Speakers & Agenda - Part 1
September 27, 2021

12:00 - 12:05 P.M. ET
Welcome, Bibiana Campos-Seijo, C&EN

12:05 - 12:10 P.M. ET
Opening Remarks, Hrissi Samartzidou, Thermo Fisher Scientific

12:10 - 12:50 P.M. ET
Keynote Speaker, Carolyn Bertozzi, Stanford University

12:50 - 01:05 P.M. ET
Emilie Ringe, University of Cambridge
Plasmonics pioneer is harnessing the potential of magnesium nanoparticles

01:05 - 01:20 P.M. ET
Derya Baran, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Solar power innovator is creating organic materials for cheaper, more efficient photovoltaics

01:20 - 01:35 P.M. ET
Diego Solis-Ibarra, National Autonomous University of Mexico
Perovskite powerhouse is perfecting this family of sunlight-absorbing semiconductors

01:35 - 01:50 P.M. ET
Cesunica Ivey, University of California, Berkeley
Air quality crusader is gathering information about our daily exposures to dangerous emissions

01:50 - 02:05 P.M. ET
Jesús Velázquez, University of California, Davis
Catalyst connoisseur is studying materials that could mitigate climate change or clean up water

02:05 - 02:20 P.M. ET
Chern-Hooi Lim, New Iridium
Photocatalyst phenom is developing organic molecules that spur on light-powered reactions

02:20 - 02:30 P.M. ET
Closing Remarks, Lisa Jarvis, C&EN
Speakers & Agenda - Part 2
September 28, 2021
09:30 - 09:35 A.M. ET
Welcome, Bibiana Campos-Seijo, C&EN

09:35 - 09:40 A.M. ET
Opening Remarks, Paolo Braiuca, Thermo Fisher Scientific

09:40 - 10:20 A.M. ET
Keynote Speaker, Malika Jeffries-EL, Boston University

10:20 - 10:35 A.M. ET
Hans Renata, Scripps Research (Florida)
Chemoenzymatic conductor is using enzymes to accomplish exquisitely selective chemical reactions

10:35 - 10:50 A.M. ET
Katya Vinogradova, Rockefeller University
Proteomics path paver is using organic chemistry to glean information on immune system proteins

10:50 - 11:05 A.M. ET
Shanique Borteley Alabi, Monte Rose Therapeutics
Molecular matchmaker is designing drugs that break down badly behaving proteins

11:05 - 11:20 A.M. ET
Ziyang Zhang, University of California, San Francisco
Chemical biology champion is toppling tough drug targets with novel approaches

11:20 - 11:35 A.M. ET
Patrick Fier, Merck & Co.
Manufacturing magician is creating chemical transformations to scale up drug syntheses

11:35 - 11:50 A.M. ET
Alaaeddin Alsbaiee, DuPont
Polymer pro is smoothing the way to superior silicon data storage

11:50 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. ET
Closing Remarks, Bethany Halford, C&EN
Presented by:
Thermo Fisher Scientific