Loyola University Chicago

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry Seminars Fall 2015

Life Science Building 142 - 11:30 a.m.

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 a.m., Life Science Building 142; Refreshments at 11:15 a.m.


Previous seminars


September 3, 2015
Timothy Thomas MS, MLIS/William Kent
Loyola University Chicago  Lab Coordinator/Librarian
Title: "Chemistry Software and Information Resources Available to Loyola Students"


September 10, 2015
Dr. James DeFrancesco
Chemistry/Forensics Loyola University Chicago
Title: "Investigating Clandestine Drug Laboratories"


September 17, 2015
Dr. Ann Stock
Rutgers University
Title: "Two-component system architecture: correlating measurable parameters with cellular response output"


September 24, 2015
Susan Wortman
Career Center/Loyola University Chicago
Resume Writing


September 24, 2015
Denkewalter Seminar
Dr. Sara Skrabalak
Indiana University
Title: "Seeding a New Kind of Garden: Synthesis of Symmetrically Stellated Nanocrystals"
PLEASE NOTE-THIS WILL BE 6:00 p.m. at the Damen Student Center, Multipurpose Room South


October 1, 2015
Jim Johnson
Pre-Health/Loyola University Chicago
Title: "Pre-Health Program"


October 8, 2015
Dr. Ivan Korendovych
Syracuse University
Title: "De novo Design of Catalysts"


October 15, 2015
Dr. Kayode D. Oshin
Saint Mary's College
Title: "Copper-Olefin Interactions in Atom Transfer Radical Addition (ATRA) Reactions"


October 22, 2015
Dr. Neal Mankad
University of Illinois at Chicago
Title: "Catalytic transformations that utilize bimetallic cooperativity"


October 29, 2015
Dr. Michael Stieff
University of Illinois at Chicago
Title: "Cognitive Interventions for Improving Spatial Thinking in Science"


November 5, 2015
Susan Wortman
Career Center/Loyola University Chicago
Title: "Networking"


November 12, 2015
Dr. John Berry
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: "Adventures in Non-Classical Coordination Chemistry"


November 19, 2015
Dr. Bryan Dickinson
University of Chicago
Title: "Fluorescence and transcription probes to analyze mammalian signaling"