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Haverford College
Department of Chemistry

Haverford Chemistry Colloquium

Each Friday afternoon (and occasionally at other times) during the academic year, students and faculty meet together to learn about and discuss some topic of cutting-edge research in Chemistry or related fields at our departmental seminar. Each year we invite about a dozen leading scientists from other academic institutions, industry or government labs to make presentations at our seminar. A schedule for upcoming seminars by outside speakers is shown below; these seminars are open to the public and frequently attract chemists from the Philadelphia area. On Friday afternoons when we do not have an outside speaker, our seminar is led by our students discussing their senior research projects.

The Chemistry Colloquium at Bryn Mawr College provides our students and faculty additional opportunities to hear and meet with noted chemists and other scientists doing work of interest to chemists.

Chemistry Seminars scheduled for 2013-14 at Haverford College are listed below. Also check the calendar listing below to confirm dates, times and locations for seminars scheduled within the next few weeks.

Chemistry Colloquium 2013-14

Date Location Speaker Talk Title and Details
Thursday, September 5, 2013, 8 p.m. Dining Center Sharon Rozovsky, University of Delaware "The Enzymatic Activity of the Intrinsically Disordered Membrane Enzyme Selenoprotein S". (co-sponsored with Delaware Valley Enzymology Club).
Friday, September 20, 2013, 3 p.m.

Event Details
Hilles 109 Chris Cahill, George Washington University "Hybrid materials from the f elements: Synthesis, structure and spectroscopy"
Friday, September 27, 2013, 3 p.m. Hilles 109 Joshua Farrell, College of the Holy Cross "Modeling the structure and function of 3,4 with diamino-diheterophenol ligands"
Friday, October 4, 2013, 3 p.m. Hilles 109 Pedro Marenco, Bryn Mawr College "What role did oxygen play in the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event? Using geochemistry to study one of life's most important radiations."
Friday, November 1, 2013, 3 p.m. Hilles 109 Job Rijssenbeek, General Electric Company TBA
Friday, November 8, 2013, 3 p.m. Hilles 109 Albert Pan, D.E. Shaw Research "Drug binding and subtype selectivity in G-protein-coupled receptors"
Friday, November 15, 2013, 3 p.m. Hilles 109 Ram Seshadri, University of California, Santa Barbara TBA
Friday, November 22, 2013, 3 p.m. Hilles 109 Jennifer Lee, National Institutes of Health TBA
Friday, December 13, 2013, 3 p.m. Hilles 109 Joseph Subotnik, University of Pennsylvania TBA
Friday, January 24, 2014, 3 p.m. Hilles 109 Rick Bunt, Middlebury College TBA
Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 6 p.m. location TBA Nicolai Lehnert, University of Michigan TBA (co-sponsored with Tri-College Bio-Inorganic Chemistry group)
Friday, April 4, 2014, 2 p.m. Zubrow Commons Student Research Poster session TBA
Friday, April 11, 2014, 3 p.m. Hilles 109 Ann Valentine, Temple University TBA
Friday, April 25, 2014, 3 p.m. Hilles 109 Eric Garfunkel, Rutgers University TBA

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