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Metals in Biological and Chemical Systems


The Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
Center for Metals in Biological and Chemical Systems


PRESENTS THE

14TH ANNUAL MINI-SYMPOSIUM ON
METALS IN
BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL
SYSTEMS

Friday, September 14, 2018
1-6 p.m.
Africa Room
Duquesne University

Free and open to the public
Registration is required
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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

1:00 - 1:10 PM   Welcome Address
Dr. Philip Reeder, Dean
Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
1:10 - 2:00 PM Dr. Terrence Collins, Teresa Heinz Professor of Green Chemistry
Institute for Green Science, Carnegie Mellon University
"Learning how to love the future through green science and the chemistry of metals"
2:00 - 2:50 PM Dr. Chad Saltikov, Professor and Chair
Department of Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Santa Cruz
"The lighter side of microbial arsenic-based photosynthesis"
2:50 - 3:40 PM Dr. Robert Crabtree, Conkey P. Whitehead Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry, Yale University
"Oxidation catalysis with iridium complexes"
3:40 - 4:00 PM Dr. Mary Grace Galinato, Associate Professor
School of Science, Penn State Behrend
"Selective control of nitrite reduction rates in chemically-modified heme enzymes"
4:00 - 4:20 PM Dr. Aaron Bloomfield, Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Duquesne University
"Serendipitous discovery of a biomimetic organic-inorganic hybrid material that catalyzes electrode-driven oxygen evolution"

4:30 - 5:30 PM

Panel Discussion with students