Organic Hirschmann Seminar – Prof. Nicholas Turner (University of Manchester)

1315 Seminar Hall
@ 3:30 pm - 4:40 pm

Prof. Nicholas Turner Title: Multifunctional Biocatalysts for Organic Synthesis Abstract: This lecture will focus on a remarkably diverse and promiscuous family of oxidoreductases based around imine reductases. Their discovery and mechanism as well as application …

Organic Sigma Seminar – Prof. Vy Dong (University of California-Irvine)

1315 Seminar Hall
@ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Prof. Vy Dong Title: Choose Your Own Adventures in Metal-Hydride Catalysis Abstract: Metal hydrides promote a wide-range of organic transformations that include both C-C bond making and C-C bond breaking processes. This lecture will highlight …

Organic Seminar – Prof. Julian West (Rice University)

@ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Prof. Julian West Title: A Radical Approach to Organic Chemistry Abstract: Synthetic chemists need ever better tools to synthesize the molecules of modern life, from life-changing pharmaceuticals to next generation materials. Further, there is increasing …

IKA Seminar – Prof. Christo Sevov (Ohio State University)

@ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Prof. Christo Sevov Title: Electrochemical Methods for Reductive Cross-Coupling Reactions Abstract: The seminar will describe our efforts towards the development of robust methodologies for C–C(sp3) coupling that are of interest for both process chemists working …

Special Seminar – Prof. Zach Wickens (UW-Madison)

1315 Seminar Hall
@ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Prof. Zach Wickens Title: “Selective Synthesis Using Light and Electricity” Link to Bio Abstract: This seminar will describe our investigations into how organic radical ions–typically thought of as fleeting intermediates–can be tamed and exploited as …

Stork-Organic Seminar – Prof. John Hartwig (University of California-Berkeley)

1315 Seminar Hall
@ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Title: Catalytic Functionalization and Deconstruction of Polyolefins. Bio: https://hartwig.cchem.berkeley.edu/john/ Abstract: Every year, we generate 500 billion pounds of new plastics. Most of this material is used in low-value, single use applications of polyethylene, polypropylene, and …