Department of chemistry
Frontiers Seminar Schedule
Winter 2019
Mondays at 3:30 pm in the Schaap Lecture Hall (unless noted otherwise)
Jan 7 Prof. Weitao Yang, Duke University
"The Wonders of Electron Density: from Half of an Electron, to Noncovalent Interactions of Biomolecular Complexes". (Host: Zhenfei Liu)
Jan 14 Faculty Search or Faculty Meeting.
Jan 21 No Seminar. Holiday; Martin Luther King Day
Jan 28 Prof. Sherry Chemler, SUNY - Buffalo
"Enantioselective Copper-Catalyzed Synthesis of Saturated Heterocycles". (Host:Hien Nguyen)
Feb 4 Prof. Stephen Withers, University of British Columbia
"Discovery, Design and Development of Human Amylase Inhibitors: from nM to pM". (Host: Jenn Stockdill)
Feb 11 Prof. Scott Miller, Yale University
"Asymmetric Catalysis in Complex Molecular Environments". (Host: Jenn Stockdill)
Feb 18 Prof. Shelley Minteer, University of Utah
"Enzymatic Bioelectrocatalysis for Energy and Synthesis Applications". (Host: Long Luo)
Feb 25 Prof. Greg D. Scholes, Princeton University
"Probing Ultrafast Chemical Dynamics Inspired by the Rhythms of Fireflies". (Host: Aaron Rury)
Mar 4 Prof. Olafs Daugulis, University of Houston
"New Methods for C-H Bond Functionalization". (Host: Hien Nguyen)
Mar 11 No seminar. Spring Break
Mar 18 Prof. Javier Read de Alaniz, UC - Santa Barbara
"Design and Development of Stimuli Responsive Systems". (Host: Hien Nguyen)
Mar 25 No seminar. Faculty meeting.
Apr 1 No seminar. ACS National Meeting March 31-April 4
Apr 8 Prof. Federico A. Rabuffetti, Wayne State University
"Synthesis, Crystal-Chemistry, and Reactivity of Bimetallic Fluoroacetates: From Serendipity to a New Family of Organic-Inorganic Hybrids".
Apr 15 Prof. Natalia Tretyakova, University of Minnesota
"Chemistry of DNA and protein modifications by electrophilic species". (Host: Christine Chow)
Apr 22 No seminar. Honors Convocation.

Last updated: January 10, 2019