Fall 2014 Seminar Series

Union College Department of Chemistry

Schenectady, NY 12308


 

Seminar Schedule, Fall 2014

Please note that all seminars are scheduled for
THURSDAYS at 12:50 PM in Bailey 207
unless otherwise noted. Food and drink will be provided!!!

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Thursday, September 11

Chemistry Department Welcome – Chemistry Club Organization

Join the Chemistry Department and Chemistry Club to organize and discuss Fall term activities”.


Thursday, September 18

Mr. Brigham Taylor, Union College, Writing Center

“Getting started on your personal statement for medical and graduate school”

Space is limited, RSVP required


Thursday, September 25

Prof. Graham Peaslee, Hope College, Chemistry Department

“Ion Beam Analysis for Consumer Product Screening”

Joint w/Physics

OLIN 115


Thursday, October 2

Prof. Tom Ippoliti, University of St. Thomas, Union College

“Synthesis of Novel Blood Sugar Lowering Compounds”


Thursday, October 9

Prof. Luyi Sun, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering; Polymer Program, Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut

“Tailoring the Third Dimension in Layered Materials”


 Thursday, October 16

Dr. Michelle Caggana, New York State Dept. of Health

“Newborn Screening: Biochemistry and DNA Technology to Improve Infant and Public Health”

Joint w/Biology

Olin 115


Thursday, October 23

Richard Fox,  Bristol-Myers Squibb

“Process Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry: Key concepts and Selected Examples”


Thursday, October 30

Term Abroad and External Research Reports (week 1)

“Hear about students’ experiences on term abroad and research conducted off campus”


Thursday, November 6

Term Abroad and External Research Reports (week 2)

“Hear about students’ experiences on term abroad and research conducted off campus”


Thursday, November 13

Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Lunch Table

“Chemistry department faculty and students are invited for an informal lunch”

Wold Center Atrium