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Professional Seminars

Spring 2017

*All Seminars are scheduled for 1 PM, Patricia A. Sullivan Science Building, 301 McIver Street, Rm 201, unless otherwise stated.

January 20, 2017

Jeff Johnson, Ph.D.

UNC Chapel Hill
Department of Chemistry

Title: “Lemonade from Lemons: The Merits of Stereoerrors in Chemical Synthesis.”

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January 27, 2017

Robert McFeeters, Ph.D.

University of Alabama in Huntsville
Department of Chemistry

Title: “Novel Antimicrobial Approaches: Peptidyl-tRNA Hydrolases & Antifungal Lectins”

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February 3, 2017

Jianjun Wei, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
The Department of Nanoscience, Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN)
UNCG

Title: “Nanoscale Interactions and Applications: Integrated Nanoplasmonic Sensing & A Fluorescence-Electrochemical Study of Carbon Nano-Dots (CNDs)”

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February 10, 2017

Nicholas Oberlies, Ph.D.

Professor
UNCG
The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

Title: “Strategies, Approaches, and Results in Pursuit of Bioactive Compounds from Fungi”

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February 17, 2017

Mitchell Croatt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Panel Discussion
The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department
UNCG
Title: “Careers in Fermentation Science”

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February 24, 2017

Alan G. Marshall, Ph.D.

Alan G. Marshall, Ph.D.

Robert O. Lawton Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Chief Scientist, Ion Cyclotron Resonance Program, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Florida State University
Title: Reading Chemical “Fine Print”: “The Key to Exploiting Nature’s Compositional Complexity”

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March 3, 2017

Christian Melander Ph.D.

Howard J. Schaeffer Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry
NC State University

Title: “Marine Alkaloid Derivatives that Reverse Phenotypic and Genotypic Antibiotic Resistance”

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March 10, 2017

Derrick R. J. Kolling, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
Marshall University

Title: “Using Algal Manipulation and Bio-inspiration to Develop Alternative Fuels”

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March 17, 2017

SPRING BREAK

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March 24, 2017

Ohyun Kwon, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of California, Los Angeles

Title: “Phosphines and Phosphinocatalysis”

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March 31, 2017

Louis R. Barrows, Ph.D.

Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
University of Utah

Title: “Natural Products in the Battle Against the Twin Terrors of HIV and TB”

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April 7, 2017

Elizabeth R. Gaillard, Ph.D.

Professor and Director Center for Biochemical and Biophysical Studies
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Northern Illinois University

Title: “Photomodulation of the inflammatory response by human ocular melanin”

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April 14, 2017

SPRING HOLIDAY

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April 21, 2017

Alan K. Jarmusch, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar – Dorrestein Lab
University of California, San Diego

Title: “Untargeted Metabolomics Reveals Information About Our Health, Behavior, and Microbiota”

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April 28, 2017

7th Annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research

Graduating UNCG Chemistry and Biochemistry Majors

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Fall 2016

*All Seminars are scheduled for 1 PM, Patricia A. Sullivan Science Building, 301 McIver Street, Rm 201, unless otherwise stated.

September 9, 2016

Marcus Jones, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Chemistry
UNC Charlotte

“Unraveling Trap State Fluorescence in Colloidal Quantum Dots”

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September 16, 2016

Gary L. Bowlin, Ph.D.

Professor & Herbert Herff Chair of Excellence
Department of Biomedical Engineering
The University of Memphis

“Electrospinning Tissue Regeneration Templates to Facilitate Innate Immune System-guided In Situ Regeneration”

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September 22, 2016 - September 23, 2016

7th Wood Coatings and Substrates Conference

Industry and Research Experts
Discuss New Changes in Wood Substrates
Cone Ball Room, EUC, Campus

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October 7, 2016

Ding Xue, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and
Developmental Biology
University of Colorado

“Apoptosis, Maternal Mitochondrial Inheritance, and Drug Discovery in C. Elegans”

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October 12, 2016

David A Peake, PhD

Sr. Strategic Marketing Specialist
Thermo Fisher Scientific

“Discovery lipidomics workflows enabled by high resolution Orbitrap mass spectrometry and LipidSearch software”

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October 14, 2016

Jeremy Morgan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
University of North Carolina Wilmington

“Aziridines: Strained Heterocycles for Bio-Active Molecule Synthesis”

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October 21, 2016

Rachel Austin, Ph.D. (1990 Alum)

Professor of Chemistry
Barnard College, Columbia University

“Bridging scales: A molecular perspective on selected problems in environmental (bio) inorganic chemistry ”

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October 28, 2016

Jack Wallenshauser, Ph.D. (2010 Alum)

Scientist, Structural Biology
Plexxikon, Inc.

“Insights into the Molecular Interactions
within the Lin28-let-7 Pathway”

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November 4, 2016

Keqi Tang, Ph.D.

Senior Staff Scientist
Biological Sciences Division,
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

“Pushing the Limit of MS Sensitivity Via Advanced ESI Source and Interface Technologies”

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November 11, 2016

Ben Shen, Ph.D.

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Chemistry
Professor, Department of Molecular Therapeutics
Director, Natural Products Library Initiative at The Scripps Research Institute

“Microbial Genomics: New Opportunities for Natural Product Biosynthesis, Engineering, and Drug Discovery”

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November 18, 2016

Paul Jones, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
Wake Forest University

Title: “Forks in the Pathway: Sensitivity to Conformational Change in Anthraquinone Photoreactions”

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December 2, 2016

Mitchell Croatt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Ph.D.

“Food, Wine, and Beer Chemistry and Biochemistry”

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