Fall 2009

 

date

speaker
(Affiliation)

title
(Click on Title for Abstract)

  Friday, Sept 4 Dr. Barbara A. Reisner
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
James Madison University
My Year Across the Pond: Science and Life in Cambridge

 

Friday, Sept 11

Dr. Benben Song
Center for Advanced Drug Research

SRI International

Studying antibiotic resistance at the interface of chemistry and biology: Design short structured peptides using non-covalent constraints

  Friday, Sept 18 Dr. Kathryn A. Layman
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
James Madison University
CO Adsorption and Reactivity on Hydrated Ru Catalysts
  Friday, Sept 25 Dr. Brooks Pate
Center for Chemistry of the Universe
Department of Chemistry
University of Virginia
Chemistry in the Interstellar Medium
 

Friday, Oct 2
Refreshments
@ 3:15pm
Seminar @ 3:30pm

Dr. B. Scott Williams
Joint Science Department
Claremont Colleges

Platinum as a Matchmaker: Investigations of how transition metals catalyze carbon-carbon bond formation and how carbon hybridization affects coupling rates

 

Wednesday, Oct 7
Memorial Hall 6110
7:30 pm

Dr. Carloline P. Lubert
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
James Madison University

MADISON SCHOLAR LECTURE
Acoustics, Aeronautics and the Atmosphere
Light refreshments @ 7pm, Seminar @ 7:30pm

 

Friday, Oct 9
(Cancelled)

Dr. Brian H. Augustine
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
James Madison University

A Tale of Two Countries: Science Education in the New South Africa
(Cancelled due to scheduling conflict. To be rescheduled.)

 

Friday, Oct 16

Jake Venzie, JMU '00
Savannah River National Laboratories
Fred Kinder, JMU '84
Novartis
Kathryn Zimmermann, JMU '07
Air Pollution Research Center
University of California, Riverside

JMU Homecoming
Alumni roundtable!

 

Wednesday, Oct 21
HHS Rm. 1302
7:00 pm

Dr. Jay Labov
National Academies/National Research Council Center for Education

JMU College of Science and Mathematics presents:
Teaching and Communicating Controversial Topics in Science: Ongoing Challenges & Opportunities

 

Friday, Oct 23

Dr. Marin Robinson
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Northern Arizona University

Wood smoke from prescribed burns: Impacts on health and the environment

  Also on
Friday Oct 23
VA section of the ACS meeting at Bridgewater College; Robert Blackledge is the speaker. (At Bridgewater College)
The Floyd Landis Sports Doping Case as Evaluated by a Forensic Chemist
 

Monday, Nov 2

JMU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Faculty Candidate

Faculty Candidate Presentation
3:30 pm - Phys/Chem 2212

 

Friday, Nov 6

JMU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Faculty Candidate

Faculty Candidate Presentation
3:30 pm - ISAT 159

 

Tuesday, Nov 10

JMU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Faculty Candidate

Faculty Candidate Presentation
4:00 pm - HHS 2210

 

Thursday, Nov 12

JMU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Faculty Candidate

Faculty Candidate Presentation
3:30 pm - ISAT 350

 

Monday, Nov 16

JMU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Faculty Candidate

Faculty Candidate Presentation
3:30 pm - ISAT 259

 

Monday Nov 23 - Friday Nov 27

Thanksgiving Break

 

Tuesday, Dec 1

JMU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Faculty Candidate

Faculty Candidate Presentation
3:30 pm - ISAT 259

 

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