Events Archive

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 - 9:00am

Final defense for Allie Roth

Title: Synthesis and Optical Characterization of Chalcogenide and Chalcohalide Semiconductors

Group: Dr. Vela

In-person defense

Friday, February 16, 2024 - 3:20pm

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Johna Leddy

University of Iowa

Hosted by: Robbyn Anand

Analytical Seminar



Friday, February 16, 2024 - 1:10pm

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Massimo Olivucci

Bowling Green University

Hosted by: Vincenzo Venditti

Organic Seminar




Friday, February 9, 2024 - 3:20pm

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Dr. Mark Tuckerman

New York University

Hosted by: Dr. Davit Potoyan

**Physical Seminar**



Friday, February 9, 2024 - 1:10pm

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Dr. S Joshua Swamidass

Washington University in St. Louis

Hosted by: GSLC

**Analytical Seminar**



Friday, February 2, 2024 - 3:20pm

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Robert Messinger

University of Arizona

Hosted by: Frederic Perras

Physical Seminar



Friday, January 26, 2024 - 1:10pm

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Michael T. Taylor

University of Arizona, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Hosted By: Dr. Brett VanVeller

Organic Seminar


Monday, January 8, 2024 - 10:00am

Final defense for Foroogh Bahrami

Title: Molecularly Imprinted Nanoparticles to Mimic Natural Enzymes for Substrate-Selective Catalysis

Group: Dr. Zhao

In-person defense


Friday, January 5, 2024 - 1:00pm

Final defense for Zachery Crandall

Title: "Helping Chemists Help Themselves"

Group: Dr. Windus



Time: Jan 5, 2024 01:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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Monday, December 11, 2023 - 10:00am

Final defense for Austin Moore

Title: Transition Metal-Catalyzed Difunctionalization Reactions of Unactivated Pi Systems

Group: Dr. Stanley



Tuesday, December 5, 2023 - 9:00am

Final defense for Alexander Volkov

Title: Unlocking the Potential of Post-Synthetic Modifications in Covalent Organic Frameworks via the Ugi Reaction

Group: Dr. Stanley, Dr. Huang



Friday, December 1, 2023 - 3:20pm

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Dr. Jianhan Chen

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Hosted by: Dr. Davit Potoyan



Friday, December 1, 2023 - 1:10pm


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James Checco

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Thursday, November 30, 2023 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Please join us on Thursday, November 30th in Hach Hall - North Atrium.


After 31 years of dedication, Professor, William Jenks, is retiring from the Iowa State Chemistry Department.


To celebrate William, we will be having a celebration on Thursday November 30th from 2:00pm – 4:00pm in North Atrium, also known as Hach Hall.


There will be beverages and cake provided.


Friday, November 24, 2023 - 8:00am
Friday, November 17, 2023 - 3:20pm

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Dr. Dominique Frueh

John Hopkins University School of Medicine

Hosted by: Dr. Vincenzo Venditti



Friday, November 17, 2023 - 1:10pm



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"Academic Bullying 101"



Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

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Christopher J. Douglas, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities


Hosted by: Dr. Levi Stanley



Friday, November 10, 2023 - 3:20pm

Dr. Eugene Shaknovich

Harvard University

Hosted by: Davit Poyotan

Prof Shakhnovich is well known for protein folding studies, having created one of the first theoretical frameworks to understand why and how proteins adopt their unique 3D structures.  

Friday, November 10, 2023 - 1:10pm


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Mark Lipke

Rutgers University



Redox Behavior and Reactivity of Porphyrin-Walled Nanocages and Other Molecular Materials

Friday, November 3, 2023 - 3:20pm


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Fred Mentink-Vigier

Florida State Univeristy and the Maglab

Hosted by: Dr. Perras



Friday, November 3, 2023 - 1:10pm

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Caroline Proulx

North Carolina State University

Hosted by: Dr. Brett VanVeller



Friday, October 27, 2023 - 3:20pm


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Towards Quantitative Single Cell Mass Spectrometry Analysis

Zhibo Yang

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oklahoma, Norman 73072


Friday, October 27, 2023 - 1:10pm


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Casey Krusemark

Purdue University

Hosted by: Dr. Venditti



Friday, October 20, 2023 - 1:10pm

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Xavier Roy

Columbia University


Abstract Title: Next level 2D quantum materials