Chemistry and Biochemistry

Fall 2021

All seminars are held on Fridays at 1 p.m. on Zoom unless indicated otherwise. All are welcome to attend/view and contribute! 

Use this Zoom link to attend: 

Feel free to email Dr. Nadia Korovina at with any seminar questions!

September 24

Tom Linz, Wayne State

"High Sensitivity Microfluidic Measurements of Biomolecules" (PDF) 

October 1 

Megan Feiser, University of Southern California

"Simple Rare Earth Metal Catalysts for the Perfectly Alternating Copolymerization of Epoxides and Cyclic Anhydrides" (PDF)

October 8 

Dan Congreve, Stanford University

"Nanoscale Control of Light and Energy" (PDF)

October 15 

No seminar scheduled at this time

October 22 

Marissa Weichman, Princeton University 

"Molecules in Optical Cavities: Precision Spectroscopy and Strong Light-Matter Interactions" (PDF)

October 29* 

Jeanette Berton, University of California, San Francisco and Nurix Therapeutics

"The Power of Basic Science in Therapeutic Development: An mAChR1 Story" (PDF)

*seminar meets in person, located in Glenn Hall, Room 212; refreshments provided

November 5

Yitzak Goldstein, Earth Protex

"A Treehugger in Pursuit of a Unicorn to Ride into the Garbage Gold Rush" (PDF)

November 12

No seminar scheduled at this time

November 19

No seminar scheduled at this time

November 26

No seminar scheduled—fall break  

December 3

No seminar scheduled at this time

December 10

Andy Nguyen, University of Illinois Chicago

"Evolvable Supramolecular Models of Metalloproteins" (PDF)