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.

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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September 17, 2021

Kevin J. Frankowski, Ph.D.

Kevin J. Frankowski, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Talk Title: Nitrogenous Heterocyles: Electrochemical Diversification and Therapeutic Applications

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September 10, 2021

Scott  Runyon, Ph.D.

Scott Runyon, Ph.D.

Senior Director
Center for Drug Discovery
RTI International
Talk Title: Development of Small Molecule APJ Agonists for the Treatment of Heart Failure

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September 3, 2021

Daniel Rabinovich, Ph.D.

Daniel Rabinovich, Ph.D.

Associate Dean and Professor of Nanoscience
Department of Nanoscience
Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering at NC A&T and UNC Greensboro
Talk Title: The World of Chemistry on Postage Stamps

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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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