Fall 2020

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.

Donald Elmore, Wellesley College
"Systematic Approaches to Improve Antimicrobial Peptide Potency"
Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, 11:20 a.m.

Anastassia Alexandrova, UCLA
"Simulations of Surface Reactions"
Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 at 11:20 a.m.

Marcy Towns, Purdue University
"Implementing Digital Badging to Assess Hands-on Laboratory Skills"
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 at 11:20 a.m.

Shaama Mallikarjun Sharada, USC
"Polymers for Light-Driven Catalysis"
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 at 11:20 a.m.

Al Nelson, University of Washington
"Designing Macromolecules for 3D Printing"
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020 at 11:20 a.m.

Daniel Savin, University of Florida
"Morphology Transitions in Responsive Block Copolymers: Incorporating Molecular Probes and Triggers"
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 at 11:20 a.m.

Danica Fujimori, UC San Francisco
"Investigating Cellular Methylation Using Chemical Biology"
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020 at 11:20 a.m.

Carlos Baiz, University of Texas at Austin
"H-Bonding in Complex Environments"
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 at 11:20 a.m.

Richmond Sarpong, UC Berkeley
"A Life Shaped by Diseases and Medicines in Sub-Saharan Africa"
Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 at 11:20 a.m.

Spring 2020

Arsalan Mirjafari, Florida Gulf Coast University
"(Dis)solving the World's Problems"
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 at 11 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium

Douglas Grotjahn, San Diego State University
"When Two are Better than One: Bifunctional Catalysts that Move Protons for Organic Chemistry and Energy"
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 at 11 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium

Kate Freeman, Penn State
"Wildfires and Upheavals in the Cenozoic"
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 at 11 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium

Robbins Lecture Series
February 24 - 27, 2020

Geraldine Richmond, University of Oregon
"Surf, Sink or Swim: Understanding Environmentally Important Processes at Water Surfaces"
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 11 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium

Levi Moore, U.S. Air Force Research Lab
"Next-Generation Propulsion Materials Using Thiol-ene Click Chemistry: Research in the Applied Materials Group at the Air Force Research Laboratory"
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 11 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium

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: Bob Cave
Keck Science Department: Babak Sanii or Mary Hatcher-Skeers