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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. David Wishart I Laird Lecture
Affiliation: 
Departments of Computing Science and Biological Sciences, University of Alberta
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

Computing has been an integral part of chemistry for more than 60 years. Indeed the use of computers to draw structures, model molecular dynamics or calculate...

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 09:00 to 10:30
Event Category: 
Seminar - Seminar
Speaker: 
Dr. Claudia Marcolli
Affiliation: 
Institute for Atmosphere & Climate, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zürich)
Location: 
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Friday, September 24, 2021 - 09:00 to 12:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Hyungki Kim
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Algar Group)
Location: 
UBC
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 10:00 to 16:30
Event Category: 
CGSS - Event
Location: 
Not Specified

The symposium is a great opportunity for both new and current students to learn about the innovative research that goes on in our department, and for students to share their research! This event...

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Katherine Ryan
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry B250
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Taylor Wright (Wolf Group)
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Jackie Stewart
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry B250
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 09:00 to 12:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Victoria Karner
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (MacFarlane & Kiefl Groups)
Location: 
UBC
Friday, October 8, 2021 - 13:00 to 16:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Haoquan Lin
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Li Group)
Location: 
UBC
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Delphine Farmer
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

Wildfire smoke has become a serious problem for air quality across much of North America, and wildfires are predicted to increase in frequency and severity with...

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Nathan Paisley (Hudson Group)
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

Luminescent polymer nanomaterials and thin films have a range of applications as sensing and imaging probes. Properties such as deep red or near-infrared (nir)...

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Daniel Raftery | Dow Lecture
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of Washington
Location: 
Chemistry B250
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. David L. Zechel | Organic Lecture
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Queen’s University
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

Organophosphonates (Pns) comprise a prominent class of natural products that is defined by a highly stable C-P bond. The biochemistry of Pns has evolved into two...

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Cheyenne Christopherson (Hudson Group)
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Cornelia Hoehr
Affiliation: 
Life Sciences, TRIUMF
Location: 
Chemistry B250
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Prof. Saurabh Chitnis
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Dalhousie University
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

Besides sterics and electronics, geometric tuning represents an attractive means of controlling reactivity in the main group. This thesis will be advanced by...

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Belinda Heyne
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of Calgary
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

As one of the most versatile reactive oxygen species and a well-known cytotoxic agent, singlet oxygen, the electronically excited form of the dioxygen molecule,...

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Brett McCollum
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry & Physics, Mount Royal University
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

Over the past decade, student engagement with traditional learning materials has changed substantially. The global COVID-19 pandemic necessitated even more...

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Mohammad Chaudhry (MacLachlan Group)
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

The development of macrocyclic compounds has been a thriving area of research, specifically for contemporary applications like chemical sensors, catalysts, and...

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Michael D. Fayer | McDowell Lecture
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Stanford University
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

­­­­­­­­­­­Aqueous salt solutions occur widely in systems ranging from industrial processes to biological materials. Prominent examples include batteries and...