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.

March 15, 2019

Michael Hilinski, PhD

Michael Hilinski, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Virginia
Talk Title: New Frontiers in Catalytic Heteroatom Transfer: Applications to Late-Stage Oxidation and Small Molecule Synthesis

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March 1, 2019

Adam S. Duerfeldt, PhD

Adam S. Duerfeldt, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
The University of Oklahoma
Talk Title: Hit to lead evolution of small molecule PPARα agonists: New Visions for an Old Target

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February 22, 2019

Susan L. Mooberry, PhD

Susan L. Mooberry, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology
Greehey Distinguished Chair in Targeted Molecular Therapeutics
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Talk Title: Natural Products Drug Discovery: Addressing Unmet Medical Needs in Cancer

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February 15, 2019

Reza A. Ghiladi, Ph.D

Reza A. Ghiladi, Ph.D

Dr. Reza A. Ghiladi
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
NC State University
Talk Title: Photosensitizer-Modified Polymers as Anti-infective Materials: From Nanofibers to Textiles

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February 8, 2019

Sherri McFarland, PhD

Sherri McFarland, PhD

Professor
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
UNC Greensboro
Talk Title: Adventures in Photomedicine: Using Light-Mediated Processes to Improve Health and Treat Disease

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February 1, 2019

Andrew J, Wommack, PhD

Andrew J, Wommack, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
High Point University
Talk Title: Development of a Photoinduced Thiol-Ene Click Reaction to Interrogate Native Disulfide Bond Structure and Function

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January 25, 2019

Uttam Tambar, PhD

Uttam Tambar, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Talk Title: Stereoselective Functionalization of Unsaturated Hydrocarbons

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January 18, 2019

Adam R. Offenbacher, PhD

Adam R. Offenbacher, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Eastern Carolina University
Talk Title: Allosteric regulation of lipoxygenase C-H activation: how quantum biology may guide the design of next-generation anti-inflammatory drugs

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November 16, 2018

Alison Frontier, Ph.D

Alison Frontier, Ph.D

Dr. Alison Frontier
Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of Rochester
Talk Title: Stereocontrolled Cyclizations for Organic Synthesis

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November 9, 2018

Iris Wagstaff, Ph.D

Iris Wagstaff, Ph.D

Dr. Iris Wagstaff
Adjunct Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
UNC Greensboro
Talk Title: “Innovations in STEM: Broadening Participation and Pathways to Success”

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November 2, 2018

Christine Salomon, Ph.D (Co-Hosted with the Department of Biology)

Christine Salomon, Ph.D (Co-Hosted with the Department of Biology)

Dr. Christine Salomon
Associate Professor
Center for Drug Design
University of Minnesota
Talk Title: Tales from the underground: Searching for biocontrol treatments for white nose syndrome in bats
NOTE: This event is co-hosted by the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and The Department of Biology

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October 26, 2018

Gal Shafirstein, Ph.D

Gal Shafirstein, Ph.D

Dr. Gal Shafirstein, D.Sc.
Professor of Oncology and Full Member
Director of Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) Clinical Research
PDT Center at the Department of Cell Stress Biology
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY, USA
Talk Title: Photodynamic Therapy Dosimetry – From the Clinic to the Bench and Back

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October 19, 2018

Alan K Jarmusch, Ph.D

Alan K Jarmusch, Ph.D

Dr. Alan Jarmusch
Postdoctoral Scholar
School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of California San Diego
Talk Title: Half human, half microbe: Investigating microbiome-associated molecules in humans via untargeted metabolomics

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October 12, 2018

David W. Ollila, MD

David W. Ollila, MD

David W. Ollila, MD
James and Jesse Millis Distinguished Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery
UNC Chapel Hill
Talk Title: With Apologies to R.E.M. : You CAN Get There from Here

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October 5, 2018

James Harnly, Ph.D

James Harnly, Ph.D

Dr. James Harnly
Food Composition & Methods Development Lab
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Talk Title: Identification, Authentication, and Analysis of Natural Products and Their ComponentsTalk

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September 28, 2018

Imran Rizvi, Ph.D

Imran Rizvi, Ph.D

Dr. Imran Rizvi
Assistant Professor
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
UNC Chapel Hill + NC State University
Talk Title: Photochemical strategies to enhance drug delivery and improve treatment response in cancer

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September 21, 2018

Dialogues Across Disciplines with Alan Alda

Dialogues Across Disciplines with Alan Alda

You’re invited to a very special event with iconic actor, science advocate and bestselling author Alan Alda on Friday, September 21, 2018, from 2:00-3:00pm in UNC Greensboro Sullivan Science Building Room 101. This event will be a one-hour open discussion and exchange with audience participation.  Please bring your questions and ideas! The theme will be communication across disciplines, based on Alda’s recent book, “If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?”.

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September 20, 2018 - September 21, 2018

8th Wood Coatings and Substrates Conference

8th Wood Coatings and Substrates Conference

8th Wood Coatings and Substrates Conference
Elliott University Center (EUC)

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September 7, 2018

Michael Burkart, Ph.D

Michael Burkart, Ph.D

Dr. Michael Burkart
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of California San Diego
Talk Title: Chemical Biology of Natural Product Biosynthesis – Fatty Acids and Polyketides

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August 31, 2018

Hemali Rathnayake, Ph.D

Hemali Rathnayake, Ph.D

Professor of Nanoscience
Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering
Talk Title: Nanomaterials by Design for Emerging Technologies – Functional Hierarchical
Structures for Nanoelectronics

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