Seminar Locations

The location for Pomona seminars is Seaver Auditorium. The location for Harvey Mudd seminars is Shanahan TLB B480. The location for Joint Sciences seminars is the Burns Lecture Hall.

 

Spring 2016

Rich Roberts, University of Southern California
“Targeting Growth Factor Receptors With SUPR Peptides”
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium
http://chem.usc.edu/faculty/Roberts.html

Trevor Sears, Brookhaven National Lab
“Old Problems Meet New Techniques: Applications of Frequency Comb-Referenced Spectroscopy”
Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium

Leslie Murray, University of Florida
“Selective Binding and Activation of Small Molecules by Trimetallic Cyclophane Complexes.”
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium

Ross Tokmakian (HMC ’79), Accenture (Retired)
“Creating Chemistry as a Chemist in Business Consulting.”
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., Shanahan B480 (HMC)

Donald Elmore, Wellesley College
“Characterization and Design of Histone-Derived Antimicrobial Peptides.”
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., Burns Lecture Hall (KSD)
http://www.wellesley.edu/chemistry/facultystaff/elmore

Tim Swager, MIT
“Chemistry and the Interface: Controlling Charge Transfer and Structure”
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., Shanahan B480 (HMC)
https://chemistry.mit.edu/people/swager-timothy

Jay Siegel, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China
“Why Some Scientists Become Slaves to Fashion: A Study of Models and Myths in Molecular Science”
Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium

Jonathan Litz, University of Washington
“Depletion with Cyclodextrin Reveals Two Populations of Cholesterol in Model Lipid Membranes”
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., Shanahan B480 (HMC)

The Robbins Lecture Series
“Single Molecules as Nanoscale Probes of Our World”
For a complete list of lectures, please go to http://www.pomona.edu/academics/departments/chemistry/robbins-lecture-series.
Professor W.E. Moerner, Stanford University
March 28-31, 2016

Arthur Glasfeld, Reed College
"Selectivity in Biological Metal Ion Sensors"
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., Burns Lecture Hall (KSD)
http://people.reed.edu/~glasfeld/

Amie Boal ’03, Pennsylvania State University
“Making DNA When Iron is Scarce: Metallocofactor Assembly in Manganese-Dependent Ribonucleotide Reductases.”
Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium

James Boedicker, University of Southern California
“Signal Exchange in Microbial Communities”
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., Burns Lecture Hall (KSD)

Marion Emmert, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
“Breaking Strong Bonds and Recovering Rare Earths Selectively: Adventures in Sustainable Chemistry”
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium
http://www.wpi.edu/academics/facultydir/mhe.html

Peter Wilson, University of Tasmania
“Polar Fish Antifreeze Proteins: 50 Years of Study, What We Know Now and What We Don’t”
Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 4:00 p.m., Seaver North Auditorium
http://www.utas.edu.au/profiles/staff/health-faculty/peter-wilson

Roberta Hamme, University of Victoria
“Measuring Dissolved Gases in the Ocean to Understand Carbon Cycling”
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium
http://web.uvic.ca/~rhamme/

Fall 2015

Casey Jones, Lewis & Clark College
“Progress Toward a Self-Healing Arterial Stent”
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., Burns Lecture Hall (KSD)
https://college.lclark.edu/live/profiles/1898-casey-m-jones

Dana Weinberger, Drew∙Eckl Farnham
“Chemistry as a Basis for a Career in Regulatory Affairs for Pharmaceuticals”
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., Shanahan B480 (HMC)
http://www.deflaw.com/attorneys/dana-e-weinberger

Anna Mapp, University of Michigan
Organic/Chemical Biology
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., Burns Lecture Hall (KSD)
http://www.umich.edu/~mapplab/

Mary Beth Daub, UC Irvine
“A Unified Synthetic Approach Toward the Kalihinanes”
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., Shanahan B480 (HMC)

Whitney Duim, Harvey Mudd College
Biophysical Chemistry
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., Shanahan B480 (HMC)
https://www.hmc.edu/chemistry/faculty-and-staff/whitney-duim/

Matt Ferguson (PO ’03), LodeSpin Labs
“Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Designated for Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI): A New Molecular Imaging Modality”
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium (Pomona)
http://www.lodespin.com/Site/Home.html

Mikhail Shapiro, Caltech
“Molecular Engineering for Non-Invasive Imaging and Control of Cellular Function”
Tuesday, December 1, 2015, Burns Lecture Hall (KSD)
http://shapirolab.caltech.edu/

Susan Ebeler, UC Davis
"Wine Flavor Chemistry: From the Vineyard to the Glass"
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., Seaver North Auditorium (Pomona)
http://ucanr.edu/Find_People/Academic_Directory/?facultyid=584

Meeting Seminar Speakers (for Students)

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