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Departmental Seminar Schedule, Fall Semester 2015


Aug 26

Wednesday

TBA

TBA
CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM
 

Sep 02

Wednesday

Molecular Modeling in Environmental Geochemistry: Examples from Phosphorous & Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Prof. James Kubicki, Department of Geosciences, Penn State University
CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM
 

Sep  9

Wednesday

TBA

TBA
CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM
 

Sep 16

Wednesday

Density Cumulant Theory: Methods, Benchmarks, and New Directions

Dr. Henry F. Schaefer, University of Georgia
CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM
 

Sep  23 

Wednesday

Cross-coupling Made Easy via Electron Addition

Prof. Jimmie Weaver, Department of Chemistry, Oklahoma State University
CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM
 

Sep 30

Wednesday

Biochemical Analysis: microRNA fluorescent biosensors, spectral resolution, and plasmonics

Prof. Sean Burrows, Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University
CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM
 

Oct 07

Wednesday

New Developments in Chiral Phosphate Base Asymmetric Methodology

Prof. Jon Antilla, University of South Florida 
CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM
 

Oct  14 

Wednesday

Hydrogenation and Dehydrogenation Reactions Catalyzed by Iron Pincer Complexes

Dr. Hairong Guan, Department of Chemistry, University of Cincinnati
CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM
 

Oct  21 

Wednesday

TBA

Canceled  
CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM
 

Oct 28

Wednesday

TBA

Canceled
CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM
 

Nov 04 

Wednesday

Genetic diversity analysis and population structures of methylxanthine producing plants and how that could impact your favorite tea, caffè or chocolate

Dr. Lyndel W. Meinhardt, USDA/ARS Sustainable Perennial Crops Lab Beltsville, MD
CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM
 

Nov 11 

Wednesday

Synthesis and Emerging Reactivity of Self-Assembled Main Group Coordination Clusters

Prof. Darren Johnson, Inorganic, Organic, Supramolecular, & Materials Chemistry, University of Oregon
CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM
 

Nov 18

Wednesday

Design, Recognition and 3D Printing with Anion Receptors

Prof. Amar Flood, Department of Chemistry, Indiana University 
CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM
 

Nov 25

Wednesday

 

Thanksgiving holiday

 


Dec 02

Wednesday

MS in Structural Biology: Characterization of Protein Complexes

Prof. Vicki Wysocki, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio State University
CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM
 




The following special seminars are by possible candidates for a TTU Chemistry Biochemistry faculty position
                             Student attendance is on a strictly voluntary basis 

 


Dec 03

Thursday

Toward the Rational Design of Catalysts for Organic Synthesis and Energy Catalysis

Dr. Song Lin, University of California at Berkeley
CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM
 

Dec 07

Monday

Organic Polymer Nanostructures for Energy Harvesting and Storage

Dr. Nagarjuna Gavvalapalli, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
EXPSC 120 - 3:45 PM
 

Dec 10

Thursday

Studying Soft Matter with Super-Resolution Microscopy

Dr. John King, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM
 

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