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.

April 23, 2021

Preston Manwill, Ph.D.

Preston Manwill, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Talk Title: Insights Into the Insecticidal and Antifeedant Activities of Drimane-type Sesquiterpenes Against Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes

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April 16, 2021

Celebration of Marie Daly!

Celebration of Marie Daly!

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April 9, 2021

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 26, 2021

Firoz Khan, Ph.D.

Firoz Khan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Talk Title: Revisiting an Old Friend: Electronic Structure of Ferricenium – and not Ferrocenium – Ion from Spectroscopic, Structural and Electrochemical Studies

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March 19, 2021

Thomas J. Kempa, Ph.D.

Thomas J. Kempa, Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry & Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
Talk Title: Tailoring the Flatlands to Harness Quantum Phenomena

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March 12, 2021

Lyniesha Wright Ward, Ph.D.

Lyniesha Wright Ward, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Talk Title: Supporting the Teaching of Spectroscopy Concepts Using Models

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March 5, 2021

Khyarul Alam, Ph.D.

Khyarul Alam, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Talk Title: Development of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes and Poly N-fused Fluorescent Materials

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February 26, 2021

Sonja Knowles

Sonja Knowles

Doctoral Candidate
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Talk Title: Exploring the Chemistry of Fungi

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February 19, 2021

Tennille D. Presley, Ph.D.

Tennille D. Presley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Physics
Department of Chemistry & Physics
Winston Salem State University
Talk Title: NO Boundaries…Utilizing Thermodynamic and Acoustic Approaches to Establish the Correct Circuitry

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February 12, 2021

Chrissy Stachl, Ph.D.

Chrissy Stachl, Ph.D.

Director of Education, Outreach, and Diversity at the NSF Center for Genetically Encoded Materials (C-GEM)
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Berkeley
Talk Title – Belonging and Inclusion: What Does It Take to Improve the Academic Climate of A Chemistry Graduate Community?

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February 5, 2021

Norman H. L. Chiu, Ph.D.

Norman H. L. Chiu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Adjunct Professor of Nanoscience
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Talk Title: Methodologies for Improving RNA Analysis and Their Applications

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January 29, 2021

Welcome Back for the Spring Semester!

Welcome Back for the Spring Semester!

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January 22, 2021

​Zohreh Amoozgar Pharm.D, Ph.D.

​Zohreh Amoozgar Pharm.D, Ph.D.

Senior Fellow and Anne Klibanski Visiting Scholar
Department of Radiation Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Talk Title: Reprogramming the Tumor Microenvironment to Improve Immunotherapy

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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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