Special Chemistry Graduate Seminar presented by Professor Mark Lipton, Purdue University; Hosted by: Prof. Arthur D. Tinoco

When: October 24, 2014 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: CNC-A211

Mark A. Lipton Purdue University Department of Chemistry; Ph.D. 1988, Columbia University; Postdoctoral Training, 1988-1990, University of California, Berkeley; Organic Chemistry/Chemical Biology; Design of biologically active molecules as anticancer and antibiotic agents. lipton@purdue.edu Title: Structure-Based Design of Antimicrobials Targeting Drug-Resistant …

Seminar presented by Dr. Ajay Kumar, UMET. Hosted by Prof. Waldemar Adam

When: April 18, 2016 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

Title: Aza-podophyllotoxin an alternative scaffold for bio-medical applications in oncology Abstract: Podophyllotoxin (1) is the starting material for the semi-synthesis of the anti-cancer drugs etoposide (2), etopophos (3) and tenoposide (4) (Figure 1). These antineoplastic pharmaceuticals block DNA toposisomerase II …