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.

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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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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