Chemistry and Biochemistry
Alumni News and Events
UMSL Chemist is our annual magazine of departmental and alumni news. The Fall 2012 edition is now complete and is available electronically by clicking here. If you have news of Chemistry Department Alumni or just want to get in touch, email the editor, Professor Lol Barton.
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IMPORTANT DATES AND EVENTS 2013
- On Friday March 15, 2013, at 1:00 pm, Professor David W. C. MacMillan, James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry, Chairman, Department of Chemistry and Director of the Merck Center for Catalysis at Princeton University, will present the Sixteenth Annual Robert W. Murray Lecture.
- On Saturday April 20, 2013 , the department will celebrate FIFTY YEARS OF GREAT CHEMISTRY, as part of the UMSL Jubilee on April 20, 2013 from 3 – 5 pm in the atrium of the Science Complex.
- On Monday May 6, 2013, Ms. Kim Gorman, BA 1993, will present the 26th Annual Distinguished Alumni Lecture. Details will be forthcoming.
Alumnus Dr. Sandy Asher BA 1971 wins prestigious Charles E. Kaufmann Foundation Award for 2011. Click here for information.
- Dr. Harry W. Orf BS 1970 to leave his post as VP for Scientific Operations at Scripps Florida to become Senior VP of Research Management at Massachusetts General Hospital. See here for details.
Dr. Dennis Kraichely BA 1994 interviewed by UMSL Daily. Click here to see the article.
- ALUMNA HONORED BY THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. Dr Elizabeth A. Amin BA 1996, PhD 2003, Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Minnesota, was just named winner of the ACS HP Outstanding Junior Faculty Award for 2011 by the Division of Computers in Chemistry, and will be honored at the ACS meeting in Denver in the fall.
UM-St. Louis Distinguished Alumni Awards
UM-St. Louis Distinguished Alumni Awards to Chemists
Distinguished Alumni Lecturers
A former student from the Department of Chemistry at UM-St. Louis delivers this annual lecture, which is followed by a reception. This forms part of the regular departmental seminar program and is typically scheduled for the first Monday in May as the final seminar of the academic year. The lecture follows presentation of the Annual Departmental Awards.