Biology Events

If you want to see a calendar of scheduled seminars and as-yet empty seminar dates, click the link to the FULL SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Apr 24

Surface Bioengineering of Gold Nanorods"

Public science seminar by Professor Cathy Murphy, U-Illinois, Department of Chemistry

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
7:00 – 8:00 pm / Olin 141

The Chemistry Department is hosting Prof. Cathy Murphy on Monday-Tuesday April 23-24. Cathy is a very prominent chemist who synthesizes and does research on the properties of gold nanorods for many applications relevant to biology, health, and the environment. She was named #32 on the Science Watch List of Top 100 Chemists for the Decade 2000-2010. Her highly interdisciplinary work sits at the intersection of inorganic chemistry, biophysical chemistry, nanotechnology, biology, health and disease, and the environment.  She is currently in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign:   http://www.chemistry.illinois.edu/faculty/Catherine_Murphy.html

Sponsored by WHims. Contact: Trish Ferrett, Chemistry, x4408