UNL’s Department of Chemistry will continue a spring colloquia, “UNL Chemistry — Pushing the Science to the Disciplinary Boundaries and Beyond,” at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 30 in Hamilton Hall, Room 112.
The colloquia are presented most Fridays at 3:30 p.m. through May 1. The talks are free and open to the public.
George M. Bodner, Purdue University, will present, “I’m Finally Beginning to Understand Why I Didn’t Understand…,” during the Jan. 30 talk.
Other presentations in the series are:
Feb. 6 — “Forensics, Metabolomics and Molecular Imaging by Mass Spectrometry,” Facundo M. Fernandez, Georgia Institute of Technology
Feb. 13 — “Informing the Search for Bioactive Natural Products through Fundamental Science,” Robert H. Cichewicz, University of Oklahoma
Feb. 20 — “Measuring Learning in Chemistry: What We Want and What We Know,” Thomas Holme, Iowa State University
Feb. 27 — “Testing What We Teach: Developing an Assessment for General Chemistry to Encourage Student Linking of Concepts,” Scott E. Lewis, University of South Florida
March 6 — ““Probing Spatiotemporal Regulation of Signal Transduction in Living Cells,” Jin Zhang, Johns Hopkins University
March 13 — “Expanding the Imaging Toolbox,” Jennifer A. Prescher, University of California, Irvine
March 20 — “Molecular Catalysis Science. Nanoparticle Synthesis, and Instrument Development for Characterization Under Reaction Conditions. Conquering Catalytic Complexity,” Gabor A. Somorjai, University of California at Berkeley
March 27 — No lecture due to Spring Break
March 31 — UNL Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Symposium, Lied Commons, hosted by Gerard Harbison and Robert Powers
April 3 — “Radical Mass Spectrometry as a New Frontier for Bioanalysis,” Yu Xia, Purdue University
April 17 — “Next Generation Therapeutic Targets: Multidrug Resistance and Regenerative Medicine,” Jean Chmielewski, Purdue University
April 24 — Graduate and undergraduate student awards
May 1 — Lecture title to be announced, Chad A. Mirkin, Northwestern University
For updated information or time changes, go to http://chem.unl.edu/colloquia-schedule.