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Seminars Spring 2007

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.

Thursday, January 18, 2007

Ferdinand Grozema, Delft University of Technology

Charge Transport along Conjugated Molecular Wires

Host: Linda Peteanu

Thursday, January 25, 2007

Ana Bettencourt-Dias, Syracuse University

Lanthanide Ion Complexes for Luminescence Applications

Host: Rick McCullough

Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Richard Gross, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn

Enzyme-Catalyzed Polymer Synthesis and Modification Reactions

Host: Newell Washburn

Thursday, February 8, 2007

Pierre Dorlet, Universite Paris-XI

EPR Studies of Metalloenzymes Active Site and Model Complexes

Host: Eckard Münck

Thursday, February 22, 2007

Paul Ziemann, University of California, Riverside

Chemistry of Atmospheric Organic Aerosol Formation from the Oxidation of Hydrocarbons

Host: Neil Donahue

Thursday, March 1, 2007

Stephane Petoud, University of Pittsburgh

Lanthanide Complexes and Nanomaterials for Bioanalytical and Imagery Applications

Host: Catalina Achim

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Dean M. DeLongchamp, The National Institute of Standards and Technology

The Microstructure Foundation of High Carrier Mobility in Semiconducting Polymers

Host: Rick McCullough

Thursday, March 8, 2007

Eckard Münck, Carnegie Mellon University

Exploring Molecules from the Inside Out(ward): Mössbauer Spectroscopy

Host: Rick McCullough


Thursday, March 22, 2007

Tom O’Halloran, Northwestern University

Host: Catalina Achim

Thursday, March 29, 2007

Jean-Jacques Girerd, Université Paris-Sud

New Fe(III) OOH Model Complexes

Host: Eckard Münck

Thursday, April 5, 2007

Dev Arya, Clemson University

Major Groove Recognition of DNA

Host: Danith Ly

Thursday, April 12, 2007

4:00 p.m.

Marsha I. Lester, The University of Pennsylvania

Significant OH Radical Reactions in the Lower Atmosphere: A New View

Host: Neil Donahue

Location: University of Pittsburgh Chevron Building, Room 12B, Ashe Auditorium

Joint seminar with University of Pittsburgh

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Joseph Keane, Muhlenberg College

A Strategy for Enantioselective Dearomatization

Host: Danith Ly


Thursday, April 19, 2007

Geoffrey A. Cordell, University of Illinois at Chicago

Natural Products in a World-out-of-Balance: Implications for Global Health Care

Host: Roberto Gil

New time and date

Friday, April 27, 2007

3:00 p.m.

Mike Thorpe, Arizona State University

The Flexibility Window

Host: Maria Kurnikova


Thursday, May 3, 2007

Joanne Kehlbeck, Union College

Host: Bruce Armitage

Past Seminars

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