Loyola University Chicago

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

2016 Chemistry Seminars


November 17, 2016
Dr. Omar Farha
Northwestern University
Title: "Functional and Catalytic Metal-Organic Framework Materials"
November 10, 2016
Dr. Heather E. Wheeler
Loyola University Chicago
Department of Biology
Title: "Genomic Prediction of Complex Traits"

Denkewalter Lecture
FH 133 6:00 p.m
Poster presentation at 5:00 p.m.
Dr. Yi Tang
Title: "Unraveling the Chemical Logic of Complex Natural Product Biosynthesis"
November 3, 2016
Dr. James Johnson
Loyola University Chicago Pre-Health
Title: "Pre-Health 101"
October 27, 2016
Dr. Christopher Thompson
Bruker Corporation
Title: "Evolution of Mass Spectrometry  from the Molecular to Neutron Realm: Welcome to the Future"

October 20, 2016
Dr. Seth Brown
Notre Dame
Title: "Nonclassical Oxidation Reactions"

October 13, 2016
Dr. Regan Thomson
Northwestern University
Title: "Methods and Strategies for Natural Product Synthesis"

October 6, 2016
Mr. William Kent/ Mr. Tim Thomas
Title: "Citation Management for Chemistry Majors"

September 29, 2016
Dr. Joseph Fox
University of Delaware
Title: "Fast Bioorthogonal Chemistry: Discovery, Development, and Applications"

September 22, 2016
Dr. Laure Dussubieux
Field Museum Chicago
Title: "Elemental Analysis Facility at the Field Museum: where Chemistry meets Archaeology"

September 15, 2016
Dr. Raquel Lieberman
Georgia Tech
Title: "Molecular adaptation of a metalloprotease for the hydrolysis of a nitroaniline toxin in potato soil"

September 8, 2016
Dr.  Daniel Weix
University of Rochester
Title: "Cross-Electrophile Coupling: Principles and New Reactions"

April 21, 2016
Dr. Robert Flowers
Lehigh University
Title: "Unravelling the Mechanism of Single-Electron Transfer in Synthetic Reactions"

April 14, 2016
Dr. Alison Frontier
University of Rochester
Title: "Development of Stereocontrolled Cyclizations for Organic Synthesis"

April 7, 2016
Dr. Susan Wortman
Loyola University Chicago
Title: "The science behind a winning Resume & CV"

March 31, 2016
Dr. Skye Fortier
University of Texas at El Paso
Title: "Of Sterics and Electrons: Tales in Reactivity of Base-Metals"

March 24, 2016
Dr. Jared Lewis
University of Chicago
Title: "Engineering Proteins for Selective Catalysis"

March 17, 2016
Dr. Peter Mahaffy
King's University
Title: "Do Chemists design for reactivity, but educate for inertness?"

February 25, 2016
Dr. Chad Johnston
Loyola University Chicago
Title: "Water Structure at the Surfaces of Iron (Hydr)oxide Nanoparticles"

February 18, 2016
Dr. Alex Kandel
University of Notre Dame
Title: "Clustering and crystallization under the microscope or Fifty ways to bond your cluster"

February 11, 2016
Dr. Mary Cloninger
Montana State University
Title: "Using Dendrimers to Study the Role of Galectins in Cancer Cellular Processes"

February 4, 2016
Mr. William Kent
Loyola University Chicago
Title: "Mastering Citation Management"

January 28, 2016
Dr. Alanah Fitch
Loyola University Chicago
Title: "Evanescent Wave Spectroelectrochemistry of in-vivo Shewanella p. bacteria: New insights with implications for microbial fuel cells"