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Invited Lectures

“Essential Metal Ion Interactions with Peptides and Proteins: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly.” Presented at the following institutions:

  1. Winthrop University Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, and Geology. February 9th, 2012.
  2. Davidson College Department of Chemistry. February 10th, 2012.
  3. University of North Carolina at Charlotte Chemistry Department. February 13th, 2012.

School of Pharmacology and Toxicology Lecture Series, ECU Brody School of Medicine. March 30th, 2011. “Thermodynamic Investigation of Copper Binding to the Amyloid-Beta (Aβ) Peptides.”

Receptor Mechanisms Discussion Group. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). April 19, 2009.“Thermodynamics of Zinc, Cobalt and Arsenic Binding to the DNA Binding Domain of Glucocorticoid Receptor: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.”

Hitchner Lecture Series. University of Maine, Orono. September 29th, 2008.

“Mechanisms of Arsenic Toxicity: Thermodynamic and Spectroscopic Investigations of Arsenite and Monomethylarsenite Binding to the DNA Binding Domain of Glucocorticoid Receptor.”

Frontiers in Environmental Sciences Lecture Series. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). September 19th, 2008. “Mechanisms of Arsenic Toxicity: Thermodynamic and Spectroscopic Investigations of Arsenite and Monomethylarsenite Binding to the DNA Binding Domain of Glucocorticoid Receptor.”

Distinguished Lecturer Seminar. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). October 24th, 2005. “Thermodynamics of Zinc, Cobalt and Arsenic Binding to the DNA Binding Domain of Glucocorticoid Receptor: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.”

Seventh Annual Karen Wetterhahn Address. Superfund Basic Research Program’sAnnual Meeting. Seattle, Washington. November 4th, 2005. “Thermodynamic Properties of AsIII-Thiol Interactions: Biological Implications for Arsenic Toxicity.”