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Professor Yujie Sun, Utah State University

research summary

"Inexpensive Electrocatalysts for Nonconventional Water Splitting and Beyond"

September 28

4:00 PM

Campion Hall, 300

Professor Chi H. Mak, University of Southern California

research summary

"Understanding the Structure of the Structureless Parts of the Genome"

 

October 04

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Merck Symposium Poster Session

Poster session & refreshments

October 05

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Gasson Hall, 100

Merck Symposium

Professor Ang Li, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry

"Total Synthesis of Polycyclic Natural Products"

3:20 - 4:30 pm

Dr. Yingju Xu, Merck

"Process Development towards a Green Manufacturing Route for MK-8591 (EFdA)"

4:45 - 6:00 pm

 

October 05

3:20 PM – 6:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 127

Professor Daniel Seidel, University of Florida

October 09

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Christopher Uyeda, Purdue University

October 16

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Hailing Wang, Yale University

October 18

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Alanna Schepartz, Yale University

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Novartis Lectureship

October 19

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Alexander Radosevich, MIT

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"Geometric Deformation in the Design of Organophosphorus Catalysts"

October 23

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Bin Zhang, MIT

October 25

Merkert Chemistry Center, 124

Professor Jonas Peters, California Institute of Technology

Strem Lectureship

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October 30

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Tom Baker, University of Ottawa

November 02

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Neil Garg, UCLA

November 06

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor John Matson, Virginia Tech

November 07

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Robert Knowles, Princeton University

November 13

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Mohammad Seyedsayamdost, Princeton University

November 14

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Bingjun Xu, University of Delaware

November 15

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Peng Yin, Harvard University

November 28

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Christina Woo, Harvard University

December 12

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Ronald Raines, MIT

January 30

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Andy McNally, Colorado State University

February 01

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Paula Diaconescu, UCLA

February 19

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Dan Kahne, Harvard University

February 20

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Kamil Godula, UCSD

March 27

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Samuel Gellman, University of Wisconsin, Madison

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Novartis Lectureship

March 29

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Andrew Ellington, University of Texas, Austin

April 03

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Shana Kelley, University of Toronto

April 10

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Amanda Hargrove, Duke University

April 23

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