Visiting Seminar Series 2008-2009

  • Professor Linda Shimizu, University of South Carolina
    "Porous Materials from Self-assembling Cyclic Ureas"
  • Professor Michael Haley, University of Oregon
    "It Takes Alkynes to Make a World - New Methods for the Formation of Annulenes, Cinnolines and Isoindazoles"
  • Professor George John, City College of the City University of New York
    "Self-Assembled Soft Materials from Sugar Amphiphiles, and the In Situ Synthesis of Nanoparticles"
  • Professor Alan G. Marshall, Florida State University
    "Connections and Luck: The Development of Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry" 
  • Professor Hilkka Kenttamaa, Purdue University
    "Gas-Phase Reactivity Studies on Organic Polyradicals" (Oesper Symposium Speaker)
  • Professor Neil L. Kelleher, University of Illinois
    "FTMS as a Major Driver of Precision Proteomics" (Oesper Symposium Speaker)
  • Professor Michael T. Bowers, University of California at Santa Barbara
    "Recent Results from High Resolution Ion Mobility Studies" (Oesper Symposium Speaker)
  • Professor Jack Beauchamp, California Institute of Technology
    "Picking the Right Tool for the Job: Probing Biomolecule Structure with Electrons, Protons, Metal Ions and Free Radicals" (Oesper Symposium Speaker)
  • Professor Roman A. Zubarev, Uppsala University, Sweden
    "CHON-kin Isotopic Mystery" (Oesper Symposium Speaker)
  • Sir Harold Kroto, Florida State University (Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1996)
    "Kentucky Fried Creationism and Other Food for Thought" (Oesper Banquet Speaker)
  • Professor Alan G. Marshall, Florida State University
    "Reading Chemical 'Fine Print': The Quiet Revolution of Ultrahigh-Resolution Mass Spectrometry" (Oesper Award Lecture)
  • Professor Sapna Deo, IUPUI
    "Luminescence-Based MicroRNA Detection Technologies"
  • Professor Frank Schultz, IUPUI
    "Understanding Multielectron Transfers and Other Concerted Chemical Events"
  • Professor Andrew Herr, UC, College of Medicine, Dept. of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry & Microbiology
    "Structural and Biophysical Studies of Receptor Signaling and Cellular Adhesion"
  • Professor Teresa Head-Gordon, University of California-Berkeley
    "From Monomer Structure to Polymorphism: Computational and Experimental Studies of the Alzheimer's Abeta Peptide"
  • Dr. Juris Meija, Inst. for National Measurement Standards, National Research Council, Canada
    "Atomic Weights of the Elements: Is there anything left for research?"
  • Professor Christopher Hadad, Ohio State University
    "Development of a Novel Bioscavenger against Chemical Warfare Agents"
  • Professor Dan Mindiola, Indiana University
    "Titanium Alkylidynes"
  • Dr. Michael Greig, Pfizer Global Research
    "Biological Mass Spectrometry in Support of Drug Discovery"
  • Professor Anne McCoy, Ohio State University
    "Using Vibrational Spectroscopy to Probe H+ Transport in Ion-Water Complexes"
  • Professor Alex Demchenko, University of Missouri-St. Louis
    "New Approaches to Expeditious Oligosaccharide Synthesis"
  • Professor Cornelia Bohne, University of Victoria (Zimmer Int'l Scholar '04)
    "Controlling Bimolecular Reactions in Supramolecular Systems"
  • Professor Manabu Abe, Hiroshima University, Japan (Zimmer Int'l Scholar)
    "Generation of Long-lived Singlet 1,3-biradicals, and Their Related Chemistry"
  • Professor Scott Tanner, University of Toronto, Canada
    "A Mass Cytometer for High Throughput Multi-Parameter Analysis of Single Cells"
  • Professor Guo-Min Li, University of Kentucky
    "Mechanism of DNA Mismatch Repair"
  • Dr. Morris Bullock, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
    "Heterolytic Cleavage of Hydrogen in Metal-Catalyzed Ionic Hydrogenations and the Oxidation of Hydrogen"
  • Professor John Straub, Boston University
    "Probing the Principles Governing Protein Aggregation"
  • Professor Alessio Accardi, University of Iowa  [sponsored jointly with the Dept. of Molecular & Cellular Physiology]
    "Mechanisms of Ion Binding and Selectivity in the CLC Transporters and Channels"
  • Professor Stuart Rowan, Case Western Reserve University
    "Supramolecular Chemistry in Polymeric Systems: From Nanoassemblies to Dynamic Materials"
  • Professor James E. Mark, University of Cincinnati
    "Some Interesting things about the Polysiloxanes"