Fall 2016 Seminar Program
Departmental Seminars are held in the Van Lente Auditorium (Neckers 240) at 4:00 pm unless otherwise indicated.
Professor Vjollca H. Konjufca, Department of Microbiology, SIUC (Kohli)
“Delineating the mechanisms by which prime-boost immunization regulates mucosal immune memory.”
Professor Xuan Zhao, Department of Chemistry, University of Memphis, September 02, 2016 (Ge)
" Electro- and Photolytic Hydrogen "
Professor Yanna Liang, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, SIUC (Wang)
"Biofuels and bioproducts from various feedstocks: a combination of biochemical, thermochemical and bioelectrochemical processes"
Professor Daniel Hummer, Department of Geology, SIUC (Wang)
" From atoms to crystals: Tracking Phase Stability Reversal in TiO2 minerals at the onset of crystallization "
1) Ms. Yuhong Wu: Crystal structure of a dimerization domain of human Caprin-1: insights into the assembly of a ribonucleoprotein complex mediated by Caprin-1
2) Mr. Sambasiva R. Bheemireddy: Anthradithiophene Based Contorted Aromatics
3) Ms. Katherine Flynn: Organic Modified Silicon (OrMSil) for Structural Hierarchy Modified Microsphere Surfaces (SHiMMS).
Dr Mayandi Sivaguru, Associate Director of Core Facilities, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, UIUC (Kohli)
" Advanced Optical Modalities for Studying Structure and Function "
Professor Wesley Chalifoux, Department of Chemistry, University of Nevada Reno (Plunkett)
" Alkyne annulations: A toolkit for accessing chemical diversity from terpenoids to graphene nanoribbons. "
Professor Geoffrey Coates, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology,Cornell University, Arnold Lecture (Gao)
" New Polymers from Old Monomers: Advances Enabled through Catalyst Design and Discovery "
Dr Daniel Ostgard, Evonik Industries AG, Essen, Germany, Hall of Fame Recipient (Kinsel)
" BDO:Catalyst Technologies and Raw Materials;which technology will prevail? ”
Professor Xinyu Liu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University (Shamsi)
" Paper-Based Microfluidic Biosensors for Molecular Diagnostics "
Professor Psaras McGrier, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio State University (Plunkett)
" The Synthesis and Design of Functional Covalent Organic Frameworks "
Professor Farhan Chowdhury, Department of Mechancial Engineering and Energy Processes, SIUC (Wang)
Professor Justin Lorieau, Department of Chemistry, UIC (Moran)
Professor Graham Bodwell, Department of Chemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland (Plunkett)