The 22nd Annual Chemistry Graduate Research Symposium

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Date: October 9, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Chemistry Department - Liberal Arts and Sciences Atrium | Map
Category: Conference

The graduate students of Wayne State University’s Chemistry department are hosting the 22nd Annual Chemistry Graduate Research Symposium. The symposium focuses on posters and talks presented by Chemistry graduate students and will be held on October 9th, 2021 in the Chemistry Building Atrium. The symposium provides great opportunities to network, communicate your research, and offers free registration. 

Keynote speakers:
Dr. Marya Lieberman University of Notre Dame Physical & Analytical Chemistry
"Got Fakes? Field Screening Pharmaceuticals with Paper Analytical Devices"

Dr. Javier Vela Iowa State University Inorganic & Materials Chemistry
"Colloidal Synthesis and Stability of Alkaline-Earth Chalcogenide Nanocrystals"

Breakfast at 9 am
Opening remarks 

10:05 Dr. Javier Vela, Iowa State University, Inorganic & Materials Chemistry
"Colloidal Synthesis and Stability of Alkaline-Earth Chalcogenide Nanocrystals"

11:20 Inorganic Talk - Hashini N. Munasinghe
“Bimetallic trifluoroacetates as precursors to layered perovskites A2MnF4 (A = K, Rb, Cs): synthesis, structure, and reactivity”

11:45 Physical Talk - Joseph Frimpong
“Electronic Structure of 2D heterotriangulene-based Covalent Organic Frameworks and the substrate effect of Au(111)”

12:10 Analytical Talk - Shakila H. Peli Thanthri
“Microfluidic Thermal Gel Electrophoresis for Protein Separation”

12:35 Lunch

1:35 Dr. Marya Lieberman University of Notre Dame Physical & Analytical Chemistry
"Got Fakes? Field Screening Pharmaceuticals with Paper Analytical Devices"

2:35 Poster Session A

3:15 Poster Session A Removal/Poster Session B Setup

3:25 Poster Session B

4:25 Closing Remarks

If you are interested in participating or attending this year’s conference, please email cgrs@wayne.edu with your name, title, and division (ex: Jane Smith, Graduate Research Assistant, Inorganic). If you would like to present at the symposium, submit talk abstracts by September 7th. Poster abstracts can be submitted by September 21st. Details on poster and talk submission guidelines may be found at our website,  waynestatecgrs.wordpress.comAll attendees will be expected to strictly adhere to Wayne State University’s COVID-19 guidelines. We look forward to seeing you in-person once again!  

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