The Department of Chemistry’s seminar are held in CHEM 101 located at 901 14th Street South at 11:00 a.m. – Noon, unless otherwise noted.


Fall 2018 Seminars


September 4

11:00 a.m. – Noon in CHEM 101
Maria A. Espinosa, Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry, UAB, Literature Seminar
Title - Microwave-Assisted Pyrolysis in the Production of Fuels

September 27

11:00 a.m. – Noon in CHEM 101
Xi Chen, PhD, Department of Chemistry, University of California – Davis
Title – One-pot multienzyme (OPME) chemoenzymatic synthesis and applications of carbohydrates

October 4

11:00 a.m. – Noon in CHEM 101
Marie Migaud, PhD, Mitchell Cancer Institute, University of South Alabama
Title - Green Chemistry meets biological chemistry and drug discovery: New entities to probe cell metabolism

October 11

11:00 a.m. – Noon in CHEM 101
Emily Weinert, PhD, Department of Chemistry, Emory College of Arts and Sciences
Title – Investigating Bacterial Signaling Proteins and Pathways: from O2-Sensing Heme Proteins to Atypical Cyclic Nucleotides

October 18

11:00 a.m. – Noon in CHEM 101
Andrey Dobrynin, PhD, Department of Polymer Science, University of Akron, OH
Title - Polymers and Soft Matter: Where Theory, Simulations and Experiments Meet

October 25

11:00 a.m. – Noon in CHEM 101
Jon M. Fukuto, PhD, Sonoma State University, Sonoma County, CA
Title - The Chemical Biology of Hydropersulfides and Related Species: Understanding Their Biological Utility and Importance

October 30

11:00 a.m. – Noon in CHEM 101
Nicolas Mitchell, Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry, UAB, Literature Seminar
Title – The Effect of π-Stacking and Hydrogen-Bonding Interactions in Energetic Salts

November 6

11:00 a.m. – Noon in CHEM 101
Motahareh Mohammadiroudbari, Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry, UAB, Literature Seminar
Title - Anti-fouling Polymer Brushes: Novel Surface Modification

November 8

11:00 a.m. – Noon in CHEM 101
David Yaron, PhD, Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Title - The ChemCollective: Using Technology to Engage Learners in the Science Practices of Chemistry

November 15

11:00 a.m. – Noon in CHEM 101
Justin Miller, PhD, Department of Chemistry, Middle Tennessee State University
Title - Mitochondrial YME1L Protease Exhibits Oxidative Stress-Induced Conformational States

November 29

11:00 a.m. – Noon in CHEM 101
Johnathan Hugh Broome, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Southern Mississippi
Title - Rejuvenating General Chemistry Instruction: A Methodical, Evidence-Based Approach