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Chemistry Seminars

Welcome to the Chemistry Seminar page at SUNY College at Brockport. The seminar program at Brockport is hosted within the context of Seminar I and II (CHM 400 and 401), two formal courses that are required of all chemistry and physics majors. Our scheduling aims to include speakers from a wide variety of areas and disciplines from academia, industry, and career services. Visitors are welcome to attend!

Unless otherwise specified, seminars are held on Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. in Smith 114. Join us at 10:45 a.m. for food and pre-seminar discussion.

Please send any correspondance regarding programming to the seminar coordinator.

January 30, 2014

Prof. Markus Hoffmann

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

Introduction to the Spring Semester, Presentations

February 6, 2014

Prof. Markus Hoffmann

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

Research Ethics and Professional Conduct

February 13, 2014

Prof. Markus Hoffmann

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

Research Ethics and Professional Conduct

February 20, 2014

Mr. David Saeva

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

The Impact of Surface Charge and Size on the
Pulmonary Toxicity of Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes

Mr. Zachary McAtee

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

Enhanced Cell Death Imaging Using Multivalent Zinc(II)-bis(dipicolylamine) Fluorescent Probes

February 27, 2014

Miss Amanda Landcastle

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

Silicon d-doping of AlGaN/GaN superlattices to improve near-infrared absorption

Mr. Nathaniel Burleigh

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

Constructing Covalent Organic Frameworks via Molecular Tectonics

March 6, 2014

Miss Nicole Needrith

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

Possible Contamination of Drinking Water due to Gas-Well Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing

Miss Pakinee Phromsiri

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

Discovery of RG7388, a Potent and Selective p53: MDM2 Inhibitor in Clinical Development

March 13, 2014

Speakers have been re-scheduled

March 20, 2014

Spring Break

March 27, 2014

Chemistry Awards Ceremony

Mr. Daniel Clark

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

Green Photochemistry: The Use of Microemulsions as Green Media in Photooxygenation Reactions

April 3, 2014

Mr. Stephen Valentino

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

Comparison of Different Protein Concentration Techniques for Antibodies

April 10, 2014

Prof. Jason Benedict

Chemistry Department, SUNY Buffalo

Photo-responsive Crystalline Sponges: Recent Progress in Synthesis and Characterization of Diarylethene-based Metal Organic Frameworks

April 17, 2014

Miss Kathryn Yaeger

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

Conformational Features of Tau Fibrils from Alzheimer’s Disease Brain Are Faithfully Propagated by Unmodified Recombinant Protein

Mr. Thomas Maderer

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

Photoinduced Electron and Energy Transfer in Ruthenium (II) and Rhodium (III) Complexes

April 24, 2014

Mr. Eric Sylvester

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

X-ray Absorption Spectroscopic, Crystallographic, Theoretical (DFT) and Chemical Evidence for a Chalcogen–Chalcogen Two-Center/Three-Electron Half Bondinan Unprecedented “Subselenide” Se23- Ligand

Mr. Keenan Hughes

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

Unique Physical Properties and Interactions of the Domains of Methylated DNA Binding Protein 2

May 1, 2014

Mr. Alex Stoeckert

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

TBA

Miss Leanna Hengst

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

tRNA Binding to Antitumor Drug Doxorubicin and Its Analogue

May 8, 2014

Mr. Jeffrey Ellison

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

Miss Anna Steban

Chemistry Department, The College at Brockport

Multifunctional Magnetic Nanoparticles for Targeted Drug Delivery