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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

2018-2019 Seminar Schedule

Sep 2018 | Oct 2018 | Nov 2018 | Dec 2018 | Jan 2019 | Feb 2019
Mar 2019 | Apr 2019 | May 2019 | Jun 2019 | Jul 2019 | Aug 2019

September 2018

September 4th
11th Annual Queen's Chemistry Graduate Symposium
Speaker: Molly Shoichet - University of Toronto
Title: Engineering the Cellular Microenvironment: 3D Cell Culture for Drug Screening
Host: QGCS

September 6th
Speaker: Wanlin Guo - Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Title: Emerging Hydrovoltaic Technology
Host: G. Liu

September 7th
Department of Chemistry Graduate Orientation Session

September 12th at 11:30 a.m. in CHE202
Speaker: Charles Yeung & Greg Hughes - Merck Research Laboratories
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Host: C. Crudden

September 13th at 2:00 p.m. in CHE202
Speaker: Mark Workentin - University of Western Ontario
Title: Towards the Fabrication of Functional Nanoparticles via Bioorthogonal Chemistry
Host: C. Crudden

September 14th
Speaker: Jean-Pierre Perreault - Université de Sherbrooke
Title: G-quadruplexes impacts the human transcriptome
Host: A. Petitjean

September 21st
PhD Departmental Seminar
Speaker: Shuaishuai Huang - PhD Student
Title: Waterborne PDMS-containing polyurethane formulation for anti-smudge coatings and superhydrophobic textiles
Host: G. Liu - Supervisor

September 28th
Speaker: Jennifer Love - University of British Columbia
Title: Developing catalytic reactions one step at a time
Host: A. Evans

October 2018

October 5th
Speaker: Angela Lyon - Parteq
Title: Intro to Intellectual Property (IP)
Host: P. Loock

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Thank you to Ridout & Maybee LLP for sponsoring this seminar.

October 10th at 1:30 p.m. in CHE117
Speaker: Fumitoshi Shibahara - Gifu University
Title: Imidazo[1,5-a]pyridine Carbenes as a Strong π-Accepting and σ-Donating NHC: Properties and Catalytic Utilities.
Host: C. Crudden

October 12th
Speaker: Steve MacNeil - Wilfrid Laurier University
Title: Promoting Metacognitive Skills Development in Students
Host: V. Snieckus

October 19th
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October 23rd at 11:30 a.m. in CHE117
Speaker: Brian Popp - West Virginia University
Title: Reductive Carboxylation of Unsaturated Hydrocarbons with CO2
Hosts: C. Crudden/D. Zechel

October 26th
Speaker: Katherine Elvira - University of Victoria
Title: Microfluidic Platforms for Drug Discovery
Host: D. Zechel

November 2018

November 2nd
Faculty Candidate Seminar
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November 9th
Faculty Candidate Seminar
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November 14 at 11:30 a.m. in CHE202
PhD Departmental Seminar
Speaker: Yaoting Zhang - PhD Student
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Host: N. Mosey - Supervisor

Speaker: Kaka Zhang - PhD Student
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Host: G. Liu - Supervisor

November 16th
Faculty Candidate Seminar
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November 23rd
Speaker: Mark Stradiotto - Dalhousie University
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Host: C. Crudden

November 30th
Russell Lecture
Speaker: Mitchell A. Winnik - University of Toronto
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Host: G. Liu

December 2018

December 7th
Faculty Candidate Seminar
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December 14th
Baird Lecture
Speaker: Karen I. Goldberg - University of Pennsylvania
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Host: C. Crudden

December 21st
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December 28th (University Closed - No Seminar)
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January 2019

January 4th
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January 11th
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January 18th
PhD Departmental Seminar
Speaker: Adeela Manzoor - PhD Student
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Host: P. Jessop - Supervisor

Speaker: David Simon - PhD Student
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Host: D. Zechel & R. Oleschuk - Supervisors

January 25th
McRae Lecture
Speaker: Sarah E. Reisman - California Institute of Technology
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Host: A. Evans

February 2019

February 1st
Frost Lecture Speaker: Paul Anastas - Yale University
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Hosts: P. Jessop & QGCS

February 8th
Harrison-MacRae Lecture
Speaker: Chihaya Adachi - Kyushu University
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Host: J.M. Nunzi

February 15th
PhD Departmental Seminar
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February 22nd
Speaker: David Lacy - University at Buffalo
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Host: D. Zechel

March 2018

March 1st
Speaker: Andrei Yudin - University of Toronto
Title: Development of bioactive molecules using the tools of chemical synthesis
Host: C. Crudden

March 8th
PhD Departmental Seminar
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March 15th
Harrison-MacRae Lecture
Speaker: Peter Willis - NASA Astrobiology Institute
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Host: R. Oleschuk

March 22nd
Speaker: William Skene - Université of Montreal
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Host: G. Liu

March 29th
Harrison-MacRae Lecture
Speaker: Ian Harrison - University of Virginia
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Host: T. Carrington

April 2019

April 5th
Jones Lecture
Speaker: Thomas F. Miller - California Institute of Technology
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Host: T. Carrington

April 12th
PhD Departmental Seminar
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April 19th (Good Friday - University Closed - No Seminar)
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April 26th
Szarek Lecture
Speaker: Laura Kiessling - MIT
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Host: C. Crudden

May 2019

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May 10th
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June 2019

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June 14th
PhD Departmental Seminar
Speaker: Haijun Li - PhD Student
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July 2019

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July 12th
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July 26th
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August 2019

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August 9th
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