Loyola University Chicago

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry Seminars Fall 18

Flanner Hall 133 - 11:30 a.m.

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 a.m., Flanner Hall 133; Refreshments at 11:15 a.m.

Previous seminars

August 30, 2018
Kyle Grice
DePaul University
Title: "Elucidating the Mechanism of CO2 Reduction to CO by Group 6 M(CO)6 Species"

September 6, 2018
Dan Catlin
Loyola University Chicago
Title: "Single Molecule Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer(smFRET)to detect Oligomerization and DNA Conformational Changes Induced by the Transcription Factor GabR"             

September 13, 2018
Irv Levy
Gordon College-Wenham, MA
Title: "Chemistry's Grand Transformation: The Green Chemistyr Commitment"

September 20, 2018
Stefan Tsonchev
Northeastern Illinois University
Title: "Theory and Modeling of Supramolecular Self-Assembly"

September 27, 2018
Daniel J. Mindiola
University of Pennsylvania
Title: "Using transition metal complexes to deprotonate methane, dehydrocouple to olefins and borylate it"

October 4, 2018
Kathryn Renyer
Loyola University Chicago
Title: "Transport of Toxic Compounds by Environmental Microplastics"

October 11, 2018
Please note this lecture will be at 5:30 p.m.

Neal Devaraj
University of California, San Diego
Title: "Peering into the Lipid World"

October 18, 2018
Ludo Juurlink
Leiden University (The Netherlands)
Title: "The two faces of steps in the reaction of O2 with Pt."

November 8, 2018
Vladimir Gevorgyan
University of Illinois at Chicago
Title: "Temporary Tether Strategy for C-H Functionalization"

November 15, 2018
Leslie Aldrich
University of Illinois at Chicago
Title: "Development of performance-diverse, natural product-inspired libraries for novel probe discovery"

November 29, 2018
Ruma Banerjee
University of Michigan Medical School
Title: "The Road Less Traveled: How Coordination Chemistry Controls Cofactor Trafficking: