Topic： Spin-State/Stereochemical Relationships in Iron Porphyrins: Old and New Stories
Speaker：W. Robert Scheidt
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
Time：2014.4.1 am 10:00 ---11:30
Introduction to Prof. W. Robert Scheidt:
Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1964-1968
Honors and Affiliations: American Chemical Society
American Assoc. for the Advancement of Science (Elected Fellow)
American Crystallographic Association
Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry
Phi Kappa Phi
Professional Experience: Wm. K. Warren Professor of Chemistry, Notre Dame, 1999-
Vice Chairman, University of Notre Dame 1982-1988
Professor of Chemistry, University of Notre Dame 1980-
Other Activities: Organizing Committee for International Symposium on
Interaction Between Iron and Proteins in Oxygen and Electron
Transport' held at Airlie House, Airlie, Virginia, April 14-19, 1980.
Associate Editor, Chemical Reviews, 1981-1984.
Editorial Board, Inorganic Chemistry 1993-1994.
Permanent Member- NIH Metallobiochemistry Study Section 1991-1995
Permanent Member- NIH Molecular Structure and Function A Study Section 2010-2014; Site visitor for Several NIH Program Projects
Research Interests: Inorganic Chemistry, Biophysics: Bioinorganic chemistry, structural chemistry of coordination and organometallic compounds, magnetic properties of transition metal complexes, spin state transitions, synthetic and structural chemistry of metalloporphyrins, bioinorganic chemistry of copper, relationship of magnetic communication (spin coupling) to structure, new vibrational methodology (Nuclear Resonance Vibrational Spectroscopy).
Publications: Approximately 350 publications in peer-reviewed journals.