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.

February 13, 2019

Chris Collins, PhD

Chris Collins, PhD

Dr. Chris Collins, Chemistry Account Manager at Waters Corporation
B.S. in Chemistry at East Carolina University
Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry at North Carolina State University
Title: Maximize Your Resolution: How to Control Separations with Chemistry

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November 14, 2018

Graduate Student Presentation - Jennifer Simpson

Graduate Student Presentation – Jennifer Simpson

PhD Literature Seminar
Title: “The Homeostatic Effects of N6-methyladenosine on Cancer Progression”
Advisor: Dr. Norman Chiu
Abstract: Forthcoming

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October 31, 2018

Graduate Student Presentation - Heather Winter

Graduate Student Presentation – Heather Winter

PhD Literature Seminar
Title: Exploration of the Human Microbiome with MALDI-TOF MS Fingerprinting
Advisor: Dr. Nadja Cech

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October 24, 2018

Graduate Student Presentation - Zeinab Al Subeh

Graduate Student Presentation – Zeinab Al Subeh

Ph.D. Literature Seminar
Title: “Multifunctional pH-Sensitive Nanoparticles Loaded into Microbubbles as a Novel Drug Delivery System for Chemotherapeutic Agents”
Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Oberlies

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October 17, 2018

Graduate Student Presentation - Kristof Cank

Graduate Student Presentation – Kristof Cank

PhD Literature Seminar
Title: Targeting FREP1: A New Approach for Antimalarial Drug Development
Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Oberlies

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October 10, 2018

Graduate Student Presentation - Gabby Dailey

Graduate Student Presentation – Gabby Dailey

PhD Literature Seminar
Title: “Viral Submarine Science: How subgenomic RNA helps Flaviviridae propagate”
Advisor: Dr. Ethan W. Taylor

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July 19, 2018

Graduate Seminar Speaker: Nicholas Cochran - This Thursday 9am

Graduate Seminar Speaker: Nicholas Cochran – This Thursday 9am

MS Thesis Defense – CHE 602
Talk Title: Genetic Switching during Protein Synthesis and the Role of Quadruplexes in HIV-1’s nef Gene
Advisor: Dr. Ethan W. Taylor

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April 25, 2018

Olalekan Oyekunle

Olalekan Oyekunle

MS Thesis Defense – CHE 602
Talk Title: Growth media studies approach to enhanced production of the bioactive fungal metabolite Viridicatumtoxin A
Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Oberlies

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April 25, 2018

Faith Howell

Faith Howell

MS Thesis Defense – CHE 602
Talk Title: Mass Spectrometric Detection of Cortisol in Hair Samples
Advisor: Dr. Norman Chiu

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April 18, 2018

Osbin Perdomo

Osbin Perdomo

MS Thesis Defense – CHE 602
Title: Measuring Distances Between Nucleotides Using CW-EPR and Dual Site-Directed Spin Labels to Distinquish Parallel Quadruplexes from B-DNA
Advisor: Dr. Ethan W. Taylor

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April 18, 2018

Matt Wright

Matt Wright

MS Thesis Defense – CHE 602
Title: Rapid and Improved Assay of Surfactins from Bacillus subtilis, 203R via LC-ESI-MS.
Advisor: Dr. Nadja Cech

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April 11, 2018

Patricia Boyd

Patricia Boyd

MS Thesis Defense – CHE 602
Title: “Computational Modeling of Small Non-Coding RNA Intramolecular Structure and the Determination of Their Collisional Cross Sections”
Advisor: Dr. Norman Chiu

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April 4, 2018

Joseph Mwangi

Joseph Mwangi

PhD Dissertation Seminar CHE 752
Title: “Ion mobility mass spectrometry of isomeric RNA biomarkers.”
Advisor: Dr. Norman Chiu

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March 28, 2018

Jennifer Doyle

Jennifer Doyle

MS Thesis Defense – CHE 602
Title: “Towards the Stereoselective Syntheses of 2-Methylcitrate and 2-Methylisocitrate and Their Use in Studying the Methylcitrtic Acid Cycle in Bacillus subtilis.”
Advisor: Dr. Jason Reddick

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March 21, 2018

Tyler Wilson

Tyler Wilson

MS Thesis Defense – CHE 602
Title: “Investigation into the Mechanism of Catalysis for the Kinetic Resolution of α,α-Disubstituted γ-Hydroxy Esters”
Advisor: Dr. Kimberly Petersen

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March 14, 2018

Emily Britton

Emily Britton

Ph.D. Dissertation Seminar – 752
Title: “New Strategies to Identify Bioactive Compounds from Complex Matrices to Combat Drug-resistant Bacterial Infections”
Advisor: Dr. Nadja Cech

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February 28, 2018

Rufaida M. Al Zoubi

Rufaida M. Al Zoubi

Ph.D. Dissertation Seminar – 752
Title: “Molecular Level Studies on The Cannabinoid Receptor Type 1 (CB1): Biased Signaling and MD Simulations”
Advisor: Dr. Patricia H. Reggio

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February 21, 2018

Israa Isawi

Israa Isawi

Ph.D. Literature Seminar – 751
Title: “Molecular insight into LSD’s psychoactive action”
Advisor: Dr. Patricia H. Reggio

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February 14, 2018

Cassandra Naphen

Cassandra Naphen

Ph.D. Literature Seminar – 751
Title: “Natural Products Advancements and Incorporation of Metabolomics and Genomics Data for Novel Drug Discovery”
Advisor: Dr. Nadja Cech

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October 25, 2017

Sonja Knowles

Sonja Knowles

Ph.D. Literature Seminar – 751
Title: “The fundamentals of epigenetics: Directed modification of gene expression.”

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