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Seminars for January 2012


Monday, January 9, 2012

Departmental Seminar


Joseph Moran, Ph.D.    
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of Texas at Austin, Austin TX

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Reversing the Cope Elimination and Transfer Hydrogenation for Intermolecular C-N and C-C Bond Construction

Abstract           Host: Christopher Cramer & Christopher Douglas



Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Departmental Seminar


David Harris, Ph.D.    
Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Harvard University, Cambridge MA

Time:   3:45 PM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Molecular and Electronic Structure Considerations in Magnetic Relaxation and Multi-Electron Reactivity

Abstract           Host: Christopher Cramer & Wayne Gladfelter



Thursday, January 12, 2012

Departmental Seminar


William Pomerantz, Ph.D.    
Department of Chemistry
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Profiling Transcription Complexes via Small Molecules and Protein Observed 19F NMR

Abstract           Host: Christopher Cramer & Gianluigi Veglia



Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Student Seminar Series


Professor Timothy Swager     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Molecular Shape in Materials Design: Triptycene Based Materials

Abstract           Host: Vicki Chemistruck



Thursday, January 19, 2012

Departmental Seminar


John Matson, Ph.D.    
Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine
Northwestern University, Chicago IL

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Catalyst-Economical Syntheses of End-Functionalized Polymers by Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization & Dynamic Peptide-Based Biomaterials for Drug Delivery and Signaling

Abstract           Host: Christopher Cramer & Marc Hillmyer



Monday, January 23, 2012

Departmental Seminar


Joaquin Rodriguez Lopez, Ph.D.    
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Cornell University, Ithaca NY

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 402 Walter Library

A Versatile Toolbox for the Interrogation and Imaging of Electrodes

Abstract           Host: Christopher Cramer & Philippe Buhlmann



Monday, January 30, 2012

Special Seminar


Associate Professor Edward Gillan     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Iowa, Iowa City Iowa

Time:   11 AM
Room: 117/119 Smith Hall

Thermochemical and Biomorphous Precursor Routes to Inorganic Phosphides and Oxides

Host: Wayne Gladfelter