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Seminars for April 2012


Tuesday, April 3, 2012

iPrime Seminar


Professor Kathryn Uhrich     (web page)
Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences, Piscataway NJ

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Polymer Therapeutics: Polymers from Bioactives and for Biodelivery

Host: Theresa Reineke



Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Special Seminar


Associate Professor Kevin Naidoo     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Cape Town, Cape Town South Africa

Time:   4 PM
Room: 117/119 Smith Hall

Resolving the Historical Competition between Sampling and Levels of QM Theory in QM/MM Simulations of Reactions

Host: Jiali Gao



Thursday, April 5, 2012

Departmental Seminar


Professor Susan Lunte     (web page)
Department of Chemistry & Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of Kansas, Lawrence KS

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Neurochemical Applications of Microchip Electrophoresis

Abstract           Host: Edgar Arriaga



Tuesday, April 10, 2012

iPrime Seminar


Professor Suzie Pun     (web page)
Department of Bioengineering
University of Washington, Seattle WA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Synthesis and Application of Peptides and Peptide-Based Copolymers for Targeted Drug Delivery

Host: Theresa Reineke



Thursday, April 12, 2012

Departmental Seminar


Associate Professor Melissa Grunlan     (web page)
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Texas A&M University, College Station TX

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Self-Cleaning Membranes for Implanted Glucose Biosensors

Abstract           Host: Marc Hillmyer



Monday, April 16, 2012

Departmental Seminar


Mark Pederson, Ph.D.     (web page)
Computational & Theoretical Chemistry
Office of Basic Energy Sciences, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, D.C.

Time:   4 PM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

DFT-Based Simulation of Molecular Magnets

Abstract           Host: Connie Lu



Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Departmental Seminar


Professor Cathleen Crudden     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Queen's University, Kingston Ontario

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Chirality and Control in Catalysis and Materials: Asymmetry in the Suzuki-Miyaura Reaction and Chiral Mesoporous Materials

Abstract           Host: Andrew Harned



Thursday, April 19, 2012

Etter Lecture


Professor Joseph Lauher     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook NY

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Single-Crystal-to-Single-Crystal Topochemical Polymerizations by Design

Abstract           Host: Ken Leopold



Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Student Seminar Series


Professor Barry Trost     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Stanford University, Stanford CA

Time:   10 AM
Room: 220 STSS

The Alkyne Strategy for the Synthesis of Bioactive Targets

Abstract           Host: Pat Willoughby



Thursday, April 26, 2012

Dow Lecture Series


Associate Professor Tehshik Yoon     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin, Madison WI

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Photocatalysis with Visible Light

Abstract           Host: Christopher Douglas