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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

Chemical Space for Drug Discovery

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Jean-Louis Reymond, Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of Berne

Host: Kim Janda, Ph.D.
Contact: Kay Cole, 4-2515
Location: THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Cyclotides, a new molecular scaffold to target protein-protein interactions

Friday, November 07, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Julio A. Camarero, Ph. D.

Department of Chemistry, College of Letter, Arts and Science
Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy
University of Southern California

Host: Phil Dawson
Contact: Ella Blanc, Ext. 4-7052

Chemical and Biological Studies of Ingenol 3-Carboxylates for Treatment of Non-Melanoma Skin Neoplasia

Friday, November 14, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

Dr. Thomas Högberg

Senior Scientific Advisor
Corporate Business Development
LEO Pharma A/S, Denmark

Host: Dale Boger, Ph.D.
Contact: Trisha Lane, Ext. 4-7524

Coordination Chemistry as an Approach to the Development of Chemically Diverse Anti-cancer Agents

Friday, November 21, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Edith C. Glazer

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Kentucky

Host: Ram Krishnamurthy, Ph.D.
Contact: Ezra Salazar, Ext. 4-8062

Developing Covalent Drugs for New and Old Targets in Cancer

Wednesday, December 03, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Nathanael Gray, Ph.D.

Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Harvard Medical School and Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Host: Peter Schultz
Contact: Michelle Platero, 4-9303

Sponsored by Frontiers in Chemistry Lecture Series


26th Annual Frontiers in Chemistry Symposium

Friday, January 30, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Northwestern University

University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Scripps Research Institute
Host: Dale Boger and Phil Baran
Contact: Janise Petrey, Ext 4-8772
Location: The Auditorium

Titles of lectures with be forthcoming


Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

Mary P. Watson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Delaware

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

Searching for New Reactivity: Iron-Catalyzed Stereoselective Olefin Aminohydroxylation and Aminofluorination Reactions

Friday, May 01, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

Hao Xu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Georgia State University
Department of Chemistry

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