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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)
Friday, April 14, 2017
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Edmund Tse, Postdoc

DNA Damage Recognition Enabled by Repair Proteins containing Redox-active [4Fe4S] Metallocofactors

Location: Broad 100
Friday, April 14, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mr. Brendon McNicholas, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

New Electrolytic Media and Methods for CO2 Reduction

Inorganic-Organometallics Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Thursday, April 13, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ahmad K. Omar, Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

Dynamics and Rheology of Associating Polymer Gels

Chemical Engineering Seminar
Location: Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thomas J. Maimone, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley

Synthetic Studies toward Complex Natural Products

Organic Chemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thomas E. Markland, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Stanford University

Quantum fluctuations in hydrogen bond networks: From proton transport to enzyme catalysis

Chemical Physics Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, April 7, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mr. Mark Nesbit, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Evidence of an Iron Diazenido in Protonation of an Iron N2 Adduct

Inorganic-Organometallics Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Thursday, April 6, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Andy Zhou, Graduate Student, Barton Research Group, CCE, Caltech

Uncovering DNA-mediated signaling in E. coli nucleotide excision repair

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar Series
Location: Crellin 151
Monday, April 3, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brian Zeglis, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Chemistry, Hunter College

In Vivo Pretargeting: Radiosynthesis at the Tumor Surface

Inorganic-Electrochemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, March 31, 2017
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Service & Reception for John D. (Jack) Roberts

Special CCE Seminar
Location: Beckman Auditorium
Friday, March 31, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kazushi Mashima, Prof., Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University

C-H Bond Activation and Functionalization by Y, Hf, and Ir Catalysts

Special CCE Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Thursday, March 30, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Robert Stroud, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco
David Eisenberg, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and of Biological Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

Robert Stroud—"Not THE E. W. Hughes?”... How voltage effects channel function; a cure for Ebola" David Eisenberg—"Extending the Caltech-Pauling-Corey-Beta-Sheet Axis to the Amyloid State of Proteins"

Hughes Lecture
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Thursday, March 30, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
David Bunck, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Heath Research Group, Caltech

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar Series
Location: Crellin 151
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
X. Peter Zhang, Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Boston College

Stereoselective Radical C-H Functionalization via Metalloradical Catalysis

Center for Selective C-H Functionalization Virtual Symposium Series
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Erik J. Sorensen, Arthur Allan Patchett Professor in Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Princeton University

Seeking Opportunities for C-H Functionalization Methods in Natural Product Synthesis

Center for Selective C-H Functionalization Virtual Symposium Series
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Sarah E. Reisman, Professor of Chemistry, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

C-H Functionalization as a Strategic Tactic in Natural Product Synthesis

Center for Selective C-H Functionalization Virtual Symposium Series
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Seth Marder, Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology

Advances, Challenges and Opportunities for direct C-H bond Functionalization in Materials Chemistry

Center for Selective C-H Functionalization Virtual Symposium Series
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, March 24, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ms. Nina Gu, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Synthesis and Characterization of an S = 1/2 Thiolate-Bound Fe(H)(N2) Complex

Inorganic-Organometallics Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Thursday, March 23, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Brian Sanders, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Gray Research Group, CCE, Caltech

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar Series
Location: Crellin 151
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Zhongping Tan, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder

Study and Application of Protein O-Glycosylation

Organic Chemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Monday, March 20, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Danna Freedman, Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Northwestern University

Rational Synthesis of Molecular Qubits

Inorganic-Electrochemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, March 17, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ms. Julie Hofstra, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Nickel-Catalyzed Asymmetric Reductive Cross-Couplings with Vinyl Bromide Electrophiles

Inorganic-Organometallics Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, March 17, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dr. Tobias Erb, Research Group Leader, Biochemistry & Synthetic Biology of Microbial Metabolism, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology

CETCH Me If You Can: Bringing Inorganic Carbon into Life with Synthetic CO2 Fixation

Chemical Engineering Seminar
Location: Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Thursday, March 16, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Alison Ondrus, Professor, CCE, Caltech

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar Series
Location: Crellin 151
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Andrew G. Myers, Amory Houghton Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Harvard University

Can Chemical Synthesis Alleviate the Antibiotics Crisis?

Organic Chemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Seth Lieblich, Graduate Student, Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Caltech

Non-canonical amino acid amino acid mutagenesis of position B28 in insulin with proline analogs

Location: Crellin 151
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kerwyn Casey (KC) Huang, Associate Professor of Bioengineering and Microbiology and Immunology and Biochemistry, Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University

Comparative systems physiology: how living organisms respond to environmental fluctuations

Chemical Physics Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, March 10, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ms. Annelise Thompson, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Fluorinated Graphene as a Protective Layer on Silicon Photoanodes

Inorganic-Organometallics Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Thursday, March 9, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Stephen Z.D. Cheng, Frank C. Sullivan Distinguished Research Professor; Robert C. Musson Professor; Trustees Professor; Senior Editor, Polymer, Department of Polymer Science, University of Akron

Precisely Funtionalized Molecular Nanoparticles Are Unique Elements for Macromolecular Science: From "Nanoatoms" to Giant Molecules

Chemical Engineering Seminar
Location: Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Thursday, March 9, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Arnab Mukherjee, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Shapiro Research Group, CCE, Caltech

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar Series
Location: Crellin 151
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Joshua G. Pierce, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, North Carolina State University

Marine Natural Products Synthesis: A Platform for Chemical and Biological Discovery

Organic Chemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Linsey Seitz, Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Photon Science and Synchrotron Radiation, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Developing Enhanced Catalysts for Electrocatalytic Water Oxidation Using Spectroscopic Insights

Chemical Engineering Seminar
Location: Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Monday, March 6, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Michael J. Rose, Assistant Professor, Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin

Moving Hydrides with Iron and Electrons through Metal Oxides: Utility for Hydrogen Generation and Activation

Inorganic-Electrochemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, March 3, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dr. Wei Zhao, Postdoctoral Scholar, Chemistry, Caltech

Visible Light Induced Decarboxylative Amination

Inorganic-Organometallics Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Thursday, March 2, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Asher Preska-Steinberg, Graduate Student, Ismagilov Research Group, CCE, Caltech

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar Series
Location: Crellin 151
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Ian Finneran, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Terahertz and Microwave Spectroscopy of Liquids and Hydrogen-Bonded Clusters

Location: South Mudd 365
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Spyros N. Pandis , Deputy Director, Research Professor, Professor , Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University & University of Patras, Greece

Nanoparticles in the Air That We Breathe

W. N. Lacey Lectureship in Chemical Engineering
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Glenn H. Fredrickson, Mitsubishi Chemical Professor; Director of Mitsubishi Chemical Center for Advanced Materials; Director of Complex Fluid Design Consortium, Chemical Engineering & Materials, University of California, Santa Barbara

Complex Integrals in Statistical Mechanics: From Advanced Materials to Quantum Liquids

W. N. Lacey Lectureship in Chemical Engineering
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mikhail G. Shapiro, Assistant Professor; Heritage Principal Investigator, Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

Molecular Engineering for Noninvasive Imaging and Control of Cellular

W. N. Lacey Lectureship in Chemical Engineering
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Mark A. Barteau, Director, University of Michigan Energy Institute; DTE Energy Professor of Advance Energy Research; Professor, Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Cooperativity in “Single Site” Catalysts

W. N. Lacey Lectureship in Chemical Engineering
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Monday, February 27, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Jill E. Millstone, Associate Professor, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Pittsburgh

TBA

Inorganic-Electrochemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, February 24, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dr. Adela Nano, Postdoctoral Scholar, Chemistry, Caltech

Rhodium-Conjugate Fluorescent Probes for Detection of Mismatched DNA

Inorganic-Organometallics Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Thursday, February 23, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Dan Lin, Graduate Student, Hoelz Research Group, CCE, Caltech

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar Series
Location: Crellin 151
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Scott Miller, Irénée du Pont Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Yale University

Searching for Selective Catalytic Reactions in Complex Molecular Environments

Beckman Lecture
Location: Gates Annex 22
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Vivek Narsimhan, Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Soft Matter Physics of Red Blood Cells, Vesicles, and DNA

Chemical Engineering Seminar
Location: Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
John E. Bercaw, Centennial Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, Chemistry, Caltech

Synthetic and Mechanistic Studies of Olefin Trimerization and Polymerization with Organometallic Catalysts

Swift Lecture
Location: Gates Annex 22
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Jared Toettcher, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University

Cellular optogenetics: precision tools to probe how signaling pathways control cell fate

Chemical Physics Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)

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