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Chemistry Seminar Series

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.

Fall 2020

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.

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