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Department of Chemistry Lecture Series

Department of Chemistry lectures are generally held on Fridays at 2:00p (PST)

Chemistry Bicoastal Seminars are generally held on the 1st & 3rd Mondays of each month at 1:00p (PST)/4:00p (EST) with videoconference to our Florida campus, unless otherwise noted.

Upcoming Events

Fifty Years of Smelling Sulfur: From the Chemistry of Garlic to the Molecular Basis for Olfaction

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 2:00p

Dr. Eric Block

University at Albany
Department of Chemistry

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

Sponsored by Professor Phil Baran


Title: TBA

Friday, March 09, 2018 at 2:00p

Tanja Gulder


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

Sponsored by Professor Phil Baran


Nature as Stereochemist

Monday, March 19, 2018 at 4:00p(EST)

Professor David Cane

Brown University
Professor of Chemistry (Research)

Host: Ben Shen
Contact: Anita Riggs
Location: TSRI-FL, Classroom B159

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

VTC to TSRI-CA, Keck Amphitheater


Olfactory receptor-based chemical sensors to accelerate the engineering of chemical-producing microbes

Friday, March 30, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Professor Pamela Peralta-Yahya

Assistant Professor
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

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

Sponsored by Floyd Romesberg

4:00-5:00p (EST) VTC to TSRI-FL, Classroom B159


Title: TBA

Monday, April 02, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Dr. Guangbin Dong

Professor of Chemistry
University of Chicago

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

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

4:00-5:00p(EST) VTC to TSRI-FL Classroom B159


Bristol-Myers Squibb Lectures in Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Friday, April 06, 2018 at 2:00p

Professor Jan-Erling Bäckvall and Dr. Ke Chen

Professor Jan-Erling Bäckvall, Stockholm University
Dr. Ken Chen, Chemical & Synthetic Development Division, Bristol-Myers Squibb

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

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry


Identification of Potent and Selective Covalent Monoacylglycerol Lipase (MAGL) Inhibitors for Treatment of Neuroinflammation

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Christopher Butler

Associate Research Fellow
Medicine Design
Pfizer, Cambridge, MA

Host: Professor Phil Baran, Department of Chemistry and Professor Ben Cravatt, Co-Chair, Dept. of Molecular Medicine
Contact: Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn & Shelly Gassert
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Deparrtments of Chemistry & Molecular Medicine

4:00 - 5:00p (EST) VTC TO TSRI-FL CLASSROOM B159


Title: TBA

Monday, April 16, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Kami L. Hull

Department of Chemistry
University of Illinois

Host: Keary Engle
Contact: Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn & Carrie Gabaldon
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

4:00 - 5:00p (EST) VTC TO TSRI-FL CLASSROOM B159


New chemically driven strategies for understanding and controlling epigenetic processes in mammalian cells

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Nathaniel A. Hathaway, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry
The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy


Host: Michael Erb
Contact: Kristen Williams
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Michael Erb


Title: TBA

Friday, April 27, 2018 at 2:00p

Wenhao Hu

Professor
East China Normal University
Shanghai, China

Host: Institute Professor Richard Lerner
Contact: Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn & Fiona Larmour
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry


Synthesis and selection of DNA-encoded chemical libraries

Monday, April 30, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Xiaoyu Li

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
The University of Hong Kong

Host: Institute Professor Richard Lerner
Contact: Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn & Fiona Larmour
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

VTC to TSRI-FL Classroom B159


Title: TBA

Monday, May 07, 2018 at 4:00p(EST)

Huw Davies

Emory University

Host: Hans Renata
Contact: Anita Riggs
Location: TSRI-FL, Room B159

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

VTC to TSRI-CA, Keck Amphitheater


Title: TBA

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Jennifer L. Stockdill

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Wayne State University

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

Sponsored by Phil Dawson

4:00-5:00p(EST) VTC to TSRI-FL, Classroom B159


Title: TBA

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Nuno Maulide

Professor
University of Vienna

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

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry

4:00 - 5:00p (EST) VTC TO TSRI-FL CLASSROOM TBD


Boehringer Ingelheim Lectures in Chemistry

Friday, June 01, 2018 at 2:00p

Professor Gregory C. Fu & Dr. Jeff Song

Norman Chandler Professor of Chemistry
California Institute of Technology
"Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions: A Radical Alternative to SN1 and SN2 Reactions"


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

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry

Accompanying lecture by Jeff Song, Ph.D.
Director in Chemical Development, Boehringer Ingelheim


Title: TBA

Friday, August 24, 2018 at 1:00p(PST)

Naoto Chatani

Department of Applied Chemistry
Faculty of Engineering
Osaka University, Japan

Host: Keary Engle
Contact: Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series

VTC to TSRI-FL, location TBD


Novartis Chemical Sciences Lecture

Friday, September 28, 2018 at 2:00p

Professor Chaitan Khosla

Stanford University

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

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry


Scripps-Lilly Symposium

Friday, October 12, 2018 at 4:00p(PST)

TBA


Host: Keary Engle
Contact: Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences

Sponsored by Department of Chemistry

This activity is supported by a contribution from Lilly