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  • Friday, January 25, 2013 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Transmembrane Ion Transporters Made from Various Natural Products and Their Analogs
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland
    (Zhao)
  • Friday, February 1, 2013 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    ‛Simple’ Oxides: Synthesis and Structure-Property Relationships
    Department of Chemistry, University of Houston
    (Corbett)
  • Friday, February 8, 2013 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Accessing and Harnessing Metalated Intermediates Toward Synthetic Utility
    Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University
    (Chen)
  • Friday, February 8, 2013 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Symbiosis of Intermetallic and Salt: Rare-Earth Metal Cluster Complexes with Endohedral Transition Metal Atoms
    Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Cologne, Germany
    (Jenks)
  • Friday, February 15, 2013 - 1:10pm, 301A Spedding Hall, Ames Laboratory Seminar
    Bridging the Gap between Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis at Argonne National Laboratory
    Director, Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division, Argonne National Laboratory
    (C. Jenks)
  • Open House for prospective graduate students
  • Open House for prospective graduate students
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 2:10pm, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Scanning angle Raman spectroscopy: Investigation of Raman scatter enhancement techniques for chemical analysis
    Matthew Meyer
    Smith Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Smith)
  • Friday, March 29, 2013 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, CANCELLED
    Copper and Heme-Copper Complex O2 Reactivity: Bioinorganic Aspects
    Department of Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University
    (Bakac)
  • Friday, March 29, 2013 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman, Cotton-Uphaus Competition
    TBD
    Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Windus)
  • Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 9:00am, 301B Spedding Hall, Final Defense
    Templated synthesis of nickel nanoparticles: Toward heterostructured nanocomposites for efficient hydrogen storage
    Nick Nelson
    Vela Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Vela)
  • Friday, April 5, 2013 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    Cooperative Supramolecular Polymerization from Macromolecules and Nanoparticles
    Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut
    (Zhao)
  • Friday, April 5, 2013 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Integrating Imaging Mass Spectrometry and Metabolomics
    Department of Chemistry, University of Florida
    (Lee)
  • Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    Use of Aptamers for Enhanced Drug Therapy & Imaging
    Nilsen-Hamilton/Winter Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Nilsen-Hamilton/Winter)
  • Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 7:30pm, 175-179 Scheman Building, Walter and Helen Parke Loomis Distinguished Lecture in Plant Biology
    The Plant Cytoskeleton: structure, function and biotechnology
    University of Durham, United Kingdom
    (Vela and Fang)
  • Friday, April 12, 2013 - 9:00am, 175-179 Scheman, Plant Biology Mini Symposium
    Theme: Plant Imaging and Modeling
    (9:00-5:30 pm)
    Plant Biology Mini Symposium Speakers
  • Friday, April 12, 2013 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Block Copolymer-Based Nanostructures for Analytical Applications
    Department of Chemistry, Kansas State University
    (Lee/Fang)
  • Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 1:30pm, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Multitasking Mesoporous Nanomaterials for Biorefinery Applications
    Kapil Kandel
    Trewyn/Lee Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Slowing)
  • Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 3:30pm, 3140 Hach Hall, Chemistry Education Seminar
    Use Of Multiple Representations To Explore Students' Understandings Of Covalent And Ionic Bonding As Measured By The Bonding Representations Inventory
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Miami University (OH)
    (Holme)
  • Friday, April 19, 2013 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Multifunctional Materials for Capture and Conversion
    Scientist, Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University
    (Jenks)
  • Friday, April 19, 2013 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Functional DNA Nanotechnology: Precise Spatial and Dynamic Control of Nanomaterials Assembly and its Applications in Sensing, Imaging and Targeted Drug Delivery
    Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    (Fang)
  • Friday, April 26, 2013 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Shiny Bits, Glue, and Tinkering: Curriculum Reform in General Chemistry at UW Madison
    Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin - Madison
    (Thiel)
  • Friday, April 26, 2013 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Advanced NMR Studies of Nanostructured Materials and Signal Enhancement
    Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research
    (Schmidt-Rohr)
  • Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 10:00am, Hach Hall Lobby, ACS Seminar
    How To Publish In ACS Journals
    Department of Chemistry and National Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Alberta
    (Smith)
  • Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, Fassel Lecture in Analytical Chemistry
    Building Functional Electronic Devices from Molecular Components
    Department of Chemistry and National Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Alberta
    (Smith)
  • Friday, May 3, 2013 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Graduate Awards Ceremony
  • Friday, May 3, 2013 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Electrochemical Promotion of Heterogeneously Catalyzed Reactions
    Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Leibniz University of Hannover
    (Thiel)
  • Monday, May 6, 2013 - 9:00am, 301B Spedding Hall, Final Defense
    Synthesis of heterocycles: Indolo[2,1-a]isoquinolines, renewables, and aptamer ligands for cellular imaging
    Jonathan Beasley
    Kraus Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Kraus)
  • Monday, May 6, 2013 - 11:00am, 301A Spedding Hall, Final Defense
    Development of strategies for synthesis of branched Caenorhabditis elegans-associated oligosaccharides and of photo-activated lectin capture reagents
    Randy Benedict
    Pohl/Jenks Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Jenks)
  • Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 12:00pm, 1221 Hach Hall, Final Defense
    Towards the Rational Design of Asymmetric Benzobisoxazole Dyes
    James Klimavicz
    Jeffries-EL Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Jeffries-EL)
  • Friday, May 31, 2013 - 9:00am, 1221 Hach Hall, Final Defense
    Iridium porphyrins: catalysis, mechanism, and structural studies
    BJ Anding
    Woo Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Woo)
  • Monday, June 3, 2013 - 2:10pm, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Principles and Biophysical Applications of Single Particle Super-localization and Rotational Tracking
    Yan Gu
    Fang Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Fang)
  • Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 10:00am, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Molecular level control of nanoscale composition and morphology: Toward photocatalytic nanocomposites for solar-to-chemical energy conversion of biomass
    Purnima Ruberu
    Vela Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Vela)
  • Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 9:00am, 301A Spedding Hall, Final Defense
    New synthetic strategies for the synthesis of benzo[b]fluorene skeleton of kinobscurinone, 2,3-diaryl benzo[b] furans and 3-alkenyl salicylic acids
    Divya Chaudhary
    Kraus Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Kraus)
  • Monday, June 17, 2013 - 11:00am, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Rod-like Plasmonic Nanoparticles as Optical Building Blocks: How Differences in Particle Shape and Structural Geometry Influence Optical Signal
    Anthony Stender
    Fang Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Fang)
  • Monday, June 17, 2013 - 2:10pm, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    High-Precision Single-Particle Imaging and Tracking under Automated TIR Microscopy
    Kyle Marchuk
    Fang Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Fang)
  • Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 10:00am, 301A Spedding, Final Defense
    Excited State Hydrogen Atom Transfer Reaction
    Nuwan De Silva
    Gordon group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Gordon)
  • Friday, July 12, 2013 - 10:00am, 301A Spedding Hall, Final Defense
    Surface-Supported Ag Islands Stabilized by a Quantum Size Effect: Their Interaction with Small Molecules Relevant to Ethylene Epoxidation
    Dahai Shao
    Thiel group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Thiel)
  • Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 10:00am, 1221 Hach Hall, Final Defense
    Amphiphilic Oligocholate Macrocycles: Self-Assembly, Transmembrane Nanopore Formation, and Noncovalent Tuning
    Lakmini Widanapathirana
    Zhao group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Zhao)
  • Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 1:10pm, 301A Spedding, Final Defense
    Reaction-Diffusion Dynamics in Confined Pores
    David Ackerman
    Gordon/Evans group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Gordon/Evans)
  • Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 3:00pm, TASF Room 205, Ames Laboratory Seminar
    Nanotechnology and Lanthanides in the Medical and Biomedical Arenas: The New Frontier In Detection Optimization and Instrumentation For Curing Diseases
    Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Medicine, University of Iowa, and Director, BioMedTrix Laboratories for Tissue Engineering and Nanoscale Technologies
  • Monday, July 22, 2013 - 2:00pm, 1651 Gilman
    Is Ir6 a Hydrocarbon Cracker?
    Windus/Gordon Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Windus/Gordon)
  • Monday, July 22, 2013 - 2:10pm, 1222 Hach Hall, Final Defense
    Synthesis and Characterization of Vegetable Oil-Based Polyurethane Dispersions
    Tom Garrison
    Larock/Kessler Groups, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Larock/Kessler)
  • Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 10:00am, 205 TASF, Final MS Defense
    Is Ir6 a Hydrocarbon Cracker?
    Windus/Gordon Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Windus/Gordon)
  • Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 10:00am, 301A Spedding, Final Defense
    Bio-mass for Biomass: Biological Mass Spectrometry Techniques for Biomass Fast Pyrolysis Oils
    Lee Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Lee)
  • Friday, August 16, 2013 - 1:10pm, 1227 Hach Hall
    Cu(II)/Al2O3 - A unique Green Catalyst
    Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
    (Kraus)
  • Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 9:00am, 1221 Hach Hall, Final Defense
    Single Molecule and Nanoparticle Imaging in Biophysical, Surface and Photocatalysis Studies
    Fang Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Fang)
  • Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 10:00am, 301A Spedding Hall, Final Defense
    Sustainable Chemistry, Synthesis and Structure-Activity Relationship Studies of Biologically Important Small Molecules
    Gerald Pollock
    Kraus group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Kraus)
  • Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 11:00am, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Molecular engineering: evaluating the effect of chalcogen heteroatoms in conjugated polymers for organic semiconductors
    Jeffries-EL group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Jeffries-EL)
  • Friday, September 13, 2013 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    Polyethylene by Molecular Design: How Catalyst Research Enables Innovation in Large-Scale Polymers
    The Dow Chemical Company
    (Sadow)
  • Friday, September 13, 2013 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Science of Rock ’n’ Roll - Single Molecule and Nanoparticle Imaging in Biophysical, Surface, and Photocatalysis Studies
    Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
  • Friday, September 20, 2013 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, Financial Counseling Workshop
    Personal Financial Planning Management
    Iowa State University Financial Counseling Clinic
    (Zessin)
  • Friday, September 27, 2013 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Copper(I)-Dioxygen Adducts: Structure, Substrate Oxidations and Reduction-Protonation Chemistry
    Department of Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University
    (Bakac)
  • Friday, September 27, 2013 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Mass Spectrometry for Bioenergy Science: Plant Metabolite Imaging and Bio-oil Analysis
    Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
  • Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, Nanoscale Seminar Series
    DNA-Programmable Self-Assembly and Crystallization of Nanoparticle Superlattices
    Travesset Group, Department of Physics, Iowa State University
    (Vela)
  • Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 6:00pm, Hach Hall Atrium, ACS Seminar
    ACS Career Pathway Workshop: Working in Industry
    Balbes Consultants LLC
    (Ames Local Section ACS, Burnett)
  • Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 4:10pm, Hach Hall Atrium, ACS Seminar
    Use of New Technologies to Enhance Your Career
    Balbes Consultants LLC
    (Ames Local Section ACS, Burnett)
  • Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 6:00pm, Hach Hall Atrium, ACS Seminar
    ACS Career Pathway Workshop: Working in Higher Education
    Balbes Consultants LLC
    (Ames Local Section ACS, Burnett)
  • Friday, October 4, 2013 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Noble Metal Nanoparticles and Phosphine Coordination Materials for Heterogeneous Catalysis, Sequestration and Sensing
    Department of Chemistry, University of Texas, Austin
    (Sadow)
  • Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 4:10pm, Hach Hall Lobby
    Why Should People Be Interested In Chemistry?
    Executive Director of The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation
    (Jenks)
  • Friday, October 11, 2013 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    Tripodal Ligands in Bioinorganic and Organometallic Chemistry: Functionalization of Carbon Dioxide, Approaches for Mercury Detoxification and the Formation of New Classes of Atranes
    Dept of Chemistry, Columbia University
    (Verkade)
  • Friday, October 11, 2013 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Endohedral Functionalities in Hemicryptophane and Cavitand Hosts
    Laboratory of Chemistry, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon
    (Verkade)
  • Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman, Nanoscale Seminar Series
    An Analytical Approach To Far-Field Subdiffraction Imaging With Stimulated Emission Depletion Microscopy
    Smith Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Vela)
  • Friday, October 18, 2013 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman, Chemistry and MSE Seminar
    Freestanding Nanosheets of Ternary Oxides
    Department of Chemistry, University of Georgia
    (Vela)
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman, Nanoscale Seminar Series
    Challenges And Opportunities For The Conversion Of Biomass To Renewable Chemicals
    Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Iowa State University
    (Vela)
  • Friday, October 25, 2013 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Catalytic Applications of Perfluorinated Acceptor Phosphine Complexes
    Department of Chemistry, University of Wyoming
    (Woo)
  • Friday, October 25, 2013 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Plasmonic Enhancements for Nanoscale Chemical Analysis
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame
    (Smith)
  • Friday, November 1, 2013 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Lab Safety Issues at Iowa State
    Department of Environmental Health and Safety, Iowa State University
    (Jenks)
  • Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman, Nanoscale Seminar Series
    Axial Composition Gradients and Phase Segregation Regulate the Aspect Ratio of Cu2ZnSnS4 Nanorods
    Vela Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Vela)
  • Friday, November 8, 2013 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Photocatalysis with Visible Light
    Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    (Chen)
  • Friday, November 8, 2013 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Can Mass Spectrometry be More Radical?
    Department of Chemistry, Purdue University
    (Lee)
  • Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, Nanoscale Seminar Series
    Functionalized Surface Crosslinked Micelle as Catalyst and Artificial Light Harvesting System
    Zhao Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Vela)
  • Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, Nanoscale Seminar Series
    Environmental Control of Catalysis via Functionalized Cross-Linked Reverse Micelles
    Zhao Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Vela)
  • Friday, November 15, 2013 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Reagent Control in Diastereoselective Chemical Glycosylation Reactions
    Department of Chemistry, Tufts University
    (Chen)
  • Friday, November 22, 2013 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Thesis Seminar
    Judy Strand
    Iowa State University Graduate College
    (Smith)
  • Friday, December 13, 2013 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Silicon Photonics: An Enabling Technology for Multiplexed Bioanalysis
    Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    (Fang/Smith)