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.

Spring 2015

Monday,
Jan 26

Victor Ryzhov (Northern Illinois)

Host:
Bythell

Monday,
Feb 2

Sophia Hayes (Washington University)
“Solid-state NMR for New Materials:  Metal-oxides for Thin Films and CO2 Capture and Sequestration Studies”

Host:
Beatty 

Monday,
Feb 9

Hillka Kenttamaa (Purdue University) 
"New Approaches for Structural Characterization of Unknown Organic Compounds by Tandem Mass Spectrometry"

Host:
Bythell

Monday,
Feb 16

Timothy Wencewicz (Washington U)
"Not All Beta-Lactam Antibiotics Are Created Equal: The Story of Tabtoxinine-Beta-Lactam"

Host:
Bashkin

Monday,
Feb 23

Lucy Ziurys (University of Arizona)
THIS COLLOQUIUM HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Host:
O'Brien

Monday,
Mar 2

Aron Fenton (University of Kansas Medical Center).
"Counteracting hyperglycemia by targeting allosteric regulation of liver pyruvate kinase"

Host:
Dupureur

Monday,
Mar 9

Bill Pennington (Clemson)
"Halogen Bonding: Fundamentals and Applications – Xpanded polyiodides"

Host:
Beatty

Monday,
Mar 16

Susanne Striegler (University of Arkansas)
"Macromolecular glycosidase mimics"

Host:
Demchenko

Friday
Mar 20

  Leena Suntornsuk ( Faculty of  Pharmacy, Mahidol University, Thailand)
"Applications of Capilliary Electrophoresis to Pharmaceutical Analysis"

Host
Demchenko

Monday
Mar 23

ACS Meeting, Denver/Spring Break.

Host:
N/A

Monday,
Mar 30

Jeremy Smith (Indiana University)
"Three-fold symmetric iron: multiple bonds and multiple spin states"

Host:
Bauer

Monday,
April 6

Murray Lecture: R. Graham Cooks (Purdue University)
"Chemical Analysis in Situ using Mass Spectrometers: Operating Rooms, Crime Scenes, Grocery Stores and Factory Floors"
In Stadler 104 (S104)

Host:
Barton

Monday,
Apr 13

Adam Matzger ( University of Michigan)

Host:
Beatty

Monday,
Apr 20

Graduate Student Research Fair

     Host:
     N/A

Friday,
Apr 24

Jianfeng Cai  (University of South Florida)
"AApeptides: from structure to function"

Host:
Bashkin

Monday,
Apr 27

David Beratan (Duke University) 
“Does Evolution Care about Quantum Mechanics?  Electrons, Charge Transfer, and Life”

Host:
Wong

Monday,
May 4

Distinguished Alumni Lecture -  Michael Groaning, Associate Director CMC, and Alliance Manager, Endocyte Inc)
"An Unexpected Journey: From Benton Hall to Basel and Everywhere Else in Between"

 

Host:
Barton

Thursday
May 14
10 am

Louis Kuo, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR
"Phosphonothionate neurotoxin hydrolysis by molybdate complexes"

Host
Dupureur

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