Special Seminar – Colin Gould (Princeton University)

1315 Seminar Hall
@ 3:30 pm

Title: Radical Chemistry: From Single-Molecule Magnets to Photoredox Catalysis Abstract: Molecules with unpaired electrons display intriguing electronic/magnetic properties and unique reactivity, phenomena that are widely studied across diverse chemical disciplines. In this seminar, I will …

Special Seminar – Dr. Lauren Hagler (Stanford University)

1315 Seminar Hall
@ 3:30 pm

            Title: Helping People through RNA Structure Abstract: The genomic era spurred a new phase of discovery, including the expanded regulatory roles of RNA that act via RNA structure, RNA …

Special Seminar – Quanwei Li (University of California, Berkeley)

1315 Seminar Hall
@ 3:30 pm

Title: Harnessing quantum light-matter interactions for quantum light spectroscopies and quantum information Abstract: Quantum principles govern our world at the most fundamental level. They manifest themselves in non-classical phenomena such as single-quantum energy and non-local …

Special Seminar – Anqi Zhang (Stanford University)

1315 Seminar Hall
@ 3:30 pm

Title: Minimally Invasive Neuroelectronics Abstract: Neuroelectronic interfaces have enabled significant advances in both fundamental neuroscience research and the treatment of neurological disorders. However, current neuroelectronic devices have a clear trade-off between invasiveness and spatial resolution, …

Materials Seminar – Prof. Michael McGuirk (Colorado School of Mines)

1315 Seminar Hall
@ 12:05 pm - 1:00 pm

Title: Exploring Flexibility and Connectivity in Synthetic Porous Frameworks Abstract: Synthetic permanently porous materials are poised to play a key role in our transition to a more sustainable society. Owing to their structural and chemical …

Stork-Organic Seminar – Prof. John Hartwig (University of California-Berkeley)

1315 Seminar Hall
@ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Title: Catalytic Functionalization and Deconstruction of Polyolefins. Bio: https://hartwig.cchem.berkeley.edu/john/ Abstract: Every year, we generate 500 billion pounds of new plastics. Most of this material is used in low-value, single use applications of polyethylene, polypropylene, and …

Stork-Organic Seminar – Prof. John Hartwig (University of California-Berkeley)

1315 Seminar Hall
@ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Title: Selective Catalytic Functionalizations of C-H and C=C Bonds Bio: https://hartwig.cchem.berkeley.edu/john/ Abstract: The selective introduction of functional groups at the positions of typically unreactive C-H bonds has been a longstanding challenge in catalysis. To this …

Analytical Seminar – Prof. Frank Keutsch (Harvard University)

1315 Seminar Hall
@ 12:05 pm

Title: Human-Induced Modifications of Stratospheric Aerosols: Unintentional Impacts, Uncertainties, and the Prospect of Intentional Climate Intervention.   Abstract: Stratospheric aerosols play an important role in influencing both climate and stratospheric ozone levels. The chemical identity …