Chemistry Highlights

Weix group highlighted in September 2014 AS&E
Research Natural Science News

The Art and Science of Organic Chemistry


Associate Professor of Chemistry, Daniel J. Weix is a scientist, but he nonetheless talks about the creative aspects of chemistry and the art of organic synthesis. He specializes in organic (carbon-based) synthesis and is working to develop better ways of creating molecules in order to accelerate the discovery of new, useful compounds, including pharmaceuticals. (more)

Events & Seminars

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May 6, 2014
Daniel Weix wins Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award.  more...

May 6, 2014
Barbara Snaith and Elly York Win Chemistry Department Award.  more...

May 6, 2014
Daniel Everson selected as 2013-2014 Outstanding Dissertation Award Winner in the Natural Sciences for the University of Rochester.  more...

May 6, 2014
Rochester Distinguished Scholar Award goes to Dr. Yuh-geng Tsay .  more...

October 27, 2014 – October 31, 2014
Undergraduate Advising Week
Open Advising and Faculty Drop-in Advising is available for students with questions regarding chemistry programs or courses.
Hutchison 404D, 460, 124

January 9, 2015 • 9:00 AM
SYCAM Cluster Retreat 2014
Come for student talks, poster presentations, discussion, games and food!
Lodge in Buckland Park

November 3, 2014 • 4:00 PM
Electron Dynamics in Strong and Weak Fields: Landscapes of Steps and Peaks
Professor Neepa Maitra
Hutchison Hall 473

November 6, 2014 • 4:00 PM
Development of New Methods and Strategies for Stereoselective Chemical Synthesis
Professor Kevin Brown
Hutchison Hall 473

November 10, 2014 • 4:00 PM
Synthetic Exploration of Unchelated Manganese Clusters of Reduced Coordination Number: A reinvention of Photosynthetic Water Oxidation Models.
Professor Michael J. Zdilla
Hutchison Hall 473

November 12, 2014 • 12:00 PM
Crystallization of water: a molecular perspective
Professor Valeria Molinero
Hutchison Hall 473

November 14, 2014 • 2:00 PM
New Methods in Two-Dimensional femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy
Barbara Dunlap
108 Goergen Hall