Seminar Series

Fall 2019

Date/Host Speaker Title
Thursday 29 August
Prof. Timothy Warren
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

Prof. Ulrich "Uli" Kortz
Jacobs University
Brenen, Germany

"Noble Metal-Based Oxo-Clusters: From POMs to POPs and on to POP-MOFs"
Thursday 5 September
Prof. Rodrigo Maillard
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

Prof. Eric Galburt
Washington University in St. Louis

"Kinetic regulation of mycobacterial transcription"

Thursday 12 September
Prof. Jennifer Swift
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

Prof. Thomas Kempa
Johns Hopkins University

"2D Atomic and Molecular Lattices: Design, Synthesis, and New Properties"

Tuesday 17 September
Prof. Timothy Warren
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm
Ms. Zeinab Sakhaei

Thesis Seminar

"Modeling NO Signaling at Copper Sites via Copper (II) Nitrites"
Tuesday 24 September
Prof. Christian Wolf
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm
Mr. Zeus Allen De los Santos
Thesis Seminar

"Development of Optical Assays for Sensing of Chiral Analytes Using Organometallic Probes"

Tuesday 1 October
Dr. Mo Itani
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

Dr. Toby Reeve
Thieme Chemistry

"Science of Synthesis Roadshow in the USA 2019"

Thursday 3 October
Prof. Jennifer Swift
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm
Dr. Aurora J. Cruz-Cabeza
The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
"New Insights into Making and Breaking Crystals"
Tuesday 8 October
Profs. Holman and Maillard
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm
7th Semester Talks
Georgetown University
Prashant Pandey

"Phase behaviour and porosity of dimethoxypillar[5]arene"

Lihui Bai
"A Tug-of-War Mechanism Drives the Allosteric Activation of Protein Kinase A"..

Taylor Watts
"Addutuve-induced reaction bias in the dehydration of a channel sydrate"
 

 

Thursday 10 October
Prof. Gavvalapalli
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

Dr.Wesley Chalifoux
University of Nevada, Reno

"Alkyne annulations for a facile synthesis of soluble polycyclic aromatics and graphene nanoribbons"

Tuesday 15 October
Profs. Gavvalapalli and Kertesz
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

Prof. Felix Fischer
University of California Berkeley

"There is plenty of room at the bottom...just no room for error"
Tuesday 22 October
Profs. Gavvalapalli, Warren, and Stoll
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm
 
7th Semester Talks
Georgetown University
Dorothy Jones

“Developing Aryl Amphiphile Shape-Directors for the Shape-Controlled Synthesis of Organic Semiconductor Micro- and Nano-Crystals”. 

Isuri Jayasooriya
 

Dane Asuigui
"Europium-based Ternary Nanocrystals Exhibiting Magnetic Semiconducting Properties

Thursday 24 October
Prof. Nag Gavvalapalli
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

Prof. Christine Luscombe
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

"Controlled synthesis of pi-conjugated polymers and implications in their microstructure"
Friday 25 October
Prof. Richard Weiss
TBA

Prof. Hirotaka Ihara
Kumamoto University, North Korea

"Chiral Molecular Gel System for Strong and Tunable Circularly Polarized Luminescence"
Tuesday 29 October
Profs. Gavvalapalli, Kertesz, and Weiss
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm
7th Semester Talks
Georgetown University

Jenna Sartucci

Girishma Grover

Danielle Beaupre
"Thiol-Disulfide Interchange as a Path to Redox-Reversible Gels: Design and Synthesis of Small Molecule and Polymer Gelators"

Thursday 31 October
Profs. Ichiye and Swift
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm
7th Semester Talks
Georgetown University
Ryan Penhallurick
 

Rida Atif
"Single-Source Precursor Approach to Synthesizing Rare Earth Dichalcogenide Nanosheets"

 

Tuesday 5 November
Prof. Timothy H. Warren
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm
Prof. Christian Limberg
Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin
 
TBA
Thursday 14 November
Prof. Timothy H. Warren
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm
Prof. Issac Garcia-Bosch
Southern Methodist University 

“Copper-promoted functionalization of organic molecules: structure, spectroscopy and mechanism”

Thursday 21 November
Prof. Timothy H. Warren
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm
Prof. David Powers
Texas A & M University
"Development of High-Valent Aerobic Oxidation Catalysis"
Wednesday 4 December
Prof. Karah Knope
Reiss 262, 3:30 pm
Ms. Nicole Vanagas
Thesis Seminar
TBA