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Fall 2014

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Afm Cinematography Dynamics of Protein-dna Complexes

Seminar | August 26 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 775 Tan Hall


Yuri L. Lyubchenko, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Prof. Carlos J Bustamante


In this talk, I overview our recent results on the study of dynamics of protein-DNA complexes made with the use of the time-lapse AFM. Three topics will be covered.
(1) Mechanisms of the search of specific sites by site-specific DNA binding proteins. Here the power in direct nanoscale imaging of transient states by high-speed AFM (HS AFM) will be illustrated. Specifically, with this technique...   More >

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research: A brief overview of research opportunities and how to find them

Workshop | August 27 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 2060 Valley Life Sciences Building


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will give you a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.



Getting Started in Undergraduate Research: A brief overview of research opportunities and how to find them

Workshop | August 27 | 2-3 p.m. | 2060 Valley Life Sciences Building


Leah Carroll, PhD, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarships

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will give you a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.

Friday, August 29, 2014

A New Role for Solids in Chemical Synthesis: Mechanochemical and Solvent-free Routes to Molecules and Materials

Seminar | August 29 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Dr Tomislav Friscic, Department of Chemistry, McGill University

Department of Chemistry


Coffee and Refreshments served at the "Coffee Lab" B38 Hildebrand - available @ 3:50pm

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Nanomaterials Design for Energy and Water

Seminar | September 2 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Yi Cui, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University

Department of Chemistry


Coffee and Refreshments served at the "Coffee Lab" B38 Hildebrand - available @ 3:50pm



Macromolecular Machine Dynamics: an Electron Microscopy View

Seminar | September 2 | 4-5 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center | Note change in date and location


Professor Andres Leschziner, Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology, Harvard University

Department of Chemistry

Friday, September 5, 2014

Nanotechnology Platforms for Regulating Single Cell Signaling: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | September 5 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Prof. Young-wook Jun, UC San Francisco, Otolaryngology

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


During the process of development, our body system coordinates the differentiation, behavior, function, and fate of individual cells to construct beautifully organized tissue structures. Delicately balanced and well-choreographed control of individual cells at various levels of transcription, translation, and cell signaling are involved in this process.

Recent advances in molecular biology...   More >



Peptide-Based Methods for Assembling Nanoparticle Superstructures

Seminar | September 5 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Nathaniel Rosi, Deparment of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh

Department of Chemistry


Coffee and Refreshments served at the "Coffee Lab" B38 Hildebrand - available @ 3:50pm

Monday, September 8, 2014

Finding a Faculty Sponsor for Undergraduate Research

Workshop | September 8 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will show you how to leverage the skills and knowledge you already possess to secure a faculty mentor. We will cover how to identify potential faculty sponsors on campus as well as how to prepare for the first meeting so that you make a great first impression.



Tuesday, September 9, 2014

To be or not to be in a Cavity:  the Hydrated Electron Dilemma

Seminar | September 9 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Benjamin J. Schwartz, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

Department of Chemistry


Coffee and Refreshments served at the "Coffee Lab" B38 Hildebrand - available @ 3:50pm

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research: A brief overview of research opportunities and how to find them

Workshop | September 10 | 4-4:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Haas Scholars Program

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will give you a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Functional Polyphenolic Bio(nano)materials Inspired by Mussels, Tea, Wine, and Chocolate: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | September 12 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Prof. Phillip B. Messersmith, UC Berkeley, MSE and BioE

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


Polyphenols are found in both plant and animal tissues, where they serve a variety of functions including mechanical adhesion, structural support, pigmentation, radiation protection, and chemical defense.

In animals, polyphenols are found in the adhesive proteins secreted by sessile marine organisms. In mussels, the adhesive proteins are known to contain high levels of 3,4-dihydroxy-L-alanine...   More >



First Principles Modeling of Photovoltaic and Optoelectronic Devices

Seminar | September 12 | 2-3 p.m. | 775B Tan Hall


Professor Angel Rubio, Theory Department, Max Planck Institute for the Structure & Dynamics of Matter

Department of Chemistry



Metal-Organic Framework Coated Nanoparticles: A New Way to Control Heterogeneous Catalysis

Seminar | September 12 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Chia-Kuang (Frank) Tsung, Merkert Chemistry Center, Boston College

Department of Chemistry


Coffee and Refreshments served at the "Coffee Lab" B38 Hildebrand - available @ 3:50pm

Monday, September 15, 2014

Integrating Chemistry and Evolution to Illuminate and Program Biology

Seminar | September 15 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall


Professor David R. Liu, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Harvard University

Department of Chemistry


Coffee & Refreshments served on lower level Stanley Hall @3:50pm-4:10pm



Science Leadership and Management "SLAM": A Conversation on Hiring and Recruiting

Seminar | September 15 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall


Jailza Pauly, Management & Organizational Development Specialist, UC Berkeley

Professor Markus Pauly, Dept of Plant & Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley

Department of Chemistry

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Is the Simplest Chemical Reaction Really So Simple?

Seminar | September 16 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Richard Zare, Deparment of Chemistry, Stanford University

Department of Chemistry


Coffee and Refreshments served at the "Coffee Lab" B38 Hildebrand - available @ 3:50pm

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

NCBI Discovery Workshops

Workshop | September 17 | 9-11:30 a.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 2101 VLSB


Peter Cooper, NCBI, The National Center for Biotechnology Information

Library


There will be four 3 hour hands-on training sessions emphasizing NCBI resources. You may register for all or for selected session on the sign-up form.
Please visit the website for session information and the sign-up form.


Registration opens August 7. Register online, or by calling Susan Koskinen at 510-643-7662, or by emailing Susan Koskinen at skoskine@library.berkeley.edu.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

NCBI Discovery Workshops

Workshop | September 18 | 1-3:30 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 2101 VLSB


Peter Cooper, NCBI, The National Center for Biotechnology Information

Library


There will be four 3 hour hands-on training sessions emphasizing NCBI resources. You may register for all or for selected session on the sign-up form. Please visit the website for session information and the sign-up form.


Registration opens August 7. Register online, or by calling Susan Koskinen at 510-643-7662, or by emailing Susan Koskinen at skoskine@library.berkeley.edu.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Webinar: Cleaning The Grid With “Second Life” Electric Vehicle Batteries

Conference/Symposium | September 19 | 10-11 a.m. |  https://www.fuzemeeting.com/webinar/register/1028578


Ethan Elkind, Berkeley Law, Center for Law, Energy & the Environment

Law, Boalt School of


Repurposed electric vehicle batteries could provide a major new source of inexpensive energy storage, but only if policy makers and businesses invest in that opportunity now. Please join representatives from the California Public Utilities Commission and the Governor's Office as they discuss Berkeley Law's new report "Reuse and Repower: How to Save Money and Clean the Grid with Second-Life...   More >



Nanoscale Junctions for Water Splitting Photocatalysis: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | September 19 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Prof. Frank E. Osterloh, UC Davis, Dept. of Chemistry

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


Photochemical charge generation, separation, and transport at nanocrystal interfaces are central to photoelectrochemical water splitting, a pathway to hydrogen from solar energy.

Here we use surface photovoltage spectroscopy (SPS) to probe these processes in nanocrystal films of photoanode and photocathode materials, incl. WO3, NiO, C3N4, M:SrTiO3, HCa2Nb3O10, CdSe, p-Si, and BiVO4. Charge...   More >



Uncovering the Formation Mechanism and High-Performance Catalytic Property of Metallic Nanostructures

Seminar | September 19 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Hong Yang, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Department of Chemistry


Coffee and Refreshments served at the "Coffee Lab" B38 Hildebrand - available @ 3:50pm

Monday, September 22, 2014

How to Write a Research/Grant Proposal

Workshop | September 22 | 3-4 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will cover the basics of writing a research proposal. To get the most out of the workshop, come with an idea for a research project in mind.


Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate



Structural and Dynamic Studies of Protein Assemblies by Solid State NMR Spectroscopy

Seminar | September 22 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall


Professor Christopher Jaroniec, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, The Ohio State University

Department of Chemistry


Coffee & Refreshments served on lower level Stanley Hall @3:50pm-4:10pm



Tuesday, September 23, 2014

It is Water that Matters THz Absorption Studies of as a Tool to Study Biomolecular Hydration: Visiting Miller Professor

Seminar | September 23 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 775 Tan Hall


Professor Martina Havenith, Institute for Physical Chemistry, Ruhr-University Bochum

Department of Chemistry


There is a vast body of literature that considers solvents as inert media for molecular processes.Transcending this traditional view, solvents are now increasingly recognized as playing an active role in their own right. Recent advances in investigative techniques and theory now make possible new approaches to probing, describing, and influencing structure, dynamics, and kinetics of complex...   More >



Physical Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | September 23 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Paul Weiss, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

Department of Chemistry


Coffee and Refreshments served at the "Coffee Lab" B38 Hildebrand - available @ 3:50pm

Friday, September 26, 2014

Charge State Dynamics of Semiconducting Nanosystems: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | September 26 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Prof. Stephen R. Leone, UC Berkeley, Chemistry & Physics

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


Semiconductor nanocrystals display intermittent fluorescence that contains information about trap states and charge neutralization processes. Using time-resolved counting methods, correlations are obtained that help resolve the mechanisms for the intermittency of emission and the role of trap states.

Table-top laser high order harmonic generation is used to generate femtosecond and attosecond...   More >

Monday, September 29, 2014

Friday, October 3, 2014

Engineering Synergy: Energy and Mass Transport in Hybrid Nanomaterials: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | October 3 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Dr. Jeff Urban, LBNL, Molecular Foundry

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


The interface between hard and soft condensed matter presents new and compelling research opportunities in the transport of energy and mass due to the dramatic contrasts in bond strength, chemical interactions, and transport modalities between these constituents. Often, however, when inorganic and organic materials are blended into composites, performance suffers and new failure modes appear....   More >



Harnessing Metal-Metal Bonds for Small-Molecule Reactivity

Seminar | October 3 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Connie Lu, Deparment of Chemistry, University of Minnesota

Department of Chemistry


Coffee and Refreshments served at the "Coffee Lab" B38 Hildebrand - available @ 3:50pm

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Securing Our Digital Future: America, Asia, and Cyberspace

Panel Discussion | October 7 | 6 p.m. |  Asia Society, Bechtel Conference Room, 500 Washington Street, S.F.


Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Asia Society of Northern California


The media report nearly every day on sophisticated cyber attacks on government or massive thefts of sensitive corporate data, and everyone is vulnerable to cyber attack, be it phishing, identity theft, or other scams. The Internet, depository of everything we know about the world today, was created to share information, not protect it, and security experts have been playing catch up ever since....   More >

Friday, October 10, 2014

A New Breed of Nanofiber Optic Force Transducers Based on Plasmon-dielectric Coupling Effects: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | October 10 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Prof. Donald J. Sirbuly, UC San Diego, NanoEngineering

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


Monitoring molecular-level forces inside of a system is challenging with current technologies (such as atomic force microscopes (AFM) or optical/magnetic tweezers) due to their size and sophisticated feedback mechanisms. If breakthroughs could occur that allow one to routinely measure sub-piconewton forces inside cells or other biosystems this could have a tremendous impact on deciphering...   More >



Neil Bartlett Memorial Lecture: Synthesis of Inorganic Molecules for Micro- and Nanoelectronic Applications

Seminar | October 10 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Gregory Girolami, Deparment of Chemistry, University of Illinois

Department of Chemistry


Coffee and Refreshments served at the "Coffee Lab" B38 Hildebrand - available @ 3:50pm

Monday, October 13, 2014

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research: A brief overview of research opportunities and how to find them

Information Session | October 13 | 10-10:30 a.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will give you a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Dislocation and Elongation of Bacteria: David Nelson from the Lyman Laboratory at Harvard University

Seminar | October 17 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 775 Tan Hall


David Nelson, Lyman Lab at Harvard University

QB3 - California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences


Recent experiments have revealed a remarkable growth mechanism for rod-shaped bacteria: specialized proteins associated with cell wall elongation move at constant velocity in clockwise and counterclockwise directions on circles around the cell circumference. We argue that this machinery attaches to dislocations in the ordered peptidoglycan cell wall, and study theoretically the dynamics of these...   More >



Quantum Dots and Organic-Metal Halide Perovskites for Transformative Photovoltaics: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | October 17 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Prof. Prashant V. Kamat, Univ. of Notre Dame, Chemistry & Biochemistry

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


Assembling semiconductor nanostructures on electrode surfaces in a controlled fashion is an attractive approach for designing next generation solar cells. In recent years, quantum dot solar cells (QDSC) and Organic-Inorganic Halide Perovskites have emerged as the potential contenders for making transformative changes.

By assembling different size CdSe quantum dots on mesoscopic TiO2 films...   More >



Base Metal Catalysis: Applications and Mechanism

Seminar | October 17 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Paul Chirik, Department of Chemistry, Princeton, University

Department of Chemistry


Coffee and Refreshments served at the "Coffee Lab" B38 Hildebrand - available @ 3:50pm

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Nerds vs. Wicked Problems: UCB technology research for global good

Lecture | October 18 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 159 Mulford Hall


Lina Nilsson, UC Berkeley

Science@Cal


Lina Nilsson, Innovation Director at UC Berkeley's Blum Center for Developing Economies, tells us how UC Berkeley engineering is improving quality of life across the world.


General Public

All Audiences

Monday, October 20, 2014

Friday, October 24, 2014

Injectable Hydrogels for Cell Transplantation Therapies: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | October 24 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Prof. Sarah Heilshorn, Stanford University, Materials Science & Engineering

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


Cell transplantation is a promising therapy for a myriad of debilitating diseases and injuries; however, current delivery protocols are inadequate. Transplantation by direct injection, which is clinically preferred for its minimal invasiveness, commonly results in less than 5% cell viability.

As a strategy to protect cells, we have designed a biodegradable, customizable hydrogel using...   More >

Monday, October 27, 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Illumina Tech Talk

Lecture | October 29 | 3-4 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall


Arash Jamshidi, Illumina Inc.

Bioengineering (BioE)


Tech talk by Dr. Arash Jamshidi, Illumina, Inc
"Next Generation Sequencing Technology and Applications"

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Professional Email Communication: (or: how to email your professor so you get a favorable response!)

Workshop | October 30 | 12:15-1:15 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will teach you how to present yourself professionally over email to faculty and other professionals so that you make a great first impression.



Fact, Myth and Controversy: The Role of GMOs in Sustainable Food

Panel Discussion | October 30 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, 310 Sutardja Dai Hall


Patricia Zambryski, Professor, Plant & Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley; Sarah Hake, Adjunct Professor, Plant & Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley, Center Director, USDA Plant Gene Expression Center; David Zilberman, Professor, Agriculture & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley

Robert Jacobsen, Professor of Physics and Dean of Undergraduate Studies, College of Letters & Science, UC Berkeley

Science@Cal


We care about the food we eat. So, what should we know about GMOs? Join eminent scientists from UC Berkeley to understand the scientific principles behind Genetically Modified Organisms and the socioeconomic and environmental implications of their use.

Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Science@Cal, with support from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, UC Berkeley.


General Public

All Audiences

Doors open at 6pm.

Friday, October 31, 2014

How To Assemble A Bacterial Cell: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | October 31 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Prof. Paul Wiggins, Univ. of Washington, Physics & Bioengineering

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


Imaging of the bacterial cell reveals both intricate spatial and temporal organization. This complex ultrastructure is known to play a central role in cellular function.

What is all the more remarkable about this structure is that bacterial cells possess neither the canonical cytoskeletal motors nor membrane-bound organelles that play a central role in the organization of the eukaryotic cell....   More >



The Synthesis and Coordination Chemistry of Semiconductor Quantum Dots

Seminar | October 31 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Jonathan S. Owen, Deparment of Chemistry, Columbia University

Department of Chemistry


Coffee and Refreshments served at the "Coffee Lab" B38 Hildebrand - available @ 3:50pm

Saturday, November 1, 2014

The Lawrence Hall of Science Gala: Inspiring Young Minds

Reception | November 1 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Randy W. Schekman, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, Berkeley; Renel Brooks-Moon, Public Announcer, San Francisco Giants

Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Unleash your inner child and treat your inquiring mind to an imaginative Gala benefitting the Lawrence Hall of Science. Rubbing elbows with actual scientists, guests will test their ingenuity with hands-on activities to see how small-scale tinkering leads to large-scale innovation. Come celebrate the Hall's continued success in sparking interest in science and supporting lifelong fascinations as...   More >


All Audiences, Alumni, Children, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents

All Audiences, Alumni, Children, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents

Tickets are required for this event. Tickets may be purchased at www.lawrencehallofscience.org/gala/.

$250 General Ticket, $500 Patron Ticket, $1,000 Sponsor Ticket

Buy tickets online, or by calling Linda Rafferty at 510-664-4921, or by emailing Linda Rafferty at develop@berkeley.edu.

Friday, November 7, 2014

First-Principles Theories of Charge Transport Phenomena at the Nanoscale: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | November 7 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Prof. Jeffrey B. Neaton, LBNL, Molecular Foundry / UCB Physics

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


In recent years, so-called first-principles computational approaches, based on density functional theory (DFT), have demonstrated ability to predict measurable ground-state properties of complex materials with good accuracy and chemical specificity with minimal empirical input.

These approaches have facilitated important connections between bulk observables and microscopic materials-specific...   More >



Teaching Sponges New Tricks: Redox Reactivity and Charge Transport in Microporous MOFs

Seminar | November 7 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Mircea Dincă, Department of Chemistry, MIT

Department of Chemistry


Coffee and Refreshments served at the "Coffee Lab" B38 Hildebrand - available @ 3:50pm

Monday, November 10, 2014

Structural Basis for the Assembly of Supramolecular Signalosomes in Immunity

Seminar | November 10 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall


Professor Hao Wu, Department of Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School

Department of Chemistry


Coffee & Refreshments served on lower level Stanley Hall @3:50pm-4:10pm

Friday, November 14, 2014

Recent Progress in the Study of Single Molecule Chemistry at the Nanometer Length Scale and Picosecond Time Scale: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | November 14 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Prof. Richard P. Van Duyne, Northwestern University, Chemistry / BioE / Physics

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


During the last few years, there has been an explosion of interest and activity in the field of plasmonics. The goal of plasmonics is to control and manipulate light on the nanometer length scale using the properties of the collective electronic excitations in noble metal films or nanoparticles, known as surface plasmons. An improved understanding of the interactions between adsorbed molecules...   More >

Monday, November 17, 2014

Sequestered: the Assembly and Function of Protein Organelles

Seminar | November 17 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall


Professor David Savage, Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology, UC Berkeley

Department of Chemistry


Coffee & Refreshments served on lower level Stanley Hall @3:50pm-4:10pm

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

George C. Pimentel Lecture

Seminar | November 18 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Russell J. Hemley, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington

Department of Chemistry


Coffee and Refreshments served at the "Coffee Lab" B38 Hildebrand - available @ 3:50pm

Monday, December 1, 2014

Mechanism and Regulation in Microtubule Dynamics

Seminar | December 1 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall


Professor Luke Rice, Department of Biophysics, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Department of Chemistry


Coffee & Refreshments served on lower level Stanley Hall @3:50pm-4:10pm

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Sub-Nano Clusters: Motors, Catalysts, and Simply Curious Entities

Seminar | December 2 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Anastassia Alexandrova, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UCLA & CNSI

Department of Chemistry


Coffee and Refreshments served at the "Coffee Lab" B38 Hildebrand - available @ 3:50pm

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Friday, December 5, 2014

Earl L. Muetterties Lecture: Catalysis: Opportunities and Challenges for more Sustainable Energy Technologies

Seminar | December 5 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Matthias Beller, Leibniz Institute for Catalysis, University of Rostock

Department of Chemistry


Coffee and Refreshments served at the "Coffee Lab" B38 Hildebrand - available @ 3:50pm