Fall 2014

Presented by the Departments of BiologyChemistry, and Earth and Physical Sciences.

Tuesdays at noon, room AC 4M06 (unless otherwise noted).

September 2nd
SPEAKER: Maciek Domaradzki
Institution: The Graduate Center, City University of New York CUNY, Fearnley Lab
Talk Title: Thesis Defense – Towards the Total Synthesis of (+/-)-Gephyrotoxin 287C
Hosted by: Stephen Fearnley (Room: 2D01 (Cardinal Dining Room) at Time: 3:00pm)

Image source: Suraj Dhiman

September 5th
SPEAKER: Hsin-Pin (Jasy) Ho
Institution: The Graduate Center, City University of New York CUNY, Chang Lab
Talk Title: Thesis Defense – Development and Applications of Mass Spectrometric Methods for Phosphorylation Analysis
Hosted by: Emmanuel Chang (Room: AC/4M07 at Time: 10:00am-1:00pm)

September 16th
SPEAKER: Suraj Dhiman
Institution: Department of Chemistry, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Postdoc in the Wishart Group
Talk Title: Radiation Stability of Ionic Liquids: A Comparative Study
Hosted by: Yolanda Small

October 7th
SPEAKER: Jason Sello
Institution: Department of Chemistry, Brown University
Talk Title: New Approaches to Antibacterial Therapy and to Biofuel Production
Hosted by: Ruel Desamero

October 14th
SPEAKER: Wayne Bowen
Institution: Department of Chemistry, Brown University
Talk Title: Sigma-2 Receptor-Mediated Apoptosis in Cancer Cells
Hosted by: Ruel Desamero

Image source: Kristen Lynch

October 21st
SPEAKER: Scott T. Lefurgy
Institution: Hofstra University, Department of Chemistry
Talk Title: Mechanistic Enzymology of Isoprenoid Biosynthetic Enzymes
Hosted by: Ruel Desamero

November 4th
SPEAKER: Dmytro Nykypanchuk
Institution: Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Lab
Talk Title: Self Assembly of Soft Matter (Nanoscience)
Hosted by: Yolanda Small

November 18th
SPEAKER: Kristen Lynch
Institution: Department of Biochemistry and BiophysicsPerelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Talk Title: Controlling Alternative Splicing through Cell Signaling Pathways
Hosted by: Lou Levinger

December 2st
SPEAKER: Arthur Tinoco
Institution: University of Puerto Rico, Department of Chemistry
Talk Title: Development of new drug design strategies for metal-based therapeutics
Hosted by: Ruel Desamero

December 9th
Student Practice Talks/Student Research Presentations
Institution: York College
Hosted by: All Mentors


This seminar series provides an opportunity to foster the engagement of faculty, students and staff in the scientific enterprise and to cultivate an environment of intellectual discourse and growth by promoting interaction between scientists at every level. ALL ARE WELCOME. REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED.

All seminars will be on Tuesdays at noon in room AC-4M06 unless otherwise noted. Please contact Dr. Yolanda Small (ysmall@york.cuny.edu, 718-262-2592) or Dr. Shao-Ying Hua (shua@york.cuny.edu, 718-262-5256) or Dr. Kevin Lynch (klynch@york.cuny.edu, 718-262-5184) for more information.

Web page managed by Dr. Yolanda Small