Chemistry Department Colloquium, Fall 2021
Coordinated by Michelle Personick, Professor of Chemistry

Seminars are held at 3:30 p.m.







Sept. 10 Prof. Firas Khatib University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Designing New Proteins and Building De Novo Cryo-EM Structures Collaboratively with Foldit Computer Game Players Zoom Colin Smith 
Sept. 17 Prof. Ben Elling Wesleyan University What are Sustainable Polymers?: Reprocessing Plastics and Beyond ESC 058 Michelle Personick
Oct. 1 Prof. Lauren Zarzar Penn State  Chemical Design of Active Droplets that Swim, Chase, and Interact ESC 058 Michelle Personick
Oct. 8 Prof. Ann Kimble-Hill Indiana University School of Medicine Understanding the Phosphatidylinositol Lipidome as a Modulator of Breast Cancer Signaling Zoom  Erika Taylor
Oct. 15 Prof. Nathan Seifert University of New Haven  Probing Chemical Structure & Dynamics with Microwave Spectroscopy ESC 058 Stewart Novick
Oct. 22 Prof. Haotian Wang Rice University  Electrifying CO2 into Fuels and Chemicals ESC 058 Michelle Personick
Oct. 29 Dr. Ben Partridge Northwestern University Protein-Based Materials Engineering with DNA ESC 058 Michelle Personick
Nov. 5 Prof. Giovanni Gadda Georgia State University The Importance of Being Positive: How Flavoprotein Oxidases Effect Oxygen Activation Zoom

Erika Taylor

Nov. 12 Prof. Keriann Backus University of California, Los Angeles Expanding the Activity Based Chemoproteomic Toolbox  Zoom Erika Taylor
Nov. 19 Prof. Wolfgang Peti UConn Health Protein Phosphatases: Novel Routes for Drug Design ESC 058 Colin Smith 
Dec. 3 Prof. Richard Morimoto Northwestern University Protein Quality Control in Aging and Neurodegenerative Disorders Zoom Alison O'Neil
Dec. 10 Prof. Ren Wiscons Amherst College Exploring the Roles of Chirality and Defect Structures in Organic Electronics ESC 058 Brian Northrop