Chemistry Department Colloquium - Spring 2014

Date Speaker Affiliation Title Host
January 31 Prof. Ognjen Miljanic University of Houston

"Regulated Equilibria and Compartmentalization in Dynamic Combinatorial Libraries."

Prof. Brian H. Northrop
February 7 No Seminar
February 14 No Seminar
February 21 Prof. Paul Ha-Yeon Cheong Oregon State University

“Strategic Applications of Chemical Theory and Computations to Organic Synthesis: Discovery of New Mechanistic Themes in Organic Reactions.”

Prof. Michael A. Calter
February 28 Prof. Christopher Bowman University of Colorado, Boulder "Clicking Polymer Networks Together: Approaches to Form Smart, Functional Polymer Networks from Click Chemistry." Prof. Brian H. Northrop
March 28 Dr. Michael McCarthy Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics "Discovery and Molecular Structures of Several Unusual Reactive Oxygen Species." Prof. Stewart E. Novick
April 4 Prof Michael Heaven Emory University "Probing Actinide Bonding using Multiphoton Excitation and Photoelectron Spectroscopy." Prof. Stewart E. Novick
April 11

Prof. Patrick Holland

Yale University "Nitrogen Fixation using Low-Coordinate Iron Complexes." Prof. T. David Westmoreland
April 18 Prof. Anthony Bishop Amherst College "Small-molecules on/off switches for signaling enzymes: Target-specific inhibition and activation of protein tyrosine phosphatases." Prof. Erika A. Taylor
April 25 Prof. Peter A. Jacobi Dartmouth College "On the Path to Vitamin B12." Prof. Albert J. Fry
May 2 Prof. Jason Sello Brown University "Novel Small Molecules, Targets, and Strategies in Anti-Infective Drug Development." Prof. Rex. F. Pratt

Seminars are held in room 84, Hall-Atwater Laboratories 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).