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 2002

Monday,
January 14

K. Vijayamohanan, National Chemical Laboratory University of Pune, Applications of self-assembled monolayers for Biomolecular Electronics

Host:
D. Becker

Friday, **
January 18
1:00 p.m.

Vladimir I. Bregadze, A.N.Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Compounds of the Russian Academy of Sciences, New Aspects in the Chemistry of Substituted Polyhedral Boron Compounds 

Host:
L. Barton

Monday,
January 28
 

Wai Tak Yip, University of Oklahoma, Single Molecule Spectroscopy of Fluorescent Dyes Encapsulated (405) in Sol-gel Films

Host:
D. Becker

Monday,
February 4

 

Ray Bergeron, University of Florida, To be announced
CANCELLED

Host:
W. Harris

Monday,
February 11

Michael Shaw, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Synthesis and electrochemistry of some pyranyl and pyrylium complexes of manganese

Host:
D. Becker

Monday,
February 18

Barry Gold, UNMC Eppley Cancer Center, Design of Novel DNA Triplex Forming Molecules

Host:
D. Becker

Friday, **
February 22

Sean M. Casey, University of Nevada-Reno,  Reactions of Amines and Alcohols with Clean Silicon Surfaces

Host:
D. Becker

Monday,
February 25

Jacques Baenziger, Washington University,  The Role of Unique Sulfated Carbohydrates in Reproduction and Development

Host:
A. Demchenko

Friday, **
March 1
1:00 pm

Christopher Viney, Heriot-Watt University, Should Chemists Copy Natures Materials?

Host:
G. Anderson

Monday,
March 4

Ross MacGillivray, University of VancouverSubstrate Specificity of Blood Coagulatoin Proteases
CANCELLED

Host:
W. Harris

Monday,
March 11

Andy LiWang, Texas A&M, Structure and Function of Circadian Clock Proteins

Host:
C. Dupureur

Monday,
March 18
 

J. Fraser Stoddart, Saul Winstein Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, 5th Annual Robert W. Murray Lecturer,  An Integrated Systems-Oriented Approach to Molecular Electronics

Host:
L. Barton

Monday, 
March 25

Spring Break 

Monday,
April 1

Peter H. Seeberger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Automated Synthesis of Oligosaccharides: Synthetic Challenges and Biomedical Rewards

Host:
A. Demchenko

Friday, **
April 5

Carsten Bolm, Instut Fur Organische Chemie der RWTH Aachen, From Enatioselective Metal Catalysis to Pseudopeptides

Host:
C. Spilling
 

Monday,
April 8
 

W. Dean Harman, University of VirginiaOsmium, Rhenium, and Molybdenum Dearomatization Agents for Organic Synthesis
CANCELLED

Host:
C. Pigge

Thursday, **
April 11
10:00 am

Professor Roberto Cao, Laboratory of Bioinorganic Chemistry, Supramolecular Chemistry of Cyclodextrins in Cuba

Host:
V. D´Souza

Monday,
April 15

Cal Y. Meyers, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Some Intriguing Aspects of Sulfone Chemistry

Host:
L. Barton

Monday,
April 22
 

Urate Oxidase: An Unusual Enzymatic Reaction with Implications for Ureide Metabolism, Peter Tipton, Missouri-Columbia

Host:
D. Becker

Monday,
April 29

Molecular Delineation of a Multi-Functional tRNA Synthetase, Susan Martinis, Univeristy of Houston

Host:
C. Dupureur

Monday,
May 6

Douglas G. Nuelle M.D, Chief of Orthopedics, Fannin Regional Hospital, Blue Ridge, GA,   Distinguished Alumni Lecturer, "Serendipity"

Host:
L. Barton