Visiting Seminar Series 2003-2004

  • Professor Alan G. MacDiarmid, University of Texas at Dallas & University of Pennsylvania
    "Science is People" (Industrial Affiliates Seminar)
  • Professor Joel S. MillerUniversity of Utah
    "Organic Magnets: New Chemistry, New Bonding, and New Materials for the New Millennium" (Oesper Symposium Speaker)
  • Professor Art J. EpsteinOhio State University
    "Conventional and Unconventional Magnetism in Organic-Based Solids: New Opportunities in New Materials" (Oesper Symposium Speaker)
  • Professor Ray H. BaughmanUniversity of Texas at Dallas
    "Super Tough Nanotube Composite Fibers for Artificial Muscle and Electronic Textile Applications" (Oesper Symposium Speaker)
  • Professor Paras N. PrasadThe State University of New York at Buffalo
    "Emerging Opportunities at the Interface of Photonics, Nanoscience and Biology" (Oesper Symposium Speaker)
  • Professor Tim M. SwagerMIT
    "Polymer Electronics for Ultra-Sensitive Chemical and Biological Sensors" (Oesper Symposium Speaker)
  • Professor Wade AdamsRice University
    "Be a Scientist....Save the World" (ACS Oesper Award Banquet Speaker)
  • Professor Alan G. MacDiarmidUniversity of Texas at Dallas & University of Pennsylvania
    "Electronic Polymers: New Materials for the 21st Century" (Oesper Award Lecture)
  • Professor Jim EspensonIowa State University
    "Related Rhenium(V) Catalysts Adopt Different Mechanisms for Oxygen Atom Transfer"
  • Dr. George RussellDuPont
    "A Chemist's Life in Industry - A DuPont Perspective"
  • Professor Allison SnowThe Ohio State University
    "An Ecologist's View of Genetically Engineered Crops" (Joint with Biology and Physics)
  • Professor Claudia TurroThe Ohio State University
    "Excited State Properties, Photochemistry, and Photocytotoxicity of Bimetallic and Mononuclear Complexes"
  • Professor Irene LeeCase Western Reserve University
    "Combining Metabolic and Infectious Diseases by Targeting Lon Protease"
  • Professor Tony BerdisCase Western Reserve University
    "Non-Natural Nucleosides as Potential Chemotherapeutic Agents"
  • Dr. Art EllisNational Science Foundation
    "'Real-Time' Chemistry: Partnerships with the National Science Foundation"
  • Professor Michael CrowderMiami University, Ohio
    "Structural and Mechanistic Studies on the Metallo-B-Lactamases"
  • Dr. Hal EbetinoProcter & Gamble
    "Drug Design and Molelcular Modeling in Osteoporosis Research"
  • Dr. Harry SternCornell University
    "The Endgame of Protein Structure Prediction" (Faculty Candidate-PChem)
  • Dr. Haifeng "Frank" JiLouisiana Tech University
    "Micro/Nanocantilever Sensor Technology" (Faculty Candidate-Sensors)
  • Professor Rick DanheiserMIT
    "Efficient Strategies for the Total Synthesis of Bioactive Natural Products"
  • Dr. Henry "Hank" AshbaughLos Alamos National Laboratory
    "From Angstroms to Objects: Building Bridges between Micro and Macro Length Scales" (Faculty Candidate-PChem)
  • Dr. Ruxandra DimaUniversity of Maryland
    "Surprising Instabilities in Prion Proteins: Evidence from Computational Approaches Applied to Sequences and NMR Structures" (Faculty Candidate-PChem)
  • Dr. Sergei VinogradovUniversity of Pennsylvania
    "Porphyrin-dendrimers: Making Use of Dendritic Encapsulation" (Faculty Candidate-Sensors)
  • Dr. Punit KohliUniversity of Florida
    "Transport Studies of Biomolecules Using DNA and Protein Tailored Abiotic Nanotube Membranes" (Faculty Candidate-Sensors)
  • Dr. "Jaimie" KimLawrence Berkeley Laboratory
    "Spectroscopic Investigations of Macromolecular Adsorption at the Solid/Liquid Interface" (Faculty Candidate-Sensors)
  • Dr. Robert DoerksenUniversity of Pennsylvania
    "A Composite Computational Approach for Design of Nontoxic Antimicrobial Oligomers" (Faculty Candidate-PChem)
  • Dr. Suri Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory
    "Ligands, Membrane Anchors and Sialylmimetics. Enabling Chemistry for the Reagentless Los Alamos Biosensor" (Faculty Candidate-Sensors)
  • Professor Isiah WarnerLouisiana State University
    "Chiral Separations: Using Polymeric Surfactants and Fluorescence Anisotropy to Understand Chiral Recognition"
  • Jay L. Zweier, M.D. The Ohio State University Medical Center
    "In vivo EPR Imaging of Free Radicals"
  • Dr. Kevin Peters Procter & Gamble
    "Role of Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases in Endothelial Signaling and Angiogenesis"
  • Professor Eric LongIUPUI
    "DNA Recognition by Ni(II)-Gly-Gly-His Derived Metallopeptides"
  • Professor Fred McLaffertyCornell University
    "The Instrumentation and Science of Proteomics: Top Down Tandem Mass Spectrometry for the Characterization of Protein Modification" (Joint with Biology & Physics)
  • Professor Fred McLaffertyCornell University
    "Infrared Spectroscopy of Proteins in a Fourier Transform Mass Spectrometer"
  • Professor Zongwu GuoCase Western Reserve University
    "Chemical Synthesis of CD 52, Glycopeptides and Other Related Glycoconjugates"
  • Professor Michael FreitasThe Ohio State University
    "Cracking the Histone Code: A Mass Spectrometry Based Approach to Understanding Histone Posttranslational Modifications"
  • Dr. Lawrence R. PrattLos Alamos National Laboratory
    "A Fresh Attack on the Molecular Theory of Liquids: Modeling Life's Matrix, Biomolecular Questions of Aqueous Solutions (and Some Answers)"
  • Professor Cornelia BohneUniversity of Victoria, BC, Canada
    "Mechanistic Studies on the Photochromism of Dimethyldihydropyrenes"
  • Professor Cornelia BohneUniversity of Victoria, BC, Canada
    "Dynamics in Supramolecular Chemistry: How can we understand function and complexity" (2nd Annual Hans & Marlies Zimmer International Scholar)
  • Dr. Donald A. TomaliaCentral Michigan University, Dendritic Nanotechnologies, Inc. 
    "Synthetic Control of Dendritic Nanostructures Both Within and Beyond Poly(amidoamine) Dendrimers"
  • Professor Craig GrapperhausUniversity of Louisville
    "Thiolates, Thioethers, and Thiyl Radicals: Model Complexes of Iron-Containing Nitrile Hydratase"
  • Professor David LeitnerUniversity of Nevada, Reno
    "Vibrational Energy Flow in Proteins"
  • Professor Julie StenkenRensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    "In situ Analysis of Chemical Signalling at Biomaterials Interfaces"