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.

November 20, 2020

Trixia M. Buscagan, Ph.D.

Trixia M. Buscagan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar in Chemistry
Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
California Institute of Technology
Talk Title: Structural Evidence for Nitrogenase Metallocluster Modularity

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November 13, 2020

Hermann A. Wegner, Ph.D.

Hermann A. Wegner, Ph.D.

Professor
Justus Liebig University
Giessen, Germany
Talk Title: Bidentate Lewis Acid Catalysis

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November 6, 2020

Nicholas D. Ball, Ph.D.

Nicholas D. Ball, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Pomona College
Talk Title: Synthetic Strategies toward Fluorosulfurylation of Organic Molecules and Sulfur-Fluoride Exchange (SuFEx)

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October 30, 2020

Justin M. Pratt, Ph.D.

Justin M. Pratt, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Corning School of Ocean Studies
Maine Maritime Academy
Talk Title: College Students Teaching Chemistry Through Outreach: Conceptual Understanding of the Elephant Toothpaste Reaction and Making Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

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October 23, 2020

Jennifer A. Dabrowski, Ph.D.

Jennifer A. Dabrowski, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry & A. L. Hook Professor of Science and Mathematics
Chemistry Department
Elon University
Talk Title: Is Sustainable Access to Medicines Possible? Efforts toward Small Molecule Building Blocks.

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October 16, 2020

Erin S. Baker, Ph.D.

Erin S. Baker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
North Carolina State University
Talk Title: Applying Advanced Separations and Cheminformatics Visualization Techniques to Complex Multi-Omic Analyses

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October 9, 2020

Robert M. Hughes, Ph.D

Robert M. Hughes, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
East Carolina University
Talk Title: A “CofActor” Approach to Exploring Neurodegenerative Pathways in Living Cells

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October 2, 2020

Sara M. Handy, Ph.D.

Sara M. Handy, Ph.D.

Research Biologist
Office of Regulatory Science
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
United States Food and Drug Administration
Talk Title: Using Genomics to Identify Botanical Hazards in Foods and Dietary Supplements: Pine Mouth, Devil’s Snare, and Missing Valerian

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September 24, 2020 - September 25, 2020

9th Wood Coatings and Substrates Virtual Conference

9th Wood Coatings and Substrates Virtual Conference

Featuring Industry and Research experts discussing new changes in wood substrates, expert speakers on coatings science, raw materials, and technology for wood coatings.

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September 18, 2020

Shaun McKinnie, Ph.D.

Shaun McKinnie, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of California, Santa Cruz
Talk Title: Vanadium-Dependent Haloperoxidase Enzymology: Variable, Versatile, and Evolvable

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September 11, 2020

Elon A. Ison, Ph.D.

Elon A. Ison, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
North Carolina State University
Talk Title: Transition-Metal Oxos and Nitridos as Frustrated Lewis Pairs

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September 4, 2020

Charles C. L. McCrory, Ph.D.

Charles C. L. McCrory, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Macromolecular Science & Engineering
Department of Chemistry
University of Michigan
Talk Title: The Electrochemical Conversion of CO2 with Polymer-Encapsulated Co Catalysts: Modulating Activity and Selectivity by Controlling the Catalyst’s Coordination Environment

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April 17, 2020

Shawn R. Campagna, Ph.D.

Shawn R. Campagna, Ph.D.

Professor and Associate Department Head
Department of Chemistry
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Talk Title: Using Metabolomics and Chemical Biology to Understand Environmental Microorganisms

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April 3, 2020

Leah G. Dodson, Ph.D.

Leah G. Dodson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Maryland College Park
Talk Title: Cryogenic Spectroscopy of Molecular Ions: Applications and Future Directions

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March 27, 2020

Bill J. Gurley, Ph.D.

Bill J. Gurley, Ph.D.

Principal Scientist
National Center for Natural Products Research
School of Pharmacy
University of Mississippi
Talk Title: Phytochemical modulators of human drug metabolism: An introduction to clinically relevant herb-drug interactions

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March 20, 2020

Nathaniel Grove, Ph.D.

Nathaniel Grove, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry
Director of the Center for the Support of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Talk Title: Beyond the shadowed forest: The use of physiological techniques to measure cognitive load changes in organic chemistry students

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March 13, 2020

Nader H. Moniri, Ph.D.

Nader H. Moniri, Ph.D.

Professor and Associate Dean for Research
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy, Mercer University
Talk Title: The β2-adrenergic receptor-ROS axis: can a friend become a foe?

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February 28, 2020

Shiyu Zhang, Ph.D.

Shiyu Zhang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
The Ohio State University
Talk Title: Oxidative and nitrosative reactivities of NOx induced by copper ion

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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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