Chemistry Newsletter - 12/05/2005

 

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Chemistry Newsletter


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


XXIX - No. 39 December 5th, 2005

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Beat The Holiday Rush

Just a reminder to get your requests/repairs into the glass shop so you are ready to do your research over the break. The glass shop is located in room 3201.

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Department and Finance Committee Meeting Schedule

Department/Executive Committee Meetings - Tuesdays - 1:30 PM - Room 9341 Chemistry

 

12/13/05

2/14/06

3/21/06

4/11/06

5/9/06

Finance Committee Meetings - Tuesdays - 1:30 PM - Room 1130

 

12/6/05

12/20/05

1/17/06

2/7/06

2/21/06

3/7/06

3/28/06

4/4/06

4/18/06

5/2/06

5/16/06

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SEMINARS

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Tuesday, December 6th, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Shana O. Kelly, Boston College. “Interfacing and Templating Nanostructures with DNA”

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Thursday, December 8th, 2005 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. SooHyuk Choi, Gellman Group.

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Thursday, December 8th, 2005 - Analytical Seminar, 12:15 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Robert Blick, UW-Madison, Electrical and Computer Engineering. “Nano-Electromechanical Systems and Their Applications”

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Monday, December 12th, 2005 - Biochemistry Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room B1118 Biochemistry, 420 Henry Mall, UW-Madison. George Rose, Johns Hopkins University. “Proteins: The Unfolding Story”

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Tuesday, December 13th, 2005 - Physical Chemistry Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Edward J. Kramer, University of California, Santa Barbara. “Phase Transitions in Flatland: Order, Disorder and Defects in Block Copolymer Monolayers and Multilayers”

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Wednesday, December 14th, 2005 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Jocelyn Pinkert, Graduate Student, Burstyn Group.

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Tuesday, January 17th, 2006 - McElvain Seminar in Physical Chemistry, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Timothy Zwier, Purdue University. “Laser Probes of the Potential Energy Surfaces of Flexible Molecules and Water-containing Complexes”

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Thursday, January 19th, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Seyed Seradj, Burke Group.

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Tuesday, January 24th, 2006 - Physical Chemistry Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor David M. Leitner, University of Nevada, Reno.

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Tuesday, January 24th, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Phil S. Baran, The Scripps Research Institute. “The Catalytic Cycle of Discovery in Total Synthesis”

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Wednesday, January 25th, 2005 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Ken Karlin, John Hopkins University.

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Thursday, January 26th, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Brian Smith, Denu Group.

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Tuesday, January 31st, 2006 - Willard Lectures in Physical Chemistry, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Richard J. Saykally, University of California, Berkeley.

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Tuesday, February 1st, 2006 - Willard Lectures in Physical Chemistry, 2:00 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Richard J. Saykally, University of California, Berkeley.

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Thursday, February 2nd, 2006 - McElvain Lecture, 12:15 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor John Yates, Scripps Research Institute.

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Tuesday, February 7th, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Marcus Weck, Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Tuesday, February 7th, 2006 - Physical Chemistry Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Venkat Ganesan, University of Texas at Austin. “Dynamical Phenomena in Multicomponent Polymers”

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Wednesday, February 8th, 2005 - Inorganic McElvain Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Allison Campbell, Pacific Northwest Lab.

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Thursday, February 9th, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Andrew Razgulin, Mecozzi Group.

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Tuesday, February 14th, 2006 - Physical Chemistry Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Hanna Reisler, University of Southern California.

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Thursday, February 16th, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Adam Garske, Denu Group.

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Monday, February 20th, 2006 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Melanie Sanford, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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Tuesday, February 21st, 2006 - Physical Chemistry Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Ji-Xin Cheng, Purdue University.

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Thursday, February 23rd, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Sarah Jewell, Blackwell Group.

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Tuesday, February 28th, 2006 - Physical Chemistry Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Alex Benderskii, Wayne State University.

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Thursday, March 2nd, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Luke Lavis, Raines Group.

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Tuesday, March 7th, 2006 - Physical Chemistry Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Arieh Warshel, University of Southern California. “Computer Simulations of Enzymatic Reactions: Finding out What are the Catalytic Principles that Really Work?”

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Tuesday, March 7th, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Christian E. Schafmeister, University of Pittsburgh.

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Thursday, March 9th, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Sangho Park, Lee Group.

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Monday, March 20th, 2006 - Ferry Lectures in Physical Chemistry, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Christopher M. Dobson, Cambridge University, UK.

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Tuesday, March 21st, 2006 - Ferry Lectures in Physical Chemistry, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Christopher M. Dobson, Cambridge University, UK.

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Tuesday, March 21st, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor David M. Walba, University of Colorado. “High Throughput Measurement of ee Using Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals”

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Thursday, March 23rd, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Jamie Ellis, Cavagnero Group.

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Wednesday Thru Friday, March 29th - 31st, 2006 - Meloche Lectures, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Stephen Lippard, MIT.

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Thursday, March 30th, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Bin Sun, Lynn Group.

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Monday, April 3rd, 2006 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Patrick Holland, University of Rochester.

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Tuesday, April 4th, 2006 - Physical Chemistry Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Mark A. Johnson, Yale University.

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Tuesday, April 4th, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor D. Tyler McQuade, Cornell University. “Microreactors, Encapsulated Catalysts, and Mechanisms: New Tools and Techniques for Polymer and Small Molecule Synthesis”

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Thursday, April 6th, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Kevin Schultz, Nelsen Group.

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Tuesday, April 11th, 2006 - Physical Chemistry Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Sanat Kumar, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Tuesday, April 11th, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Dan O’Leary, Pomona College. “Deuterium and Tritium NMR Equilibrium Isotope Effects Involving OH/OH and CH/N Hydrogen Bonds: Stereochemical Applications”

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Wednesday, April 12th, 2006 - Merck Lectures, a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Steven Ley, University of Cambridge, UK.

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Thursday, April 13th, 2006 - Merck Lectures, a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Steven Ley, University of Cambridge, UK.

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Tuesday, April 18th, 2006 - Physical Chemistry Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor H. Jane Dyson, The Scripps Research Institute. “New Insights from NMR into Unfolded Proteins and the Protein Folding Process”

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Thursday, April 18th, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Virginia W. Cornish, Columbia University. “Co-Opting Nature's Machineries for Chemical Discovery”

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Thursday, April 20th, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Jennifer O’Neill, Blackwell Group.

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Tuesday, April 25th, 2006 - Physical Chemistry Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Michael J. Saxton, University of California at Davis.

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Thursday, April25th, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Matt Sigman, University of Utah.

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Thursday, April 27th, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Jon Tunge, University of Kansas.

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Tuesday, May 2nd, 2006 - Physical Chemistry Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Kenneth Jordan, University of Pittsburgh. “Electron and Proton Localization in Water Clusters”

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Tuesday, May 2nd, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Peter Stang, University of Utah. “Nanoscale Molecular Architecture: Design and Self-Assembly of Metallocyclic Polygons and Polyhedra via Coordination”

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Thursday, May 4th, 2006 - McElvain Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Suzanne Walker, Harvard University.

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Thursday, May 11th, 2006 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Jeff Johnston, Indiana University.

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Physical Chemistry Student Seminar abstracts/announcements can be found at: http://www.chem.wisc.edu/physical/Home.html.

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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

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Frey BL. Lin Y. Westphall MS. Smith LM.

Controlling gas-phase reactions for efficient charge reduction electrospray mass spectrometry of intact proteins.

Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry. 16(11):1876-1887, 2005 Nov.

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Mednikov EG. Ivanov SA. Slovokhotova IV. Dahl LF.

Nanosized [Pd-52(CO)(36)(PEt3)(14)] and [Pd-66(CO)(45)-(PEt3(1))(16)] clusters based on a hypothetical pd(38) vertex-truncated upsilon(3) octahedron.

Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 44(42):6848-6854, 2005.

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Guzei IA. McGaff RW. Kieler HM.

Why magnesium is five-coordinate in methanol(phthalocyaninato)magnesium(II).

Acta Crystallographica - Section C - Crystal Structure Communications. 61(Part 11):M472-M475, 2005 Nov.

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Lutz TR. He YY. Ediger MD.

Segmental dynamics of dilute polystyrene chains in miscible blends and solutions.

Macromolecules. 38(23):9826-9835, 2005 Nov 15.

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Nichols BM. Butler JE. Russell JN. Hamers RJ.

Photochemical functionalization of hydrogen-terminated diamond surfaces: A structural and mechanistic study.

Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 109(44):20938-20947, 2005 Nov 10.

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Nelsen SF. Weaver MN. Telo JP. Lucht BL. Barlow S.

Koopmans-based analysis of the optical spectra of p-phenylene-bridged intervalence radical ions.

Journal of Organic Chemistry. 70(23):9326-9333, 2005 Nov 11.

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Lambert WT. Hanson GH. Benayoud F. Burke SD.

Halichondrin B: Synthesis of the C1-C22 subunit [Review].

Journal of Organic Chemistry. 70(23):9382-9398, 2005 Nov 11.

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Rutkoski TJ. Kurten EL. Mitchell JC. Raines RT.

Disruption of shape-complementarity markers to create cytotoxic variants of ribonuclease A.

Journal of Molecular Biology. 354(1):41-54, 2005 Nov 18.

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Bentley AK. Farhoud M. Ellis AB. Lisensky GC. Nickel AML. Crone WC.

Authors: Know the hazards, please! Reply.

Journal of Chemical Education. 82(12):1775, 2005 Dec.

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Nelsen SF. Konradsson AE. Ismagilov RF. Guzei IA.

Crystallographic characterization of the geometry changes upon electron loss from 2-tert-butyl-3-aryl-2,3-diazabicyclo[2.2.2]octanes.

Crystal Growth & Design. 5(6):2344-2347, 2005 Nov-Dec.

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Zhang ZC. Lyons LJ. Jin JJ. Amine K. West R.

Synthesis and ionic conductivity of cyclosiloxanes with ethyleneoxy-containing substituents.

Chemistry of Materials. 17(23):5646-5650, 2005 Nov 15.

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The MIT Materials Processing Center and Center for Materials Science and Engineering sponsor a 9-week summer research internship program for rising junior and senior undergraduates in science and engineering fields. This challenging program brings promising students to MIT to learn and perform research in laboratories in a broad selection of materials science subfields. In addition to providing a stipend of $4950 and round-trip travel expenses, we host presentations and group discussions on topics relevant to materials scientists, such as graduate school, careers in materials science, creating effective poster presentations, and management of intellectual property. At the conclusion of the program, the students present their individual research results at a poster session. The summer research internship, offered each year since 1983, affords students an invaluable experience in hands-on research. Students are selected for this highly competitive program based on their application and recommendation letters. If you find you need more flyers, please let us know via email: tlippe@mit.edu.

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The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for postdoctoral researchers at federal laboratories. These awards provide generous stipends ($36,000 - $65,000), and the opportunity to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the country. We ask your assistance in informing doctoral students in your department of these opportunities. Detailed program information, including instructions on how to apply and list of participating laboratories, is available on the NRC Research Associateship Programs Web site at: www.national-academies.org/rap. Questions should be directed to the NRC at 202-334-2760 (tel) or rap@nas.edu. There will be four review cycles annually. Upcoming deadline dates are: February 1, 2006; May 1, 2006; August 1, 2006; and November 1, 2006. Applicants should begin a dialog with prospective Advisers at the lab as early as possible, before their anticipated application deadline. H. Ray Gamble, Director of the Fellowship Programs, National Research Council, The National Academies.

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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University of Wisconsin-Madison. A TA position at the Molecular Structure Laboratory, Chemistry Department. A part-time appointment (16-20h a week, flexible schedule) is available at the Molecular Structure Laboratory starting January 2006. The successful candidate will be taught to run single crystal X-ray diffraction experiments, solve and refine crystal structures, and prepare crystallographic reports. This work will likely result in several scientific publications. A significant responsibility will be maintaining the in-house crystallographic database (PC/LINUX). Contact: Ilia Guzei, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Phone: 263-4694, e-mail: iguzei@chem.wisc.edu.

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The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at Bethesda, Maryland is looking to fill the Associate Director for Research Informatics and Information Technology position. NHBLI is seeking a strategic-minded research scientist with expertise in research informatics and information technology who can harness their skills in an intellectually rich, Federal biomedical research institution engaged in national research programs to understand, treat, and prevent heart, lung, and blood diseases and sleep disorders. This position offers a unique and challenging opportunity for the right individual to work directly with the NHLBI Director to address the Institute’s bioinformatics needs, as well as develop a model program in research informatics. Applicants should possess an advanced degree (Masters or PH.D.) and research experience related to bioinformatics or research informatics. The most highly qualified applicants will have demonstrated knowledge in both biology/medicine and bio/research informatics. In addition, applicants should have sufficient education and experience to ensure success in managing a professional and technical staff engaged in providing complex and computationally intense information networks in the areas of bioinformatics, genomics, proteomics, systems biology, modeling, imaging, and analytics. Opportunities exist for independent research efforts in the Intramural Program of the NHLBI as well as working with the Extramural Program developing bioinformatics programs to support the scientific community and research administration. It is highly desirable for the successful applicant to also have extensive experience in information technology management, encompassing strategic planning, complex organizational structures, technical project management, and process transformation. The Office of the Associate Director will be responsible for the administration of NHLBI enterprise operations systems, data warehouse, management reporting, information security, and the day to day operations of staff providing IT infrastructure development and support. Strong leadership qualities, negotiation skills, and exceptional interpersonal skills are imperative for this individual, who will be involved with scientific, administrative, and technical aspects of information technology while overseeing vigorous collaborative research efforts in bioinformatics. Application process: Salary is commensurate with experience for this Title 42 position. A full package of Civil Service benefits is available including retirement, health and life insurance, long term care insurance, leave and savings plan (401(k) equivalent). CV, bibliography, and two letters of recommendation must be received by December 1, 2005. Application materials should be sent to: STG International, Inc, ATTN: Charles Lott, 4900 Seminary Road, Suite 1100, Alexandria, VA 22311-1811. For additional information, please contact Mr. Lott by email: clott@stginternational.com or telephone 1-877-784-6452. All information provided by candidates will remain confidential and will not be released outside the NHLBI search process without a release from applicants.

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An opening for an Associate Research Scientist is available in the laboratory of Dr. Daniel Raftery in the Chemistry Department at Purdue University. The work will focus on NIH-funded projects involving the development and application of new methods in bioanalytical NMR spectroscopy and especially metabolomics. This work will primarily focus on the analysis of various types of biofluid samples. A range of advanced and high field NMR instrumentation is available in the laboratory and in Purdue's large NMR facility. The sucessful applicant will help design and direct research projects in the Raftery group. He or she will work either independently or with Dr. Raftery to develop protocols for new experimental methods in accordance with new research goals. The Associate Reseach Scientist will participate in formulating ideas and concepts for grants, and contribute significantly to the writing and submission of grants. He or she will implement and coordinate research plans, help set goals, and evaluate and report progress of research projects. The Associate Research Scientist will monitor and direct efforts to keep the work on schedule, and importantly will develop new projects and collaborate with outside scientists and organizations. The position requires a Ph.D. in NMR spectroscopy, chemistry, biochemistry or physics and a minimum of two years advanced proficiency experience in nuclear magnetic resonance. This position also requires strong high-resolution NMR skills; an ability to work independently as well as with graduate students and other researchers, on- and off-campus; familiarity with other analytical techniques such as mass spectrometers; and the ability to write clearly for publication and grant proposals. Experience and interest in developing new NMR and statistical analysis methods and for novel metabolomics-based studies is highly desired. The successful applicant will be expected to help supervise, direct and train laboratory personnel including postdoctoral researchers and graduate students. Interested applicants should provide a CV and cover letter. The position is available immediately, and will last for up to three years by mutual consent. Applicants should feel free to contact: Dr. Raftery directly by mail, e-mail (raftery@purdue.edu) or phone (765-494-6070).

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University of Wisconsin-Madison. Part Time Position in the Mass Spectrometry Laboratory. Starting Spring 2006. This is a Technical Assistant (TA) position for a graduate student who would like to learn how to run all the instruments in the Mass Spectrometry Laboratory and to assist graduate students and postdocs in using mass spectrometry to solve problems. The Mass Spectrometry Laboratory staff generates quality data and keeps the instruments operating optimally. The TA will be working with a large variety of organic, biochemical, and organometallic compounds. The appointment will be for at least one year (including the summer of 2006). Interested students should contact: Dr.Martha M. Vestling, e-mail: vestling@chem.wisc.edu.

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FACULTY POSITIONS/TEMPORARY FACULTY/ACADEMIC POSITIONS

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The University of Toledo seeks an Assistant/Associate Professor with a Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry, Organic Chemistry or a related field for an appointment in the Department of Medicinal & Biological Chemistry in the College of Pharmacy. The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Medicinal & Biological Chemistry. The candidate will be required to develop and maintain an independent, externally funded research program. The research area preferred will incorporate diversity-oriented synthesis and target-directed chemoinformatics approaches in drug design emphasizing pharmacogenomic/chemical genetics strategies when appropriate. A competitive salary and start-up package will be provided. This is a twelve month position that can start July 1, 2006. Please send a CV, a description of future research plans and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Chair of Search Committee, Department of Medicinal & Biological Chemistry, The University of Toledo, College of Pharmacy, Room BO 2830, 2801 W. Bancroft Street, Toledo, Oll 43606. Review of completed applications begins Jan 15, 2006 and will continue until the position has been filled. Further information may be obtained at: http://www.mbc.pharm_utoledo.edu.

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The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in the fall semester 2006. Candidates must have a PhD in Chemistry or Biochemistry and significant post-doctoral research experience. The successful applicant will be expected to maintain an externally funded research program, and teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Although all areas of biochemistry will be considered, candidates having research interests in more chemically related areas are preferred. Details regarding the department, including the soon-to-open $40M Chemistry and Physics building, the graduate program and the position can be found at http://www.uta.edu/chemistry. Candidates should submit via email attachment (PDF only) a complete CV, a brief description of planned research (not to exceed 5 pages), and a statement of teaching philosophy to: biochemistrysearch@uta.edu. In addition, candidates should arrange for 3 recommendation letters to be sent to the email address given above. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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The University of Indianapolis is seeking a Visiting Instructor of Chemistry for second semester starting in January 2006. More information about our school can be found at: http://www.uindy.edu. We are looking for a student-oriented instructor to teach General Chemistry I and II in a small school setting. The class size will be about 32 students each. Ability to teach Analytical or Instrumentation is a strong plus, but certainly not required. The Chemistry Department at the University of Indianapolis is a dynamic and enthusiastic part of the university and known for fostering strong student-faculty relationships. This visiting position is renewable for up to one additional year. Please contact: Katherine W. Stickney, Ph.D., Associate Professor & Chair of Chemistry, University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46227, office: (317)-788-3552, fax: (317)-788-3569, e-mail: kstickney@uindy.edu.

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POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS AND/OR JOBS

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Post-Doctoral Associate (9546), Job Requisition # 133848. The University of Minnesota Duluth Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has an opening for a full-time postdoctoral research associate in Organic / Bioorganic Chemistry. This is a one-year appointment, renewable based on satisfactory job performance and the availability of fiends. The position is available January 15, 2006. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry / Bioorganic Chemistry. The position requires extensive experience in organic synthesis and characterization of organic compounds, with a proven track record of quality peer reviewed publications. The position also requires proficiency in nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy and high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) techniques, and in the interpretation of the resulting data. Additionally, the ability to work independently, strong interpersonal skills, and good written and oral communication skills are required. Some experience in isolation and structure elucidation of natural products is preferred but not required. Development, synthesis and characterization of small organic molecules as cancer chemotherapeutics, asymmetric synthesis of complex natural products, and discovery of organoborane based synthetic methodologies. Salary is nNegotiable. Application Procedure: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and have three letters of recommendation sent to: Dr. Venkatram R. Mereddy, Chair, Post-Doctoral Associate Search Committee Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 246 Chem, University of Minnesota Duluth, 1039 University Drive, Duluth, MN 55812, Email: vmereddy@d.umn.edu, FAX: (218) 726-7394. Materials sent by email will be accepted. Completed files will be reviewed starting Dec 12, 2005 and will be accepted until the position is filled.

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