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 2017
September 7 Professor Eric Strieter
UMass Amherst
Department of Chemistry
"Uncovering the Cryptic Activities of Deubiquitinases"
Tenure talk

http://www.chem.umass.edu/faculty/strieter.html
September 14

Professor Min Chen
UMass Amherst
Department of Chemistry
"Single Molecule Analysis of Proteins Using Nanopores"
Tenure talk

http://www.chem.umass.edu/faculty/chen.html

September 21

Professor Trisha Andrew
UMass Amherst
Department of Chemistry
“Vapor Phase Chemistry for Optoelectronic Devices”
Tenure talk

http://www.chem.umass.edu/faculty/andrew.html

September 28

Professor Tom Rizzo
ÉCOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FÉDÉRALE DE LAUSANNE (EPFL)
"Cryogenic Spectroscopy: From Homochiral Selection to Carbohydrate Analysis"
Hosts: Scott Auerbach and Rick Metz

https://lcpm.epfl.ch/rizzo

October 5

Professor Kevin Kittilstved
UMass Amherst
Department of Chemistry
“Synthesis and Control of Multifunctional Inorganic Materials”
Tenure talk

http://www.chem.umass.edu/faculty/kittilstved.html

*Tuesday,
October 10
(LSL S330)

Special Seminar
Professor Abhishek Chatterjee
Boston College
Department of Chemistry
"Genetically Encoding Enabling Chemistry to Read and Write Biology"
Host: Michelle Farkas

http://www.bc.edu/schools/cas/chemistry/people/faculty/chatterjee.html

October 12

Professor Mahesh Mahanthappa
University of Minnesota
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (CEMS)
"Functional Nanoporous Materials Derived from Aqueous Lyotropic Liquid Crystal Self-Assembly"

Host: Eric Strieter

https://chem.umn.edu/profiles/mahesh-mahanthappa

*October 19
(LSL S330-340)

William E. Mahoney Lecture in Chemistry
Professor JoAnne Stubbe
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Novartis Professor of Chemistry
“Radicals: Your Life is in Their Hands”
Contact: Michelle Farkas

http://chemistry.mit.edu/people/stubbe-joanne

October 26 Professor Yamuna Krishnan
University of Chicago
Department of Chemistry
"Cell-Targetable DNA Nanocapsules to Study Fast Signaling in Biology"
Hosts: Mingxu You and S. Thai Thayumanavan

https://chemistry.uchicago.edu/faculty/yamuna-krishnan

November 2

Dr. Stefan Gross
Director, Enzymology
Agios Pharmaceuticals
"Treatment of Rare Genetic Diseases by Small Molecule Allosteric Activators"

Host: Michael Knapp

November 9 Professor Jinsong Huang
UNC Chapel Hill
Materials Science and Engineering
"Hybrid Perovskites-Fundamentals and Applications"
Host: Kevin Kittilstved

http://huangjinsong.wixsite.com/group
November 16

Professor Tarun Kapoor
Rockefeller University
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
“Designing Probes for the Chemical Genetic Analysis of Proteins in the AAA+ Superfamily”
Contact: Michelle Farkas

https://www.rockefeller.edu/our-scientists/heads-of-laboratories/1187-tarun-kapoor/

November 23

Thanksgiving holiday-No Seminar

November 30

Stein-Covestro Seminar in Polymer Chemistry
Professor Karen Wooley
Texas A&M
W.T. Doherty-Welch Foundation Chair in Chemistry
"Expanding the Scopes of Synthetic Organic and Polymer Chemistries:  Utilization of the inherent stereochemical and functional diversities of natural products to produce unique materials"
Contact: Michelle Farkas

http://www.chem.tamu.edu/faculty/karen-wooley/

 
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