Fall 2017 Seminar Program
Departmental Seminars are held in the Van Lente Auditorium (Neckers 240) at 4:00 pm unless otherwise indicated.
Professor Psaras McGrier, Department of Chemistry, Ohio State University (Plunkett)
" The Synthesis and Design of Functional Covalent Organic Frameworks "
Professor Michael Shaw, Department of Chemistry, SIUE (Suni)
" Consequences of Reduction of [Ru(NO)(porphyrin)Cl] Complexes in THF "
Rajesh P. Balaraman
“Beyond the Diffraction Limit: Microlens Based Nanoscopy”
Zachary J. Kartje
“DNA Substitutions Tune CRISPR Cas9 Cleavage Activity”
“Exploring the Potential of Using a Novel Cas9 Protein in Genome Editing”
Professor Jianguo Mei, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University (Plunkett)
" Melt-processable Semiconducting Polymers for Flexible and Stretchable Electronics "
Professor Rui Huang, Aerospace Enginnering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Texas Austin (Kohli)
"TBA" Seminar Cancelled
Cary Anne Janiszewski Simpson, Director Consumable Operations, Waters Corporation (Wang) Homecoming
Professor Scott Reid, Department of Chemistry, Marquette University (Wang)
"Energy and Electron Transport in Pi-Stacked Assemblies"
Dr Karen Mulfort, Solar Energy Conversion Group, Argonne National Laboratory, (Deria)
" Design and Discovery of molecular modules for artificial photosynthesis"
Professor Bradley Merner, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Auburn University (Plunkett)
"Macrocyclic 1,4-Diketones: Versatile Intermediates for the Chemical Synthesis of Complex, Congested and Constrained Molecules"
Professor Matthew Young, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine, SIUC (Wang)
" Utilizing biochemistry and human cell lines to study mitochondrial disease "
Mini-Symposium Starts at 3:00pm
Dr Paramita Mukherjee, Pfizer Inc. (Wang)
"Small Molecule Inhibitors and Chemical Biology Probes Relevant to Neurodegenerative Diseases"
Professor Chulsung Bae, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Gao)
"Molecular Engineering of Aromatic Polymer Electrolytes for Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells"
Professor Dana Spence, Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University (Shamsi)
"Advancing Multiple Sclerosis Diagnostics and Diabetes Therapies through Enabling Technologies and Forgotten Biology"
Professor Hongliang Xin, Department of Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech (Ge)
"Machine Learning meets Quantum Chemistry: Using Chemisorption Theory, Algorithms, and Data to Design Electrocatalysts"