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Chemistry & BiochemistrySeminar Schedule

Fall 2014 Seminar Schedule

12:20-1:20 pm Thursdays in OCNPS Rm. 200

2:00-2:50 pm Fridays in OCNPS Rm. 200

Date Speaker From Title

08/28

09/04

Dr. Thomas Isenhour

Professor, Chemistry Dept.
Old Dominion University

"The National Science Foundation - What I learned as a Program Director"

09/11

Dr. Jurek Krzystek

National High Magnetic Field Laboratory

"Magnetic Resonance in High Fields"

09/12

Blaine Hartman

ODU Chemistry Student
Old Dominion University
"Quality Crude Oil from Hydrothermal Liquefaction of an Aliphatic Coal"

09/18

Mr. Lee Entsminger

Chair of the College of Sciences Advisory Board,
Old Dominion University
"Scientists in Business: the Transition to the Business Environment"

09/19

Dr. Hu Yang

Qimonda Associate Professor
Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Virginia Commonwealth Univ.

"Synthetically Lethal TopoI-ATM Inhibitor Nanoparticles for Glioma Therapy"

09/25

Dr. Hani El-Kaderi

Associate Professor
Inorganic, Materials/Nanoscience
Virginia Commonwealth Univ.

"Designed Synthesis of Porous Organic Architectures for Use in Gas Storage and Separation Applications"

09/26

Albert Kamga

ODU PhD Chemistry Student
Old Dominion University

10/02

Dr. Joe Parker

Research Chemist
Naval Research Laboratory
Washington, DC
"The road to next-generation energy storage is paved with Zinc"

10/09

Dr. Craig Bayse

Professor
Chemistry Dept.
Old Dominion University
"Reaction Mechanisms in Proteins Modeled Through Hybrid Quantum Mechanical/Molecular Mechanical Methods"
10/16
No Seminar - Fall Break

10/23

Amanda Willoughby

ODU Chemistry Student
Old Dominion University

"A Molecular-Level Approach for Characterizing Organic Aerosols"

10/24

Dr. James Lee

Associate Professor
Chemistry Dept.
Old Dominion University
"Lee Lab Projects on Advanced Biochars, Biofuels and Bioenergetics"

10/30

Dr. Richard Gregory

Professor
Chemistry Dept.
Old Dominion University

11/06

Sangbum Han

ODU Chemistry Student
Old Dominion University
"Synthesis and Applications of Multidentate Ligand Stabilized Metallic Nanoparticles"

11/13

John Bedford

ODU Chemistry Student
Old Dominion University
"Linking Computational and Experimental Research using Kinetic and Thermodynamic Techniques to Study Protein Folding"

11/14

Dr. Xiaoshan Zhu

Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering
University of Nevada Reno

"Non-cadmium Semiconductor Nanoparticles for Biosensing and Imaging"

11/20

Nicole Didonato

ODU Chemistry Student
Old Dominion University

"Non-Pyrogenic Black Carbon in Soil Organic Matter and its Metal Binding Capacity"

11/27
No Seminar - Thanksgiving Break
12/04
12/05