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Chemistry Seminars

Check out the weekly Chemistry Seminar to learn about many different topics in chemistry.

Seminars are held on Fridays at Noon in TGH Auditorium.

Fall 2023

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
08/25/2023 Jamie Neely Saint Louis University, Chemistry New Methods for C–N and C–C Bond Formation Enabled by First Row Transition Metals
09/01/2023 Natalie LaFranzo V.P. of Strategy at LINUS/ ACS Director at Large Beyond the Bench — Bringing Together Business, Chemistry, and Creativity
09/08/2023 Angela Lam VP, Biology, Arbutus Biopharma Insights from Mechanistic Studies of Hepatitis B Virus Capsid Assembly Modulators
09/15/2023 Angeline M. Lyon Purdue University TBD
09/22/2023 Gary Patty Washington University Chemical Discovery in the Era of Metabolomics
09/29/2023 Chandra Tucker University of Colorado School of Medicine Inducible control of protein assembly and activity using light and chemicals
10/06/2023 Marcus Foston Washington University In-situ Neutron Scattering of the Lignin Depolymerization
10/13/2023 Pierre Moenne-Loccoz Oregon Health and Science University Mechanistic Studies of Metalloproteins Relevant to Microbial Resistance to Nitric Oxide and other NOx Species
10/20/2023 ACS Midwest Regional Meeting at the St. Charles Convention Center, Wed pm through Sat am
10/27/2023 ACS Saint Louis Award Symposium Honoring Professor Istvan Kiss
11/03/2023 Reni Joseph St. Louis Community College TBD
11/10/2023 Robert Lazenby  Florida State University Development of multifunctional electrochemical probes for localized chemical sensing
11/17/2023 Nicolai Lehnert University of Michigan Modeling Heme-HNO Complexes: What is the Nature of the Key 
“Intermediate I” in Cytochrome P450 NO Reductase?
11/24/2023 Thanksgiving Break
12/01/2023 Pericles Stavropoulos Missouri S&T TBD
12/08/2023 Steve Kinsley FDA (retired) TBD
12/09/2023 Joint Symposium with Biochemistry


Spring 2023

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
1/20/2023 Thomas Teets University of Houston  
1/27/2023 Christiane Hoppe-Jones American Water  
2/3/2023 Ryan Groeneman Webster University  
2/10/2023 No Seminar    
2/17/2023 Vincent Chevrier University of Arkansas


2/24/2023 Ali Parvez, John Tetteh, Peter Maness SLU

4th-year grad-seminar

3/3/2023 Mark P. Farrell The University of Kansas

Manipulating Cell Surfaces for Cancer Therapy

3/10/2023 Yan Zhang Virginia Commonwealth University


3/17/2023 (Spring Break) Massimo Olivucci Bowling Green State/ U Sienna


3/24/2023 Desmond Ofosu, Mahmoud Mostafa, Julius Agongo SLU

4th-year grad-seminar

3/31/2023 Jeffery Byers Boston University


4/7/2023 - Easter

4/14/2023 George Richter-Addo University of Oklahoma  
4/21/2023 Thomas P. Sakmar The Rockefeller University MilliporeSigma Lecture
4/28/2023 Arun KShukla Indian Institute of Technology