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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