GWC2 Seminar Series

Posted on November 2, 2023

GWC2 Thursday Afternoon Research Seminars – Fall 2023 @ 3:00 pm

We are pleased to announce our upcoming seminar series, to be held in person at the home University of the speaker and via MicroSoft Teams for the opposite campus

All are welcome to attend!

Date Speaker Title
September 28 Germán Sciaini In the Pursuit of Capturing Chemistry in Action with Atomic Resolution
October 12 Anna Klinkova Geometric Complexity in Nanoparticle Catalysts for Cathodic Reactions
October 26 Marcel Schlaf Conversion of Per-Acetylated Sugar Alcohols to a,w-Diacetoxy-Alkanes by a Combined Hetero-/Homogeneous Catalyst System
November 9 Joshua Van Der Zalm



Aidan England


Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy Coupled Optical Spectroscopy for Spatially Resolved Investigation of Photocatalysts


From Sugar to Synthon: Biomass Conversion Towards High-Value, Low-Volume Products


November 23 Rodney Smith Combining Synthesis and Structure-Property Analysis to Refine Structural Models for Electrocatalysts
November 30 Natasha Evans



Carlee Montgomery

Biochemical Characterization and Optimization of RNA Aptamers Bound to Hoechst Dye Derivatives


σ-Holes in Iodonium Ylides: Halogen-Bond Activation of Carboxylic Acids, Phenols and Thiophenols May Enable Their X−H Insertion Reactions



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