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Monday,
September 15, 2014
11:50 am
Orientation meeting Dow 232
Monday,
September 22, 2014
11:50 am

Seminar: Professor Aaron Odom
Research in inorganic chemistry at Michigan State University
Sustainable Catalysis: Helping to Solve the Big Problems of the Past and Future

Dow 232
Friday,
September 26, 2014
by 5:00 pm
SIP draft report due Dow 200
Monday,
September 29, 2014
11:50 am

Seminar: Professor Wallace Fu
Retired from a career in organic chemistry at Union Carbide, Parke-Davis Pharmaceuticals, and Hope College
Something Interesting Happened on My Way to Retirement

Dow 232
Monday,
October 13, 2014
11:50 am

Seminar: Professor Kami Hull
Research in organic chemistry at the University of Illinois
Development of the Selective Hydroamination Reactions

Dow 232
Monday,
October 20, 2014
11:50 am
elements of an effective presentation Dow 232
Monday,
October 27, 2014
11:50 am

Seminar: Professor Mary Rodgers
Research in analytical and physical chemistry at Wayne State University
Probing the Structures and Glycosidic Bond Stability of Nucleosides: A Synergy of Experimental and Theoretical Studies

Dow 232
Monday,
November 3, 2014
11:50 am

Jacqueline Srodes
Kalamazoo College Center for Career and Professional Development
The Job Search Process

Dow 232
Monday,
November 10, 2014
11:50 am

Seminar: Professor Agnieszka Szarecka
Research in cell and molecular biology at Grand Valley State University
Computational Modeling of the Effects of Single-Aminoacid Substitutions in the Beta5-beta6 Loop of OXA-24, a Class D Beta-Lactamase

Dow 232
Monday,
November 17, 2014
11:50 am

Seminar: Professor Matt Bush
Research in biophysical mass spectrometry at the University of Washington
Title TBA

Dow 232
Friday,
January 9, 2015
5:00 pm
Final draft of SIP due Dow 200
Friday,
February 20, 2015
Winter SIP Symposium
4:00 pm welcome  
4:05 Jacob T. Gallimore Effect of Acid Sphingomyelinase on Membrane Fluidity in Circulating Angiogenic Cells: Implications for Diabetic Retinopathy
4:25 Rolf H. Verhagen Metman The Novel Contrast Agent CA4+ for Imaging Articular Cartilage of Mice Femora and Applications to Osteoarthritis
4:45 Scott A. Manski   
4:55 Theodore S. Cambert  A Strategic Resource for Managing a Division III College Ultimate Team
5:05 John R. Lewis The Inhibition of Nonmuscle Myosin IIA and Actin Interactions in Human Osteosarcoma Cells to Stymie Metastatic Disease
5:25 Mojtaba Akhavantafti  Automating the Detection of Magnetic Flux Ropes Using Data-Mining Techniques
5:35 Morgan M. Clothier Quantitative Measurement of Dextromethorphan in Oral Fluid by ELISA and LC-MS-MS
5:55 Beau J. Prey    
Dow 226
Saturday,
February 21, 2015
Winter SIP Symposium
8:30 am Coffee and Donuts  
9:00 Robert L. Schultz Preparation of Hexahydrolupulone Derivatives
9:20 Austin P. Voydanoff    
9:30 Taylor R. Arney   Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: A Background and Individual Case Study
9:40 Alexandra E. Morris Antiphospholipid Antibodies Interact with Neutrophil Extracellular Traps: a Novel Mechanism of Thrombosis in the Antiphospholipid Syndrome
10:00 Ahmarin J. Noor    
10:10 Break  
10:25 Daniel R. Karn   Effects of Loading Value of Wang Resins on the Resolution of Benzoin and α-Benzoin Oxime Using (R,R)-Diaminocyclohexane (DACH) Derivatives
10:45 Jagdeep Kaur Determining a Separation and Degradation of 1-butyl-3-methylpyridinium bromide, N,N,N-trimethylglycinium chloride and 2-butyl-2-hydroxy-N,N,N,-trimethyl-1-aminium chloride Ionic Liquids 
11:05 Daniel J. Grost    
11:15 Alexandra L. Gothard Independent Validation of Differential DNA Methylation and Gene Expression 
in HPV-associated Head and Neck Squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC)
11:35 Jacob C. Lenning Development of Chemotherapeutic Agents to Treat Prostate Cancer: Synthesis of 5-amino-3(trifluoromethyl)picolinonitrile, a Key Intermediate for Anti-Androgen Compounds, and Synthesis of 5,6-dihydropyridine-2(1H)-one, a Key Intermediate of Piperlongumine and its Derivatives
Dow 226
Friday,
April 17, 2015
Spring SIP Symposium
4:00 pm welcome  
4:05 Rina Fujiwara  Investigation of Covalent Modification Sites on CYP2D6 and CYP3A4 by Possible Electrophiles of Piperazine-containing Compounds
4:25 Adam J. Peters  
4:35 Caroline G. Foura   A study of Macrocycle Structure and Reactivity: A curious Reactivity Pattern and Investigation of  N,N'-dimethyltribenzo-1,4,7-triazacyclononatriene
4:55 Morgan A. Walker    
5:05 Shang Sun Identification of Substrate Access Channels in Molecular Dynamics-based Models of Cytochrome P450 Enzymes
5:25 Omid Akhavan-Tafti Molecular Orientation of Methyl Fluoride
5:45 Tibin T. John   Early Cellular Changes Related to Overproduction of Alzheimerʼs Amyloid-β Alter Synchronized Network Activity in Computational Model of Hippocampal Theta Rhythm Generation
5:55 Thanh Thanh N. Phan Approaches To Designing Immobilisation Sequences To Improve Preconcentration Assay Of Prolactin-Inducible Protein (PIP) mRNA Using Complementary Molecular Beacon
6:15 Vageesha W. Liyana-Gunawardana Synthesis of Azabiclo[2.1.1]pentane aryl amides as possible agonist for α7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor
Dow 226
Saturday,
April 18, 2015
6:00 - 8:30 pm
Senior Banquet Mangia Mangia