School research seminars

Seminars cover all aspects of chemistry and molecular biosciences and are delivered by visiting national and international academics. PhD completion seminars are also incorporated into the program.

Seminars are usually held on the ground floor in the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Building (Building 75). All are welcome to attend.


Multiscale Design of Aerosol Synthesis of Nanomaterials

11 March 2019 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Dr Eirini Goefeli, Chemical Engineering, The University of Melbourne

Donor-Acceptor Cyclopropanes: Unique Structural Units to Access Carbo- and Heterocyclic Compounds

25 February 2019 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Professor Daniel Werz, Technische Universtät Braunschweig

Structural, Functional and Inhibition Studies on Enzymes Involved in the Regulation of Protein Biosynthesis

30 August 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Prof. Christopher Schofield, University of Oxford

Chemistry Seminar

23 April 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Abdullah al Nahain, University of Queensland

Phenolic inhibitors of the sarco/endoplasmic reticulum calcium ATPase

16 April 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Professor Stefan Paula, Purdue University

Molecular Design of Conjugated Materials for Optoelectronics: Applications of Fused-ring Thiophene Building Blocks

26 March 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Professor Seth Rasmussen, North Dakota State University

Australian Academy of Science David Craig Lecture: Molecular Design and Synthesis

19 March 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Professor David Black, University of New South Wales

The development of drug peptides and peptide based vaccines at the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology in Havana.

12 March 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Jesus Junco, Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology of Camaguey

Continuous Flow Chemistry - The Future of Chemical Synthesis?

23 February 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Dr Marcus Baumann, University College Dublin

Using discourse to enhance student understanding in chemistry

5 February 2018 3:30pm4:30pm
Presenter: Professor Renee Cole, University of Iowa

Pressurised Hot Water Extraction: New Approaches to Natural Product Isolation

29 January 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Associate Professor Jason Smith, University of Tasmania

Chemistry Seminar

20 November 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Prof. Leonie Barner, QUT

An Excursion to the Density Functional Theory Zoo: Insights for Electronic Ground and Excited States

13 November 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Dr Lars Goerigk, The University of Melbourne

Chemistry Seminar

6 November 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Prof. Cameron Jones, Monash University

Chemistry Seminar

9 October 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Dr Georgina Such, University of Melbourne

Breaking Good - making medicines with high school and undergraduate students

21 August 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Dr Alice Williamson, University of Sydney

Mass Spectrometry Tools for Imaging

14 August 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Dr Brett Hamilton, The University of Queensland

Chemistry Seminar

9 August 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Dr Georgina Such

Porous polymer monoliths for analytical applications

7 August 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Prof. Emily Hilder

The Discovery of Temsavir and its Prodrug Fostemsavir

31 July 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Dr Nicholas Meanwell, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Development of Novel Sensitive Methods for Biologics and Vaccine Formulations

3 July 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: A/Prof. Veysel Kayser, University of Sydney

Chemistry Seminar

19 June 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Prof. Emily Parker, University of Canterbury

Nitroxide-containing agents for biofilm remediation

12 June 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: A/Prof. Kathryn Fairfull-Smith, QUT

Cubane in Drug Discovery and Development

11 June 2017 1:00pm11 July 2017 2:00pm
Presenter: Sevan Houston

Native State Mass Spectrometry in Fragment Based Drug Discovery

29 May 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Prof. Sally-Ann Poulsen, University of Newcastle

Advancing our understanding of responsive polymer brush coatings

22 May 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Prof. Erica Wanless, University of Newcastle

The 2017 Royal Society of Chemistry Australasian Lectureship

17 May 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Prof. Neil Barnett

Plant toxins and their transfer into non-plant based foods

15 May 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: A/Prof. Mary Fletcher

Polar Lipocompatible Units in Drug Discovery

9 May 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Prof. Klaus Muller

Diverse bacterial monooxygenase systems for selective chemical oxidations

8 May 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Associate Professor Stephen Bell

Improving drug delivery to heterogeneous breast tumours

24 April 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Dr Kara Perrow

Nanodiamondoids as the Next Generation Carbon Materials

10 April 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Prof. Peter Schreiner

Pyrotechnics: More than Just Fireworks

3 April 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Dr Jason Brusnahan

Explorations in Caged Hydrocarbon Chemistry

20 March 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presenter: Mr Hui Xing