Events Archive

Seminar
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 10:45am
"Chemical Determinants of the Phase Behavior and Viscoelasticity of Polyelectrolyte Complex Coacervates" Complex coacervates are a class of polymeric materials formed by associative phase separation of charged polymers in aqueous solution....
Seminar
Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 10:45am
"The Consequences of Photosensitized Lipid Oxidation on Lipid Bilayer Formation and Structure" Lipid membranes comprise the boundary of cells and organelles, providing structure, support, and protection. Model membrane systems can be formed...
Seminar
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 10:45am
"Molecules in nano-conduction-junctions and optical cavities: Electron transfer and transmission, Polaritons, vibrational strong coupling and collective response" Transport phenomena involving molecules confined within dielectric or metallic...
Seminar
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 10:45am
"Biomimetic Membranes in Solution and on Surfaces" In the Paxton Lab, we are interested in developing synthetic models of cell membranes. We aim to understand, predict, and control their properties for drug delivery applications and biosensing...
Seminar
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 10:45am
"The Water-Energy Nexus: Microbial Photoelectrochemical Conversion for Solar Fuel Generation and Wastewater Treatment" The water-energy nexus is rooted in the fact that water and energy are interdependent systems. All stages of energy production...
Seminar
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 10:45am
"Characterization of Zinc Binding Proteins in Bacteria" In the recent years, the world has seen a steep rise in antibiotic resistance that hinders our ability to fight deadly diseases such as tuberculosis and pneumonia1. Over prescription of...
Seminar
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 10:45am
"Giant Vesicles: Mixing Water, Transducing Energy, Shaping membranes" A fundamental consequence of cellular organization of living systems is that the aqueous milieu, bathing the cell, is also compartmentalized. Although water equilibrates...
Seminar
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 10:45am
"Mechanical Properties at Nanoscale: Making Nanoindentation Quantitative" Physical and mechanical properties of nanoscopic and molecular systems are driven by the chemical composition and environment. For the study and characterization of such...
Seminar
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 10:45am
"Toward a Structural and Functional Model of the Interaction Between the Small GTPase Arf1 and its ArfGAP ASAP1 at the Membrane Surface" ADP-ribosylation factor (Arf) GTPase-activating proteins (GAPs) are multidomain enzymes that need to bind to...
Seminar
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 10:45am
"Dynamic Covalent Bonds in Boronic Ester Self-Healing Polymers" Over the last decade, self-healing materials have become attractive for numerous applications, ranging from electronic skin to recyclable rubbers. The ability to self-heal physical...

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