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CaSTL
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
Jan 24 2019 - 1:00pm Renee R. Frontiera University of Minnesota How local environments impact chemical reaction dynamics: ultrafast Raman spectroscopy on the nanoscale 2201 Nat Sci II
Feb 7 2019 - 1:00pm Luat T. Vuong UC Riverside Chiral Scattering, Photo-induced Voltages and Forces in Achiral Plasmonic Systems 2201 Nat Sci II
Feb 21 2019 - 1:00pm Matthew Sheldon Texas A&M University Nanomaterials and Light: New Opportunities in Energy Research 2201 Nat Sci II
Apr 11 2019 - 1:00pm Dana D. Dlott University of Illinios at Urbana-Champaign Watching solids and liquids through the ultrafast shock compression microscope 2201 Nat Sci II
May 16 2019 - 1:00pm Christy Landes Rice University TBA 2201 Nat Sci II
Inorganic Seminar
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
Feb 4 2019 - 4:00pm Nora Radu Dupont Materials for OLED Displays RH 104
Feb 7 2019 - 3:30pm Prof. Mircea Dinca Massachusetts Institute of Technology Teaching Sponges New Tricks: Catalysis and Charge Transport in Microporous Metal-Organic Frameworks RH 104
Feb 21 2019 - 3:30pm Prof. Smaranda Marinescu USC Bioinspired Coordination Complexes and Polymers for Energy Applications RH 104
Feb 28 2019 - 3:30pm Prof. Phil Castellano NC State Triplet Energy Transfer Across Quantum Dot - Molecular Interfaces RH 104
Mar 21 2019 - 3:30pm Prof. Michael Nippe TAMU TBA NS2 1201
Apr 11 2019 - 3:30pm Prof. Alison Fout University of Illinois TBA RH 104
Apr 18 2019 - 3:30pm Prof. Rick Kaner UC Los Angeles TBA RH 104
Apr 25 2019 - 3:30pm Prof. Ged Parkin Columbia University TBA RH 104
May 2 2019 - 3:30pm Prof. Hill Harman UC Riverside TBA RH 104
May 9 2019 - 3:30pm Prof. Marty Kirk University of New Mexico TBA RH 104
May 16 2019 - 3:30pm Prof. Alex Guo Carnegie Mellon University TBA RH 104
Organic Seminar
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
Feb 6 2019 - 4:00pm Benjamin List MPI A New and General Approach to Asymmetric Lewis Acid Catalysis RH 104
Feb 20 2019 - 4:00pm Prof. Yan Xia Stanford University Building and Breaking Molecular Ladders with Four-Membraned Rings to Develop Functional Materials RH 104
Mar 6 2019 - 4:00pm Prof. Yftah Tal-Gan Univerisity of Nevada, Reno TBA RH 104
Mar 13 2019 - 4:00pm David Sarlah University of Illinois Dearomative Functionalization Strategies and Synthesis of Anticancer Natural Products RH 104
Apr 3 2019 - 4:00pm Prof. Jared Shaw UC Davis TBA RH 104
Apr 10 2019 - 4:00pm Prof. Evan Miller UC Berkeley TBA RH 104
Apr 17 2019 - 4:00pm Prof. Michelle Farkas University of Massachusetts Amherst TBA RH 104
Apr 24 2019 - 4:00pm Prof. Michael Hilinski University of Virginia TBA RH 104
May 6 2019 - 4:00pm Prof. Jennifer Roizen Duke University TBA RH 104
May 8 2019 - 4:00pm Prof. James Frederich Florida State University TBA RH 104
May 10 2019 - 4:00pm Prof. Tom Snaddon Indiana University TBA RH 104
Jun 5 2019 - 4:00pm Prof. Tim Newhouse Yale University TBA RH 104
Jun 6 2019 - 3:30pm Prof. Antonio Echavarren ICIQ, Tarragona, Spain TBA RH 104
Jun 7 2019 - 4:00pm Prof. Antonio Echavarren ICIQ, Tarragona, Spain TBA RH 104
Pharm Sci
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
Jan 22 2019 - 9:00am Dustin Siegel Gilead Discovery of Novel Nucleotide Prodrug GS-5734 for the Treatment of Ebola Virus disease NS2 3201
Jan 29 2019 - 9:00am John Maxwell Tango Therapeutics Pitfalls and barriers in small molecule drug discovery NS2 3201
Feb 5 2019 - 9:00am Punit Seth Ionis Pharma Recent Advances in Antisense Technology NS2 3201
Feb 12 2019 - 9:00am Don Gauthier Merck From Discovery to Process Chemistry NS2 3201
Feb 19 2019 - 9:00am Saranavan Parthasarthy Novartis The Power of Structure and Physicochemical Property-Based Drug Design. From Bench to the Clinic with Case Studies NS2 3201
Feb 26 2019 - 9:00am Monica Florio Amgen A bispecific antibody targeting kk1 and Sclerostin for patients with delayed fracture healing NS2 3201
Mar 5 2019 - 9:00am Renato Bauer Lilly Covalent Inhibitor : Past, Present and Future NS2 3201
Mar 12 2019 - 9:00am Vincent Mascitti Pfizer Discovery of Ertugliflozin (PF-04971729): An overview of the progression of Pfizer’s SGLT2 inhibitor program from discovery to successful POC NS2 3201
PhD defense
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
Feb 8 2019 - 2:00pm Kan Fu Law Group TBA NS2 1201
Mar 7 2019 - 3:00pm Ryan Kahn Potma Lab TBA NS2 1201
Physical Seminar
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
Jan 29 2019 - 3:30pm Prof. Jason Green University of Massachusetts Boston Information, dissipation, and paths to self-assembling active materials RH 104
Feb 5 2019 - 3:30pm Prof. Jim De Yoreo Pacific Northwest National Laboratory/University of Washington They call it “free energy” so, hey, why pay? RH 104
Feb 12 2019 - 3:30pm Prof. Peter Raktizis University of Crete/IESL/FORTH Ultrasensitive chirality measurements using optical cavities RH 104
Mar 5 2019 - 3:30pm Prof. Eric Appel Stanford University SUPRAMOLECULAR BIOMATERIALS: FROM FUNDAMENTALS TO ADVANCED HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS RH 104
Special Seminar
Date Speaker Institution Title Location
Mar 14 2019 - 4:00pm Prof. Benjamin Cravatt The Scripps Research Institute Activity-based proteomics – protein and ligand discovery on a global scale Calit 2
Mar 20 2019 - 1:00pm Zhan Chen University of Michigan TBA NS2 2201