Chemistry & Biochemistry Seminar Series | Albright College

Chemistry & Biochemistry Seminar Series

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Spring 2020 Seminar Series*

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are from 4:30-5:30 (refreshments at 4:15)

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

Thursday, January 30 – Colin Thorpe, Ph.D. (University of Delaware) “The Chicken and the Egg – new enzymes, biomedical insights, and biomaterials from the Home of the Blue Hen”

Friday, February 7 – Sara Thoi, Ph.D.  (Johns Hopkins University) “Designing Functional Sites in Porous Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion” 1:00-2:00 PM (refreshments at 12:45)

Thursday, April 2 – Steven Groff, M.D. (Class of 1987, Wyndridge Farm Cidery, Dallastown, PA “Industrial Hemp” (Reception following – Science Center Lobby)

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

Thursday, April 30 – James Mayer, Ph.D. (Yale University) “Together or Separate? Moving protons and electrons in chemical reactions” 7:30-8:30 PM (refreshments at 7:15), Klein Lecture Hall (Center for the Arts)

* The 2018/2019 academic year seminar series is graciously funded by the Albright College Experience Program and a grant from Carpenter

** 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.


For further information, contact:

Pam Artz, Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry at

These seminars are/will be approved as Experience Events.