Seminars & Events

2013 - 2014

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Unless noted otherwise, talks are held in ChB 115 at 1:30 on Wednesday.

2014/10/29
Professor Philip P. Power, University of California, Davis, CA
Title: TBA
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Paul J. Ragogna

2014/09/10
Dr. Paul Lickiss, Imperial College London
Title: TBA
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Kim M. Baines

2014/06/18
Professor Stefanie Dehnen, Philipps-Universit├Ąt Marburg!
Title: TBA
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Professor John F. Corrigan

2014/06/11
Dr. Jason Dutton
Title: TBA
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Professor Paul J. Ragogna

2014/05/26
Dr. Alex Gaiduk, University of Chicago [The Paul de MAYO Award Winner 2013]
Title: Computing water from first principles
Time: 2:30 pm
Room: B&GS 0153, Biological & Geological Sciences Building
Host: Professor Viktor N. Staroverov

2014/05/07
Professor Chad Arthur Lewis, Cornell University
Title: Challenges in Synthesis: Efforts Toward the Surugatoxin Alkaloids and a Regiodivergent Approach to the Carbasugars
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Michael A. Kerr

2014/05/01
Professor Andreas Peter Ruediger, INRS
Title: Tip-enhanced optical spectroscopy - breaking the diffraction limit towards the nanoworld
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Francois Lagugne-Labarthet

2014/04/29
Professor Derek P. Gates, The University of British Columbia
Title: Expect the Unexpected: Efforts to Combine Phosphorus Chemistry with Polymer Science
Time: 2:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Paul J. Ragogna

2014/04/28
Dr. Yongfeng Hu, Canadian Light Source, University of Saskatchewan [Seminar Sponsored by the Soochow-Western Centre for Synchrotron Radiation Research and the Department of Chemistry]
Title: Soft X-Ray Micro-Characterization Beamline (SXRMB) at the Canadian Light Source: Capabilities and Applications
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor T. K. Sham

2014/04/09
Dr. Rasoul Soleimani, Accucaps Industries Limited
Title: Soft gel manufacturing process: Challenges and opportunities
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Kim M. Baines

2014/04/02
Professor John F. Valliant, McMaster University
Title: The Role of New Chemistry in Advancing Cancer Molecular Imaging and Radiotherapy
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Robert H. E. Hudson

2014/03/26
Christopher J. Levy, Kansas State University
Title: Helical Transition Metal Complexes: Design, Structure and Asymmetric Catalysis
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Martin J. Stillman

2014/03/05
Professor Richard A. Manderville
Title: Utility of Fluorescent Guanine Mimics: From Mutagenic Lesions to Probes for Aptasensor Development
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Robert H. E. Hudson

2014/02/12
Professor H. Bernhard Schlegel, Wayne State University
Title: Exploring Potential Energy Surfaces for Chemical Reactions
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Viktor N. Staroverov

2014/01/28
Dr. Charles S. Weinert, Oklahoma State University
Title: Synthesis, Structures, and Physical Properties Large Linear and Branched Oligogermanes
Time: 11:30 AM
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Kim M. Baines

2014/01/27
Professor Alexander Moewes, University of Saskatchewan
Title: Probing the energy gap of new materials with soft X-ray spectroscopy [ Seminar Sponsored by the Soochow - Western Centre for Synchrotron Radiation Research (SWC) ]
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: P&AB 148, Physics and Astronomy Building
Host: Professor T.K. Sham

2014/01/22
Professor Chao-Jun Li, McGill University
Title: Exploration of New Reactivities for Synthetic Efficiency
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Michael A. Kerr

2014/01/21
Professor Lijia Liu, Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials (FUNSOM), Soochow University (Seminar sponsored by the Soochow - Western Centre for Synchrotron Radiation Research (SWC))
Title: Understanding the surface chemistry of silver nanoparticles during functionalization
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: B&GS 0153, Biological & Geological Sciences Building
Host: Professor T.K. Sham

2014/01/15
Professor Gabriel Hanna, University of Alberta
Title: Mixing Quantum and Classical Mechanics for Solving Chemical and Biological Problems
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Stella Constas

2013/12/12
Professor Luis Smith, Clark University, Worcester, MA
Title: Inorganic Solid State NMR: Probing the Structure of Layered Perovskites
Time: 10:30 am
Room: ChB 9, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Yining Huang

2013/12/03
Dr. Christopher Bayly, OpenEye Scientific Software
Title: Modeling ligand strain and ligand flexibility
Time: 2:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: J. Peter Guthrie

2013/11/28
Professor Corey Stephenson, University of Michigan
Title: Visible light enabled catalysis
Time: 1:00 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Michael A. Kerr

2013/11/27
Professor Mark MacLachlan, University of British Columbia
Title: Supramolecular Origami: Transforming Paper into Twisted Structures
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Yining Huang

2013/11/26
Dr. Raul Rebak, General Electric Gobal Research Center, Niskayuna, NY
Title: Advanced Steels for Accident Tolerant Fuel Cladding in Commercial Nuclear Reactors
Time: 10:30 am
Room: MSB 384, Medical Sciences Building
Host: Professor David W. Shoesmith

2013/11/15
Professor Muhammad N. Yousaf, York University
Title: Engineering Cell Surfaces For Tissue Assembly
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 9, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Mark W. Workentin

2013/11/13
Professor Hongbin (Tony) Yan, Brock University
Title: TBA
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Robert H. E.Hudson

2013/11//07
Professor Wanli Yang, Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Title: Charge Dynamics and Phase Transformation of Battery Materials Studied by Soft X-ray Spectroscopy [ Seminar Sponsored by the Soochow - Western Centre for Synchrotron Radiation Research and CAMBR ]
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: T.K. Sham

2013/11/06
Professor Mikko Karttunen, University of Waterloo
Title: Computer simulations of soft & biological materials in aqueous environment
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Stella Constas

2013/10/21
Dr. Yan (Lucy) Pan, Scientist, Seattle Genetics Inc.
Title: Transitioning from Grad School to Industry: Protein Conformational Dynamics Explored by HDX Mass Spectrometry
Time: 2:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry
Host: Professor Lars Konermann

2013/10/16
Prof. Xiao-an Zhang, University of Toronto, Scarborough
Title: Gd-Free MRI Contrast Agents Based on a Porphyrin Platform: Improving the Sensitivity and Modulating the Pharmacokinetics
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor Robert H. E. Hudson

2013/10/01
Professor Darren Dixon (The Distinguished Pattison Lecturer 2013)
Title: Lecture 2: Catalysis and Cascades in Complex Natural Product Synthesis
Time: 11:00 am
Room: University Hospital Auditorium A (Room B-246)
Host: Professor Michael A. Kerr

2013/09/26
Professor Darren Dixon (The Distinguished Pattison Lecturer 2013)
Title: Lecture 1: Enantioselective Cooperative Catalysis With and Without Metals
Time: 3:30 pm
Room: ChB 115, Chemistry Building
Host: Professor J. Clara Wren

2013/09/04
Professor Ralph A. Whitney
Title: The Unusual Cure Chemistry of Brominated Butyl Rubber (BIIR)
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Professor Elizabeth (Beth) Gillies

2013/08/20
Professor Michael V. Mirkin, Queen's College - CUNY
Title: Electrochemistry on the Move
Time: 2:00 pm
Room: ChB 9, Chemistry Building
Host: Zhifeng Ding

2013/08/20
Professor Michael V. Mirkin, Queen's College - CUNY
Title: Electrochemistry on the Move
Time: 2:00 pm
Room: ChB 9, Chemistry Building
Host: Zhifeng Ding

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