Spring 2021 Seminar Series

Webinar Schedule

Dr. Chengpeng Chen – Chemistry Biochemistry Department Seminar Coordinator
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1. Turn on the Webex software
2. Paste the following link to the box under “Join a Meeting” in Webex:  https://umbc.webex.com/meet/cpchen
3. Please mute yourself unless you have a question to ask.




1/29/2021 – Dr. Alisha Jones, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany, “Modulation of pre-mRNA structure by hnRNP proteins regulates alternative splicing of MALT1”

2/5/2021 – Dr. Matthias Waegele, Boston College, Department of Chemistry, “Elucidating the Molecular Origins of the Product Selectivity of Electrocatalytic Reactions”

2/12/2021 – Dr. Alex Zestos, Title American University, Department of Chemistry, ” Multiplexing Neurochemical Detection Using Fast Scan Cyclic Voltammetry”

2/19/2021 – Dr. Nandita Abhyankar, NIST, Department of Biophysical and Biomedical Measurement  Group, “Nanascale Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR) Spectroscopy: what, why and how”

2/26/2021 – Dr. George C. Schatz, Northwestern University, Department of Chemistry, “Plasmonic Photocatalysis”

03/05/2021 – Dr. Joy Haley, USAF AFMA AFRL/RXAP, ALUMNA UMBC, Department of Chemistry, “Photonic Materials at AFRL”

03/12/2021 – Dr. David Giedroc, Indiana University, Department of Chemistry, – “Metals, molecules and metabolism: Molecular mechanisms of bacterial metallostasis”

03/26/2021 – Dr. Soma Dhakal, Virginia Commonwealth University, – “Seeing is believing: Single-molecule protein-DNA interactions and sensing”

04/16/2021 – Dr. Sui Seng Tee, University of Maryland/School of Medicine – “Imaging Cellular Metabolism-Investigating Nutrient Flexibility in Health and Disease”

04/23/2021 – Dr. Myles Poulin, University of Maryland, Department of Chemistry – “Chemical and biochemical approaches to probe substrate recoginition by biofilm degrading glycosidase enzymes

05/14/2021 – Dr. Oriana Fisher, University of Lehigh, Department of Chemistry – Title and Abstract to follow