Spring 2019

Seminar Locations

The location for Pomona seminars is Seaver Auditorium.

The location for Harvey Mudd seminars is Galileo Pryne Auditorium (HMC).

The location for Keck Science Department seminars is Burns Lecture Hall.

Jackie Barton, Caltech
"DNA Signaling"
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 11 a.m., Burns Auditorium (KSD)

Lynette Cegelski, Stanford University
"New Views of Bacterial Cell Walls and Biofilms: Discovery at the Chemistry-Biology Interface"
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 11 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium

Paul Weiss, UCLA
"Precise Chemical, Physical and Electronic Nanoscale Contacts"
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 11 a.m., Burns Auditorium (KSD)

Robbins Lecture Series
February 25 - 28, 2019

Allison Campbell, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
"Ensuring Environmental Sustainability and our Nation's Security: The Behavior of Radioactive and Irradiated Materials"
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 11 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium

Tehshik Yoon, University of Wisconsin - Madison
"Stereocontrol in Photochemical Synthesis"
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 11 a.m., Galileo Pryne Auditorium (HMC)

Geraldine Richmond, University of Oregon
"Surf, Sink or Swim: Molecular Exploration of Surfaces with Environmental Importance"
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 11 a.m., Burns Auditorium (KSD)

Andrew Knappenberger, Yale School of Medicine
"A Family of Riboswitch Aptamers with a Rugged Functional Landscape"
Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 11 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium

Stacey Bent, Stanford University
"Skimming the Surface for Energy Solutions"
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 11 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium

Michael K. Gilson, UC San Diego School of Pharmacy
"Computer-Aided Drug Design"
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 11 a.m., Galileo Pryne Auditorium (HMC)

Atul Parikh, UC Davis
"Mixing Water, Transducing Energy, Shaping Membranes: Autonomously Self-regulating Giant Vesicles"
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 11 a.m., Burns Auditorium (KSD)

Dan Ratner, University of Washington
“Tales from a Wayward Chemist: Bioengineering and Drug Delivery via Organic Synthesis”
Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 11 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium

Fall 2018

Sarah Keller, University of Washington
"How Yeast Cells Harness Physics and Chemistry to Organize Proteins and Lipids in Their Membranes"
Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 11 a.m., Burns Auditorium (KSD)

Jack Sadowsky '00, Genentech
"Antibody-Drug Conjugates (ADCs) for Targeted Therapy"
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 11 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium

Anand Subramaniam, UC Merced
"Synthetic Cells from Cellulose Paper"
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 11 a.m., Burns Auditorium (KSD)

Ann Marie Carlton, UC Irvine
"Additional Benefits of Federal Air Quality Rules: A Valentine to the Clean Air Act"
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 11 a.m., Galileo Pryne Auditorium (HMC) 

Susan Marqusee, UC Berkeley
"Watching Proteins Fold Over Evolutionary Time and One Molecule at a Time"
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 11 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium

Laura Ackerman, Princeton University
"Multimetallic Strategies for Catalytic C-C Bond Formation"
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 11 a.m., Burns Auditorium (KSD)

Josh Vura-Weiss, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Ultrafast Extreme Ultraviolet Spectroscopy Reveals Short-Lived States in Transitional Metal Complexes and Organohalide Perovskite Semiconductors"
November 6, 2018 at 11 a.m., Galileo Pryne Auditorium (HMC)

Peter Chiarelli, Children's Hospital LA-USC
"Nanoparticle Therapy for Brain Tumors"
November 13, 2018 at 11 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium

Smaranda Marinescu, University of Southern California
"Design, Synthesis and Study of Inorganic Materials for Applications to Solar Energy Conversion"
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 11 a.m., Galileo Pryne Auditorium (HMC)

Meeting Seminar Speakers (for Students)

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