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  • Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 10:00am, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Lanthanide Alkyl Compounds: Synthesis, Reactivity and Catalysts for Green Chemistry
    Aradhana (Pindwal) Das
    Sadow group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Sadow)
  • Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Novel Chemical Leads For Anthelmintic Drug Discovery Using The Acetylcholine Receptor, Asu-ACR-16, As A Target
    Yu Research Group, Department of Chemistry
    (Yu)
  • Friday, January 29, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Decarboxylative Fluoroalkylation and Medicinal Musings of a Synthetic Chemist
    University of Kansas, Department of Medicinal Chemistry
    (Chen)
  • Friday, January 29, 2016 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Microfluidic Systems for Measuring Dynamics of Islets of Langerhans
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University
    (Anderson)
  • Friday, February 5, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Wetting at the Nanoscale
    Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh
    (Vela)
  • Friday, February 5, 2016 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Ion Mobility Spectrometry – Mass Spectrometry Combined With Gas-phase Hydrogen Deuterium Exchange for Structural Proteomics
    Department of Chemistry, West Virginia University
    (Lee)
  • Friday, February 12, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Reduction of CO2 Using an Energy-Based Approach to Molecular Catalysis
    Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
    (Sadow)
  • Friday, February 12, 2016 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, Fassel Lecture
    Solvent-Free On-Site and High Throughput Sampling/Sample Preparation Technologies– “Green" Alternatives for Food, Environmental, and Clinical Determinations
    Department of Chemistry, University of Waterloo, Canada
    (Anderson)
  • Friday, February 19, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Early Transition Metal C–H Alkylation. Hydroaminoalkylation for the Synthesis of Amine Containing Materials and Small Molecules
    Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
    (Sadow)
  • Friday, February 19, 2016 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Optical Properties of Graphene Quantum Dots
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University
    (Petrich)
  • Monday, February 22, 2016 - 1:10pm, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Sulfur-induced structural motifs on copper and gold surfaces
    Holly Walen
    Thiel group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Thiel)
  • Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Chair selection Q & A panel
  • Friday, February 26, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    Watching Crystals Work: Structural Dynamics of Metal-Organic Frameworks
    Department of Chemistry, State University of New York
    (Huang)
  • Chemistry Open House for prospective graduate students
    Open House
  • Monday, March 7, 2016 - 2:10pm, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Molecular Level Structure in Water-Alcohol Mixtures; from shots to pints: L'Chaim!
    Carrie (Resch) Patz
    Gordon group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Gordon)
  • Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Upgrade of Biomolecules by Porous Materials
    Slowing Research Group, Department of Chemistry
    (Slowing)
  • Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    GRADUATE STUDENT AWARDS
    Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
  • Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 2:10pm, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Iridium Porphyrin Synthesis, Reactivity, and Catalysis, and the Nanogold-catalyzed Synthesis of Lactams
    Taiwo Dairo
    Woo group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Woo)
  • Friday, March 25, 2016 - 9:00am, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Synthesis of porous nanomaterials and their application in catalysis
    Umesh Chaudhary
    Slowing group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Slowing)
  • Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, Cotton-Uphaus Presentations
    Cotton-Uphaus Finalists
    Ann Lii-Rosales, Arthur White, Kevin Clark, Kevin Vickerman
    Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
  • Chemistry Open House for prospective graduate students
    Open House
  • Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    TBD
    Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California
    (Sadow)
  • Friday, April 8, 2016 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Atomic Secrets in Solid-State Chemistry
    Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
    (Smith)
  • Monday, April 11, 2016 - 9:00am, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Perturbation Theory Calculations of Model Pair Potential Systems
    Jianwu Gong
    Song group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Song)
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 2:10pm, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Structure-based Drug Discovery of Asu-ACR-16 Agonists and Allosteric Modulators
    Fudan Zheng
    VanVeller group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (VanVeller)
  • Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 1:10pm, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Surface Analysis of Model Systems: From a Metal-Graphite Interface to an Intermetallic Catalyst
    Emma Kwolek
    Thiel group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Thiel)
  • Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 2:10pm, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    From Metal Organic Frameworks to Porous Carbons : Heterogeneous Catalysis by Carbon-supported Metal Nanoparticles
    Daniel Tesfagaber
    Huang group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Huang)
  • Friday, April 15, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Shining Light on Indium Phosphide Quantum Dots: Nucleation, Growth, and Post-Synthetic Transformation
    Department of Chemistry, University of Washington
    (Vela)
  • Friday, April 15, 2016 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    The Route to Better Catalysts: From Surface Science to Nanotechnology
    Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside
    (Huang)
  • Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Perturbation Theory Calculations of Model Pair Potential Systems
    Song Research Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Song)
  • Friday, April 22, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Finding a Good Host for Sodium and Lithium Ions: A Journey Through the Polyanion Chemistry
    Department of Chemistry, Missouri University of Science and Technology
    (Miller)
  • Friday, April 22, 2016 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    Time-Resolved Studies of Proteins: From Infrared to X-Rays
    National Institutes of Health
    (Yu)
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 10:00am, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Synthesis of natural product analogs as small molecule inhibitors
    Pengfei Dong
    Kraus group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Kraus)
  • Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 2:10pm, 140 TASF, Final Defense
    Synthesis and Modification of Ternary and Quaternary Chalcogenide Nanocrystals
    Michelle Thompson
    Vela group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Vela)
  • Monday, May 2, 2016 - 11:00am, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Finding the spark: predicting hypergolicity in ionic liquids
    Caleb Carlin
    Gordon group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Gordon)
  • Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 3:10pm, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Controling the magnetic state of viologen based organic sensors
    Mark Juetten
    Winter group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Winter)
  • Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 10:30am, 0203 Hach Hall, Final Defense
    Exploring palladium catalysis: from N-tert-prenylation to green chemistry
    Ryan Van Zeeland
    Stanley group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Stanley)
  • Monday, May 16, 2016 - 10:00am, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Understanding the reactivity of triacetic acid lactone
    Umayangani Wanninayake
    Kraus/Shanks group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Kraus)
  • Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 11:00am, 0003 Physics
    What Does Chemistry Have To Do With Superconductivity?
    Princeton University
    (Miller and Thiel)
  • Friday, June 10, 2016 - 3:00pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Mannich Reactions of Biobased Triacetic Acid Lactone
    John-Rey Romal
    Kraus Research Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Kraus)
  • Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 9:00am, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Transition metal-catalyzed C-N and C-C bond formation: N-tert-prenylation and alkene hydroacylation
    Kirsten Johnson
    Stanley group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Stanley)
  • Monday, July 11, 2016 - 1:10pm, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Development and Utilization of Ionic Liquid-based Materials in Microextraction Techniques
    Honglian Yu
    Anderson group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Anderson)
  • Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:00am, 1221 Hach Hall, Final Defense
    Synthesis of triacetic acid lactone Mannich products and their inhibition of corrosion
    John Romal
    Kraus group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Kraus)
  • Friday, July 15, 2016 - 3:10pm, 0005 Physics Hall
    Some Developments of Quantum Chemical Topology and their Applications to the Study of H-Bond in Ground and Excited States
    Institute of Chemistry, National Autonomous University of Mexico
    (Vela)
  • Monday, July 18, 2016 - 10:00am, 1222 Hach Hall
    Hemichelation as a Variant of Chelation: the Role of Non-Covalent Interactions in Transition Metal Chemistry
    CNRS Research Director, Chemistry Institute of Strasbourg, Strasbourg University
    (Woo)
  • Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:00am, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Receptor for Advanced Glycation Endproducts, Integrins, and Actin Cytoskeleton as Probed with Fluorescence-Based Imaging Techniques
    Aleem Syed
    Smith group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Smith)
  • Friday, July 22, 2016 - 9:00am, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Transition Metal-Catalyzed Alkene Hydroacylation as a Platform for Enantioselective Synthesis of Polycyclic Nitrogen Heterocycles
    Avipsa Ghosh
    Stanley group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Stanley)
  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 10:00am, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Catalytic upgrading of phenolic compounds using ceria-based materials
    Nicholas Nelson
    Slowing group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Slowing)
  • Monday, August 22, 2016 - 9:00am, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Catalytically Active Metal Complexes Supported by Cyclopentadiene and Mesoporous Silica
    Naresh Eedugurala
    Sadow group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Sadow)
  • Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman, Nanoscale Seminar
    Feedback Control of Colloidal Materials
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University
    (Vela/Rosales)
  • Friday, September 9, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Science and Serendipity in Heterogeneous Catalysis Research
    Department of Chemistry & Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    (Rossini)
  • Friday, September 9, 2016 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Developing a Molecular Understanding Gold Nanoparticle-Protein Interactions
    Department of Chemistry, Mississippi State University
    (Venditti)
  • Friday, September 9, 2016 - 4:30pm, Hach Atrium, Gilman Lecture
    Total Synthesis of Natural and Designed Molecules of Biological and Medical Importance
    Department of Chemistry, Rice University
    (Kraus)
  • Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 10:00pm, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Catalytic Methods for the Synthesis of Spirooxindoles, Pyrroloindolines, and Flavanones
    Anthony Gerten
    Stanley group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Stanley)
  • Friday, September 16, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    The Impact of Local Structure on Transparent Conductors
    Dept. of Chemistry, Northwestern University
    (Meyer)
  • Friday, September 16, 2016 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Finding Surprises in Hard to See Places: Unusual Adsorption and Solvation Behaviors at Buried Liquid Interfaces
    Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Montana State University
    (Sponsored by the SAS (Society of Applied Spectroscopy) Student Section)
  • Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 10:00am, 0203 Hach Hall, Final Defense
    'Active sites engineering of metal-organic frameworks for heterogeneous catalysis
    Xinle Li
    Huang group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Huang)
  • Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 3:10pm, TBD
    Structure within Room Temperature Ionic Liquids: Toward New Systems for Carbon Dioxide Capture
    Department of Chemistry, Cornell College
    (Thiel, Anderson, Rossini)
  • Friday, September 23, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Total Synthesis from Carbon Monoxide
    Department of Chemistry, Purdue University
    (Stanley)
  • Friday, September 23, 2016 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    On Variational Principles in Chemistry and Physics
    Department of Chemistry, Tulane University
    (Song)
  • Friday, September 30, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    The Interplay of Bond Forming and Bond Breaking Processes in the Design of Cyclization Reactions
    Department of Chemistry, Florida State University
    (Winter)
  • Friday, September 30, 2016 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Computational Chemistry Has Made Tremendous Progress Since Its Inception
    University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
    (Rossini)
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 9:00am, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Structure, function, and regulation of bacterial efflux pumps
    Nitin Kumar
    Yu group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Yu)
  • Friday, October 7, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    NiSOD: Reinventing the Wheel
    Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Amherst
    (Woo)
  • Friday, October 7, 2016 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Meeting the Challenges of Heterogeneous Catalysis through the Atomic Level Control of Catalysts
    Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Jenks)
  • Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman
    Fluorescence and Raman-Based Spectroscopies for Cell Membrane, Biomass, Nanocrystal and Thin Film Measurements
    Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Jenks)
  • Friday, October 14, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Nitrogen Fixation and Reduction at Iron Complexes
    Chemistry Department, Yale University
    (Vela)
  • Friday, October 14, 2016 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    "Real-time" NMR of an Oscillating Biological Clock
    Department of Chemistry, University of California Merced
    (Venditti)
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:30am, 140 TASF, Final Defense
    Reverse Micelles: Functionalization, Cross-Linking, Entrapment and Applications
    Premkumar Rathinam Arivalagan
    Zhao group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Zhao)
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 3:30pm, 0203 Hach Hall, Final Defense
    Strong and Selective Biomimetic Receptors for Water-Soluble Guests through Cooperative Enhancement and Molecular Imprinting
    Roshan Gunasekara
    Zhao group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Zhao)
  • Friday, October 21, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Porous Sol-Gel Metal Oxides for Sustainability Applications—From Bio/Nano Hybrid-Based Solar Energy Conversion to Carbon Capture
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, School of Molecular Sciences, Arizona State University
    (Huang)
  • Friday, October 21, 2016 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Recent Advances in Gas Chromatographic Instrumentation and Chemometrics: In Hot Pursuit of More Chemical Information
    Department of Chemistry, University of Washington
    (Anderson)
  • Friday, October 28, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Extracting Charge Carriers from Colloidal Quantum Dots: Challenges and New Perspectives
    Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University
    (Vela)
  • Friday, October 28, 2016 - 3:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Two-Photon Absorption Spectroscopy of Molecular Switches: Insights from Theory
    Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California
    (Graduate Student Liaison Committee)
  • Friday, November 4, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Fascinating and Diverse Chemistry of Polar Intermetallics – The Joy of Manipulating Valence Electrons
    Scientist, Ames Laboratory
    (Jenks)
  • Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall, Nanoscale Seminar
    Synthesis and Properties of Nontoxic Optoelectronic Materials
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Iowa State University
    (Vela)
  • Friday, November 11, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Transition Metal-Catalyzed Amination and Amidation Reactions
    Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana–Champaign
    (Stanley)
  • Friday, November 11, 2016 - 3:10pm, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Development of ionic liquid-based materials in gas chromatographic separations and microextraction techniques
    Cheng Zhang
    Anderson group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Anderson)
  • Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:30am, 0203 Hach Hall, Final Defense
    Synthesis and conformational analysis of 2,2,6,6-tetramethyl piperine masked 1,2-diols: Synthesis of oxylipins from D. lortense
    Shreyosree Chatterjee
    Chen group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Chen/Kraus)
  • Monday, November 14, 2016 - 3:10pm, 140 TASF, Final Defense
    Technological Development of High-Performance MALDI Mass Spectrometry Imaging for the Study of Metabolic Biology
    Adam Feenstra
    Lee group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Lee)
  • Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 1:30pm, 0203 Hach Hall, Final Defense
    Catalytic enantioselective α,β,γ-trioxygenation and anti 1,2-diol from α-oxyaldehydes and its application in total synthesis of oxylipins isolated from Dracontium loretense
    Gayan Abeykoon
    Chen group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Chen/Kraus)
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 4:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Unraveling an Elusive Reaction Pathway via Solid-State NMR of Half-Integer Quadrupolar Nuclei: A Quantitative Study of the Dry Mechanochemical Synthesis of AlH3 from NaAlH4 and AlCl3
    Pruski Group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Pruski)
  • Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 9:00am, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Structure, function and regulation of integral membrane transport proteins.
    Abhijith Radhakrishnan Pattathil Santha
    Yu group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Yu)
  • Friday, December 16, 2016 - 1:10pm, 1352 Gilman Hall
    Design of Molecular Electrocatalysts for the Production and Oxidation of Hydrogen: Shoving Protons Around with Proton Relays
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
    (Jenks)
  • Monday, December 19, 2016 - 10:00am, 205 TASF, Final Defense
    Using quantum chemistry muscle to flex massive systems
    Colleen Bertoni
    Gordon group, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
    (Gordon)