Seminar Series

Fall 2018

Date/Host Speaker Title
Thursday 6 September
Prof. Rodrigo Maillard
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm
Assistant Prof. Shixin Liu
Rockefeller University

"Functional plasticity in ring-shaped molecular motors"

Thursday 13 September
Prof. Jong-in Hahm
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

Dr. Chenzhong Li
National Science Foundation

"Biosensing Devices and NSF Perspectives"

 

Thursday 20 September
Prof. Rodrigo Maillard
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

Prof. Robert Schleif
Johns Hopkins University

“Long Distance Allostery—How it Works in AraC Protein”

Tuesday 25 September
Profs. Wolf and Hahm
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

7th Semester Seminar Talks
Georgetown Univers

Ms. Samantha Pilicer
"Biomimetic comprehensive chirality sensing with pyridoxal-5’-phosphate"

Mr. Matthew Hansen
"Spatially distinct Raman scattering characteristics of individual ZnO nanorods under controlled polarization: intense end scattering from forbidden modes"

Thursday 27 September
Profs. Warren, Wolf, and Jorabchi
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

7th Semester Seminar Talks
Georgetown Univers

Ms. Christine Iseley
"Bond forming steps in cross-coupling and C-H functionalization catalysis."

Ms. Fathima Thanzeel
"Substrate Specific Optical Sensing of the Chirality, Concentration and D/L-Ratio of Cysteine with a Small Molecular Probe in Complex Mixtures"

Mr. Joseph Lesniewski
"New Ionization Chemistries for High-Sensitivity Elemental Quantification of Halogens"

Tuesday 2 October
Profs. Tong, Hahm, and Warren
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

7th Semester Seminar Talks
Georgetown Univers

Ms. Rongfeng Zheng

"A Robust and Direct One-Step Synthesis of Metal Nanoclusters and Structural Analysis by 13C Nuclear Magnetic Resonance"

Mr. Johnson Truong
"Polarization-resolved Mechanistic Investigation of Fluorescence Signal Intensification on ZnO Nanorod Ends"

Mr. Valiallah Hosseininassab

"Lewis Acid Activation of S-nitrosothiols towards Reducing Agents".

Thursday 4 October
Prof. Sarah Stoll
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

Prof. Geoffrey Strouse
The Florida State University

 

"Microwave Chemistry: A reproducible route to discovery in nanoscience"

Tuesday 9 October
Profs. Warren, Jorabchi, and Knope
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

7th Semester Seminar Talks
Georgetown Univers

Mr. Evan Gardner

"Promoting Dinitrogen Reduction through Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer (PCET)"

Mr. Michael Dolan

"Development of an Analytical Technique for Detection of Fluorinated Coatings on a Single Fiber"

Ms. Jennifer Wacker

"Beyond Ligand-Directed Assembly: Effects of Outer Coordination Sphere Interactions on An(IV) Speciation"

Thursday 11 October
Prof. Nag Gavvalapalli
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm
Prof. Leonard MacGillivray
University of Iowa

"Rogue One: Organic Synthesis Meets the Solid State"

 

Tuesday 16 October
Profs. Maillard and Knope

7th Semester Seminar Talks
Georgetown Univers

Ms. Amy Chau

"Dissecting ligand-induced domain communication in protein kinase A"

Mr. R. Lee Ayscue

"Structural Design and Luminescence of Bismuth and Lanthanide Organic Complexes"
 

Thursday 18 October
Prof. Nag Gavvalapalli
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

Prof. John Anthony
University Kentucky

"Optimizing organic molecules for electronic and photonic applications" 

Tuesday 23 October
Prof. Richard Weiss
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

Prof. J. N. Moorthy
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur India

"Functional Materials by Bottom-up De Novo Melocular Design"
Thursday 25 October
Profs. Travis Holman
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

Prof. Michael Ward
New York University

"Crystalline Insecticide Polymorphs and a Lethality Rule of Stages:
Facts vs. Alternative Facts"

Tuesday 6 Novermber
Cancelled

Cancelled

 

Thursday 8 November
Prof. Jennifer Swift
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm
Dr. Prof. Timothy Prisk
NIST Cente for Neutro Research

"Dynamical Behavior of Ultra-Confined Water Molecules within Beryl and Hemimorphite"

Tuesday 13 November
Prof. Travis Holman
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm
Mr. Joseph Ramirez
Thesis Seminar

"On the Design, Synthesis, and Flexibility of Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks (ZIFs)".

Thursday 15 November
Prof. Karah Knope
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

Prof. Hanno Zur Loye
University of South Carolina

"Crystal Growth, Structure Determination and Magnetic Properties of New Complex Oxides, Florides and Chalcogenides Containing U(IV) and U(VI)"

Tuesday 27 November
Prof. YuYe Tong
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

Prof. Yuichi Negishi
Tokyo University of Science

"Precise Synthesis and Application of Thiolate-Protected Metal Clusters"

Tuesday 4 December
Prof. Rodrigo Maillard
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm
Jennefer England
Thesis Seminar

"A Switch in the Unfolding Energy Landscape Govern's the Activation of PKA" 

Thursday 6 December
Prof. Travis Holman
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm

Prof. Robert Schurko
University of Windsor

"NMR Across the Periodic Table: Observing "Invisible" Nuclides in Solid Materials"

Friday 7 December
Prof. Sarah Stoll
Reiss 112, 11:30 am
Videmun Dehanyake
Thesis Seminar

 " Metal-Oxo Polymer Nanobeads as Potential Multi-Modal Contrast Agents for Magnetic Resonance Imaging"

Tuesday 18 December
Prof. Timothy Warren
Reiss 262, 2:00 pm
Abolghasem Bakhoda
Thesis Seminar
TBA