Department of Chemistry

Mathematics and Science Center,
Room 260
146 Library Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4479
(location map)
(248) 370-2320
fax: 370-2321


Oakland University
Chemistry Seminar Series – Winter 2019

 All seminars start at 1:15 p.m. in 372 Mathematics and Science Center (map)



Seminar Speakers

January 9

Patrick O’Brien, University of Michigan
Mechanism and Fidelity of DNA Ligation

January 16

Ted Clark, Ohio State University
Promoting Metacognition to Improve Student Performance

January 23

Shiv Khanna, Virginia Tech
Superatoms: Novel Nanoscale Materials Using New Building Blocks

January 30

Selvan Demir, Michigan State University
Employing Radical-Ligands in Lanthanide-Based Single-Molecule Magnet Design

February 6

Matt Wohlever, University of Toledo
Quality Control of Mitochondrial Tail Anchored Proteins 

February 13

Long Luo, Wayne State University
Fundamentals and Applications of Gas Bubble Electronucleation

February 27

Robert Kennedy, University of Michigan
The Nanoliter Lab: Droplet Microfluidics for High-Throughput Chemical Experimentation and Sensing

March 6

Xiche Hu, University of Toledo
Molecular Design of Enzyme Inhibitors as Anticancer Drugs

March 13

Zhan Chen, University of Michigan
Molecular Structures of Polymer and Biological Molecules at Buried Interfaces

March 20

Wei Li , University of Toledo
Iodide Catalysis

March 27

Peter Andreana, University of Toledo
Total Synthesis of Bacterial Polysaccharide PS A1 with Alternating Charges on Adjacent Monosaccharides

April 3

Amanda Eckermann, Hope College
Adventures in Undergraduate Research: Investigating the Bioorganometallic Chemistry of Arene Ruthenium Complexes

April 10

Angela K. Wilson, Michigan State University
Thermochemical and Spectroscopic Predictions Across the Periodic Table