Lederle 2014

Seminar Schedule

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Unless otherwise stated (*), seminars are at 11:30 a.m., with a reception starting at 11 a.m. in Lederle Graduate Research Tower (LGRT) Room 1634.
Contact the host indicated for further information.

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FALL 2016
September 8 Dr. Woody Sherman
Vice President, Applications Science
Schrodinger, Inc.
Adjunct Professor, UMass Amherst
"Next Generation Free Energy Calculations in Drug Discovery"
Host: Scott Auerbach
https://www.schrodinger.com/leadership/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/woodysherman
https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=54rCpTkAAAAJ&hl=en
September 15 Professor Derek Wilson
York University, Canada
Department of Chemistry
Mass Spectrometry-Enabled Drug Development in Cancer and Neurodegenerative Disease”
Host: Richard Vachet
http://derekwilsonlab.ca
http://advancement.yorku.ca/2016/02/03/krembil-foundation-funds-chemistry-professor-derek-wilsons-research-into-causes-of-alzheimers/
September 22 Professor Thomas O’Halloran
Northwestern University
Department of Chemistry
"Elements of Health and Disease: Inorganic Fluxes and Metal Receptors That Control of Cell Fate Decisions"
Host: Jeanne Hardy
http://www.chemistry.northwestern.edu/people/core-faculty/profiles/thomas-ohalloran.html
http://sites.northwestern.edu/ohalloran/
September 29 Professor Floyd Romesberg
The Scripps Research Institute
Department of Chemistry
A Semi-Synthetic Organism with an Expanded Genetic Alphabet
Host: S. Thai Thayumanavan
https://www.scripps.edu/research/chem/faculty.html?name=romesberg
http://www.scripps.edu/romesberg/FRResearchMain.html
October 6 Professor Matthew Bogyo
Stanford University
Department of Pathology
“Imaging Protease Activity with Small Molecule Probes: Applications to Cancer and Infectious Diseases”
Host: Michelle Farkas
http://bogyolab.stanford.edu
https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/matthew-bogyo
October 13 Professor Daniele Fabris
SUNY, Albany
Department of Chemistry
“MS-Based Approaches for Investigating Nucleic Acid Structure and Dynamics”
Host: Igor Kaltashov
http://www.albany.edu/chemistry/dfabris.shtml
http://www.albany.edu/chemistry/dfresearch.shtml
October 20 Professor Mark Akeson
UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute &
Biomolecular Engineering Department
“Three Decades of Nanopore Sequencing”
Host: Min Chen
https://cbse.soe.ucsc.edu/people/akeson
https://www.soe.ucsc.edu/people/makeson
October 27 Professor Tom Mallouk
Pennsylvania State University
Department of Chemistry
 “Assembly and Disassembly of Layered Materials
Host: Kevin Kittilstved
http://chem.psu.edu/directory/tem5
http://research.chem.psu.edu/mallouk/
November 3 Professor Carrie Partch
University of California, Santa Cruz
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Dynamic Protein Interactions Establish the 24-Hour Circadian Clock
Co-hosts: Michelle Farkas and Lynmarie Thompson
http://www.chemistry.ucsc.edu/faculty/singleton.php?&singleton=true&cruz_id=cpartch
http://www.partchlab.com
November 10
*4 pm seminar,
3:30 pm refreshments
LSL S330-340*
William E. Mahoney Annual Lecture in Chemistry
Professor Stuart Schreiber
Harvard University
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
“Chemistry Towards Novel Mechanism-of-Action (nMoA) Compounds in Therapeutics Discovery”
Host: Michelle Farkas
https://www.broadinstitute.org/what-broad/history-leadership/scientific-leadership/core-members/stuart-l-schreiber
https://www.broadinstitute.org/chembio/lab_schreiber/home.php
*Tuesday,
November 15
11:30 am seminar,
11:00 am refreshments
LGRT 1634*
Richard Stein-Covestro Honorary Seminar in Polymer Chemistry
Professor Krzysztof Matyjaszewski
J. C. Warner University Professor of Natural Sciences
Carnegie Mellon University
Department of Chemistry
“Macromolecular Engineering by Taming Free Radicals”
Host: Michelle Farkas
https://www.cmu.edu/maty/matyjaszewski/
http://www.chem.cmu.edu/faculty/maty.html
November 17 Professor David Vanden Bout
University of Texas at Austin
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
 From Single Polymer Chains to Bulk Films: Structure-Photophysics Correlations in Single Conjugated Polymers”
Host: Michael Barnes
http://vandenbout.cm.utexas.edu/research/Vanden_Bout_Group/Home.html
http://vandenbout.cm.utexas.edu/research/Vanden_Bout_Group/David_Vanden_Bout.html
November 24 No seminar-Thanksgiving holiday
December 1 Professor Liviu Movileanu
Syracuse University
Physics Department
"Interrogating the Membrane Protein-Detergent Interfacial Dynamics"
Host: Min Chen
http://asfaculty.syr.edu/pages/phy/movileanu-liviu.html
http://movileanulab.syr.edu
 
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