Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Final undergraduate research presentations - 59-410 - April 27-28, 2016

Final undergraduate research presentations - 59-410 - April 27-28, 2016

The final 59-410 undergraduate research presentations take place on April 27 and 28, 2016 in Room 186 Essex Hall.

Everyone is welcome to attend!  Come support our students!

Sessional appointments are available for Fall 2016 to teach graduate courses for the MMB program

Employment Opportunities


Master of Medical Biotechnology Program

Sessional appointments are available for Fall 2016 to teach graduate courses for the MMB program.  For more information, click here!


Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Congratulations to Moira Parker and the Mutus Lab!

Congratulations to Moira Parker!

Moira Parker, a Grade 12 student at the Bruce Peninsula District School in Lions Head, ON, won the Natural Sciences Senior Award and a Silver medal at the17th annual Bluewater Regional Science and Technology Fair, on April 2, 2016 in Owen Sound, ON.  Moira’s project, Phosphate Removal in Wastewater using Natural Materials: Chitosan, Red Sand and Calcium Carbonate, was supported with chemicals, equipment and research advice from the MutusLab and the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry.

For more information on Dr. Mutus' research, click here to visit his web site.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Undergrad research information session and free lunch - April 25, 2016 - 12-2 PM - Essex Hall Science Lounge

The UWindsor Undergraduate Chem Club is offering a free lunch for students and  professors. Brief five minutes presentations of research areas and projects will be given, and students are free to talk with the professors regarding research opportunities!

- 59-410 research project
- Summer research assistantships (& NSERC USRAs)
- Volunteer activities
- Graduate school



Come learn about research and volunteer opportunities in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry!  Chemistry and biochemistry students are invited to come meet professors to discuss research volunteer and research opportunities!

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Registration and abstract submission for CEMWOQ-3: Opened April 6, 2016

Registration and abstract submission are now open for the 3rd Crystal Engineering and Emerging Materials Workshop of Ontario and Quebec (CEMWOQ-3), which will be held at the University of Windsor on the weekend of May 14 -15, 2016. The meeting will provide a forum for researchers with broad interests in the fields of Molecular and Molecule-based Materials, including: 

* structure and dynamics in the solid state
* solid state (topochemical) reactions
* materials properties; conductivity, magnetism, multi-ferroics, optical properties.
* liquid crystals;
* metal organic frameworks;
* polymorphism and crystal engineering;
* synthetic methods; microwave, grinding and solvent-assisted grinding.

Registration and abstract submission opens:
Apr. 6, 2016

Abstract submission closes:
May 5, 2016

Registration closes:

May 10, 2016

Click here to visit our registration and abstract submission page:


For more information, please visit:



Conference chairs:
Jeremy Rawson
Rob Schurko
Holger Eichhorn

Monday, April 4, 2016

Chem Prom - Friday April 29, 2016

It's back...

Dust off your dancing shoes and join us at CHEM PROM to celebrate the finish of the 2015/2016 academic year!

Date: Friday, April 29th
Place: Ciociaro Club (3745 North Talbot Road)
Time: Doors at 6pm, Dinner at 7pm

Cost $40

Hope to see everyone there!

Tickets are available from Emilyn or other members of the Chem Club.

Photo source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3001509/Awkward-prom-photos-funny-moments-students-probably-forget.html

Undergrad researchers win prizes at SOUSCC

Undergrad researchers win prizes at SOUSCC

Congratulations to this year’s participants at SOUSCC:  Kathleen Fontana, Sara Mechael,  Alexander Tang, Paul Meister, Dominque Leckie, Grace Teskey and Nathan Bazinski (left to right). Our students made us proud with their excellent presentations.

Three students were awarded prizes:

Materials Chemistry: (10 presentations; Prizes Available: 1st, 2nd, Honorable Mention)                                                                                                                                       Sara Mechel (Carmichael Lab)- 2nd Prize: Highly Stretchable Gold Films by Replica Molding Microstructure in PDMS

Kathleen Fontana (Mutus Lab)- Honorable Mention: Chitosan Derivatives For Wound Healing

Biological Chemistry: (15 presentations; Prizes Available, 1st 2nd, 3rd)

Grace Teskey (Pandey Lab)- 3rd Prize: The Anti-Cancer Activity of Hibiscus and Lemon Grass on U-937 Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Cells 

For more information on the SOUSCC, visit: http://www.souscc2016.com/