Loyola University Chicago

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry Seminars Spring 17

Flanner Hall 133 - 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., Flanner Hall 133; Refreshments at 11:15 a.m.

Previous seminars


January 26, 2017
Linghong Zhang
Argonne National Lab
Title: "Silicon an silicon monoxide as the next-generation high-energy-density electrode materials for lithium ion batteries"

February 2, 2017
Remington Le/Regis Technologies
Sunny Shajan/Rush University
Richard Young/ScribeAmerica
Title: "Recent Graduate Panel-Everything I wish I had know about applying for jobs and the hiring process"

February 9, 2017
Nicole Becker
The University of Iowa
Title: "Supporting students' reasoning with mathematical models in the introductory chemistry sequence"

February 16, 2017
Timothy Warren
Georgetown University
Title: "Modeling Nitric Oxide Signaling at Copper and Zinc Sites"

February 23, 2017
Chris Dockendorff
Marquette University
Title: "Modulating Nature's sophisticated devices and building our own (primitive) machines: From biased ligands to bifunctional catalysts:

March 16, 2017
Art Utz
Tufts University
Title: "Activating Chemical Reactions on Catalytically Active Metal Surfaces: The Role of Vibrational Energy"

March 23, 2017
Corinna Schindler
University of Michigan
Title: "Iron (III)-Catalyzed Carbonyl-Olefin Methathesis"

March 30, 2017
Viresh Rawal
University of Chicago
Title: "Design and Application of Simple Hydrogen Bond Donors as Enantioselective Catalysts"

April 6, 2017
Romila Mascarenhas
Loyola University Chicago
Title: "Structural and Biochemical Characterization of Quorum Quenching Enzymes"

April 13, 2017
Martin St. Maurice
Marquette University
Title: "Allosteric regulation and coordinated domain movements in pyruvate carboxylase, a multifunctional 'swinging domain' enzyme"

April 20, 2017
Brian Rolczynski
University of Chicago
Title: "Correlated Motion for Prolonged Quantum Coherences in a Photosynthetic Protein"

April 27, 2017
Sergey Maximoff
Loyola University Chicago
Title: "Modeling charge transfer chemistry at metal-gas interfaces"