Chemistry and Biochemistry

Visiting Speaker Seminar Programs

 

eminars 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 2003

   
Monday, 
January 13
Dr. Bruce Fegley, Washington University, St Louis, MO Chemistry of Volcanic Eruptions on Jupiter's Satellite Io Host: 
J. O'Brien

Monday,
January 20

Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday  
Monday,
January 27
Dr. Timothy C. Steimle, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ Zeeman and Stark Spectroscopic Studies of Transition Metal Containing Radicals Host:
J. O'Brien
Monday,
February 3
Dr. C. Michael Greenlief, University of Missouri-Columbia  Attachment of Organic Molecules at Semiconductor Interfaces Host: 
Z. Xu
Monday,
February 10
Dr. Amy Walker, Washington University, St Louis, MO Controlling Metallic Contacts to Self-assembled Monolayers and Molecular Electronic Devices Host:
K. Stine
Monday,
February 17
Dr. Thomas A. Holme, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WIComputer Use and Chemistry Student Learning Host:
H. Harris
Friday,***
February 21
Begins at 1:00 pm
Dr. William Shiang, Dow Chemical, Midland, MI Cost Effective Production of Agrochemicals: How to Satisfy the Needs of Farmers, Industry, and the Environment Host:
C. Spilling
Monday,
February 24
Dr. Thomas E. Bitterwolf, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID Chemistry and Photochemistry of Iron SulfurTetrahedranes Host:
L. Barton
Monday,
March 3
*CANCELLED*
Dr. Nancy C. Horton , University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Sequence Selectivity and Degeneracy in a DNA Binding Enzyme Host:
C. Dupureur
Monday,
March 10
Dr. Robert J. Stanley, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA Light Driven DNA Repair in Real Time Host:
D. Becker
Monday,
March 17
Room 102 Benton
Robert W. Murray Lecture Professor T. Don Tilley-University of California, Berkeley Zirconocene-Coupling Routes to Macrocycles, Oligomers, Polymers and Conducting Polymers Host:
L. Barton
Thursday,***
March 20
Begins at 4:00 pm

Dr. John J. Stezowski, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE Chemistry on the Nanoscale: From Solid-State Photochemical Reactions to Molecular & Chiral Recognition Studies with Crystalline Supramolecular Complexes Host:
G. Anderson
Monday,
March 24
Spring Break  
Monday,
March 31
Dr. James P. Riehl, University of Minnesota-Duluth, MN Luminescence Spectroscopy as a Probe of the Solution Structure and Excited State Energetics of Macrocyclic Lanthanide (III) Complexes Host:
L. Barton
Monday,
April 7
Dr. Charles Sanders, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Tackling Complex Integral Membrane Proteins by Solution NMR Host:
C. Dupureur
Monday,
April 14
Dr. Larry G. Sneddon, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PAThe Design, Synthesis and Applications of Chemical Precursors to Advanced Ceramic Materials Host:
L. Barton
Friday,***
April 18
Begins at 1:00 pm
Dr. Andrew Weller, University of Bath, Bath, UK Transition Metal Fragments Partnered with Weakly Coordinating Monocarborane Anions: Synthesis, Structures and Catalysis Host:
L. Barton
Monday,
April 21
Dr. Eric J. Toone, Duke University, Durham, NC, From Cluster Glycosides to Metal Chelates: Is More Really Better? Host:
A. Demchenko
Friday,***
April 25
Begins at 1:00 pm
Roger N. Beachy, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, Controlling gene expression in transgenic plants: Factors, domains, and a cis element that work together to regulate gene expression in vascular tissues Host:
A. Demchenko
Monday,
April 28
Moon H. Nahm, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Cross reactivity of pneumococcal antibodies Host:
A. Demchenko
Monday,
May 5
Distinguished Alumni Lecture Jerry K. Ronecker, Attorney, Husch & Eppenberger, LLC , St. Louis, MO Legal Reactions to Chemistry Host:
L. Barton