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Weekly Seminars Thursday at 11:00 am

The presenter for our Chemistry Department Seminar this Thursday morning, March 31st at 11:00 am will be Mr Allan Sappleton, a PhD student in the Occupational, Environmental Safety and Health (OESH) programme. The title of his presentation is:

“Testing a Model of Risk Perception as a Mediator for Group-level Safety Climate and Safety Behaviour.”

March 24, 2022 Dr. Sanjay Campbell,

McGill University

Montreal, Canada
“Approaches to Modulating Bacterial Response to Immune Attack”
March 17, 2022 Dr. Jason Mighty

Assoc. Manager, Research Program Management

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
“A Mighty Journey Through the STEM Field”
March 10, 2022 Professor Karla-Sue Marriott

Director of Forensic Science

Roger Williams University

Rhode Island
An Adaptable Career in Science”
March 3, 2022 Professor Eugenie Kayitesi

The University of Pretoria, South Africa
“Fermented millet and sorghum based products in Africa: Expedition from traditional/ ethnic foods to industrial value added products”
February 24, 2022 Chemistry Lecturers & Graduate Students "Melanin To The Rescue" - Showcasing the STEM innovations of selected Black scientists
February 17, 2022 Mr. Norman Heywood,“The Crystalline Sponge Method: enhancing the Technique for Small Molecule Structural Elucidation” Director of Security The UWI Mona Campus Candid Conversations: Safety and Security”
February 10, 2022 Ms. Ereca Peart, Former MSc Student – FAPT Programme “A Preliminary Investigation of the Impact of Cryogenic Freezing at Selected Temperatures on the Nutritional Composition and Sensory Attributes of Ackee (Blighia Sapida)”
January 27, 2022 Timothy Ramadhar Howard University

The University of Pretoria, South Africa
“The Crystalline Sponge Method: enhancing the Technique for Small Molecule Structural Elucidation”
January 20, 2022 Professor Geneive Henry Charles B. Degenstein Professor of Chemistry Susquehanna University, USA “Coming Full Circle: Synthesis and Biological Studies of Natural Product-derived Chromene Derivatives”
November 18, 2021 Dr Andrew Lamm Vice Dean, Faculty of Science and Sport University of Technology “Pivoting Research from Biocatalysis to Plant Natural Products to Genomics”
November 11, 2021 Mrs Marcia Henry Manager, Project Management Unit and Acting Manager, Information Services Division Scientific Research Council “Science and Technology, The Heartbeat of National Development”
November 4, 2021 Ms. Kimberley Foster, PhD candidate, The Natural Product Institute, UWI

The University of Pretoria, South Africa
“Cytotoxic Extracts of Annona muricata”
October 28, 2021 Dr. Keriayn Smith, Founder, The Society for Scientific Advancement (SoSA) “A Journey in Omics and STEM Outreach.”
October 21, 2021 Professor Charles Grant, FInstP, Professor of Applied Nuclear Sciences, Director General, The International Centre for Environmental and Nuclear Sciences (ICENS) “Professor Gerald Lalor: The Introduction of Nuclear Technology to the Caribbean and its Impact on Regional Development.”
October 14, 2021 Professor Alvin Holder, Old Dominion University, Virginia “What I learned at UWI, Mona Campus; then applied with cobalt- and vanadium-containing compounds.”
October 7, 2021 Mr. Errol Dakin, Veterinary Services Division, Ministry of Agriculture “Jamaica’s Residue Monitoring Programme.”
September 30, 2021 Ms. Kimone Knight, Chemistry Alumnus, CEO, ChemQualCo “Transitioning from Chemistry to Entrepreneur”
September 23, 2021 Dr. Patrick Toppin, Director, Critical Care Lecturer, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, UHWI “COVID Vaccines: Information and Misinformation”
September 16, 2021 Professor Ishenkumba Kahwa, Emeritus Professor, Department of Chemistry, UWI “UNESCO Science Report 2021: The Race Against Time for Smarter Development”


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