Chemistry Seminar Series

Spring 2014


Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are on Tuesdays at 4:30 in Brown Auditorium.

Refreshments will be served prior to the seminar.

February 11
Dan Brabander, Wellesley College
Humans in the Built Environment: The Emerging Interface Between Medical Geosciences and Public Health

March 4
Emily Cohen '06, Yale University School of Medicine
Mechanistic Studies of Transmembrane Protein Activators of the Human Erythropoietin Receptor

March 25
Mindy Levine Department of Chemistry, University of Rhode Island
Detecting Small-Molecule Toxicants using Fluorescent Organic Chemistry

April 1
Javier Magano, Pfizer, Inc., Groton, CT
What does it take to develop a new drug? From mg to metric tons of active pharmaceutical ingredient.

April 8
Steven Davis, Ph.D., J.D. Esq., Patent Attorney
The Long and Winding Road

April 15
Curren Mbofana '08, Yale University
Stereoselective Synthesis of Tetrasubstituted Allenes

April 22
Rein Kirss, Northeastern University
Phosphine Substitution in Ruthenium Catalysts: A Tale of Two Mechanisms?

April 29
Student Honors Thesis Presentations

Contact Information:



Department of Chemistry
Hale Laboratory
Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196