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 2002

Monday,
August 26
Dr. Kamyar Afarinkia, King's College London, Asymmetric Induction by Chiral Phosphorus
 
Host:
C. Spilling
Monday,
September 9
Professor W. Dean Harman, University of Virginia, Osmium, Rhenium, and Molybdenum Dearomatization Agents for Organic Synthesis   Host:
F. C. Pigge
Wednesday,
September 11 
Dr. Alfred Bader, Founder of Aldrich Chemical Company, Richard Anshutz, Achibald Scott Couper and Josef Loschmidt: A Detective at Work
 
Host:
L.Barton
Monday,
September 16
James J. O'Brien, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Intracavity Laser Absorption Spectroscopy of Small Molecules Host:
J. O'Brien
Monday,
September 23

 
Cynthia M. Dupureur, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Biophysical Approaches to Metalloendonuclease Structure and Function Host:
C. Dupureur
Monday,
September 30
 
Christopher L. Cahill, George Washington University, Open-Structured Actinide Compounds by Design: A Chemist's Interest in Mineralogy
 
Host:
N. Rath
Monday,
October 7
Todd L. Lowary, Ohio State University, Glycoside Syntheses via 2,3-Anhydrosugar Derivatives Host: C. Spilling/ Demchenko
Monday,
October 14
Alexei V. Demchenko, University of Missouri-St Louis, New Methods and Strategies for the Synthesis of Ambiguous 1,2-cis Glycosides" Host: C. Spilling  
Monday,
October 21
Mark Hannink, University of Missouri-Columbia, Molecular Mechanisms That Control Nuclear Localization of Transcription Factors Host:
D. Becker
Monday,
October 28

Graham R. Moran, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 4-Hydroxyphenylpyruvate Dioxygenase: Transition States and Tyrosinemia Host:
C. Dupureur
Monday,
November 4
CANCELLED
Peng George Wang, Wayne State University-Detroit, MI, Sugar Chemistry and Glycotechnology: From Research Laboratory to Industrial Production Host:
A.Demchenko
Monday,
November 11 CANCELLED
Thomas A. Holme, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Computers in Education and Research: Computing vs Thinking in Undergraduate Chemistry - What is the Right Balance? Host:
H. Harris
Wednesday,November 13
Begins at 3:00
Dr. Selwyn F. Mapolie, The University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa, Ethylene Polymerization Using Catalyst Precursors Based on Palladium Complexes With N-Donor Ligands. Host:
G. Anderson
Monday,
November 18
 
Jonathan L. Sessler, University of Texas-Austin, Synthesis and Applications of Expanded Porphyrins Host:
F. C. Pigge
Monday,
November 25
David Y. Gin, University of Illinois-Urbana, Exploring New Methods for Carbohydrate and Alkaloid Synthesis David Y. Gin, University of Illinois-Urbana Host:. A.Demchenko
Monday,
December 2
Richard P. Hsung, University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, Stereoselective Methodologies using Chiral Allenamides and Ynamides  Host: C. Spilling/
F. C. Pigge
Monday,
December 9
Stephen A. Kolodziej, Pharmacia Corporation, St. Louis, The Use of Parallel Medicinal Chemistry to Optimize Potency and Selectivity of Hydroxamic Acid-Based MMP Inhibitors Host:
C. Spilling