Colloquium Program Page

Time and location: Unless otherwise noted, seminars will be held on Friday in the Life Sciences Annex Auditorium (A-101) at 3:30 PM. Check the individual notices posted in the hallways or your e-mail box for confirmation of times and locations.   

Fall 2019 Schedule

Date Talk Speaker Institute Host
8/30 Safety Meeting (Home Game: Georgia Southern)      
9/6 Open    LSU (Chemistry)  TBA
9/13 Metabolomics for environmental monitoring and biochemical studies: Developing tools for understanding the metabolism of and monitoring the activity of microbial consortia in the environment. Shawn Campagna  The University of Tennessee (Knoxville)  Mike Cherry
9/20 Standing, Lying, and Sitting: Phospholipid Striped Phases as Templates for Nanomaterials at Interfaces Shelley Claridge  Purdue University Weiwei Xie, Noémie Elgrishi, & Carol Talyor
9/27 Enzymatic Bioelectrocatalysis for Energy and Synthesis Applications Shelley Minteer  University of Utah  Noemie Elgrishi
10/4 Structure and Dynamics of Electrolytes: From Bulk to the Interface Revati Kumar  LSU (Chemistry)  Jayne Garno
10/11 Tales of an Industrial Chemist (Home Game: Florida) Paul Buras  LSU (Chemistry) Carol Taylor 
10/18 Fall Break      
10/25 (Home Game: Auburn)      
11/1 Structure and Dynamics of HIV-1 Protein Assemblies by an Integrated Approach (cancelled) Tatyana Polenova University of Delaware Tuo Wang
11/8 TBA Tong Ren  Purdue Matt Chambers
11/15 Modeling Hydration, One Molecule at a Time: Towards Realistic Computer Simulations of Aqueous Systems Through Data-Driven Many-Body Models Francesco Paesani University of California San Diego  Revati Kumar
11/22 Running Rings Around Peptides at LSU Carol Taylor  LSU (Chemistry) Rendy Kartika
11/29 Thanksgiving Break (Home Game: Texas A&M)      
12/6 Protein Characterizations by Chiral Vibrational Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy Elsa Yan Yale University Louis Haber


Spring 2020 Schedule

Date Talk Speaker Institute Host
1/17 Safety Meeting      
1/24 TBA Alan Stone Johns Hopkins University Robert Cook
1/31 TBA Davita Watkins University of Mississippi John Pojman
 2/7 TBA (Joint with Physics) Steve Leone UC Berkley Louis Haber
2/14 TBA Kenneth Poeppelmeier Northwestern University Weiwei Xu
2/21 TBA  Karl Mueller Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Tuo Wang
2/28 TBA Adam Veige University of Florida Semin Lee
3/6 APS March Meeting (Denver, CO      
3/13 RESERVED      
3/27 Spring Break (ACS Philadelphia, PA)      
4/3 West Lectureship Vicki Wysocki The Ohio State University Chris Sumner
4/10 Good Friday Holiday      
4/17 Grand Challenges for MOFs: a role for NMR Jeff Reimer UC Berkley Tuo Wang
4/24 Graduate Awards      

For inquiries regarding the Chemistry Colloquium, please contact, Professor Robert L. Cook (


Colloquium Schedule 2019
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Colloquium Schedule 2017
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Colloquium Schedule 2013

Colloquium Schedule 2012