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Visiting Speakers Seminars

2017/18 Schedule

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

Date/time

Speaker/Institution

Title/Sponsorship

Host

Friday
June 8
1:30 pm
Professor Philip Egberts
Schulich School of Engineering
The University of Calgary
Wetting Transparency of Two Dimensional Films Characterized through Atomic-Scale Friction and Adhesion Measurements and Simulations E. Johnson
Friday
April 20
1:30 pm
Dr. Ulrike Werner-Zwanziger
Department of Chemistry, Dalhousie University
New Solid State NMR Research from Dalhousie University and Beyond
N.P. Schepp
Friday
April 13
1:30 pm
Professor Jillian Buriak
Department of Chemistry
University of Alberta
CANCELLED M. Dasog
Friday
April 6
1:30 pm
Professor Philip Jessop
Department of Chemistry
Queen’s University
Reducing Environmental Impact by using CO2-Switchable Materials and Surfaces  L. Ellis
Wednesday
April 4
1:30 pm
Dr. M. Arshad Siddiqui
President and CEO
Paraza Pharma Inc., Montreal
Discovery of Novel Kinesin Spindle Protein (KSP) Inhibitors K. Lund
Wednesday
March 28
1:30 pm
Professor Bruce A. Arndtsen
Department of Chemistry
McGill University
New Classes of Transition Metal Catalyzed Bond Forming Reactions Powered by CO M. Stradiotto
Friday
March 23
1:30 pm
Professor Anthony Tong
Department of Chemistry
Acadia University
Analytical Chemistry of Food and Beverages P.D. Wentzell
Friday
March 16
1:30 pm
Professor Jenny J. Yang
Department of Chemistry
Georgia State University
Designing Metalloproteins for Precision Diagnostics and Medicine P. Zhang
Friday
March 9
1:30 pm
Professor Daniel J. Weix
Department of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Cross-Electrophile Coupling: Principles and New Reactions M. Stradiotto
Friday
March 2
1:30 pm
Professor Tristan H. Lambert
Department of Chemistry
Cornell University
Catalyst Design with Aromatic Ions A. Speed
Friday
February 23
1:30 pm
Prof. Guojun Liu
Department of Chemistry
Queen's University
Nanostructured Polymer Materials for Applications P. Zhang
Friday
February 16
1:30 pm
Professor Robert D. Singer
Department of Chemistry
Saint Mary’s University
Catalysis in Ionic Liquids M. Stradiotto
Friday
February 9
1:30 pm
Prof. Danielle Tokarz 
Department of Chemistry Saint Mary’s University
Nonlinear Optical Properties of Molecules for Microscopy M. Stradiotto
Friday
January 26
1:30 pm
Dr. Brian Fahie
Senior Director, Technical Development at Biogen, MA
Analytical Chemistry: The Key to Successful Drug Development in the 21st Century A.A. Doucette
Friday
January 19
1:30 pm
Dr. Paula N. Brown
Director
Natural Health & Food Products
BC Institute of Technology
The Role of Analytical Methods in Assuring Botanical Product Quality, Safety and Efficacy P.D. Wentzell
Friday
December 8
1:30 pm
Professor Andrei Yudin 
Department of Chemistry
University of Toronto
Chemical Synthesis of Bioactive Molecules Graduate Students
Wednesday
December 6
1:30 pm
Professor Jennifer Love
Department of Chemistry
University of British Columbia
Developing Catalytic Reactions One Step at a Time M. Stradiotto
Friday
December 1
1:30 pm
Professor Timothy Berkelbach 
Department of Chemistry
University of Chicago
Quantum Chemistry for Condensed-phase Spectroscopy A. Kelly
Wednesday
November 29
1:30 pm
Professor Tom Baker Department of Chemistry
University of Ottawa
Base Metal Catalysis Approaches to Greener Hydrofluorocarbon Synthesis M. Stradiotto
Friday
November 24
1:30 pm
Professor Pierre D. Harvey
Department of Chemistry
Sherbrooke University
When BODIPY and Porphyrin Work Together : From Molecular Models to Solar Cells A. Thompson
Friday
November 17
1:30 pm
Professor Dennis Hall
Department of Chemistry
University of Alberta
Exploiting Reversible B–O Bonds in Organocatalysis and Chemical Biology A. Speed
Friday
November 10
1:30 pm
Professor Mark Nitz
Department of Chemistry
University of Toronto
Chemical Biology Probes from the Bottom of the Periodic Table D.L. Jakeman
Friday
November 3
1:30 pm
Professor Viktor N. Nemykin
Department of Chemistry
University of Manitoba
Ferrocene-containing Porphyrins, Subphthalocyanines, BODIPYs, and Aza-BODIPYs for Molecular Electronics, Redox Activated Fluorescent Sensors, and Light-harvesting A. Thompson
Friday
October 27
1:30 pm
Professor Graeme M. Day
Department of Chemistry
University of Southampton
Computational Approaches for the Prediction and Design of Functional Molecular Crystals E. Johnson
Friday
October 20
1:30 pm
Professor Fikile R. Brushett
Department of Chemical Engineering
MIT
Connecting system targets with material properties: Application-informed fundamental science of redox flow batteries J.R. Dahn
Friday
October 13
1:30 pm
Dr. Doug MacLaren
Section Head
Sarnia Applied Process Research
Sarnia Technology Applications & Research
Imperial Oil Ltd.
Insights on a Career in Industrial R&D – Lessons Learned at Dalhousie

Carl C. Coffin
N.P. Schepp
Friday
September 29
1:30 pm
Professor Erin R. Johnson
Department of Chemistry
Dalhousie University
Dispersion-Corrected Density-Functional Theory, Molecular Crystals, and Polymorphism N.P. Schepp
Friday
September 22
1:30 pm
Christopher Miles 
Measurement Science and Standards 
National Research Council Canada
The Microcystin Group of Freshwater Algal Toxins, and the Role of the thia-Michael Reaction in their Toxicology, Metabolism and Analysis N.P. Schepp
Friday
September 15
7:30 pm
Scotiabank Auditorium
Professor Amir H. Hoveyda
Department of Chemistry
Boston College
Public Lecture
Increasing Challenges in Catalytic Chemistry:Implications Regarding the Future

Walter J. Chute
N.P. Schepp
Friday
September 15
1:30 pm
Chemistry 226
Professor Amir H. Hoveyda
Department of Chemistry
Boston College
Research Lecture
Small-Molecule Organoboron Catalysts for Enantioselective Synthesis

Walter J. Chute
N.P. Schepp
Tuesday
August 22
1:30 pm
Professor Ying S. Meng Jacobs School of Engineering
UC San Diego
From pico Wh to mega Wh – New Perspectives for Electrochemical Energy Storage M. Obrovac
Friday
August 18
1:30 pm
Professor Khaldun M. Al Azzam Visiting Scientist Al-Ghad International Colleges for Health Sciences, Saudi Arabia Separation and Sample Preparation: Chromatographic and  Electrophoretic Approaches A.A. Doucette