Chemistry Seminar Talks

The Chemistry Seminar course is a forum for seminar presentations by students, faculty members and visiting scientists. Seminar talks by visiting scientists are open to all.

Spring 2021 Seminar Schedule

All seminar talks by visiting scientists begin at 12:15 p.m in Pfahler Hall of Science Musser Auditorium unless otherwise noted in the schedule.  Our visiting scientists will present via Zoom.

Date Title and Speaker
Fri., Feb. 19th

“Understanding the Function of Manganese-Dependent Enzymes using Bio-inspired Complexes”

by Prof. Timothy Jackson, University of Kansas

Fri., Feb. 26th

“Copper-catalyzed, microwave-assisted cross coupling reactions of aryl halides via a concurrent tandem catalytic methodology”

by Prof. Amy MacArthur, U.S. Naval Academy

Mon., Mar. 8th

“Development of Fluorescent Probes for the Detection of Ethylene”

by Prof. Brian Michel, University of Denver

Fri., Apr. 2nd

“DNA Literacy: How do biological molecules “read” our cellular blueprint?”

by Prof. Shannen Cravens, Gonzaga University

Mon., Apr. 5th

“Water and Habitability of Gale crater, Mars”

by Dr. Patrick Gasda, Staff Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Past seminar talks by visiting scientists