Seminars & Events

<< February 2017 >>

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

GSAC Seminar: "A Few Things Cognitive Science Tells Us About Effective Teaching”

Colloquium: Chem. & Biomol. Engineering Colloquium | February 1 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Professor Richard Felder, North Carolina State University

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Graduate Research Seminar: Lanthanide Half-Sandwich Single-Molecule Magnets

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | February 2 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Ms. Rebecca Khoo, Graduate Student for Professor Jeff Long, alchemy.cchem.berkeley.edu/

Graduate Research Seminar: Mechanically locked probes for small molecule detection by129Xe hyperCEST NMR

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | February 2 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Ms. Sarah Klass, Graduate Student for Professor Matthew Francis, mbfgrp.cchem.berkeley.edu/

Graduate Research Seminar: Probing Structure-Function Relationships in Fluorescent Voltage Indicators

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | February 2 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Benjamin Raliski, Graduate Student for Professor Evan Miller, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/millergrp/

PMB Seminar : "Dare to be different- regulators and mechanisms for asymmetric cell division in plants"

Seminar | February 2 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Energy Biosciences Building, EBB First Floor Conference Room

 Juan Dong, Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers University

Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for post graduation social engagement projects

Information Session | February 2 | 4-5 p.m. | 3401 Dwinelle Hall

 Mary Crabb, Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarships

Functional Nanomaterials from Self-Assembly

Seminar | February 2 | 4-5 p.m. | 348 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Professor Uli Wiesner, Cornell University

Friday, February 3, 2017

Dark Matter Detection with Precision Instrumentation: Nano Seminar Series

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

 Prof. Surjeet Rajendran, UC Berkeley, Physics

Entropic Effects on Dislocation Nucleation

Seminar | February 3 | 2-4 p.m. | 775B Tan Hall

 Dr. Wei Cai, Stanford University

Monday, February 6, 2017

RNA methylation in gene expression regulation

Seminar | February 6 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Chuan He, University of Chicago

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

PMB Seminar : "Plant plasmodesmata at the intersection of bacterial pathogenesis and plant immunity"

Seminar | February 7 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Energy Biosciences Building, EBB First Floor Conference Room

 Joe Aung, Michigan State University

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Reactive Intermediates in Iron-mediated Dinitrogen Reduction

Seminar: Special Seminar | February 9 | 10-11 a.m. | 775 Tan Hall

 Jon Rittle, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | February 9 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Ms. Jing Dai, Graduate Student for Professor Matthew Francis, mbfgrp.cchem.berkeley.edu/

Graduate Research Seminar: Engineering Intrinsically Disordered Protein (IDP) Brushes via Enzymatic Phosphorylation

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | February 9 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Ms. Ruoxing Lei, Graduate Student for Professor Matthew Francis, mbfgrp.cchem.berkeley.edu/

Graduate Research Seminar: Engineered biosynthesis of neoantimycins

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | February 9 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Will Skyrud, Graduate Student for Professor Wenjun Zhang, xlab.me.berkeley.edu/

PMB Seminar : "Understanding stress response and seed development transcription factor networks"

Seminar | February 9 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Energy Biosciences Building, EBB First Floor Conference Room

 Liang Song, Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Graduate Research Conference

Seminar: Graduate Research Conference | February 9 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Ms. Jeaneun Park, Ph.D. Student with Professor Paul Alivisatos, http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/pagrp/

 Mr. Jacob Smith, Ph.D. Student with Professor Rich Saykally, http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/rjsgrp/

Graduate Research Conference: Effects of Molecular Dimension on T Cell Activation

Seminar: Graduate Research Conference | February 9 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Mark O'Dair, Graduate Student for Professor Jay Groves, groveslab.cchem.berkeley.edu/

Graduate Research Conference: Ultraviolet Photodissociation Dynamics of Fulvenallene and the Fulvenallenyl Radical

Seminar: Graduate Research Conference | February 9 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Isaac Ramphal, Graduate Student for Professor Daniel Neumark, bromine.cchem.berkeley.edu/

Friday, February 10, 2017

Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for post graduation social engagement projects

Information Session | February 10 | 10-11 a.m. | 3401 Dwinelle Hall

 Mary Crabb, Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarships

Getting Started With Mendeley: A Citation Management Workshop

Workshop | February 10 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 2101, Bioscience Library Training Room

 Becky Miller, Bioscience and Natural Resources Library

Determining Atomic Coordinates in 3D by Atomic Electron Tomography: Nano Seminar Series

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

 Dr. Peter Ercius, LBNL Molecular Foundry

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Artificial photosynthesis: from nano to microbes

Seminar: Special Seminar | February 14 | 10-11 a.m. | 775 Tan Hall

 Chong Liu, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University

Introduction to LaTeX using Collaboration Tools

Workshop | February 14 | 4-5 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Kresge Engineering Library 110 MD

 Anna Sackmann, Kresge Engineering Library

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Resilience and Stress Management Workshop

Colloquium: Chem. & Biomol. Engineering Colloquium | February 15 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Dr. Yu Bi

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Graduate Research Seminar: Beyond Fe: Iridium-Containing CYP119 for Selective Cyclopropanations of Alkenes

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | February 16 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Ms. Zhennan Liu, Graduate Student for Professor John Hartwig, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/jfhgrp/

Graduate Research Seminar: Synthesis of Molecular Precursors for Uranium Nanomaterials

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | February 16 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Mark Straub, Graduate Student for Professor John Arnold, chemistry.berkeley.edu/faculty/chem/arnold

Graduate Research Conference: Towards super-resolution cathodoluminescence-activated imaging of photosynthetic membranes

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

 Ms. Rebecca Wai, Graduate Student for Professor Naomi Ginsberg, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/nsggrp/; Ms.; Mr.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Research Tools Fair

Tour/Open House | February 17 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Kresge Engineering Library Training Room (110MD)

Research Tools Fair: Brief Intro to ShareLaTex

Workshop | February 17 | 10-10:30 a.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Kresge Engineering Library Training Room (110MD)

 Henry Oswald, ShareLaTeX

Research Tools Fair: Brief Intro to Mendeley

Workshop | February 17 | 10:30-11 a.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Kresge Engineering Library Training Room (110MD)

 Doug Feldner, Mendeley

Research Tools Fair: Brief Intro to Overleaf

Workshop | February 17 | 11-11:30 a.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Kresge Engineering Library Training Room (110MD)

 Shelly Miller, Overleaf

Research Tools Fair: AccessEngineering and DataVis Material Properties

Workshop | February 17 | 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Kresge Engineering Library Training Room (110MD)

 Vincent Pizzoli, McGraw-Hill Education

Research Tools Fair: Brief Intro to Geofacets

Workshop | February 17 | 12-12:30 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Kresge Engineering Library Training Room (110MD)

 Kimberly Pierce, Elsevier

Drop-in Q&A with AccessEngineering, Engineering Village, Geofacets, Knovel, Mendeley, and Overleaf

Tour/Open House | February 17 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Kresge Engineering Library Training Room (110MD)

Towards RNA structure/function from scratch

Seminar: Statistical Mechanics | February 17 | 2-4 p.m. | Hildebrand Hall, Library seminar room 100F | Note change in location

 Dr. Rhiju Das, Stanford University

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

LaTeX: Introduction to Typesetting in Math

Workshop | February 21 | 4-5 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Kresge Engineering Library 110 MD

 Brian Quigley, Kresge Engineering Library

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Challenging Nanostructured Materials for Advanced Energy Devices

Colloquium: Chem. & Biomol. Engineering Colloquium | February 22 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Professor Andre Taylor, Yale University

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Graduate Research Seminar: Slow magnetic relaxation in a series of uranium (V) complexes

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | February 23 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Daniel Lussier, Graduate Student for Professor Jeff Long, alchemy.cchem.berkeley.edu/

Graduate Research Seminar: Interfacing Molecular Catalysts for CO2 and H+ Reduction with Supramolecular and Biological Platforms

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | February 23 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Peter Smith, Graduate Student for Professor Christopher Chang, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/cjcgrp/

Graduate Research Seminar: Photoredox Catalysis in a M4L6 Supramolecular Assembly

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | February 23 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Ms. Laura Sofen, Graduate Student for Professor Dean Toste, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/toste/

NSF CAREER Workshop

Workshop | February 23 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 808 Stanley Hall

Graduate Research Conference: Magnetic Properties via Generalized Wavefunctions

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

 Mr. Bradley Ganoe, Graduate Student for Professor Martin Head Gordon, http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/mhggrp/Head-Gordon_Home.html; Ms.; Mr.

Bio-Tech Connect: Networking with industry

Career Fair | February 23 | 4-6 p.m. | Stanley Hall, atrium

Pitzer Center Theoretical Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | February 23 | 5-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Norman Tubman, Department of Chemistry

Friday, February 24, 2017

Towards Designed Nanoscale Systems via Self-Assembly: Nano Seminar Series

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

 Prof. Oleg Gang, Columbia Univ., Applied Physics / Chemical Engineering

Estimating Probability Weights of Deterministic many-body Systems in their Steady States

Seminar: Statistical Mechanics | February 24 | 2-4 p.m. | 100F Hildebrand Hall

 Dr. Zdenek Preisler, LBNL

Saturday, February 25, 2017

How to lead effectively: Skills for managing scientists

Workshop | February 25 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 775 Tan Hall

 Anna Goldstein, Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard University; Ben Thuronyi, Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard University

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Phase Transitions and Adsorption at the Atomic and Nanoscale: From Storing and Separating Gases to Manipulating Light

Seminar: Special Seminar | February 28 | 10-11 a.m. | 775 Tan Hall

 Jarad Mason, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University

BASF Lecture in Chemical Sciences: Organic chemistry of natural proteins under crude conditions

Seminar: Organic Chemistry | February 28 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Prof. Itaru Hamachi, Department of Synthetic Chemistry and Biological Chemistry Graduate School of Engineering Kyoto University, Kyoto and CREST/JST, JAPAN

LaTeX: Creating Tables, Figures, and Bibliographies

Workshop | February 28 | 4-5 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Kresge Engineering Library 110 MD

 Samantha Teplitzky, Kresge Engineering Library