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Seminars: Fall 2016

Departmental Seminars are held on Thursdays, from 9:30 to 10:45 AM in CHE 100.
For more information, contact: Xiadong (Mike) Shi

Organic Chemistry Colloquiums are held on Tuesdays, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM in NES 102.
For more information, contact: Kirpal Bisht

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

Additionally, a history of the Martin Lectureship series is available here.


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For readability, all of the seminars are listed below:

Seminar TypeSpeaker/TitleDateHost
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Dave Chenoweth
University of Pennsylvania
http://chenowethgroup.chem.upenn.edu/

Control and imaging of cellular processes using new chemical tools
2016-09-01Del Valle, Juan
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Prof. Dean Martin
USF Chemistry
http://chemistry.usf.edu/faculty/dmartin/

Errors in Science
2016-09-06Select
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
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Mr. Rahmy Tawfik
CMMB
http://biology.usf.edu/cmmb/grad/rtawfik/

A New Approach to Extracting Novel Compounds from Actinobacteria
2016-09-20Select
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
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Prof. David Merkler
USF Chemistry
http://chemistry.usf.edu/faculty/merkler/

Cellular Communication: Fats, Fruit Flies, Silk Worms, Enzymes, and the Medicinal Uses of Cannabis
2016-10-04Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Hien Nguyen
University of Iowa
https://chem.uiowa.edu/nguyen-research-group

2016-10-06Shi, Xiaodong
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Mr. Matt Sarnowski
USF Chemistry
http://chemistry.usf.edu/graduate/msarnowski/

Design and Conformational Analysis of N-Aminated Peptides
2016-10-11Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Facundo Fernandez
Georgia Tech
http://www.chemistry.gatech.edu/faculty/fernandez/

2016-10-13Evans-Nguyen, Theresa
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Prof. Ed Brothers
Texas A&M
https://science.qatar.tamu.edu/FacultyandStaff/Pages/Chemistry/EdwardBrothers.aspx

Computational Modeling of Reaction Pathways
2016-10-18Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Zili Wu
Oak Ridge National Lab
http://web.ornl.gov/sci/csd/Staff%20CV/SCC_Wu.html

2016-10-20Ma, Shengqian
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Prof. Rays H.Y. Jiang
Department of Global Health
http://www.raysjianglab.org/AboutPI.html

Using genomics to drive drug discovery in infectious diseases
2016-10-25Select
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
Colin Kleanthous
University of Oxford, UK
https://www.bioch.ox.ac.uk/aspsite/index.asp?pageid=910

Outer membrane protein organization and its implications for the bacterial cell.
2016-11-08Select
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Mr. Adam Aboalroub
USF Chemistry
http://chemistry.usf.edu/graduate/aaboalroub/

Arylalkylamine Transferase from Bombyx mori (Bml3 AANAT), Mode of Action and Substrates Binding Mechanism
2016-11-15Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Hao Chen
Ohio University
http://www.phy.ohiou.edu/~haochen/

2016-11-17Shi, Xiaodong
Drug Discovery Colloquium
Prof. Dean Martin
USF Dept of Chemistry
http://chemistry.usf.edu/faculty/dmartin/

Red Tide Research
2016-11-29Select
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Allison Flynn
University of Ottawa
http://mysite.science.uottawa.ca/aflynn/Home.html

(Reading Day) Seminar attendance is not required.
2016-12-01Raker, Jeffrey
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Vladimir Gevorgyan
University of Illinois at Chicago
http://www2.chem.uic.edu/vggroup/

(No Classes) Seminar attendance is not required.
2016-12-15Shi, Xiaodong
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Rob Coalson
University of Pittsburgh
http://www.pitt.edu/~coalson/index.htm

2017-01-12Rogers, David
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Dehua Pei
Ohio State University
https://chemistry.osu.edu/faculty/pei

2017-01-19Cai, Jianfeng
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Weitao Yang
Duke University
https://chem.duke.edu/labs/yang

2017-01-26Woodcock, H. Lee
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Laura Gagliardi
University of Minnesota
http://www1.chem.umn.edu/groups/gagliardi/home.html

2017-02-02Space, Brian
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Lewis Kay
University of Toronto
http://pound.med.utoronto.ca/

2017-02-09Gelis, Ioannis
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Len Neckers
National Cancer Institute, NIH
https://ccr.cancer.gov/urologic-oncology-branch/leonard-m-neckers

2017-02-16Gelis, Ioannis
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Roy Tasker
Purdue University
https://www.chem.purdue.edu/people/directory/faculty/details/117

2017-03-02Raker, Jeffrey
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Amos B. Smith, III
University of Pennsylvania
https://www.chem.upenn.edu/profile/amos-b-smith-iii

2017-03-09Leahy, James
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Jianmin Gao
Boston College
https://www2.bc.edu/jianmin-gao/

2017-03-23Cai, Jianfeng
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Gail Fanucci
University of Florida
http://fanucci.chem.ufl.edu/

2017-03-30Larsen, Randy
Departmental Seminar
Dr. Renee Cole
University of Iowa
https://chem.uiowa.edu/cole-research-group

(Reading Day) Seminar attendance is not required.
2017-04-27Lewis, Scott