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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

Controlling Bacterial Biofilms and Resistance with Marine Alkaloid Derivatives

Monday, December 05, 2016 at 2:00p

Christian Melander

Howard J. Schaeffer Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry
North Carolina State University

Host: Kim Janda, Ph.D.
Contact: Jon Ashley
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry


Design and application of amphoteric molecules

Friday, December 16, 2016 at 2:00PM

Andrei Yudin, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto


Host: Phil Dawson, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry
Contact: Cathy Klasen 858-784-7052
Location: W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Building, 1st Floor, BCC-1

Sponsored by Chemistry Lecture Series


Chain Walking: an Emerging Strategy in Catalytic Organic Synthesis

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 2:00p

Takuya Kochi. Ph.D.

Assistant Professor/Lecturer
Kakiuchi group
Keio University

Host: Jin-Quan Yu
Contact: Tanya Gresham
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry


Mirror-image genetic replication and transcription

Friday, January 13, 2017 at 2:00p

Professor Ting Zhu

Investigator, Associate Professor
School of Life Sciences
Tsinghua University, China
http://zhulab.life.tsinghua.edu.cn

Host: Floyd Romesberg
Contact: Gia Johnstone
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry


Conformations and Dynamics of Protein Molecular Recognition

Friday, January 27, 2017 at 2:00p

Megan Thielges

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Indiana University

Host: Floyd Romesberg
Contact: Gia Johnstone
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry


28th Annual Frontiers in Chemistry Symposium

Friday, February 03, 2017 at 1:00p

Distinguished speakers include: Melanie S. Sanford, Ph.D., University of Michigan; Professor Tadhg P. Begley, Texas A&M University; George Koob, Ph.D., NIH/NIAAA; Ronald T. Raines, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin–Madison




Host: Professor Dale Boger, Chairman, and Professor Phil Baran
Contact: Mishelle M. or Ezra S., ext. 4-2400
Location: The Auditorium at TSRI, 10620 John Jay Hopkins Drive

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry


Novartis Chemical Sciences Lecture

Friday, February 10, 2017 at 2:00p

Scott J. Miller, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Chemistry
Yale University

Host: Dale Boger, Ph.D.
Contact: Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences


Building Structural Complexity via Tandem Catalytic Transformations: Total Syntheses of Bioactive Macrolides and Terpenes

Friday, February 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Mingji Dai, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Purdue University

Host: Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Contact: Shelly ext. 4-8446
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry


Development and Applications of a Bioconjugation Tool Kit

Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 3:30p

Craig Ogle

Charles H Stone Professor of Chemistry
UNC Charlotte

Host: Kim Janda, Ph.D.
Contact: Jon Ashley
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry


Marine Natural Products Synthesis as a Driving Force for Chemical and Biological Discovery

Friday, March 10, 2017 at 2:00p

Joshua Pierce, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
North Carolina State University

Host: Dale Boger, Ph.D.
Contact: Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences


Title: TBA

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 3:30p

Albert Bowers

UNC

Host: Phil Dawson
Contact: Cathy Klasen
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences


Title: TBA

Friday, April 07, 2017 at 2:00p

Gavin Williams, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
North Carolina State University


Host: Dale Boger, Ph.D. & Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Contact: Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences


Title: TBA

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 2:00p

Dr. Martin Eastgate

Director
Chemical and Synthetic Development
Bristol-Myers Squibb

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

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry


Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) Lecture in Organic Synthesis

Friday, June 02, 2017 at 2:00p

F. Dean Toste

Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Berkeley

Host: Dale Boger, Ph.D. & Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Contact: Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences