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Science Division Seminars


[Lexington ACS Section] [University of Kentucky Chemistry Department]

[Eastern Kentucky University]


Today is March 28, 2017
Our next speaker will be Rocky Tuan from School of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh speaking about
"Biomedical Research"
on October 20, 2017 in BURS at 5:30 PM in SC106.

Abstract - TBA

Sorted by Division

Fall 2017


Spring 2017


Fall 2016


Spring 2016

  • Dr. Douglas Neckers, Founder of Spectra Group Limited, Spectra Group Limited, "3D Printing Chemistry", April 12, 2016 [area: analytical]
  • Kelly Mouapi, Graduate Student, University of Louisville, "The Fantastic Four in Blood Coagulation: Fibrinogen and Factor XIII at 11 AM", March 24, 2016 [area: biological]
  • Karen Downey, Assistant Professor, SUNY Cortland, "Physical inorganic chemistry at 11AM", February 25, 2016 [area: inorganic]
  • Anes Kovacevic, Associate Professor, Berea College, "Exciting developments in Inorganic Chemistry", February 23, 2016 [area: inorganic]
  • Erin Thorne & Jamie Hibbard, Forensic Lab Scientists, Southeastern Forensic Laboratory, London KY, "Forensic Science at 11AM in room 101", February 11, 2016 [area: forensic]
  • Jason DeRouchey, Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky, "Understanding kinetics of protein corona formation on nanoparticles at 11AM in room 106 or 101", January 28, 2016 [area: biological]

Fall 2015


Spring 2015


Fall 2014


Spring 2014


Fall 2013

  • Shawn Campagna, Professor of Chemistry, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, "11 AM in room 106", December 3, 2013 [area: analytical]
  • Matthew Saderholm, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Berea College, "Peptide Research at Berea College", November 21, 2013 [area: biological]
  • Thomas Troland, Professor of Physics, University of Kentucky, "Radio Astronomy and Star Formation - 11 AM in SC101", November 3, 2013 [area: astronomy]
  • Paula K Shear, Professor of Psychologoy and Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati, "BURS Plenary Talk - "Neuropsychology of Epilepsy" at 5:15 room 106", October 18, 2013
  • Matthew Gentry, Professor of Chemistry, University of Kentucky IBS program, "From Human Neurodegenerative Disease to Biofuels at 11 AM in room 106", September 26, 2013 [area: biological]

Spring 2013

  • David Watt, Professor of Chemistry, University of Kentucky IBS program, "11 AM room 106", February 21, 2013 [area: biological]
  • Michael Slade, Postdoctoral Scholar, Iowa State University, "Current Efforts Toward the Asymmetric Synthesis of a 'Privileged Substructure' in Organic Chemistry", January 18, 2013 [area: organic]
  • Nick Marshall, Visiting Professor of Chemistry, Berea College, "Making Molecular Wires on Surfaces", January 11, 2013 [area: organic]

Fall 2012

  • Jane Jackman, Professor of Biochemistry, The Ohio State University, "Biochemistry TBA at 11 in room 106", November 12, 2012 [area: biological]
  • Ziling Xue, Professor of Chemistry, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, "Analytical seminar at 11 in room 106", November 6, 2012 [area: analytical]
  • Rachel Allenbaugh, Professor of Chemistry, Murray State University, "Temperature Dependent Color Change for Use in Thermosensors", October 4, 2012 [area: analytical]
  • Jay Baltisberger, Professor of Chemistry, Berea College, "A new experiment for echo train acquisition - PIETA at 11 in room 106", September 4, 2012 [area: physical]

Spring 2012

  • Mary Robert Garrett, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Berea College, "Investigations Towards the Enantioselective Synthesis of beta-Ketoesters at 11 in room 106", April 12, 2012 [area: organic]
  • Darrin Smith, Professor of Chemistry, Eastern Kentucky University, "Analytical chemistry at 11 in room 106", March 20, 2012 [area: analytical]
  • Michael Best, Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, "Organic Chemistry at 11 in room 106", February 7, 2012 [area: organic]
  • Sanjeewa Goonesekera, Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Cincinnati, "Biomolecular engineering at 11 in room 106", January 27, 2012 [area: biological]
  • Craig Vander Kooi, Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Kentucky IBS program, "Biochemistry research at 11 in room 106", January 26, 2012 [area: biological]

Fall 2011


Spring 2011

  • Hairong Guan, Professor of Chemistry, University of Cincinnati, "Nickel and Iron Complexes as Efficient and Selective Catalysts for Carbon Dioxide Reduction and Organic Synthesis at 11 in room 106", February 22, 2011 [area: organic]
  • Oliver Thibault, Professor of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, "Calcium: An ion of life and death at 11 in room 106", February 15, 2011 [area: biological]
  • Jennifer Ottesen, Associate Professor of Chemistry, The Ohio State University, "Biological chemistry at 11 in room 106", February 4, 2011 [area: biological]
  • Jon Camden, Professor of Chemistry, University of Notre Dame, "Plasmonic Nanostructures: From Sensing and Non-linear Optics to Energy Conversion at 11 in room 106", January 28, 2011 [area: analytical]

Fall 2010

  • Dr. Kevin Revell, Assistant Professor, Murray State University, "TBA, (SC 106), noon", November 9, 2010 [area: organic]
  • Dr. David Nicewicz, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, "TBA, (SC 106) 3:00pm", November 5, 2010 [area: organic]
  • Dr. Teresa Whei-Mei Fan, Professor, University of Louisville, "TBA (SC 106), 5:00pm", October 22, 2010 [area: biological]
  • Dr. Nathan Tice, Assistant Professor, Eastern Kentucky University, "TBA (SC 106), 3:00pm", September 17, 2010 [area: biological]

Spring 2010

  • Jessica Price Evans, doctoral student, Virginia Tech, "Highly Fluorinated Diels-Alder Polyphenylenes at 3PM in room 106", May 6, 2010 [area: organic]
  • Mary Robert Garrett, Assistant Professor, Berea College, "Enantioselective Synthesis of beta-Ketoesters via a Ketene-Claisen Condensation at 3:45 in room 210 Traylor (Art building by Phelps-Stokes)", April 9, 2010 [area: organic]
  • Tanea Reed, Assistant Professor, Eastern Kentucky University, "Biochemistry opportunities at EKU - 2PM room 106", April 8, 2010 [area: biological]
  • David Tierney, Assistant Professor, Miami University of Ohio, "Integrated Paramagnetic Resonance of Biomimetic Co(II) at Noon in room 106", March 23, 2010 [area: inorganic]
  • Dr. Dana Backman, , NASA Ames Research Center, "SOFIA: NASA's New Airborne Observatory - 4PM SC106", January 8, 2010 [area: astronomy]

Fall 2009

  • Erin Carlson, Assistant Professor, Indiana University, "Innovative Technologies for Natural Products Discovery at 3PM SC106", December 3, 2009 [area: organic]
  • Bob Compton, Zeigler Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics, University of Tennessee, "The Earth's Vital Signs (SC106 4PM)", November 20, 2009 [area: physical]
  • Dr. Kimberly Nixon, Assistant Pharmacy Professor, University of Kentucky, "plenary lecture for the Berea Undergraduate Research Symposium at 5 PM", October 23, 2009 [area: biological]
  • Dr. Frank Zamborini, Assistant Professor, University of Louisville, "Electrochemical and Optical Properties of Metal Nanostructures as a Function of Size and Chemical Environment, 3PM in SC106", October 15, 2009 [area: analytical]

Spring 2009

  • Sam Li, Professor of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, "Nanoscale analytical techniques for environmental and biomedical applications @ 3PM in SC106", May 7, 2009 [area: analytical]
  • Gary E. Douberly, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Georgia, "Liquid Helium Droplet Nanoreactors: Chemistry Near Absolute Zero at 3PM in SC106", April 9, 2009 [area: physical]
  • Craig A. Grapperhaus, Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Louisville, "Redox Regulated Binding of Ethylene to a Metal Thiolate at 5 PM in SC106", March 19, 2009 [area: inorganic]
  • Marc R Knecht, Assistant Professor, Miami University of Ohio, "Bio-inspired Nanomaterials at 5 PM in SC 106", February 19, 2009 [area: biological]

Fall 2008


Spring 2008

  • Miranda Beam, Organic Chemistry Candidate, University of Kentucky, "Pharmaceutical Sciences at UK", May 15, 2008 [area: organic]
  • William Kennerly, Candidate, Chemical Physics, "Computational Chemical Physics @ 4PM", April 25, 2008 [area: physical]
  • Hasan Palandoken, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, "Organic Molecular Drug Targets for Brain Cancer Research", April 24, 2008 [area: organic]
  • Venkat Gopalan, Professor of Biochemistry, The Ohio State University, "Biochemistry at OSU @ 2 PM", April 10, 2008 [area: biological]
  • Christopher Kulp, Professor of Physics, Eastern Kentucky University, "Using Information Theory to Identify Relationships between Physical Systems @ 4 PM", March 7, 2008 [area: physical]

Fall 2007

  • Dr. Folami T. Ladipo, Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, "The design of catalysts for ethylene trimerization and olefin polymerization - 1:30 PM", November 15, 2007 [area: organic]
  • Dr. Kenneth Kolb, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Bradley University (ACS National Tour Speaker), "Glass, It's Many Facets - 5:30 PM", October 25, 2007
  • Dr. Sheila David, Professor, University of California - Davis, "Dare to Repair: From Chemistry to Cancer - Time TBA, part of Berea College Undergraduate Research Symposium", October 19, 2007 [area: biological]
  • Dr. Jens Meiler, Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University, "Redesign Proteins into Novel Antibiotics - 3 PM", September 20, 2007 [area: biological]

Spring 2007

  • Heather A. Rypkema, Professor of Chemistry, University of Louisville, "Kasha Violations in Fluorescent Molecules: evaluating relaxation pathways from higher excited states @ 1:30PM", May 3, 2007 [area: physical]
  • Phillip S. Stevens, Professor of Chemistry, Indiana University, "Oh where oh where is OH? Measuring the elusive hydroxyl radical in the atmosphere @ 1:30 PM ", April 19, 2007
  • Martin Veillette, Assistant Professor of Physics, Berea College, "Bose-Einstein Condensate Research and Theory", February 26, 2007 [area: physical]
  • D.W. Everson, Toxicologist, Kentucky Crime Lab, "General Services of the Crime Lab and Toxicology Work, 1:30", February 22, 2007
  • John Hopkinson, Physics candidate, University of Toronto, "Magnetic Frustration @ 4PM SC106", February 15, 2007 [area: physical]
  • Christopher Aubin, candidate, Columbia University, "How the Origin of Life Can Come From a Computer", February 8, 2007 [area: physical]

Fall 2006

  • Timothy P. Hanusa, Professor of Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, "The Allyl Group Grows Up: Chemical Consequences of a Sterically Enhanced Ligand @ 1:30 PM", November 16, 2006 [area: inorganic]
  • Jurgen Rohr, Professor of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, "Combinatorial Biosynthesis and Studies on Biosynthetic Key Enzymes - Perspectives for Drug Discovery @ 1:30", October 19, 2006 [area: biological]
  • Gang Cao, Professor of Physics, University of Kentucky, "4d and 5d Transition Metal Oxides: A New Frontier of Materials Research @ 4PM", September 29, 2006 [area: physical]
  • David Smithrud, Professor of Chemistry, University of Cincinnati, "Host-Rotaxanes as Cellular Delivery Agents, 1:30 PM", September 21, 2006 [area: biological]

Spring 2006

  • Matthew Fleenor, Graduate Student in Astrophysics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, "The Landscape of Cosmological Structures: from Prism Light to Galaxy Superclusters", March 2, 2006
  • Tracy Hodge, Associate Professor of Physics, Salem State College, "Anatomy of a Starburst. Infrared Observations of the M33 HII Regions", February 27, 2006
  • Jacquelynne Milingo, Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Franklin & Marshall College, "Planetary Nebulae: Swiss Army Knives of the Galaxy", February 23, 2006 [area: physical]
  • Stephen Testa, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, "Biochemistry Topic (3PM Science 106)", February 16, 2006 [area: biological]
  • Douglas Mulford, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Pepperdine University, "Fabrication of a Chemically Modified Electrode Using a Chiral Ruthenium Bis(oxazoline) Complex, 4PM Science 106", February 9, 2006 [area: inorganic]
  • Melissa Golden, Dreyfus Postdoctoral Teaching/Research Assistant, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, "Fabrication of a Chemically Modified Electrode using a Chiral Ruthenium Bis(oxazoline) Complex", February 6, 2006 [area: inorganic]
  • Anes Kovacevic, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Centre College, "Abnormal Carbene Ligands", January 18, 2006 [area: inorganic]

Fall 2005

  • Jay Baltisberger, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Berea College, "Improvements to the Solid State INADEQUATE Experiment at 2PM", December 8, 2005 [area: physical]
  • Dr. Gang Cao, Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Kentucky, "Novel Electronic Oxides: Living on the Edge", December 2, 2005 [area: physical]
  • P. Andrew Evan, Professor of Chemistry, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario CA, "New Organometallic Cross-Coupling Reactions for Target Directed Synthesis (3PM)", October 27, 2005 [area: inorganic]
  • Paul Deck, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Virginia Institute of Technology, "Organometallic Ligand Research (3PM)", October 6, 2005 [area: inorganic]

Spring 2005

  • John Thurston (email:john-thurston@uiowa.edu), Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Iowa, Iowa City, "From Molecules to Materials: Towards Single-Source Molecular Precursors For Advanced Oxides", April 11, 2005 [area: inorganic]
  • Mark Cunningham (email:mcunning@atlm.edu), Professor of Chemistry, Atlanta Metropolitan College, "Anti-HIV Furamidine Prodrugs (2PM room 101)", April 7, 2005 [area: organic]
  • Adam Smith (email:adam.smith@wpafb.af.mil), National Research Council Research Associate, Air Force Research Lab, Wright-Patterson AFB OH, "Synthesis of Optoelectronic Materials for Organic Solar Cells (4pm in room 101)", April 4, 2005 [area: organic]
  • M. Samy El-Shall, Professor of Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, "Physical Chemistry of Clusters", March 4, 2005 [area: physical]

Fall 2004

  • David Cliffel, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, "Analytical and Electrochemistry", December 2, 2004 [area: analytical]
  • Philip Grandinetti, Associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry, The Ohio State University, "Advances in Solid State NMR", November 16, 2004 [area: analytical]
  • Kenneth A. Goldsby, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Florida State University, "Inorganic Research and FSU", November 4, 2004 [area: inorganic]
  • Kelsey Cook, Professor of Chemistry, University of Tennessee, "Non-Covalent Interactions and Electrospray Mass Spectrometry: Alzheimer's Fibril Glue, and Caveats (5PM in conjunction with undergraduate research poster session)", October 29, 2004 [area: analytical]

Spring 2004

  • Darrin Smith, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Eastern Kentucky University, "Surface Induced Dissociation: Surface Characterization and Peptide Sequencing (3PM)", April 8, 2004 [area: biological]
  • David Igo (email:david.h.igo@gsk.com), Strategic Technologies Team Manager, Chemical Development at GlaxoSmithKline, "Crystal-Form Screening of Drug Substances", March 18, 2004 [area: analytical]
  • Terry Collins (email:tc1u@andrew.cmu.edu), Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Carnegie Mellon Institute for Green Oxidation Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, "Green Chemistry", February 26, 2004
  • Terry Collins (email:tc1u@andrew.cmu.edu), Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Carnegie Mellon Institute for Green Oxidation Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, "Green Chemistry (Science Seminar)", February 25, 2004

Fall 2003

  • Anne-Frances Miller, Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, "Biomolecular NMR Research at UK, 2 PM Science Building", November 14, 2003
  • Mark Lipton, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Purdue University, "Solid Phase Synthesis of Marine Natural Products, 5 PM Science Building", October 30, 2003 [area: organic]
  • Harry Finklea, Professor and Chair of Chemistry, West Virginia University, "Kinetics of Proton Coupled Electron Transfer at Monolayer-coated Electrodes (Wednesday 5 PM)", October 15, 2003 [area: analytical]
  • John Fenn, Professor of Chemistry and 2002 Nobel Laureate, Virginia Commonwealth University, "Electrospray Mass Spectrometry for Scientists, 4 PM Science Building", October 1, 2003 [area: analytical]
  • John Fenn, Professor of Chemistry and 2002 Nobel Laureate, Virginia Commonwealth University, "Electrospray Mass Spectrometry, general public lecture, 8PM Phelps-Stokes", September 30, 2003 [area: analytical]

Spring 2003

  • Debra Bautista (email:Debra.Bautista@EKU.EDU), Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Eastern Kentucky University, "Computational Organic Chemistry", March 4, 2003 [area: organic]
  • Stephen M. Holmes (email:smholm2@pop.uky.edu), Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, "Inorganic coordination polymers", February 18, 2003 [area: inorganic]

Fall 2002

  • Andre Sommer (email:SOMMERAJ@MUOhio.Edu), Director, Molecular Microspectroscopy Laboratory and Associate Professor of Chemistry, Miami University of Ohio, "Molecular Microspectroscopy for Industrial Forensics", November 13, 2002
  • Bruce S. Ault (email:bruce.ault@uc.edu), Professor of Chemistry, University of Cincinnati, "Oxidation Reactions of high valent transition metal compounds: the interplay of experiment and theory", October 30, 2002 [area: physical]
  • Lori Watson (email:lwatson@indiana.edu), Graduate Student in laboratory of Kenneth Caulton (IUB), Indiana University, "What my hungry molecule ate for lunch: structure and reactivity of unsaturated Ru complexes", October 18, 2002 [area: inorganic]

Spring 2002

  • George R. Lester, Professor, Center for Catalysis and Surface Science and Northwestern University, "Does Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Cause Greenhous e Warming? or Vice Versa?", May 7, 2002
  • George R. Lester, Professor, Center for Catalysis and Surface Science and Northwestern University, "Gasoline/Electric Hybrid Vehicles: Interim or Long-term Technology Solution?", May 6, 2002 [area: physical]

Fall 2001

  • Bill Heineman, Distinguished Research Professor, University of Cincinnati, "New Concepts for Chemical Sensors", November 28, 2001 [area: analytical]
  • David Wright, Professor of Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, "New Strategies for Fighting Malaria: Doing Good by Doing Well", October 10, 2001 [area: organic]
  • Ed Grant, Professor of Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics, Purdue University, "State Resolved Photoionization Dynamics of HCO and DCO ", September 26, 2001 [area: physical]

Spring 2001

  • Li Jing Sun, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, "DNA/Protein Binding Interactions", March 16, 2001 [area: biological]
  • Frank Shaw, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Eastern Kentucky University, "Organo-metallic Cluster Compounds", March 1, 2001 [area: inorganic]

Fall 2000

  • Martin Gruebele, Professor of Chemistry, Physics and Biophysics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne, "Femptosecond Laser Spectrosco py of Biomolecules", November 29, 2000 [area: physical]
  • James P. Reilly, Professor of Physical and Analytical Chemistry, Indiana University, "MALDI Mass Spectrometery of Single Cells", November 15, 2000 [area: physical]
  • Dr. Paul Bummer (email:pbumm01@pop.uky.edu), Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Kentucky, "Introduction to Pharmaceutical Sciences", November 7, 2000 [area: biological]
  • James M. Tanko, Professor of Analytical Chemistry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, "t-Butoxyl Radical as a Model for Hy drogen Abstraction in Biological Systems", October 18, 2000 [area: organic]
  • Richard Elder, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Cincinnati, "Rhenium-Based Palliatives for the Treatment of Metastatic Canc er of the Bone", September 20, 2000 [area: inorganic]

Spring 2000

  • David A. Atwood, Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, "Fundamental and Applied Aspects of Group 13 Chelate Complexes", March 10, 2000 [area: inorganic]

Fall 1999

  • Charles M. Lukehart, Professor of Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, "Preparation of Metal Alloy Nanocrystals for Single-Source Molecular Pre cursors: Catalysts for PEM or Direct Methanol Fuel Cells", November 9, 1999 [area: organic]

Spring 1997

  • Bernard A. Olsen, Senior Research Scientist, Analytical Development, Lilly Research Laboratories, Lafayette, IN, "Chemical Process Developm enet", April 25, 1997 [area: organic]

Spring 1996

  • Michael Wempe, Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Rochester Medical College, "New Approaches in Organic Chemistry", June 1, 1996 [area: organic]
  • Phil Grandinetti, Associate Professor, The Ohio State University, "Structure of Silicate Glasses with NMR", February 20, 1996 [area: analytical]

Fall 1995

  • Pete Spielmann, Professor, University of Kentucky, "Biochemistry of DNA and NMR", October 19, 1995 [area: biological]

Spring 1995

  • Celestia Pryor, Assistant Professor, University of the Pacific, "Bio-Organic Research", March 22, 1995 [area: organic]
  • Mark McMills, Associate Professor, Ohio University, "Organic Synthesis", March 1, 1995 [area: organic]
  • Dave Wesley, Research Scientist, Ashland Oil, "NIR Gasoline Analysis", January 19, 1995 [area: organic]

Fall 1994

  • Kelsey Cook, Professor of Chemistry, University of Tennessee, "Mass Spectrometry", December 1, 1994 [area: analytical]
  • Bill Heineman, Distinguished Research Professor, University of Cincinnati, "Bioanalytical Chemistry", October 28, 1994 [area: analytical]
  • Roald Hoffman, Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters, Cornell University, "Chemical Beauty", October 13, 1994 [area: physical]

Spring 1994

  • Jim Lane, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Superior, "Catalytic Antibodies", May 5, 1994 [area: organic]
  • David Watt, Professor of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, "An Organic Chemists View of Geochemistry. How Organic Chemistry Can Contribute to Petroleum Exploration", March 30, 1994 [area: organic]
  • Joe Zwanziger, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Indiana University, "Application of NMR to Borate Glasses", March 16, 1994 [area: physical]

Fall 1993

  • Judith Shelling, Technical Support, Schmeiser, Olsen and Watts, "Protein Structure and Characterization", November 5, 1993 [area: biological]

Fall 1992

  • Dr. David Gillum, Senior Researcher, Armco Research & Technology, Middletown OH, "Analytical Chemistry at ARMCO", December 1, 1992 [area: physical]
  • Dr. Brian McKeever, Senior Researcher, Merck & Company, "Carbonic Anhydrase and Rational Drug Design", October 23, 1992 [area: organic]

Spring 1992

  • Dr. Dave Felten, Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy, University of Rochester, "Is there a Biological Basis for Mind-Body Interaction?", March 13, 1992 [area: biological]
  • Dr. M. Cecilia Yappert, Professor of Chemistry, University of Louisville, "Optical Spectroscopy Applied to Biological Studies", March 5, 1992 [area: physical]

Fall 1991

  • Dr. Michael W. Vernon, Professor of OB/Gyn, University of Kentucky, "New Advances in Assisted Reproduction in Humans", November 26, 1991
  • Professor Gideon Fraenkel, Professor of Chemistry, The Ohio State University, "Structure and Dynamic Behavior of Organolithium Compounds", November 8, 1991 [area: organic]
  • Professor Richard Elder, Professor of Chemistry, University of Cincinnati, "Curious Occurrences in the Metabolism of Gold-Based Antiarthritis Drugs", November 1, 1991 [area: biological]
  • Dr. Lee Roecker, Professor of Chemistry, Berea College, "Synthesis and Base Hydrolysis of Cobalt Sulfur Complexes", October 4, 1991 [area: inorganic]
  • Dr. David Fraley, Professor of Chemistry, Georgetown College, "Chemistry of Soaps and Detergents: How to do Laundry and Wash Dishes", September 24, 1991 [area: analytical]

Fall 1990

  • Dr. Suman K. Agarwal, Senior Editor, Chemical Abstracts Service, "Cold Fusion", September 24, 1990

Spring 1990

  • Dr. David Johnson, Professor of Chemistry, University of Kentucky while on sabbatical from Ferrum College, "Water Quality Monitoring and Research on Smith Mountain Lake", May 14, 1990 [area: analytical]
  • Dr. Dan McPherson, Senior Researcher, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, "Chemistry and Nuclear Medicine - Visiting Industrial Scientist Program", April 11, 1990 [area: physical]

Fall 1989

  • Mark Lovell, Graduate student, graduate, "Research with LAMA and Graduate School Experiences", December 4, 1989 [area: biological]
  • Dr. Jim Holler, Professor of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, "A Microdroplet Mixing Technique for Studying Rapid Reactions", November 13, 1989 [area: analytical]

Spring 1989

  • Dr. Jerry Sarquis, Professor of Chemistry, Miami University of Ohio, "Wonders of Chemistry - Chemical demonstrations", January 25, 1989 [area: analytical]

Fall 1988

  • Dr. Karen Eichstadt, Professor of Chemistry, Ohio University, "Exploring Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Chemistry", December 5, 1988 [area: organic]
  • Dr. John R Grunwell, Professor of Chemistry, Miami University of Ohio, "Synthesis of Antitumor Antibiotics", November 14, 1988 [area: biological]
  • Dr. Dennis Clouthier, Professor of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, "Hearing Aid Spectroscopy: Listening to the Screams of Molecules Tortured with Laser Beams", September 26, 1988 [area: physical]

Spring 1988

  • Dr. Matthew Stolte, Berea College graduate, Merrill-Dow, "Direction and Expectation After Berea", April 13, 1988
  • Dr. Derek Davenport, Professor of Chemistry, Purdue University, "As the Sparks Fly Upward; 200 Years of Manned Flight", April 7, 1988 [area: physical]

Fall 1987

  • Dr. John Meisenheimer, Professor of Chemistry, Eastern Kentucky University, "Tylenol - Its History and its toxic effects", October 21, 1987 [area: analytical]

Spring 1983

  • Dr. Rex Leuze, Senior Researcher, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, "Chemistry in the Nuclear Fuel Cycle", January 26, 1983

Spring 1980

  • William Dean, Lab Manager, Hamilton County Coroner's Laboratory, "Chemists, Crooks and Killers: The Role of the Scientist in the Criminal Justice System", February 27, 1980 [area: analytical]

Fall 1979

  • Dr. Dorthy Gibson, Professor of Chemistry, University of Louisville, "Coal Conversion: A Source of Methane and Methanol", November 15, 1979 [area: organic]

Anyone interested in finding out more about these speakers or Berea College in general might contact Dr. Baltisberger via email at jay_baltisberger@berea.edu