Department of Chemistry Newsletter for 05/02/2016

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DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY NEWSLETTER
XL - No. 14 May 2nd, 2016

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SILVIA CAVAGNERO AWARDED HONORARY MEMBERSHIP IN THE PHI KAPPA PHI HONOR SOCIETY
Congratulations to Professor Silvia Cavagnero on being awarded Honorary Membership in the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Congratulations, Silvia!
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CHEMISTRY NEWSLETTER SUMMER HOURS
The Chemistry Newsletter will be going to Bi-weekly publication for the Summer after this week's newsletter. Please continue to drop/send material for the newsletter to me in the copy center or e-mail to: goldade@chem.wisc.edu. We will publish the newsletter on the off week for special announcements. Thank You.
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2016 Dates of Finance/Department Meetings
Department/Executive Committee Meetings - Tuesdays - 1:30 PM - Room 9341 Chemistry

5/10/2016

Finance Committee Meetings - Tuesdays - 1:30 PM - Room 1130

5/03/2016 5/17/2016

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SEMINARS
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Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 - Department, Physical, Theoretical Seminar, 11:00 am, 1315 Chemistry Building - Seminar Hall. Professor Kalina Hristova, Johns Hopkins University "Probing the interactions between proteins and cellular membranes"
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Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 - Organic Seminar, 3:30 pm, 1315 Chemistry (Seminar Hall). Professor Dale Boger, Scripps Research Institute "Hirschmann Lecture: Redesign of Vancomycin for Resistant Bacteria"
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Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 - Organic Seminar, 1:00 pm, 1315 Chemistry - Seminar Hall. Professor Dale Boger, The Scripps Research Institute "Hirschmann Lecture: Discovery and Development of Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase Inhibitors"
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Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 - Chemical Biology, Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 pm, Room 1315 Seminar Hall. Prof. Wenzhen Li, Iowa State "Electrocatalytic Processing of Biorenewables for Generation of Electricity, Chemical and Fuels"
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Thursday, May 5th, 2016 - Organic Seminar, 11:00 am, 1315 Chemistry (Seminar Hall). Professor Tobin Marks, Northwestern University "McElvain Organic Seminar "Strategies for Biofeedstock Conversions via Tandem Homogeneous/Heterogeneous Catalytic C-O Hydrogenolysis""
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Thursday, May 5th, 2016 - Analytical, Materials Seminar, 12:15 pm, 1315 Chemistry - Seminar Hall. Prof. Nate Lewis, California Institute of Technology "McElvain Materials Seminar"
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Thursday, May 5th, 2016 - General Seminar, 3:00 pm, 1315 Chemistry - Seminar Hall. Dr. Bob Dykstra, Principal Scientist, The Procter & Gamble Company "From the Round-Bottom Flask to the Washing Machine: Development of Pro-Oxidants and Pro-Perfumes"
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Friday, May 6th, 2016 - General Special Event, 9:00 am, 9341 Chemistry. Procter and Gamble "Industrial Careers Workshop"
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Monday, May 9th, 2016 - Organic Seminar, 9:00 am, 1315 Chemistry - Seminar Hall. Organic 4th Yr Students, UW-Madison "Organic Student Research Seminar"
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Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 - Department, Physical, Theoretical Seminar, 11:00 am, 1315 Chemistry Building - Seminar Hall. Physical Chemistry Graduate Student Award Winners, University of Wisconsin-Madison "Physical Chemistry Graduate Student Awards Seminar"
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Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 - Department Special Event, 1:30 pm, 9341 Chemistry Building. Department of Chemistry, "Department Meeting"
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Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 - Inorganic Seminar, 3:30 pm, Room 1315 Chemistry. Prof. Leslie Justin Murray, University of Florida "Inorganic Seminar"
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Thursday, May 12th, 2016 - Chemical Biology Seminar, 1:30 pm, Room 1315 Chemistry. 4th year Chem Bio Students, UW-Madison "Chem Bio Seminar day"
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Friday, May 13th, 2016 - Department Special Event, 3:00 pm, TBD. UW-Madison Department of Chemistry, "Chemistry Graduation Celebration"
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Monday, May 16th, 2016 - Department, Materials Seminar, 1:30 pm, 1315 Chemistry (Seminar Hall). "Special Materials Seminar"
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Friday, June 10th, 2016 - Department Special Event, 3:30 pm, Chemistry Room 1315. Dr. Tom Zinnen - Biotechnician Extension Specialist, UW Madison "GSFLC Alternative Careers Symposium "
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RECENT PUBLICATIONS
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Mass Spectrometry in Plant-omics.
Gemperline, E; Keller, C; Li, LJ*.
Analytical Chemistry, 88 (7):3422-3434; 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b02938 APR 5 2016.
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Elucidating Proteoform Families from Proteoform Intact-Mass and Lysine-Count Measurements.
Shortreed, MR; Frey, BL; Scalf, M; Knoener, RA; Cesnik, AJ; Smith, LM*.
Journal of Proteome Research, 15 (4):1213-1221; 10.1021/acs.jproteome.5b01090 APR 2016.
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1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions of Diazo Compounds in the Presence of Azides.
Aronoff, MR; Gold, B; Raines, RT*.
Organic Letters, 18 (7):1538-1541; 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b00278 APR 1 2016.
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Co(salophen)-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidation of p-Hydroquinone: Mechanism and Implications for Aerobic Oxidation Catalysis.
Anson, CW; Ghosh, S; Hammes-Schiffer, S; Stahl, SS*.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 138 (12):4186-4193; 10.1021/jacs.6b00254 MAR 30 2016.
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A comprehensive simulation model of the performance of photochromic films in absorbance-modulation-optical-lithography.
Majumder, A; Helms, PL; Andrew, TL*; Menon, R.
Aip Advances, Amer Inst Physics, SN 2158-3226, MAR, 2016, VL 6, IS 3.
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
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Development Chemist. First Shift. Development Chemist, responsible for formulating and testing coatings.
Description of Essential Duties:
     •    Responsible for formulation and design of coatings (liquid, powder, stock powders)
     •    Supports current formulation
     •    Reviews and tests raw materials
     •    Responsible for quality specs and records
     •    Other duties as assigned
Qualification Requirements:
     •    Education Preference: College degree in Chemistry or related field BS/MS
     •    Color database experience strongly preferred but not required
     •    Excellent mathematical skills
     •    Excellent computer skills
     •    Ability to handle multiple projects at one time
     •    Excellent communication skills
     •    Willing to work in a team environment
     •    Ability to receive and provide instructions in a positive manner
Actively looking at candidates now, please forward resume and contact information to: Alex@empowerrecruiters.com. Please contact Empower with any questions at 630-423-5333. www.EmpowerRecruiters.com.
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FACULTY POSITIONS/TEMPORARY FACULTY/ACADEMIC POSITIONS
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NONE FOR THIS NEWSLETTER
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POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS AND/OR JOBS
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NONE FOR THIS NEWSLETTER
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Please submit all newsletter information or address changes to: goldade@chem.wisc.edu or 262-0293. Thanks.
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