Fall 2014 Seminar Series

Graduate Colloquium Schedule

The following colloquia will be held in La Tourette Hall, Room 201 at 4:00pm, unless otherwise noted, and will be preceded by a reception at 3:30pm in LaT 300. If you have any questions, please contact the host listed for the seminar.

This schedule will be updated as more information becomes available.

Date Speaker & Title Host(s)
September 22
Organizational Meeting for Students Wishing to Invite a Speaker

***No reception preceding.
Prof. Lee Sunderlin
September 29
Dr. Yugang Sun, Nanophotics Group, Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory

Influence of Interfaces on Surface Plasmon Resonances in "Quantum-Sized" Nanoparticles
Prof. Tao Xu
October 6
Prof. Kevin Moeller, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Washington University in St. Louis

Organic Electrochemistry: Solving Problems of Structure, Location, and Environment
Prof. Marc Adler
October 13
Prof. Ananda Chakrabarty, Distinguished University Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Illinois at Chicago

Conquering Cancer: Law, Medicine, and Society
Sudeshna Chakraborty
October 20
Prof. Kyle Plunkett, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Synthesis of CP-PAH Based Electron Accepting Materials and Highly-Ordered Polymer Nanostructures
Prof. Marc Adler
November 3
Prof. Igor Alabugin, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University

New tricks from an old functional group: reinventing alkyne chemistry for DNA-photocleavage, click chemistry, and construction of precisely cut graphene ribbons
Andrii Piatkivskyi, Michael Lesslie, & Prof. Victor Ryzhov

Updated 9/18/14