Loyola University Chicago

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

2013 Chemistry Seminars


November 21, 2013
Dr. Steven J. Sibener
University of Chicago
Title: "Dynamical Processes at Surfaces Examined with Molecular Beam Scattering, Scanning Probe Imaging and Numerical Simulations"

November 14, 2013
Dr. Ka Yee C. Lee
University of Chicago
Title: "Poking Holes and Sealing them: The Actions of Antimicrobial Peptides and Copolymers on Lipid Membranes"

October 31, 2013
Dr. Al Yergey
National Institutes of Health
Title: "Profiles not Panels: Visualizing LC/MS for Urinary Steroids Analysis"

October 24, 2013
Dr. Glenn Micalizio
Dartmouth College
Title: "Metallacycle-Mediated Cross-Coupling: Reaction Development and Application in Stereoselective Synthesis"

October 17, 2013
Dr. Miriam Sherin
Northwestern University
Title: "Examining the Development of Mathematics Teachers' Professional Vision"

October 10, 2013
Dr. Constance Jeffery
Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois Chicago
Title: "The Multiple Lives of Moonlighting Proteins"

September 26, 2013
Dr. Justin Lorieau
Dept. of Chemistry, University of Illinois Chicago
Title: "Grapnels of the Influenza Virus: The Hemagglutinin fusion domain structure, membrane interaction and pH-triggered activated states leading to the fusion pore"

September 19, 2013
Dr. Chae Yi
Dept. of Chemistry, Marquette University
Title: "Synthetic and Mechanistic Study of the Ruthenium-Catalyzed Dehydrative C-H Coupling Reactions"

September 12, 2013
Dr. Bongsup Cho
Dept. of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Title: “Insights in to the Conformations of Arylamine-DNA Adduct in Various Polymerases and Repair Proteins”


April 25, 2013
Peter W. Rabideau
Alumnus of the Year
Mississippi State University
Title: "Life is Just a Buckybowl of Cherries"

April 18, 2013
John Rogers
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Title: "Stretchy Electronics That Dissolve in Your Body"

April 11, 2013
Cathrine Putonti
Loyola University Chicago
Title: "The Roar of the Silent Mutation"

April 4, 2013
Denkewalter Seminar
Melanie Sanford
University of Michigan
Title: "C-H Bond Functionalization in Organic Synthesis"

March 21, 2013
Perry Frey
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Title: "The Past, Present, and Future of Radical SAM Enzymology"

March 14, 2013
Graham Griffin
The University of Chicago
Title: "Engineering Persistent Electronic Coherence in Synthetic Systems"

February 28, 2013
Vladimir Gevorgyan
University of Illinois at Chicago
Title: "Development of Novel Transition Metal-Catalyzed Synthetic Methodologies"

February 21, 2013
Wilson Ho
University of California-Irvine
Title: "Single Molecule Chemistry at the Atomic Scale"

February 14, 2013
Lynn Kamerlin
Uppsala University
Title: "Modeling Promiscuity in the Alkaline Phosphatase Superfamily"

February 7, 2013
Renee Cole
University of Iowa
Title: "Using Discourse to Enhance Student Understanding in Chemistry"

January 31, 2013
Abde Abukhdeir
Rush Medical Center
Title: "Genetic Signatures that Predict for Response to Anti-cancer Therapies"

January 24, 2013
Seth Darling
Argonne National Lab
Title: "Rethinking the idealized morphology in organic photovoltaics"

January 17, 2013
Ann West
University of Oklahoma
Title: "His-to-Asp Phosphorelay Signal Transduction in Yeast"