Chemistry Department Colloquium, Fall 2022
Coordinated by Michelle Personick, Professor of Chemistry

Seminars are held at 3:30 p.m.







Sept. 9 Dr. Omar Farha Northwestern University  Smart and Programmable Crystalline Sponges for Protection From Bench to Market ESC058 Michelle Personick
Sept. 16 Dr. Marius Clore NIH  Exploring transient excited states of proteins by magnetic resonance – applications to huntingtin fibril formation and molecular recognition Zoom  Colin Smith 
Sept. 23 Dr. Rob Macfarlane MIT Macroscopic Materials from Nanoparticle Assembly ESC058 Michelle Personick
Sept. 30 Dr. Derek Frank Merck & Co., Inc.   Precipitation of Amorphous Solid Dispersions for Improved Material Properties ESC058 Brian Northrop
Oct. 7 Erik LaChapelle Pfizer, Inc.  Optimization and Identification of Brain Penetrant, M4 Subtype-Selective Muscarinic Receptor Positive Allosteric Modulator (M4 PAM) Clinical Candidate Zoom Anthony Davis
Oct. 14 Dr. Katherine Hicks SUNY Cortland Biochemical Characterization of Bacterial Enzymes Involved in Nicotinic Acid Metabolism ESC058 Erika Taylor
Oct. 28 Dr. Zachary Levine Alto Labs The Protein Aggresome as an Irreversible Determinant of Cellular Health and Aging ESC058 Alison O'Neil
Nov. 4 Dr. Abigail Doyle UCLA  Data Science Tools for Chemical Synthesis and Catalysis Zoom   Michael Calter 
Nov. 11 Dr. Rachel Letteri  University of Virginia Leveraging Stereochemistry-Directed Interactions in Tissue-Mimetic Materials ESC058 Benjamin Elling
Nov. 18 Dr. James Mayer Yale University  Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer Reactivity of Molecules and Materials ESC058 T. David Westmoreland
Dec. 2 Dr. Sari Sabban Duke University Development of a Pan Anti-Allergy Vaccine  ESC058 Colin Smith 
Dec. 9 Dr. Christina Vizcarra Barnard College Formin Protein Function: Effects of Small Molecule Inhibitors and Disease-Associated Mutations ESC058 Benjamin Elling