Fall 2007/Spring 2008 - Organic Seminar Abstracts

Fall 2007 Seminars

"Ring-Opening Metathesis and Controlled Radical Polymerization: A Two-Step, One-Pot Route to Block Copolymers"
Cyrus Anderson

"Gold: A Catalyst Worth Its Weight"
Joseph Bair

"Chiral Bronsted Acid Catalysis"
Matthew T. Burk

"Stick Feet: Synthetic Adhesives Inspired By Nature"
Mary Caruso

"Transition Metal-Catalyzed Reductive Coupling Reactions"
Timothy Chang

"Biomimetic Cascade Reactions in Total Synthesis"
Ian Dailey

"Cruciform Pi-Systems: Two-Dimentionally Conjugated Fluorophores"
Aaron Finke

"Transition-Metal Catalyzed Enantioselective Reduction of Ketiminies and Enamines"
David Huang

"Radical Mediated Enatioslective Carbon-Carbon Bond Forming Reactions"
Lawrence Wolf


Spring 2008 Seminars

"'On Water': A New Phase of Aqueous Organic Chemistry"
Timothy Flood

"The Chemistry and Biological Activity of Platensimycin"
Kaitlyn Gray

"Chemical Modifications to Improve RNA Interference"
Seth M. Parmley

"Stereoselective Oxidative Dearomatization Reactions"
Sean Reed

"Transition Metal Mediated Nitrene C-H Insertion"
Grant T. Rice

"Oxygen and Nitrogen Centered Radicals in Remote Functionalization Reactions"
Erik M. Stang

"Olefin Cross Metathesis"
Pulin Wang

"Catalytic Cleavage of Carbon-Carbon Sigma Bonds by Transition Metals"
Carolyn S. Wei

"Chiral Sulfoxides: Synthesis and Utility"
Andrew Young

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