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Professor Deborah Perlstein, Boston University

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"Cracking the CIA code: mechanistic investigations of cytosolic iron sulfur cluster assembly"

 

February 28

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Noah Burns, Stanford University

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"Selective Halogenation and the Study of Noncanonical Lipids"

March 05

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 127

Professor Jianfeng Cai, University of South Florida

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“AApeptides: from structure to function”

March 07

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Clemens Heske, University of Nevada

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"Using soft x-ray and electron spectroscopy to help improving solar devices"

March 08

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Matthew Kanan, Stanford University

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“Turning CO2 into a Resource”

March 09

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Bo Li, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

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“Mighty Chemistry of Bacterial Small Molecules”

March 14

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Tristan Lambert, Columbia University

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“Catalyst Design with Aromatic Ions”

March 27

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Evan Miller, University of California, Berkeley

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"Electrophysiology, Unplugged: New Chemical Tools to Watch Cell Physiology"

April 04

4:00 PM

Professor Eric Jacobsen, Harvard University

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"Anion-Binding Catalysis"

University Lectures in Chemistry

 

April 10

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 127

Professor Eric Jacobsen, Harvard University

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"New Stereoselective, Catalytic Fluorination Reactions"

University Lectures in Chemistry

April 11

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 127

Professor Eric Jacobsen, Harvard University

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"Inching toward Perfect Catalysis"

University Lectures in Chemistry

April 12

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 127

Professor Tomislav Rovis, Columbia University

April 17

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Wilson Smith, Delft University

April 26

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Kounosuke Oisaki, University of Tokyo

May 08

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Nikki Rohl, Indiana University

May 16

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Ke Zhang, Northeastern University

May 23

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Neal Devaraj, UCSD

July 27

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Richard, Stratt, Brown University

September 13

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Xiaowei Zhuang, Harvard University

September 20

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Chi H. Mak, University of Southern California

October 04

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Alanna Schepartz, Yale University

October 19

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Bin Zhang, MIT

October 26

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Jonas Peters, California Institute of Technology

Strem Lectureship

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October 30

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Seminar Series: Front Row

The Merkert Chemistry Center is pleased to present some of our distinguished lecturers on Front Row. Front Row is a service of Boston College’s Office of Marketing Communications.

Professor Nate Lewis
George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry
California Institute of Technology
Artificial Photosynthetic Systems Based on Membrane Embedded Microwire Arrays
April 6, 2016

Professor John Bercaw
Centennial Professor of Chemistry
California Institute of Technology
Approaches to Selective Catalytic Upgrading of Light Hydrocarbons Using Oxidative Routes
April 22, 2015

Professor Ben L. Feringa
Jacobus H. van't Hoff Professor of Molecular Sciences
University of Groningen, Netherlands
Exploring Chiral Space in Asymmetric Synthesis
April 2, 2014
Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Professor Dennis A. Dougherty
George Grant Hoag Professor of Chemistry
California Institute of Technology
Chemistry on the Brain: Understanding the Nicotine Receptor
March 20, 2013
Sponsored by Airgas and Aldrich Chemistry

Sir Harold Kroto
Francis Eppes Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University
1996 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
Architecture in Nanospace
April 27, 2010

Dr. Jay D. Keasling
Professor of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley
Hubbard Howe Jr. Distinguished Professor of Biochemical Engineering
Director, Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Synthetic Biology Engineering Research Center
CEO, Joint BioEnergy Institute
Engineering microbial metabolism for production of anti-malarial drugs
April 15, 2009
From Bugs to Biofuels
April 16, 2009
Sponsored by Sigma-Aldrich

Professor Peter Wolynes
Francis H.C. Crick Professor of Physical Sciences, University of California at San Diego
Landscapes of the Sciences
April 15, 2008
Sponsored by Sigma-Aldrich

Professor Richard R. Schrock
Frederick G. Keyes Professor of Chemistry at MIT
2005 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
The Discovery and Development of High Oxidation State Catalysts for the Metathesis of Alkenes and Alkynes
March 21, 2007
Applications of High Oxidation State Metathesis Catalysts in Organic and Polymer Chemistry
March 22, 2007
Catalytic Reduction of Dinitrogen to Ammonia with Protons and Electrons
March 23, 2007
Sponsored by Sigma-Aldrich

Dr. George H. Atkinson
Science & Technology Advisor to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
Science for Global Policy