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Chemistry Department Activities
2013 Homecoming Alumni Speaker
The Chemistry Department is pleased to announce that the 2013 Homecoming Alumni Speaker will be Dr. Mark S. Krieger.
Fall 2013 Seminar Schedule
All Seminars are held in Abbott Hall Room 138 at 12:00 PM (Noon) unless otherwise noted.
August 30, 2013
Dr. David Pierce, UND Chemistry
"Annual Abbott Hall Safety & Security Review."
September 6, 2013
Dr. Yen Lee Loh, UND Physics and Astrophysics
"Superconductor-Insulator Quantum Phase Transitions: Dynamical Conductivity"
September 13, 2013
Dr. Alena Kubatova, UND Chemistry
"The fate of organic atmospheric particles: methods and approaches"
September 20, 2013
Dr. Pinjing Zhao, North Dakota State University
"The Fellowship of the RING: Rational Design of CATALYTIC CYCLES with New
Knowledge in Organotransition Metal Chemistry"
September 27, 2013
Dr. Clemens Burda, Case Western Reserve University
"Design and Control of the Optoelectronic Properties of Nanomaterials
for Energy and Biomedical Applications"
Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 4 PM
Jonathan Kukowski, UND Chemistry Graduate Student
"Asymmetric Phase-Transfer Catalysis"
October 4, 2013
Dr. James D. Foster, UND Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
"What's up with DAT? Modification of dopamine transporter function by fatty acid
2013 Homecoming Alumni Speaker
Dr. Mark S. Krieger, Global Regulatory Leader - Biotechnology, Dow AgroSciences
October 11, 2013 : 4 PM in Abbott Hall Room 101
"A Global Perspective on Plant Genome Editing Technologies: Applications and Regulatory Outlook"
October 18, 2013
Dr. Mark Hoffmann, UND, Chemistry
"Chemical Bonding in Extreme Environments"
Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 4 PM
Rain Li, UND Chemistry Graduate Student
"Superatoms and their applications in chemistry."
October 25, 2013
Dr. Mark Sulkes, Tulane University
"Querying Early Product Chemistry in Complex Processes."
Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 4 PM
Shaina Strating, UND Chemistry Graduate Student
"Development and Applications of Nanofluidic Devices"
November 1, 2013
Dr. Archana Dhasarathy, UND Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
"The Snail family of zinc-finger transcription factors in Cancer Metastasis"
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 4 PM
Zhihan Wang, UND Chemistry Graduate Student
"Hexadehydro-Diels-Alder (HDDA) reaction: A new and reliable way to ortho-benzyne."
November 8, 2013
Dr. Tao Ye, University of California, Merced
"Single Molecule Surface Chemistry of Immobilized DNA: Nanoscale Insights into Nucleic Acids Biosensors."
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 4 PM
Eric Timian, UND Chemistry Graduate Student
"Chirality and Parity Violation: What's the big difference?"
November 15, 2013
Dr. Tomislav Friscic, McGill University
"Mechanochemistry: from solvent-free, low-energy synthesis to (photo- or thermo-)chemically-driven mechanical motion"
November 22, 2013
Dr. Gautham Krishnamoorthy, UND Chemical Engineering
"Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD): Principles and Applications"
Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 4 PM
Srinivas Abbina, UND Chemistry Graduate Student
"Synthesis, Reactivity, and Catalutic Studies of Zinc Complexexes of Amido-oxazolinate Ligands."
December 6, 2013
Dr. Guodong Du, UND Chemistry
"Synthesis of Biodegradable Polymers from Renewable Resources"