Calendar of Events


Colloquia Spring 2014

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

January 13, 2014

Understanding the Mechanism of Nitrogen Fixation using Low-Coordinate Iron Complexes

Patrick Holland, Yale University

Host - Prof. Wade

In Gerstenzang 122

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 3:30 p.m.

Macrocycle-Promoted Energy Transfer for Toxicant Detection 

Mindy Levine, University of Rhode Island

Host - Prof. Krauss

January 27, 2014

Chemical Approaches to Analyzing and Modulating Cell Signaling

Philip Cole, Johns Hopkins

Host - Prof. Deng

February 3, 2014

Ionic Liquids and GUMBOS: Tunable Materials for Biomedical Applications

Isiah Warner, Louisiana State University

Host - Prof. Epstein

February 10, 2014

Peptide tools for cancer, catalysis and infectious disease

Joshua Kritzer, Tufts University

Host - Prof. Krauss

February 24, 2014

Please note time change to 3:00 p.m. for this day only

Silk Protein Stabilization and Delivery of Labile Compounds

David Kaplan, Tufts University

Host - Prof. Xu

March 3, 2014

Copper Oxygen Intermediates Relevant to Metalloenzymes and Other Oxidation Catalysts

Bill Tolman, University of Minnesota      

Host - Prof. Thomas

 March 10, 2014

Privileged RNA scaffolds for the in vivo sensing functions

Ming Hammond, University of California, Berkeley

Host - Prof. Krauss

In Gerstenzang 122

Friday, March 21, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Harnessing Metal-Metal Bonds: Bonding, Electronic Properties and Small-Molecule Reactivity

Connie Lu, University of Minnesota

Host - Prof. Thomas

March 24, 2014 

Molecular Materials for Sustainability and Human Health                

Wenbin Lin, University of Chicago

Host - Prof. Foxman

In Gerstenzang 122

Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

Adventures with Radicals. Some New Perspectives for Organic Synthesis

Samir Z. Zard, Polytechnique, France

Host - Prof. Snider

March 31, 2014

Synchronization of Electrochemical Oscillator Networks on Macro and Microscale                

Istvan Z. Kiss, Saint Louis University

Host - Prof. Epstein

April 7, 2014

A Metabolic Code for Cell Signaling & Drug Discovery

Brian Shoichet, University of Toronto

Host - Prof. Xu

April 14, 2014    

Fundamental Organometallic Reactions Mediated by Low-Valent Uranium: Synthesis, Characterizations, and Reactivity of Uranium Complexes with Alkyl and Redox-Active Ligands               

Suzanne Bart, Purdue University

Host - Prof. Thomas

 April 28, 2014       

Peptide-Directed Synthesis and Assembly of Nanoparticles: Controlling Structure, Metrics, Composition, and Properties             

Nathaniel Rosi, University of Pittsburgh

Host - Prof. Wade