Events Archive

Tuesday, November 28, 2023 - 10:45am
"Exploring Enzyme Dynamics: From Catalysis and Conformational Changes to Ligand Binding" The central theme of our research is to advance multiscale simulation techniques for in-depth studies of enzyme mechanisms, including their catalytic...
Tuesday, November 21, 2023 - 10:45am
"Microscale tools for improving chemical and biological analyses" Obtaining qualitative and quantitative information from target samples is essential to a wide range of applications including environmental monitoring, medical diagnosis, food...
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 10:45am
"Titanocene Redox Catalysis- A Sustainable System for Organic Radical Transformations" Titanium (Ti) is non-toxic and is the second most abundant transition metal in the earth’s crust making it an attractive metal for the synthesis of...
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 - 10:45am
"Strategies to study, manipulate, and decorate cell surface localized biomolecules" The biomolecules present on a cell’s plasma membrane dictate cell-microenvironment and cell-cell interactions. In certain diseases the prevalence of biomolecules...
Saturday, November 4, 2023 - 10:00am
The Department of Chemistry is hosting a virtual prospective PhD student Open House on Saturday, November 4th from 10:00am-12:00pm eastern standard time. All who attend will receive a fee waiver to apply, a $75 value!!
Thursday, November 2, 2023 - 10:45am
"The Chemistry of Fluorinated Ferrocenes" Fluorine and ferrocene are two of the sought-after research interests for organometallic chemists today. Ferrocene, after being discovered, made organometallic chemists excited to explore organometallic...
Tuesday, October 31, 2023 - 10:45am
"Cholesterol, PTP1B and insulin resistance: is electron tunneling involved?" Much remains unknown about the underlying molecular mechanisms that cause insulin resistance at the center of the current pandemic of obesity, metabolic syndrome and...
Thursday, October 26, 2023 - 10:45am
"Skeletal Editing: Moving atoms in and out of a molecule’s core" Methods for peripheral modification of a lead compound in drug delivery and other applications have already been well established[1]. However, the methods to edit the core...
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 - 10:45am
"The active sites of copper oxygenases and their reactivity with H2O2" Lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases (LPMOs) are relatively recently discovered enzymes that catalyse the oxidation of polysaccharides, leading to chain cleavage. LPMOs has...
Thursday, October 19, 2023 - 10:45am
"Successes Toward the Advancement of Bridged BODIPY Compounds and Discoveries Aiding Super Resolution Microscopy" Super-resolution microscopy functions based on the ability of a chromophore to be photoactivatable. Thus, the engineering of...