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Departmental Seminars

All lectures are in King 4 at 1:30 pm unless indicated otherwise.

January 23, 2014


Darius Abramavicius
Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania
Title: Molecular Aggregates: Electronic, Vibrational and Vibronic Excitations, Their Dynamics and Spectroscopy
Host: Dr. Jankowiak

January 30, 2014


John Tomich
Kansas State University, Biochemistry
Title: Lipid-Like Peptide Nano-Capsules
Host: Dr. Culbertson

February 6, 2014


Steven Tait
Indiana University
Title: Supramolecular Self-Assembly at Surfaces
Host: Dr. Aakeroy

February 27, 2014


Ping Li
Kansas State University
Title: Progress Report on the Biochemical Study of Proteins with Environmental, Energy, and Human Health Importance.
Host: Dr. Maatta

March 6, 2014


Bill Buhro
Washington University
Title: Colloidal Semiconductor Quantum Belts, Platelets, and Magic-Size Nanoclusters.

Host: Dr. McLaurin

March 13, 2014


Yong Zeng
University of Kansas
Title: Bioanalytical Microfluidics: from "omics" to clinical diagnostics.

Host: Dr. Jun Li

April 3, 2014


Joel Harris
University of Utah
Title: Spectroscopy under the Microscope: Chemical Analysis in Femtoliter Volumes

Host: Dr. Higgins

April 10, 2014

Mark Ediger
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: Control of Stability and Molecular Orientation in Organic Glasses (Or How to Make a Million-Year-Old Glass in 10 Minutes).
Host: Dr. Higgins

April 17, 2014

Greg Engel
University of Chicago
PLU Seminar
Title: Quantum Mechanics and Biology: Elucidating Design Principles of Photosynthetic Energy Transfer.
Host: PLU

April 24, 2014

George Bodner
Purdue University
NSF GK-12 Seminar
Title: I'm Finally Beginning to Understand Why I Didn't Understand...
Host: Dr. Maatta

May 8, 2014

Placidus Amama
Kansas State University - Chemical Engineering
Title: Controlled Growth of Carbon Nanotubes via Rational Catalyst Design.
Host: Dr. Ito