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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, March 28, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
APT - Analytical, Physical & Theoretical Seminar
Speaker: 
Dr. Marie Richard-Lacroix
Affiliation: 
Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena et Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Abstract:

With the emergence of a wide variety of nanomaterials in several field of chemistry, physics and even biology, there is an obvious requirement for the development...

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

Abstract:

Chemists are often guided by intuition when predicting the how and where an organic molecule will react. This is based on wisdom and a fundamental understanding...

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 16:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
External Examiner Seminar
Speaker: 
Dr. Mark Lautens
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
Location: 
Chemistry D215
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:00
Event Category: 
APT - Analytical, Physical & Theoretical Seminar
Speaker: 
Dr. Amelia Palermo
Affiliation: 
The Scripps Research Institute
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Abstract:

Metabolites are a functional readout for the activity of biological systems and can actively modulate phenotypes. Despite this evidence, little is known on the...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 16:00 to 19:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Rosanne Persaud
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Andersen Group)
Location: 
Graduate Student Centre Room 200
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Stephanie Barbon
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UC Santa Barbara
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

Structure-property relationships are a central theme in chemistry. From small molecules to polymers, minor structural changes often induce substantial differences...

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 12:30 to 15:30
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Douglas (Dawson) Beattie
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Schafer and Love Groups)
Location: 
Graduate Student Centre Room 200
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
CBDG - Chemical Biology Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Kelsi Lix - Algar Group
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D215
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:30
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Yogi Surendranath
Affiliation: 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

The efficient interconversion of electrical and chemical energy requires catalysts capable of accelerating complex multi-electron reactions at electrified...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Peter T. Wolczanski
Affiliation: 
Cornell University
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Rosalyn Falconer
Affiliation: 
School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

Aluminium is an attractive metal for catalysis due to its high abundance and low cost compared to platinum group metals. Previous examples of aluminium catalysts...