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Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars, Chemistry Dept.

Stratospheric ozone and stratosphere-troposphere exchange in the Last Glacial Maximum

UserQiang Fu (Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington and Leverhulme Visiting Professor in DAMPT, Cambridge University).

HouseTodd-Hamied room, Chemistry Department (and on zoom).

ClockMonday 20 June 2022, 14:00-15:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Bringing Quantum Mechanics for Electrons and Nuclei to Larger Scales

https://zoom.us/j/97412460697?pwd=SkZzdjZGNFUyakg2RkpwMnRCWkZ3dz09 Meeting ID: 974 1246 0697 Passcode: 804768

UserDr Mariana Rossi, Max Planck Institute .

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Dept of Chemistry and Zoom.

ClockWednesday 25 May 2022, 14:30-15:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Designing an Advanced Cancer Therapeutic Protein (GABPA Binding Inhibitor) Using an Artificial Intelligence-based DNA Binding Protein Design system.

https://zoom.us/j/96081156517?pwd=dmVGcVdDMXYvcVljdjVUQVIrd3F3QT09 Meeting ID: 960 8115 6517 Passcode: 135523

UserHaseem Deen Mohamed Sarif Mohamed Iqbal, University of Cambridge .

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Dept of Chemistry and Zoom.

ClockWednesday 18 May 2022, 15:00-15:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

A computational model for protein phase separation: hnRNPA1 as a case study

https://zoom.us/j/96081156517?pwd=dmVGcVdDMXYvcVljdjVUQVIrd3F3QT09 Meeting ID: 960 8115 6517 Passcode: 135523

UserMaria Julia Maristany, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Dept of Chemistry and Zoom.

ClockWednesday 18 May 2022, 14:30-15:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Building bridges over mountain passes with variational path sampling

https://zoom.us/j/92686443414?pwd=OXVvY3lubnYxdU04enVZNFEzcjNmdz09 Meeting ID: 926 8644 3414 Passcode: 815149

UserDr David Limmer, UC Berkeley.

HouseZoom and will be lived streamed in the Dept of Chemistry, Wolfson Lecture Theatre .

ClockWednesday 11 May 2022, 16:30-17:30

Biological Chemistry Research Interest Group

Metal Complexes as Diagnostics and Therapeutics

UserProf. Gilles Gasser, Chimie ParisTech.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 10 May 2022, 15:00-16:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Machine Learning for Molecular Simulation - from Quantum Chemistry to Protein Dynamics

Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/91726565686?pwd=cmpNYmswRlRRamgycGhiT29jSE44UT09 Meeting ID: 917 2656 5686 Passcode: 592709

UserProfessor Frank Noé, Free University Berlin.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Dept of Chemistry and Zoom.

ClockWednesday 04 May 2022, 14:30-15:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Angstrom-scale capillaries: Ion selectivity beyond steric effects

https://zoom.us/j/93042336923?pwd=V0dZc1hjcEhESXdGcGhDbGxYRTZQZz09 Meeting ID: 930 4233 6923 Passcode: 942671

UserProfessor Radha Boya, University of Manchester.

HouseDept of Chemistry, Wolfson Lecture Theatre and Zoom.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2022, 14:30-15:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

The liquid genome: Multiscale modelling of DNA packaging inside cells

https://zoom.us/j/99261863179?pwd=cExLK0QrdTF5R1c3bDNiWWwrbUtwdz09 Meeting ID: 992 6186 3179 Passcode: 180099

UserDr Rosana Collepardo-Guevara, University of Cambridge.

HouseZoom and Dept of Chemistry, Wolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 17 March 2022, 11:15-12:15

Biophysical Seminars

Liquid-Liquid Crystalline Phase Separation of Amyloid Fibrils

UserProf. Raffaele Mezzenga, ETH Zurich.

Househttps://zoom.us/j/95370222402.

ClockWednesday 16 March 2022, 10:00-11:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

One becomes two: assemblies that split cells across evolution

https://zoom.us/j/92220720173?pwd=WWVpVzVRY3dGRlhCRnFJZE81enRlUT09 Meeting ID: 922 2072 0173 Passcode: 070083

UserDr Anđela Šarić, IST Austria .

HouseZoom and Dept of Chemistry, Wolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 09 March 2022, 14:30-15:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Simple Models for Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation in Biological Cells

https://zoom.us/j/92110994248?pwd=VHVlRE15bUJRZ0pOcDdwdlQ3V0cwUT09 Meeting ID: 921 1099 4248 Passcode: 360337

UserProfessor Halim Kusumaatmaja, Durham University.

HouseDept of Chemistry, Wolfson Lecture Theatre and Zoom.

ClockWednesday 02 March 2022, 14:30-15:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Development of a transferable coarse-grained model for biomolecular phase-separation with near-quantitative accuracy.

1st Year PhD Report https://zoom.us/j/97218330219?pwd=cm5obGVnMVJ1RmZML3Rtc1RNRlc1dz09 Meeting ID: 972 1833 0219 Passcode: 540145

UserAnne Aguirre, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Dept of Chemistry and Zoom.

ClockWednesday 23 February 2022, 15:00-15:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

General embedded cluster protocol for accurate modelling of oxygen vacancies in metal-oxides

First Year PhD Report https://zoom.us/j/99862441719?pwd=OHc4d0hpczU4SVpEK0ppUHliUVRSUT09 Meeting ID: 998 6244 1719 Passcode: 373295https://zoom.us/j/97218330219?pwd=cm5obGVnMVJ1RmZML3Rtc1RNRlc1dz09 Meeting ID: 972 1833 0219 Passcode: 540145

UserBenjamin Shi (University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Dept. of Chemistry & Zoom.

ClockWednesday 23 February 2022, 14:30-15:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Quantum simulations of materials for sustainable energy generation and use

https://zoom.us/j/99306849914?pwd=dDg3YWkvTjZKaTc3RHZQbWxsb1QvUT09 Meeting ID: 993 0684 9914 Passcode: 982405

UserProfessor Giulia Galli, University of Chicago.

HouseDept of Chemistry, Wolfson Lecture Theatre and Zoom.

ClockWednesday 16 February 2022, 15:00-16:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Hot electrons in chemical reactions at metal surfaces: From molecular beam scattering to plasmonic chemistry

https://zoom.us/j/98783704195?pwd=L0hDVDJYeDdRYkR5TGFyeEV3RE1vZz09 Meeting ID: 987 8370 4195 Passcode: 689645

UserDr Reinhard J. Maurer, University of Warwick.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Dept. of Chemistry & Zoom.

ClockWednesday 09 February 2022, 14:30-15:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Energy Landscape of Hybrid Restraint Functions Based on NMR Data

1st Year PhD Report. Join Zoom meeting https://zoom.us/j/99862441719?pwd=OHc4d0hpczU4SVpEK0ppUHliUVRSUT09 Meeting ID: 998 6244 1719 Passcode: 373295

UserYifei Wang, University of Cambridge.

HouseZoom.

ClockWednesday 02 February 2022, 15:00-15:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Variational calculations of monoatomic endofullerenes

First Year PhD Report. Join Zoom meeting https://zoom.us/j/99862441719?pwd=OHc4d0hpczU4SVpEK0ppUHliUVRSUT09 Meeting ID: 998 6244 1719 Passcode: 373295

UserKripa Panchagnula, University of Cambridge.

Housevia zoom .

ClockWednesday 02 February 2022, 14:30-15:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Realistic simulations of IR spectra using path-integrals: quasicentroid molecular dynamics

First Year PhD Report https://zoom.us/j/97542686010?pwd=OHY3Mzd6NUptaHpzTDJkOUY2QTFzZz09 Meeting ID: 975 4268 6010 Passcode: 417918

UserChristopher Haggard, University of Cambridge.

Housevia zoom .

ClockWednesday 26 January 2022, 15:00-15:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

The origin of enantioselectivity in photochemical reactions with diarylprolinol silyl ether catalysts

First Year PhD Report https://zoom.us/j/97542686010?pwd=OHY3Mzd6NUptaHpzTDJkOUY2QTFzZz09 Meeting ID: 975 4268 6010 Passcode: 417918

UserChing Ching Lam, University of Cambridge.

Housevia zoom .

ClockWednesday 26 January 2022, 14:30-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

Uncovering the role of Alzheimer’s disease risk genes using stem cells and human brains

UserProf Li-Huei Tsai, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Househttps://zoom.us/j/99301642413.

ClockWednesday 19 January 2022, 16:00-17:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Genome Organization through Phase Separation: Random yet Precise

https://zoom.us/j/99705960225?pwd=VnB5WW9YWHNrUXRFZmFQOU1wQW5lUT09 Meeting ID: 997 0596 0225 Passcode: 198245

UserDr Bin Zhang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Housevia zoom .

ClockWednesday 19 January 2022, 14:30-15:30

Biophysical Seminars

Technology for Bioelectronic Medicine

UserProf George Malliaras, University of Cambridge.

Househttps://zoom.us/j/94174933868 .

ClockWednesday 19 January 2022, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

From mad cows to mini brains

UserCath Haig, NIH - NIAID - RML.

Househttps://zoom.us/j/96577382505.

ClockWednesday 01 December 2021, 16:00-17:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Exploring the interface between carbon based materials and electrolytes: Insights from simulations

https://zoom.us/j/98671840072?pwd=TXRNaHVIS0VlYWEzTm5YVUVWbThCQT09 Meeting ID: 986 7184 0072 Passcode: 366353

UserDr Céline Merlet, Université Toulouse 3 Paul Sabatier .

HouseZoom and Dept of Chemistry, Wolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 01 December 2021, 14:30-15:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Scalable multi-reference chemistry using quantum Monte Carlo

https://zoom.us/j/93027947380?pwd=TTIrV3hPaFV4SlRyZm85UHF0d0RxUT09 Meeting ID: 930 2794 7380 Passcode: 697350

UserDr Nick Blunt, Riverlane.

HouseZoom and Dept of Chemistry, Wolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 24 November 2021, 14:30-15:30

Biophysical Seminars

Photopharmacology: Towards Light-Controlled Therapy

UserProf. Wiktor Szymanski, University Medical Center Groningen.

Househttps://zoom.us/j/95320855185.

ClockWednesday 24 November 2021, 10:00-11:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Development Of A Multiscale Chromatin Coarse-Grained Model

First Year PhD Report

UserCharles Phillips, University of Cambridge.

HouseZoom and Dept of Chemistry, Wolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 17 November 2021, 15:00-15:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Base flipping in DNA using potential energy landscapes

First Year PhD Report

UserNicy, University of Cambridge.

HouseZoom and Dept of Chemistry, Wolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 17 November 2021, 14:30-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

How to discover prodromal Parkinson's disease and why

UserWolfgang Oertel, Philips University of Marburg.

Househttps://zoom.us/j/92675147881.

ClockWednesday 17 November 2021, 10:30-11:30

Synthetic Chemistry Research Interest Group

Synthesis RIG Postdoc Seminar

UserDr Avene Colgan and Dr. Stephen Walsh, Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry.

HouseBristol Myers-Squibb lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 10 November 2021, 16:00-17:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

On Loss Function Landscapes of Neural Networks

First Year PhD Report. Zoom details Meeting ID: 915 2238 0125 Passcode: 224474

UserMax Niroomand, University of Cambridge.

HouseZoom and Dept of Chemistry, Wolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 10 November 2021, 15:00-15:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Non-Equilibrium Phase Transitions of Two Species Driven Diffusive Lattice Gas

First Year PhD Report. Zoom details: Meeting ID: 915 2238 0125 Passcode: 224474

UserHonghao Yu, University of Cambridge.

HouseZoom and Dept of Chemistry, Wolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 10 November 2021, 14:30-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserMacr Diamond, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Househttps://zoom.us/j/92675147881.

ClockTuesday 19 October 2021, 17:00-18:00

Biophysical Seminars

ApoE, Ab and Alzheimer’s disease: From test tube to transgenic mice

UserMary Jo LaDu, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Househttps://zoom.us/j/92564124601.

ClockWednesday 13 October 2021, 16:00-17:00

Biophysical Seminars

The landscape of amyloid misfolding

UserProf. Jeremy Schmit (Kansas State University).

Househttps://zoom.us/j/99567836121.

ClockWednesday 21 July 2021, 10:30-11:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Final Year PhD Talks (by Hugh Ryan and Francesca Firth)

UserHugh Ryan and Francesca Firth (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom meeting (Meeting ID: 967 7032 7126 Passcode: 077949).

ClockThursday 17 June 2021, 14:00-15:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Who gets to do research? - Equity in STEMM viewed through a funding lens

Materials RIG Seminar

UserProf. Rachel Oliver (Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom meeting (Meeting ID: 937 3157 5068, Passcode: 994936).

ClockThursday 10 June 2021, 14:00-15:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Controlling photonic properties from the micro to the macroscale

Final year PhD student talk

UserClement Chan (Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom meeting (Meeting ID: 944 5796 1273, Passcode: 773568).

ClockThursday 03 June 2021, 14:00-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

Functional Protein Fibrils in the Fight Against Pathogens

UserProf. Meytal Landau, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

Househttps://zoom.us/j/96842517234.

ClockWednesday 02 June 2021, 10:30-11:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Talks delivered by two final year PhD students

UserTaylor Uekert and Rajesh Jethwa (Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry, Universit of Cambridge.

HouseZoom meeting (Meeting ID: 933 8200 8737, Passcode: 991562).

ClockThursday 20 May 2021, 14:00-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

Cellular Communication via Adhesion

UserProf. Demet Araç, University of Chicago.

Househttps://zoom.us/j/99781367340.

ClockWednesday 19 May 2021, 16:00-17:00

Biophysical Seminars

Cellular Organization Through Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation

UserProf. Michael Rosen, Department of Biophysics, University of Texas .

Househttps://zoom.us/j/97334125524.

ClockWednesday 12 May 2021, 16:00-17:00

Biophysical Seminars

Whole-brain imaging of mating behavior in C. elegans

UserProf. Aravinthan Samuel, Harvard University.

Househttps://zoom.us/j/97805738886 .

ClockFriday 07 May 2021, 16:00-17:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Nanoconfined Water and it's Anomalies

UserProfessor Biman Bagchi, Indian Institute of Science - Bengaluru.

HouseZoom: Meeting ID: 993 0985 5457 Passcode: 520993.

ClockWednesday 05 May 2021, 10:00-11:00

Biophysical Seminars

The switch from choice to commitment: an example from HIV

UserDr. Maike Hansen, Radboud University Nijmegen.

Househttps://zoom.us/j/92521025039.

ClockWednesday 28 April 2021, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

Cell morphogenesis across scales, from molecules to forces

UserProf. Ewa Paluch Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge.

Househttps://zoom.us/j/92582731025.

ClockWednesday 14 April 2021, 10:30-11:30

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Designing brighter dyes for advanced fluorescence microscopy

UserDr Luke Lavis, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Housevia zoom - please contact David Madden for the zoom link.

ClockTuesday 23 March 2021, 14:00-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

Glutamate receptors: from single molecules to physiology

UserProf. Vasanthi Jayaraman, University of Texas Health Science Center.

Househttps://zoom.us/j/99203574537.

ClockWednesday 17 March 2021, 16:00-17:00

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Liquid microjet photoelectron spectroscopy

UserProf Helen Fielding, Department of Chemistry, University College London.

Housevia zoom - please contact David Madden for the zoom link.

ClockTuesday 16 March 2021, 14:00-15:00

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Physical RIG, Internal Speakers

UserAlex Fellows & Dr Lucien Weiss & Dr Hans de Leeuw, Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

Housevia zoom - please contact David Madden for the zoom link.

ClockTuesday 09 March 2021, 14:00-15:00

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Methods for rapid 3D fluorescence microscopy

UserDr Reto Fiolka, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Housevia zoom - please contact David Madden for the zoom link.

ClockTuesday 02 March 2021, 14:00-15:00

Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars, Chemistry Dept.

Right ozone, wrong reasons

UserMat Evans - University of York.

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 01 March 2021, 11:00-12:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Generalization of Quasicentroid Molecular Dynamics to complex systems

First Year PhD Report

UserVijay Ganesh Sadhasivam, University of Cambridge.

HouseZoom: Meeting ID: 971 8360 9971 Passcode: 458262.

ClockWednesday 17 February 2021, 15:00-15:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

A systematic conformational searching method

First Year PhD Report

UserMengman Wei, University of Cambridge.

HouseZoom: Meeting ID: 971 8360 9971 Passcode: 458262.

ClockWednesday 17 February 2021, 14:30-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

Molecular Biology of Prion Infections

UserProf. Adriano Aguzzi, University hospital of Zurich.

Househttps://zoom.us/j/99760374933?pwd=cXlRUVBabWpCUWZ4NHRGWnRmLzV3dz09.

ClockWednesday 10 February 2021, 10:30-11:30

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Physical RIG, Internal Speakers

UserDr Thomas Aubry & Sabine Matysik & Ezra Bruggeman, Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

Housevia zoom - please contact David Madden for the zoom link.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2021, 14:00-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

Models of neurological disease

Meeting ID: 923 1614 3946 Passcode: 186434

UserProf. Roger D Kamm.

Househttps://zoom.us/j/92316143946?pwd=RmFpcnlrNWkrUldWbzZRazhxRjM2QT09.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2021, 16:00-17:00

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Covariance-map imaging: a new tool for chemical dynamics studies

UserProf Claire Vallance, Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford.

Housevia zoom - please contact David Madden for the zoom link.

ClockTuesday 26 January 2021, 14:00-15:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Understanding transition metal heterogeneous catalysis

UserProfessor Jens Kehlet Nørskov, Technical University of Denmark.

HouseZoom: Meeting ID: 983 4340 7484 Passcode: 162366.

ClockWednesday 20 January 2021, 14:00-15:00

Physical Chemistry Research Interest Group

Physical RIG, Internal Speakers

UserDr John Danial & James Weber & Dr Mike Casford, Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

Housevia zoom - please contact David Madden for the zoom link.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2021, 14:00-15:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

In silico identification of reactivity driven MIEs

First Year PhD Report

UserCharles Gong, University of Cambridge.

HouseZoom - Meeting ID: 924 3189 5042 Passcode: 306870.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2020, 15:00-15:30

Biological Chemistry Research Interest Group

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Nigel Scrutton, The University of Manchester.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Wolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 25 March 2020, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Nigel Scrutton, The University of Manchester.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 25 March 2020, 16:00-17:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Cancellation - Computational Modelling at the Interface of Physical Organic and Supramolecular Chemistry

This talk has been canceled.

UserProf. Fernanda Duarte (Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford).

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockThursday 05 March 2020, 14:00-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

Dissipative systems showing signs of life

UserProf. W.T.S. Huck, Institute for Molecules and Materials, Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2020, 10:30-11:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Innovation in synthetic methodology through use of flow

Joint Materials/Synthesis RIG Seminar

UserProf. Timothy Noël (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockMonday 02 March 2020, 15:00-17:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Bioinspired Nano- and Microstructured Surfaces: From Analysis and Replication to Applications

UserProf. Dr. Hendrik Hoelscher (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Microstructure Technology, Germany).

HousePfizerLecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 26 February 2020, 14:00-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

Physical phenotyping of cells in biology and medicine

UserProf. Jochen Guck, Director, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 26 February 2020, 10:30-11:30

Biological Chemistry Research Interest Group

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Matthew Powner, University College London.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2020, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor John Hartwig, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 20 February 2020, 14:00-18:00

Biophysical Seminars

Protein misfolding in Alzheimer’s disease

UserProf. Louise Serpell, University of Sussex, UK.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2020, 10:30-11:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Quantum topological effects in the transport properties of ionic conductors

UserProfessor Stefano Baroni, SISSA — Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Sudi Avanzati, Trieste.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Pfizer Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2020, 14:15-15:15

Biophysical Seminars

Evolution of Antibiotic Resistance: from the Lab to the Clinic and back

UserProf. Nathalie Q. Balaban, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2020, 10:30-11:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Reversible Catalysis in Redox Matrices

UserProf. Dr. Nicolas Plumeré (Department of Chemistry, University of Bochum).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockTuesday 04 February 2020, 10:00-11:00

Biophysical Seminars

Functional amyloid in bacteria

UserProfessor Daniel E. Otzen, Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) and Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, DK.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockFriday 24 January 2020, 11:00-12:00

Biophysical Seminars

Molecular chaperones in protein folding and quality control

UserProf. Dr. F. Ulrich Hartl ( Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Wolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 23 January 2020, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Innovation in the Synthesis of Complex Pharmaceutical Compounds

UserDr Martin Eastgate, Bristol- Myers Squibb.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockMonday 20 January 2020, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Small Things Make Big Differences

Athena SWAN Talk

UserProfessor Catherine J. Murphy (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 15 January 2020, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

The Golden Road: Synthesis and Surface Chemistry of Gold Nanocrystals

BP Sustainability Lecture

UserProfessor Catherine J. Murphy (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 15 January 2020, 14:00-15:00

Biophysical Seminars

Artificial Cells and Cellular Bionics

UserProf. Oscar Ces, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 04 December 2019, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

Autophagy and neurodegeneration

UserProfessor David Rubinsztein ( CIMR).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Todd Hamied Room.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2019, 10:30-11:30

Biophysical Seminars

Emergence of life-like properties in coacervate droplets

UserEvan Spruijt, Radboud University, the Netherlands.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

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

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Pathway to Nonlinear Spectroscopy of Discrete Dipoles

First Year PhD Report

UserHaydn Lloyd, University of Cambrisge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2019, 14:40-15:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Multireference Stochastic Coupled Cluster

First Year PhD Report

UserMaria-Andreea Filip, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2019, 14:15-14:35

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

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