Visiting Seminar Series 2006-2007
- Dr. Doug Heitkemper, FDA
"FDA's Forensic Chemistry Center - Chemical Detectives in the Pet Food Crisis and Others" (Awards Day Seminar)
- Professor Yan Zhao, Iowa State University
"Learning from Nature: A Conformational Approach to Responsive Supramolecular Hosts, Catalysts, and Sensors"
- Dr. Ryszard Lobinski, French National Council for Scientific Research
"From Speciation to Metallomics: The Mass Spectrometry-driven Evolution of Concepts and Methods"
- Professor Chad A. Mirkin, Northwestern University
"Nanochemistry Driving Nanotechnology: From High Resolution Lithographic Methods to Powerful New Biodiagnostic Tools"
- Dr. Petra Potschke, Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research, Dresden, Germany
"Hybrid Systems of Expanded Graphite with Different Thermoplastic Polymers Prepared by Melt Mixing"
- Professor Sizhu Wu, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, College of Materials Science & Engineering
"Electrospinning of Nanofibers of Poly(Lactic Acid)/Hydroxyapatite/Carbon Nanotubes and Polyacryloinitrile/Carbon Nanotubes"
- Professor Sherwin Singer, Ohio State University
"Tackling the Problem of Hydrogen Bond Order and Disorder in the Phases of Ice and Water Clusters"
- Professor Mark von Itzstein, Griffith University (Gold Coast Campus), Queensland, Australia
"Pandemic Influenza - The Re-emergence of an Old Threat" (5th Zimmer International Scholar)
- Professor Lawrence Pratt, Fisk University
"Mixed Aggregates of Lithium Carbenoids"
- Professor David Tierney, University of New Mexico
"Integrated Paramagnetic Resonance of High-spin CO(II): Models to Maquettes to Metalloenzymes"
- Dr. Suzanne Seleem, Central State University
"Changing the Face of History"
- Dr. Pratul K. Agarwal, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
"Protein Vibrations Promote Enzyme Catalysis"
- Dr. Hairong Guan, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Mechanistic Studies on Ruthenium and Iron Catalyzed Hydrogen Reactions" (Faculty Candidate for the Inorganic Chemistry Position)
- Professor Jeff Gildersleeve, National Cancer Institute
"Carbohydrate Microarrays for Basic Translational Cancer Research"
- Professor Claudio Verani, Wayne State University
"Asymmetry, Clusters, and Modules: New Synthetic Strategies for Metal-containing Soft Materials"
- Professor Srini Iyengar, Indiana University
"Quantum/Classical Dynamics of Electrons and Nuclei: Three Pieces of a Larger Puzzle"
- Professor Richard Gross, Polytechnic University
"Enzyme-Catalyzed Polymer Synthesis and Modification Reactions"
- Dunwei Wang, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
"Scientific and Technological Opportunities of Ultra-high Density Nanowire Arrays" (Faculty Candidate for the Inorganic Chemistry Position)
- Professor Maria Gomez, Mount Holyoke College
"The Elusive Proton: Finding Conduction Pathways in Solid and Liquid Phases"
- Professor Punit Boolchand, UC/Department of ECECS and Physics
"Discovery of Intermediate Phases in Glassy Networks"
- Professor Toni Kazic, University of Missouri, Columbia
"Why bother with Bioinformatics?"
- Christian Goldsmith, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"The Development of Functional Lipoxygenase Mimics and the Application of Zinc Sensors in Single Synapse Imaging"
(Faculty Candidate for the Inorganic Chemistry position)
- Professor Hendrik Emons, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM) Geel, Belgium
"The Chemical Kilogram-Fiction or Reality?"
- Professor Martin Jarrold, Indiana University
"Melting and Freezing in Small Particles: How many atoms are needed to make liquid?"
- John Magyer, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
"Electron Transfer and Protein Dynamics in Cytochrome c" (Faculty Candidate for the Inorganic Chemistry position)
- Richard L. Brutchey, Ph.D., Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies University of California-Santa Barbara
"Bio-inspired Routes to Nanostructured Perovskite and Perovskite-like Materials" (Faculty Candidate for the Inorganic Chemistry position)
- Richard N. Zare, Stanford University
"Make it Count"
- Dennis Jacobs, University of Notre Dame
"The iLife of Professor Zare: Inquiry, Imagination, Insight and Ingenuity" (Oesper Banquet Speaker)
- Saswati Datta, Proctor and Gamble, Miami Valley Innovation Center
"Plasma Surface Modification-From Computers to Diapers" (Oesper Symposium Speaker)
- Rebecca Whelan, Oberlin College
"Development of Assays for Biomarkers of Ovarian Cancer" (Oesper Symposium Speaker)
- Luis Colon, University of Buffalo-The State University of New York
"Silica Hybrid Materials for Liquid Chromatography" (Oesper Symposium Speaker)
- Jonathan Sweedler, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Understanding Neurochemistry Neuron by Neuron: New Measurement Technologies for Neuroscience Research" (Oesper Symposium Speaker)
- Richard N. Zare, Stanford University
"Adventures in Chemical Analysis" (OESPER AWARD LECTURE)
- Professor Dragan Uskokovic, Institute of Technical Sciences/Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Belgrade, Serbia
"Synthesis and Processing of Fine Particles"
- Professor S. Mark Cybulski, Miami University, Ohio
"Challenges and Difficulties in Theoretical Treatment of Intermolecular Interactions"