2023-2024 Seminar Series

Usual: Tuesdays or Thursdays from 2 PM – 3:15 PM in Reiss 262.

Fall 2023

September 14, 2023

Ling Hao, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

The George Washington University

Host: Braselmann

September 28, 2023

Mercedes Taylor, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

University of Maryland – College Park

Host: Swift

October 5, 2023

Keith Mickolajczyk, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Rutgers University, NJ

Host: Maillard

October 12, 2023

Nadia Sarfraz, Jordan Tanen

7th Semester Seminar

Host: Knope

October 17, 2023

Mirtha Navarro-Hoyos, Professor

University of Costa Rica

Host: Swift

October 19, 2023

Lulio Sanz, Safia Kariapper, Maria Bouda

7th Semester Seminar

Host: Knope

October 26, 2023

Darius Chernitsky, Madeline Shore, Marion Ryan Sytu

7th Semester Seminar

Host: Knope

November 2, 2023

Grace Hahm, Tyler Hartman, Sanuja Mohanaraj

7th Semester Seminar

Host: Knope

November 7, 2023

Song Gao, Professor of Environmental Science

Duke Kunshan University/Duke University

Host: Swift

November 9, 2023

Rajat Roy, Morgan McDonald, Anamar Blanes

7th Semester Seminar

Host: Knope

December 5, 2023

Fatima Hameed

Thesis Seminar

Host: Gavvalapalli

Spring 2024

February 8, 2024

D. Lucas Kane

Thesis Seminar

Host: Wolf

February 15, 2024

Dr. Zach Carter

Research Scientist, Molecular Enzymology Division
New England Biolabs

Host: Maillard

February 22, 2024

Prof. Yihan Shao

University of Oklahoma
“Machine Learning Potential for Enzyme Reaction Free Energy Simulations

Host: Kertesz

February 29, 2024

Pratyush Tiwary, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

University of Maryland – College Park

Host: Braselmann

March 7, 2024

Prof. Dr. Jörg Pietruszka

Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Host: Wolf

March 12, 2024

Kaitlyn Frankenfield

Thesis Seminar

Host: Tong

March 14, 2024

Prof. Laure Kayser

University of Delaware

 “Controlled Polymerizations Applied to Organic Bioelectronics”

Host: Gavvalapalli

March 21, 2024

Jeffrey Sai Shang Kham Formen

Thesis Seminar

“Advances in Chirality Sensing of Challenging Analytes and Compound Mixtures.”

Host: Wolf

April 2, 2024

Ting-An Chen

Thesis Seminar:
“Copper Catalyzed sp3 C-H Alkenylation”

Host: Warren

April 4, 2024

Joel Swanson

Thesis Seminar:
“Colloidal Preparation of Rare Earth Telluride Nanomaterials”

Host: Stoll

April 11, 2024

Ana Arteaga, Staff Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Lab

“Exploring the forefront of americium chemistry”

Host: Knope

April 18, 2024

Inhee Chung, George Washington University

Decoding the Biomechanics of the Invasive Progression of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ

Host: Maillard

April 25, 2024

Erik Holmstrom, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biosciences

The University of Kansas
“Uncovering the Conformational Dynamics of the Hepatitis C Virus 3′ X RNA”

Host: Braselmann

May 2, 2024

Eryn Nelson

Thesis Seminar

Host: Wolf

May 8, 2024

Nadia Sarfraz

Thesis Seminar

Host: Braselmann

May 9, 2024

Alex Cartagena, Investigator of Mechanobiology

National Institute of Biochemistry

Host: Maillard

May 14, 2024

Ishita Mukerji, Program Officer/ NSF

Hosts: Braselman/Maillard

May 28, 2024

Prof. Joshula Grolman
The Technion—Israel Institute of Technology (new window)

Hosts: Gavvalapalli

May 30, 2024

1st Year Graduate Student Lit. Seminar

June 13, 2024

Davina Adderley
Thesis Seminar

Host: Metallo

July 25, 2024

Zoominar by Dr. Megan Fleming
PhD Leadership Development Program | New Business Development Project Lead. (new window)

Seminar title: “Intro to industry: BASF & the PhD Leadership Development Program”
Host: Swift

August 19, 2024

Prof. Takashi Kubo
Osaka University, Japan

Hosts: Kertesz