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Past Seminars: 2019 - 2020

2019/07/12
Professor Stephen Westcott, Mount Allison University
A Life in Boron Chemistry

2019/07/23
Professor Zhen Liu, Menten Lecturer, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Advanced Molecularly Imprinted Materials for Affinity Separation, Disease Diagnosis, Single-Cell Analysis, Bioimaging and Cancer Therapy


2019/07/26
Professor Uwe Bergmann, Stanford University
New Science Opportunities at X-ray Free Electron Lasers

2019/08/07
Professor Ralf Schirrmacher, University of Alberta

Silicon Fluoride Receptor Radiochemistry: From bench to bedside in 15 years

2019/09/04
Professor Michael S. Silverstein, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
Accessing Innovative Porous Polymers through Emulsion Templating


2019/09/18
Professor Terry W. Moore, University of Illinois
Optimization of Isoquinoline-based Activators of the Transcription Factor NRF


2019/10/15
Professor Daniel A. Foucher, Ryerson University
Datively Bound Rigid and Flexible Hypercoordinate Polystannanes


2019/10/16
Professor Aaron S. Rury, Wayne State University
Hybrid Molecular Platforms for Next Generation Quantum Technologies: A Rhapsody in Spectroscopy

2019/10/18
Professor Graham K. Murpy, University of Waterloo
Novel Reactivity Mediated by Hypervalent Iodine(III) Reagents

2019/10/21 & 22
Professor Omar Yaghi, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
3M Distinguished Lecturer
LECTURE 1  The Chemistry of Metal-Organic Frameworks
LECTURE 2  Extending Organic Chemistry to Infinite 2D and 3D

2019/11/04
Professor Ashlee J. Howarth, Concordia University
Metal-Organic Frameworks for Adsorption and Detoxification of Hazardous Analytes

2019/11/13
Professor Erin R. Johnson, Dalhousie University
Dispersion Interactions in DFT and Application to Molecular Crystal-Structure Prediction

2019/11/18
Professor Elizabeth (Beth) R. Gillies, Chemistry, Western University
Designing Degradable Polymers:  Biomedical Applications and Beyond" - CRC Vision Talk

2019/11/20
Professor Deryn E. Fogg, University of Ottawa
Frontiers in Catalysis:  From Decomposition, Knowledge

2019/11/27
Professor Lyudmila Goncharova, Western Physics & Astronomy
Ion beams as a synthetic tool for nanoelectronics and beyond

2019/11/29
Professor Mary Ryan, Imperial College London
Nanoparticles and the Environment: Friend or Foe?

2019/12/05
Professor Narasi Sridhar, Ohio State University
Localized Corrosion and Stress Corrosion Cracking of Steel in Alkaline Nitrate-Nitrite Solutions - An Old Problem Revisited


2020/01/08
Professor Jeff A. Reimer, University of Berkeley
NMR and the Grand Challenges of Metal-Organic Frameworks

2020/01/29
Professor David C. Schriemer, University of Calgary
Integrative structural biology using mass spectrometry

2020/02/12
Professor Simon Rondeau-Gagné, University of Windsor
New Strategies for the Design of Stretchable Semiconducting π-Conjugated Polymers 

2020/02/26
Professor Ian Tonks, University of Minnesota
Ti-Catalyzed Nitrene Transfer Reactions: Harnessing the TiII/TiIV Redox Couple for New Transformations

2020/03/06
Professor Ashok K. Kakkar, McGill University
Endogenous Stimuli-Responsive Nanoformulations for Spatial Drug Delivery

2020/03/9 
Jian Wang, Editor, M.Sc.
Life Perspectives from a Veteran Synthetic Chemist: Writing Your Research in English 

2020/03/11
Professor Jeremy Rawson, University of Windor, Student Invited Speaker
Radicals: From pancake bonds to multi-functional materials

The following seminars were cancelled due to COVID-19.

 

2020/03/18 Professor Sanela Martic, Trent University

2020/03/25 Professor Jeremy May, University of Houston

2020/03/31 Professor Zachary Hudson, University of British Columbia

2020/04/01 Professor Rustam Z. Khaliullin, McGill University


2020/04/15 Professor Farshid Ramezanipour, University of Louisville


2020/04/30 Professor Jens Dilling, TRIUMPF