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Chemistry Lecture Series

Lecture Series

Location: W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater,
The Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences (unless otherwise noted).

Upcoming Events

Bimetallic Catalysis for C-C and C-X Bond Formation

Friday, August 04, 2017 at 2:00p

Neal Mankad

Assistant Professor
University of Illinois, Chicago

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

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry


Pfizer Oncology Lecture in Medicinal Chemistry

Monday, August 07, 2017 at 11:00a (PS

Michael E. Jung

Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of California, Los Angeles

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

Sponsored by Deparrtments of Chemistry & Molecular Medicine

Lecture title: "Drug Discovery in Academia: Some Successful Case Studies"

2:00-3:00p (EST) VTC to TSRI FL Classroom B158


Rebek-Sessler Lectureship

Thursday, October 05, 2017 at 4:00p

Fran├žois Diederich


Professor of Organic Chemistry, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH),Switzerland
"Molecular Recognition in Chemical and Biological Systems: Chemical Model Studies and Biostructural Investigations of Protein-Ligand Interactions"

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


Title: TBA

Friday, November 03, 2017 at 2:00p

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 Department of Chemistry


Title: TBA

Friday, December 01, 2017 at 2:00p

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 Department of Chemistry


Development of Novel Transition Metal-Catalyzed Synthetic Methodologies

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 2:00p

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 Department of Chemistry


Title: TBA

Friday, February 02, 2018 at 2:00p

Abhishek Chatterjee

Assistant Professor
Boston College

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

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry


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 2:00p

Professor Dewey McCafferty

Duke University

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

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry


Title: TBA

Friday, March 30, 2018 at 2:00p

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 Department of Chemistry