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Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar
Managing complexity at the molecular scale
Time: 12:05 pm
Place: 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Speaker: Tehshik Yoon, UW Department of Chemistry
Abstract: Chemical synthesis inflects every aspect of modern life. Everything from the clothes we wear to the food we eat to the medicines that so many of us take on a daily basis benefit from the products of chemical synthesis. Chemistry has been able to have such a profound impact on human life because of chemist's ability to construct complex organic molecules with precisely defined three-dimensional shapes. In this talk, I will attempt to explain what some of the most interesting challenges and opportunities are in contemporary organic synthesis.
Host: Clint Sprott
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