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Seminars

  • Friday, January 25, 2008 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Design and Construction of a Linear Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer for Ion-Ion Reactions of Biological Molecules
    Matthew Soyk
    Houk Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
  • Friday, February 8, 2008 - 1:30pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Development of Homogeneous Catalysts for the Conversion of C-H, N-H, O-H and S-H Bonds
    Department of Chemistry, North Carolina State University - Raleigh
    (Petrich)
  • Friday, February 15, 2008 - 1:30pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    TBA
    Covance Labs, Inc.
    (Windus)
  • Wednesday, February 20, 2008 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Navigating Your Way to the Ivory Tower: Preparing Yourself for a Scientific Career in Academia
    Dr. Malika Jeffries-EL
    Iowa State University
  • Friday, February 22, 2008 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Careers for Scientists in Medical Technology
    Cook Inc.
    (Yeung)
  • Friday, February 22, 2008 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Materials Science of Membrane Lipid Bilayers
    Department of Applied Sciences, University of California - Davis
    (Smith)
  • Monday, March 10, 2008 - 8:00pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, Gilman Lecture
    Advanced Organic Materials: From Nano-patterned Surfaces to Dendritic Electron Reservoirs
    Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Friday, March 14, 2008 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Squaraine-Rotaxanes As Fluorescent Imaging Probes for Cells and Whole Animals
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame
    (Zhao)
  • Friday, March 14, 2008 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    The Chemistry Scholars Program: Undergraduate Teaching is Learning
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
    (Greenbowe)
  • Monday, March 24, 2008 - 2:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Photosynthetic Light Harvesting: From Quantum Mechanics to the Response to Changing Light Levels
    University of California, Berkeley
    (Petrich)
  • Tuesday, March 25, 2008 - 8:00pm, The Sun Room, Iowa State University Memorial Union, Iowa State Presidential Lecture in Chemistry Series
    Providing the World's Energy: Problems and Solutions
    University of California, Berkeley
    (Petrich)
  • Wednesday, March 26, 2008 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, Cotton-Uphaus Competition
    TBA
  • Friday, March 28, 2008 - 11:00am, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Probing the Structure of Biomaterials with Solid-state NMR
    Department of Chemistry, Robinson College at the University of Cambridge
    (Schmidt-Rohr)
  • Friday, March 28, 2008 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Molecular Recognition and Bio-Adhesion: From Single Molecules to Living Cells
    Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    (Smith)
  • Friday, March 28, 2008 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Clean-up Chemistry: In Search for New Reduced Metal Halides
    Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Cologne
    (Corbett)
  • Monday, March 31, 2008 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Substitution Effects in Intermetallic Compounds
    Department of Chemistry, Technische UniversitÌ_t MÌ_nchen, MÌ_nchen, Germany
    (Miller)
  • Wednesday, April 2, 2008 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Crystal Structures of EuAg(x)Al(11-x) Ternaries: BaCd(11)-type vs. BaHg(11)-type
    Fei Wang
    Miller Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Sadow)
  • Monday, April 14, 2008 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    A Chemical View on Superconductivity
    Max-Planck-Institut fÌ_r FestkÌ_rperforschung, Stuttgart, Germany
    (Miller)
  • Thursday, April 17, 2008 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    TBA
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Flordia State University
    (Hong)
  • Friday, April 18, 2008 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Development of Catalysts for Cross-Metathesis Reactions of Nitriles, Alkynes, and Vinyl Halides
    Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan
    (Sadow)
  • Friday, April 18, 2008 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    The Chemical Nature of Supported Vanadium Oxide
    Department of Chemistry and Center for Catalysis and Surface Science, Northwestern University and Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division, Argonne National Laboratory
    (Thiel)
  • Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 8:00pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, This special seminar is sponsored by the Ames Section of the American Chemical Society.
    Alfred Nobel: The Man and His Chemistry Prizes
    Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
    (burnett)
  • Friday, April 25, 2008 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Chiral Lewis Base-Dependent Asymmetric Bifunctional Catalysis (ABC): Rational Design, Predictability and Synthetic Applications
    Department of Chemistry, University of Toledo
    (Larock)
  • Friday, April 25, 2008 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Energy Issues for the 21st Century
    Dr. Chris Hollinsed
    Director, The American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund
    (Jeffries-EL)
  • Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    The Catalytic Role of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Palladium Complexes
    Erik Klobukowski
    Woo Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
  • Friday, May 2, 2008 - 2:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, V.A. Fassel Lecture in Analytical Chemistry
    New MS-based Techniques for Measuring Proteomes
    Department of Chemistry, Indiana University - Bloomington
    (Houk)
  • Friday, May 9, 2008 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, Graduate Spring Awards Ceremony
    TBA
  • Monday, May 12, 2008 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Tris(oxazolinyl)borates: New d0 Metal Scorpionate Complexes
    James Dunne
    Sadow Group,Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
  • Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 2:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Leadership Computing: Research Resources and Opportunities
    Dr. Julia White
    Group Leader, User Assistance and Outreach, National Center for Computational Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    (Windus)
  • Monday, August 4, 2008 - 11:00am, 1810 Gilman Hall
    Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction: New Tricks for an Old Dog
    Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Physics of Condensed Matter, Dresden, Germany
    (Miller)
  • Friday, August 29, 2008 - 2:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, 2008 Department of Chemistry Fall Convocation
    NMR of Complex Materials: From Soil to Bone and Fuel-Cell Membranes
    Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
  • Friday, September 5, 2008 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    The Importance of Questioning Scientific Assumptions: Some Lessons from the Lanthanide and Actinides
    Department of Chemistry, University of California - Irvine
    (Bakac)
  • Friday, September 5, 2008 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Electropolymerization of Bis, Tri, or Poly(triarylamine)s Derivatives for Optoelectronic Applications
    Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University
    (Trahanovsky)
  • Tuesday, September 9, 2008 - 7:30pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Enzymes in Biotechnology: Green Chemistry Challenges
    Fermentation Biotechnology Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research
    (Burnett)
  • Wednesday, September 10, 2008 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Tris(oxazolinyl)borate yttrium alkyl compounds and their reactivity
    Dr. Andrew V. Pawlikowski
    Sadow Group
  • Friday, September 12, 2008 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Unusual Reactivity of 2- and 3-Coordinate Nickel: Chemistry Outside the Square Plane
    Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago
    (Sadow)
  • Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Tricarbonyl compounds of tris(oxazolinyl)borates: Synthesis, reactivity, and comparisons with Cp and Tp
    David Mukherjee
    Sadow Group
  • Friday, September 19, 2008 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Nitrogen-Functionalized, Fused-Ring Polythiophenes: Adventures in Synthesis and Approaches to Advanced Materials
    Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology, North Dakota State University
    (Jeffries-EL)
  • Friday, September 19, 2008 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Large scale ab initio calculations of DNA oligomers: A Molecular Orbital Analysis of DNA/Drug Interactions
    Dr. Antonio Ferreira
    St Jude's Research Hospital
    (Windus)
  • Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Various Reactions Catalyzed by Iron Porphyrins and Related Complexes
    Erik Klobukowski
    Woo Group
  • Friday, September 26, 2008 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    New Reactions of Oxaziridines
    Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin - Madison
    (Jeffries-EL)
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Structural Flexibility in Magnetocaloric RE5T4 (RE = Rare-earth; T = Si, Ge, Ga) Materials: Effect of Chemical Substitution on Structure, Bonding and Properties
    Sumohan Misra
    Miller Group
  • Friday, October 3, 2008 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Evolution of Fuel to Biofuel
    ConocoPhillips
    (Petrich)
  • Friday, October 3, 2008 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Theoretical study of the effects of confinement on reactivity: The D + H2 reaction inside carbon nanotubes
    Department of Chemistry, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
    (Windus)
  • Monday, October 6, 2008 - 3:10pm, 301B Spedding Hall, Sponsored by Ames Laboratory
    Sustainable Green Catalysis by Supported Metal Nanoparticles
    Catalysis Research Center, Hokkaido University, Japan
    (Lin)
  • Wednesday, October 8, 2008 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Homogeneous H2 evolution catalyzed by a Co macrocycle
    Dr. Ewa Szajna-Fuller
    Bakac Group
  • Friday, October 10, 2008 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Nor-Seco-Cucurbit[n]uril Molecular Containers
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland
    (Zhao)
  • Friday, October 10, 2008 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Automated Oligosaccharide Synthesis and Vaccine Design
    Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
  • Monday, October 13, 2008 - 7:30pm, 1352 Gilman Hall (refreshments at 7:00 pm), ACS Seminar
    How Small Can You Go? Molecular Wires and Devices in the Modern World
    Chemistry Department and Institute of Materials Research, State University of New York at Binghamton
    (Ames Local Section ACS/Burnett)
  • Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    A new look at mesoporous silica nanoparticle applications: a walk through the garden and a swim in the pond
    Dr. Brian Trewyn
    Lin Group
  • Friday, October 17, 2008 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Reactivity of heterocycles with electrophilic ferrocene diamide complexes
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA
    (Sadow)
  • Friday, October 17, 2008 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Seeing the invisible nucleus: ultra-wideline NMR of solid inorganic and organometallic materials
    Department of Chemistry, University of Windsor
    (Pruski)
  • Wednesday, October 22, 2008 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Quasicrystals and approximants: have you ignored them?
    Dr. Qisheng Lin
    Corbett Group
  • Friday, October 24, 2008 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Novel Zintl phases with the d-metals
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware
    (Miller)
  • Wednesday, October 29, 2008 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Proazaphosphatranes: Efficient Catalysts for Mukaiyama Aldol, Trifluoromethylation, Wadsworth-Emmons, Amidation, and Stille Cross-Coupling Reactions
    Dr. C.V. Venkat Reddy
    Verkade Group
  • Friday, October 31, 2008 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Dynamics of Rhodopsin as Illuminated by Solid-State NMR
    Department of Chemistry, University of Arizona
    (Hong)
  • Wednesday, November 5, 2008 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Automated solution-phase synthesis of cellulitis-associated group A streptococcus and Staphylococcus aureus oligosaccharides
    Heather Spangler
    Pohl Group
  • Friday, November 7, 2008 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Synthesis of Metal Oxides and Pnictides Using Energetic Precursors
    Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa
    (Corbett)
  • Friday, November 7, 2008 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Adventures in Electronic Structure: From Computational Thermochemistry to Charge Transport
    Department of Chemistry, Virginia Tech University
    (Gordon)
  • Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Developments in Hume-Rothery Phases: Derivatives of gamma-Brass and a New Quasicrystal
    Dr. Srinivasa Thimmaiah
    Miller Group
  • Friday, November 14, 2008 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Gated Molecular Baskets
    Department of Chemistry, The Ohio State University
    (Zhao)
  • Friday, November 14, 2008 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Manipulating and detecting single biomolecules: Resolving cadherin interactions at the single molecule level
    Department of Physics & Astronomy, Iowa State University
    (Thiel)
  • Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Identification and Characterization of Aqueous Iron(IV) Complex
    Dr. Oleg Pestovsky
    Bakac Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
  • Friday, November 21, 2008 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    One-Pot Synthesis of Indoles from 2-Aminobenzyl Phosphonium Salts
    Haitao Guo
    Kraus Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
  • Wednesday, December 3, 2008 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Mesoporous Silica-Based Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery
    Juan Luis Vivero Escoto
    Lin Group
  • Friday, December 5, 2008 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Mechanistic Variety in Zirconium-Catalyzed Bond-Forming Reactions
    Department of Chemistry, The University of Vermont
    (Sadow)
  • Wednesday, December 10, 2008 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Bis(oxazolinyl)phenylborane and tris(oxazolinyl)borane: Ligands for homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis
    Kuntal Manna
    Sadow Group
  • Friday, December 12, 2008 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Energetics of spatial movements in polymerases: theory and simulations
    Department of Chemistry, University of Nevada, Reno
    (Song)