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Dr. Jeremy S. Lee - University of Saskatchewan
Oct 22, 3:15pm
Chemistry - Colloquia - LS 111
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is caused by the death of dopamine producing neurons which leads to tremors and slowness of movement. The primary pathological event appears to be the misfolding and subsequent aggregation of α-synuclein (AS) which is an intrinsically disordered protein (IDP) of 140... read more
Oct 22
Zonghai Chen - Argonne National Laboratory
Oct 29, 3:15pm
Chemistry - Colloquia - LS 111
A worldwide effort is underway to develop advanced energy-related technologies that would reduce the global consumption of non-renewable fossil fuels and alleviate the negative impact of greenhouse gas emission. Among available energy storage technologies, the lithium-ion battery is the most... read more
Oct 29
Dr. Jianjun Cheng - Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Nov 5, 3:15pm
Chemistry - Colloquia - LS 111
I will cover three separate topics in my presentation to highlight research conducted in my group between 2011 and 2014. I will first present the development of charged, helical polypeptides and their applications in gene delivery, bacterial inhibition and cell membrane penetration. We successfully... read more
Nov 5