Chemistry and Biochemistry

Fall 2023

All seminars are held in person on Fridays at 1 p.m. in Glenn Hall, Room 306.

All are welcome to attend and contribute.  Refreshments provided!

Email Dr. Lisa Kendhammer at with any seminar questions.

September 8

Alice Walker, Wayne State

"Excited State Simulations of Fluorescent Proteins for Rational Design"

September 22

Shaowei Chen, UC Santa Cruz

"Carbon Nanocomposite Catalysts for Electrochemical Energy Technologies"

October 6

Ariel Vaughn, CSU Channel Islands

"Just Ask: Evaluation of Student Attitudes Towards First Semester General Chemistry through Weekly Homework Assignments at CSUCI"

October 13 

Hunter Warren, PhD candidate, UC Davis

"Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of Novel Neurotherapeutics"

October 20

Kilment Verba, associate professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, UC San Francisco

October 27 

Michael Smith, Princeton University 

November 17

Nick Dickenson, Utah State University

"Native and Therapeutic Implications: Controlling Shigella Virulence through ATPase Activity