The Department of Chemistry hosts a seminar series during the academic year featuring presentations by individuals (students, faculty, and invited guests) discussing their research within the field of chemistry.  These presentations are free and open to the public.  

Spring/Summer 2014 Seminar Schedule:

  Thursday, February 13, 2014, 3:30pm

Dr. Stanislav Groysman
Department of Chemistry, Wayne State University

"Synthesis of the Low-Coordinate Bis(Alkoxide) Metal Complexes and Their Reactivity in N-N bond Formation Reactions"
  Wednesday, February, 19, 2014, 3:30pm

Dr. John T. Yates, Jr.
Department of Chemistry, University of Virginia

"A New Kind of Active Site in Heterogeneous Catalysis on Au Nanoparticles"
  Thursday, February 20, 2014 3:30pm

Dr. Mitchell Croatt
Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

"Triazoles and Carbenes and Clinprost, Oh My!"
  Thursday, April 3, 2014, 3:30pm

Dr. Patrick A Limbach
Department of Chemistry, University of Cincinnati

"RNA Spell Checking: How to Know when RNA is Modified and Why"
  Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 3:00pm

Chad Keyes
Department of Chemistry, Purdue University

"Diastereoselective Synthesis of Substituted Tetrahydropyransby Copper(ll)-Bisphosphine-Catalyzed Olefin Migration Prins Cyclization” and “Development of an FeCl3 Catalyzed Prins-Friedel Crafts Cyclization and Further Investigation of a Zn(OTf)2 Catalyzed Ring Opening”