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Department of Chemistry Lecture Series

Department of Chemistry lectures will are generally held on Fridays at 1:00p

and Bicoastal Departmental Seminar Series

Chemistry Bicoastal Seminars are generally held on the 1st & 3rd Mondays of each month at 1:00p (PST)/4:00p (EST) unless otherwise noted.

Upcoming Events

Selective Halogenation and the Study of Unusual Lipids

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 1:00p(PST)

Noah Burns

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Stanford University

Host: Phil Baran
Contact: Shelly Gassert
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

4:00-5:00p (EST) VTC to TSRI-FL, Classroom B158

Chemistry and Biology of Bioactive Natural Products from Marine and Other Sources

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 1:00p (PST

Professor Jun'ichi Kobayashi

Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Hokkaido University, Japan


Host: Phil Baran
Contact: Shelly Gassert
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Professor Phil Baran

4:00-5:00p (EST) VTC to TSRI-FL, Classroom B159

Title: TBA

Friday, December 01, 2017 at 1:00p(PST)

Ross Widenhoefer

Professor of Chemistry
Duke University

Host: Keary Engle
Contact: Carrie Gabaldon
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

4:00-5:00p (EST) VTC to TSRI-FL, Classroom B159

Development of Novel Transition Metal-Catalyzed Synthetic Methodologies

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 1:00p(PST)

Vladimir Gevorgyan

Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry
University of Illinois at Chicago

Host: Jin-Quan Yu
Contact: Tanya Gresham
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

4:00-5:00p VTC to TSRI-FL, Classroom B159

Title: TBA

Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Hiroyuki Osada

Director of Chemical Biology
RIKEN
Japan

Host: Hans Renata
Contact: Hans Renata
Location: TSRI-FL, Room TBD

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

VTC to TSRI-CA, Room TBD

Title: TBA

Friday, February 02, 2018 at 2:00p

Abhishek Chatterjee

Assistant Professor
Boston College

Host: Peter Schultz
Contact: Kristen Williams
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

29th Annual Frontiers in Chemistry Symposium

Friday, February 09, 2018 at 1:00p

Distinguished speakers include: Robert Bergman, Distinguished Professor, Emeritus, UC Berkeley; Shinji Murai, Professor, Nara Inst. of Technology, Japan; Karen N. Allen, Professor, Boston Univ.; John C. Martin, Ph.D., Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Host: Professor Dale Boger, Chairman, and Professor Phil Baran
Contact: Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn
Location: The Auditorium at The Scripps Research Institute, 10620 John Jay Hopkins Drive, La Jolla, CA

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry

Title: TBA

Friday, February 16, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Professor Dewey McCafferty

Duke University

Host: Phil Baran
Contact: Shelly Gassert
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

4:00-5:00p VTC to TSRI-FL, Classroom B159

Title: TBA

Monday, March 19, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Professor David Cane

Brown University

Host: Hans Renata
Contact: Hans Renata
Location: TSRI-FL, Room TBD

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

VTC to TSRI-CA, Room TBD

Title: TBA

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Christopher Butler

Senior Principal Scientist
Pfizer, Cambridge, MA

Host: Professor Phil Baran, Department of Chemistry and Professor Ben Cravatt, Co-Chair, Dept. of Molecular Medicine
Contact: Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn & Shelly Gassert
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Deparrtments of Chemistry & Molecular Medicine

4:00 - 5:00p (EST) VTC TO TSRI-FL CLASSROOM B159

Title: TBA

Friday, March 30, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Professor Pamela Peralta-Yahya

Assistant Professor
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

Host: Floyd Romesberg
Contact: Gia Johnstone
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Floyd Romesberg

4:00-5:00p (EST) VTC to TSRI-FL, Classroom B159

Title: TBA

Monday, April 02, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Dr. Guangbin Dong

Professor of Chemistry
University of Chicago

Host: Jin-Quan Yu
Contact: Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn & Tanya Gresham
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

4:00-5:00p(EST) VTC to TSRI-FL Classroom B159

Title: TBA

Monday, April 16, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Kami L. Hull

Department of Chemistry
University of Illinois

Host: Keary Engle
Contact: Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn & Carrie Gabaldon
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

4:00 - 5:00p (EST) VTC TO TSRI-FL CLASSROOM B159

Title: TBA

Monday, May 07, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Huw Davies

Emory Univ

Host: Hans Renata
Contact: Hans Renata
Location: TSRI-FL, Room TBD

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

VTC to TSRI-CA, Room TBD

Title: TBA

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Jennifer L. Stockdill

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Wayne State University

Host: Philip Dawson
Contact: Cathy Klasen
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Phil Dawson

4:00-5:00p(EST) VTC to TSRI-FL, Classroom B159

Title: TBA

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Nuno Maulide

Professor
University of Vienna

Host: Phil Baran
Contact: Shelly Gassert
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry

4:00 - 5:00p (EST) VTC TO TSRI-FL CLASSROOM TBD

Boehringer Ingelheim Lecture in Chemistry

Friday, June 01, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Professor Gregory C. Fu

Norman Chandler Professor of Chemistry
California Institute of Technology
"Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions: A Radical Alternative to SN1 and SN2 Reactions"


Host: Professor Dale Boger, Chairman, and Professor Phil Baran
Contact: Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry

Accompanying lecture by Jeff Song, Ph.D.
Director in Chemical Development, Boehringer Ingelheim