Colloquium Series

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The Department of Chemistry hosts a weekly colloquium series on Fridays during the academic year, 4:00 - 5:00 PM in MacMillan Hall Room 115. A reception is held in GeoChem Room 349 beginning at 3:30 PM. These seminars are free and open to the public—all are invited. View information on building location and parking.

Titles and abstracts are added to our Seminar & Events Calendar when they are received.


Colloquium Date Presenter Host 
September 7 Prof. Michael Gruenwald, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Univ. of Utah Prof. Ou Chen
September 14 Prof. Jiaoyang Jiang '09 Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Drug Discovery, Univ. of Wisconsin–Madison Prof. Amit Basu
September 21 Prof. Kenneth Jordan, Richard King Mellon Professor and Distinguished Professor of Computational Chemistry, Univ. of Pittsburgh Prof. Lai-Sheng Wang
September 28 Prof. Shana O. Kelley, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry, Univ. of Toronto Prof. Sarah Delaney
October 5 Prof. Marsha I. Lester, Edmund J. Kahn Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Univ. of Pennsylvania [Distinguished Women in Science Colloquium] Diversity & Inclusion Action Committee
October 12 Dr. Robert B. Best, Senior Investigator, Theoretical Biophysical Chemistry, NIH Intramural Research Program Profs. Brenda Rubenstein & Nicolas Fawzi
October 19 Prof. Tae-Hee Lee, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Pennsylvania State Univ. Prof. Sarah Delaney
October 26 Prof. Robert N. Ben, Full Professor, Chemistry, Univ. of Ottawa Prof. Amit Basu
November 2 Prof. Ana de Bettencourt-Dias, Professor of Chemistry, Univ. of Nevada, Reno Prof. Jerome Robinson
November 9 Prof. Raymond E. Schaak, DuPont Professor of Materials Chemistry, Pennsylvania State Univ. Graduate Student Leadership Committee
November 16 Prof. Dongmao Zhang, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Mississippi State Univ. Prof. Ou Chen
November 30 Dr. John C. Gordon, Laboratory Fellow, Los Alamos National Lab Prof. Jerome Robinson
December 7 Prof. Matthew K. Kiesewetter, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Univ. of Rhode Island Prof. Jerome Robinson


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