Chemistry Seminar Series

Fall 2021

David Campbell, CEO Janux
"From HMC to Founder and CEO of Janux Therapeutics"
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 at 11:20 a.m.

Alexis Komor, UC San Diego
"Understanding the Impact of Genetic Variation on Human Health"
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 at 11:20 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 11:20 a.m.

Jeff Cannon, Occidental
"Chiral Auxiliaries as Useful Tools for the Stereoselective Synthesis of Non-Canonical Amino Acids"
Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021 at 11:20 a.m.

Elizabeth Bess, UC Irvine
"Finding Catalysts of Gut Reactions: The Gut Microbiota in Disease Treatment and Prevention"
Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021 at 11:20 a.m.

Spring 2021

Louis Kuo, Lewis & Clark College
"Green Chemistry:  Phosphorus Recovery from Degradation of Pesticide and Herbicide Neurotoxins"
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021 at 11:20 a.m.

Amy Rosenzweig, Northwestern University
"Biological Methane Oxidation"
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 at 11:20 a.m.

Pfizer Symposium
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 at 11:20 a.m.

Jonathan Nitschke, University of Cambridge
"The Many Forms and Functions of Coordination Cages"
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 11:20 a.m.

Amanda Garner, University of Michigan
"Enabling Technologies for Revealing Druggable Paths in RNA Biology"
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 11:20 a.m.

Nicole Sampson, Stony Brook University
"Control of Alternating Backbones in ROMP: Toward Sequence Control"
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 11:20 a.m.

Raychelle Burks, American University
"Seeing Clearly: Exploring New Vapor-Phase Stains for Cyanoacrylate Processing of Latent Prints"
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 11:20 a.m.

Keriann Backus, UCLA
"Probe Development for Precision Cancer Therapeutics and New Tools for Chemical Immunology"
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 11:20 a.m.

Hosea Nelson, UCLA
"Twists and Turns Along the Path of Reactivity-Driven Methods Development"
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 11:20 a.m.

Amit Choudhary, Harvard Medical School and Broad Institute
Chemical Biology/CRISPR
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 11:20 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