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Seminar Series - Academic Year 2013-2014

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.


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.


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SUMMER 2015
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SUMMER 2015

July 2, 2015
Professor Takeo Kawabata, Kyoto University
“Site-Selective Functionalization by Organocatalysis”
4:00 PM, Merkert 130

July 9, 2015
Professor Hong Zhang, Xiamen University
“An Extended Study of Several Classic Organic Reactions in Metallaaromatics Chemistry”
4:00 PM, Merkert 130


FALL 2015

August 7 and 8, 2015
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Lecturer

Friday, August 7th
Professor Jin-Quan Yu, The Scripps Research Institute
TBA
4:00 PM, Merkert 130

Saturday, August 8th
Dr. Joshua Sieber, Boeheringer Ingelheim
TBA
10:00 AM, Merkert 130
Professor Jin-Quan Yu, The Scripps Research Institute
TBA
11:00 AM, Merkert 130

September 1, 2015
Professor M.G. Finn, Georgia Tech
TBA
4:00 PM, Merkert 130

September 8, 2015
Professor Wilfred van der Donk, University of Illinois
TBA
4:00 PM, Merkert 130

October 9, 2015
Bristol-Myers Squibb Lectureship
Professor Phil S. Baran
, The Scripps Research Institute
TBA

Dr. Akin Davulcu, Bristol-Myers Squibb
TBA


October 13, 2015
Strem Chemicals Catalysis Lecturer
Professor John Hartwig
, UC Berkeley
TBA
4:00 PM, Merkert 130

October 20, 2015
Professor Rudi Fasan, University of Rochester
TBA
4:00 PM, Merkert 130

October 27, 2015
Professor Liz Nolan, MIT
TBA
4:00 PM, Merkert 130

November 3, 2015
Professor Timothy Jamison, MIT
TBA
4:00 PM, Merkert 130

November 6, 2015
Professor Ryan Shenvi, Scripps Research Institute
TBA
4:00 PM, Merkert 130

November 10, 2015
Professor Huiwang Ai, University of California, Riverside
TBA
4:00 PM, Merkert 130


SPRING 2016

February 23, 2016
Professor Gary Molander, UPenn
TBA
4:00 PM, Merkert 130

March 17, 2016
AbbVie Symposium
Professor Matt Sigman
, University of Utah
TBA
4:00 PM, Merkert 130

May 10, 2016
Professor Brian Shoichet, UCSF
TBA
4:00 PM, Merkert 130




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