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Thursday, July 24

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: "Enhancing HIV-1 Lentiviral Vector Mediated Gene Delivery to Hematopoietic Stem Cells"
Speaker: Xueqian (Cathy) Wang
Advisor: Bruce E. Torbett, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: MBB2N - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Friday, July 25

10:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: "Part I. Total Synthesis and Structural Revision of Viridicatumtoxin B, Part II. Synthetic Studies Towards Furanocembranoids"
Speaker: Christopher Hale
Advisor: K.C. Nicolaou, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: "Epipolythiodiketopiperazine Alkaloids: Methodology and Total Syntheses"
Speaker: Sotirios Totokotsopoulos
Advisor: K. C. Nicolaou, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, July 29

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Title: Identification of Bioactive Compounds Responsible for Therapeutic Benefits of Traditional Herbal Medicine
Speaker: Yang Ye, Ph.D., Deputy Director General, Shanghai Institute of Materia Medical, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Professor, Natural Products Chemistry Department, SIMM, CAS; Professor, School of Life Science & Technology ShanghaiTech University
Host: Jin-Quan Yu, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: MBB2N - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Wednesday, July 30

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Title: Assembly of Transcriptional Complexes
Speaker: Jacqui Matthews, Ph.D., Professor of Protein Chemistry, NHMRC Senior Research Fellow School of Molecular Bioscience, The University of Sydney
Host: Peter Wright, Ph.D.
Location: MBB2N - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: “Chemical Inspiration from the Synthesis of the Pyrrole Imidazole Alkaloids: A Scalable Synthesis of Axinellamines and Development of New Reagents for C-C and C-X Bond Formation”
Speaker: Rodrigo Rodriguez
Advisor: Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Title: Jack Aviv Appreciation Symposium
Speakers:

  • Angelo Lamola, Ph.D., Bell Labs; "The Hematofluorometer: Saving Children's Brains"
  • Ken Breslauer, Ph.D., Rutgers Univ.; "Reminisces about Jack Aviv: The Scientist, the Humanist, the Philanthropist"
  • Peter Kim, Ph.D., Stanford Univ.; "Toward an HIV Vaccine"
  • Bertrand Garcia-Moreno, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Univ.; "Charges in hydrophobic environments in proteins: turning lemons into lemonade"
  • Matthew Auton, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic; "A protein folding disease of primary hemostasis"
  • James Bowie, Ph.D., UCLA; "A vive le helices"
  • Jack Aviv, Ph.D., CEO, Aviv Biomedical

Host: Jeffery Kelly, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The Protein Society
Location: The Auditorium at TSRI

Friday, August 1

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: "Part I: Synthetic Studies in Sesquiterpenes, Part II: Total Synthesis of Verruculogen"
Speaker: Dane Holte
Advisor: Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: MBB2N - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Thursday, August 14

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: Nuclear Organization and Polycomb Chromatin Domains
Speaker: Ivan Raska, D.Sc., Professor, Chairman of the Institute of Cellular Biology & Pathology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Host: Michael Pollard, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The Cell and Molecular Biology Affinity Group
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Friday, August 15

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: The Carlos F. Barbas, III, Memorial Symposium
Speakers:

  • Chi-Huey Wong, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, TSRI
  • Doron Shabat, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, School of Chemistry, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
  • David Segal, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, UC Davis School of Medicine
  • Christoph Rader, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Cancer Biology, Scripps Florida
  • Richard Lerner, M.D. Institute Professor, TSRI

Host: Phil S. Baran, Ph.D. and Dale Boger, Ph.D.
Location: The Auditorium at the Scripps Research Institute

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: The Discovery of an Allosteric NS5B Replicase Inhibitor for the Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus Infection
Speaker: John Kadow, Ph.D., Director, Discovery Chemistry, Pharmaceutical R&D, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Host: Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Monday, August 25

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Ryan Shenvi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, TSRI
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Thursday, August 28

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Organic Synthesis Employing Electric Current
Speaker: Siegfreid R. Waldvogel, Ph.D., Professor, Johannes Gutenberg-Universitat Mainz, Institut fur Organische Chemie, Germany
Host: Julius Rebek, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Friday, August 29

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Catalysis at Merck: Development and Application of Catalytic Reactions in Support of Drug Discovery and Development
Speaker: Matthew Tudge, Ph.D., Process Chemistry Catalysis & Automation, Merck & Co.
Host: Ryan Shenvi, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Friday, September 12

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Organic Synthesis Enabled by Catalytic Reactions of Boron Reagents
Speaker: James Morken, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, Boston College; Aldrich Lecturer 2014
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Saturday, September 13

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Frank Glorius Professor, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Organisch-Chemisches Institut, Münster, Germany
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Jupiter, FL

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