Chemistry Seminar Series

Spring 2022

Brett Helms, Lawrence Labs
Designing Membranes for Next-Generation Batteries
Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

Karen Morrison, California Dept. of Food and Agriculture
Science in the Public Sector: Pesticide Regulation
Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

Kevin Meagher, Axalta Coating Systems
Industrial Chemistry: Is Change the Only Constant?
Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

Carolyn Bertozzi, Stanford University 
Therapeutic Opportunities in Glycoscience
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

Samantha Jones, Chemical & Engineering News
Communicating Science: From Academia to Reaching the General Public
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

Taia Wu, UCSF
Textile Dyes Illuminate Protein Stability
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

Sarah Slavoff, Yale University
Dark Matter of the Proteome
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

Hans Purkey, Genentech
Adventures in Drug Discovery
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

Will Pomerantz, University of Minnesota
SAR by 19F NMR: Using Fluorine NMR to Target Protein Complexes
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

Fall 2021

David Campbell, CEO Janux
"From HMC to Founder and CEO of Janux Therapeutics"
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

Alexis Komor, UC San Diego
"Understanding the Impact of Genetic Variation on Human Health"
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

Misael Romero-Reyes, Hanover College
"Design of Aptamer-Functionalized Membranes to Enable Sequestration and Depletion of Small-Molecule Compounds"
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

Jeff Cannon, Occidental
"Chiral Auxiliaries as Useful Tools for the Stereoselective Synthesis of Non-Canonical Amino Acids"
Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

Elizabeth Bess, UC Irvine
"Finding Catalysts of Gut Reactions: The Gut Microbiota in Disease Treatment and Prevention"
Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

Susan Zultanski, Merck & Co.
"Bioactive Small Molecules with MW > 2000: Cyclodextrins and Macrocyclic Peptides Encountered in Process Chemistry and Discovery Process Chemistry"
Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.


Meeting Seminar Speakers (for Students)

Students interested in having lunch with the seminar speakers should consult with the seminar coordinator of the hosting college:

Pomona College: Nick Ball
Harvey Mudd College: Kerry Karukstis
Keck Science Department: Aaron Leconte