Alumni Summer Symposium

All events will be held in the UWF Conference Center


Attendees are encouraged to drop in for any of the events listed below.

12:00-1:00 PM - Lunch and Student Research Posters  *Please RSVP to by August 4, 2014.

1:00-1:45 PM - UWF Student Presentations

1:00-1:15 pm- Zachary Whitescarver- Synthesis of HIV-1 Capsid Protein Inhibitors

1:15-1:30 pm- Corry Kornman, Synthesis of benzo[b]thiophenes via Iodocyclization/ etherification multicomponent reaction

1:30-1:45 pm- - Baylen Thompson- Structure Property Relationships for Novel Polyester Polyols and Polyurethanes

1:45-3:15 PM - Alumni Presentations

1:45–2:15 PM - Patrick Ward (’09) Ph.D. - University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Physical Chemistry; Savannah River National Laboratory, Synthesis and Characterization of Hydrogen Storage Materials for Light Duty Vehicle Applications 

2:15–2:45 PM - Leah Godwin (’08) Ph.D. - Auburn University, Analytical Chemistry; McSwain Engineering, A passively operated microfluidic device for the stimulation and secretion sampling of primary endocrine tissue 

2:45-3:15 PM - Korry Barnes (’10) - University of Nevada - Reno, Organic Chemistry, Cycloaddition Reactions and their Application Toward Target Directed Synthesis 

3:15-3:30 PM - Break (Student Research Posters)

3:30-4:00 PM - Special Announcement

4:00-5:30 PM - Alumni Presentations

4:00-4:30 PM - Karen Barnes (’80) - Nestle Nutrition R&D, Life in the Flask Lane, a Journey in Industrial Analytical Chemistry

4:30-5:00 PM - Mike Ishee (’96) - Pall Corporation, The A-Pall-ing Times of Mike Ishee

5:00-5:30 PM - Charles Edwin Webster (’95) - Mississippi State University, Forays into Computational Chemistry

5:30-6:00 PM - Student Research Posters