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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science
October 22, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

2008-2009



Winter 2009
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January 30, 2009

Speaker: Dr. Ian Hamilton, Department of Chemistry, Wilfrid Laurier University

Title: Computational Chemistry on Gold Clusters and Complexes

Room:  N1042 - Science Building

Time: 3:30 - 5 pm

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THURSDAY February 5, 2009

Speaker: Dr. Georgii Nikonov, Department of Chemistry, Brock University

Title: Agostic NSi…H…Mo Complexes: From Curiosity to Catalysis

Room:  N1056 - Science Building

Time: 4 - 5:20 pm

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February 27, 2009

Speaker: Dr. Adrian Schwan, Department of Chemistry, University of Guelph

Title: Perspectives and Contributions of an Organic Chemist toward Novel and
Unnatural Phospholipids to Combat Lung Surfactant Deficiency

Room: N1042 - Science Building

Time: 3:30 - 5 pm

 

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March 6, 2009

Speakers: Andrew Frank and Nicole Cathcart 

Department of Chemistry, Wilfrid Laurier University

 

Title: “Synthesis of Silver Nanoprisms & Potential Applications” by Frank

Title: "Size and Shape Control of Silver Nanostructures – Studies into Icosahedron and Thick Prism Morphologies" by Cathcart

Room:  BA112 - Bricker Academic Building

Time: 3:30 - 5 pm

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TUESDAY MARCH 10, 2009

Speaker: Dr. Mikko Karttunen, Dept. of Applied Mathematics, the University of Western Ontario

Title: Dynamics of soft and biological systems: lipid diffusion, micelle rupture and inhibition of crystal growth using peptides

Room:  N1057 - Science Building

Time: 3:30 - 5:00 pm

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March 13, 2009

Speakers: Phil Scott and Phil Kerneghan

Department of Chemistry, Wilfrid Laurier University

Title 1: Determine Biologically Active Components in Pulp and Paper Mill Effluent

Title 2: New Network Topologies of Porous Covalent Organic Framworks from Rigid Iptycene Molecular Building Blocks

Room: N1042 - Science Building

Time: 3:30 - 5 pm

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March 19, 2009

Speaker: Dr. Pierre Lavigne, Department of Pharmacology, University of Sherbrooke

Title: Structural Biology of the Myc/Max/Mad Network of  Transcription Factors: Application to the Development c-Myc Inhibitors in Colorectal Cancer

Room: N1044 - Science Building

Time: 4:00 - 5:00 pm

 

 

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FALL 2008
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September 19, 2008

Speaker: Dr. Fereidoun Rezanezhad, Cold Regions Research Centre
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Wilfrid Laurier University

Title:  Measurement and analysis of physical and hydraulic properties of peat soils using
3D Micro- CT Scanning

Room:  N1042 Science Building

Time: 3:30 - 5 pm

 
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October 3, 2008

Speaker: Dr. Steffen Graether, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph

Title: Understanding how antifreeze proteins bind to ice

Room:  N1057 Science Building

Time: 3:30 - 5 pm

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October 31, 2008

Speaker: Dr. Masoud Jelokhani-Niaraki, Department of Chemistry, Wilfrid Laurier University

Title: Interaction of the Archetypal Cyclic Cationic Antimicrobial Peptide, Gramicidin S, with Biological Membranes

 

Room:  N1057 Science Building

Time: 3:30 - 5 pm

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November 14, 2008

Speaker: Dr. Daniel Lee, Queen's University

Title: One Ring to Phosphorylate Them All - exploring bacterial tyrosine phosphorylation by the structure of E. coli tyrosine kinase Etk

Room:  N1042 Science Building

Time: 3:30 - 5 pm

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MONDAY November 17, 2008

Speaker: Dr. Heinz Plaumann, BASF

Title: "From Laurier to BASF: Good Things happen to Chemists"

Room:  N1057 Science Building

Time: 3:30 - 5 pm

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November 28, 2008

Speaker: Dr. François Lagugné-Labarthet, Department of Chemistry, University of Western Ontario

Title: Raman Imaging and the Use of Meso- and Nanostructured Metallic Platforms

Room:  N1057 Science Building

Time: 3:30 - 5 pm