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Loyola University Chicago

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry


Flanner Hall 133 - 11:30 am

Weekly seminars and the annual Denkewalter Lecture (which brings the winner of either the American Chemical Society's Pure Chemistry or Eli Lilly awards to campus) provide an opportunity to learn about up to date advances from respected scientists from industry and academia.

Seminars Begin at 11:30 am, Flanner Hall 133,  Refreshments at 11:15am                                                                                                                                                                   


September 11,2014
Dr. Ryan Davison
ACS, Washington, DC
Title: "How Politics are Impacting Chemistry and Basic Research"     

September 18, 2014
Denkewalter Lecture
Dr. Theodor Agapie
Title: "Synthetic Models of Biological and Heterogeneous Active Sites for Oxygen Evolution and Reduction"
Please note this Seminar only will be in the evening 6:00 P.M. in Crown Center Auditorium

September 25, 2014
Dr. Walter Fast
University of Texas at Austin
Title: "Covalent Inhibition Strategies to Control Nitric Oxide Production...And Beyond"

October 9, 2014
Dr. Miriam Freedman
Pennsylvania State University
Title: "The Structure of Atmospheric Particles & Impacts on Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate"

October 16, 2014
Dr. Aaron Aponick
University of Florida
Title: "Ground State Stabilization in 5-Membered Heterocyclic Biaryl Ligands for Enantioselective Catalysis"

October 23, 2014
Dr. Brian Cannon
Loyola University Chicago-Physics Dept.
Title: "Local and global DNA remodeling within DNA repair mechanisms"

October 30, 2014
Dr. Robert Gennis
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Title: "The diversity of the heme-copper oxidoreductase superfamily: Proton channels, oxygen channels and evolution"

November 13, 2014
Dr. Don Wink
Title: "Fluorescence as a means to illuminate what we need chemistry students to know now"

November 20, 2014
Dr. David Harris
Northwestern University
Title: "Stabilization of Reactive Intermediates in Metal-Organic Frameworks"

December 1, 2014
Dr. Ivan Dempsey Hayatt
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Title: "Synthesis from a Diverse Perspective: From Lanthanides and Actinides to Hypervalent Iodine and Cyanocarbenes"
Please Note this Seminar only will be on Monday at 12:00 p.m. in MUND 414

December 4, 2014
Dr. James Devery
University of Michigan
Title: "Reaction Design Enabled by Mechanistic Understanding"


December 8, 2014
Dr. Hee Yeon Cho
University of California, Berkeley
Title: "Transition Metal Catalysis and Extended ∏-Systems: Towards Synthetic Efficiency and Selectivity"
Please Note this Seminar only will be on Monday at 2:00 p.m. in FH 105



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Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Loyola University Chicago · 1032 W. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.3100 · Fax: 773.508.3086

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