Spring 2014

Faculty Seminars

Seminars are held in the Chemistry Building, Room LL16 at 4:00 p.m. on Fridays unless otherwise specified. Refreshments are served at 3:45 p.m. For more information call (502) 852-6798.

January 24, 2014

Timothy Zwier
Purdue University
Host: Jinjun Liu
Title: Exploring the Conformational Preferences of Synthetic Foldamers
 Dilignols and Plant Sunscreens 

January 31, 2014

Lars Gundlach
University of Delaware
Host: Jinjun Liu 
Title: Ultrafast Charge carrier dynamics in solar energy relevant materials  

February 7, 2014

Kevin Williams
Western Kentucky University
Host: Muriel Maurer
Title: Tailoring platinum (II) complexes to biologically relevant ligands 

February 14, 2014

Title: TBA

February 21, 2014

Robert S. Phillips 
University of Georgia
Host:  Eugene Mueller
Title:  Substrate strain in enzyme catalysis: The case of tyrosine pheno-lyase

February 28, 2014

Jeremy Smith
Indiana University
Host:  Christopher Burns
Title: Three-fold symmetric iron: multiple bonds and multiple spin states 

March 7, 2014

Terry Miller
Ohio State University
Host: Jinjun Liu
Title: Exploring the High-resolution Spectroscopy of Molecules that can Affect the Quality of Your Life

March 14, 2014

No Seminar-Spring Break

March 21, 2014

Kurt Warncke
Emory University
Host: Pawel Kozlowski
Title: Dynamics in Enzyme Catalysis: A Moving Target

March 28, 2014

Zachary Schultz
University of Notre Dame
Host:  Frank Zamborini
Title: Nanostructure Plasmonic Enhancements for Chemical Analysis

April 4, 2014

Karl Scheidt
Northwestern University
Host:  GB Hammond 

April 11, 2014

Jason Shearer
University of Nevada, Reno
Host:  Craig Grapperhaus
Title: Nickel Superoxide Dismutase: From Models to Enzymes

April 18, 2014

Rajalingam Dakshinamurthy
Western Kentucky University
Host:  Richard Wittebort
Title: Gold Nanoparticles for Biological Applications & Protein Biochemistry of Cytokines

April 25, 2014

Jeffrey Johnston
Vanderbilt University
Host: GB Hammond
Title: Reagent and Reaction Developments in the Service of Complex Target Synthesis: Chiral Proton Catalysis, Umpolung Amide synthesis, and Case Studies in Therapeutic Development


Student Seminars

Graduate student seminars are held in the Chemistry Building, Room LL-16 at 2:30 p.m. on Thursdays unless otherwise specified. For more information, call (502) 852-6798null(502) 852-6798.

March 27

Angela Harilson (L) - cancelled

April 3

Steve Isaacs (L)- cancelled

April 17

Nidhi Shah (R)

April 24

Abdelgade Jamhawi (L)

Fall 2014

August 28

informational meeting

September 4

Nicholas Vishnosky (literature)

September 11

Rene Ebule (literature)

September 18

Zhichao Lu (literature)

September 25


October 2


October 9


October 16


October 23


October 30


November 6


November 13


November 20


November 27

Thanksgiving Holiday - no seminar

December 4


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