Department of Chemistry

Mathematics and Science Center,
Room 260
146 Library Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4479
(location map)
(248) 370-2320
fax: 370-2321


Oakland University
Chemistry Seminar Series – Winter 2021

 All seminars start at 1:15 p.m. online



Seminar Speakers

January 27

Fawaz A. Al-Dabbagh, Kingston University, London, UK 
Synthesis of New Heterocyclic Quinone Anti-Tumour Agents

February 3

Christoph Schalley, Free University, Berlin, Germany
Supramolecular Gels and Switchable Rotaxanes on Glass and Gold: From Superhydrophobic to Functional Surfaces

February 10

Steve Rokita, Johns Hopkins University
Dynamic Alkylation and Its Consequences for DNA

February 17

Aaron Jubb, United States Geological Survey
Investigating the Molecular Composition of Petroleum Producing Organic Matter at Nanometer-Scales Using Atomic Force Microscopy-Based Infrared Spectroscopy (AFM-IR)

March 3

Tim Curran, Trinity College
A Rigid, Organometallic Ring System for Nucleation of Beta-Sheets

March 10

Mauri Kostiainen, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
Protein cages as building blocks for nanomaterials: Binary superlattices and DNA origami encapsulation

March 17

Zhihai Li, Ball State University
STM-Based Nano-Electrochemistry and its Applications in the Molecular Assembly

March 24

Aliaksei Boika, University of Akron
Hot Microelectrodes: Past, Present, and Future

March 31

Dominika Zgid, University of Michigan

April 7

Steven Townsend, Vanderbilt University
Crowdsourcing Human Milk as Defense Against Disease

April 14

Sanchita Hati, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Impaired Binding of the SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein with the Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2 upon Disulfide to Thiol Conversion