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Weix group highlighted in September 2014 AS&E
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The Art and Science of Organic Chemistry

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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)

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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 8, 2014 • 2:00 PM
Fall Get Together & Award Ceremony
Please Join us at the next chemistry departmental get-together where we will recognize the Junior Scholar Award and W.D. Walters Teaching Award recipients from the 2012 to 2013 academic year.
Green Carpet Lounge of Hutchison Hall
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October 18, 2014 • 4:30 PM
Gates Happy Hour 2014
Faculty, alumni and guests are invited to attend this special Meliora weekend event.
Havens Lounge- Wilson Commons
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September 22, 2014 • 4:00 PM
Solvation Dynamics and Vibrational Spectroscopy in Ionic Liquids
Professor Steven Corcelli
Hutchison Hall 473
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September 26, 2014 • 9:00 AM
Oxidative Allene Amination in the Synthesis of Complex Molecular Scaffolds
Professor Jennifer Schomaker
Hutchison Hall 473
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September 29, 2014 • 4:00 PM
Carbon Dioxide-Olefin Coupling at Zerovalent Metals: Routes Toward Acrylates
Professor Wesley Bernskoetter
Hutchison Hall 473
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October 1, 2014 • 12:00 PM
Underlying Thermodynamics of pH-Induced Allostericity: Is it Time to Stop Blaming the Poor and Overworked Histidines?
Professor Adrian Roitberg
Hutchison Hall 473
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October 6, 2014 • 4:00 PM
Non-Traditional Organometallic Chemistry: Fundamental Studies and Catalytic Applications
Professor Zachary Tonzetich
Hutchison Hall 473
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October 10, 2014 • 9:00 AM
Methods and Mechanism in Asymmetric Catalysis
Professor Abigail Doyle
Hutchison Hall 473
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