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Seminars are in ISAT 159 at 3:35 pm unless otherwise noted.
This page is updated regularly throughout the academic year.

Useful information for seminar speakers can be found here.
Archives of past seminars can be found here.


Fall 2018 - Spring 2019


Fri, Aug 31

Reserved for Literature and Seminar class
(No regular seminar)

Students in CHEM 481 should go to the location specified by their instructor.

Fri, Sep 7

JMU Undergraduate Speakers
Erin Krist (NASA LaRC)
Rebekah Soliday (UGA)
Amy Fox (Merck)
Roma Broadberry (BU)

(If you are a student who did summer research or other professional work outside of JMU during summer 2018, please contact Dr. Kevin Caran if you would like to present your work to the department.)

Summer 2018 Academic Experiences Outside of JMU

Fri, Sep 14

Reserved for Safety Training
presented by Dr. Cay Adkins
Director of Undergraduate Laboratories
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
James Madison University
(no regular seminar)

All students who are doing research or serving as teaching assistants in the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department are required to attend this safety training session each year. Students who have not attended a session since Fall 2017 should plan to attend this one.

(Note that this training was previously scheduled for 9/7.)

Fri, Sep 21
Festival Grand Ballroom

Chemistry Pre-Job Fair
Presented by SA-ACS and AXE

Fall Pre-Job Fair

Fri, Sep 28

Reserved for faculty workshop
(No regular seminar)

(No regular seminar)

Fri, Oct 5

Reserved for CHEM 367L & CHEM 481 activity
(No regular seminar)

Students in CHEM 367L or CHEM 481 should go to the location specified by their instructor.

Fri, Oct 12

Taylor Light (JMU Chem '16)
PhD student
Whiting School of Engineering
Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

Characterization of the RTK Interactome Vital for Cell Adhesion and Communication

Fri, Oct. 19

Dr. Bob Smith, CEO
Blue Origin

National Chemistry Week kickoff seminar

Tues, Oct 23 at 6:45 in Phys/Chem 2212

ACS: Program in a Box

Hosted by JMU-SAACS

Voyage to Mars: Red Planet Chemistry

Fri, Oct 26

JMU Chemistry Alumni Speakers
Zeric Hulvey, Class of 2004, Fuel Cell Technologies Office, U.S. Dept. of Energy
Lisa Kwisnek-LaMantia, Class of 2003, IRMC Physician Group
F. Johnson Scott, Class of 1987, University of Lynchburg

Homecoming Alumni Roundtable

Fri, Nov 9

Dr. Rick Page
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Miami University of Ohio
Oxford, OH

Dynamic Protein Quality Control by the CHIP/Hsp70 Complex

Fri., Nov 30

Dr. David Muddiman
Department of Chemistry
NC State University
Raleigh, NC

Innovations in Mass Spectrometry Platform Technologies to Address Diverse Biological Research Hypotheses

Fri, Jan 11

Dr. Gary Douberly
Department of Chemistry
University of Georgia
Athens, GA


Fri, Jan 25

Dr. Wayne Outten
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC


Fri, Feb 1

Dr. Jeffery Davis
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of Maryland
College Park, MD


Fri, Feb 8

Reserved for faculty meeting
(No regular seminar)

(No regular seminar)

Fri, Feb 15

Mary Lou Bourne
Director, Technology Innovation and Economic Development
Executive Director, James Madison Innovations, Inc.
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA


Fri, Jun 28

Dr. Patrick Holland
Department of Chemistry
Yale University
New Haven, CT



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