All seminars take place on Tuesday in D'Ambra Auditorium in the Life Sciences Research Building unless otherwise noted. Light refreshments are served fifteen minutes prior to the seminar.

Seminar Schedule

Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 4:30 pm

"Chemistry Enabled by the Mechanistic Understanding of Copper-Catalyzed Azide-Alkyne Cycloaddition"
Dr. Lei Zhu, Florida State University


Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 4:30 pm

"Silk-Inspired Materials for Sustainability and Healthcare Applications"
Dr. Helen Zha, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 4:30 pm

"Development of Novel Photoacids and Photoacid-Catalyzed Reactions"
Dr. Joseph Badillo, Seton Hall University


Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 4:30 pm

"Chemical Tools for Understanding Reactive Sulfur Species"
Dr. Ming Xian, Brown University


Tuesday, April 4, 2023, 4:30 pm

"Beyond Phosphine Organocatalysis"
Dr. Ohyun Kwon, University of California, Los Angeles


Tuesday, April 11, 2023, 4:30 pm

"Organocatalytic Stereoselective Koenigs-Knorr Glycosylations"
Dr. Abram Axelrod, Purdue University


Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 4:30 pm

(Title to be announced)
Dr. Hau Bai, Amgen Research and Development


Tuesday, April 25, 2023, 4:30 pm

"Materials Design Strategies for Greener and Softer Semiconducting Polymers"
Dr. Simon Rondeau-Gagne, University of Windsor