Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar

Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar meets 4-5 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 201 Reichardt, or at other venues as indicated. Some meetings are instructional only (for students in CHEM 481/482/692). Public presentations - by faculty, students, or invited speakers - are listed below and are open to the public. 

Fall 2019

Month   Speaker Topic
September 24  John Keller Computational Chemistry Topics: WebMO 19; Semiempirical Calculations; Predicting IR, Vibrational Circular Dichroism, and UV Spectra.
October 22 Brian K. Luckenbill
Thermo Fisher Sci
Ion Chromatography
December 5 Kristin Gagne' 10:00 AM Room 401 Akasofu Bldg
PhD Defense. Influence of permafrost extent on photochemical reactivity, chemical composition, and geochemical cycling of a sub-Arctic discontinuous permafrost Alaskan watershed


Spring 2020

Date  Place/Time Speaker Topic
 Jan. 21  Reic 201, 4-5 PM Lawrence Duffy  Effects of Methymercury and Theaflavin Digallate on Adipokines in Mature 3T3-L1 Adipocytes
Feb. 4 Reic 201, 4-5 PM Sarah Rice In vivo Metabolic Regulation in Hibernation and Impact on Physiology
Feb. 11 Reic 201, 4-5 PM Scott Jerome Vitamin D, Mental Cognition, and Oxidative Stress:  Clues To Overtraining Syndrome?
Feb. 27 Reic 201, 4-5 PM Eric Weis Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrometry
Mar. 3 Akasofu 401,
9-10 AM
Ragan M Davey Characterizing Wintertime Aerosol Composition and Sulfate Formation in Fairbanks, Alaska
Mar. 3 Reic 201, 4-5 PM Helen Hanstock Keeping athletes healthy: immune responses to exercise and prevention of respiratory illness in winter endurance athletes
Mar. 5 Elvey  214, 1-2 PM Taylor Gofstein Ph.D. defense: Fate and Effects of Oil Spill Response Products on Oil Biodegradation in Arctic Seawater
Mar. 5 Reic 201, 4-5 PM Patricia Heiden
Michigan Tech. Univ.
 Polymers and Nanotechnology for the Environment and Medicine
Mar. 6 IARC 401,
10 - 11 AM
Lisa Smith Ph.D. defense: Role of Neurotropism in HIV-1 GP120 Induced Oxidative Stress and Neurodegeneration
Mar 9-13     Spring Break
Mar. 24 Reic 201, 4-5 PM R. Paul Philip
Univ.  of Oklahoma
 American Chemical Society Lecture. Environmental Forensics, or CSI Without the Violence?