Foster Colloquium Series

SPRING 2021 Virtual Seminar Series

4:00 pm Virtual Seminar- Friday, January 29, 2021
"Design of a Surface for Chromatographic Separations of Intact Glycoproteins"
Professor Mary Wirth
W. Brooks Fortune Distinguished Professor - Analytical Chemistry
Department of Chemistry, Purdue University
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CANCELED - 4:00 pm Virtual Seminar- Friday, February 5, 2021
Professor Charles McCrory's seminar has been canceled.

4:00 pm Virtual Seminar - Friday, February 12, 2021
"Electrochemistry of Platinum: New Views on an Old Problem"
Professor Marc T.M. Koper
Leiden Institute of Chemistry, Leiden University, The Netherlands
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4:00 pm Virtual Seminar- Friday, February 19, 2021
"Non-directed C-H Bond Functionalizations: Synthetic Applications and Mechanistic Studies"
Dr. Marion Emmert
Associate Principal Scientist, Discovery Process Chemistry, Merck Research Laboratories
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4:00 pm Virtual Seminar - Friday, February 26, 2021
"Repurposing Kinase Inhibitor Chemotypes as Antiparasitic Agents"
Professor Michael Pollastri
Dept. of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Senior Vice Provost for Portland, Northeastern University
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CANCELED - 4:00 pm Virtual Seminar - Friday, March 5, 2021
Professor Catherine Grimes' seminar has been canceled.

4:00 pm Virtual Seminar - Friday, March 12, 2021
"Rhodium-Group 13 Catalysts for Challenging Hydrodefluorination Reactions"
Professor Connie C. Lu
Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota
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4:00 pm Virtual Seminar - Friday, March 26, 2021
"Developing High Performance Luminescent Materials for Energy Efficient Lighting Technologies"
Distinguished Professor Jing Li
Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
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10:00 AM Virtual Seminar - Friday, April 2, 2021
"Experiments on Vibrational Energy Pooling and Transport in Condensed Phases Using a Mid-IR Superconducting Nanowire Single Photon Detector"
Professor Alec M. Wodtke
Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen Germany
Institute for Physical Chemistry, University of Göttingen, Germany
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4:00 pm - Friday, April 9, 2021
"Following the Microscopic Pathways to Energy Dissipation and Adsorption in Molecule-metal Surface Encounter"
Professor Igor Rahinov
Department of Natural Sciences, The Open University of Israel
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4:00 pm - Friday, April 16, 2021
Chemical Platforms to Map & Manipulate Transcription Factor Signaling in Disease
Professor Raymond Moellering
Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago
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4:00 pm - Friday, April 23, 2021
"Tools and Methods for Organic Synthesis"
Professor Abigail Doyle
A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Chemistry, Princeton Universiity
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4:00 pm - Friday, April 30, 2021
Virtual Best PhD Dissertation Award for 2020
Finalists: Tiange Bi and Karthika Kadassery
Department of Chemistry, University at Buffalo
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