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Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. David L. Zechel | Distinguished Organic Lecture
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Queen’s University
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

Organophosphonates (Pns) comprise a prominent class of natural products that is defined by a highly stable C-P bond. The biochemistry of Pns has evolved into two...

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
Event Category: 
Special Seminar
Speaker: 
Dr. Rowan D. Young
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Frustrated Lewis pairs (FLPs) are renowned for their ability to enable small molecule activation that is traditionally in the domain of transition metal chemistry. In particular, great attention...

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Cheyenne Christopherson (Hudson Group)
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 09:00 to 12:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Ruijie Yang
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Gates Group)
Location: 
UBC
Friday, October 29, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:00
Event Category: 
Special Seminar
Speaker: 
Professor Tomislav Friščić
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, McGill
Location: 
Chemistry D215
Friday, October 29, 2021 - 12:30 to 15:30
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Duane Hean
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Wolf Group)
Location: 
Chemistry D215
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Cornelia Hoehr
Affiliation: 
Life Sciences, TRIUMF
Location: 
Chemistry B250
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Prof. Saurabh Chitnis
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Dalhousie University
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

Besides sterics and electronics, geometric tuning represents an attractive means of controlling reactivity in the main group. This thesis will be advanced by...

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Belinda Heyne
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of Calgary
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

As one of the most versatile reactive oxygen species and a well-known cytotoxic agent, singlet oxygen, the electronically excited form of the dioxygen molecule,...

Friday, November 19, 2021 - 15:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Alla Pryyma
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Perrin Group)
Location: 
UBC
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Brett McCollum
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry & Physics, Mount Royal University
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

Over the past decade, student engagement with traditional learning materials has changed substantially. The global COVID-19 pandemic necessitated even more...

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Mohammad Chaudhry (MacLachlan Group)
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

The development of macrocyclic compounds has been a thriving area of research, specifically for contemporary applications like chemical sensors, catalysts, and...

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Michael D. Fayer | McDowell Lecture
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Stanford University
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

­­­­­­­­­­­Aqueous salt solutions occur widely in systems ranging from industrial processes to biological materials. Prominent examples include batteries and...

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Sarah E. O’Connor
Affiliation: 
Department of Natural Product Biosynthesis, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
Location: 
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Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Erick Nuñez Bahena (Schafer Group)
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

The catalytic functionalization of α C-H bond of amines has become a powerful strategy for the synthesis of nitrogen-containing compounds. This...