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Foster Colloquium Series

Current Foster Schedule


4:00 PM in 210 Natural Sciences Complex
Refreshments at 3:30 PM


Friday, February 17, 2017
Professor Richard D. Robinson, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University
“Harnessing Chemical Transformation Reactions to Tailor the Atoms in Nanoparticles” Abstract

Friday, February 24, 2017
Professor Paul W. Ayers, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, McMaster University
“Strong Electron Correlation” Abstract

Friday, March 3, 2017
Professor Bing Gong, Department of Chemistry, University at Buffalo, SUNY
“Predictable Folding & Controlled Self-Assembly: Biomimetic Molecular and Supramolecular Structures”

Friday, March 10, 2017
A. Ben Wagner, Chemistry Librarian, University at Buffalo, SUNY
“Research Impact, Visibility, and ORCID Author Identifiers” Abstract

Friday, March 17, 2017
Professor Richard J. Hooley, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside
“Biomimicry with Synthetic Receptors: Self-Assembly and Molecular Recognition”

CANCELLED – Friday, March 24, 2017
Professor Craig J. Hawker’s SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Friday, March 31, 2017
Dr. Ronald Zuckermann, Facility Director, Biological Nanostructures, The Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
“New Nanomaterials at the Interface of Polymer Science and Structural Biology”

Friday, April 7, 2017
Professor Alan Saghatelian, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
“Discovery of Novel Endogenous Lipids and Peptides”

Friday, April 21, 2017
Best PhD Dissertation, Department of Chemistry, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Friday, April 28, 2017
Professor Alán Aspuru-Guzik, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Harvard University
“Billions and Billions of Molecules”

Friday, May 5, 2017
Professor Paul J. Hergenrother, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois
“Traversing the Valley of Death in Anticancer and Antibacterial Drug Discovery”

Friday, May 12, 2017
9th Annual Howard Tieckelmann Lecture Series – Guest Lecturer: David A. Tirrell, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

Past Foster Colloquia

Past Foster Colloquia