October 12, 2018
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- 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 331 Smith Hall, Carbon Nanostructures – the Future is not Black, with a reception immediately following from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Conference Room ABC (4th floor Coffman Memorial Union);
- 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 331 Smith Hall, Dendrimers: Organic Functional Nanoparticles by Design; and
- 9:45 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, 331 Smith Hall, Electronic Materials – Synthesis, Processing, Device Fabrication.
Klaus Müllen was director at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research. He now holds an emeritus position for continuation of his research there and is fellow of the Gutenberg Research College of Mainz University. His broad research interests range from new polymer-forming reactions, to the chemistry and physics of single molecules as well as graphenes, dendrimers and biosynthetic hybrids.
Professor Theresa Reineke has received the 2018 DuPont Nutrition & Health Science Excellence Medal from the Danisco Foundation for her achievements in advancing science and technology relevant to the future of food, nutrition, and health. She was honored for her work in understanding the fundamentals of amorphous solid dispersions of poorly soluble drugs and identifying the next generation of excipients for solubility enhancement.
Upcoming Department of Chemistry Seminars
|Student Seminar Series: Professor Jack Barbera||Portland State University||
Seminar: 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 331 Smith Hall
Open Forum: 4:15-5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 193 Kolthoff Hall
How Do We Know What Students Know? The Development and Evaluation of a Concept Inventory
Open Forum: Student Engagement in the Classroom
|Special Seminar: Dmitry Koltun, Ph.D.||Senior Research Scientist II, Gilead||9:45 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18||
Design and Synthesis of Potent and Selective CaMKII Inhibitor GS-122 and Late Current-Selective Sodium Channel Blockers
Professor Erin Carlson on climate, culture, and consequences panel
Professor Erin Carlson is one of the panelists for a “conversation on climate, culture, and consequences,” looking at gender and culture change in STEM, which is scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, in the Mississippi Room at the Coffman Memorial Union. For addition information, see the attached flyer or go to https://z.umn.edu/sciencetoo.
Finance News: Help us help you. Calculating Person Months takes time!
When planning for your annual or final report submission, please leave sufficient time (at least three days) to request Person Months calculations from finance staff. These reports are generated on an as-needed basis, and require a thorough review of the payroll records for all employees paid by the grant.
Ambulance costs-If you think someone needs emergency help, call 911. There is no fee for the trip if the responders get there and the person does not need or chooses to decline services. Do not go to Boynton during an emergency, they are not equipped to handle urgent problems and will refer you to the emergency department at the corner of SE Harvard St and East River Pkwy across from Pioneer Hall.