Seminars & Events

Spring 2018

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

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Novel Methods for Classical Polarizable Molecular Dynamics Simulations/Molecular Simulations of Amyloid-β Peptide

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

 Alex Albaugh, Ph.D. student in the Head-Gordon Group; Sukanya Sasmal, Ph.D. student in the Head-Gordon Group

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Graduate Research Seminar: Encapsulation and Delivery of Cas9 for Gene Editing

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

 Mr. Marco Lobba, Graduate Student for Professor Matthew Francis, mbfgrp.cchem.berkeley.edu/

Graduate Research Seminar: Selective Chlorination and Bromination of Unactivated sp3 C–H Bonds

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

 Mr. Zachary Herrera, Graduate Student for Professor John Hartwig, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/jfhgrp/

Graduate Research Conference: Number-Counting Jastrow Factors in Real Space

Seminar: Graduate Research Conference | March 2 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Brett Van der Goetz, Graduate Student for Professor Eric Neuscamman, chemistry.berkeley.edu/faculty/chem/neuscamman; Ms.; Mr.

Graduate Research Conference: Programmable Janus Building Blocks for Low Symmetry Assemblies

Seminar: Graduate Research Conference | March 2 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. HYUN DONG HA, Graduate Student for Professor Paul Alivisatos, http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/pagrp/; Ms.; Mr.

Strong Electron-Phonon Coupling and Ab Initio Theory of Heat Transport

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

 Professor Matthias Scheffler, Theory Department of the Fritz Haber Institute

Micron Technology Info-session

Information Session | March 2 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430-8)

Friday, March 3, 2017

Surface Plasmon Near-Field for Improved Optoelectronics and Photochemistry: Nano Seminar Series

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

 Prof. Terefe G Habteyes, Univ. of New Mexico, Chemistry/Chemical Biology

Statistical Mechanics Seminar

Seminar: Statistical Mechanics | March 3 | 2-4 p.m. | 100F Hildebrand Hall

 Mr. Grant Rotskoff, UC Berkeley

Saturday, March 4, 2017

GLOBE in the Science Classroom

Workshop | March 4 | 9-11:30 a.m. |  Chabot Space and Science Center

 Tracy Ostrom, CCASN

Monday, March 6, 2017

Revisiting the spliceosome

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

 Hiten Madhani, University of California, San Francisco

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Mendeley Citation Management Workshop

Workshop | March 7 | 4-5 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 2101, Bioscience Library Training Room

 Becky Miller, Bioscience and Natural Resources Library

Illumina Infosession: Bio-Tech Connect: Industry Infosession Series

Information Session | March 7 | 5-7 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Illumina

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

View from the Top: Martin Anstice: Innovation-Driven Leadership Sustaining a High- Performance Organization

Lecture | March 8 | 3-4 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, 3rd floor

 Martin Anstice, President and CEO, Lam Research

Formation and Interpretation of Intercellular Signals

Colloquium: Chem. & Biomol. Engineering Colloquium | March 8 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Professor Gregory Reeves, North Carolina State University

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Graduate Research Seminar

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

 Mr. Henry Jiang, Graduate Student for Professor Jeff Long, alchemy.cchem.berkeley.edu/

Inside NIH

Workshop | March 9 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

 Erica Whitney, Berkeley Research Development Office

Graduate Research Conference: Understanding Anomalous Isotope Effects in Ozone

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

 Ms. Arianna Kazez, Graduate Student for Professor Kristie Boering, chemistry.berkeley.edu/faculty/chem/boering

 Ms.; Mr.

Graduate Research Conference: Hydrogen Storage in Porous Materials: A DFT Study

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

 Mr. VECCHAM KRISHNA PRASAD, SRIMUKH PRASAD, Graduate Student for Professor Martin Head-Gordon, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/mhggrp/Head-Gordon_Home.html

 Ms.; Mr.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Atom-by-Atom Characterization of Nanomaterials with Atomic Electron Tomography: Nano Seminar Series

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

 Prof. Mary Scott, UC Berkeley, Materials Science & Engineering

Simulating thermal transport and dissipation: from 2D materials to hydrogen-bonded liquids

Seminar: Statistical Mechanics | March 10 | 2-4 p.m. | 100F Hildebrand Hall

 Davide Donadio

Monday, March 13, 2017

Novel chemistry of Ubiquitination

Seminar | March 13 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Ivan Dikic, University of Frankfurt

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The lifetime of atmospheric nitrogen oxides

Seminar: Physical Chemistry | March 14 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Prof. Ronald Cohen, Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Catalytic Consequences of Metal-Acid Site Proximity, Acid Strength, and Confinement on Bifunctional Transformations or Rearrangements of Alkanes/Towards Understanding the Collective Behavior of Suspensions in Channel Flow

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

 Gina Noh, Ph.D. student in the Iglesia Group; Kari Storslett, Ph.D. student in the Muller Group

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Graduate Research Seminar

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

 Ms. Monica Gonzalez, Graduate Student for Professor Evan Miller, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/millergrp/

Graduate Research Seminar

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

 Mr. Tyler Detomasi, Graduate Student with Professor Christopher Chang and Professor Michael Marletta, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/cjcgrp/

Graduate Research Seminar

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

 Ms. Allison Roberts, Graduate Student for Professor Daniel Nomura, vcresearch.berkeley.edu/faculty/daniel-nomura

Graduate Research Conference

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

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 Mr. Caleb Arata, Graduate Student for Professor Ronald Cohen, cohen.cchem.berkeley.edu/

Friday, March 17, 2017

Canceled-illness: Metal-Ligand Chemistry in Multimetallic Nanoparticle Synthesis and Performance: Nano Seminar Series

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

 Prof. Jill E. Millstone, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Chemistry / ChemE / ME

Nonequilibrium relaxation in atomistic environments

Seminar: Statistical Mechanics | March 17 | 2-4 p.m. | 100F Hildebrand Hall

 William Pfalzgraff, Stanford University

Mechanic Behavior of Architected Nanomaterials: Nano Seminar Series

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

 Prof. Xun Wendy Gu, Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering

Monday, March 20, 2017

Ion Channels in the Tubulovesicles

Seminar | March 20 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Haoxing Xu, University of Michigan

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Andrew Streitwieser Lecture: Chemistry on the Brain: Understanding the Nicotine Receptor

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

 Prof. Dennis Dougherty, California Institute of Technology

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Role of Signaling Small Molecules in Clostridial ABE Fermentation/TBA

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

 Nicolaus Herman, Ph.D. student in the Zhang Group; Alex Wang, Ph.D. student in the Balsara Group and the Bell Group

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Inside NSF

Workshop | March 23 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

 Erica Whitney, Berkeley Research Development Office

Graduate Research Conference

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

 Mr. Joonho Lee, Graduate Student for Professor Martin Head Gordon, www.cchem.berkeley.edu/mhggrp/Head-Gordon_Home.html

Pitzer Theoretical Chemistry Seminar

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

 

Tyler Takeshita, Pitzer Center for Theoretical Chemistry

Friday, March 24, 2017

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

Seminar: Statistical Mechanics | March 24 | 2-4 p.m. | 775B Tan Hall

 Dr. Zdenek Preisler, LBNL

Grounds for Science - Energy and Atmosphere: Planning for a safe future

Presentation | March 24 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Scarlet City Espresso Bar, http://www.scarletcityroasting.com/espresso-bar/

 Alexis Shusterman; Chris Keckler

Friday, March 31, 2017

CEND 9th Annual Symposium: Deconstructing TB: Insights from Fundamental Research

Conference/Symposium | March 31 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | 245 Li Ka Shing Center

 Megan Murray, Harvard University; Gilla Kiplan, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Clifton E. Barry III, National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases; Bavesh Kana, University of the Witwatersrand; Nevan Krogan, University of California, San Francisco; Oren Rosenberg, University of California, San Francisco

Monday, April 3, 2017

Cynthia A. Chan Memorial Lecture: “Molecular Machines that Build Membranes”

Seminar: Structural & Quantitative Biology | April 3 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Dan Kahne, Harvard University

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Danaher Infosession: Bio-Tech Connect: Industry Infosession Series

Information Session | April 4 | 5-7 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Science of Synthesis seminar

Workshop | April 5 | 12:10-1 p.m. | Hildebrand Hall, Seminar Room 100F, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Library

 Dr. M. Fiona Shortt de Hernandez, Managing Editor, Thieme Science of Synthesis

Stereotype Threat and Identity Threat: The Science of A Diverse Community: The why, what, and how of making diverse learning communities effective for all.

Panel Discussion | April 5 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 245 Li Ka Shing Center

 Dr. Claude Steele, University of California, Berkeley

 Dr. Waldo Martin, Jr., University of California, Berkeley; Dr. Eva Nogales, University of California, Berkeley

View from the Top: Dan Rasky: Lessons Learned from Disrupting the Civilian Aerospace Industry

Lecture | April 5 | 4-5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, 3rd floor

 Dan Rasky, Senior Scientist, Founder & Chief, Space Portal Office, NASA

SEEDJAM Tech Expo 2017

Conference/Symposium | April 5 | 5-9 p.m. |  Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.)

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Pitzer Center Theoretical Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | April 6 | 5-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Toru Shiozaki, Pitzer Center for Theoretical Chemistry

Friday, April 7, 2017

Organosilicon Compounds for Salt-free Reduction of Metal Compounds, Generating Catalytically Active Species

Seminar | April 7 | 1-2 p.m. | 775B Tan Hall

 Kazushi Mashima

Monday, April 10, 2017

Making sense of intrinsically disordered proteins

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

 Rohit Pappu, Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Advanced PubMed

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

 Elliott Smith, Emerging Technologies and Bioinformatics Librarian, Interim Chemistry Librarian, UC Berkeley Library Life and Health Sciences Division

Toward Real-Space Atomic-Resolution Imaging of Polymers/Engineering the Shell Proteins of a Bacterial Microcompartment to Control Small Molecule Transport

Colloquium: Chem. & Biomol. Engineering Colloquium | April 12 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Douglas Greer, Ph.D. student in the Balsara Group; Marilyn Slininger, Ph.D. student in the Tullman-Ercek Group

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Writing Specific Aims

Workshop | April 13 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

 Erica Whitney, Berkeley Research Development Office

Friday, April 14, 2017

Exploring the Interfaces Between Silicon and Soft Materials: Nano Seminar Series

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

 Prof. Bozhi Tian, Univ. of Chicago, Chemistry

Rubber vs. Silly Putty: Extracellular matrix viscoelasticity and its impact on cells

Seminar: Statistical Mechanics | April 14 | 2-4 p.m. | 100F Hildebrand Hall

 Prof. Ovijit Chaudhuri, Stanford University

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Teaching and Research Resource Fair: AIS-palooza

Special Event | April 18 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 117 Dwinelle Hall

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Composite Membranes and Metal-Organic Framework Adsorbents for Industrial Gas Separations/Understanding the Dynamics of Complex Fluids using Microfluidics: Suspensions and Wormlike Micellar Solutions

Colloquium: Chem. & Biomol. Engineering Colloquium | April 19 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Jonathan Bachman, Ph.D. student in the Long Group; Margaret Hwang, Ph.D. student in the Muller Group

Friday, April 21, 2017

Toward a Quantitative Knob for Controlling the Synthesis of Colloidal Metal Nanocrystals: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | April 21 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Prof. Younan Xia, Georgia Institute of Technology, BME / Chem

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Celebrate Cal Day at the Hall

Special Event | April 22 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science

Monday, April 24, 2017

CARA Anniversary Symposium: The California Research Alliance by BASF celebrates 3 years

Conference/Symposium | April 24 – 25, 2017 every day | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatap Conference Room

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

CARA Anniversary Symposium: The California Research Alliance by BASF celebrates 3 years

Conference/Symposium | April 24 – 25, 2017 every day | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatap Conference Room

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Gas Separations in Metal-Organic Frameworks

Colloquium: Chem. & Biomol. Engineering Colloquium | April 26 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Professor Jeffrey Long, University of California, Berkeley

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Writing Your Research Proposal

Workshop | April 27 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

 Erica Whitney, Berkeley Research Development Office