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JMU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminars


Fall 2012
Seminars are in ISAT 159 at 3:35 pm unless otherwise noted.

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Fri., Sep. 7 Dr. Kyle G. Gipson
Department of Engineering
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA
Optically-Active Polymeric Nanocomposites
Fri., Sep. 14 no seminar today (JMU will be hosting a Celebration of the Life of Roddy Amenta today at 4pm in the Montpelier room, on the second floor of the East Campus dining hall. Social gathering starting at 3:30pm.)
Fri., Sep. 21 Dr. Brad E. Forch
Weapons & Materials Research Directorate
U.S. Army Research Laboratory
Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD
Energetic Materials, Explosives, Propellants and Their Applications
Fri., Sep. 28 JMU Undergraduates

Margaret Goodale (Essex Equine)

Jhosdyn Barragan (VCU)

Alisa Leavesley (UC Berkeley)

Colin Wallace (UPenn)

Jena Baldaino (Smiths Detection)
Summer Academic Experiences Outside of JMU

Internship at Essex Equine (Goodale)

VCU Summer Academic Enrichment Program (Barragan)

Development of an Air Stable and Selective Molybdenum Catalyst for Ring-Opening Alkyne Metathesis Polymerization (Leavesley)

Vibrational Spectroscopy and Binding Energy of HOOO radical (Wallace)

HazMatID Elite (Baldaino)
Fri., Oct. 5 Dr. Gerald M. Wilson
Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
Tumor progression directed by re-programming post-transcriptional gene regulatory pathways
Fri., Oct. 12 This week's seminar is canceled. (10/12/12)
Fri., Oct. 19 Dr. Lisa E. Friedersdorf
Advisor, Nano and Emerging Technologies (NExT) Club
Founding Director, NextTech
President and Owner, AdviSci
Visiting Scholar, Materials Science and Engineering Dept.
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
National Chemistry Week Seminar, sponsored by SAACS

Why Size Matters: Exploring the Big Potential of Small Science
Fri., Oct. 26 Jenny M. Oran Osment, JMU Class of 2002
Rick T. Kushel, JMU Class of 1988
Steven E. Tiller, JMU Class of 1988
Homecoming Roundtable
Fri., Nov 9 no regular seminar today ISAT 159 reserved for:
CHEM 481 - Literature & Seminar I
Scientific Misconduct Discussion