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Chemistry Colloquium Professor Kana Takematsu, Bowdoin College

Fri, April 5th, 2019
1:10 pm
- 2:30 pm
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"The Challenge of Moving Protons" The controlled movement of charges is essential to many redox processes in chemistry, including the harnessing of solar energy. The conversion of solar to chemical energy is key for environmental sustainability and national security. Our group uses a class of compounds called photoacids to investigate the coupling between light energy and movement of protons. Photoacids…

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Chemistry Charles Compton Lectureship Professor Ashleigh Theberge ’06

Fri, April 12th, 2019
1:10 pm
- 2:30 pm
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Professor Ashleigh Theberge '06, University of Washington "Studying Cell Signaling in Complex Environments Using Open Microfluidic Models" Small molecule and protein signals provide a rich vocabulary for cellular communication. To better understand signaling processes in both normal and disease states, there is a growing need for cell culture platforms that interface with analytical chemistry tools and recreate key features of…

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Chemistry Class of 1960 Scholars Colloquium, Professor Jesse Kroll, MIT

Fri, April 26th, 2019
1:10 pm
- 2:30 pm
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"Tracking Atmospheric Organic Carbon in the Field and in the Lab" Organic species in the Earth’s atmosphere play a central role in many processes important to human health, ecosystem health, and global climate: they can have impacts on human and ecosystem health, they influence atmospheric oxidant levels, and their oxidation products include secondary pollutants such as ozone and secondary organic…

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