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 2014
Monday,
Aug 25
Stephen M. Holmes, (UMSL)
"Cyanometalates: Material Properties by Design
Host:
Spilling
Monday,
Sept 1
Labor Day Holiday
 
Monday,
Sept 8
XXX
Monday,
Sept 15
Dr. Henry C.  Foley, University of Missouri Columbia
"The Design and Preparation of a New Shape
Selective Pt-C Cat with High Effectiveness for Liquid Phase Reactions”
Host:
Gokel
Monday,
Sept 22
Gregory K. Friestad, University of Iowa
"Taming Free Radicals: Radical Polar Crossover and other Approaches for
Asymmetric Synthesis of Bioactive Compounds"
Host:
Spilling
Monday,
Sept 29
Chrys Wesdemiotis, University of Akron  "Multidimensional Mass Spectrometry Methods for Synthetic Polymer Analysis". Host:
Bythell
Monday,
Oct 6

Nicola L. B. Pohl, Indiana University
"The Mysteries of Bismuth and the Challenges of Carbohydrate Synthesis and Analysis"

Host:
Demchenko
Monday,
Oct 13

Michael J. Van Stipdonk, (Duquesne University)
"New perspectives on ion structure and behavior from multiple photon photodissociation experiments"

Host:
Bythell
Friday
Oct. 17

Dr. Albert Lee (Chemir)
“Best Practices for Laboratory Record
Keeping”.

Host:
Rath
Monday,
Oct 20
Cathleen Crudden, (Queen’s University)

“Organometallic Chemistry in the Service of Catalysis and Materials: Developments in the Enantiospecific Suzuki-Miyaura Cross Coupling Reaction and the Use of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes as Novel Ligands for Self-Assembled Monolayers on Gold.”

Host:
Holmes
Monday,
Oct 27

Abby Parrill, (Univ. Memphis)
"Progress Toward a Transferable Water Soluble GPCR Design"

Host:
Wong
Monday,
Nov 3
Nicholas Kanaan, (Michigan State University)
“Bad news comes in threes: Pathogenic tau conformations, signaling dysregulation and cell toxicity”
Host:
Nichols
Monday,
Nov 10
Cathy Cutler, (University of Missouri-Columbia, Research Reactor) Host:
Monday,
Nov 17

Eric C. Long, (IUPUI)
“Studies of DNA-Ligand Recognition & Structure:  Groove Binders to Bleomycins.”

Cancelled due to weather

Host:
Bashkin
Monday,
Nov 24
Fall Break

 

Monday,
Dec 1
George W. Gokel, (UMSL)

Host:
Spilling

Monday
Dec 8

Patrick L. Holland (Yale)
“Nitrogen Fixation using Low-Coordinate Iron Complexes”

Host:
Holmes

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