Loyola University Chicago

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry Seminars Fall 2021

By Zoom - 11:30 a.m. Join Zoom meeting for LUC Chemistry Fall 2021 https://luc.zoom.us/j/84624803499?pwd=VXp0aEZGa1J6bFUxN3lUZVJsaktKQT09 Meeting ID: 846 2480 3499 Passcode: 602223 One tap mobile +13126266799,, 84624803499# US (Chicago)

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., via ZOOM


September 2, 2021
Sophi Todtz
Loyola University Chicago
Title: FeCl3-Mediated Formal Paterno-Buchi Reaction: An exercise in Trusting your Skepticism"

September 9, 2021
MaryKay Orgill
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Title: "Identifying the essential characteristics of systems thinking and how they can support chemistry teaching and learning"

September 16, 2021
Ashleigh Baber
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
Title: "Modifying Surfaces to Optimize Hetergeneously-Catalyzed Reactions"

September 23, 2021
Marina Kuimova
Imperial College London
Title: "Mapping microscopic viscosity and temperature and temperature using molecular rotors"

September 30, 2021
Charles L. Brooks III
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Title: "Energy landscapes of fuzzy protein complexes in transcriptional regulation"

October 7, 2021
Madelyn Smith
Loyola University Chicago
Title: "Understanding the role of Troponin C protein scaffold for calcium-binding"

October 14, 2021
Doran Bennett
Southern Methodist University
Title: "Mesoccale excited-state dynamics in molecular materials"

October 21, 2021
Fernanda Duarte
University of Oxford at United Kingdom
Title: "Exploring reactions mechanisms through automation and machine learning"

October 28, 2021
Kimberly Choquette
Drew University
Title: "Protocol Development for the synthesis and Application of Sml2"

November 4, 2021
Dariush Forouzesh
Loyola University Chicago
Title: "Kinetics and Inhibition of Dihydropyrimidine Dehydrogenase"

November 11, 2021
Shrayesh Patel
University of Chicago
Title: "Doping of Semiconductiong Polymers to Enable Functionally Graded Materials for Organic Thermoelectrics"

November 18, 2021
Maggie Loubser
University of Pretoria, South Africa
Title: "How does an Analytical Chemist and Material Scientist land in a Heritage Conservation programme?"

December 2, 2021
Madison Smith
Loyola University Chicago
Title: "Exploring the catalytic mechanism and conformational activation of E. coli GTP cyclohydrolase ll."

December 9, 2021
Robert Hausinger
Michigan State University
Title: "Biosynthesis and Function of the Nickel-Pincer Nucleotide Co-factor"



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