Carnegie Mellon University Department of Chemistry

Other seminars in the Mellon College of Science

Past Chemistry Seminars

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Seminars Spring 2017

Refreshments are served 15 minutes before the seminar begins.

Thursday, January 19, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Matthew Becker, The University of Akron

Functional Polymers that Enable Post Printing Derivatization of 3D Scaffolds with Bioactive Groups

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Stefanie Sydlik

Abstract and Bio

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Karla Arias, Crowell and Moring

Patents from the Chemist’s Perspective

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Terry Collins

Abstract and Bio

Thursday, January 26, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Brian K. Long, University of Tennessee

Utilizing Coordination-Insertion Based Polymerizations for the Synthesis of Tailored Polyolefins and Gas Separation Membranes

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Kevin Noonan

Abstract and Bio

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Arsalan Mirjafari, Florida Gulf Coast University

Biomimetic Development of Amphiphilic Ionic Liquids with Enhanced Fluidity and Diverse Functionalities

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Hunaid Nulwala

Abstract

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Genevieve Sauve, Case Western Reserve University

Alternative Molecular Acceptors for Bulk Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Stefanie Sydlik

Abstract

Thursday, February 9, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Brian V. Popp, West Virginia University

Mild Strategies for Catalytic Olefin Carboxylation

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Kevin Noonan

Abstract

Cancelled

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Departmental Seminar

Dennis Bong, The Ohio State University

Bifacial Peptide and Polymer Nucleic Acid: Functional Integration of Abiotic Molecules with DNA and RNA

Host: Danith Ly

Abstract

Thursday, February 23, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Severin Schneebeli, University of Vermont

En-route to Shape-defined Precision Polymers

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Stefanie Sydlik

Abstract

Thursday, March 2, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Mark Bathe, MIT

Programming and Probing Biomolecular Machines

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Bruce Armitage

Abstract

Thursday, March 9, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Amanda C. Bryant-Friedrich, University of Toledo

Elucidation of the Nucleic Acid-Derived Endogenous Exposome

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Catalina Achim

Abstract

Thursday, March 23, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Katherine Seley-Radtke, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Flex-Nucleosides — A Strategic Approach to Antiviral Therapeutics

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Subha Das

Abstract

Thursday, March 30, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Yugang Sun, University of Wisconsin-Madison

How Pt Nanoparticles Behave in Photocatalytic HER?

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Rongchao Jin

Abstract and Bio

Friday, March 31, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Roey Amir, Tel Aviv University

Enzyme-Responsive Polymeric Micelles and the Power of Molecular Precision

Location: Mellon Institute Social Room

Hosts: Stefanie Sydlik and Kevin Noonan

Abstract and Bio

Monday, April 3, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Christian Griesienger, Max Planck Institute

NMR Spectroscopy and Applications in Paleogeo Chemistry and Structural Chemistry and Biology

Location: Mellon Institute Social Room

Host: Roberto Gil

Thursday, April 6, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Rinku Jain, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Towards Small Molecule Therapeutics for Treating Zika Infections

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Kausik Chakrabarti

Abstract and Bio

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Christopher J. Hennigan, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Atmospheric Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation through Multiphase Chemistry

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Ryan Sullivan

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Kevin Noonan, Carnegie Mellon University

 

Location: Mellon Institute Social Room

Thursday, April 20, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Stephan Friderich, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory

Superconducting High-resolution X-ray Detectors for Chemical Analysis at the Synchrotron

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Mark Bier

Abstract

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Ronghu Wu, Georgia Institute of Technology

 

Location: Mellon Institute Social Room

Host: Rongchao Jin

Thursday, April 27, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Kathleen Farley, Pfizer

Impact on the Drug Design of Cyclic Peptides using NMR Spectroscopy

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Roberto Gil

Abstract and Bio