Fall 2014 Seminar Program
Departmental Seminars are held in the Van Lente Auditorium (Neckers 240) at 4:00 pm unless otherwise indicated.
Kyle Plunkett, SIUC
" Synthesis of CP-PAH Based Electron Accepting Materials and Highly-Ordered Polymer Nanostructures "
Ryan McCulla, St Louis University (Plunkett)
" Developing Atomic Oxygen as an Oxidative Probe for Biological Systems "
Zhenrong Zhang, Baylor University (Ge)
" Molecular-level Studies of Surface Reactions on TiO2 "
Zhihua Du, SIUC
" Structural and Biochemical Studies of Proteins and RNAs Implicated in Human Diseases "
Sheng Dai, ORNL (Ge)
"Tailoring mesoporous carbons and related materials for energy applications"
Darryl Sasaki, Sanda National Laboratory (Kohli)
"Designing Lipids to Target Specific Membrane Phases and Enable Actuation of Membrane
Lin Chen, Northwestern University (Wang)
Tim Minton, Montana State University (Wang)
"Oxidation of Carbon at High Temperatures"
Craig Hawker, University of California, Santa Barbara (Plunkett) Arnold Lecture
"Novel Chemical Building Blocks for Functional Material Platforms"
"Career Opportunities in Clinical Chemistry: A Good Luck Story"
Mark Land, Bayer Pharmaceutical (Kinsel)
"One Chemist's Career in the Chemical Industry"
Qian Wang, University of South Carolina (Kohli)
"Virus Particles as Enabling Building Blocks for Biomaterials Development"
Kexin Jiao, "Tunable Micro-Lens in Near-Field Imaging"
Jinsai Shang, "Structural and Functional Studies of Fbxo7 and it Interactions with Protein Partners"
Xinju Zhu, "Synthesis of Highly Ordered Polymer Nanostructures based on Polyphenylene Vinylenes (PPVs)"
Derek Pratt, University of Ottawa (Plunkett)
"Maximizing the Reactivity of Phenolic and Aminic Radical-Trapping Antioxidants: Just add Nitrogen!"