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The Department of Chemistry

Fall 2005: Schedule of Seminars & Events

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 AM - Angell B112

Coffee at 10:45 AM in Cook A229

SPEAKER

TITLE

HOST

DATE

Faculty Meeting

 

 

9/20/05

Humphrey Symposium

 

9/23-9/24/05

Robert Batey

Univ. of Toronto

Reaction Development for the Synthesis of Heterocyclic Targets and Alkaloids

JSM

9/29/05

Vincent Rotello

Univ. of Mass. Amherst

Nanoparticles in Materials and Biology

TSH

10/6/05

Dennis Discher

Univ. of Pennsylvania

Polymer Vesicles and Cylinder Micelles for Insight & Application

DAS

10/13/05

Faculty Meeting

 

 

10/18/05

Shana O. Kelley

Boston College

Interfacing and Templating Nanostructures with Biomolecules

MAC

10/20/05

Michael Ogawa

Bowling Green Univ.

Miniature Metalloproteins as Molecular Tinkertoys

MAC

10/27/05

Devon Shipp

Clarkson University

Well-Defined Polymers by Living Radical Polymerizations

DAS

11/3/05

Jason Kingsbury

Harvard University

Design and Serendipity in Organic Synthesis.  New Catalysts and Methods for the Stereo-Enantioselective Formation of C-C Bonds

TSH

11/8/05

Robert B. Grubbs

Dartmouth College

Controlled Radical Polymerization for the Construction of Nanomaterials

DAS

11/10/05

Preston Snee

MIT

Semiconductor Nanocrystal Lasers and Sensors

CCL

11/1505

Vy Dong

Univ. of California, Berkeley

Total Synthesis of Erythronolide B via a Novel Tandem Claisen Rearrangement and Supramolecular Encapsulation of Cationic Intermediates

JSM

11/17/05

Jeremy Kodanko

MIT

Synthesis of Polypyrrolidinoindoline Natural Products and Model Complexes of Diiron Enzyme Active Sites

MB

11/22/05

Kathryn E. Splan

Duke University

Development and Characterization of Porphyrin Chromophores for Solar Energy Conversion

 

11/29/05

Ekaaterina V. Pletneva

Calif. Institute of Technology

Snapshots of Cytochrome c Folding

 

12/1/05

Tristan Lambert

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Investigation of New Claisen Rearrangements and Total Synthesis of the Telomerase Inhibitor UCS1025A

 

12/6/05

Hien Nguyen

Stanford University

Exploring New Methods for Carbohydrate Synthesis and Total Synthesis of Auriside A and Rameswaralide

 

12/8/05

Michael P. Shaver

Imperial College, London

Multi-dentate Chelating Ligands: Promoting Small Molecule Chemistry with V, Nb, Ta and Fe

 

12/12/05

12:00 Noon

Thomas Driver

Calif. Institute of Technology

Methodology and Mechanism: (i) Silacyclopropane Formation and (ii) Selectivity Trends in C-H Bond Activation

 

12/15/05

12:00 Noon

John S. Magyar

Calif. Institute of Technology

Why is Lead Toxic? Insights from Coordination Chemistry into the Molecular Mechanisms of Lead Poisoning

 

12/20/05

 

The Department of Chemistry

Spring 2006: Schedule of Seminars & Events

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 AM - Angell B112

Coffee at 10:45 AM in Cook A229

SPEAKER

TITLE

HOST

DATE

Jeffrey Manthorpe

ETH, Zurich

Design in Total Synthesis and Methodology

TSH

1/3/06

Kalkin 110

Mark P. Mehn

California Institute of Technology

Modeling Oxygen and Nitrogen Activation at Mononuclear Nonheme Iron Sites

MAC

1/5/06 Kalkin 110

Bruce A. MacKay

California Institute of Technology

Aspects of Ligand Design in Small Molecule Activation Using Transition Metals

CCL

1/10/06

Kalkin 110

Rory Waterman

University of California, Berkeley

Mechanistic Insights and Applications of Alpha-Elimination in Element-Element Bond Forming Reactions and Catalysis

WEG

1/12/06

Kalkin 110

Faculty Meeting

 

 

1/24/06

Faculty Meeting

 

 

2/21/06

Shawn Collins

University of Montreal

Olefin Metathesis as a Route to Molecules Possessing Elements of Helical or Planar Chirality

MB

2/28/06

Ralph Stuart & Barbara St. Gelais, UVM Environmental Safety Facility

Annual Safety Seminar

WRL

3/2/06

Gina MacDonald

James Madison University

Infrared Studies of Protein Structural Changes Induced by Nucleotide-binding

JSM

3/9/06

Sean Decatur

Mount Holyoke College

Conformation, Dynamics, and Inhibition of Peptide Aggregation

JSM

3/23/06

Faculty Meeting

 

 

3/28/06

Anthony Bishop

Amherst College

TBA

MAC

4/13/06

Faculty Meeting

 

 

4/18/06

Departmental Awards Ceremony

4/20/06

Riley Murphy

Senior Seminar: Vibrational Analysis of Nickel-Group Carbonyls

 

4/27/06

Faculty Meeting

 

 

5/16/06

 

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