Monday, August 25, 2008

MOOT Seminar Series

To celebrate the long tradition of magnetic resonance at the University of Windsor, and to highlight the forthcoming he 21st annual MOOT NMR Mini-Symposium, a series of seminars take place leading up to the meeting, featuring:

  • Sept. 5, 2008 - Joel Tang, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Windsor. Title: "Ultra-Wideline Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy and its Application in Characterizing Inorganic and Organometallic Complexes"
  • Sept. 12, 2008 - Paul Ellis, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richmond, WA. Title: "Investigating the Metal Binding Sites in Zinc and Magnesium Metalloproteins Utilizing Low Temperature Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy. "
  • Sept. 26, 2008 - Michele Auger, Department de Chimie, Universite Laval. Title: "Title: Deciphering the secrets of novel antimicrobial agents and spider silk: A solid-state NMR investigation"
  • October 3, 2008 - Paul Hazendonk, Department of Chemistry, University of Lethbridge.
  • October 4-5, 2008 - 21st MOOT NMR Mini-Symposium

All seminars are at 3:00 p.m. in 186 Essex Hall.

Saturday, August 23, 2008

MOOT XXI NMR Mini-Symposium - October 4-5, 2008

The 21st MOOT NMR Symposium is taking place at the University of Windsor on October 4-5, 2008. For more information, please visit the MOOT 21 NMR website, at

Friday, August 22, 2008

International cancer project draws praise

On August 20-21, 2008, Dr. Siyaram Pandey hosted a delegation of Indian scientists from Bangalore’s St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences. They are collaborating on research projects focusing on improved treatments for cancer. Specifically, Dr. Pandey's research focuses on a natural product called pancratistatin. For more information on this story click here.