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

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

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

Physical Chemistry Seminar

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

 Dimitrios Stamou, Center for Synthetic Biology, University of Copenhagen

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

CBE Colloquium

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, cohen.cchem.berkeley.edu/

Monday, March 11, 2019

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

Physical Chemistry Seminar

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

 Ronald Walsworth, Department of Physics, Harvard University

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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/

Friday, March 15, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Organic Chemistry Seminar

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

 Emily Balskus, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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

 Mr. Mufeng Wei, Graduate Student for Professor Omar Yaghi, yaghi.berkeley.edu/gallery.html

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

Monday, April 1, 2019

Structural and Quantitative Biology Seminar

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

 Adrian Krainer, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Organic Chemistry Seminar

Seminar: Organic Chemistry | April 2 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Ku-Lung Hsu, Department of Chemistry, University of Virginia School of Medicine

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | April 4 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Ms. Sophia Steffens, Graduate Student for Professor Omar Yaghi, yaghi.berkeley.edu/gallery.html

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | April 4 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Marco Eres, Graduate Student for Professor Ting Xu, xugroup.berkeley.edu/index.htm

Friday, April 5, 2019

Disentangling The Strange Metal: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | April 5 | 2-3 p.m. | 4 LeConte Hall

 Prof. James Analytis, UC Berkeley, Physics

Monday, April 8, 2019

Multifaceted allosteric regulation of Aurora kinase A in mitotic spindle assembly

Seminar: Structural & Quantitative Biology | April 8 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Nick Levinson, University of Minnesota

Ferroptosis mechanisms and pharmacological tractability

Seminar | April 8 | 4-5 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall

 Marcus Conrad, Helmholtz Zentrum München

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Organic Chemistry Seminar

Seminar: Organic Chemistry | April 9 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Ohyun Kwon, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology

Sunlight driven chemistry at water-air interfaces

Seminar: Physical Chemistry | April 9 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Veronica Vaida

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

GSAC Seminar

Colloquium: Chem. & Biomol. Engineering Colloquium | April 10 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Eric McFarland, Professor, UC Santa Barbara

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Graduate Research Conference

Seminar: Graduate Research Conference | April 11 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

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

Friday, April 12, 2019

Inorganic Chemistry Seminar

Seminar: Inorganic Chemistry | April 12 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Hill Harman, Department of Chemistry, UC Riverside

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Organic Chemistry Seminar

Seminar: Organic Chemistry | April 16 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Steve Lippard, Department of Chemistry, MIT

Physical Chemistry Seminar

Seminar: Physical Chemistry | April 16 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Physical Chem seminar speaker

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

CBE Colloquium

Colloquium: Chem. & Biomol. Engineering Colloquium | April 17 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Leslie Chan, Ph.D. student in the Maboudian Group; Julie Rorrer, Ph.D. student in the Bell Group and the Toste Group

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Graduate Research Conference

Seminar: Graduate Research Conference | April 18 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. STEEN, COLLIN, Graduate Student with Professor Graham Fleming, http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/grfgrp/

Graduate Research Conference

Seminar: Graduate Research Conference | April 18 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Ms. Josie Hendrix, Graduate Student with Professor Martin Head Gordon, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/mhggrp/Head-Gordon_Home.html

Friday, April 19, 2019

Metabolite-based Diagnostics Enabled by MEMS Devices: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | April 19 | 2-3 p.m. | 4 LeConte Hall | Note change in date and location

 Prof. Cristina Davis, UC Davis, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Inorganic Chemistry Seminar

Seminar: Inorganic Chemistry | April 19 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Smaranda Marinescu, Department of Chemistry, USC Dornsife

Monday, April 22, 2019

Cynthia A. Chan Memorial Lecture: “Structural assembly and reaction chemistry of DNA replication”

Lecture: Structural & Quantitative Biology | April 22 | 4-5 p.m. |  Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center

 Wei Yang, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Precise Chemical, Physical, and Electronic Nanoscale Contacts

Seminar: Organic Chemistry | April 23 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Paul Weiss, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UCLA

Physical Chemistry Seminar

Seminar: Physical Chemistry | April 23 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Dominika Zgid, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan