The University of Texas at Arlington

Current Seminar Schedule

January 23

Professor Sadagopan Krishnan, Department of Chemistry, Oklahoma State University

Title: “Clinical Biosensors and Enzyme Electrocatalysis Facilitated by Nanomaterials

Host: Dr. Frank Foss


January 30

Professor Kevin Schug, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Texas at Arlington

Title: “On-Line Preparation, Separation, and Quantitative Determination of Small and Large Molecules in a Multipath Liquid Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry System

Host: Chemistry and Biochemistry Department


February 6

Dr. John Jasper, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Molecular Isotope Technologies, LLC Niantic CT

Title: “The Use of Natural-Abundance Stable Isotopes in the Biopharmaceutical Industry:  Intellectual Property Protection via Product-, Process-, and In-Process Characterization

Host: Dr. Kevin Schug


February 13

Professor Oleg Larionov, Department of Chemistry, The University of Texas at San Antonio

Title: “New Synthetic Chemistry of Compounds Containing N–O-Bonds

Hosts: Dr. Carl Lovely and Dr. Junha Jeon


February 20

Professor Liping Tang, Department of Bioengineering, The University of Texas at Arlington

Title: “Near-infrared Molecular Probes for In Vivo Imaging of pH and Reactive Oxygen Species

Host: Dr. Saiful Chowdhury


February 27

Professor Chou Chen, Department of Biochemistry, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Title: “Taking Inspirations from Biological Oxidation Reactions

Host: Dr. Carl Lovely

March 5 (THURSDAY 6:00-9:00 PM) UC Concho Room

ACS DFW Section Meeting, Professor Dan Rabinovich, Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina-Charlotte

 Title: “The World of Chemistry on Postage Stamps

Host: Dr. Rasika Dias


March 13                                Spring Break


March 20

Professor Alex Kurosky, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Texas Medical Branch

Title: “The Involvement of Eosinophils in Asthma

Host: Dr. Saiful Chowdhury


March 27

Professor Horacio F. Olivo, College of Pharmacy, The University of Iowa

Title: “Microorganisms and Enzymes in Organic Synthesis

Host: Dr. Alejandro Bugarin


April 3

Professor Daesung Lee, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago

Title: “Ruthenium Alkylidenes – Tools for New Chemistry beyond Metathesis

Host: Dr. Junha Jeon


April 10

Professor Patrick Griffin, Department of Molecular Therapeutics, The Scripps Research Institute

Title: “Conformation Dynamics and Nuclear Receptor Signaling

Host: Dr. Saiful Chowdhury


April 17

Professor Jimmie Weaver, Department of Chemistry, Oklahoma State University

Title: “Cross-coupling Made Easy via Electron Addition

Host: Dr. Frank Foss



April 25 (Saturday)

No seminar this Friday.  All are encouraged to attend the ACS DFW Meeting-in-Miniature hosted by UT Arlington in the University Center on Saturday, April 25th.


May 1

Professor Rajeev Azad, Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Texas


Title: TBA

Host: Dr. Subhra Mandal

All seminars are at 3:00 pm on Fridays in W. A. Baker Chemistry Research Building, room 114.  Refreshments will be served in CRB room 112 at 2:45 pm.

Coordinator:  Dr. Junha Jeon, x2-0262,


About the Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar program

We have a very active and a popular seminar program and have had a number of Chemistry Nobel Laureates visit the department and present talks as listed below:


Roald Hoffmann – One full week in May, 1981

William Lipscomb – November 10, 1983 and March 4, 1996

Richard Smalley – September 9, 1988

John Pople – October 15, 1991

Sir Derek Barton – February 9, 1996

Johann Deisenhofer – April 16, 1999

Ilya Prigogine – October 8, 1999

Robert Curl – January 28, 2000




Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The University of Texas at Arlington · Arlington, Texas 76019-0065 USA

Phone: 817-272-3171 | Fax: 817-272-3808

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