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Department of Chemistry Lecture Series

Department of Chemistry lectures are generally held on Fridays at 2:00p (PST)

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

Upcoming Events

New chemically driven strategies for understanding and controlling epigenetic processes in mammalian cells

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Nathaniel A. Hathaway, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry
The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy


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

Sponsored by Michael Erb

Novel Multi-component Reactions via Active Intermediate Trapping Process

Friday, April 27, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Wenhao Hu

Professor and Dean
School of Pharmceutical Sciences
Sun Yat-Sen University

Host: Institute Professor Richard Lerner
Contact: Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn & Fiona Larmour
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry

4:00-5:00 (EST) VTC to TSRI-FL Classroom A116

Synthesis and selection of DNA-encoded chemical libraries

Monday, April 30, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Xiaoyu Li

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
The University of Hong Kong

Host: Institute Professor Richard Lerner
Contact: Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn & Fiona Larmour
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

VTC to TSRI-FL Classroom B159

Catalyst-controlled selective C-H functionalization

Monday, May 07, 2018 at 4:00p(EST)

Professor Huw M. L. Davies

Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Organic Chemistry
Emory University

Host: Hans Renata
Contact: Anita Riggs
Location: TSRI-FL, Room B159

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

1:00-2:00p (PST) VTC to TSRI-CA, Keck Amphitheater

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 Lectures in Chemistry

Friday, June 01, 2018 at 2:00p

Professor Gregory C. Fu & Dr. Jeff Song

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

Title: TBA

Tuesday, June 05, 2018 at 4:00p(PST)

Professor Amir H. Hoveyda

Department of Chemistry
Boston College

Host: Graduate Program
Contact: Jacob Edwards & Justine deGruyter
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Graduate Program Distinguished Lecture Series

Title: TBA

Friday, June 08, 2018 at 4:00p(PST)

Professor Alanna Schepartz


Host: Graduate Program
Contact: Jacob Edwards & Justine deGruyter
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Graduate Program Distinguished Lecture Series

Title: TBA

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 2:00p

Professor Konrad Tiefenbacher

Department of Chemistry, University of Basel
Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, ETH Z├╝rich

Host: Professor Julius Rebek
Contact: Gia Johnstone
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Professor Julius Rebek

Title: TBA

Friday, August 24, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Naoto Chatani

Department of Applied Chemistry
Faculty of Engineering
Osaka University, Japan

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

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

VTC to TSRI-FL, location TBD

Title: TBA

Friday, September 14, 2018 at 2:00p

Dr. Matt Shoulders

Whitehead Career Development Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, MIT
Associate Member, Broad Institute
Investigator, Center for Skeletal Research at Massachusetts General Hospital
Member, MIT Center for Environmental Health Scie

Host: Jeff Kelly
Contact: Colleen Fearns
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Jeff Kelly

Novartis Chemical Sciences Lecture

Friday, September 28, 2018 at 2:00p

Professor Chaitan Khosla

Stanford University

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

Title: TBA

Monday, October 01, 2018 at 4:00p(PST)

Wendy Young

Senior Vice President
Small-Molecule Drug Discovery
Genentech

Host: Graduate Program
Contact: Jacob Edwards & Justine deGruyter
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Graduate Program Distinguished Lecture Series

Title: TBA

Thursday, October 04, 2018 at 4:00p(PST)

Professor Geoff Coates

Cornell University

Host: Graduate Program
Contact: Jacob Edwards & Justine deGruyter
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Graduate Program Distinguished Lecture Series

Scripps-Lilly Symposium

Friday, October 12, 2018 at 4:00p(PST)

Christopher J. Chang

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Member, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute
Vice Chair, Chemical Biology, University of California Faculty Scientist, Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry

This activity is supported by a contribution from Lilly

Rebek-Sessler Lectureship

Friday, November 09, 2018 at 2:00p

Professor Ken Houk

UCLA

Host: Professor Julius Rebek
Contact: Gia Johnstone
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry