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Professor Neal Devaraj, UCSD

research summary

"Peering into the lipid world"

July 27

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Lectures in Organic Chemistry: Professor Keiji Maruoka, Kyoto University, Japan

research summary

"Asymmetric Phase-Transfer Catalysis: Basic Design of Maruoka Catalyst® and the Industrial Application"

August 10

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 127

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Lectures in Organic Chemistry: Dr. Nizar Haddad, Senior Research Fellow, Boehringer Ingelheim

Lecture

“Novel and Versatile BI-Dihydrobenzooxaphosphole Ligands for Practical Synthesis of APIs”

August 11

10:00 AM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 127

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Lectures in Organic Chemistry: Professor Keiji Maruoka, Kyoto University, Japan

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"Design of Bifunctional Organocatalysts by Experimental and Computational Studies, and Design of New Organoradical Catalysts with Privileged Structure"

August 11

11:15 AM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 127

Professor Shengming Ma, Fudan University

August 24

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Qiang Cui, Boston University

September 06

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Richard, Stratt, Brown University

September 13

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Noah Burns, Stanford University

September 18

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Xiaowei Zhuang, Harvard University

September 20

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Yujie Sun, Utah State University

September 28

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Chi H. Mak, University of Southern California

October 04

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Merck Symposium poster session

Poster session & refreshments

October 05

1:30 PM

Gasson Hall, 100

Merck Symposium

Professor Ang Li, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry and Dr. Yingju Xu, Merck

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

October 05

3:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 127

Dr. 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

October 23

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Bin Zhang, MIT

October 26

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Jonas Peters, California Institute of Technology

Strem Lectureship

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October 30

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

Dr. Robert Knowles, Princeton University

November 13

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Bingjun Xu, University of Delaware

November 15

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 Paula Diaconescu, UCLA

February 19

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Professor Dam Khane, Harvard University

February 20

4:00 PM

Merkert Chemistry Center, 130

Dr. David Sarlah, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

April 02

4:00 PM

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