CHEMISTRY SEMINARS SPRING 2014
Flanner Hall 133 - 11:30 am
Weekly seminars and the annual Denkewalter Lecture (which brings the winner of either the American Chemical Society's Pure Chemistry or Eli Lilly awards to campus) provide an opportunity to learn about up to date advances from respected scientists from industry and academia.
Seminars Begin at 11:30 am, Flanner Hall 133, Refreshments at 11:15am
January 23, 2014
Dr. Preston Snee
University of Illinois at Chicago
Title: “Synthesis, Functionalization, and Biological Imaging with Quantum Dots”
February 3, 2014
Dr. Jianwei Sun
University of California, Berkeley
Title: "Colloidal Semiconductor Nanowires: From Quantum Confinement to Artificial Photosynthesis"
February 6, 2014
Dr. Khadine Higgins
Indiana University Bloomington
Title: "Biophysical Characterization of Bacterial Proteins Involved in Metal Ion Homeostasis and Sulfer Metabolism"
February 13, 2014
Dr. Po-Heng Lin
California Institute of Technology
Title: "1. Lanthanide Based Single-Molecule Magnets: Next Generation Magnetic Storage Materials 2. Rare Earth Metal Ions in Manganese-Oxido Clusters as Models of the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of PhotosystemII"
February 20, 2014
Dr. Sergiy Rosokha
Title: "Halogen bonding: from crystal enjineering to electron-transfer reaction"
February 27, 2014
Dr. John Flanagan
Penn State Medical School
Title: "Dissecting cellular architecture: Chemistry on a grand scale"
March 20, 2014
Dr. Evgeny Katz
Clarkson University, Potsday, NY
Title: "Bioelectronics: From Novel Concepts to Practical Applications"
March 27, 2014
Dr. Manos Mavrikakis
Dept. of Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: "Heterogeneous catalysis from First-principles: Reaction mechanisms and catalyst design"
April 10, 2014
Dr. Stacey Lowry Bretz
Miami University of Ohio
Title: "Chemistry Misconceptions and Concept Inventories: Students' Interpretations of Multiple Representations"
Arpil 17, 2014
Dr. James Tour
Title: "Carbon Growth and Application"
April 22, 2014
Dr. Wei Tsung Lee
Title: I: "Tris (Guanidinato) Complexes of High-Valent Iridium
II: From a Catalase Mimic to a Water Oxidation Catalyst: Ligand Modification of Mn Complexes"