Spring 2012
Chemistry Department Seminar Schedule

  • 1/27
    • Syllabus/orientation
  • 2/3
    • Faculty talk by Dr. Jim Ritchey
    • Intellectual Property/Patent Law with a "Chemical/Biotech Bias"
  • 2/10
    • Mike Cleary (EJ Gallo Winery)
    • Wine Chemistry
  • 2/17
    • Handeep Kaur* (UC Davis)
    • Application of Heterocyclic Molecules in Semi-Conductor, Medicinal and Solid-phase Organic Chemistry
  • 2/24
    • Michelle Hladik (USGS)
    • Occurrence and fate of current-use pesticides in aquatic environments
  • 3/9
    • Greg McAlpin (UC Davis)
    • Catalytic Water-splitting for Long-term Energy Storage
  • 3/16
    • James Chan (Dept. of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Center for Biophotonics, UC Davis)
    • Non-invasive Single Cell Cytometry Using Label-Free Biophotonic Techniques
  • 3/23
    • Spring Break
    • No Seminar
  • 3/30
    • Cesar Chavez Day
    • Campus Closed; no seminar
  • 4/6
    • CSUS Undergraduate Seminars
    • TBA
  • 4/13
    • Olivier Daupremont (AMPAC Fine Chemicals)
    • Use of Chromatography for the Manufacturing of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient – Thinking Outside the Box
  • 4/20
    • Marc Anderson (SFSU)
    • Synthesis and Evaluation of Urearetics:  A Novel Class of Urea-Transport Targeting Diuretic Agents
  • 4/27
    • Ben Topham* (Princeton University)
    • Molecular potentials and electrostatic effects in organic thin films
  • 5/4
    • Allan Morrison (Cal. Dept. of Food & Ag)
    • TBA – on analysis of biodiesel
  • 5/11
    • William DeGraffenreid (CSUS Physics Dept)
    • Cavity Ring Down Spectroscopy: Kilometer Pathlengths on a Tabletop

      *Sac State alum