All seminars are held on Fridays

All seminars are broadcasted remotely






Sept. 11, 2020

Host: Dr. He


11:30 AM


Maureen Tang, Dept. Of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA


“Beyond Adsorption” Phenomena In Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution


Sept. 18, 2020

Host: Dr. Pavanello

Joint with Physics


11:30 AM

2:30 PM
(ENTOS tutorial)

Thomas Miller, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering , California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

Getting Something For Nothing: Classical And Machine-Learning Methods For Quantum Simulation

Introduction to Entos: Quantum Chemical Simulation Software

Oct. 2, 2020

Host: Dr. Zhang


11:30 AM

Kurt V. Gothelf, Dept. of Chemistry, Aarhus University , Aarhus, Denmark

Chemistry Meets DNA Nanotechnology

Oct. 9, 2020

Host: Dr. Freundlich (NJMS)    co-host Dr. Brenner-Moyer


11:30 AM

Glenn C. Micalizio, Dept. of Chemistry, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Metallacycle-Mediated Cross-Coupling: Reaction Development and Application


Oct. 30, 2020

Host: Dr. Kinz-Thompson


12:00 PM

Julie Biteen, Dept. of Chemistry and of Biophysics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Uncovering Motion, Mixtures, And Mislocalization In Complex Environments With Single-Molecule Microscopy

Nov. 6, 2020

Co-Hosts: Drs. Brenner-Moyer & Szostak 

11:30 AM Aaron Smith, Pharmaceutical company, 

Pfizer, Inc., Groton, CT

Optimization of the Chemical Matter and Synthesis Leading to a Ketohexokinase (KHK) Inhibitor Clinical Candidate

Nov. 13, 2020

Host: Dr. Galoppini


11:30 AM

Robert B. Appell, Pharmaceutical Solutions at DuPont - Michigan

Life On The Other Side: A Window Into Industrial R&D

Nov. 20, 2020

Host: Dr. Jaekle


11:30 AM

Mark Lipke, Dept. of Chemistry Chemical Biology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Highly Redox-Active Metal-Organic Nanomaterials of 1 – 3 nm Dimensions

Dec. 4, 2020

Host: Dr. Freundlich (NJMS)  co-host Dr. Brenner-Moyer


11:30 AM

Connor Coley, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) , Cambridge, MA


Data-driven chemistry, small molecule synthesis, and design