Throughout the fall and winter terms, the Department of Chemistry is pleased to host a series of lectures delivered by guest speakers/visiting professors. Unless otherwise noted, fall lectures will take place on a Friday from 10:00 to 11:30 A.M. in the Tory building, Room 202.


Date: Friday, January 25, 2019
Presenter: Prof. Xudong Cao, Faculty of engineering, University of Ottawa
Lecture Title: Sensitive detection of foodborne pathogenic  bacteria using microfluidic devices
Host: Dr. Maria DeRosa

Date: Friday, February 1, 2019
Presenter: Prof. Christine Dewolf, Concordia
Lecture Title: Structure and organization in interfacial films: implications for health nanotechnology and the environment
Host: Dr. Sean Barry

Date: Friday, February 15, 2019
Presenter: CANCELLED
Lecture Title: TBD
Host: Dr. Toby Zeng

Date: Friday, March 1, 2019
Presenter: Prof. George John, The City College of New York
Lecture Title:  Functional Materials – Biomass as a Platform for Molecular Design
Host: Dr. Maria DeRosa

Date: Friday, March 8, 2019
Presenter: Dr. Xavier Ortizx Almirall, Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Lecture Title: Advances in method development for the analysis of cyanobacterial toxins (microcystins and anatoxin-A) in the Great Lakes
Host: Dr. David McMullin

Date: Friday, March 15, 2019
Presenter: Prof. Lekha Sleno, UQAM
Lecture Title:  Studying Reactive Metabolites by Mass Spectrometry
Host: Dr. Jeff Smith


Keep checking back to this site as other lectures and presentations will continue to be added as the winter term unfolds.