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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

Harnessing Helicity; from Helically Chiral Aromatics to Circularly Polarized Light and Back Again

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Matthew Fuchter, Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry
Imperial College London

Host: Donna Blackmond
Contact: Joey Gassert, Ext. 4-2709
Location: Committee Lecture Hall

"Aerobic Oxidation Catalysis: Methods and Mechanisms"

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

Shannon Stahl, Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Location: Valerie Timken Amphitheater

Sponsored by Distinguished Lecture Series

To be announced

Friday, May 30, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

Frank Fang, Ph.D.

Vice President, Process R&D

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

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry

ABBVIE Symposium

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Jonathan Ellman and AbbVie Co. representative (tbd)

Eugene Higgins Professor of Chemistry
Yale University

Host: Ryan Shenvi
Contact: Joey Gassert, Ext. 4-2709

Sponsored by Deparment of Chemistry

AbbVie Lectureship Symposium

The Privileged Chiral Spiro Catalysts

Thursday, July 03, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Qi-Lin Zhou, Ph.D.

Professor, Institute of Elemento-organic Chemistry
Nankai University

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

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry


The Discovery of an Allosteric NS5B Replicase Inhibitor for the Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus Infection

Friday, August 15, 2014 at 2:00 PM

John Kadow, Ph.D.

Director, Discovery Chemistry
Pharmaceutical R&D
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.

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

Organic Synthesis Enabled by Catalytic Reactions of Boron Reagents

Friday, September 12, 2014 at 2:00 PM

James Morken, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry
Boston College

Host: Phil Baran
Contact: Taylor Cohen, 4-7370


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

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Mark R. Biscoe, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
The City College of New York

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