Special Series:

Knowledge and Skills to Excel in Graduate School and Beyond
A Series of Presentations and Discussions for the Serious Student

Special Series Seminars are at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm on Selected Wednesdays in 100 Chemistry Materials Building (Tower Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70808)

Date Speaker Credentials/Advisor Title
2/1 Professor Kenneth Lopata LSU Department of Chemistry Using Open Source Software for Research


1:30 pm

210 Williams Hall

Niklas Manz


College of Wooster


About chemical waves, migraine auras, and forest fires


2/15 Professor Louis Haber, Professor Daniel Kuroda & Professor Weiwei Xi LSU Department of Chemistry  How to Find a PostDoc and a Position at a PhD Granting University
2/22 Jason J Boudreaux Technology Business Consultant - LBTC LSU Innovation Park Starting a technology-based venture
3/1 Professor Lydia Lee Maggio Millsaps College Obtaining a Job and Being a Professor at a Liberal Arts College
3/8 Andrew Maas, J.D. Assistant Vice President for Research -Technology Transfer
Director, Office of Innovation & Technology Commercialization
Introduction to Intellectual Property
3/15 Professor John Pojman and panel of graduate students  LSU Department of Chemistry How to Select Your Committee and Pass Your General Exam
3/29 Dr. Veronika Holmes Bercen, Inc. Finding a Job & Working in Industry
4/5     Discussion of Ethical Decision Making in Science
4/12 Spring break    
4/26 Professor Mallory Cortez Nicholls State University Obtaining a Job and Being a Professor at an Undergraduate State University