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Biophysical Seminars

Mechanism in Collective Organizations of Living and Synthetic Cells

UserProfessor Joachim P. Spatz, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research & Heidelberg University.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockMonday 11 November 2019, 11:00-12:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Hierarchical equations of motion

First Year PhD Report

UserAdam Prada, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2019, 14:40-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

New tools for using single-molecule spectroscopy to elucidate biophysical behavior

UserProfessor Randall Goldsmith, University of Wisconsin Madison.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Todd Hamied Room.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2019, 11:00-12:00

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Single-Molecule Spectroscopy with Catalysts, Conductive Polymers, and Optical Microresonators

UserProfessor Randall Goldsmith, University of Wisconsin Madison.

HousePfizer LT.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2019, 16:00-17:00

Biological Chemistry Research Interest Group

Rapid discovery and chemical synthesis of proteins

UserProfessor Bradley Pentelute, MIT Department of Chemistry.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Wolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 09 October 2019, 14:30-15:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Biomolecular interactions in crowded cellular environments

UserDr Yuji Sugita, Theoretical Molecular Science Laboratory, RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 12 September 2019, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

"Quantum Chemistry in the Continuum"

UserProfessor Anna Krylov, University of Southern California.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 11 September 2019, 14:15-15:15

Biophysical Seminars

Detection of Alzheimer’s Protein Biomarker Clusterin using novel Graphene Biosensors

UserShakil A. Awan, Wolfson Nanomaterials & Devices Laboratory, School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics, University of Plymouth.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockThursday 20 June 2019, 11:00-12:00

Biophysical Seminars

Materials Chemistry to Mimic Living Matter

UserProf. Samuel Stupp, Simpson Querrey Institute for Bio-Inspired Science and Technologies Northwestern University.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Wolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 12 June 2019, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

Determination of protein structure and dynamics with integrative approaches

UserMassimiliano Bonomi, Structural Bioinformatics Unit, Institut Pasteur.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 29 May 2019, 10:30-11:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

TBC

UserProf. Dr. Sven Schneider (Georg-August-Universität).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 23 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

New Directions for Random Search

UserProfessor Chris Pickard, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 22 May 2019, 14:15-15:15

Biophysical Seminars

Protein phase transition: from biology towards new protein materials

UserPaolo Arosio, Dept of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zurich.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 22 May 2019, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

Protein dynamics and molecular recognition

UserCarlo Camilloni, Department of Biosciences, University of Milan.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 15 May 2019, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

Sustaining Life with Genes and Proteins Designed ‘From Scratch’

UserProfessor Michael Hecht, Department of Chemistry, Princeton University.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 08 May 2019, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

Deep Proteomes, iPS cells & Data Mountains

UserProf. Angus Lamond, Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression, University of Dundee.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 01 May 2019, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

The ribosome – from far past to near future

UserAda Yonath, Structural Biology Department, Weizmann Institute of Science.

HouseBristol-Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 17 April 2019, 10:30-11:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Melville Mini-symposium: Programming materials with classical conditioning algorithms

UserProf. Olli Ikkala, Molecular Materials (Molmat) - Aalto University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 09 April 2019, 15:10-16:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Melville Mini-symposium: Assembly of nano-polysaccharides and plant polyaromatics at interfaces

UserProf. Orlando J. Rojas, Aalto University (Finland) & North Carolina State University (US).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 09 April 2019, 14:00-14:50

Biological Chemistry Research Interest Group

Diversity Oriented Biosynthesis: Making Complex Cyclic Peptides Using a Combination of Synthesis and Enzymes

UserProf. Marcel Jaspars (Marine Biodiscovery Centre, Department of Chemistry, University of Aberdeen).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 05 April 2019, 11:00-12:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

PROTAC-mediated Protein Degradation: A New Therapeutic Modality

UserProfessor Craig Crews, Yale University..

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 03 April 2019, 16:00-17:00

Biophysical Seminars

Recent progress in electron cryomicroscopy

UserRichard Henderson, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 03 April 2019, 10:30-11:30

Biological Chemistry Research Interest Group

The nature of chemistry publishing

UserDr Stuart Cantrill, Chief Editor Nature Chemistry.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 26 March 2019, 16:00-17:00

Biophysical Seminars

Investigating the propagation and spreading of protein aggregates in C. elegans

UserCarmen Nussbaum-Krammer, Zentrum für Molekulare Biologie der Universität Heidelberg (ZMBH).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 20 March 2019, 10:30-11:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Catalytic Activation of Renewable Resources to make Polymers and Fuels

UserProf. Charlotte Williams (University of Oxford).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 14 March 2019, 14:00-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

Material properties of functional amyloids

UserDr Ulyana Shimanovich, Department of Materials and Interfaces, Weitzmann Institute of Science.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 13 March 2019, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

Prion propagation and its wider relevance in neurodegeneration

UserJohn Collinge, Department of Neurodegenerative Disease, University College London.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2019, 10:30-11:30

Synthetic Chemistry Research Interest Group

On discovery in catalysis

UserProfessor Frank Glorius, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, University of Cambridge, CB2 1EW.

ClockMonday 04 March 2019, 16:00-17:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Oxidation catalysis imparted by donor-flexible ligands

UserProfessor Martin Albrecht (Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Bern).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2019, 15:00-16:00

Biophysical Seminars

A super-resolved look at synthetic nanomaterials

UserLorenzo Albertazzi, Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 20 February 2019, 10:30-11:30

Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars, Chemistry Dept.

Interactions between stratospheric ozone and climate change in the Arctic

UserDr Jian Kai Zhang, Lecturer, Lanzhou University and Academic Visitor at Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 18 February 2019, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Going green with black: On Biomass, Carbon and Clean Energy

UserProfessor Magdalena Titirici (Imperial College London, Department of Chemical Engineering).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockThursday 14 February 2019, 14:00-15:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Surprises in the Self-Assembly of Particles in Spherical Confinement

UserProf. Alfons van Blaaderen (Debye Institute for Nanomaterials, Utrecht University).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockTuesday 12 February 2019, 12:30-13:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Melville Lectures "Breakable and self-assembled materials: Synthesis and applications"

UserProfessor Luisa de Cola, Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie, Supramoléculaires, Université de Strasbourg.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 11 February 2019, 14:30-15:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Melville Lectures 2019 "Luminescent complexes: assemblies, sensing, towards artificial virus"

UserProfessor Luisa de Cola, Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie, Supramoléculaires, Université de Strasbourg.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 07 February 2019, 14:00-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

Aggregation of tau and alpha-synuclein: towards a therapeutic target in neurodegenerative diseases

UserMaria Grazia Spillantini, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2019, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

Using protein side-chain dynamics to probe enzymatic function and regulation

UserProfessor Flemming Hansen, Department of Structural & Molecular Biology, University College London.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2019, 10:30-11:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

SUPERCHIRALITY AND BLOCH SURFACE WAVES

UserProf. Paolo Biagioni, Physics Department, Politecnico di Milano (IT).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 24 January 2019, 15:00-16:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Molecular Photosynthesis: Such Stuff as Dreams are Made On

UserProfessor Marcella Bonchio (University of Padova and ITM-CNR, Department of Chemical Sciences).

HouseSeminar Room, BP Institute.

ClockThursday 24 January 2019, 11:30-12:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Supramolecular Architectures for Artificial Photosynthesis

UserProfessor Marcella Bonchio (University of Padova and ITM-CNR, Department of Chemical Sciences).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2019, 15:45-16:45

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Athena SWAN Presentation

UserProfessor Marcella Bonchio and Dr Emma Chapman.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2019, 14:00-15:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Multicatalytic Transformations with and without Light

UserProfessor Kirsten Zeitler, Institut für Organische Chemie, Universitat Leipzig..

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 19 December 2018, 14:00-15:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Hybrid molecular materials for water splitting applications

UserAntoni Llobet, Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockThursday 29 November 2018, 14:00-15:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Metal-containing organic cages and macrocycles with open/close feature

UserProf Shigehisa Akine (Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Kanazawa University).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2018, 14:00-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

The role of α-synuclein at the pre-synapse

UserDr. Gabriele Kaminski Schierle, Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2018, 10:30-11:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

2018 Merck Lectureship

UserProfessor Sarah Reisman- Caltech.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 13 November 2018, 15:00-17:00

Synthetic Chemistry Research Interest Group

2018 Merck Lectureship

UserProfessor Sarah Reisman, Caltech and Dr. Caroline McGregor, Merck.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, University of Cambridge, CB2 1EW.

ClockTuesday 13 November 2018, 15:00-17:00

Biophysical Seminars

Molecular Studies in Vascular Dementia

UserAtticus Hainsworth, St George's University of London.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2018, 10:30-11:30

Synthetic Chemistry Research Interest Group

Chemistry Postdoc Seminar

UserDr Kristaps Ermanis (Goodman group) and Dr. Darren Willcox (Gaunt group).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, University of Cambridge, CB2 1EW.

ClockThursday 25 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Pathways of Amyloid Aggregation

UserDr Birgit Strodel, Forschungszentrum Jülich.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2018, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Functional Nanoparticles: A Pathway to Low Viscosity Nanofluids, High Graft Density Polymers and Other Fun Things

UserProf. David Andrew Lewis, PhD, FRACI (Flinders centre for NanoScale Science and Technology, Flinders University) .

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 23 October 2018, 14:30-15:30

Biophysical Seminars

On the structure-function uncertainties of proteins

UserProf. Monika Fuxreiter, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Debrecen, Hungary.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockThursday 18 October 2018, 11:00-12:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Energy Landscapes of Amyloid Oligomers

First Year PhD Report

UserLuke Dicks, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 17 October 2018, 14:40-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

Tuning protein biogenesis at the level of translation: probing dimensionality beyond the linear sequence of mRNA

UserProf. Zoya Ignatova, Institute of Biochem. & Mol. Biol., Univ. of Hamburg, Germany.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 17 October 2018, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

Neurons Put Out the Trash: A Novel Facet of Proteostasis and Mitochondrial Quality Control

UserProf. Monica Driscoll, Rutgers University, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Piscataway, NJ, USA.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockMonday 15 October 2018, 11:00-12:00

Biophysical Seminars

Protein Misfolding Diseases. The Structural Determinants of Protein Misfolded Oligomers Responsible for Toxicity and the Mechanism through which Toxicity is Mediated

UserProf. Fabrizio Chiti, Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Sciences “Mario Serio”, Section of Biochemistry, University of Florence, Italy.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2018, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

Cell Uptake and Trafficking: from amyloid proteins to drug delivery vehicles

UserProf. Elin K. Esbjörner, Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockFriday 05 October 2018, 14:00-15:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Stimuli Responsive Supramolecular Materials Formed from Host and Guest Polymers

UserProf. Yoshinori Takashima (Osaka University, Japan).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 02 October 2018, 11:00-11:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Polymer/clay nanocomposites: The catalytic effect of clay

UserProf Miroslav Huskić (National Institute of Chemistry).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 28 September 2018, 10:00-11:00

Biophysical Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserProf Ralf Jungmann, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 04 July 2018, 10:30-11:30

Solid State Seminar Series

Solid State Seminar June 2018

UserDr Lucy Clark (University of Liverpool).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 28 June 2018, 16:00-17:00

Biophysical Seminars

Binding without folding: Extreme disorder and dynamics in a high-affinity protein complex

UserBen Schuler, University of Zurich, Department of Biochemistry and Department of Physics, Zurich, Switzerland.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 20 June 2018, 10:30-11:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Functionalization and Heteroleptic Assembly of Coordination Cages

UserProf. Dr. Guido Clever (Anorganische Chemie, Technische Universität Dortmund).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 11 June 2018, 10:00-11:00

Biophysical Seminars

Microfluidic methods to study single cells and peptide-membrane interactions

UserProf. Petra S. Dittrich, Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, ETH Zurich.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 06 June 2018, 10:30-11:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Molecular Imaging of Disease

UserBruno Oliveira, Chemistry Dept, Cambridge.

HouseTodd Hamied, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 31 May 2018, 16:00-17:00

Biophysical Seminars

PrP post-translational modifications determine prion disease outcome

UserChristina J. Sigurdson, D.V.M., Ph.D., Department of Pathology, UC San Diego.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 30 May 2018, 10:30-11:30

Solid State Seminar Series

Solid State Seminar May 2018

UserEmma McCabe (University of Kent) and David Jarvis (Dept. of Physics, University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 25 May 2018, 16:00-17:00

Biological Chemistry Research Interest Group

Multicomponent Reactions in Peptide and Protein Chemistry

UserProf Daniel García Rivera from the Faculty of Chemistry, University of Havana (Cuba).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 22 May 2018, 16:00-17:00

Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars, Chemistry Dept.

Atmospheric research from the molecular to city scale

UserDr Francis Pope, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 21 May 2018, 14:15-15:15

Biophysical Seminars

Weighing single molecules with light

UserPhilipp Kukura, Department of Chemistry, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Pfizer Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 17 May 2018, 15:00-16:00

Biophysical Seminars

Democratising high-quality live-cell super-resolution microscopy enabled by open-source analytics in ImageJ

UserRicardo Henriques, MRC-Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, University College London.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 25 April 2018, 10:30-11:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

David Chandler Linnett Memorial Symposium

UserDr Céline Merlet, Prof. Christoph Dellago, Prof. Iris Antes, Prof. Juan P. Garrahan, Dr Lester Hedges, Prof. Pieter Rein ten Wolde, Prof. Berend Smit, Dr Benjamin Rotenberg, Prof. Tuomas Knowles, Dr Ulf Pedersen.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 13 April 2018, 11:00-18:00

Biophysical Seminars

Encapsulating Matter, from inert to alive: design and applications.

UserProfessor Jérôme Bibette, ESPCI, Laboratoire Colloïdes et Matériaux divisés.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockThursday 05 April 2018, 10:30-11:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

INFRARED TRANSMITTING SILVER HALIDE FIBERS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS

UserProf. Abraham Katzir, School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 03 April 2018, 11:00-12:00

Biophysical Seminars

Cancelled

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 21 March 2018, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

NMR atomic-resolution structures of amyloids

UserBeat H. Meier (Laboratory of Physical Chemistry, ETH Zürich).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2018, 10:30-11:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Modelling diffusion-osmosis

First Year PhD Report

UserSimon Ramirez Hinestrosa, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2018, 14:55-15:15

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Depolarising Polar Surface Simulations

First Year PhD Report

UserThomas Sayer, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2018, 14:35-14:55

Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars, Chemistry Dept.

Methane and the Paris Agreement

UserProfessor Euan Nisbet, Royal Holloway and NERC Project MOYA.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 26 February 2018, 14:15-15:15

Biophysical Seminars

Developing drugs for neurodegeneration and other diseases in academia, industry and in-between

UserJohn Skidmore, Alzheimer’s Research UK Cambridge Drug Discovery Institute.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 21 February 2018, 10:30-11:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Second Harmonic Scattering: Atomistic Simulation and Machine Learning

UserDr David M. Wilkins, Laboratory of Computational Science and Modelling, EPFL.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 14 February 2018, 14:15-15:15

Synthetic Chemistry Research Interest Group

Electron Catalysis

UserProf Armido Studer, Organisch-Chemisches Institut, WWU Münster.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, University of Cambridge, CB2 1EW.

ClockThursday 08 February 2018, 15:00-16:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Big Molecules and Small Particles

UserProfessor Lennart Lindfors, University of Gothenburg.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 17 January 2018, 14:15-15:15

Biophysical Seminars

Biologically inspired de novo protein structure prediction

UserProfessor Charlotte Deane, Professor of Structural Bioinformatics & Head of Department, Department of Statistics University of Oxford.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Pfizer lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 17 January 2018, 10:30-11:30

Biological Chemistry Research Interest Group

Improving the Prediction of In vivo Drug Activity

UserPeter Tonge, Institute for Chemical Biology & Drug Discovery, Stony Brook University USA.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 16 January 2018, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

What inspires us to learn?

UserFun Man Fung, National University of Singapore.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 15 December 2017, 16:00-17:00

Biophysical Seminars

New insights into protein misfolding in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases using in vivo systems

UserProfessor Dennis Selkoe, Harvard Medical School, Center for Neurologic Diseases, Brigham & Women’s Hospital.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Pfizer lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 13 December 2017, 11:00-12:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Organic Electronics for Monitoring and Hosting of 3D Cell Biology Models

UserDr. Róisín M. Owens, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockTuesday 12 December 2017, 14:30-15:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

New Frontiers in Biocatalytic C-H Functionalization

UserProfessor Greg Challis, University of Warwick.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 30 November 2017, 16:00-17:00

Biophysical Seminars

Microfluidic Single-Cell Manipulation and Analysis

UserDr. Stefano Pagliara, University of Exeter.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 22 November 2017, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

"A TREMendous mechanism for Alzheimer's Disease: therapeutic insights"

UserDr Damian Crowther, Neuroscience, IMED Biotech Unit, AstraZeneca.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 15 November 2017, 10:30-11:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Bonfires with a bang

Warning: There will be smoke, bright flashes and loud bangs!

UserDr Andy Szydio.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre at the Department of Chemistry (off the SPRI car park).

ClockWednesday 08 November 2017, 16:00-17:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Quantum Machine Learning

UserProfessor Anatole von Lilienfeld, University of Basel.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 08 November 2017, 14:15-15:15

Biophysical Seminars

Evolution and assembly of protein complexes

UserDr Sarah Teichmann, Sanger Institute, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 08 November 2017, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

Deep Learning in Chemistry

UserDr Richard Dybowski, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 25 October 2017, 10:30-11:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Predicting and Designing the Self-Assembly of Colloidal Particles: A Computer Game

Formal Materials - Theory Seminar

UserProfessor Marjolein Dijkstra, Utrecht University.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Pfizer lecture theatre.

ClockFriday 20 October 2017, 13:00-14:00

Biophysical Seminars

Microglia eating neurons and TREM2:Abeta interactions in neurodegeneration

UserProf. Guy Brown, Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 18 October 2017, 10:30-11:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Shedding some Light on the Dark Matter of the Genomic Universe: Ribozymes, Telomerase and Regulating Epigenetics

2017 Herchel Smith Lecture given by Nobel Laureate Professor Tom Cech

UserProfessor Tom Cech, University of Colorado Boulder.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre at the Department of Chemistry (off the SPRI car park).

ClockMonday 16 October 2017, 16:00-17:00

Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars, Chemistry Dept.

CPGS Seminars

UserAndrea di Antonio and Anika Krause, Cambridge University.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 09 October 2017, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

BP KEYNOTE LECTURE: Importance of C-O Bond Activation for CO2/COUtilization - An Approach to Energy Conversion and Storage

UserYuhan Sun, CAS Key Lab of Low-Carbon Conversion Science and Engineering, Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai..

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 03 October 2017, 14:00-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

Pre-degenerative deficits in dopamine transmission in an alpha-synuclein mouse model of Parkinson’s disease: the role of lipids and the dopamine transporter

UserSarah Threlfell, Senior Research Fellow, Dept. Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford Parkinson’s Disease Centre.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 27 September 2017, 12:30-13:30

Biological Chemistry Research Interest Group

Learning and Applying Nature's Biosynthetic Logic

UserProf. Bradley S. Moore, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 14 September 2017, 14:00-16:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Photosynthetic water oxidation - the substrates view

For more information, please contact Dr. Erwin Reisner (reisner@ch.cam.ac.uk)

UserProf. Johannes Messinger, Department of Chemistry, Umeå University, Sweden.

HouseTodd-Hamied meeting room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 13 September 2017, 13:00-14:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Manufacturing of designed nanomaterials

If you would like more information regarding Dr. Torrente's talk, please contact Dr. Erwin Reisner (reisner@ch.cam.ac.uk)

UserDr. Laura Torrente Murciano, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge.

HouseTodd-Hamied meeting room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 06 September 2017, 14:00-15:00

Biological Chemistry Research Interest Group

Protein Folding, Evolution and Interactions Symposium

Registration essential: £110 (3-5 Sept) http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/pfei/registration

UserKeynote Speakers: Professor Sir Alan Fersht and Professor Dame Carol Robinson.

HouseMcGrath Centre.

ClockTuesday 05 September 2017, 09:00-18:00

Biological Chemistry Research Interest Group

Protein Folding, Evolution and Interactions Symposium

Registration essential: £110 (3-5 Sept) http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/pfei/registration

UserKeynote Speakers: Professor Sir Alan Fersht and Professor Dame Carol Robinson.

HouseMcGrath Centre.

ClockMonday 04 September 2017, 09:00-18:00

Biological Chemistry Research Interest Group

Protein Folding, Evolution and Interactions Symposium

Registration essential: £110 (3-5 Sept) http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/pfei/registration

UserKeynote Speakers: Professor Sir Alan Fersht and Professor Dame Carol Robinson.

HouseMcGrath Centre.

ClockSunday 03 September 2017, 16:00-18:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Networks, resilience and complexity

UserProfessor Gabriel Cwilich, Yeshiva University, New York, USA.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 15 August 2017, 14:00-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

Biomolecular self-assemblies by solid-state NMR: functional amyloids and bacterial filaments

UserDr Birgit Habenstein, CBMN UMR5248 CNRS, Institut de Biologie & Chimie des Membranes & Nanoobjets.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 19 July 2017, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

Designing drugs on an intrinsically disordered protein involved in pancreatic cancer

UserProfessor José Luis Neira, Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular, Universidad Miguel Hernández, Elche (Alicante), Spain.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 05 July 2017, 10:30-11:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Alternative Approaches to Chemical Risk Assessment: Assays, Databases, Models

Dr Richard Judson is a research chemist at the US EPA's National Center for Computational Toxicology. His research involves the development of databases and computer models to predict toxicological effects across a wide variety of chemicals.

UserDr Richard Judson, EPA National Centre for Computational Toxicology.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Todd Hamied Room.

ClockMonday 26 June 2017, 14:00-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

Mutant HTT aggregation and conformers: what we know and what we don’t know

UserErich E. Wanker, Head Neuroproteomics and Molecular Mechanisms of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Max Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 21 June 2017, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

LILBID-mass spectrometry: interrogating non-covalent complexes

UserNina Morgner, nstitute of physical and theoretical chemistry, Goethe University Frankfurt.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 07 June 2017, 10:30-11:30

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Disorder by Design

UserProf. Andrew Goodwin, University of Oxford.

HousePfizer LT.

ClockTuesday 06 June 2017, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Title to be confirmed

UserProf. Joost Reek, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 31 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Biophysical Seminars

Molecular evolution of macrocyclic rescuers of disease-associated protein misfolding

UserDr. Georgios Skretas, Research Assistant Professor, Institute of Biology, Medicinal Chemistry & Biotechnology, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, Greece.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 31 May 2017, 10:30-11:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Tuning charge transfer in low-dimensional nano carbons

UserProf. Dirk Guldi, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 23 May 2017, 15:00-16:00

Biophysical Seminars

NMR spectroscopy to study dynamics with applications to immunology and neurodegeneration

UserProfessor Christian Griesinger, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 17 May 2017, 10:30-11:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Merck, Sharp & Dohme Lecture

UserProfessor Stephen Buchwald, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Dr Richard Tillyer, Merck.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 08 May 2017, 14:30-16:30

Biological Chemistry Research Interest Group

Design and use of chemical tools to modulate gene expression in cancer cells based on the targeting of DNA methyltransferase

UserPaola B. Arimondo, CNRS Pierre Fabre Laboratories, Toulouse France Overseas Fellow Churchill College, Cambridge.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 19 April 2017, 16:00-17:00

Biophysical Seminar Series 2016/17

Amyloid oligomers : precursors, competitors or inhibitors of fibril formation

UserProfessor Martin Muschol, Dept. of Physics, University of South Florida.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 19 April 2017, 10:30-11:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Cellulose-based helical micro/nano filaments and films

UserProf. Maria Helena Figueiredo Godinho, Universidad Nova de Lisboa.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 11 April 2017, 14:00-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

Fuzziness in function and evolution of proteins

UserDr Monika Fuxreiter, MTA-DE Momentum Laboratory of Protein Dynamics, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Debrecen, Hungary.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 22 March 2017, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

Pathogenic vs. Reversible Amyloid & Inhibition of Aggregation

UserProf David Eisenberg, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, UCLA-DOE Institute, Departments of Biological Chemistry and Chemistry & Biochemistry, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Pfizer lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 01 March 2017, 11:00-12:00

Biophysical Seminars

Disentangling Polydispersity in Biological Systems by SAXS

UserPau Bernadó, Centre de Biochimie Structurale (CBS).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 22 February 2017, 10:30-11:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

First-principles simulation of electrochemical reactions at solid-liquid interface

UserDr Minoru Otani, National Institute of Advanced Inductrial Science and Technology (AIST).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2017, 14:15-15:15

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Halocarbons in Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology: New opportunities and challenges

UserPierangelo Metrangolo, Politecnico di Milano.

HousePfizer LT.

ClockTuesday 31 January 2017, 16:00-17:00

Biophysical Seminars

From the bush to the bench: a short-lived african fish reveals novel aspects of the genetic control of aging

UserAlessandro Cellerino, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy and Leibniz Institute on Aging, Fritz Lipmann Institute, Jena, Germany.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 18 January 2017, 10:30-11:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

New Directions in Ni-catalyzed Cross Coupling

UserProfessor Abigail Doyle, Princeton University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 13 January 2017, 14:00-15:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Label-free detection mechanism for carbon nanoparticles using non-linear optical excitation

UserDr. Christian Steuwe, Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, University of Leuven.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 13 January 2017, 12:30-13:30

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Directed self-assembly of Janus rods

UserProfessor Dirks Aarts ( Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford).

HousePfizer LT.

ClockTuesday 10 January 2017, 16:00-17:00

DAMTP Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics

How will the storm tracks change? High resolution studies of the future of extratropical storm tracks

UserWalter Robinson, Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University.

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 07 December 2016, 13:00-14:00

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Inside a Collapsing Bubble: Sonochemistry and Sonoluminescence

UserProf Kenneth S Suslick, Marvin T. Schmidt Professor of Chemistry, University of Illinois.

HousePfizer LT.

ClockTuesday 29 November 2016, 16:00-17:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Network Properties of Atomic Clusters

Thesis Seminar

UserJohn Morgan (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 12:00-12:40

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Insights into compound mode-of-action by exploring gene expression space

1st Year PhD Report

UserBenjamin Alexander-Dann (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 18 November 2016, 12:00-12:20

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Artificial photosynthesis: From bio-inspired H2-evolving catalysts to photoelectrode materials

Informal Materials RIG Seminar

UserDr. Vincent Artero, SolHyCat, Université Grenoble Alpes.

HouseTodd-Hamied meeting room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 16 November 2016, 14:30-16:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Molecular catalysis for the reduction of CO2 with Fe complexes

Informal Materials RIG Seminar

UserProf. Marc Robert, Université Paris.

HouseTodd-Hamied meeting room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 16 November 2016, 14:30-16:00

Biophysical Seminars

Molecular Chaperone Functions in Protein Folding and Quality Control

UserProf. Dr. F. Ulrich Hartl, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry (Pfizer lecture theatre).

ClockWednesday 16 November 2016, 11:00-12:00

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Using redox mediators for Li-O2 and Li-S batteries and Li recycling

UserProf Nuria Garcia-Araez, University of Southampton.

HousePfizer LT.

ClockTuesday 15 November 2016, 16:00-17:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Mapping the molecular landscape of disease

1st Year PhD Report

UserErin Oerton (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 11 November 2016, 12:20-12:40

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Lattice models for DNA origami self-assembly

1st Year PhD Report

UserAlexander Cumberworth (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 11 November 2016, 12:00-12:20

Synthetic Chemistry Research Interest Group

Synthesis RIG Postdoc Seminar

UserDr Michael Taylor, Dr. Matthew Langton, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, University of Cambridge, CB2 1EW.

ClockThursday 10 November 2016, 16:00-17:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Self-assembly of jammed heterogeneous colloidal shells by combining electrohydrodynamics and dielectrophoresis

UserProf. Jon Otto Fossum, Department of Physics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 10 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars, Chemistry Dept.

Direct Detection of Criegee Intermediates and Reaction Products Using Time-Resolved Absorption Spectroscopy

For details of this seminar, please contact Dr Ferracci as above

UserDr Dan Stone, University of Leeds.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 31 October 2016, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Stochastic Coupled Cluster in Model Solid Systems

1st Year PhD Report

UserVerena Neufeld (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 28 October 2016, 12:20-12:40

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Synthesis and Analysis of Nanobody Sequence and Structure Data

1st Year PhD Report

UserLaura Mitchell (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 28 October 2016, 12:00-12:20

Biophysical Seminars

Beta-hairpin motifs of amyloidogenic IDP

UserDr. Wolfgang Hoyer, University of Dusseldorf.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 26 October 2016, 10:30-11:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Controlling Life with Photons

UserGuglielmo Lanzani, Center for Nano Science and Technology, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia & Dep.of Physics, Politecnico di Milano .

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 20 October 2016, 14:30-15:30

Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars, Chemistry Dept.

National air quality monitoring network and model forecast in China: current status, perspectives and challenges

For details of this seminar, please contact Bin Ouyang, details above

UserXiaoyan Wang and Wei Wang, China National Environment Monitoring Centre.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 17 October 2016, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Applying Stochastic Coupled Cluster Theory to the Solid State

1st Year PhD Report

UserCharlie Scott (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 14 October 2016, 12:20-12:40

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Energy Landscape Landscaping

1st Year PhD Report

UserKonstantin Roeder (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 14 October 2016, 12:00-12:20

DAMTP Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics

A model for super El Ninos

UserDr Saji Hameed, University of Aizu, Japan.

HouseMR14, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 07 September 2016, 12:30-13:30

Biophysical Seminars

Designing drugs on an intrinsically disordered protein involved in pancreatic cancer

All welcome

UserJose L Neira Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular. Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Elche (Alicante) Spain.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 24 August 2016, 10:30-11:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Decorating the room at the bottom – designer nanomaterials for catalytic renewables conversions

UserProf. Anthony Masters, The School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney, Australia.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 11 July 2016, 14:00-15:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

CO2 + H2O + Sunlight → Chemical Fuels + O2

UserProf. Peidong Yang, Department of Chemistry, University of California Berkeley, CA, USA.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 07 July 2016, 14:00-15:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Artificial photosynthesis—From catalysts to devices for water splitting

UserProfessor Licheng Sun, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 01 July 2016, 15:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Studying Interfacial Processes During Water Splitting and CO2 Reduction

UserDr Alexander Cowan, Department of Chemistry, University of Liverpool.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 01 July 2016, 15:00-17:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Informal TMI RIG Seminar

UserPatrick Lewis, Chongli Qin & Dr Nitin Sharma.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 08 June 2016, 16:00-17:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Theoretical advances in aqueous ion solvation: Charge asymmetry

UserDr Stephen J. Cox - University of California, Berkeley, College of Chemistry.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 03 June 2016, 12:00-12:40

Biophysical Seminars

The cutting edge of Alzheimer’s disease research

All welcome

UserProf. Bart De Strooper, University of Leuven and University College London.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 01 June 2016, 10:30-11:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Biomineralization of nacre

UserProf. Pupa Gilbert, University of Wisconsin – Madison.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 26 May 2016, 14:30-15:30

Biophysical Seminars

The properties of nano-scale amyloid fibril fragments in vitro and in vivo

All welcome

UserDr Wei-Feng Xue, School of Biosciences, University of Kent.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 25 May 2016, 10:30-11:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Simple microscopic models of complex systems

UserProfessor Jeremy Schofield (University of Toronto).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 20 May 2016, 12:00-12:40

Biological Chemistry Research Interest Group

Reprogramming the Genetic Code

UserDr Jason Chin, Centre for Chemical & Synthetic Biology, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 18 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Biophysical Seminars

Expanding the universe of protein structure and function by design

UserDek Woolfson Schools of Chemistry and Biochemistry, & BrisSynBio University of Bristol, UK.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 18 May 2016, 10:30-11:30

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Extending the Range of the Glassy State: Novel properties and applications exploiting non-crystallinity

UserProfessor Lindsay Greer ( Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy).

HousePfizer LT.

ClockTuesday 17 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

A New Approach to Asymmetric Lewis Acid Catalysis

UserProf. Dr. Benjamin List, Max-Planck-Institute, Mülheim.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Using Proteins to Prepare Functional Polymeric Nanomaterials

UserProf. Nico Bruns, Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 11:00-12:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

“TRANSLATION OF FUNDAMENTAL CHEMISTRY TO FUNCTIONAL NANOSCOPIC MACROMOLECULES DESIGNED FOR ADVANCED APPLICATIONS”

UserKaren L. Wooley, W. T. Doherty-Welch Chair in Chemistry and Distinguished Professor at Texas A&M University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Biophysical Seminars

α-Synuclein: amyloid inclusions and supra-fibrillar structures

User Prof. Mireille Claessens (University of Twente, The Netherlands).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 04 May 2016, 10:30-11:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Molecular Electronics for Chemical Sensors

UserProf. Timothy M. Swager, Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 29 April 2016, 16:00-17:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

2016 Lord Lewis Lecture: Dynamic Particles for Biological and Chemical Sensing

UserProf. Timothy M. Swager, Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 16:00-17:00

Biophysical Seminars

Enhancing nanopore sensing with DNA nanotechnology

All welcome

UserUlrich F. Keyser, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge .

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 20 April 2016, 10:30-11:30

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Tissue-like materials from communicating droplet networks

UserProfessor Hagan Bayley, University of Oxford.

HousePfizer LT.

ClockTuesday 12 April 2016, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Professor Steven Ley's 70th Birthday Symposium

UserProfessor D. Enders, Professor M. Gaunt, Professor D. MacMillan, Professor R. Grubbs.

HouseBMS Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 08 April 2016, 09:00-17:00

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Studying membrane bioactivity with super-resolution optical microscopy

UserProfessor Christian Eggeling, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, Oxford.

HousePfizer LT.

ClockTuesday 05 April 2016, 16:00-17:00

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

CANCELLED Directed self-assembly of Janus rods

UserProfessor Dirks Aarts ( Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford).

HousePfizer LT.

ClockTuesday 22 March 2016, 16:00-17:00

Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars, Chemistry Dept.

Stratospheric Sulfur Geoengineering – Benefits and Risks

NOTE UNUSUAL START TIME

UserProfessor Alan Robock, Department of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 21 March 2016, 11:30-12:45

Melville Laboratory Seminars

The EvoDevo and Physics of Skin Appendages and Skin Colours in Vertebrates

UserProf. Michel C. Milinkovitch, Laboratory of Artificial & Natural Evolution (LANE), Dept of Genetics & Evolution, University of Geneva and SIB (Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics). .

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 21 March 2016, 10:00-11:00

Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars, Chemistry Dept.

Pushing the Envelope – Advancing Atmospheric Observations using Aerial Robotics

UserDr Rick Thomas, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 14 March 2016, 14:15-15:15

Biophysical Seminars

Structural Analysis of Amyloid-like Protein Fibrillation

All welcome

UserBente Vestergaard, Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, University of Copenhagen.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 09 March 2016, 10:30-11:30

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Probing gene control at the molecular stage

UserProfessor Mark C. Leake, University of York.

HousePfizer LT.

ClockTuesday 23 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Seeing the Invisible: Vibrational Imaging for Biology and Medicine

UserProf. Xiaoliang Sunny Xie - Mallinckrodt Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 19 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Single Molecule Enzymology: Transcription against Supercoiling

UserProf. Xiaoliang Sunny Xie - Mallinckrodt Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 18 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

The Linnett Lecture - Life at the Single Molecule Level: Single Cell Genomics

UserProf. Xiaoliang Sunny Xie, Mallinckrodt Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 16 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Biophysical Seminars

Rational design of protein aggregation

UserProf. Frederic Rousseau, VIB (Belgium).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 10 February 2016, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

Understanding the neuronal control of ageing and proteostasis

UserDr. Rebecca Taylor, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 10:30-11:30

Synthetic Chemistry Research Interest Group

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor John Sutherland, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, University of Cambridge, CB2 1EW.

ClockThursday 28 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

Biophysical Seminars

Chaperoning single proteins

All welcome

UserProf. Sander Tans, AMOLF.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 27 January 2016, 10:30-11:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

The Phase Behavior of Deeply Supercooled Water: a Computational Perspective

Note unusual time

UserPablo Debenedetti (Professor in Engineering and Applied Science and Dean for Research of Princeton University).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 22 January 2016, 14:00-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

"Acid sensing and sensory innervation: from molecules to mammals”

All welcome

UserDr. Ewan St. John Smith, Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 20 January 2016, 10:30-11:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Atom Tunnelling as a General Phenomenon in Chemistry: from the Interstellar Medium to Enzymes

UserJohannes Kaestner (Institute for Theoretical Chemistry, University of Stuttgart).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 15 January 2016, 12:00-12:40

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Title to be confirmed

Recipient of RSC Synthetic Organic Chemistry Award.

UserProf Richmond Sarpong, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 14 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry

Catalysts for CO2 reduction: from molecules to solids

UserProf. Marc Fontecave, College de France.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 14 January 2016, 14:30-15:30

Biophysical Seminars

How cryo-EM is revolutionising structural biology

UserDr. Sjors Scheres, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 13 January 2016, 10:30-11:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Nature Inspired Manufacturing Workshop

UserRoberto Cingolani, Erwin Reisner, Pierre Emannuel Fayemi, Danilo De Rossi, Carlos Rego.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 15 December 2015, 09:00-13:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Nature Inspired Manufacturing Workshop

UserThomas Speck, Ryad Benosman, Carlos Saez, Theresa Millard, Iain Valentine.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 14 December 2015, 14:00-18:30

Biophysical Seminars

Non-covalent Peptide Assembly: The latest Results

All welcome

UserMike Bowers, UC Santa Barbara.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockThursday 10 December 2015, 16:00-17:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Nanostructures for Energy Conversion: From Metal Oxides to Electroactive Covalent Organic Frameworks

UserProf. Thomas Bein, Department of Chemistry and Center for NanoScience (CeNS), University of Munich (LMU), Germany.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 10 December 2015, 14:30-15:30

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Shining new light on chemistry and biology with inteferometric scattering microscopy

UserProfessor Philipp Kukura ( Dept of Chemistry, University of Oxford ).

HousePfizer LT.

ClockTuesday 08 December 2015, 16:00-17:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Disordered Hyperuniform Many-Particle Systems: New States of Amorphous Matter

UserSalvatore Torquato Dept. of Chemistry, Dept. of Physics, Materials Institute and Applied & Computational Mathematics, Princeton University.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Pfizer lecture theatre.

ClockMonday 07 December 2015, 16:00-17:00

Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars, Chemistry Dept.

CPGS Seminars

UserSteve Campbell, Cameron Rae, David Wade.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 07 December 2015, 14:15-15:15

Biophysical Seminars

The mechanical control of neuronal development

UserDr Kristian Franze, University of Cambridge (PDN).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2015, 10:30-11:30

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Ultrafast infra-red spectroscopy as a probe of chemical reaction mechanisms.

UserProfessor Andrew Orr-Ewing – University of Bristol.

HousePfizer LT.

ClockTuesday 24 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Please see above for contact details for this list.

 

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