Chemistry & Biochemistry Seminar Series – Albright College

Chemistry & Biochemistry Seminar Series

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry 2022-2023 Seminar Series

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are from 4:30-5:30 (refreshments at 4:00)

Albright College Science Center, room 256
1650 Palm Street, Reading, PA 19604

Thursday, September 22 – Nathan Fretz (Class of 2017) – Boots on the Ground: Tackling Environmental Issues in the Real-World

Wednesday, October 5 – Dr. Kathryn Riley (Swarthmore College) – Advances in Nanometrology: From Engineered to Incidental Nanomaterials – seminar at 8pm

Thursday, November 17 – Dr. Laura McBride (Albright College) – The Use of a Multiple Linear Regression Model to Investigate Climate Change 

Thursday, February 16 – Dr. Amy Greene (Albright College) – Parasites in hot water: osmotic and temperature stress in contractile vacuole containing organisms.

Thursday, March 23 – Dr. Erik Johnson (Former Director of R&D Operations, Pfizer, Inc.) – Can an Albright Degree Really Change Patients’ Lives?

This lecture is part of Science Night, a reception will follow the lecture at 5:30 and dinner at 6:30. To RSVP to the event click the following link Event Registration


The Donald F. Reinhold, Ph.D. ’44 Memorial Chemistry and Biochemistry Lecture*

Thursday, April 13 – Dr. Meredith Morris (Clemson University) – Setting up house: Adventures in organelle biochemistry *seminar at 7pm

*Established to commemorate his illustrious career in pharmaceutical research and development, the annual Donald F. Reinhold, Ph.D. ’44 Memorial Chemistry and Biochemistry Lecture brings together current researchers and practitioners to inform and educate creative, curious Albright students and the greater science community.


Monday, April 10 – Dr. Audrey Smeltzer Schwab (Muhlenberg High School) Seminar in Science 351


For further information, contact:

Matt Sonntag, Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry at

These seminars are/will be approved as Experience Events.