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Inorganic Chemistry seminar series
Date Speaker Time & Location
08/23/19Professor David Mills, Department of Chemistry, The University of Manchester
Building precise molecular architectures to unlock remarkable f-element properties
12:30 p.m., GFS 101
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08/27/19Dr. Anna Regoutz, Department of Chemistry, University College London
X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy: From the Surface into the Bulk
12:30 p.m., VPD 105
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09/03/19Professor Federico Rabuffetti, Department of Chemistry, Wayne State University
Synthesis, Crystal-Chemistry, and Reactivity of Bimetallic Fluoroacetates: From Serendipity to a New Family of Organic–Inorganic Hybrids
12:30 p.m., VPD 105
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09/10/19Professor Smaranda Marinescu, Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California
Bioinspired Coordination Complexes and Polymers for Energy Applications
12:30 p.m., VPD 105
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09/24/19Professor John Arnold, College of Chemistry, University of California Berkeley
Catalytic and Stoichiometric Reactivity with Electropositive Metals
12:30 p.m., VPD 105
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10/01/19Professor Michael Nippe, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University
Taking Inspiration From Bulk: Molecular Electrocatalysis and Magnetization Dynamics of Heterometallic Lanthanide – Transition Metal Complexes
12:30 p.m., VPD 105
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10/08/19Professor Dmitri Talapin, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago
Engineering functionality in colloidal semiconductor nanomaterials
12:30 p.m., VPD 105
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10/22/19Professor Cliff Kubiak, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California San Diego
Tuning the properties of catalysts for the reduction of CO 2 with metals, ligands, and applied electric fields
12:30 p.m., VPD 105
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10/29/19Professor Matthew Conley, Department of Chemistry, University of California Riverside
Generation of Active Sites on Surfaces: A Chemist's View of Heterogeneous Catalysts
12:30 p.m., VPD 105
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11/05/19Professor Michael Wolf, Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Controlling Optical Properties of Conjugated Oligomers Using Metal and Main Group Chemistry
12:30 p.m., VPD 105
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02/04/20Professor Katherine Mirica, Department of Chemistry, Dartmouth College
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12:30 p.m., SSL 202
02/18/20Professor Henry La Pierre, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology
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12:30 p.m., SSL 202
02/25/20Professor Michael Shatruk, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University
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12:30 p.m., SSL 202
03/03/20Professor James Dumesic, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineernig, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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12:30 p.m., SSL 202
04/07/20Professor Natalia Shustova, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of South Carolina
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12:30 p.m., SSL 202
04/28/20Professor Jenifer Shafer, Department of Chemistry, Colorado School of Mines
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12:30 p.m., SSL 202

Chemical Biology seminar series
Date Speaker Time & Location
10/03/19Professor Brett Van Veller, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
Surfing the ground and excited state energy surfaces towards new applications in chemical biology
12:30 p.m., TRF 120B
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10/10/19Professor Kathryn Mouzakis, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Loyola Marymount University
An RNA Pseudoknot stimulates HTLV-1 pro-pol Programmed -1 Ribosomal Frameshifting
12:30 p.m., TRF 120B
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11/07/19Professor Susruta Majumdar, Center for Clinical Pharmacology, Washington University in St. Louis
Design of ligands that enable opioid functional selectivity
12:30 p.m., TRF 120B
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02/06/20Dr. Amelle Joffrin, Department of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology
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12:30 p.m., TRF 120B
02/20/20Professor David Crich, Department of Chemistry, University of Georgia
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12:30 p.m., TRF 120B
03/05/20Professor Zhougyu Yang, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, North Dakota State University
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12:30 p.m., TRF 120B
03/12/20Professor Goncalo Bernardes, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge
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12:30 p.m., TRF 120B
04/02/20Professor Suzanne Walker, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University
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12:30 p.m., TRF 120B
04/09/20Professor Philip Dawson, Department of Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute
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12:30 p.m., TRF 120B
04/23/20Professor Tarun Kapoor, Departments of Biochemistry, Biophysics, Chemical Biology and Structural Biology
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12:30 p.m., TRF 120B

Organic-Materials Chemistry seminar series
Date Speaker Time & Location
09/25/19Professor Skye Fortier, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas, El Paso
Metal-Arenides as Low-Valent Synthons
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
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11/20/19Professor Luis Campos, Department of Chemistry, Columbia University
The Exciton Bond in Organic Molecules: Concepts for Catalysis and Solar Cells
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
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01/15/20Professor Kimberly See, Division of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering California Institute of Technology
Next-Generation Batteries Based on Multivalent Chemistry
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
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01/22/20Professor Joseph Topczewski, Department of Chemistry University of Minnesota
Harnessing the Winstein Rearrangement: Dynamic Chemistry of Allylic Azides
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
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02/26/20Professor Andrew Weller, Department of Chemistry, Chemistry Research Laboratories, University of Oxford
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12:00 p.m., Olah Library
04/01/20Professor Nathan Schley, Department of Chemistry, Vanderbilt University
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12:00 p.m., Olah Library
04/08/20Professor Justin J. Wilson, Department of Chemistry, Cornell University
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12:00 p.m., Olah Library

Physical-Theoretical Chemistry seminar series
Date Speaker Time & Location
09/23/19Professor Rolf Schäfer, Department of Physical Chemistry, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
Dielectric and magnetic behavior of pure and doped clusters
12:00 p.m., ZHS 159
Abstract
10/07/19Professor Lan Cheng, Department of Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University
New advances in electronic structure methods with non-perturbative treatment of spin-orbit coupling
12:00 p.m., ZHS 159
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10/14/19Professor Eric Neuscamman, Department of Chemistry, University of California Berkeley
Excited-State-Specific Quantum Chemistry
12:00 p.m., ZHS 159
Abstract
10/21/19Professor Chandrasekhar Ramanathan, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College
Hyperpolarizing Nuclear Spins in Semiconductors to Study Local Physics and Chemistry
12:00 p.m., ZHS 159
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11/04/19Professor Nicholas Mayhall, Department of Chemistry, Virginia Tech
Picking the right gates at the right time: an adaptive quantum algorithm for simulating molecular systems on quantum computers
12:00 p.m., ZHS 159
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11/18/19Professor Victor Acosta, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of New Mexico
Diamond quantum sensors
12:00 p.m., ZHS 159
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01/27/20Professor Dan Fu, Department of Chemistry, University of Washington
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12:00 p.m., SSL 202
02/03/20Professor Paul Zimmerman, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan
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12:00 p.m., SSL 202
02/10/20Professor Laura Kaufman, Department of Chemistry, Columbia University
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12:00 p.m., SSL 202
04/06/20Professor Hua Guo, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, University of New Mexico
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12:00 p.m., SSL 202
04/13/20Professor Alexey Akimov, Department of Chemistry, University at Buffalo, SUNY
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12:00 p.m., SSL 202
04/20/20Professor Louis Bouchard, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles
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12:00 p.m., SSL 202

Special Chemistry seminar series
Date Speaker Time & Location
10/04/19Dr. William West, Electrochemical Technologies Group at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Electrochemistry Society Seminar: Advanced Energy Storage Technologies for NASA's Robotic Exploration in Extreme Environments
12:00 noon, GFS 118
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10/07/19Dr. Emily A. Carter, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost and Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, UCLA
Unconventional Quantum Mechanics Methods for Design of Materials for Sustainable Energy Technologies
3:00 p.m., SOS B4
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03/04/20Professor Aaron Rossini, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
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Other events
Date Event name Time & Location
10/18/19Burg Memorial Lecture: Tripodal Ligands in Bioinorganic and Organometallic Chemistry: Carbon Dioxide Functionalization, Mercury Detoxification, and New Classes of Atranes4:00 p.m., SLH 100
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