Seminars & Events

Spring 2019

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Developmental lineage mapping by genomic barcoding in the mouse

Seminar | January 17 | 10-11 a.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Reza Kalhor, Wyss Institute Research Associate in Technology Development

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Programming gene circuits with genome and transcriptome engineering to combat disease

Seminar | January 22 | 10-11 a.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Patrick Hsu, Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Optics-free spatio-genetic imaging with DNA microscopy

Seminar | January 24 | 10-11 a.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Joshua Weinstein, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Friday, January 25, 2019

Plate Mechanical Metamaterials and Their Applications: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | January 25 | 2-3 p.m. | 4 LeConte Hall

 Prof. Igor Bargatin, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Mechanical Engineering

Inorganic Catalysis for Renewable Fuels

Seminar: Inorganic Chemistry | January 25 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Jenny Yang, Department of Chemistry, UC Irvine

Monday, January 28, 2019

Structural and Quantitative Biology Seminar

Seminar: Structural & Quantitative Biology | January 28 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall | Canceled

 James Berger, Johns Hopkins Medical School

The end of the message: Mechanistic insights into the mRNA poly(A) tail machinery

Seminar: Structural & Quantitative Biology | January 28 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Lori Passmore, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UK

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The Importance of Protein Dynamics for Kinase Activation and Inhibition: The Case of ERK2

Seminar: Special Seminar | January 30 | 12-1 p.m. |  Tan Hall

 Dr. Natalie Ahn, Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Associate Director, BioFrontiers Institute, University of Colorado, Boulder

Harnessing all-optical laser-scanning imaging for deep and large-scale image-based analysis

Seminar | January 30 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Kevin Tsia, The University of Hong Kong

Economic Model Predictive Control for Closed-Loop Chemical Reactor Scheduling

Colloquium | January 30 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 James B. Rawlings, Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara

Friday, February 1, 2019

Magnetism in Amorphous Alloys: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | February 1 | 2-3 p.m. | 4 LeConte Hall

 Prof. Frances Hellman, UC Berkeley, Physics & MSE

Monday, February 4, 2019

Dare to Repair: From DNA Chemistry to Cancer and back again

Seminar: Structural & Quantitative Biology | February 4 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Sheila David, University of California, Davis

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Clayton Heathcock Lectureship: Studies Related to the ATP-Adenosine Pathway

Seminar: Organic Chemistry | February 5 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Terry Rosen, Arcus Biosciences

Single Molecule Probes and Single Particles Probed

Seminar: Physical Chemistry | February 5 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Laura Kaufman, Department of Chemistry, Columbia University

Simon-Kucher Partners Infosession: Careers in consulting

Information Session | February 5 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Betty Pio, Simon-Kucher & Partners

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Experimental design in an oligonucleotide synthesis factory using numerical simulations in Python and pandas

Seminar | February 6 | 1:30-2:45 p.m. | 775A Tan Hall

 Aaron Wiegel, Data Scientist, Synthego

Encapsulation of metal nanoparticles within microporous zeotypes via hydrothermal synthesis in the presence of ligand-protected metal cations

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

 Trenton Otto, Ph.D. student in the Iglesia Group

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | February 7 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Ms. Audrey Reeves, Graduate Student for Professor Christopher Chang, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/cjcgrp/

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | February 7 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Banruo Huang, Graduate Student for Professor Dean Toste, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/toste/

Friday, February 8, 2019

Discrete Microfluidics for More Efficient Pharmaceutical Compound Testing: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | February 8 | 2-3 p.m. | 4 LeConte Hall

 Prof. Melinda Simon, San Jose State University, Biomedical Engineering

Monday, February 11, 2019

Berkeley Lectures in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering presented by The Dow Chemical Company: Traditional Fluid Flow Configurations: Unexpected Responses

Lecture: Chem. & Biomol. Engineering Colloquium: Special Seminar | February 11 | 4-6 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

 Howard Stone, Professor, Princeton University

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Cell mechanics by atomic force, traction force, and ion conductance microscopy

Seminar | February 13 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall | Note change in date

 Tilman Schaeffer, University of Tubingen (Germany)

Berkeley Lectures in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering presented by The Dow Chemical Company: Seeking Intersections Between Disciplines: “Boundaries” in Multiphase Flows

Lecture: Chem. & Biomol. Engineering Colloquium: Special Seminar | February 13 | 4-6 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

 Howard Stone, Professor, Princeton University

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | February 14 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Ms. Vanha Pham, Graduate Student for Professor Christopher Chang, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/cjcgrp/

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | February 14 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Stephen Bierschenk, Graduate Student for Professor Dean Toste, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/toste/

Friday, February 15, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Amgen Seminar in Organic Chemistry: How structure can inform GPCR drug discovery

Seminar: Organic Chemistry | February 19 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall | Canceled

 Bryan Roth, Department of Pharmacology, UNC School of Medicine

Virtual Coffee Chat with Undergraduate Dean John Arnold

Meeting: Alumni event | February 19 | 12-1 p.m. |  Your home computer or phone

 John Arnold, Undergraduate Dean

Probing Both Ice and Multicomponent Interfaces

Seminar: Physical Chemistry | February 19 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Mary Jane Shultz, Department of Chemistry, Tufts University

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Proteoforms in human health and disease

Seminar | February 20 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Neil Kelleher, Northwestern University

Electrokinetic Control of Interfacial Instabilities

Colloquium: Chem. & Biomol. Engineering Colloquium | February 20 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Martin Bazant, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | February 21 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Ms. Maria Paley, Graduate Student for Professor Jeffrey Long, alchemy.cchem.berkeley.edu/group-members

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | February 21 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Joshua Turnbull, Graduate Student for Professor Evan Miller, https://mcb.berkeley.edu/faculty/bbs/millere.html

Graduate Research Conference

Seminar: Graduate Research Conference | February 21 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. DAS, AVISHEK, Graduate Student with Professor David Limmer, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/dtlgrp/

 Ms. TAN, JENNA, Graduate Student with Professor Naomi Ginsberg, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/nsggrp/

Editing The Code Of Life: The Future Of Genome Editing

Lecture | February 21 | 5-6:30 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Dr. Jennifer Doudna

Friday, February 22, 2019

Interfacial Engineering of Lithium Metal Anodes: From Liquid to Solid Electrolytes: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | February 22 | 2-3 p.m. | 4 LeConte Hall

 Prof. Neil Dasgupta, Univ. of Michigan, Mechanical Engineering

Grounds for Science -Getting the most out of light: vision and geoengineering

Lecture | February 22 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Scarlet City Espresso Bar

 Mathew Summers, Molecular and Cell Biology; Jonathan Proctor, Global Policy Lab

Monday, February 25, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Thermo Fisher Infosession

Information Session | February 26 | 5-6 p.m. | 410 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Graphene-based Biosensors: Real-time biological Search

Seminar | February 27 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Kiana Aran, Keck Graduate Institute

Graduate Student Activities Showcase

Information Session: Chem. & Biomol. Engineering Colloquium | February 27 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Graduate Research Seminar

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

 Ms. Hyo Jin Jang, Graduate Student for Professor Christopher Chang, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/cjcgrp/

Graduate Research Seminar

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

 Ms. Anneliese Gest, Graduate Student for Professor Evan Miller, https://mcb.berkeley.edu/faculty/bbs/millere.html

Bio-Tech Connect: Networking with industry

Career Fair | February 28 | 3:30-6 p.m. | Stanley Hall, Atrium

Graduate Research Conference

Seminar: Graduate Research Conference | February 28 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. ARSENAULT, ERIC ALAN, Graduate Student with Professor Graham Fleming, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/grfgrp/

 Mr. WRONA, PAUL RYAN, Graduate Student with Professor Phillip Geissler/ Professor Eran Rabani, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/plggrp/index.html/https://vcresearch.berkeley.edu/faculty/eran-rabani

Friday, March 1, 2019

Mechano- and Visco-NPS: An Electronic Method to Measure the Mechanical Properties of Cells: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | March 1 | 2-3 p.m. | 4 LeConte Hall

 Prof. Lydia Sohn, UC Berkeley, Mechanical Engineering

Monday, March 4, 2019

Carbopalladation Cascades – Not only syn, but also anti

Seminar: Special Seminar | March 4 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 775B Tan Hall

 Prof. Daniel Werz, Technical University Braunschweig

PHYSICS/SQB Colloquia: "Exploring Embryonic Patterning With Colonies Of Human Embryonic Stem Cells"

Seminar: Structural & Quantitative Biology | March 4 | 4-5 p.m. | 1 LeConte Hall

 Eric Siggia, The Rockefeller University

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Biophysics of cell adhesion: how cells sense and respond to force

Seminar | March 6 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Sanjeevi Sivasankar, Univerisity of California, Davis

Eavesdropping on Neurochemical Signaling in Vivo

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

 Anne Andrews, Professor, UC Los Angeles

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | March 7 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Brandon Bloomer, Graduate Student for Professor John Hartwig, hartwigserver.cchem.berkeley.edu/wp/

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | March 7 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Ms. Amanda Bischoff, Graduate Student for Professor Matthew Francis, https://vcresearch.berkeley.edu/faculty/matthew-b-francis

Graduate Research Conference

Seminar: Graduate Research Conference | March 7 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. DEGRANDCHAMP, JOSEPH, Graduate Student with Professor Jay Groves, groveslab.cchem.berkeley.edu/

 Mr. LUNDERBERG, DAVID, Graduate Student with Professor Ronald Cohen/Professor Allen Goldstein, cohen.cchem.berkeley.edu/http://www.cnr.berkeley.edu/~ahg/

Friday, March 8, 2019

Molecular Perspective on Nanoscale Transport: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | March 8 | 2-3 p.m. | 4 LeConte Hall

 Prof. David Limmer, UC Berkeley, Chemistry

Monday, March 11, 2019

Magnetic relaxation dynamics in dysprosium complexes

Seminar: Special Seminar | March 11 | 1-2 p.m. | 775B Tan Hall

 Dr. Nicholas Chilton, University of Manchester

MBTG Seminar: "Mechanism of ER-associated protein degradation (ERAD)"

Seminar: Structural & Quantitative Biology | March 11 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Tom Rapoport, Harvard Medical School

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Quantum Diamond Sensors

Seminar: Physical Chemistry | March 12 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Ronald Walsworth, Department of Physics, Harvard University

Vision+Light: A Conversation with Paul Alivisatos and Kate Nichols

Presentation | March 12 | 6:30-8 p.m. | 120 Kroeber Hall

 Paul Alivasatos, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost & Professor, Nanoscience & Nanotechnology; Kate Nichols, Artist

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Faculty Candidate Seminar: De novo design of functional proteins

Seminar: Special Seminar | March 13 | 10-11 a.m. | 775 Tan Hall

 Dr. Daniel Silva Manzano

Engineering Cells and Microsystems to Study Mechanobiology

Seminar | March 13 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Beth Pruitt, University of California, Santa Barbara

Impact of atomic structure and dynamics on solar cell performance of metal halide perovskite thin films

Colloquium: Chem. & Biomol. Engineering Colloquium | March 13 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Joshua Choi, Professor, University of Virginia

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | March 14 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Eric Kalkman, Graduate Student for Professor John Hartwig, hartwigserver.cchem.berkeley.edu/wp/

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | March 14 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Edward Koleski, Graduate Student for Professor Michelle Chang, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/mccgrp/

Graduate Research Conference

Seminar: Graduate Research Conference | March 14 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. CHEN, CHUBAI, Graduate Student with Professor Peidong Yang, nanowires.berkeley.edu/

 Mr. WONG, JONATHAN, Graduate Student with Professor Martin Head Gordon, https://mhggroupberkeley.com/

Leveraging Your Digital Presence for Professional Development

Panel Discussion | March 14 | 6-7:15 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

Friday, March 15, 2019

Monday, March 18, 2019

STROBE Seminar: 3D Phase Contrast Tomography with Atomic Resolution

Seminar: Special Seminar | March 18 | 12-1 p.m. | 775A Tan Hall

 David Ren, Waller Group, UC Berkeley

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The discovery of Kisqali® (ribociclib), a CDK4/6 inhibitor for the treatment of breast cancer

Seminar: Special Seminar | March 19 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 775 Tan Hall

 Dr. Christopher Brain, Novartis

STEM PhD Leadership and Community Expo (SPLiCE)

Information Session | March 19 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Stanley Hall, First Floor Atrium

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Precision profiling of microbiome-host interactions

Seminar | March 20 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 lwijn De Vlaminck, Cornell University

CBE Colloquium

Colloquium: Chem. & Biomol. Engineering Colloquium | March 20 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Sabrina Sun, Ph.D. student in the Schaffer Group; Edmond Zaia, Ph.D. student in the McCloskey Group and the Urban Group

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | March 21 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Ms. Joy Wang, Graduate Student for Professor Jennifer Doudna, https://vcresearch.berkeley.edu/faculty/jennifer-doudna

Graduate Research Conference

Seminar: Graduate Research Conference | March 21 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. JACKSON, CHRISTOPHER, Graduate Student with Professor Peidong Yang, nanowires.berkeley.edu/

 Mr. ALDOSSARY, ABDULRAHMAN, Graduate Student with Professor Martin Head Gordon, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/mhggrp/Head-Gordon_Home.html

Friday, March 22, 2019

Inorganic Chemistry Seminar

Seminar: Inorganic Chemistry | March 22 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Inorganic Chem seminar speaker

Grounds for Science - Evolving Markets: Developing Fuel Cells and Analyzing Counterfeits

Presentation | March 22 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Scarlet City Espresso Bar

 Julie Fornaciari; Eric Hsu

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

BASF Special Seminar: Homogeneous Catalysis at the Interface of Industry and University

Seminar: Special Seminar | March 26 | 6-7 p.m. | 775 Tan Hall

 Dr. Thomas Schaub, BASF SE

Monday, April 1, 2019

Targeted Antisense Therapeutics for Modulation of Splicing or NMD

Seminar: Structural & Quantitative Biology | April 1 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Adrian Krainer, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Tuesday, April 2, 2019