The Department of Chemistry at Western Michigan University sponsors events each semester; faculty, staff, students and the general public are welcome to attend.

For more information regarding speakers, location or parking, please call the department at (269) 387-2870.

Monday at 4 p.m. in 1220 Chemistry Building
Friday at 1 p.m. in 1260 Chemistry Building

Spring 2020 seminar schedule

Monday, January 6, 4 p.m. - Dr. Michael Mullowney, Northwestern University, Bioactivity and multi-omics guided approaches to natural product discovery

Monday, January 13, 3:30 p.m. - Dr. Norda Stephenson, Florida International University, Using evidence-based practices to promote persistence, participation and retention in STEM

Friday, January 17, 1 p.m. - Dr. Michael Poe, University of Connecticut, Design and Synthesis of β-Carbolines for the Treatment of Depression

Monday, January 27, 4 p.m. - Dr. Jason Keleher, Lewis University, Elucidation of Critical Interfacial Reaction Mechanisms of Supramolecular Nanocomposite Materials and Correlation to Key Performance Drivers Relevant to Health, Energy, and Semiconductor Applications

Monday, February 3, 4 p.m. - Dr. Robert Hausinger, Michigan State University, Lactate Racemase and its Novel Nickel-Pincer Nucleotide Cofactor

Monday, February 24, 4 p.m. - Dr. Alankriti Bajpai, University of Limerick Design of Organic Molecules to Engineer Function-Led Properties in Porous Organic and Metal-Organic Materials

Monday, March 9, 4 p.m. - Dr. Casey Wade, Ohio State University, Designing MOFs for Trace CO2 Capture

Monday, March 30, 4 p.m. - Dr. Laura Hawk, Grand Valley State University, Characterizing the Aggregation of Non-toxic Amyloid Kassinin

Monday, April 6, 4 p.m. - Dr. Leggy Arnold, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Investigation of Clinical Oral Drug Candidate MIDD0301 for Severe Asthma and COPD

Monday, April 13, 4 p.m. - Dr. Melanie Cooper, Michigan State University