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.

<div class=event-box><div class=event-date>March 20, 2020<br/><br/>Nathaniel Grove, Ph.D.</div><div class=event-name><h4>Nathaniel Grove, Ph.D.</h4>

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

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/nathaniel-grove-ph-d/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>March 13, 2020<br/><br/>Nader H. Moniri, Ph.D.</div><div class=event-name><h4>Nader H. Moniri, Ph.D.</h4>

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?

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/nader-h-moniri-phd/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>February 28, 2020<br/><br/>Shiyu Zhang, Ph.D.</div><div class=event-name><h4>Shiyu Zhang, Ph.D.</h4>

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
The Ohio State University
Talk Title: Oxidative and nitrosative reactivities of NOx induced by copper ion

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/shiyu-zhang-ph-d/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>February 21, 2020<br/><br/>Paul F. Agris, Ph.D.</div><div class=event-name><h4>Paul F. Agris, Ph.D.</h4>

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

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/paul-f-agris-ph-d/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>February 14, 2020<br/><br/>Kelly Y. Neiles, Ph.D.</div><div class=event-name><h4>Kelly Y. Neiles, Ph.D.</h4>

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

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/kelly-y-neiles-phd/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>February 7, 2020<br/><br/>Mitchell P. Croatt, Ph.D.</div><div class=event-name><h4>Mitchell P. Croatt, Ph.D.</h4>

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

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/mitchell-p-croatt-ph-d/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>January 31, 2020<br/><br/>Jillian L. Dempsey, Ph.D.</div><div class=event-name><h4>Jillian L. Dempsey, Ph.D.</h4>

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

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/jillian-l-dempsey-ph-d/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>January 24, 2020<br/><br/>Alec Christian, Ph.D.</div><div class=event-name><h4>Alec Christian, Ph.D.</h4>

Senior Scientist at Merck
Merck & Co., Inc.
Talk Title: Applications of a Data-Intensive Approach for Understanding and Developing Reactivity and Selectivity

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/alec-christian-ph-d/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>January 17, 2020<br/><br/>Alex Grenning, Ph.D.</div><div class=event-name><h4>Alex Grenning, Ph.D.</h4>

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of Florida
Talk Title: New Twists on Classics: Cope Rearrangements and Cannabinoids

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/alex-grenning-phd/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>November 22, 2019<br/><br/>LT Lauren E. Woodard, Ph.D.</div><div class=event-name><h4>LT Lauren E. Woodard, Ph.D.</h4>

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.”

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/lt-lauren-e-woodard-phd/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>November 15, 2019<br/><br/>Prof. Thomas B. Brück, Ph.D.</div><div class=event-name><h4>Prof. Thomas B. Brück, Ph.D.</h4>

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

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/prof-thomas-b-bruck-phd/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>November 8, 2019<br/><br/>Julie Huber, Ph.D. (Co-Hosted with the Department of Biology)</div><div class=event-name><h4>Julie Huber, Ph.D. (Co-Hosted with the Department of Biology)</h4>

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

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/julie-huber-phd-co-hosted-with-the-department-of-biology/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>November 1, 2019<br/><br/>Daniel Dominguez, Ph.D.</div><div class=event-name><h4>Daniel Dominguez, Ph.D.</h4>

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Talk Title: RNA Binding and Regulation in Normal and Disease Biology

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/daniel-dominguez-phd/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>October 25, 2019<br/><br/>Troy Stich, Ph.D.</div><div class=event-name><h4>Troy Stich, Ph.D.</h4>

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Wake Forest University
Talk Title: “Can we reprogram radical SAM enzymes?”

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/jillian-l-dempsey-phd/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>October 18, 2019<br/><br/>Elias Rosen, Ph.D.</div><div class=event-name><h4>Elias Rosen, Ph.D.</h4>

Research Associate Professor
Eshelman School of Pharmacy
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Talk Title: Investigating HIV Pharmacology with Mass Spectrometry Imaging

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/elias-rosen-phd/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>October 11, 2019<br/><br/>Carlito B. Lebrilla, Ph.D.</div><div class=event-name><h4>Carlito B. Lebrilla, Ph.D.</h4>

Dr. Carlito B. Lebrilla
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
University of California, Davis
Title: Advanced Analytical Methods in deciphering the role of Diet and the Microbiome

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/carlito-b-lebrilla-phd/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>October 4, 2019<br/><br/>Rigoberto Hernandez, Ph.D.</div><div class=event-name><h4>Rigoberto Hernandez, Ph.D.</h4>

Gompf Family Professor
Chemistry Department
Johns Hopkins University
Talk Title: Taking nanoparticles to the mesoscale for sustainability and beyond

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/rigoberto-hernandez-phd/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>September 27, 2019<br/><br/>Scott Hemby, Ph.D.</div><div class=event-name><h4>Scott Hemby, Ph.D.</h4>

Professor and Chair
Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Science, Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy
High Point University
Talk Title: The Allure of Kratom: A New “Legal high” or A New way to Treat Pain and Addiction?

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/scott-hemby-phd/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>September 20, 2019<br/><br/>George Bullard</div><div class=event-name><h4>George Bullard</h4>

Graduate Research Associate
Department of Chemistry
Duke University
Talk Title: “Do they know I’m an organic chemist?”

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/george-bullard/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div><div class=event-box><div class=event-date>April 12, 2019<br/><br/>Miles W. Johnson, Ph.D.</div><div class=event-name><h4>Miles W. Johnson, Ph.D.</h4>

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Richmond
Talk Title: Synthetic and Mechanistic Studies of Aminophosphine Ligands for Transition Metal-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling

<p><a href=https://chem.uncg.edu/seminars/guest-speaker-tbd-3/>Read the Abstract</a></p></div><div class=clear></div></div>
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