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Foster Colloquium Series

Current Foster Schedule



4:00 PM in 228 Natural Sciences Complex*
Refreshments at 3:30 PM*

*(unless otherwise noted)


Friday, September 8, 2017
Professor Krishna Rajan, Erich Bloch Endowed Chair, Department of Materials Design and Innovation (MDI), University at Buffalo
“Designing Chemistry to Engineer Multiscale Materials Behavior” (Abstract)

Friday, September 15, 2017
Professor Robert Powers, Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
“Metabolomics: A Tool for Systems Biology, Disease Diagnosis and Drug Discovery”

Friday, October 6, 2017
Professor Touradj Solouki, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Baylor University
“X-omics Mass Spectrometry: Multidimensions and Enhanced Peak Capacity”

Friday, October 13, 2017
Professor Thomas S. Teets, Department of Chemistry, University of Houston
“Synthetic Stratagies to Optimize Photophysical and Photoredox Properties of Organometallic Complexes

**Friday, October 20, 2017 @ 3:00 PM in NSC 228 (refreshments 2:30 PM in NSC 306)
Professor Garth J. Simpson, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University
“Nonlinear Optics of Protein Assemblies”
**Note different times/rooms this week

Friday, October 27, 2017
Professor Joseph M. Fox, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware
“Fast Bioorthogonal Chemistry: Discovery, Development, Applications”

Friday, November 3, 2017
Professor Christopher C. Cummins, Department of Chemistry, MIT
“Reactive Phosphorus Intermediates Generated from Anthracene-Based Molecular Precursors” (Abstract)

Friday, November 10, 2017
Professor Joel Rosenthal, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware
“Addressing Issues Related to Molecular Energy Conversion and Human Health with Nontraditional Porphyrinoids”

Friday, November 17, 2017
Professor Audrey Lamb, Department of Molecular Biosciences, The University of Kansas
“Biosynthesis of Opine Metallophores by Bacterial Pathogens”

Friday, December 1, 2017
Professor Tomáš Hudlický, Department of Chemistry, Brock University
“Chemoenzymatic Total Synthesis of Natural Products: Recent Progress in Approaches to Morphine and Amaryllidaceae Alkaloids and Other Complex Targets” (Abstract)

Past Foster Colloquia

Past Foster Colloquia