Organic Chemistry: Seminar Series

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

Oct. 11 Nicole Sampson, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Stony Brook University
"From Fertilization to Cholera: Interrogating Biology with Functional Polymers"
Jennifer Kohler, Ph.D.
Nov. 8 Yimon Aye, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Cornell University
“Deconvoluting Mixed Redox Messages with Precision Redox Targeting”
Jennifer Kohler, Ph.D.
Nov. 15 Fu-Sen Liang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico
“Chemical Synthetic Biology for Mammalian Cell Engineering”
Chuo Chen, Ph.D.
Nov. 29 Nathan Gianneschi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of California, San Diego
Title: TBA
Dan Siegwart, Ph.D.
Dec. 8
Matthew S. Sigman, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, University of Utah
"Asymmetric Catalysis, Organometallic Chemistry, and Organic Synthesis"
Uttam Tambar, Ph.D.
Jan. 10 Joshua G. Pierce, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, North Carolina State University
“Marine Natural Products Synthesis: A Platform for Chemical and Biological Discovery”
John MacMillan, Ph.D.
Feb. 7 Noah Burns, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Stanford University
“Selective Halogenation and the Synthesis of Unusual Lipids”
John MacMillan, Ph.D.
Feb. 16
Daniel Weix, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Rochester
“Cross-Electrophile Coupling: Principles and New Reactions”
Joe Ready, Ph.D.
Feb. 28 Haifeng Wayne Tang, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, Merck & Company, Inc.
“SAR evolution of ROMK inhibitor sub-classes leading to identification of the first ROMK clinical candidate”
Joe Ready, Ph.D.
March 28 UTSW Excellence in Chemistry Symposium
Timothy F. Jamison, Ph.D.
Department Head and Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Synthesis Design Through the Lens of Flow Chemistry”

Robert Knowles, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Princeton University
“Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer in Organic Synthesis”
Chuo Chen, Ph.D.

Uttam Tambar, Ph.D.
April 13 Sigma Aldrich Symposium
Mike Jung, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, University of California, Los Angeles
Drug Discovery in Academia: Some Success Stories
Jef DeBrabander, Ph.D.
April 25 Geoff Coates, Ph.D.
Professor, Cornell University
“Discovery and Development of New Catalysts for the Synthesis of Natural Products, Fine Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Polymers”
Dan Siegwart, Ph.D.
May 3
Simon J. Meek, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina
"Topic: Catalysis Organometallic Mechanism"
Uttam Tambar, Ph.D.
May 9 Mingji Dai, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Purdue University
"Special Chemistry Seminar"
Uttam Tambar, Ph.D.