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Science Division Seminars


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

[Eastern Kentucky University]


Today is September 23, 2017
Our next speaker will be Thomas Ferrell from University of Tennessee at Knoxville speaking about
"TBA"
on September 26, 2017 in SC106 at 11AM.

Abstract - TBA

Sorted by Division

Fall 2017


Spring 2017


Fall 2016


Spring 2016

  • 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]
  • Erin Thorne & Jamie Hibbard, Forensic Lab Scientists, Southeastern Forensic Laboratory, London KY, "Forensic Science at 11AM in room 101", February 11, 2016 [area: forensic]
  • Anes Kovacevic, Associate Professor, Berea College, "Exciting developments in Inorganic Chemistry", February 23, 2016 [area: inorganic]
  • Karen Downey, Assistant Professor, SUNY Cortland, "Physical inorganic chemistry at 11AM", February 25, 2016 [area: inorganic]
  • 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]
  • Dr. Douglas Neckers, Founder of Spectra Group Limited, Spectra Group Limited, "3D Printing Chemistry", April 12, 2016 [area: analytical]

Fall 2015


Spring 2015


Fall 2014


Spring 2014


Fall 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]
  • 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
  • Thomas Troland, Professor of Physics, University of Kentucky, "Radio Astronomy and Star Formation - 11 AM in SC101", November 3, 2013 [area: astronomy]
  • Matthew Saderholm, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Berea College, "Peptide Research at Berea College", November 21, 2013 [area: biological]
  • Shawn Campagna, Professor of Chemistry, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, "11 AM in room 106", December 3, 2013 [area: analytical]

Spring 2013

  • Nick Marshall, Visiting Professor of Chemistry, Berea College, "Making Molecular Wires on Surfaces", January 11, 2013 [area: organic]
  • 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]
  • David Watt, Professor of Chemistry, University of Kentucky IBS program, "11 AM room 106", February 21, 2013 [area: biological]

Fall 2012

  • 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]
  • Rachel Allenbaugh, Professor of Chemistry, Murray State University, "Temperature Dependent Color Change for Use in Thermosensors", October 4, 2012 [area: analytical]
  • Ziling Xue, Professor of Chemistry, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, "Analytical seminar at 11 in room 106", November 6, 2012 [area: analytical]
  • Jane Jackman, Professor of Biochemistry, The Ohio State University, "Biochemistry TBA at 11 in room 106", November 12, 2012 [area: biological]

Spring 2012

  • Craig Vander Kooi, Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Kentucky IBS program, "Biochemistry research at 11 in room 106", January 26, 2012 [area: biological]
  • Sanjeewa Goonesekera, Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Cincinnati, "Biomolecular engineering at 11 in room 106", January 27, 2012 [area: biological]
  • Michael Best, Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, "Organic Chemistry at 11 in room 106", February 7, 2012 [area: organic]
  • Darrin Smith, Professor of Chemistry, Eastern Kentucky University, "Analytical chemistry at 11 in room 106", March 20, 2012 [area: analytical]
  • 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]

Fall 2011


Spring 2011

  • 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]
  • Jennifer Ottesen, Associate Professor of Chemistry, The Ohio State University, "Biological chemistry at 11 in room 106", February 4, 2011 [area: biological]
  • 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]
  • 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]

Fall 2010

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

Spring 2010

  • Dr. Dana Backman, , NASA Ames Research Center, "SOFIA: NASA's New Airborne Observatory - 4PM SC106", January 8, 2010 [area: astronomy]
  • 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]
  • Tanea Reed, Assistant Professor, Eastern Kentucky University, "Biochemistry opportunities at EKU - 2PM room 106", April 8, 2010 [area: biological]
  • 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]
  • Jessica Price Evans, doctoral student, Virginia Tech, "Highly Fluorinated Diels-Alder Polyphenylenes at 3PM in room 106", May 6, 2010 [area: organic]

Fall 2009

  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • Erin Carlson, Assistant Professor, Indiana University, "Innovative Technologies for Natural Products Discovery at 3PM SC106", December 3, 2009 [area: organic]

Spring 2009

  • Marc R Knecht, Assistant Professor, Miami University of Ohio, "Bio-inspired Nanomaterials at 5 PM in SC 106", February 19, 2009 [area: biological]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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]

Fall 2008


Spring 2008

  • Christopher Kulp, Professor of Physics, Eastern Kentucky University, "Using Information Theory to Identify Relationships between Physical Systems @ 4 PM", March 7, 2008 [area: physical]
  • Venkat Gopalan, Professor of Biochemistry, The Ohio State University, "Biochemistry at OSU @ 2 PM", April 10, 2008 [area: biological]
  • 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]
  • William Kennerly, Candidate, Chemical Physics, "Computational Chemical Physics @ 4PM", April 25, 2008 [area: physical]
  • Miranda Beam, Organic Chemistry Candidate, University of Kentucky, "Pharmaceutical Sciences at UK", May 15, 2008 [area: organic]

Fall 2007

  • Dr. Jens Meiler, Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University, "Redesign Proteins into Novel Antibiotics - 3 PM", September 20, 2007 [area: biological]
  • 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. Kenneth Kolb, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Bradley University (ACS National Tour Speaker), "Glass, It's Many Facets - 5:30 PM", October 25, 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]

Spring 2007

  • Christopher Aubin, candidate, Columbia University, "How the Origin of Life Can Come From a Computer", February 8, 2007 [area: physical]
  • John Hopkinson, Physics candidate, University of Toronto, "Magnetic Frustration @ 4PM SC106", February 15, 2007 [area: physical]
  • D.W. Everson, Toxicologist, Kentucky Crime Lab, "General Services of the Crime Lab and Toxicology Work, 1:30", February 22, 2007
  • Martin Veillette, Assistant Professor of Physics, Berea College, "Bose-Einstein Condensate Research and Theory", February 26, 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
  • 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]

Fall 2006

  • David Smithrud, Professor of Chemistry, University of Cincinnati, "Host-Rotaxanes as Cellular Delivery Agents, 1:30 PM", September 21, 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]
  • 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]
  • 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]

Spring 2006

  • Anes Kovacevic, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Centre College, "Abnormal Carbene Ligands", January 18, 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]
  • 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]
  • Stephen Testa, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, "Biochemistry Topic (3PM Science 106)", February 16, 2006 [area: biological]
  • 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]
  • Tracy Hodge, Associate Professor of Physics, Salem State College, "Anatomy of a Starburst. Infrared Observations of the M33 HII Regions", February 27, 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

Fall 2005

  • Paul Deck, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Virginia Institute of Technology, "Organometallic Ligand Research (3PM)", October 6, 2005 [area: inorganic]
  • 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]
  • Dr. Gang Cao, Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Kentucky, "Novel Electronic Oxides: Living on the Edge", December 2, 2005 [area: physical]
  • Jay Baltisberger, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Berea College, "Improvements to the Solid State INADEQUATE Experiment at 2PM", December 8, 2005 [area: physical]

Spring 2005

  • M. Samy El-Shall, Professor of Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, "Physical Chemistry of Clusters", March 4, 2005 [area: physical]
  • 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]
  • Mark Cunningham (email:mcunning@atlm.edu), Professor of Chemistry, Atlanta Metropolitan College, "Anti-HIV Furamidine Prodrugs (2PM room 101)", April 7, 2005 [area: organic]
  • 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]

Fall 2004

  • 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]
  • Kenneth A. Goldsby, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Florida State University, "Inorganic Research and FSU", November 4, 2004 [area: inorganic]
  • Philip Grandinetti, Associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry, The Ohio State University, "Advances in Solid State NMR", November 16, 2004 [area: analytical]
  • David Cliffel, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, "Analytical and Electrochemistry", December 2, 2004 [area: analytical]

Spring 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
  • 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
  • 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]
  • Darrin Smith, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Eastern Kentucky University, "Surface Induced Dissociation: Surface Characterization and Peptide Sequencing (3PM)", April 8, 2004 [area: biological]

Fall 2003

  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • Mark Lipton, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Purdue University, "Solid Phase Synthesis of Marine Natural Products, 5 PM Science Building", October 30, 2003 [area: organic]
  • Anne-Frances Miller, Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, "Biomolecular NMR Research at UK, 2 PM Science Building", November 14, 2003

Spring 2003

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

Fall 2002

  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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

Spring 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]
  • 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

Fall 2001

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

Spring 2001

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

Fall 2000

  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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 P. Reilly, Professor of Physical and Analytical Chemistry, Indiana University, "MALDI Mass Spectrometery of Single Cells", November 15, 2000 [area: physical]
  • 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]

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

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

Fall 1995

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

Spring 1995

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

Fall 1994

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

Spring 1994

  • Joe Zwanziger, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Indiana University, "Application of NMR to Borate Glasses", March 16, 1994 [area: physical]
  • 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]
  • Jim Lane, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Superior, "Catalytic Antibodies", May 5, 1994 [area: organic]

Fall 1993

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

Fall 1992

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

Spring 1992

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

Fall 1991

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

Fall 1990

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

Spring 1990

  • Dr. Dan McPherson, Senior Researcher, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, "Chemistry and Nuclear Medicine - Visiting Industrial Scientist Program", April 11, 1990 [area: physical]
  • 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]

Fall 1989

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

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. 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]
  • Dr. John R Grunwell, Professor of Chemistry, Miami University of Ohio, "Synthesis of Antitumor Antibiotics", November 14, 1988 [area: biological]
  • Dr. Karen Eichstadt, Professor of Chemistry, Ohio University, "Exploring Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Chemistry", December 5, 1988 [area: organic]

Spring 1988

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

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