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Chemistry Seminar Series

Spring 2009

Seminars are on Fridays from 11:00 to 11:50 AM in Arey 5 except when noted otherwise

February 6

Organizational Meeting - 11:00 AM in Arey 5

February 13

Professor Timothy Dransfield

"Gas-Phase Chemistry: Still Hiding Some Surprises"

University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA

February 20

Professor Thomas Hughes

"Phenylene Macrocycles: Building Carbon Nanotubes from Scratch"

University of Vermont , Burlington, VT

February 27

Professor Dharni Vasudevan

"Sorption of antibiotic zwitterions to soils and soil minerals:
Influence of compound structure"

Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

March 6
Faculty Poster Session - 3:00 PM Keyes 2nd floor hallway

March 13

Professor Regan Thompson

"Silicon Keeps It Together: Oxidative Coupling of Silyl Bis-enol Ethers"

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

March 20

Professor Sankaran ("Thai") Thayumanavan

"Macromolecular Architectures for Renewable Energy"

University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA

April 3

Professor Lawrence Ziegler

"Barcoding bacteria by surface enhanced Raman microscopy: Rapid
pathogen identification at the single cell level"

Boston University, Boston, MA

April 10

Senior Presentations (11:00 AM, Arey 5):

Delia Massey, Jordanne Dunn, Lexie Praggastis


Senior Presentations (3:00 PM, Keyes 105):

Rebecca Kamins, Steve Carlin, Brett Guenther

April 17

Senior Presentations (11:00 AM, Arey 5):

Whitney Miller, Andrew Young, Tom Sisto


Senior Presentations (3:00 PM, Keyes 105):

Jon Guerrette, Kristina Langenborg, Shehan Don Talagala, Chris Lapointe

April 24

Professor Sarah Delaney

"Oxidative Damage, DNA Repair, and Triplet Repeat Expansion"

Brown University , Providence, RI

May 1

Senior Presentations (11:00 AM, Arey 5):

Kristen Hitchcox, Abbie Frederick, Joe Meyer


Senior Presentations (3:00 PM, Keyes 105):

Thora Maltais, Emily Berghoff, John Hall, Zheng Cao

May 8

Senior Presentations (11:00 AM, Arey 5):

Nichole Schmidt, Zac Helm, Becky Thorburn


Senior Presentations (3:00 PM, Keyes 105):

Brian Wadugu, Tatenda Mahlokozera, Christopher Buros

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Please direct seminar program questions to Jeff Katz

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