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​​Departmental Seminar Series

Green Centre Canada

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

2021-2022 Seminar Schedule

Sep 2021 | Oct 2021 | Nov 2021 | Dec 2021 | Jan 2022 | Feb 2022
Mar 2022 | Apr 2022 | May 2022 | Jun 2022 | Jul 2022 | Aug 2022

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 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

December 24th (University Closed at Noon – No Seminar)
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January 2022

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January 28th
PhD Departmental Seminar
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February 2022

February 3rd Virtual at 5:00 p.m. EST
McRae Lecture
Speaker: Michael Monteiro - The University of Queensland
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QGCS - Dianne

February 4th Virtual
Speaker: Vincent Ziffle - First Nations University
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Host: G. Howe on behalf of the Graduate Students

February 11th
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February 25th
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March 2022

March 4th Virtual
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March 25th
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April 2022

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April 8th
Szarek Lecture
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April 15th (University Closed – No Seminar)
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April 22nd
Russell Lecture
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April 29th
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May 2022

May 6th
Robert S. Brown Lecture
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May 13th
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May 27th
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June 2022

June 3rd
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June 24th
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July 2022

July 1st (University Closed – No Seminar)
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July 29th
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August 2022

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August 26th
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