All seminars are held on Fridays at 11:30 a.m., LSC II, Room 130




Feb. 11, 2022

Host: Dr. Galoppini

TIMOTHY A. RHODES, Materials & Biophysical Characterization, Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ  

Predicting Pharmaceutical Product Performance through Modeling, Machine Learning and Statistics



Feb. 18, 2022

Host: Dr. Brenner-Moyer   FRIEDMAN LECTURE

KENDALL N. HOUK, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry,   University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA


Pericyclic Reactions: Theory, Mechanisms, Dynamics, and Role in Biology



Feb. 25, 2022

Host: Dr. Prokopchuk

ANTHONY CHIANESE, Dept. of Chemistry, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

How does Milstein's Catalyst Really Work? Identifying the Active Species in Ruthenium-Pincer-Catalyzed Hydrogenations 


Mar. 4, 2022

Host: Dr. Jaekle

MARK CHEN, Dept. of Chemistry, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Open-Shell Molecules: A Radical Design for Organic Optoelectronic Materials



Mar. 11, 2022

Host: Dr. Liotta

JULIETTE LANTZ, Curriculum in Arts and Sciences, Drew University, Madison, NJ  

Going beyond content knowledge: Aligning classroom activities and assessment to promote skill development



Mar. 25, 2022

Host: Dr. Zhang         (VIRTUAL)

MINGXU YOU, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA


Cellular Imaging and Regulation with Nucleic Acids



Apr. 1, 2022

Host: Dr. Lalancette

THOMAS EMGE, Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ


Unexpected Lanthanide Clusters Discovered only via Single Crystal Diffraction



Apr. 8, 2022 (POSTPONED)

Host: Dr. Galoppini  

MANUEL LÓPEZ ROMERO, Dept. of Organic Chemistry, University of Málaga, Málaga, Spain





Apr. 22, 2022

Host: Dr. Prokopchuk

DAVID KAPHAN, Catalysis Group, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL

Metal-Surface Stereoelectronic Communication in Surface Organometallic Catalysis