The Monday Chemistry Colloquium presentations will be held on Mondays at 4:00 - 4:50 pm in Benton Hall (BH) 103. Seminars are  attended by faculty, postdocs, and graduate students from all divisions, as well as undergraduate chemistry majors typically in their final semester.

Spring 2020

Date

Speaker

Host

Jan 27

Jeff Evers (UMSL Environmental Health and Safety), "Waste is a terrible Thing to Mind"

Stine

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 Rachel Henken (UMSL Environmental Health and Safety) "No Safety, Know Pain".

Stine

Feb 10

 Jim Grant (retired from Industry & Government; an UMSL Chemistry MS 1981 graduate and a Pierre Laclede Society member); "Careers in Chemistry:Have you considered Environmental, Health and Safety Fields?"

Stine

Feb 17

Dr. Kevin Tucker (Department of Chemistry, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville), "Research at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water"

O’Brien

Feb 24

Dr. Julio M. D’Arcy (Department of Chemistry, Washington University) O'Brien

Mar 2

Dr. Robert E. Paton (Colorado State University)

Bauer

Mar 9

Dr. David W. MacMillan (Department of Chemistry, Princeton University), "New Photoredox Reactions of Value to Chemists and Biologists"

CSGA

Mar 16

Dr. Harshita Kumari (James Winkle College of Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati, Ohio)

Gokel

Mar 23

Spring Break & ACS Spring National Meeting, Philadelphia

Mar 30

Dr. Gaya Amarasinghe (Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Washington University School of Medicine)

Nichols

Apr 6

Dr. Joseph B. Lambert (Trinity University, TX), "Analyzing Culture by NMR Spectroscopy: Amber, the Organic Gemstone"

Wilking

Apr 13

 

Apr 20

23rd Annual Robert W. Murray Lecture: Dr. Omar M. Yaghi (James and Neeltje Tretter Professor of Chemistry and Co-Director of the Kavli Energy NanoSciences Institute at the University of California-Berkeley).

Bauer

Apr  27

Dr. Shin Moteki (Chemistry & Biochemistry, UM-Kansas City), "Chirality Directed Self-Assembly of Dual Catalytic Janus Dendrimers and Application Toward Orthogonal Tandem Catalysis"

Stine

May 4

33rd Annual Distinguished Alumni Lecture: Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Keath (Associate Professor of Medicine, Research Development Program Director in the Institute of Clinical and Translational Science, Washington University School of Medicine; UMSL BA 1978). "When You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take It (Reflections of an UMSL Chemistry Graduate)

Wilking