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Departmental Seminar Schedule | Student Seminar Schedule

Departmental Seminar Schedule for Fall 2015
** Held in Hunter 100 on Thursdays at 4:00pm. **

August

25 Annual Department Picnic


September

Day Speaker Topic Sponsor
10 Seth Rasmussen - North Dakota State University Molecular Design of Conjugated Materials for Optoelectronics:  Applications of Fused-ring Thiophene Building Blocks Bill Pennington
17
24 Reserved TBA Joe Thrasher

October

Day Speaker Topic Sponsor
1 Tom Meyer - UNC Chapel Hill TBA Andy Tennyson
8 Scott Iacono - Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO "New Strategies towards Developing Light Harvesting Materials Derived from Cross-Conjugated Functionalized Fulvenes" Steve Creager
15 Reserved TBA Joe Thrasher
22 Linda Shimizu - University of South Carolina TBA Modi Wetzler
29 Lisa Holland - West Virginia University TBA Steve Creager

November

Day Speaker Topic Sponsor
5 Reserved TBA Joe Thrasher
12 Bradley Merner - Auburn University TBA Modi Wetzler
19 Belinda Akpa - North Carolina State University TBA Leah Casabianca
26 THANKSGIVING    

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Departmental Seminar Schedule for Spring 2016

January

Day Speaker Topic Sponsor
6 Classes Begin    
14 Ines Batinic-Haberle - Duke University TBA Andy Tennyson
21
28

February

Day Speaker Topic Sponsor
4
11    
18  
25 Daniel Heller TBA Leah Casabianca

March

Day Speaker Topic Sponsor
3
10
14-18 Spring Break    
21-25 ACS meeting in Denver, CO    
31

April

Day Speaker Topic Sponsor
7
14 Rendy Kartika - Louisiana State University TBA Dan Whitehead
21

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These seminars are open to anyone interested and will be held in the Hunter Laboratories Auditorium Room 100 on Thursdays at 4:00pm.. For any further information, please contact George Chumanov (gchumak@clemson.edu) or telephone (864) 656-2339.

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Student Seminar Schedule For Fall 2015

Physical and Analytical Chemistry Student Seminar Program
CH851 (section 2) Analytical/Physical Student Seminar:

Date Speaker Title
September 15 Zhe Jia TBA
September 22
October 6
October 20
December 1

Organic/Inorganic Chemistry Student Seminar Program
CH 851 Organic-Inorganic Seminar:

Date Speaker Title
August 21 Dr. Whitehead "Guidelines for a Good Seminar"
August 28

Jaime Murphy - Proposal Seminar (Brumaghim group)

"Sulfur and selenium antioxidants:  Activity by metal binding or sacrificial oxidation?"
September 4 Andrea Gaertner - Proposal Seminar (Brumaghim group) "DNA damage prevention with sulfur and selenium containing compounds"
September 11
September 19
September 25
October 2
October 9 Kirstin Sockwell - Proposal Seminar (Wetzler group) "Solid-phase Synthesis of Cyclopeptoids for Metal Complexation"
October 16 Timothy Lex - Proposal Seminar (Whitehead group) "Developing Novel Iodo-Arene Containing Amino Acids and Conjugates that Exhibit High Reactivities in Hypervalent Iodine Mediated Transformations"
October 23
October 30 Megan Sibley - Proposal Seminar (Wetzler group) "Polyaminocarboxylic Acid and Azamacrocycle Ligands for Selective Lanthanide and Actinide Chelation"
November 6 No Seminar - SERMACS 2015 - Memphis
November 13 Heeren Gordhan - Literature Seminar (Whitehead group) "Tandem reactions in organic synthesis with an application to the synthesis of a spirocyclic natural product"
November 20 Wang Wan - Literature Seminar (Smith group) "Investigation of metal-organic framework (MOFs) materials:  assembly of transition metals with organic building blocks"
November 27 No Seminar - Thanksgiving
December 4 Mohammed Abbas - Literature Seminar (Brumaghim group) "Cellular RNA as important potential drug target by platinum complexes"
December 11 No Seminar - Final Exams

Student Seminar Schedule For Spring 2016

Physical and Analytical Chemistry Student Seminar Program
CH851 (section 2) Analytical/Physical Student Seminar:

Date Speaker Title
March 11
March 25  
April 1
April 8
April 15
April 22
April 29

Organic/Inorganic Chemistry Student Seminar Program
CH 851 Organic-Inorganic Seminar:

Date Speaker Title
January 22 Dr. Joseph Thrasher - Kickoff Meeting
January 29
February 5
February 12
February 26
March 4
March 11
April 1
April 8
April 15
April 22

Proposal Seminars
Date, Seminar Speaker
:

Dates reserved for candidate final serminar
Date, Seminar Speaker:

The Physical/Analytical seminars are held on Tuesdays from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM in Hunter100.

The Inorganic/Organic seminars are held on Fridays from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM in
Hunter 100.

Attendance of all graduate students is required.

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