Chemistry and Physics Seminars: Spring  2013
 (unless otherwise indicated, seminars take place in Room 211 of Pursley Hall on Fridays from 12:00 to 1:00 yes, we know that's lunchtime)

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Date
Speaker Topic
25 January


SPECIAL DATE
30 January
SPECIAL TIME
1430-1515
Dr. Konstantinos Kavallieratos
Florida International University
Fighting the dominant binding power of water:
The Interplay of Coordination Chemistry and Solvation in
Designing Selective Sensors for Toxic Metals and other Ionic Targets 
1 February


8 February


11-13 February Mardi Gras Break
15 February
C&P Undergrad Researchers
Southeastern Louisiana University
Prep for LAS
22 February
YBTC Competition
North Campus
1 March
Dr. Casey Grimm
Southeastern Louisiana University
Allergens and Proteomics using LC/MS/MS
8 March
Susan Verberne-Sutton
  Louisiana State University
Nanostructured films of octadecyltrimethoxysilane prepared
on indium tin oxide substrates using particle lithography

15 March
Dr. Louis Haber
  Louisiana State University
"Second Harmonic Generation at the Colloidal 
Nanoparticle Surface: Adsorption and Dynamics."
22 March David Didie
Southeastern Louisiana University
Jeremy Haase
Loranger High School
Characterization of thin-film adhesion by optical interferometry


Characterization of 60 Hz magnnetic field noise

29 MAR - 05 April SPRING BREAK
SPECIAL DATE
10 April
SPECIAL TIME
1500-1550
SPECIAL PLACE
SBA 237
Veronica Wills
University of Iowa
Idaho City, Ohio
Approaches to synthesis of the stellettins and triazole-based inhibitors of geranylgeranyltransferase II (GGTase II)
(and everything you ever wanted to know about graduate school at the University of Iowa)
12 April Dr. Michail Todorov
Technical University of Sofia
Boussinesq Paradigm and Long-Time Evolution
and Interaction of
Localized Solutions of
Nonlinear Wave Systems.
Consistency versus
Integrability."

19 April
Dr. Paige Buchanan
University of Southern Mississippi
APPLICATION OF THE THIOL-ENE “CLICK” REACTION TO THE SYNTHESIS OF NOVEL POLYMER NETWORKS
26 April
Dr. Rhett Allain
Southeastern Louisiana University
 Thinking
Beyond
     Assessments
3 May
Dr. John Vercellotti
V-LABS, Inc.
The practicing scientist as an entrepreneur:
A small chemical business providing in-house laboratory analyses and consultation to carbohydrate based industries.
10 May