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 11, 2015 FLC STUDENTS Undergraduate Summer 2015
Research and Intern Experiences
 September 17, 2015, 4:45 PM Marilyn Waldman
Software Engineer, Denver, CO
From Fort Lewis to Big Data -
Where Do You Fit in the Landscape?
 September 18, 2015 Matt Aronoff
University of Wisconsin - Madison
From Staudinger to Huisgen:
Azide and Diazo Groups in Chemical Biology
 September 25, 2015 FLC Chemistry Department How to Get a Summer Research Position -
REU’s and Beyond!
October 9,
2015
Dr. Brian Leonard
University of Wyoming
Synthesis of Metal Carbide Nanomaterials for
Renewable Energy
October 16, 2015

Dr. Daniel Heller
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Nanotechnologies for the Detection and
Targeted Treatment of Disease
October 23, 2015

Dr. Amy Prieto
Colorado State University

Inexpensive, Efficient Approaches for Energy Production and Storage
October 27, 2015, 4:45 PM Dr. Lindsay Zack
Manhattan College
Laboratory and Observational Studies of Interstellar Chemistry
November 3, 2015, 4:45 PM Dr. Amanda Case
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Vibrationally Driven Reactions of
Bromine Atoms in Solution
November 5, 2015, 4:45 PM Dr. Michael Grubb
University of Bristol
INTO THE ABYSS: 
A James Cameron Inspired Approach to Understanding Molecular Dynamics in Liquids
December 4, 2015, 3:45 PM Fort Lewis Student Biofuel Cells: A Glance into the Future of Electricity Production
January 22, 2016, 2:45 PM Fort Lewis Student Mitsugimin 53's Impact on Metabolic Syndrome
January 22, 2016, 4:00 PM Fort Lewis Student From Alkynes to Indoles:
Gold Yneophiles in Natural Product Synthesis
January 29, 2016, 2:45 PM Fort Lewis Student A Chemical Survey of Exoplanets
January 29, 2016, 4:00 PM Fort Lewis Student Bacteriophytochromes and Their Role as Biosensors
February 12, 2016, 2:45 PM Fort Lewis Student Light Harvesting Using Organic Molecules
within Photovoltaic Cells
February 18, 2016, 4:45 PM

Dr. Richard N. Zare
Stanford University

Human Alcoholysis: How Fast the Action of Alcohol is on the Human Body
February 19, 2016, 3:45 PM Dr. Richard N. Zare
Stanford University
Fun with H2
February 26, 2016, 2:45 PM Fort Lewis Student Lack of Functional Dystrophin
Leads to Muscular Dystrophy
February 26, 2016, 3:45 PM Fort Lewis Student Hydrogen Production From Water on Heterogeneous Photocatalysts
March 4, 2016, 2:45 PM Fort Lewis Student Cobalt(III) Schiff Base Complexes as
Prodrugs for Inhibition of
Zinc Finger Transcription Factors​:
A Halt in Tumor Metastasis
March 4, 2016, 3:45 PM Fort Lewis Student Synthesis of ortho-Quinone Methides
and Applications in the Synthesis
of Flavo Compounds
March 18, 2016, 2:45 PM Fort Lewis Student Light Harvesting Using Carbon Nanotube Porphyrin Complexes Assembled
with ssDNA Oligonucleotides
March 18, 2016, 3:45 PM Fort Lewis Student Importance of Metabolite Structure and Composition on Taste Responses
March 25, 2016, 2:45 PM Fort Lewis Student Novel Sorbents for Cannabis
Pesticide Residue Analysis
March 25, 2016, 3:45 PM Fort Lewis Student Exploring Archeology Through
Ancient Lipid Analysis
April 1, 2016, 2:45 PM Fort Lewis Student Neonicotinoids and Their Impact on
Bombus terretris & Apis mellifera
April 1, 2016, 3:45 PM Fort Lewis Student Silicon Based Quantum
Dot Solar Cells
April 8, 2016, 2:45 PM Fort Lewis Student The Influence of Cellular TP53 Mutation on the Metabolic Activation of Carcinogenic Polycyclic
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
April 8, 2016, 3:45 PM Fort Lewis Student Deficiency of Thymidine Phosphorylase Causes a Mitochondrial Disorder: Mitochondrial Neurogastrointestinal Encephalopathy (MNGIE)
April 11, 2016 6:00 PM, Hosted by SACNAS Dr. Naomi Lee (Seneca), 
ASERT-IRACDA postdoctoral fellow at University of New Mexico
Rez to Researcher: And Everything In Between
April 11, 2016 7:00 PM, Hosted by SACNAS  Dr. Cliff Poodry
(Tonawanda Seneca)
Senior Fellow at the Science Education Department at HHMI
Developing an Excellent STEM Workforce
April 15, 2016, 2:45 PM Fort Lewis Student Unnatural Amino Acids
as Biological Probes

 

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