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Department of Chemistry Bicoastal Lecture Series

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

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

Genetically Encoded Chemistries to Probe and Manipulate Eukaryotic Biology

Friday, February 02, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

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

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

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

Fifty Years of Smelling Sulfur: From the Chemistry of Garlic to the Molecular Basis for Olfaction

Monday, February 26, 2018 at 2:00p

Dr. Eric Block

University at Albany
Department of Chemistry

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

Sponsored by Professor Phil Baran

Title: TBA

Friday, March 09, 2018 at 2:00p

Tanja Gulder


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

Sponsored by Professor Phil Baran

Nature as Stereochemist

Monday, March 19, 2018 at 4:00p(EST)

Professor David Cane

Brown University

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

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

VTC to TSRI-CA, Room TBD

Identification of Potent and Selective Covalent Monoacylglycerol Lipase (MAGL) Inhibitors for Treatment of Neuroinflammation

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

Christopher Butler

Associate Research Fellow
Medicine Design
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

Bristol-Myers Squibb Lectures in Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Friday, April 06, 2018 at 2:00p

Professor Jan-Erling Bäckvall and Dr. Ke Chen

Professor Jan-Erling Bäckvall, Stockholm University
Dr. Ken Chen, Chemical & Synthetic Development Division, Bristol-Myers Squibb

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, 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

Friday, April 27, 2018 at 2:00p

Wenhao Hu

Professor
East China Normal University
Shanghai, China

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

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

Title: TBA

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

Huw Davies

Emory University

Host: Hans Renata
Contact: Anita Riggs
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 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

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

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