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Seminars: Fall 2015

Departmental Seminars are held on Thursdays, from 9:30 to 10:45 AM in CHE 100.
For more information, contact: Ioannis Gelis

Drug Discovery Colloquiums are held on Tuesdays, from 1:30 to 2:30 PM in CHE 201.
For more information, contact: Kirpal Bisht

A concise history of the current and former lecture series at USF is available here.


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For readability, all of the seminars are listed below:

Seminar TypeSpeaker/TitleDateHost
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Ms. Renee Fleeman
Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology, USF


TBA
2015-09-01Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Wenshe Liu
Texas A&M University
http://www.chem.tamu.edu/rgroup/liu/

2015-09-03Ma, Shengqian
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Ronald Zuckermann
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
http://www.ronznet.com

2015-09-10Cai, Jianfeng
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Prof. Maj-Linda Selenica
College of Pharmacy, USF


Drug–directed modification of epigenetic pathways regulates TDP43 proteinopathy in cellular models of FTD
2015-09-15Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. David A. Ostrov
University of Florida
http://cancer.ufl.edu/research/shared-resources/drug-design-core/x-ray-crystallography/

2015-09-17Acevedo-Duncan, Mildred
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Mr. Xiaohan Ye
USF Chemistry


1, 2, 3-triazole as the versatile directing group for metal catalyzed C-H activation
2015-09-22Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Paul Murphy
NUI Galway
http://www.nuigalway.ie/murphygroup/

2015-09-24Baker, Bill
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Prof. John Osegovic
USF St Petersburg, FL


Clathrates for Desalination and in situ Carbon Storage
2015-09-29Select
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Mr. Stephen Motika
Chemistry USF


TBA
2015-10-06Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Mike Stieff
University of Illinois at Chicago
https://chem.uic.edu/chemistry/people/faculty/mike-stieff

2015-10-08Raker, Jeffrey
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Prof Jahanshah Amin
USF Health


Distinct Mechanisms Dictate Anesthetics- Versus GABA-Dependent Activation of GABAA Receptors
2015-10-13Select
Departmental Seminar
Prof. Zhihong Nie
University of Maryland
http://www2.chem.umd.edu/groups/znie/index.html

2015-10-15Ma, Shengqian
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Mr. Arthur Maknenko
USF Chemistry


TBA
2015-10-20Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. James K Bashkin
Dept of Chemistry, University of Missouri- St. Louis
http://www.umsl.edu/chemistry/Faculty/bashkin.html

2015-10-22Cai, Jianfeng
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Prof Meera Nanjundan
Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology, USF


Role of Autophagy in the Pathogenesis of Endometriosis and is Transition to Ovarian Cancer
2015-10-27Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Haitao Liu
Dept of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh
http://www.chem.pitt.edu/people/faculty/haitao-liu

2015-10-29Shi, Xiaodong
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Ryan Murelli
CUNY Brooklyn College
http://userhome.brooklyn.cuny.edu/rpmurelli/index.html

2015-11-05Antilla, Jon
Departmental Seminar
Dr. David Collum
Cornell University
http://chemistry.cornell.edu/faculty/detail.cfm?netid=dbc6

2015-11-12Antilla, Jon
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Maria Oliver-Hoyo
North Carolina State University
http://www.ncsu.edu/chemistry/people/moh.html

2015-11-19Lewis, Scott
Departmental Seminar
Dr. John Blanchard
Albert Einstein College of Medecine (Yeshiva University)
http://www.einstein.yu.edu/faculty/489/john-blanchard/

2015-12-03Merkler, David
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Roger Linington
Simon Fraser University
https://www.sfu.ca/chemistry/people/profiles/rliningt.html

2015-12-10Baker, Bill
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Tom Isenhour
Old Dominion University
https://www.odu.edu/directory/people/t/tisenhou

2016-01-14Space, Brian
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Kevin Moeller
Dept of Chemistry, Washington University in St. Louis
http://www.chemistry.wustl.edu/faculty/moeller

2016-01-21Cai, Jianfeng
Departmental Seminar
Professor Lei Zhu
Florida State
http://www.chem.fsu.edu/bio.php?id=55

2016-01-28Shi, Xiaodong
Departmental Seminar
Prof. Patrick R. Griffin
The Scripps Research Institute
http://griffin.florida.scripps.edu/

2016-02-04Gelis, Ioannis
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Danielle Demers
Chemistry, USF
http://chemistry.usf.edu/graduate/dhdemers/

Screening Fungal Metabolites for Bioactive Compounds
2016-02-09Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Tom Maimone
UC Berkeley
http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/tjm/Lab_website/Home.html

2016-02-11Shi, Xiaodong
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Dr. Peng Teng
Chemistry, USF


γ-AAPeptides: Structure and Antibacterial Application
2016-02-16Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Ranajeet Ghose
The City College of New York
http://www.ghoselab.org/

2016-02-18Gelis, Ioannis
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Rong Cai
Chemistry, USF


The application of 1,2,3-triazole in gold catalysis
2016-02-23Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Melanie Cooper
Michigan State University
http://www2.chemistry.msu.edu/faculty/cooper/index.html

2015-16 Martin Lecturer
2016-02-25Raker, Jeffrey
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Ankush Kanwar
Chemistry, USF
http://chemistry.usf.edu/graduate/akanwar/

Studies aimed at the synthesis of Anti-infective agents
2016-03-01Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Mingji Dai
Purdue University
http://www.chem.purdue.edu/dai/default.asp

2016-03-03Shi, Xiaodong
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Seyedmorteza Hosseyni
Chemistry, USF
http://chemistry.usf.edu/graduate/shosseyni/

New reaction discoveries in gold catalysis
2016-03-08Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. George Gokel
Department of Chemistry, University of Missouri-St. Louis
http://www.georgegokel.com/html/indexlab.html

2016-03-10Cai, Jianfeng
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Fengyu She
Chemistry, USF
http://chemistry.usf.edu/graduate/fshe/

TBA
2016-03-22Select
Departmental Seminar
Prof. Huan-Xiang Zhou
Florida State
http://www.physics.fsu.edu/~users/Zhou

2016-03-24Gelis, Ioannis
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Daniel Utic
Chemistry, USF
http://chemistry.usf.edu/graduate/utic/

TBA
2016-03-29Select
Departmental Seminar
Prof. Yinsheng Wang
University of California - Riverside
http://research.chem.ucr.edu/groups/wang/Wang_Homepage.htm

2016-03-31Cai, Jianfeng
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Benjamin Eduful
Chemistry, USF
http://chemistry.usf.edu/graduate/beduful/

TBA
2016-04-05Select
Departmental Seminar
Prof. Deen Jiang
UC Riverside
http://research.chem.ucr.edu/groups/jiang/Home.html

2016-04-07Ma, Shengqian
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Sri Krishna Nimmagadda
Chemistry, USF
http://chemistry.usf.edu/graduate/sknimmagadda/

Asymmetric transformations catalyzed by Chiral BINOL alkaline earth metal phosphate complexes
2016-04-12Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Kenyon Daniel

http://biology.usf.edu/cmmb/faculty/kdaniel/

Studying the Effects of Copper as a Means of Targeting Cancer Cells and Tissues
2016-04-21Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Rajeev Prabhakar
University of Miami
http://www.as.miami.edu/chemistrylabs/PrabhakarGroup/index.html

2016-04-28van der Vaart, Arjan
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Dave Chenoweth
University of Pennsylvania
http://chenowethgroup.chem.upenn.edu/

2016-09-01Del Valle, Juan
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Christopher Bauer
University of New Hampshire
https://ceps.unh.edu/faculty/bauer

2016-09-08Lewis, Jennifer
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Zucai Suo
Ohio State University
https://u.osu.edu/suolab/

2016-09-15Cai, Jianfeng
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Gianluigi Veglia
University of Minnesota
http://www.chem.umn.edu/groups/veglia/

2016-09-22Gelis, Ioannis
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Jeff Yarger
Arizona State University
https://webapp4.asu.edu/directory/person/109741

2016-09-29van der Vaart, Arjan
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Facundo Fernandez
Georgia Tech
http://www.chemistry.gatech.edu/faculty/fernandez/

2016-10-13Evans-Nguyen, Theresa
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Zili Wu
Oak Ridge National Lab
http://web.ornl.gov/sci/csd/Staff%20CV/SCC_Wu.html

2016-10-20Ma, Shengqian
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Andy Hamilton
New York University
https://www.nyu.edu/about/leadership-university-administration/office-of-the-president/redirect/andrew-hamilton-biography.html

Schneller Legacy Lecturer
2016-10-27Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Tao Xu
Northern Illinois University
http://www.niu.edu/chembio/directory/faculty/xu.shtml

2016-11-03Ma, Shengqian
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Hao Chen
Ohio University
http://www.phy.ohiou.edu/~haochen/

2016-11-17Shi, Xiaodong
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Allison Flynn
University of Ottawa
http://mysite.science.uottawa.ca/aflynn/Home.html

2016-12-01Raker, Jeffrey
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Vladimir Gevorgyan
University of Illinois at Chicago
http://www2.chem.uic.edu/vggroup/

2016-12-15Shi, Xiaodong