We thank Friends of Chemistry and GreenCentre Canada for their support of our seminar program

*All seminars begin at 11:30 AM on Fridays in CHE117, unless otherwise indicated

 

September 2021

September 3rd via Zoom
Organic Reactions
Speaker: Paul Knochel - University Munich
Title:Functionalization of N-Heterocycles using Li, Mg and Zn Organometallics
Host: A. Evans

Abstract (PDF, 170 KB)

Organic Reactions Inc. Brochure (PDF, 273 KB)

September 10th via Zoom
Graduate Orientation and TA Award Celebration
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September 17th via Zoom
Speaker: Katherine Ryan - UBC
Title: Enzymes from Bacterial Natural Products Biosynthesis
Host: G. Howe

Abstract (PDF, 79 KB)

October 2021

October 1st via Zoom
Speaker: Jeffrey McCutcheon - University of Connecticut
Title: Precision Separations Using Manufacturable Membrane Platforms: Opportunities in Aqueous and Non-Aqueous Filtration
Host: P. Jessop

Abstract (PDF, 89 KB)

October 8th via Zoom
Speaker: Erin Chernick - University of Victoria
Title: Organic Chemistry and Quantum Information Science - How to Merge Two Scientific Disciplines
Host: K. Stamplecoskie

Abstract (PDF, 561 KB)

October 22nd via Zoom
Jones Lecture
Speaker: Dame Carol Robinson - University of Oxford
Title: Mass spectrometry: From plasma proteins to mitochondrial membranes
Host: G. Howe

Abstract (PDF, 77 KB)

Jones Lecture Brochure (PDF, 205 KB)

November 2021

November 5th via Zoom
Speaker: Jeremy Lohman - Purdue University
Title: Chilling a biochemical hot potato: stable acyl-thioester analogs to study fatty acid and polyketide biosynthesis
Host: G. Howe

Abstract (PDF, 68 KB)

November 19th via Zoom
PhD Departmental Seminar
Speaker: Travis Ferguson - PhD Student
Title: Hadamard-Transform Excitation-Emission-Matrix (HT-EEM) Spectroscopy: Rapid Multidimensional Analysis of Fluorophores
Host: P. Loock

Abstract (PDF, 52 KB)

November 26th via Zoom
Speaker: Matt Kitching - Durham University
Title: Enantioselective Synthesis of Chiral Ammonium Cations
Host: C. Crudden

Abstract (PDF, 2.8 MB)

December 2021

December 3rd via Zoom
Baird Lecture
Speaker: Claudia Turro - The Ohio State University
Title:Dual Action Photoactive Transition Metal Complexes for Photochemotherapy
Host: A. Petitjean

Abstract (PDF, 137 KB)

Baird Lecture Brochure (PDF, 431 KB)

December 9 at 2:00 p.m. in CHE117
Speaker: James Batteas - Texas A&M University
Title: Studies of Friction and the Mechanochemical Reactivity of 2D Nanomaterials
Host: C. Crudden

Abstract (PDF, 66 KB)

December 10th via Zoom
Speaker: Ryan Steele - University of Utah
Title: Spectral Signatures of Water Activation by Ions & Radicals
Host: T. Carrington

Abstract (PDF, 148 KB)

December 17th via Zoom
Speaker: Jason Hein - The University of British Columbia
Title: New Tools and Technology to Accelerate Process Chemical Research and Discovery
Host: C. Crudden

Abstract (PDF, 105 KB)

January 2022

January 28th
PhD Departmental Seminar
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February 2022

February 3rd via Zoom at 5:00 p.m. EST
McRae Lecture
Speaker: Michael Monteiro - The University of Queensland
Title: Precision-built polymer nanostructures and their use in biomedical applications.
Host: QGCS - Dianne

Abstract (PDF, 435 KB)

February 4th via Zoom
Speaker: Vincent Ziffle - First Nations University
Title: Chemistry and Indigenous Knowledge: Development of a Novel Chemistry of Food and Cooking Course and Medicinal Plant Survey Highlighting Indigenous Food and Medicine Traditions
Host: G. Howe on behalf of the Graduate Students

Abstract (PDF, 110 KB)

February 25th via Zoom
PhD Departmental Seminar
Speaker: Matthias Hermann - PhD Student
Title: Chemical Analysis by Sessile Droplet Microfluidic Devices and Surface Sampling Probe Mass Spectrometry
Host: R. Oleschuk - Supervisor

Abstract (PDF, 30 KB)

March 2022

March 11th
Speaker: Elder Allen Doxtator
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Host: QC-IDEAS - Jenny McLeod

March 22nd at 10:00 a.m. in CHE202
Speaker: Marcus Drover - University of Windsor
Title: Exterior Decorating: Lewis Acid Secondary Coordination Spheres for Cooperative Reactivity
Host: R. Oleschuk

March 23rd at 10:00 a.m. in CHE202
Speaker: Alexandra Tavasoli - Weizmann Institute of Science
Title: Main Group Supramolecular Building Blocks
Host: R. Oleschuk

March 25th via Zoom
Speaker: Marco Bravi - Sapienza University of Rome
Title: Leveraging the new to reap the past
Host: P. Jessop

March 29th at 10:00 a.m. in CHE202
Speaker: Lucia M. Lee - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: Solar-driven carbon dioxide conversion at all scales
Host: R. Oleschuk

April 2022

April 1st
Speaker: Lisa Croll - 3M
Title: Teamwork, Continuous Learning and Fundamental Science. Enabling 3M’s N95 Pandemic Response
Host: Queen's Grad Chemistry Seminar - Rachel Shum

April 15th (University Closed – No Seminar)
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April 22nd
Speaker: Tobias Robert - FUR4Sustain
Title: Synthesis and Application of Bio-Based Polyesters and Poly(ester amide)s
Host: P. Jessop

April 29th
Speaker: Joelle Pelletier - Université de Montréal
Title: From raspberry flavor to addressing antibiotic resistance: learning how biocatalysis works, and teaching nature’s catalysts new tricks
Host: G. Howe

May 2022

May 13th
Speaker: LC Campeau - Merck & Co., Inc.
Title: Changing the World, One Reaction at a Time
Host: C. Crudden

May 20th University Closed - No Seminar
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May 24th at 11:30 a.m. in CHE117
Speaker: Hannu Häkkinen - University of Jyväskylä
Title: Prospects and challenges for computer simulations of monolayer-protected metal clusters and their aggregates
Host: C. Crudden

 

May 25th at 9:10 a.m. in CHEAUD
Speaker: Gang Zheng - University of Toronto
Title: The journey of porphysomes: from discovery to clinical translation
Host: C. Crudden

May 25th at 10:00 a.m. in CHEAUD
Speaker: Jie Zheng - The University of Texas at Dallas
Title: Ultrasmall Gold Nanoparticles: In vivo Transport, Interactions and Biomedical Applications
Host: C. Crudden

May 27th
PhD Departmental Seminar
Speaker: Igor Tadeu da Cunha - PhD Student
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Host: P. Jessop - Supervisor

Speaker: Ishwar Singh - PhD Student
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Host: C. Crudden - Supervisor

Speaker: Alex Veinot - PhD Student
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Host: C. Crudden - Supervisor

June 2022

June 3rd
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June 24th
PhD Departmental Seminar
Speaker: Bailey Smith - PhD Student
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July 2022

July 1st (University Closed – No Seminar)
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July 22nd
Speaker: Ruby Sullan - University of Toronto
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July 25th time TBA
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August 26th
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2022-2023 Seminar Schedule

Sep 2022 | Oct 2022 | Nov 2022 | Dec 2022 | Jan 2023 | Feb 2023
Mar 2023 | Apr 2023 | May 2023 | Jun 2023 | Jul 2023 | Aug 2023

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Russell Lecture
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November 2022

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November 11th
Inaugural OpenPlastics Lecture
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