Distinguished Faculty Speaker Series: Montserrat Rabago-Smith presents: Research in the frontier of Chemistry and Biology

Distinguished Faculty Speaker Series:  Montserrat Rabago-Smith presents:  Research in the frontier of Chemistry and Biology

"Education, research and discovery at the interface of the traditional disciplines of chemistry and biology is fast becoming a mainstay of
science." M. Marletta, Ph.D., UC.

This talk will include of a variety of advances in research at the frontier of chemistry and biology accomplished here at Kettering University.  A brief discussion of the importance of research in chemistry and biology will be presented. Topics will cover: progress in the development of biodegradable, reabsorbable materials with bone healing capabilities; surface modification of orthopedic materials to improve their biocompatibility and mechanical properties; the study of antioxidants’ role in cancer protection; novel synthesis of antibacterials; the development of a novel method to study proteins; and the use of biosand filters to provide drinkable water to communities in need.

All faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend, and lunch will be served to the first 100 people.


Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 12:25pm to 1:15pm
2-225 AB
Provost Robert Simpson and Terri Lynch-Caris, Director of CETL