Texas Tech University

Departmental Seminar Schedule, Fall Semester 2016

Aug 30
Tuesday
7:00 PM
CHEM 107
Shine Lecture - Public Lecture: The Art and Science of Organic Synthesis and its Impact on Science and Society
Prof. K. C. Nicolaou, Department of Chemistry, Rice University
Aug 31
Wednesday
4:00 PM
CHEM 113
Shine Lecture - Technical Lecture: Total Synthesis of Natural and Designed Molecules of Biological and Medical Importance
Prof. K. C. Nicolaou, Department of Chemistry, Rice University
Sep 07
Wednesday
4:00 PM
CHEM 113
Sustainable Transformations using Earth Abundant Metals
Prof. Michael Findlater, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Sep 14
Wednesday
4:00 PM
CHEM 113
The Chemistry of Scent: The Bridge Between Instruments and Canines
Prof. Paola A. Prada, Institute for Forensic Science, Texas Tech University
Sep 21
Wednesday
4:00 PM
CHEM 113
Our Recent Advances with the Electron Nuclear Dynamics and the Coupled-Cluster Methods: Simulations of Proton Cancer Therapy Reactions and Properties of Large Radicals and Oligomers
Prof. Jorge Morales, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Sep 28
Wednesday
4:00 PM
CHEM 113
A New Direction in Chemical Bonding: Using Nanoparticles as Atoms and DNA as Linkers to Make Functional Materials
Prof. George C. Schatz, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University
Oct 05
Wednesday
11:00 AM
CHEM 025
Hydrogen-Mediated C-C Bond Formation
Prof. Michael Krische, Department of Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin
Oct 12
Wednesday
4:00 PM
CHEM 113
Utilizing Coordination-Insertion Based Polymerizations for the Synthesis of Tailored Polyolefins and Gas Separation Membranes
Prof. Brian Long, Department of Chemistry, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Oct 19
Wednesday
4:00 PM
CHEM 113
Asymmetric Organoborane Conversions via the Amazing 9-Borabicyclo[3.3.2]decanes
Prof. John A. Soderquist, Department of Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico
Oct 26
Wednesday
4:00 PM
CHEM 113
Molecular Complexity at Aqueous Interfaces Relevant to the Contemporary and Prebiotic Earth
Prof. Veronica Vaida, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado at Boulder
Nov 02
Wednesday
4:00 PM
CHEM 113
Biocatalysis: From the Reaction Flask to Living Cells
Prof. Loi Do, Department of Chemistry, University of Houston
Nov 09
Wednesday
4:00 PM
CHEM 113
No Seminar Scheduled

Nov 16
Wednesday
4:00 PM
CHEM 113
Mining the Cannabis sativa Genome to Elucidate the Cannabinoid Biosynthetic Pathway
Prof. Jake Stout, Department of Biological Science, University of Manitoba
Nov 17
Thursday
4:00 PM
CHEM 101
Soft Matter Seminar: Tandem Dye-Sensitized Photoelectrochemical Cells for Solar-Fuel Production
Dr. Benjamin D. Sherman, Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Nov 21
Monday
4:10 PM
CHEM 113
Soft Matter Seminar: Coherent Vibrational Probes of Solid-State Chemical Processes
Dr. Aaron S. Rury, Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California
Nov 23
Wednesday
4:00 PM
CHEM 113

Thanksgiving holiday

Nov 30
Wednesday
4:00 PM
CHEM 113
Tuning the Synthesis of Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) through Thermodynamic and Kinetic Analysis
Prof. Hong-Cai "Joe" Zhou, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University
Dec 01
Thursday
4:00 PM
CHEM 101
Soft Matter Seminar: From Supramolecular Chemistry and Crystal Engineering to Contact-Initiated Reactivity: Design of Functional Materials for Advanced Applications
Dr. Kristin M. Hutchins, School of Chemical Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dec 05
Monday
3:40 PM
CHEM 025
Soft Matter Seminar: Avoiding Losses in Singlet Exciton Fission: How Exciton Delocalization and Intermolecular Forces Can Tilt the Balance
Dr. Ryan D. Pensack, Department of Chemistry, Princeton University
Dec 07
Wednesday
4:00 PM
CHEM 113
Structural Studies on Functional and Toxic Amyloid Fibrils
Prof. Ansgar B. Siemer, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Southern California

 

Back to Departmental Seminar Schedules