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.

Winter/
Spring 2008

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Monday,
January 21
Holiday

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Monday,
January 28
Jennifer S. Laurence, University of Kansas-Lawrence Investigating the relationship between the structure of the phospatase of regenerating liver PRL-1 and its redox modulation

Host: M. Nichols

Monday,
February 4
Lev D. Gelb, Washington University Coarse-grained Modeling of Sol-gel Materials

Host: K. Stine

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Monday,

February 11

Jonathan McIntyre, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs, The Solae Company Utilizing Technology to Develop the Next Generation of Food Ingredients

Host: J. Liu

Monday,
February 18
Marc d'Alarcao, San Jose State University Sweet Medicine: New Carbohydrate-based Strategies for Cancer Treatment

Host: A. Demchenko

Monday,
February 25
Bruce Hamper, Pfizer Expanding Reaction Space with Flow Chemistry: Development of the St. Louis Spool

Host: J. Bashkin

Monday,

March 3

Patrick J. Kinlen, Crosslink Ultra-flexible Electroluminescent Systems for Both Visible and Near-infrared

Host: J. Liu

Monday,

March 10

Patrick Walsh, University of Pennsylvania Asymmetric C-C and C-O Bond-Forming Reactions Host: E. Bauer
Monday,
March 17
Robert W. Murray Lecture
William R. Roush, Scripps, Florida
Recent Studies in Organic Synthesis: Applications of the Double Allylboration Reaction in the Syntheses of Natural Products
Host: L. Barton
Monday,
March 24
Spring Break

Host:

Monday
March 31

Luis Echegoyen, National Science Foundation, Chemistry Division Chemical and Electrochemical Properties of Fullerenes and Endohedral Fullerenes Host: G. Gokel
Monday,
April 7

ACS Meeting

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Thursday,
April 10
5:30 pm
Professor Karl J. Hale, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland UK Total Synthesis of the Antitumour Agents Kettapeptin and Azinothricin and Allied Chemical Genomics Studies Host: A. Demchenko
Monday,
April 14

Frank Momamy, USDA Modeling: Cutting Edge Tools for the Study of Carbohydrates

Host: C. Wong

Monday,
April 21
Janet R. Morrow, The State University of New York, University at Buffalo Structure Specific Recognition and Cleavage of RNA by Metal Ion Complexes Host: C. Dupureur
Monday,
April 28
Distinguished Alumni Lecture, Timothy T. Wenzel, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan New Polymers from Old Monomers

Host: L. Barton