIV-1 Integrase” 
2:00 pm; PSC 101; Seminar by Dr. Jacques Kessl, The Ohio State University 

Friday, February 5th 
"Hydroponic Routes to Nutritionally Enhanced Produce, Nutraceuticals, and Functional Textiles” 
2:00 pm; TEC 106: Seminar by Dr. Daniel Herr, Professor of Nanoscience and Department Chair, The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, Greensboro, NC 

Friday, February 12th 
“Alternative Energy Harvesting and Conversion: Nanostructured Plasmonic Antenna Systems for Enhancing Solar Water Splitting Toward Alternative Energy” 
2:00 pm; TEC 106: Seminar by Dr. Shanlin Pan, Department of Chemistry, University of Alabama 

Friday, February 26th 
“Synthesis and Evaluation of Colletoic Acid” 
2:00 pm; TEC 106: Seminar by Dr. Fatima Rivas, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 

Friday, March 4th
"Molecular Probes to Target Toxic Analytes” 
2:00 pm; TEC 106: Seminar by Dr. Karl Wallace, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry; University of Southern Mississippi: Faculty Highlight Series 

Friday, March 11th 
"Why Nature Chose Selenium" 
2:00 pm; TEC 106: Seminar by Dr. Robert Hondal, Department of Biochemistry and Chemistry, University of Vermont 

Friday, April 1st 
"Efficient Triplet Formation in Conjugated Polymer J-aggregates Mediated by Charge Transfer States" 
2:00 pm; TEC 106: Seminar by Dr. John Grey, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, University of New Mexico 

Friday, April 8th 
"Chain Dynamics in Polymer Melts and Nanocomposites and its Relationship to Applications" 
2:00 pm; TEC 106: Seminar by Dr. Gerald Schneider, Louisiana State University 

Friday, April 15th 
"TBA: Organic Chemistry” 
2:00 pm; TEC 106: Seminar by Dr. Colleen Scott, Department of Chemistry, Mississippi State University 

Friday, April 29th 
Undergraduate Research Symposium 

Friday, May 6th 
“Photosynthesis to Lipids: Using Isotopes and Metabolic Flux Analysis to Assess Primary Metabolism” 
2:00 pm; TEC 106: Seminar by Dr. Doug Allen, US Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, St. Louis, MO