Inorganic/Organic Lunch Talks

12:10 - 1 pm
Room N116, Parsons Hal


January 30

Holly Gevara

Chris Lyon

Toward Synthetic and Enzymatic Oxidations of Oxepins.  An Investigation into One Mechanism of Benzene Metabolism

Updates on Reversible and Irreversible Nanoparticle Formation from Single Polymer Chains

February 6

Sharon Song

Jianyu Zhao

Synthesis of a New Collection of Non-Planar Aromatic Compounds

Linearly-Extended Pyrylium Salts

February 13

Rekha Chhetri

Justin Cole

Chain-Extension of Amino Acid Derivatives

Polynorbornene-Based Single-Polymer Nanoparticles

February 20

 Peter Frank

Probing the Effect of Polymer Backbone Chemistry on the nthracene Photodimerization Mediated Folding of Single Polymer Chains

February 27

Kyle Rodriguez

Heme-Containing Polymer Nanoparticles for Modeling Heme Proteins

March 6

Christian Tooley

Caitlin Hoffman

Facile Covalent Linkage of Diiron Cluster Model Complexes of [FeFe] Hydrogenase to Polymers

Pinacol-Pinacolone Stone-Wales-Sequence: A Dimerization Route to Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds

March 13

Ashley Hanlon

Alka Prasher

Toward well-defined single-chain nanoparticles via multiple intra-chain reactions

Synthesis of Functional Nanomaterials via Sonogashira Coupling

March 20

Spring Break


March 27

Mahmoud Abdalrahman

Copper(II) Sensing: Design and Synthesis of a Zinc-Scavenging Ligand

April 3

Tom Fenton

Tyler Dami

Continuing the Investigation of the Dimeric Mechanism for CO2 Reduction

Free Radical Rearrangements of Arenes and Diels-Alder Reactivity with Actylene Equivalents

April 10

Luke Fulton

Lea Nyiranshuti

Progress Towards a Polymer Based Metal Sensor

Synthesis of Ligands and Polymers for a Fluorescent Ratiometric Indicator of Divalent Copper

April 17

Austin Power

David Waste


Single-chain nano particles from sequenced polyolefins.

April 24

Max Bilodeau

Peter Kimball

Synthetic Approaches to a Diiron Cluster Complex

Synthesis of a New Pentacene-Based Cyclophane for Use in Organic Thin-Film Transistors

 May 1

Brittney Hutchinson

Justin Dapolito

Chain Extension Mannich Reactions with Sulfonyl Imines

Phenylphanthrene Synthesis and Phenyl Group Migration

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