The Weekly Newsletter of the MIT Chemistry Department
Volume 12, Number 17
Friday, April 26, 1996
Next issue: May 3,1996. Chemformation is published by the Office of the Department Chairman. The deadline for the next issue is Tuesday, April 30 Please convey items of interest (or mailing list changes) to Linda Earle, Room 18-393, Department of Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139, 617/253-4080; 617/258-7500 (fax) or email to email@example.com Back issues of Chemformation can be accessed via the Chemistry Department Website.
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- Alex Brodsky
- MIT, Williamson Group
- "Solution Structure of an HIV TAR RNA - Arginine Complex by NMR"
- Monday, April 29, 1996
- 12:00 in 68-181
- Macromolecular Structure Function Seminar
- Professor Charles L. Brooks III
- Scripps Research Institute
- "Molecular Simulations of Protein Folding and Unfolding: An Interface Between Simplified Models and Experiment"
- Tuesday, April 30, 1996
- 4:00 in Room 2-105
- Refreshments @ 3:30 in 6-233
- Physical Chemistry Seminar
- Professor Gerald Parkin
- Columbia University
- "Metal Chalcogen Multiple Bonds, Oxidative Addition of C-H and H-H Bonds, and the Perils of a Polar Axis"
- Wednesday, May 1, 1996
- 4:00 p.m. in 6-120
- Refreshments @ 3:30 in 6-321
- Inorganic Seminar
- Professor Dewey Holten
- Washington University
- "Ultrafast Electron Transfer in Mutant Photosynthetic Reaction Centers"
- Tuesday, May 7, 1996
- 4:00 p.m. in Room 2-105
- Refreshments @ 3:30 in 6-233
- Physical Chemistry Seminar
- Dr. Michael D. Hopkins
- University of Pittsburgh
- "Conjugation in Transition-Metal Chemistry"
- Wednesday, May 8, 1996
- 5:00 p.m. Mallinckrodt MB-23
- Refreshments @ 4:30 in MB-9
- Harvard/MIT Inorganic Colloquium
- Professor Richard H. Holm
- Harvard University
- Lecture I: "Molecular Clusters from Extended Solids"
- Lecture II: "Adventures with Biologically-Related Metal Clusters"
- Wednesday, May 15, 1996
- Thursday, May 16, 1996
- 5:00 p.m. in 6-120
- A.D. Little Lectures in Inorganic Chemistry
Work, Study or Conduct Research in Japan!
The MIT Japan Program sends students and alumni to Japanese corporations, universities and government laboratories each year. A spring orientation meeting will be held from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 1996 in 20 Chimneys on the third floor of the Stratton Student Center. For further information contact Ms. Malgorzata Radziszewska-Hedderick at 3-5210 or firstname.lastname@example.org or check out the website at http://www.japan.mit.edu/MITJapanProgram/
1997-98 Fulbright Scholars Program Invites Your Participation
The Fulbright Scholar Program offers grants for lecturing and research in more than 135 countries. Opportunities are available in all disciplines and applicants must be U.S. citizens (permanent residency is not sufficient) and hold a Ph.D. or appropriate degree in one's field or have equivalent professional experience and recognized standing. For more information, write or call: USIA Fulbright Senior Scholar Program, Council for International Exchange of Scholars. 3007 Tilden Street, N.W. Suite 5M, Box GPOS, Washington, D.C. 20008-3009 or call (202)-686-7877 web address: http://www/cies.org/ or internet: email@example.com
- Hastings College, Hastings, NE: Invites applications for a one-year faculty vacancy for 1996-1997 for someone with a Ph.D. or (A.B.D.) in Organic Chemistry. The position is a one-year appointment with possibility for renewal and transfer to tenure track. Hastings College is an independent, coeducational liberal arts college with an enrollment of nearly 1100 students. Application should be sent to Dean Dwayne Strasheim, Hastings College, Hastings, NE 68902-0269.
- CV Therapeutics, Inc., Palo Alto, CA: has immediate openings at its Palo Alto facility. Research Associates, cell biologist with a B.S. in biology or chemistry with two years plus experience in mammalian cell culture, enzymology and protein purification. The other position is for a chemist with two years plus in organic synthesis laboratory experience, industrial experience preferred. For scientist positions, a Ph.D. in chemistry with postdoctoral experience preferred as well as strong organic synthetic skills. Please send cv's to Ms. Diane Williams, CV Therapeutics, 3172 Porter Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94304.
- NIEHS/NIH, Research Triangle, North Carolina: Offers a full-time computer programming (C and Fortan), EPR instrument repair, and general EPR spectroscopy to work with a biological ESR group. Although research opportunities will be available, the major responsibilities will be to support and educate post-doctoral researchers who are not trained as ESR spectroscopists. Please send curriculum vitae to Ronald P. Mason, NIEHS/NIH, PO Box 12233, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
- Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Allentown, PA: Inorganic chemist position open in their Corporate Science and Technology Center for someone to carry out step-out research on industrially important gas-separation and catalytic processes with small molecules. Of special interest is the preparation of new compositions which reversibly bind dioxygen for use in the separation of air. Contact: Guido P. Pez, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. 7201 Hamilton Blvd. Allentown, PA 18195-1501, phone 610-481-4271 or fax 610-481-7719 or e-mail pezgp@ttown,apci.com
- The Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, PA: announces the Eugene Garfield Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Scientific Information. The Garfield fellow will create a historiographical and bibliographical guide to the field, with emphasis on twentieth-century developments; conduct oral histories with two to four pioneers in the development of chemical information and identify emerging research opportunities in the field. The fellowship is one year and located at the Othmer Laboratory. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in the chemical sciences. Send a resume or c.v., a two-page letter outlining their competencies in the field of scientific information and the relevance of the Garfield Fellowship to their career plans and the names and phone numbers of three referees to: Professor Arnold Thackray, Executive Director, Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2703.
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