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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility Opening

Thursday, 02 March, 2017

A series of events are planned from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in Lee Lecture Hall 1, for the opening of SLU’s Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility.

The facility will help researchers across multiple academic units at SLU advance their research through the addition of a 700 MHz high-field NMR spectrometer, a cutting-edge instrument for determining the structure of proteins and nucleic acids.

Following is a schedule for the afternoon:

1 to 2 p.m.

Research Symposium (Lecture Hall 1)

  • Overview of the NMR facility by Fahu He, Ph.D. (NMR Lab Manager)
  • Five-minute NMR research talks by:
  • Sergey Korolev, Ph.D. (Biochemistry)
  • Ian M. de Vera, Ph.D. (Pharmacology &Physiology)
  • Brent Znosko, Ph.D. (Chemistry)
  • John Walker, Ph.D. (Pharmacology &Physiology)
  • Chris Arnatt, Ph.D. (Chemistry)
  • Brian Downes, Ph.D. (Biology)
  • Enrico Di Cera, M.D. (Biochemistry)

2 - 2:15 p.m.

  • Break

2:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Dedication Ceremony (Lecture Hall 1)

  • Nancy Brickhouse, Ph.D., Provost
  • Ken Olliff , Vice President for Research
  • Enrico Di Cera, M.D., Chair of Biochemistry
  • Scott Martin, Ph.D., Chair of Chemistry

2:45 - 3:15 p.m.

Tour of Facility (Shannon Hall Room 23)

3:15 - 5:00 p.m.

Refreshments and informal discussions

For more information, please contact Dr. R. Scott Martin at (314) 977-2836 or

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