Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry and Biochemistry Colloquia 2019/2020

 

Seminars are at 12:00 P.M. and Colloquia are at 4:00 p.m.

All presentations are in Wolfe Hall 1205 unless otherwise noted.

Click on the invited speaker's names to get more info about their research.

 

Fall 2019/SPRING 2020 Seminars and Colloquium

Day

Date

Time

Speaker

Sponsor

Monday

18-Nov

12:00

4th year talk: Dinesh Kankanamge

Karunarathne

Monday

18-Nov

4:00

 Dissertation Defense: Morteza Jandaghi

 Mason

Wednesday

20-Nov

12:00

4th Year talk: David Baliu-Rodriguez

Isailovic

Wednesday

20-Nov

4:00

Ryan Baldridge, University of Michigan

Wohlever

Monday

25-Nov

12:00

4th Year Talk: Rippa Sehgal

Bellizzi

Monday

25-Nov

4:00

Manoj Puthenveedu, University of Michigan 

 Karunarathne

Wednesday

27-Nov

12:00

Thanksgiving – no classes

 

Wednesday

27-Nov

4:00

Thanksgiving – no classes

 

Monday

2-Dec

12:00

4th Year Talk: Muhammad Saddam Hussain

Viola

Monday

2-Dec

4:00

Faculty Candidate

“Control in Nanoparticle Synthesis: Beyond Size and Shape"

 Lind-Kovacs

Wednesday

4-Dec

12:00

 

 

Wednesday

4-Dec

 4:00

 

 

Friday

6-Dec

4:00

Dissertation Defense - Yan Zhu

Hu

         

Thursday

9-Jan

4:00 

Faculty Candidate

Lind-Kovacs

Monday

13-Jan

4:00 

Faculty Candidate

Lind-Kovacs

Thursday

16-Jan

4:00 

Faculty Candidate

Lind-Kovacs

 

 

     

Wednesday

22-Jan

12:00

   

Wednesday

22-Jan

4:00

   

Monday

27-Jan

12:00

   

Monday

27-Jan

4:00

   

Wednesday

29-Jan

12:00

   

Wednesday

29-Jan

4:00

   

Monday

3-Feb

12:00

   

Monday

3-Feb

4:00

Viktor Zhdankin, University of Minnesota Duluth

Li

Wednesday

5-Feb

12:00

   

Wednesday

5-Feb

4:00

   

Monday

10-Feb

12:00

4th Year Talk: Vinod Kumar Gattoji

Andreana

Monday

10-Feb

4:00

   

Wednesday

12-Feb

12:00

   

Wednesday

12-Feb

4:00

   

Monday

17-Feb

12:00

   

Monday

17-Feb

4:00

   

Wednesday

19-Feb

12:00

   

Wednesday

19-Feb

4:00

   

Monday

24-Feb

12:00

Jared Lewis, Indiana University, Bloomington

Young

Monday

24-Feb

4:00

   

Wednesday

26-Feb

12:00

   

Wednesday

26-Feb

4:00

   

Monday

2-Mar

12:00

   

Monday

2-Mar

4:00

   

Wednesday

4-Mar

12:00

   

Wednesday

4-Mar

4:00

   

Monday

9-Mar

12:00

Spring Break  

Monday

9-Mar

4:00

Spring Break  

Wednesday

11-Mar

12:00

Spring Break  

Wednesday

11-Mar

4:00

Spring Break  

Monday

16-Mar

12:00

   

Monday

16-Mar

4:00

   

Wednesday

18-Mar

12:00

   

Wednesday

18-Mar

4:00

Prof. Ramesh Giri Young

Monday

23-Mar

12:00

   

Monday

23-Mar

4:00

   

Wednesday

25-Mar

12:00

   

Wednesday

25-Mar

4:00

Frontiers in Chemistry Lecture

Shuo-ou Shan, Caltech

Wohlever

Monday

30-Mar

12:00

   

Monday

30-Mar

4:00

Jennifer S Martinez, Northern Arizona University Bigioni

Wednesday

1-Apr

12:00

   

Wednesday

1-Apr

4:00

Ilya Levental, UT Houston Wohlever

Monday

6-Apr

12:00

   

Monday

6-Apr

4:00

Joseph Topczewski, University of Minnesota Schmidt

Wednesday

8-Apr

12:00

   

Wednesday

8-Apr

4:00

   

Monday

13-Apr

12:00

   

Monday

13-Apr

4:00

   

Wednesday

15-Apr

12:00

   

Wednesday

15-Apr

4:00

Susan Riochardson, University of South Carolina Gionfriddo
Monday

20-Apr

12:00    
Monday

20-Apr

4:00    
Wednesday

22-Apr

12:00    
Wednesday

22-Apr

4:00 Honors Tea Samples
Monday

27-Apr

12:00 Dissertation Defense:  Veronica Livingstone  Lind-Kovacs
Monday

27-Apr

4:00    
Wednesday

29-Apr

12:00  Dissertation Defense:  La'Nese Lovings  Lind-Kovacs
Wednesday

29-Apr

4:00 Dissertation Defense:  Yeakub Zaker   Bigioni

FALL 2019 SEMINARS AND COLLOQUIUM

DAY

DATE

TIME

SPEAKER

SPONSOR

Monday

26-Aug

4:00

Cora Lind-Kovacs

Michael Young

Faculty Talks 

Wednesday

28-Aug

12:00

Joe Schmidt

 Faculty Talks

Wednesday

28-Aug

4:00

 

 

Monday

2-Sep

12:00

Labor Day – no classes

 

Monday

2-Sep

4:00

Labor Day – no classes

 

Wednesday

4-Sep

12:00

Wei Li

Dragan Isailovic

 Faculty Talks

Wednesday

4-Sep

4:00

Matthew Wohlever

Tim Mueser

 

Faculty Talks

 

Thursday

5-Sep

4:00 PM

George O'Doherty

De novo oligosaccharide synthesis and medicinal chemistry via use of the Taylor catalyst as a Pd/B-catalyzed abiotic glycosyl-transferase

Note that this is in B.O. 1059

Andreana

Monday

9-Sep

12:00

Ajith Karunarathne

 Faculty Talks

Monday

9-Sep

4:00

Steve Sucheck

Mark Mason

Faculty Talks 

Wednesday

11-Sep

12:00

Emanuela Gionfriddo

Jon Kirchhoff

 Faculty Talks

Wednesday

11-Sep

4:00

Xiche Hu

Peter Andreana

 Faculty Talks

Monday

16-Sep

12:00

 Terry Bigioni

 Faculty Talks

Monday

16-Sep

4:00

Olafs Daugulis, University of Houston

Young

Wednesday

18-Sep

12:00

Don Ronning

Jianglong Zhu

 Faculty Talks

Wednesday

18-Sep

4:00

 Song Qian, University of Toledo

Note that this is in B.O. 1059

 Department of Env. Sci.

Monday

23-Sep

12:00

 

 

Monday

23-Sep

4:00

Daniel Weix, U. Wisconsin, Madison

Li

Wednesday

25-Sep

12:00

 

 

Wednesday

25-Sep

4:00

 Roman Dembinski, Oakland University

 Li

Monday

30-Sep

12:00

 

 

Monday

30-Sep

4:00

Dissertation Defense: Giridhar Raju Chejerla

Hu

Wednesday

2-Oct

12:00

 

 

Wednesday

2-Oct

4:00

Lina Cui, University of Florida

Molecular imaging with synthetic glycan

Sucheck

Monday

7-Oct

12:00

 

 

Monday

7-Oct

4:00

 Jennifer Stockdill, Wayne State

Trimming the waste-line in macrocyclic peptide synthesis: N-acyl urea cyclization and photodesulfurization

 Zhu

Wednesday

9-Oct

12:00

 

 

Wednesday

9-Oct

4:00

 Dr. Hoi-Ying Holman, Lawrence Berkley National Lab

Synchrotron Infrared Spectromicroscopy for Probing Uncultivated Aquatic Microbial Systems

Isailovic 

Monday

14-Oct

12:00

2nd year talk: Yesmin Rina

Schmidt

Monday

14-Oct

4:00

Kirill Martemyanov, Scripps Research Institute

Karunarathne

Wednesday

16-Oct

12:00

4th Year Talk: Alex Landgraf

Sucheck

Wednesday

16-Oct

4:00

David Smith, West Virginia University

CANCELLED

Wohlever

Friday

18-Oct

4:00

Zhongwu Guo, University of Florida

Andreana

Monday

21-Oct

12:00

4th Year Talk: Allison Rabon

Young

Monday

21-Oct

4:00

 Master's Presentation: Troy Brant

 Ronning

Wednesday

23-Oct

12:00

4th Year Talk: Jeewani Ariyarathna

Li

Wednesday

23-Oct

4:00

 

 

Monday

28-Oct

12:00

4th Year Talk: Vinod Kumar Gattoji

Andreana

Monday

28-Oct

4:00

Vladimir Shulaev, University of North Texas 

 Gionfriddo

Tuesday

Room 214

Basement

29-Oct

12:00

Matthew R. Pratt, University of Southern California

Andreana

Wednesday

30-Oct

12:00

 

 

Wednesday

30-Oct

4:00

 Dissertation Defense:  Farzana Hossain

 Andreana

Monday

4-Nov

12:00

4th year talk: Govind Sharma Shyam Sunder

Kirchhoff

Monday

4-Nov

4:00

 Thesis Defense:  Justin Maxwell

 Young

Wednesday

6-Nov

12:00

2nd year talk: Majed Aljohani

Hu

Wednesday

6-Nov

4:00

Susan Lunte, Kansas University

Kirchhoff

Monday

11-Nov

12:00

Veteran’s Day – no classes

 

Monday

11-Nov

4:00

Veteran’s Day – no classes

 

Wednesday

13-Nov

12:00

 Dissertation Defense - Fan Wu

 Li

Wednesday

13-Nov

4:00

Thesis Defense - Grace De Dieu Irumva 

Sucheck 

 

SUMMER 2019

DATE
SPEAKER
HOST

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019    12:00 (noon)

 “Lecturer Search Candidate”   

Friday, May 10th, 2019    12:00 (noon)

 “Lecturer Search Candidate”   

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 

ORGANIC SYNTHESIS 

LECTURESHIP SERIES

NOTE TIME: 10:00 am

Prof. M. Christina White

(University of Illinois)

The Organic Chemistry Division

Monday, May 20th, 2019

Public defense: Abhishek Vartak

Prof. S. Sucheck

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Prof. Emer. Fritz Franzen, "The Basic Science of the Effect of Carbon Dioxide on the Environment" (Iowa State University)

Prof. J. Edwards

Monday, June 10th, 2019

Public defense: Padam Acharya

Prof. Jinaglong Zhu

Monday, July 1, 2019    12:00 (noon)

Public defense: Ruwani Wasalathanthri

Prof. Cora Lind-Kovacs

Monday, July 29h, 2019 12:00 (noon) WO 1201

*NOTE TIME AND LOCATION!*

Public defense: Sunayana Kapil

Prof. S. Sucheck

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

CANCELLED

 

 

Last Updated: 11/22/19