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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

Draining the Moat: A Natural Product-Inspired Approach to Combat Bacterial Biofilms

Friday, February 26, 2016 at 2:00 PM

William M. Wuest, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Temple University

Host: Kim Janda, Ph.D.
Contact: Jon Ashley, ext. 4-2515

Ni-Catalyzed Reductive Carboxylation Techniques and C-O Cleavage

Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.

Ruben Martin, Ph.D.

ICREA Research Professor and ICIQ Group Leader
Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ)

Host: Keary Engle, Ph.D.
Contact: Carrie Gabaldon, ext. 4-8438

Natural Product Synthesis Based on Structure Pattern Recognition

Friday, March 11, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Tanja Gaich, Ph.D.

W3-Professor for Organic Chemistry
University of Konstanz, Germany

Host: Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Contact: Shelly Gassert, ext. 4-8446

From Marine Sponge to Novel Anticancer Agents: An Organic Chemist’s Quest to Conquer Cancer

Friday, March 18, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Zhendong Jin, Ph. D.

Associate Prof. of Medicinal Chemistry
Div. of Medical & Natural Products Chemistry
Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Experimental Therapeutics
College of Pharmacy, The University of Iowa

Host: Jin-Quan Yu, Ph.D.
Contact: Tanya Gresham, ext. 4-2433


Friday, April 08, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Kevin Brown, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Indiana University

Host: Ryan Shenvi, Ph.D.
Contact: Joey Gassert, ext. 4-2709


Friday, November 04, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Jared C. Lewis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
University of Chicago
Searle Chemistry Laboratory

Host: Jin-Quan Yu, Ph.D.
Contact: Joey Gassert, ext. 4-2709