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Chemistry & Biochemistry

Accepted Student Preview Day



~ For Our Accepted Students ~

Don't miss our Accepted Student Preview Day for the

School of Science, Engineering and Health

February 28, 2014




Fall 2012 Seminar Series



Messiah College Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Fall 2012 Lectures



Derrick Vidal

Messiah College Alum, Class of 2006

Chemist in the Biopharmaceutical Research and Development Department, Glaxosmithkline

Thursday, September 13 at 4:30 PM in K327


"From Discovery to your Medicine Cabinet: The Lifecycle of a Drug"


Jonathan Stoltzfus

Messiah College Alum, Class of 2008

Cell and Molecular Biology Ph.D. candidate

University of Pennsylvania

Tuesday, September 25 at 5:00 PM in K 120

Jonathan will present his research and answer questions concerning graduate school.


"Human parasitic worms: understanding the infective process"


David B. Olsen, Ph.D.

Messiah College Alum, Class of 1983

Distinguished Scientist

Merck & Co.

Friday, October 26 at 4:00 PM in K120

Dr. David Olsen will give a talk on his research titled,


"Challenges in Drug Discovery: From Hepatitis C Virus to Negelcted and Tropical Diseases"


Professor Greg Ferguson

Department of Chemistry

Lehigh University

Thursday, November 15 at 4:30 PM in K327

Professor Ferguson will present his research and discuss opportunities for graduate research at Lehigh University


"Regioselective Placement of Ligands on Surfaces: Studies at the Nexus of Surface Chemistry, Solution Chemistry, and Electrochemistry"


Nobel Prize Lectures

Monday, November 26 at 5:00 PM in K120

Messiah faculty will give presentations on the Nobel Prize winning research in the areas of chemistry, physics, and medicine.