Seminar Programs

Our seminar series provide an opportunity to learn about exciting current research at other universities and in industrial research laboratories.

Chemical Biology Seminars

Chemical Biology Seminars are typically held on Monday afternoons at 4:00pm (refreshments at 3:45pm) in MIT room 4-270 unless otherwise noted. Visit the MIT calendar for a list of upcoming Chemical Biology Seminars.

AY 2022 – 2023 Chemical Biology Seminar Schedule

Chemical Biology Seminar Contact:
Betty Lou McLanahan

Inorganic Chemistry Seminars

Inorganic Chemistry Seminars are typically held on Wednesday afternoons at 4:15 pm in MIT room 4-370 unless otherwise noted. Harvard lectures are held in Pfizer Lecture Hall, lower level, Mallinckrodt Labs, 12 Oxford St., Cambridge. Visit the MIT calendar for a complete list of upcoming Inorganic Seminars.

AY 2022 – 2023 Inorganic Seminar Schedule

Inorganic Chemistry Seminar Contact:
Christine Brooks

Organic Chemistry Seminars

Organic Chemistry Seminars are typically held on Thursday afternoons at 4:00pm in MIT room 6-120 unless otherwise noted. Visit the MIT calendar for a complete list of upcoming Organic Chemistry Seminars.

AY 2022 – 2023 Organic Seminar Schedule

Organic Chemistry Seminar Contact:
Max Martelli

Physical Chemistry Seminars

Physical Chemistry Seminars are typically held on Tuesday afternoons at 4:00PM in MIT Room 6-120 at 4:00 PM. Refreshments will be served at 3:30 PM outside Room 6-120 unless otherwise stated. Visit the MIT calendar for a complete list of upcoming Physical Chemistry Seminars.

Physical Chemistry Seminar Contact:
Peter Giunta

Chemistry Student Seminars

Chemistry Student Seminar (CSS) is a student-organized seminar series that host graduate students and postdocs to share their research in a friendly and informal environment. These seminars are are held on Friday mornings at 10:00AM in Room 4-163. Free donuts, bagels and coffee are provided. Visit the MIT calendar for more information about the Chemistry Student Seminar series.

Chemistry Endowed Lectures

Chemical Biology

The TY and Amy Shen Lecture – November 1 and November 3, 2022

Inorganic Chemistry

The Alan Davison Lecture – May 9 and 10, 2023

The Dietmar Seyferth Lecture in Organometallic Chemistry – April 26, 2023

Organic Chemistry

The Büchi Lecture May 4 and 5, 2023

The Merck-Pfister Lecture – February 16th and 17th, 2023

Physical Chemistry

The A.D. Little Lecture – March 14, 2023

The John Waugh Lecture – May 11, 2023

Additional Seminars

For information on seminars outside of the Department of Chemistry, please visit the links below.