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

September 5

Rein Uljin, Advanced Science Research Center, CUNY 

Adaptive Nanosystems using Aromatic Peptide Amphiphiles” 

Host: Prof. Gibney

September 12

Piotr Piotowiak, Rutgers University – Newark 

Photoinduced Electron Transfer in Host-Guest Assemblies, Molecular Clusters and Dendrimers.” 

Host: Prof. Juszczak

September 19 (Special Seminar)

Geoffrey Coates, Cornell University


Host: Inorganic and Organometallic Topical Group of the New York ACS

Note: This seminar is part a symposium held at Columbia University (Room 209 Havemeyer)

October 10

 Mike Masshia, George Washington University

"Using NMR, MD Simulation, and Biochemical Techniques to characterize the function of MID1: a multifaceted protein linked to Cleft Lipid/Palate and Huntington Disease"

Host: Prof. Gallicchio

October 17

Rob Knowles, Princeton University

"Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer in Organic Synthesis and Asymmetric Catalysis” 

Host: Prof. Murelli

October 24

Stuart F. J. Le Grice, Center for Cancer Research, NCI at Frederick 

Small Molecule Inhibitors of HIV Ribonuclease H and Integrase

functions: an Inseparable Pair” 

Host: Prof. Murelli

November 7

Elizabeth Biddinger, City College of New York 

“Investigating Ionic Liquids in Electrochemical Applications” 

Host: Prof. Kobrak

November 14 (Special Seminar)

Michael Kelly


Host: Brooklyn College Chemistry Club

November 21

Shengping Zheng, Hunter College 

Heterocycle Synthesis from Quinoids” 

Host: Prof. Murelli

December 5

Pawel Kulesza, University of Warsaw 


Host: Prof. Ciszkowska