January 27, 2021 Zoom Webinar @ 3:30 p.m.
Fashioning Perfluoromethylene Ethers (-CF2O-) into a Multi-Tool
Dr. Chad Friesen, Trinity Western University
February 03, 2021 Zoom Webinar @ 1:30 p.m.
Electrocatalytic Conversion of CO2 to Renewable Fuels and Chemicals
Dr. David Sinton, University of Toronto
February 10, 2021 Zoom Webinar @ 1:30 p.m.
Discovery of Fungus-derived Antimicrobial Compounds with Activity Against the Bat White Nose Syndrome Pathogen
Dr. Clarissa Sit, Saint Mary's University
February 24, 2021 Zoom Webinar @ 3:30 p.m.
Chemistry and Nuclear Science: An Eternal Bond?
Dr. Krzysztof Starosta, Simon Fraser University
March 03, 2021 Zoom Webinar @ 3:30 p.m.
...And Now I Work in Cannabis
Dr. Eric Derrah, Dycar Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
March 10, 2021 Zoom Webinar @ 3:30 p.m.
Medical Isotopes for Imaging and Therapy
Dr. Paul Schaffer, TRIUMF
March 17, 2021 Zoom Webinar @ 1:30 p.m.
Studies on Student Learning in an Organic Chemistry Curriculum Designed to Deepen Understanding of Reactivity and Chemistry Principles
Dr. Alison Flynn, University of Ottawa
March 24, 2021 Zoom Webinar @ 1:30 p.m.
Bottom-Up Synthesis of Well-Defined Graphene Nanoribbons and Nanographenes : From Unprecedented Molecules to Electronic Materials
Dr. Jean-François Morin, Université Laval
April 07, 2021 Zoom Webinar @ 3:30 p.m.
Earthly Tools for Understanding the Universe
Dr. Corina Andreoiu, Simon Fraser University
January 22, 2020 B9200 @ 3:30 p.m.
Synthetic Manipulations of Pyrroles, BODIPYs and aza-BODIPYs
Dr. Alison Thompson, Dalhousie University
January 29, 2020 B9200 @ 3:30 p.m.
Resource Sparing Approaches to Accelerate Drug Discovery at Merck
Dr. Helen Mitchell, Merck & Co., Inc.
February 26, 2020 B9200 @ 3:30 p.m.
Multiblock Nanofibers from Organic Electronic Materials
Dr. Zachary Hudson, University of British Columbia
March 04, 2020 B9200 @ 3:30 p.m.
Interrogating Enzymatic Reactions Using Nucleic Acid Molecular Recognition and Assembly
Dr. Jen Heemstra, Emory University
March 05, 2020 B9200 @ 3:30 p.m.
Self‐Care Is Not the Enemy of Performance
Dr. Jen Heemstra, Emory University
June 11, 2020 Online @ 6:15 PM Pacific Time
Virtual Convocation Reception
Department of Chemistry, SFU
September 16, 2020 Zoom Webinar @ 3:30 p.m.
Skin-Inspired Organic Electronics
Dr. Zhenan Bao, Stanford University
September 23, 2020 Zoom Webinar @ 12:00 p.m.
Targeting Energy Solutions: From Fundamental to Applied Inorganic Redox Chemistry
Dr. Gabriel Ménard, University of California, Santa Barbara
October 07, 2020 Zoom Webinar @ 3:30 p.m.
Controlling Molecular Assembly and Its Applications
Dr. Gang-yu Liu, University of California, Davis
October 13, 2020 Zoom Webinar @ 1:00 p.m.
Out-of-Equilibrium Transformations in Organic Synthesis
Dr. Robert Knowles, Princeton University
October 23, 2020 YouTube Premiere @ 4:00PM PDT
Fall 2020 Virtual Convocation Reception
Department of Chemistry, SFU
October 28, 2020 Zoom Webinar @ 1:00 p.m.
Harnessing Natural Product Biosynthesis in Antibiotic Discovery - Everything Old is New Again
Dr. Gerard Wright, McMaster University
November 04, 2020 Zoom Webinar @ 10:00 a.m.
Embracing New Technologies in Catalysis
Dr. Shawn Collins, Université de Montréal
November 18, 2020 Zoom Webinar @ 2:00 p.m.
Polymeric Materials for Lifecycle Control
Dr. Jeffrey Moore, University of Illinois
January 09, 2019 WMC 3210 @ 3:30 p.m.
Ti-Catalyzed Nitrene Transfer Reactions: Harnessing the Ti(II)/Ti(IV) Redox Couple for New Transformations
Dr. Ian Tonks, University of Minnesota
January 16, 2019 WMC 3210 @ 3:30 p.m.
Microfluidic Platforms for Drug Discovery
Dr. Katherine Elvira, University of Victoria
January 23, 2019 WMC 3210 @ 3:30 p.m.
Genetically-Encoded Technologies in Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Dr. Ratmir Derda, University of Alberta
January 28, 2019 Trottier Studio C9051 @ 3:00 p.m.
Shape-Persistent Molecular Architectures: Design, New Reaction Pathways and Catalysis, and Materials Applications
Dr. Michael C. W. Chan, City University of Hong Kong
January 30, 2019 WMC 3210 @ 3:30 p.m.
Quantum Dot Smartphone Device for Diagnosing Infected Patients in the Developed and Developing World
Dr. Warren Chan, University of Toronto
January 31, 2019 Chemistry Atrium C7090 @ 11:00 a.m.
SFU Chemistry Research Day
Chemistry Student Society, SFU Burnaby Campus
January 31, 2019 AQ 3154 @ 3:30 p.m.
Sustainability Using Green Polymers and Totally Not Green Polymers
Dr. Michael Shaver, University of Manchester
February 13, 2019 WMC 3210 @ 3:30 p.m.
Pharmacology at Merck and Case Studies in Lead Identification: PCSK9 and Proteases
Dr. Gregory Adam, Merck & Company, Inc.
February 27, 2019 WMC 3210 @ 3:30 p.m.
Bridging the Gap Between Molecules and Nanoparticles
Dr. Eugenia Kumacheva, University of Toronto
March 06, 2019 WMC 3210 @ 3:30 p.m.
Modern Day Alchemy – Making and Studying the Heaviest Elements
Dr. Jackie Gates, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
March 07, 2019 ASB 9896 @ 10:30 a.m.
Phosphorus Chemistry 2.0
Dr. Jan J. Weigand, Technische Universität Dresden
March 11, 2019 WMC 3210 @ 3:30 p.m.
The Development of Synthetic Methodologies for the Transformation of Regiochemically- and Stereochemically-diverse Natural Products into Functional Polymer Systems
Dr. Karen Wooley, Texas A&M University
March 14, 2019 AQ 3005 @ 2:30 p.m.
Prevention of bacterial adhesion on medical-grade polymers by covalent surface modification at the sub-nanometer level
Dr. Michael Thompson, University of Toronto
March 20, 2019 WMC 3210 @ 3:30 p.m.
Teaching Sponges New Tricks: Catalysis and Charge Transport in Microporous Metal-Organic Frameworks
Dr. Mircea Dinca, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
March 21, 2019 AQ 3005 @ 2:30 p.m.
The Hydrogen Atom and Chemistry
Dr. John Ogilvie, Centre for Experimental and Constructive Mathematics
March 27, 2019 WMC 3210 @ 3:30 p.m.
Micro- and Nano-structured Materials: From Stretchable Gold to “Green Materials” for Tissue Engineering
Dr. Jose Moran-Mirabal, McMaster University
May 02, 2019 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Leslie & Gordon Diamond Family Auditorium, SFU Burnaby Campus
May 08, 2019 Trottier Studio C9051 @ 3:30 p.m.
Reactive Ligands and Ligand-Centered Radicals: Stoichiometric and Catalytic Transformations
Dr. Jarl Ivar van der Vlugt, University of Amsterdam
May 23, 2019 Chemistry Atrium C7090 @ 3:00 p.m.
Grand Opening - Physical and Analytical Chemistry Teaching Laboratory
SFU, Burnaby Campus
June 12, 2019 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Programmable DNA switches and nanomachines for rapid medical diagnosis and drug delivery
Dr. Alexis Vallée-Bélisle, University of Montreal
August 16, 2019 SSB 7172 @ 3:00 p.m.
How Wearable is Your Wearable? Solution Metallization for Conformable Electronics
Dr. Tricia Carmichael, University of Windsor
September 11, 2019 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Virus Detection, Circulating Tumor Cell Isolation, and Protein Synthesis
Dr. Hugh Fan, University of Florida
September 18, 2019 Trottier Studio C9051 @ 3:30 p.m.
Fostering a Culture of Departmental Green Chemistry Practice
Dr. Andy Dicks, University of Toronto
September 25, 2019 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Synthesis and Application of Plasmonic Metal Nitride Nanostructures
Dr. Mita Dasog, Dalhousie University
October 02, 2019 Trottier Studio C9051 @ 3:30 p.m.
Spectroscopic Characterisation of a Long-Lived Copper(II)-Tyrosyl in Lytic Polysaccharide Monooxygenases
Dr. Paul Walton, University of York
October 03, 2019 Trottier Studio C9051 @ 2:00 p.m.
Gender Equality in Science: Why Is It Taking so Long?
Dr. Paul Walton, University of York
October 09, 2019 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Data-Driven Natural Products Discovery: Applications of Omics Technologies to Natural Products Science
Dr. Roger Linington, Simon Fraser University
October 16, 2019 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Mapping Protein Conformations Using DEER Spectroscopy
Dr. Stefan Stoll, University of Washington
October 17, 2019 Trottier Studio C9051 @ 3:30 p.m.
Advances in Ligand Design for Bioinorganic Chemistry Applications
Dr. Tim Storr, Simon Fraser University
October 23, 2019 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Platinum Electrochemistry and Electrocatalysis: From Hydrogen Adsorption to Platinum Dissolution
Dr. Gregory Jerkiewicz, Queen's University
October 24, 2019 Trottier Studio C9051 @ 3:30 p.m.
Fundamental Innovations in Organic Electronics: Supercritical Fluids, Ion Transport, and Next Generation Solar Cells
Dr. Loren Kaake, Simon Fraser University
October 30, 2019 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Tackling Cancer and Infection with Light-Responsive Molecules
Dr. Sherri McFarland, University of Texas at Arlington
October 31, 2019 Trottier Studio C9051 @ 3:30 p.m.
Untangling the Rules of Self-Assembly
Dr. Vance Williams, Simon Fraser University
November 06, 2019 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
β-NMR Spectroscopy: From Nuclear Physics To Chemistry and Medicine
Dr. Monika Stachura, TRIUMF
November 12, 2019 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Expanding the Chemical Toolbox for Acoustic-based Imaging
Dr. Jefferson Chan, University of Illinois
November 14, 2019 Trottier Studio C9051 @ 3:30 p.m.
Custom-Made Interfaces of Nanoscale to Microscale Materials
Dr. Byron Gates, Simon Fraser University
November 20, 2019 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Discoveries and Mechanistic Investigations of Photochemical and Electrochemical Reactions
Dr. Dan Lehnherr, Merck & Co. Inc.
November 27, 2019 RCB 8100 @ 1:30 p.m.
Discovering Metabolites that Alter Physiology, an Omics Perspective
Dr. Gary Siuzdak, The Scripps Research Institute
December 05, 2019 AQ 3150 @ 3:30 p.m.
Understanding Oxidative Addition to Nickel(0) for Cross-Coupling Catalysis
Dr. David Nelson, University of Strathclyde
January 10, 2018 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Three-Component Hexadehydro-Diels-Alder (HDDA) Reactions
Dr. Thomas Hoye, University of Minnesota
January 16, 2018 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
An examination of phosphinidene chalcogenide chemistry: Versatile low coordinate P(III) units
Dr. Paul Ragogna, University of Western Ontario
January 24, 2018 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Covalent Organic Frameworks as a Platform for Molecular Assembly
Dr. William Dichtel, Northwestern University
January 31, 2018 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Studies on Protein Chemical Synthesis
Dr. Lei Liu, Tsinghua University
February 01, 2018 SSB 7172 @ 2:00 p.m.
Novel electrocatalysts for fuel cells reactions
Dr. E. Bradley Easton, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
February 07, 2018 SSC C9001 @ 3:30 p.m.
Profiling Cells Inside and Out Using Nanostructured Materials
Dr. Shana Kelley, University of Toronto
February 16, 2018 SSC P8445.2 @ 2:30 p.m.
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Solvation and Proton Transfer Processes at Electrified Interfaces
Dr. Eckhard Spohr, Theoretische Chemie/Universität Duisburg-Essen
February 22, 2018 Trottier Studio (SSC C9051) @ 2:00 p.m.
From organic to hydrophilic, from major to minor bioactive metabolites from microbial cultures and marine sponges
Dr. Roberto Berlinck, University of Sao Paolo
February 23, 2018 AQ 3182 @ 3:30 p.m.
DNA: Not Merely the Secret of Life
Dr. Nadrian Seeman, New York University
March 01, 2018 P8445.2 @ 11:30 a.m.
Structure and Dynamics in Complex Surfactant Systems as Seen by NMR
Dr. Claudia Schmidt, Paderborn University
March 01, 2018 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Utilization of Redox-Active Ligands in the F-Block: From Lanthanides to Uranium and Beyond
Dr. Suzanne Bart, Purdue University
March 07, 2018 SSC C9001 @ 3:30 p.m.
Energy Relevant Processes Catalyzed by Corrole Metal Complexes
Dr. Zeev Gross, Technion
March 14, 2018 AQ 3149 @ 3:30 p.m.
Developing New Polymers for Selective Interactions with Carbon Nanotubes
Dr. Alex Adronov, McMaster University
March 28, 2018 AQ 3149 @ 3:30 p.m.
Design and Application of Selective Olefin Metathesis Catalysts
Dr. Robert Grubbs, California Institute of Technology
April 04, 2018 BLU 10011 @ 10:30 a.m.
Organic Electronics from Material Design to Prototype Engineering
Dr. Benoit H. Lessard, University of Ottawa
April 04, 2018 AQ 3150 @ 3:30 p.m.
The Wonderful World of Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy (SECM)
Dr. Janine Mauzeroll, McGill University
April 05, 2018 ASB 9896 @ 2:30 pm
Molecular Complexity and Inorganic Chemistry: Utilizing Non-Covalent Interactions to Control Function
Dr. Andrew Borovik, University of California, Irvine
April 11, 2018 AQ 3150 @ 3:30 p.m.
The Mechanochemistry of Metal-Organic Frameworks and of Crystals
Dr. Kenneth Suslick, University of Illinois
April 16, 2018 SSB 7172 @ 3:45 p.m.
Pressure-based mapping of protein folding landscapes
Dr. Catherine Royer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
April 25, 2018 SSB 7172 @ 1:30 p.m.
Synthesis of Substituted Phthalocyanines
Dr. Clifford Leznoff, York University
May 03, 2018 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Leslie & Gordon Diamond Family Auditorium, SFU Burnaby Campus
May 08, 2018 BLU 10021 @ 11:00 a.m.
Enabling the Discovery and Validation of Clinical Biomarkers in Five Minute Runs
Michael Andersen and Jim Kapron, PhD, Evosep & Bruker
May 22, 2018 AQ 3003 @ 1:30 p.m.
Structure and Reactivity of Hybrid Electrocatalytic Materials of Defined Functionality
Dr. Pawel J. Kulesza, University of Warsaw
May 25, 2018 P8445.2 @ 1:30 p.m.
Self-Organization of Polycyclic Aromatic Dyes – Design, Synthesis, and Properties
Dr. S. Holger Eichhorn, University of Windsor
June 22, 2018 Trottier Studio, C9051 @ 1:00 p.m.
NMR Services, SFU Burnaby Campus
July 17, 2018 Trottier Studio, C9051 @ 9:00 a.m.
Advances in Environmental Analysis: A Waters Workshop
Douglas Stevens & John Vukovic, Waters Corporation
July 17, 2018 July 17-21, 2018
The 6th International Workshop on Relaxor Ferroelectrics
Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, 1180 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC
July 26, 2018 SSB 7172 @ 4:00 p.m.
From Synthesis to Applications: Our Voyages Through the Pores of Metal-Organic Frameworks
Dr. Michael Katz, Memorial University of Newfoundland
July 27, 2018 AQ 3005
7th Annual Young Electrochemists Symposium
ECSBC Student Chapter, SFU Burnaby
August 10, 2018 SSB 7172 @ 1:30 p.m.
Active Manipulations and Control in Droplet-Based Microfluidics
Dr. Say Hwa Tan, Griffith University
September 12, 2018 B9201 @ 3:30 p.m.
Molecular and Macromolecular Materials Derived from Boron Difluoride Formazanates
Dr. Joe Gilroy, Western University
September 19, 2018 B9201 @ 3:30 p.m.
Microbial natural products in drug discovery – from fungal gene activation to melanoma treatments
Dr. Sandra Loesgen, Oregon State University
September 26, 2018 B9201 @ 3:30 p.m.
Models for proton-coupled redox reactions in biomolecules and in catalysis
Dr. Jeffrey Warren, Simon Fraser University
September 28, 2018 AQ 3154 @ 2:30 p.m.
Enantioselective N-Heterocyclic Carbene Catalysis with Normal and Reverse Polarity Intermediates
Dr. David W. Lupton, Monash University
October 02, 2018 Trottier Studio (C9051) @ 3:30 p.m.
From Photoinduced Multi-Electron Transfer to New Photoactive Metal Complexes
Dr. Oliver Wenger, University of Basel
October 03, 2018 B9201 @ 3:30 p.m.
Synthesis as an enabling technology for understanding glycan function and assembly
Dr. Todd Lowary, University of Alberta
October 09, 2018 C9000 @ 3:30 p.m.
"Metalling" with Nature: Design and characterization of model metalloenzymes for small molecule activation
Dr. Hannah Shafaat, Ohio State University
October 12, 2018 SCC 7000 Level Atrium @ 3:00pm-5:00pm
Fall 2018 Graduate Student Poster Competition
Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University
October 17, 2018 B9201 @ 3:30 p.m.
Nitrogen Binding and Fixation using Iron Complexes
Dr. Patrick Holland, Yale University
October 23, 2018 EDB 7509 @ 11:00 a.m.
Cytotoxic Natural Products as Payloads for Antibody-Drug Conjugates: Medicinal Chemistry and Rational Design
Dr. Edmund Graziani, Pfizer
October 24, 2018 B9201 @ 3:30 p.m.
New Approaches in the Chromatographic Analysis of Sulfur Compounds
Dr. Kevin Thurbide, University of Calgary
October 26, 2018 AQ 3154 @ 2:30 p.m.
Development of a Long-Term Manufacturing Route to an HCV NS5b Inhibitor (MK-3682)
Dr. John Limanto, Merck Research Laboratories
October 31, 2018 B9201 @ 3:30 p.m.
Advances in Polymer Semiconductors and Energy Storage Devices
Dr. Dwight Seferos, University of Toronto
November 07, 2018 B9201 @ 3:30 p.m.
Controlling Optical Properties of Conjugated Oligomers Using Metal and Main Group Chemistry
Dr. Michael Wolf, University of British Columbia
November 08, 2018 ASB 9896 @ 10:00 a.m.
Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis with Iron
Dr. Datong Song, University of Toronto
November 08, 2018 ASB 9896 @ 11:30 a.m.
Information Session: Graduate Program in Chemistry at the University of Toronto
Dr. Datong Song, University of Toronto
November 14, 2018 B9201 @ 3:30 p.m.
Synthesis of Heterocyclic Turn Mimics for Allosteric Receptor Modulation in Biomedical Applications
Dr. William Lubell, Université de Montréal
November 21, 2018 B9201 @ 3:30 p.m.
Chemical Approaches to Understand O-GlcNAc Modifications
Dr. Matthew Pratt, University of Southern California
November 28, 2018 B9201 @ 3:30 p.m.
New Vistas in the Asymmetric Construction of C-C Bonds: Total Synthesis of Complex Bioactive Agents
Dr. P. Andrew Evans, Queen's University
December 04, 2018 SSB7172 @ 11:00 a.m.
The Use of Isolated Natural Products as Scaffolds for the Generation of Biodiscovery Screening Libraries
Dr. Rohan Davis, Griffith University
January 13, 2016 AQ 3159 @ 3:30 p.m.
Tailor-cut polymer colloids and interfaces: from design to applications
Dr. Françoise Winnik , Université de Montréal
January 27, 2016 AQ 3159 @ 3:30 p.m.
Product development in the chemistry / materials space: six things any chemist should know to avoid pitfalls in bringing a product to the market.
Dr. Jonathan Sargent , Switch Materials
February 11, 2016 AQ 3159 @ 3:30 p.m.
Industrial Chemistry from Silicon to Sulphur
Dr. Jeffrey Cooke, IPAC Chemicals
February 17, 2016 AQ 3159 @ 3:30 p.m.
Tales of the tetrapyrrole: making, breaking, and using heme
Dr. Jennifer Dubois , Montana State University
February 24, 2016 AQ 3159 @ 3:30 p.m.
Photochemical Upconversion: Molecules, Materials, and New Frontiers
Dr. Felix (Phil) Castellano , North Carolina State University
March 02, 2016 AQ 3159 @ 3:30 p.m.
Metal-Organic Frameworks for Energy Applications
Dr. Joseph T. Hupp , Northwestern University
March 09, 2016 AQ 3159 @ 3:30 p.m.
Chemical Separations for Metabolomics: New Advances in Biomarker Discovery for Population Health
Dr. Philip Britz-McKibbin, McMaster University
March 16, 2016 AQ 3159 @ 3:30 p.m.
A career in energy research
Dr. Stephen Campbell, Nano One Materials Corp.
March 23, 2016 AQ 3159 @ 3:30 p.m.
Metallomembranes: Exploring the Interactions of Copper Ions with Lipid Membranes
Dr. Paul Cremer , Pennsylvania State University
March 30, 2016 AQ 3159 @ 3:30 p.m.
Investigating how molecules come to life using advanced single molecule fluorescence techniques
Dr. Taekjip Ha , Johns Hopkins University
April 06, 2016 AQ 3159 @ 3:30 p.m.
2B or not 2B, and other mix-ups
Dr. Guy Lloyd-Jones, University of Edinburgh
May 03, 2016 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Next Generation Molecular Probes for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Sensing and Imaging
Dr. Xiao-an Zhang, University of Toronto,Scarborough Campus
May 04, 2016 SSB 7172 @ 2:30 p.m.
Synthetic Applications of Hypervalent Iodine Reagents
Dr. Graham Murphy, University of Waterloo
May 05, 2016 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
Leslie & Gordon Diamond Family Auditorium, SFU, Burnaby Campus
Chemistry Seminar Series
January 14, 2015 C9000 @ 3:30 p.m.
Understanding Disease Using Mass Spectrometry
Dr. John Yates III, The Scripps Research Institute
January 21, 2015 C9000 @ 3:30 p.m.
New Methods for Efficient Study of Catalytic Reactions
Dr. Clark R. Landis, University of Wisconsin-Madison
January 28, 2015 IRMACS, ASB 10900 @ 1:30 p.m.
From Lava Lamps to Salad Dressing: What Happens when Oil and Water Meet
Dr. Geraldine Richmond, University of Oregon
February 02, 2015 IRMACS, ASB 10900 @ 3:30 p.m.
Carbon Nanostructures as Functional Multitalents - Sensing, Catalysis, Drug Delivery, Electronics
Dr. Klaus Müllen, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research
February 03, 2015 IRMACS, ASB 10900 @ 3:30 p.m.
Manipulating Conjugated Polymer Structure and Chemistry: Creating Active Materials for Applications in Electronics, Sensing and Energy Storage/Conversion
Dr. Michael Freund, University of Manitoba
February 25, 2015 C9000 @ 3:30 p.m.
Development of New Catalytic Reactions Toward Utilization of Renewable Resources
Dr. Kyoko Nozaki, University of Tokyo
March 11, 2015 C9000 @ 3:30 p.m.
Radical Frontiers in Catalysis
Dr. Theodore Betley, Harvard University
March 18, 2015 C9000 @ 3:30 p.m.
Nanotextured Surfaces and On-Chip Biosynthesis: Smart Materials and Smart Chemistries for Advanced Optical Biosensors and Biomimetic Devices
Dr. Robert M. Corn, University of California, Irvine
March 25, 2015 C9000 @ 3:30 p.m.
Bioactive Natural Products and Molecular Design for Todays Medicine
Dr. Arun K. Ghosh, Purdue University
April 01, 2015 C9000 @ 3:30 p.m.
Growth of Electrochemistry in a Clean Sustainable Energy Future
Dr. David Wilkinson, University of British Columbia
April 08, 2015 C9000 @ 3:30 p.m.
A RaPID Way to Discover Pseudo-Natural Products and Peptides for Therapeutic Applications
Dr. Hiroaki Suga, University of Tokyo
May 26, 2015 AQ 3181 @ 3:30 p.m.
Recent Advances in Olefin Metathesis with Modern Molybdenum and Tungsten Catalysts
Dr. Richard R. Schrock, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
July 17, 2015
9th Annual VIVA NMR Symposium
Simon Fraser University, Haplern Centre
September 23, 2015 IRMACS (ASB 10900) @ 3:30 p.m.
Division of Labor Among the Subunits of a Highly Coordinated Ring ATPase
Dr. Carlos Bustamante, University of California, Berkeley
September 30, 2015 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Re-Imagining Imaging: Doing More With Less
Dr. Christopher Yip, University of Toronto
October 07, 2015 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
From Ensembles to Single Molecules and Back
Dr. Hongbin Li, University of British Columbia
October 14, 2015 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Engineering Biocatalysis for Creation of Novel Antibiotics
Dr. David Sherman, University of Michigan
October 21, 2015 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Covalent Mechanochemistry for New Reactions, Self-healing Materials, and Soft Devices
Dr. Stephen L. Craig, Duke University
October 28, 2015 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Activity-based Proteomics - Applications for Enzyme and Inhibitor Discovery
Dr. Benjamin Cravatt, The Scripps Research Institute
November 04, 2015 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Catalysis, Mechanistic Understanding and Collaboration as Tools to Sustainable Production of Chemicals and Fuels
Dr. Karen I. Goldberg, University of Washington
November 09, 2015 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Story of Miharu in Response to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident: The Misho Project
Dr. Takeshi Koike, Tohoku University
November 18, 2015 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Changing The Solid State Structural Landscape Under UV Light
Dr. J.J. Vittal, National University of Singapore
November 25, 2015 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Driving Synthesis by Oxidation
Dr. Jean-Philip Lumb, McGill University
December 02, 2015 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Digital Microfluidics for Chemistry, Biology, and Medicine
Dr. Aaron Wheeler, University of Toronto
January 15, 2014 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Carbon Dioxide Capture and Hydrocarbon Separations in Metal-Organic Frameworks
Dr. Jeffrey R. Long, University of California, Berkeley
January 22, 2014 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
In Search of Concurrence Between Biological and Synthetic Single Molecule Structure/Function
Dr. Christy Landes, Rice University
January 29, 2014 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Supramolecular Origami: Transforming Paper into Twisted Structures
Dr. Mark MacLachlan, University of British Columbia
February 05, 2014 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
Self-Assembly at the Solid Surface: Complexity, Models and Mechanisms
Dr. Irina Paci, University of Victoria
February 12, 2014 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
High Content Screening Strategies for Next-Generation Natural Products Discovery
Dr. Roger Linington, University of California, Santa Cruz
February 19, 2014 IRMACS, ASB 10900 @ 3:30 p.m.
Ligand Design for Bioinorganic Chemistry Applications
Dr. Tim Storr, Simon Fraser University
February 26, 2014 IRMACS, ASB 10900 @ 3:30 p.m.
Molecular Imaging Approaches to Mapping and Understanding Chemistry in the Brain
Dr. Christopher J. Chang, University of California, Berkeley
March 05, 2014 IRMACS, ASB 10900 @ 3:30 p.m.
Ions, Lipids, and Water at the Air-Aqueous Interface: Organization and Electric Fields
Dr. Heather Allen, Ohio State University
March 12, 2014 IRMACS, ASB 10900 @ 3:30 p.m.
Responsive 2-D and 3-D Crystalline Colloidal Array Materials
Dr. Sanford Asher, University of Pittsburgh
March 19, 2014 IRMACS, ASB 10900 @ 3:30 p.m.
Synthesis of Nitrogen-Containing Molecules from Alkenes Using Metal-Free Approaches
Dr. André Beauchemin, University of Ottawa
March 25, 2014 SSB 7172 @ 9:00 a.m.
Will We Ever Drive Fuel Cell Cars?
Dr. Yossef A. Elabd, Drexel University
March 26, 2014 IRMACS, ASB 10900 @ 3:30 p.m.
C-H Activation and Hydroxylation Using Simple Binuclear Cu-O2 Species
Dr. T. Daniel P. Stack, Stanford University
April 02, 2014 IRMACS, ASB 10900 @ 3:30 p.m.
From Mechanism to Drug Design: New Methods and Applications of Isotope Effects in Enzymology
Dr. Andrew Murkin, University at Buffalo
May 29, 2014 SSB 7172 @ 3:30 p.m.
One-Pot Synthesis of Cell-Surface Carbohydrates for Probing Infectious Diseases
Dr. Shang-Cheng Hung, Academia Sinica Genomics Research Center
June 16, 2014 SSB 7172 @ 11:00 a.m.
Engineered Biosynthesis of Medicinal Natural Products
Dr. Ikuro Abe, University of Tokyo
June 25, 2014 AQ 3003 @ 2:30 p.m.
Modeling Ligand Strain and Ligand Flexibility
Dr. Chris Bayly, OpenEye Scientific Software
June 25, 2014 AQ 3154 @ 3:30 p.m.
Peptides and Peptide Nucleic Acids Applications in Medicinal Chemistry and Biosensor Devices
Dr. Chris L. Brown, Griffith University
September 10, 2014 SWH 10041 @ 3:30 p.m.
Probing and Pulling: From Polymer Solar Cells to Switchable DNA Nanoparticles
Dr. David S. Ginger, University of Washington
September 17, 2014 SWH 10041 @ 3:30 p.m.
Sustainable Block Polymers: Sophisticated Materials from Natural Feedstocks
Dr. Marc A. Hillmyer, University of Minnesota
September 23, 2014 IRMACS, ASB 10900 @ 3:30 p.m.
The NCI-60 as an Effective Tool for Scaffold Hopping - A Phenotypic Systems-Based Approach to the Design of Novel Chemotherapeutics
Dr. Joel Morris, National Cancer Institute
October 01, 2014 SWH 10041 @ 3:30 p.m.
Chemistry and Enzyme-Like Catalysis in Chiral, Nanoscale Flasks
Dr. Kenneth N. Raymond, University of California, Berkeley
October 07, 2014 SSB 7172 @ 9:00 a.m.
Earthquake Safety & Lab Preparedness
Miranda Myles & Dr. Ken MacFarlane, Simon Fraser University
October 08, 2014 SWH 10041 @ 3:30 p.m.
Studies on Halogenated Marine Natural Products as Inspired by Their Probable Biogenesis
Dr. Chris Braddock, Imperial College London
October 10, 2014 AQ 3149 @ 2:00 p.m.
Four Dimensional (4D) Microscopy: Evolutions and Revolutions
Dr. Ahmed H. Zewail, California Institute of Technology
October 15, 2014 SWH 10081 @ 3:30 p.m.
Solid-State Reactivity for Cleaner and More Efficient Chemical Synthesis: From Pharmaceuticals to Coordination Bonds and Back
Dr. Tomislav Friscic, McGill University
October 22, 2014 SWH 10041 @ 3:30 p.m.
Cyclodextrin-Based Polyvalent Systems for Studying Biological Interactions
Dr. Chang-Chun Ling, University of Calgary
October 29, 2014 SWH 10041 @ 3:30 p.m.
Catalytic Reaction Mechanism Elucidation via Real Time Analysis
Dr. J. Scott McIndoe, University of Victoria
November 04, 2014 7:30pm @ Highlands United Church
We Are Stardust: The Origin of the Chemical Elements
John D'Auria, Professor Emeritus, Simon Fraser University
November 18, 2014 IRMACS, ASB 10900 @ 3:30 p.m.
Synthetic Cluster Models of Biological and Heterogeneous Oxygen Evolving Catalysts
Dr. Theodor Agapie, California Institute of Technology
November 19, 2014 SWH 10041 @ 3:30 p.m.
Toward the Ideal Synthesis and Transformative Therapies for Aids, Alzheimer’s and Cancer
Dr. Paul A. Wender, Stanford University
November 26, 2014 SWH 10041 @ 3:30 p.m.
Molecular Mechanisms in Innate Immunity: Host-Defense Proteins and Antimicrobial Peptides
Dr. Hans J. Vogel, University of Calgary
December 03, 2014 SWH 10041 @ 3:30 p.m.
Frustrated Lewis Pair Chemistry: New Avenues in Synthesis and Metal-Free Catalysis
Dr. Douglas W. Stephan, University of Toronto