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August 1 symposium honors Regents Professor Larry Que

An upcoming symposium titled, Bioinorganic Headwaters at the University of Minnesota: A Retrospective and Prospective in Honor of Regents Professor Larry Que, will be held from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Friday, August 1, in 220 Science Teaching & Student Services (STSS). Please note: *Registrations for lunch and dinner are now closed.

Symposium Program:

8:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks
Graduate Student Gregory Rohde

8:40 a.m.
Is H. pylori HypA a Nickel Traffic Cop?
Professor Mike Maroney, University of Massachusetts

9:20 a.m.
From Larry Que to the Secondary Coordination Sphere
Professor Andy Borovik, University of California, Irvine

10 a.m.

10:30 a.m.
Molecular Iron Catalysts for Challenging Oxidative Transformations
Professor Miquel Costas, University of Girona

11:10 a.m.
Tetramethylcyclam (TMC), A Never-Ending Fairy Tale
Professor Feifei Li, New Mexico State University

11:50 a.m.
Geometric and Electronic Structure Contributions to Function in Cu/O2 (Bio)Inorganic Chemistry
Professor Edward Solomon, Stanford University

12:30 p.m.
*Lunch and poster session

2:30 p.m.
Alternative View of Biological Cis-Diol Formation: Radically Rieske
Professor John Lipscomb, University of Minnesota

3:10 p.m.
Professor Sheila David, University of California, Davis

3:50 p.m.
Mononuclear Fe(III)-Superoxo Species in a Dioxygenase and a Novel Synthetic BDPP Complex
Professor Eckard Münck, Carnegie Mellon University

4:30 p.m.

5 p.m.
The TMPA (TPA) Ligand in Copper Synthetic Bioinorganic Chemistry
Professor Ken Karlin, Johns Hopkins University

5:40 p.m.
Copper: The Alternate “Landscape”
Professor William Tolman, University of Minnesota

6:20 p.m.
Closing Remarks
University of Minnesota Regents Professor Lawrence Que Jr.

6:30 p.m.
Happy Hour

7:30 p.m.