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Monday, January 27, 2020 - 15:00 to 16:00
Event Category: 
Seminar - Seminar
Speaker: 
Dr. Thomas Edwardson
Affiliation: 
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Location: 
Chemistry D300

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...

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 16:00 to 17:00
Event Category: 
ODG - Organic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Shane Grosser
Affiliation: 
Process Research and Development, Merck
Location: 
Chemistry D200
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Location: 
Chemistry D211
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 - 15:00 to 16:00
Event Category: 
Seminar - Seminar
Speaker: 
Dr. Ahmed Abdelfattah
Affiliation: 
Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical institute
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Abstract:

Voltage imaging provides unparalleled spatial and temporal resolution of the brain’s electrical signaling at the cellular and circuit levels. A longstanding...

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 - 11:00 to 12:00
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 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...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
CBDG - Chemical Biology Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Lisa Willis
Affiliation: 
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta
Location: 
Chemistry D300
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 - 09:00 to 12:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Zhen Xu
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Wolf Group)
Location: 
Graduate Student Centre Room 200
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