Lederle 2014

Seminar Schedule

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Unless otherwise stated (*), seminars are at 11:30 a.m., with a reception starting at 11 a.m. in Lederle GRT Room 1634.
Contact the host indicated for further information.

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SPRING 2016
February 18 Professor Timothy Zwier
Department of Chemistry
Purdue University
“Single-Conformation Spectroscopy of Hydrogen-Bonded Networks: One Good Turn Deserves Another”

Host: Prof. Ricardo Metz
https://www.chem.purdue.edu/people/directory/faculty/details/24
https://www.chem.purdue.edu/zwier/index.html

*Wednesday-February 24 Professor Adam Braunschweig
Department of Chemistry
University of Miami
"Polymer exotica: Using brush, force-induced, and supramolecular polymerizations to address materials challenges"
Host: Sankaran Thayumanavan (Thai)
Co-host: Rick Metz
http://www.as.miami.edu/chemistry/people/faculty/adam-b-braunschweig/
http://www.parkafm.com/index.php/company/news/interviews/213-park-interview-with-dr-adam-braunschweig-new-york-university

February 25 Professor Brian McNaughton
Department of Chemistry
Colorado State University
"Expanding the Functional Utility of Proteins as Research Tools and Therapeutic Leads"
Host: Prof. Michelle Farkas
https://www.chem.colostate.edu/people/brm/
http://sites.chem.colostate.edu/mcnaughtonlab/
March 3 Professor Stephan Link
Department of Chemistry
Rice University
“Plasmonic Nanoparticles: From Fundamental Optical Properties to Applications”
Host: Prof. Michael Barnes
https://chemistry.rice.edu/FAcultyDEtail.aspx?RiceID=117496
http://slink.rice.edu
March 10 Professor Jonathan Rudick
Department of Chemistry
Stony Brook University
"Precision Synthesis of Multifunctional Materials"
Host: Prof. Sankaran Thayumanavan (Thai)
http://www.chem.stonybrook.edu/faculty/rudick.shtml
http://rudicklab.org
March 17 Spring break - NO SEMINAR
March 24 FIVE COLLEGE SEMINAR
Professor Veronica Vaida
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Colorado
"Building Molecular Complexity with Sunlight at Aqueous Interfaces"
Host: Amherst College
http://chem.colorado.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=288:veronica-vaida&catid=41:faculty&Itemid=93
https://chem.colorado.edu/vaidagroup/
March 31 Student-Hosted Seminar in Chemistry
Professor Daniel Nocera

Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Harvard University
"Authentic Artificial Photosynthesis: Solar + Water + CO2 to Liquid Fuels at High Efficiency"
Host: Student Development Committee (contact Michelle Farkas)
http://chemistry.harvard.edu/people/daniel-g-nocera
http://nocera.harvard.edu/Home
*Tuesday-April 5 MARVIN D. RAUSCH SEMINAR IN ORGANOMETALLIC CHEMISTRY
Professor Wolfgang Herrmann
Department of Chemistry
Technische Universit√§t M√ľnchen (TUM)
"N-Heterocyclic Carbenes: A New Era in Organometallic Catalysis"
Host: Kevin Kittilstved
http://www.professoren.tum.de/en/herrmann-wolfgang-a/
http://portal.mytum.de/tum/praesident/activities
April 14 Professor Vicente Talanquer
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Arizona
“Exploring Student Reasoning to Support Better Teaching”
Host: Prof. Gabriela Weaver
http://cbc.arizona.edu/faculty/vicente-talanquer
https://sites.google.com/site/talanquerchemed/

April 21 Professor Theodore Betley
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Harvard University
"Radical Frontiers in Catalysis"
Host: Prof. Michael Maroney
http://chemistry.harvard.edu/people/theodore-betley
http://betleylab.chemistry.harvard.edu/
April 28 Professor Jeff Long
Department of Chemistry and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
University of California-Berkeley
“Carbon Dioxide Capture and Hydrocarbon Separations in Metal-Organic Frameworks”
Host: Prof. Kevin Kittilstved
http://chemistry.berkeley.edu/faculty/chem/long
http://alchemy.cchem.berkeley.edu/home/

May 5 Professor Anna Mapp
Department of Chemistry
University of Michigan
"Small Molecule Control of Conformationally Dynamic Transcriptional Coactivators"
Host: Michelle Farkas
https://www.lsa.umich.edu/chem/people/faculty/ci.mappanna_ci.detail
http://www.lsi.umich.edu/people/anna-mapp
 
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