The Chemical and Biomolecular Seminar Series: Spring 2013

You can find all of these seminars, as well as others of potential interest, on our events calendar.

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Date
Speaker
Host
January 29 Microbial Alloys: Engineering Cells with Hybrid Machineries and Properties
Eleftherios (Terry) Papoutsakis
Eugene DuPont Chair
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Delaware and
Delaware Biotechnology Institute
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Sriram
February 5 Optofluidic SERS on Paper for Chemical and Biological Analytics
Ian M. White
Assistant Professor
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
University of Maryland
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February 12 Probing Nanoscale Structures Using Small-Angle Neutron Scattering
Boualem Hammouda
Center for Neutron Research
NIST
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Anisimov
February 19 No Seminar.  
February 26 Characterizing and Re-engineering Yeast Expression of G-protein Coupled Receptors: Lighting the Best Path for Stability and Biophysical Characterization
Anne Skaja Robinson
Professor and Chair
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Tulane University
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Ehrman
March 5 Enhancing the Assembly and Properties of Nanoparticle Films
Daeyeon Lee
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Pennsylvania
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Choi
March 12 Inorganic Virus: Biomimetic Organic/Inorganic Hybrids for Bioimaging and Drug Delivery
Zhihong Nie
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of Maryland, College Park
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Special Seminar
Please note time and location.

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Room 2136 Chemical and Nuclear Eng. Bldg.


Understanding Reaction Mechanisms and Kinetics for Na-ion Electrodes
Gabriel M. Veith
Senior Research Scientist
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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Ehrman
March 19 Spring Break–No Seminar  
March 26 Palmitate Interacts Directly with Kinases to Activate Signaling of ER Stress
Christina Chan
George W. Bissell Professor
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Michigan State University
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Special Seminar
Please note time and location.

4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Room 1130 Plant Sciences Building


The Small American Brewery: Opportunity & Challenge in Approaches to Sustainability
Jaime Jurado (B.S. ’83) 
Master Brewer & Operations Partner at Susquehanna Brewing Company and Former President of the Master Brewers Association of America
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Sriram
April 2 Water, Proteins, and Interfaces: A New Molecular Perspective
Shekhar Garde
Elaine & Jack S. Parker Professor & Department Head
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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Klauda
April 9 Variability and Uncertainty in Social Costs for Air Quality
Elisabeth Gilmore
Assistant Professor
School of Public Policy
University of Maryland, College Park
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Ehrman
April 16 Professional Development Klauda
April 23 Professional Development Klauda
April 30 What Can a Bacterium from the Chesapeake Bay Tell Us About the Processing of Biomass?
Steve Hutcheson
Professor
Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics
University of Maryland, College Park
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Sriram
May 7 Development of New Fluid Catalytic Cracking Catalysts
Kevin Sutovich
Principal Scientist, Refining Technologies
W.R. Grace & Company
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Ehrman