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TWU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry presents Spring Seminar Series


DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will offer seminars on various topics on select Fridays this spring.

The presentations will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in room 251 of the Ann Stuart Science Complex, located off Pioneer Circle on TWU’s Denton campus. The seminar series is free and open to the public.

Guest speakers, topics and dates for the series include:

• Dr. Weston Borden, professor of chemistry at the University of North Texas, speaking on “Calculations on Tunneling by Carbon Tell Experimentalists - Where to Look and What to Look For,” Jan. 25;

• Dr. Joseph Ready, professor of biochemistry at the UT Southwestern Medical Center, speaking on “The Search for Neuroprotective Small Molecules to Treat Neurodegenerative Disorders,” Feb. 1;

• Dr. Tracy Hanna, associate professor of inorganic and organometallic chemistry at Texas Christian University, speaking on “Building Bifunctionality on the Calixarene Lower Rim,” Feb. 22;

• Dr. W. David Wilson, professor of biophysical chemistry at Georgia State University, speaking on “One DNA Minor Groove – Many Possibilities: From Basics of Recognition to Therapeutics,” March 1;

• Dr. Brian Zoltowsky, assistant professor of chemistry at Southern Methodist University speaking on “Tuning of Reaction Mechanisms in Circadian Clock Photoreceptors,” April 12; and

• Dr. Kayunta Johnson-Winters, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Texas Arlington, speaking on a topic to be determined April 19.

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