Spring 2018 Chemistry Colloquia Series

The Chemistry Colloquia Series is presented Wednesday afternoons at 3:30 p.m. in room 224 McKinley Hall (unless otherwise noted) during the Fall and Spring semesters. Refreshments are provided.


Date Seminar Speaker, Title
1/24 Dr. Keqi Tang (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA)    
"Separation, Detection, and Characterization of Biomolecules Using Ion Mobility/Mass Spectrometry"
1/31 Prof. Ekaterina Nestorovich (Catholic U., DC)   
"Lipid Composition and pH Regulate Anthrax Toxin Protective Antigen Behavior and Lethal Factor Binding"
2/7 Prof. Smita Mohanty (Oklahoma State U.)
"Pheromone Perception: Structure and Function of Pheromone-Binding Protein"
2/14 Prof. Ruth Welti (Kansas State U.)
"Using Lipid Analysis by Mass Spectrometry to Understand Plant Response to the Environment"
2/21 Prof. James Li (U. of Texas, El Paso)
"Microfluidic Lab-on-a-chip and Nanotechnology for Low-cost Bioanalysis"
2/28 Prof. Benjamin Garcia (U. of Pennsylvania)
"Quantitative Proteomics for Understanding Modified Proteins and Proteomes"
3/7 Dr. Robert Jordan (Gilead, San Francisco)
"Antivirals for the Treatment of Ebola, Coronaviruses, and other Infections with High Outbreak Potential"

Prof. Ping Li (Kansas State U.)
"Mechanistic Insights Into Bacterial Dye-Decolorizing Peroxidases"


Prof. Lingjun Li (U. of Wisconsin, Madison)
"Deciphering Neuropeptide Signaling via Mass Spectrometry-based Peptidomic Approaches: from Discovery to Function"


Prof. Frank Schoenen (U. of Kansas Cancer Center)
"Development of Metarrestin, a Disassembler of the Perinucleolar Compartment"

4/9 week Prof. Josh Wand (U. of Pennsylvania) – WATKINS LECTURE
4/18 Prof. Thomas Prisinzano (U. of Kansas School of Pharmacy)
"Chemistry and Pharmacology of Salvia divinorum"
4/25 Dr. Justin Douglas (U. of Kansas NMR Facility)