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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Departmental Seminar


Associate Professor Philip Dawson     (web page)
Departments of Chemistry & Cell and Molecular Biology
The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla CA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Structure-based Design of Viral Coat Protein Mimics Facilitated by Chemoselective Ligation Chemistry

Abstract           Host: Mark Distefano



Thursday, April 2, 2015

Bryce L. Crawford Lectureship


Professor Dana Dlott     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign IL

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Materials Chemistry Under Extreme Conditions

Abstract           Host: Aaron Massari



Friday, April 3, 2015

Special Seminar


Assistant Professor Daniel Harki     (web page)
Department of Medicinal Chemistry
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN

Time:   4 PM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Harnessing APOBEC3-Catalyzed Genome Mutation with Small Molecules

Abstract           Host: Will Pomerantz



Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Student Seminar Series


Professor Andrew Borovik     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Irvine CA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Synthetic Chemistry as a Window into Biology

Abstract           Host: Mayank Puri



Thursday, April 9, 2015

Departmental Seminar


Associate Professor Richard Brutchey     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

An Alkahest for Chalcogenide Semiconductors: Solution Processing of Insoluble Bulk Materials

Abstract           Host: Valerie Pierre



Friday, April 10, 2015

AbbVie Workshop Series


Professor Dean Tantillo     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Davis CA

Time:   4:15 PM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Forks in the Road: The Importance of Inherent Carbocation Reactivity in Terpene Biosynthesis

Abstract           Host: Thomas Hoye



Monday, April 13, 2015

Kolthoff Lecture Series


Professor James Mayer     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Yale University, New Haven CT

Time:   3:45 PM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer: from Hydrogen Atom Transfer and Marcus Theory to Electrocatalysis to Nanoparticles

Abstract           Host: William Tolman



Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Kolthoff Lecture Series


Professor James Mayer     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Yale University, New Haven CT

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Coupling Proton and Electron Transfers: A Deeper Look and Extensions to Electrocatalysis

Abstract           Host: William Tolman



Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Kolthoff Lecture Series


Professor James Mayer     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Yale University, New Haven CT

Time:   3:45 PM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

A Different View of Redox Reactions at Solid-Solution Interfaces: Thinking Beyond the Electron

Abstract           Host: William Tolman



Thursday, April 23, 2015

Departmental Seminar


Assistant Professor Guangbin Dong     (web page)
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of Texas, Austin TX

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Host: Christopher Douglas



Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Departmental Seminar


Professor Kevan Shokat     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Berkeley

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Host: Will Pomerantz



Thursday, April 30, 2015

Departmental Seminar


Associate Professor Anne McNeil     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Host: Marc Hillmyer



Thursday, May 7, 2015

Moscowitz Seminar Series


Professor Zhen-Gang Wang     (web page)
Department of Chemical Engineering
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena CA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Host: Timothy Lodge