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Seminars & Events

The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department hosts various events scheduled throughout the year, including a weekly seminar series. See the calendar below for information on these events.


Fall 2021 Seminar Schedule

will be held in CHEM 100 on

Mondays from 3:30 pm-4:30 pm 

Aug. 30, 2021

Dr. Kaela Navarro, Stanford School Medicine

“Laboratory Animal Medicine: Exploring Alternative Careers in Biomedical Science” (Host: Tania Betancourt)

Sept. 13, 2021

Prof. Yochi Miyahara, Department of Physics, Texas State University

Title: tbd (Host: Bill Brittain)

Sept. 20, 2021

Prof. Tom McCarthy, Polymer Science and Eng., University of Massachusetts

“Rediscovering Silicones” (Host: Bill Brittain)

Sept. 27, 2021

Prof. Robert McLean, Department of Biology, Texas State University

“Polymicrobial Biofilm Growth and Control During Spaceflight” (Host: Bill Brittain)

Oct. 4, 2021

Prof. Carlos Castañeda, Departments Chemistry and Biology, Syracuse University

“Regulating UBQLN2 Phase Transitions via Different Polyubiquitin Chain Lengths and Linkages” (Host: Karen Lewis)

Oct. 11, 2021

Prof. Dr. Sylvestre Bonnet, Leiden Institute of Chemistry, Leiden University

Title: tbd (Host: Alex Kornienko)

Oct. 18, 2021

Dr. Oswald Prucker, Center for Chemistry and Physics of Interfaces, University of Freiberg,

Title: tbd (Host: Bill Brittain)

Oct. 25, 2021

Prof. Linette Watkins, Department of Chemistry, James Madison University

Title: tbd (Host: Bill Brittain)

Nov. 1, 2021

Prof. Eva Harth, Department of Chemistry, University of Houston

Title: tbd (Host: Bill Brittain)

Nov. 8, 2021

Prof. Lisa Warner, Biomolecular Research Center, Boise State University

Title: tbd (Host: Karen Lewis)

Nov. 15, 2021

Prof. Stephen Craig, Department of Chemistry, Duke University

"Covalent Mechanochemistry for New Reactions, Stronger Materials, and Soft Devices” (Host: Bill Brittain)

Nov. 29, 2021

Student Presentations