Seminars and Events

The seminars below are open to the public. Seminars will be held on the date noted at 11:45 AM in Room 141 Hughes (unless otherwise indicated). Refreshments will be served at 11:30 AM. Parking is available across the street or in the North Campus Parking Garage. If there are any questions, please contact: Dr. Chris Zhu at

February 9, 2017 | Marilyne Stains, University of Nebraska Lincoln

Capturing instructional practices in the chemistry classrooms and laboratories: New research-based tools to address both instructors’ and researchers’ needs

February 16, 2017 | Dave Tierney, Miami University

Unraveling the Complexity of High-Spin Co(II) EPR

February 23, 2017 | Rafael Bruschweiler, Ohio State University

NMR and NMR/MS Hybrid Approaches for Metabolomics and Disordered Proteins

March 2, 2017 | David Eichhorn, Wichita State University

Modeling Nickel Superoxide Dismutase and Making Molecules with Cyanoscorpionates

March 9, 2017 | Kylie Walters – NIH NCI

Substrate recognition by the proteasome

March 16, 2017 | Todd Emrick, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Merging the natural and synthetic into smart, responsive, functional polymers

March 30, 2017 | Liang Li, University of Alberta

High-Performance Chemical Isotope Labeling LC-MS for Comprehensive and Quantitative Metabolomics

April 6, 2017 | Karelle Aiken, Georgia Southern University

Approaches toward the design of novel 1,2,3-triazole chemosensors: Synthesis & Application

April 13, 2017 | M. G. Finn, Georgia Institute of Technology

Click Chemistry Returns Home: Development and Applications to Materials Science

April 20, 2017 | Christine Hajdin, Novartis

Computer assisted drug discovery: Using computational approaches to identify and improve small molecule binding to targets of interest

April 27, 2017 | Sarah Stewart de Ramirez and Scott Levin, Johns Hopkins

Machine learning based electronic triage in the emergency department

May 4–5, 2017 | Mary Wirth, Purdue University (Ritter Lecturer)

Decreasing the death rate of cancer (Thursday, May 4, 4:00 pm, Hughes 141)

Advances in protein separations: Smaller particles and better surfaces (Friday, May 5, 11:45 am, Hughes 141)