Unless noted, all seminars are at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in Life Science Building, Room 118.
Elizabeth King, assistant professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri
Sam Flaxman, assistant professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder
Tony Gamble, assistant professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Marquette University
Mary Power, professor of integrative biology, UC Berkeley; member of the National Academy of Sciences
Adam Siepielski, assistant professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Arkansas
Ed DeLong, professor of oceanography, University of Hawaii; member of the National Academy of Sciences
Ellen Thomas, University Professor in the College of Integrative Sciences, Wesleyan University (joint seminar with EES)
Chemistry and Biochemistry
All seminars are on Fridays at 3 p.m. in the W.A. Baker Chemistry Research Building, Room 114.
Bryan Shaw, professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Baylor University, “Drugging Z: Arresting Amyloid with Coulomb’s Law”
A. Clay Clark, professor and chair, Department of Biology, University of Texas at Arlington, “Allosteric Control of Caspases in Cell Death and Signaling”
Richmond Sarpong, professor, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, “Strategies and Tactics for the Chemical Synthesis Inspired by Complex Natural Products”
James McNew, professor, Department of Biosciences, Rice University, “ER Membrane Fusion by the GTPase Atlastin”
Paul Kenis, professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois, “Microchemical Systems to Address Challenges in Energy and Biology”
Holly Ellis, professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Auburn University, “Distinct Structural Properties of the Alkanesulfonate Monooxygenase System that Promote Flavin Transfer”
Olafs Daugulis, professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Houston, “New Methods for Carbon-Hydrogen Bond Functionalization”
Byeong-Su Kim, professor, Department of Chemistry, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Korea, “Hybrid Nanomaterials Based on Defective Nanocarbons: Promising Energy and Biomedical Applications”
Phoebe Glazer, professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, "Developing a Research Platform for the Discovery of Cytotoxic Metal Complexes"
Plamen Atanassov, professor, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of New Mexico, “Hierarchically Structured Fuel Cell Catalysts: Materials Derived by Sacrificial Support Method (SSM)”
Satinder Ahuja, president, Ahuja Consulting, “Practical Analytical Problem Solving”
Miguel Garcia-Garibay, professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, "The Secret Lives of Crystals: Control of Chemical Reactivity, Rotational Dynamics and Molecular Machines"
Evan Williams, professor, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, "New Insights into Molecular Structure and Ion Solvation from Mass Spectrometry"
Charles Phillip Shelor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas at Arlington, “New Separation and Detection Methods for Ion Chromatography”
Earth & Environmental Science
Unless noted, all Tech Sessions are held on Thursdays at 4 p.m. in Geoscience Building, Room 100.
Emily Finzel, assistant professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Iowa
Mark Zoback, Benjamin M. Page Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University; member of the National Academy of Engineering
Ze'ev Reches, professor of geology, School of Geology and Geophysics, University of Oklahoma
Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe, professor of geosciences, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Peter DeCelles, professor of Tectonics, Stratigraphy and Sedimentology, Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona
Juan Carlos Silva, assistant professor of sedimentary and environmental geology, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Houston
Fred Chester, professor, Department of Geology & Geophysics, Texas A&M University
All colloquia are held Fridays at 3 p.m. in Pickard Hall, Room 311.
Richard Tapia, professor and director of the Center for Excellence and Equity in Education, Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAAM), Rice University,
Rakesh, professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware, "Inverse Problems in Oil Exploration and Medical Imaging"
Alejandro Uribe, professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan
Jonathan E. Rubin, professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
Erika T. Camacho, professor, School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, Arizona State University,
Vera Serganova, professor, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley