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Spring 2015 Graduate Seminar Series

CHEM 6910-001 Mrs. Kathryn Rust and CHEM 6911-001 Dr. William Carroll

Thursday, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Room 220, Foster Hall

Date Presenter Title

February 26
Literature Seminar

Haley Curtis

A Fluorescent Caffeine "Traffic Light" Detector

February 26
Literature Seminar

Haiyu Wang
Palladium Catalyzed Ligand Directed
Carbon Hydrogen Functionalization Reactions
March 19 - Literature Seminar
William Morris

The theory behind Polymerase Switching

March 19 - Literature

Tejaskumar Suhagia

Analysis of beta-carbonyl compound
with 2,4-dinitrophenylhydrazine(DNPH)

March 20 - Literature Seminar Qiao Chu

H-bond in the Enol form of Beta-Diketone

March 20 - Literature Seminar Jeremy Chosie A Greener Approach to Friedel-Crafts Acylation
March 26 - Literature Seminar Jaideep Kumar
March 26 - Literature Seminar
Sree Harshitha Velaga
Analysis of Phthalates and Parabens in
Cosmetic Products by using HPLC and GC/MS Methods.
TBA - Literature Seminar William Morris

The Theory Behind Polymerase Switching

April 2, Thursday

Diana Tabada
Thesis Seminar
The Effects of Computational Solvent Parameters
on Residual Dipolar Coupling Calculations
April 3, Friday Brian Agee
Environmental Science Ph.D.
Thesis Seminar

Development of a Solar Reflector for Use in Organic Synthesis Reactions

April 9, Thursday Saroj Adhikari
Thesis Seminar

Determining an Optimum LC-MS/MS Interface
for Analysis of Estrogens and Sucralose

April 10, Friday Jennifer Conner
Thesis Seminar

Anti-proliferative Properties, Synthesis, and Characterization of Select Thiosemicarbazones and Their Metal Complexes

April 14, Tuesday
Special Time 4:00 p.m.
KC Greenup
Thesis Seminar
Exploration of a Ball Lens Probe
for Raman Spectroscopy of Natural Waters
April 16, Thursday
Faranak Mahmoudi
Environmental Sciences
Literature Seminar

April 23, Thursday
Lahiru Gamage
Literature Seminar

Enhanced Performance of Natural Graphite
Using an Electrolyte Additive
April 30
Alexander H. Cleveland
Serene Tai
Distinction in Chemistry Research Seminars
Two (2) Presentations