Department Seminars


All seminars are held in the Pearson Chemistry Building, 62 Talbot Ave., Rm. P106 on the Medford Campus at 12:00 pm unless otherwise noted. Refreshments are available thirty minutes prior to the seminar.  For further information, please contact Debbie D’Andrea at (617) 627-2649 or by email

Visitors Are Welcome

Fall 2019


September 4 Prof. Steve Sucheck, University of Toledo
“Synthesis of Natural and Designed Compounds with Anitbacterial and Immunological Activites”
September 18 Prof. Matteo Cargnello, Stanford University
“Understanding and Tuning Catalytic Materials Using Nanocrystal Precursers”
September 25 Prof. Paul Thompson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  “The Role of Protein Citrullination in Autoimmunity”
October 2 Prof. Kabirul Islam, University of Pittsburg  
“Protein and Small Molecule Engineering towards a Programmable Chromatin Landscape”
October 9 Dr. Frank Fang, Eisai
  “Carbohydrate-based Drug Discovery and Development”
October 23 Prof. Hadley Sikes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
October 30 Prof. Gabriela Schlau-Cohen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  “Action at the Nanoscale: Single-Molecule Studies of Protein Dynamics”
November 6 Prof. Jillian Dempsey, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  “Elucidating Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer Mechanisms Underpinning the Catalytic Generation of Renewable Fuels”
November 19 Prof. E. James Petersson, University of Pennsylvania
(Tuesday 4:30pm) “Visualizing α-Synuclein in Parkinson’s Disease: From All-Atom Models to in vivo Imaging”



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