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Calendar of Events

Colloquia Spring 2015

Colloquia take place on Mondays at 4:00 p.m. in Gerstenzang 121 except as noted. 

Jan. 12, 2015 Systems Chemistry and the Emergence of Order
Dr. David Lynn, Emory           
Host: Irving Epstein
Jan. 26, 2015 Chemical-proteomic strategies to investigate reactive cysteines
Dr. Eranthia Weerapana, Boston College
Host: Liz Hedstrom
Feb. 9, 2015 Development of a biocompatible condensation reaction for biological imaging
Dr. Jianghong Rao, Stanford       
Host: Bing Xu
Feb. 23, 2015 Self-assembled Protein Nanoparticles for Chemistry and Biomedical applications
Dr. Qian Wang, University of Carolina
Host: Bing Xu
Mar. 2, 2015 Catalytic Alkane Conversion Reactions with Pincer-Iridium Complexes. Mechanism and Selectivity
Dr. Alan Goldman, Rutgers       
Host: Casey Wade
Mar. 9, 2015 Iron Catalysis for the Synthesis of Value-Added Products
Dr. Jeffrey Byers, Boston College
Host: Casey Wade
Thursday, Mar. 12, 2015
2:00 PM, G122
A Brief History of Time in Chemistry
Dr. Gregory Yablonsky, Washington University, St. Louis   
Host: Irving Epstein
Mar. 16, 2015 Organoboron-Enabled Transformation and Applications
Dr. Suning Wang, Queens University
Host: Casey Wade
Thursday, Mar. 26, 2015
3:30 PM
Challenging Targets for Drug Discovery: the High hanging fruit
Dr. Jim Wells, UCSF           
Host: Bing Xu         
Mar. 30, 2015 Membrane Mediated Protein-Protein Interactions and Misfolding of Amyloid Proteins
Dr.  Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy, University of Michigan   
Host: Klaus Schmidt-Rohr
Apr. 13, 2015 In Situ and Operando X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy in Catalysis: Single-Site Heterogeneous Catalysts for Propane Dehydrogenation
Dr. Jeffrey Miller, Purdue University      
Host: Christine Thomas
Friday, Apr. 17, 2015
4:00 PM, G121
Michael Findlater, Texas Tech.
Host: Casey Wade
Apr. 27, 2015 Redox-Active Ligands and Cofactors for Applications in Photo-Induced Charge Transfer and Electrochemical Hydrogen Production
Dr. Alan Heyduk, University of California       
Host: Christine Thomas
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
3:30 PM
Self-Healing Polymers
Dr. Jeffrey Moore, University of Illinois, Urbana
Host: Irving Epstein