Loyola University Chicago

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

2017 Chemistry Seminars

November 16, 2017
Daniel Graham
Loyola University Chicago
Title: "Invitation to Protein Sequence Analysis"

November 9, 2017
Please note, this talk will be at 5:30PM
Elizabeth Nolan
Title: Chemical explorations of human innate immunity and microbial pathogenesis"

November 9, 2017
Susan Wortman
Loyola University Chicago
Career Development Center
Title: "Resumes for a Career in Science"

November 2, 2017
James Johnson
Loyola University Chicago
Title: "Pre-Health 101" 

October 26, 2017
Rachael Farber
Loyola University Chicago
Title: "Structural and Chemical Consequences of High Oxygen Coverages on Rh(111)"

October 19, 2017
Alison Fout
Title: "Ligand Influences on Base Metals for Multi-Electron Transformations"

October 12, 2017
Jason F. Weaver
University of Florida
Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Title: "Alkane activation on late transition-metal oxides" 

October 5, 2017
Jessica Horowitz
Loyola University Chicago-Graduate School
Title: "Grad School or Not to Grad School"

September 28, 2017
Deborah Herrington
Grand Valley State University
Title: "Helping Students Construct Understanding of Chemistry Concepts with Online Simulations" 

September 21, 2017
Richard F. Jordan
University of Chicago
Title: "New Catalyst Designs for the Copolymerizations of Ethylene and Polar Vinyl Monomers"

September 14, 2017
W. Keith Jones
Loyola University-Maywood
Title: "Stem Cell Exosomes as Paracrine Mediators; How to Fix Your Own Heart"

August 31, 2017
Graham R. Moran
Title: "Rediscovering Renalase, Amid a Decade of Phantoms"

April 27, 2017
Sergey Maximoff
Loyola University Chicago
Title: "Modeling charge transfer chemistry at metal-gas interfaces"

April 20, 2017
Brian Rolczynski
University of Chicago
Title: "Correlated Motion for Prolonged Quantum Coherences in a Photosynthetic Protein"

April 13, 2017
Martin St. Maurice
Marquette University
Title: "Allosteric regulation and coordinated domain movements in pyruvate carboxylase, a multifunctional 'swinging domain' enzyme"

April 6, 2017
Romila Mascarenhas
Loyola University Chicago
Title: "Structural and Biochemical Characterization of Quorum Quenching Enzymes"

March 30, 2017
Viresh Rawal
University of Chicago
Title: "Design and Application of Simple Hydrogen Bond Donors as Enantioselective Catalysts"

March 23, 2017
Corinna Schindler
University of Michigan
Title: "Iron (III)-Catalyzed Carbonyl-Olefin Methathesis"

March 16, 2017
Art Utz
Tufts University
Title: "Activating Chemical Reactions on Catalytically Active Metal Surfaces: The Role of Vibrational Energy"

February 23, 2017
Chris Dockendorff
Marquette University
Title: "Modulating Nature's sophisticated devices and building our own (primitive) machines: From biased ligands to bifunctional catalysts:

February 16, 2017
Timothy Warren
Georgetown University
Title: "Modeling Nitric Oxide Signaling at Copper and Zinc Sites"

February 9, 2017
Nicole Becker
The University of Iowa
Title: "Supporting students' reasoning with mathematical models in the introductory chemistry sequence"

February 2, 2017
Remington Le/Regis Technologies
Sunny Shajan/Rush University
Richard Young/ScribeAmerica
Title: "Recent Graduate Panel-Everything I wish I had know about applying for jobs and the hiring process"

January 26, 2017
Linghong Zhang
Argonne National Lab
Title: "Silicon an silicon monoxide as the next-generation high-energy-density electrode materials for lithium ion batteries"