Visiting Speakers Seminars

2019/20 Schedule

All seminars are held in Chemistry room 226 unless otherwise indicated.

Date/time

Speaker/Institution

Title/Sponsorship

Host

Cancelled
Friday September 6
1:30pm
 
Professor Charles Sykes
Department of Chemistry
Tufts University
Single-Atom Alloy Catalysts: Born in a Vacuum, Tested in Reactors, and Understood In Silico P. Zhang
Friday
September 13
1:30 pm
Dr. Jeffrey Albert
IntelliSyn Pharma Inc
Montreal
Successful Drug Discovery:  Combining Excellence in Design and Excellence in Synthesis A. Speed
Friday
September 20
1:30 pm
Professor Arend G. Dijkstra
School of Chemistry
University of Leeds
Shining Light on Large Molecular Complexes A. Kelly
Friday
September 27
1:30 pm
Dr. Jason Burch
Ventus Therapeutics
Discovery of Doravirine: a Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor for the Treatment of HIV D.L. Jakeman
Monday
September 30
1:30 pm
Professor Alex Speed
Department of Chemistry
Dalhousie University
The Evolution of Asymmetric Reduction Catalysts with Active Phosphorus Hydrogen Bonds N.P. Schepp
Friday
October 4
1:30 pm
Professor P. Andrew Evans
Department of Chemistry
Queen’s University
Stereoselective Construction of Challenging C-C Bonds: Total Synthesis of Complex Bioactive Agents A. Speed
Friday
October 11
1:30 pm
Professor David J. Nelson
Department of Chemistry
University of Strathclyde
Understanding Reaction Mechanisms and Structure/Reactivity Relationships in Oxidative Addition to Nickel(0): Implications for Cross-Coupling Catalysis M. Stradiotto
Friday
October 18
1:30 pm
Professor Laura Turculet
Department of Chemistry
Dalhousie University
Si in Ligand Design: Novel Structure and Reactivity Involving Transition Metal silyl Pincer Complexes N.P. Schepp
Friday
October 25
1:30 pm
Dr. Kimberly A. McManus
Partner/Patent Agent
Aird McBurney

Carl C. Coffin
Lecture

Process for Making a Patent Agent: Step 1- Obtain a Dalhousie Chemistry Degree

N.P. Schepp
Friday
November 1
1:30 pm
Professor Eric Rivard
Department of Chemistry
University of Alberta
FLPs, Silylenes, and Polymers Containing Heavy Main Group Elements S. Chitnis
Friday
November 8
1:30 pm
Professor Joseph A. Schwarcz
Department of Chemistry
McGill University
Walter J. Chute Research Lecture

The Challenge Of Separating Sense From Nonsense
N.P. Schepp

Friday
November 8
5:30 pm

Scotiabank Auditorium

Professor Joseph A. Schwarcz
Department of Chemistry
McGill University

Walter J. Chute Public Lecture

Nutritional Advice-Is There a Solution to The Confusion?

N.P. Schepp
Friday
November 15
1:30 pm
Professor Johanna M. Blacquiere
Department of Chemistry
Western University
Proton- and Structurally-Responsive Ligands for Catalysis M. Stradiotto
Friday
November 22
1:30 pm
Professor Cathleen Crudden
Department of Chemistry
Queen’s University
Metal catalysts, clusters and surfaces:
Catalytic preparation of chiral bio-molecules and the chemistry of carbon-based monolayers
M. Stradiotto
Monday
November 25
1:30 pm
Professor David Zechel
Department of Chemistry Queen's University
Genomics Driven Discovery of New Enzyme Reactions and Molecules D. Jakeman
Cancelled
Friday
November 29
1:30 pm
Professor Robert A. Britton
Department of Chemistry
Simon Fraser University
New Strategies for the Synthesis of Carbohydrate and Nucleoside Analogues and a New Family of 18F-Labelled Amino Acids for Oncological PET Imaging A. Thompson
Friday
December 6
1:30 pm
Professor Adrian L. Schwan
Department of Chemistry
University of Guelph
Stereoselection, Synthesis and Computation in the Evaluation of Sulfenic Acid Anion Chemistry A. Thompson
Monday
December 9
1:30 pm
Professor Peter de B. Harrington
Department of Chemistry
Ohio University
Chemometrics for the Masses:  How to Painlessly Improve Your Science P. Wentzell
Friday
January 17
1:30 pm
Professor Kathryn E. Preuss
Department of Chemistry
University of Guelph
TBA E. Johnson
Friday
January 24
1:30 pm
Professor Francesca M. Kerton
Department of Chemistry
Memorial University
Chemistry of Renewable Carbon Tina Taskovic
Monday
January 27
1:30 pm
Professor Tim Storr
Department of Chemistry
Simon Fraser University
Advances in Ligand Design for Bioinorganic Chemistry Applications M. Stradiotto
Friday
January 31
1:30 pm
Professor Betar M. Gallant
Department of Mechanical Engineering
MIT
TBA M. Dasog
Friday
February 14
1:30 pm
Professor Mary Anne White
Department of Chemistry
Dalhousie University
TBA  N.P. Schepp
Friday
February 21
1:30 pm
Professor Brett McCollum
Department of Chemistry
Mount Royal University
TBA A. Crane &
M. Whalen
Friday
February 28
1:30 pm
Professor M. Vicki Meli
Departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Mount Allison University
TBA
M. Dasog
Friday
March 6
1:30 pm
Professor Richard K. Brow
Materials Science & Engineering
Missouri University of Science & Technology
TBA J.W. Zwanziger
Friday
March 13
1:30 pm
Professor Jean-Francois Masson
Department of Chemistry
University of Montreal
TBA P.D. Wentzell
Friday
March 20
1:30 pm
Professor Prashant K. Jain
Department of Chemistry
University of Illinois
TBA M. Dasog
Wednesday
March 25
1:30 pm
Professor Sophie Rousseaux
Department of Chemistry
University of Toronto
TBA M. Stradiotto
Friday
March 27
1:30 pm
Professor Sally L. Price
Chemistry Department
University College London
TBA Grad Students
Friday
April 3
1:30 pm
Professor Christina M. Woo
Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Harvard University
TBA A. Speed
Friday
April 15
1:30 pm
Professor Tomislav Rovis
Department of Chemistry
Columbia University
TBA A. Speed