Spring 2007


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Tuesday January 16
PH/CH 2212
Dr. William Polik
Department of Chemistry
Hope College
"Measurement, Modeling, and Computation of Molecular Potential Energy Surfaces"
Monday January 22
PH/CH 2212
Dr. Richard Foust
Dept. of Chem. & Biochem.
Northern Arizona University
Thursday January 25
ISAT 259 (nTelos Rm.)
Dr. Mo Movassaghi
Department of Chemistry
"Cascade Reactions in Complex Molecule Synthesis"
Thursday February 1
HHS 1302
7 pm
Dr. James Dee Higley
Department of Psychology
Brigham Young Univ. (UT)
"New Ways of Thinking About How We Became Who We Are: A Nonhuman Primate Model of Gene X Environment Interactions"
Friday February 2

ACS Student Affiliates Presents:
JMU Faculty Research Opportunities Part I

Dr. Brian Augustine
Dr. Kevin Caran
Dr. Katy Layman
Dr. Scott Lewis
Dr. Gina MacDonald
Friday February 9
ACS Student Affiliates Presents:
JMU Faculty Research Opportunities Part II
Dr. Tom DeVore
Dr. Vicky Mariani
Dr. Kevin Minbiole
Dr. Debbie Mohler
Dr. Barbara Reisner
Thursday February 15
6 pm HHS 1302
Dr. Jake Yeston
Associate Editor
Science Magazine
"Publishing in Science"
Friday March 9
JMU Spring Break
Friday March 16

Keynote Presentations
HHS 1302
3:30 - 4:30 pm

Poster Session
PH/CH 3348
4:30 - 5:30 pm

JMU College of Science and Mathematics
Faculty Research and Teaching Symposium

"Optimal Strategies for Energy Allocation"
Drs. Brian Walton and Anthony Tongen
Department of Mathematics

"JMU Geoscience Education Abroad: The JMU Summer Field Course in Western Ireland"
Steven Whitmeyer, Scott Eaton, Michael Harris and Shelly Whitmeyer
Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences

Poster Session and Reception
Physics / Chemistry Room 3348

Friday March 23
Dr. Martin Hulce
Department of Chemistry
Creighton University (NE)
"Handling the (Blood) Pressure: Histadine Arylmethylation and its Applications to the Study of the Calictonin Gene-Related Peptide Receptor"
Friday March 30
Dr. Margaret Geselbracht
Department of Chemistry
Reed College (OR)
"A Fascination With Structure: Tools to Understand Early Transistion Metal Oxides"
Friday April 6

Dr. John Hemminger
Department of Chemistry
Univ. of California-Irvine

"Composition and Chemistry of the Liquid / Vapor Interface of
Aqueous Solutions: Implications for the Chemistry of Aerosols
in the Troposphere"
Thursday April 12
(Sponsored by the
ACS Student Chapter)
HHS 2209
4 pm
Dr. Amy Cannon
Center for Green Chemistry
U. Mass.--Lowell
"Innovations in Green Chemistry: from Electronics to Cosmetics"
April 12 - 14

NCUR 2007

Dominican University of California
Thursday April 19
1:00 - 5:30 pm
nTelos Room--ISAT 259

Friday April 20
1:30 - 5:00 pm
nTelos Room--ISAT 259

32nd Annual Department of Chemistry
Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium

Keynote Address:
Elizabeth Perry, M.D. ('87)
Partner and Physician
Signature Healthcare, Inc.
Charlotte, NC

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