January 21, 2021 - Christopher W. Cunningham (Associate Professor, Concordia University Wisconsin) - Characterizing the Endocannabinoid Signaling System Using Lipid-Based Natural Products and Christopher R McCurdy, Ph.D., F.A.A.P.S. (Director And Professor Department of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Florida) and Lance McMahon, Jr., Ph.D., M.S. (Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacodynamics at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy) - Chemistry and pharmacology of Mitragyna speciosa (kratom)
February 11, 2021 - Mandë Holford Ph.D. (Associate Professor in Chemistry at CUNY Hunter College and The CUNY Graduate Center) - Venom Attacks Cancer and Marcy J. Balunas, Ph.D. (Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Connecticut) - Needle in the Haystack: Prioritizing Metabolites from Host-Microbe Symbioses
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March 11, 2021 - Amy L. Lane (Associate Professor, University of North Florida) - Biosynthetic Diversification of Diketopiperazine Natural Products and Daniel Udwary (Secondary Metabolism Computational Biologist, at the Joint Genome Institute (JGI)) - Secondary Metabolism at JGI: Data, Projects, and Prospects
April 8, 2021 - Lesley-Ann Giddings (Smith College) Bioprospecting Acid Mine Drainage for Bioactive Secondary Metabolites and Paul Jensen (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego) Omic Approaches to Natural Product Discovery
May 13, 2021 - Alison Narayan, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan) Biocatalysis and Complex Molecule Synthesis and Richmond Sarpong (Professor of Chemistry, University of California–Berkeley) Break-it-to-Make-it Strategies for Chemical Synthesis Inspired by Complex Natural Products
June 17, 2021 - Robert H. Cichewicz, Ph.D. (Regents’ Professor and INPART Director, University of Oklahoma) Continental-Scale Effects of the Environment and Biology on Natural Products Chemistry and Ben Shen, PhD (Chair, Professor, Director, Natural Products Discovery Center at Scripps Research Department of Chemistry Florida Campus) Leveraging a Large Strain Collection for Natural Product Discovery