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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)
Thursday, June 15, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Samuel Ho, Graduate Student, Tirrell Research Group, CCE, Caltech

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar Series
Location: Crellin 151
Monday, June 12, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brandi Cossairt, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Chemistry, University of Washington

From Multimetallic Molecular Catalysts to Nanoscale Phosphides: A Tale of Atomically Precise Synthesis

Inorganic-Electrochemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, June 9, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Charles H. Arnett, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Imidazolate Bridged Tetra-Iron Clusters: Electron Rich Platforms for Small Molecule Chemistry

Inorganic-Organometallics Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, June 9, 2017
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

BMB Rotation Talks

Location: Broad 100
Thursday, June 8, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Elizabeth Jensen, 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, June 7, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kendall N. Houk, Winstein Chair in Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

Mechanisms and Dynamics of Organic Reactions

John D. Roberts Lecture
Location: Gates Annex 22
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bozhi Tian, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, The University of Chicago

Chemical Physics Seminar

Chemical Physics Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Monday, June 5, 2017
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Todd C. Harrop, Associate Professor, Chemistry, University of Georgia

Metal Complexes Involved in NOx Transformations Related to Global Nitrogen

Inorganic-Electrochemistry Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Monday, June 5, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fabrizio Carbone, Assistant Professor, Laboratory for Ultrafast Microscopy and Electron Scattering (LUMES), Institute of Physics, Lausanne Center for Ultrafast Science (LACUS), Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

First-row seats for “the photonic control of single atoms, charges and spins in nanostructures”. Courtesy of femtosecond electron microscopy

Chemical Physics Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Monday, June 5, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Adam Boynton, Graduate Student, c, Caltech

Luminescent Ruthenium Complexes as Probes for DNA Mismatches

Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Friday, June 2, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mr. Kareem Hannoun, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

TBA

Inorganic-Organometallics Seminar
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, June 2, 2017
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Maria Ninova, Postdoc

Mechanism of transcription repression by small RNAs

Location: Broad 100
Friday, June 2, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Daniel Lin, Graduate Student, Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Caltech

The architecture of the nuclear pore complex

Location: Broad 100
Thursday, June 1, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Anjelica Gonzalez, Donna L. Dubinsky Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Yale University

Polymeric Scaffolds Engineered to Decouple the Role of Chemical and Mechanical Signals in Inflammatory and Fibrotic Disease

Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Thursday, June 1, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Matthew Griffin, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Discovering Biological Roles of Glycosaminoglycans and Protein O-GlcNAcylation Using Chemical Tools

Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Peter Robinson, Chief Scientific Officer, Co-founder, Enable Biosciences

A Conversation with Dr. Peter Robinson

Special CCE Seminar
Location: Schlinger 101
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lauren Chapman, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Development of a Strategy for the Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (+)-Psiguadial

Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Peter Rapp, graduate student, Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

Diffusion and Molecular Association in Artificial Protein Hydrogels

Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adam E. Cohen, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and of Physics, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and of Physics, Harvard University

Bringing bioelectricity to light

Chemical Research Conference
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
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)

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