Chemistry Department

Departmental Events

SEMINARS BEGIN AT 2:45 PM AND WILL BE IN ROOM 130 OF THE CHEMISTRY BUILDING (except where noted) - Refreshments are served at 2:30 PM.

** Titles will be posted as they become available 

Date Speaker Topic/Title
September 12, 2014 FLC STUDENTS Undergraduate Summer 2014
Research and Intern Experiences
 September 19, 2014 Dr. Andrew Cavanagh
University of Colorado - Boulder
In Situ Characterization of Plasma-Assisted Pt ALD on W ALD Adhesion Layers with
Spectroscopic Ellipsometry
 September 26, 2014 Dr. Richard Finke
Colorado State University
Critical Reading and Analysis Skills
via a Proper Scientific Method
 October 10, 2014 Dr. Florence Paillard
From Morphine to Oxycodone – the Biochemical History of Opioid Analgesics and Opioid Addiction
 October 17, 2014 Dr. Christopher Palmer 
Montana State University
Particulate Matter Composition as a Measure
of Residential Wood Stove Emissions:
Analytical Methods and Measurements in
Impacted Air Sheds
 October 24, 2014  FLC Chemistry Department How to Get a Summer Research Position -
REU's and Beyond!
 November 10, 2014 Callie Cole 
University of Colorado - Boulder
Laboratory Astrochemistry: Reaction Kinetics
and Dissociation Mechanisms
 November 17, 2014

Dr. Ryan Thalman 
Brookhaven National Laboratory

From the Amazon to the Laboratory:  Studies of
Atmospheric Gases and Particles
 November 21, 2014  Dr. Lisa Ott
California State University - Chico
Waste Glycerol From Biodiesel:
Problem or Opportunity?
December 5, 2014 Dr. Katrina Forest
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Colorless Green Ideas Sleep Furiously:  Structure/Function Studies on a Bacterial Photoreceptor
January 23, 2015 FLC Student The Future of Electronic Information Storage:
Single Molecule Magnets
January 30, 2015 FLC Student Photodynamic Therapy & Singlet Oxygen: Perhaps There Is Something New Under The Sun
February 6, 2015 FLC Student Polycondensation of Polymer Brushes
via DNA Hybridization
February 13, 2015, 2:45 PM FLC Student A Brief Survey of Structural Color
and Bragg’s Law
February 13, 2015, 4:00 PM FLC Student µ-Conotoxins: An Exploration into Structure
and Interactions with Skeletal Muscle
Sodium Channels
February 20, 2015, 2:45 PM FLC Student A Look At How Insulin Binds To Its Receptor
February 20, 2015, 4:00 PM FLC Student Copper Transporting ATPase: The Role of ATP7A and ATP7B in Diseases
February 27, 2015, 2:45 PM FLC Student Inhibition of Cathepsin B Decreases Amyloid-β plaques, Thus Improving Memory in Alzheimer's
February 27, 2015, 4:00 PM FLC Student Vapor Depositions of Peptide Nanostructures for the Detection of Dopamine Signals
March 6, 2015, 2:45 PM FLC Student Differing Effects of OPRM Variants on the Function of the Mu Opioid Receptor and Its Effect on Addiction and Withdrawal
March 6, 2015, 4:00 PM FLC Student Coffee, Caffeine, and Melatonin to Inhibit BACE1 and Delay Alzheimer's Disease
March 13, 2015, 2:45 PM FLC Student Design of Energy Efficient
Blue OLED Host Materials
April 3, 2015, 2:45 PM FLC Student Cytotoxic Activity on a Steroidal Glycoside Extracted from Yucca glauca
April 3, 2015, 4:00 PM FLC Student Nanomedicine in the 21st Century:
Actinium-225 Gold Nanogenerators
as a Novel Cancer Intervention


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