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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.

Date

Fall 2019 - Spring 2020

Title

Fri, Jun 28

(Summer 2019)

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

TBA

Fri, Aug 30

Reserved for Literature and Seminar class
(No regular seminar)

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

Fri, Sep 6

JMU Undergraduate Speakers
Adrianna Losquadro (VCU SAEP)
Jenny Skubal (Merck)
Brenden Wimbish (Arizona UROC MHD)

(If you are a student who did summer research or other professional work outside of JMU during summer 2019, please contact Dr. Kevin Caran if you would like to present your work to the department.)

Summer 2019 Academic Experiences Outside of JMU, Part I

(See Sep 27 for Part II)

Fri, Sep 13

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 2018 should plan to attend this one.

Fri, Sep 20

(The event previously scheduled for Sep 20 has will instead be held on Nov 8. Details below.)

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Fri, Sep 27

JMU Undergraduate Speakers
Kathy Elliot (LANL)
Erin Krist (NASA LaRC)
Jackson White (VCU Engineering)

(If you are a student who did summer research or other professional work outside of JMU during summer 2019, please contact Dr. Kevin Caran if you would like to present your work to the department.)

Summer 2019 Academic Experiences Outside of JMU, Part II

(See Sep 6 for Part I)

Fri, Oct 4

Dr. Feng Lin
Department of Chemistry
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

Ion Reactions to Modulate Solid-State Electrochemistry for Next-Generation Batteries

Fri, Oct 11

Dr. Patrick Lombardi
Department of Science
Mount St. Mary's University
Emmitsburg, MD

Deciphering the code: How our cells recruit DNA repair factors using the protein ubiquitin

Fri, Oct 18

National Chemistry Week Kickoff Seminar

Prof. Mark Rooker
School of Art, Design and Art History
James Madison University

Due to unforseen cirucmstances, this seminar has been cancelled.

It will be rescheduled for a later date.

Fri, Oct 25

JMU Chemistry Alumni speakers
Nikole Booth, Class of 2005, Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center
Fred Kinder, Class of 1984, Novartis
Matthew Stershic, Class of 1982, PMC Organometallix, Inc.

Homecoming Alumni Roundtable

Fri, Nov 1

Dr. Ashleigh Baber
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA

Modifying Surfaces to Understand and Optimize Heterogeneously-Catalyzed Reactions

Fri, Nov 8

Dr. Oleksandr Kokhan
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA

Charge transfer kinetics in c-type cytochromes

Fri, Nov 15

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

Fall Pre-Job Fair

Fri, Jan 17

Dr. Aaron M. Jubb
Eastern Energy Resource Science Center
United States Geological Survey
Reston, VA

The Chemical and Morphological Character of Petroleum-Generating Organic Matter at Nanoscales

Fri, Jan 24

The Madison Collaborative
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA

Ethical Reasoning Workshop

Fri, Jan 31

CSM Professional Pathways Career Readiness Event

Details TBA

Fri, Feb 21

(Date tentatively reserved)

TBA

Fri, Feb 28

Dr. Lindsay R. Comstock-Ferguson
Department of Chemistry
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC

TBA

Fri, Apr 3

Dr. Ambika Bhagi-Damodaran
Department of Chemistry
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

TBA

Thu, Apr 16 - Fri, Apr 17, 2020

(tentative)

Tentative date for 45th Annual Spring Symposium (Spring 2020)

 details and confirmation TBA

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Other JMU College of Science and Mathematics Seminars

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