Brooklyn College Chemistry Colloquium
Spring 2014
Fridays: 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
432 Ingersoll Hall Extension (unless otherwise noted)

February 7

David Cormode, Radiology, University of Pennsylvania
"Multifunctional Inorganic Nanocrystal Based Contrast Agents for Medical Imaging" (Host: Assistant Professor Aneta Czajkowska)

February 21

Cherice Evans, Queens College
"Quasi-Free Electron Energy in Dense Fluids: Evolution of Experimental and Theoretical Techniques" (Host: Professor Alexander Greer)

March 7

Marcin Ptaszek, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
"Engineering Optical Properties in Tetrapyrrolic Macrocycles for In Vivo Imaging" (Host: Professor Alexander Greer)

March 14

Marilyn Gunner, City College of New York
"How Do Proteins Pump Protons Across the Cell Membrane" (Host: Professor Alexander Greer)

March 21

Oleg Gang, Brookhaven National Laboratory/Center for Functional Nanomaterials
"Programming Matter on Nanoscale" (Host: Assistant Professor Aneta Czajkowska)

March 28

John Beutler, Center for Cancer Research
NCI at Frederick "Englerin A, a Preclinical Candidate in Renal Cancer" (Host: Assistant Professor Ryan Murelli)

April 4

David Jeruzalmi, City College of New York (Host: Professor Lesley Davenport)

April 11

Daniela Buccella, New York University
"Lighting-up Metals: Fluorescent Tools for the Study of Magnesium Homeostasis" (Host: Professor Roberto Sanchez-Delgado)

April 25

Marcus Weck, New York University (Host: Assistant Professor Aneta Czajkowska)

May 1

29th Annual Friedman Lecture
Vern Schramm, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
"Drug Design From Transition State Analysis" (Library Auditorium at 2 p.m.)

May 2

Lei Yu, Rowan University
"Conductivity and Spectroscopy Properties of Ionic Liquid Solutions — Advanced Electrolytes for Li-ion Batteries and Fuel Cells" (Host: Professor Alexander Greer)

May 6 (Special Seminar)

Andrew Murkin, SUNY Buffalo
"From Mechanism to Drug Design: New Methods and Applications of Isotope Effects in Enzymology" (11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.) (Host: Brenner-Moyer) Room: TBA

May 9

Mark Biscoe, City College of New York
"A Paradigm Shift in Asymmetric Synthesis: Progress Towards the Development of General Metal-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions Enabling the Use of Optically Active Secondary and Tertiary Nucleophiles" (Host: Assistant Professor Ryan Murelli)