Professional Seminars

Professional Seminars Archive

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

February 21, 2020

Paul F. Agris, Ph.D.

Paul F. Agris, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
Talk Title: Discovery of novel antibiotics: The chemistry and biochemistry of a unique RNA target in Gram-positive bacteria

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February 14, 2020

Kelly Y. Neiles, Ph.D.

Kelly Y. Neiles, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
St. Mary’s College of Maryland
Talk Title: Dismantling barriers to student success in STEM courses through inclusive excellence

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February 7, 2020

Mitchell P. Croatt, Ph.D.

Mitchell P. Croatt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Department Head
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Talk title: Favoring Luck by Prepared Minds: Design and Discovery of New Reactions

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January 31, 2020

Jillian L. Dempsey, Ph.D.

Jillian L. Dempsey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Talk Title: Elucidating Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer Mechanisms Underpinning the Catalytic Generation of Renewable Fuels

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January 24, 2020

Alec Christian, Ph.D.

Alec Christian, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist at Merck
Merck & Co., Inc.
Talk Title: Applications of a Data-Intensive Approach for Understanding and Developing Reactivity and Selectivity

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January 17, 2020

Alex Grenning, Ph.D.

Alex Grenning, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of Florida
Talk Title: New Twists on Classics: Cope Rearrangements and Cannabinoids

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November 22, 2019

LT Lauren E. Woodard, Ph.D.

LT Lauren E. Woodard, Ph.D.

Senior Regulatory Management Officer: Chemistry Reviewer
Employee of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration within the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. FDA/CDER/OPQ/ONDP/DLAPI
Talk Title: “Tales from my career in the U.S. Public Health Service.”

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November 15, 2019

Prof. Thomas B. Brück, Ph.D.

Prof. Thomas B. Brück, Ph.D.

Werner Siemens Chair of Synthetic Biotechnology and Director of the TUM AlgaeTec Center
Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Munich (TUM)
[Note: TUM just has been named German Excellence University for the third time in a row and is part of the Global Tech University alliance.]
Talk Title: Combinatorial Biocatalysis: A sustainable route for production of terpenoid bioactives

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November 8, 2019

Julie Huber, Ph.D. (Co-Hosted with the Department of Biology)

Julie Huber, Ph.D. (Co-Hosted with the Department of Biology)

Associate Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Talk Title: Microbes, Fluids, and Rocks: Life Beneath the Seafloor

Note: This talk will take place in Sullivan Science Building: Room 101

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November 1, 2019

Daniel Dominguez, Ph.D.

Daniel Dominguez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Talk Title: RNA Binding and Regulation in Normal and Disease Biology

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October 25, 2019

Troy Stich, Ph.D.

Troy Stich, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Wake Forest University
Talk Title: “Can we reprogram radical SAM enzymes?”

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October 18, 2019

Elias Rosen, Ph.D.

Elias Rosen, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor
Eshelman School of Pharmacy
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Talk Title: Investigating HIV Pharmacology with Mass Spectrometry Imaging

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October 11, 2019

Carlito B. Lebrilla, Ph.D.

Carlito B. Lebrilla, Ph.D.

Dr. Carlito B. Lebrilla
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
University of California, Davis
Title: Advanced Analytical Methods in deciphering the role of Diet and the Microbiome

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October 4, 2019

Rigoberto Hernandez, Ph.D.

Rigoberto Hernandez, Ph.D.

Gompf Family Professor
Chemistry Department
Johns Hopkins University
Talk Title: Taking nanoparticles to the mesoscale for sustainability and beyond

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September 27, 2019

Scott Hemby, Ph.D.

Scott Hemby, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair
Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Science, Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy
High Point University
Talk Title: The Allure of Kratom: A New “Legal high” or A New way to Treat Pain and Addiction?

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September 20, 2019

George Bullard

George Bullard

Graduate Research Associate
Department of Chemistry
Duke University
Talk Title: “Do they know I’m an organic chemist?”

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April 12, 2019

Miles W. Johnson, Ph.D.

Miles W. Johnson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Richmond
Talk Title: Synthetic and Mechanistic Studies of Aminophosphine Ligands for Transition Metal-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling

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April 5, 2019

Thomas Theis, Ph.D.

Thomas Theis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
NC State University
Talk Title: Hyperpolarization Chemistry and Spin Physics for Next-Generation Biosensing

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March 29, 2019

Jon Clardy, Ph.D.

Jon Clardy, Ph.D.

Hsien Wu and Daisy Yen Wu Professor of Biological Chemistry
Molecular Pharmacology, Program Co-director
Chemical Biology PhD Program
Harvard University Medical School
Talk Title: Molecular Messages in the Human Gut Microbiome

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March 22, 2019

Lingjun Li, Ph.D.

Lingjun Li, Ph.D.

Janis Apinis Professor of PharmSci
Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor
School of Pharmacy
University of Wisconsin Madison
Talk Title: Development of a Multi-faceted Mass Spectrometry-based Analytical Platform for Neuroscience and Biomedical Research

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