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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

Identification and Optimization of Tertiary Sulfonamides as RORc Inverse Agonists

Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Benjamin Fauber, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist, Small Molecule Drug Discovery
Genentech

Host: Ryan Shenvi, Ph.D. and Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Contact: Joey Gassert, 4-7537


Genisis: The Scientific Quest for Life's Origins

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 4:00 PM

Robert M. Hazen, Ph.D.

Geophysical Laboratory
Carnegie Institution of Washington

Host: Donna Blackmond, Ph.D.
Contact: Joey Gassert, ext. 4-2709

Part I of Two-Day Seminar Series; Part II is on April 29


Mineral Ecology: Chance and Necessity in the Mineral Evolution of Terrestrial Planets

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Robert M. Hazen, Ph.D.

Geophysical Laboratory
Carnegie Institution of Washington

Host: Donna Blackmond, Ph.D.
Contact: Joey Gassert, 4-7537
Location: THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Part II (Day 2) of a Two-Day Seminar Series.


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


Bromodomain Inhibition

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 2:00 PM

James Bradner, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Investigator, Department of Oncology
Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Host: Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Contact: Taylor Cohen, Ext. 4-7370

Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecturer


Fighting Cancer with a Sweet Bullet: the Development of Carbohydrate Based Anticancer Vaccines

Friday, June 05, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Xuefei Huang, Ph.D.

Professor and Associate Chair for Research
Department of Chemistry
Michigan State University

Host: K. Barry Sharpless
Contact: Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn, Ext. 4-2738


TBA

Friday, September 18, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Michael J. Krische, Ph.D.

Robert A. Welch Chair in Science
Director, Center for Green Chemistry and Catalysis
University of Texas at Austin
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Host: Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Contact: Taylor Cohen, ext. 7370

SIGMA-ALDRICH LECTURER 2015