11/05/19 - 9:45 AM to 11:00 AM
Department Seminar: Professor Valery Fokin
Professor Valery V. Fokin received his doctorate degree from the University of Southern California, and was a post-doctoral fellow at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, CA, where he studied catalytic oxidations of olefins. He joined the chemistry department faculty at Scripps in 2001. Currently, he is a professor of chemistry in the University of Southern California Center for Convergent Bioscience. His research is centered on understanding of the chemical reactivity and its applications in chemistry, biology, and materials science.