Chemistry Training Track: Seminar Series

Time: Tuesdays, Noon–1 p.m.
Location: Room L4.176, unless otherwise noted
Contact: 214-648-4744

DateSpeaker and Lecture TitleHost
Sept. 9 Paul Cheong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Oregon State University
"New hypotheses in peptide catalyses"
Uttam Tambar, Ph.D.
Sept. 16 John L. Wood, Ph.D.
Professor, Baylor University
"Recent efforts in the synthesis of complex natural products"
Jef De Brabander, Ph.D.
Oct. 28 Haitao (Mark) Ji, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, The University of Utah
“Hot spot-based design of selective small-molecule inhibitors for β-catenin/T-cell factor and β-catenin/B-cell lymphoma 9 interactions”
Jef De Brabander, Ph.D.
Nov. 18 Hao Xu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Georgia State University
"Searching for New Reactivity: Iron-Catalyzed Stereoselective Olefin Aminohydroxylation and Aminofluorination Reactions"
Chuo Chen, Ph.D.
Dec. 9 Derek Tan, Ph.D.
Member and Laboratory Head
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
"Diversity and design: New chemical probes for biology and medicine"
Chuo Chen. Ph.D.
Jan. 20 Matthew J. Fuchter, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London
"Small Molecule Epigenetic Intervention of Disease"
Uttam Tambar, Ph.D.
Feb. 10 Nick Tsarevsky, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Southern Methodist University
"Highly Branched (Multi)functional Macromolecules: Synthetic Approaches and Applications"
Dan Siegwart, Ph.D.
Feb. 11 Xiang Wang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Colorado at Boulder
"Bio-Inspired Synthesis of Functional Molecules"
Chuo Chen, Ph.D.
Feb. 23 Köck Matthias, Ph.D.
Senior Researcher, Alfred-Wegener Institut
“Marine Sponges as a Source of Structurally Complex Natural Products”
Jef De Brabander, Ph.D.
Feb. 24 William A. Maio, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, New Mexico State University
"The Taumycin A Macrocycle: Asymmetric Total Synthesis and Revision of Relative Stereochemistry"
Uttam Tambar, Ph.D.
April 21 Oleg Larionov, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, The University of Texas at San Antonio
“New Synthetic Chemistry of Compounds Containing N–O-Bonds”
Laszlo Kurti, Ph.D.
May 5 UTSW Excellence in Chemistry Symposium

John F. Hartwig, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, University of California, Berkley
“Catalytic methods for the introduction of fluorine and fluoroalkyl groups into aromatic molecules”

Javier Read de Alaniz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara
“New systems for electrophilic functionalization of organic molecules”
Uttam Tambar, Ph.D.
Joe Ready, Ph.D.