Seminars

Seminars meet Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. in McCarthy-Hall, Room 468

Lunch with the speaker: Grab some food and meet the speaker!  Learn about academic and industrial jobs, grow your network, and learn about our speaker's area of interest!  Thursdays, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, MH-584

For further information call (657) 278-4253


For events other than seminars, please check the link or information provided to determine the time or location of the event.

Date Speaker Title
 August 30    Student Orientation/Faculty Introduction
September 13  Dr. Jahan Dawlaty
Department of Chemistry
University of Southern California
Light, Electrons, and Protons:  Lessons from Model Systems and Potentials for Catalysis
September 27 Dr. Resa Kelly
Department of Chemistry
San Jose State University
Exploring How General Chemistry Students Critique Conflicting Atomic Level Animations of a Precipitation Reaction
October 11 Dr. Scott Rychnovsky
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Irvine
New Methods for Synthesis and Structure Determination
October 18 Mr. Trent Northen
Graduate Student
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, CSU Fullerton
Small Molecule Inhibitors for Cruzain, the Cysteine Protease Found in Chagas Disease
October 23 Mr. Matthew Nguyen
Graduate Student 
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, CSU Fullerton
Towards the Synthesis of Levomilnacipran
October 25 Dr. Jing Gu
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
San Diego State University
Microbial Photo-Assisted Energy Conversion for Hydrogen Generation and Waste Water Treatment
October 26 (Friday, 1-2:30 pm, MH-565, Lunch provided) Dr. Benjamin Garcia
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Seminar and Graduate Program Recruitment with the Chair of Admissions for the Biochemistry Program at UPenn

Quantitative Proteomics for Understanding Epigenetic Cancer Mechanisms
November 1 Dr. Vas Narayanaswami
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
California State University, Long Beach
How We Use Greek Mythology to Overcome Barriers and Stress to Understand the Structure, Function, and Application of Apolipoprotein E
November 8 Mr. Brian Giolli
Graduate Student
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, CSU Fullerton
The Probably Role of Enterocytes and Hepatocytes in the Output of a Small Copper Carrier in Model Cells Caco-2 and HSC-T6 
November 15 Dr. Hill Harman
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Riverside
Redox-Active Boranes for the Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Fuel
November 29 Dr. Niroshika Keppetipola
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
California State University, Fullerton
Role of Chemical Modifications in Related RNA Binding Protein Function
December 6 Dr. Christopher Bardeen
Department of Chemistry
University of California Riverside
Photomechanical Materials and Actuators:  New Applications for Organic Photochemistry