University of Vermont

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Chemistry

Chemistry Seminars

The Department of Chemistry

Fall 2010: Schedule of Seminars & Events

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:30 AM - Angell B112

Coffee at 11:15 AM in Cook A229

SPEAKER

TITLE

HOST

DATE

Christine Thomas

Brandeis Univ

Early/Late Heterobimetallics: Multielectron Redox Activity, Metal-Metal Multiple Bonds, and Small Molecule Activation

RW

8/31/10

Theodore Betley

Harvard Univ

New Strategies for Developing Multi-Electron Reaction Platforms

RW

9/7/10

David Gin

The Sloan-Kettering Institute

Synthesis of Vaccine Adjuvants and Bioactive Alkaloids

JSM

9/09/10

Travis Verret

UVM Chemistry Dept

Inventory System Training

 

9/16/10

Jeff Rogers

UVM Environmental Safety

Keeping Your Laboratory Safe

MB

9/23/10

Humphrey Symposium

 

Saturday 9/25/10

Faculty meeting

 

 

9/28/10

Daniel L. Comins

North Carolina State Univ

Asymmetric Synthesis and Synthetic Utility of Heterocyclic Building Blocks

SPW

9/30/10

René Boeré

Univ of Lethbridge

Main Group Inorganic Applications of Electrochemistry and Spectroelectrochemistry, Williams Room 301, 4:00 pm (please note different day, room and time)

RW

10/04/10

Scot Martin

Harvard University

Organic Particles in the Natural Atmosphere:  The Chemistry of How They Form and How They Affect Climate:  Plants and the Hydrological Cycle

GAP

10/05/10

Peter Jacobi

Dartmouth Coll.

Synthetic Studies on Selective Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase Inhibitors

MB

10/07/10

Faculty meeting

 

 

10/12/10

Vladimir Birman

Washington Univ in St. Louis

Amidine-Based Catalysts and Their Applications in Enantioselective Acyl Transfer

SPW

10/14/10

Jaqueline L. Kiplinger

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Molecular Insights into Uranium Nitride:  Synthesis and Reactivity of a Terminal Uranium Nitride Complex

RW

10/19/10

Mohammad Movassaghi

MIT

Complex Alkaloid Total Synthesis

MB

10/21/10

Linda Luck

SUNY Plattsburgh

Genetically Engineered Protein Films on Metal Surfaces: A Biosensor Application

WRL

10/28/10

Jeff Rogers

UVM Environmental Safety

Laboratory Emergency Prevention and Response

MB

11/4/2010

Neil Garg

UCLA

Complex Molecule Synthesis as a Fuel for Discovery

MB

11/09/10

Faculty meeting

 

 

11/16/10

2nd year grad student talks

 

WRL

11/30/10

2nd year grad student talks

 

WRL

12/02/10

Louise Charkoudian

Stanford Univ

Cracking the Polyketide Code: How Nature Controls Polyketide Biosynthesis

CCL

12/07/10

2nd year grad student talks

 

WRL

12/09/10

Faculty meeting

 

 

12/14/10



The Department of Chemistry

Spring 2011: Schedule of Seminars & Events

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:30 AM - Angell B112

Coffee at 11:15 AM in Cook A229

SPEAKER

TITLE

HOST

DATE

Matthew Liptak

Univ of Rochester

Diverse Functions of Metal Tetrapyrroles in Biological Systems: Investigating How the Protein Active Site Tunes the Electronic Structure

CCL

1/06/11

Brian Popp

Rice Univ

Enzyme-like Reactivity and Selectivity with Dirhodium-Metallopeptide Catalysts

WEG

1/11/11

Daniel Lutterman, MIT

Mechanistic Insights into H2O and HX (X = Cl, Br) Splitting Catalysis

WEG

1/18/11

Joe Gilroy

Univ of Bristol

Main Chain Organometallic Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Solution Self-Assembly

CCL

1/20/11

Christopher Scarborough

Max Planck Institute

1. Axially-Chiral Seven-Membered N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands. 2. Coordination Chemistry of the Radical Anion of 2,2'-Bipyridine and the Paucity of Intermediate-Spin Cr(II)

CCL

1/25/11

Robert Thomson

Los Alamos Natl Lab

1. Mechanistic Evaluation of Group 4 Amidate Alkene Cyclohydroamination Catalysts; 2. Photochemistry of Uranium Organometallics: Unconventional Access to Uranium Imides and Nitrides

CCL

1/27/11

Faculty meeting

 

 

2/15/11

Murray Johnston

Univ of Delaware

Mass Spectrometry of Airborne Nanoparticles: What Are We Breathing and Why Should We Care?

GAP

2/24/11

Webster Santos

Virginia Tech Univ

Organoboron: Synthesis and Application in Disrupting RNA/Protein Interactions in HIV-1 – 4:00 pm (please note different day & time)

JSM

2/25/11

David Pratt

Univ of Pittsburgh

Chirped-Pulse Fourier Transform Microwave Spectroscopy in the Gas Phase

WRL

3/01/11

Scott Gerber

Dartmouth Medical School

Quantitative Chemical Phosphoproteomics Identifies Novel Substrates and Functional Modules of the Aurora and Polo-like Kinases in Mitosis

DEM

3/03/11

Faculty meeting

 

 

3/15/11

Christopher Douglas

Univ of Minnesota

Building Molecular Complexity by Carbon-Carbon Sigma Bond Activation and Related Catalytic Processes

MB

3/17/11

John Wood

Colorado State

Recent Efforts in the Synthesis of Oxindole-Containing Natural Products

SW

3/22/11

Jimmy Wu

Dartmouth College

New Methodologies in Sulfur Chemistry

JSM

3/24/11

Keith Tait

Envir. Health & Safety, SUNY Plattsburgh

Chemistry Safety Seminar: Chemical Risk Assessment Practices in the Pharmaceutical Industry

MB

3/29/11

Lee Higham

New Castle Univ

The Primary Phosphine Renaissance

4:00 pm (please note different day & time)

RW

4/4/2011

Thomas Rauchfuss

Univ of Illinois

Functional Analogues of the Hydrogenase Active Sites

WEG

4/14/11

Faculty meeting

 

 

4/19/11

 

Department Awards Ceremony

 

4/21/11

Jared Shaw

Univ Calif, Davis

Multicomponent Approaches to Stereoselective Synthesis and Chemical Biology - 4:00 pm (please note different day & time)

JSM

4/22/11

Richard Vachet

Univ Mass, Amherst

Using Mass Spectrometry to Study Protein Amyloid Formation

DEM

4/28/11

Senior student talks

 

WEG

5/03/11

John Bercaw

Calif Inst of Tech

Hydrocarbon Upgrading to Fuels and Chemicals: Progress towards Homogeneous Catalysts

RW

5/05/11

Faculty retreat

 

 

5/19/11

 

 

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