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Seminar Schedule, Spring Semester 2015

Jan 14

Wednesday

Connecting genes to molecules: metabolic pathway engineering of complex monoterpenoid indole alkaloid drug

Prof. Vincenzo De Luca, Brock University

CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM 

Jan 21

Wednesday

TBA

Prof. Joseph Caruso, Department of Chemistry, University of Cincinnati

CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM 

Jan 28

Wednesday

TBA

Prof. Daniel Crawford, Department of Chemistry, Virginia Tech

CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM 

Feb 04 

Wednesday

Interactions of ionic liquids with materials

Prof. Agilio Padua, Blaise Pascal University, France 

CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM 

Feb 11 

Wednesday

No Seminar

Feb 16 

Monday

Controlling wetting and self-assembly of soft matter at interfaces using nanopatterned templates

Dr. Antonio Checco, Brookhaven National Labs

CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM 

Feb 18

Wednesday

Robinson Technical talk: "Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer in Catalysis and Energy Conversion"

Prof. Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois

CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM 

Feb 19

Thursday

Robinson Public talk: "Enzymes: The Engines of Biology"

Prof. Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois

SCIENC 007 - 7:30 PM

 

Feb 23

Monday

Engineering functional materials and designing biochemical assays

Dr. Alireza Abbaspourrad, Harvard University

CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM 

Feb 25

Wednesday

Polymeric lipid membranes in sensing, separations and beyond

Prof. Craig A. Aspinwall, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arizona

CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM 

Mar 2

Monday

A New Paradigm to Reconstitute and Harness Membrane Protein Functions in Synthetic Systems

Dr. Hongjun Liang, Colorado School of Mines

CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM 

Mar 04 

Wednesday

Controlled Assembly of Biological Nanoparticles for Biomedical and Energy Applications

Dr. Tao Li, Argonne National Labs 

CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM 

Mar 11 

Wednesday

Tripodal Ligands in Bioinorganic and Organometallic Chemistry: Carbon Dioxide Functionalization, Mercury Detoxification, and New Classes of Atranes

Prof. Gerard Parkin, Department of Chemistry, Columbia University 

CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM 

Mar 18 

Wednesday

Spring Vacation

Mar 25

Wednesday

TBA

CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM 

Apr 01 

Wednesday

TBA 

CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM 

Apr 08 

Wednesday

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

Dr. Darren Johnson, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oregon

CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM 

Apr 15

Wednesday

Physical Electrocatalysis: Magnetic Fields and Thin Layer Sonoelectrochemistry

Prof. Johna Leddy, University of Iowa 

CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM 

Apr 22

Wednesday

Shine lecture - The Functionalization of C-H Bonds

Prof. M. Christina White, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois 

CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM 

Apr 29

Wednesday

Quantum dynamics of confined molecules

Dr. Pierre-Nicholas Roy, University of Waterloo 

CHEM 113 - 4:00 PM 

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