Spring 2022 Series

All talks will be taking place virtually.

1. January 12, 2022 3:10 - 4:10pm

Matthew Disney

Department of Chemistry
Scripps Research Florida Campus

Sequence-Based design of small molecules targeting RNA structures

Ms. Ayah Abdeldayem
2. January 19, 2022 3:10 - 4:10pm

Catherine Musselman

Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Department, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Histone Tails: A Fuzzy Affair with DNA

Prof. Voula Kanelis
3. January 26, 2022 3:10 - 4:10pm

Hee-Sun Han

Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Micro and nanoscale tools for systems biology

Prof. Alana Ogata
4. February 2, 2022 3:10 - 4:10pm

CPS Awards Colloquium

Sarah Bickers (Kanelis Group)

Dennis Fernandes (Gradinaru Group)

Prof. Voula Kanelis & Prof. Claudiu Gradinaru
5. February 9, 2022 3:10 - 4:10pm

Rachel O'Reilly

School of Chemistry, University of Birmingham

Precision polymer nanoparticles

Prof. Alana Ogata
6. February 16, 2022 3:10 - 4:10pm

Camilla Cattania

Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

How do earthquakes begin? Numerical and theoretical insights into the nucleation processes of small and large earthquakes

Prof. Semechah Lui

February 23, 2022

No colloquium during Reading Week

7. March 2, 2022 3:10 - 4:10pm

Francyne Bochi do Amarante

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

The impact of base-salt topography on salt tectonics in the Campos Basin, offshore Brazil

Mr. Mauricio Barcelos Haag
8. March 16, 2022 3:10 - 4:10pm

Rachel Martin

Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine

Protein Solubility Under Adverse Conditions

Prof. Alana Ogata
9. March 23, 2022 3:10 - 4:10pm

Sven van Teeffelen

Microbiology Department, Université de Montréal 

The physics of bacterial cell shape and size

Prof. Josh Milstein
10. March 30, 2022 3:10 - 4:10pm

Max Prigozhin

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Harvard University

Towards nanoscale single-cell pharmacodynamics

Mr. Karan Malhotra
11. April 6, 2022 3:10 - 4:10pm


Phil Heron

Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough

What makes a supercontinent 'super'?


Prof. Lindsay Schoenbohm