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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 14, 2018, 10:00am Frank Bright, The State University of New York at Buffalo
Trekking Toward In-Vivo Nanosensors
September 21, 2018, 10:00am Michelle Farkas, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Chemical Biology Approaches for Interrogating the Contributions of Altered Circadian Rhythms and Macrophages to Cancer Aggression
September 28, 2018, 10:00am Nathaniel Szymczak, University of Michigan
Moving Beyond the Metal: Assisted Small Molecule Activation
October 5, 2018, 10:00am Delmar Larsen, University of California, Davis
A Tale of three Photoreceptors: Initiating and Propagating Light Induced Dynamics in Phytochromes and Cyanobacteriochromes
October 9, 2018, 12:00pm Gilead Lecture
David MacMillan, Princeton University
New Photoredox Reactions
Room 1130, Bahen Centre for Information Technology, 40 St. George Street, Toronto
October 12, 2018, 10:00am Fumitoshi Shibahara, Gifu University
Imidazo[1,5-a]pyridine Carbenes as a Strong π-Accepting and σ-Donating NHC: Properties and Catalytic Utilities
October 19, 2018, 10:00am Pharmaron Lecture
Ruben Martin, Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (Institut Català d’Investigació Química - ICIQ)
Turning Simplicity into Complexity via Ni catalysis: From Comprehension to Prediction
October 26, 2018, 10:00am Fisher Lecture
Thomas F. (Tom) Miller, III, California Institute of Technology
Getting Something for Nothing: Classical and Machine-Learning Methods for Quantum Simulation
November 16, 2018, 10:00am Peter Yates Lecture
Bryan Dickinson, University of Chicago
RNA polymerase biosensors to analyze, control, and evolve biology
November 23, 2018, 10:00am Alex Harrison Lecture
Ulrich Krull, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Mississauga
Active Optical Nanoparticles: Neighbourhood Watch at a Molecular Scale
November 30, 2018, 10:00am David Farrar Lecture
Douglas W Stephan, University of Toronto
New Directions in FLP Chemistry
December 7, 2018, 10:00am Bryan Jones Lecture
Ron Kluger, University of Toronto
How proteins make CO2 faster
January 11, 2019, 10:00am John Polanyi Lecture
Paul Brumer, University of Toronto
TBA
January 18, 2019, 10:00am Ayusman Sen, Pennsylvania State University
Fantastic Voyage: Designing Self-Powered Nanobots
January 25, 2019, 10:00am Susan Richardson, University of South Carolina
What’s In My Drinking Water? Revealing the Chemicals We Can’t See
February 8, 2019, 10:00am Lana Mikhaylichenko, University of Toronto, Scarborough
TBA
March 1, 2019, 10:00am Nathalie Tufenkji, McGill University
Breathing New Life into Old Antibiotics: Making a Case for Natural Extracts in the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
March 8, 2019, 10:00am Samuel Stupp, Northwestern University
Peptide assembly
March 15, 2019, 10:00am Gordon Lecture
Hongkun Park, Harvard University
TBA
March 29, 2019, 10:00am Shu Tao , Peking University
TBA
April 5, 2019, 10:00am Loyd Bastin, Widener University
TBA
April 26, 2019, 10:00am Joseph Loo, University of California, Los Angeles
TBA
May 3, 2019, 10:00am POSTPONED - Darren Lipomi, University of California, San Diego
TBA
May 3, 2019, 10:00am Alex Spokoyny, University of California, Los Angeles
TBA
May 10, 2019, 10:00am Dan Kahne, Harvard University
TBA
May 24, 2019, 10:00am Tehshik Yoon, University of Wisconsin - Madison
TBA
May 31, 2019, 10:00am Philip P. Power, University of California, Davis
TBA