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Thursday, October 19, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kari Hernandez, Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

Drugs and metal: using directed evolution to engineer biocatalysts for facile pharmaceutical production

Constantin G. Economou Memorial Lecture
Location: Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Rebekka Klausen, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University

Rational Synthesis of Semiconductor Fragments

Organic Chemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Monday, October 16, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
T. David Harris, Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Northwestern University

Chemical Control of Spin in the Synthesis of Metal-Organic Magnets and MRI Probes

Inorganic-Electrochemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, October 13, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ravi Prakash Jagadeeshan, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Stretch-relaxation of DNA molecules in semidilute solutions

Chemical Engineering Seminar
Location: Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Friday, October 13, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Edmund Tse, Postdoctoral Scholar, Chemistry, Caltech

Modulating Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer Reactions Using Lipid-Modified Electrodes

Inorganic-Organometallics Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Victor A. Snieckus, Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, Department of Chemistry, Queen's University

The Lithiated Flatlands and Beyond. Part I

Organic Chemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Phil S. Baran, Professor, Darlene Shiley Chair in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute

Translational Chemistry

Center for Selective C-H Functionalization Virtual Symposium Series
Location: Schlinger 101
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
John Montgomery, Margaret and Herman Sokol Professor of Synthetic or Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan

Small-Molecule and Biological Catalysis in C-H Activation

Center for Selective C-H Functionalization Virtual Symposium Series
Location: Schlinger 101
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Guangbin Dong, Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago

C–H and C–C Functionalization of Ketones

Center for Selective C-H Functionalization Virtual Symposium Series
Location: Schlinger 101
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Simon B. Blakey, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Emory University

Regioselective Intermolecular Allylic C–H Functionalization of Internal Olefins via π-Allyl Intermediates

Center for Selective C-H Functionalization Virtual Symposium Series
Location: Schlinger 101
Monday, October 9, 2017
6:10 PM - 9:30 PM

MOLECULARLY ENTWINED: The Caltech and City of Hope Biomedical Research Initiative

Location: Beckman Institute
Thursday, October 5, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Shana Kelley, Distinguished Professor , Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto

Profiling Cells Inside and Out Using Nanostructured Materials

Chemical Physics Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Kevin Marshall, graduate student, Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

The Hydrodynamics of Active Particles Inside of a Porous Container and the Galerkin Boundary Element Discretization of Stokes Flow

Location: Spalding Laboratory 113
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Amgen Young Investigator Award

Special CCE Seminar
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Barbara Burger, Caltech Alumna & President of Chevron Technology Ventures

Industry Conversations with Barbara Burger

Special CCE Seminar
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Monday, October 2, 2017
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

The Resnick Young Investigators Symposium

Location: Ramo Auditorium
Thursday, September 28, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Joshua D. Rabinowitz, Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Princeton University

Metabolism Revisited

Novartis Symposium
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Thursday, September 28, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mika Lindvall, Dr., Ph.D., Novartis

Novartis Symposium

Novartis Symposium
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Thursday, September 21, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Paul Brandon Carroll , Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Laboratory and Astronomical Rotational Spectroscopy

Location: South Mudd 365
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Howard Hang, Richard E. Salomon Family Associate Professor, The Rockefeller University

Chemical Dissection of Host Immunity and Microbial Pathogenesis

Organic Chemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Kathleen Upton, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Analysis and Characterization of Titan Aerosol Simulants by Mass Spectrometry

Thesis Seminar
Location: Crellin 151
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kevin Barraza, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

The Study of the Stepwise Hydroxyl Radical-Mediated Oxidation of Alkyl Surfactants at the Air-Water Interface

Location: Broad 100
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Teri W. Odom, Charles E. & Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University

Nanoscale Lasing: a Conundrum?

Chemical Physics Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Monday, September 18, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
John Arnold, Professor of Chemistry, College of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley

Controlling Structure and Reactivity in d- and f-Element Complexes via New Supporting Ligands

Inorganic-Electrochemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, September 8, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Garnet Chan, Bren Professor in Chemistry, California Institute of Technology

Advances in the Classical and Quantum Simulation of Electronic Structure

CGSC Summer Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Monday, August 28, 2017
4:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Stephen Marshall, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Improvement of Integral Membrane Protein Expression via Simulation Driven Optimization of Integration Efficiency

Location: Broad 100
Monday, August 28, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Trixia Buscagan, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

First Row Transition Metals as Catalysts for Dinitrogen Fixation and Cross-Coupling

Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, August 25, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Robert Grubbs, Victor and Elizabeth Atkins Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology

Olefin Metathesis Catalysts for the Synthesis of Large and Small Molecules

CGSC Summer Seminar Series
Location: Gates Annex 22
Monday, August 14, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Jungwoo Kim, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Microfluidic Analysis in Patient Biopsies: toward Precision Medicine for Glioblastoma multiforme

Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, August 11, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Richard Flagan, Irma and Ross McCollum-William H. Corcoran Professor of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Science and Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

Airborne Nanoparticles in Climate and Health

CGSC Summer Seminar Series
Location: Gates Annex 22
Thursday, August 10, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

On The Hunt For A Faculty Position?

Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Thursday, August 10, 2017
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Matthew Davis, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Computational studies of noncovalent interactions in ligand gated ion channels and synthesis and characterization of red and near infrared cyanine dyes

Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Travis Schlappi, graduate student, Department of Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

Increasing the Speed and Performance of Point-of-Care Diagnostics: 30 min Phenotypic Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing and Rapid Detection of Zeptomolar Nucleic Acids

Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Monday, August 7, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Yong Wu, graduate student, chemical engineering, California Institute of Technology

Engineering Biosynthetic Pathways in Cell-Free Systems for Sustainability and Chemical Innovation

Location: Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Friday, July 28, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mark Davis, Warren and Katharine Schlinger Professor of Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

Nanoparticle Therapeutics: From Concept to Clinic

CGSC Summer Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Monday, July 24, 2017
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Theodore Zwang, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Magnetic field effects and biophysical studies on DNA charge transport and repair

Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Thursday, July 20, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Stone Shannon, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Cell-Selective Chemoproteomics for Biological Discovery

Location: Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Nicolai Cramer, Full Professor of Chemistry, Laboratory of Asymmetric Catalysis and Synthesis, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Chiral Cyclopentadienyls: Enabling Ligands for Asymmetric C–H Functionalizations

Center for Selective C-H Functionalization Virtual Symposium Series
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Jennifer M. Schomaker, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin at Madison

Nitrene Transfer Catalysis: Correlating Electronic Structure with Reactivity

Center for Selective C-H Functionalization Virtual Symposium Series
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
John F. Berry, Lester R. McNall Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin at Madison

Nitrene Transfer Catalysis: Correlating Electronic Structure with Reactivity

Center for Selective C-H Functionalization Virtual Symposium Series
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Matthew S. Sigman, Peter J. Christine S. Stang Presidential Endowed Chair of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Utah

Bringing Modern Data Analysis Tools to Prediction and Understanding in Organic Chemistry

Center for Selective C-H Functionalization Virtual Symposium Series
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Monday, July 17, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mak Victor, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Development of Synthetic Strategies for the Total Synthesis of Ent-Kauranoid and Diterpenoid Alkaloid Natural Product

Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, July 14, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Shu-ou Shan, Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology

CGSC Summer Seminar

CGSC Summer Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Monday, July 10, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kelly Burke, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Visualizing mRNA Translation in situ in Single Cells

Location: Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Friday, June 30, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ke Xu, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Chevron Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley

Physical Chemistry through a Microscope

Chemical Physics Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, June 23, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Javier Fajardo Jr., Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Catalytic Reduction of Dinitrogen to Ammonia by Well-Defined Ruthenium and Osmium Complexes

Inorganic-Organometallics Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Jay A. Labinger 70th Birthday Symposium

Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Monday, June 19, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
William A. Goddard III, Charles and Mary Ferkel Professor of Chemistry, Materials Science, and Applied Physics; Director, Materials and Process Simulation Center (MSC), Chemistry, Caltech

Quantum Mechanics and Based Reaction Mechanisms for Electrocatalysis: Oxygen Reduction on PtCO2 Reduction on Cu, and Oxygen Evolution on Fe Doped NiOOH

Inorganic-Electrochemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Thursday, June 15, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bryan Hunter, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech
Daniel Lin, Graduate Student, Biochemistry, Caltech

McCoy Award Symposium

Herbert Newby McCoy Award Seminar
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)

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