Colloquium and Seminar Schedule

Monday Graduate Colloquium Schedule

Spring/Summer 2004

Unless otherwise indicated, all seminars are funded in part by the NIU Graduate Colloquium Committee and will be held at 4 p.m. in Faraday West 201. For more information, contact the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at (815) 753-1133.

Tentative Schedule




February 2

Professor Daniel Armstrong
Department of Chemistry
Iowa State University

Characterization and Use of Room Temperature Ionic Liquids in Chemical Analysis

February 9

University Professor Richard C. Larock
Department of Chemistry
Iowa State University

Synthesis of Carbocycles and Heterocycles by Iodine- and Palladium-Promoted Cyclization and Annulation

February 16

Dr. Hong-Yu Li
Discovery Chemistry Research
Eli Lilly & Company

Methylene Covalently Cross-Linked DNA, TGF- R1 Inhibitors for Cancer Therapy

February 23

Assistant Professor Prakash Reddy
Department of Chemistry
University of Missouri, Rolla

Recent Studies of Long-Lived Carbocations and Carbodications

March 15

Professor Gregory Hillhouse
Department of Chemistry
University of Chicago


April 5

Professor Joseph S. Francisco
Department of Chemistry
Purdue University

Structure and Reactivity of Open-Shell Complexes: New Frontiers in Atmospheric Chemistry

April 12

Alan Cowley,  Robert A. Welch Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Texas at Austin

Main Group Chemistry of Group 13 Elements

April 26

William H. and Janet Lycan Professor Ralph Nuzzo
School of Chemical Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Applications of Additive Fabrication via Soft Lithography

May 17

Professor Zuowei Xie
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Chinese University of Hong Kong


July 6

Prof. Dr. Marcel Gielen
Department of Polymer Science and Structural Chemistry
Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Water-Soluble Organotin Polyoxacarboxylates: Heterotopic Cation/Anion Sensors with Antitumor Activities

 Original source: NIU-Chemistry and Biochemistry page dated 26 January 2004