SEMINARS FOR THE SPRING SEMESTER 2021 WILL ALL BE CONDUCTED VIA ZOOM.  Our seminars are open to the public.  For the link e-mail or call Jasmine Maloney whose contact info is on the department website

Normally Monday Chemistry Colloquium presentations are held on Mondays at 4:00 - 4:50 pm in Benton Hall (BH) 103. Seminars are  attended by faculty, postdocs, and graduate students from all divisions, as well as undergraduate chemistry majors typically in their final semester.

Spring 2021

Date

Speaker

Host

Jan 25 Rachel Henken (UMSL Environmental Health and Safety),
"Lab Sustainability- An Intro"
Stine
Feb 1  Rachel Henken (UMSL Environmental Health and Safety)
"Unwanted Material Management"
Stine
Feb 8  Dr. Chenguang Fan (University of Arkansas) 
"Studying protein acetylation by genetic code expansion"
Demchenko
Feb 15 Dr. Challa Vijaya Kumar (University of Connecticut) 
"Protein-based NanoMaterials for Sustainable Development"
CSGA
Feb 22


Dr. Risheng Wang
, (Department of Chemistry, Missouri University of Science and Technology)
″Engineering DNA nanostructures: Application from drug delivery to plasmonic metamolecules″

Stine
Mar 1 Dr. Obadiah Plante (Moderna, Danvers, MA)
"mRNA medicines for infectious diseases"
Demchenko
Mar 8 Dr. Jamie Neely (Department of Chemistry, St. Louis University)

Bauer

Mar 15 Dr. Gaya Amarasinghe (Washington University School of Medicine, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics. 
“Viral immune evasion mechanisms”
 Nichols
Mar 22 Dr. Jason McLellan (University of Texas at Austin)
“Structure-Function Studies of the SARS-CoV-2 Spike and Development of COVID-19 Interventions”
CGSA
Mar 29 Spring Break, no seminar
Apr 5 Dr. Matthew Macauley (University of Alberta) Demchenko
Apr 12 Dr. Monica Shokeen (Washington University School of Medicine)
“Contrast Agents and Molecular Imaging in Multiple Myeloma”
 O'Brien
Apr 19 Dr. Jessica Kramer (University of Utah) Demchenko
Apr 26
Dr. Sharlee Climer (UMSL, Department of Computer Science) 
"Digging out Genetic Roots using Network Modeling and Exact Approaches"
Bashkin
May 3 Dr. Eric A. Bruton, BS 1997, PhD 2003 will present the 34th Annual Distinguished Alumni Lecture.  Further details will follow.

 

 An archive of previous department colloquia is given here