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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

Tuesday, September 2

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Title: Structural Preformation in Intrinsically Disordered Proteins and their Relevance for Protein Complex Formation
Speaker: Robert Konrat, Ph.D., Professor, Institute of Biomolecular Structural Chemistry, University of Vienna
Host: Peter K. Vogt, Ph.D.
Sponsor: CAG - Cancer Affinity Group
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Friday, September 12

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: Store-operated Calcium Entry and T cell Development
Speaker: Masatsugu Ohora, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Kyushu University, Japan
Sponsor: Immunology Affinity Group
Location: MBB2N - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

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: Mild, Versatile and Strategic: C-H Activation and Asymmetric Arene Hydrogenation
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Frank Glorius Professor, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Organisch-Chemisches Institut, Münster, Germany
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Thursday, September 18

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: Fellows Distinguished Lecture Series
Speaker: Jack Szostak, Ph.D., Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Prof. of Genetics, Harvard Medical School; Prof. of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Harvard University
Host: Brian M. Lamb, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Society of Fellows
Location: Green Hospital Timken Amphitheater

Tuesday, September 23

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: The Challenge of Neurodegenerative Disease and the Need for Innovation: Applications of Genomics, Single Cell Analysis, Stem Cells and Machine Learning
Speaker: Steve Finkbeiner, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Director and Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institutes, Univ. of California, San Francisco
Host: Hollis Cline, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series
Location: DNC Auditorium

Tuesday, October 7

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: The Neurobiology of Need
Speaker: Scott M. Sternson, Ph.D., Group Leader, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Farm Research Campus
Host: Lisa Stowers, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series
Location: DNC Auditorium

Tuesday, October 14

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: A Paradigm Shift in Asymmetric Synthesis: Progress towards a General Metal-catalyzed Cross-coupling Reaction that Enables the Use of Optically Active Secondary and Tertiary Nucleophiles
Speaker: Mark R. Biscoe, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, The City College of New York
Host: Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Thursday, October 16

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: Action and Regulation of MicroRNA-mediated Gene Silencing
Speaker: Martin Simard, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Laval University Cancer Research Center, Quebec, Canada
Host: Ian MacRae, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Cell & Molecular Biology Affinity Group
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, October 21

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Pavel Osten, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Host: Kristin Baldwin, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series
Location: DNC auditorium

Tuesday, October 28

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Paul Sternberg, Ph.D., Thomas Hunt Morgan Professor of Biology, California Institute of Technology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Host: Supriya Srinivasan, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series
Location: DNC Auditorium

Wednesday, October 29

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Improving the Specificity and Potency of Monoclonal Antibodies for Cancer Therapy
Speaker: Christoph Rader, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Cancer Biology, TSRI Florida
Host: Peter K. Vogt, Ph.D.
Sponsor: CAG - Cancer Affinity Group
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, November 4

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Zigang Dong, M.D., Ph.D., McKnight Presidential Professor in Cancer Research; Hormel-Knowlton Professor; I.J. Holton Professor; The Hormel Institute; University of Minnesota; Austin, MN
Host: Peter K. Vogt, Ph.D.
Sponsor: CAG - Cancer Affinity Group
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Thursday, November 6

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Wendy Gilbert, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Host: Ian MacRae, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Cell & Molecular Biology Affinity Group
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Friday, November 7

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Cyclotides, A New Molecular Scaffold to Target Protein-protein Interactions
Speaker: Julio A. Camarero, Ph.D., Dept. of Chemistry, College of Letter, Arts & Science; Dept. of Pharmacology & Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Southern California
Host: Phil Dawson, Ph.D.,
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: CC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Friday, November 21

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Edith C. Glazer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Kentucky
Host: Ram Krishnamurthy, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Wednesday, December 3

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Title: Developing Covalent Drugs for New and Old Targets in Cancer
Speaker: Nathanael Gray, Ph.D., Professor of Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School & Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Host: Peter Schultz, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater
Notes: **ROCHE LECTURER 2014**

Tuesday, December 16

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Kelsey Martin, M.D., Ph.D., Professor & Chair, Dept. of Biological Chemistry; Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles
Host: Hollis Cline, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series
Location: DNC Auditorium

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