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 2018


January 30 Elliot Chaikof, M.D., Ph.D., Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
“Bio-Inspired Design: Lessons from the Human Glycome”
February 06 Revati Kumar, Ph.D., Louisiana State University
“Developing Robust Force-Fields for Complex Environments:
February 13 - CANCELLED Matthew Shoulders, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Modulating Proteostasis and Illuminating Viral Evolution”
February 20 Erin Iski, Ph.D., University of Tulsa
“Visualizing Nanoscale Surface Chemistry: From Ultra-High Vacuum to Electrochemical Environments”
February 27 Nicholas Yoder, Ph.D., ImmunoGen, Inc.
“Heavy Medicine: The Chemistry of Antibody-Drug Conjugates”
March 06 James Rusling, Ph.D., University of Connecticut
March 27 Kyle Plunkett, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University
“Synthesis of CP-PAH Based Electron Accepting Materials and Highly-Ordered Polymer Nanostructures”
Wednesday Seminar to be held at 12:00 pm in P106
April 04 Jeffery Byers, Ph.D., Boston College
April 10 Steven Corcelli, Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
“Dynamics and Vibrational Spectroscopy of Molecular Reporters in Ionic Liquids”
April 17 Joseph Barchi, Jr., Ph.D., Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Inst.
April 24 Poul Petersen, Ph.D., Cornell University
May 01 Rajeswari Kasi, Ph.D., University of Connecticut



Previous Seminar Speakers