UW-Madison Chemistry Department Newsletter for 11/21/2011

Bucky UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON
DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY NEWSLETTER
XXXV - No. 36 November 21st, 2011

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2011 Dates of Finance/Department Meetings
Department/Executive Committee Meetings - Tuesdays - 1:30 PM - Room 9341 Chemistry

December 13th, 2011 February 14th, 2012 March 13th, 2012
April 10th, 2012 May 8th, 2012  

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

December 6th, 2011 December 20th, 2011 January 17th, 2012 February 7th, 2012
February 21st, 2012 March 6th, 2012 March 20th, 2012 April 17th, 2012
May 1st, 2012 May 15th, 2012 (Optional)    

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SEMINARS
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Monday, November 21st, 2011 - Special Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Dr. Noah Burns, Harvard University. "Natural Products as Targets and Identifiers of Unsolved Synthetic Problems: Total Syntheses of Haouamine A and Dual Catalysis in Enantioselective Oxidopyrylium-Based Cycloadditions"
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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 - Special Event, 10:00 a.m., Room 9341 Chemistry Building. Michael Giuliano. UW Madison. "Mixed Helix Secondary Structure in Oligomers of Gamma-amino Acids"
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Monday, November 28th, 2011 - Special Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Dr. Thomas Maimone, MIT. "I. Total Syntheses of Hapalindole U, Ambiguine H, and Vinigrol II. Recent Advances in Pd-Catalyzed Carbon Fluorine Bond Formation"
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Thursday, December 1st, 2011 - Special Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Dr. Joaquin Rodriguez Lopez, Cornell University. "A Versatile Toolbox for the Interrogation and Imaging of Electrodes"
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Thursday, December 8th, 2011 - Department Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Dr. Evan Miller, University of California-San Diego.
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Monday, December 12th, 2012 - Department Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 1315 Chemistry Building. Dr. Etienne Garand, Yale University.
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
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PerkinElmer Product Specialist Opportunity: PerkinElmer has an opening for a Material and Thermal Analysis Chemist (aka: Product Specialist). This position is based out of PerkinElmer Chicago office. If you don't enjoy travelling, this is not the position for you. If you are interested and need more information, contact: Sam Youssef (UW-Chemistry alumni) at 608/520-5263 or sam.youssef@perkinelmer.com. Position details are at the PerkinElmer website:
https://perkinelmer.tms.hrdepartment.com/jobs/3541/Product-Specialist-Th....
Instrumentation details can be accessed via the following links:
Differential Scanning Calorimetry: http://www.perkinelmer.com/Catalog/Category/ID/Thermal%20Analysis;
2400 Series II CHNS/O System: http://www.perkinelmer.com/Catalog/Product/ID/N2410650;
TG-MS Hyphenation: http://www.perkinelmer.com/Catalog/Family/ID/TG%20MS;
TG GCMS Hyphenation: http://www.perkinelmer.com/Catalog/Family/ID/TG%20GCMS;
TG-IR Hyphenation: http://www.perkinelmer.com/Catalog/Family/ID/TG%20IR;
DSC-Raman Hyphenation: http://www.perkinelmer.com/Catalog/Family/ID/DSC%20Raman;
Pyris 1 TGA: http://www.perkinelmer.com/Catalog/Product/ID/N5370742;
TGA 4000: http://www.perkinelmer.com/Catalog/Product/ID/N5370210;
DMA 8000: http://www.perkinelmer.com/Catalog/Product/ID/N5330100;
Nitrogen Analyzer Series II: http://www.perkinelmer.com/Catalog/Product/ID/N2410520;
AD-6 Ultra Microbalance: http://www.perkinelmer.com/Catalog/Product/ID/C6550000.
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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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