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Thursday, September 10, 2015

Departmental Seminar


Professor Kenneth Leopold     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Molecular Clusters from Supersonic Jets to the Upper Atmosphere

Abstract           Host: James Johns



Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Student Seminar Series


Professor Shannon Stahl     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin, Madison WI

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Host: Nicholas “Nick” Serratore



Thursday, September 17, 2015

Dow Lecture Series


Professor Bruce Lipshutz     (web page)
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of California, Santa Barbara

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Transitioning Organic Synthesis from Organic Solvents to Water: Following Nature’s Lead

Abstract           Host: Jane Wissinger



Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Gassman Lecture Series


Professor Amir Hoveyda     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Boston College, Chestnut Hill MA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

The Evolution of Catalytic Olefin Metathesis: From Ancillary Process to Purveyor of Stereochemical Identity

Abstract           Host: Ian Tonks



Thursday, September 24, 2015

Gassman Lecture Series


Professor Amir Hoveyda     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Boston College, Chestnut Hill MA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Multifunctional Organoboron Compounds for Scalable Natural Product Synthesis

Abstract           Host: Ian Tonks



Friday, September 25, 2015

Gassman Lecture Series


Professor Amir Hoveyda     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Boston College, Chestnut Hall MA

Time:   4 PM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Understanding Fluorine-Induced Ion–Dipole Attraction and Harnessing it in the Design of Catalytic Enantioselective Processes

Abstract           Host: Ian Tonks



Thursday, October 1, 2015

Departmental Seminar


Professor Jeff Johnson     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University or North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Host: Christopher Douglas



Monday, October 5, 2015

Departmental Seminar


Professor Sharon Hammes-Schiffer     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Time:   4 PM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer in Catalysis and Energy Conversion

Abstract           Host: Laura Gagliardi



Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Kolthoff Lecture Series


Professor Barbara Finlayson-Pitts     (web page)
Chemistry, School of Physical Sciences
University of California, Irvine

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Serendipity and the Art and Practice of Science: How Experiments 'Gone Bad' Can Open New Doors

Abstract           Host: Kenneth Leopold



Thursday, October 8, 2015

Kolthoff Lecture Series


Professor Barbara Finlayson-Pitts     (web page)
Chemistry, School of Physical Sciences
University of California, Irvine

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Particles in Air: What Can Be So Complicated?

Abstract           Host: Kenneth Leopold



Friday, October 9, 2015

Kolthoff Lecture Series


Professor Barbara Finlayson-Pitts     (web page)
Chemistry, School of Physical Sciences
University of California, Irvine

Time:   4 PM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Atmospheric Reactions of Neonicotinoid Pesticides: Detoxification or Activation?

Abstract           Host: Kenneth Leopold



Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Covestro Lecture in Sustainability


Professor James Liao     (web page)
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of California, Los Angeles

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Rewiring Metabolism

Abstract           Host: Marc Hillmyer



Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Covestro Lecture in Sustainability


Professor James Liao     (web page)
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of California, Los Angeles

Time:   7 PM
Room: Bell Museum of National History

Fueling the Future: Microbial Engineering for Production of Sustainable Biofuels

Host: Marc Hillmyer



Thursday, October 15, 2015

Departmental Seminar


Associate Professor Anne McNeil     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Host: Marc Hillmyer



Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Departmental Seminar


Assistant Professor Jennifer Prescher     (web page)
School of Physical Sciences
University of California, Irvine

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Host: Erin Carlson



Thursday, October 22, 2015

Bryce L. Crawford Lectureship


Professor David Jonas     (web page)
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of Colorado, Boulder

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Host: David Blank



Thursday, October 29, 2015

Departmental Seminar


Professor Miguel Garcia-Garibay     (web page)
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of California, Los Angeles

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Host: Christopher Cramer



Thursday, November 5, 2015

Departmental Seminar


Associate Professor Coray Colina     (web page)
Department of Materials Science & Engineering
Penn State, University Park Pennsylvania

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Host: Ilja Siepmann



Thursday, November 12, 2015

Departmental Seminar


Professor Ohyun Kwon     (web page)
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of California, Los Angeles

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Host: Thomas Hoye



Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Aldrich Chemicals Seminar in Synthetic Organic Chemistry


Assistant Professor Mary Watson     (web page)
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of Delaware, Newark DE

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Stereospecific, Nickel-Catalyzed Cross Couplings of Alcohol- and Amine-Derived Electrophiles

Abstract           Host: Christopher Douglas



Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Departmental Seminar


Assistant Professor Rena Robinson     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Host: Edgar Arriaga



Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Student Seminar Series


Professor Elsa Yan     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Yale University, New Haven CT

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall



Thursday, February 4, 2016

Departmental Seminar


Assistant Professor Naomi Ginsberg     (web page)
Departments of Chemistry & Physics
University of California, Berkeley

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall



Thursday, February 11, 2016

Departmental Seminar


Assistant Professor Julie Biteen     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall



Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Special Seminar


Assistant Professor Kevin Brown     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Indiana University, Bloomington

Time:   4 PM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Host: Erin Carlson



Thursday, March 3, 2016

Departmental Seminar


Associate Professor Emily Weiss     (web page)
Chemistry Department
Northwestern University, Evanston IL

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall



Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Gassman Lecture Series


Professor M.G. Finn     (web page)
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Georgia Tech, Atlanta GA

Time:   3:45 PM
Room: 331 Smith Hall



Thursday, March 24, 2016

Gassman Lecture Series


Professor M.G. Finn     (web page)
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Georgia Tech, Atlanta GA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall



Friday, March 25, 2016

Gassman Lecture Series


Professor M.G. Finn     (web page)
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Georgia Tech, Atlanta GA

Time:   3:45 PM
Room: 331 Smith Hall



Thursday, March 31, 2016

Dow Lecture Series


Associate Professor Sara Skrabalak     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Indiana University, Bloomington IN

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall



Monday, April 4, 2016

Kolthoff Lecture Series


Professor Scott McLuckey     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Purdue University, West Lafayette IN

Time:   3:45 PM
Room: 331 Smith Hall



Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Kolthoff Lecture Series


Professor Scott McLuckey     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Purdue University, West Lafayette IN

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall



Thursday, April 7, 2016

Kolthoff Lecture Series


Professor Scott McLuckey     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Purdue University, West Lafayette IN

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall



Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Student Seminar Series


Professor Melanie Cooper     (web page)
Department of Chemistry, Science Education
Michigan State University, East Lansing MI

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall



Thursday, April 14, 2016

Student Seminar Series


Professor Martin Zanni     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall



Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Departmental Seminar


Professor Stephen Lippard     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall



Thursday, April 21, 2016

Moscowitz Seminar Series


Professor Georg Kresse     (web page)
Computational Materials Physics
University of Vienna, Austria

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall



Thursday, April 28, 2016

Departmental Seminar


Professor Jonathan Sessler     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Texas, Austin

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall



Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Student Seminar Series


Professor Christopher Chang     (web page)
Department of Chemistry & Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
University of California, Berkeley

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall



Thursday, May 5, 2016

Departmental Seminar


Associate Professor Munira Khalil     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Washington, Seattle

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall