The Monday Chemistry Colloquium presentations will be held on Mondays at 4:00 - 4:50 pm in Benton Hall (BH) 103. Seminars are  attended by faculty, postdocs, and graduate students from all divisions, as well as undergraduate chemistry majors typically in their final semester.

Fall 2019

Date Speaker Host
Monday,
Aug 19
 Mr. Jeff Evers/Ms Rachel Hencken
“Safety Instruction”

Host:
Wilking
Monday,
Aug 26
 Mr. Jeff Evers/Ms Rachel Hencken
“Safety Instruction”
 Host:
Wilking
Monday,
Sept 2
Labor Day, no seminar N/A
Monday,
Sept 9
Dr. Daron Freedberg (US-FDA)
"NMR of Glycans On and Of Cells″
Host:
Demchenko
Monday,
Sept 16
TBA Host:
N/A
Monday,
Sept 23
Dr. Justin Ragains (Dept. of Chemistry, LSU-Baton Rouge)
"Remote Activation Strategies for o-Glycolization and C-H Functionalization".
Host:
Stine
Monday,
Sept 30
Professor Bruce Hamper (UMSL)
"Adventures in Continuous Flow Processes: From Pharmaceuticals to Beer"
Host:
Wilking

Monday,
Oct 7
Dr. Harshita Kumari (University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy)
Cancelled
Host:
Gokel
Monday,
Oct 14
Police Sergeant Mark Klug (Collinsville, IL Police Department)
“The Chemistry of a Police Officer, A Candid Conversation”
Host:
Wilking
 
Monday,
Oct 21
Dr. Kandatege Wimalasena, (Dept. of Chemistry, Wichita State U) “Uncovering the causes of Parkinson’s Disease” Host:
Demchenko
Monday,
Oct 28
Dr. Hongshan He (Dept. of Chemistry, Eastern Illinois Univ.)
" Lighting up Lanthanides: Challenges and Opportunities for Near-infrared Emitters”
Host:
Wilking

 
Monday,
Nov 4
 Dr. Laleh Tahsini  (Dept. of Chemistry, Oklahome State University)
“Accessing diverse coordination chemistry and fascinating chemical reactivity and photophysical properties of copper via NHC ligand’s modification”
Host:
Wilking
 
Monday,
Nov11
Dr. David Macmillan,  (Dept. of Chemistry Princeton University)
"New Photoredox Reactions"
Cancelled
 Host:
 CGSA
Monday,
Nov 18
Dr. Mina Sumita, (Dept. of Chemistry, SIU-Edwardsville)
“Nucleic Acids Engineering: Super Nucleic Acids Aptamer Development"
Host:
Wilking

Monday
Nov 25
Fall Break.  no seminar
 
Dec 2

Dr. Sheryl Wiskur, (Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of South Carolina)

"Asymmetric Silylation: Understanding catalyst substrate interactions and reaction selectivity"

Host:
Wilking 
Dec 9 Dr. Kattesh Katti, (UM-Columbia, Depts.  Radiology, Medical Pharmacology and Physiology)
"Nano-Ayurvedic Medicine" - An Immunomodulatory Holistic Medicine Approach for Cancer Therapy - Through Green Nanotechnology
 Host:
Spilling

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