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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
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
TBA M. Stradiotto
Friday
December 1
1:30 pm
Professor Timothy Berkelbach 
Department of Chemistry
University of Chicago
TBA 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