Seminars

Each month, and often more frequently, a chemist from industry or academia presents a seminar on his or her research as part of our Departmental Seminar Series. Ph.D. candidates who are close to graduation also present seminars on their work in Departmental or Divisional Seminars, and newer graduate students present within their division. For a list of upcoming seminars please see below.

Upcoming Chemistry Department Seminars

(View previous Chemistry department seminars)

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Reaction Profiling in Unlimited Detail: Applications of Online HPLC

Speaker/Presenter: Dr. Jason Hein
Location: Zoom

Abstract: Process analytical technology (PAT) plays an essential role in understanding and optimization chemical manufacturing routes by furnishing data-dense reaction profiles. However, each PAT tool presents certain limitations with respect to chemical component resolution, reaction compatibility or useful operational domain. High-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) represents one of the most versatile analytical tools available for providing detailed reaction progress analysis.

Tags: chemistry seminar, chemistry


Friday, April 23, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am

ClpXP degradation system in E. coli; a study of its energy sources and its applications in managing the expression levels of targeted membrane and soluble proteins

Speaker/Presenter: Thilini Abeywansha
Location: Zoom

Abstract:
 

Tags: #chemistry


Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Converting Captured CO2 Directly into Fuels

Speaker/Presenter: Dr. Curtis P. Berlinguette
Location: Zoom

Bio: Curtis P. Berlinguette is a Professor of Chemistry and Chemical & Biological Engineering at the University of British Columbia. He is also a CIFAR Program Co-Director and a Principal Investigator at the Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute (SBQMI), and the CEO of Miru Smart Technologies.

Tags: chemistry seminar


Friday, May 7, 2021 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Chemistry Graduation Celebration

Speaker/Presenter: Chemistry Faculty and Alumni
Location: JSB 121

Tags: chemistry



Other Seminars of Interest
 
Lexington-Bluegrass Local ACS Section Seminars, linked here, are also crosslisted in our Departmental Seminar Series. Depending on your research interests, you may want to attend seminars at the Departments of PhysicsChemical and Materials EngineeringBiochemistryPharmaceutical SciencesBiomedical Research Sciences, or Biological Sciences, as well as the Center for Applied Energy Research.
 
You may be interested in seminars at the University of Louisville, the University of Cincinnati, and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
 
World-class chemists speak every year at the Oesper Symposium at the University of Cincinnati, the Brown Lectures at Purdue University, and the Derby Lectures at the University of Louisville.
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