Chemistry Newsletter - 12/02/2002

 

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Chemistry Newsletter


XXVI - No. 41 December 2nd, 2002

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Department and Finance Committee Meeting Schedule

Department Meetings --- Tuesdays - 1:30 PM - Room 8335 Chemistry

December 10th, 2002 January 21st, 2003
February 11th, 2003 March 11th, 2003 April 8th, 2003 May 13th, 2003

 

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Finance Committee Meetings --- Tuesdays ---1:20 PM - Chair's Office

December 3rd, 2002 December 17th, 2002 January 14th, 2003
February 4th, 2003 February 18th, 2003 March 4th, 2003 March 18th, 2003
April 1st, 2003 April 15th, 2003 May 6th, 2003 May 20th, 2003

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SEMINARS

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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2002 - Student Physical Chemistry Seminar, 4:30 p.m., Room 8335 Chemistry Building. Annabel Muenter. "The effect of dissolved ions on the interactions of HCl gas with liquid glycerol"

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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2002 - Frontiers in Pharmacology Seminar, Noon, Room 1111 Biotechnology Center. Professor Sankar Ghosh, Yale University. "NF-kB: An Evolutionarily Conserved Mediator of Immune and Inflammatory Responses"

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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2002 - Chemical Engineering Seminar, 4:00 p.m., Room 1227 Engineering Hall. A. Z. Panagiotopoulos, Princeton University. "Phase Transitions in Ionic and Colloid-Polymer Systems"

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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2002 - Physical Chemistry Lecture, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Joseph Francisco, Purdue University. "Structure and Reactivity of Open-Shell Complexes: New Frontiers in Atmospheric Chemistry"

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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2002 - Special Biochemistry Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room B1118 Biochemistry, 420 Henry Mall. Dr. Kristina Hakansson, Florida State University. "Characterization of Biomolecular Primary Structure & Modification by Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry"

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Wednesday, December 4th, 2002 - Lincoln Seminar Series, 1:00 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. John Phillips, Graduate Student.

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Wednesday, December 4th, 2002 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Frank Schaper, University of Illinois.

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Wednesday, December 4th, 2002 - Soil Science 728 Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 270 Soils Building. Derrick Johnson, UW-Madison. "A Historical Synopsis of Soil Survey"

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Thursday, December 5th, 2002 - Environmental Toxicology 800 Seminar, 4:00 p.m., Room 125 McArdle Laboratory. Dr. Wade Bushman. "The lessons of the One-Eyed Sheep"

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Thursday, December 5th, 2002 - Organic Chemistry Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Erin Carlson.

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Thursday, December 5th, 2002 - Anatomy Department Seminar, 4 p.m., Room 140 Bardeen, (Anatomy Library). Dr. Aaron Fox, University of Chicago. "Stories from Different Kinds of Secretory Systems"

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Monday, December 9th, 2002 - Contemporary Biochemistry Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room B1118 Biochemistry. Michal Linial.

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Monday, December 9th, 2002 - Inorganic Seminar, 1:20 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Rajendra Rathore, Marquette University.

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Tuesday, December 10th, 2002 - Student Physical Chemistry Seminar, 4:30 p.m., Room 8335 Chemistry Building. Robert Holiday. "Vibrationally driven bimolecular reactions"

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Tuesday, December 10th, 2002 - Organic Chemistry Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor George O'Doherty, West Virginia. "The Use of the Sharpless Asymmetric Dihydoxylation Reaction for the Synthesis of 1,2-diol and 1,3-diols"

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Tuesday, December 10th, 2002 - Frontiers in Pharmacology Seminar, Noon, Room 1111 Biotechnology Center. Andrew J. Morris, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. "Synthesis and Inactivation of Lysophosphatidic Acid"

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Tuesday, December 10th, 2002 - Chemical Engineering Seminar, 4:00 p.m., Room 1227 Engineering Hall. David Sholl, Carnegie Mellon University. "Simulating Practical and Possible Materials for Gas Separation Membranes: Zeolites, Carbon Nanotubes, and Metal Alloys"

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Wednesday, December 11th, 2002 - Soil Science 728 Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 270 Soils Building. Francisco Sandro R. Holanda.

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Thursday, December 12th, 2002 - Organic Chemistry Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Shane Lamos.

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Thursday, December 12th, 2002 - Environmental Toxicology 800 Seminar, 4:00 p.m., Room 125 McArdle Laboratory. Thomas Malone. "The Use of Toxicogenomics and Proteomics in Toxicology"

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Friday, December 13th, 2002 - Rheology Research - 3M Lecture, 12:05 p.m., Room 1800 Engineering Hall. Professor Roderic Lakes, University of Wisconsin. "Tissue Viscoelasticity"

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Tuesday, December 17th, 2002 - Frontiers in Pharmacology Seminar, Noon, Room 1111 Biotechnology Center. David Toczyski, University of California-San Francisco. "Dividing With Broken Chromosomes"

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Wednesday, December 18th, 2002 - Biophysics Joint Group Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Room 8335 Chemistry Building. Professor Robert Landick, UW-Madison, Department of Bacteriology. "RNA Polymerase: Structure, Catalysis, and Regulation"

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Monday, April 21st, 2003 - Macromolecules Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 8335 Chemistry Building. Christopher Bardeen, University of Illinois.

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Analytical Sciences Seminars

The following link is for the UW Analytical Sciences Seminar 2002: http://analytical.chem.wisc.edu/analytical/writings/Seminars/seminars.html.

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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NONE FOR THIS NEWSLETTER

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FACULTY POSITIONS/TEMPORARY FACULTY/ACADEMIC POSITIONS

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The Department of Chemistry at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) invites applications for a tenure-track position in analytical or bioanalytical chemistry to begin August 2003. The position is part of a UNL research prioritization in Structural Biology and Proteomics. Candidates with research interests at the interface of analytical chemistry and the biological sciences are particularly encouraged to apply. All applicants should have a demonstrated research record in analytical or bioanalytical chemistry, the potential for establishing and/or maintaining a significant externally funded research program, and strong interests in undergraduate and graduate instruction. Candidates should submit a curriculum vita, a brief statement of research interests not to exceed 5 pages, graduate transcripts, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to: Analytical Search Committee Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588-0304. FAX: (402)-4722044; e-mail: dhage@unlserve.unl.edu. Screening of applicants will begin January 10, 2003, and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. More information on our department can be found at http://www.chem.unl.edu. The University of Nebraska is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action and equal opportunity and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. We assure reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act; contact Ms. Leann Galusha (402-472-3634 or Igalusha2@unl.edu) for assistance.

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POSTDOCTORAL POSITION AND/OR JOBS

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NONE FOR THIS NEWSLETTER

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