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Dr. Carlos Simmerling on “Using computer simulations to model the SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein and block COVID-19 infection”

On September 22, 2020, Dr. Simmerling discussed the use of computer models to complete the currently unknown, pivotal regions of coronavirus spikes.  Knowing more about these pivotal regions of coronavirus spikes could help with identifying drugs that have the potential

Posted in Chemistry, Computer Science, COVID-19, Events, Research

STEM Speaker Series: “Using computer simulations to model the SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein and block COVID-19 infection” with Dr. Carlos Simmerling

Curious about how scientists develop drugs for COVID-19? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Carlo Simmerling from the Department of Chemistry, and Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology to learn about “Using computer simulations to model the

Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, COVID-19, STEM

STEM Speaker Series: “How ATP-fueled Biological Motors Drive the Processes of Life” by Dr. Steven Glynn

Interested in biological science? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Steven Glynn from the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, to learn about “How ATP-fueled Biological Motors Drive the Processes of Life.”   Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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Dr. Thomas Allison on “Mastering the Electromagnetic Spectrum and Using it to Learn About Nature”

  On October 16, Dr. Thomas Allison, from the Department of Chemistry and Department of Physics, passionately presented his lab’s innovative research on frequency comb lasers, nonlinear optics, and the ultrafast dynamics of molecules and materials. Details can be found

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University Libraries STEM Speaker Series, “Mastering the Electromagnetic Spectrum and Using it to Learn About Nature”

The University Libraries is very pleased to announce its second lecture of the fall 2018 STEM Speaker Series presented by Dr. Thomas Allison from the Department of Chemistry and Department of Physics.   Title: “Mastering the Electromagnetic Spectrum and Using

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Dr. Alexander Orlov on How nanotechnology can save us and the environment: Making it happen in a safe way

On February 13, 2018, Dr. Alexander Orlov kicked off the first STEM Speaker Series with his lecture on “How nanotechnology can save us and the environment: Making it happen in a safe way.”     Dr. Orlov first introduced the

Posted in Chemical Engineering & Material Science, Chemistry, STEM

Dr. Ming-Yu Ngai on Visible-Light-Driven Artificial Photo-synthesis in Organic Synthesis

On November 14, Dr. Ming-Yu Ngai presented his talk, “Visible-Light-Driven Artificial Photo-synthesis in Organic Synthesis” in the Special Collections Seminar Room of the Melville Library.   To lay the background, Dr. Ngai first explained the process of photosynthesis in which

Posted in Chemistry, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: ChemReference

ChemReference is a free online interactive periodic table of elements. Students who are studying chemistry may find ChemReference to be a useful chemistry reference tool to use in their studies. ChemReference was created by Nathan Bookout when he was a university

Posted in Chemistry, Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

SBU Librarians Present at METRO Science Librarians Research Forum

Jennifer Lyon (Biomedical & Translational Research Librarian) and Clara Tran (Science Librarian) presented “Faculty Use of Author Identifiers and Researcher Networking Tools” at the METRO Science Librarians Research Forum on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.  The research forum provided an excellent

Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Health Sciences Library, Scholarly Communication, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Come join the Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) – LabArchives Presentation

ELN is a program that allows scientists, engineers, and researchers to digitally document lab notes, data, and procedures of experiments.  These systems are designed to replace paper laboratory notebooks.  Electronic lab notebooks are fairly new technology but offer many benefits

Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Technology