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Research Projects for: CHEM4710 “Project in Chemistry 2022/2023”

The available research projects and course description etc. for CHEM4710 ‘Project in Chemistry or Biochemistry’ for 2022/2023’ are now available. For additional questions please contact the course coordinator, Dr. Mario Bieringer.

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Meet Sabine Kuss, 2021 Rh Award Winner in the Applied Sciences Category

Sabine Kuss investigates molecule transport across cell membranes by electrochemistry. The transport of metabolites, ions and pharmaceuticals is a crucial part of survival mechanisms for any living cell. The overall goal is to detect diseases, such as cancer, and to understand the development of medical phenomena, such as antimicrobial drug resistance, endocrinological diseases and mitochondrial...

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Elite researchers recognized with Rh Awards

MAY 27, 2022 — As UM Today reports: Eight UM faculty members will receive Rh Awards, recognizing excellence in research, scholarly work and creative activities. For more than 50 years, the Rh Awards have been in place to support the advancement of knowledge across disciplines at UM. Funds for the Rh Awards come from the royalties of...

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Department Seminar: Thursday 21 April, 2022

Our final speaker of the year is Prof. Jean-Denys Hamel, a CRC Tier II chair at the University of Lethbridge. Prof. Hamel received his Ph.D. in 2018 from Université Laval under the supervision of Prof. Jean-François Paquin and went on to a postdoctoral fellowship at UC Berkeley before joining the faculty at Lethbridge. He earned...

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CHEM4710 Oral Presentation Day!

We invite you to our CHEM 4710 “Research Project in Chemistry or Biochemistry” oral presentation day. The event will be held on Saturday, April 9 from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm in 205 Armes Bldg. A booklet with the program and presentations’ abstracts is available here.  

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Department Seminar: Thursday April 7, 2022

Our next speaker, Prof. Cory Widdifield, from University of Regina will present a talk titled “NMR Crystallography: Structure Refinements, Verifications, and Determinations”. Dr. Widdifield is combining NMR with computational analyses to achieve structural refinements that are comparable to methods such as X-ray crystallography, hence the description “NMR Crystallography”. The seminar will be held on Zoom...

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Department Seminar: Thursday March 31, 2022

Our speaker this week is Prof. Rohith Reddy, from the University of Texas at Houston. While his appointment is in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, you will see from the abstract that his research focus is in the application of biodiagnostic spectroscopy (usually infrared imaging) to understand disease. The two specific areas he...

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Department Seminar: Wednesday March 23, 2022

We invite you to our Department’s 2022 seminar. Professor Maryam Ebrahimi from Lakehead University will be presenting a talk titled “Rational design and characterization of molecular-based low-dimensional nanomaterials on surfaces”. Please note: Owing to a schedule conflict, she is unable to present during our usual seminar slot on Thursday. She has kindly agreed to give...

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Department Seminar: Thursday March 17, 2022

Our seminar speaker for next Thursday, March 17, is Prof. James Gauld from University of Windsor. Prof. Gauld studies catalysis, and is presently working in the field of computational enzymology. In addition to this challenging research, he is actively involved in finding ways to make STEM more inclusive for the LGBTQ+ community. Prof. Gauld will...

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

  MARCH 8, 2022 —  International Women’s Day has its roots in labour movements, women’s suffrage movements, and socialist feminism from the early 1900s. Building on this rich history, the United Nations began celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8 during International Women’s Year 1975. Two years later, in December 1977, the General Assembly adopted a...