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Chemistry Department Activities
2015 Abbott Lecturer
The Chemistry Department is pleased to announce that the 2015 Abbott Lecturer will be Dr. Donald Darensbourg on April 23rd & 24th.
Spring 2015 Seminar Schedule
All Seminars are held in Abbott Hall Room 138 at 12:00 PM (Noon) unless otherwise noted.
January 16, 2015
Xu 'Steve' Wu, UND Chemistry Department Graduate Student
"Development of Molecular Biosensors and Multifunctional Graphene-Based Nanomaterials."
January 23, 2015
Yuqian Xing, UND Chemistry Department Graduate Student
"Super‐resolution: Surpassing the limitations of the light microscope."
January 30, 2015
Jonathan Kukowski, UND Chemistry Department Graduate Student
"Bioorthogonal chemistry: Non-native reactions to probe living organisms."
February 6, 2015
Dr. Douglas Raynie, South Dakota State University
"Bioprocessing considerations with deep eutectic solvents."
February 13, 2015
Dr. Jamie Ritch, University of Winnipeg
"Selenium- and Tellurium-Containing Pincer Ligands"
February 20, 2015
Dr. Samuel Thomas, Tufts University
"What's the charge? Controlling organic materials with electrostatics."
February 27, 2015
Zijun Wang, UND Chemistry Department Graduate Student
"Chirality and Its Role in Pharmaceuticals."
March 6, 2015
Dr. Armen Zakarian, University of California, Santa Barbara
"Methods and Applications of Chiral Lithium Amides."
March 13, 2015
Aaron Koenig, UND Chemistry Department Graduate Student
"Development of Nano/Micromotors and Their Applications."
March 27, 2015
Dr. Barrett Eichler, Augustana College
"Synthesis of CdSe@ZnS nanocrystals and their bioconjugation to DNA."
April 10, 2015
Dr. Charles Campana, Bruker AXS
"Single-Crystal X-Ray Diffraction as a Tool for Synthetic Chemists."
April 17, 2015
Dr. Alevtina Smirnova, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
"Sub- and Supercritical Water Liquefaction of Alkali Lignin in Presence of Carbon Dioxide and Ammonia."
2015 Abbott Lectures
Dr. Donald Darensbourg, Texas A&M University
April 23, 2015: 7 PM in Abbott Hall Room 101
"An Approach to Teaching an Upper Division Undergraduate Course in Green Chemistry"
April 24, 2015: 12 PM in Abbott Hall Room 138
"Copolymerization Reactions of Carbon Dioxide and Epoxides"
May 6, 2015, 6 PM at the UND Tech Accelerator (4201 James Ray Drive)
Dr. Tracy Hamilton, University of Alabama, Birmingham
"Zymurgy: The Science Behind Beer"