It's All in the Chemistry

Chemistry Lecture Series Brings Bay Area Professors to Campus
August 28, 2017
chemist injecting blue liquid into container

The fall 2017 Chemistry Lecture Series at Sonoma State University includes special lectures by professors from around the bay area with exciting new research to present. There will also be special back to back student lectures presenting their latest projects. Lectures are held on Fridays, 12:05-12:55 p.m. in Darwin 29. Admission is free, parking on campus is $5-$8.

Chemistry Lecture Series Schedule

Sept. 1

Careers in Chemistry

Prof. Steve Farmer, Sonoma State University


Sept. 8

Chemistry of Water

Prof. John Goeltz Cal State Monterey Bay


Sept. 15

Gold Nanoparticle Oligomers for Stimulates Raman Spectroscopy

Prof. Bogdan Negru, Sonoma State University


Sept. 22


Pati De La Torre


Josh Salem


Sept. 29


Tanner Kimberly


Faven Berhane


Oct. 6


Liridona Leti


Brittany Bober


Oct. 13

Biophysical Chemistry

Prof. Grace Stokes Santa Clara University


Oct. 20

Protein Structure and Function

Prof. Blake Gillespie CSU Channel Islands


Oct. 27

Inorganic Spectroscopy

Prof. Phil Castellano North Carolina State


Nov. 3

Industrial/Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Dr. Rahul Sheth, BioMarin


Nov. 10

Veteran's Day (Observed)


Nov. 17

Bioinorganic Chemistry

Prof. Pat Farmer Baylor University


Nov. 24

Thanksgiving Break


Dec. 1


Alanna Muldoon



Claire Sylvia


Dec. 8

Bioinorganic Spectroscopy

Prof. Ursula Simonis, San Francisco State University