Visiting Speakers Seminars

2020/21 Schedule

All seminars will be held online via Zoom for the Fall 2020 semester.

Date/time

Speaker/Institution

Title/Sponsorship

Host

Friday
September 11
1:30 pm
Professor Florence Williams
Department of Chemistry
University of Iowa
Structure-Activity Relationship of Neurotrophic Phenylbutenoid Dimers and Progress Towards Uncovering Mechanism of Action A. Thompson
Friday
September 18
1:30 pm
Professor Tao Huan
Department of Chemistry
University of British Columbia
Addressing Big Data Challenges in Mass Spectrometry-Based Metabolomics A. Doucette
Friday
September 25
1:30 pm
Professor Brian P. Timko
Department of Biomedical Engineering Tufts University
Bioelectronics in Tissue Engineering and Disease Modeling M. Freund
Friday
October 2
1:30 pm
Professor Katherine Elvira Department of Chemistry University of Victoria
Artificial Cells and Microfluidic Technologies for Drug Discovery
A. Thompson
Friday
October 9
1:30 pm
Professor David Gonzalez Department of Organic Chemistry University of the Republic Montevideo, Uruguay Biocatalysis and Green Chemistry for the Preparation of Complex Molecular Structure Tina Taskovic
Friday
October 16
1:30 pm
Professor Christopher Wiebe Department of Chemistry
University of Winnipeg
Magnetic Monopoles under Pressure: Exotic Magnetism in Spin Ice Pyrochlores M. Dasog
Friday
October 23
1:30 pm
Professor Drew Marquardt Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of Windsor
Mechanism Determination of the Effects of Pancratistatin on Model Mitochondrial Membranes J.W. Zwanziger
Friday
November 6
1:30 pm
Professor Tara F. Kahan
Department of Chemistry University of Saskatchewan
Environmental Chemistry on Ice: Reaction Kinetics and Spectromicroscopic Characterization of Ice Surfaces R. Chisholm
Friday
November 13
1:30 pm
Professor Dajana Vuckovic Departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Concordia University
Advances in LC-MS Lipidomics for Biomedical Applications A. Doucette
Friday
November 20
1:30 pm
Professor David Leitch
Department of Chemistry
University of Victoria
Developing Catalytic And Flow Processes For Synthesizing Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients – Perspectives From An Industrial-Turned-Academic Chemist M. Stradiotto
Friday
November 27
1:30 pm
Professor Prashant Jain Department of Chemistry University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Harnessing Chemical Potential from Light M. Dasog
Friday
December 4
1:30 pm
Professor David C. Powers Department of Chemistry
Texas A&M University
TBA A. Speed
Friday
December 11
1:30 pm
Professor Christina Woo Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Harvard University
Discovery of Binding Site Hotspots in Cells
A. Speed