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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.

Winter/Spring 2013

Monday,
Jan 28

Host:

Monday,
Feb 4

Host:

Monday,
Feb 11

John Talley, SARmont
"Discovery of COX-2 inhibitors"

Host:
Bashkin

Monday,
Feb 18 

Dennis Whitfield, National Research Council Canada
"Scaling up Oligosaccharide Synthesis"

Host:
Demchenko

Monday,
Feb 25

David Ferguson, University of Minnesota
"Imidazoquinoline-based Cancer Vaccine Adjuvants"

Host:
Wong

Monday,
Mar 4

Colin Combs, University of North Dakota, School of Medicine 
"Does the Alzheimer's amyloid precursor protein have a role in obesity?"

Host:
Nichols

Friday,
Mar 15
*1:00 pm*
104 Stadler

16th Annual Robert W. Murray Lecture
David W. C. MacMillan, James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry, Director of the Merck Center for Catalysis at Princeton
"Photoredox Catalysis In Organic Synthesis"

Host:
Barton

Monday,
Mar 18

Keith Pannell, University of Texas at El Paso
"Fun Laden Research on BODIPY Dyes"

Host:
Barton

Monday,
Mar 25

Spring Break

Monday,
April 1

Keith Woerpel, New York University
"Stereoselective Reactions of Oxocarbenium Ions: Conformational Analysis, Stereoelectronic Effects, and Reactivity"

Host:
Demchenko

Monday,
April 8

ACS Meeting

Monday,
April 15

Graduate Research Fair

Monday,
April 22

John Freskos, Mallinckrodt
"Discovery and Commercialization of the Hydroxyethyl Sulfonamide HIV-1 Protease Inhibitors"

Host:
Bashkin

Monday,
April 29

Catherine Murphy, University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign
"Surface Chemistry of Gold Nanorods: Wrapping, Stitching, Exchanging and Coating"

Host:

Dupureur

Monday,
May 6

Distinguished Alumni Lecture
Kim Gorman, BA 1993
President, Paternity Testing Corporation, Columbia, MO
"Life after Benton Hall;  Places the Chemistry Path can Lead

Host:
Barton

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