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Seminars: Fall 2012

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

Drug Discovery Colloquiums are held on Tuesdays, from 2:00 to 3:15 pm in CHE 302.
For more information, contact: Kirpal Bisht


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For readability, all of the seminars are listed below:

Seminar TypeSpeaker/TitleDateHost
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Mr. Joseph Gill
USF Chemistry Department


2014-02-04Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Guijun Wang
Old Dominion University
http://sci.odu.edu/chemistry/directory/wang.shtml

2014-02-06Cai, Jianfeng
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Mr. Daniel Dempsey
USF Chemistry Department


Identification and Characterization of N-acyltransferase Enzymes Involved in Fatty Acid Amide Biosynthesis
2014-02-11Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Jovica Badjic
Ohio State University
http://chemistry.osu.edu/faculty/badjic

Gated Molecular Encapsulation and Reactivity
2014-02-13Zhang, Peter
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Cancelled - Prof. Thomas Unnasch
Molecular Medicine, USF


2014-02-18Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Michael J. Krische
UT Austin
http://www.cm.utexas.edu/michael_krische

2014-02-20Antilla, Jon
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Prof Sarah Shammas
Jane Clarke's at the University of Cambridge


Speed dating with KIX - a single domain with many partners
2014-02-25Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. John Herbert
Ohio State University
https://chemistry.osu.edu/~herbert/

2014-02-27Woodcock, H. Lee
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Prof. Robert J. Deschenes
USF


2014-03-04Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Simon Blakey
Emory University
http://chemistry.emory.edu/home/people/faculty/blakey-simon.html

C–H Functionalization: An Enabling Technology for Pharmaceutical and Materials Chemistry
2014-03-06Zhang, Peter
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Jianfeng Cai
University of South Florida
http://chemistry.usf.edu/faculty/cai/

AApeptides: From Structure to Function
2014-03-13Zhang, Peter
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Mr. Ge Bai
USF Chemistry Department


2014-03-18Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Omar Farha
Northwestern University
http://faculty.wcas.northwestern.edu/omarfarha/index.html

2014-03-20Ma, Shengqian
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Prof. Sandy Westerheide
USF Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology


2014-03-25Select
Departmental Seminar
Amy Lane
University of North Florida
http://www.unf.edu/~amy.lane/Home.html

2014-03-27Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Robert Huigens
University of Florida
http://pharmacy.ufl.edu/faculty/robert-w-huigens-iii/

2014-04-03Baker, Bill
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Ms. Sreya Mukherjee
Department of Chemistry


Drug discovery on STIM1
2014-04-08Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Janarthanan Jayawickramarajah
Tulane University
http://tulane.edu/sse/chem/faculty/janarthanan-jayawickramarajah.cfm

Parasite Kinases - A Case Study in How Structural and Chemical Parasitology Contribute to Biology and Drug Discovery
2014-04-10Cai, Jianfeng
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Chuanbing Tang
University of South Carolina


(CHE 301: 4:00PM - 5:00PM) Cationic Metallocenium Polymers: from Controlled Polymerization to Electrolyte Chemistry to Medicinal Chemistry
2014-04-14Cai, Jianfeng
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Mr. Jordany Maignan
USF Department of Chemistry


Synthesis, Antimalarial Activity, and Physicochemical Properties of 7-(2-Phenoxyethoxy)-4(1H)-quinolones and 1,2,3,4-Tetrahydroacridin-9(10H)-ones
2014-04-15Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Laurent Calcul
USF CDDI
http://chemistry.usf.edu/postdoc/lcalcul/

2014-04-17Select
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Mr. Iredia Iyamu
USF Department of Chemistry


Structure-Activity Relationship (SAR) of a novel spirocyclic antimalarial
2014-04-22Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Ralf Landgraf
University of Miami
http://biomed.miami.edu/?p=572

2014-04-24Gelis, Ioannis
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Mr. Frankie Costanza
USF Department of Chemistry


Applications of PEG Poly-Amino Acids
2014-04-29Select
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Prof. Robert J. Deschenes
Fred Wright Professor of Cancer Biology, USF


Mechanism of Ras palmitoylation by zDHHC PATs
2014-09-02Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Cindy Qi
University of Florida, College of Pharmacy
http://pharmacy.ufl.edu/faculty/xin-cindy-qi/

2014-09-04Cai, Jianfeng
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Jovica Badjic
Ohio State University
http://chemistry.osu.edu/faculty/badjic

Gated Molecular Encapsulation and Reactivity
2014-09-11Zhang, Peter
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Dr. Laurent Calcul
Manager, Chemodiversity Facility, CDDI, USF


Chemodiversity Facility: Drug Discovery and High-throughput Screening Development Platform at USF
2014-09-16Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Frank Mari
Florida Atlantic University
http://www.science.fau.edu/chemistry/2008faculty/2009mari.htm

Adventures in Marine Chemical Biology: Exploring the Neuropharmacology of the Venom of Cone Snails
2014-09-18Ming, Li-june
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Ms. Anjali Hirani
College of Pharmacy, USF


TBA
2014-09-23Select
Departmental Seminar
Prof. Marilyne Stains
University of Nebraska Lincoln
http://chem.unl.edu/faculty/mstains.shtml

What are we really doing in the classroom? Faculty knowledge and use (or misuse) of evidence-based instructional practices
2014-09-25Lewis, Jennifer
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Prof. Thomas Unnasch
Molecular Medicine, USF


New approaches towards the development of anti-filarial drugs
2014-09-30Select
Departmental Seminar
Guangbin Dong
University of Texas-Austin
http://gbdong.cm.utexas.edu/publications.html

C–C and C–H Functionalization Based on Common Functional Groups
2014-10-02Zhang, Peter
Departmental Seminar
Prof. Hong Wang
Miami University (Ohio)
http://www.users.miamioh.edu/wangh3/index.html

2014-10-09Ma, Shengqian
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Prof. Piyush Koria
Department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering, USF


Protein Based Materials for Medicine & Biotechnology
2014-10-14Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Ken Shea
UC Irvine
https://sites.google.com/site/shealabuci/

2014-10-16Cai, Jianfeng
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Prof. Daniel Li
College of Pharmacy, USF


TBA
2014-10-21Select
Departmental Seminar
Prof. Vladimir B. Birman
Washington University
http://www.chemistry.wustl.edu/faculty/birman

2014-10-23Antilla, Jon
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Mr. Sasha Siegel
Molecular Medicine, USF


TBA
2014-10-28Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Sheng Dai
Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee
https://www.chem.utk.edu/dai/

Tailoring mesoporous carbons and related materials for energy applications
2014-10-30Ma, Shengqian
Departmental Seminar
Dr. M.G. Finn
Georgia Tech
http://ww2.chemistry.gatech.edu/groups/finn/

2014-11-06Cai, Jianfeng
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Prof. Jianfeng Cai
Chemistry, USF


TBA
2014-11-11Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Dmitry Matyushov
ASU
http://chemistry.asu.edu/faculty/d_matyushov.asp

What can biology teach us about the condensed phase?
2014-11-13Rogers, David
Departmental Seminar
Prof. Seth Cohen
UC-San Diego
http://cohenlab.ucsd.edu/index.html

2014-11-20Ma, Shengqian
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Dr. Christopher Rice
Global Health, USF


Drug discovery for pathogenic Free-living amoeba
2014-11-25Select
Departmental Seminar
Prof. Jack Barbera
University of Northern Colorado
http://www.unco.edu/nhs/chemistry/faculty/barbera/CER/index.html

How Do We Know What Students Know? The Development and Evaluation of a Concept Inventory
2014-12-04Lewis, Jennifer
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Yong Zhang
Stevens Institute of Technology
http://www.stevens.edu/ses/ccbbme/research/zhang_lab

2015-01-15Zhang, Peter
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Joshua Wand
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
http://www.med.upenn.edu/wandlab/

2015-01-22Gelis, Ioannis
Departmental Seminar
Prof. Tom Holme
Iowa State
http://chemexams.chem.iastate.edu/TAH_group/homepage.html

2015-02-05Raker, Jeffrey
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Mircea Dinca
MIT
http://web.mit.edu/dincalab/

2015-02-12Ma, Shengqian
Departmental Seminar
Dr. John Wood
Baylor University
http://www.johnwoodgroup.com

2015-02-19Zhang, Peter
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Babis Kalodimos
Rutgers University
http://chem.rutgers.edu/~babis/

2015-02-26Gelis, Ioannis
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Z. Rick Wang
University of South Dakota
http://www.usd.edu/arts-and-sciences/chemistry/z-rick-wang.cfm

2015-03-12Ma, Shengqian
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Yiying Wu
Ohio State University
http://chemistry.osu.edu/~wu/groupweb/Wu_Group/Home.html

2015-03-19Ma, Shengqian
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Wm Lubell
Université de Montréal
http://mapageweb.umontreal.ca/lubell/frame_ENG.html

2015-03-26Cai, Jianfeng
Departmental Seminar
Prof. Brent Koplitz
Tulane University
https://tulane.edu/sse/chem/faculty/brent-koplitz/index.cfm

2015-04-02Larsen, Randy
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Paramjit Arora
New York University
http://www.nyu.edu/projects/arora/

2015-04-09Cai, Jianfeng
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Ellen Yezierski
Miami University
http://chemistry.muohio.edu/yezierski/

2015-04-16Lewis, Scott
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Simon M. Humphrey
University of Texas at Austin
humphrey.cm.utexas.edu

2015-04-23Ma, Shengqian
Departmental Seminar
Prof. Eric Jacobsen
Harvard University
http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~minotti/

*This is our inaugural Schneller Lectureship
2015-04-30Zhang, Peter
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Ronald Zuckermann
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
http://www.ronznet.com

2015-09-10Cai, Jianfeng
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Mike Stieff
University of Illinois at Chicago
https://chem.uic.edu/chemistry/people/faculty/mike-stieff

2015-10-08Raker, Jeffrey
Departmental Seminar
Dr. David Collum
Cornell University
http://chemistry.cornell.edu/faculty/detail.cfm?netid=dbc6

2015-11-12Zhang, Peter
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