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Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Alexei Kojevnikov
Affiliation: 
Department of History, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

Quantum mechanics exploded on to the intellectual scene in 1925. Within 18 months following the first paper by Werner Heisenberg, its radical ideas resonated in...

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:30 to 13:30
Event Category: 
Special - Event
Speaker: 
Dr. Theresa McCormick
Affiliation: 
Portland State University
Location: 
Chemistry D211

Please join us on February 20th at 12:30 in the chemistry graduate student lounge for a career workshop hosted by UBC's Women in Chemistry group...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
CBDG - Chemical Biology Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Jonathon Briggs - Brumer Group
Affiliation: 
Michael Smith Laboratories, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Abstract:

Every adult human carries a community of microbes numbering the trillions in their distal gut known as the Human Gut Microbiota. These microbes have evolved to...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Eugenia Kumacheva I 3M Lecture
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

Cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs), highly crystalline rod-like nanoparticles, have recently attracted revived research interest, both in fundamental studies of self-...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
ODG - Organic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Qinghao Chen
Affiliation: 
Merck
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Abstract:

Elbasvir and ruzasvir are the NS5A protein inhibitor in Merck’s oral combination therapy for the treatment of hepatitis C. The aminal stereocenter of elbasvir was...

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Jeremiah A. Johnson
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

All polymer networks have cyclic molecular topologies that critically impact their bulk properties. Nevertheless, these cyclic topologies have historically been...

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Jan Weigand
Affiliation: 
Technische Universität Dresden
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

Our research contributes to the field of synthetic chemistry both, inorganic and organic, by identifying and developing highly-selective phosphorus derivatives...

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 12:30 to 15:30
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Rebecca Sherbo
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Berlinguette Group)
Location: 
Graduate Student Centre Room 200
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Karen Wooley
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University
Location: 
Chemistry B250
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 14:00 to 17:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Debbie Le
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (MacLachlan Group)
Location: 
Chemistry D219
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Ben Macleod
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
ODG - Organic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Matthew Bio
Affiliation: 
Snap Dragon Chemistry
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Abstract:

Continuous manufacturing (CM) technology creates new opportunities for efficient, single-cycle process development.  The complexity of continuous manufacturing...

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Mircea Dinca
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

Traditional applications of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are focused on gas storage and separation, which take advantage of the inherent porosity and high...

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
CBDG - Chemical Biology Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Amy Glenwright - Strynadka Group
Affiliation: 
Centre for Blood Research, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D215
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Jose Moran-Mirabal
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, McMaster University
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

Surfaces with topographies containing features that span from the micro- to the nanoscale are of interest for a wide range of applications including stretchable...

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Lev Lewis
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
ODG - Organic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Max Epifanov - Sammis Group
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D215
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 12:30 to 15:30
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Xiaozhu Wang
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Orvig Group)
Location: 
Graduate Student Centre Room 200
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
CBDG - Chemical Biology Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Louis Luk
Affiliation: 
School of Chemistry, Cardiff University
Location: 
Chemistry D215
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Matthew Sigman
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of Utah
Location: 
Chemistry B250