Seminar Series

Fall 2020 – Spring 2021

ZOOM links to the seminars will be sent individually to members of the Chemistry Department. People outside of the department may request access by email. (lemlemt@georgetown.edu)

Date/HostSpeakerTitle
Tuesday, 15 September
2:00 pm

Prof. Kaveh Jorabchi
William McMahon
Thesis Seminar
“Pulsed Nano-ESI: Enhanced Analytical Capabilities and Insights into Ion Generation”
Thursday, 24 September
2:00 pm

Prof. Rodrigo Maillard
Prof. Daniel Kraut
Villanova University
“Mode of Targeting to the Proteasome Determines GFP Fate”
Thursday, 8 October
12:30 pm

Profs. Tong & Elemendorf co-hosting
Prof. Raychelle Burcks
American University
“Illicit indications: colorimetric and fluorometric visualizations for forensic science”
Thursday, 15 October
2:00 pm

Prof. Timothy Warren
Prof. Osvaldo Gutierrez
University of Maryland
“Combining Theory and Experiment to develop selective Three-Component Fe-Catalyzed Radical Cascade/Cross-Couplings”
Thursday, 22 October
2:00 pm

Prof. Rodrigo Maillard
Prof. Giuseppe Melacini
McMaster University
“Allosteric Regulation of Protein Kinases”
Cancelled
Thursday, 29 October
Prof. Nick Levinson
University of Minnesota
“Divergent allosteric coupling in cyclin-dependent kinases drives differential recognition of Cdk2 and Cdk4 inhibitors”.
Thursday, 12 November
2:00 pm

Prof. Miklos Kertesz
Dr. Yunlong (Elon) Zhang
Exxon/Mobil
“New Insights from Imaging Petroleum Hydrocarbons with non-contact Atomic Force Microscopy”
Thursday, 3 December
2:00pm

Prof. Rodrigo Maillard
Dr. Jason Lin
Application Scientist at
Lumicks
“Versatile Tools Towards Real-time Single-molecule Biology: From Structure to Function”
Tuesday, 1 December
2:00 pm

Prof. Kaveh Jorabchi
Kunyu Zheng
Thesis Seminar
”Enhanced Ionization Approaches for Elemental Detection of Organochlorines and Organofluorines.” 
Thursday, 14 January
2:00 pm

Prof. Timothy Warren
Mahdi Raghibi 
Thesis seminar
“Electrocatalytic Ammonia Oxidation with Earth-Abundant Metal ‘Complexes”
Tuesday, 2 March
2:00 pm

Prof. Kaveh Jorabchi
Michael Dolan
Thesis Seminar
“Enhancing Forensic Evidential Value of Fibers via Single-Fiber Detection and Classification of Fluorinated Oil-and-Water-Repellent Fabric Coatings”
Tuesday, 16 March
2:30 pm

GSLS
Rachel Aterrado
Maria Bouda
Tyler Hartman
Graduate Students Literature Seminar
Thursday, 18 March
2:00 pm

GSLS
Morgan McDonald
Annie Haynes
Fathima Karriaper
Grace Hahm
Graduate Students Literature Seminar
Tuesday, 23 March
2:00pm

GSLS
Anamar Blanes
Shae London
Maddie Shore
Darius Chernitsky-Hamd
Graduate Students Literature Seminar
Thursday, 25 March
2:00 pm

GSLS
Ayanna Lynch
Nadia Sarfraz
Jordan Tanen
Graduate Students Literature Seminar
Thursday, 8 April
3:30 pm

Prof. Sarah Stoll
Rida Atif
Thesis Seminar
“Single-Source Precursors for the Synthesis of Layered Metal Chalcogenide Nanomaterials”
Thursday, 15
April
2:00 pm

Prof. Timothy Warren
Prof. Shiyu Zhang
The Ohio State University
“Nitrosative and oxidative reactivity of NOx at dicopper center”
Thursday, 22 April
2:00 pm

Prof. Esther Brasselmann
Stacy Malaker
Assistant Professor, Yale University
“Revealing the human mucinome”
Friday, 23 April
2:00 pm

Prof. Karah Knope
Lee Ayscue
Thesis Seminar
“Structure-Property Relationships in Photoluminescent Lanthanide, Bismuth, And Lanthanide-Doped Bismuth Hybrid Materials”
Thursday, 6 May
2:00 pm

Prof. Timothy Warren
Evan Gardner
Thesis Seminar
“Interrogating Secondary Coordination Sphere H-bonding in the Interconversion of N2 and NH3”
Tuesday, 25 May
2:00 pm

Prof. Timothy Warren
Valiallah Hosseininasab
Thesis Seminar
“NO Signaling of RSNOs and Nitrite Mediated by Lewis Acids”
Thursday, 27 May
2:00 pm

Graduate Students
invited speaker
Prof. Jeffrey Moore
University of Illinois
 “Polymeric Materials for Lifecycle Control”
Thursday, 22 July
2:00 pm

Prof. Nag Gavvalapalli

Dorothy Jones
Thesis Seminar
“Design and synthesis of aryl amphiphile to control the growth of 𝜋-conjugated microcrystals along the 𝜋-stack direction”. 

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https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/95539196987
Friday, 23 July
2:00 pm

Prof. Jennifer Swift
Taylor Watts
Thesis Seminar
“Dynamics and molecular-level control of solid state transformations in molecular hydrates” 

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https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/94523902386
Thursday, 27 July
9:00 am

Prof. YuYe Tong
Safia Jilani
Thesis Seminar
“A Story of a Scientist: A Researcher, Mentor, Teacher, Leader, and Advocate”

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https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/99544333941?pwd=T21GTkwvd3c3R3M1QzRNNGpoTjh0Zz09
ID: 995 4433 3941
Tuesday, 27 July
10:00 am

Prof. Nag Gavvalapalli
Jenna Sartucci
Thesis Seminar
“From Pendant Chains to π-Face Blocking Straps: Enhancing the Role of Side-Chains in Controlling the Mechanical and Optical Properties of π-Conjugated Polymers”

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https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/96557978903