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Visiting Speaker Seminar Programs

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 2009

Monday,
August 24
Alicia Beatty, University of Missouri-St. Louis "Design and Synthesis of Hydrogen bonded Metal-Organic Frameworks (HMOFs)" Host:
Monday,
August 31
Michael Nichols, University of Missouri-St. Louis "Amyloid-Beta and the Innate Immune Response" Host:
Monday,
September 7
Holiday  
Monday, September 14 Stephen Holmes, University of Missouri-St. Louis "Systematic Approaches for Engineering Molecule-Based Magnetic and Photo-responsive Materials" Host:
Monday,
September 21
Zhi Xu, University of Missouri-St. Louis "Development of Non-invasive Blood Glulcose Detector for Better Diabetes Control" Host:
Wednesday
September 23
10:00 a.m.
Roberta L Farrell, University of Waikato and Parrac Ltd, Hamilton, New Zealand.
"Cartapip - an example of Biotechnology Science to Worldwide Business"
Host:
L. Barton
Monday,
September 28
Michael Rubin, University of Kansas "Diastereoconvergent Route toward Donor-Acceptor Cyclopropanes via Formal Substitution Reaction" Host:
E. Bauer
Monday, October 5 Ryan McCulla, Saint Louis University "Photochemical generation of biologically active reactive oxygen and nitrogen species" Host:
E. Bauer
**Friday,
October 9**
Robert E. Maleczka, Jr. , Michigan State University "Catalytic Borylation/Cross-Coupling Protocols that Avoid the Preparation of Haloaromatics" Host:
L.Barton
Monday, October 12 R. Scott Martin, Saint Louis University "Microchip-based Analysis Systems for Monitoring Biological Events"
Co-sponsored by the Center for Nanoscience and the Department of Physics & Astronomy
Host:
G. Gokel
Friday,
October 16
St. Louis Award Symposium
Monday,
October 19
Craig A. Grapperhaus, University of Louisville "Substrate Binding & Oxygenation Studies of Iron-Dithiolates as Models of Nitrile Hydratase" Host:
C. Dupureur
Monday,
October 26
Joseph Barchi, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD
"New Approaches to Anticancer Drug Discovery and Immunotherapy: Gold Nanoparticles meet Tumor-Associated Carbohydrate/Glycopeptide Antigens"
Host:
A. Demchenko
Monday,
November 2
Cindy Dupureur, UMSL "Mechanistic and Biophysical Studies of Esterases" Host:
E. Bauer
Monday,
November 9
Sophia Hayes, Washington University
Co-sponsored by the Center for Nanoscience and the Department of Physics & Astronomy "Optically-pumped NMR: An Emerging Tool for the Study of Structure at the Nanoscale in Semiconductors"  
Host:
G. Gokel
Monday,
November 16
Xumu Zhang, Rutgers University "Practical asymmetric hydrogenation and hydroformylation" Host:
E. Bauer
Monday,
November 23
Thanksgiving break Host:
Monday,
November 30
Renee D. Jiji, University of Missouri-Columbia "Ultraviolet resonance Raman studies of protein structure: Problems and prospects" Host:
E. Bauer
Monday,
December 7
C. Michael Drain, Hunter College of the City University of New York "New Concepts for the Applications of Metalloporphyrinoids" Host:
L. Barton
Friday,
December 11
3:00 p.m.
Benton 328
Ron Yasbin, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Co-sponsored by the Center for Nanoscience and the Department of Physics & Astronomy "Adaptive Mutagenesis: The Role of Transcription in the Kinetics of the Evolutionary Process"
Host:
G. Gokel

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