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Seminar Series - Academic Year 2016-2017

The Chemistry Department at Boston College presents dozens of speakers each year from leading universities, industrial corporations, and the private sector. All seminars are open to the public and are free of cost. We would like to express our appreciation to the following companies for their generous support of our seminar series: Boehringer-Ingelheim, Strem Chemicals, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Eli Lilly and Company, Novartis Corporation, and Abbott Laboratories.

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SPRING 2017

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SPRING 2017

March 14, 2017
Professor Li Deng, Brandeis University
“Activation of Nucleophiles for Asymmetric Reactions with Organic Molecules”
4:00 PM, Merkert 130

March 21-23, 2017
2017 University Lectures in Chemistry
Professor Kevan Shokat, University of California, San Francisco
March 21 “Chemical Tricks for Drugging the Undruggable”
4:00 PM, Merkert 127
March 22 “Chemical Approaches for Deciphering Kinase Signaling Networks”
4:00 PM, Merkert 127
March 23 “Drugs Targeting K-Ras in Cancer”
4:00 PM, Merkert 127

March 28, 2017
Professor A.J. Boydston, University of Washington
TBA
4:00 PM, Merkert 130

April 11, 2017
Professor Don Tilley, University of California, Berkeley
“High-Valent Metal Species in Water Splitting and Solar Fuels Generation”
4:00 PM, Merkert 130

April 25, 2017
Joseph and Partricia Vanderslice Lecturer in Chemical Synthesis
Professor Mark Gandelman, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
“New Bonding and Reactivity: Chemistry of N-Cations and N-Radicals”
4:00 PM, Merkert 127

April 28, 2017
Professor Andrew Bocarsly, Princeton University
TBA
4:00 PM, Merkert 130

May 9, 2017
Novartis Lecturer
Professor Laura L. Kiessling, University of Wisconsin-Madison
TBA
4:00 PM, Merkert 130

May 16, 2017
Dr. Jordan L. Meier, National Cancer Institute-Frederick
TBA
4:00 PM, Merkert 130

May 17, 2017
Professor Ming Lee Tang, University of California, Riverside
TBA
4:00 PM, Merkert 130




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