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All seminars will take place at 3:30 p.m. online via Zoom. They are mandatory for graduate students.


Friday, Jan. 29Elisa Franco
Departments of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and Bioengineering
University of California, Los Angeles
"Programming Dynamic Behaviors in Molecular Systems and Materials"
Friday, Feb. 12Mingxu You
Department of Chemistry
University of Massachusetts Amherst
"Imaging Cell Signaling and Membrane Biophysics with Nucleic Acids"
Friday, Feb. 26Steven Sucheck
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Toledo
“Synthesis of Natural and Designed Compounds with Antibacterial and Immunological Activities”
Friday, March 12Neal K. Devaraj
Departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Bioengineering
University of California, San Diego
"Peering into the Lipid World"
Friday, March 26William Dichtel
Department of Chemistry
Northwestern University
"Polymerization in Two Dimensions"
Friday, April 9Karin Öberg
Department of Astronomy
Harvard University
"The Chemistry of Planet Formation"