Loyola University Chicago

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

2012 Chemistry Seminars

May 15, 2012
Greg Petsko
Brandeis University
Title: "A New Approach to Understanding and Treating Lou Gehrig's Disease"

April 26, 2012
Mike Trenary
University of Illinois at Chicago
Title: "Spectroscopic Characterization of Surface Intermediates"

April 19, 2012
Nick Camillone
Brookhaven National Lab
Title: "Subpicosecond Surface Chemical Dynamics at the Nanoscale"

April 12, 2012
Cathy Middlecamp
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Title: "Inspiring Chemistry Education for a World that is Finite, Interconnected, and Changing"

March 29, 2012
Chitta Das
Purdue University
Title: "Structure and Mechanism of Ubiquitin Hydrolases"

March 22, 2012
Paul Chiarelli
Title: "Analysis of Novel Pollutants in Water: Applications and Strategies"

March 15, 2012
Harold Scheraga
Title: "The Protein Folding Problem: Structure Dynamics, Thermodynamics, and Folding Pathways"

February 23, 2012
W. Cary Huffman
Title: "From CDs to Deep Space"

February 16, 2012
Kathryn Nagy
University of IL at Chicago
Title: "Protein-like binding of mercury in natural organic matter: A missing link in the mercury cycle?"

February 9, 2012
Joseph Moran
University of Texas at Austin
Title: "Reversing the Cope Elimination and Transfer Hydrogenation for Intermolecular C-N and C-C Bond Construction"

February 2, 2012
Chad Eichman
Northwestern Univeristy
Title: "Discovery and Application of Unusual Bond Forming Reactions Promoted by Metal and Metal-Free Catalysts"

January 23, 2012 - MONDAY
Kami Hull
Stanford University
Title: "Development of a Pd-Catalyzed Oxidative Cross-Coupling Reaction and Progress Towards the Total Synthesis of (-)-LasonolideA"

January 19, 2012
Timothy Brunker
Towson University
Title: "Chiral Molecular Switches and Sandwiches: Design, Synthesis and Reactivity"