Chemistry Newsletter for 1/31/2011

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XXXV - No. 4 January 31st, 2011

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2011 Dates of Finance/Department Meetings
Department/Executive Committee Meetings - Tuesdays - 1:30 PM - Room 9341 Chemistry

February 8th, 2011 March 22nd, 2011 April 12th, 2011 May 3rd, 2011

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

February 1st, 2011 February 15th, 2011 March 2nd, 2011 March 15th, 2011
April 5th, 2011 April 19th, 2011 May 10th, 2011  

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SEMINARS
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Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 - ECT Seminar - The Women in Science & Engineering Leadership Institute (WISELI). 12:30 p.m., 1610 Engineering Hall.  Dr. Nancy G. Love, Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Univ. of Michigan-Ann Arbor. "From Under the End Table: Navigating Fears, Hopes, and Aspirations in Life and Career"
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Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 - Physical McElvain Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Carolyn Larabell, University of California, San Francisco.
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Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 - Materials Science Seminar, 4:00 p.m., Room 265 MS&E Building. Dr. Wei Sun,  Albert Soffa Chair Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Drexel University. "Biofabrication fro Tissue Science and Engineering"
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Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 - Herb Seminar, 10:00 a.m., 5310 Chamberlin. Andres Santander, CSNSM -Université Paris-Sud, France. "Two-dimensional electron gas with universal subbands at the surface of SrTiO3"
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Friday, February 4th, 2011 - Chemistry Department Colloquium, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Department. Deborah Blum, UW Department of Journalism and Mass Communications; author: "The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York"
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Friday, February 4th, 2011 - EC&T Seminar, 12:05 p.m., 102 Water Science & Engineering Laboratory. Colin Whitfield, Postdoctoral Fellow, EC&T. "The Athabasca Tar Sands: Modelling Chemical Response to Acidic Deposition"
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Tuesday, February 8tt, 2011 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Steven J. Sibener, University of Chicago.
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Tuesday, February 15th, 2011 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building.  Professor David Cane, Brown University.
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Tuesday, February 15th, 2011 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Sharon C. Glotzer, University of Michigan.
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Tuesday, February 22nd. 2011 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor David A. Case, Rutgers University. "Biomolecular Simulations Using Implicit Solvent Models"
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Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m. Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Regan Thomson, Northwestern University.
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Tuesday, March 1st, 2011 - Organic McElvain Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building.  Professor Robert Bergman.
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Tuesday, March 1st, 2011 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Juan de Pablo, UW-Madison, Chemical and Biological Engineering.
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Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Nicolai Lehnert, University of Michigan.
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Thursday, March 3th, 2011 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 a.m. Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Barbara Imperiali, MIT.
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Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 - Physical McElvain Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Donald G. Truhlar, University of Minnesota
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Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 pm. Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Brad Nilsson, University of Rochester.
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Wednesday, March 9th, 2011 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Gary Brudvig, Yale University.
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Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Suzanne Blum, University of California, Irvine.
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Thursday, March 31st, 2010 -Materials Sciences Seminar, 12:15 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Sarah Trimpin, Wayne State University.
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Friday, April 1st, 2011 - Chemistry Department Colloquium, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Department. Dr. K.V. Reddy, Founder and President of Printel, Inc.
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Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 pm. Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Philip Cole, Johns-Hopkins University.
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Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Giulia A. Galli, University of California, Davis.
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Thursday, April 7th, 2011 - Analytical Seminar, 12:15 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Ryan Bailey, The University of Illinois, UC.
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Monday, April 11th, 2011 - Ferry Lectures, 2:00 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor David Tirrell, California Institute of Technology.
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Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Ephraim Woods III, Colgate University.
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Wednesday, April 13th, 2011 - Materials Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Vince Rotello, University of Massachusetts -Amherst.
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Thursday, April 14th, 2011 - Organic Seminar - Abbott Lecture, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building.  Professor Barry Sharpless, The Scripps Research Institute.
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Friday, April 15th, 2011 - Chemistry Department Shain Colloquium, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Department. Barry Sharpless, The Scripps Research Institute.
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Tuesday, April 19th, 2011 - Organic McElvain Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building.  Dr. John Tallarico, Novartis.
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Tuesday, April 19th, 2011 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Daniel P. Raleigh, SUNY Stony Brook.
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Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Geoff Coates, Cornell University.
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Thursday, April 21st, 2010 -Materials Sciences Seminar, 12:15 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Kyoung-Shin Choi, Purdue University.
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Monday, April 25th, 2011 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Hirschmann Lectures - Professor Donald Hilvert, ETH Honggerberg.
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Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Srikanth Sastry, Center for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India.
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Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Hirschmann Lectures - Professor Donald Hilvert, ETH Honggerberg.
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Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Gerald Meyer, Johns Hopkins University.
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Monday, May 2nd, 2011 - Inorganic McElvain Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Phil Powers, University of California, Davis.
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Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m. Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Malika Jeffries-El, Iowa State University.
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Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 - Physical Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Mark S. Gordon, Iowa State University.
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Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Amy Palmer, University of Colorado, Boulder.
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Thursday, May 5th, 2011 - Analytical Seminar, 12:15 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Kim Prather, Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
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Tuesday, May 9th, 2011 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Kian Tan, Boston University.
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Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Alan Balch, University of California, Davis.
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RECENT PUBLICATIONS
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Structure of a nanobody-stabilized active state of the beta(2) adrenoceptor.
Rasmussen, SGF; Choi, HJ; Fung, JJ; Pardon, E; Casarosa, P; Chae, PS; DeVree, BT; Rosenbaum, DM; Thian, FS; Kobilka, TS; Schnapp, A; Konetzki, I; Sunahara, RK; Gellman, SH*; Pautsch, A; Steyaert, J; Weis, WI; Kobilka, BK.
NATURE 469 (7329): 175-U59 JAN 13 2011.
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Structure and function of an irreversible agonist-beta(2) adrenoceptor complex.
Rosenbaum, DM; Zhang, C; Lyons, JA; Holl, R; Aragao, D; Arlow, DH; Rasmussen, SGF; Choi, HJ; DeVree, BT; Sunahara, RK; Chae, PS; Gellman, SH*; Dror, RO; Shaw, DE; Weis, WI; Caffrey, M; Gmeiner, P; Kobilka, BK.
NATURE 469 (7329): 236-U129 JAN 13 2011.
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Bis(2-hydroxyethanaminium) tetrachloridopalladate(II).
Guzei, IA*; Spencer, LC; Yankey, M; Darkwa, J
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
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The School of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for the full-time position of Associate Director of Freshmen Chemistry. A Ph.D. in Chemistry with relevant experience in Chemical Education is required. Responsibilities include development and deployment of new pedagogies and technologies, as well as lecture instruction in the Freshmen Chemistry program. Submit a cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy/interests and the names of three references to: Director, Undergraduate Studies, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA  30332-0400.  Review of applications will begin February 14, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.
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FACULTY POSITIONS/TEMPORARY FACULTY/ACADEMIC POSITIONS
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The Department of Chemistry at Clemson University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the broadly defined area of organic chemistry. Candidates with research interests in organic, bioorganic, synthetic or materials chemistry, or related fields, are encouraged to apply. Candidates must possess a PhD degree in Chemistry and will be expected to teach organic chemistry at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The position is expected to be filled at the rank of Assistant Professor; however, a more advanced rank may be considered, depending on experience and qualifications. Application materials, including curriculum vitae, a description of proposed research plan(s), teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference (pdf email preferred) should be sent to Professor R. Karl Dieter at the following address: Department of Chemistry, ORGANIC POSITION, c/o Mrs. Sharon Smith, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-0973. Electronic submissions accepted at: sharons@clemson.edu. EL: 864-6565017. Guaranteed consideration will be given to applications received by February 15, 2011; however, applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.
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POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS AND/OR JOBS
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