Friday, November 10, 2017
10:00 am
Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)

CCE Seminar Day 2017

10:00 am - Doors open for breakfast and networking


10:30am
 - Opening Remarks, Professor Jackie Barton, Chair, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

10:30-12:10pm - Session 1

  • Ruijie (Kelly) Zhang, Arnold Group, "Advancing non-natural biocatalytic C–H bond amination 
via directed evolution"

  • Charlie Arnett, Agapie Group,   "High Spin Tetranuclear Iron Clusters Reversibly Bind CO 
in Four Redox States"

  • Tonia Ahmed, Grubbs Group
, "Highly Stereoretentive Olefin Metathesis with Ru Catalysts Supported by Dithiolate Ligands"

  • Dr. Joshua Kretchmer, Chan Group
, "Splitting a system into small fragments: Electron dynamics from real-time embedding theories"


12:10-1:30pm - Lunch


1:30-3:10pm - Session 2

  • Meaghan Deegan, Peters Group, "Incorporation of Fe-H equivalents for the reduction of CO and N2."

  • Samantha Shockley, Stoltz Group, "Recent developments in stereoselective iridium-catalyzed allylic alkylation methods"

  • 
Christopher Kenseth, Seinfeld Group, "Towards a Molecular Understanding of Organic Particles in
the Atmosphere"
 
  • Dr. Ana Correia, Hoelz Group
, "Architecture of the nuclear pore complex coat"


3:10-3:30pm - Coffee break


3:30-5:10pm - Session 3

  • 
Kevin Shen, Wang Group
, "Beyond Debye-Huckel: Polymer Conformations and Electrostatic Correlations"
  • Belinda Wenke, Rees Group, "Following the electrons: Multiwavelength crystallographic oxidation state assignment of the nitrogenase iron protein"

  • Annelise Thompson, Lewis Group, "The effects of fluorinated graphene on silicon interfaces"
  • Matthew Smarte, Okumura Group, "Synchrotron photoionization studies of atmospheric radical 
chemistry"


5:15-6:15pm - Poster session


6:15-7:00pm - Dinner

Contact Sara Weaver sjweaver@caltech.edu
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