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Friday, May 26, 2017
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Grayson Chadwick, Graduate Student

Convergent evolution of respiratory complex I homologs with additional proton pumping capacity

Location: Broad 100
Friday, May 26, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mr. Heui Beom Lee, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Toward Structural and Functional Models of the Oxygen Evolving Complex in Photosystem II

Inorganic-Organometallics Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, May 26, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Crystal Chu, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Advances in Selectivity and Reactivity in Transition Metal Catalysis: Wacker Oxidation and Olefin Metathesis

Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, May 26, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Elad Harel, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Irving M. Klotz Professor, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University

A Multi-dimensional Approach to Track Molecular Dynamics at Extreme Scales

Chemical Physics Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, May 26, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Carl Blumenfeld, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Covalent Functionalization of Metal-Oxide Surfaces with Non-Traditional Ligands

Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Friday, May 26, 2017
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Bryan Hunter, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Fuels and Materials from Sunlight and Water

Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Thursday, May 25, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Paul L. Modrich, HHMI Investigator, and James B. Duke Professor of Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Duke University School of Medicine

Mechanisms in human DNA mismatch repair

Norman Davidson Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Thursday, May 25, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Rebekah Silva, Graduate Student, Barton Research Group, CCE, Caltech

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar Series
Location: Crellin 151
Thursday, May 25, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Is the Classroom Lecture Becoming Extinct or Simply Evolving? -- Talk & Discussion by Dr. Catherine Drennan, MIT.

Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Catherine Drennan, Professor of Chemistry and Biology; HHMI Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Shake, Rattle & Roll: Capturing Snapshots of Metalloproteins in Action

Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Monday, May 22, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Betty Wong, Graduate Student, Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Caltech

Biophysical Studies of Ligand-gated Ion Channels

Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, May 19, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mr. Bradley Gorsline, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Mechanistic Studies of Nickel Catalyzed Asymmetric Alkyl-Alkyl Suzuki Couplings

Inorganic-Organometallics Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, May 19, 2017
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Theodore Zwang, Graduate Student, Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Caltech

A compass for weak magnetic fields based on photolyase repair of thymine dimers

Location: Broad 100
Friday, May 19, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Amanda Mock, Graduate Student, Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Caltech

The Bag6 Complex: Achieving Biological Complexity through Modularity

Location: Broad 100
Thursday, May 18, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Justin Hanes, Ph.D., Lewis J. Ort Professor of Ophthalmology; Director, The Center for Nanomedicine at the WIlmer Eye Institute, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

This seminar will be rescheduled for a later date this fall.

Chemical Engineering Seminar
Location: Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Thursday, May 18, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Annet Blom, Graduate Student, Dougherty Research Group, CCE, Caltech

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar Series
Location: Crellin 151
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Christopher Chang, Professor, University of California, Berkeley

Transition Metal Signaling in the Brain and Beyond

Chemistry Club Seminar
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Graham R. Fleming, Professor of Chemistry, Molecular Biophysics and Integrated Bioimaging Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley

Two-Dimensional Spectroscopy of Molecular, Biological and Materials Dynamics

Chemical Physics Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, May 12, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mr. Niklas Thompson, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

The Mechanism of N-N Bond Cleavage in a Phosphine-Supported Fe-N2 Complex

Inorganic-Organometallics Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, May 12, 2017
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Ferdinand Huber, Graduate Student, Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Caltech

Histone-binding of DPF2 mediates its repressive role in myeloid differentiation.

Location: Broad 100
Friday, May 12, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Michael Ignatowich, graduate student, Chemical Engineering Department, California Institute of Technology

Nonstoichiometric Oxides for Solar-Driven Thermochemical Fuel Production

Location: Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Thursday, May 11, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Shuai Wang, Graduate Student, Hsieh-Wilson Research Group

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar Series
Location: Crellin 151
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Qiu Wang, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Duke University

Leveraging Chemistry for Biology and Therapy: New Amination Strategies to Access Biologically Important Molecules

Organic Chemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Shaobin Guo, Graduate Student, Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Caltech

Prototyping Diverse Synthetic Biological Circuits in a Cell-Free Transcription-Translation System

Location: Broad 100
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Daniel M. Neumark, Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley

SEMINAR POSTPONED

Chemical Physics Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Beau Pritchett, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

"Studies in Palladium-Catalyzed Allylic Alkylation: Enantioselective Total Syntheses of Structurally Diverse Alkaloids"

Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Monday, May 8, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Neal Mankad, Assistant Professor, Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago

Catalytic Transformations with Bimetallic Cooperation

Inorganic-Electrochemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Monday, May 8, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sho Takatori, graduate student, Chemical Engineering Department, California Institute of Technology

Forces, Stresses, and the (Thermo?)Dynamics of Active Matter

Location: Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Friday, May 5, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ms. Stephanie Threatt, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Improving Specificity of Rhodium Metalloinstertors in Targeting DNA Mismatch Repair Deficient Cancer Cells

Inorganic-Organometallics Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, May 5, 2017
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Griffin Chure, Graduate Student, Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Caltech

An allosteric theory of transcriptional regulation.

Location: Broad 100
Friday, May 5, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Kelvin Bates, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

"Isoprene Oxidation Pathways and Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation Under Low-NO Conditions"

Location: South Mudd 365
Thursday, May 4, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Jennifer Elisseeff, Jules Stein Professor, School of Medicine; Chemical and Biomedical Engineering; Translational Tissue Engineering Center, Johns Hopkins University

Lessons from Translation: Engineering a Pro-Regenerative Immune Environment with Biomaterials

Chemical Engineering Seminar
Location: Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Thursday, May 4, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tracey Rouault, Head of the Molecular Medicine Program and the section on Human Iron Metabolism in the Intramural Program , Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child and Human Development, National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institutes of Health

Previously unrecognized mammalian Fe/S proteins are likely integral components of multiple and diverse metabolic and regulatory pathways in mammals

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Thursday, May 4, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Nadia Herrera, Graduate Student, Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Caltech

Structure and Function of the Mycobacterial Mechanosensitive Channel of Large Conductance (MscL).

Location: Broad 100
Thursday, May 4, 2017
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Jacob Hedelius, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

"What can we infer about the atmospheric composition within the South Coast Air Basin from remote sensing?"

Location: South Mudd 365
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Qi-Lin Zhou, Professor of Chemistry, Institute of Elemento-Organic Chemistry, Nankai University

Privileged Chiral Spiro Catalysts for Asymmetric Catalysis

Boehringer-Ingelheim Symposium Series
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Carl Busacca, Dr., Ph.D., Chemical Development, Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Hydrophosphination of Strained Rings

Boehringer-Ingelheim Symposium Series
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Jahan Dawlaty, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Light, Electrons, Protons: Lessons from Model Systems and Potentials for Photocatalysis

Chemical Physics Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Monday, May 1, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kyle M. Lancaster, Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University

Mechanistic and Electronic Structural Insights into the Metallobiochemistry of Nitrification

Inorganic-Electrochemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Monday, May 1, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Christine Morrison, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

"Characterization of the Nitrogenase Molybdenum-Iron Protein"

Location: Crellin 151
Friday, April 28, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mr. Matthew Chalkley, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

A Possible Role for PCET in Nitrogen Fixation

Inorganic-Organometallics Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, April 28, 2017
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Chengcheng Fan, Graduate Student, Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Caltech

Structural studies of a bacterial Atm1-type ABC exporter

Location: Broad 100
Thursday, April 27, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Rusty Lewis, Graduate Student, Arnold Research Group, CCE, Caltech

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar Series
Location: Crellin 151
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Toru Shiozaki, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University

Electronic structure theory for excited state dynamics

Special CCE Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Nate Glasser, Graduate Student, Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Caltech

Physiological and Biochemical Mechanisms of Phenazine-Mediated Survival in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Location: Crellin 151
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ralf Mendel, Prof. Dr., Institute for Plant Biology, Technical University of Braunschweig

Molybdenum Metabolism in Humans and Plants: From Atomic Structures to Patient Therapy

Special Biochemistry Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, April 21, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wesley Kramer, Postdoctoral Scholar, Chemistry, Caltech

Electrochemical CO2 Reduction by Polymer-Immobilized Molecular Catalysts

Inorganic-Organometallics Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, April 21, 2017
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
David Angeles Albores, Graduate Student, Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Caltech

Transcriptomic Genetics: A new way to use RNA-sequencing data.

Location: Broad 100
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
John C. Jewett, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arizona

Viral Muses to Inspire Chemistry

Organic Chemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Monday, April 17, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kramer Brand, graduate student, Chemical Engineering Department, California Institute of Technology

Enantiomerically Enriched, Polycrystalline Molecular Sieves

Location: Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)

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