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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.

Date Speaker/Presentation Title
May 25th, 2016 Mr. Joseph D. Combs (MS thesis defense)
"Study of a Model α-Helix Peptide's Surface Properties by
Langmuir Monolayer and Surface FTIR Techniques"
Science Building, Room 1191, 1:00pm
June 15th, 2016 Ms. Naeyma Islam (MS thesis defense)
"Structure of Boranes Based on Topology Over Static and
Dynamic Electron Density"
Science Building, Room 1191, 3:00pm
Sept 2, 2016 Drs. Charles Chusuei (MTSU Chem Dept)
"Welcome MS Chemistry students!"
Sept 9th, 2016 Dr. Chengshan Wang (MTSU Chemistry Department)
"Elucidation of Peptide Conformation via 13C Isotope-Edited FTIR
Spectroscopy: Opportunities for Collaborative Faculty Research
and Student Achievements
" (Tenure Tour)
Sept 30th, 2016


Dr. Dana A. Baum (St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO)
"Developing Functional DNA Components for Sensors and
Nov 25th, 2016

No seminar, Thanksgiving


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. 

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