Seminars

The Department of Chemistry hosts guest speakers who give research seminars. Guests typically present their seminars on Fridays. Graduate students also present research or literature seminars, usually on Mondays. All seminars are held in Chemical Sciences Building, Room 103 at 3:30 pm unless otherwise noted.

Seminar Program: Visiting Speakers 

Date Speaker/Affiliation Seminar Title
01/17/14 Varied speakers on important safety topics Safety Seminar
01/24/14 Prof. Noa Marom
Tulane University
 First Principles Modeling of Molecular Crystals 
01/31/14 Dr. Casey Grimm
USDA-ARS-SRRC
Analytical Techniques for Analyzing Foods and Proteins
02/14/14 Prof. Josh Goldberger
The Ohio State University
Materials at the Atomic Scale Rescheduled for 03/21/14
02/28/14 *Special time and location* Mardi Gras Symposium Supramolecular Chemistry International set of speakers Symposium will be held at Tulane University in the Lavin-Bernick Center. 
03/07/14 No seminar Mari Gras Break 
03/13/14 *Special date: Thursday seminar* Prof. Craig Bayse 
Old Dominion University  
Unraveling the Mechanisms of the Biochalcogens Sulfur and Selenium: A Modeling Perspective
03/14/14 Prof. Kevin Riley
Xavier University of Louisiana 
Characterization of C-X...pi Interactions and their Role in Protein-Ligand Complexes
03/16/14 - 03/20/14 ACS Spring Meeting Dallas, TX
03/28/14 *Special time* Poster Competition & Spring BBQ  Begins at 12:00 noon
04/04/14 Prof. Gail Fanucci
University of Florida
TBA
04/11/14 Prof. Revati Kumar
Louisiana State University
Modeling Chemical Reactions in Complex Systems
04/28/14 *Special day* Dr. Kai Zhu
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Perovskite Solar Cells
05/02/14 Prof. Kenneth Merz 
Michigan State University
TBA
05/07/14 *Special day* Prof. David Sherrill
Georgia Tech University
TBA Part of the La-Sigma Series 
05/09/14 *Special time* CHEM 3094: Undergraduate Research Presentations Begins at 1:30pm 

 

Seminar Program: Graduate Student Speakers

Date Speaker/Seminar Type Seminar Title
02/03/14 Sara Akbarian
Literature
Artificial Muscles Based on Carbon Nanotubes
02/10/14 Shuke Yan
Literature
Ultralight and Multifunctional Carbon Aerogels Rescheduled for 03/10/14
02/17/14 Treva Brown
Literature
Self-Assembled Structures Based on Dancing Magnetic Droplets
02/24/14 Patrick Apipanykul
Literature
TBA
03/10/14 Shuke Yan
Literature
Ultralight and Multifunctional Carbon Aerogels
03/17/14 Majed Bajaber
Literature
Osmabenzyne, Synthesis And Reactivity
03/24/14 Rebecca Hron
Literature
Advances in Hurtley Type C-C Arylations
04/14/14 Alex Sherwood
Research
TBA
04/30/14 Carlos Zelaya 
Research
TBA
05/05/14 Stephanie Perez
Literature
Androgen-Independent Prostate Cancer Inhibitor Prodrug targeting Phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase (PI3K/AKT) Pathway
TBA Angela Ellender
Research
TBA