Chemistry Seminar Program


Fall 2016 | Spring 2017

August | September | October | November | December

All seminars begin at 3:40 pm in Dabney 124 unless otherwise noted.
Refreshments will be served outside Dabney 124 at 3:30 pm.

August

Friday, August 19

Host: Chris Gorman

Eric C. Jensen, Eli Lilly and Company

"Challenges and Opportunities with Materials during Pharmaceutical Development"

Seminar Abstract (PDF) ]

Friday, August 26

Host: Denis Fourches

Sean Ekins, Collaborations Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Fuquay-Varina, NC

"Drug Discovery Collaborations for Rare and Neglected Diseases"

Seminar Abstract (PDF) ]

September

Friday, September 2

Host: Wei-Chen Chang

Pinghua Liu, Boston University

"Alkaloid biosynthesis: examples of iron-enzyme catalyzed C-S bond and endoperoxide formation"

Seminar Abstract (PDF) ]

Friday, September 9

Host: Phil Castellano

Harry Anderson, Oxford University

"Synthesis and Photophysics of Light Harvesting Nanorings: Flow of Energy & Charge in Porphyrin Arrays"

Seminar Abstract (PDF) ]

Friday, September 16

TBA

Friday, September 23

Host: Alex Smirnov

David Britt, University of California, Davis

"Mechanisms of Solar Fuel Reactions as Probed by Advanced EPR Spectroscopy"

Seminar Abstract (PDF) ]

Friday, September 30

Host: Walter Weare

Adam Hock, Illinois Institute of Technology

TBA

October

Friday, October 7

No seminar, Fall Break

Joint seminar between departments of Chemistry
and of Plant and Microbial Biology
Tuesday, October 18

Host: Jonathan Lindsey

Martin Warren, University of Kent

TBA

Location: TBA

Thermo Fisher Scientific Lecture
Friday, October 14

Host: David Muddiman

Richard Zare, Stanford University

TBA

Friday, October 21

TBA

Friday, October 28

Host: Alex Smirnov

Sunil Saxena, University of Pittsburgh

TBA

November

Friday, November 4

Host: Phil Castellano

Daniela Buccella, New York University

TBA

Friday, November 11

Host: Joshua Pierce

Peter Wipf, University of Pittsburgh

TBA

Friday, November 18

Host: David Muddiman

Erin Baker, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

TBA

Friday, November 25

No seminar

December

Friday, December 2

Host: Chris Gorman

Mike Gagne, UNC Chapel Hill

"New Catalytic Approaches for the Manipulation of Naturally Occurring Substances"


August | September | October | November | December

Fall 2016 | Spring 2017