Research

Past Seminars

Tuesday, Sep 28, 2004
11:00 AM
Gallileo Pryne, HMC
Dr. Jeff Roberts, University of Minnesota
Aerosols: Chemistry at the Surfaces of Tiny Little Particles that Float All Around Us. [Details]
Wednesday, Sep 29, 2004
4:15 PM
Beckman Auditorium (B126), HMC
Dr. Francis Su, HMC Math
Mathematical models for phylogenetic trees [Details]
Wednesday, Oct 6, 2004
7:00 PM
Galileo Hall, HMC
Dr. Bob Full, UC, Berkeley
Bipedal bugs, galloping ghosts, and gripping geckos: Bioinspired robotics, artificial muscles, and adhesives [Details]
Wednesday, Oct 6, 2004
5:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, JSD
Dr. Cheryl Baduini, Joint Science Dept
Geographic structure among Sooty Shearwater populations from the eastern and western Pacific Ocean using mitochondrial DNA [Details]
Friday, Oct 8, 2004
4:30 PM
Seaver South 108
Dr. Gary Tallman, Willamette University
Some like it hot . . . Signaling for thermotolerance in cultured guard cells [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 12, 2004
11:00 AM
Gallileo Pryne, HMC
Dr. Thomas Poon, Joint Science Dept
Multidimensional Control of Stereoselectivity in Photooxidation [Details]
Wednesday, Oct 13, 2004
4:15 PM
Beckman Auditorium (B126), HMC
Dr. Joy Goto, City of Hope
From flying foxes to fruit flies: The role of the cycad toxin in neurodegeneration [Details]
Wednesday, Oct 20, 2004
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, JSD
Dr. Emily Wiley, Joint Science Dept
Enzyme Architects: Making Codes for Genome Structures [Details]
Thursday, Oct 28, 2004
11:00 AM
Pomona
Dr. Tom Mallouk, Penn State
New Chemical Approaches to Environmental Remediation in Soil and Groundwater [Details]
Wednesday, Nov 3, 2004
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, JSD
Dr. Tom Poon, Joint Science Dept
Control and Specificity in Organic Chemistry [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 9, 2004
11:00 AM
Burns Lectrue Hall, JSD
Dr. Sarah Keller, University of Washington
Seeing Spots: Liquid Domains in Lipid Membranes [Details]
Wednesday, Nov 10, 2004
4:15 PM
Beckman Auditorium (B126), HMC
Dr. Greg Dewey, KGI
Network analysis of gene expression profiles [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 16, 2004
11:00 AM
Seaver Auditorium
Dr. Nick Hud, Georgia Tech
Nucleic Acid Intercalation and the Origin of Life [Details]
Wednesday, Nov 17, 2004
4:15 PM
Beckman Auditorium (B126), HMC
Dr. Devin Jindrich, UCLA
Stability, maneuverability, and control of locomotion [Details]
Wednesday, Nov 17, 2004
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, JSD
Dr. Marion Preest, Joint Science Dept
When to get Stressed: Influence of Reproductive State and Body Temperature in New Zealand Geckos [Details]
Thursday, Nov 18, 2004
4:00 PM
Seaver North 202
Dr. Kam Dahlquist, Vassar College
“Mapping gene regulatory networks in yeast using DNA microarrays, proteomics, and GenMAPP“ [Details]
Friday, Nov 19, 2004
12:00 PM
Seaver South 108
Dr. Kam Dahlquist, Vassar College
"Computational biology and the human genome: Systems-level approaches to health and disease" [Details]
Monday, Nov 22, 2004
4:00 PM
Seaver South 108
Dr. Angela Burk-Herrick, University of California, Riverside
"Genetic Diseases: A Comparative Phylogenetic Approach" [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 23, 2004
12:00 PM
Seaver South 108
Dr. Angela Burk-Herrick, University of California, Riverside
"Finding Genes in Genomic DNA" [Details]
Monday, Nov 29, 2004
4:00 PM
Seaver South 108
Dr. Andre Cavalcanti, Princeton University
"How operons affect genome evolution in C. elegans" [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 30, 2004
12:00 PM
Seaver South 108
Dr. Andre Cavalcanti, Princeton University
"What can Blast do for you? (Going beyond simple similarity searches)" [Details]
Wednesday, Dec 1, 2004
4:15 PM
Beckman Auditorium (B126), HMC
Dr. Marion Preest, Joint Science Dept
Hormonal stress responses and the influence of reproductive state in the New Zealand common gecko [Details]
Thursday, Dec 2, 2004
4:15 PM
Seaver South 108
Dr. David Asai, Department of Biology, Harvey Mudd College
"Dynein, a remarkable molecular motor" [Details]
Wednesday, Dec 8, 2004
4:15 PM
Beckman Auditorium (B126), HMC
Dr. Adam Summers, UC, Irvine
Cartilaginous skeletons [Details]
Thursday, Dec 9, 2004
4:00 PM
Seaver North Auditorium
Dr. Kevan Shokat, University of California, San Francisco
"Chemical Genetics: New Tools for Understanding Signal Transduction" [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 8, 2005
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Kathleen Brogan Schwarz, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Phages, Primers, and the Pursuit of Pediatric Hepatobiliary Pathogens [Details]
Wednesday, Feb 9, 2005
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Tom Neff of Fibrogen, Bill Davis of Applied Material Technology, and Jerry Tessier of Arteco Partners,
Alumni Panel on Entrepreneurship [Details]
Wednesday, Feb 9, 2005
4:00 PM
Galileo Pryne
Lars Tomanek, UC Davis
The stress response: Its evolutionary variation and ecological importance [Details]
Thursday, Feb 10, 2005
11:00 AM
Seaver South 108
Dr. John Wooley, UCSD
"Structural genomics: A step toward understanding our genome” [Details]
Wednesday, Feb 16, 2005
4:00 PM
Galileo Pryne
Donna Folk, College of William and Mary
Physiological adaptations to desiccation stress: The evolution of water and ion balance in Drosophila [Details]
Wednesday, Feb 23, 2005
4:00 PM
Galileo Pryne
Anna Ahn, Harvey Mudd College
Is muscle a black box? Translating neural signals into behavior [Details]
Wednesday, Feb 23, 2005
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Joseph Spagna , UC Berkeley
How do you get a robot out of a tree? Evolution as inspiration for mechanical models [Details]
Saturday, Feb 26, 2005
2:00 PM
Seaver Auditorium, Pomona College
Dr. David Becker, Dr. Andre Cavalcanti, Dr. Karl Johnson, and Dr. Nina Karnovsky, Pomona College
Seaver Building Dedication Symposium [Details]
Thursday, Mar 3, 2005
11:00 AM
Seaver South 108
Dr. George Hunt, UC Irvine
"Climate change and energy flow in the eastern Bering Sea" [Details]
Monday, Mar 7, 2005
8:00 PM
Seaver North Auditorium
Harry Gray, Caltech
Powering the Planet through Photosynthesis: Fuel from Sunlight and Water [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 8, 2005
11:00 AM
Seaver South 108
Dr. Elliot Meyerowitz, California Institute of Technology
"Shoot apical meristems as regulatory networks" [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 8, 2005
8:00 PM
Seaver North Auditorium
Dr. Elliot Meyerowitz, California Institute of Technology
"The ABC's of flower development" [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 8, 2005
4:30 PM
Seaver North Auditorium
Harry Gray, Caltech
The Secret of Respiration: Electron Tunneling through Iron and Copper Proteins [Details]
Wednesday, Mar 9, 2005
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Marius van der Merwe,
Foraging ecology of squirrels: caching behavior, food value and predation risk [Details]
Wednesday, Mar 9, 2005
4:30 PM
Seaver North Auditorium
Harry Gray, Caltech
Wiring Redox Enzymes [Details]
Wednesday, Mar 9, 2005
4:00 PM
Galileo Pryne
Duncan Irschick, Tulane University
Lizard scene investigation (LSI): Mortality, polymorphism, and sexual selection in lizards [Details]
Thursday, Mar 10, 2005
4:30 PM
Seaver North Auditorium
Harry Gray, Caltech
Mapping Protein Folding Landscapes [Details]
Thursday, Mar 10, 2005
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne
Ralph Wheeler, University of Oklahoma
TBA [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 22, 2005
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Claire Todd, University of Washington
Using cosmogenic isotopes to determine the rate of ice retreat in West Antarctica [Details]
Wednesday, Mar 23, 2005
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Rellen Hardtke, Cal Poly Pomona
Searching for GRB Neutrinos from the Earth's South Pole [Details]
Thursday, Mar 24, 2005
4:00 PM
Davidson Lecture Hall, Adams Hall, CMC
Dr. Peter Erdi, Center for Complex Systems Studies, Kalamazoo College
Inductive and Deductive: Applications to Neuroscience [Details]
Monday, Mar 28, 2005
4:00 PM
Galileo Pryne
Andy Biewener, Harvard University
The dynamics of muscles and animal movement [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 29, 2005
11:00 AM
Hiroshi Shimizu, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Japan.
"The origin of heart, intestine, and autonomic nervous system: Lessons from Hydra." [Details]
Wednesday, Mar 30, 2005
4:00 PM
Galileo Pryne
Jon Monroe, James Madison University
Metabolism after death? Tales of a secreted alpha-amylase in Arabidopsis thaliana [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 5, 2005
11:00 AM
Seaver South 108
Dr. Paul Stapp, Cal State Fullerton
"Resource subsidies in food webs in the Gulf of California: effects of marine inputs and pulsed El Nino resources on island rodents" [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 5, 2005
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, JSD
Bill Jones, University of Rochester
Strong C-C Bond Cleavage Reactions Using Homogeneous Transition Metal Complexes [Details]
Wednesday, Apr 6, 2005
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Irene Tang, JSD, The Claremont Colleges
To Have or Not to Have a Partner; To Be or Not to Be in the Nucleus -- Protein Phosphorylation Matters [Details]
Wednesday, Apr 6, 2005
4:00 PM
Galileo Pryne
Tracie Gibson,
Unraveling the mysteries of HIV-1 entry [Details]
Thursday, Apr 7, 2005
11:00 AM
Seaver South 108
Dr. Yonchu Jenkins, Rigel, Inc
"Inhibition of Aurora kinases as a treatment for cancer" [Details]
Monday, Apr 11, 2005
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Robert E. Espinoza, California State Northridge
Why are there so few herbivorous reptiles? [Details]
Wednesday, Apr 13, 2005
4:00 PM
Galileo Pryne
David Becker, Pomona College
A novel mechanism for heat tolerance in photosynthesis [Details]
Wednesday, Apr 20, 2005
4:00 PM
Galileo Pryne
Doug Capone, USC
Planet of the Prokaryotes [Details]
Thursday, Apr 28, 2005
11:00 AM
Seaver South 108
Dr. Maria Belen Herrero, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
"A unique c lysozyme-like protein has a role in fertilization" [Details]
Tuesday, Sep 6, 2005
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Michael Brown, University of Arizona
Solid State NMR Spectroscopy of Biomolecules [Details]
Wednesday, Sep 7, 2005
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Adam Bailis, City of Hope
DNA replication and repair intersect in the maintenance of genome stability [Details]
Tuesday, Sep 27, 2005
11:00 AM
Galileo Pyrne Auditorium (12th & Dartmouth)
SEMINAR CANCELLED - Prof. Ken Kuno, Notre Dame University
Solution based semiconductor nanowires: synthesis and optics [Details]
Thursday, Sep 29, 2005
4:00 PM
Seaver South 108
Laura Hoopes, Pomona College
Southern and Northern Nature Reserves for Chinese Cranes [Details]
Thursday, Oct 6, 2005
11:00 AM
Seaver South 108
Marianne Bronner-Fraser, California Institute of Technology
TBA (neural crest development in vertebrates) [Details]
Thursday, Oct 6, 2005
4:00 PM
Seaver South 108
Susan Forsburg, University of Southern California
Replication, recombination, and genome integrity in fission yeast [Details]
Monday, Oct 10, 2005
4:00 PM
Seaver South 108
Emily Wiley, Joint Sciences Department
TBA [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2005
11:00 AM
Seaver South 108
Stuart Sumida, Cal State San Bernadino
The 'Old Dog' of Classical Anatomy: Why You Need it for the 'New Tricks' of Digital Special Effects [Details]
Monday, Oct 24, 2005
4:00 PM
Seaver South 108
Sarah Bottjer, University of Southern California
TBA (Neurocircuitry of bird song) [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 25, 2005
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium (7th & College Ave.)
Prof. Cynthia Larive, UC Riverside
Application of HPLC-NMR, HPLC-MS and MS/MS to Investigate the Environmental Fate of Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics [Details]
Monday, Nov 7, 2005
4:00 PM
Seaver North 202
Professor Dick Partch, Clarkson University
Medicinal Chemistry and Nanotechnology : Antidotes for Overdoses of Therapeutics and Biotoxins [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 8, 2005
11:00 AM
Seaver South 108
Anna Ahn, Harvey Mudd College
Is muscle a black box? Translating neural signals into behavior [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 8, 2005
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall (Keck Science Center - 925 N. Mills Ave)
Prof. Miguel Garcia-Garibay, UCLA
The Design and Testing of Artificial Molecular Machines: A New Challenge for Physical Organic Chemistry [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 15, 2005
11:00 AM
Galileo Pyrne Auditorium (12th & College Ave.)
Prof. Melanie Sanford, Univ. of Michigan
TBA: In the area of Organometallic Chemistry [Details]
Thursday, Nov 17, 2005
11:00 AM
Seaver South 108
Monica Medina, University of California, Merced
Phylogenomics and Functional Genomics of Diverse Metazoan Phyla [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 29, 2005
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall (Keck Science Center - 925 N. Mills Ave)
Prof. Dominic McGrath, Univ. of Arizona
Fighting Terrorism & Disease with Organic Chemistry [Details]
Thursday, Dec 1, 2005
11:00 AM
Seaver South 108
Roeland Nusse, Stanford University
Signalling Models, Embryos and Stem Cells [Details]
Tuesday, Dec 6, 2005
11:00 AM
Galileo Pyrne Auditorium (12th & Dartmouth Ave.)
Prof. Seth Cohen, UC San Diego
TBA: In the area of Bio-organic Chemistry [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 21, 2006
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck
Mary Hatcher-Skeers, Joint Sciences
TBA [Details]
Thursday, Mar 30, 2006
12:00 PM
Seaver South, room 108, Pomona College
Jack Edwards, Jr., Harbor/UCLA Med. Center, David Geffen School of Medicine
Molecular Biological Approaches to Life Threatening Human Infections with Candida albicans: From Bench to Bedside [Details]
Thursday, Apr 6, 2006
11:00 AM
Seaver South, room 108, Pomona College
Suzanne Pfeffer, Chair of Biochemistry, Stanford University
Rab GTPases: master regulators of receptor trafficking. [Details]
Thursday, Apr 13, 2006
11:00 AM
Seaver South, room 108, Pomona College
Michelle Navarro, City of Hope
A mutant allele of the TFIIH helicase gene, RAD3, promotes loss of heterozygosity in response to DNA replication lesions in Saccharomyces cerevisiae [Details]
Thursday, Apr 20, 2006
11:00 AM
Seaver South, room 108, Pomona College
Andre Pires da Silva ,
Evolution of developmental pathways and sex determination [Details]
Wednesday, Sep 13, 2006
4:00 PM
Galileo
Ray Huey, University of Washington
TBA [Details]
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2006
4:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., NRDC, Pace University School of Law
Question and Answer session [Details]
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2006
12:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
David Glanzman, UCLA
Learning and memory in aplysia: it's not just presynaptic anymore [Details]
Wednesday, Sep 27, 2006
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck
Diane Thomson, JSD
From sea otters to serpentine: getting models to talk with data. [Details]
Thursday, Sep 28, 2006
11:00 AM
Seaver North
Richard Lee, Miami University
Life in a frozen gall and other chilling tales of insects in the cold [Details]
Friday, Oct 6, 2006
11:00 AM
Burns lecture hall
Gerald Kooyman, Scripps Institute of Oceanography
Diving to extremes [Details]
Monday, Oct 9, 2006
4:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Dr. David Powell, The Bronx Zoo
Science in the service of wildlife management: basic and applied studies of the wild horses of Assateague [Details]
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2006
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck
Tim Bradley, UC Irvine
The evolutionary physiology of saline tolerance in mosquito larvae. [Details]
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2006
4:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, KSC
Sean Carroll, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Informal session, evolution and development [Details]
Friday, Oct 20, 2006
1:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Hamlin Emory, Neuropharmacological Institute, Los Angeles
Referenced EEG as a biomarker for the treatment of psychiatric conditions [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 24, 2006
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium
Hsing-Lin Wang, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Toward synthesis of functional nanomaterials with tailored structured and electronic properties [Details]
Wednesday, Oct 25, 2006
5:15 PM
Katie Purvis-Roberts, JSD
Particle into liquid sampler (PILS) for southern California PM-2.5 analysis [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 31, 2006
4:15 PM
Andrew Greenstein, UC Berkeley
Serine/threonine kinase signaling in the world's deadliest pathogen, M. tuberculosis. [Details]
Wednesday, Nov 1, 2006
12:00 PM
Steve Henriksen, Western University
Novel neural mechanisms for brain arousal [Details]
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2006
12:00 PM
Antoine Bechera, USC
The neurobiology of decision making [Details]
Wednesday, Jan 24, 2007
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Prof. Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert, Joint Sciences
Protein-protein interactions in the spliceosome [Details]
Tuesday, Jan 30, 2007
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, KSC
Philip Silva, Utah State University
The chemistry of atmospheric particle formation in Cache Valley, Utah and implications for other rapidly urbanizing areas in the West [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 6, 2007
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne
Julia Brumaghim, Clemson University
Determining antioxidant inhibition of DNA damage: From free radicals to cancer prevention [Details]
Wednesday, Feb 7, 2007
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck
Steuard Jensen, Joint Sciences
Extra dimensions in string theory [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 13, 2007
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne
Mary Wirth, University of Arizona
Advances in bioanalytical chemistry using silica colloidal crystals [Details]
Wednesday, Feb 14, 2007
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Ron Pearlman, York University
Genomics and proteomics with the ciliated protozoan Tetrahymena thermophila [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 20, 2007
8:00 PM
Seaver North Auditorium
Robert Grubbs, California Institute of Technology
Applications of olefin metathesis catalysts: Fundamental research to commercial products [Details]
Wednesday, Feb 21, 2007
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Mary Hatcher-Skeers, Joint Sciences
A biophysicists' view of CpG methylation [Details]
Wednesday, Feb 21, 2007
4:30 PM
Seaver North Auditorium
Robert Grubbs, California Institute of Technology
The design of new selective olefin metathesis catalysts for organic synthesis [Details]
Thursday, Feb 22, 2007
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium
Robert Grubbs, California Institute of Technology
Applications of olefin metathesis in the synthesis of materials and complex structures [Details]
Friday, Feb 23, 2007
4:30 PM
Seaver North Auditorium
Robert Grubbs, California Institute of Technology
The design of new materials and strategies for biomedical applications [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 27, 2007
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne
Karen Trentelman, Getty Conservation Institute
The Application of Science to the Study of Works of Art in the Getty Conservation Institute's Museum Research Laboratory [Details]
Thursday, Mar 1, 2007
5:15 PM
Dr. Lawrence Grill, Large Scale Biology Corporation
A biotechnology for making less expensive vaccines and pharmaceuticals. [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 6, 2007
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium
Yvonne Martin, Abbott Laboratories
[Details]
Wednesday, Mar 7, 2007
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck
Erin O'Brien, Joint Sciences
The tragedy of the commons in plant competition [Details]
Thursday, Mar 8, 2007
5:00 AM
Stephanie White, UCLA
TBA (Neuroscience of bird song) [Details]
Wednesday, Mar 21, 2007
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck
Joy Goto, Joint Sciences
Fruit Flies, Fruit Bats and Clues to Neurodegeneration [Details]
Wednesday, Mar 28, 2007
5:15 PM
Richard Holdaway, University of Canterbury
The North Canterbury Palaeome Project: structure and process in the last template wilderness [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 3, 2007
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, KSC
Wilson Francisco, Arizona State University
Role of copper proteins in biology [Details]
Wednesday, Apr 4, 2007
5:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck
Sidi Benzhara, Joint Sciences
A philosphical quest for the reality of time [Details]
Friday, Apr 13, 2007
3:30 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Mark Friedman, Monell Chemical Senses Center
Sensing Energy: A Peripheral Perspective on Feeding Behavior and Overeating [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 17, 2007
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium
Ronald Christensen, National Science Foundation
The long and the short of polyenes: The optical spectroscopy of linearly conjugated systems [Details]
Thursday, Apr 26, 2007
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, KSC
Richard Zare, Stanford University
All That Glitters: Adventures in Surface Plasmon Resonance Spectroscopy [Details]
Tuesday, Sep 18, 2007
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Cort Anastasio, Department of Land, Air & Water Resources, UC Davis
Laboratory and Field Studies of Hydroxyl Radical on Ice [Details]
Thursday, Oct 4, 2007
2:00 PM
Seaver North Lecture Hall, Pomona
Dr. Helen Blackwell, University of Wisconsin-Madison
TBA [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 9, 2007
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne Auditorium, HMC
Dr. Justin Gallivan , Emory
Reprogramming Bacteria with Small Molecules and RNA [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 30, 2007
11:00 AM
Seaver North Lecture Hall, Pomona
Dr. Ka Yee Lee , University of Chicago
TBA [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 6, 2007
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center (JSD)
Dr. Elizabeth Jarvo , UC Irvine
The Design and Development of Nucleophilic Intermediates for Organometallic and Organocatalytic Reactions [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 13, 2007
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne Auditorium, HMC
Dr. David Ginger , University of Washington
Probing Polymer Photovoltaics: Understanding and Optimizing Nanostructured Film Morphology [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 20, 2007
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne Auditorium, HMC
Dr. Liz Thompson , Amgen
TBA [Details]
Tuesday, Dec 4, 2007
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center (JSD)
Dr. Neil Garg , UCLA
Studies in Natural Product Synthesis: Total Synthesis of Sarain A [Details]
Wednesday, Dec 5, 2007
7:00 PM
Galileo Hall
Rabbi Elliot Dorff, Bio-ethicist and theologian at the American Jewish University
Medical Ethics from a Jewish Perspective [Details]
Tuesday, Jan 29, 2008
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center, JSD
Dr. Dennis Dougherty, Caltech
The Chemistry of Nicotine Addiction [Details]
Wednesday, Feb 13, 2008
7:00 PM
Galileo Pryne Auditorium, HMC
Dr. Joan Valentine , UCLA
How does aqueous manganese ion functionally substitute for superoxide dismutase enzymes in vivo? [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 19, 2008
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center, JSD
Dr. Daniel Levin, Norac Pharma
Process R&D and Scale Up – Introduction and Case Studies [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 4, 2008
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne Auditorium, HMC
Dr. Christina White , University of Illinois
TBD [Details]
Monday, Mar 31, 2008
8:00 PM
Seaver North Auditorium
Sir Harold Kroto ,
TBD [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2008
4:30 PM
Seaver North Auditorium
Sir Harold Kroto ,
TBD [Details]
Wednesday, Apr 2, 2008
4:30 PM
Seaver North Auditorium
Sir Harold Kroto ,
TBD [Details]
Thursday, Apr 3, 2008
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium
Sir Harold Kroto ,
TBD [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 8, 2008
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium
Dr. Jay Groves, UC Berkeley
Spatial Organization and the Mechanics of Signal Transduction in Cell Membranes [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2008
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne Auditorium (HMC)
Dr. Chris Vanderwal , UC Irvine
TBD [Details]
Tuesday, Sep 16, 2008
11:00 AM
Pomona Seaver Auditorium
Doug Rees, Caltech
The Structural Basis of Biological Nitrogen Fixation [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 7, 2008
11:00 AM
Pomona Seaver Auditorium
Atul Parikh, UC Davis
Materials Science of Lipid Bilayers [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 14, 2008
11:00 AM
HMC Galileo Pryne
M. G. Finn, The Scripps Research Institute
Tailoring the form and function of virus particles [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 28, 2008
11:00 AM
HMC Galileo Pryne
Suzanne Blum, UC Irvine
"Development of single molecule tools for organic and organometallic chemists" [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 4, 2008
11:00 AM
HMC Galileo Pryne
Hal van Ryswyk, Hervey Mudd College
TBA [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 11, 2008
11:00 AM
Pomona Seaver Auditorium
Josh Figueroa, UCSD
m-Terphenyl Isocyanides: Building a New Class of Reactive Transition Metal Fragments [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 18, 2008
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Joint Science Department
Erin Feenstra, DEA
Forensic Drug Analysis: Anatomy of an Exhibit [Details]
Thursday, Nov 20, 2008
11:00 AM
JSD Burns Auditorium
Pierre Kennepohl, UBC, Vancouver, Canada
Electronic Structure and Reactivity: New Insights from X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy [Details]
Tuesday, Dec 9, 2008
11:00 AM
JSD Burns Lecture Hall
Paul Fischer, Macalester College
The Utility of Donor-Functionalized Cyclopentadienyl Ligands for Heterobimetallic and Zwitterionic Group VI Metal Complexes [Details]
Tuesday, Jan 20, 2009
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne, HMC
Fran Stephens, Los Alamos National Labs
Chemical Hydrogen Storage [Details]
Thursday, Jan 22, 2009
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium, Pomona College
Bruce Demple, Harvard University
Avoiding Radical Entanglements: DNA Repair Mechanisms to Handle Oxidative Damage in the Nucleus and Mitochondria [Details]
Thursday, Jan 29, 2009
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium, Pomona College
Rachel Austin, Bates College
CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER [Details]
Monday, Feb 2, 2009
7:00 PM
Beckman Auditorium, HMC
Isiah Warner, Louisiana State University
Research and Mentoring as Important Tools for Promoting and Maintaining Students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 3, 2009
11:00 AM
Isiah Warner, Louisiana State University
The Nano-World of Chemistry: Applications to Analytical Chemistry [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 10, 2009
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium
Chris Chang, UC Berkeley
Chemical Approaches to Understanding Copper and Peroxide Biology in the Brain [Details]
Monday, Feb 23, 2009
8:00 PM
Seaver North Auditorium, Pomona College
Jennifer Doudna, UC Berkeley
The Many Lives of RNA [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 24, 2009
4:30 PM
Seaver Auditorium, Pomona College
Jennifer Doudna, UC Berkeley
Hijacking the Ribosome: How Viruses use RNA to Control Protein Synthesis [Details]
Wednesday, Feb 25, 2009
4:30 PM
Seaver North Auditorium, Pomona College
Jennifer Doudna, UC Berkeley
Dissecting Dicer: Toward an Understanding of DNA-Regulated Gene Expression [Details]
Thursday, Feb 26, 2009
4:30 PM
Jennifer Doudna, UC Berkeley
RNA: Drugs and Human Health [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 3, 2009
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne, HMC
Luis Campos, UC Santa Barbara
Thiol-ene Click Chemistry as a Platform for the Fabrication of Versatile Materials [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 3, 2009
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Eric Chronister, U. C. Riverside
High Pressure Studies of Molecular Materials [Details]
Thursday, Mar 5, 2009
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Diane Thomson, JSD
What one small plant tells us about big problems: islands, invasions and global change [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2009
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium, Pomona College
Jens-Uwe Grabow, Universitaet Hannover, Germany
TBA [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 7, 2009
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne Auditorium, HMC
Angel Islas, Santa Clara University
Tying up loose ends: The role of DNA polymerases at DNA double-strand breaks [Details]
Monday, Apr 13, 2009
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Wilma Olsen, Rutgers
DNA Mechanics and Gene Regulation [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 21, 2009
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, JSD
Forrest Michael, UW
Catalytic Synthesis of Heterocycles via Transition Metal Catalyzed Alkene Amination Reactions [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 28, 2009
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, JSD
Chris Elles, Kansas University/USC
Ionizing Liquid Water: Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Dynamics [Details]
Tuesday, Sep 8, 2009
11:00 PM
Seaver North
Dr. Chad Saltikov, UC Santa Cruz
How Bacteria Eat and Breathe Arsenic [Details]
Tuesday, Sep 15, 2009
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium
Dr. Russ Hille, UC Riverside
[Details]
Tuesday, Sep 29, 2009
11:00 AM
HMCGalileo Pryne Auditorium
Dr. Mark Bailey, Wildcat Discovery Technologies
High Throughput Materials Research at Wildcat Discovery Technologies [Details]
Thursday, Oct 1, 2009
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Stephen Adolph, HMC
Thermal sensitivity of physiological performance in lizards: ecology and evolution [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 6, 2009
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Sarah Brooks, Texas A&M
Linking Aerosol Chemistry to Ice Cloud Formation [Details]
Thursday, Oct 8, 2009
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Diane Thomson, JSD
Thinking global (change), studying local: invaded California grasslands and Costa Rican secondary forest. [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2009
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Sarah Baird ’01 , George Washington Univ.
Sex and the Classroom: Can Boosting Teenage Schooling Rates be a Weapon against HIV? [Details]
Thursday, Oct 15, 2009
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Catherine McFadden , HMC
Species boundaries, genetic variation, and the quest for a universal DNA "barcode": lessons from octocorals. [Details]
Friday, Oct 16, 2009
3:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Mike Harrington, Department of Molecular Neurology at the Huntington Medical Research Institute
Towards an Understanding of Migraine Pathophysiology [Details]
Thursday, Oct 22, 2009
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Nina Karnovsky, Pomona College
A Bird’s Eye View Of Climate Change In The Arctic [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 27, 2009
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Donna Williams, Williams Art Conservation
[Details]
Wednesday, Oct 28, 2009
12:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium
Jean-Marie Lehn,
[Details]
Thursday, Oct 29, 2009
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
David Slade , JSD
Following a ROCKy Trail - Discovery and Development of a Rho-Kinase Inhibitor for the Treatment of Glaucoma [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 10, 2009
11:00 AM
Seaver North Lecture Hall
Steve Clarke, UCLA
Aging, Cognition and Rejuvenation: A Battle Between Chemistry and Biology [Details]
Thursday, Nov 12, 2009
11:00 AM
Paul Rablen, Swarthmore
Computational Investigation of the Mechanism of Addition of Singlet Carbenes to Cyclopropenes and Bicyclobutanes [Details]
Thursday, Nov 19, 2009
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Anthony Fucaloro, JSD
Volumetric Studies of Aqueous Solutions of Sugars, Poly[vinyl alcohol], and the Polyiodide-poly[vinyl alcohol] Complex [Details]
Tuesday, Dec 1, 2009
4:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Mark Rebeiz, Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology
University of Wisconsin, Madison
The Genetic Paths of Morphological Evolution [Details]
Thursday, Dec 3, 2009
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Patrick Drew, UCSD
Plumbing the Cortex: Imaging Blood Flow in Capillaries in the Awake Mouse Brain [Details]
Monday, Dec 7, 2009
4:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Patrick Ferree, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Cornell University
Immediate and evolutionary effects of genome parasites [Details]
Thursday, Dec 10, 2009
4:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Keith Earley, Department of Biology
University of Pennsylvania
F-box protein, FBW2, regulates post-transcriptional gene silencing in Arabidopsis thaliana [Details]
Monday, Dec 14, 2009
4:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Su-Hwan Kwak, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
University of Michigan
To be a hair, or not to be: cell fate determination in Arabidopsis roots [Details]
Thursday, Jan 21, 2010
9:35 AM
Olin B-143, HMC
Dr. Jeff Chasnov, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Modeling the evolutionary transition from females to self-fertilizing hermaphrodites [Details]
Tuesday, Jan 26, 2010
11:00 AM
HMC - Galileo Pryne
Dr. Rosemary Conrad, Cal Tech
Synthetic Studies on the Natrual Product Aconitine [Details]
Thursday, Jan 28, 2010
11:00 AM
POM - Seaver Auditorium
Dr. Michael Weiss, Case Western
Exploring Proteins by Chemical Syntheis of Non-Standard Analogs [Details]
Monday, Feb 1, 2010
7:30 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Francisco Valero-Cuevas , USC
Understanding finger manipulation: using math to understand brain-body interactions at the neural and anatomical levels [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 2, 2010
11:00 AM
JSD - Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Christopher Bardeen, UC Riverside
Putting nanorods to work: using light to bend and expand organic nanocrystals [Details]
Thursday, Feb 11, 2010
7:00 PM
HMC - Galileo McAlister Auditorium
Dr. Linda Hsieh-Wilson, Cal Tech
Chemical Approaches to Unlocking the Neurobiology of Carbohydrates [Details]
Thursday, Feb 11, 2010
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Thomas Helliwell, HMC
Einstein's Biggest Blunder [Details]
Friday, Feb 12, 2010
2:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, JSD
Dr. Martin Smilkstein, Portland State University
Moving forward (in every direction): Science, service, medicine, and malaria. [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 16, 2010
11:00 AM
HMC - Galileo Pryne
Dr. Ohyun Kwon, UCLA
Phosphine-Catalyzed Annulations and Their Applications [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 23, 2010
11:00 AM
HMC - Galileo Pryne
Dr. Wendy Kelly, Georgia Tech
Thiopeptide Antibiotic Biosynthesis [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 2, 2010
11:00 AM
POM - Seaver Auditorium
Dr. Andrew MaCammon, UC San Diego
Nasty Beasties: Computer-Aided Drug Discovery for Infectious Diseases [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 9, 2010
11:00 AM
JSD -Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Jeremy Kua, University of San Diego
Adventures in Molecular Self-Assembly with a Reactive Force Field [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 30, 2010
11:00 AM
POM - Seaver Auditorium
Dr. Annmarie Eldering, JPL
TBA [Details]
Thursday, Apr 1, 2010
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Joseph Schulz, Occidental College
To catch a fish: The physiology and biomechanics of cone snail prey capture [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 6, 2010
11:00 AM
POM- Seaver Auditorium
Dr. Andy Borovik, UC Irvine
TBA [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 13, 2010
11:00 AM
JSD - Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Wilma Olson, Rutgers
DNA Mechanis and Gene Regulation [Details]
Thursday, Sep 16, 2010
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Karl Haushalter, Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biology
Harvey Mudd College
Inhibiting HIV-AIDS by lentiviral-mediated delivery of small interfering RNA [Details]
Thursday, Sep 16, 2010
3:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Teresa Nick, Univ. of Minnesota
Control of Vocal Plasticity in the Zebra Finch Songbird [Details]
Tuesday, Sep 21, 2010
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Gary Drobny, University of Washington
Solid state NMR Studies of Biomaterials [Details]
Thursday, Sep 23, 2010
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Karen Parfitt, Associate Professor of Biology, Pomona College
"Studying Molecular Mechanisms of Synaptic Transmission Using Specific Mutations in Fly" [Details]
Monday, Sep 27, 2010
4:15 PM
Seaver Commons RM 102, Pomona College
Siddharth Rajaram, Boston University
Using Multi-Modal Neuroimaging to Study Selective Auditory Attention [Details]
Tuesday, Sep 28, 2010
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne
Amanda Hickman, university of Michigan
Catalyst Controlled Regioselective C-H Bond Functionalization [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 5, 2010
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium
Alshakim Nelson, IBM Almaden
Self Assembly with Supramolecular Polymers and Magnetic Nanoparticles [Details]
Thursday, Oct 7, 2010
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Dwight Whitaker, Assistant Professor of Physics, Pomona College
"Tiny Trebuchets and Miniature Mushroom Clouds -- Explosive Spore Dispersal in Plants" [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 12, 2010
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium
Dean Tantillo, UC Davis
Walking In the Woods with Quantum Chemistry. Using Theory to Explore Polycyclization Pathways in Terpene Biosynthesis [Details]
Thursday, Oct 14, 2010
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Melissa Coleman, Joint Science Department
"Neural basis of cooperative behavior in the plain-tailed wren (Thryothorus euophrys)" [Details]
Thursday, Oct 21, 2010
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. A.J. Shaka (HMC '80), Professor of Chemistry, UC Irvine, Keck Science Center, Joint Science Department
"Deep Green" Long-term Zero Carbon Energy for the 21st Century" [Details]
Monday, Oct 25, 2010
3:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Richard Haier, University of California at Irvine
The New Science of Neuro-Intelligence: What Brain Imaging Shows [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 26, 2010
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Crina Nimigean, Weill/Cornell
TBA [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 26, 2010
6:00 PM
Hampton Room, Malott Common
Crina Nimigean, Weill/Cornell
TBA [Details]
Friday, Oct 29, 2010
3:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Alicia Izquierdo, Department of Psychology, California State University, Los Angeles
The Neurobiology of Adapted Decisions: Implications for Studying Normal & Addicted States [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 2, 2010
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium
Sarah Reisman, CalTech
TBA [Details]
Wednesday, Nov 3, 2010
4:00 PM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Dr. Eric Topol, M.D., Scripps Translational Science Institute
"Genomic Approaches to Cardiac Medicine" [Details]
Wednesday, Nov 3, 2010
4:15 PM
Edmunds 101
Richmond Sarpong, UC Berkeley
My Life in Science: Why Nature's Products Are Important to You [Details]
Thursday, Nov 4, 2010
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Philip K. Frykman, M.D., Ph.D., Pitzer '90, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
"Creation of an Animal Model of Hirschsprung Disease and the Integration of Science, Medicine and Surgery" [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 16, 2010
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Mei Hong, Iowa
Structural biology and mechanisms of action of the influenza M2 protein in lipid membranes by solid-state NMR [Details]
Tuesday, Dec 7, 2010
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne
Tom Smith, E&J Gallo
TBA [Details]
Thursday, Feb 3, 2011
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Professor Michael J. Sailor (HMC '83), University of California, San Diego
[Details]
Thursday, Feb 17, 2011
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Christopher Wheeler, Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Biology, UCR
“The role of conspecific odor in the formation and traditional location of overwintering aggregations of convergent ladybird beetles (Hippodamia convergens)” [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 22, 2011
11:00 AM
HMC Galileo
Prof. Jim Mayer, University of Washington
TBA [Details]
Thursday, Feb 24, 2011
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Prof. Jason Shulman (Pitzer '01), Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Houston
A fundamental measurement: Using capacitance experiments to develop a mechanism for negative capacitance phenomena [Details]
Thursday, Mar 3, 2011
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
David G. Watumull, President and CEO, Cardax Pharmaceutical, Inc.
"Big Pharma Crisis = Small Biotech Opportunity" [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 8, 2011
11:00 AM
KSC Burns Lecture Hall
Prof. Nathan Gianneschi, University of California, San Diego
Programming Morphogenesis into Synthetic Materials [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 8, 2011
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Professor Nathan Gianneschi, University of California, San Diego
"Programming Morphogenesis into Synthetic Materials" [Details]
Thursday, Mar 10, 2011
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Daniel Stoebel (Pomona '00), Assistant Professor of Biology, Harvey Mudd College
"The role of mobile genetic elements in the experimental evolution of gene regulation in E. coli" [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 22, 2011
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Anna Wenzel, Joint Science Department
The Characterization and Dynamics of Substituted Ruthenacyclobutanes Relevant to the Olefin Cross-Metathesis Reaction [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 22, 2011
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Anna Wenzel, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Joint Science Department
"The Characterization and Dynamics of Substituted Ruthenacyclobutanes Relevant to the Olefin Cross-Metathesis Reaction" [Details]
Thursday, Mar 24, 2011
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Andy Johnson, Dean and Susan Ames, Associate Professor, CGU School of Community and Global Health
"Neurocognitive and Appetitive Behavior Research at the Claremont School of Community and Global Health" [Details]
Thursday, Mar 24, 2011
11:00 AM
Pomona, Seaver North Auditorium
Steve Lippard, MIT
Detecting and Understanding Neurochemical and Other Roles of Mobile Zinc and Nitric Oxide in Biology [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 29, 2011
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
James M. Mason, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
"The Unusual Telomeres of Drosophila" [Details]
Monday, Apr 4, 2011
9:00 AM
Peter Agee, Johns Hopkins
TBA [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 12, 2011
11:00 AM
Pomona, Seaver North Auditorium
Prof. Scott Silverman, University of Illinois
DNA as a Catalyst [Details]
Thursday, Apr 14, 2011
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Brendan Borrell, Independent Journalist/Ph.D. in Biology, UC Berkeley
"How to Sell Your Work to a Public Audience (Part 1)" [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 19, 2011
11:00 AM
Pomona, Seaver North Auditorium
Carole Bewley, National Institutes of Health
Mining symbiont-rich marine sponges as a source of new anti-infectives [Details]
Wednesday, Apr 20, 2011
12:00 PM
Hampton Room, Scripps College
Dr. Christoper Maines, Ph.D., U.S. National Gallery of Art
“Scientific Analysis and Materials Research in the Conservation of Photographs” [Details]
Thursday, Apr 21, 2011
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Professor Joseph Kao, University of Maryland School of Medicine
“Controlling Living Cells with Light and Photochemistry" [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 26, 2011
11:00 AM
HMC Galileo
Dr. Grace Credo, Intel Corporation
TBA [Details]
Thursday, Sep 8, 2011
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Melissa Coleman, Assistant Professor of Biology, Keck Science
"Feedback in the nervous system and its role in modulation of a defined behavior" [Details]
Tuesday, Sep 13, 2011
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium (Pomona)
Danielle Dube, Bowdoin College
A Chemical Approach to Discover Glycoproteins in the Pathogen Helicobacter pylor [Details]
Thursday, Sep 15, 2011
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Centeer
Anna Wenzel, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Keck Science Center
Catalysis in organic chemistry [Details]
Tuesday, Sep 20, 2011
10:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium (Pomona)
Bruce Lipshutz, UC Santa Barbara
Getting Organic Solvents Out of Organic Reactions [Details]
Thursday, Sep 22, 2011
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Vishwanath Venketaraman, Western University of Health Sciences
Immune responses against TB infection [Details]
Tuesday, Sep 27, 2011
11:00 AM
Dan Ratner, University of Washington
Tales of a Wayward Chemist: From Carbohydrate Chemistry to Biointerfacial Engineering for Glycomics [Details]
Thursday, Sep 29, 2011
1:30 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Greg Hinckley, Mentor Graphics
Electronic design automation: the software behind the electronics revolution NOTE SPECIAL TIME! [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 4, 2011
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium (Pomona)
Alison Butler, UC Santa Barbara
Molecular Mechanisms of Microbial Iron Acquisition: Photoreactive and Amphiphilic Marine Siderophores [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 4, 2011
4:30 PM
Galileo - Edwards, Harvey Mudd College
Bruce McCandless II, Captain, USN, Ret. NASA Astronaut (former)
Life in Interesting Times [Details]
Thursday, Oct 6, 2011
7:00 PM
Galilieo Pryne Auditorium (HMC)
Madeleine Jacobs, CEO of American Chemical Society
[Details]
Thursday, Oct 6, 2011
6:00 PM
Hampton Room, Mallott Commons, Scripps College
Kathryn McEachern, Research Plant Ecologist, USGS-WERC
Rare Plants on the Northern Channel Islands [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2011
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall (KSD)
Catharine Larsen, UC Riverside
Base- and Ligand-Free Copper(II) Catalysis Forms Propargylamines from Sulfonamides to N-Heterocycles [Details]
Thursday, Oct 20, 2011
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Adam Bailis, City of Hope
DNA replication and homologous recombination: two apparati, one purpose [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 25, 2011
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall (KSD)
Paula Diaconescu, UCLA
Reactivity behavior of metal complexes supported by chelated-ferrocene ligands [Details]
Friday, Oct 28, 2011
7:00 PM
Galileo Pryne Auditorium (HMC)
Peter Atkins, Oxford University
[Details]
Saturday, Oct 29, 2011
7:15 PM
Bernhard Field Station, Southwest Entrance
Steve Naftilan, Tom Dershem, Walter Cook, Bidushi Bhattacharya, W.M. Keck Science Department
Jupiter @ Opposition -- Telescope Observations at Bernard Field Station [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 1, 2011
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall (KSD)
Theo Agapie, Caltech
Synthesis and Reactivity of First Row Transition Metal Clusters [Details]
Thursday, Nov 3, 2011
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Nancy Hamlett, Harvey Mudd College
Microbes and mercury - from marshes to molecules [Details]
Monday, Nov 7, 2011
7:00 PM
J. Andrew McCammon, University of California, San Diego
[Details]
Thursday, Nov 17, 2011
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Christian Ott, CalTech Astronomy
Listening to the sound of cosmic explosions [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 22, 2011
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne Auditorium (HMC)
Peter Dervan, Caltech
[Details]
Thursday, Dec 1, 2011
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Heather Knutson, CalTech Astronomy
The grand tour: planetary atmospheres outside the solar system [Details]
Friday, Dec 2, 2011
7:00 PM
Galileo Pryne Auditorium (HMC)
Judith Giordan, VentureWell
[Details]
Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne
Katherine Van Heuvelen,
The Complexities of Counting Electrons: One-Electron Oxidation of an Oxoiron(IV) Species [Details]
Tuesday, Jan 24, 2012
11:00 AM
Galileo
Kim Prather, UCSD
[Details]
Thursday, Jan 26, 2012
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Daniel Gibson, Venter Institute
Building a Synthetic Cell [Details]
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2012
11:00 AM
HMC Galileo
Adam Urbach, Trinity University
Artificial Receptors for Peptides and Proteins [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 7, 2012
5:30 PM
Athenaeum
R. Scott Hawley, Stowers Institute
When good eggs go bad - because sometimes even chromosomes aren't perfect [Details]
Thursday, Feb 9, 2012
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Paul Nerenberg, Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, Keck Science Department
Oil (and a few other things) in water: balancing solute-solvent interactions in bio-molecular simulations [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012
11:00 AM
Galileo
Alex Spokoyny, Northwestern University
[Details]
Thursday, Feb 23, 2012
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Sarah Sabatino, University of Southern California
When good forks go bad - visualizing replication dynamics and collapse [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 28, 2012
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne, HMC
Karen Morrison (HMC '08), University of Illinois
[Details]
Tuesday, Mar 6, 2012
11:00 AM
Dan Siehl, Dupont
[Details]
Thursday, Mar 8, 2012
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Kris Kaiser, University of California, Riverside
Global amphibian declines: a case study in an emerging infectious disease from Belize, Central America [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Eileen Spain, Occidental College
An Isoprenoid and a Perfluorocarboxylic Acid: Two Surfactants at Environmentally Significant Interfaces [Details]
Thursday, Mar 22, 2012
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Emily Wiley, Assoc. Prof. of Biology & Matt Benoit, Visiting Asst. Prof. of Biology, Keck Science Department
Genome packaging dynamics: big revelations from a quirky little cell and Your cat's a fathead: allometric analyses of the skulls of Felidae [Details]
Monday, Apr 2, 2012
4:00 PM
Seaver North Chemistry Laboratory, Room 202
Dr. Paul Barker , Downing College, University of Cambridge
Amyloid Fibrils as Self-Assembling Functional Nanomaterials [Details]
Thursday, Apr 5, 2012
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Vetche Sahakian, Harvey Mudd College
Fish in a pond: from cosmology to string theory [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Paula Diaconescu, UCLA
Reactivity behavior of metal complexes supported by chelated-ferrocene ligands [Details]
Thursday, Apr 12, 2012
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Walt Koenig, Cornell University
Incest, infanticide and group sex in California: the cooperative breeding system of the Acorn Woodpecker [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012
11:00 AM
Seaver, POM
Tim Steimle, Arizona State University
[Details]
Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012
6:00 PM
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Uma Chowdhry, Chief Science and Technology Officer, Emeritus, DuPont
Transforming an American Industry [Details]
Thursday, Apr 19, 2012
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Uma Chowdhry, Chief Science and Technology Officer, Emeritus, DuPont
Innovations fueling a new era of Sustainability [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Dustin Maly, University of Washington
The Chemical Biology of Signal Transduction [Details]
Thursday, Sep 13, 2012
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Emily Wiley, Associate Professor of Biology, Keck Science Department
Genome packaging: big revelations from a quirky little cell [Details]
Thursday, Sep 27, 2012
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Professor Elizabeth Glater, Harvey Mudd College
What's for dinner? A tale of genes, neuronal circuits and choice in C. elegans [Details]
Thursday, Oct 11, 2012
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Professor Brandon Gaut, UC, Irvine
Experimental evolution of E. coli bacteria and the molecular diversity of adaptive divergence [Details]
Thursday, Oct 25, 2012
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Professor Herbert Schweizer, Colorado State University
Burkholderia pseudomallei: antibiotic resistance in a stealth bacterium [Details]
Thursday, Nov 8, 2012
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Steve Naftilan, Professor of Physics, Keck Science Department
The chemical composition of extrasolar planets: what white dwarfs can tell us [Details]
Thursday, Nov 15, 2012
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Newton Copp, Professor of Biology, Keck Science Department
How does a nervous system control locomotion? What the crayfish tells us [Details]
Thursday, Nov 29, 2012
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Professor Ken Nagy, UCLA
Desert Tortoise Ecophysiology and Conservation [Details]
Thursday, Dec 6, 2012
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Professor Sharon Gerbode, Harvey Mudd College
Mechanics, motion, and morphosis in plants [Details]
Thursday, Dec 13, 2012
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Andy Randono, Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, Keck Science Department
Is geometry fermionic or bosonic? [Details]
Thursday, Jan 24, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Professor Jay Pasachoff, Williams College
Transits of Venus and Mercury: Exoplanet Analogs in Our Solar System [Details]
Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture hall
Prof. Erik J. Sorensen, Princeton
Taking Risks in Complex Synthesis Design [Details]
Thursday, Jan 31, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Dr. Bidushi Bhattacharya, Keck Science Department
Space-based asteroid studies using NASA and other international space telescopes [Details]
Thursday, Feb 7, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Professor Blake Riggs, San Francisco State University
Cell cycle control of mitotic ER reorganization in the early Drosophila embryo [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture hall
Claire Knezevic, University of Illinois
The Development of Selective Poly(ADP-ribose) Glycohydrolase Inhibitors [Details]
Thursday, Feb 14, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Professor Mark Morris, UCLA
The restless black hole at the center of our Milky Way Galaxy [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne
Andy Sappey, Zolo Technologies
[Details]
Thursday, Feb 21, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Professor Taviare Hawkins, Univ. of Wisconsin, La Crosse
A fluorescent glimpse into the physics of microtubules... [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013
11:00 AM
Galileo Pryne
Gary Patterson, Carnegie Mellon
[Details]
Thursday, Feb 28, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Professor Ting Wu, Harvard University
When homologs meet: pairing in Drosophila, nematodes, and mammals [Details]
Thursday, Mar 7, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Margaret Scheuermann, University of Washington
Exploring the reactivity of late metal complexes with dioxygen [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013
11:00 AM
Peter Iovine, USD
[Details]
Thursday, Mar 14, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Professor Richard Stouthamer, UC, Riverside
Manipulating microbes versus parasitic chromosomes: dynamics of sex ratio distorters in a Mojave desert wasp population [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013
11:00 AM
Seaver Auditorium
Nicholas Melosh, Stanford
[Details]
Thursday, Mar 28, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Professor Sara Olson, Pomona College
Cracking the eggshell: assembly of protective barriers following fertilization of the C. elegans embryo [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture hall
Gabe Rocklin, UCSF
Predicting protein-ligand binding affinity using molecular dynamics simulations [Details]
Thursday, Apr 4, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Professor U.J. Sofia, American University
The Effect of Solar Variability on Global Climate Change Models [Details]
Thursday, Apr 11, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Professor Samantha Cheng (Scripps Alumna), UCLA
Cryptic diversity within the big fin reef squids (Sepioteuthis cf. lessoniana) in the Indian and Indo-Pacific Oceans [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture hall
Greg Weiss, UC Irvine
Exploring Chemistry and Biology with Nanometer-Scale Electronics [Details]
Thursday, Apr 18, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Professor Marty Wallace, Pomona College
TBA [Details]
Thursday, Apr 25, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Dr. Branwen Williams, Keck Science Department
Coralline algal records of high-latitude environmental change [Details]
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013
4:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Sue Celniker PZ '75, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Exploration of the Drosophila Transcriptome in Time and Space [Details]
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013
4:15 PM
Seaver North Auditorium, Pomona College
Professor Paul Rainey, Massey University, New Zealand
The Evolutiion of Bet Hedging [Details]
Thursday, Sep 19, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Prof. Adriana Briscoe, UC Irvine
Adaptive Evolution of the Color Vision Systems of Mimetic Butterflies [Details]
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Career Services,
An Intro to Career Services [Details]
Thursday, Sep 26, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Prof. Bryan Thines, Keck Science
Get Stressed! Protein Degradation in Plant Responses to the Environment [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Prof. Katie Purvis-Roberts, Keck Science Department
Aliphatic Amines as a Component of Particulate Matter Air Pollution [Details]
Thursday, Oct 3, 2013
8:00 PM
Bridges Auditorium, Pomona College
V.S. Ramachandran, UC San Diego
What neurology can reveal about the human mind [Details]
Thursday, Oct 3, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Keck Science Faculty, Keck Science Department
Keck Science Bio/Phys Research Overview [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013
11:00 AM
Shanahan TLB B480 (new building), HMC
Grace Credo HMC '96, Intel
Chemistry at the Interface: Opportunities Where Biology Meets Silicon [Details]
Thursday, Oct 10, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Prof. David Mobley, UC Irvine
Developing computer tools to guide pharmaceutical drug discovery [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium, Pomona
Thomas J. Lane PO '10, Stanford
Pleasing Boltzmann:Why static structures of proteins and nucleic acids aren't enough and what we can do about it [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013
4:30 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Dr. Arthur Shimamura, UC Berkeley
Recollecting the past: An analysis of the neural basis of episodic memory [Details]
Thursday, Oct 17, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Lesanna Lahner, Seattle Zoo
Wild Eyes: Ocular challenges in marine animals [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013
11:00 AM
Shanahan TLB B480 (new building), HMC
Tom Miller, Caltech
Quantum dynamics from classical trajectories: New approaches to simulating biological and molecular catalysts [Details]
Thursday, Oct 31, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Prof. Simone Bordoni, Cal Tech
Towards a theoretical understanding of large-scale monsoons and their response to climate changes [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Floyd Romesberg, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla
Expansion of the Genetic Alphabet [Details]
Thursday, Nov 7, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Prof. Khameeka Kit, Stanford University
Role for Asef in the maturation and maintenance of endothelial cell-cell adhesions [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013
11:00 AM
Shanahan TLB B480 (new building), HMC
Timothy Clark, USD
Substrate-Directed C-H Borylation of Substituted Arenes [Details]
Thursday, Nov 14, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Prof. Martin Sander, University of Bonn
Ontogeny and Phylogeny of Sauropod Dinosaurs Reconstructed from Bone Histology [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013
11:00 AM
Keck Science Center, Burns Lecture Hall
Matt Bush, Univ. of Washington
Native Mass Spectrometry: Ionization, Ion Mobility, and the Mammalian Circadian Clock [Details]
Thursday, Nov 21, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Prof. Ashok Deniz, Scripps Research Institute
Single-molecule biophysics of intrinsic protein disorder [Details]
Thursday, Dec 5, 2013
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Prof. Tim Higham, UC Riverside
Thrusting tails and tacky toes: the evolutionary biomechanics of gecko movement [Details]
Thursday, Feb 6, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Sean Stone, Claremont Library
Citations and references [Details]
Thursday, Feb 13, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Zeynep Akyol Ataman, Keck Science
Understanding Nipah Virus, the Deadliest Virus You've Never Heard Of [Details]
Thursday, Feb 20, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Julia Massimelli, Keck Science
Transcriptional and post-transcriptional gene regulation mediated by cis-regulatory elements and non-coding RNAs [Details]
Thursday, Feb 27, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Bill Stewart, UC Riverside
How prey fish detect and evade fish predators [Details]
Thursday, Mar 6, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Charles Marshall, UC Berkeley
Explaining the Cambrian Explosion of Animals [Details]
Thursday, Mar 13, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Benjamin Santer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory [Nobel Prize]
Volcanic Contribution to the Recent Warming Hiatus [Details]
Thursday, Mar 27, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Dr. Anna Larsen, Ithaca College
Fulbright Ambassador Presentation in STEM field: Carborane-based Ionics and Other Projects at Universidad de Buenos Aires [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Andrew Udit, Occidental College
Catalysis & Coagulation: Chemical Approaches for Biological Problems [Details]
Thursday, Apr 3, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Michelle Povinelli, USC
Light Interaction with Nanostructured Materials: Photovoltaics and Self-Assembly [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium, Pomona College
Drew Duncan, Willamette University
TBD [Details]
Thursday, Apr 10, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Melissa Coleman, Keck Science Department
Wired to Cooperate: Behavioral and neural mechanisms of duet singing in a neotropical wren [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014
11:00 AM
Shanahan TLB B480, HMC
Andy Borovik, UC Irvine
Synthesis as a Window into Metallobiochemistry [Details]
Thursday, Apr 17, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
John Dabiri, CalTech
Bio-inspired Wind Energy: From fish schools and seagrass to better wind farms [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium, Pomona College
Lauren Benz, University of San Diego
The Adsorption of Carbon Dioxide by ZIF-8 Nano-Sponge Films [Details]
Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Ryosuke Motani, UC Davis
Ichthyosaurs: their discovery, evolution, and adaptation to aquatic lifestyles [Details]
Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014
4:15 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Tony Jimenez/Diana Azurdia, Chicano Latino Student Affairs (CLSA)/UCLA Undergraduate Research Center - Sciences
Applying to Graduate Schools in the Sciences and for an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship [Details]
Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014
11:00 AM
POM (Seaver North Auditorium)
Vy Dong, UC Irvine
A few of my favorite rings: Catalytic cycles inspired by macrocycles [Details]
Thursday, Sep 11, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Akua Asa-Awuku, UCR Chemical & Environmental Engineering
How do Clouds Form? Linking Aerosol Properties to Cloud Condensation Nuclei [Details]
Thursday, Sep 18, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Lisette de Pillis, HMC Mathematics
Modeling Cancer-Immune System Dynamics [Details]
Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014
11:00 AM
KSD (Burns Lecture Hall)
Career Services from CMC, Scripps, and Pitzer, Teresa Flores Roberts, Vicki Klopsch, Diana Seder
Career Services Overview [Details]
Thursday, Sep 25, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Brian Siana, UCR Physics & Astronomy
Using Gravitational Telescopes to Detect the Faintest Galaxies in the Universe [Details]
Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014
11:00 AM
KSD (Burns Lecture Hall)
Dennis Wolan, The Scripps Research Institute
Chemical-based interrogation of the human gut microbiome [Details]
Thursday, Oct 2, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Christy Brigham, National Park Service
Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Ecological Restoration and Research in the United States' Largest Urban National Park [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014
11:00 AM
Shanahan Recital Hall B480 (HMC)
Dave Vosburg, Harvey Mudd College
A Sabbatical Year at the University of Cambridge: Nanoscale Prisons for Chemicals -- Incarceration Affects Molecular Psychology [Details]
Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
7:00 PM
Shanahan Auditorium (HMC)
Adam Arkin, UC Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs
Knowledge, Context and Process: Building a Foundational Infrastructure for Engineering Cells for Use in an Uncertain World [Details]
Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Colin Robins, Keck Science Department
Data in the dirt: Deciphering landscape evolution and environmental history from ancient desert soils [Details]
Thursday, Oct 16, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
William Sullivan, UCSC
Wolbachia, African River Blindness and Big Sur [Details]
Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Chris Tracy, CSUF
Water and temperature regulation in Australian tree frogs: Do Australian tree frogs sweat like frogs on a hot plate? [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Jennifer Prescher, UC Irvine
Expanding the Imaging Toolbox [Details]
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Joel Abraham, CSUF
Education and Ecology [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium
Bob Rawle (PO '08), Stanford
TBD [Details]
Thursday, Nov 6, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Kathleen Johnson, UCI
Paleoclimatology, Speleology, Isotope and Trace Element Geochemistry [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014
11:00 AM
Shanahan Recital Hall
Paul Thiessen, NIH
TBD [Details]
Thursday, Nov 13, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Eric Friedman, UCB
Brain Networks [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014
11:00 AM
Shanahan Recital Hall
Andy Meyer, Wyatt Technology
TBD [Details]
Thursday, Nov 20, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
John Dabiri, Caltech
Bio-inspired Wind Energy: From fish schools and seagrass to better wind farms [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014
11:00 AM
Shanahan Recital Hall
Amanda (Brooks) Reig (CMC alum), Ursinus College
Functional Tuning in Di-Iron Carboxylate Enzymes: Insights from De Novo Designed Proteins [Details]
Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Neil Garg, UCLA
TBD [Details]
Friday, Jan 30, 2015
12:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Dr. Jiing-Kuan Yee, City of Hope
Gene Editing in Human Stem Cells [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall (KSD)
Mark Thompson, USC
Getting the Most out of Organic Solar Cells [Details]
Friday, Feb 6, 2015
1:30 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Kelton McMahon, UCSC
Millennial-scale plankton regime shifts in the subtropical North Pacific Ocean: a compound-specific stable isotope approach [Details]
Friday, Feb 13, 2015
12:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Victoria Fort, Keck Science/Postbac
Field Experiences in Global Public Health [Details]
Friday, Feb 20, 2015
12:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Prof. Chiu-Yen Kao, CMC, Math
Introduction to image segmentation and its applications to biomedical images [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015
11:00 AM
Shanahan Recital Hall (HMC)
Paul Fischer, Macalester
Group VI Metal Complexes of Tris(diphenylphosphinomethyl)phenylborate [Details]
Friday, Feb 27, 2015
1:30 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Chris Kempes, Caltech
Mathematical Biology Topic [Details]
Monday, Mar 2, 2015
8:00 PM
Seaver North Auditorium, Pomona
Jack Szostak, Harvard
The Origins of Cellular Life [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium, Pomona
Jack Szostak, Harvard
Synthesis of the Building Blocks of Life on the Early Earth [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015
4:30 PM
Seaver North Auditorium, Pomona
Jack Szostak, Harvard
RNA Replication Before Enzymes [Details]
Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015
4:30 PM
Seaver North Auditorium, Pomona
Jack Szostak, Harvard
Primitive Cell Membranes and the Assembly of the First Cells [Details]
Friday, Mar 6, 2015
12:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Toru Ohira, Nagoya University
Mathematical Biology Topic [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015
11:00 AM
Shanahan Recital Hall (HMC)
Liang-Chy Chien, Kent State
Science and Applications of Polymer and Liquid Crystal Composites [Details]
Friday, Mar 13, 2015
1:30 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Rhiannon Rognstad, Keck Science Department
TBA [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015
4:30 PM
Pomona College
Julia Greer, Caltech
Materials by Design: 3-Dimensional Architected Structural Meta-Materials [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
11:00 AM
Shanahan Recital Hall (HMC)
John Phillips, Materia (Pasadena)
The Commercialization of Metathesis: From Academia to Market [Details]
Friday, Apr 3, 2015
12:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Pamela Yeh, UCLA
Evolution of Multi-Drug Resistance in Bacteria [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015
11:00 AM
Shanahan Recital Hall (HMC)
Anna Krylov, USC
Photooxidation and Photoreduction Processes in Fluorescent Proteins: New Insights from Electronic Structure Calculations [Details]
Friday, Apr 10, 2015
12:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Nick Konidaris, Caltech
The Dynamic Universe (as seen from Palomar) [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall (KSD)
Tim Bertram, Wisconsin
TBD [Details]
Friday, Apr 17, 2015
12:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Prof. Lars Schmitz, Keck Science Department
Morphological Evolution Topic [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall (KSD)
Sri Kosuri, UCLA
Synthetic Approaches to Understanding Cis-Regulation [Details]
Thursday, Apr 23, 2015
12:00 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Dr. Adam Bailis, City of Hope
The Genetic Control of Tumor Suppression: The tumor susceptibility and resistance gene, RAD52 [Details]
Friday, May 1, 2015
1:30 PM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Adam Schwartzberg, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Watching the conversion of photons into electrons with ultra-short pulses of light [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
11:00 AM
Keck Science Department, Burns Lecture Hall
Casey Jones, Lewis and Clark College
Progress toward a self-healing arterial stent [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015
11:00 AM
Harvey Mudd College / Shanahan B480
Dana Weinberger,
Chemistry as a basis for a career in regulatory affairs for pharmaceuticals [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015
11:00 AM
Keck Science Department, Burns Lecture Hall
Anna Mapp, University of Michigan
[Details]
Tuesday, Nov 3, 2015
11:00 AM
Harvey Mudd College / Shanahan B480
Mary Beth Daub, UC Irvine
A Unified Synthetic Approach Toward the Kalihinanes [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015
11:00 AM
Harvey Mudd College / Shanahan B480
Whitney Duim, Harvey Mudd College
[Details]
Tuesday, Nov 17, 2015
11:00 AM
Pomona College / Seaver North Auditorium
Matt Ferguson, LodeSpin Labs
Iron oxide nanoparticles designed for Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI) a new molecular imaging modality [Details]
Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015
11:00 AM
Keck Science Department, Burns Lecture Hall
Mikhail Shapiro, Caltech
Molecular engineering for non-invasive imaging and control of cellular function [Details]
Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015
11:00 AM
Pomona College / Seaver North Auditorium
Sharon Ebeler, UC Davis
[Details]
Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium, Pomona
Rich Roberts, USC
Targeting Growth Factor Receptors with SUPR Peptides [Details]
Friday, Jan 29, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Dr. Raul Diaz, La Sierra University
The Veiled Chameleon: A Useful System for Studying the Bizarre [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium, Pomona
Leslie Murray, Florida
[Details]
Friday, Feb 5, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Dr. Greg Brennan, Western University of the Health Sciences
Gene amplification provides a molecular foothold for viral transmission and adaptation to new species [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016
11:00 AM
Shanahan B480, HMC
Ross Tokmakian HMC '79, Accenture
[Details]
Friday, Feb 19, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Dr. Lawrence Goodwin,
Preparing for medical school and how to be a doctor [Details]
Friday, Feb 26, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Dr. Kathryn E. Theiss, Cal State Dominguez Hills
Plant Evolution in a Changing Climate [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Donald Elmore, Wellesley
[Details]
Tuesday, Mar 8, 2016
11:00 AM
Shanahan B480, HMC
Tim Swager, MIT
[Details]
Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016
11:00 AM
Shanahan B480, HMC
Jonathan Litz, UW
[Details]
Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium, Pomona
W.E. Moerner "Robbins Lecture", Stanford
[Details]
Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Arthur Glasfeld, Reed
[Details]
Friday, Apr 8, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Dr. Luis Chaippe, Natural History Museum of LA
Birding in the Mesozoic: Recent Insights on the Early Evolution of Birds [Details]
Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
James Boedicker, USC
[Details]
Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium, Pomona
Marion Emmert, Worcester
[Details]
Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium, Pomona
Roberta Hamme,
[Details]
Friday, Sep 16, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Leila Rieder, Brown University
Balancing and Coordinating the Genome [Details]
Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016
11:00 AM
Pomona College (Seaver North Auditorium)
Elizabeth Young, Amherst College
TBD [Details]
Friday, Sep 30, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Branwen Williams, Keck Science
Corals and coralline algae: tools to discern natural from human-caused environmental change [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016
11:00 AM
Pomona College (Seaver North Auditorium)
Jim Hamilton, University of Wisconsin-Platteville and Photonic Cleaning Technologies
TBD [Details]
Friday, Oct 7, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Akana Noto, Keck Science
Abiotic and biotic drivers of spatial variation in salt marsh species interactions and community dynamics [Details]
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016
11:00 AM
Harvey Mudd College (Shanahan B480)
John McNeil, John McNeil and Company
Building a Multi-Disciplinary Career in a Specialist's World [Details]
Friday, Oct 14, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Gordon Ober, Keck Science
The effects of climate change on macroalgal growth, trophic interactions, and community structure [Details]
Friday, Oct 21, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
John Milton, Keck Science
Dynamical Diseases: Insights into the etiology and treatment of medical emergencies [Details]
Friday, Oct 28, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Joseph Cohen, Keck Science
Small Molecule and Chimeric Antigen Receptor Engineered T-Cells Targeting TGF-Beta for the Eradication of Human Cancer Cells [Details]
Friday, Nov 4, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Jenna Monroy, Keck Science
The spring in your step: Understanding muscle elasticity and the role of titin in active muscle [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016
11:00 AM
Pomona College (Seaver North Auditorium
Paul Cheong, Oregon State
[Details]
Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016
11:00 AM
Humanities Auditorium (Scripps College)
Ethan Van Arnam, Harvard University
Antibiotics from ant symbionts: new molecules with unusual genetic origins [Details]
Friday, Nov 11, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Findley Finseth, Keck Science
Genomics of adaptive and non-adaptive evolution in Mimulus monkeyflowers [Details]
Friday, Nov 18, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Megan Lazorski, Keck Science
Solar energy conversion, artificial photosynthesis, and electron transfer [Details]
Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
11:00 AM
Harvey Mudd College (Shanahan B480)
Michael Takase, Caltech
[Details]
Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Auditorium
James Smith (HMC '84), UC Irvine
Aitken nuclei: “Little things in the atmosphere working great effects by virtue of their numbers” [Details]
Friday, Dec 2, 2016
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
David Smith, Keck Science
From Genes to Ecosystems: Studying Plant Evolution to Understand Species Interactions and Community Structure [Details]
Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016
11:00 AM
Harvey Mudd College (Shanahan B480)
Annmarie Eldering, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
[Details]
Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium (Pomona)
David Tirrell, Caltech
[Details]
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Danielle Dube, Bowdoin College
Chemical tools to discover and target glycoproteins on pathogenic bacteria [Details]
Friday, Feb 3, 2017
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
James Wells, Keck Science Department
Less is (Sometimes) More: Loading and Losing Ions from a Radio-Frequency Trap [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium (Pomona)
JoAnne Stubbe, MIT
Use of Unnatural Amino Acids to Unravel a 35 Ă… Oxidation to Make DNA Building Blocks [Details]
Friday, Feb 10, 2017
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Lindsey Burbank, USDA-ARS
Cold response in Xylella Fastidiosa - influence of the environment on plant disease [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
11:00 AM
Shanahan B480 (HMC)
Alison Butler, UC Santa Barbara
[Details]
Friday, Feb 17, 2017
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Anna Ahn, Harvey Mudd College
Science vs. Pseudoscience: Avoiding B.S. [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall
Matt Pratt, USC
Understanding the consequences of posttranslational modifications using chemistry [Details]
Friday, Feb 24, 2017
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Andrew Farke, Alf Museum
East, West, North, South: Biogeography of the Horned (and Hornless) Dinosaurs [Details]
Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
11:00 AM
Shanahan B480 (HMC)
Amanda Hickman, Honeywell
Managing Chemistry from the Bench to the Boardroom [Details]
Friday, Mar 3, 2017
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Elizabeth Rega, Western University of Health Sciences
TBA [Details]
Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
11:00 AM
Seaver North Auditorium (Pomona)
Greg Fu, Caltech
[Details]
Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
11:00 AM
Shanahan B480 (HMC)
Jennifer Holmgren,
[Details]
Friday, Mar 24, 2017
11:00 AM
Burns Lecture Hall, Keck Science Center
Jessica Bean, UC, Berkeley
Understanding Global Change -- an Outreach and Education project of the University of California Museum of Paleontology [Details]