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Wednesday, September 18, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)

Organic Chemistry Seminar

New Methods and Strategies in the Synthesis of Natural Products
Sergey Pronin, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of California - Irvine,
Speaker's Bio:
Education Dec 2010 Ph.D. in Chemistry University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Aug 2006 M.S. in Chemistry University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Jun 2005 Specialist in Chemistry (B.S. equivalent), Highest Honors Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia Professional experience Jul 2014 – present Assistant Professor, University of California, Irvine, CA Jan 2011 – Jun 2014 Postdoctoral Associate with Professor Ryan A. Shenvi The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA Sep 2005 – Dec 2010 Graduate Research Assistant with Professor Sergey A. Kozmin The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL Jan 2002 – Jun 2005 Undergraduate Research Assistant with Professor Valentine G. Nenajdenko, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia Honors and awards 2019 ACS DOC Academic Young Investigator 2019 NSF CAREER Award 2017 Thieme Chemistry Journals Award 2016 Hellman Fellow 2010 Elizabeth R. Norton Prize for excellence in research in chemistry, The University of Chicago 2006 SYNStar prize, Thieme Publishing Group 2005 Diploma with Honors, Lomonosov Moscow State University 2005 Chemistry Department Award for Outstanding Research, Lomonosov Moscow State University

New methods and strategies in the synthesis of terpenoid and polyketide natural products will be discussed.

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