Chemistry Department News
On Tuesday, March 10, the School of Arts and Sciences will host a free screening of the film, “Shadows of the Lynching Tree” from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in Basil 135.
Members of the Fisher faculty will be talking about love from their research field perspectives during a panel on Thursday, February 12, beginning at 5:30 in Basil 200. The event is sponsored by the School of Arts and Sciences.
Dr. Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández, Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Dr. Nahyr D. Rovira-Figueroa, General Chemistry Coordinator Adjunct Faculty; and Professor Lafayette Eaton, Chemistry Adjunct Faculty, presented two workshops at the Science Teachers Association of New York State (STANYS) Conference. The conference was held from November 1-4 in Rochester.
Two St. John Fisher College students received scholarships at the Italian Women’s Civic Club (IWCC) Dante Scholarship Awards Dinner on November 1 at Midvale Country Club.
Dr. Kermin Martínez-Hernández, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, will be joining the Mentor Training Core (MTC) as part of the National Research Mentoring Network for A Diverse Biomedical Workforce (NRMN). This award is a portion of the $31 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) awards granted in fiscal year 2014.
Dr. Kermin Martínez-Hernández, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, and Dr. Nahyr Rovira-Figueroa, General Chemistry Coordinator Adjunct Faculty, led four professional development sessions and presented one oral presentation at the 2014 SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science) National Conference in Los Angeles, CA. The conference took place October 15-19.
St. John Fisher College inducted five alumni into the College’s Science and Technology Hall of Fame at a ceremony on October 2. The induction took place during the College’s Alumni Weekend, which runs through Sunday, October 5.
The 2014 Loss Science Lecture Series will feature Dr. Chih-Chang (C.C.) Chu, Rebecca Q. Morgan ’60 Endowed Chair at Cornell University. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, October 15, at 7:00 p.m. in Basil 135. It is free and open to the public.
This academic year, St. John Fisher College has welcomed several new faculty. Some have previously served as adjunct faculty members, while others are new to the College.
Over the summer, a group of 50 AP Chemistry students from Pittsford Sutherland High School (PSHS) presented their Problem-Based Learning (PBL) projects in the Golisano Midway Level at Fisher. The event was part of a community partnership established between Dr. Marie Lo Re and Mrs. Eileen Malloy Desormeaux from PSHS and Dr. Nahyr D. Rovira-Figueroa and Dr. Kermin Martínez-Hernández from Fisher’s Chemistry Department.
Upcoming Chemistry Events
Thu., April 09, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Dr. Ernest Smith '94, Senior Vice President of Research and Chief Scientific Office at Vaccinex will address students in the Science Scholars Program, as well as faculty and alumni at the annual Science Symposium Lecture.
The lecture will take place in Basil 135.
The Annual Science Symposium student presentations will take place on Friday, April 10 at 4:30 p.m. in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy atrium.
Tue., April 14, 2015 at 6:30 PM
Take the time to network and broaden your career potential! Come hear and ask questions about different science-related career paths. Everyone is welcome. We will have a variety of professionals including physicians, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, dentists and more!
This is a formal catered dinner and networking opportunity with the professionals. Business casual attire is required. Meal swipe required for student residents.
For more information or to RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org
. When you RSVP, please indicate if you have a meal plan.
Upcoming Admissions Events