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Thursday, January 14, 2016

Haas Scholars Undergraduate Research Conference

Conference/Symposium | January 14 – 15, 2016 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | Faculty Club, Howard and Heyns rooms


Office of Undergraduate Research


Come learn about the great things undergraduate researchers from the Haas Scholars Program have discovered by attending the Haas Scholars conference. A link to the exact schedule for the conference is at the bottom of this calendar entry. The event is open to the public.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Lunch by invitation only.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Haas Scholars Undergraduate Research Conference

Conference/Symposium | January 14 – 15, 2016 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | Faculty Club, Howard and Heyns rooms


Office of Undergraduate Research


Come learn about the great things undergraduate researchers from the Haas Scholars Program have discovered by attending the Haas Scholars conference. A link to the exact schedule for the conference is at the bottom of this calendar entry. The event is open to the public.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Lunch by invitation only.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Functional Complex Oxide Thin Films and Nanostructures – Designing Next-Generation, High-Performance Materials: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | January 22 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Prof. Lane W. Martin, UC Berkeley, Materials Science & Engineering

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


Complex oxide materials possess a range of interesting properties and phenomena that make them candidates for next-generation devices and applications. But before these materials can be integrated into state-of-the-art devices, it is important to understand how to control and engineer the response of these materials in a deterministic manner.

In this talk we will discuss the science and...   More >



Illuminating Metals: Fluorescent Tools for the Study of Cellular Magnesium

Seminar | January 22 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Daniela Buccella, Department of Chemistry, New York University

Department of Chemistry


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

Monday, January 25, 2016

Repurposing Ribosomes for Synthetic Biology

Seminar | January 25 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall


Professor Michael C. Jewett, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University

Department of Chemistry


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

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

How to Write a Research/Grant Proposal in STEM Fields

Workshop | January 27 | 9-10 a.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Justin Lopez, SURF STEM Advisor, 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

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Supramolecular Soft Materials in Energy and Medicine: MSE Seminar: Samuel Stupp

Seminar | January 28 | 4-5 p.m. | 348 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Professor Samuel Stupp, Northwestern University

Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)


Supramolecular soft matter has the potential to mimic the structures and dynamics of biological systems, and it is therefore a rich platform for the development of bio-inspired materials. The interesting features of supramolecular soft materials include, nanoscale control of dynamics, highly responsive behavior to external stimuli, capacity to self-heal defects, noncovalent co-localization of...   More >

Friday, January 29, 2016

Investigating the Neural Basis of Complex Spatial Behaviors Under Natural and Learned Conditions in Freely Flying Bats: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | January 29 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building | Note change in date


Prof. Michael Yartsev, UC Berkeley, Bioengineering / Neuroscience

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


Navigation, both learned and natural, requires knowing where you are and the ability to decide, based on available evidence, where to go from there. Here, I will describe recent work, conducted in both terrestrial and flying species, addressing the neural mechanisms underlying these core functions.

I will begin with describing recent findings on the spatial representation system in the...   More >



The Dow Seminar 1 of 2: Ligand Cooperation in PCcarbeneP Pincer Complexes of Iridium and Nickel for Small Molecule Activation and Catalysis

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


Professor Warren Piers, Department of Chemistry, University of Calgary

Department of Chemistry


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

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

How to Write a Research/Grant Proposal in STEM Fields

Workshop | February 3 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Justin Lopez, SURF STEM Advisor, 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

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Annual Chinese New Year Banquet: Center for Chinese Studies

Special Event | February 4 | 6-9 p.m. |  China Village (川味軒)


1335 Solano Avenue, Albany, CA 94706

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


THE RESERVATION LIST IS CLOSED (as of 02/02/2016)
Happy Lunar New Year, 猴年大吉! Please join the Center for Chinese Studies for our annual celebration of the Chinese New Year. Let us welcome the Year of the Monkey, leap year with good food, raffle prizes, and interesting conversations with old and new friends.


All Audiences

All Audiences

THE RESERVATION LIST IS CLOSED (as of 02/02/2016) Pre-payment required (Cash or Check made to 'UC Regents' ONLY). RSVP and pay by February 1st. Please call 510-643-6322, or email ccs-vs@berkeley.edu to begin making your reservation. Our mailing address

Friday, February 5, 2016

Special Seminar: Untangling the Alzheimer Neurofibrillary Tangle

Seminar | February 5 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition


Professor Kenneth S. Kosik, Neuroscience Research Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara

Bioengineering (BioE)


One of the hallmark lesions of Alzheimer’s disease is the neurofibrillary tangle (NFT). NFTs reside within neurons as highly insoluble rope like filaments that result from the self-assembly of a normal protein called tau. In it’s monomeric form tau binds to microtubules and stabilizes them as cellular tracks capable of delivering vesicular cargo throughout the cytoplasm. How tau transitions to...   More >



Inorganic Voltage Nanosensors: Nano Seminar Series

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


Prof. Shimon Weiss, UCLA, Chemistry & Biochemistry

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


We have been developing targetable voltage sensing inorganic nanoparticles (vsNPs) that are designed to self-insert into the cell membrane and optically record, non-invasively, action potential on the single-particle level, at multi-sites and in a large field-of-view.

Using the first generation of vsNPs, we measured large quantum confined Stark effect (QCSE) shifts as function of voltage...   More >



The Dow Seminar ~ 2 of 2: First Row Transition Metal Complexes of a Dianionic Tetrapodal Pentadentate Ligand Framework

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


Professor Warren Piers, Department of Chemistry, University of Calgary

Department of Chemistry


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

Monday, February 8, 2016

Single-Molecule Imaging of Structure-Function Relationships in Regulated, Multicomponent Biological Systems

Seminar | February 8 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall


Professor Scott Blanchard, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, Weill Cornell Medical College

Department of Chemistry


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

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Thursday, February 11, 2016

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

Workshop | February 11 | 3-4 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager, hsp.berkeley.edu

Office of Undergraduate Research


Do you need to email someone you've never met before to ask for their help, but you don't know where to start? Are you looking for an internship or job and want to set up an informational interview? Have you ever written a long email to a professor, only to receive no response? If so, this workshop is for you! We will discuss how to present yourself professionally over email to faculty and other...   More >

Friday, February 12, 2016

Novel Microfluidic Platforms for Applications in Biomedicine and Biomaterials Synthesis: Nano Seminar Series

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


Prof. Amy Shen, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), Biofluidics

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


Microfluidics has emerged in recent years as a versatile method of manipulating fluids at small length-scales, and in particular, for generating and manipulating micron size droplets with controllable size and functionality.

In this talk, I will showcase 2 examples related to microfluidic platforms.

(1) A novel droplet microfluidics method to image oxygen in single islets (pancreatic...   More >



Earl L. Muetterties Lecture 1 of 2: Nanostructured Materials for Applications in Catalysis and Beyond

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


Professor Ferdi Schüth, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung

Department of Chemistry


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

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Short Stories in Membrane Biophysics of How Complex Behavior Arises From Minimal Components: Visting Miller Professor

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


Professor Sarah L. Keller, Department of Chemistry, University of Washington

Department of Chemistry


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

Friday, February 19, 2016

Tackling Big Challenges Using Tiny Crystals: Nano Seminar Series

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


Prof. Matteo Cargnello, Stanford University, Chemical Engineering

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


The understanding that fossil fuels are not endless and that their extensive use is causing irreversible climate changes prompted us to realize that we are in urgent need of sustainable energy generation processes, energy vectors, and solutions to reduce pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

Despite replacing fossil fuels while maintaining or improving the current standards of living with a...   More >



Earl L. Muetterties Lecture 2 of 2: Biomass as a Source of Fuels and Chemicals and Mechanochemical and Mechanocatalytic Reactions in Ball Mills

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


Professor Ferdi Schüth, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung

Department of Chemistry


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

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

George C. Pimentel Lecture: The Alchemy of Vacuum - Hybridizing Light and Matter -

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


Professor Thomas Ebbesen, Department of Chemistry, University of Strasbourg, FRANCE

Department of Chemistry


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

Friday, February 26, 2016

Detecting the Invisible: The Power of Near-Infrared Light for Biological Applications: Nano Seminar Series

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


Prof. Markita Landry, UC Berkeley, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


Nanomaterials have distinct optical, chemical, and mechanical properties that make them useful for biomedical applications including the development of highly sensitive and specific sensors of biological activity.

In particular, semiconducting single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWNT) are unique near-infrared emitters, making them well-suited for use as fluorescence-based optical sensors: SWNT...   More >



Rational Approaches for Novel Thermoelectric and Strongly Correlated Magnetic Materials

Seminar | February 26 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Krill Kovnir, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis

Department of Chemistry


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

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Foerster Lectures on the Immortality of the Soul featuring V.S. Ramachandran: Embodied Souls — Lessons from Neurology

Lecture | March 1 | 4:10 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room


V.S. Ramachandran, Director, Center for Brain and Cognition, University of California, San Diego

Graduate Division


V.S. Ramachandran will present the Foerster lecture on March 1, 2016 titled "Embodied Souls — Lessons from Neurology." The lecture is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.


Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences

Friday, March 4, 2016

Engineering Electronic Band Structure of Semiconductors for Solar Power Conversion: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | March 4 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Dr. Wladek Walukiewicz, LBNL, Solar Energy Materials Research Group

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


Efficient conversion of solar photons into other forms of energy has become one of the primary objectives of modern science and technology. We will present our work on developing new methods to engineer the electronic band structure of semiconductor materials for specific energy related applications.

Highly mismatched alloys are a new class of semiconductors that are formed through alloying...   More >

Monday, March 7, 2016

The Structure of the Nuclear Pore Complex

Seminar | March 7 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall


Professor André Hoelz, Department Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

Department of Chemistry


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

Friday, March 11, 2016

Rethinking Cellular Heterogeneity and RNA Manipulation: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | March 11 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Prof. James Eberwine, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Pharmacology

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


With the advent of single cell analyses, many unanticipated cell biological phenomena have been discovered including new classes of RNA, identification of RNA targeting sequences, and perhaps most surprisingly the discovery of cell-to-cell biological variation in transcriptome abundances even in presumptively identical cells.

This has led to the hypothesis that there is a many-to-one...   More >

Monday, March 14, 2016

mRNA Stability is Specified by the Action of the Ribosome

Seminar | March 14 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall


Professor Rachel Green, Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics, John Hopkins University

Department of Chemistry


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

Friday, March 18, 2016

Therapeutic siRNAs for Human Disease: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | March 18 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Dr. Muthiah Manoharan, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


Synthetic small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) act as therapeutic agents through the RNA interference (RNAi) pathway and are specific and potent inhibitors of gene expression. These agents may be designed to target disease pathways previously considered “undruggable”. Numerous proof-of-concept studies both in animal models of human disease and in clinical trials demonstrate the broad potential and...   More >



Capturing Metals and Non-Innocent Ligands for Medicinal and Synthetic Applications

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


Professor Elisa tomat, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Arizona

Department of Chemistry


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

Monday, March 28, 2016

Molecular Level Insight into Reactivity at Liquid/Liquid Interfaces

Seminar | March 28 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Ilan Benjamin, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz

Department of Chemistry


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

Friday, April 1, 2016

Chemical Approaches to Addressing the Stability and Toxicity of 3D Lead-Halide Perovskite Absorbers: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | April 1 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Prof. Hemamala Karunadasa, Stanford University, Chemistry

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


The 3D hybrid perovskite (CH3NH3)PbI3 has recently been identified as a promising absorber for low-cost solar cells. Though remarkable progress has been achieved in efficiencies of devices containing these absorbers, the material’s inherent instability and toxicity may impede its large-scale use. I will present our recent efforts at overcoming these limitations through synthetic design.
...   More >



Glenn T. Seaborg Lecture (1 of 2): Biomineralization: On How Organisms Manipulate Inorganic Chemistry Part 1

Seminar | April 1 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Lai Addadi, Department of Structural Biology, Weizmann Institute of Sciences

Department of Chemistry


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

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Dr. Paul A. Offit: School of Public Health, Dean's Speaker Series

Presentation | April 5 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall


Paul A. Offit, MD, Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Director, Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Public Health, School of, Graduate School of Journalism, Kaiser Permanente


Paul A. Offit, MD is the Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In addition, Dr. Offit is the Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology and a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Registered attendees will be seated first. RSVP by April 4 online.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Non-Mutagenic dCas9 Genome Engineering for Disease Research: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | April 8 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Prof. Stanley Lei Qi, Stanford University, Bioengineering

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


The bacterial CRISPR system has emerged as a powerful approach for genome engineering in diverse organisms. We have developed the nuclease-free dCas9 system as a versatile set of tools for multi-gene transcriptional regulation and chromatin imaging in mammalian cells. We further applied these tools to aid disease modeling and treatment.

In this talk, I will present the current status of the...   More >



Glenn T. Seaborg Lecture (2 of 2): Biomineralization: On How Organisms Manipulate Inorganic Chemistry Part 2

Seminar | April 8 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Lai Addadi, Department of Structural Biology, Weizmann Institute of Sciences

Department of Chemistry


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

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Hot Electron Chemistry; Toward Electronic Control of Chemical Reactions

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


Professor Jeong Young Park, Energy, Environment, Water and Sustainability, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Department of Chemistry


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

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Dr. Robert Ross: School of Public Health, Dean's Speaker Series

Presentation | April 14 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall


Dr. Robert Ross, President and CEO, The California Endowment

Public Health, School of


President and chief executive officer for The California Endowment, a health foundation established in 1996 to address the health needs of Californians. Prior to his appointment in July 2000, Dr. Ross served as director of the Health and Human Services Agency for the County of San Diego from 1993 to 2000, and Commissioner of Public Health for the City of Philadelphia from 1990 to 1993.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Registered attendees will be seated first. RSVP by April 13 online.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Photocatalytic Conversion of Nitrobenzene to Aniline through Sequential Proton-Coupled One-Electron Transfers from a Cadmium Sulfide Quantum Dot: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | April 15 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Prof. Emily A. Weiss, Northwestern University, Chemistry

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


This talk will describe the use of cadmium sulfide quantum dots (CdS QDs) as visible-light photocatalysts for the reduction of nitrobenzene to aniline through six sequential photoinduced, proton-coupled electron transfers.

At pH = 3.6-4.3 the internal quantum yield of photons-to-reducing electrons is 37.1% over 54 hours of illumination, with no apparent decrease in catalyst activity....   More >

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Strategic Perspectives on Innovation in Agrifood Supply Chains in Emerging vs Developed Markets

Workshop | April 19 – 21, 2016 every day |  Faculty Club


College of Natural Resources


In this three-day intensive program (March 17-19, 2016), UC Berkeley will deliver insights on strategic positioning in supply chain innovation within emerging and developed markets. Industry experts, including Dan Glickman, former US Secretary of Agriculture, and Dennis Hoover, Senior Vice President of Costco Wholesale, will provide the select group of agrifood business executives with new...   More >



Theory and Simulation of Biomolecular and Soft Matter Systems: The Multiscale Challenge

Seminar | April 19 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall | Note change in date


Professor Gregory A. Voth, Department of Chemistry, The University of Chicago

Department of Chemistry


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

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Strategic Perspectives on Innovation in Agrifood Supply Chains in Emerging vs Developed Markets

Workshop | April 19 – 21, 2016 every day |  Faculty Club


College of Natural Resources


In this three-day intensive program (March 17-19, 2016), UC Berkeley will deliver insights on strategic positioning in supply chain innovation within emerging and developed markets. Industry experts, including Dan Glickman, former US Secretary of Agriculture, and Dennis Hoover, Senior Vice President of Costco Wholesale, will provide the select group of agrifood business executives with new...   More >

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Strategic Perspectives on Innovation in Agrifood Supply Chains in Emerging vs Developed Markets

Workshop | April 19 – 21, 2016 every day |  Faculty Club


College of Natural Resources


In this three-day intensive program (March 17-19, 2016), UC Berkeley will deliver insights on strategic positioning in supply chain innovation within emerging and developed markets. Industry experts, including Dan Glickman, former US Secretary of Agriculture, and Dennis Hoover, Senior Vice President of Costco Wholesale, will provide the select group of agrifood business executives with new...   More >

Friday, April 22, 2016

Selecting and Characterizing Aptamers for Nanomaterial Targets: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | April 22 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Prof. Valeria Tohver Milam, Georgia Institute of Technology, MSE

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


Oligonucleotide aptamers are single-stranded sequences that exhibit high affinity and specificity for a particular non-nucleotide target including, but not limited to, small molecules, proteins, and even whole cells. Aptamers are conventionally isolated and identified using a multi-round screening approach called "Systematic Evolution of Ligands by EXponential Enrichment" (SELEX) in which a pool...   More >

Friday, April 29, 2016

Investigating Nanostructure Synthesis Using In Situ TEM: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | April 29 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Prof. Beth Guiton, Univ. of Kentucky, Chemistry

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


We are working to develop a real-time understanding of the mechanistic steps taken during crystalline growth or transformation via a combination of complementary approaches which incorporate (1) knowledge gained from nanostructure syntheses we perform in the lab, with (2) in situ observations of key transformations implemented in real-time using ultra-high resolution transmission electron...   More >



Structure, Bonding and Mechanism in Iron-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling

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


Professor Michael L. Neidig, Department of Chemistry, University of Rochester

Department of Chemistry


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