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 2007

   
Monday,
January 22
Viktor Zhdankin, University of Minnesota-Duluth  Chemistry of Hypervalent Iodine Heterocycles and Pseudoheterocycles

Host: L. Barton

Monday,
January 29
Yun Lu, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Application of Non-Steady-State Kinetics to Solve Mechanistic Problems In Organic Chemistry

Host: J. O'Brien

Monday, 
February 5
Ram S. Mohan, Illinois Weslyan University Environmentally Friendly Organic Synthesis Using Bismuth Compounds

Host: E. Bauer

 

Monday,

February 12

Kevin Johnson, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Identification of Volatile Arsenical Comopounds Produced During Phytoremediation Using a Novel Sampling and GC-MS Technique

Host:  A. Demchenko

Monday,
February 19
Ronald K. Castellano, University of Florida Unconventional Donor-Acceptor Architectures for Supromolecular Applications

Host:  G. Gokel

Monday,
February 26
Matt Leevy, Notre Dame University Zinc(II) Coordination Complexes Target Fluorescent Probes to Bacteria in Vitro and In Living Mice

Host:  G. Gokel

Friday,

March 2

1 p.m.

Daniel Kost,  Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel Penta- and Hexacoordinate Silicon Compounds:  Structure, Rearrangements and Interconversion Host:  J. Wilking

Monday,

March 5

Lou Messerle, University of Iowa Dinuclear and Polynuclear Clusters of the Early Transition Metals and Lanthanides, and Applications to Biomedical Imaging Host:  L. Barton 
Monday,
March 12
The Tenth Annual Robert W. Murray Lecture, Chad A. Mirkin, Northwestern University Nanoparticles in Diagnostics and Therapeutics Host:  L. Barton 
Monday,
March 19
Charles C. Chusuei, University of Missouri-Rolla Probing Pt Nanoparticle Binding on Carbon Nanotube Fuel Cell Catalyst Surfaces

Host:  L. Barton 
 

Friday,
March 23

1:00 p.m.

Chris Orvig, University of British Columbia Carbohydrate Conjugates in Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry Host:  W. Harris
Monday,
March 26
ACS Meeting/Spring Break



Monday,
April 2

Milton R. Smith, Michigan State University Iridium Catalyzed Borylations of C-H Bonds:  Evolution of an Intriguing Observation into an Efficient and Selective Synthetic Method.

 
Host:  L. Barton 

Monday,
April 9
Gregory L. Côté, U.S. D. A. Prebiotic research at USDA

Host:  A. Demchenko


Monday,
April 16
J. David Van Horn, University of Missouri-Kansas City Quantitative Aspects of Uranium Bio-transportation

Host:  C. Dupureur


Monday,
April 23

Christopher D. Spilling, University of Missouri-St. Louis Application of Hydroxy Phospohonates to Natural Product Synthesis              

Host:  L. Barton

Monday,
April 30

The 20th Annual Distinguished Alumni Lecture, Joseph P. Bono, Laboratory Director, U. S. Secret Service, Washington, D.C.

Host:  L. Barton