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Monday, October 22, 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00
Event Category: 
ORG - Organic Seminar
Speaker: 
Dr. Edmund Graziani
Affiliation: 
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
Location: 
Chemistry D215
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Claudia Turro I XEROX Lecture
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Ohio State University
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

The use of light to activate the action of a drug has become important as mode of cancer therapy, in some cases superior to traditional treatments, because it significantly less...

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 12:30 to 15:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Victoria Irish
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Bertram Group)
Location: 
Chemistry D213
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Dwight Seferos
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

The Seferos group has been fascinated by how one can rationally design the properties of organic electronic materials. Some of their work has focused on the development of...

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
ODG - Organic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. David Russell
Affiliation: 
Genentech, San Francisco, CA
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

The presence of fluorine in an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) can impart important pharmacological attributes with regards to metabolism, stability, and selectivity. As...

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Jason Hein
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry B250
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 16:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
Seminar - Seminar
Speaker: 
Prof. Datong Song
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
Location: 
Chemistry D213

Abstract:

Replacing noble metal-based homogeneous catalysts with base metal counterparts such as iron-based catalysts has attracted a lot of research interest. In addition to the low cost...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Valerie Chiykowski
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D215
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
ODG - Organic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Jim Tung
Affiliation: 
Lacamas Laboratories, Portland, OR
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

When a customer needs truckloads of their compound, who do they call? Process chemists! This talk will cover some of the basics about safety, reactivity and the development...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. William Lubell
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Université de Montréal
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

Playing critical roles in human physiology, peptides are often used for therapeutic development, but their utility is compromised by conformational flexibility and rapid...

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 16:00 to 19:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Isaac Martens
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Bizzotto Group)
Location: 
UBC

Exam will be held in Room 204, Chemical and Biological Engineering (CHBE), 2360 East Mall

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Roderick (Fan) Xia
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Brumer Group)
Location: 
Chemistry D213
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Jean-François Masson I DOW Lecture
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Université de Montréal
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

This presentation will provide an overview of our research activities in plasmonic nanobiosensing. Our research lies in the areas of plasmonic materials, low-fouling surface...

Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
CBDG - Chemical Biology Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Kyle Robinson - Withers Group
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. P. Andrew Evans
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Queen’s University
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

The seminar will describe the development and application of stereoselective transition metal-catalyzed cross-coupling and cycloaddition reactions for the total synthesis of...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
CBDG - Chemical Biology Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Erika Siren - Kizhakkedathu Group
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry and Centre for Blood Research University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr.Tonio Buonassisi
Affiliation: 
Photovoltaics Research Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Location: 
Chemistry B250
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dawson Beattie
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Abstract:  The reactivity profiles of nickel-containing complexes are underdeveloped compared to complexes of group 10 homologues platinum and palladium. I will discuss our...