Spring 2014 Seminars

  • Seminar with Professor Paul Chirik, University of Princeton  Add To Calendar

    238 SES
    Tuesday, 1/28/14 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Speaker: Paul Chirik
    Field: Inorganic
    Host: Neal Mankad
  • Seminar with Professor Ying Liu, University of Illinois at Chicago  Add To Calendar

    238 SES
    Thursday, 1/30/14 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Seminar with Professor Ramesh Jasti, Boston University  Add To Calendar

    TBA
    Tuesday, 2/4/14 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Speaker: Professor Ramesh Jasti, Boston University
    Field: Organic
    Host: Tom Driver
  • Seminar with Prof. Avia Rosenhouse-Dantsker, UIC Department of Medicine  Add To Calendar

    238 SES
    Tuesday, 2/11/14 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Speaker: Prof. Avia Rosenhouse-Dantsker
    Title:  "Molecular Determinants of the Modulation of Inwardly Rectifying Potassium Channels by Cholesterol"
    Host: Luke Hanley
    Field:  Analytical
  • Seminar with Professor Christopher Beaudry, Oregon State University  Add To Calendar

    238 SES
    Tuesday, 2/18/14 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Speaker: Professor Christopher Beaudry, Oregon State University
    Title: "Synthesis of Natural Products with Conformational Chirality"
    Field: Organic
    Host: Laura Anderson
  • Seminar with Professor Jie Liang, UIC Bioengineering  Add To Calendar

    238 SES
    Tuesday, 2/25/14 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Speaker: Jie Liang
    Field: Biochemistry
    Host: Wonhwa Cho
  • Seminar with Professor Paul Ha-Yeon Cheong, Oregon State University  Add To Calendar

    238 SES
    Tuesday, 3/4/14 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Title: "Strategic Applications of Chemical Theory and Computations to
               Organic Synthesis and Material Science"

    Field: Organic
    Host: Laura Anderson

    Abstract: "The Cheong group applies and develops state-of-the-art computational tools to discover and explain fundamental and practical principles that underlie organic synthesis and material science. In this seminar, our latest discoveries in the mechanism and origins of stereoselectivity in peptide-catalyzed reactions will be disclosed. In addition, an rapid method to predict global metal hydroxide cluster stabilities & electronic properties will also be revealed."

  • Seminar with Prof. Karen Allen, Boston University  Add To Calendar

    2214 SES
    Tuesday, 3/4/14 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Speaker: Professor Karen Allen, Boston University 
    Title:  "Specificity and promiscuity in a superfamily of phosphates."
    Field:
    Biochemistry
    Host: Larry Miller
  • Seminar with Prof. David Weliky, Michigan State University  Add To Calendar

    238 SES
    Tuesday, 3/11/14 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Speaker:   Prof. David Weliky
    Field:  Physical and Biochemistry
    HostJustin Lorieau
    Title:  Solid-State NMR Structural Studies

               of Viral Fusion Proteins in Membranes

  • Seminar with Professor Ilan Marek, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology  Add To Calendar

    138 SES
    Monday, 4/7/14 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Speaker: Professor Ilan Marek
    Field: Organic
    Host: Vladimir Gevorgyan 
    Title:  Merging Allylic C-H and Selective C-C Bond Activation:  Formation of All-Carbon Quaternary Stereogenic Centers in Acyclic Systems."
  • Seminar with Prof. Stephen Hashmi, University of Heidelberg, Germany  Add To Calendar

    238 SES
    Friday, 4/11/14 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Field: Organic
    Host: Vladimir Gevorgyan
    Title:  New Horizons of Gold Catalysis
  • Seminar with Professor Valerie Pierre, University of Minnesota  Add To Calendar

    TBA
    Tuesday, 4/22/14 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Speaker: Professor Valerie Pierre
    Field: Biochemistry
    Host: Lawrence Miller
  • 2014 Chemistry Undergraduate Awards Ceremony  Add To Calendar

    238 SES
    Thursday, 4/24/14 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Speaker: Pratibha Varma Nelson,  Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
    Host: Donald Wink
  • Seminar with Prof. Milton R. Smith III, Michigan State Univeristy  Add To Calendar

    238 SES
    Tuesday, 5/6/14 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Seminar with Prof. Gianluigi Veglia, University of Minnesota  Add To Calendar

    238 SES
    Thursday, 5/8/14 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Field:  Analytical
    Host:  Yoshitaka Ishii
  • Seminar with Professor Donald Watson, University of Delaware  Add To Calendar

    TBA
    Tuesday, 5/13/14 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Speaker: Prof. Donald Watson
    Field: Organic
    Host: Tom Driver
  • Seminar with Nicola Pohl, Indiana University  Add To Calendar

    TBA
    Tuesday, 5/27/14 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Speaker: Nicola Pohl
    Field: Organic
    Host: Laura Anderson
    Title: "Methods Development for Automated Oligosaccharide Synthesis"