Spring 2013

Chemistry Department Seminar Schedule


Monday, Feb 4th, 12:30                           SEMINAR:  Collin Stultz (MIT)

Monday, Feb. 11th, 12:30                        SEMINAR:  Sara Hashmi (Yale)

Tuesday, Feb. 19th                                     No meeting

Monday, Feb. 25th, 12:30                         SEMINAR:  John-David Rocha (Rochester Inst. of Tech.)

Monday, Mar. 4th, 12:30                          SEMINAR:  A. Bowdoin Van Riper (Historian of Science)

Monday, Mar. 11th, 12:30                        SEMINAR:  Celia Schiffer (U Mass Medical School)

Monday, Mar. 25th, 12:30                         STUDENT TALKS:  Kallman, Parker, Spiegelman, White

Monday, Apr. 1st, 12:30                             STUDENT TALKS:  Fischer, Kreienkamp, Liu, McClain

Monday, Apr. 8th, 12:30                            No meeting (ACS)

Monday, Apr. 22nd, 12:30                         STUDENT TALKS:  Fuchs, Hobbs, Jackson, Vattelana

Monday, Apr. 29th, 12:30                          STUDENT TALKS:  Qiu, Suquilanda, Schmitt, Torok

Monday, May 6th, 12:30                            SEMINAR:  Gevorg Grigoriyan (Dartmouth)

Time TBA:                                                     End of semester celebration – yay!

All seminars will be held in SCI 278 from 12:30-1:30pm unless otherwise noted.

Contact Us

Department of Chemistry
Science Center
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481


Adele Wolfson
Department Chair
Tel: 781.283.3106
Fax: 781.283.3642


Deborah Nickerson
Administrative Assistant
Tel: 781.283.3114
Fax: 781.283.3642


Karen Blake
Administrative Assistant
Tel: 781.283.3022
Fax: 781.283.3642



Seminar Schedule

February 9, 2015

“To Be Announced”  Eric Rubin, Irene Heinz Given Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Gustavus Adolphus Pfeiffer Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School And Harvard School of Public Health


February 23, 2015

"Molecular Dynamics Study of Helicobacter pylori Urease"  Mona Minkara '09, graduate Research Assistant At Quantum Theory Project, University of Florida


March 2, 2015

"Mechanisms of Normal and Oncogenic Notch Signaling“  Stephen Blacklow, Chair of the Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard School of Medicine


April 6, 2015

"Metal-Metal Interactions in Heterobimetallic Complexes"  Christine Thomas, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Brandeis University


May 4, 2015

"Protein Glycosylation: Pathways and Processes"  Barbara Imperiali, Class of 1922 Professor of Biology and Professor of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology