Fall 2014 Seminar Series

Graduate Colloquium Schedule

The following colloquia will be held in La Tourette Hall, Room 201 at 4:00pm, unless otherwise noted, and will be preceded by a reception at 3:30pm in LaT 300. If you have any questions, please contact the host listed for the seminar.

This schedule will be updated as more information becomes available.


Date Speaker & Title Host(s)
Monday,
September 22
Organizational Meeting for Students Wishing to Invite a Speaker

***No reception preceding.
Prof. Lee Sunderlin
Monday,
September 29
Dr. Yugang Sun, Nanophotics Group, Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory

Influence of Interfaces on Surface Plasmon Resonances in "Quantum-Sized" Nanoparticles
Prof. Tao Xu
Monday,
October 6
Prof. Kevin Moeller, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Washington University in St. Louis

Organic Electrochemistry: Solving Problems of Structure, Location, and Environment
Prof. Marc Adler
Monday,
October 13
Prof. Ananda Chakrabarty, Distinguished University Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Illinois at Chicago

Conquering Cancer: Law, Medicine, and Society
Sudeshna Chakraborty
Monday,
October 20
Prof. Kyle Plunkett, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Synthesis of CP-PAH Based Electron Accepting Materials and Highly-Ordered Polymer Nanostructures
Prof. Marc Adler
Monday,
November 3
Prof. Igor Alabugin, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University

New tricks from an old functional group: reinventing alkyne chemistry for DNA-photocleavage, click chemistry, and construction of precisely cut graphene ribbons
Andrii Piatkivskyi, Michael Lesslie, & Prof. Victor Ryzhov

Updated 9/18/14