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 8, 2022

Najoua Borkadi, Ph.D.

Najoua Borkadi, Ph.D.

Executive Director of Research Business Development
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
Rutgers University
Talk Title: Catalyzing Research & Innovation through University-Industry Partnerships

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April 1, 2022

Maria Oliver-Hoyo, Ph.D.

Maria Oliver-Hoyo, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Chemistry
College of Sciences & Chemistry Department
North Carolina State University
Talk Title: The Role of Frameworks in the Development of Instructional Resources

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March 25, 2022

Brian T. Murphy, Ph.D.

Brian T. Murphy, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Illinois at Chicago
Talk Title: Distribution of Natural Products in the Environment

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March 18, 2022

Fatima Rivas, Ph.D.

Fatima Rivas, Ph.D.

Assistant Faculty of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Louisiana State University
Talk Title: Can Natural Products Save Us From Obesity?

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March 4, 2022

Nadja Cech, Ph.D.

Nadja Cech, Ph.D.

Patricia A. Sullivan Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Talk Title: From the Yurt to the Lab: A Quest to Make Plants into Medicine

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February 18, 2022

Vinayak Agarwal, Ph.D.

Vinayak Agarwal, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
School of Biological Sciences
Georgia Institute of Technology
Talk Title: Looking Back and Building Forward: Natural Product Biosynthesis

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February 11, 2022

Reza Zadegan, Ph.D.

Reza Zadegan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Nanoengineering
Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering, North Carolina A&T State University
Talk Title: On The Unconventional DNA Based Technologies

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February 4, 2022

Joi P. Walker, Ph.D. (via Zoom)

Joi P. Walker, Ph.D. (via Zoom)

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
East Carolina University
Talk Title: Cracking the Mold – The Broader Impact of Introductory Laboratory Transformation

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January 28, 2022

Ethan Will Taylor, Ph.D.

Ethan Will Taylor, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Talk Title: RNA Viruses vs. DNA Synthesis: A Biochemical Strategy Exploited by SARS Coronavirus 2 that Explains Specific Clinical Aspects of COVID-19

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January 21, 2022

Tania Lupoli, Ph.D.

Tania Lupoli, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
New York University
Talk Title: Allosteric Probes for Bacterial Chaperones

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January 14, 2022

Mental Health and QPR Suicide Prevention Training

Mental Health and QPR Suicide Prevention Training

Join UNCG to talk about Mental Health and Suicide Prevention.

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November 19, 2021

Caryn E. Outten, Ph.D.

Caryn E. Outten, Ph.D.

Guy F. Lipscomb Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of South Carolina
Talk Title: Finding Iron Balance – The Ups and Downs of Iron Regulation in Yeast

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November 12, 2021

Jie Li, Ph.D.

Jie Li, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of South Carolina
Talk Title: Harnessing Nature’s Molecular Potential for Drug Discovery

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November 5, 2021

Sidney M. Wilkerson-Hill, Ph.D.

Sidney M. Wilkerson-Hill, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Talk Title: Synthetic Methods Inspired by Complex Natural Products

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October 29, 2021

Michael G. Walter, Ph.D.

Michael G. Walter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
UNC Charlotte
Talk Title: Developing Photoactive Thiazolothiazole Materials for Electrofluorochromic and Voltage Sensing Applications

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October 22, 2021

Emily Mevers, Ph.D.

Emily Mevers, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Virginia Tech
Talk Title: Bacterial Symbionts as Sources for New Bioactive Small Molecules

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October 15, 2021

Dale D Ensor, Ph.D.

Dale D Ensor, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor
Department of Chemistry
Tennessee Technological University
Talk Title: December 2, 1942

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October 8, 2021

Wendy Strangman, Ph.D.

Wendy Strangman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
UNC Wilmington
Talk Title: Parasites and Plants: 2 Stories of Natural Product Exploration in UNC Wilmington’s Drug DISCOvery Group

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October 1, 2021

David Wren, Ph.D.

David Wren, Ph.D.

Associate Teaching Professor and Director of the Chemistry Center
Department of Chemistry
Wake Forest University
Talk Title: Recruitment, Performance and Retention of Underrepresented Groups in First-Semester General Chemistry

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September 24, 2021

Sherine Obare, Ph.D.

Sherine Obare, Ph.D.

Professor of Nanoscience at UNC Greensboro
Dean, Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering at NC A&T and UNC Greensboro
Talk Title: Tailored Nanomaterials for Advanced Environmental Applications

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