Chemistry Department

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Resources for Chemistry

Chemistry Seminar Series

Fall Seminar 2010

Fall 2012

Seminars are on Fridays from 11:00 AM to 11:50 AM in Diamond 122 except when noted otherwise.

Link to tips for a successful presentations

September 7 Organizational Meeting
September 14

Professor Mindy Levine, University of Rhode Island

"Supramolecular Organic Chemistry in Explosive Detection,
Catalysis, and Cancer Treatment"

September 21

Cate Ashton and Roger Woolsey, Colby Career Center

"Getting to Know the Career Center"

September 28

Professor Christopher Landry, University of Vermont

"Selective Modification of Porous Silica for Biological Applications"

October 5

Professor Densie Bruesewitz, Colby College

"Understanding Anthropogenic Change to Aquatic Ecosystems Using the Tools of Biogeochemistry"

October 12

Professor Eric Berda, University of New Hampshire

"Inspiration from Nature in materials design: well-defined polymers and supramolecular chemistry"

October 19

Dr. Tim Newhouse, Harvard University

"Mechanism-based Chemical Synthesis"

October 26

Dr. Paty Matrai, Bigelow Laboratory

"Clouds over the high Arctic: microgels, primary organic aerosols and that never ending biology"

November 2

Student Presentations: James Shaum, Stephen Nodder, Carly Hallowell, Charlie Frank (11am)

November 9

Professor Hening Lin, Cornell University

November 16

Student Presentations: Sam Lessard, Lloyd Liang, Rachel Guerra, Beatrice Nakiryowa (11am)

November 23

(No seminar) Thanksgiving Break

November 30

Student Presentations: Stefan Davatz, Garth Franklin, Carson Brown, Byung Kim (11am); Katarina Sirka, Kayla Gross, Thomas Williams (3pm)

December 7

Student Presentations: Jesus Vidaurri-Martinez, John Gilboy, Claire Herbig, Thando Dlamini (11am)

Seminar program coordinated by Jeff Katz and Das Thamattoor