Seminars - archives

Spring 2010

  • Friday, February 19, 2010 Dr. Nils Walter, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
  • Scientists Watching Action Movies: Real-Time Single Molecule Fluorescence Imaging of Natural and Engineered Nucleic Acid-Protein Nanomachines

Fall 2009

  • Friday, September 11, 2009 Rose-Anne Meissner ('03), Northwestern University
  • Genetic Control of Circadian Behavior in Drosophila melanogaster
  • Friday, September 18, 2009 Bakthan Singaram, UC Santa Cruz
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hydride – The Dual Personality of Lithium Aminoborohydrides
  • Friday, October 2, 2009 Jayme Cannon ('04), Merck
  • Pharmaceutical Vaccine Formulation
  • Friday, October 2, 2009 Craig Streu ('04)
  • Bioactive Organometallic Complexes: From Structure to Function
  • Friday, October 16, 2009 Mike Lammers, Johnson-Diversy, Inc.
  • The specialty chemical industry, specifically focused on the food, beverage and pharmaceutical sectors served by the Johnson Diversey Food & Beverage Group
  • THURSDAY, October 29, 2009 Wilfred Van der Donk, U of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Title TBA

Spring 2009

  • Friday, February 13, 2009 Gabrielle Bielak Thurlow('00), On Assignment, Inc.
  • A Path Less Taken... A Road Less Traveled
  • Friday, February 27, 2009 Bruce Baldwin, Spring Arbor University
  • Carrots, Ferrocene and Biodiesel: Current Organic Chemistry Research at Spring Arbor University
  • Friday, March 20, 2009 Matt Allen, Wayne State University
  • Increasing the Utility of Contrast Agents for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Using Lanthanide Chemistry
  • Friday, March 27, 2009 Bryan Kusiak, Huron Technologies
  • Chemistry in Industry: Putting that Albion College Education to Work

Fall 2008

  • Friday, September 5, 2008
  • Robert Halcomb, IBM
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Friday, October 3, 2008
  • Valerie McCarthy, BASF
  • A computational study of chemical systems: I. A theoretical investigation of clathrate hydrates II. Conformational potential energy surface of tryptamine
  • Friday, October 17, 2008
  • Kevin J. Kubarych, University of Michigan
  • Friday, November 14, 2008
  • Greg Girolami, UIUC

Spring 2008

  • Friday, February 8, 2008
  • Bryce Marquis, University of Minnesota
  • Friday, February 22, 2008
  • Chris Marshall, Argonne National Laboratory
  • "Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Propane over Nanostructured Membrane Catalysts"
  • Friday, March 28, 2008
  • Prof. George Garcia, University of Michigan

Fall 2007

  • Friday, September 28, 2007
  • P.V. Ramachandran, Purdue University
  • "Boron Chemistry"
  • Friday, October 12
  • Amanda Boye, University of Illinois
  • "Poly(ADP-ribose) Metabolism: From PARP Substrates to PARG Inhibitors."
  • Friday, November 9
  • Andrew Knight, Loyola University
  • "Green Chemistry"

Spring 2007

  • Friday, February 9, 2007
  • Bradley Stish - University of Minnesota Cancer Center
  • "Design Purification and Evolution of a Recombinant Immunotoxin for Carcinoma Therapy"
  • Friday, February 23, 2007
  • Jackie Day (Albion 2001) - Senior associate scientist for Pfizer Research Global Research & Development.
  • "From Gene To Structure: Structure Based Drug Design"
  • Friday, April 13, 2007
  • Scott Silverman - University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • "DNA as a Catalyst, Constraint, and Sensor"

Fall 2006

  • Friday, September 15, 2006
  • Shauna Paradine,
  • "Synthesis and development of chiral hypervalent iodine compounds: an international collaborative project"
  • Sarah Simmons
  • "Hypervalent Iodine Chemistry in Wales"
  • Friday, September 22, 2006
  • Brandon Morrill, Jacob Skeans
  • "The Oxidation of Imidazolium-based Ionic Liquids with Potassium Permanganate"
  • Friday, September 29, 2006
  • Erin Marasco - University of Minnesota
  • Tim Johnson - General Mills
  • Friday, October 27, 2006
  • Robert B. Grubbs - Dartmouth
  • "Building Nanomaterials from the Bottom Up with Block Copolymers"
  • Friday, November 3, 2006
  • Carrie Hensel - Inner Circle Media, Ann Arbor
  • Friday, November 17, 2006
  • Charles Hoogstraten - Michigan State University