Chemistry and Biochemistry

Visiting Speaker Seminar Programs

 

Seminars are held on Mondays at 4:00 pm in Room 451 Benton Hall, unless otherwise specified. Refreshments 15 minutes prior to seminar time. Seminars are typically attended by faculty, postdocs, and graduate students from all divisions, as well as undergraduate chemistry majors in their senior year.
Fall 2011
Monday,
August 22
Eike Bauer, University of Missouri-St. Louis "Novel organometallic architectures for catalytic carbon-carbon and carbon-heteroatom bond forming reactions" Host:
C. Spilling
Monday,
August 29
ACS National Meeting & Exposition, August 28-September 1, 2011, Denver, CO

 

Monday,
September 5

Holiday


Monday,
September 12


Cynthia Dupureur, University of Missouri-St. Louis
"Biochemical Travels with Phosphorus"


Host:
C. Spilling
Monday,
September 19

Huw Davies, Emory University "Synthetic Applications of Enantioselective Carbenoid Transformations" Host:
CGSA
Monday,
September 26
*CANCELLED*

Francesco Peri, University of Milano-Bicocca "Exploring biology with small organic molecules: new sugar-derived compounds targeting the LPS/TLR4 signaling in humans"
*CANCELLED*

Host:
A. Demchenko
Monday,
October 3
*CANCELLED*
Thomas Albrecht-Schmitt, University of Notre Dame "The Strange Structures and Unusual Properties of Thorium, Uranium, Neptunium, Plutonium, Americium, and Curium Borates"
*CANCELLED*

Host:
A. Beatty
Monday,
October 10
Gerardo Morfini, University of Illinois at Chicago "Axonal transport alterations in Parkinson's disease" Host:
M. Nichols


Monday,
October 17

Steven Sucheck, The University of Toledo
"Glycoconjugates: Design, Synthesis and Function"
Host:
A. Demchenko
Monday,
October 24
Istvan Kiss, Saint Louis University "Dynamics of networked electrochemical reactions on macro- and microscale"

Host:
K. Stine
Monday,
October 31
John Walker, Medicinal Chemistry Group
Co-sponsored by the Center for Nanoscience
"
Discovery of a Novel & Selective S1P1 Agonist for Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis"
Host:
Monday,
November 7

Mikhail Berezin, Washington University "Contrast Agents for Optical Imaging: from synthesis to in vivo applications"


Host:
A. Demchenko
Monday,
November 14
Robert E. Smith, FDA, Total Diet and Pesticide Research Center "Açaí - Rich Source of Antioxidants"
Host:
R. Luo
Monday,
November 21

Fall Break

Host:
Monday,
November 28
Christopher Cummins, Massachusetts Institute of Technology "Reversible Reduction of Oxygen to Peroxide Facilitated by an Anion Receptor" Host:
S. Holmes
Monday,
December 5

Dana Baum, Saint Louis University
"Using Nucleic Acids as Catalysts and Sensors"

Host:
C. Dupureur

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