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Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:00
Event Category: 
Associate Professor Candidate Seminar
Speaker: 
Dr. Xiaonan Lu
Affiliation: 
Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Abstract:

Microbiological and chemical contaminations of foods are critical international food safety problems. In the meanwhile, food fraud and adulteration have been...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:00
Event Category: 
External Examiner Seminar
Speaker: 
Prof. Muhammad Yousaf
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, York University
Location: 
Michael Smith Laboratories, Room 102

1. An integrated method that combines bio orthogonal chemistry, liposome fusion and cell surface engineering will be introduced and applied to cell biology and biotechnology.
2. A new rapid...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
CBDG - Chemical Biology Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Brent Page
Affiliation: 
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC & Department of Oncology & Pathology, Karolinska Institute
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Abstract:

Recently discovered cellular target engagement technologies such as the cellular thermal shift assay (CETSA), drug affinity responsive target stability (DARTS)...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 09:00 to 12:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Erika Siren
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Kizhakkedathu Group)
Location: 
Graduate Student Centre Room 200
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 16:00 to 19:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Peter Edwards
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Schafer Group)
Location: 
Graduate Student Centre Room 203
Monday, January 21, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:00
Event Category: 
ORG - Organic Seminar
Speaker: 
Dr. Hiroshi Naka
Affiliation: 
Nagoya University
Location: 
Chemistry D213

Abstract:

Facile chemical synthesis using simple molecules, such as water, hydrogen, carbon dioxide, and methanol, as reagents for the sustainable production of valuable...

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:00
Event Category: 
Environmental Professor Search
Speaker: 
Dr. Zhe Lu
Affiliation: 
Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR)
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Abstract:

Many chemical products, both legacy banned substances and current-use materials, enter our environment. Some of these chemicals are produced and consumed with...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Ian Manners
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of Victoria
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

Molecular, and more recently, macromolecular synthesis has evolved to an advanced state allowing the creation of remarkably complex organic molecules and well-...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 13:00 to 16:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Yonghui Wang
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Hudson Group)
Location: 
Chemistry E311
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:00
Event Category: 
Environmental Professor Search
Speaker: 
Dr. Cara Manning
Affiliation: 
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Abstract:
The atmospheric concentrations of the greenhouse gases carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide are increasing due to human activities, causing climate change and...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Zhen (Allen) Xu
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:00
Event Category: 
Environmental Professor Search
Speaker: 
Dr. Nadine Borduas-Dedekind
Affiliation: 
Department of Environmental Science Systems, ETH Zurich
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Abstract:

Organic chemistry does not only occur in your round bottom flask; it is occurring all around you and all the time in the atmosphere! There are organic molecules...

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:00
Event Category: 
CBDG - Chemical Biology Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Jian-Dong Huang
Affiliation: 
School of Biomedical Sciences, Hong Kong University
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Steven Wisniewski
Affiliation: 
Bristol Meyer Squibb
Location: 
Chemistry B250

Abstract:

BMS-986142-01, currently in clinical studies for the treatment of immunological diseases as a reversible inhibitor of the BTK enzyme, is a molecularly complex...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 13:00 to 16:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Damon Gilmour
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Schafer Group)
Location: 
Graduate Student Centre Room 203
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:00
Event Category: 
External Examiner Seminar
Speaker: 
Prof. Michael P. Shaver
Affiliation: 
The University of Edinburgh
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

David Attenborough in Blue Planet II did what many polymer scientists in my field have been trying to do for years: Convince the public and government that the...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Michael Chan
Affiliation: 
City University of Hong Kong
Location: 
Chemistry D215
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
CBDG - Chemical Biology Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Rosanne Persaud - Andersen Group
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D215
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Angela Cassini
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, Cardiff University
Location: 
Chemistry B250
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00
Event Category: 
LMC - Lectures in Modern Chemistry
Speaker: 
Dr. Gregory Adam
Affiliation: 
Merck Research Laboratories
Location: 
Chemistry B250