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Inorganic Chemistry seminar series
Date Speaker Time & Location
01/17/17Professor Dave Johnson, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oregon
Synthesis of Heterostructures with Designed Nanoarchitecture
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
02/07/17Professor Daniel Ruddy, Sr. Scientist, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Exploring molybdenum carbide catalysts for biomass upgrading - from bulk to nanoscale
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
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02/14/17Professor Alan Sellinger, Department of Chemistry and Materials Science Program, Colorado School of Mines
Conjugated Ligands for Tuning Bandgaps and Work-Functions of Hybrid Quantum Dots and Oxide Electrodes
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
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02/23/17Professor Michael Rose, Department of Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin
Moving Hydrides with Iron and Electrons through Metal Oxides: Biomimetic and Solar Fuels Approaches for H 2 Utilization and Generation
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
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02/28/17Professor Thomas Rauchfuss, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Organometallic Perspectives on the Hydrogenase Enzymes
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
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03/21/17Professor Jordi Cabana, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago
Chemical Phenomena at Interfaces Between Battery Cathodes and Electrolytes
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
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Chemical Biology seminar series
Date Speaker Time & Location
04/06/17Professor Eranthie Weerapana, Department of Chemistry, Boston College
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12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium

Organic-Materials Chemistry seminar series
Date Speaker Time & Location
01/18/17Professor Hariprasad Dasari, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, India
Ceria-Based Materials and Their Applications in Solid-Oxide Fuel Cells/Electrolysis Cells
2:00 p.m., Olah Library
01/25/17Alex Dilman, N.D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry Moscow
Synthesis of Organofluorine Compounds Using Difluorocarbene
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
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02/01/17Professor Bradley Pentelute, Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Precision Cellular Delivery and Discovery of Fluorine Containing Abiotic Macromolecules
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
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02/15/17Prof. Jeffrey Gustafson, Department of Chemistry, San Diego State University
Exploiting Atropisomerism to Increase the Target Selectivity of Kinase Inhibitors and as Inspiration for New Chemistry
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
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02/22/17 Prof. Dr. Matthias Beller, Director, Leibniz-Institute for Catalysis, University of Rostock, Germany
Be Practical! Development of Novel Homo- and Heterogeneous Catalysts for Fine and Bulk Chemical Synthesis
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
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03/08/17Professor P. V. Ramachandran, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University
Amine-Boranes: Synthesis and Applications
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
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04/07/17Prof. Dr. Erick M. Carreira, Laboratorium fuer Organische Chemie,Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland
Versatile Iridium Catalysts for a Broad Range of Asymmetric Transformations
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
04/12/17Prof. Neal Garg, UCLA
Recent Forays in Methods Development and Complex Molecule Synthesis
12:00 p.m., Olah Library

Physical-Theoretical Chemistry seminar series
Date Speaker Time & Location
01/23/17 Professor Timothy Schmidt, Department of Chemistry, University of New South Wales
Triplet fusion and singlet fission: Prospects for improved photovoltaic energy conversion efficiencies
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
Abstract
02/06/17Professor Mark Tseytlin, IMMR Center, West Virginia University
Field-modulated pulsed EPR
12:00 p.m., OCW 214
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02/13/17Professor Spiridoula Matsika, Department of Chemistry, Temple University
Modeling Photophysics and Photochemistry in Biological Molecules
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
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02/21/17Prof. Dr. Gereon Niedner-Schatteburg, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Isolated Transition Metal Clusters and Complexes: Flying Surfaces
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
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02/27/17Professor Sean Garrett-Roe, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh
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03/06/17Professor Randall Goldsmith, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Single-Molecule Spectroscopy with Molecular Catalysts, Conductive Polymers, and Optical Microresonators
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
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03/13/17Professor Joel Eaves, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado
Aqueous Flow Through Two-Dimensional Crystals
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
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04/10/17Professor Dominika Zgid, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan
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12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
04/17/17Professor Paul Petersen, Department of Chemistry, Cornell University
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12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
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Special Chemistry seminar series
Date Speaker Time & Location
02/14/17Professor Joe Subotnik, Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania
Three different views of electrochemistry: All roads lead to Marcus
5:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
Abstract
02/15/17Michael Hayward, University of Oxford
Topochemical Transformation of Transition-Metal Oxides: A Route to New Electronic Materials
3:00 p.m., SGM414
02/21/17Professor Agostino Migliore, Department of Chemistry, Duke University
Molecular electronic structure and local chemical environment: A toolbox for nanotechnology
5:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
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02/27/17Dr. Ernst-Walter Knapp, Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Free University of Berlin
Marriage of quantum chemistry and electrostatics to compute protonation and redox equilibria
11:00 a.m., SGM 414
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02/28/17Professor Thomas Jagau, Department of Chemistry, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen
Analytic Gradients for the Complex-Absorbing Potential Equation-of-Motion Coupled-Cluster Method Hosted
5:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
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Departmental colloquia
Date Speaker Time & Location
02/09/17Professor Benjamin Cravatt, The Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute
Activity-based proteomics – protein and ligand discovery on a global scale
3:30 p.m., SGM124
Abstract
04/27/17Professor Hector Abruna, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University
TBA
3:30 p.m., SGM 124

Other events
Date Event name Time & Location
02/24/1714th Annual Carl M. Franklin Lecture on Science and Society: Exploring the Universe with Gravitational Waves: LIGO, the Big Bang, and Black Holes3:30 p.m., SGM 123
Abstract
03/30/1745th John Stauffer Distinguished Lecture in the Sciences: Targeting the Glyco-Immunosuppression Axis for Cancer Immunce Therapy4:00 p.m., SGM 123
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