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Monday, January 20, 2020 - 15:00 to 16:00
Event Category: 
Seminar - Seminar
Speaker: 
Dr. Yang Yang
Affiliation: 
California Institute of Technology
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Abstract:

The advent of well-engineered small-molecule catalysts and enzyme catalysts has revolutionized the field of synthetic science. Using tailored small-molecule...

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Rebecca DiPucchio
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Colombia
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 15:00 to 16:00
Event Category: 
Seminar - Seminar
Speaker: 
Dr. Wen-Yang Gao
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Porous materials have demonstrated great potential for applications in gas storage, gas separation, and catalysis. Synthetic chemistry affords an effective tool from a molecular level to...

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
CBDG - Chemical Biology Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Omid Haji-Ghassemi
Affiliation: 
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, The University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

A key component of all muscle contraction is the entry of calcium ions into muscle cells. Thus, having the right amount of calcium at the right time is critical....

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 15:00 to 16:00
Event Category: 
Seminar - Seminar
Speaker: 
Dr. Thomas Edwardson
Affiliation: 
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Proteins and nucleic acids embody nature’s diversity of function and constitute the majority of machines on this planet. Considering the broad range of tasks natural proteins perform, it stands to...

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 15:00 to 16:00
Event Category: 
Seminar - Seminar
Speaker: 
Dr. Eva Megan Nichols
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Yale University | NIH Ruth Kirschstein Postdoctoral Fellow
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Abstract:

The development of molecular and materials electrocatalysts offers an attractive means to generate value-added products using abundant chemical feedstocks and...

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Andy Tran
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Colombia
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

Over millions of years, animals and plants have evolved complex molecules and structures that endow them with vibrant colours. Among the sources of natural...

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
ODG - Organic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Mihajlo Todorovic
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, The University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Hanadi Sleiman I CGSS Distinguished Lecture
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, McGill University
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

DNA nanotechnology has emerged as an exceptionally programmable method to organize materials. Most current strategies rely on assembling a complex DNA scaffold,...

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Steen B. Schougaard
Affiliation: 
Département de Chimie, Université du Québec à Montréal
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

Lithium-ion batteries in hand-held devices and laptop computer are a key part of our everyday lives. Looking into the future, these unique devices are also poised...

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Eugene Chen
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

The ever-worsening worldwide plastic pollution, which is accompanied by enormous materials value loss to the global economy, is largely caused by current...

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Carlos Diaz
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
ODG - Organic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Tom Malig
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, The University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Jen Heemstra
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Emory University
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

Nucleic acids are exquisitely adept at molecular recognition and assembly, enabling them to direct nearly all of the processes that make life possible. These...

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Weiying He
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Colombia
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
CBDG - Chemical Biology Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Katherine Elvira
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of Victoria
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
CBDG - Chemical Biology Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Katherine Elvira
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of Victoria
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Zijian Guo | China Lecture
Affiliation: 
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University
Location: 
Chemistry B250
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
ODG - Organic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Alla Pryyma
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, The University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Andre D. Bandrauk
Affiliation: 
Computational Chemistry & Molecular Photonics, Université de Sherbrooke
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

Combinations of intense co-rotating or counter-rotating bichromatic  femtosecond (10**-15s)circularly polarized pulses are shown by nonperturbative models and...