Chemistry Newsletter for 2/06/2012

Bucky UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON
DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY NEWSLETTER
XXXVI - No. 4 February 6th, 2012

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2012 Dates of Finance/Department Meetings
Department/Executive Committee Meetings - Tuesdays - 1:30 PM - Room 9341 Chemistry

February 14th, 2012 March 13th, 2012
April 10th, 2012 May 8th, 2012

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

February 7th, 2012 February 21st, 2012 March 6th, 2012 March 20th, 2012
April 17th, 2012 May 1st, 2012 May 15th, 2012 (Optional)  

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SEMINARS
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Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 - Physical Chemistry Seminar, 12:00 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Margaret Murnane, University of Colorado-Boulder. "Science at the Timescale of the Electron: Coherent X-rays Beams from Tabletop Lasers and Applications in Materials and Molecular Science"
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Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Dionico Siegel, University of Texas-Austin. "Synthesis and Study of Regenerative Natural Products"
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Thursday, February 9th, 2012 - Materials & Inorganic Joint Seminar, 12:15 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Michaël Gräetzel, École Polytechnique Fédéral du Lausanne. "Nanostructured Photosystems for Solar Fuel Generation"
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Thursday, February 9th, 2012 - Special Physical Chemistry Seminar, 4:00 p.m., Room 8335 Chemistry Building. Dr. Jonathan Bohmann, Southwest Research Institute. "Natural Deuterium NMR as a Chemical Attribution Signature of Fentanyl"
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Thursday, February 9th, 2012 - Materials Science Program Seminar, 4:00 p.m., Room 265 Materials Science & Engineering Building. Professor Yvan Petit Mechanical Engineering École de technologie supérieures 1100, West Montreal, Quebec, CANADA. "Multi-Scale Analysis of Bone Quality "
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Friday, February 10th, 2012 - Ninth Irving Shain Chemistry Colloquium, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Michaël Gräetzel, École Polytechnique Fédéral du Lausanne. "Molecular Photovoltaics and Mesoscopic Solar Cells"
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Friday, February 10th, 2012 - ECT Seminar, 12:05 p.m., 102 Water Science & Engineering Lab. Rachel Moss, Ph.D. Candidate, ECT Program. "Nanoporous Metal Oxide Electrodes as Electrochemical Phosphate Sensors"
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Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 - Physical Chemistry Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Dr. Ruhong Zhou, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center. "Large Scale Biomolecular Modeling wih IBM Blue Gene"
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Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 - Inorganic Chemistry Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Professor Elon Ison, North Carolina State University.
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Friday, February 17th, 2012 - ECT Seminar, 12:05 p.m., 102 Water Science & Engineering Lab. Harvey  Harper, Madison Clean Lakes Alliance.
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Friday, February 24th, 2012 - ECT Seminar, 12:05 p.m., 102 Water Science & Engineering Lab. Ramsey Kropp, ECT Grad Student.
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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 - ECT Seminar, 12:05 p.m., 102 Water Science & Engineering Lab. Curtis Hedman, ECT Grad Student.
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Thursday, March 8th, 2012 - Organic Student Seminar, 11:00 a.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Zoe Samer, McMahon Group.                                  
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RECENT PUBLICATIONS
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Natural bond orbital methods.
Glendening, ED; Landis, CR*; Weinhold, F*.
Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews-computational Molecular Science, 2 (1):1-42; 10.1002/wcms.51 JAN-FEB 2012.
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Sequence-Dependent pK(a) Shift Induced by Molecular Self-Assembly: Insights from Computer Simulation.
Mondal, J; Zhu, X; Cui, Q*; Yethiraj, A*.
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B, 116 (1):491-495; 10.1021/jp2071953 JAN 12 2012.
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Degree of Perfection and Pattern Uniformity in the Directed Assembly of Cylinder-Forming Block Copolymer on Chemically Patterned Surfaces.
Kang, HM; Craig, GSW; Han, E; Gopalan, P*; Nealey, PF.
MACROMOLECULES, 45 (1):159-164; 10.1021/ma202249n JAN 10 2012.
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Ethyl 3-ferrocenyl-1-(pyridin-2-ylmethyl)-1H-pyrazole-5-carboxylate.
Guzei, IA*; Spencer, LC; Munyaneza, A; Darkwa, J.
Acta Crystallographica Section E-structure Reports Online, 68 M35-U436; Part 1 10.1107/S160053681105238X JAN 2012.
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5 ',11 '-Dihydrodispiro[cyclohexane-1,6 '-indolo[3,2-b]carbazole-12 ',1 ''-cyclohexane].
Guzei, IA*; Spencer, LC; Codner, E; Boehm, JM.
Acta Crystallographica Section E-structure Reports Online, 68 O1-U931; Part 1 10.1107/S1600536811051208 JAN 2012.
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Facile and mild solution synthesis of Cu(2)O nanowires and nanotubes driven by screw dislocations.
Hacialioglu, S; Meng, F; Jin, S*.
CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, 48 (8):1174-1176; 10.1039/c2cc16333k 2012.
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The Solution Growth of Copper Nanowires and Nanotubes is Driven by Screw Dislocations.
Meng, F; Jin, S*.
NANO LETTERS, 12 (1):234-239; 10.1021/nl203385u JAN 2012.
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Toward molecular models of proton pumping: Challenges, methods and relevant applications.
Riccardi, D; Zhu, X; Goyal, P; Yang, S; Hou, GH; Cui, Q*.
SCIENCE CHINA-CHEMISTRY, 55 (1):3-18; SI 10.1007/s11426-011-4458-9 JAN 2012.
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RT-SVR+q: A strategy for post-mascot analysis using retention time and q value metric to improve peptide and protein identifications.
Cao, WF; Ma, D; Kapur, A; Patankar, MS; Ma, YD; Li, LJ*.
JOURNAL OF PROTEOMICS, 75 (2):480-490; 10.1016/j.jprot.2011.08.013 DEC 21 2011
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