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Seminars for October 2014


Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Special Seminar


Assistant Professor Matthew Whited     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Carleton College, Northfield MN

Time:   4 PM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Exploiting Metal/Ligand Cooperation with Cheap (Si) and Expensive (Rh) Elements

Abstract           Host: Connie Lu



Thursday, October 2, 2014

Departmental Seminar


Associate Professor Jennifer Ogilvie     (web page)
Department of Physics & Biophysics
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Shedding New Light on Photosynthesis

Abstract           Host: Renee Frontiera



Thursday, October 9, 2014

Departmental Seminar


Professor Reginald Penner     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Irvine CA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Biosensors for Early Cancer Detection Based Upon Electrical Interfaces to Virus Particles

Abstract           Host: Philippe Buhlmann



Thursday, October 16, 2014

Departmental Seminar


Associate Professor Christine Payne     (web page)
School of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Nanoparticle-Cell Interactions: Importance of Protein Structure

Abstract           Host: Christy Haynes



Thursday, October 23, 2014

Departmental Seminar


Associate Professor Xiaosong Li     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Washington, Seattle WA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Time-Dependent Electronic Structure Theory: Excitonic, Charge-Transfer, and Spin Dynamics

Abstract           Host: Jiali Gao



Friday, October 24, 2014

AbbVie Workshop Series


Professor Guido Pauli     (web page)
Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
University of Illinois, Chicago IL

Time:   4:15 PM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Orthogonality Unravels Metabolomic and Residually Complex Chemistry

Abstract           Host: Thomas Hoye



Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Student Seminar Series


Associate Professor Katherine "Kallie" Willets     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Texas, Austin TX

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Super-Resolution Imaging of Plasmonic Nanostructures

Abstract           Host: Sarah Gruba



Thursday, October 30, 2014

Departmental Seminar


Assistant Professor Jennifer Schomaker     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin, Madison WI

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Synthetic and Mechanistic Studies of new Cu- and Ag-Catalyzed Transformations

Abstract           Host: Thomas Hoye



Friday, October 31, 2014

Special Seminar


Assistant Professor Mircea Dinc─â     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA

Time:   4 PM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Teaching Sponges New Tricks: Redox Reactivity and Charge Transport in Microporous Metal-Organic Frameworks

Abstract           Host: Connie Lu