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Seminars Fall 2010

All the seminars are at 4:45 pm in the Mellon Institute Conference Room, unless otherwise noted. Refreshments are served 15 minutes before the seminar begins.

Friday, August 27, 2010

3:00 p.m.

Atsushi Takahara, Kyushu University, Japan

Precise Design of Soft Interfaces by Polymer Brush Immobilization

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: K. Matyjaszewski

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Carsten Krebs, Penn State University

Formation and Function of the Heterodinuclear Mn/Fe Cluster in “Chlamydia trachomatis” Ribonucleotide Reductase

Host: Eckard Münck

Friday, September 3, 2010

2:00 p.m.

Malika Jeffries-El, Iowa State University

Design and Synthesis of New Conjugated Polymers Based on Benzobisazoles

Location: Mellon Institute Social Room

Hosts: Catalina Achim and Rick McCullough

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Chris Bettinger, Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Exploring Structure-Property Relationships in Biomedical and Electronic Polymeric Networks

Host: Tomasz Kowalewski

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Josef Dadok, Emeritus Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

The History of High-Field NMR

Host: Guy Berry

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Gangli Wang, Georgia State University

Metal Nanoclusters Tailored by Interfacial Bond Structures and the Transport at Single Nanopores

Host: Rongchao Jin

Thursday, October 14, 2010

John D. (J.D.) Tovar, Johns Hopkins University

Topological and Supramolecular Considerations for Organic (Bio)Electronics

Host: Rick McCullough

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Edward Zartler, Merck & Co., Inc.

Scalpel and Hammer: NMR as a Multi-Purpose Tool in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Host: Roberto Gil

Friday, October 29, 2010

2:00 p.m.

Tom Mallouk, Penn State University

A Nanoscience Approach to Photocatalysis and Solar Cells

Host: Stefan Bernhard


Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Lynn Loo, Princeton University

Plastic Solar Cells — Deconstructed

Host: Tomasz Kowalewski


Thursday, November 4, 2010

Daron Freedberg, U. S. Food and Drug Administration

NMR of Carbohydrates On and Off Cells

Host: Roberto Gil

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Ramakrishna Guda, Western Michigan University

Ultrafast Time-resolved Optical Properties of Quantum-Sized Gold Clusters and Chromophore-Functionalized Gold Clusters

Host: Rongchao Jin

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Yamuna Krishnan, National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India

Delivery Boy to Reporter: Unusual DNA’s Journey Through a Worm-Whole

Host: Subha Das

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Héctor D. Abruña, Cornell University

Materials Advances for Electrical Energy Generation and Storage: Fuel Cells, Batteries and Super-Caps

Host: Stefan Bernhard

Past Seminars

Other seminars in the Mellon College of Science