TCNJ Chemistry Department alumni gathered at The Field House on August 22nd, 2016, to connect with TCNJ Chemistry Department faculty at the 252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting currently being held in Philadelphia, PA.
Seminar speaker – Dr. Ian Harrison, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Virginia Title of the Talk: Reaction Dynamics at Catalytic Metal Surfaces Time and Location: Wednesday, April 20, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, C121 Abstract: The reactivity of light alkanes impinging on a Pt(111) single crystal metal surface is examined using effusive molecular beams… Continue Reading
Seminar speaker – Dr. Catherine Grimes, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware Title of the Talk: Chemical Tools for Studying the Activation of the Intracellular Innate Immune Protein Nod2 Time and Location: Wednesday, April 6, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Room C121 Abstract: Chronic inflammatory disorders, such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease, arise from an inappropriate… Continue Reading
Beyond Activity Measurements: Leveraging Biophysics and Structure for Hit Identification and Prioritization Dr. William Metzler, Associate Director, Lead Development, Bristol-Myers-Squibb, Emeritus Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016, 11 am – 12 pm, SCC121 The emergence of fragment-based screening as a vehicle for identifying novel chemical leads is challenging the current paradigm for lead optimization. When dealing with… Continue Reading
Breaking strong bonds and recovering rare earths: Adventures in sustainable chemistry Marion Emmert – Assistant Professor, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Wednesday, November 18th, 2015, 11 am – 12 pm, SCC121 Catalysis is one of the most powerful tools of green chemistry, enabling reactions with lower energy consumption and providing new pathways for bond formations. In particular, catalytically… Continue Reading
This talk will cover how 3D printing technologies have flourished in the past decade and how diversifying printable material types is crucial for the field to remain relevant long-term. Continue Reading
Dr. Todd Hobbs and Dr. Henriette Mersebach, Novo Nordisk in North America How a Drug is Born Tuesday, October 20th, 2015, 4 – 5 pm, SCP101 The first in a series of lectures to highlight the recent partnership between Novo Nordisk and TCNJ, this lecture will take the audience through the many steps required in… Continue Reading