Department Seminars

The Chemistry 291 Seminar series is held on Mondays at 3:30 pm in Physical Sciences Building room 240, with refreshments served in the foyer at 3:00 pm prior to the seminar. Invited speakers are widely recognized experts in their respective fields whose research programs have broad appeal to scientists working within and across chemical and biological subdisciplines. Represented areas include physical and biophysical chemistry, organic chemistry, chemical biology, inorganic and bioinorganic chemistry, biochemistry, materials and nanoscience, and molecular and structural biology.

The Chemistry 292 Seminar series is held Fall Quarter only on Fridays  in Physical Sciences Building room 240. Department and affiliated faculty and researchers present current research.

The Student Seminar series is held typically on Wednesdays at 3:30 pm in Physical Sciences Building room 240. Upon completion of the Ph.D. degree, each student gives a public talk centered on his or her graduate research. Student talks also include the 2nd year seminar, in which each student enrolled in the Chemistry and Biochemistry graduate program gives a public seminar that offers an in-depth review of a topic of current interest in chemistry. Student talks also include journal club presentations and special outside seminar guests.