The Department of Chemistry's seminars will be held in CHEM 101, 901 14th Street South, at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise noted.


Spring 2018 Seminars


January 11

11:00 a.m. - Noon in CHEM 101
Ya-Ping Sun, PhD, Department of Chemistry, Clemson University, Clemson, NC
Carbon Nanomaterials: from Dots to Sheets, and from Energy Conversion to Bioimaging and Microbicidal Functions

January 16

11:00 a.m. - Noon in CHEM 101
Gayan Wijeratne, PhD, Department of Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Targeting Greener Catalysis with Bio-inspired Manganese and Copper Complexes: High-efficient Reduction of Dioxygen and Nitric Oxide

January 25

11:00 a.m. – Noon in CHEM 101
Bill Wuest, PhD, Department of Chemistry, Emory College of Arts and Sciences, Atlanta, GA
Nature’s Dirty Little Secret: Rhizosphere Natural Products as Targeted Antibacterial Agents

February 1

11:00 a.m. - Noon in CHEM 101
Wenfang Sun, PhD, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, North Dakota State University
Cationic Ir(III) Complexes as Nonlinear Absorbing Materials: The Influence of Ligand p-Conjugation on the Photophysics and Excited-state Absorption

March 6

11:00 a.m. – Noon in CHEM 101
Ashok Subedi, Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry, UAB, Literature Seminar
Oxygen Activation in Cryptochromes

March 27

11:00 a.m. – Noon in CHEM 101
Yiming Yang, Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry, UAB, Literature Seminar
Polyurethane Foam: From Daily Material to High Tech Devices

March 29

11:00 a.m. – Noon in CHEM 101
Anthony K. L. Leung, PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Johns Hopkins University
From ADP-ribosylation Site Identification to Discovery in Virulence Mechanism

April 10

11:00 a.m. – Noon in CHEM 101
Parvaneh Ahmadvand, Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry, UAB, Literature Seminar
Regioselectivity of drug metabolism by enzymes

April 17

11:00 a.m. – Noon in CHEM 101
Farnoush Zeidabadi, Chemistry Graduate Student, Literature Seminar
Topic TBA

April 19

11:00 a.m. – Noon in CHEM 101
Anne Mushimiyimana, Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry, UAB, Literature Seminar
Chemistry Seminar: The Chemistry and Applications of Locked Nucleic Acid (LNA)