Ames Local Section

Calendar

Tue. 11/15 6:30 PM MEETING - Open Forum Follow-up
Action Items from Oct. Meeting
  1. Review bylaws and update - Holmes
  2. Seminar series plan - Russell/Brgoch
  3. Update website - Russell
  4. Events with YCC - Holmes/Brgoch
  5. Bring colleagues - everyone
Thu. 11/17 4:00 PM Seminar - Rudy Buchheit

Materials Science and Engineering Department, Ohio State University, Columbus

Thu. 12/1 7:00 PM Self-assembling Polymers for Gene Delivery and Biomineralization - Surya K. Mallapragada Surya K. Mallapragada is chair of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Stanley Chair in Interdisciplinary Engineering. Her research focuses on the development of new polymeric materials for medical applications, including neural ... more
Fri. 12/2 1:10 PM Seminar - Hien Nguyen

Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa

"Catalytic Transformations of Allylic and Glycosyl Imidates. Application to the Synthesis fo Bioactive Carbohydrates"

3:10 PM Seminar - Stephanie Brock

Department of Chemistry, Wayne State University

"The Role of Synthetic Levers for Control of Phase, Size and Morphology in Nanoscale Transition Metal Pnictides:  Consequences for Magnetic Properties"

Mon. 12/5 4:00 PM Seminar - Ken Suslick

"Conditions Inside a Collapsing Bubble"

University of Illinois

Fri. 1/20 1:10 PM Seminar - Gwo-Ching Wang

Department of Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
"Physical Self-Assembly of Nanostructures Using Shadowing Growth"

Thu. 2/2 4:10 PM Careers for Chemists - Traditional and Non- Session I of the ACS Employment Seminars and Workshops RSVP to joechem@iastate.edu by noon Tuesday January 31st indicating which sessions that you will attend. A chemistry background prepares you for much more than just a laboratory career. The bro... more
6:00 PM Managing an Effective Job Search: Targeting the Job Market Session II of the ACS Employment Seminars and Workshops. RSVP to joechem@iastate.edu by noon Tuesday January 31st indicating which sessions that you will attend. This is the first of three ACS workshops. The workshop helps candidates careful... more
7:30 PM Managing an Effective Job Search: Resume Preparation for Chemical Professionals Session III of the ACS Employment Seminars and Workshops. RSVP to joechem@iastate.edu by noon Tuesday January 31st indicating which sessions that you will attend. This workshop is a how-to guide in preparing an effective resume, cover letter... more
Fri. 2/3 8:00 AM Managing an Effective Job Search: Effective Interviewing Session IV of the ACS Employment Seminars and Workshops. RSVP to joechem@iastate.edu by noon Tuesday January 31st indicating which sessions that you will attend. This workshop will cover how to prepare for an effective interview. Participate... more
1:10 PM Seminar - Brandon Ashfeld

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame
"Harnessing Masked Electrophilicity: Alternative Strategies for Selective Carbonyl Functionalization"

Mon. 2/27 8:00 PM Seminar - Ellen D. Williams

Chief Scientist for BP p.I.c. and former Distinguished Professor in the Institute of Physical Science and Technology and the Department of Physics at the University of Maryland

"Energy Sustainability in a Changing World"

Fri. 3/2 1:10 PM Seminar - Héctor D. Abruña

Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University

3:10 PM Seminar - Chen Yang

Department of Chemistry, Purdue University
"Functional Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications: Nanowires and Graphene"

Thu. 3/8 10:00 AM Seminar - Aaron Aponick

Department of Chemistry, University of Florida
"Catalytic Dehydrative SN2' Reactions: Mechanistic and Synthetic Implications"

Fri. 3/23 1:10 PM Seminar - Janet Bluemel

Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University

"Homogeneous Catalysts Immobilized on Oxide Supports and Surface Chemistry: A Solid-State NMR Study"

3:10 PM Seminar - Tatyana Polenova

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware

"Structure and Dynamics of Protein Assemblies: Insights from MAS NMR Studies"

Fri. 4/6 1:10 PM Seminar - Lynda Johnson

Scientist, Du Pont

3:10 PM Seminar - Nuri Oncel

Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of North Dakota

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