Chemistry Department Seminar Schedule

Seminars are typically presented at 3:15 pm in the Science Building, Room 1191. 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.
Additional information can be found on our MTSU MS Chemistry Blog.

Date Speaker/Presentation Title
Jun 30, 2017 Mr. Jeremy Turkett (MS thesis defense)
"Design and Screening of Antimicrobial Peptoid
10:00am, Science Building, Room 1191
 July 17, 2017  Ms. Lendsey Breanna Thicklin (MS thesis defense)
"Adenosine Deaminating/Hydrolyzing Enzyme from Alaska Pea Seeds (Pisum Sativum)"
9:00am, Science Building, Room 1003
 July 24, 2017 Mr. Francis Okejiri (MS thesis defense)

"Utilization of Shell-based Calcium Oxide as Heterogeneous Catalysts for Biodiesel Synthesis"
9:00am, Science Building, Room 1003

 Aug 8, 2017

Mr. Kiin Keith (MS thesis defense)
"Analysis of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) from
Hydraulic Fracturing Facilities in Karnes County, Texas
and Quantitative Determation of VOCs in Shelby County,
9:30am, Science Building, Room 1003

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.