Dr. Terry Downey, Research Chemist for PhotoBioMed Corporation, will present "Benchtop to Bedside...Not Mission Impossible." Her topic covers the science and some things you may never have thought of, behind bringing a medical device from an interesting scientific idea to reality as a novel medical therapy.
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Mitch Patterson, project manager of foundry sands for HA International, will present "Chemistry in Industry: Manufacturing and Foundry Applications."
Steven Shaffer, industrial hygienist for EMC Insurance Companies, will present "The Bad and the Ugly: A Case for Chemical Management."
Dr. Matt Zart and Adam Nosbisch from Cambrex, Inc., will present "Adventures in the Pharmaceutical Development Industry."
Lindsay Kuhn, lab manager at Homeland Energy Solutions, will present "Making 200 Proof: Managing an Ehtanol Plant Lab."
Kevin O'Connor, chemistry graduate student, will present his thesis "Development of a Harmonic Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer"
Dr. Harry B. Gray, California Institute of Technology, will present "Electron Flow through Metalloproteins".
"The Solar Army" will be presented by Harry Gray.
The UNI Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society are hosting a Halloween House, free and open to the public. People of all ages will enjoy watching witches make Gummy Bears scream, pirates who turn pennies to gold, imps who breathe fire and Dr. Frankenstein channel electricity. Guests are also welcome to make their own gak, slime and liquid nitrogen ice cream!
Dr Mark Arnold, from the department of chemistry at the University of Iowa, will present "Noninvasive Analytical Measurements for Clinical Monitoring."