Seminars will be held on Mondays at 4:00 - 4:50 pm in Room 303 Benton Hall during the remodeling of Benton Hall.  Refreshments 15 minutes prior to seminar time.  Seminars are  attended by faculty, postdocs, and graduate students from all divisions, as well as undergraduate chemistry majors typically in their final semester.

Spring 2018

Date Speaker Host

Monday,
Jan. 22

 Travis J. Wood (Environmental Health & Safety, UMSL)
“Lab Safety Refresher”

Monday,
Jan. 29

Jeffrey J. Evers (Environmental Health & Safety, UMSL)
“Laboratory Waste Management” 

 

Monday,
Feb. 5

Dr. Brian Cheng (Sensient, Inc.)
"Quality by Design"

Host
Dupureur

Monday,
Feb. 12

Dr  Alicia M. Beatty (UMSL)
"Host-guest behavior in a hydrogen-bonded coordination framework"

Host:
Dupureur

Monday,
Feb. 19

TBA

Host:
TBA

Monday,
Feb. 26

Dr. Anthony Mannino (Mallinckrodt)
"Pharmaceutical Process Chemistry"

Host
Demchenko

Monday,
 Mar. 5

Dr. Gary Glish  (University of North Carolina)
"How to differentiate saccharaide  stereoisomers and detect them in real samples with a simple mass spectrometry method"

Host:
Bythell

Monday,
Mar. 12

TBA

Host:
TBA.

Monday,
Mar. 19

 Dr. Lisa Rosenberg ( University of Victoria)
"Understanding and implementing catalytic E-H activation in main group chemistry”

Host
Wilking
 

Monday,
Mar. 26

       

Spring Break

     

N/A
 

Monday,
Apr. 2

 Dr. Thomas Record, Jr. (University of Wisconsin
"Open Complex Formation, Stabilization, and Transcription Initiation by E. coli RNA polymerase"

Host:
CGSA

Monday,
Apr. 9

 Dr. Mike Crider (SIE-Edwardsville)
"Development of Somatostatin Subtype 4(sst)4 Agonists for potential Use in Alzheimer's Disease"

Host:
Demchenko:
 

Monday,
Apr. 16

 Dr. Eric Dodds  (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
TBA

Host:
Bythell
 

Monday,
Apr. 23

21st Annual Robert W. Murray Lecture: 
Dr. Lucy Zuirys, Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Astronomy and the Steward Observatory at the University of Arizona, Tucson(
“Chemistry Among the Stars: The Unexpected Molecular Environment Beyond Earth”. Click here for the poster and here for the abstract..

 Host
Bauer

Monday,
Apr. 30

31st Distinguished Alumni Lecture:
Yana Levchinsky-Grimmond, BS 1997, MS 1999 (Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Albany, NY)
"My adventures in industry after Benton Hall, from short stints in consulting to working for the Biotech Company of the Year".  Click here for the poster.

Host:
Wilking

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