Fall 2004/Spring 2005 - Organic Seminar Abstracts

Fall 2004 Seminars

Application and Generation of Silacyclopropanes
William R. Collins

Aziridines: Rethinking Their Application and Manipulation in Synthesis
Christopher R. Butler

Enantioselective, Nucleophilic Carbene-Catalyzed Reactions of Acyl Anion Equivalents
Michelle M. Adams

Metal-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions: Entering the Iron Age
Christina Thompson

Catalytic, Enantioselective α-Hyroxlation of Carbonyl Compounds Using Nitroso Benzene
JohnMark Derryberry

Conjugated Polymers as Fluorescence-Based Chemical Sensors
Jay Wackerly

Phosphine-Catalyzed Additions of Nucleophiles and Electrophiles to α,β-Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds
Michael S. Bultman

Development and Applications of Click Chemistry
Gregory C. Patton

Desymmetrization Through Enantioselective Olefin Metathesis 65
Min Xie

[4 + 3] Cycloadditions: Seven Membered Rings from Allyl Cations
Christopher S. Regens

Enzymatic C-F Bond Formation and Fluorinated Natural Product Biosynthesis
Richard W. Pierce

Copper-Catalyzed, Enantioselective Conjugate Addition
Monica Jo Patten

Fine-Tuning Ziegler-Natta Polymerizations: Stereocontrol of Polypropylene Formation
H. George Vandeveer


Spring 2005 Seminars

Approaches to the Total Synthesis of the Aziridine Alkaloids FR-900482 and FR-66979
JohnMark Derryberry

Electroluminescence of Conjugated Aromatic Polymers in Organic Light Emitting Diodes
Robert Lambeth

Scope and Mechanism of Direct Catalytic Arylation: Is the C-H Bond Activated?
S. Todd Meyer

Container Molecules as Catalysts in Organic Chemistry
Ronald Smaldone

Nanoscale Electric Devices Containing Rotaxanes
Richie Kohman

Peptide Dendrimers
Chao Wang

Microwaves in Organic Synthesis: Is it Just a Bunch of Hot Air?
Amanda Boye

Design and Synthesis of Explosives: Polynitrocubanes and High Nitrogen Content Heterocycles
Andrew LaFrate

Regioselective Chemical Modifications of C60 Fullerene
Yunyi Lu

Synthesis, Biosynthesis and Antiproliferative Activity of the Macrolide Antibiotic Leinamycin
Benjamin Leslie

Chemiluminescent and Photoluminescent Switches and their Relation to Logic Gates
Jonathan Arambula

Synthesis and Fragrance Properties of Macrocyclic Musks
Terry Moore

Ferroelectic Liquid Crystals from Achiral Molecules
Stephanie Potisek

Neutral and Anionic Homoaromatic Compounds
Erin Elliott


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