IWU Chemistry Department to Host Guest Lecturer
October 21, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – On Monday, Oct. 25, the Illinois Wesleyan Department of Chemistry
will host Robert Kennedy as part of The Earl H. and Marian A. Beling Lecture series.
Kennedy’s talk, “Lab on a Chip for Chemical Analysis in Life Science,” will take place
at 7:15 p.m. in C101 of the Center for Natural Science Learning and Research (201
Beecher St., Bloomington). Free and open to the public, cookies and coffee will be
served beforehand at 7 p.m.
Kennedy is currently the Hobart H. Willard Collegiate Professor of Chemistry at the
University of Michigan (UM). The recipient of numerous awards, including the McKnight
Award for Technical innovations in Neuroscience, Kennedy and his research group at
UM focus on developing nanoscale analytical techniques and exploring their use in
the measurement of neurotransmitters and hormones both in vivo and at single cells.
He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and a doctorate from
University of North Carolina.
For more information, contact the Illinois Wesleyan Chemistry Department at (309)
Contact: Kristin Fields, ’12, (309) 556-3181