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2016 TCNJ Chemistry Thanksgiving Potluck

TCNJ Chemistry students and faculty gathered together on the evening of 11/17 for the annual Chemistry Department Thanksgiving Potluck. The event was organized by the TCNJ Student Chemists Association, and was attended by many students from freshmen to seniors. The food included green bean casserole, hot wings, pulled pork, mac and cheese, butternut squash, among many… Continue Reading

GSE Induction Ceremony

Congratulations to TCNJ’s newest inductees of Gamma Sigma Epsilon, The National Chemistry Honor Society!  On Wednesday, November 2nd, TCNJ’s Sigma Beta Chapter of Gamma Sigma Epsilon welcomed nine new inductees:  Kathleen Buchbinder, Rebecca Goncalves, Stephen Liang, Michelle Onofrio, Christine Reices, Jacob Riordan, Elijah Schiltz-Rouse, Justin Steets, and Monica Strowbridge.  The ceremony was conducted by the… Continue Reading

TCNJ Chemistry Department Lecture Series

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

TCNJ Chemistry Department Lecture Series

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

TCNJ Chemistry Faculty Research Seminar Schedule for Spring 2016

The TCNJ Chemistry faculty are giving a series of research seminars this semester from early February through the end of February. All students are welcome to attend these seminars to learn about research in the Department of Chemistry, and those students that are looking to engage in research in the near future are especially encouraged… Continue Reading

TCNJ Chemistry Department Lecture Series: Feb. 3

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