Spring 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 respective seminar.

Date Speaker & Title Host(s)
February 17
Prof. Christopher M. Beaudry, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University

Synthesis of Natural Products with Conformational Chirality
Prof. Marc Adler and Brian Muller
February 24
Choosing Speakers for Next Fall

Graduate Students and Faculty Divisional Representatives on the Colloquium Committee should attend. No reception preceeding.
Prof. Lee Sunderlin
March 24
Prof. Sergiy Rosokha, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological, Chemical, and Physical Sciences, Roosevelt University

Halogen Bonding: From Crystal Engineering to Electron Transfer
Prof. Lee Sunderlin
March 31
Prof. Colleen Scott, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Developments in Silole-Containing Polymeric Materials
Prof. Marc Adler and Jeremy Hess
April 14
Prof. Regan J. Thomson, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University

Silicon-Based Cross-Coupling Reactions: Methodology, Total Synthesis, and Mechanistic Studies
Prof. Tim Hagen and Travis Helgren
April 21
Robert Gronke, Senior Principal Scientist, Biogen Idec, Inc.

Purification Development at Biogen Idec: Anticipating and Responding to the Future State of the Biotechnology Industry
Prof. Jon Carnahan

Updated 4/18/14