Loyola University Chicago

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry Seminars Spring 2023

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., FH 133 on Thursday's


January 26, 2023
Eddy Tysoe
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Title: "Feeling the Force; Understanding the Effect of Mechanical Stress on Chemical Reaction Rates"

February 2, 2023
Ryan Hackler
Aeternal Upcycling
Title: "Sustainable Alternatives to Petrochemicals through Plastic Upcycling"

February 16, 2023
Pablo Sobrado
Virginia Tech
Title: "Role of protein and flavin motion in the formation of the C4a-(hydro)peroxyflavin intermediate"
ZOOM link  https://luc.zoom.us/j/85736779750

February 23, 2023
Mike Reppert
Purdue University
Title: "Bioexcitons by Design: First Steps

March 2, 2023
Jim Sacchettini
Texas A&M University
Title: "TB Drug Discovery: What a long, strange trip it's been"

March 23, 2023
Matthew Holcomb
The Scripps Research Institute
Title: "Expanding the Scope of Docking"
ZOOM link  https//luc.zoom.us/j/86931971101

March 30, 2023
Martin St. Maurice
Marquette University
Title: "Guanidine degradation in bacteria reveals iminohydrolase activity in an enzyme family of previously unknown function"

April 20, 2023
Xuhui Huang
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: TBA

April 27, 2023
Shyam Kattel
Florida A&M University
Title: TBA

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