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  • Friday, January 12, 2007 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    New Main Group Cage-Like Structures and Their Applications in Organic Transformations as Bases and Catalysts
    Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
  • Friday, February 2, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    New Methods and Strategies for Convergent Oligosaccharide Synthesis
    University of Missouri-St. Louis
    (Pohl)
  • Friday, February 9, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    The Synthesis of Conjugated Polymers for Color Changing Thread Application
    Department of Chemistry, University Connecticut
    (Jeffries-EL)
  • Friday, February 16, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Adventures in Metathesis: Polymers, Small Molecules, and Surfaces
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa
    (Jeffries-EL)
  • Thursday, February 22, 2007 - 4:10pm, 1312 Hoover, Chemistry-Physics-Materials Science Seminar
    Quasicrystals - Some of nature's Most Intriguing Forms of Matter
    Prof. Ron Lifshitz
    School of Physics & Astronomy, Tel Aviv University (Currently on sabbatical leave at the California Institute of Technology)
    (Thiel)
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    Photochemistry of Organic Aerosol Particles
    Department of Chemistry, University of California - Irvine
    (Stauffer/Jenks)
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1651 Gilman
    Penta- and Hexacoordinate Silicon Compounds: Structure, Rearrangements and Interconversion
    Ben Gurion University in Israel
    (Verkade)
  • Friday, March 9, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    Chiral reactions in ionic liquids: recent advances.
    Joseph Marshall
    Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University, Trahanovsky Group
  • Friday, March 9, 2007 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    Tuning Performance-Related Structural Features of Polyoxometalates
    Dr. Xikui Fang
    Ames Lab
  • Friday, March 23, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Transition-Metal-Catalyzed Alkane Dehydrogenation and Formation of C-C Bonds
    Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers University
    (Angelici)
  • Friday, March 23, 2007 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Charge Inversion in Electrolyte Solutions: Chemistry or Physics?
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University
    (Song)
  • Wednesday, April 4, 2007 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    The Influence of Atomic Size and Electron Counts in a Polar Intermetallic Series: Puckered vs. Planar Nets in EuGaTt (Tt = Si,Ge,Sn)
    Tae-Soo You
    Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University (Miller Group)
  • Friday, April 6, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, Cotton-Uphaus Finals Competition
    TBA
  • Friday, April 6, 2007 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    Drying Mediated Self-assembly of Polymers and Nanoparticles From a Sphere-On-Plate Geometry
    Materials Science and Engineering Department, Iowa State University
    (Jeffries-EL)
  • Wednesday, April 11, 2007 - 2:30pm, 301B Spedding Hall
    Single Molecule Reactions in Liposomes
    Tse-Ming Hsin
    Department of Chemistry, Yeung Group, Iowa State University
  • Wednesday, April 11, 2007 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    Novel Reactions Catalyzed By Metal Porphyrin Complexes
    Harun Mbuvi
    Department of Chemistry, Woo Group, Iowa State University
  • Wednesday, April 11, 2007 - 8:00pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, Iowa State University ACS Local Chapter
    What's Happening? One person's perspective on the industry (petroleum)?
    F. Wood-Black, Ph.D.
    Director of Consent Decree Coordination, ConocoPhillips, Houston, Texas
  • Thursday, April 12, 2007 - 3:10pm, 1652 Gilman
    Conformation, Insertion, and Oligomeric Structure of Tachyplesin Peptides in
    Tim Doherty
    Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University, Hong Group
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2007 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman, Spring Awards Ceremony
    TBA
  • Friday, April 20, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    Facile Chemistry for the Synthesis of Polymeric Nanostructures: From Cardiovascular Disease to Microelectronics
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California Santa
    (Student Invited)
  • Wednesday, April 25, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    Dynamic Restructuring at the Nanoscale: Reactions on Au surfaces
    Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University
    (Iota Sigma Pi)
  • Friday, April 27, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    What Raman Spectroscopy Can Tell Us About Structure, Function and Pathology of Muculoseletal Tissue
    Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan
    (Smith)
  • Friday, April 27, 2007 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Structure-Property Relationships in Functional Quantum Dots: From Biological Imaging to Solid State Lighting
    Department of Chemistry, Vanderbilt University
    (Petrich)
  • Wednesday, May 2, 2007 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    Chirally Functionalized Porous Inorganic Materials for Asymmetric Heterogeneous Catalysis
    Yulin Huang
    Lin Group, Iowa State University
  • Friday, May 11, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    Diverse Coordination Modes and Template Effects of Transition Metal Aryl, Acyl and Carbene Complexes
    Department of Chemistry, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    (Angelici)
  • Tuesday, May 15, 2007 - 8:00pm, 1148 Gerdin Business Building, Iowa State Presidential Lecture in Chemistry
    Scientific Challenges in Sustainable Energy Technology
    Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Caltech
  • Wednesday, May 16, 2007 - 2:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    An Electronic Nose from Arrays of Polymer Composite Vapor Sensors
    Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Caltech
  • Monday, May 21, 2007 - 2:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, The Velmer A. Fassel Lecture
    Spectroscopy under the Microscope: Analysis of Dispersed Particles and Single Molecules
    Department of Chemistry, University of Utah
    (Yeung)
  • Monday, June 11, 2007 - 4:10pm, 1652 Gilman Hall
    Palladium-Catalyzed C-C Bond Forming Reactions in Aqueous Media
    Department of Chemistry, University of Allicante, Spain
    (Larock)
  • Tuesday, June 12, 2007 - 1:30pm, 1651 Gilman Hall
    Asymmetric Catalysis: Synthesis of Chiral Tertiary Alcohols
    Prof. Miguel Yus Astiz
    Department of Chemistry, University of Allicante, Spain
    (Larock)
  • Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 3:30pm, 1652 Gilman Hall
    Conformation and Orientation of the Influenza A M2 Peptide from Solid-State NMR
    Sarah Cady
    Hong Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
  • Friday, August 24, 2007 - 2:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, Department of Chemistry Fall Convocation
    Chains, Planes and Polyhedra: Unraveling the Character of Complex Intermetallics
    Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
  • Friday, August 31, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Chemoenzymatic Approaches to Studying Carbohydrate-recognizing Proteins
    Department of Chemisty, University of California - Davis
    (Pohl)
  • Friday, September 7, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    The Hydrothermal and Flux Syntheses of Metal-Oxides and -Oxides/Organics for New Photocatalytic And Magnetic Properties
    Department of Chemistry, North Carolina State University
    (Corbett)
  • Friday, September 14, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    Enantioselective Catalysis with Diazaphos Ligands
    Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Friday, September 14, 2007 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    The Structure and Function of Folded Oligomers and Dendrimers
    Center for Materials Research, The Ohio State University
    (Zhao)
  • Tuesday, September 18, 2007 - 7:30pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, Sponsored by the Ames Local Section of the ACS
    Bombs and Anthrax: Advising the Federal Government on Terrorism
    Dr. Douglas J. Raber
    GreenPoint Science
    (Burnett)
  • Friday, September 21, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Synthesis and Functionalization of Mesoporous Carbon Materials
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    (Lin)
  • Friday, September 21, 2007 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Hydration at the Nanoscale
    Institute for Theoretical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas, Austin
    (Song)
  • Friday, September 28, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Novel Molecular Scaffolds for Studies in BioNanoTechnology
    Polymer Science and Engineering Department
    (Jeffries-EL)
  • Friday, September 28, 2007 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Cohesive Energies and Phase Stability in the Al-Co and Al-Co-Ni Alloy Systems
    Department of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University
    (Thiel/Song)
  • Wednesday, October 3, 2007 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman, Life Skills for the Technical Professional I
    TBA
    West Des Moines, Iowa
  • Friday, October 5, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Learning from Nature: A Conformational Approach to Responsive Supramolecular Hosts, Catalysts, and Sensors
    Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
  • Wednesday, October 10, 2007 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman, Life Skills for the Technical Professional II
    TBA
    West Des Moines, Iowa
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2007 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman, LIfe Skills for the Technical Professional III
    TBA
    West Des Moines, Iowa
  • Thursday, October 18, 2007 - 7:30pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, Sponsored by the Ames Local Section of the ACS
    Toxicological Chemistry and Toxic Terror
    Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemistry, University of Missouri - Columbia
    (Burnett)
  • Monday, October 22, 2007 - 10:00am, 301 B Spedding Hall
    NMR, Its Past and My Present
    Iowa State University
  • Wednesday, October 24, 2007 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman, LIfe Skills for the Technical Professional IV
    TBA
    West Des Moines, Iowa
  • Friday, October 26, 2007 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Exploring Actinide Chemistry Through A Combination of Computational Modeling and Experiment
    Senior Research Scientist, WR Wiley Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory
    (Windus)
  • Friday, November 2, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Use of Well-Defined Ruthenium, Platinum and Copper Complexes for the Activation of X-H Bonds (X = C, N, O or S)
    Department of Chemistry, North Carolina State University
    (Lin)
  • Friday, November 2, 2007 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Surface-Mediated Processes in the Environment: Combining Solid-State NMR, Computational Studies, and Cyberinfrastructure
    Department of Chemistry, Penn State University
    (Pruski)
  • Friday, November 9, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Conjugated Polyelectrolytes: Biosensing and Biocidal Applications
    Prof. David G. Whitten
    Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering, University of New Mexico
    (Jenks)
  • Friday, November 9, 2007 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Gas-Nanotube Interactions: An Ultra-High Vacuum Molecular Beam Scattering Study
    Department of Chemistry, North Dakota State University
    (Thiel)
  • Monday, November 12, 2007 - 11:00am, 1810 Gilman Hall
    Luminescent Quantum Dot Based Probes for Cellular Assays
    Department of Chemistry, University of New Orleans
    (Yeung)
  • Friday, November 16, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    Mechanisms and Mechanochemistry in Single Molecules, Interfaces, and Macroscopic Materials
    Department of Chemistry, Duke University
    (Jeffries-EL)
  • Friday, November 16, 2007 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Solid-State NMR Studies of Amyloid Misfolding and Paramagnetic Systems
    Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois, Chicago
    (Hong)
  • Friday, November 30, 2007 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Bimetallic Cooperativity in Homogeneous Catalysis: From Hydroformylation to Hydrogen Production (from Water!)
    Department of Chemistry, Louisiana State University
    (Woo)
  • Friday, November 30, 2007 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Proton Solvation and Transport in Aqueous and Biomolecular Systems: Insights and Surprises Revealed by Computer Simulation
    Department of Chemistry, University of Utah
    (Gordon)
  • Friday, December 7, 2007 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Forces that govern life: On the way to understanding intermolecular interactions
    Dr. Lyudmila Slipchenko
    Gordon Group, Iowa State University
    (Gordon)