Chemistry Department Colloquium - Spring 2016

Coorindated by Prof. Michelle L. Personick

Hall-Atwater Laboratories 84 at 3:30 p.m. Coffee is served outside room 84 before the seminar and
refreshments are served afterwards in the Chemistry Lounge (Room 6, Hall-Atwater)

Date Speaker Affiliation Title Host
January 29 Prof. Robert Knowles Princeton University

"Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer in Organic Synthesis."

Prof. Michael A. Calter
February 5 Prof. Robin Garrod University of Virginia "Chemical Kinetics in Interstellar Space." Prof. Stewart Novick
February 12 Prof. Marcy J. Balunas University of Connecticut "Functional and Biosynthetic Analyses of Secondary Metabolites in Host-Microbe Symbioses." Prof. Erika A. Taylor
February 19 Prof. Emily Weinert Emory University "Investigating the Mechanism of Role of 02-Dependent Globin Coupled Sensor Signaling." Prof. Erika A. Taylor
March 4 Prof. Jens-Uwe Grabow University of Hannover "Flexible and Chiral Molecules' Rotation Signals." Prof. Stewart Novick
March 25 Prof. Michelle Kovarik Trinity College "Microfluidic and Peptide-Based Tools for Biochemical Investigations of Social Amoebae." Prof. Brian Northrop
April 1 Dr. Julien Bloino CNR and Gaussian "Theoretical Prediction of Vibrational and Vibronic Spectra." Dr. Michael J. Frisch
April 8

Dr. Jason Sonnenberg

Gaussian "Actinide Chemistry: Investigations at the Knowledge Frontier." Dr. Michael J. Frisch
April 15 Prof. Jessica Seeliger Stony Brook University "Making of Pathogen: The What, Where, and How of Mycobacterial Membrane Biogenesis." Prof. Erika A. Taylor
April 22 Prof. David W. McCamant, '95 University of Rochester "Artificial Photosynthesis probed with Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy." Prof. Stewart E. Novick
April 29 Prof. Jimmie Oxley University of Rhode Island "Why Study Energetic Materials?" Prof. Michelle L. Personick