Department of Chemistry

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

A young woman, seated, looking at a laptop.


Oakland University Chemistry Seminar Series – Winter 2022

All seminars start at 1:15 p.m. online

January 12
Dr. Alison Tebo, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), Janelia Research Campus
Live cell imaging with chemigenetic fluorescent tags

January 19
Dr. Fardin Tayebeh Khabaz, University of Akron
Role of microscopic dynamics in determining macroscopic properties of vitrimers

January 26
Prof. Kenneth Laali, University of North Florida
Synthetic Method Development with Ionic Liquids as Catalysts and Solvents

February 2
Dr. Jennifer Stockdill, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
Waste not, want not: Innovations in complex peptide synthesis fueled by a focus on green chemistry

February 9
Prof. Jon R. Parquette, Department of Chemistry, The Ohio State University
Self-Assembly of Functional Nanostructures

February 16
Dr. Miral Dizdaroglu, NIST Fellow, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD
Isaac Eliezer memorial lecture, Oxidative DNA Damage: Mechanisms, Repair and Biological Consequences

February 23
Dr. Bo Zhang, Professor of chemistry at Washington University
Imaging Nanobubbles at the Electrochemical Interface with Single-Molecule Fluorescence

March 9
Dr. Hong Wang, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, USA
pi-Extended Porphyrins: from Known to Unknowns

March 16
Dr Nita Sahai, University of Akron
Coevolution of Biomolecules by Mineral -and Metal-Catalysis in the Emergence of Life

March 23
Prof. Marc M. Greenberg, Vernon K. Krieble Professor of Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
DNA Damage is Only the Beginning

March 30
Dr. Dragan Isailovic, University of Toledo, Dept of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Qualitative and Quantitative Analyses of Biomolecules by Mass Spectrometry

April 6
Prof. Terry Bigioni,  University of Toledo, Dept of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Molecular Silver Nanoparticles: Where Nanomaterials and Metal-Organic Compounds Meet

April 13
Dr. Christine Thomas, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The Ohio State University
Incorporating Metal-Ligand and Metal-Metal Cooperativity into Catalysis