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2018 Seminars

Graduate Seminar on Friday, November 30th at 11am, AHC3-205 (MMC) MSB362 (BBC)

Nov. 30, 2018, 11am-12pm, MMC AHC3 205, BBC MSB 362 (via Polycom)

Dr. Melanie Cooper, of Michigan State University, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Organic Chemistry, Life the Universe and Everything (OCLUE): Design and Assessment of an Evidence Based Organic Chemistry Curriculum"

Graduate Seminar on Friday, November 16th at 11am, AHC3-205 (MMC) MSB362 (BBC)

Nov. 16, 2018, 11am-12pm, MMC AHC3 205, BBC MSB 362 (via Polycom)

Dr. Amar Flood, of Indiana University, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Anion Recognition Chemistry"

Graduate Seminar on Friday, November 9th at 11am, AHC3-205 (MMC) MSB362 (BBC)

Nov. 9, 2018, 11am-12pm, MMC AHC3 205, BBC MSB 362 (via Polycom)

Dr. Madeline Swortwood, of Sam Houston University, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "The Role of LC-MS in Tackling the Opioid Epidemic"

Graduate Seminar on Friday, November 2nd at 11am, AHC3-205 (MMC) MSB362 (BBC)

Nov. 2, 2018, 11am-12pm, MMC AHC3 205, BBC MSB 362 (via Polycom)

Dr. Vincent Remcho, of Oregon State, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Building measurement tools to provide solutions to difficult analysis problems."

Graduate Seminar on Friday, October 26th at 11am, AHC3-205 (MMC) MSB362 (BBC)

Oct. 26, 2018, 11am-12pm, MMC AHC3 205, BBC MSB 362 (via Polycom)

Dr. Marc Drolet, of University of Montreal, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Functions of bacterial type 1A topoisomerases"

Graduate Seminar on Friday, October 19th at 11am, AHC-205 (MMC) MSB362 (BBC)

Oct. 19, 2018, 11am-12pm, MMC AHC3 205, BBC MSB 362 (via Polycom)

Dr. Prem Chapagain, of FIU will present a seminar entitled, "Molecular Simulations: Coming of Age"

Chemistry Graduate School Symposium

Oct. 4, 2018, 3pm-5pm, GC 243

Interested in Graduate/ Professional School? The FIU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, FIU’s Chemistry Graduate Student Organization, along with the Chemistry Club will be hosting the Chemistry Graduate School Symposium. Please join us as we hear from a panel of Graduate Program Directors, faculty and graduate students.

Graduate Seminar on Friday, Sept 28 at 11am, AHC3-205 (MMC) MSB362 (BBC)

Sept. 28, 2018, 11am-12pm, MMC AHC3 205, BBC MSB 362 (via Polycom)

Dr. Ted Betley, of Harvard University, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Radical Frontiers in Catalysis"

Scripps Florida HTS & Strategies for the Discovery & Advancement of Small Molecule Drug-like Leads

Sept. 21, 2018, 12pm-1pm, AHC4 402

The Molecular Screening Facility at Scripps Research Florida has a state-of-the-art HTS operation to support both intramural and extramural HTS needs. Join us for this BSI and Translational Molecular Discoveries Seminar.

Graduate Seminar on Friday, Sept 21 at 11am, AHC3-205 (MMC) MSB362 (BBC)

Sept. 21, 2018, 11am-12pm, MMC AHC3 205, BBC MSB 362 (via Polycom)

Dr. Bill Cooper of UC Irvine, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Current Understanding of Natural Organic Matter Photochemistry and Implications in Environmental Fate Studies"

Graduate Seminar on Friday, Sept 14 at 11am, AHC3-205 (MMC) MSB362 (BBC)

Sept. 13, 2018, 11am-12pm, MMC AHC3 205, BBC MSB 362 (via Polycom)

Dr. Kevin O'Shea of FIU, will present a seminar entitled, "From Radical Reactions to Designer Environmental"

Mycobacteria: TB and not TB

Sept. 12, 2018, 3pm-4pm, CP 117

Dr. Rashmi Gupta, Research Associate, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Florida, will be giving a talk. Dr. Gupta is visiting FIU as an AFN-WISE awardee to conduct research seminar, develop collaborations, and build networks. She is developing her research in pathogenesis, drug resistance, drug screening and drug discovery for respiratory pathogens including Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium abscessus.

Graduate Seminar on Friday, Sept 7 at 11am, AHC3-205 (MMC) MSB362 (BBC)

Sept. 7, 2018, 11am-12pm, MMC AHC3 205, BBC MSB 362 (via Polycom)

On Friday, September 7, at 11 am, Dr. Weiqun Shi of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Synthesis and Property Study on Actinide-Organic Rotaxane Compounds."

Graduate Seminar this Friday, August 31 at 11am, AHC3-205 (MMC) MSB362 (BBC)

Aug. 31, 2018, 11am-12pm, MMC AHC3 205, BBC MSB 362 (via Polycom)

Dr. Orlando Acevedo of the University of Miami will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Simulating Chemical Reactions in Ionic Liquids: Development and Applications".

Graduate Seminar this Friday, April 20, 2018 - MMC - DM100, BBC MSB 105 VIA POLYCOM

April 20, 2018, 2pm-4pm, MMC DM 100, BBC MSB 105 (via Polycom)

Dr. Gregory L. Fisher will present a seminar entitled, Mass Spectrometry Imaging Beyond “Show & Tell”: 100 nm-Scale Imaging and Identification of Molecular Chemistry by Parallel Imaging MS/MS "

Biomolecular Sciences Institute Seminar

April 13, 2018, 12pm-1pm, AHC4 402

Dr. David Clemmer, Distinguished Professor and Chair of Chemistry from Indiana University Bloomington, will host a lecture entitled: "IMS-MS as a means of revealing new states during the melting of proteins”

Graduate Seminar this Friday, April 13, 2018 at 11am

April 13, 2018, 11am-12pm, MMC DM 100, BBC MSB 105 (via Polycom)

Dr. Marissa Alexander will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Immunochemistry Methods to Detect Drugs of Abuse in Public Safety Environments."

Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Seminar

April 6, 2018, 11am-12pm, DM 100 (live) and MSB 105 (Polycom)

This week's seminar: Water Filter Made with Iron Based Materials: Mitigation of Arsenic and other Toxic Species from Groundwater Dr. Abul Hussam - Center for Clean Water and Sustainable Technologies - George Mason University

Transcription factors and supercoiling establish DNA topology that influences transcription

March 30, 2018, 1:30pm-2:30pm, GL 100A

Hosted by BSI - Dr. Laura Finzi from Emory College will host a lecture. Her research interests are single-molecule biophysics of transcriptional regulation.

Graduate Seminar this Friday, March 30, 2018 at 11am- MMC - DM100, BBC MSB 105 VIA POLYCOM

March 30, 2018, 11am-12pm, DM 100 (live) and MSB 105 (Polycom)

Dr. Yan–Yan Hu of the Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Florida State University, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, will visit FIU on 3/30 to present a seminar entitled, "Fast Ion Conductors for Solid-State Batteries"

Graduate Seminar this Friday, March 23, 2018 at 11am- MMC - DM100, BBC MSB 105 VIA POLYCOM

March 23, 2018, 11am-12pm, DM 100 (live) and MSB 105 (Polycom)

Dr. Jean-Hubert Olivier, of the Department of Chemistry at University of Miami, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Tuning Structure-Function Properties of π-Conjugated Superstructures by Redox-Assisted Self-Assembly"

Physics & Ferraris: A Talk by Bran Ferren

March 2, 2018, 8pm-9pm, SASC Auditorium

Come out to SASC on March 2, 2018 to see Ferrari's up close and personal! After Bran Ferren will be hosting a talk to discuss his supercar. One of the “100 Most Creative People in Business,” Bran Ferren is a master of the arts and sciences. Equal parts artist/designer and scientist/engineer, he is an expert on leveraging curiosity and creativity to inspire innovation.

Mass Spectrometry and Protein Biophysics

March 2, 2018, 11am-1pm, DM100 or MSB 362

There is a compelling need for methods to characterize protein higher order structure and interactions especially when high resolution methods are not applicable, too slow or insensitive, or fail. Mass-spectrometry-based methods have high sensitivity, high information content, and fast turnaround, motivating their use for protein biophysics. Michael L. Gross, from Washington University in St. Louis will be presenting a seminar.

Graduate Student Visitation Day - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

March 2, 2018, 8am-5pm, CP 320

Please join us for our annual Visitation Day to learn more about our Graduate Programs in traditional areas of Chemistry and Biochemistry as well as specializations in Environmental, Forensic and Radiochemistry. Tour our facilities. Reservations are necessary. Deadline to register, February 15, 2018 Contact mautie@fiu.edu

Graduate Seminar will be presented on Friday

Feb. 16, 2018, 11am-12pm, DM100 or MSB 105

Professor Jotham Coe from the Department of Discovery Chemistry, Pfizer will be presenting a seminar. See flyer for details. Dr. Coe will be at CP 320 from 1:15pm to 2:00pm available for all our graduate students that would like chat with him directly. This is a great opportunity.

Analysis of Axolotl Regeneration and Development and Big Data Mining

Feb. 9, 2018, 11am-12pm, DM 100 or MSB 362

Professor Ron Stewart from the Morgridge Institute of Research will present a seminar

Type IA topoisomerases can be "magicians" for both DNA and RNA

Feb. 2, 2018, 11am-12pm, DM 100 or MSB 105

Graduate Seminar will be presented by Professor Weidong Wang from the National Institutes of Health/ National Institute on Aging/ Intramural Research Program

Graduate Seminar on Friday, January 26th at 11am

Jan. 26, 2018, 12am-12:15pm, DM 100 or MSB 105

Dr. Amy Scott of University of Miami will visit FIU on Jan 26 to present a seminar to graduate students enrolled in CHM6935, entitled, "Dynamics and Mechanisms of Ultrafast Photoinduced Charge Transfer in Confined Spaces, Interfaces, and Condensed Soft Materials"

Graduate Seminar, Friday

Jan. 19, 2018, 11am-12pm, DM100 and MSB 362 (via Polycom)

Dr. Susan D. Richardson, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry University of South Carolina, will present a talk entitled "What’s in my drinking water?"

“Mercury in the Savannah River Liquid Waste System: Facts, Myths, and Impacts”

Jan. 17, 2018, 10am-11am, ECS 143

Seminar to be presented on Wednesday, January 17, 10:00 am, in ECS 143 by Dr. Bill Wilmarth, Savannah River National Lab.