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Download our latest newsletter: Spring 2016 (pdf).

Alex Brolo will receive the 2017 Faculty of Science Award

Alex Brolo will receive the 2017 Faculty of Science Award for Teaching Excellence.

Scott McIndoe has been awarded the 2017 Craigdarroch Silver Medal

McIndoe has been awarded the 2017 Craigdarroch Silver Medal for Excellence in Research.

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Spring 2018

Unless specified, seminars will be held at 11:30 am in Elliott 167
Links to speakers' web pages are provided where available

March 29
Scott WolkenbergMerck
Two approaches to reverse HIV latency: histone deacetylase and farnesyltransferase inhibition
Host: Fraser Hof
April 5
Janine Mauzeroll, McGill University
The Wonderful World of Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy (SECM)
Host: Alex Brolo

April 16

Ingo Krossing, University of Freiburg - Elliott 228
Stabilization of Reactive Cations by Large and Weakly Coordinating Anions
Host: Neil Burford

Date Speaker
January 8
Thomas Hoye, University of Minnesota
The (ongoing) evolution of the hexadehydro-Diels-Alder (HDDA) reaction
Host: Andy Un
January 15
Paul Ragogna, Western University
An examination of phosphinidene chalcogenide chemistry: Versatile low coordinate P(III) units 
Host: Neil Burford
January 22
Michael Campbell, Lakehead University
Application of Solid Phase Synthesis to Radiochemistry and Other Tales of an Accidental Radiochemist
Host: Peter Wan
January 29

CHEM 509 Discussion for Grad Students
(attendance mandatory)

February 5
Shana Kelley, University of Toronto
Profiling Cells Inside and Out Using Nanostructured Materials
Host: Natia Frank
February 15
Graduate Student Research Day
February 19
Tim Swager, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dynamic Droplets
Host: Robin Hicks
February 26
Mario Bieringer, University of Manitoba
Keeping Things Moving - From Bottleneck to Bottleneck! Oxide ion conductors for solid oxide fuel cell applications
Host: Lisa Rosenberg
March 5
John Murphy, University of Strathclyde
Redox Processes with Organic Reagents
Host: Nicholas Richard
March 12
Alex Adronov, McMaster University
Developing New Polymers for Selective Interactions with Carbon Nanotubes
Host: Natia Frank
March 26
Emily Weiss, Northwestern University
Photocatalysis of Fuel-forming Reactions Enhanced by Energy and Charge Funneling within Colloidal Assemblies
Host: Natia Frank