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Department of Chemistry

Departmental Seminars

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

June 26, 2013Elangannan Arunan
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Experiments with Supersonic Techniques: Defining Carbon Bonds and Reducing Ignition Delays
Host: Dr. Setser
July 25, 2013Philippe Rabiller
University of Rennes, Rennes, France
Phase Transitions in Aperiodic Crystals.
Host: Dr. Hollingsworth
August 1, 2013Hidehiro Sakurai
Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki, Japan
Asymmetric Synthesis of C3 Symmetric Buckybowls
Host: Dr. Hua
September 12, 2013Robert Walker
Montana State University
Title:Looking at Chemistry in Hard to See Places. Linear and Nonlinear Optical Studies of Liquid and Solid Interfaces.
Host: Dr. Higgins
September 17, 2013
2:30 pm
Jim and Jenny Marshall
Montana State University
Title:Rediscovery of the Elements
Host: ACS Local Section
September 19, 2013Takashi Ito
Kansas State University
Title:Self-Organized 1D Nanostructures for Analytical Applications.
Host: Dr. Maatta
September 26, 2013Michael Ramsey 
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Title:Micro- and Nanofluidic Devices for Elucidating Biochemical Information
Host: Dr. Culbertson
October 3, 2013Patrick Lecture

Mostafa El-Sayed
Georgia Institute of Technology
Title:Nanotechnology Meets Biology in the Cancer Cell
Host: Dr. Aikens

October 24, 2013Paul Bohn
University of Notre Dame
Title:Coupled Transport and Electron Transfer in Low-Dimensional Nanostructures.
Host: Dr. Ito
October 31, 2013PLU Lecture

Vincent Rotello
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Title:Nanoparticles in Biomedicine: Delivery and Sensing
Host: PLU

November 7, 2013CANCELLED

Yong Zeng
University of Kansas, Dept. of Chemistry
Title:Bioanalytical Microfluidics: from "omics" to clinical diagnostics.
Host: Dr. Jun Li

November 14, 2013Bin Liu
Kansas State University, Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Title:First-Principles Calculations and Catalytic Trends in Complex Reaction Networks.
Host: Dr. Higgins
November 21, 2013, King 209Matthew Brichacek
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Dept. of Chemistry
Title:New Methods for the Synthesis of N- and O-Heterocycles & Chemical Synthesis of Homogeneous ADP-Ribose Oligomers
Host: Dr. Bossmann
December 5, 2013, King 209Ryan Rafferty
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Dept. of Chemistry
Title:Natural Products: Total Synthesis, Biosynthetic Elucidation, Structural Remodeling and Therapeutic Agent Discovery
Host: Dr. Bossmann
December 12, 2013, King 209Mark Chen
University of California-Berkeley, Dept. of Chemistry
Title:Rational Design of Catalytic C-H Oxidations and Organic Electronic Materials.
Host: Dr. Bossmann
December 16, 2013, King 209,
2:00 pm
Jonathan Arambula
University of Texas at Austin, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Title: Overcoming Cancer Drug Resistance with Texaphyrin-Platinum Conjugates
Host: Dr. Bossmann