Department of Chemistry University of Oxford

All colloquia will be held in the Dyson Perrins Lecture Theatre, Thursday* at 2 pm, unless otherwise stated. All visitors are welcome.
*except Prof Michel Gagné whose seminar will take place on Friday 7th April in the Inorganic Lecture Theatre.   

Convenors: Dr. Emily Flashman, Dr. Akane Kawamura and Prof. Tim Donohoe

Week 0

12 January

No seminar

Week 1

19 January      

Prof. Dr.Luigi Vaccaro (University of Perugia, Department of Chemistry, Biology and Biotechnology)
"Green shades in organic synthesis" - More information:   

Week 2

26 January 

Prof. Robert Knowles (Princeton University, Department of Chemistry)
"Proton-coupled electron transfer in organic synthesis" 
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Week 3

2 February

Prof. Tim Bugg (Warwick University, School of Chemistry)
"Bacterial enzymes for degradation of lignin: production of renewable chemicals from lignocellulose"
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Week 4

9 February

Prof. David Lilley FRS FRSE FRSC (University of Dundee, School of Life Sciences)
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Royal Society of Chemistry Khorana Prize Award Lecture


Week 5

16 February  

No seminar

Week 6

23 February 

Dr. Martin Eastgate (Bristol-Myers Squibb, Chemical and Synthetic Development)

Week 7

2 March  

Prof. Angela Russell (University of Oxford, Departments of Chemistry and Pharmacology)
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Week 8

9 March


Week 9 16 March Prof. Rainer Herges (Christian Albrechts University of Kiel, Otto Diels Institute for Organic Chemistry)
"Function by Switching: Molecular Assemblers, Molecular Machines Performing Synthesis"
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Easter Break Friday 7 April *Prof. Michel Gagné ( University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Chemistry)
More information: 
Royal Society of Chemistry Catalysis in Organic Chemistry Award Lecture
We thank Eli Lilly for their generous support for the colloquium programme 2016/17