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All the seminars are at 4:45 pm in the Mellon Institute Conference Room, unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, October 21, 2003
Thomas Bjørnholm, University of Copenhagen
Organic Molecules in Electronic Devices
Host: Rick McCullough

Tuesday, October 28, 2003
Charles Schmuttenmaer, Yale University
Probing Dynamics in the Far-Infrared with THz Absorption and Emission Spectroscopy
Host: Linda Peteanu

Thursday, November 13, 2003
4:15 p.m.
Roderic Quirk, University of Akron
Recent Advances in the Anionic Synthesis of Chain-end Functionalized Polymers Using Epoxides and Related Compounds
Host: Kris Matyjaszewski

Tuesday, November 18, 2003
Rigoberto Advincula, University of Houston
Nanostructured Organic and Polymeric Materials: From Ultrathin Films to Nanoparticles
Host: Gary Patterson

Thursday, November 20, 2003
4:00 p.m.
Norbert Scherer, University of Chicago
2-Dimensional Ultrafast Studies of Solvent-Solute Interactions
Host: Hyung Kim

Thursday, February 12, 2004
M. G. Finn, Scripps Research Institute
Viruses as Molecular Building Blocks
Host: Terry Collins

Monday, February 16, 2004
David Corey, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Chemistry matters: Using oligonucleotides and PNAs inside cells
Host: Bruce Armitage

Tuesday, February 24, 2004
Branka Ladanyi, Colorado State University
Solvatochromism and solvation dynamics in liquid mixtures and supercritical fluid
Host: Hyung Kim

Tuesday, March 4, 2004
Daniel Gamelin, University of Washington
Synthesis, Spectroscopy, and Magnetism of Diluted Magnetic Semiconductor Quantum Dots Related to Spintronics Applications
Host: Catalina Achim

Tuesday, March 16, 2004
2:00 p.m.
Joseph Francisco, Purdue University
Structure and Reactivity of Open-Shell Complexes: New Frontier in Atmospheric Chemistry
Host: Neil Donahue

Tuesday, March 16, 2004
Paul Weiss, Penn State
Creating Nanostructures through Self- and Directed Assembly
Host: Hyung Kim

Thursday, March 18, 2004
Paula Hammond, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
On Polymer Assembly at Surfaces and in Solution
Host: Rick McCullough

Tuesday, March 23, 2004
Lawrence Sita, University of Maryland
Stereospecific Living Ziegler-Natta Polymerization: New Materials from New Mechanisms
Host: Kris Matyjaszewski

Thursday, March 25, 2004
Henry Schaefer III, University of Georgia
Radicals and Anions Pertinent to DNA Bases and Nucleosides
Host: Gary Patterson

Thursday, April 1, 2004
Gerald P. Schatten, Magee-Womens Research Institute & University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Molecular Motor Activity During Human Reproduction: Implications for Stem Cell Biology and Biochemistry
Host: Danith Ly

Tuesday, April 13, 2004
Edward W. Castner Jr., Rutgers University
Spectroscopic Probing of Friction in Aqueous Polymer Solutions
Host: Linda Peteanu

Tuesday, April 20, 2004
Bill Brown, Carnegie Mellon University
Selective Biodegradation of PCBs
Host: Danith Ly

Tuesday, April 27, 2004
Anne Myers Kelley, University of California at Merced
Electronic, Vibronic, and Nonlinear Spectroscopy of Excitonically Coupled Molecular Aggregates
Host: Linda Peteanu

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Spring 2001
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Spring 2000
Fall 1999

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