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Seminar Schedule, Spring Semester, 2012


Jan 25

Wednesday

New Ideas in Super-Symmetric Quantum Mechanics.
Dr. Donald Kouri, Department of Chemistry, University of Houston
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Feb 1

Wednesday

New Challenges in Quantum Chemistry – A Personal View.
Dr. Hans Lischka, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Feb 8

Wednesday

Thiol–ene Chemistry: Applications in Small Molecule and Macromolecule Synthesis.
Dr. David Son, Department of Chemistry, Southern Methodist University
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Feb 16

Thursday

Organometallic Mechanisms Toward Enhanced Sustainability in Organic Synthesis.
Dr. Wesley Bernskoetter, Department of Chemistry, Brown University
University Library, Teaching and Learning Center, Room 151, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
 

Feb 21

Tuesday

Henry J. Shine Lecture Series – General Audience Lecture
Quinine! A Story of Chemistry, History, Personalities and Ethics.
Dr. Robert M. Williams, Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University
Room 113, 7:30 pm
 

Feb 22

Wednesday

Henry J. Shine Lecture Series – Technical Lecture
Total Synthesis as a Vehicle for Penetrating Biomechanistic Puzzles: Challenges in Natural Products Chemistry.
Dr. Robert M. Williams, Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Feb 29

Wednesday

Gas Phase Ion Chemistry: From Alpha Nucleophiles to Alpha Centauri.
Dr. Veronica Bierbaum, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Colorado
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Mar 7

Wednesday

The Other Side of Engineered Nanomaterials: Should One Be Concerned about Their Environmental Effects?
Dr. Jerzy Leszczynski, Department of Chemistry, Jackson State University
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Mar 21

Wednesday

Bioorganic Studies on Amyloids.
Dr. Sergei Dzyuba, Department of Chemistry, Texas Christian University
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Mar 28

Wednesday

Droplet Control in Microfluidic Parking Networks: Platforms for Rapid Screening in Biology and Medicine.
Dr. Siva A. Vanapalli, Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas Tech University
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Apr 4

Wednesday

Click Porphyrins: Hosts for Chiral and Non–Chiral Guests.
Dr. Stephen Starnes, Chemistry Department, Texas A&M University - Commerce
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Apr 11

Wednesday

Beyond the Thermal Limit: Twisting & Stretching Molecules Using Mechanical Force.
Dr. Christopher W. Bielawski, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas at Austin
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Apr 18

Wednesday

Arsenic and Mercury Removal from Water.
Dr. David Atwood, Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Apr 25

Wednesday

Liquid Phase Separation Strategies for Profiling Human Serum Proteomics and Targeting Specific Glycoproteomics.
Dr. Ziad El Rassi, Department of Chemistry, Oklahoma State University
Room 113, 4:00 pm
 

Apr 26

Thursday

Taking Solid-State NMR to Extremes: Membrane Proteins, Fibrils and New Methods
Dr. Chad Rienstra, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois
Room 101, 4:00 pm
 

 

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