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Professor De-en Jiang, University of California, Riverside

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"Understanding Nanocatalysis by Computation"

March 21

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Kamil Godula, UCSD

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"Chemical Tools for Tailoring Glycan Interactions at the Cell-Matrix Interface"

 

March 27

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Andrew Ellington, University of Texas, Austin

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"Augmenting Genetic Reality"

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

University Lecture Series: Professor Kyoko Nozaki, The University of Tokyo

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"Homogeneous Catalysis for Organic and Polymer Synthesis"

April 24

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 127

University Lecture Series: Professor Kyoko Nozaki, The University of Tokyo

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"Coordination Copolymerization of Olefins with Polar Monomers"

April 25

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 127

University Lecture Series: Professor Kyoko Nozaki, The University of Tokyo

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"One-Step Formation of Multiple Bonds for the Synthesis of Novel Pi-
Conjugated Molecules"

April 26

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 127

Professor Tanja Cuk, University of Colorado Boulder

May 02

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Joseph and Patricia Vanderslice Lecturer in Organic Chemistry: Professor Thomas Maimone, University of California, Berkeley

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"Synthetic Studies and Applications of Complex Natural Products"

May 31

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 127

Professor Hua Lu, Peking University

June 14

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Qiu Wang, Duke University

June 21

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Paul Whitford, Northeastern University

September 06

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Dr. Daniel Seidel, University of Florida

October 09

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Peter R. Schreiner, Justus Liebig University Giessen

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Boehringer Ingelheim Lectures in Organic Chemistry

November 15

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 127

Professor Peter R. Schreiner, Justus Liebig University Giessen

November 16

11:15 AM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 127

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