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Memorial Lecturers

Allan P. Colburn Memorial Lecturers Jack A. Gerster Memorial Lecturers
Robert L. Pigford Memorial Lecturers Kurt Wohl Memorial Lecturers


All seminars begin at 10 a.m. in 102 Colburn Lab unless otherwise specified.


2016 Spring Seminar Series


Date NAME AFFILIATION ABSTRACT
February 26
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LaShanda Korley
Host: Thomas Epps
Case Western Reserve University "Exploiting the Structural Diversity in Nature as a Path Toward Mechanical Enhancement"
March 4
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Randall Snurr
Host: Bingjun Xu
Northwestern University "Metal-Organic Frameworks as Tunable Platforms for Chemical Separations and Catalysis"
April 8
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Douglas Clark
Host: Dave Colby
University of California, Berkeley "Protein Engineering for New Biocatalysts and Advanced Biomaterials"
April 22
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Kurt Wohl Memorial Lecture
Craig Hawker
Hosts: Thomas Epps & April Kloxin
University of California, Santa Barbara "Novel Chemical Building Blocks for Functional Material Platforms"
May 6
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Thomas Truskett
Host: Arthi Jayaraman
University of Texas at Austin "Inverse Design of Interactions for Assembly"
May 13
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Allan P. Colburn Memorial Lecture Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2010
Michelle O'Malley
Host: Millie Sullivan
University of California, Santa Barbara "Exploiting Anaerobes for Biomass Breakdown and Sustainable Chemistry"

2015 Fall Seminar Series


Date NAME AFFILIATION ABSTRACT
September 11
Shelly Peyton
Host: April Kloxin
University of Massachusetts, Amherst "Synthetic Environments to Understand Cancer Metastasis and Drug Resistance"
October 2
Costas Maranas
Host: Wilfred Chen
The Pennsylvania State University "Optimization Driven Reconstruction, Analysis and Redesign of Metabolism"
October 23
Israel Wachs
Host: Bingjun Xu
Lehigh University "Heterogeneous Catalysis Research in the 21st Century: Application of Operando Molecular Spectroscopy"
October 30
Jean-Philippe Tessonnier
Host: Bingjun Xu
Iowa State University "Heterogeneous Catalyst Design for Biomass Conversion in the Condensed Phase"
November 6
Ah-Hyung (Alissa) Park
Host: Feng Jiao
Columbia University "Towards Sustainable Energy and Materials: Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS)"
November 20
Jack A. Gerster Memorial Lecture
Ann Lee
Host: Bramie Lenhoff
Genentech, Inc. "Innovations in Technical Development and Manufacturing of Targeted Oncology Drugs"
December 11
Scott Shell
Host: Arthi Jayaraman
University of California, Santa Barbara "Thermodynamic Balancing Acts in Self-Assembly at Interfaces"
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