Chemistry Department

Seminar Series

Union College Department of Chemistry Seminar Series

The Chemistry Department runs a weekly seminar series throughout the academic year. It includes talks by industrial, academic, and government chemists on their research, panel discussions on career opportunities for chemistry graduates, advice from graduating seniors on how to apply to graduate schools, and workshops on writing cover letters and resumes.

Seminars will take place every Thursday at 12:50pm in ISEC 222 unless otherwise noted.

Seminar schedule

Thursday, January 11: Faculty Research Talks, with the Union Chemistry faculty

Thursday, January 18: Study Abroad Experiences, with Chemistry and Biochemistry students

Thursday, January 25: "Computer Simulations of DNA Packaging in Bacteriophages." Prof. Cecilia Bores Quijano, Department of Physics, Union College

Thursday, February 1: Prof. Annalise Maughan, Colorado School of Mines (also on Zoom)

Thursday, February 15: "The Chemistry of Chocolate." Prof. Joanne Kehlbeck, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Program, Union College. Sponsored by the Union College Chemistry and Biochemistry Club.

Thursday, February 22: "Addressing Global Challenges through Electrochemical Analysis." Dr. Seumo Tchekwagep Patrick Marcel. Candidate for 3-year Visiting Assistant Professor. In ISEC 222 and Zoom.

Tuesday, February 27: "Probing Nucleic Acid Structures and Properties Using Single-Molecule Techniques." Dr. Jibin Punnoose. Candidate for 3-year Visiting Assistant Professor.

Lunch is provided for seminar attendees.