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

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

Date

Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

Title

Fri. Sep 1

Reserved for Literature and Seminar class (No regular seminar)

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

Fri. Sep 8

JMU Undergraduate Speakers
Leanna Carter (Cornell University)
Hunter Wilson (University of Minnesota
Ty Faulkner (University of Georgia)
Amy Fox and Dylan Boekman (Frostburg State University)

(If you are a student who did summer research or other professional work outside of JMU during summer 2017, please contact Dr. Kevin Caran if you would like to present your work to the department.)

Summer 2017 Academic Experiences Outside of JMU, Part I

Fri. Sep 15

JMU Undergraduate Speakers
Jadah Clarke (U.S. Naval Research Lab)
Alexis Johnson (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Nithesh Chandrasekharan (Mayo Clinic)
Austin Kilgore (Officer Candidate School)

(If you are a student who did summer research or other professional work outside of JMU during summer 2017, please contact Dr. Kevin Caran if you would like to present your work to the department. )

Summer 2017 Academic Experiences Outside of JMU, Part II

Fri. Sep 22

Dr. Isaiah Sumner
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA

From Electrons to Proteins and Back Again: A Simulated Journey

Fri. Sep 29

Dr. Christopher E. Berndsen
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry\
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA

Two vignettes connecting protein dynamics to protein function

Fri. Oct 6

Dr. Lori K. Pyle
Associate Chair, The Madison Collaborative
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA

Ethical Reasoning Workshop

Fri., Oct 13
3:30pm
ISAT 159 &
ISAT 136

Chemistry Pre-Job Fair
Presented by JMU SA-ACS
All students are invited to interact with representatives from JMU CAP, local companies (including Merck & MillerCoors), JMU alumni and research active faculty.  Click on the details link to the right for more info. 

Pre-Job Fair details

Fri., Oct 20

Dr. Elizabeth A. Johnson
National Chemistry Week kickoff seminar
Department of Geology and Environmental Science
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA

Geochemistry Rocks! Examples from Virginia’s volcanoes and beyond.

Tues, Oct 24th

7:00 pm

EnGeo 2204

Dr. Brent R. Constanz
Blue Planet, Ltd.
Los Gatos, CA

Dr. Young-shin Jun
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Washington University
St. Louis, MO

Chemistry Rocks! Exploring the Chemistry of Rocks and Minerals

ACS Program-in-a-box Webinar

Hosted by JMU SA-ACS

Fri., Oct 27

JMU Chemistry Alumni Speakers

Blaine Butler, Class of 2001, Luna Innovations
Tamara Leopold, Class of 1994, Goochland Animal Clinic
Nathan Williams, Class of 2011, Merkle

Alumni Roundtable

Fri., Nov. 3

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, if you have not attended one in the last 12 months. 

Fri., Feb 2

Dr. Melanie Cooper
Department of Chemistry
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Evidence-Based Approaches to curriculum Reform and Assessment

Fri., Feb 9

Tentatively reserved for Alpha Chi Sigma seminar speaker.

TBA

Fri., Feb 23

Dr. Paul Cremer
Department of Chemistry
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA

TBA

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Other JMU College of Science and Mathematics Seminars

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