Student Seminars

Student Seminars Archive

*All Seminars are scheduled for 1 PM, Patricia A. Sullivan Science Building, 301 McIver Street, Rm 201, unless otherwise stated.

November 9, 2022

Reema Al-Qiam

Reema Al-Qiam

Literature Seminar
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
UNC Greensboro
Oberlies Research Group
Title: Co-Culture as an Efficient Biotechnology Tool for Mining Hidden Biosynthetic Potential

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November 2, 2022

T'ea Cameron

T’ea Cameron

Literature Seminar
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
UNC Greensboro
Oberlies Research Group
Title: Discovering Natural ligands for SARS-CoV-2 using MagMASS

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October 26, 2022

Moukbel Nasr

Moukbel Nasr

Literature Seminar
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
UNC Greensboro
Chiu Research Laboratory
Title: The Microbiome-Estrogen Connection And Breast Cancer Risk

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October 21, 2022

Heather Winter

Heather Winter

Public PhD Defense
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
UNC Greensboro
Cech Research Laboratory
Title: New Leads Against Drug-Resistant Organisms: Shifting the Focus in Discovery Towards Rapid Screening and Mechanism of Action

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October 19, 2022

Abraham Ustoyev

Abraham Ustoyev

Public PhD Defense
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
UNC Greensboro
Croatt Research Laboratory
Title: Towards the Total Synthesis of Ambuic Acid for the Production of Analogues as Therapeutic Agents for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

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October 17, 2022

Ethan Underwood

Ethan Underwood

Public MS Defense
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
UNC Greensboro
Chekan Research Laboratory
Title: Discovery of Conserved Peptide Sequences to Gain Insight into Cyclopeptide Alkaloid Formation in Ceanothus americanus.
Location: Sullivan 349*
Time: 9am*

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October 12, 2022

Victoria Meadows

Victoria Meadows

Public PhD Defense
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
UNC Greensboro
Reddick Research Laboratory
Title: Investigating the cytochrome P450 enzyme (PksS) from Bacillus species in the biosynthesis of bacillaene

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September 28, 2022

Joe Wang

Joe Wang

Public Ph.D. Defense
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
UNC Greensboro
Chiu Research Laboratory
Title: Exploring Alternative Mass Spectrometric Methods For Epitranscriptomic Analysis

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September 21, 2022

Warren Vidar

Warren Vidar

Public Ph.D. Defense
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
UNC Greensboro
Cech Research Laboratory
Title: Interaction Metabolomics to Discover Synergists in Natural Product Mixtures

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October 20, 2021

Zoie Bunch

Zoie Bunch

Ph.D. Thesis Defense – 751
Title: “A Review of Research on Chemistry Textbooks”
Advisor – Dr. Nadja Cech

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October 6, 2021

Keelie Butler

Keelie Butler

Ph.D. Thesis Defense – 751
Title: “The Biosynthesis of Colibactin”
Advisor – Dr. Jonathan Chekan

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April 28, 2021

Joe Wang

Joe Wang

Talk Title: Sequencing small non-coding RNA by using PANDORA-seq

Advisor: Dr. Norman Chiu

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April 21, 2021

Jarrod Stanley

Jarrod Stanley

Thesis Title: Palladium Catalyzed Dehydration of Primary Amides: Step Economical Synthesis of Vildagliptin

Advisor: Dr. Mitchell Croatt

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April 14, 2021

Amy Waldbusser

Amy Waldbusser

Thesis Title: Electrocatalytic C–H/N–H Functionalization Mediated by Ferrocene Derivatives

Advisor: Dr. Shabnam Hematian

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April 7, 2021

Maria Carrasco

Maria Carrasco

Thesis Title: Protonation State of the Bridging Ligand in the Resting State of Cytochrome c Oxidase: Investigations of Synthetic Heme/Copper Models

Advisor: Dr. Shabnam Hematian

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March 31, 2021

Ali Shahbandi

Ali Shahbandi

Thesis Title: Exploration of interactions between commensal Staphylococci and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Advisor: Dr. Nadja B. Cech

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March 24, 2021

Tyler Greenstein

Tyler Greenstein

Thesis Title: Synthesis of Analogs of Polyketide Products and An Enantioenriched, Indole-Containing Compound

Advisor: Dr. Kimberly Petersen

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March 17, 2021

Gabbrielle Dailey

Gabbrielle Dailey

Dissertation Title: Zika mediated knockdown of host selenoprotein expression via antisense interactions between Zika RNA and host cell mRNAs as a compounding factor in the onset of Zika related congenital microcephaly

Advisor: Dr. Will Taylor

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March 10, 2021

Elvis McFee

Elvis McFee

Thesis Title: Protodecarboxylations and The Flow Synthesis of Isomaleimides

Advisor: Dr. Mitchell Croatt

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November 23, 2020

Saad Sohail

Saad Sohail

Thesis Title: Design and Development of Novel Reactions Utilizing Dienes and Carbene Intermediates

Advisor: Dr. Mitchell Croatt

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