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Monday, September 24, 2018 - 13:30 to 16:30
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Kaveh Matinkhoo
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Perrin Group)
Location: 
Chemistry D213
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Shane Grosser
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemical Engineering Research and Development, Merck Research Laboratories
Location: 
Chemistry B250
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Prof. Samuel Dagorne
Affiliation: 
Institut de Chimie de Strasbourg – CNRS - University of Strasbourg
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Abstract: 

Over the past twenty years, N-heterocyclic carbenes (NHCs) have become an ubiquitous class of supporting ligands in coordination chemistry with...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 16:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Harvey Kyle MacKenzie
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Gates Group)
Location: 
Chemistry D213
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
ODG - Organic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Deo Tiwari
Affiliation: 
Bromme & Ciufolini Groups, Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract: 

Substituted chiral aziridines when reacted with active methylene compounds in the presence of catalytic amount of Lewis acid produced enantiomerically pure γ-lactams and...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Peixi Wang
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (MacLachlan Group)
Location: 
Chemistry D213
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Todd Lowary
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

Synthetic glycoconjugates are essential biological probes. This seminar will focus on ongoing investigations on the synthesis of complex glycans and their use in understanding the...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 09:00 to 12:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Christopher Brown
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Wolf Group)
Location: 
Chemistry D213
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 15:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Wenxuan Zhang
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Tanner Group)
Location: 
Chemistry D317
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Prof. Oliver Wenger
Affiliation: 
University of Basel
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Abstract:  Photoexcitation of donor-bridge-acceptor molecules commonly induces the transfer of single electrons, leading to the formation of simple electron-hole pairs. In the...

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Veronica Carta
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (MacLachlan Group)
Location: 
UBC

Exam will be held in ANGU 241 (Henry Angus), 2053 Main Mall

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 14:00 to 15:00
Event Category: 
Seminar - Seminar
Speaker: 
Prof. Richard Puddephatt
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Western University
Location: 
Chemistry D215
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Ben Zhong Tang I UBC-China Lectureship
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

Light is of vital importance to the whole universe and all living beings.  The development of luminescent materials has received much attention and has led to life-changing...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 14:00 to 17:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Eric Miller
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Momose Group)
Location: 
Chemistry D317

Note:  new date and time

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Prof. Hannah Shafaat
Affiliation: 
Ohio State University
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Abstract: 

Nature has evolved diverse systems to carry out energy conversion reactions. Metalloenzymes such as hydrogenase, carbon monoxide dehydrogenase, acetyl coenzyme A...

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
ODG - Organic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Stephanie Forget
Affiliation: 
Brumer & Hein Groups, Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

Natural products serve as a rich reservoir of bioactive molecules and have therefore been significantly exploited by humans over millennia, perhaps most markedly in modern...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Kayli Johnson
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry B250
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 12:30 to 15:30
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Lingyu Wang
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Chen Group)
Location: 
Chemistry/Physics A233
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
ODG - Organic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Professor Nicholas D. Ball
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Pomona College, Claremont, CA
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Claudia Turro I Merck Lecture
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Ohio State University
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

The use of light to activate the action of a drug has become important as mode of cancer therapy, in some cases superior to traditional treatments, because it significantly less...