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Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Andrew P. Dicks
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

During the last decade, the University of Toronto has adopted an integrated approach where green and sustainable chemistry education is built into the overall...

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
ODG - Organic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr Juan Carlos Morales Sánchez
Affiliation: 
Institute of Parasitology and Biomedicine "López-Neyra" (IPBLN), CSIC, Granada, Spain
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

G-quadruplexes (G4) are DNA secondary structures which play important roles in the regulation of gene expression in cells and have been proposed as therapeutic...

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Sarah Styler
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

As a result of vehicle emission regulations, the bulk of particulate matter emissions from road traffic now arises from non-exhaust sources, including road dust...

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Smaranda Marinescu
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of South Carolina
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

Research in the Marinescu group focuses on the development of novel catalytic systems for efficient solar-to-fuel technologies. Inspired by biological...

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
Seminar - Seminar
Speaker: 
Dr. Pat Brant
Affiliation: 
Polymer Scientist, Formerly at ExxonMobil
Location: 
Chemistry D200
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00
Event Category: 
BIORG - Bioorganic Seminar
Speaker: 
Dr. David Palmer
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of Saskatchewan
Location: 
Chemistry D215
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 16:00 to 19:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Walid Abdelmagid
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Tanner Group)
Location: 
Graduate Student Centre Room 200
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 12:30 to 15:30
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Ashton Christy
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Grant Group)
Location: 
Graduate Student Centre Room 200
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:00
Event Category: 
Seminar - Seminar
Speaker: 
Dr. Paul Walton
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of York
Location: 
Chemistry D200

Abstract:

Over nearly all scientific organisations, across every country and across time one finds that the progression of women in research/academia is significantly...

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Paul Walton
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of York
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

The action of hydrogen peroxide on the copper-containing enzymes lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases (LPMOs) has been shown to enhance the activity of the enzymes...

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Yiling Dai
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

Natural gas, composed primarily of methane, is an abundant resource worldwide. Natural gas vehicles (NGVs) produce less CO2, NOx, and SO...

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
CBDG - Chemical Biology Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Peter Rahfield
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, The University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Suzana Straus
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry B250
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Stefan Stoll
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of Washington
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

For many proteins, flexibility and motion form the basis of their function. In our lab, we quantify the conformational landscapes of proteins and their changes...

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Zeyu Han
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

The isolation of compounds featuring (3p–np)π bonds involving phosphorus stands as one of the earliest breakthroughs within the field of multiple bonding and low...

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Roger Linington
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

Small molecules govern many essential processes in the natural world. From interspecies communication to the development and progression of human diseases,...

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
CBDG - Chemical Biology Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Vikramaditya Yadav
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, The University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Sherri McFarland
Affiliation: 
Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Location: 
Chemistry B250
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Fraser Parlane
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

Clean energy technologies are notoriously slow to commercialize because discovering and optimizing new materials for applications typically takes over a decade....

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
ODG - Organic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Chris Voth
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, The University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300