Chemistry Department

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Chemistry Seminar Series

Fall Seminar 2010

Spring 2011

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

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February 4
Organizational Meeting
February 10

Special Thursday Chemistry-Biology Seminar: 4:30 pm (Location TBA)

Dr. Loren Walensky, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

February 11


Professor John McLean, Vanderbilt University

"Structural separations by ion mobility-mass spectrometry: New prospects for complex biological systems"


February 18


Professor Glen Miller, University of New Hampshire

"Synthesis and Characterization of the First Persistent Nonacene"


February 25


Professor Matthias Brewer, University of Vermont

"Ring Fragmentations and Intramolecular Cycloadditions: Efficient
Approaches to Nitrogen Heterocycles"

March 4


Professor Danielle Dube, Bowdoin College

"Chemical tools to discover and target bacterial glycosylation"


March 11


Faculty Poster Session - 3pm, Keyes 2nd floor hallway


March 15

Special Tuesday Chemistry-Geology Seminar: 7:00 pm (Location TBA)

Professor Dominic Di Toro, University of Deleware

"Predicting Chemical Partitioning to Natural Organic Matter Using Organic Matter Molecular Structure"

April 1


Professor Abigail Doyle, Princeton University

April 8


Professor Barry Snider, Brandeis University

April 15

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

Jack Vernamonti, Ken Perrone, James Bowe

April 22

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

Colin Anson, Mengfei Zhang, Tim Sciore


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

Jo Bellairs, Solomon Gisemba, Roxy Ghzvinian


April 29

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

Alex Boches, Becca Falender, Elaura Patton


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

Chris Ng, Mark Ziffer, Dan Goldstein, Kwadwo Opoku-Nsiah

May 6

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

Lisa Park, Marc Poore, Brittany Tschaen

Seminar program coordinated by Jeff Katz