Department Seminars


All seminars are held in the Pearson Chemistry Building, 62 Talbot Avenue in Medford, Room P-106 at 4:30pm unless otherwise noted. Refreshments are served thirty minutes prior to the seminar on the 3rd floor. For further information please contact:

Debbie D'Andrea at 617-627-2649 or

Visitors Are Welcome

Spring 2019


January 22 Thomas Jaramillo, Ph.D., Stanford University
“New catalysts and sustainable processes for the production and use of fuels and chemicals”
January 29 Leila Deravi, Ph.D., Northeastern University
“Protein-Integrated Electronics: From Molecules to Machines”
January 31 Suljo Linic, Ph.D., University of Michigan
(Thursday) “Electrolysis on Pt Alloys”
February 5 Michelle Farkas, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst  
“Chemical Biology Approaches for Interrogating the Contributions of Altered Circadian Rhythms and Macrophages to Cancer Aggression”
February 12 Jeffrey Moore, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“Organic Chemistry at the Interface of Materials and Mechanics”
February 19 Thomas Kodadek, Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute
  “Chemical Tools to Monitor and Manipulate the Proteome”
February 26 Andrew Peterson, Ph.D., Brown University
  “Using Theory to Design Catalysts for Electrochemical Energy Conversion”
March 7 Anne McNeil, Ph.D., University of Michigan
(Thursday) “Matchmaking Catalysts with Monomers for Precision Polymer Synthesis”
March 12 Michelle Arkin, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco
  “Hacking Protein-Protein Interaction Networks”
March 26 Cherie Kagan, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
April 16 Steven Townsend, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University



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