Robert Kennedy

Robert Kennedy

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) 556-3667. 

Contact: Kristin Fields, ’12, (309) 556-3181