Visiting Seminar Series 2014-2015

  • Katherine Mirica, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    "New Materials and Devices for Chemical Sensing"
  • Mark Biscoe, The City College of New York
    "Rethinking Asymmetric Synthesis: The Development of General Metal-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions that Enable the Use of Optically Active Nucleophiles"
  • Stephen Boyes, Colorado School of Mines
    "Using Polymers to Modify and Control the Properties of Surfaces: From Hybrid Nanostructures to Novel Nanomedicines"
  • Karel Berka, Palacky University
    "Difficulties and Joys of Molecular Docking (with some weird cases as a bonus)"
  • Patrick A. Limbach, University of Cincinnati
    "How to Keep Analytical Chemists From Drowning in Data: Building Selectivity into Biological Mass Spectrometry" (Oesper speaker)
  • Mary J. Wirth, Purdue University
    "Obstructed Diffusion of Proteins in Nanoporous Media and the Implications for Separations" (Oesper speaker)
  • Robert M. Strongin, Portland State University
    "Fluorescent Dyes for Near Infrared Imaging and Selective Sensing of Biomolecules" (Oesper speaker)
  • Kermit K. Murray, Louisiana State University
    "Atomic Force Microscopy Directed Laser Ablation Sampling for Mass Spectrometry" (Oesper speaker)
  • Susan V. Olesik, The Ohio State University
    "Nanostructured Materials for Liquid Chromatographic Separations and Mass Spectrometric Analysis" (Oesper speaker)
  • Linda B. McGown, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    "Separation of ssDNA by Sequence" (Oesper speaker)
  • Sharon L. Neal, University of Delaware
    "Analysis of Photodegradation and Singlet Oxygen Formation of PAH Mixtures in Solvents that Simulate Cell Walls" (Oesper speaker)
  • Chieu D. Tran, Marquette University
    "Polysaccharide Supramolecular Composite Materials: Recyclable Synthesis and Applications" (Oesper speaker)
  • Saundra Y. McGuire, Louisiana State University
    "Isiah Warner's Amazing Journey from Bunkie to the Oesper Medal!" (Oesper banquet speaker)
  • Isiah M. Warner, Louisiana State University
    "Moving Ionic Liquid Chemistry into the Solid Phase" (Oesper Awardee)
  • Jill Karner, CIH, Procter & Gamble
    "Leveraging Health Safety & Environment to Enable Innovation at P&G"
  • Lawrence Scott, Boston College
    "Fullerenes, Nanotubes, and Warped Nanographene: Directed Synthesis by Rational Design"
  • Jeffrey McMahon, Northwestern University
    "From Shining Light on the Nanoscale to Taking Materials to the Extreme"
  • Jarrod Marto, Harvard Medical School
    "Why All Proteins Expressed by a Genome Should be Identified and How to do it"
  • Silas Cook, Indiana University
    "The Search for Efficiency in Synthesis: From Natural Products to Catalysis"
  • Rahul Kohli, University of Pennsylvania
    "Genomic and Epigenomic Diversity Accessed Through Purposeful DNA Modification"
  • Nathan Lewis, California Institute of Technology
    "Smelling by Swelling: Comparisons between Mammalian and Artificial Olfaction Based on Arrays of Chemiresistive Vapor Sensors"
  • Amy Koshoffer, UC Libraries
    "Managing Data: The Why and the How"
  • Sara Skrabalak, Indiana University-Bloomington
    "Seeding a New Kind of Garden: Synthesis of Symmetrically Stellated Bimetallic Nanocrystals as a New Class of Plasmonic Colloids"
  • Peter Kruse, McMaster University
    "To Dope or Not to Dope: A Carbon Nanotube Adventure"
  • Neil Fairweather, Proctor & Gamble Chemicals
    "Nickel Catalyzed Decomposition of Fatty Alcohols - a Mechanistic Understanding of Post-Hydrogenation"
  • Jean-Louis Bobet, Institute de Chimie de la Matiere Condensee de Bordeaux
    "Hydrogen Economy: myth or reality? What about storage ("fishing" approach) and "nespresso" production?"
  • Jean-Louis Bobet, Institute de Chimie de la Matiere Condensee de Bordeaux
    "A Presentation of the Universite de Bordeaux with Focus on Materials Science and Chemistry Activities"
  • Yoan Simon, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
    "Polymers: lightening up the mood" (Zimmer Int'l Scholar)
  • Young-Hoon Ahn, Wayne State University
    "To Clickable Gluthathione for Chemoselective Detection of Its Addition to Protein"
  • Jake Shelley, Kent State University
    "If There's Something Strange in the Neighborhood, Who You Gonna Call?  That's Right: a Mass Spectrometrist"