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Inorganic Seminar
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
Feb 6 2020 - 3:30pm Matthew Conley UC Riverside Generation of Structurally Defined Sites on Surfaces: Towards Tailored Heterogeneous Catalysts RH 104
Feb 13 2020 - 3:30pm Henry La Pierre Georgia Tech TBD RH 104
Feb 20 2020 - 3:30pm Gabriel Ménard UC Santa Barbara Targeting Energy Solutions: From Fundamental to Applied Inorganic Redox Chemistry RH 104
Feb 27 2020 - 3:30pm Andrew Weller University of York Solid–State Molecular Organometallic Chemistry: “Impossible” Alkane Complexes, Catalysis and More RH 104
Mar 12 2020 - 3:30pm Emily Que University of Texas at Austin Exploiting Coordination Complexes for Biosensing In Vitro and In Vivo RH 104
Apr 2 2020 - 3:30pm James Blakemore Kansas State University TBA RH 104
Apr 9 2020 - 3:30pm Justin Wilson Cornell University Heavy Metal Chelation: Applications in Medicine and Industry RH 104
Apr 23 2020 - 3:30pm David Lacy University at Buffalo TBA RH 104
Apr 30 2020 - 3:30pm Alex Spokoyny UCLA TBA RH 104
Organic Seminar
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
Jan 29 2020 - 4:00pm Jospeh Topczewski University of Minnesota Harnessing the Winstein Rearrangement: Dynamic Chemistry of Allylic Azides RH 104
Feb 4 2020 - 4:00pm Marcos Suero ICIQ Tarragona New carbon reactivity rules NS2 2201
Feb 12 2020 - 4:00pm Matt Francis UC Berkeley Building Complex Biomolecular Materials Using Enzymatic Oxidative Coupling Reactions RH 104
Feb 19 2020 - 4:00pm Alison Narayan University of Michigan TBA RH 104
Mar 6 2020 - 4:00pm Till Opatz Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz TBA RH 104
Apr 1 2020 - 4:00pm David Nagib Ohio State TBA RH 104
Apr 8 2020 - 4:00pm Keary Engle Scripps TBA RH 104
Apr 15 2020 - 4:00pm Ellen Sletten University of California, Los Angeles Polymethine fluorophores for in vivo shortwave infrared imaging RH 104
May 6 2020 - 4:00pm Helen Blackwell University of Wisconsin, Madison TBA RH 104
May 20 2020 - 4:00pm Luke Lavis Janelia Research Campus TBA RH 104
Jun 3 2020 - 4:00pm Matthew Redinbo University of North Carolina TBA RH 104
Overman Lecture
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
Apr 29 2020 - 4:00pm Dr. K.C. Nicolaou Rice University Total Synthesis and Its Impact on Biology and Medicine: From the Fundamentals to the Translational RH 104
Pharm Sci
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
Jan 28 2020 - 9:00am John Maxwell Tango Therapeutics Barriers and pitfalls in small molecule drug discovery NS1 1114
Feb 4 2020 - 9:00am Simon Giroux Vertex Pharaceuticals Part 1: Fragment-Based Drug Discovery: Concepts and Case Studies; Part 2: Non-Bonding Sulfur Interactions in Drug Design NS1 1114
Feb 11 2020 - 9:00am Don Gauthier Merck From Discovery to Process Chemistry NS1 1114
Feb 18 2020 - 9:00am Bruce Firestone Overview of Pharmaceutical Development – From Discovery to Market NS1 1114
Feb 25 2020 - 9:00am Subramanyam Chakrapani Pfizer Applying Medicinal Chemistry Principles to the Discovery of Linkers, Payloads and Antibody Drug Conjugates fro the Treatment of Cancer NS1 1114
Mar 3 2020 - 9:00am Stephen Wrobleski BMS Rational design of Kinase inhibitors in autoimmune diseases. The TYK2 story NS1 1114
Mar 10 2020 - 9:00am Brian Lanman Amgen Drugging the ‘Undruggable’; The Discovery of AMG 510, a First-in-Class Covalent Inhibitor of KRASG12C NS1 1114
Physical Seminar
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
Feb 4 2020 - 3:30pm Lelia Hawkins Harvey Mudd Just add water: exploring the role of aqueous chemistry in creating light-absorbing atmospheric compounds RH 104
Feb 11 2020 - 3:30pm Brent Sumerlin University of Florida Dynamic-Covalent Polymers as Responsive Materials RH 104
Feb 18 2020 - 3:30pm Sarah M. Hörst John Hopkins University Planets in a bottle: Exploring planetary atmospheres in the lab RH 104
Feb 25 2020 - 3:30pm Jonathan Reid University of Bristol The Physical and Chemical Processing of Individual (Bio-)Aerosol RH 104
Mar 3 2020 - 3:30pm Kevin Wilson Lawrence Berkeley National Lab The Interfacial Chemistry of Organic Aerosols and Droplets RH 104
Mar 31 2020 - 3:30pm Thomas Kempa John Hopkins University TBD RH 104
Apr 21 2020 - 3:30pm Natasha Batalha UC Santa Cruz TBA RH 104
May 5 2020 - 3:30pm Gabriela Schlau-Cohen MIT TBA RH 104
May 12 2020 - 3:30pm Dan Fu University of Washington TBA RH 104
Special Seminar
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
Jan 28 2020 - 3:30pm Dr. Julia Stauber UCLA New Classes of Polyoxygenated Ligands: From Energy Storage to Atomically Precise Nanomaterials RH 104
Jan 31 2020 - 4:00pm Dr. Diana Iovan UC Berkeley Transition Metals at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology: Catalysis and Cell Signaling RH 104
Feb 26 2020 - 4:00pm Krzysztof Palczewski School of Medicine TBD RH 104
Mar 10 2020 - 3:30pm Scott Miller Yale University Searching for Selective Catalytic Reactions in Complex Molecular Environments RH 104
Mar 11 2020 - 2:00pm Scott Miller Yale University Atropisomer-Selective Synthesis with Flexible Peptide-Based Catalysts Calit 2
Apr 22 2020 - 4:00pm Aaron Whittaker Merck TBA RH 104
Taft Lecture
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
Oct 28 2020 - 4:00pm Prof. Jeffrey Moore University of Illinois TBD RH 104
Lee Lecture
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
May 27 2020 - 4:00pm Prof. Charles Lieber Harvard University E.K.C. Lee Event Student Center Auditorium
May 26 2021 - 4:00pm Alan Aspuru-Guzik University of Toronto E.K.C. Lee Event