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Frontiers Seminar Schedule

Neil E. Gordon
Dept chair 1942-1947

The Frontiers seminar series was established in 1946 by Neil Gordon (founder of the Gordon Conferences) the Departmental Chairperson. His purpose was to bring the finest scientists of the time to Wayne State University to describe ongoing research at the frontiers of science. The first series included lectures from Peter Debye, C. C. Price, H. B. Haas, G. T. Seaborg, C. F. Kettering and Henry Eyring. The Frontiers lectures are a tradition of excellence that continue to this day.

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Frontiers Seminar Schedule
Fall 2018
Mondays at 3:30 pm in the Schaap Lecture Hall (unless noted otherwise)
Sep 10 Faculty Meeting.
Oct 1 Prof. Danica Galonic Fujimori, University of California San Francisco
"Catalysis and Inhibition of Histone Demethylases". (Host: Nguyen)
Oct 15 Prof. Richard Yost, University of Florida
"Ion Mobility/Mass Spectrometry for Metabolomics and Clinical Analysis". (Host: Rodgers)
Oct 29 Prof. Peng Wang, Georgia State University
"TBA". (Host: Nguyen)
Nov 5 Prof. Martin Gruebele, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
"Simple Dynamics of Complex Chemical Systems: from Nanoparticles to Proteins in the Cell".
(Host: Rury)
Dec 3 Prof. Hien M. Nguyen, Wayne State University
"Nickel Triflate-Catalyzed Glycosylation Reactions: Scope, Mechanism, and Development of Heparanase Inhibitors".
Dec 10 Classes End.

Last updated: September 07, 2018
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