Spring 2024 Analytical Seminars

Mondays at 3:30pm in Simons Auditorium, West Campus [unless otherwise noted].

This table lists the dates of all of this semester's analytical seminars. Please check back, as this page is updated throughout the academic year. For more information, please contact Amanda Morrow.

January 22Khurshed Akabirov (Soper Group) “Optimizing Surface Properties of Thermoplastics to Enhance the Translocation Rate of Single Molecules through In-plane Nanopores”
January 29Suresh Shivanka (Soper Group) “Single Molecule Protein Sensing using Solid-State In-Plane Nanopores”
Friday, February 2Chemistry Departmental Seminar featuring Prof. Stephen Jacobson (Indiana University Bloomington); 1154 GL/ISB at 4:00PM
February 5Miyuru DeSilva (Dunn Group) – "Development of a Planar Capillary Electrophoresis Platform for Universal detection of Analytes"
February 12Dr. Michael Allen, Metrohm Spectroscopy, "Analytical Chemistry Careers in Industry" **Informal Q&A with graduate and upper level undergraduate Chemistry students to follow presentation**
Friday, February 16Chemistry Departmental Seminar featuring Prof. Susan Olesik, The Ohio State University; 1154 GL/ISB at 4:00PM
February 19Eliza Hanson (Whelan Group) "Expanding SPR characterization of antibody binding to MUC16 (CA125)"
Friday, February 23Adams Lecture featuring Prof. Andrew Ewing, University of Gothenburg,“Electrochemistry and Mass Spectrometry Imaging of Nanometer Neurotransmitter Vesicles”
Seminar takes place in1154 GL/ISB at 4:00 pm
February 26No seminar (Pittcon Conference 2024)
March 4Dr. Tatjana Piotrowski, Stowers Institute, "Regeneration of the sensory lateral line system in zebrafish"
March 11No seminar (Spring Break)
March 18No seminar (ACS Meeting) 
March 25Dr. Ian Carter-O'Connell, Santa Clara University"TLC-MALDI-TOF as a platform for investigating poly-ADP-ribose polymerase activity and specificity”
April 1Chien-Wei Wang (Whelan Group) "Characterizing the Tandem Repeat Region of Ovarian Cancer Biomarker CA125 (MUC16)"
April 8Dr. Judy Wu, Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Kansas “The Clinical Applications of Pharmacogenomics”
April 15Sayuri Niyangoda (Johnson Group) "The Quantification of Zinc Photo-Release and Pharmacological Studies to Investigate its Effect on Dopamine Reuptake"
Friday, April 19Chemistry Departmental Seminar featuring Prof. David Issadore, University of Pennsylvania; 1154 GL/ISB at 4:00PM
April 22Prof. R. Scott Martin, Saint Louis University "Adventures in Microfluidics with Integrated Cell Culture and Analysis"
April 29Chem 636 Presentations, 4 pm, 1160 GH