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Seminars

The department hosts seminars on a variety of chemistry- and biochemistry-related topics. View seminars by year below. For non-seminar events, visit Events.

Upcoming Seminars

The Seminar Series will resume in the Fall semester of 2019.  Please visit us then.

2019 Seminars

Seminars are held from 11am to 12:15pm in PG5 134, and broadcast to AC1 317 on the Biscayne Bay Campus. 

How to Search 10s of Millions of Synthetic Compounds While Only Requiring the Screening of 300-600 Samples?

Speaker: Richard Houghten, Torrey Pines Institute
Date: Jan. 11

Combating Antibiotic Resistance: Drug Repurposing and Nanoantibiotics

Speaker: Mingdi Yan, U. Massachusetts Lowell
Date: Jan. 18

Environmental Issues in Latin America: The Colombian Case

Speaker: Jesus Olivero-Verbel, U. de Cartagena
Date: Jan. 25

G-quadruplex DNA as a Drug Target

Speaker: Brad Chaires, U. Louisville
Date: Feb. 1

Undergraduates Teaching Chemistry through Outreach: Characterizing Goals, Content Knowledge, and Training

Speaker: Ellen Yezierski, Miami U. (Oxford)
Date: Feb. 8

The Academic Journey of a Simple Chemist

Speaker: Rudolf Jaffe, FIU
Date: Feb. 15

Harnessing the Precision of Biorecognition for the Development of Responsive, Functional Inorganic Nanomaterials

Speaker: Marc Knecht, University of Miami, Coral Gables   Florida
Date: Feb. 22

TBA

Speaker: Michelle Peace, Virginia Commonwealth U.
Date: March 1

Challenging Natural Order: 2D Non-Layered Chalcogenide Nanomaterials for Renewable Energy Applications

Speaker: Daniela Radu, FIU
Date: March 8

RADIOACTIVITY IN THE OIL EXPLORATION SECTOR

Speaker: Dr. Sheldon Landsberger, Robert B. Trull Chair in Engineering
Area Coordinator, Nuclear and Radiation Engineering Program

Date: March 19, 2019, 11-11:45 AM, CP 320 (Note special time and place) 

The Impact of Oxidative DNA Damage on Telomere Maintenance

Speaker: Patricia Opresko, U. Pittsburgh
Date: March 22

TBA

Speaker: Brian Clowers, Washington State U.
Date: March 29

TBA

Speaker: Lata Blakrishnana, Indiana U.
Date: April 5

Hair Testing in Forensic Toxicology, From the Lab to the Courtroom

Speaker: Karen Scott, Arcadia U.
Date: April 12

TBA

Speaker: Vicky Wysocki, The Ohio State University
Date: April 19

TBA

Speaker: Bonnie Charpentier, ACS (president-elect), Cryogenetics
Date: April 26

Past Years

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