Seminars and Events


2017 Panther Chemist Newsletter

Click here to read about the recent activities and accomplishments of our faculty, students and alumni/ae. Previous editions are here: 2009, 2013, and 2015.


Fall 2017 Seminar Schedule

All seminars start at 5 pm unless noted otherwise.  Thursday seminars are held in the Olin LIfe Sciences Building, Room 130. Tuesday seminars will take place in the rooms listed. Faculty, students, and the general public are welcome and all chemistry students are strongly encouraged to attend. We hope to see you there.

Seminar dates will be updated throughout the semester.

Date Presentation
August 24

Dr. Michael Freund, Chemistry Department Head, Florida Tech

Welcome message for all new and returning students, faculty, and staff

Friday, August 25

3 pm, room 144 OPS

Dr. Si Wu, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany

Remote control of polymers with light

September 28

Prof. John Berry, Florida International University, Miami

Fishing for Compounds: Zebrafish as a Model System to Identify, Isolate and Characterize Toxic Metabolites from Cyanobacteria

October 5

Dr. Joel Olson, Florida Tech

Laboratory Safety Seminar

October 12

Dr. Enikö Manek, Deputy Director and Head of Nano Department, Innostudio, Budapest, Hungary

Novel Nano-Structured Pesticide Delivery Technology to Enhance Leaf/Cuticle Penetration and to Decrease Environmental Loading

October 26

Prof. Mordechai Sheves, Vice President for Technology Transfer, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

How Light Activates Retinal Proteins
November 2

Dr. Brandy J. White, Naval Research Laboratories, Washington, DC

Title TBA

November 9

Faieza Bodowara, Florida Institute of Technology

Ph.D. seminar: Title TBA

November 16

Qiuji Ye, Florida Institute of Technology

Ph.D. seminar: 5-Oxo-ETE Antagonists in Allergic Disease; Design and Synthesis of Affinity Chromatography Ligand for 5-HEDH; and Synthesis of Isoprostanes as an index for the Diagnosis in Alzheimer’s Disease