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Inorganic Seminar
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
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 Modulating the Reactivity of the Uranyl Ion with Lewis Acids 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 Rethinking biomimicry in synthetic nonheme iron complexes RH 104
Apr 30 2020 - 3:30pm Alex Spokoyny UCLA TBA RH 104
May 7 2020 - 3:30pm Sara Thoi John Hopkins University TBD RH 104
Organic Seminar
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
Mar 6 2020 - 4:00pm Till Opatz Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz Xylochemistry and Photochemistry with Heterocycles – Towards a Greener Synthesis RH 104
Mar 18 2020 - 4:00pm Shana Sturla ETH Zürich How Chemistry Can Change Your Fate: From Microbiome Metabolism to Genome-wide Damage RH 104
Apr 1 2020 - 4:00pm David Nagib Ohio State C-H and C-O Functionalization via Radical Chaperones RH 104
Apr 8 2020 - 4:00pm Keary Engle Scripps Universal alkene difunctionalization as an aspirational driver 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 Chemical tools to interrogate cell-cell signaling in bacteria 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 The Structural and Chemical Biology of Controlling the Gut Microbiota in Cancer and Beyond 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
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
PhD defense
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
Feb 28 2020 - 11:00am Sree Ganesh Balasubramani Furche Lab Molecular properties within the generalized Kohn-Sham random phase approximation NS1 4112
Feb 28 2020 - 1:00pm Saswata Roy Furche Lab Nonadiabatic dynamics involving multiple electronic states NS1 4112
Physical Seminar
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
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 Revealing the scaling properties of matter through designer low-dimensional crystals RH 104
May 5 2020 - 3:30pm Gabriela Schlau-Cohen MIT TBA RH 104
May 12 2020 - 3:30pm Dan Fu University of Washington Quantitative chemical imaging of structure and function in living biological systems – from single cells to animals RH 104
May 19 2020 - 3:30pm Natasha Batalha UC Santa Cruz TBA RH 104
Special Seminar
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
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
Mar 17 2020 - 3:30pm Prof. Xiaoyu Shi UCI Super-Resolution Microscopy Empowered by Novel Chemical Labels RH 104
Apr 22 2020 - 4:00pm Aaron Whittaker Merck Chemo and Biocatalysis Enabled Enantioselective Syntheses of Islatravir RH 104
Apr 24 2020 - 3:30pm Dr. Michael Zach Oak Ridge National Laboratory TBD NS2 2201
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 TBD E.K.C. Lee Event Student Center Auditorium
May 26 2021 - 4:00pm Alan Aspuru-Guzik University of Toronto E.K.C. Lee Event