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Colloquium Schedule | Upcoming Events

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Colloquium Schedule: Lectures in the Central Science!

Fridays in room 158, first floor, Lash Miller bldg, at 10:00 am, unless otherwise noted. Please note that in addition to our colloquia, we have many international and national visitors who lecture in the department. For a complete list, see Upcoming Events.

DateSpeaker, University, Department, Location
September 22, 2017, 10:00am Bryan Jones Lecture
Professor Shana Kelley , University of Toronto, Departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
Profiling Cells Inside and Out Using Nanostructured Materials
September 29, 2017, 10:00am Alex Harrison Lecture
Professor André J. Simpson, University of Toronto, Department of Physical & Environmental Sciences
From Structure to Interactions to In vivo NMR: The vast potential of NMR Spectroscopy in Environmental Research
October 20, 2017, 10:00am Professor Ronald Cohen, UC Berkeley
On the lifetime of nitrogen oxides at Earth's surface
October 25, 2017, 2:00pm Professor Xuefei Huang, Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University
Fighting cancer with a sweet bullet: the development of carbohydrate based anticancer vaccines
Davenport East Seminar Room, LM Building
October 27, 2017, 10:00am Professor Polly Arnold, School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
Reactivity of the oxo atoms of the uranyl dication: changing the way we think about nuclear waste
November 3, 2017, 10:00am David Farrar Lecture
Professor Warren Chan, University of Toronto, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
Cancer Nanomedicine: The challenge of targeting nanoparticles into solid tumors
November 15, 2017, 2:00pm Professor Rylan Lundgren, Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta
Decarboxylative Cross-Coupling Reactions Enabled by Oxidative Copper Catalysis
Davenport East Seminar Room, LM Building
November 23, 2017, 9:30am Professor Gerhard Erker, Universität Münster
Frustrated Lewis Pair Chemistry: Searching for New Reactions
Lash Miller Building, room 162
November 24, 2017, 10:00am Professor Kim Baines, University of Western Ontario, Department of Chemistry
Extreme Fun: The Synthesis and Chemistry of Hypercoordinate and Low Valent Main Group Complexes
December 8, 2017, 10:00am John Polanyi Lecture
Professor Ted Sargent, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto
Chemistry-Enabled Renewable Energy Harvesting and Storage
December 15, 2017, 10:00am Ates Tanin Lecture
Professor Jessica D'eon, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
January 19, 2018, 10:00am Professor Eric Jacobsen, Harvard University
January 25, 2018, 10:00am Professor Naomi Ginsberg, Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley
Resolving solar energy conversion and molecular interactions in space and time
Davenport East Seminar Room, LM Building
January 26, 2018, 10:00am Professor Tristan Lambert, Columbia University
February 9, 2018, 10:00am Professor David Patrick, Western Washington Univeristy
March 2, 2018, 10:00am Professor Kami L. Hull, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
March 9, 2018, 10:00am Professor Emily Pentzer, Department of Chemistry, Case Western Reserve University
March 16, 2018, 10:00am Professor Trisha L. Andrew, UMass Amherst, Departments of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
March 23, 2018, 10:00am TBA, Professor John Honek, University of Waterloo
April 6, 2018, 10:00am Professor Barbora Morra, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
April 13, 2018, 10:00am Professor Brent Sumerlin , Department of Chemistry, University of Florida
April 20, 2018, 10:00am Professor Patrick Charbonneau, Department of Chemistry, Duke University
April 27, 2018, 10:00am Fisher Lecture
Professor Joseph Wang, University of California San Diego
May 4, 2018, 10:00am Gilead Lecture
Professor David W. MacMillan, Department of Chemistry, Princeton University
May 18, 2018, 10:00am Gordon Lecture
Professor Donna Blackmond , Scripps Research Institute