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Chemistry Department Activities
2014 Abbott Lecturer
The Chemistry Department is pleased to announce that the 2014 Abbott Lecturer will be Dr. Bruce H. Lipshutz.
Spring 2014 Seminar Schedule
All Seminars are held in Abbott Hall Room 138 at 12:00 PM (Noon) unless otherwise noted.
January 17, 2014
Dr. Nick Lentz, UND Petroleum Engineering
"Handheld XRF Applications in the Williston Basin: From Geosteering to Core Analysis"
January 24, 2014
Dr. Yun Ji, UND Chemical Engineering
"The Effect of Dilute Acid Pretreatment on Lignocellulosic Biomass in the Production of Bio-Fuels and Value Added Chemicals through Bio-Chemical Conversion Process"
January 31, 2014
Dr. Gretchen Mullendore, UND Atmospheric Sciences
"Understanding the Variability in Deep Convective Mass Transport Using Radar and Cloud-Resolving Models"
February 7, 2014
Dr. Matthew J. Picklo, Human Nutrition Research Center
"Omega 3 Fatty Acids - The Perils of PUFA"
February 14, 2014 - CANCELLED
Blaise Frenzel, UND Chemistry Graduate Student
February 21, 2014
Dr. Joshua Hollett, University of Winnipeg, Chemistry
"Drug resistance mutations and the forces that govern them."
February 28, 2014
Dr. Choong-Shik Yoo, Washington State University, Chemistry
"Barochemistry in Highly Compressed Solids"
March 7, 2014
Jana Rousova, UND Chemistry Graduate Student
"Needle Trap Devices"
March 14, 2014
Dr. Qianli Chu, University of North Dakota, Chemistry
"Building Nano-structures Using Symmetric Building Blocks"
March 28, 2014
Dr. Guangbin Dong, University of Texas-Austin, Chemistry & Biochemistry
"C–C and C–H Functionalization Based on Common Functional Groups"
Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 4 PM - CANCELLED
Dr. James Green, University of Windsor, Chemistry & Biochemistry
April 4, 2014
Dr. Rebecca Davis, University of Manitoba, Department of Chemistry
"Exploring the Origins of Reactivity and Selectivity in Asymmetric Organocatalysis."
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 4 PM
Vamshi K. Chidara, UND Chemistry Graduate Student
"Ruthenium-Arene Complexes: Improved Chemotherapeutic Agents in Cancer Therapy"
April 11, 2014
Capt. Wayne Onger, Assistant Chief UND Campus Police
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 4 PM
Rain Li, UND Chemistry Graduate Student
"How to Understand the Magnetic Behaviors of Single Molecule Magnets."
2014 Abbott Lecturer
Dr. Bruce Lipshutz, Professor - University of California, Santa Barbara
May 1, 2014 : 7 PM in Abbott Hall Room 101
"The Miracle Nutrient Coenzyme Q10: We Make it...and We Take It!"
May 2, 2014 : 12 PM in Abbott Hall Room 138
"Transitioning Organic Synthesis from Organic Solvents to Water: What's Your E Factor?"
May 9, 2014
Jiao Chen, UND Chemistry Graduate Student
"Development and applications of gold/silica nanohybrids for bioanalysis."