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.

February 12, 2016

Kimberly Petersen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
UNC – Greensboro

“Development of New Synthetic Methods for the Preparation of Valuable Small Molecules”

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February 5, 2016

Steven Sjostedt, Ph.D.

Research Scientist II
NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory,
Chemical Sciences Division

“In situ measurement of trace gases and radicals using Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometry”

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January 29, 2016

John L. Wood, Ph.D.

Robert A. Welch Distinguished Professor and
Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas Scholar
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Baylor University

“Recent advances in the synthesis of complex natural products”

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January 22, 2016

Aaron H. Colby, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Harvard Medical School, Brigham and
Women’s Hospital & Boston University

“Novel Drug Delivery Systems: pH-Responsive Expansile Nanoparticles & Drug Concentrating Devices as Tools for Treating Cancer”

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November 20, 2015

Dr. André Beauchemin

Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences
University of Ottawa

“Reaction Development Using Temporary Intramolecularity and Amphoteric Isocyanates”

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November 13, 2015

Dr. Paula N. Brown

Canada Research Chair, Phytoanalytics and Director of Applied Research, BC Institute of Technology
Natural Health & Food Products Research Group, Centre for Applied Research & Innovation

“Metabolomics for Phtyochemical Discovery”

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November 6, 2015

Dr. Christopher Cunningham

Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy

“Making a Better Morphine: Two Approaches to Avoiding Analgesic Tolerance”

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October 30, 2015

Dr. Richard B. Van Breemen

Matthias C. Lu Collegiate Professor of Pharmacy, and Director, UIC/NIH Center for Botanical Dietary Supplements
Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy,
University of Illinois College of Pharmacy

“Development of Safe and Effective Botanical Dietary Supplements for Women’s Health”

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October 23, 2015

Dr. Erik Alexanian

Associate Professor
UNC Chapel Hill

“New Strategies for Hydrocarbon Functionalization”

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October 16, 2015

Dr. Mitchell Croatt

Panel Discussion
The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department, UNCG

Experiences and Advice from UNCG Alumni

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October 9, 2015

Dr. Marcy Balunas

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
University of Connecticut

“Functional and Biosynthetic Analyses of Secondary Metabolites in Host-Microbe Symbioses”

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October 2, 2015

Dr. Michael G. Walter

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
UNC Charlotte

“Linking Molecular Structure to the Singlet Exciton Diffusivity in Photoactive Porphyrin Thin Films”

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September 25, 2015

Dr. Bakhos A. Tannous

Associate Professor of Neurology
Director: Interdepartmental Neuroscience Center
Harvard Medical School and
Massachusetts General Hospital

“Cancer Cells and Stem Cells: Diagnostics and Therapeutic Perspectives”

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September 18, 2015

Dr. Roger G. Linington

Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in High-Throughput Screening and Chemical Biology
Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University

“Integration of High-Content Screening and Untargeted Metabolomics for Comprehensive Functional Annotation of Natural Product Libraries”

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September 11, 2015

Dr. David G.I. Kingston

University Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry
Virginia Tech Center for Drug Discovery

“Natural Products: Drugs for All Reasons and All Seasons”

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September 4, 2015

Dr. Ryan Murelli

Brooklyn College and The Graduate Center
City University of New York

“New Synthetic Methods and Strategies for Drug Discovery and Development”

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April 24, 2015

5th Annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research Excellence

Presented by Senior Undergraduate Researchers at the UNCG Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

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April 17, 2015

Dr. Mitch Croatt Panel Discussion

“Advice, Experiences, and Information Dealing with Professional Schools”

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April 10, 2015

Aaron T. Wright, Senior Scientist

Biological Sciences Division
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

“Chemical Probing to Investigate Human Phase I Metabolism and Microbial Protein Functions and Regulation”

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March 27, 2015

Dr. Joanna Burdette

University of Illinois at Chicago

“Characterization of non-steroidal progestins from botanicals for women’s health”

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