Metals in Biological and Chemical Systems
The Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
Center for Metals in Biological and Chemical Systems
13TH ANNUAL MINI-SYMPOSIUM ON
BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL
Friday, September 15, 2017
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
|1-1:10 PM||Welcome Address
Dr. Philip Reeder, Dean
Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
|1:10-2:00 PM||Dr. Peter Armentrout
Distinguished Professor and Cannon Fellow
Department of Chemistry, The University of Utah
"Chemi-ionization and methane activation reactions of metals: Periodic trends and thermodynamics"
|2:00-2:50 PM||Dr. Hannah Shafaat, Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The Ohio State University
"Rebuilding ancient pathways: Model nickel metalloenzymes for energy conversion"
|2:50 - 3:40 PM||Dr. Catalina Achim, Professor
Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University
"Hybrid inorganic nucleic acid nanostructures as bridges between biomimetic chemistry and nanotechnology"
|3:40 - 4:00 PM||Dr. Michelle Mendez, Assistant Professor
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh
"Lead exposure, dietary magnesium and glucose homeostasis in Chinese adults"
|4:00 - 4:20 PM||Michael Wells
Department of Biological Sciences, Duquesne University
"The respiratory selenite (SeIV) reductase from Bacillus selenitireducens strains MLS-10"
|4:30-6:00 PM||Poster Session|