Seminar Program

*All Seminars are scheduled for 1 PM, Patricia A. Sullivan Science Building, 301 McIver Street, Rm 201, unless otherwise stated.

Spring 2015

January 16, 2015

L. Staton Noel III MS, MBA
Director, Office of Innovation Commercialization

Innovation Commercialization at UNCG; What it is and Why it is important to your research


January 23, 2015

Dr. Peter Stout
Director of the Center for Forensic Sciences

The Fragility of Justice: Why Forensic Science (and particularly chemistry) Matters to You


January 30, 2015

Dr. Paul Lewer
Research Fellow Dow AgroSciences

“Natural Products Development at Dow AgroSciences"


February 6, 2015

Dr. Gregory H. Robinson
The University of Georgia Department of Chemistry
Foundation Distinguished Professor

"Carbene-Stabilization of Highly Reactive Molecules"


February 13, 2015

Dr. Herman Holt Jr.
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Chair, Department of Chemistry
UNC Asheville

"Synthesis of Heterocyclic Combretastatin and Chalcone Molecules"


February 20, 2015

Dr. Jon C. Antilla
University of South Florida, Department of Chemistry

"Reaction Methodology Utilizing Chiral Phosphate Derived Catalysts"


February 27, 2015

Dr. Mitchell Croatt
Chemistry and Biochemistry Department, UNCG

"Towards the Ideal Synthesis:  Discovery and Design of New Reactions"


March 6, 2015

Dr. Mindy Levine
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry,  University of Rhode Island

"Macrocycle Interactions: From Fundamental Science to Application Performance"


March 13, 2015

Spring Break

March 20, 2015

Renée Hayslett, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Mercer University College of Pharmacy

"Validation of adolescent chronic restraint stress as an animal model of depression"


March 27, 2015

Dr. Joanna Burdette
University of Illinois at Chicago

"Characterization of non-steroidal progestins from botanicals for women's health"


April 3, 2015

Spring Holiday

April 10, 2015

Aaron T. Wright, Senior Scientist
Biological Sciences Division
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

"Chemical Probing to Investigate Human Phase I Metabolism and Microbial Protein Functions and Regulation"


April 17, 2015

Dr. Mitch Croatt Panel Discussion

"Advice, Experiences, and Information Dealing with Professional Schools"

April 24, 2015

5th Annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research Excellence
Presented by Senior Undergraduate Researchers at the UNCG Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry