Chemistry Department Seminar Schedule

Seminars are typically presented at 3:15 pm in the Science Building, Room 1003. Exceptions denoted in blue below.) If you are interested in presenting, please contact Dr. Charles Chusuei by email.  Come early to chat with the speaker and other attendees.  Refreshments will be served.

Reminders to MS students:  Turn in your abstract pages to the seminar host at the conclusion of each scheduled talk, following the Q&A session. Consult the MS Chemistry Handbook for important requirements to be fulfilled for your degree. Remember to submit your abstract (click here to see an example) 10 days before your scheduled defense date.

Date Speaker/Presentation Title
Jan 27, 2017 Dr. Charles Chusuei, MTSU Chem Dept
"Welcome graduate students!"
Feb 3, 2017 Dr. Theodore J. Burkey, University of Memphis
"The First 500 ps are Important: Optically Controlled Molecular Devices"
Feb 10, 2017 Dr. Jing Kong, MTSU Chemistry Dept
Title TBA
Feb 17, 2017 TBA
Feb 24, 2017 TBA
Mar 10, 2017 No seminar - Spring Break
Mar 17, 2017 Ms. Chelsea Harmon (MS thesis defense)
"Synthesis of Beta-Lactam Belactosin A Analogs as Potential 20S Proteasome Inhibitors"
Mar 24, 2017 Dr. Aaron Muth, St. John's University, Rochester, NY 
Title TBA (host: Dr. Scott Handy)
Mar 31, 2017 Dr. David B. Friedman, MTSU Chemistry Dept
Title TBA
Apr 7, 2017 TBA
Apr 14, 2017 Dr. Adam Wanekaya, Missouri State U, Springfield, MO
Title TBA
Apr 21, 2017 Dr. Fu-Ming Tao, California State Univ, Fullerton, CA
Title TBA (host: Dr. Chengshan Wang)

Note to visiting seminar speakers:  The address of the Science Building is: 440 Friendship Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37132.  You may set your GPS destination to this location. A parking spot will be reserved for you in advance of your visit.